Metal Gear Solid

Strategy Guide


Technical demonstration mode

Successfully complete the following modes in order: "Training", "Time Trial", "Gun Shooting", "Survival". Note: Completing each mode will unlock the next mode in the sequence. Then, technical demonstration mode will be unlocked. Use it to watch the CPU demonstrate its best time with the gun.

Infinite ammo

Successfully complete the game without submitting to Ocelot when being tortured to save Meryl. Then at the end of the game you will receive a bandana. Save your game, then start a new game using the same saved game. Now when you equip the bandana you can use an unlimited amount of ammo and will not have to reload your gun.

Stealth camouflage

Successfully complete the game with submitting to Ocelot when being tortured to not save Meryl. Then at the end of the game you will receive stealth camouflage. Save your game, then start a new game using the same saved game. Now when you equip the stealth camouflage enemies (except bosses) and cameras will not detect you.


Reach area B2 of the tank hanger. Then at the end of the hallway to the right of the door where you fight Ocerot is a secret room that is entered after using C4 explosive. In the room are security card level 4 and 6 doors. The camera is in the room behind the security card level 4 door. Alternatively, beat the game with submitting to Ocelot when being tortured. After you receive the camera there will be an "Album" option on the main menu, use this option to view pictures that have been taken.

New textures

Successfully complete the game two times using the same saved game file, and getting a different ending both times by getting the bandana and stealth camouflage. Then during the next (third) time the game is played, reach Ninja without using the bandana or stealth camouflage. If done correctly, Ninja will be red. There will now be new textures for Snake and Ninja and new bonus music during the ending.

Alternate costume

Successfully complete the game two times using the same saved game file, and getting a different ending both times by getting the bandana and stealth camouflage. Then during the next (third) time the game is played, Snake will change into a tuxedo in the elevator.

Alternate title screen

At the title screen, press the D-pad to change the background color.

Codec frequencies

Mel Ling140.96

Konami game surprise

Play the game using a memory card that contains a saved game from any prior Konami title (Castlevania, ISS Soccer, Silent Hill, Suikoden, etc.). Then when Psycho Mantis attempts to read your character's mind, he will mention various game titles.

Pantless Meryl

Follow Meryl into the Women's bathroom and reach the last stall in under five seconds. Meryl will be caught with her pants down during the next sequence.

Humorous Meryl comments

Look at Meryl with the scope or camera.

    Box destinations

    Equip a box while in the trucks to travel to the destination on the boxes.

    Annoy Cambell

    Snipe the rats above where you first encounter Wolf or Snipe the ravens when at your second encounter with Raven.

    Defeating Psycho Mantis

    Plug the controller into port two and press any button before fighting Psycho Mantis. The word "Hideo" will appear in the corner of a black screen. Use controller two to fight against Mantis to keep him from knowing your moves.

    Seeing through Psycho Mantis' eyes

    When fighting Psycho Mantis, press Triangle to see through his eyes.

    Easier driving scene

    To get a better view when shooting at Liquid Snake in the driving scene, hold Triangle while shooting the gun. -From:

Hidden ghosts

Take a picture of the following locations using the camera to view hidden ghosts who are KCEJ development team members.

FujimuraElevator in the Comm Tower B complex
FukushimaHeliport; looking out to sea from cliff
HiranoElevator in Comm Tower B; deep in the shaft of top level
IshiyamaHeliport top of building
ItoInside elevator to tank hangar
Jerem BlausteinSniper Wolf's corpse
KanedaThe mirror located in the Women's restroom
KimuraMG underground base; tip of Metal Gear 's railgun
KinbaraDark area of stairs
KitaoDecoy Octopus (fake DARPA chief) corpse
KobayashiRock in canyon
KobayashiJohnny Sasaki holding cell, near DARPA chief
KojimaOtacon lab; the picture frame to the right
KorekadoMen's restroom
KozyouBehind the watertank-like structure in the Canyon
KutomeObservation room
MakimuraHidden armory store room; behind the weakened wall
MatsuhanaHallway of corpses; outside Otacons lab
MizutaniWhen fighting Metal Gear
MoriLowest point of elevator; Comm Tower B
MukaideReflection in wolfdog cave puddle
MuraokaWater in cargo dock
NakamuraIn Meryl's blood pool; where she is sniped
NegishiSewage waterfall
NishimuraNext to Baker's corpse
OkajimaMaggots of the real DARPA Chef in cell
OnodaWhere Baker is tied up
SasakiPicture frames in the Commander's room
SatoComm Tower A; roof destroyed by Hind D missiles
Scott DolphDeep down in the dark from the walkway between Comm Towers A and B
ShigenoHeliport,security caera by staircase
ShikamaElectric floor
ShimizuWolf dog cave; first crawling point
ShinkawaDeep in Sniper Wolf's hallway behind the second pillar
SonoyamaTorture machine
TakadeNinja room; glass atedga
TanakaHeliport; sleeping soldier
TougoEnd of boiler room; in Blast Furnace with the steam
ToyotaContainer in the middle of Raven's warehouse
UeharaEdge of elevator; where the ravens are
YamashitaTip of nuke warhead in nuke storage room
YoshimuraDead end of air duct
YoshiokaBridge on the third floor of the blast furnace

