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Arc the Lad III

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Title Screen

Arc the Lad III

Developer: ARC Entertainment
Publishers: SCEI (JP), Working Designs (US)
Platform: PlayStation
Released in JP: October 28, 1999
Released in US: April 18, 2002

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.
RegionIcon.png This game has regional differences.

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The final game in the Arc the Lad trilogy. In the US, this game was bundled with the other two Arc the Lad games as Arc the Lad Collection.

Debug Menu

Arc the Lad III Debug Menu.png

Use the following code to display a debug menu upon booting. Press Up and Down to switch through the options.

8001499C 0000
800151B8 0000
(Source: Original TCRF research)


Map select.


Arc the Lad III Debug Menu Sprite Test.png

Sprite Test. Press Select to open the window.

Name (JP) Name (US) Notes
スプライト番号 Sprite number
アニメ番号 Animated cartoon number
移動回転 Movement rotation Press Left, Right, L1, R1 to rotate. Press Circle, X, Square, Triangle to move.
拡大縮小 Expansion reduction Press Circle to scale up, press X to scale down.
イベント Event Switch sprite to イベント (Event) and バトル (Battle).
BGカラー設定 BG color setting
マークチェック Mark check Effect test.


Arc the Lad III Debug Menu Sound Test.png

Sound test.


Movie test.


Changes game flags.


Changes guild flags.


Start the game.


Arc the Lad III Debug Menu Debug Option.png

Changes some debug options.

Regional Difference

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Specifically: Did Working Designs Working Designified this game too?

The localized version came with a slightly redesigned title screen, with more visible menu options and revised copyrights.

Japan US/Europe
Arc the Lad III Title.png Arc the Lad III Title US.png