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Sonic 3 & Knuckles (Mega Drive)

Developer:Sonic Team
Publisher:Sega
Genre:Platformer
First released:October, 1994
Title ScreenhotIn-game Screenshot

Achievements

There are 53 achievements worth 546 (1972) points.
Authors: (39), (14).

 
Angel Island Zone
 
won by 1706 (862) of 2401 (71.05%)
(5)
Complete Angel Island Zone.
Hydrocity Zone
 
won by 1196 (668) of 2401 (49.81%)
(5)
Complete Hydrocity Zone.
Marble Garden Zone
 
won by 853 (516) of 2401 (35.53%)
(6)
Complete Marble Garden Zone.
Carnival Night Zone
 
won by 833 (501) of 2401 (34.69%)
(7)
Complete Carnival Night Zone.
Icecap Zone
 
won by 771 (464) of 2401 (32.11%)
(7)
Complete Icecap Zone.
Launch Base Zone
 
won by 754 (457) of 2401 (31.40%)
(7)
Complete Launch Base Zone.
Mushroom Hill Zone
 
won by 680 (420) of 2401 (28.32%)
(7)
Complete Mushroom Hill Zone.
Flying Battery Zone
 
won by 643 (400) of 2401 (26.78%)
(16)
Complete Flying Battery Zone.
Sandopolis Zone
 
won by 608 (380) of 2401 (25.32%)
(17)
Complete Sandopolis Zone.
Lava Reef Zone
 
won by 562 (359) of 2401 (23.41%)
(18)
Complete Lava Reef Zone.
Hidden Palace Zone
 
won by 579 (359) of 2401 (24.11%)
(8)
Beat Knuckles in Hidden Palace Zone. Sonic and Tails only.
Sky Sanctuary Zone
 
won by 554 (347) of 2401 (23.07%)
(18)
Complete Sky Sanctuary Zone with Sonic or Tails.
Death Egg Zone
 
won by 511 (321) of 2401 (21.28%)
(19)
Complete Death Egg Zone.
Sonic Victory
 
won by 494 (308) of 2401 (20.57%)
(19)
Complete the game with Sonic.
Hyper Sonic Victory
 
won by 387 (244) of 2401 (16.12%)
(58)
Complete the game with Sonic, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Knuckles Victory
 
won by 229 (166) of 2401 (9.54%)
(35)
Complete the game with Knuckles.
Hyper Knuckles Victory
 
won by 198 (153) of 2401 (8.25%)
(101)
Complete the game with Knuckles, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Tails Victory
 
won by 217 (172) of 2401 (9.04%)
(37)
Complete the game with Tails.
Super Tails Victory
 
won by 198 (157) of 2401 (8.25%)
(100)
Complete the game with Tails, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Speedy Island
 
won by 775 (439) of 2401 (32.28%)
(14)
Complete Angel Island Zone Act 1 in less than 2 minutes.
Ring Base Zone
 
won by 298 (197) of 2401 (12.41%)
(28)
Complete Launch Base Zone Act 2 with 100 rings or more.
Speedy Mushroom
 
won by 171 (145) of 2401 (7.12%)
(113)
Complete Mushroom Hill Zone Act 1 in less than 3 min and with a Bubble Shield.
Fire Desert
 
won by 171 (139) of 2401 (7.12%)
(45)
Complete Sandopolis Zone Act 2 with a Fire Shield.
Electric Reef Zone
 
won by 189 (151) of 2401 (7.87%)
(41)
Complete Lava Reef Zone Act 2 with Sonic or Tails and with an Electric Shield.
Hyper Space Rings
 
won by 272 (197) of 2401 (11.33%)
(30)
Have 100 rings or more in The Doomsday Zone.
Perfect
 
won by 1467 (770) of 2401 (61.10%)
(5)
Get a perfect in a Special Stage.
Nice Emerald
 
won by 1610 (835) of 2401 (67.06%)
(5)
Get your first Chaos Emerald.
Chaos Emerald
 
won by 722 (414) of 2401 (30.07%)
(15)
Get all the Chaos Emerald.
Super Chaos Emerald
 
won by 465 (289) of 2401 (19.37%)
(51)
Get all the Super Chaos Emerald.
Rings-O-Plenty
 
won by 1661 (846) of 2401 (69.18%)
(5)
Get 100 Rings.
Rings Maniac
 
won by 968 (531) of 2401 (40.32%)
(13)
Get 200 Rings.
Lot Of Lives
 
won by 914 (507) of 2401 (38.07%)
(6)
Have exactly 10 lives.
Live And Learn
 
won by 590 (361) of 2401 (24.57%)
(8)
Have exactly 20 lives.
Competition - Azure Lake
 
won by 300 (261) of 2401 (12.49%)
(14)
Time Trial - Complete Azure Lake in under 0'30''00.
Competition - Balloon Park
 
won by 270 (236) of 2401 (11.25%)
(15)
Time Trial - Complete Balloon Park in under 0'50''00.
Competition - Chrome Gadget
 
won by 255 (225) of 2401 (10.62%)
(16)
Time Trial - Complete Chrome Gadget in under 0'45''00.
Competition - Desert Palace
 
won by 255 (226) of 2401 (10.62%)
(16)
Time Trial - Complete Desert Palace in under 0'40''00.
Competition - Endless Mine
 
won by 275 (234) of 2401 (11.45%)
(15)
Time Trial - Complete Endless Mine in under 1'00''00.
Competition - Grand Prix
 
won by 233 (207) of 2401 (9.70%)
(35)
Grand Prix - Complete Grand Prix in under 4'00''00.
Get A Life
 
won by 316 (220) of 2401 (13.16%)
(13)
Find the uppermost secret in Angel Island Act 2
My Lucky Day
 
won by 507 (312) of 2401 (21.12%)
(19)
Get the Jackpot in the Slot Machine Bonus
I'm Outta Here!
 