Game Shark Codes

Version 1.0

Infinite Health800B7526 0600
Max Health800B7528 0600
Infinite Oxygen800AE1AC 03E7
Ghost Mode800AE188 0000
800AE18A 0000
Never Get A Cold800B752A 0000
Radar Not Jammed When Spotted800AE178 0000
Unlock All VR Training Modes800B672B 0020
Auto Reload800AE164 000D
Never Have Time Bomb800B757E 0000
Walk Thru Walls80027250 9CC4
80027252 0800
Have SOCOM Pistol800B7532 03E7
800B7546 03E7
Have FAMAS Rifle800B7534 03E7
800B7548 03E7
Have Nikita800B7538 03E7
800B754C 03E7
Have Stinger800B753A 03E7
800B754E 03E7
Have PSG1 Rifle800B7544 03E7
800B7558 03E7
Have Claymore Mines800B753C 03E7
800B7550 03E7
Have C4800B753E 03E7
800B7552 03E7
Have Grenades800B7536 03E7
800B754A 03E7
Have Stun Grenades800B7540 03E7
800B7554 03E7
Have Chaff Grenades800B7542 03E7
800B7556 03E7
Have Cigarettes800B755A 0001
Have Scope800B755C 0001
Have Cardboard Box A800B755E 0001
Have Cardboard Box B800B7560 0001
Have Cardboard Box C800B7562 0001
Have Night Vision Goggles800B7564 0001
Have Thermal Goggles800B7566 0001
Have Gas Mask800B7568 0001
Have Body Armor800B756A 0001
Have Ketchup800B756C 0001
Have Stealth Camouflage800B756E 0001
Have Bandana800B7570 0001
Have Camera800B7572 0001
Have 255 Rations800B7574 03E7
800B758A 03E7
Have 255 Medicine800B7576 03E7
800B758C 03E7
Have 255 Diazepam800B7578 03E7
800B758E 03E7
Have PAL Key800B757A 0001
Have Level 100 Key Card800B757C 0064
Have Mine Detector800B7580 0001
Have MO Disc800B7582 0001
Have Rope800B7584 0001
Have Hankerchief800B7586 0001
Have Suppressor Active800B7588 0000
Weapon Equipped Modifier Code800B752C ????
Item Equipped Modifier Code800B752E ????
End Ranking Codes
No Continues Used800B75BE 0000
Lots of Kills800B75AE 0258
0 Kills800B75AE 0000
Found 0 times800B75AC 0000
No Rations Used800B75BC 0000
Never Saved800B75C0 0000
First 2 Digits of Time Elapsed is 00800B75C6 0000
Quantity Digits to Accompany Weapon Equipped Modifier Code
0000 - SOCOM Pistol
0001 - FAMAS Rifle
0002 - Grenade
0003 - Nikita
0004 - Stinger
0005 - Claymore
0006 - C4
0007 - Stun Grenade
0008 - Chaff Grenade
0009 - PSG1 Rifle
FFFF - Nothing
Quantity Digits to Accompany Item Equipped Modifier Code
0000 - Cigarettes
0001 - Scope
0002 - Cardboard Box A
0003 - Cardboard Box B
0004 - Cardboard Box C
0005 - Night Vision Goggles
0006 - Thermal Goggles
0007 - Gas Mask
0008 - Body Armor
0009 - Ketchup
000A - Stealth Camouflage
000B - Bandana
000C - Camera
000D - Ration
000E - Medicine
000F - Diazepam
0010 - PAL Key
0011 - Level ? Card
0012 - Time Bomb
0013 - Mine Detector
0014 - MO Disc
0015 - Rope
0016 - Hankerchief
0017 - Suppressor
FFFF - Nothing

-Some Game Shark Codes from:

Version 1.1

Infinite Health800B752E 03E8
Infinite Oxygen800AE1B4 03E8
Auto Reload800AE16C 000D
Have SOCOM Pistol & Ammo800B753A 0019
Extra Ammo SOCOM Pistol80067CD8 0001
Have FAMAS Rifle & Ammo800B753C 0065
Extra Ammo FAMAS Rifle800682F4 0001
Have Nikita & Ammo800B7540 0004
Extra Ammo Nikita80068FE0 0001
Have Stinger & Ammo800B7542 0004
Extra Ammo Stinger80069524 0001
Have PSG1 Rifle & Ammo800B754C 0005
Extra Ammo PSG1 Rifle8006A378 0001
Have Claymore800B7544 0006
Extra Claymores800698D8 0001
Have C-4800B7546 0004
Extra C-480069C24 0001
Have Grenade800B753E 0008
Have Stun Grenade800B7548 0003
Have Chaff Grenade800B754A 0003
Have Cigarettes800B7562 0001
Have Scope800B7564 0001
Have Cardboard Box A800B7566 0001
Have Cardboard Box B800B7568 0001
Have Cardboard Box C800B756A 0001
Have Night Vision Goggles800B756C 0001
Have Thermal Goggles800B756E 0001
Have Gas Mask800B7570 0001
Have Body Armor800B7572 0001
Have Ketchup800B7574 0001
Have Stealth Camouflage800B7576 0001
Have Bandana800B7578 0001
Have Camera800B757A 0001
Have Rations800B757C 0002
Have Medicine800B757E 0002
Have Diazepam800B7580 0002
Have PAL Key800B7582 0001
Have Level 10 Key800B7584 000A
Have Mine Detector800B7588 0001
Have MO Disk800B758A 0001
Have Rope800B758C 0001
Have Hankerchief800B758E 0001
Have Suppressor800B7590 0000
Never Have Time Bomb800B7586 0000

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