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Jak II logoJak 3 logoJak X Combat Racing logoDaxter logoThe Lost Frontier logo Secrets are a recurring gameplay element in the Jak and Daxter series where you can unlock several special game modes, extra minigame courses, weapon upgrades, cheat codes, items and various other stuff. Secrets are either automatically unlocked upon collecting Precursor orbs or can be bought with them. Several of them, such as the scene players, model viewers or scrap books must be selected from the title menu.

Jak IIEdit

In Jak II, secrets are unlocked as you progress through the game, they are not bought but will be unlocked after collecting a certain amount of Precursor orbs. Note that the Mega Scrap Book can only be unlocked upon collecting another 200 Orbs in Hero Mode.

Secret How to Unlock Description
Toggle Jak's Goatee Collect 5 Precursor orbs Removes or adds Jak's goatee.
Mirror World Collect 15 Precursor orbs Mirrors the in-game world, left is right, right is left.
Big Head Mode Collect 30 Precursor orbs Jak will have an overly large sized head.
Small Head Mode Collect 45 Precursor orbs Jak will have a very small sized head.
Scrap Book Collect 55 Precursor orbs A collection of various concept art from the game.
Scene Player Act 1 Collect 65 Precursor orbs A collection of all cutscenes from Act 1.
Vulcan Fury gun course Collect 75 Precursor orbs An extra training course at the gun course.
Scene Player Act 2 Collect 95 Precursor orbs A collection of all cutscenes from Act 2.
Peace Maker gun course Collect 105 Precursor orbs An extra training course at the gun course.
Scene Player Act 3 Collect 125 Precursor orbs A collection of all cutscenes from Act 3.
Reverse Races Collect 135 Precursor orbs The normal NYFE races, but in reverse.
Level Select Collect 145 Precursor orbs A collection of all missions in the game.
Unlimited Ammo Collect 155 Precursor orbs Will give unlimited ammo for all four Morph Gun weapons.
Unlimited Dark Jak Collect 165 Precursor orbs Will give Jak unlimited Dark Eco, for unlimited Dark Jak transformations.
Invulnerability Collect 175 Precursor orbs Makes Jak invincible to all damage.
Hero Mode Collect 200 Precursor orbs A new game mode that has stronger enemies.
Mega Scrap Book Collect 200 Precursor orbs in Hero Mode A large collection of various concept art from the game.

Jak 3Edit

In Jak 3, the secrets must be bought with orbs, so the player can choose which they want first. Most secrets are only available for purchase after completing a certain mission or buying another secret.

Weapon upgradesEdit

Secret Price Required mission Description
Ratchet and Clank gun courses 5 Beat gun course 2 Unlocks an additional pair of gun courses themed around Ratchet and Clank.

Vehicle UpgradesEdit

Secret Price Required mission Description
Upgrade Vehicle Toughness 15 Destroy metal-pedes in nest Increases the amount of damage a vehicle can take.
Unlock the Heat Seeker 15 Defend Ashelin at oasis Adds the Heat Seeker to the garage.
Unlock the Dust Demon 15 Race for more artifacts Adds the Dust Demon to the garage.
Unlock the Desert Screamer 20 Race for more artifacts Adds the Desert Screamer to the garage.
Unlimited Vehicle Turbos 30 Beat Cyber Errol boss Keeps the turbo slots constantly full.

Crazy stuffEdit

Secret Price Required mission
Purchase required to unlock
Description
Toggle Jak's Goatee 2 None Removes or adds Jak's goatee.
Big Head Mode 3 None Jak will have an overly large sized head.
Small Head Mode 3 None Jak will have a very small sized head.
Kleiver's Diaper 4 Beat Kleiver in desert race Kleiver will always wear a diaper.
Bad Weather 5 None Constant rain storms in Haven City.
Mirror World 5 None Mirrors the in-game world: left is right, right is left.
Fast Movies 5 None All cutscenes play faster.
Slow Movies 5 None All cutscenes play slower.

Expert optionsEdit

Secret Price Required mission
Purchase required to unlock
Description
Level Select Act 1 5 Defeat Veger's Precursor robot A collection of all missions in Act 1.
Level Select Act 2 5 Beat Cyber Errol boss A collection of all missions in Act 2.
Level Select Act 1
Level Select Act 3 5 Destroy final boss A collection of all missions in Act 3.
Level Select Act 2
Hero Mode 5 Destroy final boss A new game mode that has stronger enemies.

CheatsEdit

Secret Price Required mission Description
Turbo JetBoard in Desert 5 Defend Ashelin at oasis Makes the JetBoard go faster and with a higher jump while in the Wasteland.
Dark Jak Homing Attacks 3 Destroy dark eco tanks Dark Jak will now automatically home in on nearby targets when using melee attacks.
Dark Jak Invisibility 25 Destroy final boss Allows Dark Jak to activate Invisibility anywhere when pressed by the triangle button.
Unlimited Ammo 50 Destroy final boss Will give unlimited ammo for all Morph Gun weapons.
Invulnerability 100 Destroy final boss Makes Jak invincible to all damage.
Unlimited Dark Jak 50 Destroy final boss Will give Jak unlimited Dark Eco, for unlimited Dark Jak transformations.
Unlimited Light Jak 50 Destroy final boss Will give Jak unlimited Light Eco, for unlimited Light Jak transformations.

