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The Legend of Zelda (NES)

Developer:Nintendo R&D4
Publisher:Nintendo
Genre:Action-Adventure
First released:February 21, 1986

Achievements

There are 69 achievements worth 400 (2234) points.
 
Dungeon Explorer
 
won by 50 (41) of 1455 (3.44%)
(97)
Find All Compasses and Maps 2nd Quest
Dungeon Cartographer
 
won by 219 (165) of 1455 (15.05%)
(25)
Find All Compasses and Maps 1st Quest
Boomerang Pro
 
won by 305 (204) of 1455 (20.96%)
(5)
Obtain the magical boomerang in the first quest
Swordless level 2
 
won by 70 (65) of 1455 (4.81%)
(34)
Complete level 2 without owning a sword
Bounty Hunter
 
won by 294 (111) of 1455 (20.21%)
(17)
receive money from every hidden moblin in the first quest
Wizard Link
 
won by 225 (146) of 1455 (15.46%)
(6)
Obtain the magical wand in the first quest
Pyromaniac Link
 
won by 203 (135) of 1455 (13.95%)
(6)
Obtain the red candle in the first quest
Locked doors master
 
won by 186 (123) of 1455 (12.78%)
(7)
Obtain the magical key in the first quest
Red hype
 
won by 164 (109) of 1455 (11.27%)
(8)
Obtain the red ring in the first quest
Boy, this is really expensive !
 
won by 269 (180) of 1455 (18.49%)
(5)
Get equipped with the blue ring in the first quest
Boomerang Amateur
 
won by 480 (279) of 1455 (32.99%)
(3)
Obtain the boomerang in the first quest
Not easy being green
 
won by 56 (53) of 1455 (3.85%)
(102)
Beat the game without obtaining a ring in the first quest
Ready to sail
 
won by 318 (202) of 1455 (21.86%)
(4)
Obtain the raft in the first quest
One step across the river
 
won by 298 (192) of 1455 (20.48%)
(5)
Obtain the stepladder in the first quest
Full inventory fully upgraded 2nd quest
 
won by 46 (42) of 1455 (3.16%)
(187)
Get all items, max item upgrades in the second quest
Archer Link
 
won by 478 (281) of 1455 (32.85%)
(3)
Obtain the bow in the first quest
Musician Link
 
won by 246 (162) of 1455 (16.91%)
(5)
Obtain the recorder in the first quest
Boy, this is really expensive ! 2
 
won by 79 (66) of 1455 (5.43%)
(23)
Get equipped with the blue ring in the second quest
Stronger than ever
 
won by 261 (173) of 1455 (17.94%)
(8)
find the bracelet in either quest
Good sense of direction
 
won by 252 (167) of 1455 (17.32%)
(8)
Find your way through the lost woods
Ready to face the beast
 
won by 174 (116) of 1455 (11.96%)
(7)
Obtain the silver arrows in the first quest
Recommended to the old woman
 
won by 335 (217) of 1455 (23.02%)
(4)
find the letter in the first quest
Blue Darknut expert
 
won by 73 (67) of 1455 (5.02%)
(49)
Clear the item room in lvl5 without taking damage not owning the magical sword
Darknut bombing expert
 
won by 87 (77) of 1455 (5.98%)
(42)
Clear the item room in level 3 only using bombs (not owning magical sword)
Magician Link
 
won by 202 (135) of 1455 (13.88%)
(6)
Obtain the book of magic in the first quest
Optimal fully completed level 1
 
won by 93 (83) of 1455 (6.39%)
(33)
take and visit everything in lvl1 (1st quest) but open only 4 locked doors
Secret room level 4
 
won by 226 (156) of 1455 (15.53%)
(6)
find the secret room in level 4
Secret room level 7
 
won by 177 (118) of 1455 (12.16%)
(7)
find the secret room in level 7
Secret room level 8
 
won by 159 (112) of 1455 (10.93%)
(8)
find the secret room in level 8
Did I unlock that door ?
 
