Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time

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Walkthrough

Get the Sword and the Shield

Exit Link's house, go down the ladder, and talk to the girl named Saria. Facing away 
from the ladder, follow the left wall around and up the ramp to a meadow with a 
series of fences. Follow the path through the fences to a small tunnel. Enter the 
tunnel and crawl through it. Follow the passageway, avoiding the rolling boulder, to 
reach a large treasure chest. Open it to receive the Kokiri Sword. Return to the 
village, enter the Shop, and purchase the Deku Shield for 40 Rupees.

Next Step: Complete the Deku Tree

Deku Tree


Enter the Deku Tree

Facing away from Link's house, go forward to the dirt path and turn right. Go 
forward and cross the water to reach a large tunnel entrance. After talking Mido, 
follow the one-way path to reach the Great Deku Tree. Watch the cinema sequence, 
then enter the opening to the Deku Tree.

Next Step: Get the Slingshot 

Deku Tree - Get the Slingshot

After you enter the Deku Tree, face away from the large doorway and go straight 
forward across the web to reach a wall with vines on it. Climb the vines to the top 
to reach a ledge. Follow the ledge to the door at the top and enter it. Defeat the 
Deku Scrub and speak to it to open the door. Enter the door, go to the opposite side 
of the room, and open the big treasure chest to receive the Fairy's Slingshot.

Next Step: Break the Web

Deku Tree - Break the Web

After you get the Fairy's Slingshot, use it to shoot the ladder down and exit the 
room. Go through the next door, turn right and follow the ledge to a big treasure 
chest. Climb to the top of the vines behind the big treasure chest, then go left and 
drop onto the ledge. Continue left to the first Big Skulltula blocking an opening in 
the web fence, destroy it, then drop through the opening to land in the center of 
the giant floor web. The web will break and Link will land on B1.

Next Step: Defeat the Three Deku Scrubs

Deku Tree - Defeat the Three Deku Scrubs

After breaking the giant web and landing on B1, climb onto the ledge with the single 
unlit brazier and step on the nearby switch to light it. Touch a Deku Stick to the 
brazier to set it on fire, then quickly cross the shallow water and use the flame to 
destroy the spider web blocking the door. Enter the door and use the Slingshot to 
hit the eye switch to open the next door. Enter the door to find a room with a 
moving spiked log. Drop into the water, then dive down and touch the underwater 
switch to temporarily lower the water. Quickly get back on land near the entrance, 
jump onto the moving platform and ride it to reach other side of the room.

Grab the large block and pull it to the other end of the groove in the ground, then 
climb on it to reach the ledge. Enter the door and use a Deku Stick to light the two 
unlit braziers in this room to unlock the next door. Enter the door and use a 
burning Deku Stick to burn the web on the opposite side of the room from the brazier.

Enter the small tunnel, and crawl through it to reach a ledge. Grab the large block, 
and push it into the water. Drop down and light a Deku Stick with the short brazier, 
then climb back onto block to reach the ledge. Swing the burning stick at the web on 
the ground to destroy the web and fall down to floor B2 where you'll find three Deku 
Scrubs.

Stun the Deku Scrubs in the following order (facing the door), from left to right: 
2, 3, 1. Speak to the far-left Scrub to receive a clue and open the door. 

Next Step: Defeat Gohma

Deku Tree - Defeat Gohma

After defeating the Deku Scrubs, enter the next room and look at the ceiling to 
begin the battle with the Boss, Gohma. Wait for the Gohma to fall on the ground, 
then Z-Target it. Wait for it's only eye to turn red, then shoot it with the Sling 
Shot to stun it. When it's stunned, hit it as fast as possible with the Kokiri 
Sword. The Gohma will go back up to the ceiling and drop two or three regular 
Gohmas. Destroy these Gohmas with any weapon. 

When the big Gohma goes back onto the ground, repeat the attack: stun it then use 
the Kokiri Sword to damage it. Repeat this process until it's destroyed. There are 
bushes along the edge of the room to refill Link's life or to get more Deku Seeds 
for the Slingshot. After defeating Gohma, step into the blue light to exit the 
dungeon and receive the first Spiritual Stone, Kokiri's Emerald.

Next Step: Get the Weird Egg

Get the Weird Egg

After receiving the Kokiri's Emerald, Link will automatically return to Kokiri 
Forest. Go to the other side of the village and enter the log tunnel. After 
receiving the Fairy's Ocarina from Saria, follow the passage to Hyrule Field. Follow 
the dirt path and cross the drawbridge to enter the Market. Go to the center of the 
Market and talk to Malon.

Continue to the opposite side of the Market to reach the path towards the castle. 
Walk along the pathway, following the right wall, and climb the vines to a ledge. Go 
along the ledge and across the stone arch to get caught by a guard who throws Link 
outside the gate. Walk away from the gate to find Malon next to the vines. Talk to 
her to receive the Weird Egg.

Next Step: Enter Castle Courtyard

Enter Castle Courtyard

After you get the Weird Egg, climb back up the vines, and climb down the ladder in 
the stone wall. Exit the room, follow the road, and climb the left bank before 
reaching the next pair of guards. Walk toward the flowers and cross the field to a 
single guard at the steps of the castle. Climb the small, uneven rock wall to the 
left of the guard, cross the ledge, and drop onto the path that surrounds the 
castle. Drop into the moat, go right and get out of water at the corner.

Turn left, and walk to the sleeping man, Talon. If the time has changed from night 
to day, the Weird Egg will now be a Rooster. Use the Rooster to wake Talon and talk 
to him until he leaves. Grab and move each of the ox-head boxes into the moat to 
make a stack. Climb onto the boxes and go forward quickly to make Link automatically 
jump across the water to a ledge on the other side. Enter the small opening to 
appear in the Castle Courtyard.

Next Step: Learn Zelda's Lullaby

Learn Zelda's Lullaby

After entering the Castle Courtyard, follow the path, hiding behind the shrubs to 
avoid the wandering guards, until you find Princess Zelda. After speaking with 
Zelda, and saying yes to all of her questions, she will give you Zelda's Letter. As 
you exit, Zelda's guardian, Impa, will teach you how to play Zelda's Lullaby on the 
Ocarina.

Next Step: Learn Saria's Song 

Learn Saria's Song

After learning Zelda's Lullaby, you will automatically exit the castle. Return to 
Kokiri Forest. As you enter the forest, immediately turn left, and climb onto the 
nearby ledge. Go forward to the wall, turn right and continue forward and climb the 
wall with vines on it. Follow the sloping path to the entrance to the Lost Woods. 
Enter the woods and enter the right tunnel, then the left, right, left, straight 
ahead, left, then the right tunnel to reach the Sacred Meadow. Defeat the Wolfos to 
open the fence, then work your way through the one-way hedge maze to the opposite 
side and climb the two sets of steps to reach Saria. Speak with Saria to learn how 
to play Saria's Song on the Ocarina.

Next Step: Get the Goron's Bracelet

Get the Goron's Bracelet

After learning the first two songs for the Ocarina, return to Hyrule Field. Cross 
the bridge to the right of Hyrule Castle's drawbridge and climb the stairs in the 
cliff to appear in Kakariko Village. From the entrance of the Village, follow the 
left wall and go up the steps. Go to the right and up the next set of steps and show 
the soldier Zelda's Letter to open the gate to Death Mountain Trail.

Follow the sloping path, past the red windsock and through the large doorway to 
enter Goron City. Drop to the very bottom of the town and stand in front of the 
doorway with the gray rug. Play Zelda's Lullaby to open the door and enter it to 
locate the Goron King, Darunia. After speaking with him, use the Ocarina and play 
Saria's Song. Darunia will give Link Goron's Bracelet.

