Nintendo Kid Icarus Uprising 45496741686 User Manual

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1Health & Safety

Basic Information

2Getting Started

3Saving and Erasing Data


4 Beginning a Chapter

5 The Game Screen

6Controlling Pit

7 Failing a Chapter


8 Far Away

9 Nearby

10 Rules

AR Cards

11 AR Card Battle

12 SpotPass

Other Modes


14Vault / Options

Support Information

15 How to Contact Us

1Health & Safety

Thank you for selecting KID ICARUS: UPRISING for Nintendo 3DS.

This software is designed only for use with the European/Australian version of the Nintendo 3DS system.

Please read this manual carefully before using this software. If the software is to be used by young children, the manual should be read and explained to them by an adult.

Before use, please also read the Operations Manual for your Nintendo 3DS system. It contains important information that will help you enjoy this software.

Health and Safety Information


Important information about your health and safety is available in the Health and Safety Information application on the HOME Menu.

To access this application, touch the

icon on the HOME Menu, then touch OPEN and read the contents of each section carefully. When you

are finished, press to return to the HOME Menu.

You should also thoroughly read the

Operations Manual, especially the Health and Safety Information section, before using Nintendo 3DS software.

For precautions related to wireless communication and online play, please refer to the Operations Manual, "Health and Safety Information".

Language Selection

The in-gamelanguage depends on the one that is set on the system. This title supports five different languages: English, German, French, Spanish and Italian.

If your Nintendo 3DS system language is set to one of these, the same language will be displayed in the game.

If your Nintendo 3DS system is set to another language, the in-gamedefault language will be English. For instructions about how to change the system language, please refer to the Operations Manual, "System Settings".

Age Rating Information

For age rating information for this and other software, please consult the relevant website for the age rating system in your region.

PEGI (Europe):

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When you download or use this software (including any digital content or documentation you download or use in connection with this software) and pay any applicable fees, you are granted a personal, non-exclusive,revocable licence to use this software on your Nintendo 3DS system. Your use of this software is subject to the Nintendo 3DS Service User Agreement and Privacy Policy, which includes the Nintendo 3DS Code of Conduct.

Unauthorised reproduction or distribution is prohibited. Your Nintendo 3DS system and this software are not designed for use with any unauthorised device or any non-licensedaccessory. Such use may be illegal, voids any warranty, and is a breach of your obligations under the user agreement.

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2Getting Started

Start up the game. When the title screen appears, touch the lower screen.

Choosing a Save


When playing for the first time, choose any empty save file and confirm your name, birthday and Mii. If

you have already created a file, simply select it from the menu.

Main Menu

Choose which mode you would like to play by touching it. Touch the icon to access the How to Play

videos, or the icon to battle using KID ICARUS: UPRISING AR Cards(p. 11) .

How to Play videos The hero of the

game, Pit, and the goddess Palutena will explain how the game is played.

For more information on this title, visit the official website:

A wireless connection is required to connect your Nintendo 3DS system to the internet.

The official website may be closed in the future without notice.

About Sleep Mode

Close your Nintendo 3DS system during play to activate Sleep Mode, greatly reducing battery consumption. Reopen the system to resume play.

This function is not available in multiplayer.

3Saving and Erasing Data

Saving Data

Your progress in the game will be automatically saved to your save file. While saving is in progress, the icon will be displayed at the topleft of the upper screen.

Do not turn the power off and on repeatedly or remove the Game Card or SD Card while saving. Make sure not to reset the system during saves or get dirt in the terminals. These actions could result in permanent data loss.

Do not use external accessories or software to modify your save data, as this can lead to an inability to progress or loss of save data. Any modification is permanent, so be careful.

Erasing Data

To erase a save file, go to the save file selection screen and highlight the file you wish to erase, hold down , and then follow the directions that appear on the lower screen.

Note: When erasing data, ensure

that you select the correct file.


that has been erased cannot be


recovered, so be careful.


Erasing All Saved Data Immediately after loading the game, after the Nintendo 3DS logo has disappeared but before the title screen is displayed, hold down to erase all saved data for this game.

4Beginning a Chapter

Move Out!

Choose SOLO from the main menu, and then touch MOVE OUT! You will be able to choose the chapter and

difficulty, and then begin playing.

The Fiend's Cauldron Before beginning a chapter, you can

place hearts in the Fiend's Cauldron to alter the chapter's Intensity. The higher the

Intensity, the more difficult the chapter will be, but you will receive more hearts for completing it and earn better loot.

About Hearts

Hearts can be obtained in various ways, such as defeating enemies or dismantling weapons. You can use them to alter the Intensity of chapters or redeem them for new weapons.


Here you can choose which weapon to use in the chapter and equip powers that grant special effects

during gameplay. After equipping new gear, it can be helpful to test it out in the Practice Range.

Arms Altar

This is where you can redeem hearts for new weapons, or fuse multiple weapons together to create new weapons (the weapons used in this process will be lost) . You can also dismantle unwanted weapons, converting them into hearts.

Idol Toss

Place an egg into the tray, then slide the tray downwards and release. This will send the egg flying into the

sky, where it will turn into an Idol. It is also possible to use multiple eggs at once.

Eggs can be obtained by progressing through the game, or by spending Play Coins accumulated on your Nintendo 3DS system.

Note: For more information on Play Coins, please refer to the Operations Manual for your Nintendo 3DS system.

Treasure Hunt

You will obtain new treasure by fulfilling certain in-gameconditions.

5The Game Screen

Air Battle

Health Gauge

Decreases as Pit takes damage.


Enemy Indicator

Appears above any enemies within firing range.


Indicates the direction in which Pit will attack.

Special Attack Gauges

These will fill continuously over time. Touch one when it is full to unleash a powerful attack.

Note: These can only be used during Air Battles.

Intensity (Difficulty)

The label to the left shows the current difficulty level. To the right is the number of hearts you have placed into the Fiend's Cauldron (p. 4) . If you fail the chapter, some of these hearts will fall out of the cauldron and the difficulty will decrease.

Hearts Obtained

Land Battle

Some display elements are different from those used in Air Battles.



Guide Arrow

Head in this direction to progress through the stage.

Item Indicator

Appears above obtainable items.

Power Palette

Touch here to use any powers that you have equipped.


If you have a usable item, such as a grenade, it will be displayed here. Press to use it.

6Controlling Pit

Basic Controls


Move Reticle

Slide across Touch Screen


You can also attack with , , or .

The reticle can also be moved by holding down and using . However, during Land Battles, the reticle will only move vertically if you move slowly.

Other Controls

Continuous Fire

(hold down)

Charged Shot

(after waiting a short while without firing any shots)

Melee Attack

(tap repeatedly when an enemy is nearby)

Pause Game

Note: Hold down

















any time to reset the game and


return to the title screen.


This function is not available in




Land Battle Controls


Slide quickly across the Touch Screen


(slide rapidly just before an attack connects)



Dash Shot

(while dashing)

Switch Between Powers

Slide the Power Palette

Use Power

Touch icon in the Power Palette

Centre Camera


Zoom Camera

While stationary, tap the Touch Screen twice quickly (hold down the second tap)

Toggle First-PersonView

Note: You can also switch between powers with and use them with .