Dragon Ball Z Budokai 3 Cheats Codes and Hints for PS2

Unlock All the Dragon Ball Z Characters

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 was released in 2004 for PlayStation 2. It is based on the popular anime series, Dragon Ball Z. Here is a collection of cheats, codes, and hints to play this video game. See how to unlock all of the characters.

Bonus Items: Have a saved game from Dragon Ball Z Budokai 2 on your memory card to get a Silver Membership Card, Babidi's Pot, and Bardock.

Alternate Costumes: Press Left when choosing a character at the selection screen.

Membership CardsThese are located in Goku's Dragon Universe. All three membership cards can be found on an island just north of the "Golden-Gate" looking bridge. After going through Goku's Dragon Universe a few times, all three will be there to be collected.

Unlocking Characters in Dragon Ball Z Budokai 3

Android 16:
You can find Android 16 at Plain among the south island. Bring him to Bulma in West City (Krillin's Dragon Universe mode the second time).

Android 17:
Defeat Android 17 as Piccolo in Dragon Universe mode.

Android 18:
Successfully complete Dragon Universe mode as Krillin.

Bardock:
At the start of Dragon Universe mode, fly over to Raditz's spaceship. You should see a "???". Enter it, and you should get him.

Brolly:
As Goku, complete Dragon Universe mode at least three times. On the third time, you will fight Brolly. Defeat him to unlock him.

Captain Ginyu:
Defeat Captain Ginyu as Goku in Dragon Universe mode.

Cell:
Defeat Cell as Teen Gohan in Dragon Universe mode.

Cell Jr.:
Defeat Piccolo in Dragon Arena when he broke in. Note: You must be at level 20 to 40.

Cooler:
Defeat Frieza. SS Vegeta will appear under the location where he was defeated. After defeating SS Vegeta, go to Cooler's red dot. Defeat Cooler to unlock him.

Dabura:
Defeat Dabura as Gohan in Dragon Universe mode.

Dr. Gero:
Defeat Dr. Gero as Yamcha in Dragon Universe mode.

Frieza:
Defeat Frieza as Goku in Dragon Universe mode.

Gogeta (Vegeta):
Bought from Skill Shops (random) when you have the Black Membership Card.

Gohan:

 

  • Teen Gohan: Successfully complete Dragon Universe mode as Kid Gohan.
  • Adult Gohan: Beat universe mode with Teen Gohan.

Goten:
Defeat Goten as Gohan in Dragon Universe mode.

Gotenks:
Bought in the Capsule Shop.

Great Saiyaman:
Successfully complete Dragon Universe mode as Gohan.

Hercule/Mr. Satan:
Help him out in Piccolo's Dragon Universe mode (Majin Saga) at the desert, and talk to Videl at Central City.

Kid Buu:
Defeat Kid Buu as Goku in Dragon Universe mode.

Kid Goku:
As Goku in Dragon Universe mode, at the beginning look for someplace that reads "Grandpa Gohan's house". After you go to it and Goku talks to his grandpa, you will unlock Kid Goku

Kid Trunks:
Defeat Majin Buu as Vegeta in Dragon Universe mode.

Majin Buu:
Defeat Majin Buu as Goku in Dragon Universe mode.

Omega Shenron:
Once invited to fight against Gotenks at the tournament in Dragon Universe mode, visit Bulma in West City. Defeat Gotenks to unlock Omega Shenron.

Recoome:
Defeat Recoome as Goku in Dragon Universe mode.

Saibaman:
Defeat Nappa in Dragon Arena when he broke in. Note: Your level must be between 10 to 20.

SS4 Goku or Vegeta SS4:
The easiest way to get Super Saiyan 4 (SS4) Goku or Vegeta SS4 is to find the dragon balls and he will give you three wishes. Once the wish is breakthough, get it and you will have SS4 for either Goku or Vegeta, whichever you are playing.

SSJ2 Gogeta:
After defeating Broly in Dragon Universe mode, defeat Gotenks at the World Tournament Arena.

SSJ4 Gogeta Fusion:

  • On the Majin Buu map, defeat Omega Shenron as Goku.
  • On the Majin Buu map as Vegeta, enter all the red dots and other areas besides the red dots after every red dot event.

    SS4 Goku:
    Have 30,000 Zeni and go to the Skill Shop It will rarely appear. If you win the Adept or Advanced Tournament first, it may appear sooner.

    SSJ4 Goku:
    On the second time through in Dragon Universe mode, defeat Kid Buu with the Super Spirit Bomb. There will a continuation of Dragon Universe mode. Do not go to the red dot. Instead. look around the small islands next to it. You should find "???". Go to it. and you should get Goku's SSJ4 capsule.

    SS4 Vegeta:
    Buy it at the Skill Shop for 30,000 Zeni (randomly), after you get the Black Membership Card.