Next Step: Complete Dodongo's Cavern

Dodongo's Cavern


Enter Dodongo's Cavern

After getting the Goron's Bracelet, exit Goron City. Face away from the entrance to 
the city and follow the right-hand wall to find a Goron next to a Bomb Flower. Pick 
up the Bomb, take a few steps away from the cliff, then quickly go toward the cliff 
to throw the Bomb over the fence. Repeat this until you're able to destroy the large 
boulder blocking the entrance the cavern. Facing away from the Goron, go forward to 
reach a T-intersection. Go to the right, away from Goron City, and continue down the 
pathway and enter the large opening to reach Dodongo's Cavern

Next Step: Create a Staircase

Dodongo's Cavern - Create a Staircase

From the Cavern entrance, pick up a Bomb and destroy the large, stone door. Enter 
the door and continue forward to the end of the wooden bridge. At the end of the 
bridge, jump across the moving stone pillar to reach the central platform. Turn 
right and cross the next moving pillar, pick a Bomb Flower and use it to destroy the 
right-hand stone door. Enter the doorway and follow the path up the step to two 
statues and a blue floor switch.

Grab and move one of the statues onto the blue switch to open the door. Go through 
two doors and defeat the two Lizalfos to unlock the next door and then enter it. 
Follow the one-way path to appear in a blue cavern with several Dodongos. Light a 
Deku Stick at the nearby brazier, and quickly light the three unlit braziers to 
unlock the door. Follow the hallway, and step onto the switch to unlock the door on 
the opposite side of the room.

Cross the room, enter the doorway you unlocked and continue forward to a pillar 
surrounded by Bomb Flowers. Go to the only other door in the room, pick up a bomb 
next to the door and place the bomb in the gap in the ring of bombs. If placed 
correctly, the bombs around the wall will explode in succession, creating a large 
set of stairs. 

Next Step: Get the Bomb Bag

Dodongo's Cavern - Get the Bomb Bag

From where you created the staircase, go up the stairs and enter the door at the top 
of the room. Move the statue that's blocking the ladder on the pillar in the center 
of the room, and climb the ladder. Step on the floor switch to unlock the doors, 
then enter the door between the two Bomb Flowers. Cross the wooden bridge and enter 
the next room. Work your way to the opposite side of the room while avoiding the 
razors that move back and forth. Grab the gray rock below the ladder, pull it out 
and get on top of it to reach the ladder.

After climbing the ladder, turn around and go forward quickly to land on the pillar 
with a treasure chest and Bomb Flower. Pick up the Bomb and throw it at the large 
stone door above the ladder to create an opening. Enter the opening you created and 
go forward to reach a single pillar of fire. Use the Slingshot to hit the eye switch 
above the door on the opposite side of the room to temporarily put out the fire. 
Quickly cross to the other doorway and follow the hallway to a large doorway.Enter 
the door and defeat the two Lizalfos to remove the bars from the next door. Enter 
the door and go forward to reach two pillars of fire. Use the Slingshot to hit the 
eye switch above the door on the opposite side of the room, and jump to the first 
pedestal. Turn left and use the Slingshot to hit the eye switch in the alcove. 
Continue across the room and follow the short hallway to the next room. Move forward 
to automatically jump over the small gap, then turn right to find a big treasure 
chest. Open it to receive the Bomb Bag.

Next Step: Find the Boss

Dodongo's Cavern - Find the Boss

After getting the Bomb Bag, enter the doorway next to the big treasure chest and 
step on the floor switch. Enter the large cavern, go to the right and walk onto the 
wooden bridge. Drop a Bomb into each of the holes in the bridge, then light both 
eyes of the large skeleton head to open its mouth. Drop down and enter the door in 
the mouth. Climb up to the opening on the right and follow the one-way hallway into 
the next room.

Drop down and follow the passageway to some blocks. Climb the blocks to reach the 
top of the stone wall, then walk along the top of the stone wall, drop down, and 
enter the hallway. Follow it to reach a single, brown block. Grab and push the block 
into the lower part of the room, then move it into the square hole in the middle of 
the room, removing the bars from the large door. Enter the door and place a bomb on 
the dark section of floor to create an opening. Drop down the hole to reach the 
Boss, King Dodongo.

Next Step: Defeat King Dodongo

Dodongo's Cavern - Defeat King Dodongo

First, throw a bomb into King Dodongo's mouth to stun it. When it's stunned, strike 
it repeatedly with the Kokiri Sword to damage it. When the Boss rolls into a ball, 
run to the far corner of the room to avoid it. When it unrolls, stun it and keep 
striking until King Dodongo is defeated. After defeating the boss, enter the blue 
light in center of room to be teleported out of Dodongo's Cavern and receive the 
Spiritual Stone of Fire: Goron's Ruby.

Next Step: Get the Spin Attack

Get the Spin Attack

After receiving the Goron's Ruby as a child, go up the path away from the Cavern 
entrance to the first corner. Go up the slope around the corner to some boulders. 
Use Bombs to destroy the boulders and continue up to reach a ledge (to destroy the 
boulder on the other side of the pit, time your throw so that the bomb explodes next 
to the boulder. Follow the path to reach an area where flaming rocks fall from the 
sky. Avoid them as best as possible to reach a tall cliff. Climb up the cliff to the 
very top and use a Bomb on the far wall to create an opening. Enter the new opening 
to locate a Great Fairy's Fountain. Stand on the Triforce symbol and play Zelda's 
Lullaby to receive the Spin Attack magic.

Next Step: Get the Silver Scale

Get the Silver Scale

Exit from Kakariko Village to appear in Hyrule Field. Go down the steps, turn left 
and follow the wall to reach a river. Go into the river and stay along the left wall 
to appear in Zora's River. After speaking with the owl, go forward to the first bend 
in the river, and jump across where the grass is missing. At the top of the slope, 
turn left and cross the river, then continue forward up a slope. Turn left at the 
top of the slope and go up the ramp over the river. After going over the river, walk 
forward to the wall and turn right. Follow the wall to a ledge, then drop off the 
ledge and walk up the river, keeping the river to Link's right. Go up the small 
ledge, turn right, cross the river and go up another small ledge. Walk forward, turn 
left and cross the river again. Go up the slope and continue to the end of the 
pathway. Drop down to the pathway below and follow it up to get near the waterfall. 
Stand on the gray square grating on the ground and use the Ocarina to play Zelda's 
Lullaby to temporarily reveal an opening in the waterfall.

Quickly go toward the waterfall to jump across to the new opening to enter Zora's 
Domain. Follow the right wall and go up the slope to the top to reach King Zora. 
Facing King Zora, go left into the tunnel and talk to the Zora at the edge to play 
the Diving Game. Collect the Rupees that the Zora throws into the water in 50 
seconds or less, then return to the Zora at the Diving Game to receive the Silver 
Scale.

Next Step: Get the Empty Bottle

Get the Empty Bottle

After receiving the Silver Scale, drop down the waterfall and swim away from it to 
reach deep water. Facing the tunnel, Dive into the water and enter the underwater 
opening to arrive at Lake Hylia. Face away from the underwater tunnel that leads to 
Zora's Domain and swim away from it to the second pillar sticking out of the water. 
Dive down to collect the Empty Bottle, which has a letter inside of it.

Next Step: Complete Lord Jabu-Jabu's Belly

Lord Jabu-Jabu's Belly


Enter Lord Jabu-Jabu's Belly

After finding the Bottle, return to Zora's Domain and use the Bottle on the pedestal 
in front of King Zora. He will take the Bottle and move aside, revealing the 
entrance to Zora's Fountain. Follow the ramp out of King Zora's room and down to the 
pond. Stand in the shallow water next to the fish swimming around and use the Bottle 
to catch a fish. Return to King Zora's room and follow the passage behind him to 
reach Zora's Fountain. Go to the right and up the steps to the whale, Lord Jabu-
Jabu. Walk up to Jabu-Jabu's mouth and use the Bottle with the fish to feed Lord 
Jabu-Jabu. Link will get sucked into Lord Jabu-Jabu's Belly.