won by 200 (148) of 1455 (13.75%)
(10)
Unlock the first door in level 1 without using a key
12 bombs max
 
won by 214 (152) of 1455 (14.71%)
(6)
Obtain your first bomb upgrade in the first quest
16 bombs max
 
won by 165 (119) of 1455 (11.34%)
(12)
Obtain your second bomb upgrade in the first quest
Heart Master 2nd quest
 
won by 56 (46) of 1455 (3.85%)
(88)
Obtain all 16 Heart Containers in the second quest
Get To D Level-4 Secret
 
won by 59 (49) of 1455 (4.05%)
(20)
Find the secret room in Level-4 2nd Quest
Swordless Adventurer
 
won by 32 (30) of 1455 (2.20%)
(342)
Get to Ganon's room in Level-9 swordless in the 1st Quest
Swordless Master
 
won by 27 (25) of 1455 (1.86%)
(391)
Get to Ganon's room in Level-9 swordless in the 2nd Quest
Eagle Novice
 
won by 794 (500) of 1455 (54.57%)
(6)
Complete the Eagle Dungeon in the First Quest.
Moon Novice
 
won by 579 (394) of 1455 (39.79%)
(7)
Complete the Moon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Manji Novice
 
won by 536 (367) of 1455 (36.84%)
(8)
Complete the Manji Dungeon in the First Quest.
Snake Novice
 
won by 470 (324) of 1455 (32.30%)
(8)
Complete the Snake Dungeon in the First Quest.
Lizard Novice
 
won by 426 (298) of 1455 (29.28%)
(9)
Complete the Lizard Dungeon in the First Quest.
Dragon Novice
 
won by 375 (267) of 1455 (25.77%)
(10)
Complete the Dragon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Demon Novice
 
won by 358 (260) of 1455 (24.60%)
(10)
Complete the Demon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Lion Novice
 
won by 340 (248) of 1455 (23.37%)
(11)
Complete the Lion Dungeon in the First Quest.
Eagle Expert
 
won by 170 (144) of 1455 (11.68%)
(22)
Complete the Eagle Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Moon Expert
 
won by 157 (134) of 1455 (10.79%)
(24)
Complete the Moon Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Manji Expert
 
won by 150 (130) of 1455 (10.31%)
(25)
Complete the Manji Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Snake Expert
 
won by 141 (120) of 1455 (9.69%)
(26)
Complete the Snake Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Lizard Expert
 
won by 130 (110) of 1455 (8.93%)
(28)
Complete the Lizard Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Dragon Expert
 
won by 125 (108) of 1455 (8.59%)
(29)
Complete the Dragon Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Demon Expert
 
won by 122 (105) of 1455 (8.38%)
(29)
Complete the Demon Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Lion Expert
 
won by 126 (108) of 1455 (8.66%)
(29)
Complete the Lion Dungeon in the Second Quest.
The Quest is Over
 
won by 302 (218) of 1455 (20.76%)
(24)
Defeat Ganon in Death Mountain in the First Quest.
Quest Master
 
won by 124 (107) of 1455 (8.52%)
(74)
Defeat Ganon in Death Mountain in the Second Quest.
8-Bit Master
 
won by 284 (204) of 1455 (19.52%)
(63)
Defeat Ganon in either Quest without being killed.
Heart Master
 
won by 334 (243) of 1455 (22.96%)
(13)
Obtain all 16 Heart Containers in the 1st Quest
Bested Aquamentus
 
won by 581 (387) of 1455 (39.93%)
(15)
Defeat Aquamentus without being harmed in the Eagle Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Dodongo
 
won by 491 (346) of 1455 (33.75%)
(17)
Defeat Dodongo without being harmed in the Moon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Manhandla
 
won by 350 (255) of 1455 (24.05%)
(21)
Defeat Manhandla without being harmed in the Manji Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Gleeok
 
won by 174 (142) of 1455 (11.96%)
(37)
Defeat Gleeok without being harmed in the Snake Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Digdogger
 
