Advance Wars: Dual Strike Hints & Cheats
Unlockable MissionsDo the following steps to unlock bonus missions in which you can unlock new units.
How to Unlock Unlockable On mission 13, capture the city in the northeast corner to reach mission 14. (The black bomb level) Mission 14 (black bombs) On mission 10, capture the city east of your HQ to reach mission 11. (The black boat level) Mission 11 (black boats) Find the map in Mission 16, Snowy Hunters. It's hidden in the southeastern most city, on the small island with the com tower. Mission 17 (Spiral Garden)
Unlockable CO's in War RoomOnce the characters are unlocked you still have to buy them from Hachi, the cost is listed at the end of wach CO's how to unlock.
How to Unlock Unlockable Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 2000 points Hachi Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 2000 points Nell Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 4000 points Kindle Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 3500 points Koal Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 3000 points Jugger Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 1000 points Hawke Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 1000 points Flak Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 1000 points Adder Beat Crystal Calamity in Normal Campaign - 600 points Javier Beat Crystal Calamity in Normal Campaign - 600 points Grimm Beat Crystal Calamity in Normal Campaign - 600 points Sasha Beat Means to an End in Normal Campaign - 1000 points Lash Complete Hard Campaign once, than you can buy him from Hachi for 5000 points. Von Bolt
Old Version MapsBy having old versions of advance wars inserted in your DS at the same time as Duel Strike, unlock new buyables at the the Battle Maps Shop!
How to Unlock Unlockable Buy for 1 point when Advance Wars 1 is inserted in your DS Hachi's Land Buy for 1 point when Advance Wars 1 is inserted in your DS Nell's Land Buy for 1 point when Advance Wars 1 is inserted in your DS Advance Warpaper Buy for 1 point when Advance Wars 2 is inserted in your DS Strum's Land Map Buy for 1 point when Advance Wars 2 is inserted in your DS Lash's Land Map Buy for 1 point when Advance Wars 2 is inserted in your DS Advance Warpaper 2
Unlock SoundroomBeat Normal Campaign and buy it from Hachi.
Unlock Alternative CostumeGet to Level 10 of higher with a CO and buy the CO edit from Hachi, and you will get the alternative costume in the CO edit menu.
OoziumOnce you beat Crystal Calamity (the one with the big black crystal), you can purchase Oozium from Battle Maps for 1000 credits. You can then have predeployed Ooziums in your design maps.
Character WallpapersWhen you complete campaign, you will get the wallpapers for the three COs that you used most that campaign. You can then select those wallpapers from the Display menu.
Unlock GalleryTo unlock the gallery, simply beat normal campaign once, then purchase it from Hachi for 2000 points.
Hard Combat ModeComplete Combat Mode at least once for this.
How to Unlock Unlockable Complete Combat mode once. Hard Combat
3 Star ForcesOnce you beat Normal Campaign once, you can use three of the 'Star' Forces with any character Rank 1 or higher. The three forces are Eagle Eye (+2 vison), Gear Head (+2 base repair), and Conquerer (+2 Capture).
Champion SurvivalBeat the basic course for money, turn, or time survival mode to unlock the champion course. Purchase from Hachi for 1000 points each.
How to Unlock Unlockable Beat basic "Money" survival course Money Champion Beat basic "Time" survival course Time Champion Beat basic "Turn" survival course Turn Champion
Hard Campaign Force UnlockablesYou must beat hard campaign then head to the CO Select Screen for your reward
How to Unlock Unlockable Allows hiding during Super CO Power Mistwalker Allows deployment of units from allied cities during Super CO Power Soul of Hachi
Unlock final wallpaper in design roomObtain all 300 medals
Brutal CombatBrutal Combat is the third level of the Combat Mode. It is harder then Hard Combat and every map is Fog of War.
How to Unlock Unlockable Beat Combat once. Now you can buy Brytal Combat (and Hard Combat) from Haichi. Brutal Combat
Pictures for the Gallery
How to Unlock Unlockable Watch Game Ending Dismissed! (#34) Watch Game Ending Report (#35) Watch Ending of Missing 22 Handshake (#33) Watch Ending of Missing 22 Party 2 (#32) Watch Ending of Missing 22 Party 1 (#31) Watch Ending of Mission 9 Rachel's Hat (#29) Watch Ending of Missing 22 Toast (#30) Automatically unlocked with gallery All charcters/world map (#1-28) Watch Game Ending Promise Hill (#36) Watch Game Ending Flowers (#37) Watch Game Ending Three Villains (#38) Pick 'Yes' after last mission Original 7 (#39) Pick 'No' after last mission Salute (#40) Beat hard campaign Drive (#41)
Special Design MapIn Map Design mode, hold L and R while selecting the mode to produce a special pre-made map, with "Advance Wars" spelled out in the terrain.
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