    SSJ4 Vegeta Transformation capsule:
    On the Majin Buu map, go to West City as Vegeta to see Bulma.

    Super Buu:
    Defeat Super Buu as Goku in Dragon Universe mode.

    Supreme Kai/Kaioshin:
    You can find him at the plain before you go to the last battle in Gohan's Dragon Universe mode.

    Trunks:

    • Successfully complete Dragon Universe as Vegeta.
    • Trunks (young): Defeat Majin Buu in Dragon Universe mode as Vegeta.
    • Kid Trunks: Beat Namek with Vegeta

    Uub:
    When fighting Kid Buu, use the Spirit Bomb technique when not a Super Saiyan as the finishing blow.

    Vegeta:
    Defeat Vegeta as Goku in Dragon Universe mode.

    Vegito (Goku):
    Defeat Super Buu as Goku in Buu's Body in Dragon Universe mode.

    Vegito (Vegeta):
    Defeat Super Buu as Vegeta in Buu's Body in Dragon Universe mode.

    Videl:
    Go to the Plains as Gohan in Dragon Universe mode.

    Capsules

    • Gogeta Capsule: Play Dragon Universe mode as Goku or Vegeta. Continue until you will get an invitation from Goten and Trunks to fight in a fusion battle instead of fighting Buu or Brolly. Win the fusion battle to get the Gogeta capsule.
    • Babidi's Pot Capsule: In the Chapter 12 tutorial, you will be taught how to taunt your enemy. For completing this, you will get the Babidi's Pot capsule.

    Dragon Balls

    Find the Dragon Balls in Dragon Universe mode as follows, and you can wish for a Breakthrough Capsule, Memories, or some rare Green Capsules

    Two Dragon Balls are in Saiyan Saga (Earth)
    The first ball is by the white plains; around Red Ribbon Army Base.
    The second ball is between the upper two main islands.

    Two Dragon Balls are in Frieza Saga (Namek)
    The third ball is at the upper right island.
    The fourth ball is on the left island near map border, southwest of the upper left island.

    One Dragon Ball is in Cell Games (Earth)
    The fifth ball is found where the compass is on the map in the water.

    One Dragon Ball is in Buu Saga (Earth)
    The sixth ball is by the main island towards the middle by North City.
    The seventh ball is at a little sandbar island (resembles a beach) near the martial arts tournament.

    In Kid Gohan's story mode, there are four Dragonballs on Earth and three Dragonballs on planet Namek. Some Dragonballs may be in the water.

    Baba Crystal Balls Movie 00:
    Unlock all Ultimate Move skills and the Baba Crystal Balls Movie 00 will now be available for purchase at the Skill Shop.

    Baba Crystal Balls Movie 01:
    Buy the Baba Crystal Balls Movie 00 and the Baba Crystal Balls Movie 01 will now be available for purchase at the Skill Shop.

    Breakthrough (All character):
    Can be bought for 75,000 for each character at the Skill Shop after you have Baba Crystal Balls Movie 01 and get all Breakthroughs for each playable character in Dragon Universe mode.

    Ultimate Skill Moves (All character):
    Can be bought for 50,000 for each character at the Skill Ship after you have unlocked all characters.

    Dragon Arena:
    To unlock the Dragon Arena, complete Dragon Universe mode with all eleven characters: Krillin, Piccolo, Tien, Vegeta

    Advanced World Tournament:
    You can buy the Advanced World Tournament; it consists of five rounds and thirty-two contestants. For winning, you will receive 50,000 Zenie. For being a runner-up, you will get 25,000 Zenie.

    Cell Games Tournament:
    Defeat Cell when he appears in the Dragon Arena matches.

    Additional Difficulty Settings:
    Complete Dragon Universe mode under the very hard difficulty setting to unlock difficulty Z. Complete Dragon Universe mode under difficulty Z to unlock difficulty Z2. Complete Dragon Universe mode under difficulty Z2 to unlock difficulty Z3. Complete Dragon Universe mode under difficulty Z3 to unlock a trophy.

    Special Versus Matches

    Before every match (except Dragon Universe and Arena). almost every character has a special scene. The list is as follows:

    Goku vs. Vegeta
    Goku vs. Frieza
    Goku vs. Bardock
    Goku vs. Brolly
    Kid Goku vs. Tien
    Trunks (Adult) vs. Vegeta
    Kid Goku vs. Piccolo
    Kid Gohan vs. Piccolo
    Teen Gohan vs. Cell
    Krillin vs. 18
    Piccolo vs. 17
    Uub vs. Kid Buu
    Ginyu vs. Recoome
    Vegeta vs. 18
    Trunks vs. Cell
    Majin Buu vs. Kid Buu
    Kid Goku vs. Yamcha

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