Unlock the following difficulties by performing the corresponding tasks:
DIFFICULTY - HOW TO UNLOCK
Chaos difficulty - Complete musou mode with one character from wu, shu, wei.
Hell difficulty - Complete wei, wu, shu, and other musou mode.
Master difficulty - Complete any musou mode on easy or normal.
Very Hard difficulty - Complete musou mode with any character.
To unlock a character's alternate costume, reach level 25 with that character.
To unlock the movie player, beat Musou mode with any character.
To unlock a character's voice gallery, reach level 50 with that character.
Extra experience from officers:
Make use of your grapple attacks. Doing this will get you more experience.
Unlock the following characters by performing the corresponding tasks:
CHARACTER - HOW TO UNLOCK
Cao Cao - Finish musou mode with three wei characters.
Cao Pi - Beat cao pi in less than five minutes on the wu side of he fei.
Cao Ren - Finish Battle Objective 2 on the lu bu side of fan castle.
Diao Chan - Finish musou mode with one character from each kingdom.
Dong Zhuo - Finish musou mode as lu bu.
Gan Ning - Finish musou mode as a wu character.
Guan Ping - Finish battle objective 2 on the shu side of fan castle and finish the battle with guan ping surviving.
Huang Gai - Finish battle objective 3 on the wu side of The battle of chi bi.
Huang Zhong - Finish battle objective 1 on the wei side of ding jun mountain.
Ling Tong - Finish battle objective 1 on the wei side of the battle of shi ting.
Liu Bei - Finish musou mode with three shu characters.
Lu Bu - Finish musou mode with liu bei, cao cao, dio chan and sun jian.
Lu Meng - Finish battle objective 2 on the wei side of he fei.
Ma Chao - Finish battle objective 2 on the wei side of han zhong attack defense battle.
Pang Tong - Finish battle objective 3 at cheng du battle and finish the battle with pang tong surviving.
Sun Ce - Finish battle objective 1 on the sun jian side of the battle of xia pi.
Sun Jian - Finish musou mode with three wu characters.
Sun Quan - Finish battle objective 1 on the lu bu side of The battle of chi bi.
Taishi Ci - Beat taishi ci in the battle for wu territory.
Wei Yan - Finish battle objective 2 on the shu side of wu zhang plains and finish the battle with wei yan surviving.
Xiahou Yuan - Finish battle objective 1 on the shu side of ding jun mountain.
Xiao Quio - Finish battle objective 3 on the wu side of the battle of shi ting.
Xu Huang - Finish battle objective 2 on the wei or wu side of fan castle.
Xu Zhu - On he fei on the wu side, personally destroy cao ren and xu chu.
Yue Ying - Finish battle objective 1 on the wei side of the battle of wu zhang plains.
Zhang Jiao - Beat zhang jiao in the yellow turban rebellion.
Zhang Liao - Finish musou mode as a Wei character.
Zhen Ji - Finish battle obective 1 on xu du invasion battle, lu bu scenario.
Zheng He - Finish battle objective 2 on the shu side of han zhong attack defense battle.
Zhou Tai - Finish battle objective 3 on the shu side of yi ling.
Zhuge Liang - Finish musou mode with a shu character.
Unlocking Yuan Shao:
-On the 'Battle Of Guan Du' scenario, play as the Cao Cao force and make ure thatYan Jin and Bai Ma do not fall. You will need a powerful character that can defeat enemies fast. Make sure to have Renbu Bag, a long Musou gauge, and a fast warhorse. The enemy officers will attempt to siege Bai Ma and Yan Jin at the same time. Move between them as quickly as possible to aid the guards. If either falls at any time during the battle, the target is a failure. Keep the enemy back and defeat Yuan Shao as fast as possible.
-During the 'Battle Of Guan Du' scenario as the Cao Cao force, play as a strong character with a fast horse. Go straight towards Yuan Shao, jumping down the cliffs and ignoring Yan Jin and Bai Ma. Kill him immediately. If done correctly, you will kill him before either fort falls. You will have completed the third target and Yuan Shao will be unlocked.
Easy experience hints:
-Enter Free mode and choose the Battle Of He Fei Castle scenario under the Chaos difficulty setting. Have player one select a maxed Zhuge Liang and have player two select whoever you want to acquire weapons or level up. Have both players choose a quick horse with "Acquire Weapon" skill (for example, Auburn King for his "Steel Hoof" skill for charging into crowds). Zhuge Liang must be equipped with a 90+ weapon that has Ice element, Flash, True Musou, Air Wave and Mystic Seal. Having the Flash property is vital as it will immediately cut down enemies. Start the game. Have player two ride and jump into the pool of water below the belt trap where you cannot be harmed. Have player one charge towards Sun Quan's boats and ride onto the middle one (the boat just east of Sun Quan's). There is a Hua Tuo's Balm that can be found in an urn at the southeast corner of the boat which will fill your Renbu and Musou gauges. Ride as near as you can to Sun Quan without getting knocked off your horse. Because you are using a maxed Zhuge Liang, make use of the special start tome to soften him up. As your fire special attack is going off, pad your damage using your power attack, which will also clear out enemy officers and give you more chance to open up on Sun Quan. Just as your special ends and Sun Quan is getting back on his feet, dismount and unleash your Musou attack on him. Atthis point he should be close to half HP if not less, and finishing him off is easy. If he jumps or evades and is still standing after your Musou finishes, either bash him with your normal or power attacks or refill by attacking the crowd who, because of your fire special, are nearly dead. All of this will require about one minute. All three objectives will be completed and you will btain four weapons for each character, plus gain some levels for one who is not at the maximum. It is possible to do this with Zhuge Liang at lower levels, but it is important that if you do attempt it that you have the 90+ weapon mentioned as well as the following skills: Infinite Renbu, Flame, Hellfire, Stamina and Special Start.
