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1. Introduction (INTRO)

2. Guide Contents (GCON)

3. Road To WrestleMania Walkthrough (RTWM)

  Villain Story (RTWMV)
    Week 1 - 24 (RTWMV#) ex. Week 1 = RTWMV1 ; Week 11 = RTWMV11
    Bragging Rights (RTWMVBR)
    Survivor Series (RTWMVSS)
    Royal Rumble (RTWMVRR)
    Elimination Chamber (RTWMVEC)
    WrestleMania (RTWMVWM)

  Outsider Story (RTWMO)
    Week 1 - 24 (RTWMO#) ex. Week 1 = RTWMO1 ; Week 11 = RTWMO11
    WrestleMania (RTWMOWM)
    Extreme Rules (RTWMOER)
    Over The Limit (RTWMOOT)
    Fatal 4-Way (RTWMOF4)
    Money In The Bank (RTWMOMI)
    SummerSlam (RTWMOSS)

  Hero Story (RTWMH)
    Week 1 - 24 (RTWMH#) ex. Week 1 = RTWMH1 ; Week 11 = RTWMH11
    Survivor Series (RTWMHSS)
    Clash Of The Champions (RTWMHCC)
    Royal Rumble (RTWMHRR)
    Elimination Chamber (RTWMHEC)
    WrestleMania (RTWMHWM)
    StarrCade (RTWMHSC)

4. Unlockables (ITEMS)
  Superstars (UNLS)
  Arenas (UNLA)
  Titles (UNLT)
  Attires (UNLC)
  Extras (UNLE)

5. FAQ
  Road To WrestleMania
  (RTWM-A) Why does it keep crashing at Elimination Chamber?

  Universe Mode
  (UNI-A) Why won't Demoliton unlock?  I've won the belts X times already!

6. Contact Info and Legal Stuff (CONL)

Thanks for checking out my guide.  I wasn't sure I would do a FAQ for WWE 12
since the RTWM is 100% linear and the unlockables are automatic but after being
requested by some users, I decided I may as well.  The Universe Mode
unlockables were trickier to get as people were unlocking them with different
methods and many (including myself) were using the Game Guide as our main
source.  Short version: I made a topic for the unlockables on the X360 and PS3
WWE 12 boards and my fellow posters were very helpful in working out the kinks
in the Universe unlockables. My final findings after many save file deletions
are below.  Special thanks to Hellion_Claire for being my PS3 tester.

Usual stuff with any FAQ, please no hate mail, feel free to email questions you
need answered, I might add them and of course let me know of any mistakes you
come across.  All this information was acquired on my own through trial and
error and assistance on the GF message boards, especially for the Universe Mode
unlockables.  Nobody contributed directly to this FAQ and no other sources were
copied, however I have asked questions on the boards and used other sources to
assist me in writing this.

Also, my apologies for any grammar/spelling mistakes.  I use spellcheck
frequently but stuff always slips through the cracks.  Please let me know if
a mistake makes something difficult to understand.  As with my previous FAQ,
this guide is written solely for GameFAQs and only GameFAQs has the right to
host it.

The different sections of this guide are meant to make your navigation easier.
Section 3 is a detailed outline Road To WrestleMania (you will see SPOILERS).
Please note that Outsider Story tags are using the letter O, NOT a zero (0).
Section 4 is a list of unlockables in the same order they're listed in-game.
Section 5 will contain a FAQ with some glitches and fixes and Section 6 is for
legal stuff and contact information in case you want to help out (be sure to
include your name or GameFAQs nickname so you can be credited).

You start in control of John Cena after a real movie-like opening.  This should
be good.  There's nothing to see back here so good left and up to James.
Little segment with Big Show and Jack Swagger on your way to the ring.  John
Cena walks out for his match with Undertaker and you are now in control of
Sheamus, thus beginning the Villain Storyline.

Week 1 (RTWMV1) 
As Sheamus you are attacking John Cena, for reasons yet unknown.  There's
really no point to wrestling right now, just irish whip him up the stage and
use your finisher button when prompted for the cutscene.

  Match: Singles vs. Daniel Bryan 
This is just a regular singles match, no cutscenes or anything so just finish
off Daniel Bryan and you'll move to next week.

Week 2 (RTWMV2)
Sheamus will kick things off with a promo about wanting a title shot when he
interrupted by Bragging Rights Team Smackdown.  He'll run up the ramp and Wade
Barrett is volunteered for the brawl.  

  Match: Brawl vs. Wade Barrett
After a few hits you can use your finisher button to trigger the cutscene.

  Match: 6-Man Tag w/ William Regal & Drew McIntyre vs. The Miz, Wade Barrett &
  Jack Swagger

Objective: Weaken The Miz.  Okay, so you just need to beat on him for a while
until he's critical; around the time you hit a finisher you should be close.
He'll start reversing everything and trying to run to his corner; LET HIM.
You can't pin him anyway for storyline reasons.

Cutscene: The Miz ignores Barrett and tags Swagger.

Objective: Defeat Swagger.  Continue beating on Jack until eventually you get
another finisher button prompt.  Cutscene of Jack ignoring Barrett and tagging
Miz, prompting Barrett to knock them both out with his magical fists.  Pinfall
and win.  I can see this prompting situation is going to make for a long RTWM.

Week 3 (RTWMV3)
  Match: Singles vs. "Dashing" Cody Rhodes
This is just a regular singles match, so just finish off Cody and move on.

Week 4 (RTWMV4)
  Match: 6-Man Tag w/ William Regal & Drew McIntyre vs. Edge, Mark Henry &
  Alberto Del Rio.
This is just a regular 6-man tag.  Luckily the partners don't interfere too
much so you shouldn't have much trouble finishing this one.  After the match
you get a cutscene of Edge and Sheamus staring each other down when Triple H
interrupts and says to save it for Team SD.

Bragging Rights (RTWMVBR)
  Match: 14-Man Tag w/ Mark Henry, William Regal, Alberto Del Rio, Triple H,
  Drew McIntyre & Edge vs. Cody Rhodes, The Miz, Jack Swagger, Big Show, Randy
  Orton, Rey Mysterio & Wade Barrett.
Well, unfortunately THQ will not give us more than 6 on screen at one time so
you guessed it: cutscenes.  You can't lose, you can't get DQed and nobody will
tag out or interfere so it's only the people in the ring (unless noted).  I
just wailed on Cody Rhodes and eliminated him; he doesn't try to tag out and
nobody tries to stop the count.  Simple.

Cutscene: Big Show enters the ring (who has replaced the fallen the pinned man
in the 6-man format) and he eliminates Mark Henry and William Regal.  Alberto
Del Rio and Triple H come out to replace them (off screen). 

Objective: Finish Big Show.  Sounds simple but he's actual quite challenging
for Alberto.  It took me until my second signature to get Big Show beaten
enough for the cutscene prompt.

Cutscene:  Big Show reverses Alberto's finisher and eliminates him.

Objective: Finish Big Show.  WTF was that?  Anyway, again start beating on a
refreshed Big Show; luckily you get your prompt much quicker this time.

Cutscene:  Triple H and Drew McIntyre come in to help finish Big Show who is
defeating by, of all things, a 3-man suplex.  Not that Alberto or Sheamus did
anything more powerful than that by themselves, right?  Randy replaces 
Big Show.

Objective: Finish Randy or Miz.  Okay, so you're controlling Triple H now.
Continue beating your opponents as you have been all match (and letting the
cutscenes tell the story).  

Cutscene:  Facing Randy in the ring, he will accidently hit the ref.  Miz
throws him a chair and the ref, seeing this, DQs Randy.  Miz finishes off
Triple H, but Drew hits the SCF on Miz and now we're all tied up.  (Note: if
you get the prompt with Miz, the cutscene starts with Randy tagging Miz out and
then the original cutscene starts so it makes no difference really.)

Objective: Defeat Rey Mysterio.  You're controlling Drew McIntyre now.  Beat on
Rey until you get the prompt.

Cutscene:  Drew slaps Rey, Rey kicks him, 619, Drew is out.  You know, I don't
like beating somebody just so I can lose.  Anyway, I'm not saying another word
about this BS.  So now it's just a regular match.  Nobody will interfere, you
still can't tag out, so controlling Sheamus, just defeat Rey.  After the

Cutscene: Wade and Jack stare down Sheamus and Edge, then Wade and Sheamus turn
and beat the crap out of Jack and Edge.  Drew and Regal return and the four
leave the ring together.  I think Sheamus patting Wade on the shoulder was a
nice touch, don't you?

