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The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon Cheats, Codes & Guides

The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon Cheats

  • Cheats

    Entry location: Press and hold L1 while playing and enter the following cheats:
    left, up, down, up, right - All Elemental Upgrades
    right, right, down, down, left - Unlimited Life
    Submitted by Jagon
  • Sweet Cheats

    From the Pause Menu; Hold Right Bumper and then with the left stick press UP, LEFT, LEFT, DOWN, UP - Maximum XP
    From the Pause Menu; Hold Left Bumper and then with the left stick press RIGHT, RIGHT, DOWN, DOWN, LEFT - Unlimited Life
    From the Pause Menu; Hold Right Bumper and then with the left stick press UP, RIGHT, UP, LEFT, DOWN - Unlimited Mana
    From the Pause menu; Press and hold the Left Bumper and then with the left stick press LEFT, UP, DOWN, UP, RIGHT - Unlock all Elemental Upgrades
    Submitted by Dragon 08
  • Cheats

    Entry location: Enter these from the pause menu with the left analogue stick.
    Hold L1 + Left, Up, Down, Up, Right - All Upgrade Slots Unlocked
    Hold L1 + Right, Right, Down, Down, Left - Infinite Health
    Hold R1 + Up, Right, Up, Left, Down - Infinite Mana/Breath
    Hold R1 + Up, Left, Left, Down, Up - Max Experience
    Submitted by togo
  • Cheats

    Entry location: While the game is paused, hold Z and use the analog stick to enter these:
    Left, up, down, up, right - All Elemental Upgrades
    Right, right, down, down, left - Infinite Health
    Up, right, up, left, down - Infinite Mana
    Up, left, left, down, up - Max XP
    Submitted by Tanner Evans
  • Health, XP, mana, and upgrades codes

    Entry location: On the Pause screen
    Hold the Z button and press the nunchuck control stick in the following directions

    All Elemental Upgrades: Left, up, down, up, right

    Infinite Health: Right, right, down, down, left

    Infinite Mana: Up, right, up, left, down

    Max XP: Up, left, left, down, up
    Submitted by GamesRadar

The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon Hints

  • How To Defeat Malafor

    Entry location: Final Boss
    Part one: Avoid all the fireballs by flying to one side then pressing L1 to dodge them completely. If you don't press L1 they will home you and hit you hard. Then, use Cynder's fear ability to get close to him and shoot not the screams but the little fearballs until he lets out a yell and gives you health gems. If you are ever to run out of mana, melee him after his fireballs and it will give you mana. Repeat until the cutscene.

    Part Two: You want to use Spyro's Ice for this. After he shoots out the dark purple balls, go up to him and use your ice twister until he yells and you get health. Repeat same as before if you run out of mana and until it goes to the cutscene.

    Part Three: You want to melee the purple shield until your fury bar is full, then use your fury untilyou get his health down to zero and then you have to pressthe buttons to avoid his attacks. At the end of his attacks continously press the button it says and you will hit him hard. That's your last fight of the whole Spyro Trilogy.

    My Comments: Watch and listen to the cutscene at the end very carefully and right before you see Spyro sacrifice himself to save the world you will hear Cynder say to him " I love you." I was disappointed to play the whole game and have Spyro AND Ignitus die, I've played all the Spyro games and I really really hope they come out with more :)
    Submitted by Shanyn :)
  • Beating Malefor, The Dark Master

    Entry location: Final level
    For this battle, Spyro and Cynder should be wearing the Gold or Dark armor set (I prefer the Dark armor set because the fury breath is almost the only thing that can hurt Malefor). In the 1st fight, fly close to Malefor and use Cynder`s fury breath (accessed by pressing the D-pad in any direction twice) until he makes an angry grunt while being forced backwards. Make sure you dodge his fire. Then he'll charge to the other end of the portal. Continue this tactic until he's beaten. In the 2nd fight, you'll be fighting Malefor while the world is ending. Do the same thing but this time, you'll be dodging ice! Then, press the buttons on the screen. Do the same in the 3rd fight and Malefor is dead!
    Submitted by Darion96
  • Defeat The First Boss

