Cheats, Codes & FAQs
Alternate Ada Scene
After your second encouter with The Village Chief head straight back to the previous room where you met him. A scene will occur where Ada saves you from The Village Cheif again.
Ambush Congregation in the Castle for $$
In the castle area, right after engaging the Bugs in the sewers, you will see a large group of Ganados Zealots in mid prayer. If you spook them they will run away, and you miss out on ALOT of money. Right before the sewer they give you a flash grenade. SAVE IT. When preparing the ambush on the congregation, go north then swing across the chandelier. When on the other side look down, and try to hit them all with a flash grenade to stun. Immediately jump down and run north to their exit point so you lock them in. If you have an incendiary or frag grenade you could use it here, other wise line them up for some shotgun carnage. They will each drop a spinel and their leader drops an Illuminados pendant, worth around 32000 altogether.
Detect Cloaked Parasites
When you walk into a room you suspect the parasite things inhabit. Use the laser and move it around the room. It will glow brighter if one is there.
When in the cabin with Luis (and Ashley), fighting the Ganados coming through the windows, stand by Luis. If you stand near him for long enough, he will start throwing handgun ammo to you.
Extra Colored Eyes treasures
Before you enter the clocktower section, if you destroy the Novistador nest, a lot of Red / Blue / Green Eye treasures will be dropped.
Extra Scene With Luis
During the part where Leon and Luis defend the cabin, shoot Luis with your pistol (or any other gun) around 8 or more times. You will get a cut scene where Luis will shoot Leon back, and give you a game over.
When you upgrade any weapon's capacity at a merchant, he will refill the magazine free of charge. This is very helpful with the magnum, or TMP
At any location with chickens, you can sometimes find eggs. If you save nearby, then reset the game and reload your file, then run around in circles in an area with chickens, in about 1-5 minutes, more eggs will be laid! Free health if you ever need it! Best area to do this is the farm.
Get extra money and items
At various points throughout the game, you will come across different animals such as crows and fish. These animals can be shot and will reveal different items or amounts of money to obtain.
Hidden Conversation With Hunnigan.
Near the church in Chapter 1-3, instead of going up to the church, take the path towards the lake. This will trigger a conversation with Hunnigan, where Leon stumbles with words.
How to avoid the first battle with Krauser in the
When you enter the fortress and trigger the conversation with Krauser, immediately run forward to the shack with the locked door. Examine the door and the light will switch to red.It will take a few minutes before the door automatically unlocks. Smash the boxes on both floors for items.Meanwhle, Krauser will come to hunt you down. However, you can avoid the battle completely! Instead of wasting ammo and losing health to confront him until he uses the flash grenade, simply climb the ladder up and down! Krauser cannot hurt you when you climb the ladder!Repeat the ladder climbing process until the door unlocks!
Krauser's Secret Weaknesss
Normally, The knife is a last ditch, limited range, very weak weapon, Dealing less than 5/8 the damage of an unupgraded handgun. In the timed fight versus krauser, If you knife him in the head it deals about 40x the damage that it would normally inflict. It saves ammo, and is as strong as a powerful magnum.