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Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater


Intro movie controls

Do the following during the intro movie:

L3Changes opening credits to 4 different languages and into slithering snake bones.
Press R3Changes the symbols
Rotate the left analog stickCredits will make waves as they move across the screen
Press any D-pad buttomlittle circles come up to the screen.
Press R1Singer whispers "Snake Eater"
Move the right analog stickSymbols appear on screen

Contributed By: dinobotmaximized, mario masta, and sergetrigger.

Konami Code

When the very first Konami logo appears, enter the following:

Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, Square, TriangleChanges the names in the intro movie to the names of the people who designed the intro.

Contributed By: Video Gamer Z.

Make whereabouts of The End show up on your map.

Type in this code in the menu on the map screen to see the location of The End during your battle with him. This code will have to be inputed every time you leave the map screen and come back to the map screen.

Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right Square TriangleMakes the location of The End show up on your map during the battle with him.

Contributed By: GLAMPIRE.

Play With The Title Screen

You can mess around with the animation and background at the title screen by pressing different buttons.

L3Changes the background design.
L1Changes the color of Snake and the soldier.
L2Changes the color of Snake and the soldier.
R3Changes the screen's color.
R2Slows down the Snake vs. soldier animation.
R1Speeds up the Snake vs. soldier animation.
TriangleTurns the background black so that you can only see Snake fighting the soldier.

Contributed By: Shinigami083.

X-ray Poses

While in the the Cure Screen hit R1 twice this will activate different animations from body building techniques to stances.

R1X-Ray Pose Animations

Contributed By: ps2insight.


Body full of crossbow bolts

When fighting The Fear, before you beat him, let him hit you a few times with his crossbow. The bolts will stay in your body, and you are supposed to remove them through the Cure menu. If you beat him, you will automatically be healed fully, but the bolts will still be stuck in you for the rest of the game. If you go to your Cure menu, you will see them sticking out of you, but you can't remove them. They are visible with any camo you wear, but not visible during cutscenes.

Contributed By: Klaydoggy.

No Damage Through Torture

Hold L2 during the entire torture sequence to not recieve any damage when Volgin punches you. It must remain held down until cutscene where he leaves otherwise any damage that would have been done is still dealt.

Contributed By: MGRaiden.

Tight Space GLITCH.

First equip the binoculars, then quick unequip.
Enter a tight space, like a vent, and as SOON as the camera begins to move into 'Intrusion Mode' aka First Person immediatly equip the binoculars. You will continue to move forward WITH the binoculars equiped, but you will not be able to control Snake at all, except to unequip the binoculars, which will then return everything to normal.

Contributed By: StroutX.


Boss Camo

Defeat certain bosses by lowering their stamina to zero using the tranquillizer. This unlocks special camos that give you specific abiilites.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Beat OcelotAnimals
Beat VolgenCold War
Beat The FuryFire
Beat The PainHornet Stripe
Hold up The EndMoss
Beat The BossSnake
Beat The FearSpider

Contributed By: Bleuet.

Duel Mode Unlockables

The following items can be unlocked by beating both types of Duel Mode, only available on the PAL version.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Beat Special Duel ModeDPM Camouflage
Beat Normal Duel ModeGreen Face Paint

Contributed By: SuperStealthDud.

European Extra's

Extra Things In EU Versions

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Beat The Game OnceDuel mode
Beat The game onceEuropean Extreme Mode
Beat The Game OnceTheather Mode

Contributed By: TRin12.

EZ Gun

You must capture all types of animals and plants in the game, you dont have to eat them and they can be rotten, and once you have captured one you can discard it from your backpack because it has been recorded as it having been caputred, there are 48 in total to be captured.

Contributed By: SWEETISTSIN.

EZ Gun

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Start on Very Easy and you'll have it when you start.Alternate EZ Gun

Contributed By: Ragna0k0nline.

Hilarious Radio Chats

Note: You may have to call a few times to get the desired conversation.
To hear these conversations you must complete the following requirements:

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Equip a Box and call Sigint. (Very Funny)"Box" Conversation
Wear "Choco Chip" Camo and call Sigint"Chocolate Chip" Conversation
Eat a Glowcap and Call Para-Medic"Glowcap" Conversation
Call Sigint after speakng to Granin"Granin" Conversation
Call Sigint with the Patriot equiped"Patriot" Conversation
Call Para-Medic after catching a Green Tree Python"Pretty" Convo
Catch a Tsuchinoko and Call Para-Medic"Tsuchinoko" Conversation
Wear "Naked" Camo and call SigintFunny Conversation
Call Major Zero after obtaining the Officer camo, with the mask and Officer camo equippedRaiden conversation
Call Sigint after waking up from nightmare (the nightmare appears when you load a save file while in the prison cell)Sigint's nightmare conversation

Contributed By: samthebigkid, Bad_Theory, Elethor, and infoman80.