Next Step: Get the Boomerang

Lord Jabu-Jabu's Belly - Get the Boomerang

From Jabu-Jabu's mouth, go forward and Z-Target the white switch on the ceiling and 
hit it with the Slingshot to unlock the door. Enter the door, turn left and follow 
the left wall to the next door and enter it. Speak to Princess Ruto, and she will 
fall through a hole in the floor. Drop down through the same hole she falls into and 
speak with her twice. After she sits, pick her up and enter the nearest door. Follow 
the hallway and enter the next door to reach a room with water. Drop into the water 
and throw Ruto onto the ledge on the other side, then step on the floor switch to 
raise the water.

Climb onto the ledge with Ruto, pick her up, and enter the next door. Put Ruto down 
and use the Slingshot to hit the white switch on the ceiling to open the next door, 
then pick up Ruto and enter the door. Ride the floating rock to the top and jump to 
the ledge. Enter the door on the right, walk to the opposite door from where you 
entered, and enter it. Walk along the right wall and step on the floor switch to 
open the door next to it. Enter the door, defeat the four Stingers, and open the big 
treasure chest to get the Boomerang.

Next Step: Find Big Octo

Lord Jabu-Jabu's Belly - Find Big Octo

After getting the Boomerang, exit the room and go forward without taking any side 
paths to reach another floor switch. Set Ruto on the switch and enter the door. Z-
Target the Parasitic Tentacle and use the Boomerang to destroy it. Exit the room and 
pick up Princess Ruto. Go forward, take the third left into the blue hallway, and 
enter the door to destroy the second Parasitic Tentacle. Exit the room, take the 
first right and then take the first right again.

Destroy the third Parasitic Tentacle, exit the room, then go forward and enter the 
door to reappear in the room that Princess Ruto was first found in. Face away from 
the door Link and Ruto entered, and walk along the right wall. Fall through the 
second hole in the floor, then follow the hallway and enter the door. Throw Ruto up 
onto the platform with the Spiritual Stone and she'll automatically pick it up. When 
she's done speaking, walk toward her to begin a battle with Big Octo.

Next Step: Defeat Big Octo

Lord Jabu-Jabu's Belly - Defeat Big Octo

Wait in one spot until Big Octo gets close and then stun it with the Boomerang. 
After it's stunned, it will either turn around or continue to rush at Link. Continue 
stunning Big Octo until it turns around. When it turns around, stun it again and hit 
the green spot on its back with the Sword. Repeat this until he's defeated.

Next Step: Find the Boss

Lord Jabu-Jabu's Belly - Find the Boss

After defeating Big Octo, climb onto the platform in the middle of the room and it 
will rise. At the top, enter the door and use the Boomerang to stun the slimy red 
platforms in the next room. When the platforms are stunned, jump onto them and use 
them to reach and enter the next door. Quickly walk to the end of the platform to 
jump to the next platform, which will automatically lower to the second room of the 
dungeon.

Grab one of the boxes nearby, then follow the ledge to the left and drop the box on 
the floor switch to unlock the door. Enter the door, and climb the vines to reach 
the platform in the center of the room. Z-Target the white switch on the ceiling and 
use the Boomerang to hit the switch to unlock the other door. Go through the door to 
reach the Boss, Barinade.

Next Step: Defeat Barinade 

Lord Jabu-Jabu's Belly - Defeat Barinade

Z-Target the tentacles hanging from the ceiling and use the Boomerang to destroy all 
three. Once they're destroyed, use the Boomerang to stun the main body of the Boss. 
You'll know it's stunned when it turns blue. Z-Target again and use the Boomerang to 
destroy all of the large jellyfish that surround the blob. Once all the jellyfish 
are destroyed, use the Boomerang to stun the body, then attack with the Sword to 
damage it. Repeat stunning and damaging the Barinade until it is destroyed. Enter 
the blue light to exit Jabu-Jabu's Belly and receive the third Spiritual Stone, 
Zora's Sapphire.

Next Step: Turn into an Adult

Turn into an Adult

After getting the third Spiritual Stone, return to Hyrule Castle. Approaching the 
drawbridge will start an automatic sequence. When the sequence ends, dive into the 
water to get the Ocarina of Time. At this point, another sequence begins and Link 
will learn the Song of Time. Enter the Hyrule Castle, go into the Market and walk up 
the steps next to the Happy Mask Shop. Go to the left and enter the Temple of Time. 
Walk to the far end of the temple, stand on the red carpet next to the altar and 
play the Song of Time. Enter the new opening in the back wall, walk onto the 
platform in the middle of the room and Grab the Master Sword. After an automatic 
sequence, Link will be given the Light Medallion and become an adult.

Next Step: Get the Hookshot

Get the Hookshot 

As an adult, Exit the Temple of Time and go to Hyrule Field. Proceed to Kakariko 
Village and go to the Graveyard. Go forward to the first row of tombstones and turn 
left. Walk up the small slope to another row of tombstones, then go to the far-left 
tombstone, which has small plants in front of it, and grab it to move it back. Drop 
down into the hole and talk to Dampé (the floating man) to begin a race. At the end 
of the race, talk to Dampé to make a big treasure chest appear. Open it up for the 
Hookshot. Enter the only open door, play the Song of Time to remove the large block 
and go up the steps to enter the Windmill. Drop down and go through the door to 
appear in Kakariko Village.

Next Step: Complete the Forest Temple

Forest Temple


Enter the Forest Temple

After getting the Hookshot, exit Kakariko Village and go to Kokiri Forest. Enter the 
Lost Woods and take the right entrance, the left entrance and then the right 
entrance to appear at a lake. Play Saria's Song to make the person move away from 
the entrance and take that entrance. In the next area, go forward through the 
doorway, take the left entrance and then the right entrance to appear in the Sacred 
Meadow. Follow the one-way path to reach a set of steps.

Go up the steps and either defeat or run by the large knight by avoiding it's 
attacks. Go up the next set of steps to reach the entrance to the Forest Temple. 
Sheik will teach Link how to play the Minuet of Forest on the Ocarina. Use the 
Hookshot and target the bottom of the branch on the tree. This will carry Link up to 
the ledge that's too high to reach. Go through the opening to enter the Forest 
Temple.

Next Step: Small Key Guide

Forest Temple - Small Key Guide

As you explore the Forest Temple, you'll require five Small Keys. If you come to a 
locked door as you follow my directions to the Boss Key and other items in the 
Temple, use this guide to determine which Small Keys you may have missed.

Small Key One - From the Temple entrance, climb up the vines on the right and get 
onto the tree branch. Use the Hookshot on the treasure chest to reach the other tree 
with a treasure chest. Open the chest for a Key.

Small Key Two - From the Temple entrance, go forward through two doors to enter the 
main room with the unlit braziers. Continue forward across the room and go up on the 
ledge. Walk up the steps, enter the next two doors and defeat the two Stalfos 
Knights to make a treasure chest appear. Open it for a Key.

Small Key Three - From the Temple entrance, go forward and enter the next two doors. 
In the main chamber with the unlit torches, follow the left wall to reach a large 
block. Play the Song of Time to remove the block and enter the door in the corner to 
appear in a courtyard area with water and vines. Follow the right wall, go up the 
vines in the corner and enter the door. Go through the next door to reach a balcony 
in another courtyard area.

