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Legend of Zelda, The (NES)

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

Achievements

There are 69 achievements worth 800 (5325) points.
Authors: dude1286 (33), zeldamaniak (31), Mutawarrior (3), Arek1985 (2).

 
It's Dangerous to Go Alone!
 
won by 7562 (3552) of 7749 (97.59%)
Magical Upgrade
 
won by 2645 (1633) of 7749 (34.13%)
(5)
Acquire the white sword
Complete Upgrade
 
won by 1895 (1188) of 7749 (24.45%)
(10)
Acquire the magical sword
Magical Protection
 
won by 2583 (1551) of 7749 (33.33%)
(8)
Acquire the magical shield
Boy, This is Really Expensive!
 
won by 2047 (1263) of 7749 (26.42%)
(10)
Equip the blue ring in the first quest
Recommendation for the Old Woman
 
won by 2487 (1517) of 7749 (32.09%)
(5)
Find the letter in the first quest
Stronger Than Ever
 
won by 1745 (1101) of 7749 (22.52%)
(11)
Find the bracelet in either quest
Archer Link
 
won by 3292 (1945) of 7749 (42.48%)
(7)
Obtain the bow in the first quest
Boomerang Amateur
 
won by 3400 (1978) of 7749 (43.88%)
(4)
Obtain the boomerang in the first quest
Boomerang Pro
 
won by 2129 (1334) of 7749 (27.47%)
(10)
Obtain the magical boomerang in the first quest
Ready to Sail
 
won by 2182 (1351) of 7749 (28.16%)
(9)
Obtain the raft in the first quest
One Step Across the River
 
won by 1989 (1235) of 7749 (25.67%)
(10)
Obtain the stepladder in the first quest
Musician Link
 
won by 1636 (1019) of 7749 (21.11%)
(12)
Obtain the recorder in the first quest
Wizard Link
 
won by 1446 (917) of 7749 (18.66%)
(13)
Obtain the magical wand in the first quest
Pyromaniac Link
 
won by 1389 (882) of 7749 (17.92%)
(13)
Obtain the red candle in the first quest
Magician Link
 
won by 1384 (878) of 7749 (17.86%)
(13)
Obtain the book of magic in the first quest
Locked Doors Master
 
won by 1243 (788) of 7749 (16.04%)
(15)
Obtain the magical key in the first quest
Red Hype
 
won by 1142 (720) of 7749 (14.74%)
(32)
Obtain the red ring in the first quest
Ready to Face the Beast
 
won by 1174 (743) of 7749 (15.15%)
(31)
Obtain the silver arrows in the first quest
Good Sense of Direction
 
won by 1627 (1064) of 7749 (21.00%)
(4)
Find your way through the lost woods
Rupee Bounty
 
won by 3180 (1903) of 7749 (41.04%)
(4)
Have 100 Rupees
Rupee Hoarder
 
won by 2261 (1392) of 7749 (29.18%)
(9)
Have 255 Rupees
More Bombs
 
won by 1448 (925) of 7749 (18.69%)
(8)
Obtain your first bomb upgrade in the first quest
So Many Bombs
 
won by 1100 (731) of 7749 (14.20%)
(16)
Obtain your second bomb upgrade in the first quest
Heart Master
 
won by 1398 (888) of 7749 (18.04%)
(27)
Obtain all 16 heart containers in the first quest
Dungeon Cartographer
 
won by 912 (643) of 7749 (11.77%)
(96)
Find all compasses and maps in the first quest
Eagle Novice
 
won by 3626 (2139) of 7749 (46.79%)
(7)
Complete the Eagle dungeon in the first quest
Moon Novice
 
won by 2531 (1577) of 7749 (32.66%)
(8)
Complete the Moon dungeon in the first quest
Manji Novice
 
won by 2323 (1451) of 7749 (29.98%)
(9)
Complete the Manji dungeon in the first quest
Snake Novice
 
won by 2008 (1262) of 7749 (25.91%)
(10)
Complete the Snake dungeon in the first quest
Lizard Novice
 
won by 1756 (1117) of 7749 (22.66%)
(23)
Complete the Lizard dungeon in the first quest
Dragon Novice
 
