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Ratchet and Clank: Up Your Arsenal

Cheats, Tips & Secrets for Ratchet and Clank: Up Your Arsenal - PlayStation 2

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In any Quark Vid-Comic either press Up(2), Down(2), Left, Right, Circle(2), Square or Up(2), Down(2), Left, Right, Circle, Square(2) to change Quark's outfit.

Win every challenge in the Annilation Mation.

As you destroy enemies in Challenge Mode, the bolts that drop are multiplied by the number shown. Destroying more enemies increases this multiplier up to 20 times, but it will reset each time your take a hit. When coupled with the Jackpot Crate, it is possible to double this multiplier (to 40 times). - Sent by [JoelMcRae]

To get the biggest amount of bolts in the game you must...

1. Beat the game once.

2. Get all the sewer crystals, but dont spend them right away.

3.Go around through the sewers and demolish those green slime creatures until your bolt multipler is at maximum.

4.Finally, while your bolt multiplyer is at it's fullest, go to the plumber and give'em the crystals.

(After steps 1-3, it would help if you find a bolt multiplyer box) - Sent by [Devin]

Have a saved game from Ratchet And Clank: Going Commando on your memory card to have the Lava Gun, Bouncer, Holoshield, and other weapons available to be purchased.

Get a certain number of skill points to unlock each of the cheats:

Effect - Code

Big Head A.I. - 20 Skill Points
Big Head Ratchet & Clank - 5 Skill Points
Mirror Worlds - 30 Skill Points
Secret Agent Clank - 15 Skill Points
Ships to Ducks - 25 Skill Points
Time Freeze - 10 Skill Points
Wrench Replacement - Enter code from Demo

On planet Aquatos, you have the option of collecting sewer crystals for the plumber and trading them for bolts. When you first get to this part of the game, you can go through a small area and collect crystals, but why not just wait until you get the Magnet Boots before collecting mmost of them? When you wear these boots, you can access much more of the entire area. They allow you to walk on walls and ceilings, dodge enemies, collect more crystals, and even go through hidden tunnels on the ceilings and walls. By waiting to this point, it helps you stay alive while you collect tons of these crystals to trade for cold hard bolts!

In the Insomniac Museum, play the unused Quark vid-comic level and enter: up, up, down, down, left, right, circle, square, square.

To obtain the lightsaber from Star Wars, you must first pause the game. Then, tap in these buttons in order: Circle, Square, Circle, Square, Up, Down, Left, Left. When you unpause the game, Ratchet's wrench should be replaced with a double sided lightsaber from Star Wars! - Sent by [sackboy90]

Pause the game and enter: CIRCLE, SQUARE, CIRCLE, SQUARE, UP, DOWN, LEFT, LEFT.

To beat Helgas best time easily, go through the VR training to the last hacker. When you finish, DO NOT FINISH THE LEVEL!!! Instead, jump of the cliff behind you and die. Re-do the training course and shouldny have to do the hacker ports again. This makes it incredibly easy to "Beat Helga's Best Time". - Sent by [supyo11]

Destroy Scorpio or Gary and Helen once. Then come back and fight them again with the bouncer, it only takes a few shots. After You beat them a lot, you get minimum amounts of Xp. All you have to do to get tons of Xp again is to fight Scorpio in the sleeping gas round or beat Gary and Helen in the dodge and defeat round. - Sent by [KyeDude4.0]

Need easy stages to get weapon experience? Play the Annihilation Nation challene against Scorpio to rack up the XP. Some weapons, like the shield glove, may need different stages to gain XP. For the shield glove, try playing the battle missions in Marcadia and having the bevy of peons shoot your shield for XP.

There is a cheat displayed stating that you can keep the infernox armor forever if you simply open the infernox mode box, pause the game, open the skins screen, and select "current armor" I have tried this cheat, and it does however work, but the "fake" armor is only the equivalent to your armor that is displayed on your items screen, which is the last armor that you have purchased, or your "real" armor. The game designers have put this cheat on the game, simply to trick the players who think that they can get the infernox armor for free. - Sent by [Ryan]

Go to any challenge like Annihilation Nation, start the challenge and quit and it refills your ammo and health.

If you have save data from Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando, and you recognize a couple of these weapons then that is a good thing. With the Megacorp Warranty you can get the Miniturret Glove, Lava Gun, Bouncer, Plasma Coil, and Shield Charger all for free. - Sent by [JoelMcRae]

Do all of the Ranger Battle missions.

If you have a save from Ratchet and Clank 1, you get a 10% discount on weapons when you buy them. Save must be past the 2nd hoverboard race.

