Debug Menu Cheats
Input the buttons anywhere in the game. The "Limited Debug Mode" code needs to be entered first and the "Full Debug Mode" code entered second. There is a chime after each debug mode is entered. Directions are entered using the directional pad. The left analog stick should be held still while L3 is held down.
These codes work on all final versions of all releases of this game. Note that for the Vita releases, use the rear touch pad to replace buttons: top-left for L2, bottom-left for L3, top-right for R2, and bottom-right for R3. Those codes requiring a second controller will not work on Vita.
Effect Code 1st Code - Limited Debug Mode While holding L3, press Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, X, X, Square, Circle, Square, Circle 2nd Code - Full Debug Mode While holding L3, press Circle, Square, Circle, Square, X, X, Right, Left, Right, Left, Down, Down Display debug text Controller 2 - R3 (hold) Enable flying; use L2/R2 to descend/ascend, X or L1 to exit Controller 1 - L2 + R2 (while on foot) Enter free camera mode; use again to exit free camera mode, respawning Jak and setting a checkppint Controller 1 - L1 + R1 + L2 + R2 Frame advance (game goes forward by 1 frame - 1/60 second - and then repauses) Controller 1 - R2 (while the game is paused) Lose / win the minigame (respectively) Controller 1 - L1 / R1 (during minigames) Obtain 1000 Skull Gems, 1000 Precursor Orbs, all guns, the Jetboard, some ammo, and a Dark/Light Eco refill Controller 2 - L3 + X Push the mech upwards Controller 1 - L2 + R2 (while in Dark Maker Mech) Restart the game Controller 1 - Hold Up+Left, then press Select Restore health Controller 1 - R2 (after taking damage) Reveal various pause menu options Controller 1 - L2 + R1 (hold while paused) Slow / speed up / reset cutscene speed (X pauses the scene if already at default speed) Controller 1 - L1 / R1 / X (during cutscenes) Toggle cutscene debug text Controller 2 - L3 + R1 (during cutscenes) Toggle debug text Controller 2 - Triangle, or L3 + Square, or L3 + Circle
Contributed By: Eevee-Trainer.
Infinite Light Flight
This glitch happens because light shield terminates a combo. To exploit it, Simply use Light Flight, then immediatley Light Shield, Light Flight, Light Shield, etc. You can gain an infinite amount of altitude (height) with this glitch, and go over walls or through some ceilings.
Contributed By: Putnam.
Skip Missions in Hero Mode
You can skip some of the starting missions in hero mode. First, turn on the turbo jetboard secret. Then, use the jetboard to jump from island to island by executing the L1 high jump and a forward flip.
Unlimited/Easy Precursor Orbs
Go to any oracle statue and trade metal head skull gems to start an orb search challenge. Go to the orb and wait for the clock to turn to 00:00. Even though it says 00:00, it takes another second for the time to run out (I.E. 00:00 is really 00:00.100) So wait one more second, and then press Square to dash at the orb as soon as time runs out and the mission failed screen comes up. You will get 3 orbs, and be able to retry!
Contributed By: Shadow9000.
Unlockable How to Unlock Dark Jak Homing Attacks Complete Destroy Dark Eco Tanks Mission, Then Purchase For 3 Orbs Dark Jak Invisibility Complete Destroy Final Boss Mission, Then Purchase For 25 Orbs Invulnerability Complete Destroy Final Boss Mission, Then Purchase For 100 Orbs Turbo Jet Board in Desert Complete Defend Ashelin at Oasis Mission, Then Purchase For 5 Orbs Unlimited Ammo Complete Destroy Final Boss Mission, Then Purchase For 50 Orbs Unlimited Dark Jak Complete Destroy Final Boss Mission, Then Purchase For 50 Orbs Unlimited Light Jak Complete Destroy Final Boss Mission, Then Purchase For 50 Orbs
Jak's New Clothes
Simply obtain all 600 Precursor Orbs to obtain different colored clothes for Jak. The message, "Congratulation! You found all 600 Precursor Orbs. Enjoy Jak's stylish new duds," will appear on the screen to confirm this.
Contributed By: BioLizard.
Easy Timed Challenges
You can use Light Jak's time freezing ability to slow down the clock during challenges while you move around at normal speed.
Easy win on Hang Time challenge
In the mission when you must get a high hang time. In stead of doing it the standard way by using jumps in your buggy, get out of you buggy and use the mass invertor it will get you an automatic gold in total hang time (you may have to use the gun more than once) and single hang time.
Contributed By: dragobkcor.
Have unlimited Precursor Orbs Secrets
Let's say you have collected 5 Precursor Orbs and you want all three Level Selects, copy the file with 5 precursor orbs 3 times into the remaining save slots, and activate Act 1 Level Select in the first file. Then activate Act 2 Level Select in the second. Then activate Act 3 Level Select in the third file, and now you can have all three Level Selects!
NOTE: This trick can be used for the other secrets also.
Contributed By: yugioh2me.
No Damage from Big Falls
When you fall from a high place, kick (Circle) shortly before you hit the ground and you won't take any damage from the fall.
Contributed By: essellAY.
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