Week 5 (RTWMV5)
Cutscene:  Edge informs Sheamus there's another match coming up to determine
number one contenders but attacks Sheamus now.

  Match: Singles Backstage Brawl vs. Edge

Objective: Wear down Edge and finish him near the arena entrance.  You might as
well just duke it out where you stand, and once you get the prompt move down
the area that's lit pink (just south of where the bout started) and do it there
for another quick cutscene.

  Match: Handicap Backstage Brawl vs. Alberto Del Rio & Jack Swagger

Objective: Wear down Jack and Alberto and hit the prompt near the entrance on
the last man.  Pretty much, after a short beating, I hit the prompt and it
threw Alberto into the crates.  I then had to attempt a grapple in order to
perform the same boot from the end of Edge's fight (which was cutscene).
Afterwards, hit the prompt on your last foe in the designated area and cutscene

Week 6 (RTWMV6)
  Match: Singles vs. Alberto Del Rio
This is just a regular 1-on-1 match.  No prompts, nothing fancy, just beat Del
Rio and move on to next week.  Must win.

Week 7 (RTWMV7)
  Match: Tag w/ Wade Barrett vs. Big Show & Jack Swagger
You start out as Barrett and you won't be able to pin anybody or lose.
Basically you need to beat both of your opponents until you get the prompt.
When one starts reversing everything, leave him alone and he'll run to his
corner and tag his partner.  After another beating you should get the prompt
and a cutscene of Big Show making a statement.

Week 8 (RTWMV8)
So you start out in Sheamus's locker room.  Nothing to see here so leave and
Regal will tell you to come to the garage and beat up Big Show.  Turn right and
follow the corridor.

  Match: Handicap Backstage Brawl w/ Wade Barrett vs. Big Show
You'll get a prompt fairly quickly here to slam Big Show into the crates.

Cutscene: Big Show knocks out Barrett.

  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. Big Show
Punch and stuff for a little while and you'll get another prompt.

Cutscene: Sheamus slams Big Show's arm in a car door.  And that's it.  I think
I spent more time trying to get to the garage than I did in both these

Survivor Series (RTWMVSS)
  Match: 6-man Tag w/ Drew McIntyre & Wade Barrett vs. Jack Swagger, Alberto
  Del Rio & Edge

Objective: Defeat Jack and Alberto.  Regal is sitting this one out because Big
Show is injured so you'll get some funny commentary from Regal.  He also
reveals their faction is called the United Kingdom (classic).  Drew is stuck in
there by himself, you can tag out (uh oh) and Jack and Alberto will tag out
each other but never Edge (unless it screws up).  Anyway, there's nothing
really to, beat them both.

Cutscene:  Big Show enters and pins Drew.  So now it's 2-on-2.

Objective: Defeat Big Show.  Beat him until you get the prompt.

Cutscene:  Big Show throws Barrett out of the match, apparently knocking him
unconscious (?), Regal gets a chair to the head (unconscious), and Sheamus
knocks out Show with a big boot.

Objective: Finish Edge.  Now it's down to you and Edge.  He had a finisher upon
entering the ring so I was careful about my reversal but since I never stole it
I'm assuming he never tried to use it.  Anyway, building up to your finisher
should be enough to get the prompt.

Cutscene:  United Kingdom with the victory.  What is gonna happen next?

Week 9 (RTWMV9)
John Cena is talking about TLC and facing Sheamus when Sheamus runs out.  Kofi
interrupts and puts his title on the line against Sheamus.

  Match: Singles vs. Kofi Kingston (U.S. Title Match)
No objective here or anything, just beat up Kofi, pin and you are the new
champ.  You can't lose, and it might have been me but I had a fair bit of
trouble reversing Kofi's moves.  Took two finishers but I got the pinfall.
For being so reluctant, Sheamus sure is happy with that belt.

Week 10 (RTWMV10)
The United Kingdom get things started with a pretty funny segment
re-introducing the European championship.  I never understood why they got rid
of it to begin with but anyway.  Drew steps in it with Rey and he's got himself
a match at TLC, much to his distress.

  Match: Tornado Tag w/ Drew McIntyre vs. Rey Mysterio & John Cena
Beat your opponents until you get a prompt.  I focused on Rey and got my prompt
after hitting my sig.

Cutscene: Cena will hit the Attitude Adjustment but Sheamus will knock out the
ref in the process.  Barrett lays out Cena, throws Sheamus on top of him and
the ref makes the count.  Finally beating somebody up and using the prompt
actually results in a win.

Week 11 (RTWMV11)
So you start off backstage, looking for The Undertaker.  Follow Barrett and
you'll get to his lockerroom.  You'll see Ted and Cody on the way put you can't
talk to them or anything, so just follow Wade.  Cutscene, Wade is knocked out
and you are left alone with Taker.

  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. The Undertaker

Objective: Finish Undertaker near his lockerroom.  Well, you might as stay in
that corridor for this fight.  It's not difficult but I would like to mention
that Sheamus ended up going through the wall at one point.  Taker couldn't find
him but luckily I was able to move right back into the corridor and everything
resumed as normal.  Build up to your prompt.

Cutscene:  Kane runs up with a chokeslam and changes you both to a tag match.

  Match: Tag w/ Wade Barrett vs. The Undertaker & Kane
Beat up your opponent until you get the prompt; you can't pin.  You must be
getting used to that now.  Talk about repetitive.

Cutscene: Your opponent goes for chokeslam, Barrett hits him with a belt and he
and Sheamus take off. 

Week 12 (RTWMV12)
  Match: Mixed 6-Person Tag, Layla w/ William Regal & Drew McIntyre vs. 
  Natalya, Ezekiel Jackson & Christian
You should be able to finish this one with Layla if you keep on top of Natalya.
The AI is smarter than last year so the guys most likely won't get DQed and
thankfully this is a regular tag match, so go ahead, get the pinfall or
submission and enjoy this rarity.

  Match: TLC vs. John Cena (World HW Title Match)
So apparently Wade beat Undertaker for the WWE title, and Drew/Regal won the
Tag belts AND Drew won the IC belt.  Pretty impressive.  On to your match, you
must win (shock!).  There's no objective but this is a prompt match so bother
pulling on the belt, it'll do you no good (tugged on it over 20 times, no
dice).  Around my second finisher I got the prompt so you need to wear him down
a lot.  United Kingdom is now on top.

Week 13 (RTWMV13)
United Kingdom debuts their new music and talk about being the greatest faction
in history.  Honestly, a month old faction of 4 winning 5 different titles
could make such a claim, but Arn Anderson takes exception to that and he's
supporting Cena, who is cashing in his rematch clause right now.

  Match: Singles vs. John Cena (World HW Title Match)
Cena is actually fairly easier than he was in the TLC match so have at it until
you get the prompt (should be your first finisher).  

Cutscene: Sheamus gets hit with an AA but hits the ref while counting.  Drew
runs in, Arn runs in, mayhem ensues.  Cena hits the AA, 1-2-thr... Drew pulls
the ref outside.  Arn goes back at Drew but the ref is forced to DQ Sheamus.
(I can't help but think I've seen this on tv before.)

Week 14 (RTWMV14)
This week opens with a quick promo from Sheamus, and we find out Regal/McIntyre
are defending their tag titles tonight.  To make matters worse, U.K. is banned
from ringside.  Kofi throws out some witty comments at the pigmently-challenged

  Match: Tag, Drew McIntyre & William Regal vs. Kofi Kingston & Daniel Bryan
  (Unified Tag Team Title Match)

Objective: Weaken Daniel Bryan.  You can actually tag your partner here so feel
free to switch out if desired.  Right now your main goal is to beat down Daniel
Bryan until he starts reversing everything and running to his corner.  Let him
tag out.

Objective: Defeat Kofi as William Regal.  No matter who you beat him up with,
you'll only get the prompt as Regal.

Cutscene: Kofi reverses, Power of the Punch from Regal and a 3-count.  Arn runs
out to show the ref the Brass Knuckles and the ref reverses his decision but it
doesn't really matter because U.K. still has all the gold.  I have a bad
feeling about RR coming up.

Week 15 (RTWMV15)
Welcome to The Cutting Edge.  Our first guest, Mr Arn Anderson.  Our second and
third guests, Wade Barrett and Sheamus.  You can see where this is going...

  Match: In-Ring Brawl w/ Wade Barrett vs. Arn Anderson
Beat on him a bit and you'll get your prompt fairly quickly.  

Cutscene: Edge will congratulate you but you'll have no part of a non-U.K.-er.

