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This page contains Cheats for Mass Effect organized by sections for Playstation 3. This game has "Role-Playing" as genre, made by Bioware, released on Dec 4, 2012. If you can't find a hint or secret in our list, then please check this page periodically for the latest updates.

Boxshot & Details
Mass Effect
  • Developer: Bioware
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Genre: Role-Playing
  • Release: Dec 4, 2012
  • ESRB: Mature

Hints

Defeating Thresher Maw

The easiest way to defeat the Thresher Maw is after it has initially launched out of the ground to drive off, stay at a relative distance and drive circles around it while firing. Because of your distance, it will not use its long-ranged attack or be able to cause melee damage. It will go back underground after a time or certain amount of damage is inflicted and will change location where it pops up. Repeat the circular attack and you will get away undamaged.

TerraSkye, Dec 5, 2007
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Gain Experience points from enemy kills

When traveling using the Mako, defeat enemies on foot instead to receive more experience points.

Vhayste, Feb 27, 2008

ExoGeni PSI puzzle

In the ExoGeni facility there are several claws that feed power that must be terminated to continue the mission. You will come across a control panel for the Shuttle Bay Door Controls. This panel has 5 switches of different pressures:

(5 PSI Valve) (7 PSI Valve) (17 PSI Valve) (11 PSI Valve) (13 PSI Valve)

The objective is to add just enough pressure to fill the gauge between the two arrows. Too much will reset the puzzle and you will have to play with different combinations. Once a correct pressure is reached the bar will turn yellow and text under it will read "WARNING, HIGH PRESSURE". Enter 7, 11, and 13, then activate. This will create enough pressure to break the claw and deactivate the Geth power being flushed into ExoGeni.

Hatchman, Mar 12, 2008

Puzzle solution

On the planet Noveria you must solve a puzzle after you enter the Core at Mira to restore activity to the compound. The solution is as follows. There are three columns. Four discs are in the left column. You must move all four discs to column two or three for the puzzle to be completed. "1" indicates the upper most ring, "4" is the lowest, etc.

Step 1:
Move 1 to the middle.
Move 2 to the right.
Move 1 to the right on top of 2.
Move 3 to the middle.

Step 2:
Move 1 to the left.
Move 2 to the middle on top of 3.
Move 1 to the middle on top of 2.
Move 4 to the right.

Step 3:
Move 1 to the right.
Move 2 to the left.
Move 1 to the left on top of 2.
Move 3 to the right on top of 4.

Step 4:
Move 1 to the middle.
Move 2 to the right.
Move 1 to the right.

These steps will solve the puzzle with all four discs being in the right column.

Nene24, Mar 12, 2008

Weapon that does not overheat

Get a HMWA X assault rifle with Frictionless Materials, Combat Optics X, and Snowblind Rounds X as upgrades.

Littlepig, Mar 12, 2008
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Easter Eggs

Radio station on bring down the sky

When the mission starts head towards the highest mountain in the level, there should be a container, walk in and go to the front and press a to use radio. Music will start playing until you go off the mountain.

Jglynn333, Jun 9, 2008

Glitches

Use Mako on Therum Mini-Boss Fight

It is possible to take the Mako through the gap in between the two rocks, where you are supposed to get out and travel on foot. Drive in to the gap, then from inside the gap drive up the left rock, until you are completely on your side, wedged between both rocks. Slowly inch forward and use boosts to slide through the gap.

The geth and the walkers (the mini boss fight after the video) will not attack the Mako, and they die after only a couple of cannon shots.

Visigoth, Feb 20, 2009

Infinite Renegade/Paragon

On the planet Noveria, head to the hotel bar and look for a Turian named Lorik Quinn. Accept his quest to steal the data from his office. Once you get the data, the receptionist will ask you to get Quinn to testify. Tell her you'll do it, and then go talk to Quinn. From here:

1) Tell Quinn that he should testify (top left option).

2) When he refuses, select the Charm option (top left) for Paragon points or the Intimidate (bottom left) for Renegade points and end the conversation.

3) Talk to him again, and ask about the Matriarch.

4) When he gets done talking about her, select the "Other questions" option (bottom right).

5) Now, you'll have the option to ask him to testify again (top left). He'll refuse, and you'll be able to use the Charm or Intimidate option again to gain another 24 Paragon or Renegade points.

Repeat steps 3-5 until you have all the Paragon or Renegade points you want.

Visigoth, Feb 20, 2009

Unlockables

Trophies

To unlock the following PS3 Trophies, complete the following tasks:

Unlockable:How to Unlock:
AI Hacking Specialist (Bronze)Use AI Hacking 75 times
Asari Ally (Bronze)Finish the majority of the game with the asari squad member
Assault Rifle Expert (Bronze)Register 150 Assault Rifle Kills
Barrier Mastery (Bronze)Use biotic Barrier 75 times
Charismatic (Bronze)Use Charm or Intimidate to resolve an impossible situation
Colonial Savior (Silver)Finish the Bring Down the Sky mission.
Completionist (Silver)Finish the majority of the game
Council Legion of Merit (Silver)Finish Virmire
Damping Specialist (Bronze)Use Damping Field 75 times
Distinguished Combat Medal (Silver)Finish 1 Mass Effect playthrough on the Hardcore difficulty setting. Do not change the setting.
Distinguished Service Medal (Silver)Finish Eden Prime
Dog of War (Bronze)Register 150 organic enemy kills
Extreme Power Gamer (Silver)Get to 60th stage with one character
First Aid Specialist (Bronze)Use medi-gel 150 times
Geth Hunter (Bronze)Register 250 synthetic enemy kills
Honorarium of Corporate Service (Silver)Finish Noveria
Krogan Ally (Bronze)Finish the majority of the game with the krogan squad member
Lift Mastery (Bronze)Use biotic Lift 75 times
Long Service Medal (Silver)Finish 2 Mass Effect Playthroughs on any setting
View Complete List »

Angel Storm, Dec 5, 2012

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