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Ys: The Ark of Napishtim (PlayStation 2)

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Title Screen

Ys: The Ark of Napishtim

Developer: Nihon Falcom
Publisher: Konami
Platform: PlayStation 2
Released in JP: March 10, 2005
Released in US: February 22, 2005
Released in EU: September 16, 2005
Released in KR: March 10, 2005


RegionIcon.png This game has regional differences.


Elementary, my dear Cactus.
This needs some investigation.
Discuss ideas and findings on the talk page.
Specifically: Label and post the European cheats here once they have been labeled on what they do. These are all on the talk page.
Hmmm...
To do:
Identify what the unknown cheats do.

Hidden Cheats

Several undiscovered cheats for this game can be inputted below inside the CHEAT option which is located under NEW GAME. You will need to input the enable code first by hitting the crystals in this order: Red, Blue, Yellow, Red, Blue, Yellow. Then do a downward strike on the center pedestal. After inputting any cheat, you will also need to do a downward strike on the center pedestal to confirm it.

Cheat inputs inside the CHEAT room (USA version only):

Crystal Inputs Reward
Red, Blue, Red Plays the opening movie.
Red, Red, Red, Red, Red, Blue, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Yellow Plays the beach cinematic with Olha with Japanese voices and text (alternate version).
Blue, Blue, Blue, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Red Plays the beach cinematic with Olha with English voices and text (alternate version).
Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Yellow, Red, Blue Unknown.
Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Blue Unknown.
Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Blue Unknown.
Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Blue, Blue Unknown.
Blue, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Blue, Blue Unknown.
Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red Unknown.
Red, Blue, Blue, Red, Red, Red, Yellow, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Yellow Unknown.
Red, Red, Red, Blue, Blue, Red, Yellow, Yellow, Yellow, Blue, Blue, Yellow Unknown.
Red, Red, Red, Blue, Blue, Red, Red, Red, Yellow, Yellow, Blue, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Blue, Yellow Unknown.
Yellow, Red, Blue Unknown.
Yellow, Red, Red, Blue Unknown.
Yellow, Red, Red, Red, Blue Unknown.
Yellow, Red, Red, Red, Red, Blue Unknown.
Yellow, Yellow, Red, Blue Unknown.
Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Blue Unknown.
Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Red, Blue Unknown.
Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Red, Red, Blue Unknown.
Yellow, Yellow, Yellow, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Red, Blue, Yellow, Yellow Unknown.
Yellow, Yellow, Yellow, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Red, Blue, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow Unknown.
(Source: Original TCRF research)

Regional Differences

  • The cheats in the European version are completely different from the North American version.
  • The European version adds a new text language selection menu, as a result of the changed cheats.