  Match: In-Ring Brawl w/ Wade Barrett vs. Edge.
Funny but you should actually get the prompt faster than you did with Arn.
Another cutscene of U.K. making a point and that's all, folks.

Week 16 (RTWMV16)
  Match: 6-man Tag w/ Wade Barrett & Drew McIntyre vs. Arn Anderson, John Cena
  & Edge

Objective: Weaken Arn.  Best thing about this match is that you can tag but
your opponents won't (kind of). Same as usual, weaken Arn until he reverses
EVERYTHING and let him tag out.

Objective: Keep attacking Cena.  I guess they're trying to be creative with
their wording.  Anyway, attack Cena until he starts reversing everything, then
let him tag out.

Objective: Finish Edge.  I'm not sure how many times "Finish" has actually
resulted in winning the match... this time is no exception.  Destroy Edge until
you get your prompt.  It doesn't matter which superstar you're using.

Cutscene: Edge reverses into a floating DDT; unfortunately your teammates are
preoccupied outside the ring and unable to assist.  Spear and done.  After all
those beatings you still lose.

Royal Rumble (RTWMVRR)
Well, we begin the event by seeing that Triple H has won the rumble.  This
should make for an interesting WM.  Sheamus will come out to congratulate him.

  Match: In-Ring Brawl vs. Triple H
Beat him until you get the prompt and Cena will run out.

  Match: Singles vs. John Cena (World HW Title Match)

Objective: Finish Cena.  Arn is playing "Enforcer" (shameless plug) to keep
U.K. members from ringside so I don't recommend venturing outside; he'll
actually walk around on the apron as well so be careful of that.  Otherwise,
same as usual, Cena isn't very difficult here, though it seemed like it took
unusually long to build up my finisher.  When I hit the prompt the scene didn't
change right away but then a cutscene kicked in.

Cutscene: Cena reverses into an STF, Sheamus crawls to the ropes, then outside.
He grabs a chair, Arn stops him and Cena lifts up Sheamus for AA outside the
ring.  Arn hits Cena with the chair, Sheamus gets the 3-count.  I honestly did
not see that coming; considering the first 16 weeks I didn't think this RTWM
had it in it.  Pleasantly surprised.

Week 18 (RTWMV18)
As Arn and Edge alluded to, U.K. is breaking up their team for a better shot at
successfully defending their titles at Elimination Chamber.  First up:

  Match: William Regal vs. Daniel Bryan
Very straight forward match.  No tricks or anything, just beat Daniel and
celebrate with Sheamus.  Regal is actually in Barrett's match tho so let's see
what happens next week for Sheamus.

Unlockable (Attire): Sheamus With Suit

Week 19 (RTWMV19)
RAW has a surprise:  Finally The Miz... has come back... to... oh wait, wrong
THE.  Anyway, Miz wants his shot at the Elimination Chamber, so here goes.

  Match: Drew McIntyre vs. The Miz
So apparently whatever Miz says, goes because Barrett has left ringside.  Well,
there's no objective but any pinfall attempt just picks Miz off the mat so beat
him until you get a prompt.  I actually found Miz reversed a fair bit in the
match but it's nothing too troublesome.

Cutscene:  The ref gets knocked out, Barrett hits McIntyre with the big boot by
mistake and The Miz is going to Elimination Chamber.  Sorry Sheamus...

Unlockable (Attire): Wade Barrett With Suit

Week 20 (RTWMV20)
Sheamus throws Wade up against the wall but Regal is there to calm everything
down and figure out a solution.  Alberto Del Rio is outside their lockerroom so
Regal suggests they take him out which should also put McIntyre back in the

  Match: Backstage Brawl w/ Wade Barrett & William Regal vs. Alberto Del Rio
Same as usual; get Del Rio down to that area that's lit up purple and beat him
until you get the prompt.  This would be easier by yourself because you may
find Regal and Barrett just getting in the way but, you know, for the
storyline.  Ugh... just keep at it, it's not too painful.

Custcene: Uh oh, dissension.

Elimination Chamber (RTWMVEC)
Regal and Sheamus are there to congratulate Barrett on his world title
defense... or are they?  Dun-dun-duhhh... no surprise there.
  Match: Elimination Chamber vs. John Cena, The Miz, Daniel Bryan, R-Truth &
  Drew McIntyre (WWE Title)
So you start off with John Cena.  Beat him for a while and The Miz will enter.

Objective: Defeat The Miz before the next pod opens.  You shouldn't have any
problem here since Cena pretty well ignores you.  You'll get the prompt after
he's damaged enough.  Cutscene of him being eliminated and then it's you and
Cena again.  Cena is still damaged, continue his pounding until Bryan enters.

Objective: Defeat Daniel Bryan outside the ring.  Beat him until you see the
prompt, then move him outside (if you're still in the ring) and cutscene.
Continue pounding on Cena until R-Truth joins the match.

Objective: Defeat R-Truth in the Ring.  The fact that Cena is getting saved for
what I'm assuming is last makes me thinks Drew is going to cost Sheamus the
match.  Let's see.  I had a sig built up by the time R-Truth joined in, and
after hitting my sign and finisher only, I received the prompt so it's
happening pretty quickly.  Cutscene.  

Objective: Defeat John Cena before the next pods opens.  Oh well.  There goes
that theory.  Continue beating on Cena AGAIN until you get the prompt.

Cutscene:  Cena fights back and McIntyre pretends to go after Sheamus but
Future Shocks Cena instead. 1-2-3.  Barrett then comes up through the floor and
knocks out Sheamus then gives McIntyre the World title.  Well, we knew Sheamus
wouldn't be leaving with the title.  This has to be the fastest implosion ever.

Week 21 (RTWMV21)
Move Sheamus out of the lockerroom and towards Wade who's doing an interview.

  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. Wade Barrett

Objective: Defeat Wade to the right of the vending machine.  Same as the
others, just beat him enough until you see the prompt.  You should already be
to the right of the vending machine so if you stay around here you should be
okay.  Cutscene of Sheamus showing up how stupid he is.

Week 22 (RTWMV22)
If you listen to the commentary before the week starts you'll find out that
U.K. is involved in a Fatal 4-way match at WM for all the gold.  Meaning
whoever wins gets all the belts.  Which is crazy.  Sucks for Drew since he has
three of them himself.  And how does one person holds the tag titles?  With
some degree of difficulty I would wager.  And what about Triple H's title shot?
Anyway, Sheamus needs to go track down Regal. Move out of the lockerroom, and
towards that hallway with all the doors (right, then right).  You can't talk or
interact with anybody so just move along.  It's the door on the right.

Cutscene: Sheamus and Regal come to an understanding, then Drew and Barrett
show up.

  Match:  Backstage Brawl w/ William Regal vs. Wade Barrett & Drew McIntyre
Same as always.  Get one of them to the right of the vending machine and hit
the prompt.  You know, I think I would rather have all that pointless backstage
exploration back (from 2011) then have to do these for the next 48 weeks.
Anyway, you can slam one of their heads in the door on the left of the vending
machine to knock him out, then get the remaining man near the purple area.  One
thing I should point out, the prompt pretty much just throws him against the
crates and you need to grapple or attack him to get the ending cutscene, so you
can end this without using the prompt.  I'm sure you figured this out by now,
just thought I'd mention it.

Week 23 (RTWMV23)
  Match: Tag w/ William Regal vs. Wade Barrett & Drew McIntyre
You should be able to end this one with Barrett still in there.  The other man
doesn't break up pins so just beat him until you get the victory.

WrestleMania (RTWMVWM)
  Match: Fatal 4-Way vs. William Regal, Wade Barrett & Drew McIntyre
This match is an elimination, falls count anywhere match as well, so it's
divided up.  

Objective: Defeat William Regal in the ring.  Focus your attention on Regal and
you should get a prompt around the time you get a sig or finisher.  Cutscene of
betraying Regal and the others are running away.  Chase McIntyre to the garage
(which is down past Big Show).

Objective: Defeat Drew McIntyre in the garage.  Again, you don't need to
actually use the prompt button, you just need it to be there.  Anyway, cutscene
and now we're chasing Barrett.  Just go back towards the entrance and you'll
get a cutscene of Barrett jumping you from inside the ambulance.

Objective:  Defeat Wade Barrett near the entrance.  Here, I got the prompt
which slammed Barrett's head into the crates but it didn't end it.  I had to
hit prompt again which triggered the cutscene.

Cutscene:  Barrett goes for wasteland into a light, but Sheamus reverses and
Barrett ends up in the spot light.  As the ref is putting all the belts on
Sheamus the announcer calls the next match... for the WWE Championship!
Triple H attacks Sheamus and brings him to the ring.

