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Kid Icarus (NES)

Developer:Nintendo R&D1
Publisher:Nintendo of America Inc
Genre:Action, Adventure, Platforming
First released:December 1986
Title ScreenhotIn-game Screenshot

Achievements

There are 33 achievements worth 340 (2916) points.
Authors: ENZYME1 (27), pgj1997 (6).

 
Tune Your Enemies
 
won by 1209 (600) of 1228 (98.45%)
(0)
Collect the Harp.
Whac-a-Mole (x12)
 
won by 167 (104) of 1228 (13.60%)
(0)
Collect 12 Mallets.
Whac-a-Mole (x24)
 
won by 85 (57) of 1228 (6.92%)
(31)
Collect 24 Mallets.
Whac-a-Mole (x42)
 
won by 63 (47) of 1228 (5.13%)
(82)
Collect 42 Mallets.
Underworld Federal
 
won by 122 (87) of 1228 (9.93%)
(0)
Obtain the Credit Card.
Call Me Cupid
 
won by 124 (80) of 1228 (10.10%)
(45)
Max out your Heart collection.
Worst Kind of Black Magic
 
won by 202 (116) of 1228 (16.45%)
(0)
Get turned into an Eggplant.
Keg Party Time !
 
won by 63 (47) of 1228 (5.13%)
(83)
Collect 8 Water of Life Bottles (Must own the Water Barrel)
Level Up (Plus Two)
 
won by 165 (105) of 1228 (13.44%)
(17)
Raise Pit's Endurance level.
Level Up (Plus Three)
 
won by 146 (92) of 1228 (11.89%)
(19)
Raise Pit's Endurance level.
Level Up (Plus Four)
 
won by 136 (99) of 1228 (11.07%)
(20)
Max Pit's Endurance level.
Strength Up (Green)
 
won by 244 (139) of 1228 (19.87%)
(25)
Raise Pit's strength with Bronze Arrow.
Strength Up (Purple)
 
won by 166 (96) of 1228 (13.52%)
(34)
Raise Pit's strength with Silver Arrow.
Strength Up (Red)
 
won by 105 (76) of 1228 (8.55%)
(52)
Raise Pit's strength with Gold Arrow.
Strength Up (Blue)
 
won by 70 (55) of 1228 (5.70%)
(74)
Raise Pit's strength with Sacred Arrow.
Crystal Orb Defender
 
won by 159 (92) of 1228 (12.95%)
(18)
Obtain the Protective Crystal from Zeus.
Fire Power
 
won by 164 (95) of 1228 (13.36%)
(17)
Obtain the power of Fire from Zeus.
Holier Than Thou
 
won by 171 (99) of 1228 (13.93%)
(17)
Obtain the Holy Bow from Zeus.
Blueprint
 
won by 210 (122) of 1228 (17.10%)
(0)
Obtain the Check Sheet.
Write it Down
 
won by 174 (113) of 1228 (14.17%)
(0)
Obtain the Pencil.
Flame War
 
won by 176 (112) of 1228 (14.33%)
(0)
Obtain the Torch.
Three Sacred Treasures (#1)
 
won by 200 (115) of 1228 (16.29%)
(14)
Obtain the Mirror Shield.
Three Sacred Treasures (#2)
 
won by 159 (99) of 1228 (12.95%)
(17)
Obtain the Arrow of Light.
Three Sacred Treasures (#3)
 
won by 139 (95) of 1228 (11.32%)
(20)
Obain the Wings of Pegasus.
Slayer of Twinbellows
 
won by 128 (81) of 1228 (10.42%)
(43)
Defeat Twinbellows without the Centurians.
Slayer of Hewdraw
 
won by 115 (80) of 1228 (9.36%)
(47)
Defeat Hedraw without the Centurians.
Slayer of Pandora
 
won by 121 (83) of 1228 (9.85%)
(45)
Defeat Pandora without the Centurians.
Like an Angel
 
won by 34 (25) of 1228 (2.77%)
(724)
Reach the Sky Palace without losing an Angel's Feathers (Must attain a feather)
Evasive Maneuvers
 
won by 45 (32) of 1228 (3.66%)
(506)
Avoid sticky fingers, and having to reclaim your property from the Black Market
Clash of the Titans
 
won by 146 (98) of 1228 (11.89%)
(19)
Defeat Medusa.
The Wit of Hermes
 
won by 39 (33) of 1228 (3.18%)
(127)
Defeat Medusa without being harmed.
All Grown Up !
 
