Advance Wars Cheats

Advance Wars cheats, Tips, and Codes for GBA. Also see Gameshark Codes, Action Replay Codes for more Advance Wars cheat codes.

Advance Wars Tips

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Beating Maps
If you find a map particularly challenging, press select, choose options, and press yield. say yes when Nell asks if you want to yield. she will then give you a hint as to what to do to improve victory. of course, by yielding you automatically fail the current map... but hey, it works.
Submitted by: Talon_Hawke on January 29, 2005
Bonus COs multi-player.
Complete campaign mode, and then go to the battle maps to find more COs.
Submitted by: just 2 xtreme on December 10, 2004
Bonus mode.
Finish all the missions in the field training mode to get War Room, campaign, design maps, and stats options on the main menu.
Submitted by: just 2 xtreme on December 10, 2004
Open Up New Gameplay Modes
To open up the War Room, Campaign, Design Maps, and Stats options on the main menu, you must first complete the final mission in Field Training.
Submitted by: Sintaku on September 04, 2004
Skip Field Training
If you want to skip field training and get into the war campaign, map maker or etc., instead of winning every battle in field training, just go to the last one and beat it. It'll save time, and you can always go back to play it any time on the main menu.
Submitted by: Sintaku on September 04, 2004
Special Intel
To access the field training mission called Special Intel, first you must clear all of the other Field Training missions. When you go back to field training you'll see it in the list of missions.
Submitted by: Sintaku on September 04, 2004
Trick the CPU
this works especially well on the last mission in campaign mode

if you are having dificulty completeing a certain level only make infentry and APC units and send them in front of the rest of the troops or use them to bring units into large weaponry fire range
Submitted by: the god of all on March 12, 2004
Unlock Advance Campaign
After you finish the main Campaign and buy the Advance Campaign, hold down the Select button before entering Campaign Mode and you'll play in Advanced Mode. You'll face stronger enemy opposition, but win more coins if you complete the mission
Submitted by: Sintaku on September 04, 2004
Unlock Olaf's Sea Strike Mission
To Unlock this Mission:
Use Andy on Mission 4, then defeat every enemy unit in Mission 6.
Submitted by: Sintaku on September 04, 2004
Unlock Rival's Mission
To Unlock this Mission:
Use Sami for the Captain Drake, Naval Clash, Wings of Victory and battle Mystery missions.
Submitted by: Sintaku on September 04, 2004
Unlock Sonja's Secret Battle Missions
To Unlock this Mission:
Beat Kanbei Arrives! in 8 or fewer turns, Mighty Kanbei! in 10 or fewer turns, and Kanbei's Error? in 12 or fewer turns.
Submitted by: Sintaku on September 04, 2004

Advance Wars Cheats

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Cheats
Advanced mode
Hold Select before entering campaign mode to play in advanced mode. In this mode, enemies are more difficult to defeat, but you receive more conis for completing each mission.

Bonus modes
Successfully complete all missions in field training mode to unlock "War Room", "Campaign", "Design Maps", and "Stats" options on the main menu.

Bonus CO's in multi-player mode
Successfully complete campaign mode, then go to battle maps to find more CO's that you can purchase for multi-player mode.

CO Drake
Enter campaign mode and select Andy. Successfully complete the Captain Drake, Naval Clash, Wings of Victory, and Battle Mystery campaigns and CO Drake will become available for purchased for 50 coins in the battle maps section.

CO Eagle
Enter campaign mode and select Sami. Successfully complete the Captain Drake, Naval Clash, Wings of Victory, Battle Mystery campaigns, and the secret "Rivals" battle and CO Eagle will become available for purchased for 80 coins in the battle maps section.

CO Grit
Enter campaign mode and select Max. Successfully complete mission 4 and CO Grit will become available for purchased for 50 coins in the battle maps section.

CO Kanbei
Successfully complete campaign mode and CO Kanbei will become available for purchased for 50 coins in the battle maps section.

CO Sonja
Successfully complete Sonja's secret missions and the campaign in campaign mode and CO Sonja will become available for purchased for 60 coins in the battle maps section.

CO Strum
Purchase CO's Drake, Eagle, Grit, Kenbei, and Sonja and CO Strum will become available for purchased for 100 coins in the battle maps section. Note: CO Strum can only be used in "Vs." mode. He cannot be used as your CO to play war room battles.

Sonja's secret missions
Successfully complete CO Kanbei's missions in a limited number of turns to unlock Sonja's secret missions. Successfully complete Kanbei Arrives! in 8 or less turns, Mighty Kanbei! in 10 or less turns, and Kanbei's Error? in 12 or less turns. If you complete all of these missions within the time limit, you will continue into a hidden path in the story line.

