Tenchu: Stealth Assassins

Strategy Guide

  • Debug mode

    Pause the game, then hold L1 + R2 and press Up, Triangle, Down, X, Left, Square, Right, Circle. Release L1 + R2 and press L1, R1, L2, R2. Wait a moment, then press Start followed by L2 + R2. A debug menu that allows invincibility, secret weapons, enemy summoning, toggle enemy AI, FMV sequence skip, and other effects will now appear. The following may also done with the debug menu:

      Frame by frame

      Enable any debug option, then pause the game and tap Select to move through the game frame by frame.

      Two player mode

      To set the game in two player mode, use the "Enemy" option to select any opponent. Then, select the "Pad-2" option to enable a second player. Keep moving away from the newly created player until a question mark appears near the health bar. Run back towards the newly created player. Both controllers may now be used to play the game in two player mode. Note: If either player leaves the screen, the second player will be cancelled.

  • Restore health

    Pause the game and press Left(2), Down(2), Square(2), Triangle, Square. For the European/Australian PAL version, pause the game and press, press Square(2), Triangle(2), Right(2), Up, Left.

  • Level select

    Select a character, then at the next screen (mission select), hold R2 and press Left(2), Down(2), Square(2), Triangle, Square. For the European/Australian PAL version, hold R1 and Square(2), Triangle(2), Right(2), Up, Right at that screen.

  • Layout select

    Select a character, then at the next screen (mission select), hold R1 and press Left(2), Down(2), Square(2), Triangle, X. For the European/Australian PAL version, hold R1 and press Square(2), Triangle(2), Right(2), Up, Right at that screen.

  • Enable Japanese voices

    Select a character, then at the next screen (mission select), hold L1 and press Left(2), Down(2), Square(2), Triangle, Circle. Note: Japanese voice effects will start after the first level; the narrative will remain in English. For the European/Australian PAL version, hold L1 and press Square(2), Triangle(2), Right(2), Up, Down at that screen.

  • All weapons

    At the item selection screen, hold L1 + R1 and press X, Triangle, Square, Triangle, Square, Circle. Then, release L1 and press L1 again.

  • Carry up to 99 items

    At the item selection screen, hold L1 and press Left(2), Down(2), Square(2), Triangle, Square. For the European/Australian PAL version, hold R2 and press Square(2), Triangle(2), Right(2), Up, Down at the item selection screen.

  • All inventory items available

    At the item selection screen, hold R1 and press Left(2), Down(2), Square(2), Triangle, Circle. For the European/Australian PAL version, hold R1 and press Square(2), Triangle(2), Right(2), Up, Left at the item selection screen.

  • Increase item inventory

    At the item selection screen, hold L2 and press Left(2), Down(2), Square(2), Triangle, X. Then, one more of each item will be available every time this code is entered. For the European/Australian PAL version, hold L2 and press Square(2), Triangle(2), Right(2), Up, Right at the item selection screen.

  • Alternate Ayame costume

    At the item selection screen, press Left(2), Down(2), Square(2), Triangle, Circle. Then the armor icon will automatically be selected. Now begin a game as Ayame and select her third costume. For the European/Australian PAL version, press Square(2), Triangle(2), Right(2), Up, Right at the item selection screen.

  • Alternate costumes

    Select either Rickimaru or Ayame, then successfully complete any level without being spotted or killing innocent people. If done correctly, a "Grandmaster" screen will appear after the level is completed. To use the alternate costumes, start the next level. When the item screen appears, look to the far right. If the object that appeared on the "Grandmaster" screen is available, select it to give Rikimaru or Ayame a new set of clothes.


