Soul Calibur 3 Cheats and Unlockables for PlayStation 2

Unlock all characters, stages, weapons, and more on PS2

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Soul Calibur III is considered one of the best fighting games made for the PS2 console. While the are only a few cheat codes for Soul Calibur III, there are dozens of hidden characters, stages, other secrets to unlock.

These cheats are exclusively for Soul Calibur III on PlayStation 2.

Soul Calibur 3 Cheat Code for Custom Costumes

When selecting your character, choose any weapon, then hold L1 + L2 + R1 + R2 as the screen turns black to unlock more color options for your outfit.

This cheat doesn't work for all costumes.

How to See the Japanese Voice Actors

Set the language to Japanese in the sound options menu, then go to the character profiles. Select the Voice option for a character and press L1, L2, R1, or R2 to display different bows along with the Japanese voice actor's name.

Soul Calibur 3 Unlockable Stages

There are multiple ways to unlock stages for versus mode.

Stage How to Unlock
Chaos: Spiritual Realm Defeat Night Terror in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 775 battles.
Egyptian Temple Clear the Egyptian Temple stage in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 825 battles.
Alternate Egyptian Temple Get a Clear or higher rank in Sudden Death Rally on the Easy difficulty setting in Soul Arena mode, or play 1,025 battles.
Eurydice Shrine Clear the Eurydice Shrine stage in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 525 battles.
Grand Labyrinth Clear the Grand Labyrinth Stage in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 575 battles.
Grand Labyrinth: Corridor Clear the Grand Labyrinth: Corridor stage in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 925 battles.
Grand Labyrinth: Darkness Clear the Grand Labyrinth: Darkness stage in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 975 battles.
Lakeside Coliseum Clear the Lakeside Coliseum stage in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 475 battles.
Lakeside Coliseum: No Cage Clear the Lakeside Coliseum: No Cage stage in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 875 battles.
Lost Cathedral: Ruin Clear the Lost Cathedral: Ruin stage in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 725 battles.
Pirate Raid Clear the Pirate Raid stage in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 625 battles.
Sacred Mt. Fuji Clear the Sacred Mt. Fuji stage in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 425 battles.
Silk Road Ruin Clear the Silk Road Ruin stage in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 675 battles.

How to Unlock All Characters in Soul Calibur 3

There are multiple ways to unlock most characters.

Character How to Unlock
Abelia Clear Chronicle 18 in Chronicles Of The Sword mode, or play 1,050 battles.
Abyss Play 725 battles, or unlock Cervantes, Lizardman, Olcadan, Rock, Sophitia, and Yoshimitsu, then successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode.
Amy Get an evaluation of Clear or higher in Beloved on the Easy difficulty setting in Soul Arena mode, or play 1,250 battles.
Arthur Defeat Arthur in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 550 battles.
Aurelia Clear Chronicle 12 in Chronicles Of The Sword mode, or play 900 battles.
Cervantes Defeat Cervantes in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 625 battles.
Chester Clear Chronicle 19 in Chronicles Of The Sword mode, or play 950 battles.
Demuth Clear Chronicle 10 in Chronicles Of The Sword mode, or play 850 battles.
Giradot Clear Chronicle 15 in Chronicles Of The Sword mode, or play 800 battles.
Greed Defeat Greed in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 500 battles.
Hualin Defeat Hualin in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 750 battles.
Hwang Defeat Hwang in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 600 battles.
Li Long Defeat Li Long in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 1,150 battles.
Luna Clear Chronicle 11 in Chronicles Of The Sword mode, or play 650 battles.
Lynette Defeat Lynette in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 1,100 battles.
Lizardman Defeat Lizardman in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 675 battles.
Miser Defeat Miser in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 750 battles.
Olcadan Defeat Olcadan in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 575 battles.
Revenant Defeat Revenant in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 1,200 battles.
Rock Defeat Rock in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 475 battles.
Sophitia Defeat Sophitia in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 525 battles.
Strife Clear Chronicle 20 in Chronicles Of The Sword mode, or play 1,000 battles.
Valeria Defeat Valeria in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 700 battles.
Yoshimitsu Defeat Yoshimitsu in Tales Of Souls mode, or play 425 battles.

Unlockable Soul Arena Bonus Missions

Complete the following tasks to unlock the corresponding Soul Arena Missions.

