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Final Fantasy III Cheats for Nintendo DS

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Loads of cheats here including how to duplicate items and get easy Exp. We'll also tell you how to get the Gungnir Spear and the Wightslayer Sword.


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Easy Gil

An easy way of getting Gil is to choose a high-priced item to sell and then use the 'Item duplication' trick. Sell ALL of the item except one and then keep repeating the process as many times as desired.

Secret Underwater Dungeon

Using 'Mog Net' send 7 mails to another player and then send 4 mails each to the NPC 'The 4 Old Men' and 'King Alus'. The order which the mails are sent does not matter as long as King Alus is last. This will unlock a new dungeon which is found east of the floating continent. Take the Nautulus to this location and submerge into the coral when you see a shadow in the water. In the coral there is a cave which is guarded by an Iron Giant who you must defeat.

Getting the Gungnir Spear

To get this powerful Dragoon weapon you must raise a thief so it has a job level of 70-73. Then when you are at least level 42 go to the Saronia Catacombs and battle Odin and have your thief steal the Gungnir spear.

How to Level Up Jobs

The way that jobs level up is that it is based on actions taken. For instance a character taking 5 actions a battle will have their job level increase faster than a character taking only 2 actions a battle. An easy way to level up jobs is to fight a battle, guard 9-10 times (these will count as actions), then finish off the enemies. You should have everyone's job level increase every time you do this.

Item Duplication

Okay so heres how it works:
First make sure you're out of battle, then go to your items menu. Now that we have your placement established change an item to one of the two top positions.
This item must be an item usable in-battle(sorry weapons that can be used as items in-battle are ineligible).
Then go get into a battle...doesnt matter with what, then with any character(I advise using the first...common sense...)go to the item menu make sure the item you want to duplicate is selected(either the top left or the top left will be duplicated bases upon which one is selected)
And press Up + A
An enemy should now be being targeted...
Press B
Now you should have one more of the item you selected...
PRECAUTION:
Do not try duplicat..

Onion swordsman

How to obtain secret job: Onion Swordsman
Back in the original Famicom FFIII, Onion Swordsman was the first job you start as (unlike Freelance from the DS version), but you can play this job in the Nintendo DS version as well by unlocking it. Onion Swordsman is one of the most powerful jobs with the Onion Equipment + past level 90's.
How to obtain:
1)Register someone elses's (or multiple) communication ID under Mog Net.
2)Send message to another PC 7 times
3)Send and receive 4 messages from Topapa, on the fourth one you will receive a message to do a mini-quest.
4)Go to Uoul (First town in the game)
5)Talk to Topapa
6)Go to the cave up north of the cave
7)At the drop hole, you will have an event and then will be proceeded to fight 3 bombs

Dive into Saronia? O_0

YOU MUST HAVE THE NAUTILUS FIRST. SAVE BEFORE DOING THIS. If you take the nautilus and head to the western side of Saronia (the continent with the castle on it, upper left corner of map, not on the floating continent), there's an area with the most trees on that side. There should be a place between two rivers. If you touch down on the tip of this area that touches the ocean, you can actually dive into it. From there, you can 'bore' into the continent. If you exit into the ocean, it will push you out and you have to dive into the continent again. When tunneling through the continent, you won't encounter any creatures, as far as I can tell. It is possible to surface at any point within the continent. In fact, you can surface through mountains. Like diving into the continent, entering an a..

unlock onion knite job

STEP1.send 7 mails to other people through wifi
STEP2.send and resiev 4 mails from topapa (that one old monk in the begining of the game in ur) read the 4 to reciev a quest
STEP3.go to you're and talk to topapa he will say some kids are in trouble go to the cave to the north
STEP4.at the hole some kids will be in trouble get ready for a battle with 3 bombs
STEP5.after the battle the kids will theank you and give you a crystal shard which will unlock the onoin knite job which is one of the best jobs

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Duplacate items (not sure if I spelt it right)

Ok, to duplicate an item put the item into the top left or right (it doesnt really matter) of you're items section and then get into a battle. Go to the items menu in the game,go to the item yu want to duplacate (like I said top right or left).
Press up and the A button at the same time (if you did this right you will see a little flash of your weapon and shield) then press the B button so you don't use the item insted then go back to the item menu and you will have another one of that item.
You can repeat this process as many times as you like just make sure not to go over the 99 limit or you might end up with a glitched game. I mean as the screen messing up. Game freezing alot... Only way to fix it is to erase the file and make a new.

