Cheats, Codes, and Secrets
The following cheats, codes, and secrets are available for Kingdom Hearts II on the Sony PlayStation 2 video game console.
Alternate ending sequence
Successfully complete all worlds and Jiminy's Journal on the Standard difficulty setting to view an additional sequence after the ending credits. When playing on the Proud difficulty setting, successfully complete all worlds to view the sequence. Successfully complete the game on the Proud difficulty setting and choose the sword both times to view statistics about how you played after the credits.
Successfully complete the indicated task(s) to unlock the corresponding Cup: Cerberus Cup: Clear Agrabah, Halloween, and Pride Lands for the first time. Cerberus Paradox Cup: All Form levels must be at Level 5, except for the Final Form, and Paradox Cup: Pain And Panic must be unlocked. Goddess Of Fate Cup: Clear previous cups and win the first fight with Xemnas. Hades Paradox Cup: Clear all the previous cups, clear Space Paranoids for the second time, and have all four Drive Forms and summons maximized at Level 7. This Cup is a level 99 Underworld Coliseum tournament with 50 rounds. Pain and Panic Cup: Clear the Disney Castle for the first time. Pain and Panic Paradox Cup: Clear all the previous cups. Titan Cup: Clear Olympus Coliseum for the second time. Titan Paradox Cup: Summon level must be at Level 5 and Paradox Cup: Pain And Panic must be unlocked. Note: The Paradox Cups can be played by talking to Hades in Hades' Chamber.
Donald's enemy items
Nobody Lance: Kill the flying Nobodies that carry spears until you get the Nobody Lance. This is best done in the Beast's Castle. Shaman's Relic: Go to the Pride Lands, then go to Wildebeest Valley. Equip Lucky Lucky to all your party members, then kill the Shamans until you get the Shaman's Relic.
Easy Twilight, Dense, and Serenity materials
An easy way to get Serenity, Dense, and Twilight materials (which help you get the Ultima Weapon, Save The Queen, and Save The King) is to go to The World That Never Was and enter the organization's castle. Equip your party with Lucky, Lucky and Sora The Gullwing to increase the drop rate of items. Fight any Nobodies there and they will drop either a Serenity, Dense, or Twilight material.
Extra points in the Cerberus Paradox Cup
Use the following trick to get 1,300 points in the Cerberus Paradox Cup. Equip Photon Debugger, Draw, and Thunder Boost. When the round begins, get as close to the center of most of the enemies and use the Magnega spell. Then, use Thundaga while they are all together. When you run out of magic, change to the Valor Form then change back and your magic will be full again.
Fatal Crest Keyblade
Successfully complete The Goddess Of Fate Cup in the Underworld to unlock the Fatal Crest Keyblade.
To get the most powerful weapon in the game, you must defeat Sephiroth. He is very difficult because he has fifteen health bars and is very strong. To fight him, go to Radiant Garden/Hollow Bastion at The Dark Depth area (beyond the area where you must defeat 1,000 Heartless). You can only fight with him after you defeat the MCP (Space Paranoids). Once you defeat him, you must talk to Cloud (you can see him at Market Place Of Radiant Garden/Hollow Bastion). Then, talk with Sephiroth again. After that, you will get Fenril, which as a 7 Atk and 1 Mag.
