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Guitar Hero II Cheats, Codes & Guides

Guitar Hero II faqs

Guitar Hero II Cheats

  • Performance Mode

    Yellow, Yellow, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Yellow
    Submitted by None
  • Hyper Speed

    Orange, Blue, Orange, Yellow, Orange, Blue, Orange, Yellow
    Submitted by Mike Romano
  • Air Guitar

    Yellow, Yellow, Blue, Orange, Yellow, Blue
    Submitted by None
  • Crowd has Eyeball Heads

    Blue, Orange, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Orange, Blue
    Submitted by None
  • Crowd has Monkey Heads

    Orange, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Blue, Yellow, Yellow
    Submitted by None
  • Flaming Head

    Orange, Yellow, Orange, Orange, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Yellow
    Submitted by None
  • Horse Head

    Blue, Orange, Orange, Blue, Orange, Orange, Blue, Orange, Orange, Blue
    Submitted by None
  • Hyper Speed De/Activate

    Orange, Blue, Orange, Yellow, Orange, Blue, Orange, Yellow
    Submitted by None
  • Hyper Speed

    O,B,O,Y,O,B,O,Y
    Submitted by Mike Romano
  • Air Guitar

    Y, Y, B, O, Y, B
    Submitted by None
  • Crowd has Eyeball Heads

    B, O, Y, O, Y, O, B
    Submitted by None
  • Crowd has Monkey Heads

    O, B, Y, Y, O, B, Y, Y
    Submitted by None
  • Flaming Head

    O, Y, O, O, Y, O, Y, Y
    Submitted by None
  • Horse Head

    B, O, O, B, O, O, B, O, O, B
    Submitted by None
  • Hyper Speed De/Activate

    O, B, O, Y, O, B, O, Y
    Submitted by None
  • Codes for PAL Version

    The codes for the PAL version of Guitar Hero II are different:

    B, Y, O, B, Y, Y - Air guitar
    Y,O,B,O,B,O,Y - Crowd has Eyeball Heads
    Y, O, B, O, Y, O, B, O- Hyper Speed
    Y, Y, B, O, Y, Y, B, O - Monkey Head Crowd
    Y, Y, O, Y, O, O, Y, O - Flaming Head
    Y, Y, O, Y, Y, B, Y, Y - Performance Mode - no display
    B, O, O, B, O, O, B, O, O, B, O, O, B, O, O, B, O - Horse Head
    Submitted by Raffi
  • Unlock Everything (disables save)

    Entry location: Main menu
    At main menu enter B,Y,O,R,O,Y,R,Y,R,Y,R,Y,R,Y,R,Y. For PAL version enter B,Y,O,O,Y,B,Y,B,Y,B,Y,B,Y,B,Y. B=blue Y=yellow R=red O=orange

    ed. note: Unverified
    Submitted by Codinator_50
  • Guitar Hero II Cheats For Enhanced Rock

    Air Guitar (Guitar is invisible)
    Yellow, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Blue

    Guitarist’s Head is On Fire
    Orange, Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Yellow

    Crowd Has Monkey Heads
    Orange, Yellow, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Blue, Blue

    Crowd Has Eyeball Heads
    Yellow, Orange, Blue, Blue, Blue, Orange, Yellow**

    Hyper Speed
    Blue, Orange, Yellow, Orange, Blue, Orange, Yellow, Yellow

    Performance Mode (Notes are invisible)
    Blue, Blue, Yellow, Blue, Blue, Orange, Blue, Blue

    Unlock All Songs
    Blue,Yellow, Orange, Red, Yellow, Orange, Blue, Yellow, Blue, Yellow, Blue, Yellow, Blue, Yellow, Blue, Yellow**
    Submitted by Dan Americaster
  • Head On Fire (Actually Works)

    Guitarist’s Head is On Fire
    Orange, Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Yellow
    Submitted by Dan Americaster

Guitar Hero II Easter Eggs

  • Secret Message

    Entry location: First Place Battle of the Bands
    When you start a band, the first place you play at is the Battle of the Bands at some high school. When you start a song look at the score board it says "69" under HOME & GUEST also look at the fouls it says "666." It also has "ROCK ON" on it also!
    Submitted by Dakota

Guitar Hero II Glitches

  • Any Character with Scythe

    If you choose the Grim Reaper as the guitar player, and choose the scythe as the guitar, go back and choose a different character they will be playing the scythe. The second character you choose must have their second outfit unlocked.
    Submitted by The Granit Rokkers
  • Grim using Gibson

    Get the Grim Ripper using a Les Paul. First Pick your character as the Grim Ripper. Then, switch to a person that has a different pair of clothes and select them in their separate clothes. Go to select guitar, and select the Les Paul. Then switch back to the ripper. He should now have the Les Paul.

    ed. note: unverified
    Submitted by bored

Guitar Hero II Hints

  • Get More Starpower!

