Metal Gear Rising: How to Unlock Secret Weapons & Outfits

Completing challenges in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will earn players unlockable weapons and outfits, and below we’ve listed every known item you can equip. The challenging action game from Platinum features special clothes and oddball weapons with bizarre effects — like the Wooden Sword that makes enemies randomly disappear. If you really want to unlock everything for this Metal Gear spin-off, check out our how-to guide below.

Find more secrets, easter eggs and collectibles with our list of Metal Gear Rising cheats. If you need help with the singleplayer campaign, get help on Game Front’s Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance guide, complete with combat tips and boss strategies.


How to Unlock Secret Weapons & Outfits

Weapons:

  • Unique Weapon: Pole-Arm
    Effect: Best used for crowd-control against weaker enemy types.
    How to Unlock: Complete R-01: Coup d’État
  • Unique Weapon: Sai
    Effect: Can pull enemies and stun with an electricity charge.
    How to Unlock: Complete R-03: Mile High
  • Unique Weapon: Pincer Blade
    Effect: Slow but incredibly powerful. Can be upgraded to unlock superpowered charge kills.
    How to Unlock: Complete R-04: Hostile Takeover
  • Main Weapon: High-Frequency Murasama Blade
    Effect: Similar to Raiden’s standard weapon. Can become more powerful once fully upgraded.
    How to Unlock: Complete the campaign on any difficulty setting.
  • Main Weapon: High-Frequency Wooden Sword
    Effect: Will randomly make Cyborgs disappear when struck. Counts as a nonlethal defeat.
    How to Unlock: Find every MiB (Man-in-Box)
  • Main Weapon: High-Frequency Long Sword
    Effect: More range, slower attack speed compared to Raiden’s default blade.
    How to Unlock: Complete all VR Missions with a 1st place ranking.
  • Main Weapon: High-Frequency Machete
    Effect: Slightly faster than Raiden’s default.
    How to Unlock: Collect 10 data storage devices.
  • Main Weapon: Stun Blade
    Effect: Has a random chance to stun.
    How to Unlock: Collect all data storage devices.
  • Main Weapon: Armor Breaker
    Effect: Has a random chance to destroy an enemy’s armor.
    How to Unlock: Collect all left arms.

Outfits:

  • Suit
    How to Unlock: Finish mission R-00: Guard Duty on Very Hard difficulty.
  • Standard Body
    How to Unlock: Finish the game on Hard or Very Hard difficulty.
  • Mariachi
    How to Unlock: Finish mission R-02: Research Facility.
  • MGS4 Body
    How to Unlock: DLC / Pre-order bonus
  • Gray Fox / Cyborg Ninja
    How to Unlock: DLC / Pre-order bonus
  • Custom Body: Red
    Effect: Increased strength, decreased defense.
    How to Unlock: Complete 30% of the VR missions.
  • Custom Body: Yellow
    Effect: Increases defense, Blade Mode meter energy use and resupply.
    How to Unlock: Complete all of the VR missions.
  • Custom Body: Blue
    Effect: Increases defense, decreases strength.
    How to Unlock: Complete 50% of the VR missions.
  • Custom Body: Desperado
    Effect: Slightly decreases chance of being spotted.
    How to Unlock: Complete File R-04.

Wigs:

  • Blade Mode Wig
    Effect: Blade Mode will cut through armored enemies.
    How to Unlock: Finish the story campaign on Hard or higher and find 30 left arms.
  • Infinite Wig A
    Effect: Infinite sub-weapon ammo.
    How to Unlock: Finish the story campaign on Normal or higher and find 10 left arms.
  • Infinite Wig B
    Effect: Infinite Blade Mode.
    How to Unlock: Finish the story campaign on Normal or higher and find 20 left arms.

More extras and cheats from Metal Gear Rising: Revengeances

Metal Gear Rising: How to Easily Farm Infinite BP [Exploit]

Metal Gear Rising: How to Unlock All Difficulties with the Konami Code [Easter Egg]

Metal Gear Rising: Easter Eggs & References Guide

Metal Gear Rising: Raiden is a Solid Snake Fanboy [Easter Egg Video]

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – VR Mission Terminals Locations Guide

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – Officer Left Arms Locations Guide

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – Cardboard Boxes, Civilians & Humanoid Gekko Locations Guide

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – Data Storage Locations Guide


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5 Comments on Metal Gear Rising: How to Unlock Secret Weapons & Outfits

Frosti

On March 16, 2013 at 3:51 pm

“Main Weapon: High-Frequency Machete
Effect: Slightly faster than Raiden’s default.
How to Unlock: Collect 10 left arms. ”

you need 10 Data devices, not arms :]

Kevin Thielenhaus

On March 18, 2013 at 8:07 am

@Frosti,

Fixed!

ceroxis

On April 7, 2013 at 8:57 am

you have custom yellow body in twice also missing the desperado armor:

Custom Cyborg Body (Desperado Version)
Description: A cyborg frame patterned in the style of Desperado Enforcement contractors. The performances of this frame are identical to those of the normal Custom Cyborg Body.
How to unlock: Complete File R-04: Hostile Takeover.

Kevin Thielenhaus

On April 9, 2013 at 8:15 am

@Ceroxis,

Thanks for the info! It’s been added to the list.

Hooded

On April 23, 2013 at 7:01 am

you put Sai twice instead of Pincer blades.