Enter the Cerberus Cup, which starts you off with a full Drive gauge. Since the Final Form appears randomly when you use a Form, this is the best place to get it. Just start the tournament and use the Master Form. If you do not turn into the Final Form, just press Start and select "Retry". You will restart the tournament with a full Drive gauge. Then, just use the Form again, retry, and keep repeating until you get the Final Form. The Final Form appears randomly, so be patient. You can also get the Final Form without fighting Nobodies. After the intermission sequence where Sora faces off against a member of Organization XIII in The World That Never Was, you can unlock the Final Form. Like the Anti-Form, this drive appears randomly during a battle. However, after you have used it once you can use it whenever desired. A good way to do this is to go to Olympus Coliseum and enter the Cerberus Cup. By doing this you can use your Drive gauge to transform, and if you do not get it immediately you can press Start and select "Retry". Repeat this until you get the Final Form. Additionally, use the following trick to unlock the Final Form or Anti-Form. Instead of completing the game, fill your Drive up and go back downstairs. Drive into Master Form and let the Nobody with the red blocks hit you until you are about to lose the Form. Retreat back up the stairs to use the Form cheat, then go back down and repeat the process until you land a Final Form drive. At that point, return to the stairs and save the game. Note: Low health or Drive abuse does not increase your chance of an Anti-Form drive. To unlock the Final Form, when you are fighting the Nobody in Organization XIII, use the Master Form transformation. If Sora transforms into a silver and black suit with both Keyblades floating behind him, immediately revert back to his original state. When this is done, check your Drive Forms and Final Form will be available. Go to The World That Never Was at the save point just before the door to Kingdom Hearts. It seems that getting hit by a Nobody increases your chances even more than hitting them. The number of hits raises the chances dramatically when in a combo. Like the Combo Boost lands a critical at the final hit of a combo based on the number of hits in a combo, the chances raise even more while the combo the Nobody/Heartless does is both long and completed. The red block Nobody has a huge combo and always lands the final blow. You have a very good chance of unlocking the Final Form using those Nobodies. One of those Nobodies is near the last save point, which is a separation map (zoning to that map utilizes the Drive cheat). It is the best place to level the Final Form, because finding Nobodies in abundance is difficult at the end of the game. Especially since the Final Form uses up the Drive gauge very quickly.
Getting less than 15 seconds in Cargo Climb mini-game
Do it up in the air instead of on the ground. If you attempt this on the ground, you will get no less than 16 seconds (even with negative combo and Fenrir equipped). If you do it up in the air with negative combo and Fenrir equipped, you can do it in 9 seconds easily on the first try.
Getting less than six swings in Junk Sweep mini-game
This mini-game is pretty easy to do, but do not use Magnet. All that really does is up your swings drastically without even doing any sweeping. The key to winning this is patience. Move all the junk boxes into a corner by pushing them (walk into them and they move slightly). Move them all into the corner then slam one into the heart of the junk pile. You can get four swings with this method with Fenrir and negative combo equipped.
Getting over 1,000 points in Phil's training mini-game
This is actually one of the easier tasks in the game, though it does seem very hard if you do not know what you are doing. The things that you should be aware of are as follows: Draw is a must. The level you get Draw ability depends on what you picked up at the "Dive to the Heart" on Day 3. Sword is level 28, shield is level 47, and staff is level 25. The Draw Ring is always a big help, but you can only get it from Rabbit's house. The jars do not have HP, and break on the final blow; get your combo as low as possible. There are some things that give a negative combo, but acquiring them is difficult. The level you get negative combo ability also depends on what you picked up on the "Dive to the Heart" on Day 3. Sword is level 44, shield is level 73, and staff is level 36. The other item that decreases combo is the Keyblade Fenrir, but you have to defeat Sephiroth to get it. Get over 1,000 points as follows: There are two types of jars and two types of orbs. There are small jars that will drop small orbs, and large jars that will drop large orbs. You want the large orbs, but there are not enough large pots to gain 1,000 points. When pots spawn, immediately look for the large pot. When you see it, move over to it, lock on, then locate the horde of small pot spawns. All you have to do now is knock the big pot into the horde of little pots. This results in something a little different than what you would think. When the large pot collides with the small pots, all pots drop large orbs. You now have a nice horde of large orbs, and also have killed a group of the small pots. Repeat this method until the end of the mini-game and you will have well over 1,000 points.
Goofy's enemy items
Akashic Record: Kill the book-wielding Heartless in Radiant Garden (Hollow Bastion) until you get the Akashic Record. Heartless Shield: Go to Port Royal and kill all the enemies until you get the Heartless Shield. Nobody Guard: Find and kill the Gambling Nobodies until you get the Nobody Guard. Note: This may take some time.
Gummi Ship Bonuses
Berserk mode: Reach Metal Level 30. Gummi Ship Level 2: Successfully complete Level 1 with "S", "A", or "B" ranks. Gummi Ship Level 3: Successfully complete Level 1 and 2 with "S", "A", or "B" ranks. Special Models: Get an "S" rank in the Gummi Ship missions.
Allow the game to remain idle for two to three minutes at the title screen. The screen will fade and a trailer for Kingdom Hearts 2 will begin playing, showing the credits with an instrumental version of the theme song "Sanctuary" playing in the background.