Use the Hookshot to reach the next balcony and step onto the red floor switch to 
lower the water in the well. Facing the switch, get on railing on the right and drop 
down to the water below. Get out of the water and go to the alcove to the left of 
the only door to reach the well. Climb down the ladder in the well. Walk to the 
other end of the ledge and open the small treasure chest for a Key.

Small Key Four - In the room where the Bow was found, go through the only door which 
doesn't have swirl above it. Use the Bow to hit the Poe Sister ghost, Joelle, when 
she's trapped in a picture. Hit all of the pictures to make Joelle appear, then 
defeat her for a Key.

Small Key Five - Go to the room where the Boss Key was found and fall down the hole. 
Defeat the two enemies and exit through the door. Go to the right, enter the first 
door and defeat the Floormaster. Open the treasure chest that appears for a Key.

Next Step: Get the Bow

Forest Temple - Get the Bow

From the Temple entrance, go forward and enter the next two doors. In the main 
chamber with the four unlit torches, follow the left wall and get up onto the first 
ledge and go up the steps. Enter the locked door and go through the next door. Go to 
the far-right corner, walk up two sets of ladders and go to an archway. Go forward 
to walk over some gold triangles painted on the floor, then go forward to the wall, 
turn left and follow the path to reach a large bluish block. Grab it and push it 
forward to the edge of the hallway. Go to the left side of the block and push it 
away from the archway to the wall.

Face away from the block and follow the right wall to get to the other side of the 
block. Push it right to the wall so that it goes into a corner. You'll hear a noise 
when the block is in the right spot. Face the block, go back to the right and enter 
the doorway on the right to return to the spot where the block was. Go up the ladder 
and take the first two rights to reach a large brown block. Push it forward all the 
way. 

Go back down the ladder, follow the triangles painted on the ground to return to the 
bluish block. Climb on top of the block, turn right and walk into the wall to make 
Link jump up to the next ledge. Go to the right and push the large brown block 
forward all the way. Again, you'll hear a noise if the block is placed correctly. 
Climb onto the brown block and go forward into the wall to make Link jump up onto 
the next ledge.

Go around the corner to the right, up the ladder and into the next room to find a 
locked door. Enter the locked door to appear in a twisted corridor. Go through it, 
enter the next room, jump to the pillar and go through the locked door on the right. 
Go down two sets of stairs and enter the door. Defeat the three Stalfos enemies to 
make a big treasure chest appear, then open it to receive the Fairy Bow.

Next Step: Get the Boss Key

Forest Temple - Get the Boss Key

After finding the Bow, go through the door that doesn't have a swirl above it. Go up 
two sets of steps and through the door. Jump to the pillar and go through the 
twisted corridor to the next room. Shoot the switch above the door with the Bow to 
straighten it out, then enter the door. Go through the normal corridor and open the 
big treasure chest for the Boss Key.

Next Step: Defeat the First Two Poe Sisters

Forest Temple - Defeat the First Two Poe Sisters

After getting the Boss Key, go up the ladder and through the corridor. Enter the 
door and hit the eye switch above the door with an arrow to twist the corridor. Go 
through the twisted corridor, jump onto the pillar and enter the next door. At the 
top of each set of stairs is a picture of a Poe Sister, totaling three pictures. Use 
the Bow to shoot the picture when the ghost is visible. After hitting all of the 
pictures, defeat the Poe Sister Joelle who floats around at the bottom of the stairs 
to light an orange torch in the main room.

Enter the door at the bottom of the stairs to appear in the room where the Bow was 
found and go through the next door. Use the Bow again to shoot three pictures of a 
Poe Sister. After hitting all three pictures, the Poe Sister Beth will appear at the 
bottom of the stairs. Defeat the ghost to light a blue torch in the main room.

Next Step: Defeat the Last Two Poe Sisters

Forest Temple - Defeat the Last Two Poe Sisters

After defeating the first two Poe Sisters, go up the two sets of stairs and enter 
the locked door. Drop down to the bottom of the next room and go up the ladder on 
the right to enter a corridor.

Go through the locked door and jump onto one of the rotating pillars in the middle 
of the room. Shoot an arrow through the flame and into the frozen switch to create a 
twisted corridor. Exit the room and go through the twisted corridor, then drop 
through the hole in the next room to land on a checkered floor.

Work your way slowly across the room toward the wooden door until the ceiling falls. 
As the ceiling rises, run and stand on the floor switch to open the door. After the 
ceiling falls again, move and stand on the white square to the left of the small 
treasure chest and wait. After the ceiling falls again, enter the door. As you enter 
the next room, shoot the picture on the left wall with the Bow to make some blocks 
drop down.

Grab and pull four of the five blocks together to make a complete picture before the 
timer reaches zero. Defeat the Poe Sister Amy to activate the green torch. Exit 
through the door on the raised platform and continue through the next door to appear 
back in the main chamber. Go to the middle of the room and defeat the final Poe 
Sister, Meg, to activate the purple torch and the elevator. 

Next Step: Find the Boss

Forest Temple - Find the Boss

After activating the elevator in the main room, ride it to the bottom. Stand on the 
right side of one of the stone outcroppings and push the wall counterclockwise once. 
Enter the open door and step on the floor switch. Exit the room, grab and push the 
wall counterclockwise once more. Enter the open door and step on the floor switch. 
Exit the room, and push the wall counterclockwise twice. Enter the open doorway and 
step on the last floor switch to open the gate. Enter the opposite door, go through 
the hallway, and enter the door to reach the Boss, Phantom Ganon.

Next Step: Defeat Phantom Ganon

Forest Temple - Defeat Phantom Ganon

Walk over the Triforce symbol in the middle of the room and try to exit to begin the 
battle. When Phantom Ganon rides into one of the pictures, stand on one of the outer 
Triforce symbols with the Bow ready. When Phantom Ganon comes out of the picture hit 
him with an arrow. Repeat this two more times to make Ganon leave his horse.

When Phantom Ganon throws a fireball, use a Spin Attack or just swing the Sword to 
make the fireball bounce back to Phantom Ganon and knock him to the ground. When 
he's on the ground, attack with him with the Sword. After a short while Phantom 
Ganon will go back into the air. Repeat the process of hitting the fireball back and 
using the Sword until he's defeated. After beating Ganon, step into the blue light 
to exit and get the Forest Medallion.

Next Step: Get the Goron Tunic, Enter Death Mountain Crater

Get the Goron Tunic, Enter Death Mountain Crater

Exit the Lost Woods and go through Kokiri Forest to arrive at Hyrule Field. Continue 
to Kakariko Village and go up Death Mountain to Goron City. After entering Goron 
City, go forward and drop down to the next ledge. Bomb the small Goron that's 
rolling around to make him stop. Talk to the small Goron, ask him about the fire 
dragon and then ask him about the Gorons. The Goron will then give Link a Goron 
Tunic and open up the doors to the Shop and the King's room. Go to the bottom of the 
city and enter the door next to the shop to appear in the King's room. Go to the 
center of the far wall, Grab the stone statue and pull it out. Enter the opening 
behind the statue to appear in Death Mountain Crater.

Next Step: Complete the Fire Temple

Fire Temple


Enter the Fire Temple

After entering Death Mountain Crater, go left to the edge of the cliff and stand on 
the broken bridge. Use the Hookshot to grab onto the pole on the other side of the 
broken bridge to reach the other side. Continue forward and Sheik will appear to 
teach you how to play the Bolero of Fire on the Ocarina. Go forward, take the first 
left, then go to the end and climb down the ladder. Walk away from the ladder to 
enter the Fire Temple.

Next Step: Small Key Guide

Fire Temple - Small Key Guide

As you explore the Fire Temple, you'll require eight Small Keys. If you come to a 
locked door as you follow my directions to the Boss Key and other items in the 
Temple, use this guide to determine which Small Keys you may have missed.