Hour wait? Not on my clock.

Alright you probably already have a friend code and wirless access.
But the hour wait is really annoying?
Simply save your game turn the DS off then back on.
(Take out the game cartridges if it's set to automatic startup) go into DS option set the clock to one hour ahead into the future =^.^= and there ya go another message without the wait =^.^=.
(P.S. I already posted this on the forums with my friend code if anyone wants it.)

Easy money for low lvl charaters

Ok if you got the game and you need gil just follow these steps and you should have more than 1 millon gil
1.get a hi-potion
2.go to menu and then to items and put the hi-potion either to top-left or top-right corner
3.go to battle
4.now when fighting go to the item action and highlight hi-potion
5.now press up on the control pad and A at the same time
Note:you should see a curser hand on a player luneth,arc,eta
6.press the B butten and go back to the item action you should have one more then before.Example 2=3,4=5
7.keep doing this and untill you have atleast 60-70 and sell all but 1 hi-potion
Note2:dont go over 99 hi-potions or you will freeze and/or lose your game data

Mail more than once per hour

1) Go to moogle mail anyone
2) Save game and shut off
3) Turn on game and at the ds start up menu change the ds clock one hour ahead
4) DS will cut off automatically
5) Turn on and mail someone else

Duplicate items

Outside of battle put the item you want to duplicate in the top left or top right corner of the item menu. Then go into a random battle go to the item menu in battle. While there go to the item that is in the corner and hit up and A at the same time. If it works you should see the equipment screen for about a 1/2 second, then it will select who you want to use it on. Hit the B button and then the item should be duplicated (only items you can use in battle can be duplicated weapons and armour can't).

lots o hints

Half of the time, when you see a wall, see if you can go thorugh it, it usually leads to a secret hallway, which leads to a secret room, which leads to a treasure! Or treasures! When you get to the Ancient's Maze you should be able to find Greater Demons these beasts can summon Iron Claws to help them fight. Kill the Iron Claws when they appear do not kill the Greater Demon. Keep killing the Iron Claws. If all four of your people are alive you should get 1900 EXP for each Iron Claws you kill and when you decide to kill the Greater Demon you get 4000 gil and 2850 EXP.
Use 2x antartic wind for your hitters steal for theif aero for white mage and any magic for black mage he is easy to kill. First put summoner with ALL SUMMONS Magus with ALL SPELLS and Devout with Cure Cura Curaga and ..

Level up job levels FAST.

Reccomend alter cave because it does least damage.so all you have to do is gaurd for 3-5 rounds because it matters of how many "stuff" you do then your job level should level up.thats it.

Duplicate item glitch (sorry if I spelled it wrong D:)

1.have the item you want to duplicate at top right or left corner.(p.s do not do weapons or unusable items.you can not select them them in battle.)2.engage with a random battle.(does NOT matter where or what the monster is...bosses count:D and duplicate elixer because they restore all hp and mp:D.)3.press up and A at the same time.4.the weapon menu should show up for 1.5/4 seconds.5. It worked after you press b:D.

While during battle go to your item select and p..

While during battle go to your item select and press up+A at the same time then don't select a person press b and that item should have one more.
I wouldn't do go farther than 99 for the game might lock up and when it does don't wine but that shouldn't happen if you don't do over 99.

Having trouble with land turtle?

If you are having trouble with the land turtle than follow these steps.
1.Find the sword and sheild and equip them.
2.Get all the potions and items out of chests.
3.Lvl your guy up alittle(i lvled up to 3 and got potions from monsters).
P.S. With this strategy I beat the land turtle without any potions.

