Cheats, Codes & FAQs
3 Star Forces
Once you beat Normal Campaign once, you can use three of the 'Star' Forces with any character Rank 1 or higher. The three forces are Eagle Eye (+2 vison), Gear Head (+2 base repair), and Conquerer (+2 Capture).
Brutal Combat is the third level of the Combat Mode. It is harder then Hard Combat and every map is Fog of War.
- Beat Combat once. Now you can buy Brytal Combat (and Hard Combat) from Haichi.Brutal Combat
Beat the basic course for money, turn, or time survival mode to unlock the champion course. Purchase from Hachi for 1000 points each.
- Beat basic "Money" survival courseMoney Champion
- Beat basic "Time" survival courseTime Champion
- Beat basic "Turn" survival courseTurn Champion
When you complete campaign, you will get the wallpapers for the three COs that you used most that campaign. You can then select those wallpapers from the Display menu.
Hard Campaign Force Unlockables
You must beat hard campaign then head to the CO Select Screen for your reward
- Allows hiding during Super CO PowerMistwalker
- Allows deployment of units from allied cities during Super CO PowerSoul of Hachi
Hard Combat Mode
Complete Combat Mode at least once for this.
- Complete Combat mode once.Hard Combat
Old Version Maps
By having old versions of advance wars inserted in your DS at the same time as Duel Strike, unlock new buyables at the the Battle Maps Shop!
- Buy for 1 point when Advance Wars 1 is inserted in your DSHachi's Land
- Buy for 1 point when Advance Wars 1 is inserted in your DSNell's Land
- Buy for 1 point when Advance Wars 1 is inserted in your DSAdvance Warpaper
- Buy for 1 point when Advance Wars 2 is inserted in your DSStrum's Land Map
- Buy for 1 point when Advance Wars 2 is inserted in your DSLash's Land Map
- Buy for 1 point when Advance Wars 2 is inserted in your DSAdvance Warpaper 2
Once you beat Crystal Calamity (the one with the big black crystal), you can purchase Oozium from Battle Maps for 1000 credits. You can then have predeployed Ooziums in your design maps.
Pictures for the Gallery
- Automatically unlocked with galleryAll charcters/world map (#1-28)
- Watch Ending of Mission 9Rachel's Hat (#29)
- Watch Ending of Missing 22Toast (#30)
- Watch Ending of Missing 22Party 1 (#31)
- Watch Ending of Missing 22Party 2 (#32)
- Watch Ending of Missing 22Handshake (#33)
- Watch Game EndingDismissed! (#34)
- Watch Game EndingReport (#35)
- Watch Game EndingPromise Hill (#36)
- Watch Game EndingFlowers (#37)
- Watch Game EndingThree Villains (#38)
- Pick 'Yes' after last missionOriginal 7 (#39)
- Pick 'No' after last missionSalute (#40)
- Beat hard campaignDrive (#41)
Unlock Alternative Costume
Get to Level 10 of higher with a CO and buy the CO edit from Hachi, and you will get the alternative costume in the CO edit menu.
Unlock final wallpaper in design room
Obtain all 300 medals
To unlock the gallery, simply beat normal campaign once, then purchase it from Hachi for 2000 points.
Beat Normal Campaign and buy it from Hachi.
Unlockable CO's in War Room
Once the characters are unlocked you still have to buy them from Hachi, the cost is listed at the end of wach CO's how to unlock.
- Beat Crystal Calamity in Normal Campaign - 600 pointsSasha
- Beat Crystal Calamity in Normal Campaign - 600 pointsGrimm
- Beat Crystal Calamity in Normal Campaign - 600 pointsJavier
- Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 1000 pointsLash
- Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 1000 pointsAdder
- Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 1000 pointsFlak
- Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 1000 pointsHawke
- Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 3000 pointsJugger
- Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 3500 pointsKoal
- Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 4000 pointsKindle
- Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 2000 pointsNell
- Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 2000 pointsHachi
- Complete Hard Campaign once, than you can buy him from Hachi for 5000 points.Von Bolt
Do the following steps to unlock bonus missions in which you can unlock new units.
- On mission 10, capture the city east of your HQ to reach mission 11. (The black boat level)Mission 11 (black boats)
- On mission 13, capture the city in the northeast corner to reach mission 14. (The black bomb level)Mission 14 (black bombs)
- Find the map in Mission 16, Snowy Hunters. It's hidden in the southeastern most city, on the small island with the com tower.Mission 17 (Spiral Garden)