Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal PS3 Cheats

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Cheat Codes

Unlock Squat Stats

At the main online menu highlight "Stats" and press:

  • Up, Down, Left, Right, Square - Unlock Squat Stats

Pirate Vs Ninja 2 player fight

When picking what level to do in the Quark Vid comics, press Square instead.
A password menu should pop up. Enter this code.

  • _MEGHAN_ - Pirate vs Ninja

Qwark in a tu tu

During any qwark vidcomic, enter the following:

  • Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Circle, Square, Square - Qwark in a tu tu

Pause Codes

Pause the game and enter the following:

  • Circle, Square, Circle, Square, Up, Down, Left, Left - Double Bladed Laser Sword



Do the following to unlock each of the unlockables

  • Mega Weapons - Beat game once and enter challenge mode. Now visit a vendor to purchase Mega Weapons
  • RY3NO - Beat game then it should be in the first vendor on Planet Florana
  • Sketchbook - Beat Game once then should be in Cinematics menu. Press L1 or R1 to cycle through

Unlock alernate paint jobs for your ship

Go to your side of your ship at the starship phoenix, and activate the machine.

  • Agent Orange - 11 skill points
  • Black Hole - 4 skill points
  • Bogon Blue - 6 skill points
  • Clowner - 28 skill points
  • Dark Nebula - 26 skill points
  • Drek's Black Heart - 22 skill points
  • Florana Breeze - 18 skill points
  • Ghost Pirate Purple - 16 skill points
  • Helga Hues - 12 skill points
  • Hooked on Onyx - 9 skill points
  • Insomniac Special - 30 skill points
  • Lombax Orange - 8 skill points
  • Low Rider - 3 skill points
  • Lunar Eclipse - 24 skill points
  • Neutron Star - 23 skill points
  • Obani Orange - 2 skill points
  • Orxon Green - 7 skill points
  • Ozzy Kamikaze - 19 skill points
  • Plaidtastic - 29 skill points
  • Pulsing Purple - 1 skill point
  • Qwark Green - 10 skill points
  • Sasha Scarlet - 17 skill points
  • Silent Strike - 20 skill points
  • Solar Wind - 25 skill points
  • Space Storm - 13 skill points
  • Star Traveller - 27 skill points
  • Sun Storm - 5 skill points
  • Supernova - 21 skill points
  • Tyhrranoid Void - 14 skill points
  • Zeldren Sunset - 15 skill points

Special Trophies

  • Annihilation Nation Trophy - Win every challenge in the Annilation Mation.
  • Friends of the Rangers Trophy - Do all of the Ranger Battle missions.
  • Nano Finder Trophy - Get full Nanotech of 200 (can only get 200 Nanotech in Challenge Mode)
  • Omega Arsenal Trophy - Upgrade every weapon in the game to its Omega version.
  • Skill Master Trophy - Get all 30 Skill Points
  • Titanium Collector Trophy - Find every Titanium Bolt in the game.


Constructobot - Get all trophies, then go to the Phoenix and look at the skins list.

Old School Skin

Old School Ratchet Skin - If you have a Ratchet and Clank 1 file on your memory card you can activate this at the Pheonix starship weapon vendor.