    When the notes come down and they are in the shape of a star, hit all the notes that are star shaped and you will get Starpower. Also, if a star note is a long note, press and hold the whammy bar to get even more Starpower!
    Submitted by soren7550
  • Get A 5 Star Rating!

    At the last part of the song (before it ends) activate your Starpower. You will now get a 5 star rating!

    *Note* You need to have hit 90% or more of the notes for this to work.
    Submitted by soren7550

Guitar Hero II Unlockables

  • Unlock Hidden Guitars

    "Snaketapus" Guitar - Beat Hard Mode
    "The Log" Guitar - 5-Star every song on Expert
    Battle Axe Guitar - Beat Expert Mode
    Casket Guitar - Beat Medium Mode
    Eyeball Guitar - 5-Star every song on Hard
    Fish Guitar - Beat Easy Mode
    USA Guitar - 5-Star every song on Easy
    Viking Guitar - 5-Star every song on Medium
    Submitted by Nub
  • Unlock Hidden Guitars

    "Snaketapus" Guitar - Beat Hard Mode
    "The Log" Guitar - 5-Star every song on Expert
    Battle Axe Guitar - Beat Expert Mode
    Casket Guitar - Beat Medium Mode
    Eyeball Guitar - 5-Star every song on Hard
    Fish Guitar - Beat Easy Mode
    USA Guitar - 5-Star every song on Easy
    Viking Guitar - 5-Star every song on Medium
    Submitted by Nub
  • Get Another Bass

    Entry location: Co-op
    Play and complete 10 songs in co-op and you can unlock a new bass!
    Submitted by soren7550
  • Achievements

    Unlocking each new venue (10pts apiece)
    Beating each difficulty setting (10-30pts)
    100k~400k scores on a song (10-30pts)
    200k~800k scores on a co-op song (30pts apiece)
    Champagne Club V.I.P. - 500k on a song (30pts)
    Millionaire Pair - Score 1,000,000 points on a co-op song (30pts)
    Scoremonger - Get an 8x Multiplier (10pts)
    Perfectionist - Get 100% on a song (30pts)
    Saturday Morning Award - Beat Trogdor and Thunderhorse (10pts)
    Rock School Grad - Complete all tutorials (10pts)
    Rock Snob - Turn down an encore (10pts)
    Dimebag Darrell - 100 note streak (10pts)
    Eddie Van Halen - 500 note streak (30pts)
    Yngwie Malmsteen - 1000 note streak (30pts)
    Sandbox Hero - Five star every song on Easy (30pts)
    Most Likely to Succeed - Five star every song on Normal (30pts)
    Guitarmageddon - Five star every song on Hard (30 pts)
    Start a Real Band Already - Five star every song on Expert (30pts, should be like 300)

    Buy everything in the store (10-30pts for each section)
    Big Spender - Blow $10,000 in the store (10pts)
    Extra Credit - Watch the credits (10pts)
    Long Road Ahead - Fail a song on Easy (10pts)
    Hendrix Award - Complete a song with lefty flip on (10pts)
    Teacher's Pet - Practice three different songs (10pts)
    Kick the Bucket - Complete "Jordan" on Expert (30pts)
    Scenester Award - Beat all the unlocked songs (10pts)
    Joan and Lita - 100 note streak in co-op (30pts)
    Joe and Steven - 500 note streak in co-op (30pts)
    Keef and Mick - 1000 note streak in co-op (30pts)
    Lennon and McCartney - Get an 8x Multiplier in co-op (10)
    Page and Plant - 100% a co-op song (30)
    Submitted by CAPS LOCK!!111
  • Unlock Basses

    Cream SG - Get 5 stars on 20 songs in Co-Op
    Gibson Grabber - Beat 20 Songs in Co-Op Mode
    Gibson SG Bass - Beat 10 Songs in Co-Op mode
    Gibson Thunderbird - Beat 30 Songs in Co-Op mode
    Hofner Bass - Beat every song on Co-Op mode
    Lava Pearl Musicman Stingray - Get 5 stars on 10 songs in Co-Op
    Natural Maple Gibson Grabber Bass - Get 4 stars on all co-op songs.
    Natural Sunburst Gibson Thunderbird Bass - Get 5 stars on every song in Co-Op
    Submitted by Bass master

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More Info

Release date: Nov 07 2006 - PS2 (US)
Available Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PS2, PC
Genre: Family
Published by: RedOctane
Developed by: Harmonix
Franchise: Guitar Hero
ESRB Rating:
Teen: Lyrics
PEGI Rating:
Rating Pending