Mega Man X Legacy Collection Cheats

Gain an edge in this compilation of classic games

Mega Man X Legacy Collection for PS4

Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 + 2 is a compilation of all eight Mega Max X titles spread across two discs. All of the Mega Man X Legacy Collection cheats are identical to the original games, and there are a few additional secrets to uncover.

Information in this article applies Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 + 2 (not to be confused with Mega Man Legacy Collection) for all platforms including PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch.

Mega Man X Legacy Collection Secrets

In addition to galleries, achievements, and a new challenge mode, Mega Man X Legacy Collection has a few exclusive secrets.

The Nintendo Switch version does not support achievements.

Secret Wallpapers

To unlock secret wallpapers:

  • Beat one game in each collection.
  • Collect half of the Hunter Medals in each collection.

Bonus Music Tracks

Complete all Challenge mode stages in each collection to unlock secret tracks in the Museum.

Credits Secret

In either collection, choose to view the credits from the Options menu. You can move around and shoot the credits. If you cause enough damage, you'll hear a special tune.

Mega Man X Legacy Collection Cheat Codes

All of the cheat codes for the original games work in this collection, but there are some variations based on which version you're playing. The codes listed below for Mega Man X4 and X6 apply to the PlayStation 4 version. If playing on a different platform:

  • Replace Circle with B (Switch and Xbox One).
  • Replace R1/L1 with L/R (Switch) or RB/LB (Xbox One).
  • Replace R2 with ZR (Switch) or RT (Xbox One).

Mega Man X Cheats

Mega Man X was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1993.

Mega Man X was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1993.

Mega Man X Boss Weaknesses

Boss Weakness

Chill Penguin

Fire Wave

Spark Mandrill

Shotgun Ice
Armored Armadillo Electric Spark

Launch Octopus

Rolling Shield
Boomer Kuwanger Homing Torpedo
Sting Chameleon Boomerang Cutter
Storm Eagle Chameleon Sting
Flame Mammoth Storm Tornado
Vile Rolling Shield
Maverick Spider Shotgun Ice
Rangda Bangda Chameleon Sting
Maverick Tank Boomerang Cutter
Velgauder Shotgun Ice
Sigma 1 Electric Spark
Sigma 2 Rolling Shield

Mega Man X Passwords

Effect Password
Skip first level 1764-1488-7748
All upgrades, no mavericks defeated 3475-5668-2581

All upgrades, all mavericks defeated

2653-3858-7584
No upgrades, all mavericks defeated 4723-2486-1324

How to Get the Hadouken

To unlock the Hadouken attack from Street Fighter II:

  1. Obtain all of the X upgrades and four full energy tanks.

  2. Go to Armored Armadillo's level.

  3. Ride the cart near the end of the level.

  4. Jump to the right as the cart runs off the track.

  5. Wall jump your way to the top of the platform, then quit the level.

  6. Repeat this process five or six times. Eventually, a capsule will appear containing the Hadouken power-up.

Mega Man X2 Cheats

Mega Man X2 was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1994.

Mega Man X2 was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1994.

Mega Man X2 Boss Weaknesses

Boss Weakness
Wire Sponge Sonic Slicer

Wheel Gator

Strike Chain
Bubble Crab Spin Wheel
Flame Stag Bubble Splash
Morph Moth Speed Burner

Magna Centipede

Silk Shot
Crystal Snail Magnet Mines
Overdrive Ostrich Crystal Hunter
Violen Bubble Splash
Serges Sonic Slicer
Agile Magnet Mines
Zero Speed Burner
Neo Sigma Sonic Slicer
Sigma Virus Strike Chain

Mega Man X2 Passwords

Effect Password
Skip first level 1528-3834-3451-2281
All upgrades and Zero parts, all mavericks defeated 5462-3327-6488-3246

All upgrades, no mavericks defeated

4242-7183-1546-1681
Start with all of Zero's parts 7741-7732-3451-2748

Mega Man X3 Cheats

Mega Man X3 was released for multiple platforms in 1995.

Mega Man X3 was released for multiple platforms in 1995.

Mega Man X3 Boss Weaknesses

Boss Weakness

Blizzard Buffalo

Parasitic Bomb

Toxic Seahorse

Frost Shield
Tunnel Rhino Acid Burst
Volt Catfish Tornado Fang

Crush Crawfish

Triad Thunder
Neon Tiger Spinning Blade
Gravity Beetle Ray Splasher
Blast Hornet Gravity Well
Bit Frost Shield
Byte Ray Splasher
Vile Carrier Spinning Blade
Vile Spinning Blade
Junk Robot Ray Splasher
Bit + Byte Ray Splasher
Doppler Octopus Triad Thunder
Vile Goliath Parasitic Bomb
Vile 2 Ray Splasher
Dr. Doppler Acid Burst
Sigma Spinning Blade
Kaiser Sigma X-Buster

Mega Man X3 Passwords

Effect Password

Skip first level

7741-5231-3441-2486
No upgrades, all mavericks defeated 6718-1861-3627-8656
All upgrades, all mavericks defeated, Zero alive 6464-4355-6878-7356
All upgrades, all mavericks defeated, Zero defeated 6464-4355-6878-7355

Mega Man X3 Alternate Endings

There are two different endings. Which one you see depends on Zero's status at the end of the game.