Misc. Unlockables

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Get the highest record time in every stage of Snake vs. MonkeyBanana Camouflage
Choose the gun on the right during the final duel.Colt Single Action Army
Complete the game onceExtreme Difficulty Mode
Complete Virtuous MissionIntro movie on title screen
In Second Locker on Far Right in Groznjy Grad (Near the locker where you put Major Raikov at)Mechanic Uniform
Defeat The End/MK22 onlyMosin Nagant
Defeat The End by sneaking up behind him during battle and pointing a gun at him. He will lay on the ground. Point the gun at his head three times, aiming elsewhere when he speaks.Moss Camo
Complete the game oncePatriot
Complete the game onceSnake vs. Monkey levels 4 and 5
In Locker you put Major Raikov in (Second time you go to Groznjy Grad)Sneaking Suit
Find and shoot all 64 Kerotan frogs that are scatter through out the whole game.Stealth Camouflage
Beat the game with no alertsStealth Camouflage (alternate method)
Complete the game onceTuxedo Camouflage

Contributed By: dinobotmaximized, Weasel, Salarian, rougewisp, Asuka Kazama, and Xtreme1.

Obtainable Facepaint and Uniforms.

Most camos can be found lying in the Jungle at relatively well hidden locations. Some camos have to be downloaded using a network adaptor and a memory card.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Bolshaya Past South.Camo Chocolate Chip
Chyornyj Prud, underwater in northeast.Camo Ga-Ko
Download it to your memory card.Camo Grenade
Download it to your memory card.Camo Mummy
Dremuchij North, under the rope bridge on the far side.Camo Rain Drop
Download it to your memory card.Camo Santa
Peschera Cave, on the right branch before the Pain.Camo Snow
Bolshaya Past South.Camo Splitter
Download it to your memory card. (JP and EU versions)Camo Valentine
Bolshaya Past Base.Camo Water
Ponizovje Warehouse.Facepaint Desert
Tikhogornyj, at the bottom of the pool before the waterfall.Facepaint Kabuki
Graniny Gorky Lab, Exterior. In the air duct.Facepaint Oyama
Bolshaya Past Base, In the fox hole on the left side of the middle buildingFacepaint Snow
After talking to Granin and fighting The Fear, go all the way back to the beginning of Ponizovje South.Facepaint Water
Rassvet during snake eater mission. Behind the building.Facepaint Zombie
In the third bathroom stall on the second floor of the building where Granin is (it's locked so break the door down).Fly Camouflage
Beat the game with the Foxhound RankInfinity Face Paint
Catch a live Tsuchinoko before torture scene. After you get your weapons, go back and capture it again just outside. Finish the game with it alive.Infinity Face Paint (alternate method)
Complete every level in Snake vs. MonkeysMonkey Mask
Last all the way through Sorrow's riverSpirit camouflage
Groznyj Grad Weapons Lab: East Wing in locker. Same time as the Sneaking Suit.Uniform Maintenance
Steal it from Raikov.Uniform Officer
Given to you by Eva.Uniform Scientist
Groznyj Grad Weapons Lab: East Wing. In the locker with the red stripe.Uniform Sneaking Suit

Contributed By: J.Mason, Super Saiyan Gokou, segafreak55, Lockee 2, dasviolator, Renamon, Mr Chimps, and HeeroAC195.

Peep Show Movie

Collect all the game cutscenes in Demo Theatre mode and you will unlock a movie called Peep Show. It is various cutscenes inloving EVA in her underwear.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Collect all the Movies in Demo Theatre.Peep Show Movie.

Contributed By: gamesmaster no1.