won by 1570 (1007) of 7749 (20.26%)
(25)
Complete the Dragon dungeon in the first quest
Demon Novice
 
won by 1512 (984) of 7749 (19.51%)
(25)
Complete the Demon dungeon in the first quest
Lion Novice
 
won by 1421 (912) of 7749 (18.34%)
(26)
Complete the Lion dungeon in the first quest
The Quest is Over
 
won by 1265 (810) of 7749 (16.32%)
(73)
Defeat Ganon in Death Mountain in the first quest
Bested Aquamentus
 
won by 2615 (1637) of 7749 (33.75%)
(17)
Defeat Aquamentus without being harmed in the Eagle dungeon in the first quest
Bested Dodongo
 
won by 2128 (1381) of 7749 (27.46%)
(20)
Defeat Dodongo without being harmed in the Moon dungeon in the first quest
Bested Manhandla
 
won by 1107 (761) of 7749 (14.29%)
(32)
Defeat Manhandla without being harmed in the Manji dungeon in the first quest
Bested Gleeok
 
won by 555 (408) of 7749 (7.16%)
(144)
Defeat Gleeok without being harmed in the Snake dungeon in the first quest
Bested Digdogger
 
won by 1049 (730) of 7749 (13.54%)
(34)
Defeat Digdogger without being harmed in the Lizard dungeon in the first quest
Bested Gohma
 
won by 1149 (772) of 7749 (14.83%)
(31)
Defeat Gohma without being harmed in the Dragon dungeon in the first quest
Bested Patra
 
won by 527 (378) of 7749 (6.80%)
(155)
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 1088 (799) of 7749 (14.04%)
(10)
Unlock the first door in level 1 without using a key
Optimal Level 1 Explorer
 
won by 485 (412) of 7749 (6.26%)
(67)
Take and visit everything in level 1 in the first quest but open only four locked doors
Swordless Level 2
 
won by 374 (335) of 7749 (4.83%)
(212)
Complete level 2 without owning a sword
Darknut Bombing Expert
 
won by 457 (387) of 7749 (5.90%)
(177)
Clear the item room in level 3 only using bombs (not owning the magical sword and without leaving)
Level 4 Secret Room
 
won by 1427 (955) of 7749 (18.42%)
(5)
Find the secret room in level 4
Blue Darknut Expert
 
won by 400 (316) of 7749 (5.16%)
(197)
Clear the item room in level 5 without taking damage (not owning the magical sword and without leaving)
Level 7 Secret Room
 
won by 1201 (775) of 7749 (15.50%)
(6)
Find the secret room in level 7
Level 8 Secret Room
 
won by 986 (661) of 7749 (12.72%)
(7)
Find the secret room in level 8
Bounty Hunter
 
won by 737 (444) of 7749 (9.51%)
(46)
Receive money from every hidden moblin in the first quest
It's Not Easy Being Green
 
won by 268 (240) of 7749 (3.46%)
(287)
Beat the game without obtaining a ring in the first quest
Swordless Adventurer
 
won by 238 (212) of 7749 (3.07%)
(654)
Get to Ganon's room in Death Mountain in the first quest without a sword
Boy, This is Really Expensive! Too
 
won by 438 (350) of 7749 (5.65%)
(37)
Equip the blue ring in the second quest
Heart Master 2
 
won by 332 (266) of 7749 (4.28%)
(238)
Obtain all 16 heart containers in the second quest
Dungeon Explorer
 
won by 296 (250) of 7749 (3.82%)
(267)
Find all compasses and maps in the second quest
Fully Loaded and Upgraded
 
won by 267 (231) of 7749 (3.45%)
(293)
Get all items and item upgrades in the second quest
Eagle Expert
 
won by 568 (452) of 7749 (7.33%)
(57)
Complete the Eagle dungeon in the second quest
Moon Expert
 
won by 495 (398) of 7749 (6.39%)
(65)
Complete the Moon dungeon in the second quest
Manji Expert
 
won by 481 (391) of 7749 (6.21%)
(66)
Complete the Manji dungeon in the second quest
Snake Expert
 
won by 442 (358) of 7749 (5.70%)
(72)
Complete the Snake dungeon in the second quest
Lizard Expert
 