Art galleryEdit

Secret Price Required mission
Purchase required to unlock
Description
Scrap Book 2 Defeat Veger's Precursor robot A collection of various concept art from the game.
Mega Scrap Book 2 Destroy dark eco tanks
Scrap book
A large collection of various concept art from the game.
Jak and Daxter Model Viewer 2 Defeat Veger's Precursor robot A collection of various characters from Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy.
Jak II Model Viewer 2 Beat Cyber Errol boss
Jak and Daxter Model Viewer
A collection of various characters from Jak II (some have commentary).
Jak 3 Model Viewer 2 Destroy final boss
Jak II Model Viewer
A collection of various characters from Jak 3 (some have commentary).
Scene Player Act 1 2 Defeat Veger's Precursor robot A collection of all cutscenes from Act 1.
Scene Player Act 2 2 Beat Cyber Errol boss
Scene Player Act 2
A collection of all cutscenes from Act 2.
Scene Player Act 3 2 Destroy final boss
Scene Player Act 3
A collection of all cutscenes from Act 3.
Commentary 2 Destroy final boss
Scene Player Act 3
A collection of some cutscenes from the game with developer commentary.

Jak X: Combat RacingEdit

Secrets ShopEdit

Called the Secrets Shop, these secrets can be bought with Precursor orbs (numbering in the thousands) gained by winning races in adventure mode. There's also a number of other unlockables which don't require orbs to buy but instead need a certain playtime or a certain race course to be completed to be unlocked.

Secret Price How to unlock Description
General
Mirrored Tracks 30,000 Buy in Shop Toggles on and off, when on race tracks will be mirrored, left is right and right is left
Mirrored Adventure Mode 40,000 Buy in Shop Togggles on and off, when on the entirety of adventure mode will be mirrored, left is right and right is left
Daxter 50,000 Play for 5 hours and then buy in Shop Unlocks Daxter as a driver
Pecker 40,000 Play for 10 hours and then buy in Shop Unlocks Pecker as a driver
Hero Mode 50,000 Complete the game for 100% and buy in Shop An entirely new save on Hero Mode means even tougher racers and more difficult high scores
Concept Art
Vehicle Art 20,000 Buy in Shop A collection of vehicle concept art
Backgrounds Art 20,000 Buy in Shop A collection of backgrounds concept art
Character Art 20,000 Buy in Shop A collection of character concept art
Vehicles
Sand Shark 40,000 With a Jak 3 save file on your memory card, complete the Blue Cup Grand Prix to unlock it at the Secrets Shop for 40,000 orbs Unlocks the Sand Shark
Naughty Dog 50,000 Complete adventure mode to unlock it at the Secrets Shop for 50,000 orbs Unlocks the Naughty Dog
Reel
Commentary Scenes 15,000 Buy in Shop A collection of all in-game scenes with added developer commentary
Bloopers Movie 20,000 Buy in Shop A collection of several small bloopers in in-game scenes
"Making Of" Movie 20,000 Buy in Shop A video of how a scene (the introduction) is build up slowly out of different levels of editing.
Breakdown of a Scene 20,000 Buy in Shop The second in-game scene, with added video of the voice actors. Note; the audio is out of sync for both the video and the voice actors.
Hot Coffee 100,000 Buy in Shop The name is a play on the hidden sex minigame in Grand Theft Auto: Sand Andreas. In this scene you see Daxter and Tess in the Naughty Ottsel, where Tess compliments Daxter and he drinks from a mug until he says "Whaat?" as both look into the camera.

UnlockablesEdit

A number of other unlockables also exist in the game, they can't be bought and instead have other requirements.

unlockable How to unlock Description
UR-86 Win Red Cup Grand Prix Qualifier 1 Unlocks UR-86 as a driver
Sig Win Spargus City - Death Race Unlocks Sig as a driver
Kleiver Win Beachfront Drive - Circuit Race Unlocks Kleiver as a driver
Razer Win Northern Tour - Ciruit Race Unlocks Razer as a driver
Rayn Win the Blue Cup Grand Prix Unlocks Rayn as a driver
G.T. Blitz Complete the game Unlocks G.T. Blitz as a driver
Keira Complete the game Unlocks Keira as a driver
Daxtermobile Scan for secret characters with a connected PSP (USB cable) with a 100% completed Daxter savefile A race car modeled after Daxter, can be used both offline and online
Green turbo Beat Hero Mode in Jak X for 100% Green turbo boosts instead of blue, works offline and online
Jak 1 Scan for secret characters with a Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy save file on the memory card Unlocks Jak from Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy as a driver
Jak 2 Scan for secret characters with a Jak II save file on the memory card Unlocks Jak from Jak II as a driver
Jak 3 Scan for secret characters with a Jak 3 save file on the memory card Unlocks Jak from Jak 3 as a driver
Kaeden Scan for secret characters with a connected PSP (USB cable) with a Daxter save file Unlocks Kaeden as a driver
Osmo Scan for secret characters with a connected PSP (USB cable) with a Daxter save file Unlocks Osmo as a driver
Taryn Scan for secret characters with a connected PSP (USB cable) with a Daxter save file Unlocks Taryn as a driver
Ximon Scan for secret characters with a connected PSP (USB cable) with a Daxter save file Unlocks Ximon as a driver
Ratchet Scan for secret characters with a Ratchet: Deadlocked or Ratchet: Gladiator save file on the memory card Unlocks Ratchet as a driver

