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Sonic 3 & Knuckles (Mega Drive)

Developer:Sonic Team
Publisher:Sega
Genre:Platformer
First released:October, 1994

Achievements

There are 53 achievements worth 400 (1549) points.
 
Angel Island Zone
 
won by 568 (262) of 805 (70.56%)
(5)
Complete Angel Island Zone.
Hydrocity Zone
 
won by 417 (210) of 805 (51.80%)
(5)
Complete Hydrocity Zone.
Marble Garden Zone
 
won by 248 (150) of 805 (30.81%)
(7)
Complete Marble Garden Zone.
Carnival Night Zone
 
won by 297 (167) of 805 (36.89%)
(7)
Complete Carnival Night Zone.
Icecap Zone
 
won by 275 (149) of 805 (34.16%)
(7)
Complete Icecap Zone.
Launch Base Zone
 
won by 270 (146) of 805 (33.54%)
(7)
Complete Launch Base Zone.
Mushroom Hill Zone
 
won by 237 (138) of 805 (29.44%)
(8)
Complete Mushroom Hill Zone.
Flying Battery Zone
 
won by 222 (130) of 805 (27.58%)
(8)
Complete Flying Battery Zone.
Sandopolis Zone
 
won by 201 (118) of 805 (24.97%)
(8)
Complete Sandopolis Zone.
Lava Reef Zone
 
won by 171 (116) of 805 (21.24%)
(9)
Complete Lava Reef Zone.
Hidden Palace Zone
 
won by 193 (118) of 805 (23.98%)
(9)
Beat Knuckles in Hidden Palace Zone. Sonic and Tails only.
Sky Sanctuary Zone
 
won by 180 (114) of 805 (22.36%)
(9)
Complete Sky Sanctuary Zone with Sonic or Tails.
Death Egg Zone
 
won by 173 (107) of 805 (21.49%)
(19)
Complete Death Egg Zone.
Sonic Victory
 
won by 176 (109) of 805 (21.86%)
(19)
Complete the game with Sonic.
Hyper Sonic Victory
 
won by 145 (93) of 805 (18.01%)
(22)
Complete the game with Sonic, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Knuckles Victory
 
won by 93 (70) of 805 (11.55%)
(31)
Complete the game with Knuckles.
Hyper Knuckles Victory
 
won by 75 (61) of 805 (9.32%)
(37)
Complete the game with Knuckles, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Tails Victory
 
won by 80 (65) of 805 (9.94%)
(35)
Complete the game with Tails.
Super Tails Victory
 
won by 73 (61) of 805 (9.07%)
(38)
Complete the game with Tails, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Speedy Island
 
won by 242 (140) of 805 (30.06%)
(15)
Complete Angel Island Zone Act 1 in less than 2 minutes.
Ring Base Zone
 
won by 109 (75) of 805 (13.54%)
(27)
Complete Launch Base Zone Act 2 with 100 rings or more.
Speedy Mushroom
 
won by 79 (68) of 805 (9.81%)
(54)
Complete Mushroom Hill Zone Act 1 in less than 3 min and with a Bubble Shield.
Fire Desert
 
won by 71 (58) of 805 (8.82%)
(39)
Complete Sandopolis Zone Act 2 with a Fire Shield.
Electric Reef Zone
 
won by 75 (61) of 805 (9.32%)
(37)
Complete Lava Reef Zone Act 2 with Sonic or Tails and with an Electric Shield.
Hyper Space Rings
 
won by 107 (83) of 805 (13.29%)
(28)
Have 100 rings or more in The Doomsday Zone.
Perfect
 
won by 543 (266) of 805 (67.45%)
(5)
Get a perfect in a Special Stage.
Nice Emerald
 
won by 536 (262) of 805 (66.58%)
(5)
Get your first Chaos Emerald.
Chaos Emerald
 
won by 286 (157) of 805 (35.53%)
(14)
Get all the Chaos Emerald.
Super Chaos Emerald
 
won by 178 (108) of 805 (22.11%)
(29)
Get all the Super Chaos Emerald.
Rings-O-Plenty
 
won by 597 (259) of 805 (74.16%)
(5)
Get 100 Rings.
Rings Maniac
 
won by 383 (174) of 805 (47.58%)
(6)
Get 200 Rings.
Lot Of Lives
 
won by 340 (167) of 805 (42.24%)
(6)
Have exactly 10 lives.
Live And Learn
 
won by 215 (124) of 805 (26.71%)
(8)
Have exactly 20 lives.
Competition - Azure Lake
 
won by 115 (99) of 805 (14.29%)
(13)
Time Trial - Complete Azure Lake in under 0'30''00.
Competition - Balloon Park
 
won by 106 (91) of 805 (13.17%)
(14)
Time Trial - Complete Balloon Park in under 0'50''00.
Competition - Chrome Gadget
 
won by 102 (87) of 805 (12.67%)
(14)
Time Trial - Complete Chrome Gadget in under 0'45''00.
Competition - Desert Palace
 
won by 103 (89) of 805 (12.80%)
(14)
Time Trial - Complete Desert Palace in under 0'40''00.
Competition - Endless Mine
 