On planet Aquatos, You will be asked by the Plumber to collect "Sewer Crystals". The Plumber pays 20,000 bolts for each. To Receive MORE SC's FASTER, Play through, doing all Galactic Ranger missions, until you have the Gravity Boots and the Map-o-Matic, then return to the Aquatos Sewer. You may now Walk on the walls and ceiling of the Sewer like an Ameoboid. Your map also shows SC locations and most of the sewer is green. To explore the uncharted "green" areas, Run across the ceiling until you find a hole. It will take you to the Upper Sewer, with more SC's to grab. Use your map to search them out, then retrieve them. Selling SC's can get you the $$$ you need for weapons faster (I did this to get the RY3NO!). - Sent by [Upgrademaster]

In Starship Phoenix hit the one-eyed monkey with your wrench to get the skill point. - Sent by [KenFougere]

Go to Annihilation Nation and complete all challenges, paying extra attention to destroying foes, bolt crates, bomb crates, cameras, and scenery. Also, you should pay attention to titanium bolt locations. Certain Deathcourses place platforms in areas where a titanium bolt platform is hidden (for example, one of the bridges has a platform too far out to reach unless you are in a certain Deathcourse, in which a 2nd platform with a laser- shooting robot is provided). If in challenge mode and you have the Bolt Grabber V2 (from the Zeldrin Starport), Try not to get hit, so your bolt multiplier maxes out and stays that way (using your shield Charger/Tesla Barrier blocks damage, but you're still hit) and use your overhead wrench attack allot to open crates and break scenery (except cameras) and gain bolts easier. Open Bolt multiplier crates to double your normal multiplier's number and gain even more bolts. When all this is done, you receive over 1 million Bolts, 2 titanium bolts from deathcourses, two Quark Video- comics, the Tyrraguise (which disguises you as a Tyrranoid), a trophy, and at least 1 skill point. - Sent by [Upgrademaster]

Heres how to defeat Courtney. First keep shooting at her. If she spins around just easily run away. Sometimes she sends out her robots to kill you. Use the whip to get rid of them quickly. Lock on her and just run in circles while shooting. - Sent by [Krista]

There are two steps to defeating him. (first step) first you will have to sky dive onto the arena. Dodge the missles. (You can just go in a circle.)Then when you get to the ground, start shooting at him. When you get enough dammage hell fly to the way other side of the arena. You can either fight all the enemies or use your boots to zoom across really fast. When you reach him, start shooting at him again. All you really have to do is lock on him and run around him in circles while shooting. There is life and crates on the outside of the arena. If you need more help you can contact me. - Sent by [Krista]

To get easy bolts go to tyhrranosis and break the trees then come back after you leave and they will be back and the easy way to kill the queen sewer monsters you get your shock cannon to v5 and charge it up then shoot. - Sent by [Ratchet&clankfreak]

On the crash site go through the level until you reach the third big robot then you jump up the ledge. You should see a arch type structure there. Go to the end of the arch and look up then use your hypershot. Then from there you go through more hypersot targets. Boom there it is! - Sent by [Rachetskaterv2]

The very cool and special Insomniac Museum is a hidden planet in the game where those skilled and lucky enoughcan go to check out some very cool extras, cutting room floor materials, minigames, effects, animations, weapons, etc., via a detailed and 3D rendered replica of the Insomniac Games' offices. There are two ways to get into the Insomniac Museum:

1. The first is to collect all of the games 15 trophies. Once all have been collected the locked door inside the Trophy room at Phoenix will be open. Just walk in and you will be whisked away into the museum.

2. The second way to get into the museum is via a special teleporter on Metropolis. The pad can be found through the window on the left, before the swing target leading to the level's first Titanium bolt. The teleporter is typically not operational but, if you return to it when all good "Insomniacs" are awake-between 3:00-3:59 AM. - Sent by [JoelMcRae]

Use the VR deck to get your weapons stronger and get more experience. Next, defeat Scorpio, Gary and Helen with the gun you want to level up. - Sent by [alvizet]

Beat game once and enter challenge mode. Now visit a vendor to purchase Mega Weapons.

Get full Nanotech of 200 (can only get 200 Nanotech in Challenge Mode)

Effect - Code

Old School Ratchet Skin - If you have a Ratchet and Clank 1 file on your memory card you can activate this at the Pheonix starship weapon vendor.

Upgrade every weapon in the game to its Omega version.

Pause the game and enter the following:

Code - Effect
Circle, Square, Circle, Square, Up, Down, Left, Left - Double Bladed Laser Sword

At the Starship Phoenix when u have to pick a Quark Vidcomic instead of pressing X to pick a Quark Vidcomic press square a screen that says enter password enter _MEGHAN_ as the password then press start.You will go to the Insomniac Museum then you'll playing Pirate vs Ninja 2-Player Game.Player 1 is the pirate player is the Ninja. - Sent by [badboyz]

Quarktastic battle - the hardest battle in aninaltion nation: there are 100 rounds and theres only been one man who has every done this challenge - until now!
So you want to know how to get it? OK!

