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It requires Sly 2, Sly 3 and Thieves in Time aerial attacks for each character.

This page lists the controls for any playable characters, vehicles and weapons in the Sly Cooper series.

Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus[edit | edit source]

Sly Cooper[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick/d pad Move
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Center camera
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Swing cane
circle Interact/Invisibility
triangle Use technique
l1/r1 Open/close binocucom
l2/r2 Change technique
select Map
start Pause menu

Cooper Van[edit | edit source]

Racing levels
Input Action
left analog stick Gas/steer
square

Turbo boost

Burning Rubber
Input Action
left analog stick Gas/steer
square Battering ram

Turret/Carmelita's shock pistol[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Aim
square or x Shoot

Hover blaster/Submarine[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Steer
right analog stick Aim/shoot

Hacking program[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Steer
right analog stick Aim/shoot

Swamp skiff[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Steer and aim
square Flamethrower

Jetpack[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move and aim
square Shoot

Sly 2: Band of Thieves[edit | edit source]

Sly Cooper[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Swing cane
square (hold) Charged cane spin
circle Interact/pickpocket
triangle Cane juggle
r1 (hold) Run
Activate paraglider (in air)
r1/x (in binocucom) Take photos
l1/l2/r2 Activate assigned gadget
select Gadget Grid
start Pause menu

Bentley[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move Camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Swing crossbow
circle Interact
triangle Drop bomb
r1 (hold) Run
r1/x (in binocucom) Shoot sleep dart
l1/l2/r2 Activate assigned gadget
select Gadget Grid
start Pause menu

Murray[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Punch/throw
circle Interact/stomp/grab
triangle Uppercut
x, square/x, triangle Thunder Flop
triangle, square Roundhouse Punch
r1 (hold) Run
l1/l2/r2 Activate assigned gadget
select Gadget Grid
start Pause menu

RC chopper[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Steer
x Drop bombs
square Shoot forward

Turret[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Aim
r1 Shoot

Helicopter turret[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Aim
r1 Shoot

Murray's RC car[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Steer
x Accelerate
square Shoot
right analog stick Aim

Tank[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move left side of wheels
right analog stick Move right side of wheels
r1 Fire turret

Note: To move press both analog sticks up to go forward, and both down to go in reverse. To rotate, press them in opposite directions.

Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves[edit | edit source]

Sly Cooper[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Swing cane
circle Interact/pickpocket
triangle Charge cane (up to three times)
square (after cane is charged) Spin Attack
circle (after cane is charged) Push Attack
x (after cane is charged) Jump Attack
r1 (hold) Run
Activate paraglider (in air)
r1/x (in binocucom) Take photo
l1/l2/r2 Activate assigned gadget
select Gadget Grid
start Pause menu

Bentley[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Wheelchair spin
circle Interact
triangle Drop bomb
r1 Run
r1/x (in binocucom) Shoot sleep dart
l1/l2/r2 Activate assigned gadget
select Gadget Grid
start Pause menu

Murray[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Punch/throw
circle Interact/stomp
circle (while holding guard) Pickpocket
triangle Uppercut
x, square/x, triangle Thunder Flop
triangle, square Roundhouse Punch
r1 Run
l1/l2/r2 Activate assigned gadget
select Gadget Grid
start Pause menu

Carmelita[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binoculars
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Kick
circle (hold then release) Mega-jump
triangle Toggle strafe mode
r1 Fire shock pistol

The Guru[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
r1 (hold) Run
l1 (hold) Transform
x, circle Jump on guard (when behind)
square Attack (with guard)
circle/triangle Jump off guard

Penelope[edit | edit source]

Note: These controls are specific to Operation: Reverse Double-Cross, as it's the only time she's playable.

