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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 56 (46) of 1601 (3.50%)
(97)
Find All Compasses and Maps 2nd Quest
Dungeon Cartographer
 
won by 235 (177) of 1601 (14.68%)
(25)
Find All Compasses and Maps 1st Quest
Boomerang Pro
 
won by 352 (239) of 1601 (21.99%)
(5)
Obtain the magical boomerang in the first quest
Swordless level 2
 
won by 78 (72) of 1601 (4.87%)
(34)
Complete level 2 without owning a sword
Bounty Hunter
 
won by 320 (116) of 1601 (19.99%)
(17)
receive money from every hidden moblin in the first quest
Wizard Link
 
won by 254 (168) of 1601 (15.87%)
(6)
Obtain the magical wand in the first quest
Pyromaniac Link
 
won by 228 (154) of 1601 (14.24%)
(6)
Obtain the red candle in the first quest
Locked doors master
 
won by 207 (139) of 1601 (12.93%)
(7)
Obtain the magical key in the first quest
Red hype
 
won by 184 (122) of 1601 (11.49%)
(8)
Obtain the red ring in the first quest
Boy, this is really expensive !
 
won by 309 (206) of 1601 (19.30%)
(5)
Get equipped with the blue ring in the first quest
Boomerang Amateur
 
won by 551 (324) of 1601 (34.42%)
(3)
Obtain the boomerang in the first quest
Not easy being green
 
won by 63 (59) of 1601 (3.94%)
(102)
Beat the game without obtaining a ring in the first quest
Ready to sail
 
won by 362 (232) of 1601 (22.61%)
(4)
Obtain the raft in the first quest
One step across the river
 
won by 338 (221) of 1601 (21.11%)
(5)
Obtain the stepladder in the first quest
Full inventory fully upgraded 2nd quest
 
won by 52 (47) of 1601 (3.25%)
(187)
Get all items, max item upgrades in the second quest
Archer Link
 
won by 547 (324) of 1601 (34.17%)
(3)
Obtain the bow in the first quest
Musician Link
 
won by 277 (186) of 1601 (17.30%)
(5)
Obtain the recorder in the first quest
Boy, this is really expensive ! 2
 
won by 87 (72) of 1601 (5.43%)
(23)
Get equipped with the blue ring in the second quest
Stronger than ever
 
won by 290 (195) of 1601 (18.11%)
(8)
find the bracelet in either quest
Good sense of direction
 
won by 288 (190) of 1601 (17.99%)
(8)
Find your way through the lost woods
Ready to face the beast
 
won by 197 (131) of 1601 (12.30%)
(7)
Obtain the silver arrows in the first quest
Recommended to the old woman
 
won by 388 (254) of 1601 (24.23%)
(4)
find the letter in the first quest
Blue Darknut expert
 
won by 79 (72) of 1601 (4.93%)
(49)
Clear the item room in lvl5 without taking damage not owning the magical sword
Darknut bombing expert
 
won by 93 (80) of 1601 (5.81%)
(42)
Clear the item room in level 3 only using bombs (not owning magical sword)
Magician Link
 
won by 230 (155) of 1601 (14.37%)
(6)
Obtain the book of magic in the first quest
Optimal fully completed level 1
 
won by 101 (88) of 1601 (6.31%)
(33)
take and visit everything in lvl1 (1st quest) but open only 4 locked doors
Secret room level 4
 
won by 256 (176) of 1601 (15.99%)
(6)
find the secret room in level 4
Secret room level 7
 
won by 199 (134) of 1601 (12.43%)
(7)
find the secret room in level 7
Secret room level 8
 
won by 175 (125) of 1601 (10.93%)
(8)
find the secret room in level 8
Did I unlock that door ?
 
won by 219 (162) of 1601 (13.68%)
(10)
Unlock the first door in level 1 without using a key
12 bombs max
 
won by 238 (172) of 1601 (14.87%)
(6)
Obtain your first bomb upgrade in the first quest
16 bombs max
 
won by 182 (134) of 1601 (11.37%)
(12)
Obtain your second bomb upgrade in the first quest
Heart Master 2nd quest
 
won by 62 (51) of 1601 (3.87%)
(88)
Obtain all 16 Heart Containers in the second quest
Get To D Level-4 Secret
 
won by 66 (55) of 1601 (4.12%)
(20)
Find the secret room in Level-4 2nd Quest
Swordless Adventurer
 
