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Complete Walkthough #2 (For extreme players only)Contributed by Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419) on Dec 07, 2004.

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W A R B L A D E V 1.2c

--------------------------------- F A Q / W A L K T H R O U G H ---------------------------------

--- C O M P L E T I S T E D I T I O N ---

by Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker

FAQ V0.3 (10th November 2004) (GOD RANK REVEALED!)

GAME FAQ'D: Warblade DEVELOPER : Edgar M Vigdal PUBLISHER : Shareware (http://www.warblade.as) PLATFORMS : PC Windows RELEASED : 25th August 2004 (Version 1.2c) 24th August 2004 (Version 1.2b) 22nd August 2004 (Version 1.2) 30th May 2004 (Version 1.1) 14th December 2003 (Version 1.0)

* THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL GUIDE *

LATEST VERSION ALWAYS AVAILABLE AT:

http://www.warbladefans.org

and

http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/warblade/

(In the FILES section)

------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 00 - I N T R O D U C T I O N ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- THE GAME ======== Warblade is a shareware shoot-em-up written and designed by Edgar M Vigdal. It's actually a continuation of a shareware game he maintained on the Amiga called Deluxe Galaga. When he decided to move it onto the PC he changed its name Warblade to avoid any possible legal entanglements with the owners of Galaga.

Warblade itself is an incredibly addictive game in the RETRO-STYLEE (think Galaga). The fact that so many people keep playing Warblade (nee Deluxe Galaga) after all these years is a testament to classic playability and Vigdal's ingenuity.

Warblade is still being developed by Edgar M Vigdal on his website at:

http://www.warblade.as

This is the only place you can purchase Warblade, and you can probably guess that I strongly recommend that you pay $15 USD and do just that!

*** THIS FAQ IS 100% UNOFFICIAL ***

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT EDGAR OR HIS WEBSITE ABOUT ITS CONTENTS! (HE'S TOO BUSY ON THE NEXT UPDATE OF WARBLADE TO ANSWER, ANYWAY! ;)

THIS FAQ (WHAT DOES "COMPLETIST" VERSION MEAN?) =========================================== This is the COMPLETIST version of the Warblade FAQ, designed for the HARDCORE fanbase of Warblade players, and it covers long-term goals when playing Warblade (stuff that should take MONTHS to complete). It is NOT recommended for the majority of players (including beginners and intermediates) and should probably be avoided until you know everything from the previous FAQ (known as the "PLAYER" EDITION) available at:

http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/warblade/

The reason for separate FAQs is simple:

The PLAYER FAQ explains the majority of the game and is suitable for 95% of players.

This FAQ is all about spoiling the later stages of the game that have been designed to add longevity to the gameplay. That's right, I said SPOIL.

Everything in this FAQ was designed for you to discover for yourself and needless to say you will find it SPOILED here!

You'll know when you're ready for the COMPLETIST FAQ (if you ever decide to go down this path!), so don't bother spoiling the later parts of the game for yourself until you've spent, at the very least, a few months playing Warblade solidly and have tried to figure out a few secrets for yourself!

All 30 of the cryptic "secrets" are available to buy in the game's shop and explained here.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR OF THIS FAQ ============================ Hi!

I decided to write this Warblade FAQ because no-one has ever done one before! Plus it's such a rich game that I thought it deserved to be documented properly.

This FAQ is a tad controversial; some hardcore players of Warblade insist that every user should be forced to figure out every single secret by themselves. If you're like me though, you don't have the time and quite frankly you'll enjoy Warblade just as much whether you know everything or not. Also, not being able to get very far in the game is a *frustrating* experience, not a fun one!

If this FAQ seems a little "over protective" of Warblade's secrets at time, it's because of this hardcore fanbase influence. Rest assured however, that everything will be told to you here, I won't keep anything hidden... it's up to YOU to decide how much you want to know!

If you spot anything missing or anything you think could be improved upon in this FAQ, please email me and you'll receive full credit in the FAQ.

thunderpeel2001 @ sbcglobal . net (remove the spaces)

Finally, a big thanks to the Warblade fans who have supported the creation of this FAQ! I hope you enjoy Warblade even more as a result of reading it!

Thanks!

- Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker

CONTRIBUTORS LIST ================= The author is extremely grateful to the following people:

Miss Janet Bonito Warblademaster (EasyAlan) Mark Young John David Stig Remnes

Without whom this FAQ would be very bare! :)

And also to:

Hitman - For taking the time to create a logo for the FAQ!

