Crash Bandicoot
Released: Sep 9, 1996
  • PS1
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Crash Bandicoot Cheats, Codes & Secrets

Last Updated on May 20, 2022

This page contains cheats, hints, Easter eggs, secrets, and tips for Crash Bandicoot. We will continually update this page when we come across more useful cheats and tips.

Crash Bandicoot Cheats For PS1

Level Passwords

To enter passwords for Crash Bandicoot, go to Password on the main menu. The following passwords are of level selection, enter one to get the effect you desire.

Password Effect Password
All levels unlocked - 100% complete
N.Sanity Beach - 1% complete
Jungle Rollers - 2% complete
Jungle Rollers - 3% complete
Boulders - 9% complete
Papu Papu - 11% complete
Rolling Stones - 13% complete
Native Fortress - 18% complete
Native Fortress - 21% complete
Ripper Roo - 26% complete
Temple Ruins - 27% complete
Temple Ruins - 31% complete
Skip to the third island - Cortex
Sunset Vista - 42% complete
Koala Kong - 36% complete
Heavy Machinery - 38% complete
Heavy Machinery - 45% complete
Heavy Machinery - 50% complete
Generator Room - 56% complete
Pinstripe - 63% complete
Slippery Climb - 68% complete
Slippery Climb - 75% complete
Castle Machinery - 80% complete
Castle Machinery - 85% complete
Dr. Nitrus Brio - 70% complete
The Lab - 87% complete
The Lab - 95% complete
The Lab - 98% complete (missing one gem)
Dr. Neo Cortex - 67% complete

Colored Gems

If you get a perfect on specific levels, you will get a special colored gem. To obtain a perfect, clear one of the following levels with no lives lost, and by smashing all of the crates in the level. All other levels will give you the standard clear gems.

Unlockable Gem How To Unlock
Green Gem Get perfect on The Lost City level
Blue Gem Get perfect on Toxic Waste level
Orange Gem Get perfect on Generator Room
Red Gem Get perfect on Slippery Climb
Purple Gem Get perfect on Lights Out
Yellow Gem Get perfect ton The Lab

Secret Levels

The following are secret levels you can only unlock by getting a key from specific levels.

  • Whole Hog - To unlock Whole Hog, get a key from Cortex Bonus Round in the Sunset Vista level.
  • Fumbling In The Dark - To Unlock Fumbling In The Dark, get a key from Cortex Bonus Round in the Jaws Of Darkness level.

Alternate Ending

To unlock an alternate ending, collect all of the gems in the game. Now, head to the Great Hall and you will see that all of the gems created a makeshift bridge that you can use to get to the curtains at the end. Once you walk through the curtains it will trigger the alternate ending.

Crash Bandicoot GameShark Codes

The following cheat codes are for GameShark. These can be used on a Playstation (PS1) with a GameShark device or you can use these on any emulator that supports GameShark Codes. If you want a GameShark device, you can always check on Amazon for one.

Cheat Effect Cheat Code
Level select 80061948 0020
Get 99 lives when on map 800618EC 6300
Infinite Witch Doctor masks on pickup (N Sanity Beach only) 80092898 0200
Infinite Witch Doctor masks on pickup (Jungler Rollers only) 80091AD4 0200
Infinite Witch Doctor masks on pickup (The Great Gate only) 80092AB0 0200
Instant save menu 800A264C 0004
Make game speed up 80034520 FFFF