Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon Trophy/Achievements Guide – 100% Completion

In this Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon Trophy/Achievements Guide, we will guide you on how you can easily unlock all trophies and achievements for Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon, the third game in the Spyro Reignited Trilogy. The Trilogy comes with three games and Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon is the third game. Each game comes with their own unique trophies/achievements and they are not too hard to complete.

Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon features 41 trophies/achievements and we have curated this Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon Trophy/Achievements Guide in which we have detailed all of them and how you can unlock them easily. The trophy list is not too difficult and you can easily complete the list in a mere 10 to 12 hours. There are also no missable trophies in the game so you do not have to worry about anything if you decide to complete the game first.

Trophy/Achievements Guide – Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon

Our Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon Trophy/Achievements Guide details everything that you need to know about unlocking all trophies or achievements in Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon.

Party like it’s 2024 – Platinum

For this trophy/achievement, you need to unlock all other trophies/achievements for the game.

The Money’s in the Bag – Silver

For this trophy/achievement, you need to free Sheila the Kangaroo in Sunrise Spring. While playing the Sunrise Spring world, you will need to free up Sheila the Kangaroo by paying 300 gems to Moneybags. Once done, you will get the trophy/achievement.

Moving Up in The World – Gold

For this trophy/achievement, you need to launch the Transporter Balloon in Sunrise Spring. For doing so, you must first complete all levels in Sunrise Spring. Once done, head back to Sunrise Spring where you will see that all NPCs are now available to help you with the balloon. Launch the balloon to earn this trophy/achievement.

The Villa Bully – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you must defeat all Coward Rhynocs in Sunny Villa. This can be done while playing the Sunny Villa level in Sunrise Spring. Simply flame them or charge through all of them for this trophy/achievement.

Head in the Clouds – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you must glide for more than five seconds and then land safely. This can be done during the level Cloud Spired in Sunrise Spring. While playing the level, when you take the whirlwind, glide in a circle or simply make your way back to the starting area. Keep gliding for more than five seconds and you will unlock this trophy/achievement.

A Key Move – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you will need to unlock the locked treasure chest found in Molten Crater in Sunrise Spring. You will need 10 eggs to unlock Molten Crater. Once done, you will need to find the key to the locked chest.

The key is located on one of the ledges near the rotunda located near the lava and the exit to Sunrise Spring. Grab the key, come back and open the chest located at the start of the level to get the trophy.

Bye Bye Bluto – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you will need to defeat Bluto’s nuclear shark submarine in Seashell Shore. In Sunrise Spring, you can unlock access to Seashell Shore by collecting 14 eggs. Defeating the miniboss is not too difficult, you will be on a boat with a cannon and you will need to doge Bluto’s sub and defeat it.

Stomping Target Practice – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you will need to destroy all headbash treasure chests as Sheila in Sheila’s Alp. In Sunrise Spring, once you have unlocked Sheila, play the level with Sheila and destroy all the treasure chests in the area using the stomp.

Star Power – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you need to fly through 4 Star Speed Boosts in one lap during the Mushroom Speedway level. Mushroom Speedway is the Speedway level of Sunrise Spring and you will need 20 eggs to unlock it. While racing the butterflies, make sure that you pass through 4 Star Speed boosts in one lap.

Buzz Off! – Silver

For this trophy, you need to defeat Buzz. Buzz is Sunrise Spring’s boss and you will encounter him after visiting all levels in the world. You then get access to Buzz’s Dungeon where you will come across Buzz. Defeat Buzz and you will get this trophy/achievement.

Who’s Your Crawdaddy? – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you must defeat the Cawdad King in Crawdad Farm level. This level is unlocked after defeating Buzz and during this level, you will play as Sparx. Once Buzz has been defeated, head to the end of Sunrise Spring and speak with Zoe the Fairy standing next to a signboard with Sparx’s picture on it.

This will allow you to enter the Sparx level and play as Sparx for an entire level specifically created for Sparx. At the end of this level, you will come across Crawdaddy which is the boss of this level. Defeat him and you will unlock this trophy/achievement.

A Byrd in the Hand – Silver

For this trophy/achievement, you must free Sgt. James Byrd in Midday Gardens. Give Moneybags 700 gems in Midday Gardens and you will be able to unlock Sgt. James Bryd.

One Small Step for Dragon… – Gold

For this trophy/achievement, you must launch the Transporter Whirlgig in Midday Gardens. Complete all levels in Midday Gardens and the NPCs will arrive to help you with the launch. Launch it and you get the trophy/achievement.