The best thiung to beat the land turtle (w/out having to lv up)

Just equip both swords and keep attacking, if you want the battle to go faster just use one anartic wind but save one for the djinn a little later on

Xande

HP: 50,000
GIL: 25,000
EXP: 8,500
Begin this battle by hitting him with Reflect so it's Protect and Haste spells will boost your guys instead. (Although this will bounce your own black and white magic back at you, it won't bounce Summon spells.) Stay in attack mode and this shouldn't be a problem for you. After you slay Xande you'll face the Cloud of Darkness in a scripted battle; don't waste any items during this unwinnable fight.

Xande and Cloud of darkness

First put summoner with ALL SUMMONS Magus with ALL SPELLS and Devout with Cure Cura Curaga and Curaja and Reflect at least and a Dragoon
Use reflect on Xande and cloud so haste and protect boost your guys (boo to xande and cloud) cloud uses bad breath so hold ribbons draggon hold genji shield may slience so if Devout is silenced chances of winning are nearly nil
Devout use curaga or curaja to heal dragoon use jump summoner uses bhamut and leavihten(hope spelling is correct) Magus use flare and firaga until he goes down(Standards Stratagey i call it)Use standard on all bosses and youshould win all of them

What is a good team set up(Opinion)

You need a Monk,Black mage,White mage, and whatever one u want. but u definitely need the mages for back up. The Monk is a powerful class without having to buy equips for the monk. So try it and message me if it works out for you.(PS Train for awhile so u can be awesome)

Having trouble with land turtle?

If you are having trouble with the land turtle than follow these steps.
1.Find the sword and sheild and equip them.
2.Get all the potions and items out of chests.
3.Lvl your guy up alittle(i lvled up to 3 and got potions from monsters).
P.S. With this strategy I beat the land turtle without any potions.

Easier way to beat Bahamut

Ok I've done this so I know it works. First get 4 Dragoons and get them all to level 40 or so (both job level and normal level). Evaryone should have the best lances anr armor possible (depending what part of the game your at, I did it with Dragon lances and Diamond armor).Then go to Bahamut's Cave, on the floating continent. It's west of Gyashl village. (You will need the Invincible to get over the small mountains). Get to the part where you go outside, and begin the battle with Bahamut. Have everyone use jump. If at least 3 of your characters do not get into the air by the time he attacks, then you need to go train some more. When they come down, they should all do near 9999 damage to him. Then repeat a few times until he dies. If you die before he does, just get up 5-10 more levels an..

Elixirs 4 free

In northeast saronia, (outside of the floating continent), go to the back of the inn. Then go strait north, to a trio of trees.
Press "A" on every tree. One of them will have an elixir.

Doga and unei healer help

On the dalg continent go (with natilius) and dive at easternmost tip (were it looks like this )
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Then dive. You should find a passage. Follow till you see an oval. The go up. Go left then park. You should be next 2 a city.(be4 you do this save up a lot of gil.) then go inside. There will be a lot of blk mages. Talk 2 them, and they will sell you spells. (lvs 3-7 white and black magic, 1-5 summon.) use these spells to heal urself, and fight doga/unei. I hope I helped!!! ^_^p.s. use at least 1 healer and 1 blk mage. use 2 meele.

Be Thorough!!!

Everytime your walking around and theres either a gap in-between trees, or rocks there is usually a secret! So be ever vigilant

Easy way to beat flying monsters

I don't know if this is in the booklet but get a dragoon in you're team and use jump on a flying type. I have done it and did 9999 damage when I was level 38.

Easy EXP and gil

When you get to the Ancient's Maze you should be able to find Greater Demons these beasts can summon Iron Claws to help them fight. Kill the Iron Claws when they appear do not kill the Greater Demon. Keep killing the Iron Claws. If all four of your people are alive you should get 1900 EXP for each Iron Claws you kill and when you decide to kill the Greater Demon you get 4000 gil and 2850 EXP.