Unlockable (Extra):  Outsider Story.

*This FAQ was written as I was going through RTWM for the first time. This
comment was added after completion because I thought it was necessary to
prepare you.  Triple H's RTWM is very tedious and annoying.  You will be doing
the same thing many times and have many pointless matches/brawls, but stick
with it and the Hero Story (as well as unlockables) will make up for it.

You are now controlling Triple H who has his sights set on Sheamus's WWE title.

  Match: Singles vs. Sheamus (WWE title)

This should be quick; after a few punches I hit Sheamus with the WWE title and
received the prompt.

Week 1 (RTWMO1)
Triple H starts out with a promo that Miz interrupts.  Tonight begins the KotR
tournament that he plans on winning at Extreme Rules.  Triple H is also
included with his qualifier right now.
  Match: Singles vs. Zack Ryder
Standard match.  No prompt or anything, just beat Zack as usual.  I found Ryder
actually reversed a fair bit here but nothing difficult.

Week 2 (RTWMO2)

  Match: Singles No DQ vs. Dolph Ziggler
Standard match.  No prompt or anything and actually easier than Ryder.

Week 3 (RTWMO3)
  Match: Singles Table vs. Jack Swagger
Nothing fancy, again no prompt.  I find Tables matches are easiest by leaning
against the ropes and throwing your opponent into them rather than having to
drag them to a table that's setup.  Build up to you sig, finish him, cutscene.

Week 4 (RTWMO4)
RAW Finals. 

  Match: Steel Cage vs. The Miz

Objective: Weaken The Miz.  You know what this means: prompt.  This match
should be your easiest so far; you should get your prompt by the time you have
a finisher.

Cutscene:  Miz, Swagger and Ziggler handcuff Triple H to the cage and beat on
his knee with a steel chair.

Week 53/WrestleMania (RTWMOWM)
Really!  Enjoy the cutscene.

Week 5 (RTWMO5)
Well, let's just keep this by the game's count.  Triple H is back after almost
a year off, and he's feeling a little off his game.  While looking for his
lockerroom (which is North of the arena entrance) he'll have a little
confrontation with the NEW King of Kings.  He'll call an old friend for a
little pep talk and that's where we have a stupidity.  Apparently he doesn't
really the person he's talking to is standing next to him, then BOOM, Jackknife
in the lockerroom and Kevin Nash seemingly disappears.  Maybe this was meant to
be in his head or something but either way they failed miserably.  Triple H
heads out of his lockerroom to see that Ziggler has spray painted SUX under
Triple H's name plate (the one that wasn't there while we looked for the

  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. Dolph Ziggler
Did this match a few times and Ziggler reversed like crazy out of the gate but
once I got some offense going he quickly went down.  Once the prompt is there,
get him thrown into the environment and grapple to finish him off.

  Match: Brawl vs. Chavo Guerrero & Ezekiel Jackson
Objective: Defeat Chavo and Zeke, beat the last man in the ring.  A couple
grapple moves will usually keep one man down long enough to punish the other.
This is pretty easy and you'll get a prompt quickly.  After the first man is
down, get in the ring and beat the other until you get the prompt.  Cutscene.

Week 6 (RTWMO6)
Leave your lockerroom and you'll get a cutscene with Orton and Henry.  Orton
tells Triple H that Miz and his "cronies" are making life hell on SD so he
wants them to work together until that situation is resolved.  Triple H blows
him off (no surprise).

  Match: Singles vs. John Morrison
Standard match, no prompt.

Week 7 (RTWMO7)
  Match:  Singles vs. Dolph Ziggler
Standard match, no prompt.  Ziggler actually poses a challenge this match
because he reversed me like crazy.  If he didn't have his sig built up by the
time I hit mine I'd say he was close.  If I retried it might be different
though so you may have an easier time.'

Week 8 (RTWMO8)
Cutscene: Miz and Randy Orton signing the contract for the WWE title match at
Extreme Rules when Triple H's music hits.

  Match: Brawl vs. Cody Rhodes, Dolph Ziggler & Zack Ryder

Objective: Knock out Rhodes, Ziggler and Ryder and finish the last man on the
side of the ring with the ramp.  This is much easier than it first appears.  A
couple of grapples and each man will stay on the mat for longer than typical.
Also, it doesn't take much damage to get the prompt so hit each one as you can.
Remember you must finish the last one on the side of the ring with the ramp
(left side).

Cutscene: Triple H wants in on the title match, The Miz is more than happy to
oblige (something's up) so Randy agrees.  Ziggler puts himself through a table
in a bad attempt at humour.

Extreme Rules (RTWMOER)
  Match: Triple Threat vs. The Miz & Randy Orton (WWE Title)

Objective:  Defeat Randy Orton.  Okay, so you know that means prompt.  Now,
this is actually a very quick match.  I used several taunts to get my sig
quickly and hit both on Orton and the prompt was up.

Cutscene:  Ziggler and Swagger attack Triple H while Orton pins The Miz.  They
handcuff him and attack Orton while Miz recovers.  Miz orders them to get the
steel steps but while he's carrying them towards Triple H, Orton dives at him,
taking out his leg resulting in the steps falling on The Miz.

Week 9 (RTWMO9)
Cutscene: Triple H complains about Randy when Miz shows up in a wheelchair with
some interesting news.

Week 10 (RTWMO10)
Cutscene:  Miz wants to give Triple H his title shot at Orton when Edge
complains about Triple H getting so many opportunities.  The Miz makes a #1
Contender's match instead.

  Match: Singles vs. Edge
No objective here but you will have to wait for the prompt.  Edge isn't
difficult but I had to wait until after a few grapples after I hit my finisher
to get the prompt.

Cutscene: Edge reverses the Pedigree into a Small Package but Ziggler runs out
and rolls them over so Triple H has Edge pinned. 1-2-3, nobody knows what
happened but Triple H is the #1 Contender.

Week 11 (RTWMO11)
Cutscene: Edge is doing a promo, accusing Triple H of being in cahoots with The
Miz.  He calls out Triple H but gets attacked by the "mizfits".

  Match: Brawl vs. Cody Rhodes, Dolph Ziggler, Zack Ryder & Jack Swagger
Objective: Hit all opponents with a finisher.  This is pretty easy because even
though there's an extra guy this time, Edge is there to help occupy them.  Edge
will even (sometimes) hit a finisher if a guy has a prompt icon over his head.
Worse thing about Edge though is he might get in the way when you're down to
one.  Oh well.  Took me about an extra minute to end it thanks to his "help".

Cutscene: Orton hits Triple H with an RKO.

Week 12 (RTWMO12)
  Match: Tag w/ Edge vs. R-Truth & Randy Orton
Objective: Defeat Randy Orton in the ring.  Beat up R-Truth until he tags in
Orton, let him because you can't pin R-Truth anyway.   Continue beating Orton
until you get the prompt, doesn't matter if you're Edge or Triple H.

Cutscene:  The mizfits attack and Triple H follows Cody Rhodes backstage.

  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. Cody Rhodes
Okay, so you should have these down pat by now so I'm not going to describe
them in any great detail unless there's something different about it.  Anyway,
finish Cody, doesn't matter where this time.

Over The Limit (RTWMOOT)
  Match: Singles vs. Randy Orton  (WWE Title)
Beat Randy until part of him is red to get the prompt.  This might take until
you get your second sig, maybe sooner.

Cutscene:  Ziggler goes after Triple H with the handcuffs but Triple H catches
him and uses it to strangle him.  Kane comes in with a chair but Edge spears
him to save Triple H.  Match ends in a draw.

Week 13 (RTWMO13)
The Miz gets to choose one of Randy's opponent at Fatal 4-Way and the other two
will be decided in qualifier matches.  Also, his contract will be terminated if
he interferes in any more PPV matches.  Sweet.

  Match: Triple Threat vs. R-Truth & Cody Rhodes
Triple Threat and Four-Way matches tend to take a while longer than typical.
This one is no exception, you'll need to wear both opponent down until you can
get the pinfall.  To avoid having the pinfall broken up, knock one opponent
down, throw the other from the ring, then go for the pin on the other man.
Simple but you can't do it early.

Week 14 (RTWMO14)
  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. Kane

Objective: Finish off Kane near the arena entrance.  You know, that purple/pink
lit area.  Kane reversed like crazy with me and had me beaten to the point of
being able to end the match before I had him to that point so this one may be
difficult unless you keep at him.

