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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 (2224) points.
 
Dungeon Explorer
 
won by 62 (51) of 1740 (3.56%)
(88)
Find All Compasses and Maps 2nd Quest
Dungeon Cartographer
 
won by 255 (193) of 1740 (14.66%)
(25)
Find All Compasses and Maps 1st Quest
Boomerang Pro
 
won by 392 (265) of 1740 (22.53%)
(4)
Obtain the magical boomerang in the first quest
Swordless level 2
 
won by 83 (77) of 1740 (4.77%)
(33)
Complete level 2 without owning a sword
Bounty Hunter
 
won by 339 (125) of 1740 (19.48%)
(17)
receive money from every hidden moblin in the first quest
Wizard Link
 
won by 280 (189) of 1740 (16.09%)
(5)
Obtain the magical wand in the first quest
Pyromaniac Link
 
won by 256 (176) of 1740 (14.71%)
(6)
Obtain the red candle in the first quest
Locked doors master
 
won by 230 (157) of 1740 (13.22%)
(6)
Obtain the magical key in the first quest
Red hype
 
won by 205 (138) of 1740 (11.78%)
(7)
Obtain the red ring in the first quest
Boy, this is really expensive !
 
won by 347 (229) of 1740 (19.94%)
(4)
Get equipped with the blue ring in the first quest
Boomerang Amateur
 
won by 607 (360) of 1740 (34.89%)
(3)
Obtain the boomerang in the first quest
Not easy being green
 
won by 67 (63) of 1740 (3.85%)
(103)
Beat the game without obtaining a ring in the first quest
Ready to sail
 
won by 407 (264) of 1740 (23.39%)
(4)
Obtain the raft in the first quest
One step across the river
 
won by 380 (250) of 1740 (21.84%)
(4)
Obtain the stepladder in the first quest
Full inventory fully upgraded 2nd quest
 
won by 55 (50) of 1740 (3.16%)
(186)
Get all items, max item upgrades in the second quest
Archer Link
 
won by 607 (364) of 1740 (34.89%)
(3)
Obtain the bow in the first quest
Musician Link
 
won by 313 (212) of 1740 (17.99%)
(5)
Obtain the recorder in the first quest
Boy, this is really expensive ! 2
 
won by 93 (78) of 1740 (5.34%)
(22)
Get equipped with the blue ring in the second quest
Stronger than ever
 
won by 326 (221) of 1740 (18.74%)
(7)
find the bracelet in either quest
Good sense of direction
 
won by 320 (211) of 1740 (18.39%)
(7)
Find your way through the lost woods
Ready to face the beast
 
won by 219 (148) of 1740 (12.59%)
(7)
Obtain the silver arrows in the first quest
Recommended to the old woman
 
won by 433 (284) of 1740 (24.89%)
(4)
find the letter in the first quest
Blue Darknut expert
 
won by 83 (76) of 1740 (4.77%)
(50)
Clear the item room in lvl5 without taking damage not owning the magical sword
Darknut bombing expert
 
won by 98 (84) of 1740 (5.63%)
(43)
Clear the item room in level 3 only using bombs (not owning magical sword)
Magician Link
 
won by 258 (176) of 1740 (14.83%)
(6)
Obtain the book of magic in the first quest
Optimal fully completed level 1
 
won by 107 (93) of 1740 (6.15%)
(33)
take and visit everything in lvl1 (1st quest) but open only 4 locked doors
Secret room level 4
 
won by 285 (200) of 1740 (16.38%)
(5)
find the secret room in level 4
Secret room level 7
 
won by 224 (154) of 1740 (12.87%)
(7)
find the secret room in level 7
Secret room level 8
 
won by 192 (138) of 1740 (11.03%)
(7)
find the secret room in level 8
Did I unlock that door ?
 
won by 240 (178) of 1740 (13.79%)
(9)
Unlock the first door in level 1 without using a key
12 bombs max
 
won by 268 (195) of 1740 (15.40%)
(6)
Obtain your first bomb upgrade in the first quest
16 bombs max
 
won by 204 (152) of 1740 (11.72%)
(11)
Obtain your second bomb upgrade in the first quest
Heart Master 2nd quest
 
won by 66 (54) of 1740 (3.79%)
(83)
Obtain all 16 Heart Containers in the second quest
Get To D Level-4 Secret
 
won by 72 (60) of 1740 (4.14%)
(19)
Find the secret room in Level-4 2nd Quest
Swordless Adventurer
 
won by 41 (38) of 1740 (2.36%)
(330)
Get to Ganon's room in Level-9 swordless in the 1st Quest
Swordless Master
 
won by 35 (32) of 1740 (2.01%)
(384)
Get to Ganon's room in Level-9 swordless in the 2nd Quest
Eagle Novice
 
won by 917 (577) of 1740 (52.70%)
(6)
Complete the Eagle Dungeon in the First Quest.
Moon Novice
 
won by 665 (453) of 1740 (38.22%)
(7)
Complete the Moon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Manji Novice
 
won by 616 (424) of 1740 (35.40%)
(8)
Complete the Manji Dungeon in the First Quest.
Snake Novice
 
won by 541 (375) of 1740 (31.09%)
(9)
Complete the Snake Dungeon in the First Quest.
Lizard Novice
 
won by 485 (343) of 1740 (27.87%)
(9)
Complete the Lizard Dungeon in the First Quest.
Dragon Novice
 
