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Cheat Codes:Sonic Classics

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Cheat Codes

These are cheat codes for Sonic Classics which can be accessed by inputting button sequences or by various other methods.

Sonic the Hedgehog

From title screen

  • Zone Select: Up Down Left Right A + Start, select zone.
  • Debug mode: C C Up Down Left Right A + Start, hold A until Sonic appears.
  • Zone Select + Debug Mode: Up Down Left Right Up C C C Up Down Left Right A + Start, select zone, hold A until Sonic appears (the extra Up is to force the cheat detection code to reset itself).

On all codes containing C's, the C's can be input anywhere during the sequence.

In-level Functions, all versions:

Debug

Press B to toggle normal and debug mode.
Press A to advance forward through the debug object list.
Press A + C to advance backwards through the debug object list.
Press C to place the selected object at the current coordinates.
Current coordinates are designated by the top line of hex digits in the HUD.
Viewport coordinates are designated by the bottom line of hex digits in the HUD.

Slow-motion/Restart

During pause press A to fade to black and restart from the "SONIC TEAM PRESENTS" screen.
During pause press and hold B to enable slow-motion (this proceeds at half-speed, or 15fps, for as long as you hold the B button).
During pause press C to advance one frame.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Note: in cheat codes, + signifies that the buttons must be held simultaneously.

  • Zone Select: Play tunes 19, 65, 09, 17 on the options screen, A + Start on title screen.
  • 14 Continues: Play tunes 01, 01, 02, 04 on the options screen. An incorrect sound command is issued, causing Oil Ocean Zone music to continue playing until a reset.
  • Super Sonic: Play tunes 04, 01, 02, 06 on the zone select sound test, an emerald sound triggers, select zone, hold A until Sonic appears.
  • Debug mode + Slow-motion/Restart: Play tunes 01, 09, 09, 02, 01, 01, 02, 04 on the zone select sound test, a ring sound triggers, select zone, hold A until Sonic appears.
  • Super Sonic + Debug: Play tunes 01, 09, 09, 02, 01, 01, 02, 04, 01, 02, 06 on the zone select sound test, a ring sound triggers after 04 and an emerald sound triggers after 06, select zone, hold A until Sonic appears.
  • Change Tails' name to Miles in game above lives: Press Up Up Up Down Down Down Up at the title screen.

In-level Functions, all versions:

Debug

Press B to toggle normal and debug mode.
Press A to advance forward through the debug object list.
Press A + C to advance backwards through the debug object list.
Press C to place the selected object at the current coordinates.
Current coordinates are designated by the top line of hex digits in the HUD.
Viewport coordinates are designated by the bottom line of hex digits in the HUD.

Slow-motion/Restart - during pause

Press A to fade to black and restart from right after the SEGA screen.
Press and hold B to enable slow-motion (proceeds at half speed or 15fps as long as you keep holding B).
Press C to advance one frame.

Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine

Red Bean16-bit.gif - Red Bean
PurpleBean16-bit.gif - Purple Bean
GreenBean16-bit.gif - Green Bean
YellowBean16-bit.gif - Yellow Bean
BlueBean16-bit.gif - Blue Bean
BeanRefugee.gif - Refugee Bean
HasBean16-bit.gif - Has Bean

