Saint Seiya: Ougon Densetsu Cheats & Cheat Codes for NES

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Saint Seiya: Ougon Densetsu Cheats & Cheat Codes for NES

Saint Seiya: Ougon Densetsu also known as Saint Seiya: Golden Legend is an RPG based on the popular anime and manga series Saint Seiya. The title was developed by Bandai in 1987 and released to a Japanese audience on August 10th of that year. This title was also released in France since the anime had some success. The game was received well at the time and capitalized on the anime’s success.

Screenshot of the game

Saint Seiya: Ougon Densetsu Premise

Saint Seiya: Ougon Densetsu is a unique RPG since it combines both side-scrolling action mechanics as well as a turn-based combat system. To succeed in this game, you’ll distribute stats amongst various attributes before each attack. This mechanics makes it one of the most interesting and unique RPGs of all time. The game follows an orphan named Seiya who is sent to a Sanctuary in Greece to become the Pegasus Saint. After six years, Seiya becomes the Pegasus Saint and returns to Japan to find his older sister.

Saint Seiya: Ougon Densetsu promotional flyer

Saint Seiya: Ougon Densetsu Main Characters

  • Andromeda Shun – He is Phoenix Ikki’s brother.
  • Aquarius Camus – Camus is Aquarius Gold Saint.
  • Aries Mu – Mu is Aries Gold Saint.
  • Cancer Deathmask – Deathmask is Cancer Gold Saint.
  • Capricorn Shura – Shura is Capricorn Gold Saint.
  • Cygnus Hyoga – Wielder of ice-based powers.
  • Dragon Shiryu – A recurring character in the Saint Seiya franchise.
  • Eagle Marin – One of Athena’s 88 Saints. She is a Silver Saint and Seiya’s teacher, and also a rival to Shaina. She is powerful and strong-willed in everything she does.
  • Gemini Saga – Saga is Gemini Gold Saint.
  • Leo Aiolia – Aiolia is Leo Gold Saint.
  • Libra Dohko – Dohko is Libra Gold Saint.
  • Ophiuchus Shaina – Shaina is the silver saint who played a huge role throughout Seiya’s journey as a saint. She began as Seiya’s rival, then a potential romantic interest, and now a platonic friend.
  • Pegasus Seiya – The protagonist of Saint Seiya.
  • Phoenix Ikki – The brother of Andromeda Shun.
  • Pisces Aphrodite – Aphrodite is Pisces Gold Saint.
  • Sagittarius Aiolos – Aiolos is Sagittarius Gold Saint.
  • Scorpio Milo – Milo is Scorpio Gold Saint.
  • Taurus Aldebaran – Aldebaran is Taurus Gold Saint.
  • Virgo Shaka – Shaka is Virgo Gold Saint.

Other Titles in the Series

  • Saint Seiya: Ougon Densetsu
  • Saint Seiya: Ougon Densetsu Kanketsu-hen
  • Saint Paradise: Saikyou no Senshitachi
  • Saint Seiya: Typing Ryu Sei Ken
  • Saint Seiya: Ōgon Densetsu-Hen Perfect Edition
  • Saint Seiya: The Sanctuary
  • Saint Seiya: The Hades
  • Saint Seiya Online
  • Saint Seiya
  • Saint Seiya Senki
  • Saint Seiya Omega: Ultimate Cosmo
  • Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers
  • Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul
  • Saint Seiya Cosmo Slottle
  • Saint Seiya – Big Bang Cosmo
  • Saint Seiya – Golden Fierce Battle Chapter
  • Zodiac Brave
  • Saint Seiya Awakening: Knights of the Zodiac

Saint Seiya: Ougon Densetsu Cheat Codes

Increase Cosmos

After receiving the Pegasus Cloth, whenever you win a fight against a Saint or another turn-based challenger, the doctor will be available at the hospital to fully restore your wounds. Before you start another fight, proceed to the hospital and distribute all of your Damage to your Cosmos until you are down to a single Damage point. This will boost your Cosmos to a higher level. Then enter the hospital to have your Damage restored.

Infinite EXP

This cheat is only available in the Japanese version. In the middle of the game, press the select button to go to the subscreen, and choose to look at your Data (のうりょく). Put the cursor next to End (おわり), and press Right dpad+Up dpad or Left dpad+Up dpad. The cursor should move to a location on the right side of the screen. Then tap the B button to increase your experience points.


Once your health is reduced to 0, press the select button to go to the subscreen, and choose to look at your Data (のうりょく). Go to your DAMAGE, and increase the value at the cost of some Cosmos, and you will be revived.

Level 40

On the password screen, enter the password:


The French code is:


When inputting this password, you will be able to increase the level of your abilities beyond the normal Level 20 cap, all the way up to Level 40.

Game Genie Codes

The following codes require the use of the third-party hardware, Game Genie. These codes should work if you’re emulating the title as long as the emulator supports cheat codes.

  • Infinite Cosmos – 0059:40 005A:40
  • Infinite Cosmos 2 – 05BC:20
  • Infinite Energy – 0063:40 0064:40
  • Infinite Energy 2 – 05CF:20
  • Infinite Seventh Sense – 05AA:40 05AB:40

Pro Action Replay Codes

The following codes are similar to the previous ones as they require the Pro Action Replay. However, if you’re emulating the title these should still work.

  • 068a:ff:LIFE
  • 0686:ff:COSMO
  • 0688:ff:EXP
  • 068b:28:OFFENCE
  • 068c:28:ATTACK
  • 068d:28:DEFENCE
  • 068e:28:COSMIC
  • 068f:28:V.A.
  • 0690:28:JUMP
  • 0691:28:F.A.
  • S:0064:ff:ARMOR OFF
  • S:00a4:9a:SHIELD OFF
  • S:0031:22:STAGE 0 13 22 OFF
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