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|Glitch: High jump||100%|
| If you are in certain levels (Quarantine Village, Laborers), you do |
not need a grappling hook to get on to the roof of a house. Run up
to the wall, face it, and jump. Your character will jump twice the
normal height of the usual jump and land on top of the roof without
hanging on the side.
|Break enemy's bones||100%|
| Get behind an enemy, then face away so your back is to theirs and |
press Square. Rikimaru will elbow the enemy in the back, then breaks
more of their bones followed by their neck.
|Tatsumaru in mission editor||100%|
|At the level selection screen, hold square + O and press R1, R2, L2, L1, Up, Down, Left, Right, Select. Alternatively, successfully win the game with both Rikimaru and Ayame.|
|Kill the cat||100%|
| Play as Tatsumaru and go to the Labor Shortage level. Cross the |
bridge and jump on the building next to the old woman and the cat.
Normally, it is almost impossible to kill the cat, because it has
34,000 life. Equip yourself at inventory screen with blow darts,
poison rice balls, and flaming arrows. Go to the area where the cat
is found and get on the roof. Eliminate the old woman first, so she
will not be in your way and get you caught. Get on the roof and
throw some rice balls at the cat. Let it eat at least 3 of them,
then shoot at least 2 burning arrows at it. After that, shoot
3 darts at it. It should now be stunned. Push it in the water
and it will float, dead.
|Glitch: Swim in air||100%|
| Edit a new map using a tileset which has water with a depth of at |
least -2. Put water with a depth of -2 or deeper at any boundary of
the map and then test it. Wall-strafe along the boundary into the
water. You will enter swim mode without falling into the water. Your
character will be treading in air when you are above the water, and
swimming in air when you go above land. This works anywhere that has
deep water, a ground adjacent to the water and at water level, and a
wall that runs alongside the water and ground.
|When playing the game press start to pause it then hold square and press left, right, up, down. your health will then be restored. (does not work on custom levels).|
| Pause game play during a battle. Now, hold Square and press Left, |
Right, Up, Down. Release Square and your health will be restored to
100. *** This will cause your "Spotted" counter to increase. ***
In the UK/PAL version of the game, pause game play during a battle.
Now, hold Circle and press Left, Right, Up, Down.
Instant kills in story mode (UK/PAL version):
Pause game play in story mode and press R1, L1, R1, L2. Then hold
Triangle and press Down(3), Up. When you release Triangle the game
will restart, your health will go down slightly (98%), however you
can now kill instantly, even if you are spotted.
|Create a rooftop level||100%|
| Use the town tileset to make a rooftop level in the mission editor. |
Use pitfalls and flat ground rooftops and put buildings close
together to make it more realistic. Power jump to get from building
|European castle in mission editor||100%|
| Win the game with all 3 characters. |
Play as Tatsumaru:
Hold Circle + Square, then press R1, R2, L2, L1, Up, Down, Left,
Right, Select at the level selection screen to unlock Tatsumaru in
the mission editor. Alternatively, successfully win the game as
both Rikimaru and Ayame. *** In the UK/PAL version, highlight
another character, such as Ayame, then hold Circle + Square and
press Right, Up, Left. While continuing to hold Circle + Square,
also hold Down and press L1, then L2. Continue to hold Circle +
Square, release Down, and press Select.
|Increase inventory space by one||100%|
| Hold R1 + Square and press Right, Down, Left, Up at the item |
selection screen. This can be repeated as needed. *** In the
UK/PAL version, Hold R1 + Circle and press Right, Down, Left, L1 at
the item selection screen.
|Shark in last level||100%|
| During the last level, go to the ship where you fight the 1st |
Boss. Go around his ship to the right side (coming from the south
side) and swim in the water north/northeast to find a very big ship
that towers above anything your grappling hook can even touch. Swim
around on this side of the ship for awhile. Somewhere nearby a shark
should appear in the water. The shark can hurt you, and will put the
enemies on alert as if he was a normal enemy.
Hint: Put away your weapon:
Quickly press Circle(2).
Hint: 180 degree flip:
Press Up, Down, Jump during game play.
|More options in mission editor||100%|
|Simply advance in the game to get more options in the mission editor. As your character reaches new levels with new tile sets, the same tile set will then be available in the editor.|
|Custom game levels in mission editor||100%|
| Enter the mission editor and highlight the "Edit Mission" option. |
Now, hold Circle and press Up(2), Down(2), Left, Right. A sound
will confirm correct entry, and a CD icon will appear between "Edit
Mission" and the memory card icon. *** In the UK/PAL version of
the game, enter the mission editor and highlight the "Edit Mission"
option. Now, hold Square and press Up(2), Down(2), Left, Right.
|European castle in mission editor||100%|
Win the game with all 3 characters.