Cutscene: Kane chokeslams you onto the concrete floor and tells that he's Miz's
hand picked man for the WWE Championship match.  So that whole thing was

Week 15 (RTWMO15)
Edge will call Triple H and ask him to keep the mizfits from interfering in his
match.  Triple H agrees and walks out of his dressing room to issue the
challenge to his awaiting audience.

  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. Dolph Ziggler, Jack Swagger & Cody Rhodes
No trouble since the prompts come quickly and the guys stay down longer, as is
custom.  Once the match is over Triple H will ever Cole/Lawler saying Edge has
won his spot in the match.

Week 16 (RTWMO16)
  Match: Triple Threat vs. Edge & Randy Orton
No objective here but you can't pin, you just need to beat them until you get
the prompt.  Ziggler and Rhodes run down to attack Orton and Triple H chases
Ziggler to the back.

  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. Dolph Ziggler
Objective: Defeat Ziggler to the right of the vending machine.  As usual.  THQ
didn't really think this through before they did it.  Anyway, no surprises here
Afterwards, R-Truth will run up and say they were attacked by the mizfits.
Once he approaches the lockerroom, Kane busts the door open, knocking out

  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. Kane & Jack Swagger
They stay down longer than usual once they start getting some damage so keep at
them and you can finish them off anywhere, doesn't need to be the entrance

Fatal 4-Way (RTWMOF4)
  Match: Fatal 4-Way vs. Randy Orton, Kane & Edge (WWE Title)

Objective: Weaken all opponents.  You need to get all of them in the red, so
try to focus on one area of one opponent, then move to the next.  Once they
start staying down for extended periods you should be clear to move on.  They
will try to escape during the match so you'll need to keep an eye on that as
well.  Once all three have beaten enough you'll get the prompt.

Cutscene: R-Truth climbs the outside of the cage to assist Orton but instead
slams his head into the cage.  Edge spears Triple H and gets the 3-count while
Kane watches, the two hoist Orton and HHH on their shoulders and R-Truth hits a
double Doomsday Device from the top of the cage.  Epic.

Week 17 (RTWMO17)
  Match: Handicap vs. Kane & R-Truth
Actually easy considering because the other man won't interrupt pinfalls.  Try
to keep R-Truth in the ring and wear him down, as usual if your pinfalls are
being broken up, hit your finisher, knock the illegal man off the apron and
quickly go for the cover.

Week 18 (RTWMO18)
Triple H starts with a promo telling Edge he's getting a rematch at Money 
The Bank.  Miz comes out explains Edge was smart for teaming with him and
received the title as a result.  Edge comes out in a wheelchair and says he'd
give HHH that title shot IF he didn't sprain his ankle.  Triple H runs up the
ramp after them but the mizfits intercede.

  Match: Brawl vs. Dolph Ziggler, Cody Rhodes & Zack Ryder
This is as easy as the previous ones.  Just beat them until you get the prompts
and finish it.  Simple.

Week 20 (RTWMO20)
Triple H is doing another promo when Miz interrupts and gives him an
opportunity at MitB IF he can defeat Randy Orton.

  Match: Singles vs. Randy Orton
This was easy until I hit my finisher.  Orton kicked out at 2 and then started
reversing me like crazy and my reversals were suddenly harder to time.  Anyway,
another Pedigree got the 3-count.

Money In The Bank (RTWMOMI)
  Match: Money In The Bank vs. Dolph Ziggler, Kane, Cody Rhodes, Jack Swagger &
Guess you saw this coming as well.  Anyway, you'll have automatic sig/finisher
the whole time but what you need to do is get up that ladder and grab the title
to initiate a cutscene.

Cutscene: Paramedics will take Ziggler away but Swagger will knock you off the

Objective: Hit everybody with a finisher.  Make sure nobody gets at the
briefcase too long, you can even knock over the ladder and bring it outside if
you want.  It's not difficult to hit your finisher and it'll keep them down so
it gets easier everytime.

Cutscene: Triple H is climbing the ladder and Miz is ringside watching.  He
panics and jumps out of his wheelchair, knocks HHH to the outside, then carries
R-Truth up the ladder for the win.  Wonder if he'll be fired?

Week 21 (RTWMO21)
The Miz, Edge and R-Truth are having fun in the ring when Triple H comes out
with his sledgehammer.

  Match: Brawl vs. Kane, Dolph Ziggler, Cody Rhodes & Jack Swagger

Objective: Hit you opponents with the sledgehammer near the ramp.  Really,
that's all you have to do: one sledgehammer shot and he's down (times 4).
Simpler than simple.

Cutscene: Triple H hits Edge and R-Truth with the sledgehammer, then tells Miz
that since he lost his GM job, Triple H got him his old job back, as well as
getting him in the WWE title match at SummerSlam.  Then some Sledgehammer in
the face.  Awesome!

Week 22 (RTWMO22)
  Match: Tag w/ Randy Orton vs. Edge & The Miz

Objective: Defeat your opponents as Triple H.  If you want, try to tag Randy
before the prompt a little cutscene, but you're doing this alone.  You can't
pin Edge so, as we've done before, weaken him until he starts reversing
everything, then let him tag out.  Beat Miz until you get a prompt.

Cutscene: Randy begs for a tag and Triple H gives in, only to be RKOed.  Randy
leaves resulting in a loss by countout.

Week 23 (RTWMO23)
  Match: Singles vs. Randy Orton
Beat Randy until you get a prompt.  The ring will be surrounded by mizfits and
you'll need to clear them out together.

  Match: Brawl w/ Randy Orton vs. Jack Swagger, Dolph Ziggler, R-Truth & Kane

Objective: Defeat all opponents with a finisher, finishing the last man near
the ramp.  You may recall you did this with Edge a while back.  Same thing here
beat them until you get a prompt, hit the finisher, move on.  Last one needs to
be outside the ring on the ramp side.

Cutscene: Orton offers Triple H his hand which HHH accepts but then pedigrees
Orton.  You knew that was going to happen.

Week 24 (RTWMO24)
The WWE title match is a Fatal 4-Way Elimination Last Man Standing Match.
Triple H and Miz do a promo, then HHH follows Miz backstage.  Run to the garage
where Miz will jump you; the garage is down past Zeke if you forgotten.

  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. The Miz
Beat Miz until you get the prompt.  He'll jump in his car and drive off.

SummerSlam (RTWMOSS)
The Miz enters with Triple H's throne and his King of Kings theme.  Guess
that's unlocked now.

  Match: Fatal 4-Way Elimination Last Man Standing vs. Edge, The Miz, Randy

Objective:  Finish off Randy Orton in the ring.  Okay, so this will apparently
be very similar to the Villain RTWM.  Anyway, focus your attention on Randy.
You should get the prompt around the time you receive a second sig/finisher.
Cutscene of DDTing Randy outside, and he's out.

Objective: Perform a finisher on Edge on the stage.  You start outside the ring
so either throw Edge up the ramp or run up there yourself and beat Edge until
you get the prompt.

Once you beat The Miz until he's in the red, hit the prompt to end it all! Or
not.  Triple H will put The Miz in a figure four and keep it on him even after
Miz taps out... in... this... Last Man Standing match...?  Miz will call out to
his mizfits and you'll have another section of your match.

  Match: Brawl vs. Dolph Ziggler, Kane, Jack Swagger & R-Truth

Objective: Weaken your opponents and hit them with your finisher, finish the
last man on the stage.  Well, they'll break up your finisher attempts so this
can be a little difficult, especially since those shots will take their toll.
Keep plugging away and make sure you finish the last man on the stage.

Cutscene.  Well, I really don't want to spoil it... so I won't since there's no
reason to.

Unlockable (Extra):  Hero Story.

This one begins with Cole and Lawler discussing the NXT participant Jacob Cass.
It will lead into a character creation screen where you will create him.  I
don't recommend spending too much time on him since his moveset and everything
will be automatically created for you.  Unless you plan to take JC into
Universe mode or something, don't bother putting too much time and effort into
it.  Personal opinion.

Week 1 (RTWMH1)
Cole and Lawler announce JC won NXT and will be in his first match tonight.
You'll start in the lockerroom and when you try to exit Husky Harris will jump

  Match: Brawl vs. Husky Harris
Same as always, finish him near the purple-lit area.  Rey will jump in for the

Week 2 (RTWMH2)
  Match: Singles vs. Daniel Bryan
Well, your moveset isn't too bad.  Your music sucks though.  This matchup isn't
hard, your sig and finisher are both vertical so that's good.  You also find
out Rey was JC's mentor on NXT so that explains the save last week.  Also,
forgot to mention Jacob is now added to Universe mode.