    To defeat the first boss, use Cynder's siren scream and blast him with it, and his mask that he is wearing will fall off then you can start hitting him and do some damage.
    Submitted by Tyler Swartz :P

The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon Unlockables

  • Achievements

    Air Grappler (5) - Perform 100 Enemy Air Grabs
    Armory (15) - Complete all Armor Sets
    Army Slayer (20) - Kill 1000 Enemies
    Berserker (5) - Launch 20 Fury attacks
    Bodyguard (5) - Bring the Artilleryman back to his catapult in less than 5 minutes
    Buddy System (50) - Complete the game with at least 90% of the time in 2 Players Mode
    Burned Lands crossed (40) - Complete the Burned Lands
    Button Smasher (10) - Perform a 300 hit Combo string
    Close Warfang Gate (30) - Complete the City of Warfang
    Combo Maker (5) - Perform a 70 hit Combo string
    Combo Master (5) - Perform a 125 hit Combo string
    Complete the game (130) - Complete the game a 100%
    Dark Knight (10) - Kill 70 Shadows
    Destroy Malefor (30) - Complete Malefor's Lair
    Dragon Assassin (40) - Kill Malefor without dying once
    Dragon Heart (25) - Find all Health Upgrades
    Dragon Mind (25) - Find all XP Crystals
    Dragon Spirit (25) - Find all Elemental Upgrades
    Elite Destroyer (15) - Kill all Elite Enemies
    Elitist (15) - Upgrade one element to Max Level
    Enchanted Forest (10) - Complete the Twilight Falls
    Entrepreneur (50) - Upgrade all your elements to Max Level
    Escaped the Catacombs (20) - Complete the Catacombs
    Executioner (10) - Kill 625 Enemies
    Flood the Valley (30) - Complete the Dragon Dam
    Freed Hunter (30) - Complete the Valley of Avalar
    Golem Wrecker (30) - Kill the Golem without dying once
    Grappler (5) - Perform 100 Enemy Grabs
    Grublin Bane (20) - Kill 450 Grublins
    Grublin Slayer (15) - Kill 225 Grublins
    Juggler (10) - Throw 200 Enemies into the Air
    Killed the Golem (40) - Complete Dragon City Golem
    Last Rampart (5) - Close Warfang Gate without dying once
    Master of Electricity (5) - Eliminate 75 Enemies with an Electric attack
    Master of Fear (5) - Eliminate 75 Enemies with a Fear attack
    Master of Fire (5) - Eliminate 75 Enemies with a Fire attack
    Master of Ice (5) - Eliminate 75 Enemies with an Ice attack
    Master of Poison (5) - Eliminate 75 Enemies with a Poison attack
    Master of Wind (5) - Eliminate 75 Enemies with a Wind attack
    One Large Step (15) - Complete one Armor Set
    Orc Demolisher (20) - Kill 200 Orcs
    Orc Slayer (15) - Kill 100 Orcs
    Reached Malefor's Lair (20) - Complete the Floating Islands
    Savior (5) - Protect all the Cheetah's houses in the village
    Stop the Destroyer (30) - Complete the Destroyer
    Troll Slayer (10) - Kill 10 Trolls
    Unattainable (10) - Dodge all Golem attacks in Chamber of Retribution
    Underground City Doors (20) - Complete the Underground Ruins
    Unlocked Bonus (40) - Unlocked all Bonus galleries
    Wyvern Slayer (5) - Kill 45 Wyverns
    Submitted by Dragon 08
  • The Armor's Abilities

    If you get a full set of armor for Spyro or Cynder, an ability will be shown on the lower left corner of your TV. Here are the abilities for each set:

    Gold Armor: Immune to stun
    Silver Armor: Elemental hit
    Dark Armor: Fury breath unlocked
    Submitted by Darion96

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More Info

Release date: Oct 21 2008 - PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PS2, DS (US)
Nov 21 2008 - PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PS2, DS (UK)
Available Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PS2, DS
Genre: Action
Published by: Activision
Developed by: Etranges Libellules
Franchise: Spyro
ESRB Rating:
Everyone 10+: Fantasy Violence
PEGI Rating:
7+