Unlockable Ending Rankings

Every difficulty setting has unique unlockable rankings that may be unlocked depending on your performance throughout the game. Below are the possible unlockable rankings and the requirements to unlock them.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
81-249 Alerts, 41 or more Continues, 101-299 KillsAlligator - Any Difficulty
No AlertsBat - Normal Ranking
Play Time over 30 hoursCapybara - Normal Ranking
Save over 100 timesCat - Easy and Very Easy Ranking
1-20 Alerts, 41 or more continues, 1-100 killsCentipede - Any Difficulty
Alert Mode over 300 times, Kill over 300 people, Eat more than 31 Meals, Play Time over 30 hours, Continue over 60 times, Save over 100 timesChicken - Easy and Very Easy Difficulties
Alert Mode raised over 300 timesCow - Special Ranking
81-249 Alerts, 0-40 Continues, 101-299 KillsCrocodile - Any Difficulty
Save over 100 timesDeer - Normal Ranking
No Special Item used, 1 Alert, 0 Kills, Under 3 Life Meds, Under 5:15 play time, 0 continuesDoberman - Extreme Ranking
No Special Item used, 0 Alerts, 0 Kills, 0 Life Meds, Under 5:00 play time, under 50 saves, 0 continuesDoberman - Hard Ranking
No Special Item used, 0 Alerts, Under 10 Life Bars of Damage, 0 Kills, 0 Life Meds, Under 5:00 play time, under 25 saves, 0 continuesDoberman - Normal Ranking
Play Time under 5:00Eagle - Extreme Ranking
Over 31 Meals EatenElephant - Normal Ranking
Play Time under 5:00Falcon - Normal Ranking
No AlertsFlying Fox - Hard Ranking
No AlertsFlying Squirrel - Easy and Very Easy Ranking
No Special Item used, 0 Alerts, 0 Kills, 0 Life Meds, Under 5:00 play time, under 50 saves, 0 continuesFox - Extreme Ranking
No Special Item used, 0 Alerts, Under 10 Life Bars of Damage, 0 Kills, 0 Life Meds, Under 5:00 play time, under 25 saves, 0 continuesFox - Hard Ranking
No Special Item used, 0 Alerts, Under 10 Life Bars of Damage, 0 Kills, 0 Life Meds, Under 5:00 play time, under 25 saves, 0 continuesFoxhound - Extreme Ranking
Play Time over 30 hoursGiant Panda - Extreme Ranking
Play Time under 5:00Hawk - Hard Ranking
Save over 100 timesHippopotamus - Extreme Ranking
No Special Item used, 0 Alerts, Under 10 Life Bars of Damage, 0 Kills, 0 Life Meds, Under 5:00 play time, under 25 saves, 0 continuesHound - Easy Ranking
No Special Item used, 2 Alerts, 0 Kills, Under 5:00 play time, under 25 saves, 0 continuesHound - Extreme Ranking
No Special Item used, 1 Alert, 0 Kills, Under 3 Life Meds, Under 5:15 play time, 0 continuesHound - Hard Ranking
No Special Item used, 0 Alerts, 0 Kills, 0 Life Meds, Under 5:00 play time, under 50 saves, 0 continuesHound - Normal Ranking
51-80 Alerts, 41 or more Continues, 101-299 KillsHyena - Any Difficulty
81-249 Alerts, 0-40 Continues, 1-100 KillsIguana - Any Difficulty
51-80 Alerts, 0-40 Continues, 1-100 KillsJackal - Any Difficulty
21-50 Alerts, 0-40 Continues, 1-100 KillsJaguar - Any Difficulty
Shoot all 64 Kerotan FrogsKerotan - Special Ranking
Play Time over 30 hoursKoala - Easy and Very Easy Ranking
81-249 Alerts, 41 or more Continues, 1-100 KillsKomodo Dragon - Any Difficulty
Clear the Game with Leech attachedLeech - Special Ranking
21-50 Alerts, 41 or more Continues, 1-100 KillsLeopard - Any Difficulty
Kill over 300 HumansMammoth - Hard Ranking
Every Plant and Animal Captured, Cure Supply Plant, and non animal-plant item (RC Mate, Noodles, etc.)Markhor - Special Ranking
51-80 Alerts, 41 or more Continues, 1-100 KillsMongoose - Any Difficulty
Alert Mode over 300 times, Kill over 300 people, Eat more than 31 Meals, Play Time over 30 hours, Continue over 60 times, Save over 100 timesMouse - Normal Difficulty
No AlertsNight Owl - Extreme Ranking
Kill 250 or more HumansOrca - Extreme Ranking
Alert Mode over 300 times, Kill over 300 people, Eat more than 31 Meals, Play Time over 30 hours, Continue over 60 times, Save over 100 timesOstrich - Extreme Difficulty
21-50 Alerts, 0-40 Continues, 101-299 KillsPanther - Any Difficulty
Over 31 Meals EatenPig - Easy and Very Easy Ranking
No KillsPigeon - Special Ranking
Kill over 300 HumansPiranha - Easy and Very Easy Ranking
21-50 Alerts, 41 or more Continues, 101-299 KillsPuma - Any Difficulty
Alert Mode over 300 times, Kill over 300 people, Eat more than 31 Meals, Play Time over 30 hours, Continue over 60 times, Save over 100 timesRabbit - Hard Difficulty
1-20 Alerts, 0-40 continues, 1-100 killsScorpion - Any Difficulty
Kill over 300 HumansShark - Normal Ranking
Play Time over 30 hoursSloth - Hard Ranking
1-20 Alerts, 41 or more continues, 101-299 killsSpider - Any Difficulty
Play Time under 5:00Swallow - Easy and Very Easy Ranking
1-20 Alerts, 0-40 continues, 101-299 killsTarantula - Any Difficulty
51-80 Alerts, 0-40 Continues, 101-299 KillsTasmanian Devil - Any Difficulty
Clear game with living Tsuchinoko capturedTsuchinoko - Special Ranking
Kill over 300 HumansWhale - Extreme Ranking
Save over 100 timesZebra - Hard Ranking

Contributed By: Xtreme1 and Eagles000.