Small Key One - From the Temple entrance, go up the steps and enter the door on the 
left. In the next room, cross the pillars to the ledge on the left side of the room. 
Step on the floor switch to free a Goron, then open the treasure chest behind it for 
a Key.

Small Key Two - From the Temple entrance, go up the steps and enter the door on the 
right to appear in the room with the broken bridge. Cross the bridge to the gap in 
the bridge, jump onto the moving platform on the right, ride it, and jump onto the 
next platform. Quickly jump to the ledge on the side of the room before the platform 
sinks into the lava. Turn right, go onto the ledge and place a Bomb next to the 
bricks to reveal a door. Enter the door, step on the floor switch to free the Goron, 
and open the treasure chest for a Key.

Small Key Three - Facing away from the door that leads to Small Key Two, follow the 
left wall to reach a door. Facing the door, turn right and go across the wooden 
platform. Follow the left wall to an alcove. Enter the alcove, go through the door, 
and step on the floor switch to free the Goron and open the treasure chest for a Key.

Small Key Four - From the Temple entrance, go to the room with the rolling rocks 
then turn right and follow the left wall to find a floor switch. Step on the switch 
to free a Goron and open the treasure chest for a Key.

Small Key Five - From the Temple entrance, go to the room with the rolling rocks 
then turn left and follow the wall right to an alcove. Go into the alcove and enter 
the door. Step on the floor switch to free a Goron and open the treasure chest for a 
Key.

Small Key Six - In the room with the mesh floor, face away from the locked door and 
go left to a ledge. Get on the ledge and enter the door to appear on the ledges 
above the rolling rocks. Go forward onto the next ledge and bomb the crack in the 
floor. Climb down, step on the floor switch to free the Goron and open the treasure 
chest for a Key.

Small Key Seven - In the room with the mesh floor, face away from the locked door 
and go left to a ledge. Get on the ledge and enter the door to appear on the ledges 
above the rolling rocks. Go forward onto the next ledge and turn right. Stay on top 
of the ledges and go to the other side of the room. Step on the floor switch to free 
the Goron and open the treasure chest for a Key.

Small Key Eight - From where you found the Megaton Hammer, return to where you 
entered the room. Stand on the nearby block, and hit it with the Hammer to drop to 
floor 4F. Hit both sections of the statue in the corner of the room with the Hammer 
to reveal a door and enter it. Follow the room around to a shallow pit. Hit the 
raised pillar with the Hammer to make stairs appear, then grab one of the small 
boxes and go down the stairs.

Place the small box on the blue floor switch. Enter the door, stand on the large 
square block on the right and hit it with the Hammer to fall to 3F. Climb to the 
next ledge, hit the rusted floor switch with the Hammer and enter the door. Play the 
Song of Time to move the blue block, then jump across the gap and hit the rusted 
floor switch with the Hammer to free the Goron down below. Drop down to 2F and open 
the treasure chest for a Key.

Next Step: Block the Flame Geyser

Fire Temple - Block the Flame Geyser

From the Temple entrance, go up the steps and enter the door on the left. In the 
next room, the Goron King will tell you to rescue all of the Gorons jailed in the 
temple. Facing away from the door you entered, cross the pillars to the ledge on the 
left side of the room and step on the floor switch to free a Goron. Open the 
treasure chest behind it for a Small Key One. Go back across the pillars and through 
the door where you entered. Continue forward and enter the locked door. Go forward, 
over the gap in the bridge and enter the locked door. Climb up the fence, go to the 
right side and drop down onto the pillar. When the flame temporarily stops shooting 
upward, Grab and push the block onto the geyser.

Next Step: Find the Rolling Rocks

Fire Temple - Find the Rolling Rocks

When the block is on the geyser, climb on it to be raised to floor 2F. Enter the 
locked door, and go forward onto the first ledge, turn left, then go forward and get 
onto the next ledge. Turn right, get onto the next ledge, go forward to the wall and 
turn right. Jump across to the next ledge then grab and push the block off the 
ledge. When it falls off, drop down and pull the block until it stops.

Climb onto the block, turn right and jump to the ledge. Climb up the wall to the 
top, go forward to the wall and turn left to look over the ledge. Drop a bomb next 
to the shock switch. After the bomb explodes, the flames on the fence will 
temporarily be extinguished. Climb up the fence to reach floor 3F and enter the door 
to arrive at an area with rolling rocks.

Next Step: Reach Floor 4F

Fire Temple - Reach Floor 4F

Once you enter the room with the rolling rocks, go forward to the wall, turn left 
and follow the wall to reach a locked door and enter it. Go through the next locked 
door and walk to the end of the ledge. Jump onto the mesh floor and quickly cross to 
the middle of the room. Face the locked door on the high ledge and get on the mesh 
floor on the right. Stand in front of the pillar closest to the door, then move 
quickly toward the ledge where the locked door is to make Link jump and grab onto 
the ledge.

Enter the locked door, and continue through the one-way hallway to enter the next 
door. In the next room, drop off the ledge and go forward to the wall with the 
windows. Turn left and work your way through the small maze of flame walls to reach 
a locked door. Enter the door, go through the hallway and enter the next door to 
appear on the other side of the flame-obstacle room. With the door to the left of 
Link, walk forward to make a flame appear. Turn right and walk along the pillars as 
flames appear then go to the wall (past the pillar that shoots out fire).

Turn left, walk forward to make a flame appear and go around it to the left. Step on 
the floor switch to temporarily remove the large wall of flames. Facing away from 
the stone wall, go between the first and second pillars on the left, turn right and 
quickly go forward to the ledge. Get up on the ledge and continue forward before the 
flames reappear. Go into the alcove and use a Bomb to destroy the fake door. Enter 
the real door and defeat the Flare Dancer, then get onto the platform in the middle 
of the room to be carried to floor 4F.

Next Step: Get the Megaton Hammer

Fire Temple - Get the Megaton Hammer

After reaching floor 4F, enter the only door and you'll spot a shock-switch on the 
right. Go right, walk around the corner and climb up the mesh on the wall. Turn 
right, go to the corner of the ledge and drop a Bomb to activate the shock-switch 
and temporarily extinguish the flames. Quickly climb up the wall where the flames 
were to reach floor 5F. Go through the only door, walk forward and climb onto the 
ledge. Step on the floor switch to temporarily extinguish the flames around the big 
treasure chest, then quickly go up the narrow steps along the large hole in the 
floor. Once at the top open the big treasure chest to get the Megaton Hammer.

Next Step: Get the Boss Key

Fire Temple - Get the Boss Key

From where you find the Megaton Hammer, return to where you entered the room, stand 
on the nearby block, and hit it with the Hammer to drop down to floor 4F. Hit both 
sections of the statue in the corner of the room with the Hammer to reveal a door 
and enter it. Follow the room around to a shallow pit. Hit the raised pillar with 
the Hammer to make stairs appear. Grab one of the small boxes, go down the stairs 
and place the small box on the blue floor switch. Enter the door, stand on the large 
square block on the right and hit it with the Hammer to fall to floor 3F.

Climb to the next ledge, hit rusted floor switch with the Hammer and enter the door. 
Play the Song of Time to move the blue block. Jump across the gap and hit the rusted 
floor switch with the Hammer to free the Goron down below. Drop down and open the 
treasure chest for a Small Key. Climb back up onto the ledge, go through the door 
and walk forward onto the next pillar. Stand on the center square and use the Hammer 
to knock it down to floor 1F. Exit through the door opposite the Boss Door, go down 
the steps and use the Hammer to break the statue on the left. Enter the locked door 
that is revealed.

