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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 (1854) points.
Authors: Totaya (39), blazethecat (14).

 
Angel Island Zone
 
won by 2194 (1093) of 3065 (71.58%)
(5)
Complete Angel Island Zone.
Hydrocity Zone
 
won by 1535 (836) of 3065 (50.08%)
(5)
Complete Hydrocity Zone.
Marble Garden Zone
 
won by 1128 (654) of 3065 (36.80%)
(6)
Complete Marble Garden Zone.
Carnival Night Zone
 
won by 1079 (630) of 3065 (35.20%)
(7)
Complete Carnival Night Zone.
Icecap Zone
 
won by 1005 (585) of 3065 (32.79%)
(7)
Complete Icecap Zone.
Launch Base Zone
 
won by 978 (576) of 3065 (31.91%)
(7)
Complete Launch Base Zone.
Mushroom Hill Zone
 
won by 885 (531) of 3065 (28.87%)
(7)
Complete Mushroom Hill Zone.
Flying Battery Zone
 
won by 833 (506) of 3065 (27.18%)
(16)
Complete Flying Battery Zone.
Sandopolis Zone
 
won by 789 (483) of 3065 (25.74%)
(17)
Complete Sandopolis Zone.
Lava Reef Zone
 
won by 743 (464) of 3065 (24.24%)
(17)
Complete Lava Reef Zone.
Hidden Palace Zone
 
won by 761 (465) of 3065 (24.83%)
(8)
Beat Knuckles in Hidden Palace Zone. Sonic and Tails only.
Sky Sanctuary Zone
 
won by 729 (451) of 3065 (23.78%)
(18)
Complete Sky Sanctuary Zone with Sonic or Tails.
Death Egg Zone
 
won by 673 (417) of 3065 (21.96%)
(18)
Complete Death Egg Zone.
Sonic Victory
 
won by 657 (404) of 3065 (21.44%)
(19)
Complete the game with Sonic.
Hyper Sonic Victory
 
won by 519 (323) of 3065 (16.93%)
(56)
Complete the game with Sonic, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Knuckles Victory
 
won by 301 (222) of 3065 (9.82%)
(34)
Complete the game with Knuckles.
Hyper Knuckles Victory
 
won by 265 (208) of 3065 (8.65%)
(97)
Complete the game with Knuckles, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Tails Victory
 
won by 283 (230) of 3065 (9.23%)
(36)
Complete the game with Tails.
Super Tails Victory
 
won by 261 (213) of 3065 (8.52%)
(97)
Complete the game with Tails, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Speedy Island
 
won by 1033 (575) of 3065 (33.70%)
(14)
Complete Angel Island Zone Act 1 in less than 2 minutes.
Ring Base Zone
 
won by 399 (257) of 3065 (13.02%)
(27)
Complete Launch Base Zone Act 2 with 100 rings or more.
Speedy Mushroom
 
won by 226 (199) of 3065 (7.37%)
(111)
Complete Mushroom Hill Zone Act 1 in less than 3 min and with a Bubble Shield.
Fire Desert
 
won by 225 (186) of 3065 (7.34%)
(44)
Complete Sandopolis Zone Act 2 with a Fire Shield.
Electric Reef Zone
 
won by 250 (202) of 3065 (8.16%)
(40)
Complete Lava Reef Zone Act 2 with Sonic or Tails and with an Electric Shield.
Hyper Space Rings
 
won by 351 (254) of 3065 (11.45%)
(30)
Have 100 rings or more in The Doomsday Zone.
Perfect
 
won by 1793 (931) of 3065 (58.50%)
(5)
Get a perfect in a Special Stage.
Nice Emerald
 
won by 2081 (1055) of 3065 (67.90%)
(5)
Get your first Chaos Emerald.
Chaos Emerald
 
won by 912 (508) of 3065 (29.76%)
(15)
Get all the Chaos Emerald.
Super Chaos Emerald
 
won by 602 (363) of 3065 (19.64%)
(51)
Get all the Super Chaos Emerald.
Rings-O-Plenty
 
won by 2129 (1068) of 3065 (69.46%)
(5)
Get 100 Rings.
Rings Maniac
 
won by 1223 (660) of 3065 (39.90%)
(13)
Get 200 Rings.
Lot Of Lives
 
won by 1182 (637) of 3065 (38.56%)
(6)
Have exactly 10 lives.
Live And Learn
 
won by 767 (445) of 3065 (25.02%)
(8)
Have exactly 20 lives.
Competition - Azure Lake
 
won by 377 (323) of 3065 (12.30%)
(14)
Time Trial - Complete Azure Lake in under 0'30''00.
Competition - Balloon Park
 
won by 345 (298) of 3065 (11.26%)
(15)
Time Trial - Complete Balloon Park in under 0'50''00.
Competition - Chrome Gadget
 
won by 328 (286) of 3065 (10.70%)
(16)
Time Trial - Complete Chrome Gadget in under 0'45''00.
Competition - Desert Palace
 
won by 326 (284) of 3065 (10.64%)
(16)
Time Trial - Complete Desert Palace in under 0'40''00.
Competition - Endless Mine
 
won by 348 (295) of 3065 (11.35%)
(15)
Time Trial - Complete Endless Mine in under 1'00''00.
Competition - Grand Prix
 
won by 298 (264) of 3065 (9.72%)
(35)
Grand Prix - Complete Grand Prix in under 4'00''00.
Get A Life
 
won by 431 (297) of 3065 (14.06%)
(13)
Find the uppermost secret in Angel Island Act 2
My Lucky Day
 
won by 665 (405) of 3065 (21.70%)
(19)
Get the Jackpot in the Slot Machine Bonus
I'm Outta Here!
 
