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Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories Cheats & Cheat Codes for PlayStation

In-game shot of Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories Cheats & Cheat Codes for PlayStation

Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories takes you into the Yu-Gi-Oh universe with a captivating and strategic card game. For many anime fans, this was a perfect way to live out your fantasy and believe in the heart of the cards! Released on March 20, 2002, exclusively for the PlayStation, fans used powerful and mystical cards to defeat their enemies.

With an immersive storyline and a rich selection of cards to collect, Forbidden Memories offers an engaging experience with plenty of content. And for those wondering, the game had a fabulous selection of cheats and exploits, such as the “999999 starchip” cheat, which allowed players to earn a massive amount of in-game currency.

So sit back, and enjoy this masterful deck-building adventure.

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories Premise

In Forbidden Memories, the player takes on the role of a young duelist who is transported back to the ancient times of Egypt. As the protagonist, you’re tasked with unraveling the secrets of the Millennium Items and their connection to the Shadow Game. As with any deck-building game, you’ll slowly unlock, acquire and purchase cards to build your deck and defeat increasingly more powerful opponents. Players will come across iconic characters from the Yu-Gi-Oh franchise. You’ll have to use your wits, intellect, and luck to discover the secrets of the Pharaoh’s Guardians.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories Characters

It’s no surprise that Forbidden Memories has characters from the anime, building off the hype from the original show. But the game has plenty of newer characters as well. Here is a list of the main characters in Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories:

  1. Atem/Yami Yugi: The protagonist and the spirit of the Millennium Puzzle.
  2. Seto Kaiba: A rival duelist and the CEO of Kaiba Corporation. Seto Kaiba is a skilled strategist and often stands in your way as a formidable opponent.
  3. Joey Wheeler: A loyal friend and fellow duelist, Joey is known for his courage and determination.
  4. Tea Gardner: A close friend of the protagonist, Tea provides encouragement and serves as a source of moral support throughout the game.
  5. Mai Valentine: A skilled duelist with a focus on harpy-themed cards.
  6. Ishizu Ishtar: A guardian of the Millennium Necklace and the sister of Marik Ishtar.
  7. Shadi: The keeper of the Millennium Key, Shadi is a mysterious character who tests your worthiness and reveals hidden truths.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Titles in the Series

Here is a list of main titles for the Yu-Gi-Oh franchise:

  1. Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters – Game Boy Color (1999)
  2. Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters II: Dark Duel Stories – Game Boy Color (1999)
  3. Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories – PlayStation (2002)
  4. Yu-Gi-Oh! The Duelists of the Roses – PlayStation 2 (2001)
  5. Yu-Gi-Oh! Reshef of Destruction – Game Boy Advance (2003)
  6. Yu-Gi-Oh! Worldwide Edition: Stairway to the Destined Duel – Game Boy Advance (2003)
  7. Yu-Gi-Oh! Power of Chaos: Yugi the Destiny – PC (2003)
  8. Yu-Gi-Oh! Power of Chaos: Kaiba the Revenge – PC (2004)
  9. Yu-Gi-Oh! Power of Chaos: Joey the Passion – PC (2004)
  10. Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004 – Game Boy Advance (2004)
  11. Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dawn of Destiny – Xbox (2004)
  12. Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monster Coliseum – PlayStation 2 (2004)
  13. Yu-Gi-Oh! 7 Trials to Glory: World Championship Tournament 2005 – Game Boy Advance (2005)
  14. Yu-Gi-Oh! Destiny Board Traveler – Game Boy Advance (2005)
  15. Yu-Gi-Oh! Nightmare Troubadour – Nintendo DS (2005)
  16. Yu-Gi-Oh! Ultimate Masters: World Championship Tournament 2006 – Game Boy Advance (2006)
  17. Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Duel Academy – Game Boy Advance (2006)
  18. Yu-Gi-Oh! Spirit Caller – Nintendo DS (2007)
  19. Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2007 – Nintendo DS (2007)
  20. Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Tag Force – PlayStation Portable (2006)
  21. Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Tag Force 2 – PlayStation Portable (2007)
  22. Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Tag Force 3 – PlayStation Portable (2008)
  23. Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2009: Stardust Accelerator – Nintendo DS (2009)
  24. Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Tag Force 4 – PlayStation Portable (2009)
  25. Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2010: Reverse of Arcadia – Nintendo DS (2010)
  26. Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Tag Force 5 – PlayStation Portable (2010)
  27. Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Decade Duels – Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 (2010)
  28. Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Tag Force 6 – PlayStation Portable (2011)
  29. Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal World Duel Carnival – Nintendo 3DS (2013)
  30. Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows, Nintendo Switch (2015)
  31. Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links – iOS, Android, PC (2017)
  32. Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution – Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC (2019)
  33. Yu-Gi-Oh! Rush Duel – Nintendo Switch (2021, Japan release)
  34. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel – Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PC, iOS, Android (2022)
  35. Yu-Gi-Oh! Cross Duel – iOS, Android (2022)

Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories Cheat Codes

Most older games have some cheat menu or cheat codes embedded so developers can use them to test the game. Those codes are usually left in the game for fans to find. That’s no different for Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories. Here is a list of some of the most popular cheats and how to use them.

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  1. 999999 Starchips Cheat:
    • Press R2, Up, L1, Up, Right, Up, X, Down while in the Card Shop.
    • This cheat grants you 999,999 Starchips.
  2. Infinite Starchips:
    • Obtain a powerful card, preferably a fusion monster.
    • Fuse it with a weak card to create a new monster.
    • Load your game data on another memory card and trade the newly created monster to the other memory card.
    • Repeat the process and trade the monster back to your main memory card.
    • Sell the traded monster to the card shop for an exorbitant amount of Starchips.
  3. Get Rare Cards from NPCs:
    • Duel an NPC who has rare cards you want.
    • If the NPC does not have the desired cards, lose intentionally and then duel them again.
    • Repeat this process until the desired rare card appears in the NPC’s deck.
  4. Duplicate Cards:
    • Acquire a card you want to duplicate.
    • Equip the card to a duelist and save the game.
    • Trade the card to another memory card.
    • Load the saved game on the original memory card and trade the card back from the other memory card.
    • Now you will have two copies of the desired card.
  5. Unnamed Card Cheat:
    • Obtain a specific card with a desired attribute and rarity.
    • Rename that card using a specific name corresponding to the attribute and rarity you want.
    • The unnamed card will change into a different card with the desired attribute and rarity.

There is also a process is earning Creature Cards, but the game does need the appropriate Starchips, so use the 999999 Starchips Cheat first; then you can enter these prompts for any creature card. Here are some of the more popular ones:

1171409830,000-Year White Turtle
237717167 Colored Fish
40387124Abyss Flower
77568553Acid Crawler
41356845Acid Trap Hole
08353769Air Eater
75889523Air Marmot of Nefariousness
38035986Akakieisu
36904469Akihiron
70924884Aliensection
53493204All-Seeing Goddess
17968114Amazon of the Seas
95174353Ameba
95174353Amoeba
40173854Amphibious Bugroth
48365709Anatsu
42431843Ancient Brain
93221206Ancient Elf
81492226Ancient Jar
43230671Ancient Lizard Warrior
14015067Ancient One of the Deep Forest
36821538Ancient Sorcerer
49587396Ancient Tool
86421986Ancient Tree of Enlightenment
11714098Ancient Water Turtle
37160778Angelwitch
48365709Ansastu
89904598Anthrosaurus
42364257Anti Raigeki
86164529Aqua Dragon
85639257Aqua Madoor
12436646Aqua Snake
14708569Arlownay
00756652Arma Knight
53153481Armaill
09076207Armed Ninja

Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories Cheat Codes FAQ

What is the strongest card in forbidden memories?

The strongest cards are all Fusion monsters, and the Meteor Black Dragon is the best. You can fuse it with a Meteor Dragon and a Red-Eyes Black Dragon.

How many cards are in forbidden memories?

There are 722 playable cards and one unusable story card titled the Millennium Item Card.

How long is forbidden memories?

Based on data from “how long to beat,” players can enjoy the game for 13 to 20 hours for the main storyline. Anyone looking to complete every aspect has almost double the hours to enjoy.

Single-PlayerPolledAverageMedianRushedLeisure
Main Story3213h 6m13h9h 31m19h 1m
Main + Extras1424h 22m20h15h 59m44h 36m
Completionist245h45h42h 30m47h 30m
All PlayStyles4817h 43m14h 45m11h 7m41h 38m

How do you unlock the secret pack of Dark Magician in Forbidden Memories?

There is no way to unlock the secret pack of the Dark Magician in the Forbidden Memories. That pack is primarily in Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel, and they’re a whole convoluted process in unlocking boxes. Luckily, you don’t have to do any such thing in this game.

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  • Mixed reality blends virtual elements and physical space
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