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OG Perk Shop (overview)

The Perk Shop is a menu option in Contra: Operation Galuga.

Description[]

The Perk Shop is a special in-game store accessible from the Main Menu. Using credits - earned through the course of playing the game in any of its main modes - the player can purchase a variety of perks, which confer permanent unlocks, and togglable upgrades for use during Story Mode and Arcade Mode runs.

Perk table[]

  • N.B.: this is merely a representation of what is shown in the Perk Shop.
  • Toggle between All Perks View and Global/Player Perks View with the respective button.
  • Toggle visibility of unlockable Perks with the Show/Hide Unlockable Perks button.
  • Click on a Perk's image (provided it is not locked) to view its details. Alternatively, scroll down to the Perk data table.
Global/Player Perks View
All Perks View
Show Unlockable Perks
Hide Unlockable Perks
All Perks (initially available)(all unlocks visible)
Brad FangLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Sheena EtranziLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal BrownyLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Bill's Spirit Lance's Spirit Probo Spirit α
Probo Spirit β Ariana's SpiritLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Lucia's SpiritLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Stanley's SpiritLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Brad's SpiritLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Sheena's SpiritLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal
Browny's SpiritLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Barrier Wpn Retention Wpn Durability Auto-Levelup Auto-M
Auto-S Auto-F Auto-H Auto-L Auto-C Mercy Pod
Overload Heal Lv2 Overload Stock EX Stock EX 2Locked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal HP Boost HP Boost+Locked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal
Konami CodeLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Speed Run ModeLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Extreme ModeLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Extreme Ultra ModeLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Retro MixLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Retro RemixLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal
Vania MixLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal KonamixLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal WayFowrard MixLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal
Global Perks (initially available)(all unlocks visible)
Brad FangLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Sheena EtranziLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal BrownyLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Stock EX Stock EX 2Locked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Speed Run ModeLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal
Extreme ModeLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Extreme Ultra ModeLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Retro MixLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Retro RemixLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Vania MixLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal KonamixLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal
WayForward MixLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal
Player Perks (initially available)(all unlocks visible)
Bill's Spirit Lance's Spirit Probo Spirit α Probo Spirit β Ariana's SpiritLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Lucia's SpiritLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal
Stanley's SpiritLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Brad's SpiritLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Sheena's SpiritLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Browny's SpiritLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Barrier Wpn Retention
Wpn Durability Auto-Levelup Auto-M Auto-S Auto-F Auto-H
Auto-L Auto-C Mercy Pod Overload Heal Lv2 Overload HP Boost
HP Boost+Locked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal Konami CodeLocked - click Show Unlockable Perks to reveal

Perk data[]