won by 424 (297) of 1455 (29.14%)
(18)
Defeat Digdogger without being harmed in the Lizard Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Gohma
 
won by 332 (242) of 1455 (22.82%)
(22)
Defeat Gohma without being harmed in the Dragon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Patra
 
won by 169 (127) of 1455 (11.62%)
(37)
Defeat one Patra without being harmed in Death Mountain in the First Quest.
It\
 
won by 1374 (710) of 1455 (94.43%)
(1)
Obtain the wooden sword.
Magical Upgrade
 
won by 602 (399) of 1455 (41.37%)
(3)
Acquire the White Sword.
Complete Upgrade
 
won by 451 (312) of 1455 (31.00%)
(5)
Acquire the Magical Sword.
Magical Protection
 
won by 558 (363) of 1455 (38.35%)
(4)
Acquire the Magical Shield.
Rupee Bounty
 
won by 719 (458) of 1455 (49.42%)
(2)
Acquire 100 Rupees at one time.
Rupee Hoarder
 
won by 534 (358) of 1455 (36.70%)
(8)
Acquire 255 Rupees at one time.
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Recent comment(s):
14 Mar 20:51
Mutawarrior
Actually I think the 2nd quest swordless is less frustrating to do because there's less bombing of Darknuts required if you do things in the proper order.
14 Mar 22:20
zeldamaniak
and less wizzrobes bombing actually... I just did it and it wasn't that bad after all........ but only because I know the second quest very well !
15 Mar 00:07
Mutawarrior
I actually enjoy the 2nd quest more. There are less rupees, the old men who mug you for money or life and red bubbles, but I just like the dungeon layouts and challenges more.
19 Mar 02:03
infpgamer
The 2nd quest swordless wasn't bad at all once you got the wand. And since I didn't have a sword, those annoying red bubbles were a joke. :)
21 Mar 03:25
NightmareJames
The 1st Quest Swordless was worse. First Darknut room is absolutely brutal, and there's no way you can get bomb upgrades before it. I am uploading a Swordless 2nd Quest run from RA stream up.
21 Mar 16:04
zeldamaniak
I was glad I knew how to clip through blocks and skip the room indeed ^^ I know it's cheating but...
23 Mar 01:23
SyrianBallaS
Anything that you can do in-game without an external tool, i.e., game shark, TAS, etc., is legit in my book. A true master can find exploits using his wits. I definitely think using external tools like the ones in TAS are cheating.
23 Mar 01:25
SyrianBallaS
If anything, it's on the publisher for not ensuring bugs have been flushed out as much as they could. *whisper*Windows ME
29 Mar 19:03
ShadwSonic
I almost screwed myself out of the Ringless cheev after having gone swordless up to that point... luckily, I knew how to force an emulator crash, and that saved my file!
08 Apr 00:45
Molblin
How would I save without killing myself or making a save sate?
08 Apr 04:10
Zeta
Go into the inventory and hit UP and A on controller 2
05 May 02:18
Karasuman
Damn i couldn t unlock "Bounty Hunter" . Is it because i don t take the rupies when i was full?
05 May 10:05
zeldamaniak
I confirm you have to take the rupees to unlock the achievement
10 May 04:15
Hitaka
Second quest swordless is definitely much easier. There's only one mandatory Wizzrobe fight in the whole game, while first quest has five. Plus you can get the wand much more easily.
30 Oct 09:02
kdecks
Very fun set!!
25 Dec 08:37
Riekoche
Whats the name of the file to start playing with achievements? Mine just comes up as Zelda
27 Dec 02:08
mcnamron
I can't get this game to come up as anything other than "Zelda", either. I've tried renaming the ROM file, is there more to it than that?
29 Jan 06:18
CDRandom
There should be a 'Why would you do this?' achievement. Select the red potion instead of a heart container from any old man.
12 Apr 03:15
mentifisto
One requires a sword and another requires the opposite? No consistency?
22 May 19:05
flamegod
69 achievements... giggady

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