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Cheat Codes and Unlockables for Guitar Hero 3

by: Simon Hill ; edited by: Benjamin Sell ; updated: 5/25/2012 • Leave a comment

Find out how to unlock content and activate cheats in Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock on the Wii. This article includes several cheat codes and tips for unlocking content and completing the game.

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    Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

    Guitar Hero 3 cover Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock was the first game in the series to be released on the Nintendo Wii. It sold millions of copies worldwide and featured guitar battles with Tom Morello from Rage Against the Machine and Slash from Guns N’ Roses. The game features a single player career mode and multiplayer online modes for competition. There is even a co-operative career mode with one player taking lead and the other playing bass or rhythm parts. The game is great fun, deeply addictive and seriously challenging.

    For players who are struggling with the action you can find a range of Guitar Hero 3 cheats in this article. If you want to unlock all the content you’ll find tips on how to achieve that as well. The unlockables in Guitar Hero 3 include characters and guitars.

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    Guitar Hero 3 Cheats

    First of all let’s have a look at the cheat codes. There are loads of great cheat codes you can use in Guitar Hero 3 and you enter them by navigating to the Options menu and choosing Enter Cheat. In order to enter cheats you need to hold down various fret selections and strum. Take your time with this and make sure you get the combinations right to activate the cheats.

    No Fail – Green + Red, Blue, Green + Red, Green + Yellow, Blue, Green + Yellow, Red + Yellow, Orange, Red + Yellow, Green + Yellow, Yellow, Green + Yellow, Green + Red

    Unlock Everything - Green + Red + Blue + Orange, Green + Red + Yellow + Blue, Green + Red + Yellow + Orange, Green + Yellow + Blue + Orange, Green + Red + Yellow + Blue, Red + Yellow + Blue + Orange, Green + Red + Yellow + Blue, Green + Yellow + Blue + Orange, Green + Red + Yellow + Blue, Green + Red + Yellow + Orange, Green + Red + Yellow + Orange, Green + Red + Yellow + Blue, Green + Red + Yellow + Orange

    Unlock All Songs (Quick Play) - Yellow + Orange, Red + Blue, Red + Orange, Green + Blue, Red + Yellow, Yellow + Orange, Red + Yellow, Red + Blue, Green + Yellow, Green + Yellow, Yellow + Blue, Yellow + Blue, Yellow + Orange, Yellow + Orange, Yellow + Blue, Yellow, Red, Red + Yellow, Red, Yellow, Orange

    Easy Expert (more time to hit notes) - Green + Red, Green + Yellow, Yellow + Blue, Red + Blue, Blue + Orange, Yellow + Orange, Red + Yellow, Red + Blue

    Precision Mode (less time to hit notes) - Green + Red, Green + Red, Green + Red, Red + Yellow, Red + Yellow, Red + Blue, Red + Blue, Yellow + Blue, Yellow + Orange, Yellow + Orange, Green + Red, Green + Red, Green + Red, Red + Yellow, Red + Yellow, Red + Blue, Red + Blue, Yellow + Blue, Yellow + Orange, Yellow + Orange

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    More Guitar Hero 3 Cheat Codes

    Guitar Hero 3 for Wii Air Guitar (makes guitar disappear) - Blue + Yellow, Green + Yellow, Green + Yellow, Red + Blue, Red + Blue, Red + Yellow, Red + Yellow, Blue + Yellow, Green + Yellow, Green + Yellow, Red + Blue, Red + Blue, Red + Yellow, Red + Yellow, Green + Yellow, Green + Yellow, Red + Yellow, Red + Yellow

    Hyperspeed - Orange, Blue, Orange, Yellow, Orange, Blue, Orange, Yellow

    Performance Mode (removes HUD) - Red + Yellow, Red + Blue, Red + Orange, Red + Blue, Red + Yellow, Green + Blue, Red + Yellow, Red + Blue

    Large Gems - Green, Red, Green, Yellow, Green, Blue, Green, Orage, Green, Blue, Green, Yellow, Green, Red, Green, Green + Red, Red + Yellow, Green + Red, Yellow + Blue, Green + Red, Blue + Orange, Green + Red, Yellow + Blue, Green + Red, Red + Yellow, Green + Red, Green + Yellow

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    Unlock Characters

    When it comes to Guitar Hero 3 unlockables you simply need to complete certain stages of the game or achieve high ratings. First here is how to unlock the characters.

    • Tom Morello – beat him in the Career Mode battle and you will find him available for purchase in the store for $10,000.
    • Slash – beat him in the Career Mode battle and you will find him available for purchase in the store for $10,000.
    • Lou – beat him and complete the Career Mode and you will find him available for purchase in the store for $15,000.
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    Unlock Guitars

    There are also loads of additional guitars you can unlock but some of them are tough to get your hands on. Here is how to unlock the extra axes in Guitar Hero 3.

    • Moon Shot Guitar – Beat Career Mode on Easy
    • St George Guitar – Beat Career Mode on Medium
    • Rojimbo Guitar – Beat Career Mode on Hard
    • Risk Assessment Guitar - Beat Career Mode on Expert
    • Bat Guitar – Get 5 stars on every song in Career Mode on Easy
    • Jolly Roger Guitar - Get 5 stars on every song in Career Mode on Medium
    • Tiki Guitar - Get 5 stars on every song on Hard
    • El Jefe Guitar - Get 5 stars on every song on Expert
    • Nemesis 13 Guitar – Beat Co-op Career Mode on any difficulty
    • Tiki Bass - Beat Co-op Career Mode on Easy
    • Beach Life Bass - Beat Co-op Career Mode on Hard
    • Radioactive Guitar - Beat Co-op Career Mode on Hard
    • Pendulaxe Guitar - Beat Co-op Career Mode on Expert