Easter Eggs

Alternate Intros For The Fury

There are two alternate versions of The Fury's introduction. Before you drop down into the area where you fight The Fury, equip and light the torch. The cutscene will depict Snake dramatically tossing the torch away and pulling out his knife. You can trigger a different version by equipping the NVGs beforehand instead. If you have both the NVGs and the torch equipped at the same time, only the NVG version will play.

Contributed By: discoinferno84.

An Old Favorite

While traveling with EVA, grab her, and interrogate her. She'll tell you a code that involves directions but then she'll say that she doesn't remember the rest of it. The code EVA was talking about was the famous 30 lives cheat code from Contra on the NES.

Contributed By: Lady Nintendo.

Another Acid Password

Its the guard you see on the second floor, when you first enter Groznyj Grad Weapons Lab: East Wing. Interrogate him to get the Acid... Password... X M E I G H T.

Contributed By: STG_Deathbot.

Another Metal Gear Acid Password

In the Snake Eater Mission, go to compound area where the Hind sits. You'll know it's the right area because you'll see the Hind (Helicopter) grounded with noone piloting it. Interrogate the guard closest to the front door entrance of the largest building two or three times and he'll give you a password for Metal Gear Acid: V I P E R (Viper).

Contributed By: Cannabisia.

Cannibalism Via Vulture

When you're going through the Krasnogorje Mountainside area, kill a guard and let a vulture feed on his body. Then kill and eat the vulture. Later on during The Sorrow battle, you'll encounter the ghost of the soldier, who will yell at you specifically for eating him.

Contributed By: discoinferno84.

Eva's Dream of Snake

When you are in the woods with Eva, shoot her with the tranquilizer gun. Walk right up to her while she is asleep (you may have to crouch). She will begin saying interesting things in her sleep.

Contributed By: WagonTronk.

Extra scene in Quick Draw

At the end, when you do the quick draw with Ocelot. Pick the gun on the left, when you can shoot do not shoot at all. A hidden cutscene will happen with Ocelot talking about why you didn't shoot the gun.

Contributed By: Menji.

Game Developers

In the fight with The Sorrow, go to your backpack and take out your camera and take pictures of all The Bosses, including Th Sorrow's Dead body, when you look at it, you will see the faces of the Game Developers.

Contributed By: DemonKiller007.

Get out of cell easy

After Volgin leaves the room after torturing you, Snake and Eva will be alone when the R1 button is prompted you can see some one behind with a board and a Codec number writen on it when your in the Cell call it and It will say "The door is open now".

Contributed By: Xenoblade.

Hidden poster in drone R1 scene

During the intro scene for Operation Snake Eater, you have the opportunity to press R1 to view part of the scene through Snake's view (the interior of the cockpit). When you do so, if you look all the way up (past all the instruments), you'll be able to see a poster of Yumi Kikuchi, a Japanese voice actress who had parts in Comic Party, Mahoromatic, Kakyuusei, and other shows.

Contributed By: dUc0N.

Johnny Sasaki deja vu

After being captured and waking up in the cell, throw back the food 3 times to see the scene where the soldier tells you his and his sons name (Johnny). Now wait a few minutes, Johnny will bend over, hold his stomach and will then run to the toilet. As a bonus, he will say some hilarious sentences like "Wow, that's a record!" or "Will that even flush?"

Contributed By: pexeq.

Kojima Game's models

In the office of Granin, there are models of things from other games Hideo Kojima Made. There is a model of Metal Gear Rex from Metal Gear Solid 1, A model of Metal Gear Ray from metal gear solid 2, and a model of Jehuty from Zone of the enders 1 and/or 2.

Contributed By: gyrofan.

Listening to Granin

After your meeting with Granin, his door will become locked to you but you can still listen to him inside his office. After a few minutes he will start mumbling some curious things while half asleep.

Contributed By: Jupasto.

Make Eva vomit

Similar to making Snake spew, when you're escorting Eva to the lake, go into the cure option in the Survival Viewer to look at Eva and then use the analog sticks to spin her around several times. When you resume gameplay, Eva will vomit. Repeat this enough times and she will complain about stomach cramps and say other funny comments but this will also diminish her stamina quicker.

Contributed By: PyroJames.

Messing With Sokolov

During the Virtuous Mission, don't go to Sokolov directly. Instead, stay outside and stand near the room where he's hiding. You can elicit unique responses if you knock on the wall, shoot out the windows, or throw in live animals. You can even throw in a grenade, but that will cause a Game Over.

Contributed By: discoinferno84.

