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Gradius III (SNES)

Developer:Konami
Publisher:Konami
Genre:Scrolling shooter
First released:December 11, 1989

Achievements

There are 58 achievements worth 400 (3185) points.
Authors: Salsa

 
Sand Storm
 
won by 310 (191) of 570 (54.39%)
(3)
Clear Stage 1 by defeating Goliath
Aqua Illusion
 
won by 202 (124) of 570 (35.44%)
(4)
Clear Stage 2 by defeating Bubble Eye
In The Wind
 
won by 117 (64) of 570 (20.53%)
(5)
Clear Stage 3 by defeating Big Core Mk-III
Easter Stone
 
won by 109 (59) of 570 (19.12%)
(5)
Clear Stage 4 by defeating Twin Vaif
Fire Scramble
 
won by 100 (52) of 570 (17.54%)
(6)
Clear Stage 5 by defeating Gorgon
Cosmo Plant
 
won by 89 (48) of 570 (15.61%)
(6)
Clear Stage 6 by defeating Bloat Weed
Accident Road
 
won by 73 (37) of 570 (12.81%)
(8)
Clear Stage 7 by defeating Beacon
Multi Core
 
won by 72 (35) of 570 (12.63%)
(8)
Clear Stage 8 by defeating Dellinger Core
Mechanical Base
 
won by 62 (30) of 570 (10.88%)
(9)
Clear Stage 9 by defeating Shadow Gear Mk-II
Unpleasant Cell
 
won by 62 (30) of 570 (10.88%)
(30)
Clear Stage 10 by defeating Bacterion
Goliath
 
won by 172 (128) of 570 (30.18%)
(4)
Hurriedly give Goliath critical damage without using Laser weapons
Bubble Eye
 
won by 80 (67) of 570 (14.04%)
(7)
Hurriedly give Bubble Eye critical damage without using Laser weapons
Big Core Mk-III
 
won by 36 (29) of 570 (6.32%)
(14)
Hurriedly give Big Core Mk-III critical damage without using Laser weapons
Twin Vaif
 
won by 45 (35) of 570 (7.89%)
(11)
Hurriedly give Twin Vaif critical damage without using Laser weapons
Gorgon
 
won by 45 (33) of 570 (7.89%)
(11)
Hurriedly give Gorgon critical damage without using Laser weapons
Bloat Weed
 
won by 30 (24) of 570 (5.26%)
(16)
Hurriedly give Bloat Weed critical damage without using Laser weapons
Beacon
 
won by 32 (25) of 570 (5.61%)
(16)
Hurriedly give Beacon critical damage without using Laser weapons
Death
 
won by 24 (20) of 570 (4.21%)
(20)
Hurriedly give Death critical damage without using Laser weapons
Crystal Core
 
won by 15 (11) of 570 (2.63%)
(32)
Hurriedly give Crystal Core critical damage without using Laser weapons
Big Core Mk-II
 
won by 32 (25) of 570 (5.61%)
(16)
Hurriedly give Big Core Mk-II critical damage without using Laser weapons
Covered Core
 
won by 25 (21) of 570 (4.39%)
(19)
Hurriedly give Covered Core critical damage without using Laser weapons
Dellinger Core
 
won by 22 (19) of 570 (3.86%)
(22)
Hurriedly give Covered Core critical damage without using Laser weapons
Disrupt
 
won by 23 (18) of 570 (4.04%)
(21)
Hurriedly give Disrupt critical damage without using Laser weapons
Shadow Gear Mk-II
 
won by 34 (25) of 570 (5.96%)
(15)
Give Shadow Gear Mk-II critical damage without using Laser weapons
Bacterion
 
won by 24 (19) of 570 (4.21%)
(20)
Hurriedly give Bacterion critical damage without using Laser weapons
Galactic Hunter I (Sand Dragons)
 
won by 379 (223) of 570 (66.49%)
(3)
Destroy 3 Sand Dragons on Stage 1
Galactic Hunter II (Dagumu Hatches)
 
won by 82 (62) of 570 (14.39%)
(12)
Destroy 24 Dagumu Hatches on Stages 1-4
Galactic Hunter III (Iron Maidens)
 
won by 70 (45) of 570 (12.28%)
(8)
Destroy 24 Iron Maidens on Stage 3
Galactic Hunter IV (Moai)
 
won by 58 (38) of 570 (10.18%)
(9)
Destroy 50 Moais on Stage 4
Galactic Hunter V (Green Cones)
 
won by 94 (50) of 570 (16.49%)
(6)
Destroy 6 Green Cones on Stage 6
Galactic Hunter VI (Red Canons)
 
won by 71 (40) of 570 (12.46%)
(8)
Destroy 50 Red Canons on Stage 7
Galactic Hunter VII (Zubs)
 
