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Sonic 3 and 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 (2036) points.
Authors: (39), (14).

 
Angel Island Zone
 
won by 1529 (770) of 2165 (70.62%)
(5)
Complete Angel Island Zone.
Can't Touch This
 
won by 148 (107) of 2165 (6.84%)
(117)
Complete Marble Garden Zone Act 1 without getting hurt. No super or bonus.
Carnival Night Zone
 
won by 749 (449) of 2165 (34.60%)
(7)
Complete Carnival Night Zone.
Chaos Emerald
 
won by 643 (365) of 2165 (29.70%)
(15)
Get all the Chaos Emerald.
Cheater the Cheetah
 
won by 301 (193) of 2165 (13.90%)
(2)
Activate Cheats. NOTE - You cannot get other achievements with cheats.
Competition - Azure Lake
 
won by 270 (234) of 2165 (12.47%)
(14)
Time Trial - Complete Azure Lake in under 0'30''00.
Competition - Balloon Park
 
won by 242 (210) of 2165 (11.18%)
(15)
Time Trial - Complete Balloon Park in under 0'50''00.
Competition - Chrome Gadget
 
won by 229 (201) of 2165 (10.58%)
(16)
Time Trial - Complete Chrome Gadget in under 0'45''00.
Competition - Desert Palace
 
won by 230 (203) of 2165 (10.62%)
(16)
Time Trial - Complete Desert Palace in under 0'40''00.
Competition - Endless Mine
 
won by 250 (211) of 2165 (11.55%)
(15)
Time Trial - Complete Endless Mine in under 1'00''00.
Competition - Grand Prix
 
won by 209 (186) of 2165 (9.65%)
(35)
Grand Prix - Complete Grand Prix in under 4'00''00.
Death Egg Zone
 
won by 463 (294) of 2165 (21.39%)
(19)
Complete Death Egg Zone.
Deathless Egg Zone
 
won by 101 (88) of 2165 (4.67%)
(166)
Reach Great Eggman Robo without dying. No super or bonuses.
Do the M.J.
 
won by 67 (58) of 2165 (3.09%)
(247)
Perfect Special Stage 1 while going backwards. Don't pause.
Electric Reef Zone
 
won by 172 (136) of 2165 (7.94%)
(41)
Complete Lava Reef Zone Act 2 with Sonic or Tails and with an Electric Shield.
Fire Desert
 
won by 151 (121) of 2165 (6.97%)
(45)
Complete Sandopolis Zone Act 2 with a Fire Shield.
Flying Battery Zone
 
won by 581 (362) of 2165 (26.84%)
(16)
Complete Flying Battery Zone.
Get A Life
 
won by 271 (193) of 2165 (12.52%)
(14)
Find the uppermost secret in Angel Island Act 2
Hidden Palace Zone
 
won by 521 (325) of 2165 (24.06%)
(8)
Beat Knuckles in Hidden Palace Zone. Sonic and Tails only.
Hydrocity Zone
 
won by 1073 (598) of 2165 (49.56%)
(5)
Complete Hydrocity Zone.
Hydrocity's Treasure
 
won by 124 (108) of 2165 (5.73%)
(55)
Get into Hydrocity Zone Act 1's hidden trapezoid of rings.
Hyper Knuckles Victory
 
won by 174 (135) of 2165 (8.04%)
(102)
Complete the game with Knuckles, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Hyper Sonic Victory
 
won by 347 (220) of 2165 (16.03%)
(58)
Complete the game with Sonic, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Hyper Space Rings
 
won by 244 (178) of 2165 (11.27%)
(30)
Have 100 rings or more in The Doomsday Zone.
I'm Outta Here!
 
