Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 character unlocks guide

How to unlock all characters

The Naruto series has had many characters throughout its run, and the latest game is no exception. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 brings an insane number of characters to the table. With nearly 90 playable ninja, and even more available for support, the world of Naruto brings a huge cast with it.

You'll have but handful of ninja when you start the game, and a huge number of ninja to unlock. With this guide, we'll help you track them all down! Think of it as a guiding jutsu.

NARUTO (SAGE MODE)

Defeat Yamato in Chapter 1: The Five Kage Summit.

NARUTO (TAILED BEAST BOMB)

Complete "The Last Battle" in Chapter 10: The Way to Peace.

NARUTO (MASSIVE RASENGAN BARRAGE)

Defeat the Nine Tails in Chapter 4: The Birth of Naruto.

CHOJI (BUTTERFLY MODE)

Complete "The Rumbling Coast" in Chapter 7: Mortal Combat on the Coast.

NAGATO

Defeat Nagato in Chapter 9: Fight of the Kage.

MADARA

Defeat Madara in Chapter 10: The Way to Peace.

TOBI (GREAT NINJA WAR)

Complete "The Last Battle" in Chapter 10: The Way to Peace.

MASKED MAN

Complete Prologue: The Nine Tails Attacks.

JUGO

Defeat Raikage in Chapter 1: The Five Kage Summit.

KARIN

Defeat Raikage in Chapter 1: The Five Kage Summit.

SUIGETSU

Defeat Raikage in Chapter 1: The Five Kage Summit.

SASUKE (KIRIN)

Obtain 390,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

SASUKE (TAKA)

Obtain 400,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

KAKASHI (LIGHTNING BLADE: TWIN LIGHTNING SHIVER)

Obtain 380,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

GAARA (GREAT NINJA WAR)

Defeat the Fourth Kazekage in Chapter 9: Fight of the Kage.

CHIYO

Obtain 520,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

TOBI

Defeat Madara in Chapter 1: The Five Kage Summit.

KAKUZU

Obtain 710,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

HIDAN

Obtain 720,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

SASORI

Obtain 580,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

DEIDARA

Obtain 570,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

KISAME

Defeat Kisame in Chapter 2: Team 7 Assembles.

ITACHI (TOTSUKA BLADE)

Obtain 800,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

ITACHI

Defeat Itachi in Chapter 9: Fight of the Kage.

KONAN

Defeat Madara in Chapter 5: Plotting Behind the Scenes.

PAIN

Obtain 820,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

THE FIRST HOKAGE

Obtain 850,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

THE SECOND HOKAGE

Obtain 850,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

THE THIRD HOKAGE

Complete Prologue: The Nine Tails Attacks.

MINATO

Complete Prologue: The Nine Tails Attacks.

DANZO

Defeat Danzo in Chapter 2: Team 7 Assembles.

JIRAIYA

Obtain 400,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

KAKASHI (BOYHOOD)

Obtain 330,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

OBITO

Obtain 330,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

MIFUNE

Defeat Hanzo in Chapter 6: The Outbreak of War.

HANZO

Defeat Hanzo in Chapter 6: The Outbreak of War.

FUU

Complete "The Last Battle" in Chapter 10: The Way to Peace.

UTAKATA

Complete "The Last Battle" in Chapter 10: The Way to Peace.

HAN

Complete "The Last Battle" in Chapter 10: The Way to Peace.

ROUSHI

Complete "The Last Battle" in Chapter 10: The Way to Peace.

YAGURA

Complete "The Last Battle" in Chapter 10: The Way to Peace.

YUGITO

Obtain 870,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

HAKU

Complete "Threat of the Seven Swordsmen" in Chapter 6: The Outbreak of War.

ZABUZA

Complete "Threat of the Seven Swordsmen" in Chapter 6: The Outbreak of War.

KABUTO (SNAKE CAPE)

Defeat Kabuto in Chapter 5: Plotting Behind the Scenes.

OROCHIMARU

Obtain 420,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

RAIKAGE

Defeat the Raikage in Chapter 1: The Five Kage Summit.

DARUI

Defeat Kinkaku and Ginkaku in Chapter 7: Mortal Combat on the Coast.

TSUCHIKAGE

Defeat Mizukage in Chapter 1: The Five Kage Summit.

MIZUKAGE

Defeat Mizukage in Chapter 1: The Five Kage Summit.

KILLER BEE (SAMEHADA)

Defeat Kisame in Chapter 5: Plotting Behind the Scenes.

FOO - SUPPORT ONLY

Defeat Danzo in Chapter 2: Team 7 Assembles.

TORUNE - SUPPORT ONLY

Defeat Danzo in Chapter 2: Team 7 Assembles.

CEE - SUPPORT ONLY

Defeat the Raikage in Chapter 1: The Five Kage Summit.

KUROTSUCHI - SUPPORT ONLY

Defeat Mizukage in Chapter 1: The Five Kage Summit.

AKATSUCHI - SUPPORT ONLY

Defeat Mizukage in Chapter 1: The Five Kage Summit.

AO - SUPPORT ONLY

Defeat Mizukage in Chapter 1: The Five Kage Summit.

CHOJURO - SUPPORT ONLY

Defeat Mizukage in Chapter 1: The Five Kage Summit.

PART 1 NARUTO

Obtain 130,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

PART 1 SASUKE

Obtain 140,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

PART 1 SAKURA

Obtain 160,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

PART 1 NEJI

Obtain 180,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

PART 1 LEE

Obtain 190,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

PART 1 HINATA

Obtain 170,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

PART 1 GAARA

Obtain 290,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

KIMIMARO

Obtain 530,000 ryo. This may seem like a lot, but you'll amass nearly one million ryo by the end of Ultimate Adventure mode.

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