List of all skill points and how to get them

  • 2002 Was a Good Year in the City - Destroy the Blimp in Metropolis. Hint: Look for a blimp, it'll show up after a minute or two. Three shots from the Sniper Rifle should destroy it.
  • Aim High - Kill 10 Skreeducks in the Crash Site. Hint: They fly around and look like prehistoric birds.
  • Bash the Bug - Beat Scorpio using only the Wrench. Hint: Use the double bladed light saber if this is too difficult.
  • Bash the Party - Kill 20 enemies using only the wrench in Blackwater City.
  • Be a Sharpshooter - Snipe 10 Tyhrranoids in towers on planet Tyhrranosis. Hint: Do this during the "Destroy the plasma cannon turrets" mission.
  • Be an Eight Time Champ - Beat all the gauntlet challenges.
  • Beat Helga's Best Time - Complete Helga's VR Hypershot training in under 50 seconds. Hint: Beat it once and all the Hacker puzzles will be unlocked.
  • Break the Dan - Go to Qwark's Hideout, in the area where you have to jump across the two ice platforms. Go to the right of the area and you'll be able to wall jump
  • Break the Dan (Continued) - up to a snow man. It you destroy him you'll get a skill point. Hint: Don't glide to the wall, you won't be able to wall jump.
  • Bugs to Birds - Use the Qwack-O-Ray to turn 15 Floranian Blood Flies into ducks on planet Daxx.
  • Feeling Lucky? - Win the Jackpot in Holostar Studios. Hint: If they all blow up before you win, leave the planet and return.
  • Flee Flawlessly - Complete any Gauntlet challenge without taking a hit.
  • Get to the Belt - Land on the floating astoroid ring on the Obani Moon. Hint: Go to the highest jump slot (directly behind the ring) and jump on the flashing asteroid.
  • Go for Hang Time - Get 2 seconds of air time with the Turbo Slider. Hint: Turn around and go off the giant sand hill at a slight left angle and this will be no problem.
  • Hit the Motherload - Collect all 101 Sewer Crystals. Hint: This cannot be done until the gravity boots have been obtained.
  • Lights, Camera, Action! - Destroy five floating cameras during any Gauntlet challenge. Hint: Just pull out your N60 Storm and fire one shot to take a camera out.
  • Monkeying Around - Hit Scrunch the monkey with Ratchet's Wrench. Hint: Run the opposite way and then long jump followed by a quick slash to hit him.
  • Reflect on How to Score - Kill 25 ememies with the Refractor on planet Marcadia.
  • Search for Sunken Treasure - Blow up 40 underwater crates on planet Aquatos.
  • Set a New Record for Qwark - Beat vid-comic Issue 5 in under 2:00
  • Set a New Record for Qwark - Beat vid-comic Issue 4 in under 4:45
  • Set a New Record for Qwark - Beat vid-comic Issue 3 in under 1:50
  • Set a New Record for Qwark - Beat vid-comic Issue 2 in under 2:10
  • Set a New Record for Qwark - Beat vid-comic Issue 1 in under 2:40 Hint: Ignore all Tokens and take as many short cuts as you can. Do the same for the other 4.
  • Spread Your Germs - Infect 30 enemies with the Infector on Mylon.
  • Stay Squeaky Clean - Complete the path of death without taking any damage from enemies or hazards.
  • Strive for Arcade Perfection - Get 100% in all five Qwark vid-comics.
  • Suck It Up! - Kill 40 ememies using unly the Suck Cannon in the Crash Site.
  • Turn Up the Heat - Purchase the Infernox Armor.
  • You Break it, You Win it - On Koros in the Robot base use the Bolt Grabber V2 to destroy all breakables. After a certain amount of destruction you will get the akill point.
  • Zap Back at Ya' - Kill 10 enemies with the Refractor on planet Aridia. Hint: The Refractor will deflect the Ultra-Mechs attacks. Try this during part 4.


Get a certain number of skill points to unlock each of the cheats

  • Big Head A.I. - 20 Skill Points
  • Big Head Ratchet & Clank - 5 Skill Points
  • Mirror Worlds - 30 Skill Points
  • Secret Agent Clank - 15 Skill Points
  • Ships to Ducks - 25 Skill Points
  • Time Freeze - 10 Skill Points
  • Wrench Replacement - Enter code from Demo


Skip Quark vidcomics

Go to the game system on Starship Phoenix with a vidcomic that you haven't beaten yet. Now select the level of the unplayed vidcomic. Scroll up to the first one and press Up again. If it's the fifth vidcomic then press Up yet again. As long as from the first vidcomic you get back to selecting the latest unplayed vidcomic, press X to play. The game prompts to skip the level. Agreeing will finish the level with no records. In Challenge Mode, it will show no records EXCEPT the best time you got during your first try in the game.

Re-play completed Hacker puzzles

To re-play a completed Hacker puzzle: Stand in front of it, hold R1, then press Triangle.

Get a discount on weapons

If you have a save from Ratchet and Clank 1, you get a 10% discount on weapons when you buy them. Save must be past the 2nd hoverboard race.