Week 3 (RTWMH3)
  Match: Tag w/ Daniel Bryan vs. Husky Harris & Justin Gabriel
This match is easy since partners don't interfere, however, I don't know if
JC's attributes suck but Husky kicked out of my sig and finisher.  Anyway, got
the 3-count shortly after.

Cutscene: Wade Barrett attacks JC and big boots Mysterio who came out for the

Week 4 (RTWMH4)
  Match: Singles vs. Justin Gabriel
No objective but you need to beat Gabriel until you get the prompt, should have
it after you finisher.

Cutscene: JC messes up a move and Gabriel (apparently) goes crazy.  Cole
receives an email saying there will be a new GM for both RAW and SD and he'll
be introduced at Survivor Series.  No finish to the match so I don't know if JC
is still undefeated (not that it matters).

Survivor Series (RTWMHSS)
  Match: 6-Man Tag w/ Rey Mysterio & Daniel Bryan vs. Wade Barrett, Husky
  Harris & Justin Gabriel
You start as Daniel Bryan vs. Husky Harris and you can't tag out.  There's n
objective here but you need to wait for a prompt so just concentrate on one

Cutscene: Barrett saves Harris from elimination, Harris is then able to beat

Down to 2, Gabriel steps in against Mysterio.  Same as before, go until you get
the prompt, shouldn't take as long since Rey has better stats.

Cutscene: Barrett saves Gabriel from elimination, pulling Mysterio outside and
hitting Wasteland.  He throws Rey back in and Gabriel gets a 3-count.  JC
hurries in and rolls up Gabriel for a 3-count.  In comes Barrett.

No interference from the partner here and no prompts so take out Barrett and
Harris as usual for the win.

Cutscene: Barrett will take exception to the loss and attack JC.  Cole will
announce the new GM is going to reveal himself and Kevin Nash comes out and
jackknifes Barrett.

Week 5 (RTWMH5)
Nash does a promo saying their doing a Clash of Champions tribute show at the
end of the month and he's going to be bringing back some old time WCWers as
guest hosts.  He introduces Arn Anderson who announces the CoC title match will
be John Cena vs. Rey Mysterio for WHC.  Alberto Del Rio comes out and says he
deserves to be part of the title match so Arn says if he can get past JC
tonight, he'll get his title match.

  Match: Singles vs. Alberto Del Rio
Del Rio is tough but not difficult so if you it might take more than your
sig/finisher to get this one done.  Thankfully, no prompts so just win the
match as usual.

Week 6 (RTWMH6)
  Match: Tag w/ Husky Harris vs. Tyson Kidd & Ted DiBiase
Nash booked this to see if you could work together; the winner also gets to
compete against RW Animal and a mystery partner at CoC.  You'll notice Harris
isn't on the apron so you won't be tagging out here.  Beat Kidd until he tags
out and then beat DiBiase until you get the prompt.

Custcene: Harris sabotages you and DiBiase wins with a small package.  LoD
music hits and Animal comes out then Vader appears beside him and they walk
down towards the ring.

  Match: Brawl vs. Vader & Animal

Objective: Defeat Vader in the ring.  Same as every other time, try to focus on
Vader eventually you'll get the prompt.

Cutscene: Vadersault and JC is done.

Week 7 (RTWMH7)
Rey Mysterio does a promo about WCW memories which prompts this flashback

  Match:  Singles, Eddie Guerrero vs. Rey Mysterio
You control Eddie and you're in the Nitro arena.  Pretty spiffy.  Seeing Eddie
in the ring really brings back some memories.  Anyway, you can lose this match,
it doesn't matter.

Week 8 (RTWMH8)
Booker T is this week's guest host and he's arranged for a Loser Leaves RAW
match between JC and Husky Harris.  Also, the winner gets a match against him
at CoC.  Very well.

  Match: Singles vs. Husky Harris
Standard match, no prompt or anything.  Harris goes to attack JC after but JC
gets saved by Booker.  JC then bows to Booker and gets a scissors kick for the

Clash Of The Champions (RTWMHCC)
  Match: Singles vs. Booker T
Regular match, no prompt or anything so just beat Booker T as usual.  He's not
difficult.  After your win, Rey Mysterio will come out and ask for you to watch
his back against Cena.

Cutscene:  Mysterio and Cena are in the middle of their match when Arn
Anderson. Vader, Booker T and Animal come out, take out Mysterio and attack
John Cena. 

  Match: Brawl w/ John Cena vs. WCW
Your objective is just to keep fighting, so after a while, I guess when one of
your opponent's goes red, another cutscene will play.

Cutscene:  JC gets knocked out with a superkick and they continue to beat on
Cena who starts a comeback.  Nash comes out to help Cena but instead gives him
a jackknife and sets up him for a vadersault.  Nash, Vader and Booker than
spell out WCW.

Week 9 (RTWMH9)
Randy Orton calls out Kevin Nash regarding Mysterio's and Cena's injuries,
Kevin Nash says whoever wins the Royal Rumble will be WHC.  Orton then runs
after Nash but is blocked by Animal and Vader.  Cut to backstage where JC
leaves his lockerroom in time to see John Morrison get chokeslammed by Vader.

  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. Vader
Wow, I don't know what's up with this, but I lost this one three times.  I
don't know if it's JC's attributes or my timing suddenly sucks but my reversal
rate dropped to about 25%. Anyway, nothing I can really say except stay on him
and try to move the fight down the entrance area because he can finish you
anywhere but you can only finish him down there.  After the win, JC walks away
pretty cocky hearing Taker, Orton and Big Show have cleared out the ringside
area of WCW.

Week 10 (RTWMH10)
  Match: Singles vs. Kofi Kingston
Standard match, no prompt.  Gotta say I'm loving these "real" matches, none of
this prompt stuff.  Anyway, Kofi poses no real challenge and I guess JC's stats
are increasing because I can now get a 3-count after my finisher (could on
Booker T as well).  

Cutscene: While celebrating the victory, Animal and Arn Anderson attack JC.
They go for the Doomsday Device when Big Show hits knocks Arn off the
turnbuckle and Randy RKOs Animal.  Randy sets up the punt kick but Arn pulls
Animal to safety.

Unlockable:  Road Warriors- Animal & Hawk.
Unlockable:  WWE Tag Team Titles.

Week 11 (RTWMH11)
You start in your lockerroom, so just leave to find your brawl.

  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. Vader & Booker T

Surprisingly easier than last week's (I don't know, maybe my timing is better).
You can sort of focus on one man, and when he starts staying down for extended
periods, punish the other man.  Finish the last man near the arena entrance

Cutscene:  After the win, Kevin Nash beats on you with a crowbar.

Week 12 (RTWMH12)
  Match: Singles vs. Animal
You'll begin in a weakened state and Animal will be going for the pin early so
be careful. I needed two finishers to put Animal away, luckily no prompts
required.  Good match.

Royal Rumble (RTWMHRR)
  Match: Royal Rumble, #36 (World Heavyweight Title)

Objective: Eliminate Kane, Dolph Ziggler, Randy Orton, John Morrison, Rey
Mysterio & Ricky Steamboat.  Cody Rhodes & Big Show will also be here but can't
be eliminated, so either you're supposed to lose or there's a cutscene.  Or
both.  It doesn't matter who eliminates who as long as the objective is

Cutscene: Kevin Nash shows up and Big Show & Rhodes hold you back and hit you.
Rhodes attempts a CrossRhodes but JC reverses it into an elimination.  Big Show
comes up from behind with a huge fist and JC is eliminated.  Nash presents Show
with the WHC and he spray paints WCW on it.  (Guess what you just unlocked.)

Week 13 (RTWMH13)
No JC this week.  Big Show and Cody Rhodes are in the ring explaining why they
turned their backs on WWE.  Taker's music hits but he comes out with Vader and
Arn Anderson pummelling him.  Orton's music hits...
  Match: Brawl, Randy Orton vs. Arn Anderson, Big Show & Vader

Objective: Hit your finisher on all three men, finish the last one near the
announce table.  Rhodes ran off so you only have to face three.  As if you
haven't done this countless times already.  This isn't too bad because they
don't interfere too much so you should be able to focus on one long enough to
get your prompt.  Once two are down, make your way towards the announce table
and finish the third.

Cutscene: Orton punts Anderson, then Show charges through the steel steps.

Week 14 (RTWMH14)
  Match: Tag w/ Rey Mysterio vs. Big Show & Cody Rhodes
Standard tag match.  You should be able to finish this one yourself but tags
are working.

Cutscene: After the win, Kevin Nash comes out and tells Rey he has to decide.
Mysterio shakes his hand and Show hoists him up the air.  Cole says JC returns
backstage but Mysterio starts punching Show in the head.  JC is nowhere in
sight and Show throws Mysterio from the ring and thru the announce table.

