SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated adds lovely visuals to a classic 3D platformer that was originally released in 2003. Based on the populare Nickelodeon animated series SpongeBob SquarePants you play as SpongeBob, Patrick and Sandy and using their unique set of skills you must thwart the bad robots that have been released into Bikini Bottom by Plankton. This remake features an all new multiplayer mode and content which was cut from the original game.
Cheats, Tips and Strategy
Below is a collection of hints and tips that will help you to progress in the game. These include turning off the smart camera and trading with Mr Krabs. As well as these hints and tips we also have a mini-guide here which goes into more details on some of the tips we have below:
How to Switch Characters
You can switch between SpongeBob, Patrick, and sandy in-game to utilise their special abilites by looking for a bus stop which will look like a metal pole with a shell on top. If you approach the bus stop and click the button that prompts you. A red bus will appear and you will be able to switch character.
How to Save your Game
Although there are autosaves and checkpoints in SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated for when you inevitably die you can also save the game manually whenever you want. To do this press the pause button on your device and click 'Options' at the bottom of the screen. Then just scroll down to 'Save Game'. Check out our How to Play with Friends guide to find out how you can play the new multiplayer mode that has been added to the remake of the game.
Turn Off the Smart Camera
Platforming is fun when the platforms are large but when you are forced to navigate smaller platforms it can become frustrating since there are quite a few tricky actions your chosen character will be required to perform. You will find that turning off the smart camera so you are able to control the camera manually will often help in when you encounter these situations.
Collect Patricks Lost Socks
Every level of SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated has a number of lost socks which you are able to find. For every 10 of Patrick's socks you find, you can trade with him for a golden spatula. You can see what areas you can find these socks by going to the game's menu. Check out our Where to find Steering Wheels guide to learn the whereabouts of this collectalble.
Where to Find Extra Golden Spatulas
You can collect extra golden spatulas by searching the different buildings in Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrate as many of them such as Squidward's house will have golden spatulas hidden inside. You can also get a golden spatula by taking care of Mr. Krabs' robot problem at the Krabby Patty.
Trade with Mr Krabs
You will find Mr Krabs hanging around in every section of SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated and if you talk to him he will offer you a golden spatula in exchange for some shiny things. Every time you go to Mr Krabs for a golden spatuala he will demand more shiny things.
Use Fast Travel to Save Time
At the map in the 'Pause' menu you will be able to reduce the amount of time you spend running around by using fast travel. To get to a particular spot on a level you simply have to highlight the nearest golden spatula and you will fast travel there. Using fast travel does not cost anything.
How to get the Cruise Bubble
The cruise bubble is like a missile you can aim at things far away. It is unlocked in the last area of Bikini Bottom once you have defeated Robot Patrick. You will find Bubble Buddy standing by the road who will show you how to use it.
We hope these tips help you out in the game, but for further help, try our beginners guide, we also have some FAQs for SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated, you can also submit your own questions there for other players to answer.
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated walkthrough and guide