Released: Dec 29, 1992
- Game Gear
- Sega CD
- Sega Genesis
This page contains cheats, hints, Easter eggs, secrets, and tips for Ecco the Dolphin. We will continually update this page when we come across more useful cheats and tips.
To enable the cheat menu, start a new game and move past the intro level to where you have a health and oxygen bar and you can pause the game. Make Ecco turn left or right and pause it when Ecco is looking at the screen. Now, while the game is paused, press Right, B, C, B, C, Down, C, Up. If you entered this cheat code correctly, the cheat menu will appear, giving you access to level select, unlimited health & air (invincibility), sound test, and the ability to teleport.
To get to the password screen or menu in Ecco the Dolphin, swim left in the starting area.
To get infinite or unlimited air and sonar, swim left in the starting area to get the password screen and enter SHARKFIN as the password.
To get infinite or unlimited air, swim left in the starting area to get the password screen and enter LIFEFISH as the password.
To turn off the music and just leave the sound effects on, pause the game and press A five times.
To enter level passwords, swim left in the starting area to get the password screen and enter one of the level passwords below to get the desired effect.
|Level 3 - The Undercaves||AAAAAAAA|
|Level 4 - The Vents||AANNAANN|
|Level 5 - The Lagoon||NDRBRIKR|
|Level 6 - Ridge Water||HYAUGFLV|
|Level 7 - Open Ocean||FNCQWBMT|
|Level 8 - Ice Zone||DWFFZBMV|
|Level 9 - Hard Water||ANANANAN|
|Level 10 - Cold Water||MCLFRQLW|
|Level 11 - Island Zone||NNNNAAAA|
|Level 12 - Deep Water||EILQOQLC|
|Level 13 - The Marble Sea||XAKUQQLS|
|Level 14 - The Library||FDGXQQLC|
|Level 15 - Deep City||AANNNNAA|
|Level 16 - City of Forever||DETSWCIY|
|Level 17 - Jurassic Beach||MDEBRCBO|
|Level 18 - Pteranodon Pond||JNXFRCBS|
|Level 19 - Origin Beach||AAAANNNN|
|Level 20 - Trilobite Circle||DETSWCIY|
|Level 21 - Dark Water||NNAANNAA|
|Level 22 - The Tube||KUVEKMLK|
|Level 23 - Welcome to the Machine||NNNNNNNN|
|Level 24 - The Last Fight||KNLMLMLC|
The following cheat codes are for Game Genie. These can be used on a Sega Genesis 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|
|Ecco moves faster without boost||931A-JAE2|
|Enemies restore air instead of making you lose it||SW2A-KGPJ + HC2A-JAFL|
|Enemies restore air instead of making you lose health||SW2A-KGPJ + TC2A-JGFL + E42A-JAFN|
|Octopus does no damage||AAVT-NAFC|
|Swim through walls||ACXT-JA60|