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The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (Gameboy Color)

Developer:Nintendo
Publisher:Nintendo
Genre:Action RPG (Top-Down View)
First released:December 12, 1998

Achievements

There are 36 achievements worth 400 (873) points.
 
Tail Cello
 
won by 274 (158) of 430 (63.72%)
(12)
Acquire the Full Moon Cello from the Tail Cave
Bottle Horn
 
won by 205 (130) of 430 (47.67%)
(14)
Acquire the Conch Horn from the Bottle Grotto
Cavern Bell
 
won by 165 (111) of 430 (38.37%)
(15)
Acquire the Sea Lily's Bell from the Key Cavern
Angler\
 
won by 148 (99) of 430 (34.42%)
(17)
Acquire the Surf Harp from the Angler's Tunnel
Catfish\
 
won by 137 (96) of 430 (31.86%)
(18)
Acquire the Wind Marimba from the Catfish's Maw
Face Triangle
 
won by 120 (91) of 430 (27.91%)
(19)
Acquire the Coral Triangle from the Face Shrine
Tower Organ
 
won by 106 (80) of 430 (24.65%)
(21)
Acquire the Organ of Evening Calm from the Eagle's Tower
Turtle Drum
 
won by 103 (80) of 430 (23.95%)
(21)
Acquire the Thunder Drum from Turtle Rock
It Was All A Dream
 
won by 104 (80) of 430 (24.19%)
(32)
Wake the Wind Fish from his slumber
A Dream Come True
 
won by 77 (68) of 430 (17.91%)
(54)
Help Marin fulfill her dream
Bested Moldorm
 
won by 150 (106) of 430 (34.88%)
(25)
Defeat Moldorm without being harmed
Bested Genie
 
won by 88 (77) of 430 (20.47%)
(35)
Defeat Genie without being harmed
Bested Slime Eye
 
won by 72 (66) of 430 (16.74%)
(42)
Defeat Slime Eye without being harmed
Bested Angler Fish
 
won by 112 (83) of 430 (26.05%)
(31)
Defeat Angler Fish without being harmed
Bested Slime Eel
 
won by 75 (68) of 430 (17.44%)
(41)
Defeat Slime Eel without being harmed
Bested Facade
 
won by 114 (86) of 430 (26.51%)
(30)
Defeat Facade without being harmed
Bested Evil Eagle
 
won by 105 (79) of 430 (24.42%)
(31)
Defeat Evil Eagle without being harmed
Bested Hot Head
 
won by 69 (62) of 430 (16.05%)
(44)
Defeat Hot Head without being harmed
Bested Shadow Nightmares
 
won by 95 (75) of 430 (22.09%)
(45)
Defeat all 6 Shadow Nightmares without being harmed
Level-1 Shield
 
won by 426 (204) of 430 (99.07%)
(3)
Acquire the Level-1 Shield from Tarin
Level-1 Sword
 
won by 389 (199) of 430 (90.47%)
(3)
Acquire the Level-1 Sword from Toronbo Shores
Level-2 Sword
 
won by 104 (82) of 430 (24.19%)
(21)
Obtain the Level-2 Sword
Music Man
 
won by 121 (92) of 430 (28.14%)
(29)
Learn all 3 Ocarina songs
Washed Up Returner
 
won by 110 (84) of 430 (25.58%)
(21)
Get the boomerang
I Have Half A Heart
 
won by 159 (107) of 430 (36.98%)
(8)
Obtain a total of 7 hearts
Awaken My Heart
 
won by 78 (67) of 430 (18.14%)
(40)
Obtain all 14 Heart Containers
Rupee Amasser
 
won by 146 (100) of 430 (33.95%)
(17)
Get a total of 999 rupees on the rupee counter
Shell Collection
 
won by 59 (57) of 430 (13.72%)
(33)
Collect all possible 26 Secret Seashells across Koholint
More Powder!
 
won by 160 (110) of 430 (37.21%)
(4)
Get the Magic Powder capacity upgrade from the Mad Batter
More Arrows!
 
won by 103 (80) of 430 (23.95%)
(6)
Get the Arrow capacity upgrade from the Mad Batter
More Bombs!
 