Note: Doing magic spells as well as the area may effect which item you get. Nobodies Dusk: Twilight Shard Creeper: Dense Shard Dragoon: Dense Shard Assassin: Twilight Gem Samarai: Dense Gem Sniper: Dense Stone Berserker: Dense Crystal Gambler: Twilight Shard Sorcerer: Twilight Crystal Heartless Shadow: Dark Shard Soldier: Dark Shard Large Body: Power Shard Emerald Blues: Lightning Stone Crimson Jazz: Blazing Crystal Air Pirate: Dark Crystal Minute Bomb: Blazing Shard and Bright Stone Hammer Frame: Blazing Shard and Power Stone Bulky Vendor: Bright Shard, Gem, Stone, Crystal Cannon Gun: Blazing Stone Rapid Thruster: Lightning Shard Morning Star: Power Crystal Fiery Globe: Blazing Gem Icy Cube: Frost Gem Fat Bandit: Blazing Gem Gargolyle Knight: Energy Shard Gargoyle Warrior: Dark Gem Aeroplane: Frost Stone Hot Rod: Frost Stone Night Walker-Dark Stone Bolt Tower: Lightning Shard and Energy Gem Living Bone: Frost Crystal Shaman: Power Gem Aerial Knocker: Power Gem Tornado Step: Blazing Stone Crescendo: Bright Crystal Armored Knight: Lightning Shard Neoshadow: Bright Crystal and Lucid Crystal
Instant Max Drive
To max out your Drive bar: Go to the Underworld tournament. Talk to Panic. After talking to him, a screen of all Tournaments pops up. Go to any one, and once you enter the first battle, Your Drive bar will be completely filled. Pause, and select quit. When you leave, your bar is still full. This will help you level up forms and summons quicker. Also, if you return to the world map while in a Drive form you will have a full drive gauge.
Successfully complete the indicated task to get the corresponding Keychain for your Keyblade: Bond Of Flames: Defeat Axel at Twilight Town. Circle Of Life: Speak to Simba at the Pride Lands. Fenrir: Defeat Sephiroth at Hollow Bastion. Follow The Wind: Defeat Barbossa at Port Royal. Guardian Soul: Defeat Hades in the Underworld segment at Olympus Coliseum. Gullwing: Speak to Yuna after getting Guardian Soul. Heros Crest: Defeat the Hydra at Olympus Coliseum. Hidden Dragon: Defeat Shan-Yu at The Land of Dragons. Holy Pumpkin: Defeat the Test Subject at Halloween Town. Monochrome: Defeat Pete at Timeless River. Oathkeeper: Successfully complete Sora's first visit to Twilight Town. Oblivion: Defeat Xigbar at The World that Never Was. Photon Debugger: Successfully complete Space Paranoids. Rumbling Rose: Speak to Beast after returning to Beast's Castle. Sleeping Lion: Go to Ansem's study at Hollow Bastion. Star Seeker: Obtain Valor Form at The Mysterious Tower. Sweet Memory: Successfully complete the Spooky Cave mini-game at 100 Acre Wood. Ultima Weapon: Get the Ultima Recipe in the Twilight Town mansion basement then make it at a Moogle Shop. Wisher's Lamp: Defeat Jafar at Agrabah. Wonders Of The Abyss: Successfully complete Chapter 4 in Atlantica.
Quick Summoning / Form Leveling
In Space Paranoids, just use any form or summon, and let the form/summon meter count down until it's almost gone. Then, immediately board the Solar Sailer. Your form/summon will be canceled, but your drive gauge will be returned to its original state. Ride the Solar Sailer, then use the form/summon again. After the ride is over, head back and all of the enemies will return. Repeat until forms and summons are maxed. Obviously, this will not work for Final Form, since there aren't any Nobodies in Space Paranoids, but the other forms and the summons can be leveled freely, without any pesky drive-gauge refilling. Also, to level summons specifically, the experience counter seems to increment when the summon meter ticks down a notch. If your timing is good, try to kill enemies with drive orbs right when the meter is going to drop a level. If you can keep the meter almost full as you collect the orbs, you can make it oscillate between two numbers, netting extra experience for your summons. With this, you can get over 30 exp every time you use a summon.
If you die against certain bosses you can revive yourself as Mickey with the command "I won't give up" (for example, against the Shadow Stalker and Dark Thorn Bosses in Beast's Castle and Xaldin when you return to Beast's Castle). Mickey is better than Sora and has stronger attacks. If you cannot defeat the Boss with Mickey you must revive Sora and his party.