If there's anyone I've forgotten please email me (sorry!).

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What there is and where to find it:

Here's what to find and where to find it...

1.0 - FINAL WARNING! - A final warning before you enter proper!

2.0 - SECRETS - All 30 secrets are revealed and explained!

3.0 - CHAMPION RANK - This mysterious rank is exposed!

4.0 - GOD BADGES - How to collect the God Badges (aka Sheilds)

5.0 - GOD RANK - This famous rank finally revealed!!

6.0 - PLANET RANKS - The future of Warblade and the REAL ultimate ranks!

7.0 - THANKS, LINKS AND COPYRIGHT - A list of important thanks

------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.0 - L A S T C H A N C E T O T U R N B A C K ! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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THIS FAQ WILL REVEAL ALL OF WARBLADES SECRETS! PLEASE BE SURE YOU'RE READY TO READ THEM!

ONCE YOU HAVE THERE'S NO GOING BACK!

IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU ATTEMPT TO DISCOVER THESE SECRETS YOURSELF!

YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!

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If you are unsure, please read the PLAYER FAQ first:

http://www.warbladefans.org

and

http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/warblade/

(Always available in the FILES section)

Thanks!

=============================================================================== 2.0 - 3 0 S E C R E T S ===============================================================================

------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2.1 - E A R L Y S E C R E T S -------------------------------------------------------------------------------

SECRET: A rainbow rank will give you super automatic fire!

EXPLANATION: Collecting the RANK MARKERS in color order (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue and Purple) without collecting more than one of each will give you Super Autofire which is VERY useful with higher up weapons. This SECRET is highly recommended.

HOW: Using the HURRY UP ships to collect the RANK MARKER you need is the most effective way of completing this secret, but it can get pretty hairy when you've got a lot of Homing Missiles coming for you, so make sure you have a decent weapon and some armour (Laser Beam is recommended)!



SECRET: Collect the skull of death to increase the chance of added weapons, lives, cash and glory!

EXPLANATION: Yes, you read right, those nasty little skulls are actually useful. Collecting them will increase the chance of GOOD bonuses being dropped by baddies. (Things like QUAD SHOT, EXTRA BULLET, MONEY and X2 CREDITS etc.)

HOW: Just collect a SKULL ICON or two to complete this secret!



SECRET: Collect the three coloured skulls to gain triple power of super kind and the best of speed!

EXPLANATION: Collect 1 skull icon of each color (Red, Green, and Blue) and you will get SUPER TRIPLE SHOT and a SPEED boost! (Very handy!)

HOW: Just collect 1 SKULL ICON of each colour to complete this secret.



SECRET: To see the color of the missing skull go to the Meteorstorm!

EXPLANATION: When collecting one skull of each colour, the shading of the meteors in the Meteorstorm bonus level will let you know which colour you haven't already collected.

HOW: Just collect a SKULL ICON and go into a Meteorstorm to complete this secret.



SECRET: Three skulls of red will make the counting of the gems visible to see!

EXPLANATION: AKA *** GEM COUNTER ACTIVATED ***. Collect three RED skulls and the GEM COUNTER will be activated. This will show you how many gems you've collected in the correct game. Collecting 100 will give you a bonus (see SECRET below).

HOW: Just collect three RED SKULL ICONS to complete this secret.



SECRET: Collecting many small gems may bring you to the collecting of the big and valuable ones!

EXPLANATION: Collect 100 gems and you will a DIAMOND DROP bonus screen where you can collect many large diamonds for big points!

HOW: Just collecting gems from a several Gem Bombs is usually the best way to complete this secret, although it can still take a while to reach the needed 100.



SECRET: When many gems are falling from above pull them to yourself by pressing down!

EXPLANATION: This is pretty self-explanatory, but yes, pulling down will draw any falling gems towards you. (Note: Although gems don't seem worth much, it's worth collecting them when you can (see above)!)

HOW: Just pull down on your joystick/keyboard/whatever when there's a gem on the screen (after collecting a gem bomb) to complete this secret.



SECRET: Three skulls of blue will make the money from the thief look like the skulls!

EXPLANATION: AKA *** BLUE COIN MODE ACTIVATED ***. Collect three BLUE skulls and when the evil MONEY STEALER ship appears at some point and you manage to kill it, instead of dropping random coins it will drop all BLUE coins (which are worth 200 credits each).

