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Legend of Zelda, The (NES)

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

Achievements

There are 69 achievements worth 400 (2496) points.
 
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won by 2357 (1189) of 2480 (95.04%)
(1)
Obtain the wooden sword.
Magical Upgrade
 
won by 921 (612) of 2480 (37.14%)
(3)
Acquire the White Sword.
Complete Upgrade
 
won by 676 (466) of 2480 (27.26%)
(5)
Acquire the Magical Sword.
Magical Protection
 
won by 871 (567) of 2480 (35.12%)
(5)
Acquire the Magical Shield.
Boy, this is really expensive !
 
won by 540 (364) of 2480 (21.77%)
(4)
Get equipped with the blue ring in the first quest
Recommended to the old woman
 
won by 668 (445) of 2480 (26.94%)
(4)
find the letter in the first quest
Stronger than ever
 
won by 484 (334) of 2480 (19.52%)
(7)
find the bracelet in either quest
Archer Link
 
won by 930 (567) of 2480 (37.50%)
(3)
Obtain the bow in the first quest
Boomerang Amateur
 
won by 934 (566) of 2480 (37.66%)
(3)
Obtain the boomerang in the first quest
Boomerang Pro
 
won by 596 (403) of 2480 (24.03%)
(4)
Obtain the magical boomerang in the first quest
Ready to sail
 
won by 609 (402) of 2480 (24.56%)
(4)
Obtain the raft in the first quest
One step across the river
 
won by 560 (374) of 2480 (22.58%)
(4)
Obtain the stepladder in the first quest
Musician Link
 
won by 454 (309) of 2480 (18.31%)
(5)
Obtain the recorder in the first quest
Wizard Link
 
won by 404 (275) of 2480 (16.29%)
(5)
Obtain the magical wand in the first quest
Pyromaniac Link
 
won by 374 (258) of 2480 (15.08%)
(6)
Obtain the red candle in the first quest
Magician Link
 
won by 376 (257) of 2480 (15.16%)
(6)
Obtain the book of magic in the first quest
Locked doors master
 
won by 334 (226) of 2480 (13.47%)
(6)
Obtain the magical key in the first quest
Red hype
 
won by 301 (204) of 2480 (12.14%)
(7)
Obtain the red ring in the first quest
Ready to face the beast
 
won by 313 (213) of 2480 (12.62%)
(7)
Obtain the silver arrows in the first quest
Good sense of direction
 
won by 485 (330) of 2480 (19.56%)
(7)
Find your way through the lost woods
Rupee Bounty
 
won by 1100 (707) of 2480 (44.35%)
(2)
Acquire 100 Rupees at one time.
Rupee Hoarder
 
won by 799 (540) of 2480 (32.22%)
(8)
Acquire 255 Rupees at one time.
12 bombs max
 
won by 398 (282) of 2480 (16.05%)
(5)
Obtain your first bomb upgrade in the first quest
16 bombs max
 
won by 298 (217) of 2480 (12.02%)
(11)
Obtain your second bomb upgrade in the first quest
Heart Master
 
won by 495 (354) of 2480 (19.96%)
(15)
Obtain all 16 Heart Containers in the 1st Quest
Dungeon Cartographer
 
won by 319 (243) of 2480 (12.86%)
(28)
Find All Compasses and Maps 1st Quest
Eagle Novice
 
won by 1233 (772) of 2480 (49.72%)
(6)
Complete the Eagle Dungeon in the First Quest.
Moon Novice
 
won by 875 (594) of 2480 (35.28%)
(8)
Complete the Moon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Manji Novice
 
won by 801 (549) of 2480 (32.30%)
(8)
Complete the Manji Dungeon in the First Quest.
Snake Novice
 
won by 703 (488) of 2480 (28.35%)
(9)
Complete the Snake Dungeon in the First Quest.
Lizard Novice
 
won by 617 (434) of 2480 (24.88%)
(10)
Complete the Lizard Dungeon in the First Quest.
Dragon Novice
 
won by 552 (392) of 2480 (22.26%)
(11)
Complete the Dragon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Demon Novice
 
won by 524 (379) of 2480 (21.13%)
(11)
Complete the Demon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Lion Novice
 
won by 494 (356) of 2480 (19.92%)
(12)
Complete the Lion Dungeon in the First Quest.
The Quest is Over
 
won by 432 (307) of 2480 (17.42%)
(27)
Defeat Ganon in Death Mountain in the First Quest.
Bested Aquamentus
 
won by 905 (608) of 2480 (36.49%)
(16)
Defeat Aquamentus without being harmed in the Eagle Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Dodongo
 
won by 735 (522) of 2480 (29.64%)
(18)
Defeat Dodongo without being harmed in the Moon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Manhandla
 
won by 468 (344) of 2480 (18.87%)
(26)
Defeat Manhandla without being harmed in the Manji Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Gleeok
 
won by 214 (178) of 2480 (8.63%)
(50)
Defeat Gleeok without being harmed in the Snake Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Digdogger
 
won by 557 (395) of 2480 (22.46%)
(22)
Defeat Digdogger without being harmed in the Lizard Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Gohma
 
won by 485 (352) of 2480 (19.56%)
(25)
Defeat Gohma without being harmed in the Dragon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Patra
 
won by 212 (157) of 2480 (8.55%)
(50)
Defeat the Patra south of a wise man in Death Mountain without being harmed in the First Quest.
Did I unlock that door ?
 