Metal Gear Acid Password

When entering "Graniny Gorki Lab, 1F" (An area in which you must wear the scientist disguise), interrogate the first guard you see in the lobby. The 3rd time you interrogate him, he'll reveal a password for Metal Gear Acid: "J E H U T Y"

Contributed By: Roadogg.

Modern Day Gaming Mags in 1964

If you look around in the military bases throughout the game (Groznyj Grad, Graniny Gorki, etc.) you can find several modern day gaming magazines on tables, including EGM, GMR, and a few others. Shoot these magazines with a weapon and they will open to a page about Snake Eater. Shoot them again and they will flip to the back cover.

Contributed By: Janors 2.

Motion Capture Actors

During a cut scene, if you see the name of the character, the name in the parentheses is the voice actor. If you hit O, the name will change to the name of the character's motion capture actor.

Contributed By: yeg0.

Ocelot Time Paradox

After the cut scene where you first meet Ocelot, knife (or shoot if you have the Patriot) him to death. Once you kill him the game over screen will pop-up and say "OCELOT IS DEAD." Cambell will then yell at Snake for creating a time paradox.

Contributed By: kris incognito.

Secret R1 Cutscenes

At three points during the ending, you can hold R1 to look around in first person. It is not indicated that you can use R1 but it's there. There are some small hidden things that can only be seen this way.

Contributed By: Video Gamer Z.

Secret R1 Cutscenes

At the end of Virtious Mission, Hold R1 in the cutscene after Snake has healed himself. You will be able to look around when it is not indicated that you can and you can see The Sorrow's body.

After you've climbed the mountain, hold R1 during the cutscene where Snake is spying on Volgin on the base. You can see The Boss ride off on her horse and EVA do the "handgesture".

After being tortured, hold R1 as Ocelot leaves the room. The Boss does the "handgesture".

After defeating the Shagohod, hold R1 and when EVA goes to hug Snake you can see The Sorrow behind her.

After defeating The Boss, when her horse walks up, hold R1. You can see the ghosts of The Boss and The Sorrow.

When the President goes to shake Snake's hand, hold R1 and look to the left. Ocelot is outside the window.

When Snake is at the graveyard, hold R1. His eye tears up and you can't see much.

Contributed By: Video Gamer Z.

See an MGS2 Poster

During the cut-scene when Snake stuffs Major Raikov into the locker, on the door of the locker, there is a poster with a picture of Raiden and the text 'Metal Gear Solid 2' on it

Contributed By: typeyourname.

See naked Raiden again

When obtaining the uniform from Raikov, the guy who looks and attacks like Raiden, shoot him in the crotch to kill him. During your battle with The Sorrow, a naked raiden will walf down the river hiding his privates, complete with bluring.

Contributed By: PurgatoryCell.

Title Screen Change

After beating the game once, Snake will have an eyepatch on during the CQC fights he has with the Russian guard at the title screen.

Contributed By: KurtCobain1994.

What do you like?

When beginning a new game you are prompted with three questions:
"This is my first MGS game"
"I like MGS1"
"I like MGS2"
Selecting this is my first MGS game has the regular opening. Selecting I like MGS1 makes your stamina drop slower. Selecting I like MGS2 gets you a special intro.

Contributed By: Snake19.

Yet another metal gear acid password:

This guy is located in the back of groznyj grad main wing (The place with the shagohod). If you interrogate him he should say, "Metal Gear Acid password, K A R E N".

Contributed By: raijin_fujin.


Bats in Cave

In the cave, bats attack you if you run. But if you use the active sonar and send out a 'ping', the bats will stop coming after you. That is because bats use sonar to see, they attack the strange noises snake is making and using the sonar tricks them into thinking you are just another bat.

Contributed By: MujariMojo.

Call off alert

When you are in alert mode, grab a guard and interrogate him. He might give a radio frequency you can call to call off the alert. After the alert is over, the frequency changes.

Contributed By: Brett777.

Dazed and Confused

When dealing with an enemy, shagohod mechanic, or scientist, make a noise and hide. Make sure you'll be able to see over the enemy's head. When a question mark comes over their head, shoot it. This will confuse the enemy for a short period of time by showing sparks fly out of their head and them stumbling around.

Contributed By: Jimps043.

Dazing a Guard

Whenever the '!' or '?' icon appears above an enemy's head, and you shoot it, (this is tricky) the the guard appear to be intoxicated and have some white bubbles floating from his head, giving you a few seconds to either run away, or to attack the dazed guard.

Contributed By: sinncross.

Defeat The End easily

When you enter the fighting area for the first time, save your game and quit. Go into the clock settings of your PS2 hardware and set the clock forward a couple of years. Load up the game and you will find that The End has died from old age!!

Contributed By: stonalisa.