Cannon Fodder – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you must destroy six icy things using the cannons in Icy Peak. Icy Peak is a level in Midday Gardens During the level, simply blast six things made of ice and you will unlock this trophy/achievement.

Balloon Buster – Silver

For this trophy/achievement, you must destroy all balloons in Enchanted Towers in the Midday Gardens world. There are six balloons in the level and four of which are only accessed through the Sgt. Bryd minigames. Head to the purple portal at the end of the level for that. The remaining two are found during the Skateboard minigames with Hunter.

Tucked in for a Long Slumber – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you need to defeat Sleepyhead in the Spooky Swamp. In the Midday Gardens, you can unlock the level Spooky Swamp by collecting 25 eggs. In this level, you will come across Sleepyhead which is more like a mini-boss.

Defeat it to unlock the trophy/achievement. You will need to throw his own bombs back at it to damage it. Also defeat the gators quickly to make the boss battle easier. At the end, you will get a Dragon Egg and the trophy/achievement.

Bottled Curiosity – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you need to follow the question mark bottles all the way to the end in the Bamboo Terrace level. While playing the Bamboo Terrace level in Midday Gardens, you will come to a question mark jar at the end of the level. To unlock this level, you must have 30 Dragon Eggs.

Once you go to a Question Mark Jar, it will then appear at another location. It is mostly in the backwards direction so you will need to backtrack in the whole level to complete this puzzle. Keep destroying the jars until you reach the last one and the trophy/achievement pops up.

Byrd Bombs – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you will need to bomb all the treasure chests while playing as Sgt. Byrd at the Sgt. Byrd’s Base. This is located in the Midday Gardens world. For destroying the treasure chests, pick up the dynamites from the end of the level and then drop them over the treasure chests present in the level. You need to destroy three treasure chests in the level.

Rocket Racer – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you will need to fire five missiles in one race while playing the Country Speedway level. This level is unlocked in Midday Gardens with 36 eggs in your inventory. During the race, fire away five missiles and you will easily unlock the trophy/achievement.

No Dragon for Lunch Today! – Silver

For this trophy/achievement, you need to defeat Spike. Spike is Midday Garden’s final boss and requires you to visit all levels in the world to unlock it. You will encounter him in Spike’s Arena. Defeat him and you will unlock the trophy/achievement.

Web-Be-Gone – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you must defeat the Spider King as Sparx. Once you have defeated Spike and completed the first Sparx level, you will get access to Spider Town which is the Sparx level of Midday Gardens. Head to level, play till the end and you will encounter Spider King as the level’s boss. Defeat it and you will unlock the trophy/achievement.

A Small Cost to Bear – Silver

For this trophy/achievement, you must free Bentley the Yeti in Evening Lake by paying 1000 gems to Moneybags. Free him and you will unlock the trophy/achievement.

…One Giant Lead for Dragonkind – Silver

For this trophy/achievement, you must launch the Transporter Rocket in Evening Lake. Complete each level in Evening Lake and then head back to the main area where all NPCs will not be present to help you launch the rocket. Launch the rocket to unlock the trophy/achievement.

Man the Cannons, Man – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you must use the cannons to shoot down all the vultures in the Lost Fleet level. This level is found in Evening Lake and you will need to take out seven vultures flying in the sky to unlock this trophy/achievement. The level has three cannons in the area so you can pick any one of those to kill seven vultures in the level.

A Dozen Cold Ones – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you must use ice breath to freeze 12 enemies in the Frozen Altars level. This can be done in Evening Lake world. This is a very easy trophy/achievement as you will be able to freeze enemies in this level instead of burning them. Simply freeze 12 enemies and you will unlock the trophy/achievement.

Twin Dragon Destruction – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you must defeat the Twin Dragons boss in the Fireworks Factory level. You can start this level in Evening Lake by entering the purple portal at the end of the world. In the level you need to chase and destroy two mechanical dragons. One is blue while the other one is red.

Simply chase them down and hit them with your flame. Every hit will cause one piece from their body to fall down. You need to kill them both to complete the challenge. If you stop attacking a dragon, it will regenerate its health and you don’t want that. Focus on one dragon and kill it, then go for the other one. Permanent Flying and Super Flame are very helpful here.

The Harder They Fall – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you must defeat a giant on the Charmed Ridge. This level is found in Evening Lake world. In this level, you will find some Wizards who will transform Rhynocs into bigger versions and then back to smaller versions. You need to defeat a Rhynoc while it is still big to earn this trophy/achievement. You cannot kill them by charging through them so use flame on them.