won by 405 (329) of 7749 (5.23%)
(77)
Complete the Lizard dungeon in the second quest
Dragon Expert
 
won by 393 (320) of 7749 (5.07%)
(79)
Complete the Dragon dungeon in the second quest
Demon Expert
 
won by 390 (318) of 7749 (5.03%)
(80)
Complete the Demon dungeon in the second quest
Lion Expert
 
won by 390 (320) of 7749 (5.03%)
(80)
Complete the Lion dungeon in the second quest
Quest Master
 
won by 376 (312) of 7749 (4.85%)
(206)
Defeat Ganon in Death Mountain in the second quest
Get to D Level-4 Secret
 
won by 366 (304) of 7749 (4.72%)
(26)
Find the secret room in level 4 in the second quest
Swordless Master
 
won by 206 (187) of 7749 (2.66%)
(741)
Get to Ganon's room in Death Mountain in the second quest without a sword
8-Bit Master
 
won by 653 (435) of 7749 (8.43%)
(251)
Defeat Ganon in either quest without being killed
💬Official forum topic

Recent comment(s):
16 Jan 2020
12:47
I love this game. It's what got me into gaming. But I swear by the sacred Doritos... I am never playing it again. ()
5 Jul 2020
20:33
This was a very fun mastery for me. Swordless was a really interesting way to re-experience Zelda 1.
15 Aug 2020
15:11
So I put together a Retro Achievement Review for this title. It also has some supplemental maps and notes I created to help you get those swordless cheevos. https://youtu.be/us5_QLPL5FU
27 Aug 2020
23:49
I had some trouble with the "Fully Loaded and Upgraded" (Second Quest) and was confused because I had acquired all the items. The trick to unlocking it for me, was to purchase the food again, because I had used it after purchasing it.
27 Aug 2020
23:50
I also see that there is no achievements for the third or fourth quests. *shrug*
27 Aug 2020
23:56
There is no third quest
28 Aug 2020
0:07
Technically there is... but that's a Satelliview ROM, not the original game. Any cheevs for that would be in a different set.
10 Oct 2020
23:35
I also think that Swordless deserves to be in the core set. It's not terribly difficult, especially once you get the wand, and it doesn't require any glitches to complete.
1 Dec 2020
1:16
Mastered!!! Now for Zelda II
17 Jan 2021
15:14
are blue darknuts hurt by the magic wand? I'm hearing mixes things and need to know whether I've goofed up or not.
17 Jan 2021
19:33
Yes they are but by the wand itself not by the beam/fire (have to stab them like you do with a sword). They do the same damage as the White Sword does.
17 Jan 2021
20:08
Thanks. I ended up finally figuring it out. I should also note that the same goes for fighting Gleeok. You have to be right on his head with the wand.
22 Jan 2021
4:38
Mastered! What a great way to enjoy such a classic game. Love live RA!
8 Feb 2021
5:58
This was a tough one, but it proved more enjoyable than I thought!
9 May 2021
12:50
Excuse me, what do you mean by the achievements that say "Second Quest"? I don't understand English very well, thank you very much.
9 May 2021
12:53
The game has 2 quests. The 2nd one unlocks after you beat the game and has altered dungeons located in different spots along with other changes. You can also access it by entering ZELDA as your save file name.
9 May 2021
12:54
After you complete the game, you can restart it and play a second version of the game that is different and harder.
9 May 2021
12:55
You'll know if a save file is for the 2nd quest if Link on the file select screen is holding a sword up in his hand.
9 May 2021
12:59
Thank you so much guys! :), I would like to get the achievements of this game, very kind.
9 May 2021
13:01
NP. Good luck with the achievements! :)

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1blackleaf199x2021-09-19 23:05:11
214ausher2021-09-05 02:09:17
3suspect152021-09-04 10:35:30
4CharlMarais2021-08-25 10:56:29
5Varussa2021-08-23 12:20:56
6Aquator2021-08-14 19:24:14
7fperez762021-08-05 20:46:40
8DanielARP2021-07-31 22:32:04
9Suffa282021-07-24 05:02:23
10badatrowing2021-07-23 00:57:20

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