won by 79 (59) of 1228 (6.43%)
(167)
Achieve the best ending.
Tragic Peasant
 
won by 37 (29) of 1228 (3.01%)
(653)
Achieve the worst ending.
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Recent comment(s):
27 Jun 2015
7:53
Hoping for more achievements for this game. It deserves better.
22 Jul 2015
5:05
Done ! :)
22 Jul 2015
5:18
Thanks! :)
22 Jul 2015
7:20
Now we're talkin! Thank you!
22 Jul 2015
10:02
lots of achievements are glitched.
27 Aug 2015
19:16
Nope, most of the "Strength up" achievements didn't pop.
3 Feb 2016
15:19
Please use version: Kid Icarus (USA, Europe)
30 Jun 2016
19:58
Only one leaderboard available, which is for the Sky Palace (World 4-1) - due to RA's current coding limitations.
15 Jul 2017
0:05
i posted a comment on the Like An Angel cheevo. i need some EXTREME clarification on how to get this to be unlocked.
15 Jul 2017
0:13
You have to play the ENTIRE game (at least from the first world) with a feather for it to unlock. How much explanation do you need? You know the game loops on a password after beating it right? So you can always try again.
1 Jan 2018
19:19
Defeated Medusa without being harmed. Didnt pop.
1 Jan 2018
20:01
Your using the wrong md5
1 Jan 2018
20:11
It popped my 3rd time through before I faced Medusa. Doesnt make sense.
1 Jan 2018
20:37
Then what you are most likely experiencing is connectivity issues, which I really can't help you with. That achievement and the other you posted to were beta-tested many times over.
2 Jan 2018
2:17
I have played through the game twice purchasing a feather in 1-3 and made it to Sky Palace without losing it. For this cheevo requiring little explanation, why isn't it working?
2 Jan 2018
2:26
I'm sorry to hear that, but I've explained it already (too many times) This will also be the last time I will respond to this. Next time you play take a Twitch recording and send to an admin to prove this. In the meantime I will triple check.
4 Jan 2018
9:42
Same here. Medusa damageless popped one time before the fight. I also think the Feather achievement requires more clarification. Do you have to play from World 1 to Sky Palace without dying at all, or only without falling?
4 Jan 2018
12:31
Angel requires you not to fall (and lose a feather) there wouldn't be any challenge if you just bought a feather to the end of the game. Has nothing to do with dying & your pal has not clarified which MD5 he's using..I'm about to unlink the other 12
4 Jan 2018
14:37
i was asked about this cheevo after i gave extremely vivid details. you have to buy the Feather in the first shop when it's available in the game, and you CANNOT FALL IN ANY PIT AFTERWARD FOR THE REST OF THE GAME. it's that absurdly hard.
26 Dec 2019
20:10
Below is a link to the manual for the achievements. It explains what a player needs to know to master the set. https://github.com/RetroAchievements/guides/wiki/Kid-Icarus-(NES)

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1greasystumps2021-03-23 00:12:12
2Someone482021-02-15 19:49:19
3books2021-02-01 01:25:56
4KrystaUnit2020-08-26 15:40:33
5quwebs2020-04-17 22:18:23
6dmtri2020-04-02 18:14:16
7Westmoreland2018-11-30 16:13:58
8jcrowley302018-07-20 01:37:53
9Timboslice112018-01-05 23:11:09
10ZBR2018-01-05 06:44:21

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