HOW: Just collect three BLUE SKULL ICONS to complete this secret.



SECRET: Three skulls of green will make doubler appear at start of falling rocks!

EXPLANATION: AKA *** MS MULTIPLIER ENABLED ***. Collect three GREEN skulls and a points multiplier will appear before each Meteorstorm. It doesn't take a mathematician to realize that X2 or X5 will equal a LOT of points in a Meteorstorm!

HOW: Just collect three GREEN SKULL ICONS to complete this secret.



SECRET: At the end of meteor trouble having a multiply will bring you great points!

EXPLANATION: Completing a Meteorstorm with a multiplier (eg. Like the one unlocked by SECRET above) will multiply the extra bonus points you receive at the end!

HOW: Just make sure you've got an X2 or X5 going when you reach the end of a meteorstorm to complete this secret.



SECRET: Bring death to the Alien Mothership and a new rank may fall to you!

EXPLANATION: Killing the HURRY UP ships (which look a bit like a sort of mothership, I suppose!) will always drop a RANK MARKER that you need, and not just a random one like everything else.

HOW: Shoot a HURRY UP ship to complete this secret.



SECRET: When an Alien Mothership has passed eight times a great fortune may be collected!

EXPLANATION: When 8 HURRY UP ships have passed in one level a MONEY SHIP will appear. It won't fire at you and when you destroy it it will drop a large amount of money!

HOW: Just survive 8 HURRY UP ships in one level and wait for the MONEY SHIP to appear to complete this secret.



SECRET: While holding two Aliens use the scoop to force the others away for extra points!

EXPLANATION: Pretty self explanatory, this one. When you've already collected two baddies in your Scoop, any addition ones that fall into it will be tossed away for 2,500 points each!

HOW: Just collect a SCOOP and collect 3+ aliens without one of them dying to complete this secret.

SECRET: Buying rank markers when all is collected will bring you extra points!

EXPLANATION: If you've already got all 6 RANK MARKERS and buy another one in the shop, you'll get 1,000,000 points!

HOW: Just buy a RANK MARKER at the shop when you've already got all 6 to complete this secret.

SECRET: A doubler of money when there is no money will give you 30 seconds of time!

EXPLANATION: Collecting the XC icon (MONEY DOUBLER) when you have zero credits will add 30 seconds to that all important green TIME BAR (see GAME BASICS section to learn why the time bar is so useful).

HOW: Slightly tricky this one, you must collect an XC icon (either in game or in a Memory Station) with $0. Possibly easier earlier on the game before you've collected money! Other than that it will just take patience for that one day when you get an XC icon when you're out of cash!

SECRET: Killing all aliens in one formation before they rest will give you bonus points!

EXPLANATION: Destroying a wave of baddies as they fly onto the screen will give you a 10,000 point bonus.

HOW: Just shoot a wave of aliens on a level while they're flying onto the screen to complete this secret.



SECRET: Killing the Top Alien in a group attack can give you a good score!

EXPLANATION: If some baddies decide attack in a group (usually three), killing the highest one will give you a 1,000 point bonus.

HOW: Just keep your eyes peeled for a bunch of baddies moving from the pack to attack you in tandem. Shoot them all (or just the top one if you're a sharpshooter ;) to complete this secret.



SECRET: Catching the same weapon will bring you more power!

EXPLANATION: Collecting the falling Icon for a weapon you're already using will give you an EXTRA BULLET (whoop-de-do! :).

HOW: Just collect an icon for a weapon you've already got to complete this secret.

SECRET: A mirror rainbow will add D levels to your savings.

EXPLANATION: Collecting RANK MARKERS in Reverse Rainbow order (Purple, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red) will add 500 levels to the Levels Played total in your profile.

HOW: HURRY UP ships offer the best way of collecting RANK MARKERS in a given order. Just collect one of each without getting one from a Memory Station or from the Shop to complete this secret.

NOTE: You can only do this once every 50 levels! (Source: AiD)



------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2.2 - L A T E R S E C R E T S -------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Understanding of Roman numerals is required to decipher all of the secrets:

II = 2 X = 10 XII = 12 C = 100 D = 500

Although there are some which take a bit of creative license!

K = 1000 CCM = 200,000,000 (in Roman numerals it's actually only 200,000!)

SECRET: Getting maximum Speed, Bullets, Time or Armour will get you more points.

EXPLANATION: Getting the maximum amount of Speed, Bullets, Time or Armour will mean you get 25,000 points every time you collect more.