    Game Shark Codes

    Both Character Codes
    Joker CommandD012A434 ????
    Infinite HealthD000E226 800B
    8001D2D6 2411
    D000E226 800B
    8001DCC2 2411
    Infinite Items & Increase Items Carried80050D8C 0008
    No Remaining LimitD01FFDF8 0001
    801FFDF8 0000
    Rikimaru Codes
    Unlock All Levels30010060 000F
    Infinite Shuriken3001040D 00FD
    Infinite Caltraps3001040E 00FD
    Infinite Health Potions3001040F 00FD
    Infinite Grenade30010410 00FD
    Infinite Smoke Bomb30010411 00FD
    Infinite Mines30010412 00FD
    Infinite Poison Rice30010413 00FD
    Infinite Colored Rice30010414 00FD
    Infinite Sleeping Gas30010415 00FD
    Infinite Resurrection Leaf30010416 00FD
    Infinite Chameleon Spell30010417 00FD
    Infinite Protection Amulet30010418 00FD
    Infinite Lightfoot Scroll30010419 00FD
    Infinite Shadow Decoy3001041A 00FD
    Infinite Super-Shurikens3001041B 00FD
    Infinite Dog Bones3001041C 00FD
    Infinite Fire Eater Scroll3001041D 00FD
    Infinite Decoy Whistle3001041E 00FD
    Infinite Ninja Armor3001041F 00FD
    Infinite Health Codes
    Level 1D000E226 800B
    8012A42C 0064
    Level 2D000E226 800B
    8012F504 0064
    Level 3D000E226 800B
    8012FE98 0064
    Level 4D000E226 800B
    80129070 0064
    Level 5D000E226 800B
    80126338 0064
    Level 6D000E226 800B
    8012EEC0 0064
    Level 7D000E226 800B
    8012881C 0064
    Level 8D000E226 800B
    80122EC8 0064
    Level 9D000E226 800B
    8012E048 0064
    Level 10D000E226 800B
    8012DFEC 0064
    Stealth Mode Codes
    Level 1D012A4D2 0000
    8012A4D2 000B
    Level 2D012F5AA 0000
    8012F5AA 000B
    Level 3D012FF3E 0000
    8012FF3E 000B
    Level 4D0129116 0000
    80129116 000B
    Level 5D01263DE 0000
    801263DE 000B
    Level 6D012EF66 0000
    8012EF66 000B
    Level 7D01288C2 0000
    801288C2 000B
    Level 8D0122F6E 0000
    80122F6E 000B
    Level 9D012E0EE 0000
    8012E0EE 000B
    Level 10D012E092 0000
    8012E092 000B
    Grand Master Status - Records Screen
    Training80010184 1300
    Level 1 - Layout A80010064 1300
    Level 1 - Layout B80010070 1300
    Level 1 - Layout C8001007C 1300
    Level 2 - Layout A80010088 1300
    Level 2 - Layout B80010094 1300
    Level 2 - Layout C800100A0 1300
    Level 3 - Layout A800100AC 1300
    Level 3 - Layout B800100B8 1300
    Level 3 - Layout C800100C4 1300
    Level 4 - Layout A800101A8 1300
    Level 4 - Layout B800101B4 1300
    Level 4 - Layout C800101C0 1300
    Level 5 - Layout A800101CC 1300
    Level 5 - Layout B800101D8 1300
    Level 5 - Layout C800101E4 1300
    Level 6 - Layout A800100D0 1300
    Level 6 - Layout B800100DC 1300
    Level 6 - Layout C800100E8 1300
    Level 7 - Layout A800100F4 1300
    Level 7 - Layout B80010100 1300
    Level 7 - Layout C8001010C 1300
    Level 8 - Layout A80010118 1300
    Level 8 - Layout B80010124 1300
    Level 8 - Layout C80010130 1300
    Level 9 - Layout A8001013C 1300
    Level 9 - Layout B80010148 1300
    Level 9 - Layout C80010154 1300
    Level 10 - Layout A80010160 1300
    Level 10 - Layout B8001016C 1300
    Level 10 - Layout C80010178 1300
    Ayame Codes
    Unlock All Levels30010061 000F
    Infinite Shuriken3001042D 00FD
    Infinite Caltraps3001042E 00FD
    Infinite Health Potions3001042F 00FD
    Infinite Grenade30010430 00FD
    Infinite Smoke Bomb30010431 00FD
    Infinite Mines30010432 00FD
    Infinite Poison Rice30010433 00FD
    Infinite Colored Rice30010434 00FD
    Infinite Sleeping Gas30010435 00FD
    Infinite Resurrection Leaf30010436 00FD
    Infinite Chameleon Spell30010437 00FD
    Infinite Protection Amulet30010438 00FD
    Infinite Lightfoot Scroll30010439 00FD
    Infinite Shadow Decoy3001043A 00FD
    Infinite Super-Shurikens3001043B 00FD
    Infinite Dog Bones3001043C 00FD
    Infinite Fire Eater Scroll3001043D 00FD
    Infinite Decoy Whistle3001043E 00FD
    Infinite Ninja Armor3001043F 00FD
    Infinite Health Codes
    Level 1D000E226 800B
    8012A328 0064
    Level 2D000E226 800B
    8012F400 0064
    Level 3D000E226 800B
    8012FD94 0064
    Level 4D000E226 800B
    80128F6C 0064
    Level 5D000E226 800B
    80126234 0064
    Level 6D000E226 800B
    8012EDBC 0064
    Level 7D000E226 800B
    80128718 0064
    Level 8D000E226 800B
    80122DC4 0064
    Level 9D000E226 800B
    8012DF44 0064
    Level 10D000E226 800B
    8012DEE8 0064
    Stealth Mode Codes
    Level 1D012A3CE 0000
    8012A3CE 000B
    Level 2D012F4A6 0000
    8012F4A6 000B
    Level 3D012FE3A 0000
    8012FE3A 000B
    Level 4D0129012 0000
    80129012 000B
    Level 5D01262DA 0000
    801262DA 000B
    Level 6D012EE62 0000
    8012EE62 000B
    Level 7D01287BE 0000
    801287BE 000B
    Level 8D0122E6A 0000
    80122E6A 000B
    Level 9D012DFEA 0000
    8012DFEA 000B
    Level 10D012DF8E 0000
    8012DF8E 000B
    Grand Master Status - Records Screen
    Training80010358 1300
    Level 1 - Layout A80010238 1300
    Level 1 - Layout B80010244 1300
    Level 1 - Layout C80010250 1300
    Level 2 - Layout A8001025C 1300
    Level 2 - Layout B80010268 1300
    Level 2 - Layout C80010274 1300
    Level 3 - Layout A80010280 1300
    Level 3 - Layout B8001028C 1300
    Level 3 - Layout C80010298 1300
    Level 4 - Layout A8001037C 1300
    Level 4 - Layout B80010388 1300
    Level 4 - Layout C80010394 1300
    Level 5 - Layout A800103A0 1300
    Level 5 - Layout B800103AC 1300
    Level 5 - Layout C800103B8 1300
    Level 6 - Layout A800102A4 1300
    Level 6 - Layout B800102B0 1300
    Level 6 - Layout C800102BC 1300
    Level 7 - Layout A800102C8 1300
    Level 7 - Layout B800102D4 1300
    Level 7 - Layout C800102E0 1300
    Level 8 - Layout A800102EC 1300
    Level 8 - Layout B800102F8 1300
    Level 8 - Layout C80010304 1300
    Level 9 - Layout A80010310 1300
    Level 9 - Layout B8001031C 1300
    Level 9 - Layout C80010328 1300
    Level 10 - Layout A80010334 1300
    Level 10 - Layout B80010340 1300
    Level 10 - Layout C8001034C 1300


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