Released: Oct 1990
This page contains cheats, hints, Easter eggs, secrets, and tips for A Nightmare on Elm Street. We will continually update this page when we come across more useful cheats and tips.
To enter houses, press Up on the D-pad. You will not be able to enter some of the houses, just move to the next one and try pressing Up on the D-pad to enter it.
Go into the levels or houses using the following order to be able to complete the game:
The following cheat codes are for Game Genie. These can be used on a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) with a Game Genie device or you can use these on any emulator that supports Game Genie Codes. If you want a Game Genie device, you can always check on Amazon for one.
|Cheat Effect||Cheat Code|
|Start with 6 continues||TAUVEZLA|
|Start with 9 continues||PAUVEZLE|
|All characters||ESVLNPEY + ENSUOPEI|
|Can always switch characters||AUKUVPEY|
|Don't lose Zzz when hit||AESSLAEA|
|Don't lose Zzz when standing||AAXOLAPA|
|Jump very high||IEULIGLA|
|One hit kills||EIVKKYEY|
|Skip intro||ASNEEPEY + OZOEVLES|