For Naoko. For peace. Shinobi forever!
Rescue Naoko without using a continue.
After making it through the very long and confusing maze of 8-2, you will end up at the final boss in the game, Zeed himself. This guy is very hard because your Mijin Ninjutsu has no effect on him, instead you will have to get close to him and wait for him to fling his hair to the side in a straight line to attack him. The other thing you need to know about this fight is that the wall will continually go down in the background, and it will crush your girlfriend if you do not stop it. There is one thing that can do it; on either side of the room there is a black space that you can shoot to stop the ceiling from coming down. You will have to make sure to continually hit it so your girlfriend doesn't die and you will get the good ending required for this trophy, and you must also not use a continue (losing all your lives) through the whole game. This is easy because you can save at any point and restart if you mess up. Check the spoiler for a video that can help you out with a great strategy for the fight, although it requires you to do the infinite lives trick from level 4-2.
A Clash With Evil
Defeat the Round 1 boss without using the 8-way Shuriken Attack.
The best way to get this is to not use any Ninjutsu through level 1 until you get to the boss. The only way to hurt this guy is to hit his head when he swings his sword, and it is tough to do because if his sword hits you it will take away two blocks of your life, thankfully because you have the Ninjutsu saved you will be able to beat this guy in two hits (at the cost of two lives, but there is an infinite lives trick you can use later in the game to make it very easy.) Pause the game with
at the start of the fight, and select the Mijin Ninjutsu. This does a lot of damage at the cost of one life, but it will take away half of his health. Just use it twice and you won't have to worry about anything!
Brawn Over Ninjutsu
Finish 6-1 without using any Ninjutsu.
6-1 is easy for the most part, except for one very frustrating point near the end of the level. You will be in a small opening between buildings and you must jump onto the the metal bars between the two. There is a large gap in between the two metal bars you must jump from, and the trick is to get to the very edge of the bottom bar, the the higher top one, just so you're barely about to fall off, then time a double jump to where you need to go. I suggest saving at the very edge so you can reload if you screw up. Once you have managed to do this, you have nothing to worry about. Just remember not to use any Ninjutsu the whole level, and also don't kill any of the women so you can earn Beautiful Assassin
at the same time as this.
The dancing lady in Chinatown must not be defeated!
This trophy refers to the women that appear throughout 6-1, all you have to do is avoid killing them to earn this trophy when you complete the stage. Their attacks do a t of damage, so I advise you to walk underneath them when they do their jump kicks. You should avoid using any Ninjutsu as this could potentially kill them if you use the Kariu or Mijin Ninjutsu.
Shinobi Has Fallen
How was that dive into the waterfall?
You can only get this trophy on level 2-1; all you have to do is fall down into a hole. If you're worried about losing a life, make a save game just before you jump in and reload after you get the trophy.
Use 300 Shuriken.
A trophy that will take a little time, but you can still get this fairly early into the game, and it is made easier with the Infinite Shuriken trick. All I can say is to j ust fire away and the trophy will be yours after you have fired 300.
Behold! Emblem of Blue!
Appreciate the SEGA logo.
This will be the first trophy you get, and you don't have to do anything, just watch the SEGA logo at the start of the game.
The Traps of Neo Zeed
Trigger 10 bombs.
The bombs are hidden in boxes throughout the levels, and they must be opened with your shurikens. To get this trophy, you can't just break open a box and walk away when you see it's a bomb, you must watch it explode. Once you have seen 10 explosions this trophy should unlock.
Miraculous Ninja Arts
Use all four types of Ninjutsu in one game.
All this trophy requires is for you to use all 4 types of Ninjutsu in one game, but you can only use a Ninjutsu once per level (Whole level, not just the part you use the Ninjutsu in) unless you find a Scroll that lets you use another one. I found a little trick to doing this fast, all you have to do is make a save game, use a Ninjutsu, and die. When you die, you're allowed to use a Jutsu again, so you can use the second one, and then you can repeat this until you have used all 4. When you've gotten the trophy, reload your save data to get all your lives back.
Guard 10 attacks with your cross-guard.
The cross-guard is achieved by getting the Pow powerup spread throughout every level, once you have it your shurikens will be powered up extremely, and you will have some shurikens in a cross when you move that are able to block other shurikens fired by enemies. This only works when you're moving, so be sure to save when you get the powerup and also not run into any enemies. A good place to get this if you haven't gotten it through regular play is the very first level, 1-1, because you can get it very early in the level and most of the enemies fire shurikens, another thing to note is that I believe the trophy is a bit glitchy. It took me more than 10 blocked shurikens to get the trophy, so I didn't unlock it until almost the end of the game, 8-2.
Demonstrate Joe Musashi's 8-way Shuriken Attack.
This trophy can be done in the first level, all you need to do is a double jump, which can be achieved by jumping just at you reach the top of your jump. While you're doing a double jump, press the button you have assigned for shurikens to fire 8 of them.
Stand atop the brick pillar in 3-1. Ninja style!
You can get this at the start of 3-1, as you walk a little ways into the level, you will notice a brick pillar in between the two fences. You will need to double jump all the way to the top, this is tricky and will take a few tries but once you have done it you will be standing at the top of the pillar. Save if you'd like, and then use any Ninjutsu to receive this trophy.