HOW: Just collect one of the above icons when you're already maxxed out to complete this secret.



SECRET: Being Drunk when the falling of rocks end will give you a big bonus!

EXPLANATION: Completing a Meteorstorm in Drunk Mode will give you an additional bonus.

Note: Successfully completing this secret will give you the first GOD BADGE (see GOD BADGES).

HOW: You must complete a Meteorstorm in Drunk Mode AND get 95% or more at the end to complete this secret (ouch!).



SECRET: Getting rid of all shooting aliens not using a single bullet will give you extra weapons to use!

EXPLANATION: A neat trick when you can do it is to clear an entire level using only a SCOOP. If you do so you will be awarded 10 rockets! If you already have the maximum of 50 Rockets, you'll be given 50,000 points instead!

HOW: Just make sure you have a Scoop when a level where the baddies swoop down low in the beginning (like Level 2 or Level 6 for example).



SECRET: Find X birds on grid will give you Xx beans limits!

EXPLANATION: Finding 10 Birds in the Memory Station will increase the maximum allowed money you can hold to 999,990 credits (10 times more), instead of 99,990.

Note: Collecting the maximum 999,990 credits and dying with that much in your account will give you the 6th GOD BADGE (see GOD BADGES).

HOW: You need to find all 10 birds in one game! Just keep collecting them in Memory Stations when they appear - they're NOT paired -- it will take a LONG time! Once you have all ten, the in game money limit will be permanently raised (for all games in the future, too)!



SECRET: Passing the LC with CCM will open up a quiet lock!

EXPLANATION: If have at least 200,000,000 (CCM?!) points when you complete Level 100 (LC) you will be given a SECRET COUNTER (little silver number on your STATUS BAR). This is a little counter that will show how many secrets you've unlocked in your current game and will show up in every game afterwards.

HOW: Basically you need to complete at least one Mega Meteorstorm WITH a X5 at the time AND get perfects in all the Bonus Levels WITH X5 on and after the 10th AND complete the final boss (Level 100) with X5 -- all before Level 101! It's a tall order, but far from impossible (you might be able to skip the Meteorstorm if you're doing well, for example).



SECRET: The clearing of the non shooting aliens, will give you larger points the next time you do the same.

EXPLANATION: Getting several PERFECT on Bonus Levels in a row will give you bigger and bigger bonuses (eventually into the millions!). If you fail to get a PERFECT on a level though, the next one will only give you 10,000 points again.

HOW: Just play through 10 Bonus Levels in a row without missing a single baddie!



SECRET: Collecting K gems will bring you the most valued gem drop!

EXPLANATION: As you should already know, collecting 100 gems will give you a GEM DROP level. Doing this 10 times (and thus collecting 1,000 gems) will give you a SUPER GEM DROP level where the diamonds are worth millions of points each (instead of the usual thousands of points)!

RED GEM: 1,000,000 Points! PURPLE GEM: 5,000,000 Points! GREEN GEM: 10,000,000 Points!

HOW: Just play for a VERY long time! :/ Make sure the Gem Counter is on and just keep trying to collect those gems (especially from Gem Bombs) until you reach 1000 (the counter will reset back to '000') once you do. A VERY difficult secret to complete!



SECRET: A lower rank will be given when fastest marker is taken!

EXPLANATION: When you get to the higher ranks a DARK PURPLE Rank Marker is sometimes dropped (which moves faster than a standard PURPLE rank marker). If you collect this you will be DEMOTED a rank! (But you will unlock this SECRET, so pros and cons! ;)

HOW: Collect all 6 RANK MARKERS (by any means) and then buy a 7th in the Shop. Your greed will be rewarded by unlocking the Dark Purple Rank Marker! It will fall randomly at any point from now on so just keep collecting every RANK MARKER that drops and eventually it should be a Dark Purple one (they move very fast, so be ready!).

Source: Warblademaster (EasyAlan)

SECRET: The cleaning of XIIxII non shooting alien attackers waves will give you a high promotion.

EXPLANATION: Completing 24 Bonus Levels (12 x 2) with PERFECT scores IN A ROW in one game will unlock CHAMPION RANK!

Note: Read more about Champion Rank below.

HOW: Just play 24 Bonus Levels in a row (200 Levels) without missing one baddie to complete this secret. A tough but rewarding challenge this one!

Note: Once Champion Rank has been unlocked it will always be available in future games as a rank after Grandmaster 3 Gold Stars.