While playing a game, hold Select to display the map, then press O, O, O, O, O.
|Gang Of Thieves: Easy Ninja Items for Rikimaru||100%|
| To get Ninja Items that required Grand Master Rank play the level |
many times as Rikimaru without killing the normal enemies (thieves)
except Garan, since this must be done to continue on to the next
level. From the start of this level, walk to northwest ignoring the
Ki meter. Do not worry if the enemy detects you, just keep running
until reaching Garan's house. After that, kill Garan and you will
have some great Ninja Items with Apprentice Rank.
|Office tileset in mission editor||100%|
| Select "Edit Mission" in the mission editor, then highlight the "New |
Mission" option. Now, hold L2 and press Circle, Square, Left,
Right, Circle, Square. A sound will confirm correct code entry.
Tenchu, Inc./Office in mission editor:
Enter the mission editor and highlight the "Create New Mission"
option. Now, hold R2 and press Left, Square, Left, Square,
Right(2), Circle. Press X and "Office" will unlocked. Also, Tenchu,
Inc. will be unlocked in "Custom Missions".
|Glitch: Stuck in hole||100%|
| *** This can only be performed in the Mission Editor. Try to fall |
down a pitfall, then press Start and go to "Exit". You will see your
character completely fall down until he or she hits their head. He
or she will stand up and cannot get out. If you press Square and
press Start and go to "Exit", he or she will reach the ground, still
|The Final Dawn: Easier level||100%|
| Turn 180 degrees and walk to the white mast. Over the loop in it is |
the Mine item. The upper-left of the level has a Health Bottle. You
can walk on the rim of the ship (do not fall). You can, however,
walk on the steel plates of the ship. There are eighteen enemies.
There is no one on the huge tower in the center. After eliminating
them all, you must fight Gohda's guard Jubei, the samurai from
Samurai Shodown. Now, suicide by Keppuku in the FMV sequence. Press
X to advance through the credits to find out that Red Sparrow is
Onikage from Tenchu.
|Control mission editor view||100%|
| When using the mission editor, hold L1 and press Square to zoom in |
or Circle to zoom out. Hold L1 and press Triangle to toggle through
wireframe (with walls and without walls), and shaded views.
| Use the Ninja Armor to get a new costume/outfit for your ninja. To get the |
Ninja Armor, get Grand Master fifteen times. *** You cannot use
the Ninja Armor in the mission editor.
|Labor Shortage: Easy Grand Master secret items||100%|
| To easily get the secret items awarded by the Grand Master rank, |
just play the Labor Shortage level with Tatsumaru repeatedly.
|Unlock all missions||100%|
| Hold Select + Square + Circle and press Right(3), Up, Left, Down, R2 |
at the level selection screen. *** More levels will become
available if Tatsumaru has already been unlocked as a selectable
character. Alternatively, press Start at the map screen and enter the
load/save menu. Now, hold R1 and press Up, Down, Square, Up, Down,
Square, Up, Down, Square, Down, Up, X. *** In the UK/PAL version
of the game, highlight a blank mission ("-"), then hold Square and
press Right, Left, Down. Release Square and hold Circle. Now, press
Left, Right, Up. Hold Square + Circle (without releasing Circle) and
press Up, Down.
|Hide a dead body||100%|
| o to the head of the dead body and hold Roll, Your character will |
hold on to the head. Use the D-pad to drag the body. *** This will
not work on an animal or a body that is missing a limb.
|Glitch: Keep Tatsumaru's sword out||100%|
| There are 2 ways to do this trick. The 1st is to take Tatsumaru |
to a ledge high enough to cause the falling animation. Now, stand
close to the ledge, turned so it is on Tatsumaru's left. Now, hold
Left and press Attack. If done correctly, he should pull his sword
out to slash left, then fall off the ledge before he can sheath it
again. The 2nd way is to do the "bump" stealth kill with
Tatsumaru. If done correctly, you will smash your opponent in the
back of the neck. On any level accept Labor Shortage, there is a
glitch and Tatsumaru will have his sword out. *** To re-sheath
Tatsumaru's sword, just do a sword move or another stealth kill of
| When using the mission editor, hold R1 and press Circle to rotate |
objects such as bridges and roofs.
