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Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (Mega Drive)

Developer:Sonic Team
Publisher:SEGA®
Genre:Platformer
First released:February 2, 1994
Title ScreenhotIn-game Screenshot

Achievements

There are 29 achievements worth 310 (804) points.
Authors: (20), (5), (2), (1), (1).

 
Jewelery
 
won by 1214 (610) of 2189 (55.46%)
(5)
Collect over 100 Rings
Hoarder
 
won by 571 (326) of 2189 (26.08%)
(16)
Collect over 200 Rings
Aquaphobia
 
won by 1456 (711) of 2189 (66.51%)
(5)
Reach Hydrocity Zone
Rocky Ground
 
won by 923 (497) of 2189 (42.17%)
(6)
Reach Marble Garden Zone
Car-ni-val!
 
won by 650 (381) of 2189 (29.69%)
(14)
Reach Carnival Night Zone
Snowtastic
 
won by 549 (343) of 2189 (25.08%)
(16)
Reach Icecap Zone
Final Showdown
 
won by 531 (329) of 2189 (24.26%)
(16)
Reach Launch Base Zone
Quick Start
 
won by 702 (394) of 2189 (32.07%)
(7)
Witness an Attack on Angel Island Zone Within The First Minute
Chaotic
 
won by 1253 (629) of 2189 (57.24%)
(5)
Find your first Chaos Emerald
Gumball Life
 
won by 725 (431) of 2189 (33.12%)
(7)
Collect an extra life from the Gumball Machine Bonus Stage
Perfect Collection
 
won by 798 (485) of 2189 (36.46%)
(6)
Collect all rings in a special stage
Sonic's Victory!
 
won by 448 (291) of 2189 (20.47%)
(47)
As Sonic, Defeat Dr Robotnik at Launch Base Zone
Two Tailed Victory!
 
won by 201 (166) of 2189 (9.18%)
(85)
As Tails, Defeat Dr Robotnik at Launch Base Zone
Super Sonic Victory!
 
won by 341 (239) of 2189 (15.58%)
(57)
Defeat the game with all emeralds collected
Super Sonic
 
won by 497 (277) of 2189 (22.70%)
(43)
Collect All 7 Chaos Emeralds
Smashing!
 
won by 1424 (696) of 2189 (65.05%)
(5)
Smash 5 Item Boxes in any act
Risk Taker
 
won by 667 (355) of 2189 (30.47%)
(7)
Catch your breath at the last possible second in Hydrocity Zone.
No Ring Challenge 1
 
won by 217 (177) of 2189 (9.91%)
(32)
Complete Angel Island Zone Act 1 without collecting any rings [Reset game if you collect a ring]
I Have No Time
 
won by 171 (151) of 2189 (7.81%)
(99)
Complete Angel Island Zone Act 1 in less than 1 minute.
Water Is Not A Problem
 
won by 126 (114) of 2189 (5.76%)
(128)
Complete Hydrocity Zone Act 1 in less than 1 minute with the Victory Pose.
Ring Carnival
 
won by 284 (199) of 2189 (12.97%)
(26)
Complete Carnival Night Zone Act 1 with 100 rings or more.
Icy
 
won by 195 (153) of 2189 (8.91%)
(35)
Complete Icecap Zone Act 2 with 130 rings or more and with Electric Shield.
Fire Base
 
won by 157 (132) of 2189 (7.17%)
(42)
Complete Launch Base Zone Act 1 with 130 rings or more and with Fire Shield.
Competition - Azure Lake
 
won by 274 (238) of 2189 (12.52%)
(13)
Time Trial - Complete Azure Lake in under 0'30''00
Competition - Balloon Park
 
won by 272 (237) of 2189 (12.43%)
(13)
Time Trial - Complete Balloon Park in under 0'50''00
Competition - Chrome Gadget
 
won by 255 (221) of 2189 (11.65%)
(14)
Time Trial - Complete Chrome Gadget in under 0'45''00
Competition - Desert Palace
 
won by 257 (225) of 2189 (11.74%)
(14)
Time Trial - Complete Desert Palace in under 0'40''00
Competition - Endless Mine
 
won by 275 (233) of 2189 (12.56%)
(13)
Time Trial - Complete Endless Mine in under 1'00''00
Competition - Grand Prix
 
won by 256 (221) of 2189 (11.69%)
(28)
Grand Prix - Complete Grand Prix in under 4'00''00
Forum Topic: View official forum topic for Sonic the Hedgehog 3 here

Recent comment(s):
16 Apr 2:03 2013
Todo: level achievements, complete as each character (Sonic Tails, Knuckles?), emerald achievements, super- achievements, no-ring/perfect ring challenges, time challenges, no-hit challenges? Secret areas?
12 Jun 22:49 2013
The achievements're also great here just like in the Sonic1 and the Sonic2. I love especially the "No Ring Challenge 1" :) But I think here maybe would be nice a little bit more achievement. Maybe 25 like in the first two part.
12 Jun 22:51 2013
I missed especially the time challenges,those were nice and challanging in the first two part as well.
12 Jun 22:55 2013
Sounds good! We've got another 200 points to allocate for this game so we have plenty of room for more, and I think time-challenges are great idea! I'll make a forum topic so we can all share ideas: retroachievements.org/viewtopic.php?t=160
12 Jun 23:17 2013
Thank you:) It would be great:)
2 Jan 15:30 2014
Hmm.. we need achievements for Sonic 3 & Knuckles!
2 Jan 16:42 2014
SnK is next definitely, then Knuckles in Sonic 2, then Sonic 3 and Knuckles! Anyone got any good ideas for achievements?
3 Jan 8:54 2014
Yep, -follow knuckles into hidden palace zone (if you got all chaos emeralds by the time you got to mushroom hill zone) -get first super emerald -get all super emeralds as each character(hyper sonic, knuckles, super tails etc
3 Jan 8:57 2014
I ran out of space :p 32 MEG EPIC: complete the whole game in one sitting (from angel island to doomsday zone) HYPER DOOMSDAY: have all 7 super emeralds by the time you reach the doomsday zone all above are for sonic 3+k :)
3 Jan 8:58 2014
Could probably come up with some creative ones if I spent a bit more time with the game.. I played the hell out of it as a kid! ok I'll shut up now.
3 Jan 10:36 2014
I'm waaaaaaiting! - Keep Sonic waiting for 20 seconds Tails the Immortal - Get tails killed 20 times Acrobatic - stand on the edge of a platform to perform the falling animation
1 Sep 15:39 2014
Just warning for people who have problem Glitch as tail in Ice zone here link, how winhttp://info.sonicretro.org/Sonic_the_Hedgehog_3_bug_list#Tails_dies_when_descending_the_first_slide
30 May 20:23 2015
as I download the game ?
24 Nov 21:47 2015
Yes!!! I completed this game 200%!
6 May 14:19 2017
< did half of them got none of them D: it won't even recognize it as anything but "genesis"
14 Jul 2:06 2017
Aquaphobia and Rocky Ground unlocked during the attract demo.
14 Jul 7:36 2017
Sonic's Victory unlocked when I beat the game as Tails, too. :X
29 Oct 9:24 2017
Yeath years sonic 3 sold separately lolol
10 May 21:08 2020
Mastered! :3
27 May 17:25 2020
Mastered back in my quest days. This set is challenging enough. "Water is not a problem" achievement was one which deserves to be highlighted as it requires the player to think "out of box" and abuse of an old glitch featured on Sonic retrogames xD

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