Soul Arena Mission How to Unlock
Beloved (Easy) Defeat Amy in Tales Of Souls mode.
Beloved (Normal) Score a Clear or higher rank in Beloved on Easy.
Beloved (Hard) Score a Clear or higher rank in Beloved on Normal.
Blast Chase (Normal) Score a Clear or higher rank in Blast Chase on Easy.
Blast Chase (Hard) Score a Clear or higher rank in Blast Chase on Normal.
Coin Collector (Normal) Score a Clear or higher rank in Coin Collector on Easy.
Coin Collector (Hard) Score a Clear or higher rank in Coin Collector on Normal.
Dancing Statue (Easy) Score a Clear or higher rank in Soul Smash on Easy.
Dancing Statue (Normal) Score a Clear or higher rank in Dancing Statue on Easy.
Dancing Statue (Hard) Score a Clear or higher rank in Dancing Statue on Normal.
Hard Workers (Easy) Purchase from the shop.
Hard Workers (Normal) Score a Clear or higher rank in Hard Workers on Easy.
Hard Workers (Hard) Score a Clear or higher rank in Hard Workers on Normal.
Soul Smash (Normal) Score a Clear or higher rank in Soul Smash on Easy.
Soul Smash (Hard) Score a Clear or higher rank in Soul Smash on Normal.
Sudden Death Rally (Easy) Score a Clear or higher rank in Turntable on Easy.
Sudden Death Rally (Normal) Score a Clear or higher rank in Sudden Death Rally on Easy.
Sudden Death Rally (Hard) Score a Clear or higher rank in Sudden Death Rally on Normal.
Wisp Shoot (Easy) Score a Clear or higher rank in Coin Collector on Easy.
Wisp Shoot (Normal) Score a Clear or higher rank in Wisp Shoot on Easy.
Wisp Shoot (Hard) Score a Clear or higher rank in Wisp Shoot on Normal.

Bonus Create-A-Soul Character Classes

Successfully complete the following tasks to unlock the corresponding Create-A-Soul character classes.

Character Class How to Unlock
Assassin Reach level 30 with a Ninja in Chronicles Of The Sword mode, or play 410 battles.
Gladiator Reach level 30 with a Barbarian in Chronicles Of The Sword mode, or play 410 battles.
Knight Reach level 50 with a Gladiator in Chronicles Of The Sword mode, or play 610 battles.
Pirate Reach level 30 with a Thief in Chronicles Of The Sword mode, or play 410 battles.
Sage Reach level 30 with a Saint in Chronicles Of The Sword mode, or play 410 battles.
Samurai Reach level 50 with an Assassin in Chronicles Of The Sword mode, or play 610 battles.
Swordmaster Get a level up when all other jobs are above level 50 in Chronicles Of The Sword mode, or play 610 battles.

Unlockable Character Illustrations at Valeria's Shop

Successfully complete the following tasks to unlock the corresponding character illustrations at Valeria's Shop.

Character Art How to Unlock
Abelia Successfully complete Chronicle 18 and Bonus, or play 600 battles.
Abyss Defeat Abyss in Tales Of Souls mode.
Astaroth Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Astaroth.
Aurelia Successfully complete Chronicle 12 and Bonus, or play 500 battles.
Cassandra Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Cassandra.
Cervantes Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Cervantes.
Chester Successfully complete Chronicle 19 and Bonus, or play 600 battles.
Demuth Successfully complete Chronicle 10 and Bonus, or play 500 battles.
Giradot Successfully complete Chronicle 15 and Bonus, or play 500 battles.
Ivy Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Ivy.
Kilik Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Kilik.
Lizardman Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Lizardman.
Luna Successfully complete Chronicle 11 and Bonus, or play 500 battles.
Maxi Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Maxi.
Mitsurugi Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Mitsurugi.
Night Terror Defeat Night Terror in Tales Of Souls mode.
Nightmare Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Nightmare.
Olcadan Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Olcadan.
Raphael Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Raphael.
Rock Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Rock.
Seong Mi-na Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Seong Mi-na.
Setsuka Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Setsuka.
Siegfried Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Siegfried.
Sophitia Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Sophitia.
Strife Successfully complete Chronicle 20 and Bonus, or play 600 battles.
Taki Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Taki.
Talim Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Talim.
Tira Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Tira.
Voldo Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Voldo.
Xianghua Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Xianghua.
Yoshimitsu Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Yoshimitsu.
Yun-seong  Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Yun-seong.
Zasalamel Successfully complete Tales Of Souls mode with Zasalamel.

New Game Plus in Soul Calibur 3

Successfully complete Chronicles of The Sword mode and save your game. The cleared saved game file will appear with a blue unicorn icon. Load it to start a new game at your previous experience level.

Tutorial Mode Weapons

Successfully complete all training sessions in tutorial mode to unlock a weapon for that character. The weapon will be added to your inventory once you end tutorial mode.

This can be repeated as many times as desired for all characters except custom and bonus characters.