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Metroid (NES)

Developer:Nintendo R&D1
Publisher:Nintendo
Genre:Action-Adventure
First released:1986

Achievements

There are 25 achievements worth 400 (980) points.
Authors: dude1286

 
Ballin\
 
won by 1522 (941) of 1614 (94.30%)
(5)
Obtain the Morph Ball.
Cross Screen
 
won by 621 (459) of 1614 (38.48%)
(7)
Obtain the Long Beam.
Bombing Run
 
won by 619 (457) of 1614 (38.35%)
(15)
Acquire the Morph Ball Bomb.
Little Extra
 
won by 406 (307) of 1614 (25.15%)
(52)
Obtain the Varia Suit.
Stay Right There
 
won by 515 (388) of 1614 (31.91%)
(17)
Obtain the Ice Beam.
Wavy
 
won by 355 (274) of 1614 (22.00%)
(34)
Obtain the Wave Beam.
Screwin\
 
won by 386 (291) of 1614 (23.92%)
(32)
Obtain the Screw Attack.
I\
 
won by 425 (323) of 1614 (26.33%)
(20)
Obtain the High Jump Boots.
Extra Punch
 
won by 863 (601) of 1614 (53.47%)
(6)
Obtain your first set of missiles.
More Punch
 
won by 372 (284) of 1614 (23.05%)
(33)
Obtain a total of 125 Missiles in your stockpile.
All of the Punch
 
won by 227 (187) of 1614 (14.06%)
(98)
Obtain all 255 Missiles into your stockpile.
Tanking Around
 
won by 733 (509) of 1614 (45.42%)
(21)
Obtain your first energy tank.
All the Tanks in the World
 
won by 320 (250) of 1614 (19.83%)
(74)
Obtain all six energy tanks.
Slimeball City
 
won by 486 (343) of 1614 (30.11%)
(18)
Gain access to Hideout I.
The Floor is Lava
 
won by 723 (480) of 1614 (44.80%)
(14)
Gain access to Norfair.
Alienation
 
won by 346 (259) of 1614 (21.44%)
(23)
Gain access to Hideout II.
Secret Facility
 
won by 339 (252) of 1614 (21.00%)
(47)
Gain access to Tourian.
Kraiding Power
 
won by 381 (287) of 1614 (23.61%)
(54)
Defeat Kraid in Hideout I.
Great Scott!
 
won by 367 (283) of 1614 (22.74%)
(56)
Defeat Ridley in Hideout II.
Brain Damage
 
won by 311 (226) of 1614 (19.27%)
(89)
Defeat Mother Brain in Tourian.
Mission Complete
 
won by 292 (223) of 1614 (18.09%)
(13)
Complete the game.
Successful Mission
 
won by 287 (219) of 1614 (17.78%)
(27)
Complete the game in under 10 hours.
It\
 
won by 269 (205) of 1614 (16.67%)
(28)
Complete the game in under 4 hours 56 minutes.
Ready for the Beach
 
won by 201 (168) of 1614 (12.45%)
(72)
Complete the game in under 2 hours 28 minutes (no passwords).
Ready for the Magazine
 
won by 169 (148) of 1614 (10.47%)
(125)
Complete the game in under 59 minutes (no passwords).
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Recent comment(s):
21 Jan 8:59 2014
kdecks
Actually it does unlock stuff, that should be fixed.
26 Nov 8:04 2015
woolyshambler
yo i was messing around with passwords and seem to have broke the speedrun leaderboard in the process. sorry. anyone authorized to remove me from the scoreboard please do
19 Jun 21:06 2016
LtDan
NARPAS SWORD code won't add achievements either for anyone who's wondering
12 Nov 12:25 2016
Storminator16
Morph ball achievement didn't pop. Anyone else having the same problem?
28 Dec 1:11 2016
Lava303
I have not earn Brain Damage...another fail in another game...In every game i have mistakes.
20 Jan 23:33 2017
AuraOfTheDawn
Use Metroid (U) [!] for this set. (E) will not function, it's been linked elsewhere because of timer shenanigans causing problems.
20 Jan 23:40 2017
AuraOfTheDawn
Do not link Romhacks here. They belong in their own entries.
4 Feb 4:08 2017
NESlover85
Morph ball didn't pop for me either.
4 Feb 17:04 2017
AuraOfTheDawn
Pal timer would be shorter, not longer, on igt.
4 Feb 17:06 2017
AuraOfTheDawn
Morph ball pops correctly, use the RANes emulator this site offers, not retroarch. (Or use the nightly build (NOT THE STABLE RELEASE) of retroarch, with quicknes as a core)
1 Mar 0:55 2018
meleu
Using RetroaArch is fine!
30 Apr 1:42 2018
partTimeNinja
Do the ones for beating the game in a certain time stack or do you need to beat it 5 separate times?
5 Jun 3:59 2018
LordStigmat
They do stack
29 Nov 3:26 2018
JAM
Battery save protection is added to the set as well as other fixes.
3 Dec 23:21 2018
JAM
If you're playing on RetroArch please use QuickNES core only for this set.
8 Dec 3:34 2018
GoatWalker
Question: Am I going crazy or is the ice beam achievement glitched? Because I picked up the one in Brinstar first, then picked it up in Norfair but the achievement didn't pop. Was I supposed to pick it up in Norfair first for the achievement to work?
10 Dec 15:36 2018
Fragmaster007
ice beam achievement is glitched
12 Dec 21:34 2018
GoatWalker
And I guess alienation is also broken.
20 Dec 17:22 2018
JAM
Ice Beam was broken. Fixed now.
21 Dec 8:33 2018
JAM
Alienation wasn't completely broken but it's fixed too.

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Achievement Distribution

High Scores

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DMFWorldGames
800
2
popoki
800
3
Pereira006
800
4
Atheistpanic
800
5
Hitaka
800
6
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800
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Jetil
800
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ImpliedKappa
800
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800
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800

Leaderboards

Complete the game as fast as possible
JAM
49:47.70
Get all the items (8 E-Tanks) and beat the game as quickly as possible.
Kyhek
152:22.98
Complete the game as fast as possible.
JAM
34:23.21
Finish the final ascent as quickly as possible (Score is time remaining).
speedneedle
7610
Complete the game as fast as possible.
ReversePolarity
0:20.00
Get all the items and beat the game as quickly as possible.
infpgamer
7:10.00
Finish the final ascent as quickly as possible (Score is time remaining).
JosephLarsson
9:33.86