Great way to level up

Using this technique, I got all four of my characters to level 99. You have to have access to the Crystal tower to do this. I also recommend doing this with a single character. OK, here it goes...
Get your character to walk around until he/she enters a battle. Do this until you get into a battle with monsters called Bluck (they're purple and have weird whisker like things). Kill all of them EXCEPt for one. Now, just guard until it summons a Kum Kum (light purple hooded thing), kill the Kum Kum, and guard until the Bluck summons another Kum Kum. A lot of the time, you won't need to guard because the Bluck will summon Kum Kum's several times in a row. Just do this until you feel like you gained enough experience (I gained 1.5 million with one character in 20 - 30 min). You might also ..

EASY EXPERIENCE!!!

Towards the end of the game when yuo have found the last crystal before to crystal tower go to the Ancients maze keep running around until you find a greater demon.
Keep guarding until he uses "summon" he will summon an iron claw which for each you kill you gain 1900 XP. After yuo dispatch of the iron claw keep guarding until it summons another
I did this and gained 5 levels in 45 minuites

Guide to beating goldor

Nomal attacks are the best have all characters at level.31+ ok make sure you have a dark knight a white mage or red mage and any other two jobs (you might want to have a worior) I chose it.use your best spells from red mage goldor has 9000 health. He will inflict blind and might attack twice in one turn with out you letting you heal. For advice go in with full health. Heal every turn.good luck. Akatskii

Airship

On final fantasy 3 there is an airship you can borrow from someone all have to do is go to your home town called you're and speak to a monk called topapa he will tell you about a town called kazus by the way topapa is in a building after you talk to him go to kazus the nearest village talk to a man called cid in the inn downstairs and he will you abouthis airship in the dessert and also about something called the mythril ring but don't worry about that yet go to the sand patch nearest to kazusand you will find the airship.

Big rat

Use 2x antartic wind for your hitters steal for theif aero for white mage and any magic for black mage he is easy to kill.

Seceret Halls

Half of the time, when you see a wall, see if you can go thorugh it, it usually leads to a secret hallway, which leads to a secret room, which leads to a treasure! Or treasures!

The secret of the castle

The castle in the second world (in the north) has an underground passage near it. If you go under water in the ocean near the castle there will be a cave.

Diving glitch

If you take the nautilus and head to the western side of Saronia (the continent with the castle on it, upper left corner of map, not on the floating continent), there's an area with the most trees on that side. There should be a place between two rivers. If you touch down on the tip of this area that touches the ocean, you can actually dive into it. From there, you can 'bore' into the continent. If you exit into the ocean, it will push you out and you have to dive into the continent again. When tunneling through the continent, you won't encounter any creatures, as far as I can tell.
It is possible to surface at any point within the continent. In fact, you can surface through mountains. Like diving into the continent, entering an area you can normally fly around in will shove y..

Land turtle problems easy

Its easy, all you do is get into a fight beside the wellspring were you recover hp/mp at the start of the game and gaurd for 4 turns then kill enemies, (if there is two enemies gaurd for 3 turns then kill them) once you can hit more than twice with two swords go fight the Land tutle. It takes at most 3 turns. Your job level increases in doing this so it will be easy to level.
Heres a table of the job points needed (a job levels up at 100 job points are all 20 for every move that you use an item , attack or use job ability for every job from level 1 to level 14 then from 14 onwards it's lower except for freelancer).
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| Job point Gain |
------------|------------.-----------|
Job: | JobLv 1-14 |..

First boss beat down

You find your shelf in a cave at the start of the game first look for all the chest you will at leats git an artic wind item use it on the first boss and it will wipe it out if you have two it works a lot better.

Job Leveling help

Job levels are based on how much actions are taken in battle.
1) Guard is always done regardless of speed so if your enemy can be taken out with one blow then guard three characters and attack with one.
2) Magic takes the most amount of time to conduct.
3) The most necessary jobs to grind for job levels are theives, monks, and black belts. Theives really don't steal anything you can't buy until job level 30 and need level 71 to steal Odin's spear. Monks and Black Belts attack without knuckles is significantly affected by job levels.
4) The least necessary to grind levels are scholars because item lore is the same regardless of level.

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