won by 36 (33) of 1601 (2.25%)
(342)
Get to Ganon's room in Level-9 swordless in the 1st Quest
Swordless Master
 
won by 31 (28) of 1601 (1.94%)
(391)
Get to Ganon's room in Level-9 swordless in the 2nd Quest
Eagle Novice
 
won by 861 (541) of 1601 (53.78%)
(6)
Complete the Eagle Dungeon in the First Quest.
Moon Novice
 
won by 624 (426) of 1601 (38.98%)
(7)
Complete the Moon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Manji Novice
 
won by 578 (397) of 1601 (36.10%)
(8)
Complete the Manji Dungeon in the First Quest.
Snake Novice
 
won by 504 (351) of 1601 (31.48%)
(8)
Complete the Snake Dungeon in the First Quest.
Lizard Novice
 
won by 453 (319) of 1601 (28.29%)
(9)
Complete the Lizard Dungeon in the First Quest.
Dragon Novice
 
won by 406 (291) of 1601 (25.36%)
(10)
Complete the Dragon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Demon Novice
 
won by 383 (280) of 1601 (23.92%)
(10)
Complete the Demon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Lion Novice
 
won by 364 (268) of 1601 (22.74%)
(11)
Complete the Lion Dungeon in the First Quest.
Eagle Expert
 
won by 180 (152) of 1601 (11.24%)
(22)
Complete the Eagle Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Moon Expert
 
won by 166 (142) of 1601 (10.37%)
(24)
Complete the Moon Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Manji Expert
 
won by 159 (138) of 1601 (9.93%)
(25)
Complete the Manji Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Snake Expert
 
won by 149 (127) of 1601 (9.31%)
(26)
Complete the Snake Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Lizard Expert
 
won by 139 (118) of 1601 (8.68%)
(28)
Complete the Lizard Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Dragon Expert
 
won by 134 (116) of 1601 (8.37%)
(29)
Complete the Dragon Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Demon Expert
 
won by 131 (113) of 1601 (8.18%)
(29)
Complete the Demon Dungeon in the Second Quest.
Lion Expert
 
won by 135 (116) of 1601 (8.43%)
(29)
Complete the Lion Dungeon in the Second Quest.
The Quest is Over
 
won by 323 (232) of 1601 (20.17%)
(24)
Defeat Ganon in Death Mountain in the First Quest.
Quest Master
 
won by 133 (115) of 1601 (8.31%)
(74)
Defeat Ganon in Death Mountain in the Second Quest.
8-Bit Master
 
won by 304 (217) of 1601 (18.99%)
(63)
Defeat Ganon in either Quest without being killed.
Heart Master
 
won by 361 (263) of 1601 (22.55%)
(13)
Obtain all 16 Heart Containers in the 1st Quest
Bested Aquamentus
 
won by 635 (422) of 1601 (39.66%)
(15)
Defeat Aquamentus without being harmed in the Eagle Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Dodongo
 
won by 534 (377) of 1601 (33.35%)
(17)
Defeat Dodongo without being harmed in the Moon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Manhandla
 
won by 378 (275) of 1601 (23.61%)
(21)
Defeat Manhandla without being harmed in the Manji Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Gleeok
 
won by 183 (150) of 1601 (11.43%)
(37)
Defeat Gleeok without being harmed in the Snake Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Digdogger
 
won by 451 (318) of 1601 (28.17%)
(18)
Defeat Digdogger without being harmed in the Lizard Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Gohma
 
won by 360 (265) of 1601 (22.49%)
(22)
Defeat Gohma without being harmed in the Dragon Dungeon in the First Quest.
Bested Patra
 
won by 174 (130) of 1601 (10.87%)
(37)
Defeat one Patra without being harmed in Death Mountain in the First Quest.
It\
 
won by 1503 (776) of 1601 (93.88%)
(1)
Obtain the wooden sword.
Magical Upgrade
 
won by 651 (432) of 1601 (40.66%)
(3)
Acquire the White Sword.
Complete Upgrade
 
won by 484 (334) of 1601 (30.23%)
(5)
Acquire the Magical Sword.
Magical Protection
 
won by 606 (391) of 1601 (37.85%)
(4)
Acquire the Magical Shield.
Rupee Bounty
 
won by 783 (500) of 1601 (48.91%)
(2)
Acquire 100 Rupees at one time.
Rupee Hoarder
 
won by 571 (382) of 1601 (35.67%)
(8)
Acquire 255 Rupees at one time.
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Recent comment(s):
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
17 Jun 20:29
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 21:26
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.

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