Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai Cheats and Secrets for PSP

Unlock all characters and more cheats for PSP

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Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai is a fighting game exclusively for the Sony PSP. In addition to unlockable characters, Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai has cheat codes to help you succeed in combat.

These cheats are for the PSP game Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai, not to be confused with Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi or Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 for PS2.

How to Unlock Characters in Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai

You'll unlock additional fighters as you play through story mode.

Character How to Unlock
Adult Gohan (Mystic Form) Defeat Vegeta in Chapter 4-5.
Adult Gohan (Super Saiyan Form) Defeat Frieza in Chapter 1-8.
Adult Gohan (Super Saiyan Form 2) Defeat Broly in Chapter 2-6.
Broly (Legendary Super Saiyan Form) Defeat Frieza in Chapter 4-6.
Cell (Super Perfect Form) Defeat Cell in Chapter 2-5.
Cooler (Final Form) Defeat Pikkon in Chapter 4-5.
Frieza (Full Power Form) Defeat Frieza in Chapter 3-2.
Future Trunks (Super Saiyan Form) Defeat Gotenks in Chapter 4-2.
Gogeta Complete the last chapter by taking the bottom path.
Goku (Kaioken Form) Defeat Krillin in Chapter 1-2.
Goku (Super Saiyan Form) Defeat Janemba in Chapter 1-9.
Goku (Super Saiyan Form 2) Defeat Fake Goku in Chapter 2-2.
Goku (Super Saiyan Form 3) Defeat Vegeta in Chapter 3-7.
Gotenks Defeat Gotenks in Chapter 1-4.
Gotenks (Super Saiyan Form) Defeat Gotenks in Chapter 1-5.
Gotenks (Super Saiyan Form 3) Defeat Cell in Chapter 3-4.
Janemba Complete story mode.
Krillin (Unlock Potential Form) Defeat Goku in Chapter 5-1.
Piccolo (Fuse With Kami Form) Defeat Cell in Chapter 2-1.
Pikkon Defeat Janemba in Chapter 2-9.
Teen Gohan (Super Saiyan Form) Defeat Cell in Chapter 3-8.
Teen Gohan (Super Saiyan Form 2) Defeat Teen Gohan in Chapter 3-9.
Vegeta (Majin Form) Defeat Vegeta in Chapter 4-7.
Vegeta (Super Saiyan Form) Defeat Android #18 in Chapter 2-3.
Vegeta (Super Saiyan Form 2) Defeat Janemba in Chapter 2-7.
Vegito Complete the last chapter by taking the top path.
Vegito (Super Saiyan Form) Defeat Kid Buu in Chapter 5-9.

How to Unlock the Dragon Click Mini-Game

After completing Arcade mode, press L at the main menu to unlock Dragon Click on the Dragon Radar, then press R to play the mini-game. All you do is press R as many times as possible before the time runs out.

How to Unlock the Sound Test

After completing Dragon Road, press L at the main menu to unlock the Dragon Player on the Dragon Radar.

How to Start in a Transformed State

Hold R as you select a transformed character to begin the battle in a transformed state without having to power up first.

Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai Unlockable Card Sheets

Win fights quickly while retaining most of your health to earn Z rank and unlock card sheets.

Card Sheet How to Unlock
No. 10 Finish all fights in Chapter 5.
No. 13 Get Z rank on all fights for Chapter 1.
No. 14 Get Z rank on all fights for Chapter 2.
No. 15 Get Z rank on all fights for Chapter 3.
No. 16 Get Z rank on all fights for Chapter 4.
No. 17 Get Z rank on all fights for Chapter 5.
No. 24 Get Z rank on all fights for Dragon Road.