won by 113 (94) of 805 (14.04%)
(13)
Time Trial - Complete Endless Mine in under 1'00''00.
Competition - Grand Prix
 
won by 91 (78) of 805 (11.30%)
(32)
Grand Prix - Complete Grand Prix in under 4'00''00.
Get A Life
 
won by 87 (60) of 805 (10.81%)
(16)
Find the uppermost secret in Angel Island Act 2
My Lucky Day
 
won by 137 (79) of 805 (17.02%)
(23)
Get the Jackpot in the Slot Machine Bonus
I\
 
won by 178 (99) of 805 (22.11%)
(9)
Go above the screen in the Pinball Bonus room.
King of the Hill
 
won by 21 (20) of 805 (2.61%)
(179)
Go above the screen in Mushroom Hill Zone
Do the M.J.
 
won by 20 (17) of 805 (2.48%)
(197)
Perfect Special Stage 1 while going backwards. Don't pause.
Too Much Gum
 
won by 120 (65) of 805 (14.91%)
(12)
Change your shield 5 times in the Gumball Bonus
Deathless Egg Zone
 
won by 25 (22) of 805 (3.11%)
(101)
Complete Death Egg Zone without dying. No super or bonuses.
Ice Cap\
 
won by 130 (74) of 805 (16.15%)
(12)
Find the ring-filled chasm in Ice Cap Zone Act 2, complete with a big ring.
Just In Time
 
won by 40 (30) of 805 (4.97%)
(32)
Complete the level with the timer at 9 minutes and 59 seconds.
Right Base Zone
 
won by 19 (19) of 805 (2.36%)
(131)
Complete Launch Base Zone Act 1 or 2 without pressing Left
Sonic the Ringhog
 
won by 57 (39) of 805 (7.08%)
(47)
Collect 400 rings, and finish the level with them.
Hydrocity\
 
won by 35 (30) of 805 (4.35%)
(37)
Get into Hydrocity Zone Act 1's hidden trapezoid of rings.
Can\
 
won by 38 (30) of 805 (4.72%)
(68)
Complete Marble Garden Zone Act 1 without getting hurt. No super or bonus.
Cheater the Cheetah
 
won by 81 (45) of 805 (10.06%)
(17)
Activate Cheats. NOTE - You cannot get other achievements with cheats.
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Recent comment(s):
05 Jun 01:25
Jungon
Not sure what to do for Do the MJ. I did all Special Stage 1 backwards and it didn't trigger... I can't start going backwards, I have to hit a bouncing star ball.
06 Jun 17:01
blazethecat
To begin the challenge, you walk to a star ball and bounce backwards. then, you have to keep going backwards and do the stage that way. If you bounce forward it'll cancel it.
15 Jun 07:36
Jungon
I'll try again, did the MJ twice already and no achieving @_@
17 Jun 06:39
blazethecat
Did you perfect it? You have to perfect it, it's in the achievement.
21 Jun 22:20
Jungon
Course I did, and no pausing.
02 Jul 04:29
decimic
The Hyper Knuckles Victory achievement did not trigger. I did this multiple times, and even with a new save file.
25 Aug 02:18
an7xuan
It suddenly trigger the knuckles achievement when i went to level select (with sound menu) with all the chaos emeralds, i beatmecha sonic from level select and it triggered
24 Sep 09:36
decimic
@an7xuan I just tried this and it did indeed trigger for me when I did that.
21 Oct 02:19
celestorion
I can confirm that Do the MJ is broken, as I have beaten it as Tails, no pausing, bounced off of the Star sphere, perfected it with all rings, did not bounce twice, still no achievement.
04 Nov 19:05
matheus2653
"Hyper Knuckles Victory" is fixed now.
18 Jan 01:53
celestorion
Anyone know of a good spot to get past the top of the screen in Mushroom Hill? I'm at my wits end on this one.
14 Feb 14:43
AlanRoxdale
This game really needs a score based leaderboard.Scores in this game usually tend to be ignored, but it would a fun addition to the achievements system to see these included in some way.
09 Apr 06:03
RetroMaster
How can I get the "King of the Hill" achievement?
09 Apr 08:54
an7xuan
Use knuckles in act 2 and go to the top path. After you pass a giant ring, you enter the "white " part of the stage. As soon as you enter, you will see a mushroom next to a wall with a spring; grab that wall and climb it to the top.
22 Jul 02:51
TheEmpress
It was fun : )
03 Aug 19:43
Ostoro
this is my favorite "plateformer"
07 Sep 04:11
kdecks
& Knuckles
07 Sep 14:02
HardcoreGamer
& Knuckles
15 Oct 14:41
blazethecat
Do The M.J. seems to be the most reported achievement. I'll be sure to look into it pretty soon to be sure.
15 Oct 14:43
blazethecat
Score-based leaderboards are nice, but there's really no true way to get a lot of points in the game without grabbing loads of rings or finishing the act with 9:59 left, and any possible score challenge is ruined by Launch Base Zone bird spawners.

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