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Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits

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Title Screen

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits

Also known as: Arc: Twilight of the Spirits (EU), Arc the Lad: Seirei no Koukon (JP)
Developer: Cattle Call
Publishers: SCEI (JP), SCEA (US), SCE Korea (KR), SCEE (EU)
Platform: PlayStation 2
Released in JP: February 20, 2003
Released in US: June 25, 2003
Released in EU: January 30, 2004
Released in KR: August 12, 2003

AreasIcon.png This game has unused areas.
DebugIcon.png This game has debugging material.
SoundtestIcon.png This game has a hidden sound test.
LevelSelectIcon.png This game has a hidden level select.

To do:
Look through the Map Select debug option. There's probably stuff unused.

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits is the sixth game in the Arc the Lad series, and the first game in the series released for the PlayStation 2 and made in 3D.

Debug Menu

Arc the Lad TotS - debugmenu.png

A fairly large debug menu remains in the game. You can do various things with this menu, such as control the lighting, set SFX and BGM volumes, have max gold, set various event flags on or off, and more. Apply the code below to access this menu in-game.

USA Code:

Enable Debug Menu
D02391C2 0000FFFB
10183048 0000E5CA
D02391C2 0000FFFD
10183048 0000C95E
USA demo code:

Enable Debug Menu
D02394C2 0000FFFB
10183390 0000E6B2
D02394C2 0000FFFD
10183390 0000CA46
PAL codes:

Enable Code
901F01F0 0C07C024

Enable Debug Menu
D0233F82 0000FFFB
101811D8 0000E5E0
D0233F82 0000FFFD
101811D8 0000C960

With the above code on, press R3 once to enable the menu. After entering the pause screen, then exiting it, it will appear on-screen. Press L3 to disable.

Controls for the debug menu:

  • X to confirm an option.
  • Circle to go back / exit debug menu.
  • D-Pad Up / Down to move through the menu.
(Source: Original TCRF research)


Arc the Lad TotS - mapselect1.png Arc the Lad TotS - mapselect2.png

The level select option. Choosing anything here will send you to different areas. Selecting any of the chk_ levels will send you to test screens. From there, you can listen to BGM, SFX, voices, or play movies.

BitFlag IntFlag
Arc the Lad TotS - bitflag.png Arc the Lad TotS - IntFlag.png
Presumably this menu sets clear flags for events. It is unclear what these do.
Item Sound
Arc the Lad TotS - Item.png Arc the Lad TotS - Sound.png
This menu will allow you add the selected item to your inventory. You can adjust the volume settings here.


Arc the Lad TotS - Light1.png Arc the Lad TotS - Light2.png

Using this menu allows you to adjust various lighting settings.


Arc the Lad TotS - Debug1.png Arc the Lad TotS - Debug2.png

This menu allows you to save and load anywhere. It also has various debug settings that you can toggle, though it is unclear if they work.


Arc the Lad TotS - Marker.png

This draws a marker over the player's head. That's all it seems to do.

Unused Maps

soundtest SE Test
Arc the Lad TotS - soundtest.png Arc the Lad TotS - SE Test.png
It is unclear what this is. It doesn't appear to function properly. Allows you to play all the SFX in the game.
BGM Test Voice Test
Arc the Lad TotS - BGM Test.png Arc the Lad TotS - Voice Test.png
Allows you to play all the BGM in the game. Allows you to play all the voices in the game.