Car accessoriesEdit

DaxterEdit

In Daxter, secrets are different compared to the other games and only feature a menu where you can toggle various clothing or mask items for Daxter. You may also view videos related to the development which unlock after collecting large numbers of Precursor orbs. By defeating the final boss two new secrets are unlocked named "play level" and "play movie".

CheatsEdit

Cheat Descriptions
Website clues Codes unlocked via the dream mode minigame that unlock wallpapers and other goodies on the now-defunct official Daxter website.
Pants Pants identical to those from Jak 3, unlocked gaining gold on the Lord of the Rings II dream.
Hat An Indiana Jones-style hat unlocked after completing said minigame with a gold medal.
Masks Masks are collectible items found by destroying hidden portraits in some locations in the game.
Goggles Automatically unlocked after connecting to Jak X: Combat Racing, when enabled Daxter will wear his goggles down on his face.
Jak X: Combat Racing™ vehicle Also unlocked when connecting to Jak X: Combat Racing, but only if said game has a 100% completion savefile. The scooter will gain numerous physical changes.

ExtrasEdit

Precursor orbs Description
600 E3 2005 trailer
700 Concept art
800 Intro animatic
900 Game in construction
1000 Behind the scenes

Play levelEdit

Unlocked by defeating the final boss. Allows the player to warp to any level except: Hive queen 1, Hive Queen 2, Prison zoomer chase and the final boss.

Play movieEdit

Unlocked by defeating the final boss, allows the player to watch any cutscene in the game.

Jak and Daxter: The Lost FrontierEdit

Secret Price Availability Description
Storm's A-coming 20 Available by default. Causes permanent rainy and stormy weather outside.
Sarsaparilla Vision 20 Available by default. Jak wears a cowboy hat and the screen is tinted sepia.
Big Head Jak 10 Available by default. Jak will have a large head.
Big Headed Enemies 15 Available by default. Enemies will have large heads.
Energy Exhaust 15 Available by default. Enemy planes have rainbow-colored exhaust.
Jak's Goatee 3 Available by default. Jak will wear a soul patch.
Moustache 5 Available by default. Jak will wear a moustache.
Greatbeard 7 Available by default. Jak will wear a large beard.
Dark Daxter Battle Helm 3 After "Escape from the sewers". Dark Daxter will wear a Viking helmet.
Dark Daxter Football Helmet 5 After "Escape from the sewers". Dark Daxter will wear an American football helmet.
Dark Daxter Kaiser Helmet 7 After "Escape from the sewers". Dark Daxter will wear a World War I German-styled helmet.
Jolly Rogers 20 After "Get supplies from Far Drop". Pirates will have a skull with crossbones for a head.
Phoenix's Floatie 10 After "Board the pirate galleon". Phoenix will wear a Daxter-style floatie.
Character Concept Art 5 Available in hero mode. Unlocks character concept art.
Enemy Concept Art 5 Available in hero mode. Unlocks enemy concept art.
World Concept Art 5 Available in hero mode. Unlocks environment concept art.
Vehicle Concept Art 5 Available in hero mode. Unlocks vehicle concept art.
Act I Scene Player 5 After "Land on Brink Island and search volcano for eco seeker". A collection of all cutscenes from Act I.
Act II Scene Player 5 After "Search research rig for Precursor facility". A collection of all cutscenes from Act II.
Act III Scene Player 5 Available in hero mode. A collection of all cutscenes from Act III.
Invulnerability 80 Available in hero mode. Makes Jak and any plane or turret he uses invulnerable.
Unlimited Jak Ammo 60 Available in hero mode. Gives Jak infinite ammunition for all Gunstaff mods.
Unlimited Plane Ammo 50 Available in hero mode. Gives Jak infinite ammunition for his plane weapons.
Unlimited Eco Power 45 Available in hero mode. Gives Jak infinite eco for his eco powers.
Unlimited Dark Daxter Eco 45 Available in hero mode. Gives Dark Daxter unlimited dark eco.
Monster Mitts 30 Available in hero mode. Enlarges Jak's hands, slightly increasing melee damage.
Turn the Safety Off 30 Available in hero mode. Every time Jak performs a spin kick he will automatically fire off a couple of shots with the weapon he is wielding (similar to the Wastelander move but automated).

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