'Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai' PSP Cheats and Tips

List of secrets and unlockables for the PSP game

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"Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai" is part of the Dragon Ball series of fighting video games. Below are various cheat codes for the PSP version.

Unlockable Characters in 'Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai'

  • Adult Gohan - Mystic Form: Defeat Vegeta in Chapter 4 to A-B 5
  • Adult Gohan - Super Saiyan 2 Form: Defeat Broly in Chapter 2-6 of Dragon Road mode to unlock Adult Gohan (Super Saiyan 2 form)
  • Adult Gohan - Super Saiyan Form: Defeat Frieza in Chapter 1-8 of Dragon Road mode to unlock Adult Gohan (Super Saiyan form)
  • Broly - Legendary Super Saiyan Form: Defeat Frieza in Chapter 4 to A-B 6
  • Cell - Super Perfect Form: Defeat Cell in Chapter 2-5 of Dragon Road mode to unlock Cell's Super Perfect form
  • Cooler - Final Form: Defeat Pikkon in Chapter 4 to B-A 5
  • Frieza - 100% Full Power Form: Defeat Frieza in Chapter 3-2
  • Future Trunks - Super Saiyan Form: Defeat Gotenks in Chapter 4-2
  • Gogeta: Beat the last chapter by taking the bottom path to unlock Gogeta
  • Goku - Kaioken Form: Defeat Krillin in Chapter 1-2 of Dragon Road mode to unlock Goku (Kaioken form)
  • Goku - Super Saiyan Form: Defeat Janemba in Chapter 1-9 of Dragon Road mode to unlock Goku (Super Saiyan form)
  • Goku - Super Saiyan 2 Form: Defeat Fake Goku in Chapter 2-2 of Dragon Road mode in "Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai" to unlock Goku (Super Saiyan 2 form)
  • Goku - Super Saiyan 3 Form: Defeat Vegeta in Chapter 3-7
  • Goku SS3: Beat Majin Vegeta in Chapter 3
  • Gotenks: Defeat Gotenks in Chapter 1-4 of Dragon Road mode to unlock Gotenks
  • Gotenks - Super Saiyan Form: Defeat Gotenks in Chapter 1-5 of Dragon Road mode to unlock Gotenk's Super Saiyan form
  • Gotenks - Super Saiyan 3 Form: Defeat Cell in Chapter 3 to A-4
  • Janemba: Beat Story mode to unlock Janemba
  • Krillin - Unlock Potential Form: Defeat Goku in Chapter 5-1
  • Piccolo - Fuse With Kami Form: Defeat Cell in Chapter 2-1 of Dragon Road mode to unlock Piccolo - Fuse with Kami form
  • Pikkon: Defeat Janemba in Chapter 2-9 of Dragon Road mode to unlock Pikkon
  • Teen Gohan - Super Saiyan Form: Defeat Cell in Chapter 3-8 of "Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai"
  • Teen Gohan - Super Saiyan 2 Form: Defeat Teen Gohan in Chapter 3-9
  • Vegeto: Beat the last chapter by taking the top path to unlock Vegeto
  • Vegeta - Majin Form: Defeat Vegeta in Chapter 4-7
  • Vegeta - Super Saiyan Form: Defeat Android #18 in Chapter 2-3 of Dragon Road mode to unlock Vegeta - Super Saiyan form
  • Vegeta - Super Saiyan 2 Form: Defeat Janemba in Chapter 2-7 of Dragon Road mode to unlock Vegeta - Super Saiyan 2 form
  • Vagetto - Super Saiyan Form: Defeat Kid Buu in Chapter 5 to B-9

'Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai' Tips and Secrets

Below aren't cheats for 'DBZ' but instead tips and other ways you can advance in the game.

Dragon Radar Mini Game

Press L at the "Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai" main menu and Dragon Click will appear on the Dragon Radar. Press R to play a mini-game. In the mini-game, all you do is press R as many times as possible before the time expires.

Dragon Player Sound Test

Beat Dragon Road mode, then press L at the main menu. Dragon Player will then appear on the Dragon Radar, and you'll be able to play all the game music.

Start in Transformed State

Hold R when choosing a transformed character in "Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai," and you'll start in the transformed state without having to power up during the game.

'Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai' Unlockable Card Sheets

Win all fights quickly in "DBZ," and with most of your health, on the chapters listed below to unlock the card sheet:

  • No. 10: Finish all fights in Chapter 5
  • No. 13: Z rank on all fights for Chapter 1
  • No. 14: Z rank on all fights for Chapter 2
  • No. 15: Z rank on all fights for Chapter 3
  • No. 16: Z rank on all fights for Chapter 4
  • No. 17: Z rank on all fights for Chapter 5
  • No. 24 - Z rank on all fights for Dragon Road