Step 1: Go to anialtion nation
Step 2: finish every battle there
Step 3: There should be a new battle called Quarktastic battle.
Step 4: do this and get 3mill of bolts!
(and of corse be reined as the new champ)

After you've done all that there should be some new 'NEVER SEEN BEFORE' challenges. Including the all new quack-o-ray time attack kill 30 ninjas while avioding the cannon and the bosses 1 kill match! =) have fun =) From: Mr. Rachet - Sent by [MrRachet]

To Quickly upgrade Holoshield or Ultrashield glove, go to the Dr. Nefarious battle and launch multiple shields when he attacks with his Hand Lasers. The multiple shields will absorb extra XP. - Sent by [Upgrademaster]

During any qwark vidcomic, enter the following: Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Circle, Square, Square.

2. Get your fluxrifle
3. Snipe all da thyranoids in da towers
4. If there is no more tyranoids or you already killed them,kill yourself
5. Once they r alive again snipe em all
6. Each kill gives da flux 44 exp
7. Do it until your fluxrifle is v5(ive done it a time and it gave my flux rifle 600000exp i didnt know it)(itwas only one kill)
8. One tyranoid gives u 300 or 171 bolts.
9. This is wierd i killed quwark using my flux rifle onboard da phoenix(i shooted him on his eye). - Sent by [Genesis]

If you have the Rift Inducer that is at least V2, then when you shoot out 2 rifts, and they are close to each other, they will suck into each other and create an even bigger rift.It will keep getting bigger untill about 4 Rifts combine, it shouldn't get any bigger than that. - Sent by [Ryan]

Beat game then it should be in the first vendor on Planet Florana.

Go to Edit Profile, press and hold L2, then enter the code below to unlock secret skins:

Effect - Code


Beat Game once then should be in Cinematics menu. Press L1 or R1 to cycle through.

Get all 30 Skill Points.

When you first go 2 aquatous you will have to go down the lift. instead of pressing the switch jump over it and off the lift and down the tube! you will not die i promise ive done it loads of times. - Sent by [MrRachet]

First, go to star pheonix's vid comic room. Press triangle to select chapter then press square. Now put in YING_TZU.Finaly, press start and you get transported to insomniac museum to play a Bomberman-like minigame. It can go up to 4 players.

Find every Titanium Bolt in the game.

Note: This game is revealed on the demo disc's Captain Quark mini-comic game after all the tokens are collected. Press Circle, Square, Circle, Square, Up, Down, Left(2). - Sent by [RobertWolfe]

CSCSUDLL = Wrench Replacement code
 - Sent by [Upgrademaster]

Code - Effect
Hold Down L1+L2+R1+R2 Simultaneously at title screen - Unlocks Sly 2:Band of Thieves Demo,

Code - Effect
At the main menu highlight "Stats" and press Up, Down, Left, Right, Square - Unlock Squat Stats

First go to the planet Mylon and then get out your flux rifle. Then go to the very end of the platform at the very beginning of the level. Next shot both of the robonoid commender's. It will take some time to beat them but each shot upgrades your rifle to the v3. Then it takes 2 shots. If they both die (they will)just jump off and start over. Just keep doing this till it is upgraded all the way.

When you have the double bladed sword go to the Starship Phoenix, then go to the bridge with your sword out his sword gets out of his hand so it looks like he is using the force. - Sent by [Starwarsfan]

When a weapon reaches V5, it will evolve. Here is what each weapon evolves into:

Shock blaster-Shock Cannon
Nitro Launcher-Nitro Eruptor
Plasma Whip-Quantum Whip
N60 Storm-N90 Hurricane
Suck Cannon-Vortex Cannon
Spitting Hydra-Tempest
Agents of Doom-Agents of Dread
Flux Rifle-Splitter Rifle
Rift Inducer-Rift Ripper
Disc Blade Gun-Multi Disc Blade Gun
Holo Shield Glove-Ultrashield Launcher
Miniturret Glove-Megaturret Glove
Lava Gun-Liquid Nitrogen Gun
Bouncer-Heavy Bouncer
Plasma Coil-Plasma Storm
Shield Charger-Tesla Barrier - Sent by [Josh]

When you do the aniliation nation challenge where you are fight the scorpion thingie robot(you need the N60 storm) when it switches to the N60 storm you hold the button to straif and fire when it runs out it will switch but it keeps fiering the last guns bullets. Plus its easyer to get its health down so it dies easyer.........yey......... happy gaming. - Sent by [pokeman]

When you get an inferno mode canister broken. Pause the game, go to skins, and equip current armor. You will have the armor on even after the Inferno effect wears off.

On each planet you usually can get a different weapon. Here is which planet every weapon is found on:

Veldin: Shock Blaster, Nitro Launcher
Florana: Plasma Whip, N60 Storm
Starship Phoenix: Infector, Suck Cannon
Marcadia: Spitting Hydra
Annihilation Nation: Agents of Doom
Aquatos: Flux Rifle, Miniturret Glove, Lava Gun
Tyhrranosis: Annihilator, Holo Shield Glove
Obani Gemini: Disc Blade Gun
Holostar Studies: Rift Inducer
Aridia: Qwack-o-Ray
Qwark's Hideout: Bouncer
Koros: Plasma Coil
Mylon: Shield Charger
Florana: RY3NO
(Challenge Mode - 2nd play through) - Sent by [JoelMcRae]

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