Successfully complete everything in the game, then go to Timeless River. Go into the newly created door on the left. Help Mickey fight some Heartless and after the fight he will give you the King's Charm. It costs four bar of Guard.
Chicken Little: In 100 Acre Wood, after the world's second intermission sequence. Genie: Defeat Volcano Lord and Blizzard Lord. Peter Pan: In the ship graveyard during the second visit to Port Royal. Stitch: In the hallway to the computer room in Hollow Bastion, after getting the Master Form.
Synthesis Moogle bonus items
Give the following items to the Synthesis Moogle to get the corresponding bonus item: AP Boost: Give all Mythril Materials AP Boost: Five 25 types of Material Defense Boost: Give all Bright Materials Elixer: Five one type of Material Free Development: Give 5 types of Material Free Development 2: Give 20 types of Material High Drive Recovery: Give 10 types of Material Megalizer: Give 15 types of Material Serenity Shard: Give a total amount of 50 or more Materials Serenity Shard 2: Give a total amount of 100 or more Materials
Torn Page locations
Torn Pages are required to play and complete 100 Acre Wood. The location of the Torn Pages are as follows: Torn Page 1: In the Disney Castle's library Torn Page 2: In the Pride Lands at the Oasis Torn Page 3: In Hallow Bastion at the Crystal Fissure Torn Page 4: At the Land Of The Dragons in the Throne Room Torn Page 5: In Agrabah at the Tower
Sora's Ultima Weapon
Sora's Ultima Weapon is obtained through item synthesis. Once you have obtained seven Orichalcum+s and the other ingredients, you will be able to synthesize it if you have an Energy Crystal. Note: You must be at least a level 2 Moogle to use energy items (for example, shards, stones, gems, and crystals). The items required are as follows: Ultimate Recipe Go to the mansion in Twilight Town. This is towards the end of the game when you go with Sora. Once the machine is up and running to go to Roxas's Twilight Town, do not enter it. Instead, go through the other room where you went to fight Axel with Roxas at the start of the game. Then, go into the next room with the hallway with the pods where Goofy and Donald were found. There are a few chests in there; the Ultimate Recipe is the in the chest next to Donald and Goofy's pod. Seven Orichalcum+ 1. Clear Atlantica. 2. Clear 100 Acre Wood. 3. Find the chest in The World That Never Was at the Brink Of Despair just before you go into the castle. There will be a big chest next to the save point. This is not the Orichalcum+. Turn around at this location and follow the short path across from the save point with the Orichalcum+ chest. 4. Clear Goddess Of Fate Cup in the Underworld Coliseum. 5. Chest in Twilight Town, in Sunset Terrace where you went earlier in game for the Seven Wonders. Jump on top of the train and you will see a chest on the roof of the big building (the one closest to to the sunset station). 6. Chest in Space Paranoids during the second visit there, just before you fight Commander Sark and the MCP. 7. Collect all Material in the game and give it to the Synthesis Moogle. He will give you an Orichalcum+. You need every single Material (shards, stones, gems, and crystals, including a regular Orichalcum). Other ingredients Energy Crystal: Required to halve the amount of Orichalcum+s you need. Dropped by Bookmasters in Radiant Gardens (Hollow Bastion) near Merlin's house. These are the characters that float with green hats and books. Twilight and Dense Crystals: Nobodies on Naught's Skyway. Go to naught's skyway just after the Hall Of Empty Melodies. Fight the Nobodies there and they will drop Twilight and Dense items. Serenity Crystals: You can get these from the Moogles for giving them complete sets of Materials. Mythril Crystals: Found in random item chests.
S-Rank: Broken Highway Mission 2
S-Rank: Sunlight Storm Mission 2
S-Rank: Ancient Highway Mission 2
S-Rank: Assault of the Dreadnought Mission 2
S-Rank: Asteroid Sweep Mission 2
S-Rank: Asteroid Sweep Mission 2
S-Rank: Floating Island Mission 2
S-Rank: Splash Island Mission 2
S-Rank: Assault of the Dreadnought Mission 1
S-Rank: Stardust Sweep Mission 2
S-Rank: Assault of the Dreadnought Mission 3
S-Rank: Phantom Storm Mission 2
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