-Use the following trick to level up your level 1 characters to near level 10 fast. Get a level 50 character (Lu Bu recommended) and make sure it has the best horse in speed attributes. The weapon must have Flash and an element. Select the character you want to level up and do not give him any horse. Choose the Battle Of He Fei Castle: Wei's side. Have player two go to your main camp and player one strike directly at Sun Quan's boats. Kill Sun Quan. All three targets will be completed and character may level up.
-When you reach level 10 to 15, you can start leveling up your character for yourself, with no need for player one to level up. Select the Battle Of Chang Ban: Wei's side. Begin with a fast horse and get to Liu Bei and the others as fast as possible. Massacre on everybody there. Get the pouches and you will level up fast. Note: Do this trick with one person alone. If done with two players it will be more difficult. For great results, do this with more advanced level characters; it is almost impossible to kill everybody with a lesser level.
-In the Battle of He Fei: Sun Jian's side, have player one go to He Fei West Castle as fast as possible and kill Cao Pi while player two (with an advanced level) goes to Chao Hu West Fort. Find its location by the Battleground in the pause menu. Conquer it while player one slaughters everyone at He Fei West Castle. When the two bases have fallen, have both players massacre every little enemy unit until the only remaining is Cao Cao. Then, just kill him.
Calling your horse during battle:
This only works when you choose a horse at the inventory screen. While in the battlefield, when you are leaving your horse at far distance, press Down to have your horse return to your side. Note: Your horse might not be unable to reach you if there is an object blocking its way.
A Challenger Appears - Completed battle as a custom character.
Benevolent Ruler - Completed battle as liu bei.
Brains and Beauty - Completed battle as yue ying.
Bringer of Peace - Completed battle as cao ren.
Cold As Ice - Completed battle as ling tong.
Elegant Dancer - Completed battle as diao chan.
Enchanting Beauty - Completed battle as zhen ji.
Exquisite Flower - Completed battle as xiao qiao.
Feared Throughout the Land - Completed battle as zhang liao.
Fierce Barbarian - Completed battle as wei yan.
God of War - Completed battle as guan yu.
Gourmand - Completed battle as xu zhu.
Grand Master - Completed battle as zhang jiao.
Hot Blooded - Completed battle as sun ce.
Jovial Warrior - Completed battle as zhang fei.
Little Dragon - Completed battle as zhao yun.
Loyal Companion - Completed battle as zhou yu.
Man of Vision - Completed battle as cao cao.
Master of Intrigue - Completed battle as sima yi.
Master of Strategy - Completed battle as zhuge liang.
Menace on the Battlefield - Completed battle as dian wei.
Mightiest in the Land - Completed battle as lu bu.
Mysterious Traveler - Completed battle as pang tong.
Nanman King - Completed battle as meng huo.
One-Eyed Wolf - Completed battle as xiahou dun.
Paradise of Tyranny - Completed battle as dong zhuo.
Pillar of Wu - Completed battle as huang gai.
Proud Nobleman - Completed battle as yuan shao.
Quick as Lightning - Completed battle as xiahou yuan.
Refined Warrior - Completed battle as zhang he.
Righteous Crusader - Completed battle as ma chao.
Rising Star of Wu - Completed battle as lu xun.
Rough-and-tumble - Completed battle as gan ning.
Seasoned Veteran - Completed battle as huang zhong.
Silent Warrior - Completed battle as zhou t.
Son of the God of War - Completed battle as guan ping.
The Warrior's Art - Completed battle as xu huang.
Tiger of Jiang Dong - Completed battle as sun jian.
Tomboy of Sun - Completed battle as sun shang xiang.
Triumph of Knowledge - Completed battle as lu meng.
Unrivaled Ambition - Completed battle as cao pi.
Unwavering Honor - Completed battle as taishi ci.
Young Tiger - Completed battle as sun quan.
Cleared Battle of Chi Bi - Reached end of battle of chi bi scenario.
Cleared Battle of Guan Du - Reached end of battle of guan du scenario.
Cleared Chaos - Reached end of chaos scenario.
Cleared The Three Kingdoms - Reached end of the three kingdoms scenario.
Cleared Yellow Turban Uprising - Reached end of yellow turban uprising scenario.
Cleared All Scenarios - Reach end of all scenarios.
Unlocked All Bonuses - Unlock all bonus material.
True Warrior - Earn all Bronze, Silver, and Gold trophies.