In-game reset
While playing a game, press Start + Select + B + A.

Deleted saved games
When turning on the Game Boy Advance, hold L + Right + Select
Submitted by: Spyrofiro on December 16, 2004
Erase your file.
To this turn on the game and straight away press L Right and then Select and a black screen comes and it asks whether you wish too delete data.
Submitted by: Q22 on November 02, 2002
Field Training Glitch - Unlimited Map Editing
With this glitch you can edit Campaign and War Room maps. The changes are saved only in the in-game (during battle) save, not permanently in the cartridge.

- Go to Field Training and play the Naval Forces mission.
- Lose by letting Olaf destroy either your T-Copter or your Lander.
- Go to the Design Maps, deploy an Orange Star unit and destroy it.
- Your screen will be glitched now. You can go to a saved Campaign or War Room map and edit it. Don't forget to save the changed maps using the in-game save, not the Design Maps save.
- To return to normal, just turn on/off the GBA.
Submitted by: Sintaku on September 04, 2004
Ghost mode [ nice little effect ]
Play in ghost mode
Press and Hold B during your turn
Submitted by: Q22 on February 07, 2003
Gold Menu Icons
To change certain icons in the main menu screen from their original color to a flashing gold, you must complete the condition listed next to them:

Stats: Complete all 20 war room maps, regardless of rank.
Rank: Obtain the final rank, rank 1.
Records: Get both rank and stats gold, and this'll turn gold too.
Field Training: Get an A-Rank in all 14 training missions.
Campaign: Complete the Advance Campaign, regardless of rank.
War Room: Get an S-Rank in all 20 war room maps.
Battle Maps: You have to unlock and buy every CO, and buy all the maps.

Design Maps, Vs. Mode, and the Multiplayer menu cannot be turned gold.

Note: The gold menus do nothing for you; they're just there for pride.
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Submitted by: Sintaku on September 04, 2004
How to unlock all C.O's
How to purchase Drake
If you use Andy to win the Captain Drake, Naval Clash, Wings Of Victory, and Battle Mystery missions in campaign mode, Drake can be purchased for 50 coins at the Battle Maps screen when the campaign has finished.

How to purchase Eagle
If you use Sami to win the Captain Drake, Naval Clash, Wings Of Victory, and Battle Mystery missions in campaign mode. After this is done you need to win the Rivals battle. Now Eagle can be purchased for 80 coins at the Battle Maps screen when the battle has finished.

How to purchase Grit
Use Max to win mission 4 in campaign mode. Grit can be bought for 50 coins at the Battle Maps screen after the campaign is over.

How to purchase Kanbei
Finish the campaign mode under the normal difficulty. Now Kanbei can be purchased for 50 coins at the Battle Maps screen when the campaign has finished.

How to purchase Nell
Achieve a "S" rank in advance campaign and war room game modes. Now Nell can be purchased at the Battle Maps screen when the campaign has finished.

How to purchase Sonja
First you have to win the "Kanbei Arrives" mission in less than 9 turns; the "Mighty Kanbei" mission in less than 11 turns; and the "Kanbei's Error" mission in less than 13 turns to unlock the bonus Sonja missions. Then beat the bonus Sonja missions in the campaign mode. Now Sonja can be purchased for 60 coins at the Battle Maps screen when the campaign has finished.

How to purchase Strum
Unlock Grit, Eagle, Drake, Kenbei, and Sonja. Now Strum can be purchased for 100 coins at the Battle Maps screen
Submitted by: Q22 on February 07, 2003
To unlock the characters....
Here's how you unlock the various characters:

Andy- --

Max- --

Sami- --

Olaf- --

Grit- Beat mission 5 (Sniper!) and then finish campaign.

Drake- Beat the four Green Earth missions (Captain Drake, Naval Clash, Wings of Victory!, Battle Mystery) with Andy, then finish campaign.

Eagle- Beat the four Green Earth missions (Captain Drake, Naval Clash, Wings of Victory!, Battle Mystery) with Sami, then finish campaign.
Then beat the secret 'Rivals!' mission.

Kanbei- Complete campaign.

Sonja- (Phew) Beat the three Yellow Comet missions like this:

Kanbei Arrives! in 8 days or less (I managed 5!)
Mighty Kanbei! in 10 days or less (I got 9...)
Kanbei's Error? in 12 days or less (I got 10)

Then beat the secret Sonja missions, and finish campaign.

Hire Sturm- Get the characters above.

Nell- Finish Advanced Campaign.

There's how to unlock all the characters...

Submitted by: NightStalker2 on June 30, 2002
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