Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
Released: Nov 25, 1995

  • GBA
  • SNES

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest Cheats & Secrets

Last Updated on Oct 12, 2021

This page contains cheats, hints, Easter eggs, secrets, and tips for Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest. We will continually update this page when we come across more useful cheats and tips.

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest Cheats For SNES

Cheat Mode

To activate cheat mode, select a file or start a new one, then highlight Two Player Contest and press Down on the D-pad 5 times. This will unlock the Music Test but if you press Down on the D-pad 5 more times it will unlock the cheat mode. Once the cheat mode is active, use the cheat codes below. If you enter them correctly, you will hear Diddy make a sound.

Cheat Effect Cheat Code
50 Lives Press Y, A, Select, A, Down, Left, A, Down
Hard Mode (No DK Barrels) Press B, A, Right, Right, A, Left, A, X

75 Kremcoins

To get 75 free Kremcoins as soon as your start the game, go to the first level "Pirate Panic" and walk forward until you see King K. Rool's cabin entrance. The entrance to the cabin will be at the first dropdown from the deck you are on and it will be on your left, also, make sure not the grab the two bananas in front of the cabin entrance. Walk into King K. Rool's cabin, make sure not to grab the red balloon, and walk back out avoiding the two bananas again. Walk till you get to the barrels with a bunch of bananas above them and grab the bananas. Now head back to King K. Rool's cabin while still avoiding the two bananas outside the entrance and enter the cabin. This time you will grab the red balloon, then make your way back to the barrels with the bunch of bananas above and grab the bananas again. Make your way back to King K. Rool's cabin one last time and you will be rewarded with 75 Kremcoins.

Alternate Ending

To view an alternate ending of the game, collect all 40 DK coins.

Music Test

To unlock the Music Test, select a file or start a new one, then highlight Two Player Contest and press Down on the D-pad 5 times.

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest Game Genie Codes

The following cheat codes are for Game Genie. These can be used on a Super Nintendo (SNES) 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.

Note: There are two versions of the game, if the first cheat doesn't work, use the second one after the forward-slash.

Cheat Effect Cheat Code
Infinite Lives C2A1-CE5B / C2A5-C37B
Start With 3 Lives D465-3D67 /  D46C-3D07
Start With 10 Lives DB65-3D67 / DB6C-3D07
Start With 25 Lives F665-3D67 / F66C-3D07
Start With 50 Lives 7F65-3D67 / 7F6C-3D07
Start With 99 Lives 1765-3D67 / 176C-3D07
Start With 255 Lives EE65-3D67
Obtaining 100 Bananas Gives 2 Lives D4A1-437C / D4A5-4AEC
Obtaining 100 Bananas Gives 5 Lives D9A1-437C / D9A5-4AEC
Obtaining 100 Bananas Gives 255 Lives EEA1-437C
Pressing Select With Game Paused Exits All Levels DD6C-C7D4 / DD62-C4A4
Start With More Kong Family Coins 626D-4EBD
Kong Family Coins Don’t Get Used Up C2B9-13B7 / C2B1-13F7
Start A New Game With More Kremcoins 626D-432D
Kremcoins Don’t Get Used Up C2B9-1297 / C2B1-1A27
Diddy Jumps Higher E1D0-735A
Mega-Jump For Diddy EDD0-735A
Super-Jump For Diddy E7D0-735A
Dixie Jumps Higher E5D7-5AEA
Mega-Jump For Dixie EDD7-5AEA
Super-Jump For Dixie E7D7-5AEA