Earthworm Jim (Genesis) Cheats

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Earthworm Jim ( Sega Genesis) Cheats


The game must be paused to enter the cheats displayed below. If entered correctly, Jim will say “Cheater” followed by another word or phrase and the cheat will take effect once the game is unpaused.

Refill Ammo

Pause the game, then press:

A, B, B, B, C, A, C, C

This code will increase your ammo to 1000, but it only seems to work once per stage.

Refill Energy

With the game paused, enter:

A, C, C, A, B, B, A, C

If entered properly, this code will restore Jim’s suit energy to 100%, but it can only be used once every level.

Skip to Stage 2

Pause the game, then press:

Left, Right, A, B, C, Left, Right, A

Jim will automatically warp to the second stage.

David Perry’s Private Cheat Mode (Debug Mode)

Input the following combination of buttons while the game is paused to unlock a special debug mode:

A+Left, B, B, A, A+Right, B, B, A

While in the debug menu, you can use the D-Pad and A Button to toggle various game features on or off.

Cheat Mode: Makes Jim invincible when enabled.

Stage Skip: Takes Jim to any stage of the player’s choosing.

Freezeablity: The Start Button freezes the game only while held down.

Map View Mode: Allows the player to fly around the map unhindered by obstacles.

Plasma Recharge

Gives Jim nine Plasma Shots. Can be used as often as needed. Pause the game to input this code.

C+Down, A, B, C, A, B, A, C

Extra Continue

Gives the player a bonus continue when entered while the game is paused.

A, B+Left, A, B, A, B, C, A

Extra Life

Grants the player an extra life if entered while the game is paused.

B+Up, B, A, C, A, A, A, A

The preceding cheats, which originally appeared in Tips & Tricks Magazine, have been compiled and transcribed to this site for the sake of posterity as well as for the convenience of our visitors. They have been tested thoroughly for accuracy. Feel free to contact us if you have problems getting these cheats to work or know something we do not.

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