Change character hair style, accessory and panty
Hair style: At the costume selection screen, Press and hold L1/R1 with any Hold/Punch/Kick button for different hair style Accessory(Hat/eyewears etc.): At the costume selection screen, Press and hold Left/Right with any Hold/Punch/Kick button Panty: At the costume selection screen, The Hold/Punch/Kick each correspond to different panty.
- Lab - Cleared Dead or Alive 5 "Story Mode" to unlock this stage.
Rare swimsuit costumes
These can be unlocked using ANY character.
- Christie's Swimsuit - Beat Solo Time Attack mode on Legend difficulty without continuing
- Lisa's Swimsuit - Beat Survival mode on Legend difficulty.
- Tina's Swimsuit - Beat Solo Arcade mode on Legend difficulty without continuing
System Voices and Courses unlockables.
- Legend Courses - Clear the Master course in Arcade mode, survival mode, or time attack modes.
- Master Courses - Clear the True Fighter course in Arcade mode, survival mode, or time attack mode.
- System voices - Clear command training in training mode with each character.
- True Fighter Courses - Clear the champ course in Arcade mode, survival, or time attack mode.
There are 5 unlockable characters in Dead or Alive 5.
- Akira Yuki - Defeat Akira in Story Mode
- Alpha-152 - Obtain 300 titles
- Gen Fu - Clear Eliot's Story Mode Chapter
- Pai Chan - Obtain 100 titles
- Sarah Bryant - Defeat Sarah in Story Mode
Unlockable Costume Exceptions
- Christie Swimsuit - Clear the Legend course (solo match) in time attack mode with Christie without using a continue.
- Kasumi Black Suit - Clear the True Kasumi chapter in Story Mode.
- Kasumi Kimono - Clear the Kasumi vs. Christie battle in the True Kasumi chapter of story mode.
- Lisa Swimsuit - Clear the Legend course (solo match) in survival mode with Lisa.
- Tina Swimsuit - Clear the Legend course (solo match) in Arcade mode with Tina, without using a continue.
There are 36 Bronze Trophies, 8 Silver Trophies, 3 Gold Trophies, and 1 Platinum Trophy.
- A Fight to Remember (Bronze) - Save a replay.
- Ahhh, Memories (Bronze) - View your photos in the Album.
- Akira Yuki (Bronze) - Unlock Akira.
- Anybody, Anytime, Anywhere (Silver) - Fight 50 people through invitations.
- Arcade Cleared (Bronze) - Clear 1 course in Arcade mode.
- Arcade Master (Silver) - Clear all courses in Arcade mode.
- Blow 'Em Away (Bronze) - Successfully land a Power Blow.
- Cliffhanger Comeback (Bronze) - Successfully block an opponent's attack during a Cliffhanger.
- DOA5 Is My Life (Gold) - Fight online 1000 times.
- DOA5 Master (Platinum) - Unlock all trophies.
- Down You Go (Bronze) - Successfully attack during a Cliffhanger.
- Exercise Newbie (Bronze) - Perform all moves for all characters in Command Training.
- Failure Teaches Success (Bronze) - See all characters' losing poses.
- Fighter, Know Thyself (Bronze) - View your results in Fight Record.
- Fighting Entertainment (Bronze) - Have your first fight outside of Training or Versus modes.
- Fighting For Real (Bronze) - Play a Ranked match.
- Fighting in Style (Gold) - Unlock all costumes.
- First Tag Team (Bronze) - Play Tag Battle.
- First Throwdown (Bronze) - Send a Throwdown Challenge to someone in your Fighter List.
- Fledgling Fighter (Bronze) - Fight 10 Versus matches.
- Gesundheit! (Bronze) - Trigger the Special Danger Zone in The Show.
- Get out there and Fight! (Bronze) - Play a Lobby match.
- How Do I Fight Like a Pro? (Bronze) - Display the Move Details.
- How Do I Fight? (Bronze) - Display the Move List.
- I Read Every Move (Bronze) - Win without taking any damage.
- Insomniac (Bronze) - Watch all movies in Story mode without skipping any of them.
- Jump In (Bronze) - Play a Simple match.
- My Fight, My Rules (Bronze) - Create your own online lobby.
- On the Edge of Your Seat (Bronze) - Play Spectator mode.
- Rival Rampage (Silver) - Fight online 100 times.
- Rival Rumble (Bronze) - Fight online 10 times.
- Rivals (Bronze) - Register 5 fighters in your Fight List.
- Safety First (Bronze) - Turn Danger Zones off on the Stage Select screen.
- Sarah Bryant (Bronze) - Unlock Sarah.
- Say Cheese! (Bronze) - Take a photo in Spectator mode.
- Survival Cleared (Bronze) - Clear 1 course in Survival mode.
- Survival Master (Silver) - Clear all courses in Survival mode.
- Tango Kilo November (Bronze) - Trigger the Special Danger Zone in Hot Zone.
- The Fight Never Ends (Silver) - Fight 100 Versus matches.
- The Power of Two (Silver) - Perform 50 kinds of character-specific tag throws.
- Time Attack Cleared (Bronze) - Clear 1 course in Time Attack mode.
- Time Attack Master (Silver) - Clear all courses in Time Attack mode.
- Training Hard (Bronze) - Play Training mode for 1 hour.
- You Asked for It! (Bronze) - Fight 10 people through invitations.