Defeat all of the enemies and enter the door. Use the Shield to protect Link from 
the flying tiles and enter the next door. Defeat the Flare Dancer and enter the next 
door. Hit the floor switch with the Hammer and open the big treasure chest for the 
Boss Key. 

Next Step: Find the Boss

Fire Temple - Find the Boss

From the Temple entrance, go up the steps and enter the door on the left. Go forward 
to the Boss Door, enter it and continue forward across the platforms to locate the 
Boss, Volvagia.

Next Step: Defeat Volvagia

Fire Temple - Defeat Volvagia

Watch the holes in the ground for flames. When flames shoot out of a hole, Volvagia 
will pop up from that same opening. When the Boss's head is out of the hole, quickly 
Z-Target Volvagia and hit it with the Hammer. Keep hitting the Boss with the Hammer 
until he disappears. Occasionally, Volvagia will fly around the room shooting flames 
from its mouth and flaming rocks will fall from the ceiling. Keep moving to avoid 
damage from the flames and from the rocks. When Volvagia is defeated, enter the blue 
light to be given the Fire Medallion.

Next Step: Complete the Ice Cavern

Enter the Ice Cavern

Go to Zora's River in the northeast corner of Hyrule Field and walk upriver until 
you reach a waterfall. Stand on the gray square grating and play Zelda's Lullaby to 
create an opening in the waterfall. Enter the opening to appear in Zora's Domain, 
the Zora city.

Once you're in Zora City, walk along the path and go up the ramp to the top to reach 
the King's room. Follow the wall to the right, go up the ramp and enter the opening 
next to the King. Go through the short hallway to appear in Zora's Fountain, then 
climb up the steps and go to the end of the ice ramp. Jump off the ramp onto a small 
iceberg and continue forward to get on a large iceberg. Turn left and jump across 
the spinning icebergs to reach a ledge. Get on the ledge and enter the large opening 
to appear in the Ice Cavern.

Next Step: Get the Iron Boots 

Ice Cavern - Get the Iron Boots 

From the Cavern entrance, go through the one-way hallway and enter the next room. 
Defeat all of the Freezards and enter the doorway that opens. Continue through the 
hallway into the next room, avoiding the falling ice. Follow the right-hand wall to 
the second door and enter it by collecting five Silver Rupees. Continue through the 
hallway and enter the next room, avoiding the falling ice. Defeat the Freezards, 
using Bombs to destroy the Freezard on the pillar. On the second pillar, use an 
empty Bottle to collect some Blue Fire. Backtrack through the one-way hallway to the 
previous room.

Follow the left wall to the second wall of red ice and use the Blue Fire to melt it. 
Enter the new opening, go through the one-way hallway and enter the next room. Push 
the large ice block around the room to collect all five Silver Rupees and reach the 
new doorway that opens. After entering the new door, go through the hallway to the 
red ice and melt it with the Blue Fire.

Continue to the end and enter the ice door in the middle of the far wall (this door 
is very hard to see, so move slowly along the wall and keep watching the Action icon 
at the top of the screen. When Link is next to the door, the icon will read "Open"). 
Defeat the White Wolfos and open the big treasure chest for the Iron Boots. Sheik 
will appear and teach you a new song, the Serenade of Water.

Next Step: Get the Zora's Tunic

Get the Zora's Tunic

Collect some Blue Fire from the Ice Cavern and return to the Zora City. Use the Blue 
Fire to melt the red ice surrounding the Zora King to get the Zora's Tunic.

Next Step: Complete the Water Temple

Water Temple


Enter the Water Temple

Play the Serenade of Water to warp to Lake Hylia, then go forward and jump off the 
ledge to land in the deep water. Swim, and stop above the underwater door. Equip the 
Iron Boots to sink down, then use the Hookshot to hit the blue switch above the 
door. Go into the door to appear in the dreaded Water Temple.

Next Step: Small Key Guide

Water Temple - Small Key Guide

As you explore the Water Temple, you'll require six Small Keys. If you come to a 
locked door as you follow my directions to the Boss Key and other items in the 
Temple, use this guide to determine which Small Keys you may have missed.

Small Key One - After finding the first Triforce symbol and lowering the water all 
the way, drop down the hole in the room. You will land in a room with two unlit 
braziers and one burning brazier (this is the same hallway where Ruto was first 
seen). Shoot arrows through the flame to light the other braziers, then enter the 
door and destroy the three Shell Blade enemies. Open the treasure chest which 
appears for a Key.

Small Key Two - From the first Triforce symbol, drop down to the bottom. Go through 
the hallway to reappear back in the main room. Follow the left wall to the second 
doorway, and walk down the hallway to find a large block. Push the block forward all 
the way, drop into the water and equip the Iron Boots. Go through the short hallway 
to the end, remove the Iron Boots and get out of the water. Walk forward to the edge 
of the platform, hit the shock-switch and use the pillar of water to cross to the 
other side.

Enter the door, go into the water and equip the Iron Boots in the far-right corner 
of the room to land on a gray vent shaft. Use the Hookshot to hit the shock-switch 
in the mouth of the dragon statue to open a gate in the alcove on the right. Use the 
Hookshot on the target in the alcove, quickly go to the other end of the alcove, 
then remove the Iron Boots and get on land. Open the treasure chest for a Key.

Small Key Three - After raising the water to the middle level, exit the pillar and 
equip the Iron Boots. Enter the lowest underwater hallway to the right of the 
entrance (the hallway with the two torches if front of it). Walk to the room at the 
end of the hallway, then stand in the middle of the room, remove the Iron Boots and 
rise to the surface. Bomb the cracked wall, enter the new opening and open the 
treasure chest for a Key.

Small Key Four - After raising the water to the middle level, immediately equip the 
Iron Boots and drop back to the first level of the tower. Drop into the hole next to 
the door and fall down the shaft to the bottom. Follow the passage around to a small 
room with a shock-switch. Hit the switch to open the grating above the switch, then 
defeat the enemies that fall through to open a second grating. Stand below the 
second opening, remove the Iron Boots and float to the surface. Exit the water and 
open the treasure chest for a Key.

Small Key Five - In the room where the Longshot is found, play the Song of Time to 
remove the blue block and create a hole. Fall into the hole to land next to a river. 
Equip the Iron Boots and wade downstream, avoiding the vortex pools. At the end, get 
on the last small ledge. Hit the eye switch on the wall with an arrow, then Longshot 
to the treasure chest in the new opening. Open the small chest for a Key.

Small Key Six - After getting the Longshot, return to the main room. Follow the left 
wall and enter the first hallway (the same hallway where you first see Ruto). Rise 
to the surface and play Zelda's Lullaby at the Triforce symbol to lower the water 
all the way. Return to the main chamber and enter the center building. Use the 
Longshot to reach the next level and play Zelda's Lullaby at the Triforce symbol to 
raise the water to the middle level. Exit the room and go left around two corners.

Use the Bow to hit the yellow eye switch to temporarily open a gate to the hallway, 
and use the Longshot to grab the target to enter this hallway. Follow the hallway to 
a block, and pull it out as far as it can go. Continue to the end of the hallway, 
Hookshot to the next level and return to the main room. Drop down to the water, get 
on the ledge and go left to return to the yellow eye switch. Enter the hallway again 
and continue to the block. Move the block forward to reveal a room and open the 
chest for a Key.

Next Step: Locate the First Triforce Symbol 

Water Temple - Locate the First Triforce Symbol 

From the Temple entrance, go forward into the water and swim along the right wall to 
a ledge. Equip the Iron Boots to sink down to the bottom and enter the underwater 
tunnel, which has two braziers at the entrance. Walk to the end of the hallway to 
locate Princess Ruto. After an automatic sequence, follow her up by removing the 
Iron Boots in the middle of the room. Go to the surface and get out of the water, 
then stand next to the Triforce symbol on the wall and play Zelda's Lullaby to lower 
the water all the way.