won by 653 (395) of 2401 (27.20%)
(8)
Go above the screen in the Pinball Bonus room.
King of the Hill
 
won by 96 (87) of 2401 (4.00%)
(77)
Go above the screen in Mushroom Hill Zone
Do the M.J.
 
won by 82 (71) of 2401 (3.42%)
(223)
Perfect Special Stage 1 while going backwards. Don't pause.
Too Much Gum
 
won by 442 (270) of 2401 (18.41%)
(10)
Change your shield 5 times in the Gumball Bonus
Deathless Egg Zone
 
won by 121 (102) of 2401 (5.04%)
(156)
Reach Great Eggman Robo without dying. No super or bonuses.
Ice Cap's Treasure
 
won by 452 (292) of 2401 (18.83%)
(10)
Find the ring-filled chasm in Ice Cap Zone Act 2, complete with a big ring.
Just In Time
 
won by 144 (112) of 2401 (6.00%)
(52)
Complete the level with the timer at 9 minutes and 59 seconds.
Right Base Zone
 
won by 83 (74) of 2401 (3.46%)
(220)
Complete Launch Base Zone Act 1 or 2 without pressing Left
Sonic the Ringhog
 
won by 241 (160) of 2401 (10.04%)
(34)
Collect 400 rings, and finish the level with them.
Hydrocity's Treasure
 
won by 140 (121) of 2401 (5.83%)
(54)
Get into Hydrocity Zone Act 1's hidden trapezoid of rings.
Can't Touch This
 
won by 170 (124) of 2401 (7.08%)
(114)
Complete Marble Garden Zone Act 1 without getting hurt. No super or bonus.
Cheater the Cheetah
 
won by 340 (220) of 2401 (14.16%)
(2)
Activate Cheats. NOTE - You cannot get other achievements with cheats.
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Recent comment(s):
14 Feb 14:43 2017
This game really needs a score based leaderboard.Scores in this game usually tend to be ignored, but it would a fun addition to the achievements system to see these included in some way.
9 Apr 6:03 2017
How can I get the "King of the Hill" achievement?
9 Apr 8:54 2017
Use knuckles in act 2 and go to the top path. After you pass a giant ring, you enter the "white " part of the stage. As soon as you enter, you will see a mushroom next to a wall with a spring; grab that wall and climb it to the top.
22 Jul 2:51 2017
It was fun : )
3 Aug 19:43 2017
this is my favorite "plateformer"
7 Sep 4:11 2017
& Knuckles
7 Sep 14:02 2017
& Knuckles
15 Oct 14:41 2017
Do The M.J. seems to be the most reported achievement. I'll be sure to look into it pretty soon to be sure.
15 Oct 14:43 2017
Score-based leaderboards are nice, but there's really no true way to get a lot of points in the game without grabbing loads of rings or finishing the act with 9:59 left, and any possible score challenge is ruined by Launch Base Zone bird spawners.
27 Oct 15:32 2017
"Perfect all bonus stage" missing....
27 Nov 3:45 2017
the new nemesis knuckles is a chuckle in the knuckle
13 Apr 5:19 2019
& Knuckles
28 Mar 11:25 2020
I really enjoyed this set. It was just the right amount of challenge without being outright impossible like some sets can be.
29 Apr 16:28 2020
Does the ROM that you get when buying S3&K on Steam not count? I bought it on Steam (it's a part of the Mega Drive Classics) and they give you a ROM you can use in any emulator. I used it in RetroArch with achievements on and I wasn't getting any.
27 May 17:59 2020
Mastered back in my quest days. "Do the M.J." achievement was a challenging one. As someone already said, the set lacks of "Perfect Bonus" on all Special Stages built in one achievement or two separately: one for Sonic 3 and other for Sonic & Knuckles
27 May 18:05 2020
One curiosity of this lock-on feature is that Launch Base Zone is easier than it was presented in Sonic 3 and has fewer death traps in comparison.
14 Jun 5:32 2020
& Knuckels
1 Jul 19:55 2020
Mastered & knuckles
21 Jul 23:56 2020
Perfect game, amazing set. Of course this gets a mastery.
4 Sep 20:33 2020
Mastered! Really great set for my favorite Sonic game :) I enjoyed all the exploration achievements!

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2020-09-20 18:56:18
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2020-09-04 20:31:30
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2020-09-02 11:07:10
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2020-08-27 01:24:52
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2020-08-25 07:09:32
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2020-07-21 23:48:20
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2020-07-11 03:08:21
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2020-07-03 23:26:57

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