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Armored Core 3

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Acquire Emblems from Defeated Arena Opponents

Choose a defeated Arena opponent. Press Start and Select buttons simultaneously while viewing the defeated opponent's AC. You'll hear a noise if done correctly.

EffectCode
Acquire Emblems from Defeated Arena OpponentsChoose a defeated Arena opponent. Press Start and Select buttons simultaneously while viewing the defeated opponent's AC. You'll hear a noise if done correctly.

Contributed By: ruhztee.

Drop parts

Hold L1+L2+R1+R2+TRIANGLE to drop your right arm weapons,back unit and inside parts.Hold L1+L2+R1+R2+L3 to drop extension parts.Hold L1+L2+R1+R2+CIRCLE to drop left arm weapons.

Contributed By: Ecstacy2003.

Unlockables

More secret parts

These secret parts are unlocked by completing certain tasks on missions. Some of them are hard to get, but all count towards 100% completion.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
The alloy transport must survive the entire mission.CEBT-HEX Hoover Booster Extension
Destroy all lifeforms without the use of the acid containers.CEEC-01-XSP2 Radiator Extension
Beat mission MT Training Excercise without getting hit by a single missile.KWM-AD-50 Back Magazine
Get 100% accuracy for all weapons on AC Test 1.MLH-MX/VOLAR Heavy Humanoid Legs
Finish mission Destroy Gun Emplacements fast enough to unlock bonus mission Distract Union Forces. Beat bonus mission to unlock part.MWG-KARASAWA Laser Rifle
Located behind pipeline near start. Near out-of-bounds line.MWI-DD/20 Inside Part Decoys
Located behind risen area of dam towards right of start.MWR-M/45 Medium Rockets

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The OP-INTENSIFY optional part

After buying and EQUIPPING the OP-INTENSIFY optional part, complete the following challenges to gain the abilities listed. Once you successfully complete a challenge you will receive mail that tells you what benefit you have gained

OP-INTENSIFY MUST BE EQUIPPED TO GAIN ABILITIES. The OP-INTENSIFY optional part becomes available after you finish the story part of the game, you will get a mail telling you it's available.

Location: Arena
Challenge: Defeat D-1 Thunder House
Ability: Radar Function

Location: Arena
Challenge: Defeat A-2 Ace
Ability: Enhanced Booster Performance

Location: Arena
Challenge: Defeat E-32 Exile
Ability: Increased Blade Range


Location: 1st Layer: Nature Area
Mission: Destroy Massive MT
Challenge: Destroy both parts of MT and successfully complete mission.
Ability: Enhanced Cannon Operation Performance (Fire back weapons without kneeling)


Location: 1st Layer: Nature Area
Mission: Destroy Massive MT
Challenge: Successfully complete mission.
Ability: Enhanced Cooling Performance

Location: 1st Layer: Nature Area
Mission: Defend Water Processors
Challenge: Defeat enemy AC and successfully complete level.
Ability: Enhanced Missile Interception


Location: 1st Layer: Nature Area
Mission: Destroy Massive Weapon
Challenge: Successfully complete mission.
Ability: Blade Wave Capability (Fires a blade beam by pressing O then X before your AC swings with sword.)

Location: 1st Layer: Special Research
Mission: Defend Ruglen Laboratory
Challenge: Defeat enemy AC and successfully complete level.
Ability: Improved Targeting Accuracy

Defeat enemy AC and successfully complete level.
Ability: Improved Targeting Accuracete level.
Ability: Enhanced Turning Performance

Location: 3rd Layer: District 1
Mission: Eliminate Intruders
Challenge: Defeat enemy AC and successfully complete level.
Ability: Various Sensor Functions (Bio Sensor, Missile tracking, etc.)

Contributed By: ZiOStYLeZ.

Unlock AC's

Successfully complete the mission ''Escort Personnel Convoy'' without ANY member of the convoy being destroyed.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
This item is a left-arm equipped, spread-shot Howitzer. <BR> <BR>Destroy two or more monorails on the Destroy Naire Bridge mission.Unlock KWG-HZL30
This item increases ammo storage capacity by 50%. <BR> <BR>Complete the mission (MT Training Exercise) without getting hit once.Unlock Part KWM-AD-50.
This item is a heavy humanoid leg. <BR> <BR>Earn a rank of A or higher in the AC Test 1 (the target practice exercise).Unlock Part MLH-MX/VOLAR
Successfully complete the mission ''Destroy Massive MT'' without the aid of a consort.Unlock the MLB-MOONLIGHT
Though you're supposed to get it once you destroy the AC in the ''Defend Ruglen Laboratory'' mission, most of the time you won't. It appears as you do more and more Crest missions and get Crest Corporate Points. So, after doing enough missions, you'll getUnlock the MWG-XCB/75
Successfully complete the mission ''Escort Personnel Convoy'' without ANY member of the convoy being destroyed.Unlock the RMR-ICICLE

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Unlock Extra Arena

To unlock the extra arena, beat Ace to reach rank A-1. The extra arena appears next to the regular arena. It is basically the same as the regular arena, but instead you fight with a chosen partner against two other ACs.

Contributed By: MercilessOne.

Secrets

First Person View

Load Armored Core 3 data from a memory card that also has an Armored Core 2 or Armored Core 2: Another Age saved game on it. Pause the game during a mission, arena battle or VS battle, and simultaneously press the L1, R2, X, Square and down. The point of view switches to first person. Unpause to go back to default view.

Contributed By: ruhztee.