All the latest Gradius NES cheats, game genie and action replay codes for Gradius on the NES are here in this article. The Gradius game on the NES / Nintendo Entertainment System is a very challenging game and can be quite frustrating at times, Hopefully using the below cheats and codes will help you to beat this game. If you use these cheats or know of any cheats or codes I have left out please let me know about it by posting a comment below.
Normal Gradius (NES) Cheats
**** The below cheats are available to use on all games with out the use of a game genie or action replay ****
Powerup – Pause the game and press, , , , , , , , , then for missiles, items, and shields. This code may only be used once per level.
Continue Mode – Quickly press, , , , , , , , , then after losing the last ship on level 2 or higher.
Level Skip – Destroy the ship that appears at the end of each level within five seconds to skip the next level.
Super speed Firing – Gather up 6 capsules. You’ll see a “?” on the screen. Pick up a 7th capsule when your score has a 0 in the thousandths digit. Pressand you will have super speed firing ability.
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Gradius NES Pro Action Replay Codes
If you are lucky enough to own an action replay you can use the below codes in Gradius NES cheats on the NES.
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Gradius NES Game Genie Codes
If you are lucky enough to own a Game Genie you can use the below codes in Gradius NES cheats on the NES. If any of the codes do not work, or if you know of any that do work that I did not mention please post about it in a comment below.
- SXOOYYVI Both players have infinite lives
- AENELZLA Both players start with 1 life
- IENELZLA Both players start with 6 lives
- AENELZLE Both players start with 9 lives
- NNOEKPIE Increase force field protection
- KOXOLYSP Keep power capsules
- YGKPUUIL Never lose weapons
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Gradius Emulator Codes
If you are playing Gradius on Emulator (Or another NES emulator which supports cheat codes) there are a ton of cheat codes you can use. You can basically use any of the codes listed under the Action replay codes + Game Genie Codes sections, you simply need to enter the required code as per below.
To active the cheat code you want launch the Emulator application and load your game, Then click on the cheat menu > “Game Genie, Pro-Action Replay Codes”
On the next screen enter the cheat code in “Enter Cheat Code” field, Then add a description and click on add then click ok to close this screen. The cheat code will now be activated, please note with some codes need you to reset the game for the code to activate.
If any of the codes do not work, or if you know of any that do work that I did not mention please post about it in a comment below.
Gradius (NES) Walkthroughs
Question : Are you stuck on this game or want to find and unlock everything?
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Misc Gradius NES cheats Cheat Information
Question : Can I use all of these Gradius NES cheats NES Cheats?
Answer : The cheats I have listed under “Normal Gradius cheats (NES) Cheats” can be used by everyone. You will need a Action Replay or Game Genie to use the cheats listed on this page.
Question : What is A Pro Action Replay / Game Genie?
Answer : These are hardware cheat devices which plug directly in to your NES / Super Nintendo then your game plugs in to the Action Replay / Game Genie device. When you turn your machine on you will be displayed with the Action Replay / Game Genie cheat screen where you can enter the cheat codes above.
Question : Do the Gradius NES cheats Cheat Codes Only Work In The Emulator Emulator?
Answer : No, the codes listed under game genie and action replay sections can be used in any NES emulator which supports cheats.
Question : I have tried to use one of the cheats listed on this page but it doesn’t work, What can I do?
Answer : All the cheats listed on this page have been tested by me. If you are having issue with one of them post about it below and I will check it out for you.
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Question : Do you have any gameshark pro codes for Gradius NES cheats?
Answer : We do not have any codes for the gameshark pro device.
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