Mega Man X4 Cheats

Mega Man X4 was released for multiple platforms in 1997.

Mega Man X4 was released for multiple platforms in 1997.

Mega Man X4 Boss Weaknesses

Zero and X have access to different weapons. Fortunately, the bosses are weak against each character's specific abilities.

Boss X Weakness Zero Weakness

Frost Walrus

Rising Fire Ryuenjin
Jet Stingray Frost Tower Hyouretsuzan
Slash Beast Ground Hunter Kuuenbu
Web Spider Twin Slasher Kuuenbu

Split Mushroom

Lightning Web Raijingeki
Cyber Peacock Soul Body Ryuenjin
Storm Owl Aiming Laser Rakuhouha
Magma Dragoon Double Cyclone Raijingeki

Colonel

X-Buster Kuuenbu
Double Double Cyclone N/A
Iris N/A Kuuenbu
General Twin Slasher Kuuenbu

Sigma

Rising Fire Ryuenjin
Sigma 2 Lightning Web Kuuenbu
Sigma 3 X-Buster Kuuenbu

How to Unlock the Ultimate Armor for X

To get X's Ultimate Armor:

  1. Highlight X at the player select screen.

  2. Press Circle, Circle, Left, Left, Left, Left, Left, Left, then hold L1 + R2 and press Start.

    Keep holding L1 + R2 until you see the stage select screen.

  3. Beat the first level.

  4. Enter Web Spider's level.

  5. At the part with the spinning platform, drop down to the area below and follow the path to the right to find the armor inside a capsule.

To unlock Ultimate Armor for X in the PC version, highlight him and press Down + Enter.

How to Unlock Black Armor for Zero

To unlock Zero's black armor:

  1. Highlight Zero at the player select screen.

  2. Hold R1, then press Right six times.

  3. Release R1.

  4. Hold Circle and press Start.

To unlock Black Armor for Zero in the PC version, highlight him and press Up + Enter.

Mega Man X5 Cheats

Mega Man X5 was released for multiple platforms in 2000.

Mega Man X5 was released for multiple platforms in 2000.

Mega Man X5 Boss Weaknesses

Use different weapons for Zero and X.

Boss X Weakness Zero Weakness

Crescent Grizzly

Spike Ball Twin Dream
Tidal Whale C-Shot C-Sword
Volt Kraken Goo Shaver F-Splasher
Shining Firefly Tri-Thunder E-Blade

Dark Necrobat

F-Laser C-Flasher
Spiral Pegasus Pegacion Dark Hold
Burn Dinorex Wing Spiral

W-Shredder

Spike Rosered Ground Fire Quake Blazer
Dynamo Wing Spiral W-Shredder
Mattrex Wing Spiral W-Shredder
Axle The Red Ground Fire Quake Blazer
Shadow Devil Tri-Thunder E-Blade
Zero Nova Strike N/A
Mega Man X N/A Quake Blazer
Sigma Tri-Thunder E-Blade
Sigma II Nova Strike/Spike Ball Twin Dream

Unlock Ultimate Armor for X

Highlight X on the character select screen and press up twice, then press down nine times.

Unlock Ultimate Armor for Zero

Highlight Zero on the character select screen and press down twice, then press up nine times.

Mega Man X5 Endings

There are three endings depending on Zero's status at the end of the game.

Ending Requirement

Ending 1

Beat the last stage as X with Zero on your side.
Ending 2 Beat the last stage as X without Zero on your side.
Ending 3 Beat the last stage as Zero.

Mega Man X6 Cheats

Mega Man X6 was released for multiple platforms in 2001.

Mega Man X6 was released for multiple platforms in 2001.

Mega Man X6 Boss Weaknesses

Use different weapons for Zero and X.

Boss X Weakness Zero Weakness

Commander Yammark

Ray Arrow Rekkoha
Ground Scaravich Yammar Option Yammar Option
Blaze Hentnix Ground Dash Sentsuizan
Blizzard Wolfang Magma Blade Shoenzan

Rainy Turtoid

Ice Burst Hyoroga
Metal Shark Player Meteor Raiin Ensuizan
Shield Shelden Metal Anchor Rakukojin
Infinity Mijinion Guard Shell Guard Shell
Zero Nightmare Z-Saber N/A

Dynamo

Meteor Rain Ensuizan
High Max Magma Blade Yammar Option
Nightmare King Giga Attack Rakukojin
Sigma 1 Metal Anchor Rakukojin
Sigma 2 Ground Dash/Giga Attack Sentsuizan

Unlock Ultimate Armor for X

Press Left, Left, Left, Right at the main menu, then start a new game to begin with the Ultimate Armor.

Unlock Nightmare Zero

Press L1, L1, L1, R2 at the main menu, then start a new game. After you rescue Zero, he will become the more powerful Nightmare Zero.

To unlock Nightmare Zero in the PC version, type SSSB at the main menu.

Mega Man X7 Cheats

Mega Man X7 was released for multiple platforms in 2003.