Perk Description Cost Category Unlock criteria Comments
Perk01 FangUnlock
Brad Fang
Unlock Brad Fang in Arcade Mode. 8000 Global Complete Story Mode (Bradley must also be saved in Stage 7). -
Perk02 SheenaUnlock
Sheena Etranzi
Unlock Sheena in Arcade Mode. 8000 Global Complete Story Mode (Bradley must also be saved in Stage 7). -
Perk03 BrownyUnlock
Browny
Unlock Browny in Arcade Mode. 8000 Global Complete Story Mode (Bradley must also be saved in Stage 7). -
Perk04 BillSpirit
Bill's Spirit
Adds limited invulnerability during Dash. (Bill only) 500 Player Always available -
Perk05 LanceSpirit
Lance's Spirit
Increases height of Double Jump. (Lance only) 500 Player Always available -
Perk06 ProboSpiritA
Probo Spirit α
Enables the Grapple ability. (Probotector only) 500 Player Always available Available to both Probotectors (M4D-0G and SC0RP1).
Perk07 ProboSpiritB
Probo Spirit β
Enables the Hover ability. (Probotector only) 500 Player Always available Available to both Probotectors (M4D-0G and SC0RP1).
Perk08 ArianaSpirit
Ariana's Spirit
Increases Slide distance. (Ariana only) 500 Player Ariana must be unlocked (clear Story Stage 3). -
Perk09 LuciaSpirit
Lucia's Spirit
Adds limited invulnerability during successful Grapple. (Lucia only) 500 Player Lucia must be unlocked (clear Story Stage 4). -
Perk10 StanleySpirit
Stanley's Spirit
Increase Hover duration. (Stanley only) 500 Player Stanley must be unlocked (clear Story Stage 7). -
Perk11 FangSpirit
Brad's Spirit
Increases the range of Claw attacks. (Brad Fang only) 500 Player Brad Fang must be unlocked (purchase the Brad Fang perk). -
Perk12 SheenaSpirit
Sheena's Spirit
Adds limited invulnerability during Dive Kick. (Sheena only) 500 Player Sheena must be unlocked (purchase the Sheena Etranzi perk). -
Perk13 BrownySpirit
Browny's Spirit
Overloads trigger without delay. (Browny only) 500 Player Browny must be unlocked (purchase the Browny perk). -
Perk14 Barrier
Barrier
Increases the invulnerability period after a respawn. 200 Player Always available Not the same effect as the Barrier Overload or classic power-up.
Perk15 WpnRetention
Wpn Retention
Retain special weapons after death. 1000 Player Always available -
Perk16 WpnDurability
Wpn Durability
Take damage without losing Lv2 Weapons. 1000 Player Always available No effect if Danger Level is set to 1-Hit Kill, if equipped in isolation.
Perk17 AutoLevelup
Auto-Levelup
Weapons are automatically Lv2 when collected. 1000 Player Always available -
Perk18 AutoM
Auto-M
Begin the stage with M equipped. 200 Player Always available -
Perk19 AutoS
Auto-S
Begin the stage with S equipped. 200 Player Always available -
Perk20 AutoF
Auto-F
Begin the stage with F equipped. 200 Player Always available -
Perk21 AutoH
Auto-H
Begin the stage with H equipped. 200 Player Always available -
Perk22 AutoL
Auto-L
Begin the stage with L equipped. 200 Player Always available -
Perk23 AutoC
Auto-C
Begin the stage with C equipped. 200 Player Always available -
Perk24 MercyPod
Mercy Pod
Bonus Pod meter is instantly filled upon death. 1000 Player Always available -
Perk25 OverloadHeal
Overload Heal
Overloads restore 1 HP. 1000 Player Always available -
Perk26 Lv2Overload
Lv2 Overload
Enables Lv2 Overloads. 1000 Player Always available -
Perk27 StockEX
Stock EX
Increase player lives globally. 500 Global Always available Increases starting lives to 8 (Easy) / 6 (Normal) / 4 (Hard).
(Displays as ×7 / ×5 / ×3 respectively.)
Perk28 StockEX2
Stock EX 2
Further increase player lives globally. 1000 Global The Stock EX perk must be purchased. Increases starting lives to 10 (Easy) / 8 (Normal) / 5 (Hard).
(Displays as ×9 / ×7 / ×4 respectively.)
Perk29 HPBoost
HP Boost
Increase HP by 1 point. 500 Player Always available -
Perk30 HPBoostPlus
HP Boost+
Increase HP by 2 points. 1000 Player The HP Boost perk must be purchased. Cannot raise HP over the maximum of 5.
(Not available for Stanley and Brad Fang.)
Perk31 KonamiCode
Konami Code
Player Stock is set to 30 lives. 7500 Player Input the Konami Code at a specific point in-game. (Spoiler warning - click to continue)on the title screen, during the 'flaming C' animation. Overrides the effects of Stock EX and Stock EX 2.
Perk32 SpeedRunMode
Speed Run Mode
Unlocks Speed Run Mode. 15000 Global Complete either Story Mode or Arcade Mode on any difficulty. Adds a timer to the top right of the HUD, otherwise plays like Arcade Mode, though limited to 2 players.
Access under Extras from the Main Menu.
Perk33 ExtremeMode
Extreme Mode
Unlocks an additional difficulty mode for 1 player. 15000 Global Complete either Story Mode or Arcade Mode on Hard. Plays like 1 player Arcade Mode on Hard / Health Meter, however: (1) disables Perks, (2) increases enemy density and aggression, (3) increases boss health, (4) disables ability to Continue after Game Over.
Access under Extras from the Main Menu.
Perk34 ExtremeUltraMode
Extreme Ultra Mode
Unlocks the ultimate difficulty mode for 1 player. 20000 Global The Extreme Mode perk must be purchased. Similar conditions to Extreme Mode, except the Danger Level is 1-Hit Kill.
Access under Extras from the Main Menu.
Perk35 RetroMix
Retro Mix
Play Arcade or Challenge Modes with BGM from the 8-bit Contra titles. 5000 Global Complete either Story Mode or Arcade Mode on any difficulty. Automatically unlocks for free if Contra Anniversary Collection save data is found.
Also unlocks if any other alternate BGM is unlocked via save data bonus.
Perk36 RetroRemix
Retro Remix
Play Arcade or Challenge Modes with new BGM inspired by the 8-bit Contra titles. 5000 Global Complete either Story Mode or Arcade Mode on any difficulty. Unlocks if any other alternate BGM is unlocked via save data bonus.
Perk37 VaniaMix
Vania Mix
Play Arcade or Challenge Modes with BGM from the 8-bit Castlevania titles. 5000 Global Complete either Story Mode or Arcade Mode on any difficulty. Automatically unlocks for free if Castlevania Anniversary Collection save data is found.
Also unlocks if any other alternate BGM is unlocked via save data bonus.
Enables a special, character-specific voice line during the helicopter crash scene in Stage 1.
Perk38 Konamix
Konamix
Play Arcade or Challenge Modes with BGM from Konami's 8-bit classics. 5000 Global Complete either Story Mode or Arcade Mode on any difficulty. Automatically unlocks for free if Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection save data is found.
Also unlocks if any other alternate BGM is unlocked via save data bonus.
Perk39 WayForwardMix
WayForward Mix
Play Arcade or Challenge Modes with BGM from Contra 4. 5000 Global Complete either Story Mode or Arcade Mode on any difficulty. Automatically unlocks for free if Contra: Operation Galuga Demo save data is found.
Also unlocks if any other alternate BGM is unlocked via save data bonus.
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