Cheats for Ninja Gaiden II NES

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Cheats for Ninja Gaiden II NES

This title is also known as:

  • Shadow Warriors II: The Dark Sword of Chaos


At the title screen, quickly press Up, Up, Up, Down, Down, Down, A, B, A, B, Select then Start. You will hear a sound if the code was entered correctly. You must them press Right, Left, Right, Left, B then A. The word ‘Invincible’ will appear if the code was entered correctly.

Sound Test

To access the sound test, hold Diagonal Up/Left, Select, A and B and press Start at the title screen. Ryu will be displayed if the code has been entered correctly. The sound test can also be accessed by pressing Start after the title screen fades to display it again and then pressing Diagonal Up/Left, A, B and Start which will display Irene if the code has been entered correctly. To access the sound test and display both Ryu and Irene, press Start after the title screen fades to display it again. Allow the screen to fade again and press Start, then press diagonal Up/Left, A, B and Start.

Extra Lives

In Level 4-2, jump up and intentionally get hit by an opponent to land on the first ledge of the screen. Collect the extra life, then return to the ladder and climb up to the screen where you were hit by the opponent. Continue this process to collect as many lives as you like.

Pro Action Replay Codes

Effect Code
Infinite Energy 0000 8010
Infinite Lives 0000 A509

Game Genie Codes

Effect Code
Infinite Lives SXXGXAVG
Begin the game with 9 lives AEKGVTZE + SEKKKTSP
Begin the game with 6 lives IEKGVTZA + SEKKKTSP
Begin the game with 1 life AEKGVTZA
Almost invincible SZNGKGSA
50% energy from medicine LEUOSATA
200% energy from medicine GEUOSATE
50% energy from Blue Ninja power IAUONEZA + IAKOOEZA
200% energy from Blue Ninja power GPUONEZA + GPKOOEZA
200% maximum Ninja power from scroll GOEPOEZA + ZEOOEAPA
Stop timer SXVKLTVG
All powers use up 5 points SVOPXXSN + SVOOKXSN + SVXOXXSN
Never lose Ninja power item GXKKUIVA
Extra fast running LEXGYAPA + KNEKYEVN

Hint: Wall jump

To perform a wall jump, press A while pressing the Directional Pad in the opposite direction you are facing off the wall.

Hint: Power-up items

Power-up Outcome
Red Ninja Symbol twin twins. Split the ninja into two
Blue Ninja Symbol Gain an extra player
Medicine Restore strength
Bonus Bags Gain an extra 1000-2000 points
Scroll Increase ninja power to the maximum

Hint: Power-up weapons

Note: Collect as many of the Ninja Power Symbols as possible, as they are required in order to use special weapons.

Weapon Description
Throwing Star Basic throwing weapon that uses five power points
Windmill Throwing Star More powerful than the basic throwing star. Will return to the direction thrown, uses ten power points.
Art of Fire Wheel Deadly fire weapon that uses eight power points.
Fire Dragon Ball You must possess the Dragon Sword to convert your attack into electrical power, uses eight power points.
Invincible Fire Wheel Rotates around the ninja’s body making him temporarily invincible.

Hint: Using power-up weapons

To use a power-up weapon, hold Up and press B.