It’s Totem Time – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you must destroy all totem poles while playing as Bentley in Bentley’s level Bentley’s Outpost. This level is unlocked in Evening Lake after you free it. During the level, you will see many treasures sitting on top of totems. Destroy them all and you will unlock the trophy/achievement.

Real Star Power – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you need to fly through 12 Star Speed boosts in one race during the Honey Speedway level. Honey Speedway is the Speedway level of Evening Lake and you just need to fly through 12 Star Speed boosts during one race. It is not one lap but a complete race so you can easily complete the challenge.

Scorched! – Silver

For this trophy/achievement, you must defeat the boss Scorch. Scorch is your main world boss for Evening Lake and you will encounter him in Scorch’s Pit. You will get access to the level after you have completed all other levels in the world. Defeat the boss and you will unlock this trophy/achievement.

Manta Erayser – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you must defeat the Manta Ray in Starfish Reef. This is Evening Lake’s Sparx’s level. You will unlock it automatically after completing Sparx’s first two levels and defeating Scorch. Play through the level and at the end you will come to Manta Ray which is the boss of the level. Defeat it and you will unlock the trophy/achievement.

That Monkey’s Gonna (Make Them) Pay… – Silver

For this trophy/achievement, you must free Agent 9 in Midnight Mountain world. You will need to pay 1,300 gems to Moneybags to free him. Once done, you will unlock the trophy/achievement.

8000 Reasons to Kick Butt – Gold

For this trophy/achievement, you will get to finally beat Moneybags and get your gems back. After beating the Sorceress, you will head back to Midnight Mountain where you will encounter Moneybags with an egg. After this, chase him down and either flame or charge through him and you will get your gems back.

Also if you did this before freeing Agent 9, he will be freed automatically. You do not have to worry about a thing. The game will not break or anything. The story will continue like normal in both scenarios.

Vanishing Act – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you need to defeat all the Crystal Bears in Crystal Island. This can be done in Crystal Islands located in Midnight Mountain. You will encounter crystal bears here in blue color. Flame them to kill them. You cannot charge through them. Kill them all to unlock the trophy/achievement.

Butterfly Hunter – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, find both butterfly jars in the Desert Ruins. This can be done in Desert Ruins level in Midnight Mountain. The first butterfly jar is located before the room where you pay Moneybags 800 gems. Right after the pressure pads in the green goo pool, climb the wall on the left side and reach the end of the area. The jar is sitting right after the Firebreather.

For the second jar, pay Moneybags and enter the temple. You will easily spot the jar at a ledge above three scorpions. Make your way to the top and then simply glide to the platform with the jar on it. This will unlock the trophy/achievement for you.

A Sarcopha-Kinda Guy – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you must destroy all Sarcophagi in the Haunted Tomb. Haunted Tomb is a level in Midnight Mountain. During the level, you will encounter many yellow sarcophagi which can only be killed by lava rocks. You can get them from the mummies in the area. Kill all sarcophagi and you will get the trophy/achievement.

Nice Shootin’ Tex – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you must defeat an enemy with a ricochet shot while playing as Agent 9 in Dino Mines. During the Agent 9’s level, you will need to kill a dinosaur with a ricochet shot. Simply shoot at a wall near a dinosaur and it will eventually hit an enemy and it will die. This will unlock the trophy/achievement for you.

Someone Set Us Up the Bomb – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you must shoot down all the balloons while playing as Agent 9 in Agent 9’s Lab. This level is present in Midnight Mountain. There are six balloons in the level and you will need to shoot them down with Agent 9’s laser gun to unlock this trophy.

Hunt for Hunter – Bronze

For this trophy/achievement, you need to find Hunter in the Harbor Speedway level in Midnight Mountain. He is hiding inside the lighthouse. Easy trophy.

Sorceress Down! – Gold

For this trophy/achievement, you will be required to finally face the Sorceress and defeat the final boss of the game. You will need to collect at the minimum of 100 eggs if you want to start the boss battle. During this battle, you will be accompanied with Agent 9 who will help you by shooting down three different cannons hanging in the air.

You will use these three cannons in order to damage the boss. The first one is a normal cannon, the second one is a hover board while the last one is a UFO saucer. Each type of cannon will be dropped which will start a new phase of the battle. Complete all three and you will defeat the boss and unlock the trophy/achievement.

Debugging – Bronze

After defeating the final boss of the game which is the Sorceress and completing the previous three Sparx levels, you will get access to the last Sparx level which is called Bugbot Factory. During this level, you will encounter the boss Metapede at the end. Defeat the Metapede and you will unlock this trophy/achievement.

This concludes our Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon Trophy/Achievements Guide. If you want to add anything to this guide, feel free to use the comments section below.

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