Beat the game with any character on any difficulty setting and number of lives in under twenty minutes. Then, defeat Captain Falcon. For the Japanese version, beat the game with any character on any difficulty setting and number of lives. Then, defeat Captain Falcon. -From: firstname.lastname@example.org
Beat the game with any character on any difficulty setting and number of lives. Then, defeat Purin. For the Japanese version, beat the game with any character on any difficulty setting and number of lives in under twenty minutes without continuing. Then, defeat Purin. -From: email@example.com
Beat the game on the normal difficulty setting and three lives without continuing. Then, defeat Ness.
Beat Bonus Game 1 "Break The Target" with the eight original characters. This can be done during Bonus 1 practice. Then, defeat Luigi. If you lose the match, complete Bonus 1 again with any character for a rematch.
Unlock all four bonus characters to have Mew appear randomly in the Pokeballs.
Beat the game with all eight original characters. Then the Classic Mushroom Kingdom stage will be available under versus mode.
Beat Bonus Games 1 and 2 with all characters, including the secret ones. This can be done during Bonus 1 and 2 practice.
Press one of the following buttons during the ending credits. Press Analog-stick to change the angle and move the target. Press Start to scroll faster, or to return to normal speed. Select a name with the target and press A to view details about their work in the game. Press B to pause or resume the scrolling.
At the character selection screen, press C-Left, C-Right, C-Up, or C-Down.
At the character biography screen, hold Z and press the Analog-stick.
Play the game in versus mode at least fifty times to unlock an item switch option. For the Japanese version, use any character to record one hundred kills to unlock an item switch menu. Options on this menu include toggling certain weapons and the frequency they appear.
Battle 100 times with Yoshi vs. Kirby for multi-player options.
The following trick may be used to get an extra 100 points in each level. Defeat your opponent in one player mode. Press L to taunt just before he dies. If your character is in a taunt when the camera zooms in for the scores, 100 points will be awarded for the fighter's stance.
Begin a game with Captain Falcon on the Silphco stage. Then when Chansey, Charmander or others pop out the door, use the Falcon Punch to knock them spiraling away.
Unlock Ness, then select versus mode and choose Samus as your only opponent. This trick is easier if Samus is set as a human controlled player, so she stands still. Next, go to any place (preferably the ship) and fire the PK Thunder at yourself, so Ness slides into Samus. Then right as Ness hits her, pause the game. If done correctly, Samus will no longer be wearing her suit.
Begin a team game under versus mode. Then if you lose a life, press Start to take a life from your partner.
If you want to intentionally lose a power gained after eating another character as Kirby, press L to execute his taunt.
- Toggle free for all and team modes
You can toggle free for all and team type play in versus mode. Move the hand pointer to the top left corner and press A on team battle or free for all.
- Change CPU color in free for all or training modes
After selecting a character, highlight the character the CPU player is playing, which is marked with a gray chip with "CP". Move the hand pointer over the character and press one of the C buttons.
- Playing as Luigi
Luigi is unique because, he is the only character whose taunt hurts. It may not hurt much, but when he kicks his foot on the ground, if there is an opponent in the way, they will get kicked for various reasons.
- Bonus Practice 1, Break The Targets
When playing as Yoshi, to get the target on the far right, use the Mega Headbutt (Left or Right + B) next to the side of the target hill.
- Bonus Practice 2, Board The Platforms
Use the following strategy when playing as Jigglypuff/Purin on the last platform. Since Jigglypuff does have an extra jump (Up + B), run and jump from the edge. Pace your jumps so he can go farther. Practice this on the "walk on water platform".
- Change CPU color in free for all or training modes
The Pokemon in the Pokeballs have the following powers:
Flies off to get the rest of its hive to attack the opponent.
Blasts opponent with water spray.
Pops out and give you an item.
Starts to breath fire in each direction.
Just blows fire in one direction (only in Silphco stage).
Arrives and mimics one of the other available Pokemon's attacks.
Flops around trying to hurt opponent.
Comes out and flies at the opponent doing a kick attack.
Arrives and starts blasting foul smoke in the air.
Pops out and showers out coins that hurt opponent.
The special secret 151st Pokemon makes his appearance and flies away.
Shows up, flies up top, and then boulders drop from the ceiling.
Rams you or the opponent (only in Silphco stage).
Pops out, flies up, and then comes down huge, hurting your opponent.
Finds opponent and blasts them with rays.
Razor Leaf attack; leaves from this Pokemon fly at opponents (only in Silphco stage).
Use the following moves when playing as the indicated character to knock and keep your opponent off the platforms.
- Mario and Luigi
Press B to throw a fireball when they try to come back.
Press B for the PK Thunder if they come near your character in the air.
If you are near the end of the platform, wait for your opponent to approach. Then, press B to turn them into an egg. If you are close enough to the edge, the egg will make them fall and they will not be able to get back up.
- Donkey Kong
After knocking an opponent off, press B to charge up the punch. Use the punch when they are close enough while in the air.
Press Up + B near the edge when your opponent approaches.
Press B to throw the boomerang after knocking them off the platform and they try to get close again.
Press B to keep firing the blaster.
Press B to charge up the gun, then shoot it when a knocked off opponent returns.
Jump and press B to shoot a little ball of electricity. If it hits a returning opponent, they will be paralyzed.
Press B to use the lunging punch when a returning opponent is close enough.
