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Legend of Zelda, The: A Link to the Past (SNES)

Defeat Mothula without being harmed without using the Magic Cape or Cane of Byrna.
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Defeat Mothula without being harmed without using the Magic Cape or Cane of Byrna.

Created by dude1286 on: 21 Aug, 2013 00:08
Last modified: 24 May, 2023 03:07

Unlocked by 1,630 of 18,753 possible players (8.69%)

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1985a 16 Mar 2017 14:59
ok, the next episode of speedrun I will try it :)
Protoblubb 17 Mar 2017 01:20
I had the same issue first with the second Light World boss (shot at them with the ice rod, I think).
xFlesk 26 Mar 2017 13:36
Full life, almost full mana and magic cape does work for me. easy
sholton311 25 Jan 2018 02:56
None of these flawless boss battles seem to work in retroarch...
Beyondpower 27 Apr 2018 19:55
I'm trying to do it with just plain old dodging and the fire rod... so far he's kicking my ass lol. Well not so much him but the spikes and moving floor.
Megahedron 14 Jun 2018 09:07
I just pause buffered the whole fight. Was not difficult doing that
24 Feb 2019 16:04
Stax edited this achievement.
23 Jul 2019 21:02
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24 Jul 2019 02:04
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30 Jul 2019 11:10
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18 Jul 2020 14:14
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RuSsile 24 Sep 2020 05:03
Wanna No-Hitter? Cape.. sure a few ppl say he's easy without it.. we'll I'm not good at multitasking most times with a moving floor n' spikes and a ray shooting flying moth, too much for me.. Cape fixed all that.
MrDynamite 18 Mar 2021 01:14
the hardes achievement of the game I've ever done- I'm using mirror when I'm hitting. I don't want to take it easy with cape or byrna
17 Jul 2021 19:38
AlexGatao edited this achievement.
ECS98 19 Feb 2022 19:59
Ok, this wasn't nearly as hard as i expected to beat without Cape or Byrna. The moving floor can be disorienting, and there's a lot to keep track of, but i've found most things to be well telegraphed so i could avoid them in time. Also, one thing that helped me a lot was to use Fire Rod and to be agreesive! Mothula can't attack if we hit him first, just keep chasing him and burning him and it'll end pretty quickly.
Jazmataz 1 Apr 2022 16:58
That was too easy with the Cape and Sword Level 3.
cykette 10 May 2023 06:25
A little bit of fun trivia: casually, Mothula seems like it's a damage sponge. What's actually happening is, when you knock it into the spikes, the spike damage negates your sword damage. That's why the 4 blocks in the room are there. Something to knock it into when the spikes are near it. It's actually a rather weak boss.

For the achievement, cane or cape to keep you invincible and knock it into either the blocks or against a wall once the spikes move. If you can push it up against a solid surface, a few quick swipes with the tempered sword is all it takes. Very quick boss once you know what's actually going on.
21 May 2023 21:49
suspect15 edited this achievement's logic, description.
suspect15 24 May 2023 03:07
rescoring from 10 to 25 per rescore vote
24 May 2023 03:07
suspect15 edited this achievement's points.

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