Distract Voligin

Before you fight Volgin be sure to capture a living tree frog. When you are fighting him equip the tree frog as a weapon and throw it somewhere where volgin will see it. After he sees it he should say something then jump back he will then be vulnerable for a few seconds(until he kills the frog) allowing you time to get a few cheap shots in.

Contributed By: zeljo.

Easily deplete The Fear's stamina

While fighting The Fear, his main tactic is to jump from tree to tree in order to get the best shot possible on you. However, this depletes his stamina rather quickly, and like Snake, he needs to eat in order to keep himself going strong. As The Fear's stamina gauge decreases, he'll stop trying to attack you and begin using his crossbow to hunt for food instead. If he manages to catch enough of the local food sources, he will regenerate his stamina gauge; if you're a fan of scoring stamina kills on the bosses in order to get the secret uniforms in the game, The Fear's eating habits make it very difficult to deplete his stamina gauge in an honorable manner.

Thankfully, there is a cheap way to bypass the entire process. As soon as the battle starts, take poisoned pieces of food you have on stock and throw it into the middle of the area, then proceed to go on with the battle as you would normally. When The Fear's stamina gets low, he will cease to hunt for food and will instead go right for the food you threw out for him! Not only does this prevent The Fear's stamina from increasing, but it will actually decrease his stamina as well. Even better is that he'll stand there puking his guts up, which gives you all sorts of time to blast him with shots from your tranquilizer gun.

It should be noted that the best place to harvest poisoned food is in the very area in which you fight The Fear himself; you have to go through it en route to the science lab before fighting The Fear on the way back. The area is full of poison frogs and poison mushrooms, so make sure to stock up in advance. The more poisoned food you throw out at the beginning of the fight, the easier a time you'll have.

Contributed By: UltimaterializerX.

Easy way to get out of the cell

When you get into the cell after being tortured go into the survival viewer, and press R1 to look at snake closer. Spin Snake around in there for about 20 seconds, go back into the game and run for a little bit and Snake will spew. The guard will come in the cell asking whats wrong...knock him out and leave the cell.

Contributed By: Tster01.

Eat The End's parrot

In the cutscene that begins the battle against The End, his parrot flies away. Search the area using the Thermal Goggles and you will eventualy find a bird sitting in a tree or on a stump behind you. This is also a sign that The End is nearby. You can either kill the bird, which will trigger The End cursing your name and swearing revenge, or capture it. Either way the parrot still appears in the cutscene where The End dies. If you captured the bird, contact Para-Medic to have a conversation about the bird. It offers very little stamina but tastes good. If you killed or captured the bird, it also appears as a ghost during the battle against The Sorrow.

Contributed By: volcansnake.

EVA doesn't lose stamina.

At the part where you must carry EVA through the jungle, you can tranquilize her with the EZ gun, and she won't lose any stamina...therefore, saving you food for when you really need it.

Contributed By: latin_boi.

Extra Cut Scenes

When Snake is captured in the prison cell, do not eat the food the guard throws you. Instead, throw the food back out of the cell to the card. Continue to do this 2 more times for a total of 3 times and this will trigger a hidden cut scene.

Contributed By: Absolut Carnage.

Extra information in Codec screen

After so many calls, more "slideshow" images will open up for each person you talk to in your Codec. Each person has (at least) two additional personal information pages, usually accompanied by an interesting picture. To get this, call each person multiple times, after so many times, the images will open one at a time.

Contributed By: HeeroAC195.

Extra Waterfall Scene with Eva

After you escape from the cell, don't use Cure to take out the transmitter in your back. If the transmitter is in you when you meet up with Eva behind the waterfall, there will be an extra very funny scene where she takes it out of you.

Contributed By: ZeoVGM.

Fun with guards

When dressing up as Major Raikov, you can get away with hitting enemies etc and they won't touch you. PLUS, you can also trigger the alert alarm by pressing triangle near one of the red alarm stations, this will send two or more guards to your area, where you can beat them unconscious and take any items they may be holding.

Contributed By: Gincairn.

Get past The Sorrow easily

When you have to face The Sorrow at the river, instead of following him, you simply crouch down on to the floor, and keep your head down and drown yourself. Then the usual cutscene will appear showing you escaping the battle.

Contributed By: Merray.

Hint : Anger Volgin

When fighting Volgin the first time you can wear the Ivan’s(Raiden's) mask and he will think you are the major and hesitate from attacking you. You will have a chance to shoot him a few times without him attacking. He will realize who you are after a while and become angry and attack more frequently.

Contributed By: TRin12.

Make yourself fall asleep.

You can make yourself fall asleep by equiping the hankerchief, and wiping it in the air about 3 times. After the 3rd time "Z's" will appear above your head and you will collaspe!

Contributed By: No_1_LP_Fan.

Ocelot helps you

When fighting Volgin, first phase, throw some man-made food (Calorie Mate, Rations, Instant Noodles, etc) to Ocelot, and Ocelot will give Life Recovery Medicine or SAA rounds in return!

