Strider (NES) Passwords

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Strider (NES) Passwords


Press select on the title screen to choose the password option, then press Start to go to the password entry screen. Left and Right on the D-Pad will cycle through letters and the A Button inputs a letter. The B Button can be used to move the cursor back. Press A on the final letter to complete the password. After that, use the “Transfer” option to go to a stage. Each password will start you with certain items and abilities that are listed along with the password.


Password 1: Egypt

The Pyramid has been cleared in this password and you will need to return to Kazakh to get File 3.

Level: 3

Tricks: Fire

Items: Files 1 & 2, Key 1 & 2


Password 2: Kazakh

Start in Kazakh with everything you need to go to China.

Level: 5

Tricks: Fire, Medical, Spark, Jump

Items: Files 1, 2, 3, & 4, Key 1, 2, & 4, Magnet Boots, Water Boots


Password 3: China

Strider is back from China with the Magnet Boots and needs to get Key 4 from Kazakh.

Level: 5

Tricks: Fire, Medical, Spark, Jump

Items: Files 1, 2, 3, & 4, Key 1, & 2, Magnet Boots


Password 4: Red Dragon (End Game)

This password will drop you in the final mission with all of the items, ready to fight the last boss.

Level: 10

Tricks: Fire, Medical, Spark, Jump, Warp, Ground, Medical 2, SP-Ball, Medical 3

Items: Files 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6, Key 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5, Magnet Boots, Water Boots


The preceding passwords, which originally appeared in Nintendo Power 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 passwords to work or know something we do not.

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