Soul Calibur 5

Strategy Guide/Walkthrough/FAQ



  • Legendary Souls mode

    Successfully complete Story mode to unlock Legendary Souls mode.

  • Bonus stages

    Successfully complete the indicated task to unlock the corresponding stage:

      Ancient Citadel - Peacetime: Successfully complete Episode 4 in Story mode or reach Player Level 7.
      Astral Chaos - Pathway: Fight against Alpha Patroklos in Quick Battle mode or reach Player Level 25.
      Conqueror's Coliseum - Underground Fight: Reach Player Level 13.
      Denever Castle - Assualt: Successfully complete Episode 18 in Story mode or reach Player Level 18.
      Denever Castle - Eye Of Chaos: Defeat Pyrrha Omega in Story mode.
      Last Rites On The Battleground: Successfully complete Episode 18 in Story mode or reach Player Level 40.
      Penitentiary Of Destiny: Defeat Kilik in Arcade or Legendary Souls mode.
      Tower Of Glory - Most Holy Dichotomy: Defeat Angol Fear in Arcade or Legendary Souls mode.
      Tower Of Glory - Spiral Of Good And Evil: Defeat Edge Master in Arcade or Legendary Souls mode.
      Unknown Forest - Dark Night: Successfully complete Episode 7 in Story mode or reach Player Level 21.
      Utopia Of The Blessed: Defeat Elyssia in Story mode.

  • Bonus characters

    Successfully complete the indicated task to unlock the corresponding character:

      Algol Fear: Defeat Algol in Arcade or Legendary Souls mode. Alternately, defeat Algol in Quick Battle mode with Teramos.
      Alpha Patroklos: Successfully complete Story mode.
      Devil Jin Style: Defeat Harada in Legandary Souls or Quick Battle mode in the Asia path. Alternately, reach Player Level 5.
      Edge Master: Successfully complete Story mode.
      Elysium: Successfully complete Story mode.
      Kilik: Defeat Kilik in Legendary Souls mode or Arcade mode.
      Pyrrha Omega: Successfully complete Story mode.

  • Hit effects

    Reach the indicated player level to unlock the corresponding hit effect:

      Angel Pack: Player Level 58
      Comic Pack: Player Level 67
      Cute Pack: Player Level 31
      Demon Pack: Player Level 58
      Manga Pack: Player Level 67

  • "Extra" Arcade route

    Reach Player Level 17 to unlock the "Extra" route in Arcade mode. This route features a camera angle that is closer to the ground and fixed at an angle, offering a new perspective to play the game.

  • Joke weapons

    Reach Player Level 53 to unlock Weapon Set #8.

  • The Master weapon

    Reach Player Level 25 to unlock The Master weapon.

  • Trophies

    Successfully complete one of the following tasks to get a trophy:

      Unwritten History (Platinum): Obtained all trophies.
      History Repeats (Bronze): Battled in SOULCALIBUR V for the first time (excluding training and VS battle).
      A Soul Coalesces (Bronze): Edited a player license.
      Beginning of Destiny (Bronze): Registered 3 rivals.
      Proof of a Fighter (Bronze): Won consecutive matches on PlayStation Network.
      Mercenary of War (Bronze): Fought 30 times on PlayStation Network.
      Strategist of War (Silver): Fought 75 times on PlayStation Network.
      Hero Carved in History (Silver): Fought 100 times on PlayStation Network.
      Carry Out Your Beliefs (Bronze): Won 5 times in one style on PlayStation Network.
      Courageous Warrior (Silver): Won 20 times on PlayStation Network.
      Conqueror of the Arena (Gold): Won 50 times on PlayStation Network.
      Synchronize DNA (Bronze): Used Ezio in a player match.
      Awakened to Violence (Bronze): Reached E4 rank in ranked match.
      Reason to Fight For (Bronze): Reached E1 rank in ranked match.
      First Step of a Legend (Silver): Reached D1 rank in ranked match.
      Sings Own Praise (Bronze): Uploaded a replay of your win.
      Notes on Rivals (Bronze): Play backed another player's replay.
      Path to Glory (Bronze): Quick Battle: defeated 50 warriors.
      Road to the Duel (Bronze): Quick Battle: defeated 150 warriors.
      Sudden Temptation (Silver): Quick Battle: defeated all warriors.
      Perfect Trainee (Bronze): Arcade: cleared Asia route.
      Purge of the Holy (Bronze): Story: cleared episode 1.
      Shields Come Together (Bronze): Story: cleared episode 8.
      Resurrection of Order (Silver): Story: cleared episode 16.
      Home is Faraway (Gold): Story: cleared final episode.
      War Veteran (Silver): Arcade: cleared any route with difficulty set on hard.
      Mask Another's Memory (Bronze): Arcade: cleared a ranking route with a record better than your rival.
      Usurped True Name (Bronze): Quick Battle: won against 10 players with titles and used the obtained title on the player license.
      Pursuit of Obsession (Bronze): Quick Battle: defeated Harada TEKKEN.
      No-hitter (Silver): Ranked Match: won 10 times with Ezio.
      Skills for Duels (Silver): Legendary Souls: won with brave edge.
      Passionate Artist (Bronze): Creation: created a character with full-on coordination (used everything except for height).
      Colorful Illusion (Bronze): Creation: took a thumbnail by manually setting a decoration frame and background.
      Fetal Soul (Bronze): Player level reached 5.
      Throbbing Soul (Bronze): Player level reached 50.
      Soul Fulfilled (Silver): Player level reached maximum.
      Stalwart Barbarian (Bronze): Performed a wall hit 50 times.
      Adored by Heaven (Bronze): Performed 20 grapple breaks.
      Like a Flowing Stream (Bronze): Successfully performed a just guard 5 times.
      Momentary Pleasure (Bronze): Successfully performed an impact 100 times.
      Black Sword of Death (Bronze): K.O. with critical edge 30 times.
      Hands of the Abyss (Bronze): Won by ring out 50 times.
      Parrier of Swords (Bronze): Perfect won 50 times.
      Wind of Battle (Bronze): Reached over 87,600 m in total movement distance in battle.
      Alluring Kaleidoscope (Bronze): Landed brave edge 100 times.
      Gale Forces (Bronze): K.O. the opponent 25 times with an attack after a quick move.
      Never Ending Effort (Bronze): Landed an attack 20,000 times.
      Footprints of Soldiers (Bronze): Defeated 100 male characters.
      Give in to Temptation (Bronze): Defeated 100 female characters.
      Fancy of a Mad King (Bronze): Guard bursted 30 times.
      Lively Pub (Bronze): Changed the BGM in options.

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