Week 15 (RTWMH15)
JC starts with a promo about WCW eliminating some top names and puts Big Show
on his hit list.  Show comes out and says he can't compete at Elimination
Chamber, but since Taker can't defend his title, the winner will be crowned the
new WWE champion.  Got a feeling we won't be winning this one but anyway.
Lawler and Cole mentioned the qualifiers will be held tonight in steel cage

  Match: Steel Cage vs. Vader
I don't know what's up but Vader is ridiculously hard for me to reverse.  I got
this first time but he had me beat pretty badly.  After I hit my finisher I was
straight up the cage and barely managed to escape in time.  If he catches you
going up then I'd suggest throwing him into the lower left turnbuckle and
superplexing him from there to open the door and go out that way.

Week 16 (RTWMH16)
Lawler and Cole reveal your EC opponents are: Vader, Cody Rhodes, Booker T,
Animal & Kevin Nash.  And tonight, 1-on-3 Handicap match for you.

  Match: Handicap vs. Vader, Cody Rhodes & Booker T
Well, you'll notice you can't go for a pin but there's no objective either so
beat on Vader until he reverses everything, he'll over and tag in Rhodes.
This took me until I got my sig.  I immediately hit Rhodes with my sig and
finisher, then after a few more grapples he tagged in Book.  Get The Book in
the red and you'll finally get your prompt.

Cutscene: Nash comes out and jackknifes JC.  Book will go for a scissors kick
but Triple H's music will hit.  He comes out and pretends to pedigree JC but
instead clotheslines Nash outside the ring and pedigrees The Book.  He then
tells Nash that WWE means more to him than the Kliq and he's the new GM of SD
and RAW, BUT... BUT Nash is still in the EC match.

Elimination Chamber (RTWMHEC)
Man, I love the EC music.  Made it my CAW's theme (in Universe) actually.
Anyway, JC walks into his first EC match.

  Match: Elimination Chamber vs. Booker T, Sheamus, Edge, Kevin Nash & Mystery

Objective: Defeat Booker T before Kevin Nash enters.  So you'll notice the
participants are different AND one pod is empty; that would be the mystery
opponent.  Anyway, you'll have plenty of alone time here so really go all out
of Book, once he's in the red (usually after a finisher), Sheamus will come out
and you should soon get a prompt.

Cutscene: Sheamus double-axe handles JC by mistake and Booker T delivers a Book
End for the 3-count.  JC gets up and super kicks Book's head off for a 3-count.
Then Nash appears.

Objective: Defeat Kevin Nash before the mystery opponent arrives.  As before,
you should get the prompt around the time Edge's cage opens.

Cutscene: Big Show slips Nash a crowbar.  Nash hits JC and avoids a spear, then
hitting Edge with the crowbar and getting the 3-count.  The lights flash and
Mysterio appears in the empty cage.  Nash points to Cass who is laying on the
middle rope, Mysterio hits the 619 and Nash pins JC.  Finger Poke of Doom later
and Mysterio is the new WWE champion.  A little spray paint later...

Week 17 (RTWMH17)
Mysterio and Nash have a funny promo when JC comes out and asks Mysterio what
happened.  Mysterio says he couldn't refuse their offer and then offers JC a
place in the group.  JC refuses and Big Show appears behind him.

  Match: Brawl vs. Big Show

Objective: Defeat Big Show on the ramp.  Another prompt match; Big Show is very
easy (for me) compared to Vader.  No idea what the difference is, but anyway.
Beat him until you get the prompt.

Cutscene: Once again you beat somebody up enough for a cutscene to show you
getting owned.  Well, almost.  Thanks to Triple H for the save.  HHH asks Nash
what all this is about and Nash says he wants to go back 10 years when WCW and
himself ruled the wrestling world; he wants to destroy RAW and bring back
NITRO.  Triple H wants the titles back so Nash makes him a once-time offer:
WrestleMania Tag match.  Jacob Cass & Triple H vs. Kevin Nash & Rey Mysterio.
HHH accepts.

Week 18 (RTWMH18)
  Match: Tag w/ Triple H vs. Cody Rhodes & Animal
Standard tag match, no prompt.  They're pretty easy so you should be able to
finish them yourself but you can use HHH if need be.

Week 19 (RTWMH19)
  Match: Singles vs. Big Show
Non-title, prompt match.  This is for WM practice as well but it might not end
so well.  Big Show can take a lot of damage meaning if Show starts mounting
offense he might be able to pin you before you get the prompt.  As usual the
prompt relies on getting him in the red so try to focus on a specific body
part.  He should be red by your second finisher, keep in mind you can make some
changes to JC's moveset to focus more on specific body parts if you're having

Week 20 (RTWMH20)
Open your lockerroom door to see Vader pounding somebody (off screen).  You'll
yell at him to knock it off and Vader and Animal will start walking towards

  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. Vader & Animal
I was really hoping these were done with, or at least the Vader ones who seems
to have my #, but oh well.  But after doing the match I may have spoken out of
turn since they're pretty easy.  As usual they'll stay down longer than normal
allowing you to focus on one so you'd best use that to your advantage.  Running
grapples are usually successful as well (always a good tactic for large
groups).  Finish the first man wherever but the second near the purple area.

Cutscene: JC walks towards Mysterio and says the time for words is over.  Nash
proceeds to lay him out with the crowbar.  Mysterio seems remorseful.

WrestleMania (RTWMHWM)
JC is admiring the audience, feeling doubtful but after a Triple H pep talk,
it's time.

  Match: Elimination Tag w/ Triple H vs. Kevin Nash & Rey Mysterio

Objective: Tag in your partner.  For real; that's all you have to do.  Don't
bother wasting your time with Nash because the cutscene splits the match in

Cutscene:  Triple gets tagged in, Nash slaps him, Triple H knees him in the
gut, Pedigree, 3-count.  Mysterio hits him from behind, 619, 3-count.  Just
like that it's down to 2.  Now we put Mysterio in the red to get a prompt.

Cutscene: JC hits his finisher but the ref is knocked out.  Mysterio starts
getting up so he runs to the ropes and Nash hits him with the crowbar AGAIN.
1-2-3 and WCW is back.  Nash spray paints the ring NITRO.

Week 21 (RTWMH21)
Everything is Nitro in WWE now and Nash is soaking it up when Triple H
interrupts his promo.  Triple says this is WWE and although he's got the
banners and the ring he doesn't have legitimacy; WCW is still dead.  HHH offers
a 12-man HiaC for total control of RAW, no one-year stuff.  Nash accepts but
the match will take place at StarrCade.

Week 22 (RTWMH22)
Edge and Miz blame JC for losing RAW so he challenges to a match, which they

  Match: Handicap vs. The Miz & Edge
This is a prompt match but you won't want to throw the controller afterwards so
don't worry.  As usual, beat Miz until he starts reversing everything and runs
for the tag.  Believe it or not he started reversing everything right when I
went for my finisher so guess what he stole?  Edge then took it into the match
but he didn't use it oddly enough.  Anyway, once Edge is in the orange you'll
get the prompt.

Cutscene:  JC is handling Edge when Miz attacks him from behind.  JC is resting
against the bottom turnbuckle when Miz hits a bronco buster!! No, I'm just
kidding.  Vader and Booker T come out and attack Miz and Edge, JC gets to make
the save.  Edge offers a handshake then prods Miz into one.

Week 24 (RTWMH24)
I don't know where week 23 went but anyway. Open JC's lockerroom door and get
attacked by Vader and Animal. (sigh)

  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. Vader & Animal
This one is even easier than the last one.  Finish the last man near the purple
area.  Then Cody will call out to JC and you'll chase him to the garage.

  Match: Backstage Brawl vs. Cody Rhodes & Booker T
These guys can take a lot of damage before you get the prompt so make sure they
don't damage you took much or you'd better be excellent at reversals.  Just
finish them in the garage, there's no reason to leave the area anyway.

Cutscene: Triple and Sheamus show up, HHH gets an idea and JC & Sheamus throw
Cody Rhodes into the trunk of a car and HHH drives off.

StarrCade (RTWMHSC)
Triple H interrupts Nash's promo to introduce the rest of team WWE: John Cena,
The Undertaker and... Mr. McMahon.