Contributed By: Altre_U.

Open Locked Doors in Grozynj Grad

You can open all of the electronic doors that only open for Raikov by throwing a live captured animal in front of the doors to open them. When the animal crawls in front of the door, it will open allowing you to obtain the items before you get the Raikov uniform.

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Parrot to your advantage

During your battle with The End, if you capture his parrot (use a tranquilizer pistol) and then set it free, the parrot will squawk and circle over The End’s head; revealing his sniper position and allowing you to shoot him. After you shoot him, The End will then relocate and you can recapture the parrot and repeat this method until The End is defeated. If you find it difficult to recapture the parrot, move to another Sokrovenno area and then return and the parrot should be perched at one of its usual spots. If you find it difficult to spot the parrot circling over The End, use your directional microphone and listen for The End scolding his [loud mouth] parrot.

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Poisoning Enemies

Destroy a food storehouse and wait for the guards to start complaining about their hunger. Kill a poison animal (Such as a Poison Dart Frog) and equip it as a weapon. Throw it near a guard and he will eat it. In a few seconds he will collapse from the poison and die.

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Quick Draw Revolver Duel

During the battle with Major Ocelot, if you unequip your current weapon and stand out in the open for a few seconds, there were be a secret cutscene where Ocelot accepts Snake's challenge for a quick-draw duel. Ocelot will then stand and face off against Snake and the game will automatically switch to First Person View. Quickly equip your weapon again and when you're ready, aim your weapon and fire! (The object of a quick draw duel is to draw your weapon first and fire but not cheat by drawing too early.)

Contributed By: PyroJames.

Raikov's Bowel Troubles

After destroying the food storehouse for Groznyj Grad, go to the bathroom stall that Raikov retreats to and drop some rotten food. Wait for Raikov to enter the stall and he will eat the food. The door will lock and Raikov will begin to experience some extreme bowel troubles! Knock on the door for some humorous dialogue.

Contributed By: Janors 2.

Revolver Freestyle Twirling Duel

Similar to the Quick Draw duel. When you meet Major Ocelot at Bolshaya Past Crevice, simply equip the Single Action Army revolver but instead of firing, use the R3 button (Right Analog Stick) to twirl your revolver repeatedly. In a secret scene, Ocelot will then confront you and also twirl his revolver to show off his freestyle twirling tricks. Depending on how you twirl your revolver, he will compliment or criticize you accordingly.

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Revolver Ricochet

As demonstrated by Major Ocelot early in the game, the bullets on the Colt Single Action Army revolver are capable of ricocheting. Simply equip the SAA and fire at a non-volatile structure such as a rock formation, metal crate or wall and watch the bullet deflect off the surface. If mastered properly, this can be used to shoot enemies hiding behind structures or even around corners!

Contributed By: PyroJames.

Skip The End boss battle.

After caves and after the river with the guards on the hovercrafts, enter the next area and a cutscene will begin. As soon as the cutscene ends pull out your SVD sniper rifle and aim it at The End in his wheelchair. Before he gets taken away, shoot the guard in the head, then shoot The End in the head a few times. If done corectly The End will say something and explode. Later in the game when you get to the jungle where the fight was supposed to be, you wont have to fight him and the jungle will be filled with guards from the Ocelot unit.

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Snake’s dream

When Snake gets puts in the jail cell. Save the game and turn the system off. Turn it back on and go to your saved game file. Load it and you will see a mini-game were you are this Zombie hunter guy and you can go around and kill zombies.

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Starving and poorly equipped enemies

Throughout the game, you will find several storehouses of food (Where you'll find items like Instant Noodles and Calorie Mates) and ammunition (Often where you find new weapons). If you have some TNT in your inventory, plant a piece inside a storehouse, stand back, and detonate it. You'll know the trick worked if the room becomes charred and black. If you do this to a food storehouse, enemies in the nearby screens will complain about their hunger, helping you detect them easily. If you destroy an ammo warehouse, guards will have only one clip of AK ammo, then they will switch to a pistol, and eventually they will have to use a knife.

Contributed By: Janors 2.

Taming The Bees

After getting the hornet stripe camo (defeating The Pain via stamina kill) you have the ability to "tame" bees while wearing the hornet stripe uniform. Heres how you do it (while wearing hornet stripe camo): Shoot down a beehive while underneath it (or close enough to it so the bees fall NEAR you). The bees will then be swarming around you! Now go attack some enemys (or go near them) so they can feel the pain.

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The 3 Sons Snakes

During the final battle with The Boss, equip the Thermal Goggles and search for 3 snakes in the field. These snakes are Snake Liquid, Snake Solid, and Snake Solidus. Anyone who has played 'Sons of Liberty' will notice that they are the names of the three 'Sons of Big Boss'. Each snake has a great taste and recovers a great amount of stamina.