SECRET: Ei Xmo Tymo Rollu Alehyo Ad Rew Tera Xolly Eathui!

(This is two separate secrets.)

EXPLANATION: Collect E-X-T-R-A in order for 5,000,000 points!

EXPLANATION: Collect A-R-T-X-E in order for 5,000,000 points!

Note: You cannot collect more than one of each letter and any collected in a MEMORY STATION will not count and will thus ruin your attempt at collecting this bonus.

Tip: If you already have four lives and both armour in place when you collect this you'll get an additional 'SUPER' bonus of 1,000,000 points!

HOW: Just be very careful to collect the letter you want. Avoid '?' Icons as they could be the wrong letter or a duplicate of one you already have. Avoid Memory Stations or be careful not to collect any letters. It may take a while but you'll do it!



------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3.0 - C H A M P I O N R A N K ! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------

OK, now down to the nitty gritty. This is the first secret rank you can acquire in Warblade, and it's a pretty neat challenge to boot!

Initially you can only reach Warblade Grandmaster 3 Gold Stars, but after unlocking Champion Rank you will be able to always go one rank further and collect Champion Rank as well!

To unlock this secret rank, all you need to do is complete 24 Bonus Levels in a row - without missing a single baddie!

That's approximately 200 Levels worth of play. As you can imagine, after 24 PERFECT Bonus Levels you'll have quite a score to go with your new rank too!

Personally I find Bonus Levels 49 and 99 the most annoying. Both of them are almost impossible to complete without Scooped Aliens by your side and if you haven't got a very fast weapon with MAX bullets and preferably Super Autofire too, then say goodbye to Level 99 altogether!

Remember: Meteorstorms, Memory Stations, Gem Bombs and Money Bombs always equal 100% on a Bonus Level!

ROUGH BONUS LEVEL GUIDE -----------------------

Level 8: This Bonus Level is surprisingly annoying because usually you don't have a decent weapon when you reach it!

Level 16: This is very easy even with early weaponry.

Level 24: Another very easy one.

Level 33: This one may take you by surprise as the baddies come straight down the middle of the screen. Since they could drop a crappy weapon and mess everything up you should start firing a few seconds before they appear with a fast-ish weapon!

Level 41: This level isn't too bad, but if you decide to take on the baddies early on, be aware that they could drop a crappy weapon you might not react to!

Level 49: You need to be DEAD CENTRE or have Scooped aliens with you to complete this level 100%! You also need a VERY fast gun with Autofire! Start firing up the middle of the screen before they appear and DON'T MOVE until they're gone!

Level 58: Quite an easy one. A fast weapon with Autofire should take these guys out quickly and efficiently! Super Autofire is preferable and having Maxxed bullets is must at this point.

Level 66: At this point you should have a FAST ship, a decent gun, DEFINITELY Autofire and Maxxed bullets... not to mention a very decent weapon! First time around it's right-hand side of the screen, then left, then across the middle and finally right-hand side again. Be quick and be aware that the levels switch sides every 100 you complete!

Level 74: This level APPEARS to be very easy, but don't let the sneaky baddies that move up the right side of the screen and then the left slip you by! Once you've got them it's plain sailing.

Level 83: This is a very easy level provided you have the weaponry for it. It shouldn't really be a problem unless you've got an early weapon (which you shouldn't have at this point in the game!)

Level 91: Top left, bottom right, bottom left and finally top right. You shouldn't have difficulties with this level one you know where they're coming from. If you have a Scoop you can just stay in a corner of the screen! :)

Level 99: You NEED Scooped aliens, Super Autofire, Maxxed bullets and Laser Beam or War I.Plasma! Stay in the middle and try to get them all, it can be very difficult! Good luck!

The next time you go through these levels they will be flipped (left will be right, right will be left) so be aware and you shouldn't have problems!

Once you complete all 24 Bonus Levels in a row with PERFECT, you'll get a message that a new rank is available to you, this is Champion Rank. Well done!

From now on, every game you play, Champion Rank will be able to be collected after Warblade Grandmaster 3 Gold Stars.

Dying with Champion Rank will give you 19,040,000 Points during the final calc.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4.0 - G O D B A D G E S -------------------------------------------------------------------------------

There are six GOD BADGES (aka Shields) to collect in your Profile. They're not easy to collect, in fact for the most part they're damned difficult!

This is hardcore.

