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Sonic 3 & Knuckles (Mega Drive)

Developer:Sonic Team
Publisher:Sega
Genre:Platformer
First released:October, 1994
Title ScreenhotIn-game Screenshot

Achievements

There are 53 achievements worth 546 (2030) points.
Authors: (39), (14).

 
Angel Island Zone
 
won by 1575 (796) of 2225 (70.79%)
(5)
Complete Angel Island Zone.
Hydrocity Zone
 
won by 1106 (617) of 2225 (49.71%)
(5)
Complete Hydrocity Zone.
Marble Garden Zone
 
won by 785 (479) of 2225 (35.28%)
(7)
Complete Marble Garden Zone.
Carnival Night Zone
 
won by 771 (465) of 2225 (34.65%)
(7)
Complete Carnival Night Zone.
Icecap Zone
 
won by 716 (431) of 2225 (32.18%)
(7)
Complete Icecap Zone.
Launch Base Zone
 
won by 696 (421) of 2225 (31.28%)
(7)
Complete Launch Base Zone.
Mushroom Hill Zone
 
won by 628 (387) of 2225 (28.22%)
(8)
Complete Mushroom Hill Zone.
Flying Battery Zone
 
won by 591 (367) of 2225 (26.56%)
(16)
Complete Flying Battery Zone.
Sandopolis Zone
 
won by 556 (347) of 2225 (24.99%)
(17)
Complete Sandopolis Zone.
Lava Reef Zone
 
won by 511 (328) of 2225 (22.97%)
(18)
Complete Lava Reef Zone.
Hidden Palace Zone
 
won by 530 (329) of 2225 (23.82%)
(8)
Beat Knuckles in Hidden Palace Zone. Sonic and Tails only.
Sky Sanctuary Zone
 
won by 506 (317) of 2225 (22.74%)
(18)
Complete Sky Sanctuary Zone with Sonic or Tails.
Death Egg Zone
 
won by 468 (297) of 2225 (21.03%)
(19)
Complete Death Egg Zone.
Sonic Victory
 
won by 455 (287) of 2225 (20.45%)
(19)
Complete the game with Sonic.
Hyper Sonic Victory
 
won by 352 (224) of 2225 (15.82%)
(59)
Complete the game with Sonic, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Knuckles Victory
 
won by 210 (153) of 2225 (9.44%)
(35)
Complete the game with Knuckles.
Hyper Knuckles Victory
 
won by 180 (139) of 2225 (8.09%)
(102)
Complete the game with Knuckles, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Tails Victory
 
won by 196 (155) of 2225 (8.81%)
(37)
Complete the game with Tails.
Super Tails Victory
 
won by 177 (140) of 2225 (7.96%)
(103)
Complete the game with Tails, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Speedy Island
 
won by 711 (406) of 2225 (31.96%)
(14)
Complete Angel Island Zone Act 1 in less than 2 minutes.
Ring Base Zone
 
won by 277 (182) of 2225 (12.45%)
(28)
Complete Launch Base Zone Act 2 with 100 rings or more.
Speedy Mushroom
 
won by 160 (137) of 2225 (7.19%)
(111)
Complete Mushroom Hill Zone Act 1 in less than 3 min and with a Bubble Shield.
Fire Desert
 
won by 156 (126) of 2225 (7.01%)
(45)
Complete Sandopolis Zone Act 2 with a Fire Shield.
Electric Reef Zone
 
won by 176 (140) of 2225 (7.91%)
(41)
Complete Lava Reef Zone Act 2 with Sonic or Tails and with an Electric Shield.
Hyper Space Rings
 
won by 249 (182) of 2225 (11.19%)
(30)
Have 100 rings or more in The Doomsday Zone.
Perfect
 
won by 1373 (710) of 2225 (61.71%)
(5)
Get a perfect in a Special Stage.
Nice Emerald
 
won by 1482 (767) of 2225 (66.61%)
(5)
Get your first Chaos Emerald.
Chaos Emerald
 
won by 664 (380) of 2225 (29.84%)
(15)
Get all the Chaos Emerald.
Super Chaos Emerald
 
won by 423 (264) of 2225 (19.01%)
(52)
Get all the Super Chaos Emerald.
Rings-O-Plenty
 
won by 1538 (784) of 2225 (69.12%)
(5)
Get 100 Rings.
Rings Maniac
 
won by 896 (490) of 2225 (40.27%)
(13)
Get 200 Rings.
Lot Of Lives
 
won by 845 (469) of 2225 (37.98%)
(6)
Have exactly 10 lives.
Live And Learn
 
won by 541 (330) of 2225 (24.31%)
(8)
Have exactly 20 lives.
Competition - Azure Lake
 