won by 570 (341) of 2165 (26.33%)
(8)
Go above the screen in the Pinball Bonus room.
Ice Cap's Treasure
 
won by 401 (257) of 2165 (18.52%)
(10)
Find the ring-filled chasm in Ice Cap Zone Act 2, complete with a big ring.
Icecap Zone
 
won by 696 (418) of 2165 (32.15%)
(7)
Complete Icecap Zone.
Just In Time
 
won by 126 (96) of 2165 (5.82%)
(53)
Complete the level with the timer at 9 minutes and 59 seconds.
King of the Hill
 
won by 77 (70) of 2165 (3.56%)
(85)
Go above the screen in Mushroom Hill Zone
Knuckles Victory
 
won by 204 (149) of 2165 (9.42%)
(35)
Complete the game with Knuckles.
Launch Base Zone
 
won by 678 (409) of 2165 (31.32%)
(7)
Complete Launch Base Zone.
Lava Reef Zone
 
won by 503 (325) of 2165 (23.23%)
(18)
Complete Lava Reef Zone.
Live And Learn
 
won by 524 (317) of 2165 (24.20%)
(8)
Have exactly 20 lives.
Lot Of Lives
 
won by 821 (454) of 2165 (37.92%)
(6)
Have exactly 10 lives.
Marble Garden Zone
 
won by 762 (464) of 2165 (35.20%)
(7)
Complete Marble Garden Zone.
Mushroom Hill Zone
 
won by 612 (377) of 2165 (28.27%)
(7)
Complete Mushroom Hill Zone.
My Lucky Day
 
won by 445 (271) of 2165 (20.55%)
(19)
Get the Jackpot in the Slot Machine Bonus
Nice Emerald
 
won by 1438 (741) of 2165 (66.42%)
(5)
Get your first Chaos Emerald.
Perfect
 
won by 1340 (688) of 2165 (61.89%)
(5)
Get a perfect in a Special Stage.
Right Base Zone
 
won by 69 (62) of 2165 (3.19%)
(233)
Complete Launch Base Zone Act 1 or 2 without pressing Left
Ring Base Zone
 
won by 268 (173) of 2165 (12.38%)
(28)
Complete Launch Base Zone Act 2 with 100 rings or more.
Rings Maniac
 
won by 874 (474) of 2165 (40.37%)
(12)
Get 200 Rings.
Rings-O-Plenty
 
won by 1493 (760) of 2165 (68.96%)
(5)
Get 100 Rings.
Sandopolis Zone
 
won by 545 (342) of 2165 (25.17%)
(17)
Complete Sandopolis Zone.
Sky Sanctuary Zone
 
won by 499 (314) of 2165 (23.05%)
(18)
Complete Sky Sanctuary Zone with Sonic or Tails.
Sonic the Ringhog
 
won by 207 (134) of 2165 (9.56%)
(35)
Collect 400 rings, and finish the level with them.
Sonic Victory
 
won by 449 (283) of 2165 (20.74%)
(19)
Complete the game with Sonic.
Speedy Island
 
won by 698 (398) of 2165 (32.24%)
(14)
Complete Angel Island Zone Act 1 in less than 2 minutes.
Speedy Mushroom
 
won by 156 (133) of 2165 (7.21%)
(111)
Complete Mushroom Hill Zone Act 1 in less than 3 min and with a Bubble Shield.
Super Chaos Emerald
 
won by 419 (262) of 2165 (19.35%)
(51)
Get all the Super Chaos Emerald.
Super Tails Victory
 
won by 172 (136) of 2165 (7.94%)
(103)
Complete the game with Tails, with all the Super Chaos Emeralds of the game.
Tails Victory
 
won by 191 (151) of 2165 (8.82%)
(37)
Complete the game with Tails.
Too Much Gum
 
won by 397 (238) of 2165 (18.34%)
(10)
Change your shield 5 times in the Gumball Bonus
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Recent comment(s):
24 Sep 9:36 2016
@an7xuan I just tried this and it did indeed trigger for me when I did that.
21 Oct 2:19 2016
I can confirm that Do the MJ is broken, as I have beaten it as Tails, no pausing, bounced off of the Star sphere, perfected it with all rings, did not bounce twice, still no achievement.
4 Nov 19:05 2016
"Hyper Knuckles Victory" is fixed now.
18 Jan 1:53 2017
Anyone know of a good spot to get past the top of the screen in Mushroom Hill? I'm at my wits end on this one.
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.

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