won by 116 (84) of 430 (26.98%)
(6)
Get the Bomb capacity upgrade from the Mad Batter
Bested Evil Orb
 
won by 119 (84) of 430 (27.67%)
(40)
Defeat Evil Orb without being harmed
New Clothes!
 
won by 130 (92) of 430 (30.23%)
(18)
Acquire the red clothes or the blue clothes from the Color Dungeon.
The Travels of THIEF
 
won by 57 (53) of 430 (13.26%)
(68)
Complete the Photo Album
Here Stands A Brave Man
 
won by 146 (98) of 430 (33.95%)
(3)
Agree to be photographed
Beautiful! I\
 
won by 94 (76) of 430 (21.86%)
(6)
Keep refusing to be photographed
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Recent comment(s):
20 Feb 09:37
Bigou
Wait, what does this page appeared when, until now, the DX version shared the page of the original one? Well, at least no we can have achievements for the new dungeon on DX, the one you can't enter without using a GameBoy Color.
16 Sep 15:46
Mutawarrior
To anyone who wants to help with achievements for this version, please check my post of suggestions in the forum. Thanks.
16 Sep 15:48
Mutawarrior
SporyTike used Legend of Zelda, The - Link's Awakening DX (USA, Europe) for the achievements he took from the original version so far.
22 Sep 01:12
Ryan914
The bested Evil Eagle Achievement should pop if you use the Hookshot to finish him off or wait to finish him off after he tries to blow you off of the tower.
14 Oct 04:13
SyrianBallaS
Yeah, for the original LA I was using a DX rom. Not a big deal but I have to do a lot of things again.
19 Oct 12:32
HoundBlue
Why only 375 points?
30 Oct 16:21
SlimKirby
Last I checked it was because they are trying to figure out the memory addresses for a lot of the photo ops in the game to use them as achievements.
01 Nov 23:40
SamuraiGamerCat
Dammit, I stupidly got the Level 2 sword before getting all of the other sea-shells. Now I'm stuck at 20 and the rest of the shells are rupees.
21 Dec 19:33
Remi
Thanks Guys ! I sure had a great time re-playing this game, for me it's the best Zelda ever made !Now let's beat ALTTP ! =D
22 Mar 22:27
ShadwSonic
I think I figured out why some of the "Bested" cheevs are finicky... it's because we keep fast forwarding so the "boss start" trigger doesn't... trigger. And/or the "boss end" trigger.
23 Mar 06:31
ShadwSonic
Well, this was a fun game... It'll be nice when I return here for the GB set!
02 Sep 18:33
infpgamer
Several best cheevs trigged though I took damage during the fight.
15 Dec 00:15
RideTheSkies
Remi, we are definitely in the minority. Link's Awakening is my favorite LoZ game also. I hope Nintendo maintains the integrity of the series and never changes the formula too much. The direction they went with Hyrule Warriors makes me a tad nervous.
15 Dec 02:15
RideTheSkies
Also, why are the achievement ratings so mediocre? Is it simply because many weren't triggering? I'm about to attempt a 100% play through and hopefully the problems were fixed with the recent retroarch workings.
16 Dec 16:46
Hawkrex
"Bested Angler Fish" didn't trigger for me, I did this 3 or 4 times.
17 Dec 23:26
Itstheboylink321
Literally just got the "Bested Angler Fish" on first try on a RertoArch platform, RetroPie to be specific.
18 Dec 16:46
Itstheboylink321
On the other hand, I could not get The Travel of THIEF to trigger using RetraArch. I had to boot up the trusty RAGBA emulator to get it to trigger. I transferred my rom from my file and renamed the .srm save .sav before booting the emulator and Wahla
26 Jan 22:36
NathanBRHUE
"Bested Moldorm" isn't popping.
13 Apr 16:35
woolyshambler
bested genie, slime eye and slime eel aren't popping. facade did pop, despite taking damage on him! ROM info: https://puu.sh/vj2Ql/de9af507d5.png
24 Apr 18:19
PermaNull
I guess this doesn't show up in RetroArch sadly, I've been playing sinc elast night and didn't realize there was a page till now dammit.

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High Scores

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1
Mutawarrior
800
2
zeldamaniak
800
3
SporyTike
800
4
Ryan914
800
5
SlimKirby
800
6
ShadwSonic
800
7
zelda007
800
8
Gejehh
800
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Ishbale
800
10
Delmaru
800

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