Next Step: Locate the Second Triforce Symbol 

Water Temple - Locate the Second Triforce Symbol 

After locating the first Triforce symbol and lowering the water, drop down to the 
bottom. Go through the hallway to reappear back in the main room. Follow the left 
wall to the second doorway, push the block forward all the way and enter this area 
for a Small Key. Return to the main room and enter the locked door to get inside the 
center building. Walk to the far wall, turn around to face the door and look up and 
right. Use the Hookshot to pull yourself to the ledge, then stand next to the 
Triforce symbol on the wall and play Zelda's Lullaby to raise the water to the 
second level.

Next Step: Locate the Third Triforce Symbol 

Water Temple - Locate the Third Triforce Symbol

After raising the water to the second level, exit the center building through the 
door on the opposite wall. Facing away from the door, turn right. Go forward into 
the water, equip the Iron Boots and enter the tunnel between the two torches. Stop 
when you reach the first brazier (the same spot where Ruto was found), remove the 
Iron Boots and rise to the surface. Bomb the crack in the wall and enter the new 
room.

Open the treasure chest for a Small Key, drop into the water, equip the Iron Boots 
and exit back out to the main room. Remove the Iron Boots to surface and swim left 
along the wall. Enter the first locked door on the left and walk left to a short 
water pillar. Get on the water pillar and hit the shock-switch with an arrow. Ride 
the water pillar up, enter the next door and stand next to the Triforce symbol on 
the wall. Play Zelda's Lullaby to make the water rise to the highest level.

Next Step: Find Shadow Link

Water Temple - Find Shadow Link

After raising the water to the highest level, drop into the water, swim left along 
the wall and enter the locked door. Drop to the moving platform, and when it's at 
its lowest point jump to the non-moving platform. Use the Hookshot to grab onto the 
moving platforms and work your way to the top. At the top, enter the locked door. 
Hit the shock-switch to raise the water, then use the Hookshot on the nearest 
pillar. Hit the shock-switch again to lower the water, then walk to the corner and 
Hookshot to the next ledge.

Climb over the statue head, walk to the edge and hit the shock-switch again to raise 
the water. Once the water raises, Hookshot to the next pillar and hit the shock-
switch again. After the water lowers, stand on the statue head and hit the shock-
switch one last time to be raised up. Enter the alcove, destroy the Like Like, then 
Hookshot over the spikes. Enter the door and walk to the other door. Go across the 
room to the far door, then turn around to see meet Shadow Link.

Next Step: Defeat Shadow Link, Get Longshot

Water Temple - Defeat Shadow Link, Get Longshot

Shadow Link copies many of Link's moves, so this is a very challenging battle. 
Attack him with the Hammer without Z-Targeting for a very effective attack. Other 
weapons you'll find useful include the Spin Attack and Din's Fire. Link will have to 
defeat several Shadow Links, so be sure to have a Fairy or two stashed in a Bottle 
for some extra energy. When the last Shadow Link is defeated, enter the door and 
open the big treasure chest for the Longshot.

Next Step: Lower the Water

Water Temple - Lower the Water

In the room where the Longshot is found, go behind the treasure chest that had the 
Longshot and play the Song of Time to remove the blue block and create a hole. Fall 
into the hole to land next to a river. Equip the Iron Boots and wade downstream, 
avoiding the vortex pools. At the end, get on the last small ledge. Hit the eye 
switch on the wall with an arrow, then Longshot to the treasure chest in the new 
opening. Open the small chest for a Small Key, then walk to the end of the hall and 
drop into the pool. Get on land, go through the door, and use the Longshot to get to 
the other side of the room.

Jump in the water and equip the Iron Boots, then go to the end of the underwater 
tunnel, remove the Iron Boots and resurface in the main room. Re-equip the Iron 
Boots, follow the wall either direction, and enter the door between the two torches. 
Follow the hallway to the room at the end, remove the Iron Boots and rise to the 
surface. Get on land, stand next to the Triforce symbol on the wall and play Zelda's 
Lullaby to lower the water all the way. 

Next Step: Get the Boss Key

Water Temple - Get the Boss Key

After lowering the water again, drop down and go through the hallway to return to 
the main room. Follow the right wall, enter the first doorway, and dive down into 
the next room. Get on land, use the Longshot to fly across the spikes and enter the 
locked door. Go forward to the water, then go left to the middle of the second tile 
from the left. Drop into the water and swim across the room, avoiding the boulders 
and vortex pools.

Get on land on the other side and enter the door. Drop to the nearest ledge on the 
right and bomb the crack in the wall to create an opening. Swim to the other 
platform in the room and bomb the discolored wall to create an second opening and 
enter it. Push the large block forward all the way, then exit the hallway and enter 
from the other opening. Pull the block out as far as you can and enter the hallway 
from the opposite end.

Push the block into the gap and onto the underwater switch to raise the water level, 
then swim to the alcove and enter the door. Hit the shock-switch, quickly cross the 
gap using the three water pillars and enter the door. Avoiding the rolling rock, go 
into the deep water on the right and equip the Iron Boots. Walk to the end of the 
underwater hallway, remove the Iron Boots and enter the locked door. Open the big 
treasure chest for the Boss Key.

Next Step: Find the Boss

Water Temple - Find the Boss

Exit the room where you found the Boss Key, and return to the main room. Play 
Zelda's Lullaby at the second and third Triforce switches to raise the water to the 
top, then locate the opening with a Hookshot Target embedded in a dragon head and 
use the Longshot to reach it. Enter the door, go up the ramp while avoiding the 
razors, and enter the door to find the Boss, Morpha.

Next Step: Defeat Morpha

Water Temple - Defeat Morpha

Z-Target the small colored blob in Morpha and use the Longshot to pull it out of the 
water. While the blob is on land, strike it repeatedly with the Sword to cause 
damage. Repeat this process until it's destroyed, then enter the blue light to exit 
to earn the Water Medallion.

Next Step: Get the Fire Arrows

Get the Fire Arrows

After getting the Water Medallion, Link will be standing on the Triforce symbol at 
Lake Hylia. From there, turn right and stand in front of the pedestal on the ground, 
facing an island out on the lake. When the sun rises, use the Bow to shoot an arrow 
at the sun. Repeat until something falls onto the island. Swim to the island and 
touch the item to get the Fire Arrows.

Next Step: Learn the Nocturne of Shadow and Song of Storms

Learn the Nocturne of Shadow and Song of Storms

After getting the Fire Arrows, return to Kakariko Village from Hyrule Field and 
you'll discover that it's on fire. After an automatic sequence, Sheik will teach 
Link the Nocturne of Shadow. Next, enter the Windmill and stand next to the man and 
show him the Ocarina. He will teach you how to play the Song of Storms on the 
Ocarina.

Next Step: Get the Lens of Truth

Get the Lens of Truth

After learning the Song of Storms, play the Prelude of Light to return to the Temple 
of Time. Stand next to the pedestal and drop the Master Sword in the pedestal to 
become a child again. Return to Kakariko Village and enter the Windmill, then play 
the Song of Storms to lower the water in the well. Climb down into the well and 
enter the small hole in the next room. Climb down the ladder to enter the Bottom of 
the Well.

After you enter the bottom of the well, go forward to the far wall and walk through 
it to the right of the skeleton. Go around the water and walk through the middle of 
the far wall. Continue forward, around the crossed wooden beams, and through the 
middle of the far wall again. Stand on the Triforce symbol and play Zelda's Lullaby 
to lower the water. Turn around and go back through the middle of the next two 
walls. Drop into the pit and enter the small opening. Go forward, climb up the vines 
and enter the door to find an enemy named Dead Hand. Defeat Dead Hand then open the 
big treasure chest which appears for the Lens of Truth.

