Tenchu 2: Birth Of The Stealth Assassins

Strategy Guide

  • Level select

    At the level selection screen, hold Select + Square + Circle and press Right(3), Up, Left, Down, R2. Note: More levels will become available if Tatsumaru has already been unlocked as a selectable character. For the European/Australian PAL version, highlight a blank mission ("-"), then hold Square and press Right, Left, Down. Release Square and hold Circle. Then, press Left, Right, Up. Hold Square + Circle (without releasing Circle) and press Up, Down.

  • Restore health

    Pause the game, then hold Square and press Left, Right, Up, Down. Note: 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. For the European/Australian PAL version, pause the game, then hold Circle and press Left, Right, Up, Down.

  • Instant kills in story mode (PAL version)

    Pause the game in story mode and press R1, L1, R1, L2. Then, hold Triangle and press Down(3), Up. When Triangle is released the game will restart, your health will go down slightly (98%), however you can now kill enemies instantly, even if you are spotted.

  • All Ninja items

    At the item selection screen, press Square(3), Circle, Square, Circle(2), Left, Up, Down, Right, R2(2). For the European/Australian PAL version, press R2, L2, R2, L2 at the item selection screen. Then, hold Select and press Right, Left, Circle, Square, Down, Up(2).

  • Increase items by one

    At the item selection screen, hold R1 + Square and press Right, Down, Left, Up. For the European/Australian PAL version, hold R1 + Circle and press Right, Down, Left, L1 at the item selection screen.

  • Full map

    While playing the game, hold Select to display the map, then press Circle(5). For the European/Australian PAL version, press Select during a game to display the map, then hold Select + R1 and press Circle(5).

  • Play as Tatsumaru

    At the level selection screen, hold Circle + Square and press R1, R2, L2, L1, Up, Down, Left, Right, Select to unlock Tatsumaru in the mission editor. Alternatively, successfully complete the game with both Rikimaru and Ayame. For the European/Australian 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, L2. Continue to hold Circle + Square, release Down, and press Select.

  • All missions in mission editor

    Enter the custom mission screen in the mission editor, then hold R2 + Circle and press Up, Down(2), Right, Left(2).

  • Game levels in mission editor

    Enter the mission settings screen in the mission editor, then hold Circle and press Up(2), Down(2), Left, Right.

  • Custom game levels in mission editor

    Enter the mission editor and highlight the "Edit Mission" option. Then, hold Circle and press Up(2), Down(2), Left, Right. If you entered the code correctly, you will hear a sound, and a CD icon will appear between "Edit Mission" and the memory card icon. For the European/Australian PAL version, enter the mission editor and highlight the "Edit Mission" option. Then, hold Square and press Up(2), Down(2), Left, Right.

  • Office tileset in mission editor

    Enter the mission editor and select the "Edit Mission" option, then highlight the "New Mission" selection. Hold L2 and press Circle, Square, Left, Right, Circle, Square. If you entered the code correctly, you will hear a sound. -From: Musashi9848@aol.com and wolferian@hotmail.com

  • Tenchu, Inc./Office in mission editor

    Enter the mission editor and highlight the "Create New Mission" option. Then, hold R2 and press Left, Square, Left, Square, Right(2), Circle. Press X and "Office" will be unlocked. Tenchu, Inc. will also be unlocked in "Custom Missions".

  • European castle in mission editor

    Successfully complete the game with all three characters.

  • 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.

  • Hints
      High jump

      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.

      Easy kills

      Hit an enemy who is not aware of your presence in the head with a blow gun dart to automatically kill them.

      Automatic stealth kill

      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.

      Stealth kills

      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

        Sneak from front (or wait for them to turn around into you). Note: This must be timed perfectly.


    Game Shark Codes

    Invisible to Normal Enemies [Note]E008CDC8 0000
    3008CDC8 0002
    Press L1 + R1 to Carry All ItemsD00CE97A F3FF
    8013F158 F001
    D00CE97A F3FF
    8013F15A F0F0
    D00CE97A F3FF
    8013F15C F0F0
    D00CE97A F3FF
    8013F15E F0F0
    D00CE97A F3FF
    8013F160 F0F0
    D00CE97A F3FF
    8013F162 F0F0
    D00CE97A F3FF
    8013F164 F0F0
    D00CE97A F3FF
    8013F166 F0F0
    D00CE97A F3FF
    8013F168 F0F0
    D00CE97A F3FF
    8013F16A F0F0
    Ayame Codes
    Press Select For Healing PotionD00CE97A FFFE
    80010036 F0FF
    Press Select For Ninja RebirthD00CE97A FFFE
    8001004A FFF0
    Press Select For Blinding DustD00CE97A FFFE
    80010044 F0F0
    Press Select For Air Bottle/AntidoteD00CE97A FFFE
    80010038 F0F0
    Press Select For Throwing Stars/CaltropsD00CE97A FFFE
    8001003A F0F0
    Press Select For Grenade/MineD00CE97A FFFE
    8001003C F0F0
    Press Select For Blow Gun/Exploding ArrowD00CE97A FFFE
    8001003E F0F0
    Press Select For Smoke Bomb/Poison RiceD00CE97A FFFE
    80010040 F0F0
    Press Select For Colored Rice/Ninja CamoflageD00CE97A FFFE
    80010042 F0F0
    Press Select For Leaves of Stealth/Dragon's BreathD00CE97A FFFE
    80010046 FFF0
    Press Select For Sleeping Gas/Ninja ArmorD00CE97A FFFE
    80010048 F0F0
    Rikimaru Codes
    Press Select For Healing PotionD00CE97A FFFE
    80010018 F0FF
    Press Select For Ninja RebirthD00CE97A FFFE
    8001002C FFF0
    Press Select For Blinding DustD00CE97A FFFE
    80010026 F0F0
    Press Select For Air Bottle/AntidoteD00CE97A FFFE
    8001001A F0F0
    Press Select For Throwing Stars/CaltropsD00CE97A FFFE
    8001001C F0F0
    Press Select For Grenade/MineD00CE97A FFFE
    8001001E F0F0
    Press Select For Blow Gun/Exploding ArrowD00CE97A FFFE
    80010020 F0F0
    Press Select For Smoke Bomb/Poison RiceD00CE97A FFFE
    80010022 F0F0
    Press Select For Colored Rice/Ninja CamoflageD00CE97A FFFE
    80010024 F0F0
    Press Select For Leaves of Stealth/Dragon's BreathD00CE97A FFFE
    80010028 FFF0
    Press Select For Sleeping Gas/Ninja ArmorD00CE97A FFFE
    8001002A F0F0

    Note: You cannot use items when this code is enabled.


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