Input Action
left analog stick Move
x Jump
triangle Uppercut LeFwee
square Strike LeFwee
r1 (hold) Run
start Pause menu

Panda King[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Attack
l1 (hold then release) Load/launch fireworks
r1 Run

Dimitri[edit | edit source]

Input Action
triangle Swim forward
x Swim backward
circle Swim right
square Swim left
left analog stick Aim harpoon gun
r1 Fire harpoon gun
l1 Power stroke

RC car[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Steer
x Gas
square Reverse
r1 Fire turret
r2/l2 Activate bumpers

Gondola boat[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Steer
x Jump
square Shoot

Murray's raft[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Steer
x Row Forward
square Row Backward

Big Truck[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Steer
r1 E-brake/flip truck
square Brake/reverse

Super Claw 10,000[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
x Pick up
circle Throw

Biplane[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Steer
r1 Shoot
square Brake
x Throttle
left analog stick (pressed right or left) + circle Barrel roll
left analog stick + circle Flip
right analog stick Aim/shoot

RC chopper[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Steer
x Drop cable
r1 Thrusters

Lupus Gigantormus[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
x Jump
square Play

Pirate ship[edit | edit source]

Input Action
l2 Steer left
r2 Steer right
right analog stick Aim/shoot

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time[edit | edit source]

This section requires expansion.

Sly Cooper[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Swing cane
circle Interact/pickpocket
triangle (hold then release) Special attack
r1 (hold) Run
Activate paraglider (in air)
r1/x (in binocucom) Take photos
l1 Throw smoke bomb
l2 Change to Costume
Costume Select (hold)
select Map and status
start Pause menu

Bentley[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x (hold) Hover pack
square Wheelchair spin
circle Interact/pickpocket
triangle Drop bomb
r1 (hold) Run
r1/x (in binocucom) Shoot sleep dart
l1 (hold), triangle Aim and throw trigger bomb
l2 (hold) Select ammunition
r2 Detonate bombs (after purchasing Trigger Bomb)
select Map and status
start Pause menu

Murray[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Punch
circle Interact/stomp
triangle (hold then release) Special attack
r1 (hold) Run
l2 (hold) Select gloves
select Map and status
start Pause menu

Carmelita Fox[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Swing gun
l1 + r1 Aim, shoot
l1 + circle Aim, dodge-roll
circle Interact
r1 (hold) Run
l2 (hold) Select ammo
r2 (hold), x Super jump (after purchasing)
select Map and status
start Pause menu

Rioichi Cooper[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Swing cane
circle Interact/pickpocket
triangle (hold then release) Special attack
r1 (hold) Run
select Map and status
start Pause menu

"Tennessee Kid" Cooper[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Swing cane
l1 + r1 Aim, shoot
l1 + l2 Aim, Crackshot
l1 + circle Aim, dodge-roll
circle Interact/pickpocket
triangle (hold then release) Special attack
r1 (hold) Run
select Map and status
start Pause menu

Bob Cooper[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Swing cane
circle Interact/pickpocket
triangle (hold then release) Special attack
l2 Roar
x + circle Jump and attach to an ice wall
square Pound wall
l1 + left analog stick (hold up or down) Ascend or descend an ice wall
r1 (hold) Run
select Map and status
start Pause menu

Sir Galleth Cooper[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Swing cane
circle Interact/pickpocket
triangle (hold then release) Special attack
r2 + x Catapult Crash Technique
r1 (hold) Run
select Map and status
start Pause menu

Salim al-Kupar[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l3 Ping waypoints/Bring up HUD
right analog stick Move camera
r3 Open/close binocucom
x Jump
x, x Double jump
square Swing cane
circle Interact/pickpocket
triangle (hold then release) Special attack
r2 (while on a pole) Climbing Cobra Technique
r1 (hold) Run
Activate rug(in air)
select Map and status
start Pause menu

Bentley's RC car[edit | edit source]

Input Action
x Drive
square Reverse
l1 Boost
circle Horn
r1 Shoot
l2 Activate chicken disguise

Note: While in the chicken disguise, the car can only drive and reverse, you cannot shoot or boost until removing the disguise.

Shell Code[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
right analog stick Fire cannon

Panzer Code[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
right analog stick Fire cannon

Speeder Code[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
right analog stick Fire cannon
left analog stick + r2 Create laser loop

Alter Ego[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
right analog stick Fire cannon
l1 Fire Logic Bomb

Spark Runner[edit | edit source]

Input Action
Tilt SIXAXIS in any direction Move
left analog stick (in any direction) Switch wires

Fishing magnet[edit | edit source]

Input Action
Tilt SIXAXIS in any direction Move
x Yank fish

Sarsaparilla bar[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move left and right
x Slide sarsaparilla

Cannons[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move and aim
x Fire cannon

Moat Monster suit[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
square Punch
r1 Overhead attack

RC chopper[edit | edit source]

Input Action
left analog stick Move
l1 Boost
r1 Drop smoke bombs
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