won by 436 (315) of 1740 (25.06%)
(10)
Complete the Dragon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Demon Novice
 
won by 412 (303) of 1740 (23.68%)
(10)
Complete the Demon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Lion Novice
 
won by 390 (288) of 1740 (22.41%)
(11)
Complete the Lion Dungeon in the First Quest.
Eagle Expert
 
won by 189 (159) of 1740 (10.86%)
(24)
Complete the Eagle Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Moon Expert
 
won by 170 (145) of 1740 (9.77%)
(26)
Complete the Moon Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Manji Expert
 
won by 164 (142) of 1740 (9.43%)
(27)
Complete the Manji Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Snake Expert
 
won by 153 (130) of 1740 (8.79%)
(29)
Complete the Snake Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Lizard Expert
 
won by 143 (121) of 1740 (8.22%)
(30)
Complete the Lizard Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Dragon Expert
 
won by 138 (119) of 1740 (7.93%)
(31)
Complete the Dragon Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Demon Expert
 
won by 135 (116) of 1740 (7.76%)
(32)
Complete the Demon Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Lion Expert
 
won by 138 (119) of 1740 (7.93%)
(31)
Complete the Lion Dungeon in the Second Quest.
The Quest is Over
 
won by 344 (248) of 1740 (19.77%)
(24)
Defeat Ganon in Death Mountain in the First Quest.
Quest Master
 
won by 137 (118) of 1740 (7.87%)
(80)
Defeat Ganon in Death Mountain in the Second Quest.
8-Bit Master
 
won by 325 (233) of 1740 (18.68%)
(65)
Defeat Ganon in either Quest without being killed.
Heart Master
 
won by 386 (283) of 1740 (22.18%)
(13)
Obtain all 16 Heart Containers in the 1st Quest
Bested Aquamentus
 
won by 679 (454) of 1740 (39.02%)
(15)
Defeat Aquamentus without being harmed in the Eagle Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Dodongo
 
won by 565 (399) of 1740 (32.47%)
(17)
Defeat Dodongo without being harmed in the Moon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Manhandla
 
won by 394 (289) of 1740 (22.64%)
(22)
Defeat Manhandla without being harmed in the Manji Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Gleeok
 
won by 190 (155) of 1740 (10.92%)
(40)
Defeat Gleeok without being harmed in the Snake Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Digdogger
 
won by 482 (341) of 1740 (27.70%)
(19)
Defeat Digdogger without being harmed in the Lizard Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Gohma
 
won by 386 (287) of 1740 (22.18%)
(22)
Defeat Gohma without being harmed in the Dragon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Patra
 
won by 182 (136) of 1740 (10.46%)
(41)
Defeat one Patra without being harmed in Death Mountain in the First Quest.
It\
 
won by 1630 (839) of 1740 (93.68%)
(1)
Obtain the wooden sword.
Magical Upgrade
 
won by 695 (461) of 1740 (39.94%)
(3)
Acquire the White Sword.
Complete Upgrade
 
won by 522 (360) of 1740 (30.00%)
(5)
Acquire the Magical Sword.
Magical Protection
 
won by 651 (421) of 1740 (37.41%)
(4)
Acquire the Magical Shield.
Rupee Bounty
 
won by 833 (533) of 1740 (47.87%)
(2)
Acquire 100 Rupees at one time.
Rupee Hoarder
 
won by 612 (410) of 1740 (35.17%)
(8)
Acquire 255 Rupees at one time.
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Recent comment(s):
29 Mar 18:03
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!
07 Apr 23:45
Molblin
How would I save without killing myself or making a save sate?
08 Apr 03:10
Zeta
Go into the inventory and hit UP and A on controller 2
05 May 01:18
Karasuman
Damn i couldn t unlock "Bounty Hunter" . Is it because i don t take the rupies when i was full?
05 May 09:05
zeldamaniak
I confirm you have to take the rupees to unlock the achievement
10 May 03:15
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 02:15
mentifisto
One requires a sword and another requires the opposite? No consistency?
22 May 18:05
flamegod
69 achievements... giggady
17 Jun 19:29
ENZYME1
First Quest Swordless can be too *frustrating,* too much grinding for bombs to get past Darknuts/Wizzrobes, I suggest it get demoted in favor of Second Quest Swordless only, while keeping "Swordless Level 2"
17 Jun 20:26
ENZYME1
I will add to my last comment: "Swordless Adventurer" seems to be more luck based over skill and challenge, since I know bomb droppings or not randomized, but the overall item droppings are.
26 Jul 02:17
KevinCarbonara
Achievements like swordless quest sap all the fun out of the game and ruin the point of retro achievements.
26 Jul 02:21
ShadwSonic
I STRONGLY disagree with the idea of demoting the Swordless Quest cheevs, that was actually the most fun I HAD while completing this!
06 Aug 23:14
kdecks
Swordless quests were very fun for me too. i recommend following a guide to reduce the challenge.
07 Aug 04:46
ENZYME1
It can be fun, but its RNG based: if the odds are against you it draws out endless grinding if not abusing a glitch. I was ref only the FIRST swordless quest being deducted for this reason BTW, as in the second you get non-melee weapons much earlier.
10 Sep 08:35
alecTwhite
I like swordless run but I think it would fit better in the new ~bonus~ sets
20 Sep 04:49
barrelsmasher
I have a rom with CRC D7AE93DF and the cheevos aren't popping. I have completed the first three dungeons with all possible items collected. None of them popped. Help?

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