BADGE 1: "DRUNK" DRIVING AWARD ============================== If you successfully navigate a Meteorstorm in Drunk Mode with a 95% or more speed rating, you will be awarded this, the first badge.

Source: Warblademaster/EasyAlan

BADGE 2: THE "NEVER TELL ME THE ODDS" AWARD =========================================== Successfully navigate 5 Meteorstorms in a row with a 95% or more speed rating and you'll be awarded this, the second badge!

Source: Warblademaster/EasyAlan

BADGE 3: THE BULLSEYE AWARD =========================== Once you have played 501 Bonus Levels (as indicated in your profile) a certain percentage of them need to be PERFECTS (also indicated in your profile) for you to be awarded this, the third badge.

The actual percentage needed has *finally* been confirmed (by me!): 75%

Source: Bonito and Miss Janet and Me!

BADGE 4: THE PERFECT PROFILE AWARD ================================== You must unlock all 36 bonuses in your Profile to get this, the fourth badge.

The hardest part of this task is getting your Levels Played count over 100,000! Even the Reverse-Rainbow Rank Secret (as listed above) only ads 500 levels per try, so you would have to that 200 times to reach 100,000 levels!

THIS is hardcore!

Note: You must already have Badge 5 (below) to complete this Badge.

Source: Miss Janet

BADGE 5: THE "IT'S A SECRET" AWARD ================================== Complete all 30 secrets (thankfully NOT in one game! :) and you will get this, the fifth badge as your award.

There are two things that can help you here, you should know both them already: The Secrets Counter and the Shop, where you can buy random Secrets (ones you have completed have a red 'check' next to them).

Source: Miss Janet

BADGE 6: THE "BIG SAVER" AWARD ============================== Amass $999,990 (NOT $99,990) in one game and you'll be award this, the final, sixth, rank.

In order to increase the maximum amount of money you can collect in the game you must collect 10 'Bird' icons from Memory Stations in ONE game. Once you have done this the maximum amount of cash you can collect in one game will always be $999,990.

Source: Miss Janet and Mark Young

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Finally this much sought-after Rank can be revealed!! Thanks to Miss Janet and WarbladeMaster (EasyAlan) I can finally expose the secret behind GOD RANK!

There are two steps involved:

1) Firstly you must have all 6 God Badges (see above) on your profile.

2) Once you have all six you must unlock all 30 secrets in ONE GAME (using the secret counter)!

Once you have done this you will be given a message about a new rank being available. Simply collect 6 more rank markers and you will be awarded GOD RANK!

Once God Rank is unlocked in your profile it will always be available!

Thanks to my two sources for finally revealing this information!

Sources: WarbladeMaster (EasyAlan) and Miss Janet

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At this present time all that is know about these hidden ranks is that

1: You must have God Rank first.

2: They exist.

More coming when it is discovered!

Source: Stig

------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7.0 - THANKS, LINKS AND COPYRIGHTS ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A big thanks to Miss Janet for her excellent Warblade fansite. A lot of the long lists of points and secrets were cross-referenced there from her hard work there. Please visit her site:

http://www.warbladefans.org

Note: The latest version of this FAQ will always be available here!

Bonitos Warblade Website was also an invaluable site for cross-referencing the many lists, points and secrets used in Warblade.

http://bonitos-welt.de

I highly recommend you make a visit (especially if you can speak German!) as the information here is usually up to the minute!

More thanks to EasyAlan, Hitm4n, Stig, John David, Mark Young, AiD and Mr.X all of whom have answered my questions or helped me out at some point or another...

Also a great big thanks to all the people at Miss Janet's Yahoo Discussion forum. This is a great place to chat about Warblade!

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/warblade/

(See you there!)

THANKS!

Of course, there must also be a thanks for Edgar M Vigdal and the Warblade team for creating Warblade in the first place!

If you have not already done so, please support Warblade and purchase a copy from the official site:

http://www.warblade.as

Warblade is only $15 USD!!! An incredible bargain!

IMPORTANT COPYRIGHT NOTICE: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- All text is Copyright 2004 Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker. All rights reserved.

This document cannot be exchanged for money in any way, not even as part of a compilation. It also cannot be used as a buying incentive or to increase sales value without express permission from the author.

You may distribute it freely so long as the above conditions are strictly adhered to and no part of the text is altered. Thanks.

The author of this FAQ can be contacted at: thunderpeel2001 @ sbcglobal . net (Remove the spaces.) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ===============================================================================



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