  Match:  12-Man Elimination Hell In A Cell w/ John Cena, Sheamus, Triple H,
Mr. McMahon & vs. Vader, Booker T, Big Show, Animal, Rey Mysterio & Kevin Nash
So JC starts the match with Vader.  Cole/Lawler kindly explain the rules: 2 men
start the match, then every minute another man enters, alternating from each
team and the team that eliminates all their opponents wins.  Not sure if that's
a whole minute (didn't feel like it) and Booker T comes into the match.  I
concentrated on Vader and by the time Cena came in, I had him in the red.
Cutscene of Vader stopping JC at a 2-count to go for a vadersault, JC moves
and rolls Vader up for the 3-count.  (I never received the prompt to break out
of the cell either so I don't think that's an option in this match.)

The match then continues wherever it left off so I still have The Book and Cena
in here. Big Show is next in but I'm concentrating on Book since he's yellow.
Sheamus made his entrance to trigger a cutscene of him getting owned by Show
and we're all even. Few more grapples and Book is red so another cutscene.  JC
throws Book out of the ring and Book tries for a Book End onto the steel steps
but JC reverses into a "MASSIVE" brainbuster, then throws him into the ring for
a 3-count.

Start on Big Show and Cena kind of just stands there and watches (mostly).
Animal is next in and triggers a cutscene of Cena getting speared by Show and
defeated.  This can be tough because unlock all those backstage brawls, these
two are constantly trying to hit you.  Shortly after Triple H will enter and
he'll be followed by Rey Mysterio, followed by Mr. McMahon.  Big Show and
Animal really put a hurting on JC here and he got pinned, restarting the match
with all the current participants but everybody was refreshed.  Just wanted to
point that out.

You can't finish Mysterio here so go after either Animal or Big Show (after
McMahon is out).  For Animal, Triple H breaks up a pinfall attempt on JC, hits
the Pedigree and gets the 3.  For Show, Mr. McMahon hits a low blow from behind
and JC, HHH and McMahon pile up for the 3-count.  Once they're both out another
cutscene triggers of Nash appearing, jackknifing and eliminating Triple H.

It's you and McMahon against Mysterio and Nash.  Taker will show up and once
Mysterio is red, he can now be eliminated (but not Nash) to trigger the next
cutscene.  Taker will try to Last Ride Mysterio onto a chair but Mysterio will
reverse and kick Taker into the chair, getting the 3-count (weak).  JC will
then slam Mysterio into the chair and get the 3-count (new champ maybe?).

Now it's Nash against JC and McMahon.  Once he's red, you can trigger another
cutscene.  Nash will run and grab the crowbar, hit JC with it, then absolutely
brutalize McMahon.  Nash will pin McMahon, then lazily lay across JC
conveniently enough to not see JC's arm shoot up before the three count.  The
audience goes wild but Nash thinks he's won.  A refreshed Nash will begin
beating on you and I found the best way to put him in the red was pound him
with the steel steps.  However you do it, you'll get a prompt.

JC has some impressive offense going and he doesn't stumble on the ropes this
time.  Nash is on the outside and JC flies through the ropes, only for Nash to
sidestep and JC takes out the cell wall.  JC gets back up and Nash goes for a
jackknife outside the ring but JC grabs the cage wall and starts climbing.
Nash follows...

You're both refreshed again so wear him down AGAIN until you get the prompt.
Enjoy the (brief and sudden) ending.  Congratulations.  The Hero Story was
really good but it doesn't quite make up for the stupidity of the Villain Story
or the tedious, boring, repetitiveness of the Outsider Story in my opinion.
Hopefully you enjoyed it more than I did but I will say I'm glad they ended it
with a strong story.

This list is separated and organized the same as the lists in-game.

Superstars (UNLS)
Brock Lesnar: win first 1-on-1 match
Stone Cold: defend either Major title at PPV
Demolition: win Unified Tag titles (also unlocks World Tag titles)
Edge: complete Bragging Rights (week 4.5) of Villain RTWM
Arn Anderson: complete Royal Rumble (week 16.5) of Villain RTWM
Kevin Nash: complete week 5 of Outsider RTWM
The Rock: complete SummerSlam (week 24.5) of Outsider Story (WII ONLY)
Vader: complete week 6 of Hero Story
Eddie Guerrero: complete week 7 of Hero Story
Booker T: complete week 8 of Hero Story
Road Warriors-Animal & Hawk: complete week 10 of Hero Story
Ricky Steamboat: complete Royal Rumble (week 12.5) of Hero Story
Mr. McMahon: complete Hero Story
Goldust: win singles match w/ Cody Rhodes (*some report having to win IC title)
Michelle McCool: win Divas title

Arenas (UNLA)
Over the Limit: win any match at PPV
Fatal 4-Way: win any match at PPV
Money In The Bank: win any match at PPV
Night of Champions: win any match at PPV
Hell In A Cell: win any match at PPV
Bragging Rights: win any match at PPV
Survivor Series: win any match at PPV
TLC: win any match at PPV
Extreme Rules: win any match at PPV
Tribute To The Troops: completed first year in Universe mode
NXT Arena: complete Survivor Series (week 4.5) of Hero Story
Clash Of The Champions Arena: complete CoC (week 8.5) of Hero Story
Nitro Arena: complete WrestleMania (week 20.5) of Hero Story
StarrCade Arena: complete Hero Story

Titles (UNLT)
Hardcore Belt: win any title w/ Falls Count Anywhere enabled (Match Creator)
Million Dollar: win any title with Ted DiBiase
World Tag Titles: win Unified Tag titles (also unlocks Demolition)
WWE Tag Team Titles: complete week 10 of Hero Story
Undisputed Title: win any title w/ Triple H
Classic ECW title: win any title in Extreme Rules match ("Customize Freely")
Attitude Era's WWE Championship: win either Major title w/ Stone Cold
Champion of Champions Title: win any title using Clash of the Champions arena*
  *Choose any title match, or make one, and use Select Arena (Pre-match screen)
Classic IC Belt: win IC title
Light HW title: win any title w/ Rey Mysterio
European Title: complete week 10 of Villain RTWM
WCW World Heavyweight Championship: complete RR (week 12.5) of Hero Story
WWE Championship (WCW) Title: complete EC (week 16.5) of Hero Story
WCW Championship: complete Hero Story

Attires (UNLC)
John Cena Entrance Attire: complete week 1 of Villain RTWM
The Miz Entrance Attire: complete week 2 of Villain RTWM (WII ONLY)
Sheamus With T-Shirt: complete week 5 of Villain RTWM
William Regal With Suit: complete Survivor Series (week 8.5) of Villain RTWM
Drew McIntyre With Suit: complete week 13 of Villain RTWM
Edge Entrance Attire: complete week 15 of Villain RTWM
Sheamus With Suit: complete week 18 of Villain RTWM
Wade Barrett With Suit: complete week 19 of Villain RTWM
Triple H Street Attire: complete 2nd Wrestlemania (week 4.5) of Outsider RTWM
The Miz With Suit: complete week 9 of Outsider RTWM (WII ONLY)
Arn Anderson Civilian Attire: complete week 5 of Hero Story
Kevin Nash With Suit: complete week 14 of Hero Story
Mr. McMahon With Suit: complete Hero Story
Dashing Cody Rhodes: complete week 4 of Villain RTWM
Hooded Undertaker Entrance Attire: participate in match at WrestleMania***
John Cena Purple Attire: participate in match at WrestleMania***
Randy Orton Without Beard: participate in match at WrestleMania***
Zack Ryder's Headband: participate in match (or even Royal Rumble -untested)***
  ***Match must be created by Universe; does not need to be completed.

Extras (UNLE)
United Kingdom Entrance Video/Music: complete TLC (week 12.5) of Villain RTWM
Outsider Story: complete Villain Story
Hero Story: complete SummerSlam (week 24.5) of Outsider Story
King of Kings Music: complete SummerSlam (week 24.5) of Outsider Story
Jacob Cass Entrance Video And Music: complete week 2 of Hero Story
Mr. McMahon Entrance Video And Music: complete Hero Story

5. FAQ
  Road To WrestleMania
  (RTWM-A) Why does it keep crashing at Elimination Chamber (Hero Story)?
    Answer:  This is a glitch that might happen if you change Jacob Cass's
    moveset.  The general fix is to go back into the moveset and set it to
    default again.  I'm not 100% but I think it only happens if you remove the
    superkick from JC's finishers.

  Universe Mode
  (UNI-A) Why won't Demoliton unlock?  I've won the belts X times already!
    Answer:  Sometimes just winning the belts without editing the match at all
    isn't enough.  Some people have reported only unlocking them at
    WrestleMania (and not even year 1 WM).  I know you can unlock them on the
    first RAW of Universe mode but if you're past that, try to win the belts
    at WM and see if that does it.


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