Easy Mode Passwords

Code Effect

RedRedRedHas

Stage 2: Frankly

RefugeePurpleRefugeeGreen

Stage 3: Humpty

RedRefugeeHasYellow

Stage 4: Coconuts

RefugeeBlueBluePurple

Stage 5: Davy Sprocket

RefugeeRedRefugeePurple

Stage 6: Sqweel

PurpleYellowRedBlue

Stage 7: Dynamight

YellowGreenPurpleHas

Stage 8: Grounder

YellowPurpleHasBlue

Stage 9: Spike

RedYellowRefugeeHas

Stage 10: Sir Fuzzy Logik

GreenPurpleBlueRefugee

Stage 11: Dragon Breath

RedHasHasYellow

Stage 12: Scratch

YellowHasBlueBlue

Stage 13: Dr. Robotnik

Normal Mode Passwords

Code Effect

HasRefugeeYellowYellow

Stage 2: Frankly

BlueRefugeeRedYellow

Stage 3: Humpty

YellowBlueRefugeePurple

Stage 4: Coconuts

HasGreenBlueYellow

Stage 5: Davy Sprocket

GreenPurplePurpleYellow

Stage 6: Sqweel

PurpleBlueGreenHas

Stage 7: Dynamight

GreenHasRefugeeYellow

Stage 8: Grounder

BluePurpleHasHas

Stage 9: Spike

HasRedYellowRefugee

Stage 10: Sir Fuzzy Logik

RefugeeRedRedBlue

Stage 11: Dragon Breath

GreenGreenRefugeeYellow

Stage 12: Scratch

PurpleYellowHasRefugee

Stage 13: Dr. Robotnik

Hard Mode Passwords

Code Effect

GreenRefugeeYellowYellow

Stage 2: Frankly

YellowRefugeePurpleRefugee

Stage 3: Humpty

BlueGreenRefugeeBlue

Stage 4: Coconuts

RedPurpleGreenGreen

Stage 5: Davy Sprocket

YellowYellowRefugeeGreen

Stage 6: Sqweel

PurpleRefugeeBlueBlue

Stage 7: Dynamight

RefugeeYellowHasYellow

Stage 8: Grounder

PurpleBlueBlueGreen

Stage 9: Spike

RefugeeGreenRedYellow

Stage 10: Sir Fuzzy Logik

BlueYellowYellowHas

Stage 11: Dragon Breath

GreenRefugeeRefugeeBlue

Stage 12: Scratch

HasRefugeePurpleHas

Stage 13: Dr. Robotnik

Hardest Mode Passwords

Code Effect

BlueBlueGreenYellow

Stage 2: Frankly

GreenYellowGreenRefugee

Stage 3: Humpty

PurplePurpleRedHas

Stage 4: Coconuts

GreenRedPurpleBlue

Stage 5: Davy Sprocket

BluePurpleGreenYellow

Stage 6: Sqweel

BluePurpleGreenHas

Stage 7: Dynamight

RefugeePurpleHasYellow

Stage 8: Grounder

PurpleGreenHasRefugee

Stage 9: Spike

GreenBlueYellowHas

Stage 10: Sir Fuzzy Logik

GreenPurpleHasRed

Stage 11: Dragon Breath

RedGreenHasBlue

Stage 12: Scratch

RedRedRefugeeYellow

Stage 13: Dr. Robotnik

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Unofficial Sonic the Hedgehog Codes

Code Description
00A35E:6042 Every Monitor Powerup gives Speed Shoes.
FFFE20:00C8 Infinite Rings (Turn off before passing end of level sign).
FFFE15:00FA Never run out of air Underwater.
FFFE2C:0001 Always have Shield.
FFFE24:0000 Infinite Time.
FFFE2D:0001 Invincibility (Monitor Effect without speed boost).
FFFE57:06 All 6 Chaos Emeralds Collected.
FFFF50:0001 Enable Stage Select (A + Start on Title Screen).
FFFF6A:0001 Enable Debug Mode.

Unofficial Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Codes

Code Description
FFFE12:0009 Infinite Lives.
FFFE20:00C8 Infinite Rings.
FFB030:00FF Invincibility For Sonic (Enemies Can't Touch You/Can't collect Rings).
FFB070:00FF Invincibility For Tails (Enemies Can't Touch You).
FFB028:FA Infinite Time Underwater For Sonic.
FFB068:FA Infinite Time Underwater For Tails.
FFF761:6410 Sonic has Super Speed.
FFFEC1:6410 Tails has Super Speed.
FFB02B:01 Always have Shield.
FFFE19:01 Play As Super Sonic (No Powers).
FFF730:00 Disable Water.
FFF711:?? HUD Display Modifier (00 = Off, 01 = On).
FFFF91:07 All 7 Chaos Emeralds Collected.
FFFFB2:01 Enable Debug Mode.
FFFFB0:01 Enable Stage Select (A + Start on Title Screen).
FFFE10:XXYY Stage/Act Modifier (XX = Zone, YY = Level).
  • 00 - Emerald Hill
  • 04 - Metropolis
  • 06 - Wing Fortress
  • 07 - Hill Top
  • 08 - Hidden Palace (!)
  • 0A - Oil Ocean
  • 0B - Mystic Cave
  • 0C - Casino Night
  • 0D - Chemical Plant
  • 0E - Death Egg
  • 0F - Aquatic Ruin
FFB461:01 Defeat Final Stage Bosses With 1 Hit.
FFB521:01 Defeat Stage 1 Robotnik With 1 Hit.
FFB621:01 Defeat Stage 2 Robotnik With 1 Hit.
FFB721:01 Defeat Stage 3 Robotnik With 1 Hit.
FFB821:01 Defeat Stage 4 Robotnik With 1 Hit.
FFB921:01 Defeat Stage 5 Robotnik With 1 Hit.
FFBA21:01 Defeat Stage 6 Robotnik With 1 Hit.
FFBB21:01 Defeat Stage 7 Robotnik With 1 Hit.
FFBC21:01 Defeat Stage 8 Robotnik With 1 Hit.

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