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The End starts the battle with less Health/Stamina

If you shoot The End with the SVD (sniper rifle) at the Ponizovje Docks, but DO NOT kill him (he'll wheel himself through the red door), he will start with less Health/Stamina when you fight him later in the game.

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The End's Mercy

While fighting The End, climb a tree onto a ledge that is easily accessible to the old man. Lay down and take out your sniper rifle, go into first person, and search the trees, not necessarily looking for The End. You will eventually hear his footsteps behind you, but do not turn around. You will get a short cut scene where The End finds you and shoots you one with his rifle. Instead of killing you he says that you don't deserve to die that easily. He then proceeds to pick Snake up and carry him to the nearby jail where he will eventually awaken.

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Volgin's lightning

When fighting Col. Volgin throw a Russian glow cap and it will absorb his lightning attacks for a little bit.

Contributed By: TheBiggerBoss.

Zooming/Camera-panning During Cinemas

At any time during a cut scene you can zoom in on the action by pressing the Triangle button. The harder you push it, the closer it zooms in. Also, while zoomed in you can pan the camera around using the left analog stick.

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Enemy/Boss Tips

Blowing Up Flamethrower Soldiers

When you're fighting the flamethrower-wielding soldiers, try sneaking behind them and shooting their fuel tanks. They'll be set on fire and dance around in panic before blowing up.

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Distracting Ocelot

When you fight Ocelot at Bolshaya Past, try shooting down the beehives from the trees above him. He'll briefly fend the bees off and leave himself wide open to attack. You can shoot off his beret as well.

Contributed By: discoinferno84.

Drowning Guards

If you're near a body of water and want to quickly dispose of unconscious guards, you can throw them in the water. Instead of waking up, they'll simply drown after a few seconds. This trick also works with pools of quicksand.

Contributed By: discoinferno84.

Electrocuting Guards

Whenever you're in an area near an electric fence, try grabbing an enemy and shoving them into the fence. Doing so will immediately kill them.

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Knifing The Fury's Suit

Normally, the The Fury's flameproof suit will tear open once it's taken enough shots. This makes him more vulnerable to things like Stun Grenades, tranquilizers, and fire. However, you can speed this process up by sneaking up on The Fury at the start of the fight and attacking him with the knife. One knife combo will tear his suit, and he'll be vulnerable for the entire battle.

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Live Animal Distractions

You can distract guards by throwing live animals at them. If you throw a snake or any other dangerous animal, they'll briefly engage in a fight. It's possible to even kill guards this way via poison.

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Put Out The Fury's Fires

During the fight with The Fury, take a closer look at the ceiling. Each hall is lined with large red pipes. If you shoot the pipes, they'll start leaking water and put out any fires blocking your way.

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Shooting Guard Radios

If you aim carefully, you can shoot the guards' radios. Doing so will cause them to malfunction and prevent the guards from calling an alert. However, it also prevents them from calling off an alert.

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Torching The Fear

During the fight with The Fear, use the Fake Death Pill. The Fear will come over to investigate, then turn his back to you. When he's not looking, revive yourself and stay in either the crouching or crawling stance. Get right behind him and light your torch, and he'll catch on fire and quickly take damage. Due to a programming bug, however, he won't react to being attacked. This method will not kill him completely, but it will leave him with only a sliver of health.

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Area/Level Hints

Cutting The Bridge

When you're crossing the bridge at Dolinovodno, try cutting the support ropes with your knife. This will make the bridge increasingly unsteady, and can be used to easily get rid of pursuing guards.

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Destroy The Hind Early

If you have some spare TNT, you can blow up the Hind helicopter at the Bolshaya Past base. Doing so will change the enemies you face later at Krasnogorje Mountainside; the helicopter will be replaced by flying platform soldiers.

Contributed By: discoinferno84.

Groznyj Grad Delivery

When you reach the exterior of Groznyj Grad, look for a delivery truck on the western side of the base, under the arch near the tanks. Alternatively, there's another delivery truck in the northeast section, near the food storehouse. Climb in and equip a cardboard box. Doing so will trigger a cutscene in which a guard reads your box label and delivers you into one of the areas inside Groznyj Grad. The place to which you're delivered depends on which box you use. Box A leads to the East Wing of the Weapons Lab. Box B leads to the Shagohod Hangar. Box C leads to an armory in the eastern part of the fortress. This delivery method saves you the time and effort of trying to infiltrate the fortress in the usual way.

Contributed By: discoinferno84.

Seeing In The Cave

When you first fall into the cave, you won't be able to see anything due to the lack of light. This is usually remedied by equipping the cigar or finding the torch. However, the lighting will gradually improve on its own if you wait long enough. This simulates Snake's vision naturally adjusting to the darkness.

Contributed By: discoinferno84.