contra NES cheats codesAll the latest Contra NES cheats, game genie and action replay codes for Contra on the NES are here in this article. The Contra game on the NES / Nintendo Entertainment System is a very challenging game and can be quite frustrating at times, Hopefully using the below cheats and codes will help you to beat this game. If you use these cheats or know of any cheats or codes I have left out please let me know about it by posting a comment below.

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Normal Contra (NES) Cheats

**** The below cheats are available to use on all games with out the use of a game genie or action replay ****




Konami Code (Start With 30 Lives) – Highlight the number of players, and then press UP, UP, DOWN, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, B, A, START

Stage Select – (Japanese version only) At the title screen, press and hold Up, Left and the A button. While holding these buttons, press Start and immediately hold Select. If done correctly, the stage select screen should appear.

Hard Difficulty – After you beat the game, the credits roll by and you start over with the remaining lives you had. You will also start with the gun you had. This time around, there will be more enemies. They will also shoot a lot more, and some enemies may have more hit points.

Secret Ending – (Japanese Version) During the ending, before the closing credits starts rolling, press and hold the Select and Start and keep on holding until the credits are over. If done correctly, you will receive a message from Red Falcon, vowing his revenge.

Shoot while ducking – When you enter the Base 1 or 2 levels, you can shoot high while ducking. Hold Up on Controller 2 while Controller 1 is ducking. You will be ducking but your bullets will appear to go high. This may be hard to pull off yourself, so help is recommended.

Aiming Trick – In a single-player game, hold DOWN on Controller 1 and hold UP on Controller 2 to be able to duck while still shooting at standing height.

Take Life From Partner – If you die in a two player game, hold down A and B simultaneously

Sound Test – (Japanese version only) – Hold A and B while pressing START.

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Contra NES Pro Action Replay Codes

Contra NES cheats NES Action Replay CodesIf you are lucky enough to own an action replay you can use the below codes in Contra NES cheats on the NES.

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Contra NES Game Genie Codes

Contra NES Game Genie CodesIf you are lucky enough to own a Game Genie you can use the below codes in Contra NES cheats on the NES. If any of the codes do not work, or if you know of any that do work that I did not mention please post about it in a comment below.

  • SLAIUZ Start with infinite lives
  • GXIIUX Keep weapons after losing a life
  • SLTIYG Become invincible– enemies don’t shoot at you
  • PEIIXZ Start new life with machine gun
  • ZEIIXZ Start new life with flame-thrower
  • LEIIXZ Start new life with spread gun
  • GEIIXZ Start new life with laser

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Contra Emulator Codes

If you are playing Contra on Emulator (Or another NES emulator which supports cheat codes) there are a ton of cheat codes you can use.  You can basically use any of the codes listed under the Action replay codes + Game Genie Codes sections, you simply need to enter the required code as per below.

Jump To : Contra Action Replay Codes
Jump To : Contra Game Genie Codes

To active the cheat code you want launch the Emulator application and load your game, Then click on the cheat menu > “Game Genie, Pro-Action Replay Codes”

Contra NES cheats Emulator Codes

On the next screen enter the cheat code in “Enter Cheat Code” field, Then add a description and click on add then click ok to close this screen.  The cheat code will now be activated, please note with some codes need you to reset the game for the code to activate.

Emulator-cheats

If any of the codes do not work, or if you know of any that do work that I did not mention please post about it in a comment below.

Contra (NES) Walkthroughs

Question : Are you stuck on this game or want to find and unlock everything?
Answer : Good news, There is a website that has thousands of walkthrough for NES games which were created and submitted by NES fans just like me and you.  Best of all there are some cheats and also save states you can also download. You can find a Contra NES walkthrough by clicking here

Misc Contra NES cheats Cheat Information

Question : Can I use all of these Contra NES cheats NES Cheats?
Answer : The cheats I have listed under “Normal Contra cheats (NES) Cheats” can be used by everyone. You will need a Action Replay or Game Genie to use the cheats listed on this page.

Question : What is A Pro Action Replay / Game Genie?
Answer : These are hardware cheat devices which plug directly in to your NES / Super Nintendo then your game plugs in to the Action Replay / Game Genie device. When you turn your machine on you will be displayed with the Action Replay / Game Genie cheat screen where you can enter the cheat codes above.

Question : Do the Contra NES cheats Cheat Codes Only Work In The Emulator Emulator?
Answer : No, the codes listed under game genie and action replay sections can be used in any NES emulator which supports cheats.

Question : I have tried to use one of the cheats listed on this page but it doesn’t work, What can I do?
Answer : All the cheats listed on this page have been tested by me. If you are having issue with one of them post about it below and I will check it out for you.

Question : I know a good cheat for Contra NES cheats that is no listed on this page, Can you add it.
Answer : Please post about it in a comment below and I will add it to this article.

Question : Do you have any gameshark pro codes for Contra NES cheats?
Answer : We do not have any codes for the gameshark pro device.

Question : Do You Have Any Videos Of Cheats On The NES?
Answer : If you want to see videos of this game take a look here for longplays, reviews, cheats and more.

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