- Captain Falcon
Press B to use the Falcon Punch when your opponent tries to return.
Complete the following tasks to get the indicated number of points:
|All Variation||+15,000||Finish round using all of your character's moves|
|Arwing Clear||+3,000||Mini Arwing on Sector Z defeats opponent|
|Bros. Calamity||+12,000||Defeat Luigi before attacking Mario|
|Bumper Clear||+10,000||Enemy defeated with bumper item [Note 1]|
|Butterfly||+10,000||Knock opponent out of the ring while they try to climb back on the stage|
|Cheap Shot||-99||Use the same move for 35 percent damage|
|Comet Mystic||+7,000||Clear a level when your character becomes a star|
|DK Perfect||+50,000||Defeat Giant DK without allies getting hit once|
|Full Power||+5,000||Finish battle with 0% damage|
|Game Clear||+70,000 x 1-5 (per difficulty)||Finish game on certain difficulty level [Note 2]|
|Hawk||+18,000||Use only aerial moves|
|Heartthrob||+8,000||Collect three or more heart containers in one level|
|Heavy Damage||+10,000||Finish round after inflicting more than 300% damage|
|Item Pitcher||+10,000||Kill opponent by throwing an item|
|Item Strike||+20,000||Defeat opponent using only items in the team games, excluding Mario Brothers; send all 8,18, or 30 opponents into the sky|
|Judo Warrior||+4,000||Defeat opponent by throwing only them|
|Kirby Ranks||+12,000||Defeat Kirbys in the order of their strength|
|Last Second||+8,000||Defeat opponent in the last second|
|Lucky 3||+9,990||Finish round with 3:33 on timer|
|Mew Match||+15,000||Mew appears out of a Pokéball during match [Note 3]|
|Mystic||+7,000||Die immediately after your opponent dies, but before "Game Set" appears.|
|No Damage||+15,000||Take no damage though out battle (cannot use Maxim Tomato or Heart)|
|No Damage Clear||+300,000||Have "No Damage" bonus on after each battle|
|No Item||+1,000||Finish the match without using an item|
|No Miss||+5,000||Do not lose a life on a level|
|No Miss Clear||+70,000||Have "No Miss" bonus on after each battle|
|Pacifist Award||+60,000||Enemy died without your character hitting them [Note 4]|
|Perfect||+30,000||Break all targets or board all platforms|
|Pokemon Finish||+11,000||Pokemon attack kills opponent|
|Shield Breaker||+8,000||Break your opponent's shield during the battle|
|Shooter||+12,000||Defeat opponent using projectile weapons (ray gun, star rod)|
|Single Move||+8,000||Only attack your opponent once|
|Special Move||+5,000||Use only B button moves to defeat opponents; only works on team levels (Kirby, Polygon, and Yoshi)|
|Speed Demon||+80,000||Beat the game in under 8 minutes|
|Speed King||+40,000||Beat the game in under 12-15 minutes|
|Speedster||+10,000||Defeat any opponent in 30 seconds or less|
|Star Finish||+2,000||Hit all foes skyward to turn them into stars|
|Trickster||+11,000||Defeat opponent with 30 seconds left in the match|
|Vegetarian||+5,000||Eat 3 or more Maxim Tomatoes in one level|
|Yoshi Rainbow||+15,000||Defeat Yoshis in the order they appear|
Note 1: The bumper must be on the ground.
Note 2: Very Easy earns 70,000 points, Easy earns 140,000 points, Normal earns 210,000 points, Hard earns 280,000 points, and Very Hard earns 350,000 points.
Note 3: Does not work if Clefairy imitates.
Note 4: Try playing as Pikachu while on the helicopter pad or allowing the acid on Planet Zebes kill your opponent.
Note: You must have a 3.0 or higher version of the Game Shark to use these codes.
|Diddy Kong Racing Keycode Required|
|Enable Code (Must Be On)||F10396B0 2400|
|1P Mode Codes|
|Infinite Time||810A4B2E 43CB|
|Infinite Lives P1||800A4B43 0004|
|Low % Health P1||810A4B86 0000|
|Character Modifier P1||800A4B3B 00??|
|Infinite Lives P2||800A4BB7 0004|
|Low % Health P2||810A4BFA 0000|
|Character Modifier P2||800A4BAF 00??|
|Infinite Lives P3||800A4C2B 0004|
|Low % Health P3||810A4C6E 0000|
|Character Modifier P3||800A4C23 00??|
|Infinite Lives P4||800A4C9F 0004|
|Low % Health P4||810A4CE2 0000|
|Character Modifier P4||800A4C97 00??|
|VS Mode Codes|
|Infinite Time||810A4D1E 43CB|
|Low % Health P1||810A4D76 0000|
|Character Modifier P1||800A4D2B 00??|
|Low % Health P2||810A4DEA 0000|
|Character Modifier P2||800A4D9F 00??|
|Low % Health P3||810A4E5E 0000|
|Character Modifier P3||800A4E13 00??|
|Low % Health P4||810A4ED2 0000|
|Character Modifier P4||800A4E87 00??|
|Quantity Digits to Accompany Character Modifier Codes|
|00 - Mario|
01 - Fox
02 - Donkey Kong
03 - Samus
04 - Luigi
05 - Link
06 - Yoshi
07 - Captain Falcon
08 - Kirby
09 - Pikachu
0A - Jigglypuff
0B - Ness