Free weapons

Although you can buy any of these weapons during the game, you can get them free from Slim Cognito on Aquatos at certain times in the game if you have a Ratchet & Clank:Going Commando save file on your memory card. The weapons are, Miniturret Glove, Lava Gun, Shield Charger, Bouncer, and Plasma Coil.

Free Ammo and Health

Go to any challenge like Annihilation Nation, start the challenge and quit and it refills your ammo and health.

Easter Eggs

Insomniac Museum

Go to Metropolis and follow the path over and into the first building, then hop up onto the left window sill and break the window, then hop across to the next building. Hop up onto the left side again and break this window, and there's a teleporter. Go to it at 3:00am-4:00am for the Insomniac Mueseum.

Change the Weather

At Holostar Studios the second room that is raining (not the graveyard) there is a circular button to your right that will change it from raining to snowing.

Alternate Way Into Insomnic Museum

If you collect all the trophies, the door in the trophy room will open up, revealing the Insomniac Museum.


There are 18 Bronze Trophies, 9 Silver Trophies, 5 Gold Trophies, and 1 Platinum Trophy.

  • Bash the Bug (Silver) - Defeat Scorpio with only the wrench in Annihilation Nation
  • Biobliteration (Gold) - Defeat the Biobliterator to complete the game
  • Break the Dan (Bronze) - Destroy the Snowman at Qwark's Hideout
  • Bugs to Birds (Bronze) - Convert 15 Blood Flies into Ducks on Daxx
  • Eight Time Champion (Bronze) - Complete all 8 Gauntlet Challenges on Annihilation Nation
  • Feeling Lucky? (Bronze) - Hit the jackpot on a slot machine in Holostar Studios
  • Flee Flawlessly (Bronze) - Complete any Gauntlet Challenge without taking any damage
  • Friend of the Rangers (Gold) - Complete every battle mission
  • Get to the Belt (Bronze) - Jump up onto the Asteroid Belt on the Obani Moon
  • Go For Hang Time (Bronze) - Get 2 seconds of air with the Turbo-Slider on Aridia
  • Hero of the Galaxy (Platinum) - Obtain all Ratchet & Clank 3: Up Your Arsenal trophies
  • Hit the Motherload (Bronze) - Collect all 101 Sewer Crystals on Aquatos
  • It was a very good year... (Bronze) - Destroy the Blimp flying around Metropolis
  • Keep the Temperature Low (Bronze) - Get the Snowman Skin
  • Mini Ratchet (Silver) - Find the Ratchet Trophy
  • Monkeying Around (Bronze) - Hit Skrunch the monkey with your wrench on Starship Phoenix
  • Nano Finder (Silver) - Get Ratchet's Nanotech up to 200 (Maxed out!)
  • Nefarious No More (Silver) - Defeat Dr. Nefarious in the Final Battle
  • Omega Man (Gold) - Get all the Omega Weapons including the Rhynocerator
  • Penicillin Anyone? (Bronze) - Infect 30 Enemies with the Infector Gadget on Mylon
  • Qwarktastic Win (Silver) - Complete the Qwarktastic Battle in Annihilation Nation
  • Reflect On How To Score (Bronze) - Kill 25 enemies with the Refractor on Marcadia
  • RY3NO (Silver) - Attain the RY3NO Gadget
  • Search for Sunken Treasure (Bronze) - Destroy all underwater crates on Planet Aquatos
  • Secret Agent Clank (Silver) - Find the Clank Trophy
  • Skill Master (Gold) - Attain All 30 Skill Points
  • Stay Squeeky Clean (Bronze) - Complete the "Path of Death" on Florana without taking any damage
  • Strive for Arcade Perfection (Silver) - Get all Qwark Tokens (100%) on all Vid Comics
  • Suck It Up (Bronze) - Kill 40 Enemies with the Suck Cannon at the Crash Site
  • These things keep comin'! (Bronze) - Collect 1 Million Bolts
  • They Never Stop Comin'! (Silver) - Collect 10 Million Bolts
  • Thorough (Gold) - Obtain all 40 Titanium bolts
  • Zap Back At Ya' (Bronze) - Kill 10 Enemies with your Refractor Gadget on Aridia