Xenon 2 Cheats and Secrets

Xenon 2: Megablast is a 1989 shoot 'em up video game developed by The Bitmap Brothers and published by Image Works for the Amiga and Atari ST. It was later converted to the Master System, Mega Drive, Commodore CDTV, Game Boy, Acorn Archimedes and Atari Jaguar platforms. The game is a sequel to Xenon and takes place a millennium after the previous title. The goal of the game is to destroy a series of bombs planted throughout history by the Xenites, the vengeful antagonists of the first game.
Cheat codes, console commands, secrets:
For further help, there is a cheat - when selecting graphics mode, hit F7
instead of ENTER to verify your choice. When Xenon 2 starts, press I to gain
infinite lives.

What And Where To Buy
LEVEL 1, SHOP 1: Buy Health, Super Nashwan LEVEL 1, SHOP 2: Sell Rear
Shot, Buy Double Shot and Side Shot LEVEL 2, SHOP 1: Buy Side Shot
LEVEL 2, SHOP 2: Sell Side Shot LEVEL 3, SHOP 1: Buy Health and Rear
Shot. LEVEL 3, SHOP 2: Sell Rear Shot, Buy Side Shot, Laser, and Power
Up LEVEL 4, SHOP 1: Sell Rear Shot, Sell Side Shot

Try to stick with your best weapon, and end up with 2 Cannons, 2 Lasers, and
either Side Shot or Rear Shot.

Always spend your money in the shops as you cannot take leftover cash.

Halfway and End Monsters
SNAIL: Shoot at eye, avoid mines
ALIEN: Shoot eyes at either side at top. Scroll back and shoot centre eye
SPIDER: Destroy as much web as possible. Fly down to face spyder and fire
CRAYFISH: Travels in figure eight. Stay below and fire in it's face.
SNAKE: Attacks from left of screen.
DRAGON: Shoot the side heads first, then tail, then main head.
HEAD: Shoot both eyes, avoiding laser fire and extending tongue. Shoot at
head when tongue goes in.
TANK: Use missiles
GRAND SPACESHIP: Shoot all cannons until totally destroyed.

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Advice 200 Only useful after Level 1
Speedup 500 Essential to survival
Half Health 500 Restores half your energy
Autofire 500 Needed if joystick has none
Nashwan 600 10 Seconds of sheer heaven
Full Health 1000 Restores full energy
Rear Shot 1000 Very effective on later levels
Small Mine 1000 Useless
Side Shot 1000 Cannot be used with Rear Shot
Electroball 1200 Too sensitive to control
Power-Up 2000 Double bullet size
Large Mine 3000 Useless
Double Shot 3000 Recommended on later levels
Cannon 4000 Effective when using two
Dive 4000 Waste of Money, but fun
Missles 4000 Weak to start with
Laser 4000 Awesome when using two or more
Drone 4500 Two slow
Flamer 5000 Extremely limited range
Bomb 5500 Limited range but powerful
Extra Life 6000 You'll need lots of these!
Homers 6000 Four slow but powerful missiles
Protection 6000 Doesn't do much
Bitmap Shades 6000 Darkens Screen - useless

For cheats in this game, use the DOS utility DEBUG. First backup your
game to be edited, then type the following from the DOS prompt:

ren xenon2.exe cheater.cht
debug cheater.cht
For invulnerability, type:
e 456b 90 90 90 90 eb
For infinite lives, type:
e 4829 90 90 90 90
Then type: w
Then rename CHEATER.CHT back to its previous name.

Also, to get everything in the shop (except for advice) for free, hexedit the
file XENON2.EXE file, and:
Search for F4 01 F4 01 F4 01 58 02 E8 03
change to 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 -- until you reach the line
"There isn't enough room....."
Cheat codes, console commands, secrets and system requirements for Xenon 2 free online.

Game description

Amiga Atari ST Master System Mega Drive Game Boy CDTV Acorn Archimedes Atari Jaguar
Game Developer:
The Bitmap Brothers
Game Genre:
Shoot 'em up
Game Series:
Game Mode:
Single-player, multiplayer
Game Publisher:
Image Works
On other platforms and consoles:
Genesis Mega Drive