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Sonic Chaos

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Cheat mode

Foe cheat mode, press Down, Down, Up, Up, Left, Right, Left, Right, 1, 2, then Start at the title screen to enable cheat mode and a sound test option.

Level select

For a level select, press Up, Up, Down, Down, Right, Left, Right, Left, 1, then 2 at the title screen.

Quick emerald

To automatically receive an emerald during level 1, press Up, Down, Up, Down, 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, then 2 at the Sonic/Tails selection screen.

Fast run

To run faster, press Up and 1 together or Up and 2 together.

Fireballs

For fireballs, enable cheat mode by pressing Down, Down, Up, Up, Left, Right, Left, Right, 1, 2, then Start at the title screen. Then, press Down, Diagonal Down/Right, Right, then 1 during game play to shoot fireballs.

Alternative ending sequence

For an alternative ending sequence, collect the five Chaos Emeralds and complete the game. A new background with Sonic and the emeralds you collected will be shown during the credits. Note: Only Sonic can get the Chaos Emeralds.

Hint: Getting the first Emerald

Collect 100 Rings and you will be sent to a special stage. In the special stage, you will be in the sky with a rocket-powered skyboard. To get the Emerald, stay in the middle of the screen. You will be sent to it automatically.

Game Genie codes

This cheat requires the Game Genie cheat device.

EffectCode
Unlimited Time008 3BD E6E
Each Ring Worth 2022 1EC E6E
Each Ring Worth 3032-1EC-E6E
Each Ring Worth 4042 1EC E6E
Each Ring Worth 6062 1EC E6E
Each Ring Worth 8082 1EC E6E
Each Ring Worth 9092-1EC-E6E
Each Ring Worth 100A2 1EC E6E
Each Ring Worth 65FF2-1EC-E6E
Never Lose Rings3A9 DCB 2A2 or 3A9-DAB-2A2
Start With Some Rings Most Of The Time22A 91D 2A2
Sonic Starts With 1 Life016 93C E66
Sonic Starts With 9 Lives096 93C E66
Sonic Starts With 50 Lives506 93C E66
Sonic Starts With 99 Lives996 93C E66
Sonic Continues With 1 Life014 23E E66
Sonic Continues With 9 Lives094 23E E66
Sonic Continues With 50 Lives504 23E E66
Sonic Continues With 99 Lives994 23E E66
Tails Starts With 1 Life016 99C F7E
Tails Starts With 9 Lives096 99C F7E
Tails Starts With 50 Lives506 99C F7E
Tails Starts With 99 Lives996 99C F7E
Tails Continues With 1 Life014 28E F7E
Tails Continues With 9 Lives094 28E F7E
Tails Continues With 50 Lives504 28E F7E
Tails Continues With 99 Lives994 28E F7E
Unlimited Lives3A6 24E 2A2
Sonic starts on Gigapolis Zone (Do not use with extra lives or continues codes)1F6-9EC-08F + 996-A0C-F7D
Sonic starts on Sleeping Egg Zone (Do not use with extra lives or continues codes)3D6-9EC-08F + 996-A0C-F7D
Sonic starts on Mecha Green Hill Zone (Do not use with extra lives or continues codes)006-9EC-08F + 996-A0C-F7D
Sonic starts on Aqua Planet Zone (Do not use with extra lives or continues codes)3C6-9EC-08F + 996-A0C-F7D
Sonic starts on Electric Egg Zone with 5 lives (Do not use with extra lives or continues codes)056-93C-E66 + 006-9EC-08F + 996-A0C-F7D
Tails starts on Gigapolis Zone with 1 life (Do not use with extra lives or continues codes)016-99C-F7E + 1F6-9EC-08F + 996-A0C-F7D
Tails starts on Sleeping Egg Zone (Do not use with extra lives or continues codes)1F6-9EC-08F + 996-A0C-F7D
Tails starts on Mecha Green Hill Zone with 3 lives (Do not use with extra lives or continues codes)036-99C-F7E + 006-9EC-08F + 996-A0C-F7D
Tails starts on Aqua Planet Zone (Do not use with extra lives or continues codes)3D6-9EC-08F + 996-A0C-F7D
Tails starts on Electric Egg Zone (Do not use with extra lives or continues codes)006-9EC-08F + 996-A0C-F7D
No clock timer008-41D-3B7
Start on level 2-23C8-33F-5D4
Invinciblility after one hit (Must have at least one ring when hit)3AA-A3B-2A2
Hold Right and Sonic will finish the level by himself (Disable this code on level 3)208-4BB-F7

Pro Action Replay codes

This cheat requires the Pro Action Replay cheat device.

EffectCode
Unlimited Lives00D2-9B09 or 00D2-9B99
Unlimited Rings00D2-9C99 or 00D2-9C63
Unlimited Time00D2-C199
Sonic Can't Jump00D5-0380
Sonic Can't Move00D5-0389
Invincibility00D2-9C05
Invincibility without collisions (collect a ring to active or use with Invincibility code)00D3-B101
Sonic Runs Backwards00D5-0410
High Jump00D5-0C95
Rocket Jump00D5-1830
No Enemies00D7-4000
New Level00D1-60C8
Start at Level 100D2-9901
Start at Level 200D2-9902
Start at Level 300D2-9903
Start at Level 400D2-9904
Start at Level 500D2-9905
Start at Special Stage 100D2-9908
Start at Special Stage 200D2-9909
Start at Special Stage 300D2-990A
Start at Special Stage 400D2-990B
Start at Special Stage 500D2-990C
Play as Sonic00D2-CA01
Play as Tails00D2-CA02
Enable Zone Select00D2-D001
Enable Sound Test00D2-D002

Level select

For a level select, press Up, Up, Down, Down, Right, Left, Right, Left then 1 or 2 at the title screen.

Sound test

For a sound test, press Down,Down,Up,Up,Left,Right,Left, Right, then 1 or 2 at the title screen.

Hadouken

To make Sonic shoot a Hadouken (known from Street Fighter), activate the sound test by pressing Down,Down,Up,Up,Left,Right,Left, Right, then 1 or 2 at the title screen. Then, at the Sound Test screen, press Down, Down and Right together, then Right and 1 together (or Right and 2 together).

Goal Sign Tricks 1: Turquoise Hill Zone, Sleeping Egg Zone and Aqua Planet Zone

TrickHow to achieve
Super RingFinish the round with any number of rings ending in 9 (9, 19, 29, etc.)
ContinueFinish the round with 15, 30, 40, or 60 rings.
Backwards SignFinish the round with 16, 28, 32, 44, or 58 rings.
1-UPFinish the round with 55, 65, 77, 88, 95, 97, or 99 rings.

Goal Sign Tricks 2: Gigalopolis Zone, Mecha Green Hill Zone and Electric Egg Zone

TrickHow to achieve
Super RingFinish the round with a multiple of 10 rings (10, 20, 30, etc.)
ContinueFinish the round with 00, 24, 48, or 72 rings.
Backwards SignFinish the round with 18, 36, 45, 81, or 89 rings.
1-UPFinish the round with 11, 33, 77, 87, 94, 96, or 98 rings.
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