won by 874 (518) of 3065 (28.52%)
(8)
Go above the screen in the Pinball Bonus room.
King of the Hill
 
won by 142 (130) of 3065 (4.63%)
(67)
Go above the screen in Mushroom Hill Zone
Do the M.J.
 
won by 121 (108) of 3065 (3.95%)
(195)
Perfect Special Stage 1 while going backwards. Don't pause.
Too Much Gum
 
won by 567 (347) of 3065 (18.50%)
(10)
Change your shield 5 times in the Gumball Bonus
Deathless Egg Zone
 
won by 174 (145) of 3065 (5.68%)
(141)
Reach Great Eggman Robo without dying. No super or bonuses.
Ice Cap's Treasure
 
won by 617 (393) of 3065 (20.13%)
(10)
Find the ring-filled chasm in Ice Cap Zone Act 2, complete with a big ring.
Just In Time
 
won by 203 (165) of 3065 (6.62%)
(48)
Complete the level with the timer at 9 minutes and 59 seconds.
Right Base Zone
 
won by 122 (112) of 3065 (3.98%)
(190)
Complete Launch Base Zone Act 1 or 2 without pressing Left
Sonic the Ringhog
 
won by 324 (217) of 3065 (10.57%)
(33)
Collect 400 rings, and finish the level with them.
Hydrocity's Treasure
 
won by 201 (174) of 3065 (6.56%)
(49)
Get into Hydrocity Zone Act 1's hidden trapezoid of rings.
Can't Touch This
 
won by 233 (177) of 3065 (7.60%)
(107)
Complete Marble Garden Zone Act 1 without getting hurt. No super or bonus.
Cheater the Cheetah
 
won by 459 (291) of 3065 (14.98%)
(2)
Activate Cheats. NOTE - You cannot get other achievements with cheats.
💬Official forum topic

Recent comment(s):
15 Oct 2017
14:41
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 2017
14:43
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 2017
15:32
"Perfect all bonus stage" missing....
27 Nov 2017
3:45
the new nemesis knuckles is a chuckle in the knuckle
13 Apr 2019
5:19
& Knuckles
28 Mar 2020
11:25
I really enjoyed this set. It was just the right amount of challenge without being outright impossible like some sets can be.
29 Apr 2020
16:28
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 2020
17:59
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 2020
18:05
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 2020
5:32
& Knuckels
1 Jul 2020
19:55
Mastered & knuckles
21 Jul 2020
23:56
Perfect game, amazing set. Of course this gets a mastery.
4 Sep 2020
20:33
Mastered! Really great set for my favorite Sonic game :) I enjoyed all the exploration achievements!
18 Dec 2020
19:24
Parts 1 & 2 of a terrific third part.
18 Jan 2021
0:26
Mastered! & Knuckles.
24 Jan 2021
7:04
The best of the best
27 Jan 2021
14:19
Mastered! Thanks for the awesome set for this Masterpiece! Best Game Ever! o/
23 Apr 2021
1:43
the achievements have such uninspired names, ice cap is two words, the achievements for getting the chaos emeralds use sonic 2 screenshots, and they're just called the super emeralds not super chaos emeralds. so many problems
26 May 2021
1:46
Please make Leaderboards & Knuckles
6 Jun 2021
2:51
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PosUserMastery Date
1gustavovaladares2021-07-24 21:20:39
2D3ster2021-07-23 22:00:32
3TheJ53332021-07-03 07:59:37
4CosmicZeppelin2021-06-26 18:57:26
5Apostila2021-05-29 15:56:22
6SpikeArcanine2021-05-27 21:10:40
7thelolimaster2021-05-11 01:08:18
8sittaman2021-04-21 04:40:33
9VGLongplays2021-04-07 21:46:19
10raniejogos2021-03-26 23:58:25

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ArcaneJames0:01:18.06
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Fastest time as Sonic [Good Ending] (NO starting emeralds, transformations, cheats, P2 controls)
BahamutVoid1:42:42.46
Highest score as Sonic [Good Ending] (NO starting emeralds, transformations, cheats, P2 controls, Spin Dash exploit)
BahamutVoid764390
Least deaths as Sonic [Good Ending] (NO starting emeralds, transformations, cheats, P2 controls)
BahamutVoid0
Least hits taken as Sonic [Good Ending] (NO starting emeralds, transformations, cheats, P2 controls)
BahamutVoid98
Least jumps as Sonic [Good Ending] (NO starting emeralds, transformations, cheats, P2 controls)
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Least Spin Dashes as Sonic [Good Ending] (NO starting emeralds, transformations, cheats, P2 controls)
BahamutVoid209
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BahamutVoid1:22:41.10
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Least deaths as Tails (NO transformations, cheats)
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BahamutVoid156
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BahamutVoid1:02:52.98
Highest score as Knuckles (NO transformations, cheats, Spin Dash exploit)
BahamutVoid285460
Least deaths as Knuckles (NO transformations, cheats)
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Least hits taken as Knuckles (NO transformations, cheats)
BahamutVoid56
Least jumps as Knuckles (NO transformations, cheats)
BahamutVoid956
Least Spin Dashes as Knuckles (NO transformations, cheats)
BahamutVoid127
Fastest time as Sonic (Time Attack, NO cheats)
BahamutVoid0:00:03.28
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