won by 43 (28) of 570 (7.54%)
(12)
Destroy 45 Zubs on Stage 8
Galactic Hunter VIII (Gaomu Hatches)
 
won by 54 (27) of 570 (9.47%)
(10)
Destroy 6 Dagumu Hatches on Stage 9
Galactic Hunter IX (Guarmaids)
 
won by 26 (13) of 570 (4.56%)
(25)
Destroy 7 Guarmaids on Stage 9
Galactic Hunter X (Tentacle Golems)
 
won by 27 (16) of 570 (4.74%)
(18)
Destroy 10 Tentacle Golems on Stage 10
Lucky Zone I (Extra Lives)
 
won by 19 (17) of 570 (3.33%)
(25)
Gain 3 Extra Lives on Bonus Stage 1
Lucky Zone I (Bonus Points)
 
won by 15 (12) of 570 (2.63%)
(32)
Collect 35 Bonus Points on Bonus Stage 1
Lucky Zone II (Extra Lives)
 
won by 13 (12) of 570 (2.28%)
(36)
Gain 3 Extra Lives on Bonus Stage 2
Lucky Zone II (Bonus Points)
 
won by 16 (14) of 570 (2.81%)
(30)
Collect 30 Bonus Points on Bonus Stage 2
Lucky Zone III (Extra Lives)
 
won by 13 (12) of 570 (2.28%)
(36)
Gain 3 Extra Lives on Bonus Stage 3
Lucky Zone III (Bonus Points)
 
won by 13 (12) of 570 (2.28%)
(36)
Collect 40 Bonus Points on Bonus Stage 3
Lucky Zone IV (Extra Lives)
 
won by 14 (12) of 570 (2.46%)
(34)
Gain 3 Extra Lives on Bonus Stage 4
Lucky Zone IV (Bonus Points)
 
won by 14 (12) of 570 (2.46%)
(34)
Collect 30 Bonus Points on Bonus Stage 4
Lucky Zone V (Extra Lives)
 
won by 0 of 570 (0.00%)
(30)
Gain 2 Extra Lives on Bonus Stage 5
Lucky Zone V (Bonus Points)
 
won by 14 (13) of 570 (2.46%)
(34)
Collect 35 Bonus Points on Bonus Stage 5
Half of It Honestly
 
won by 21 (19) of 570 (3.68%)
(78)
Have 15 lives
Lucrative Pilot
 
won by 35 (25) of 570 (6.14%)
(49)
Earn 500000 points before the end of the game (1st loop only)
Power Collector
 
won by 52 (34) of 570 (9.12%)
(35)
Collect at least 250 power-ups in one game
Paradox Lost Again
 
won by 40 (19) of 570 (7.02%)
(43)
Complete the game without entering secret areas
Fuel Conservation
 
won by 29 (25) of 570 (5.09%)
(116)
Clear stages 1 to 4 while not upgrading the speed
Bacterion Wiper Returns
 
won by 17 (16) of 570 (2.98%)
(142)
Complete the Second Loop
Lasers are for Wussies
 
won by 18 (14) of 570 (3.16%)
(135)
Complete the game without using lasers
The Long Lone Trip Part 3
 
won by 10 (10) of 570 (1.75%)
(315)
Complete the game without using options
From Legend to Myth
 
won by 22 (13) of 570 (3.86%)
(112)
Complete the game on Hard difficulty (or higher)
I\
 
won by 9 (7) of 570 (1.58%)
The Ace of Space
 
won by 42 (21) of 570 (7.37%)
(63)
Complete the game without using continues
Historic Solidier 1989
 
won by 18 (16) of 570 (3.16%)
(360)
Complete the game without losing a life
Crystal-Clear Vic Viper 3.0
 
won by 15 (14) of 570 (2.63%)
(535)
Complete the game without losing a life (no shields and no reduction)
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Recent comment(s):
1 Oct 16:13 2015
Keilbaca
Is there a way to detect difficulty clears?
10 Aug 13:09 2016
Salsa
All achievements are for normal difficulty or higher (unless it's specified in the description). Everything is protected against cheat codes.
10 Aug 13:09 2016
Salsa
Using Mega Crush and collecting blue power-ups while doing "Galactic Hunter" achievements, may cause not getting desired achievement (every kill must be counted seperately).
11 Aug 19:39 2016
TrullLord
nice nice nice achievements
30 Nov 14:33 2016
sireture
Beating the game without any options with quite literally be a nightmare.
18 Mar 21:31 2018
alexminasepm82
Hi Evereyone....I asked meleu to link the hash 8c70e7de02f2056a646511731b4ecdf4 to this game. It's a MSU1 patch for better sound effects.

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