won by 334 (252) of 2480 (13.47%)
(10)
Unlock the first door in level 1 without using a key
Optimal fully completed level 1
 
won by 143 (126) of 2480 (5.77%)
(35)
take and visit everything in lvl1 (1st quest) but open only 4 locked doors
Swordless level 2
 
won by 105 (98) of 2480 (4.23%)
(38)
Complete level 2 without owning a sword
Darknut bombing expert
 
won by 134 (117) of 2480 (5.40%)
(45)
Clear the item room in level 3 only using bombs (not owning magical sword and without leaving)
Secret room level 4
 
won by 419 (298) of 2480 (16.90%)
(5)
find the secret room in level 4
Blue Darknut expert
 
won by 112 (102) of 2480 (4.52%)
(54)
Clear the item room in level 5 without taking damage (not owning the magical sword and without leaving)
Secret room level 7
 
won by 325 (227) of 2480 (13.10%)
(6)
find the secret room in level 7
Secret room level 8
 
won by 268 (194) of 2480 (10.81%)
(8)
find the secret room in level 8
Bounty Hunter
 
won by 387 (155) of 2480 (15.60%)
(21)
Receive money from every hidden moblin in the first quest
Not easy being green
 
won by 80 (75) of 2480 (3.23%)
(123)
Beat the game without obtaining a ring in the first quest
Swordless Adventurer
 
won by 53 (49) of 2480 (2.14%)
(367)
Get to Ganon's room in Level-9 swordless in the 1st Quest
Boy, this is really expensive ! 2
 
won by 123 (103) of 2480 (4.96%)
(24)
Get equipped with the blue ring in the second quest
Heart Master 2nd quest
 
won by 88 (72) of 2480 (3.55%)
(90)
Obtain all 16 Heart Containers in the second quest
Dungeon Explorer
 
won by 80 (68) of 2480 (3.23%)
(98)
Find All Compasses and Maps 2nd Quest
Full inventory fully upgraded 2nd quest
 
won by 71 (65) of 2480 (2.86%)
(207)
Get all items, max item upgrades in the second quest
Eagle Expert
 
won by 227 (192) of 2480 (9.15%)
(28)
Complete the Eagle Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Moon Expert
 
won by 198 (170) of 2480 (7.98%)
(32)
Complete the Moon Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Manji Expert
 
won by 192 (167) of 2480 (7.74%)
(33)
Complete the Manji Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Snake Expert
 
won by 177 (152) of 2480 (7.14%)
(35)
Complete the Snake Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Lizard Expert
 
won by 166 (142) of 2480 (6.69%)
(37)
Complete the Lizard Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Dragon Expert
 
won by 158 (137) of 2480 (6.37%)
(39)
Complete the Dragon Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Demon Expert
 
won by 155 (134) of 2480 (6.25%)
(40)
Complete the Demon Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Lion Expert
 
won by 158 (137) of 2480 (6.37%)
(39)
Complete the Lion Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Quest Master
 
won by 158 (137) of 2480 (6.37%)
(98)
Defeat Ganon in Death Mountain in the Second Quest.
Get To D Level-4 Secret
 
won by 94 (81) of 2480 (3.79%)
(21)
Find the secret room in Level-4 2nd Quest
Swordless Master
 
won by 47 (43) of 2480 (1.90%)
(412)
Get to Ganon's room in Level-9 swordless in the 2nd Quest
8-Bit Master
 
won by 375 (266) of 2480 (15.12%)
(77)
Defeat Ganon in either Quest without being killed.
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Recent comment(s):
25 Dec 8:37 2016
Riekoche
Whats the name of the file to start playing with achievements? Mine just comes up as Zelda
27 Dec 2:08 2016
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 6:18 2017
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 2:15 2017
mentifisto
One requires a sword and another requires the opposite? No consistency?
22 May 18:05 2017
flamegod
69 achievements... giggady
17 Jun 19:29 2017
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 2017
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 2:17 2017
KevinCarbonara
Achievements like swordless quest sap all the fun out of the game and ruin the point of retro achievements.
26 Jul 2:21 2017
ShadwSonic
I STRONGLY disagree with the idea of demoting the Swordless Quest cheevs, that was actually the most fun I HAD while completing this!
6 Aug 23:14 2017
kdecks
Swordless quests were very fun for me too. i recommend following a guide to reduce the challenge.
7 Aug 4:46 2017
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.
30 Sep 1:19 2017
barrelsmasher
Use ROM with checksum d3f453931146e95b04a31647de80fdab
1 Oct 16:40 2017
ENZYME1
@alecTwhite, I agree, if there is a way to transfer the achievement with everyone's progress that would be sublime. Also, with all the revisions the older games are getting addition to the new bonus sets, achievement guidelines should be updated.
22 Nov 23:58 2017
Azarokkusu
Oh cool Snake Expert and Demon Expert didn't trigger for me when I beat those dungeons. GG
23 Nov 2:21 2017
Azarokkusu
oh and lion expert too
25 Nov 13:36 2017
Aquonn
Is this broken? I am using RetroArch, but I would have thought it would work, as I acquired the bow but no cheevo.
1 Dec 0:54 2017
hypelastika
i'm not getting the achievement am i using the wrong rom or something ?
16 Jan 4:21 2018
alberto1398
Achievements are not working for me with Rev. B (Gamecube ROM)
25 Jan 14:18 2018
outis
For those whose achievements aren't working, make sure your using a compatible emulator like Mesen. Some, like Nestopia, are not compatible with RetroAchievements.
6 Apr 8:40 2018
FireSonic
pretty fun set, though i hate dungeon 5 on first quest swordless... blue darknuts without sword or magic wand is simply not fun for me.

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