Mega Man X7 was released for multiple platforms in 2003.

Mega Man X7 Boss Weaknesses

Use different weapons for X, Zero, and Axl.

Boss X Weakness Axl Weakness Zero Weakness
Scorpion Mechaniloid N/A A-Bullet Z-Saber
Soldier Stonekong Explosion Explosion Hadangeki
Tornado Tonion Gaea Shield Gaea Shield Gokumonken
Splash Warfly Volt Tornado Volt Tornado Raijinshou
Flame Hyenard Splash Laser Splash Laser Suiretsusen
Ride Boarski Circle Blaze Circle Blaze Bakuenjin
Snipe Anteator Moving Wheel Moving Wheel Zankourin
Wind Crowrang Sniper Missile Sniper Missile Z-Saber
Vanishing Gungaroo Wind Cutter Wind Cutter Z-Saber
Bulldozer Mechaniloid Explosion Explosion Suiretsusen
Red X-Buster G-Launcher Hieijin
Sigma 1 X-Buster A-Bullet Hieijin
Sigma 2 X-Buster G-Launcher Z-Saber

Mega Man X7 Unlockables

Unlockable Requirement

Play as X.

Rescue 65 reploids.
New Game + Beat the game once.
Alternate X appearance Hold select and choose X at the character select screen.

Mega Man X8 Cheats

Mega Man X8 was released for multiple platforms in 2004.

Codes for Mega Man X8 are listed by console. The PC version of Mega Man X8 doesn't support cheat codes.

Mega Man X8 was released for multiple platforms in 2004.

Mega Man X8 Boss Weaknesses

Boss X Weakness Axl Weaknesses Zero Weakness

Earthrock Trilobyte

Squeeze Bomb Spiral Magnum Juuhazan
Gigabolt Man-o-War Crystal Wall Bound Blaster Rekkyoudan

Avalanche Yeti

Thunder Dancer Plasma Gun Raikousen
Burn Rooster Drift Diamond Ice Gatling Hyouryuushou
Bamboo Pandamonium Melt Creeper Flame Burner Enkoujin

Optic Sunflower

Green Spinner Blast Launcher Youdantotsu
Dark Mantis Shining Ray Ray Gun Tenshouha
Gravity Antonion Shadow Runner Black Arrow Rasetsusen
Vile Drift Diamond Ice Gattling Hyouryuushou
Sigma Copy Shadow Runner Black Arrow Rasetsusen
Sigma Shining Ray Ray Gun Tenshouha
Lumine Drift Diamond Ice Gattling Hyouryuushou

Mega Man X8 Cheat Codes for PS4

Enter the following codes at the Press Start screen.

Cheat Code

Play as Alia

Down, R1, Up, L1, Square, X, Triangle, Circle
Play as Layer Square, Square, Right, X, R1

Battle Cutman

Left, Circle, Up, Triangle, Down, X, Right, Square, L1, R1, L2, R2
Unlock Sigma Blade L3, L3, R3, L3, L3, R3, L3, L3, R3, L3, L3, R3
Black Zero L1, L1, R1, R1, L1, L1, L1, L1

Unlock Ultimate Armor for X

Left, Left, Left, Right, Right, Right, Left, Left, Left, Left, Right, Right, Right, Right
White Axl L2, L2, L2, R2, R2, R2, L2, L2, L2, R2
Play as Pallete R1, X, Left, Square, Square

Mega Man X8 Cheat Codes for Nintendo Switch

Enter the following codes at the Press Start screen.

Cheat Code

Play as Alia

Down, R, Up, L, Y, B, X, A
Play as Layer Y, Y, Right, B, R

Battle Cutman

Left, A, Up, X, Down, B, Right, Y, L, R, ZL, ZR
Unlock Sigma Blade L3, L3, R3, L3, L3, R3, L3, L3, R3, L3, L3, R3
Unlock Black Zero L, L, R, R, L, L, L, L

Unlock Ultimate Armor for X

Left, Left, Left, Right, Right, Right, Left, Left, Left, Left, Right, Right, Right, Right
White Axl ZL, ZL, ZL, ZR, ZR, ZR, ZL, ZL, ZL, ZR
Play as Pallete R, B, Left, Y, Y

Mega Man X8 Cheat Codes for Xbox One

Enter the following codes at the Press Start screen.

Cheat Code

Play as Alia

Down, RB, Up, LB, X, A, Y, B
Play as Layer X, X, Right, A, RB

Battle Cutman

Left, B, Up, Y, Down, A Right, X, LB, RB, LT, RT
Unlock Sigma Blade L3, L3, R3, L3, L3, R3, L3, L3, R3, L3, L3, R3
Black Zero LB, LB, RB, RB, LB, LB, LB, LB

Unlock Ultimate Armor for X

Left, Left, Left, Right, Right, Right, Left, Left, Left, Left, Right, Right, Right, Right
White Axl LT, LT, LT, RT, RT, RT, LT, LT, LT, RT
Play as Pallete RB, A, Left, X, X

Mega Man X8 Endings

Beat the game with Axl, X, or Zero to see each character's respective ending.