Win the game with both Rikimaru and Ayame.
|Glitch: Floating arrows||100%|
| Hide behind a box after a enemy that shoots arrows sees you. Duck |
before he fires and it should hit the box. Immediately break the
box. If done correctly, the arrow will float in mid-air.
|Glitch: Automatic stealth kill||100%|
| You do not need to pull out your weapons to perform a stealth kill. |
Run to the enemy and press Attack. Your weapons will instantaneously
be drawn out, and you will perform the stealth kill.
|Show full map||100%|
|Hold select to show map and then press circle five times and it will show all of the map.|
| Hold Select during game play to display the map, then press |
Circle(5). *** In the UK/PAL version, press Select during game
play to display the map, then hold Select +R1 and press Circle(5)
More options in mission editor:
Simply advance in the game to get more options in the mission
editor. As your character reaches new levels with new tilesets, the
same tileset will then be available in the editor.
|Increase items by one||100%|
|At the item selection screen, hold R1 + square and press Right, Down, Left, Up.|
|All Ninja items||100%|
| Press Square(3), Circle, Square, Circle(2), Left, Up, Down, Right, |
R2(2) at the item selection screen. *** In the UK/PAL version,
Press R2, L2, R2, L2 at the item selection screen. Now, hold Select
and press Right, Left, Circle, Square, Down, Up(2).
|Glitch: Kill shark||100%|
| Play as Rikimaru at the Secret Harbor (recommended) or Sea Battle |
level. Equip yourself with fire arrows and blow darts. Go to the
southern-most part of the area to find a large lake. Swim around to
attract a shark swimming in it . Draw it closer to the shore. If
done correctly, it will be unable to swim back into the deep water.
During that time, shoot it a couple times with a dart. Do not worry
of it does not show its life. Shoot it once or twice with a flaming
arrow. Unlike the cat, instead of the shark freezing up when it
dies, the game will freeze.
|All Ninja items||100%|
At the item selection screen, press square, square, square, O, square, O, O, Left, Up, Down, Right, R2, R2.
|Game levels in mission editor||100%|
Enter the mission settings screen in the mission editor, then hold O and press Up, Up, Down, Down, Left , Right.
| Rikimaru: Right + Square, Left + Square and Left + Square, Right + |
Ayame: Right + Square, Right + Square and Left + Square, Left +
| Hold Select + Start during game play for approximately 4 seconds.|
Hint: Special moves:
Rolling Reverse: Press R1 + X or Circle + X.
Big Jump: Press Up, Up + X or Up + Circle + X.
Turning Jump (180 degree jump): Press Down, Up + X.
Wall Back Flip: Press X while hitting a wall in air.
Charging Stab: Press Up, Up + Square.
Turning Slice: Press Down + Square.
|At the level selection screen, hold Select + square + O and press Right, Right, Right, Up, Left, Down, R2.|
| You can get the different stealth kills by being in the correct |
position in relation to the enemy.
Easy stealth kills
Sneak up from behind.
Sneak up from behind and crouch.
Jump on enemy, while pressing Attack in mid-air.
Moderate stealth kills
Sneak from the side.
Hard stealth kills
*** This must be timed perfectly. Sneak from front (or wait for
them to turn around into you).
Hint: Rikimaru's Stealth Kills:
Behind: Rikimaru slits the enemy's throat.
Behind while crouching: Rikimaru trips the enemy with his sword,
then stabs him in the chest.
Jump: Rikimaru stabs his sword into the right side of the guard's
neck down through the collarbone area; Rikimaru then uses his left
hand to push the guard's neck towards his sword causing the
guard's neck to snap.
Hint: Easy kills:
Hitting an enemy who is not aware of your presence in the head with
a blow gun dart will automatically kill them.
Throw a smoke bomb from above, then jump down behind the enemy and
perform a stealth kill. *** This trick requires skill.
|All missions in mission editor||100%|
| Enter the custom mission screen in the mission editor, then hold R2 |
+ Circle and press Up, Down(2), Right, Left(2). *** This code will
unlock all tilesets except for Office and European Castle in the
|Avoid back attacks||100%|
| The following trick is useful if you are being chased. While chased, |
press Forward(2), Back, Forward, X. Your character will jump, do a
twirl and now be facing the enemy, preventing a back attack.
|Pause the game, then hold square and press Left, Right, Up, Down. *** A perfect score cannot be achieved with the use of this code, as your character will be counted as spotted once in the final score when this code is used.|
|Office tile set in mission editor||100%|
Enter the edit mission screen in the mission editor, then highlight the "New Mission" selection. Hold L2 and press O, square, Left, Right, O, square. You will hear a sound when you enter the code correctly.
|All missions in mission editor||98%|
|Enter the custom mission screen in the mission editor, then hold R2 + O and press Up, Down, Down, Right, Left, Left.|
|To get Tatsumaru press Right then Left until Rikimaru is selected then hold square and O throughout the whole code and press Right, Up, Left then hold Down and press L1 + L2 let go of Down and press Select. this cheat actually works if it doesn't work don't lose hope just keep trying.|
| After you kill a ninja, go next to the body and keep pressing R1 |
until you get an item or a sound is played indicating that he has
nothing. *** This only works with Rikimaru and Ayame.