won by 277 (241) of 2225 (12.45%)
(14)
Time Trial - Complete Azure Lake in under 0'30''00.
Competition - Balloon Park
 
won by 249 (217) of 2225 (11.19%)
(15)
Time Trial - Complete Balloon Park in under 0'50''00.
Competition - Chrome Gadget
 
won by 236 (208) of 2225 (10.61%)
(16)
Time Trial - Complete Chrome Gadget in under 0'45''00.
Competition - Desert Palace
 
won by 236 (209) of 2225 (10.61%)
(16)
Time Trial - Complete Desert Palace in under 0'40''00.
Competition - Endless Mine
 
won by 257 (218) of 2225 (11.55%)
(15)
Time Trial - Complete Endless Mine in under 1'00''00.
Competition - Grand Prix
 
won by 216 (193) of 2225 (9.71%)
(34)
Grand Prix - Complete Grand Prix in under 4'00''00.
Get A Life
 
won by 281 (201) of 2225 (12.63%)
(14)
Find the uppermost secret in Angel Island Act 2
My Lucky Day
 
won by 461 (280) of 2225 (20.72%)
(19)
Get the Jackpot in the Slot Machine Bonus
I'm Outta Here!
 
won by 592 (357) of 2225 (26.61%)
(8)
Go above the screen in the Pinball Bonus room.
King of the Hill
 
won by 81 (74) of 2225 (3.64%)
(83)
Go above the screen in Mushroom Hill Zone
Do the M.J.
 
won by 70 (61) of 2225 (3.15%)
(243)
Perfect Special Stage 1 while going backwards. Don't pause.
Too Much Gum
 
won by 408 (247) of 2225 (18.34%)
(10)
Change your shield 5 times in the Gumball Bonus
Deathless Egg Zone
 
won by 105 (92) of 2225 (4.72%)
(165)
Reach Great Eggman Robo without dying. No super or bonuses.
Ice Cap's Treasure
 
won by 418 (268) of 2225 (18.79%)
(10)
Find the ring-filled chasm in Ice Cap Zone Act 2, complete with a big ring.
Just In Time
 
won by 132 (102) of 2225 (5.93%)
(53)
Complete the level with the timer at 9 minutes and 59 seconds.
Right Base Zone
 
won by 71 (64) of 2225 (3.19%)
(234)
Complete Launch Base Zone Act 1 or 2 without pressing Left
Sonic the Ringhog
 
won by 217 (143) of 2225 (9.75%)
(34)
Collect 400 rings, and finish the level with them.
Hydrocity's Treasure
 
won by 128 (112) of 2225 (5.75%)
(55)
Get into Hydrocity Zone Act 1's hidden trapezoid of rings.
Can't Touch This
 
won by 155 (114) of 2225 (6.97%)
(115)
Complete Marble Garden Zone Act 1 without getting hurt. No super or bonus.
Cheater the Cheetah
 
won by 311 (201) of 2225 (13.98%)
(2)
Activate Cheats. NOTE - You cannot get other achievements with cheats.
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Recent comment(s):
4 Nov 19:05 2016
"Hyper Knuckles Victory" is fixed now.
18 Jan 1:53 2017
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 2017
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.
9 Apr 6:03 2017
How can I get the "King of the Hill" achievement?
9 Apr 8:54 2017
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 2:51 2017
It was fun : )
3 Aug 19:43 2017
this is my favorite "plateformer"
7 Sep 4:11 2017
& Knuckles
7 Sep 14:02 2017
& Knuckles
15 Oct 14:41 2017
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 2017
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.
27 Oct 15:32 2017
"Perfect all bonus stage" missing....
27 Nov 3:45 2017
the new nemesis knuckles is a chuckle in the knuckle
13 Apr 5:19 2019
& Knuckles
28 Mar 11:25 2020
I really enjoyed this set. It was just the right amount of challenge without being outright impossible like some sets can be.
29 Apr 16:28 2020
Does the ROM that you get when buying S3&K on Steam not count? I bought it on Steam (it's a part of the Mega Drive Classics) and they give you a ROM you can use in any emulator. I used it in RetroArch with achievements on and I wasn't getting any.
27 May 17:59 2020
Mastered back in my quest days. "Do the M.J." achievement was a challenging one. As someone already said, the set lacks of "Perfect Bonus" on all Special Stages built in one achievement or two separately: one for Sonic 3 and other for Sonic & Knuckles
27 May 18:05 2020
One curiosity of this lock-on feature is that Launch Base Zone is easier than it was presented in Sonic 3 and has fewer death traps in comparison.
14 Jun 5:32 2020
& Knuckels
1 Jul 19:55 2020
Mastered & knuckles

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