Next Step: Get Din's Fire

Get Din's Fire

As a child, return to the Hyrule Castle and cross the drawbridge to enter the 
Market. Continue to the opposite side of the Market to reach the path towards the 
castle. Climb up the vines on the right wall, then climb down the ladder in the 
stone wall. Exit the room, walk away from the gate and bomb the boulder at the end 
of the path. Enter the hole to find a Fairy's Fountain. Play Zelda's Lullaby while 
standing on the Triforce symbol to call a Fairy who will give Link Din's Fire.

Next Step: Complete the Shadow Temple 

Shadow Temple


Enter the Shadow Temple

As an adult, play the Nocturne of Shadow to be warped to a ledge above the Graveyard 
in Kakariko Village. Enter the opening in the wall to appear in a room with many 
unlit braziers. Stand on the pedestal in the middle of the room and use Din's Fire 
to light all of the braziers. Enter the doorway that opens to appear in the Shadow 
Temple.

Next Step: Small Key Guide 

Shadow Temple - Small Key Guide 

As you explore the Shadow Temple, you'll require five Small Keys. If you come to a 
locked door as you follow my directions to the Boss Key and other items in the 
Temple, use this guide to determine which Small Keys you may have missed.

Small Key One - Face the locked door and enter the fake stone door on the left. 
Collect all five Silver Rupees to open an alcove, then enter the alcove and open the 
treasure chest for a Key.

Small Key Two - From the locked door, return to the ledge with spinning razors and a 
Beamos statue. Collect four Silver Rupees and defeat the Beamos statue for the fifth 
Silver Rupee. Enter the door that opens and go through the hallway to reach a room 
in floor B4. Use the Lens of Truth to find a block in the wall on the right. Grab 
and move the block out of the wall, then run under the crushing spikes. Move the 
block all the way to the end until it stops, then climb on top of the large block 
and above the spikes. Walk onto the ledge on the right and step on the floor switch 
to make a treasure chest appear. Go over the spikes to the other ledge and open the 
chest for a Key.

Small Key Three - In the room with the locked door, use the Lens of Truth to see 
floor spikes. Avoid the spikes and use the Longshot to collect three of the Silver 
Rupees. Go to the other door in the room, use the Lens of Truth and look on the wall 
above the Silver Rupee in the corner to see a Hookshot target. Use the Longshot to 
get onto the invisible ledge and grab the Silver Rupee. Equip the Hover Boots and 
collect the final Silver Rupee to open a door. Go up the ledges to the top and 
destroy the Keese enemies to unlock the door. Pick up one of the bombs and throw it 
into the large skull to reveal a Key.

Small Key Four - Facing away from the locked door, bomb the brown pile of mud in the 
far-left corner of the room to reveal a treasure chest, which can only be seen with 
the Lens of Truth. Open the chest for a Key.

Small Key Five - After getting off the ship, enter the only door to appear in a room 
with invisible walls. Using the Lens of Truth to see the walls, walk away from the 
door and take the first left. Take the first left again, go forward to the wall, 
then turn right and go forward to a door. Enter the door, use the Lens of Truth to 
see the Floor Master and destroy it to make a treasure chest appear. Open the chest 
for a Key.

Next Step: Get the Hover Boots

Shadow Temple - Get the Hover Boots

After entering the Shadow Temple, use the Longshot to cross the pit and go through 
the fake door to enter a room with a statue of a bird. Turn left, go forward to the 
wall and walk through fake door on the left. Go forward, enter the door and continue 
forward through the fake wall. Turn left, go to the corner, then turn right and go 
to the corner again.

Turn right, go forward to the middle of the third section of wall, and go through 
it. Continue through the next fake wall, then turn right, walk to the corner and 
turn left. Go forward all the way to go through a fake wall, then enter the door and 
defeat the Dead Hand enemy to make a big treasure chest appear. Open the chest to 
find the Hover Boots.

Next Step: Reach the Blowing Fans

Shadow Temple - Reach the Blowing Fans

After getting the Hover Boots, return to the room with the statue of a bird. Use the 
Lens of Truth to see the real skull on a pillar, then grab and turn the statue to 
face the skull. Equip the Hover Boots and enter the door that opens. Go down the 
slope and use a bomb to open the center stone door and enter the locked door (Small 
Key 1). Go down the slope to the bottom and drop off the ledge to floor B3.

Carefully go past the blades that drop from the ceiling to reach a large room. Equip 
the Hover Boots and cross the gaps, avoiding the blades, to reach the last platform. 
Cross to the moving platform and ride it up to the top, then walk off of the 
platform and drop onto the ledge with spinning razors. Turn right, follow the right 
edge and cross over the narrow ledge to reach a blade.

Use the Lens of Truth to see a floating block, then equip the Hover Boots and 
carefully go under the blade onto the floating block. Continue onto the moving block 
on the chain, then ride the moving block left and go onto the small ledge with the 
locked door. Look above the locked door to see a Hookshot target and use it to reach 
the locked door. Enter the door to reach the hallway with blowing fans.

Next Step: Ride the Ship

Shadow Temple - Ride the Ship

After reaching the blowing fans on floor B4, go through the hallway to reach a pit. 
Go down the hallway when the fan isn't blowing to reach another pit. Use the 
Longshot on the wooden beam to cross over the pit and drop down the next pit to land 
on a platform. Carefully cross the platform to the other side to reach a door. Turn 
around, equip the Hover Boots and wait for the closest fan to start blowing.

When the fan starts blowing, walk into the wind and go toward the fake wall on the 
opposite side of the fan. Enter the door and go through the locked door, then move 
the large block under the broken ladder. Climb onto the block and go up the ladder 
to the top. Go left onto the ship and stand on the Triforce symbol. Play Zelda's 
Lullaby to make the ship move and defeat the two Stalfos enemies which appear.

Next Step: Get the Boss Key

Shadow Temple - Get the Boss Key

After defeating the Stalfos, the ship will start to sink. Jump off the ship and onto 
the ledge on the side of the ship (facing the front of the ship, the ledge is on the 
left). Enter the only door to appear in the room with invisible walls. Using the 
Lens of Truth to see the walls, walk away from the door and take the first left. Go 
forward and take the first right, then walk forward to a wall and turn right. Go 
forward to the door and enter it. Use Din's Fire to destroy the wooden spikes and 
open the big treasure chest for the Boss Key.

Next Step: Find the Boss

Shadow Temple - Find the Boss

After getting the Boss Key, exit the room. Use the Lens of Truth to see the walls 
and go forward. Take the first left, turn left again and go forward to the wall. 
Turn right, go forward and enter the door. Continue forward to the wall and turn 
right. Use the Bow and hit the Bomb Flowers on the other side of the pit to create a 
bridge. Cross the newly-formed bridge and enter the locked door. Use the Lens of 
Truth to see small platforms and go forward to the first platform. Turn left, go to 
the platform and turn right. Equip the Hover Boots, go to the platform, turn right 
and go to the edge of the platform. Turn left, then go to the platform with the Boss 
Door. Enter the door and drop into the hole to find the Boss, Bongo Bongo.

Next Step: Defeat Bongo Bongo

Shadow Temple - Defeat Bongo Bongo

Z-Target a hand and hit it with an arrow to stun it. Repeat this process for the 
other hand, then use the Lens of Truth to located the red eye. Use the Bow to stun 
it, then use any Sword on the eye to damage it. Stick with this method until Bongo 
Bongo is destroyed, then step into the blue light to exit and get the Shadow 
Medallion.

Next Step: Complete the Gerudo Fortress

Gerudo Fortress


Enter the Gerudo Fortress

In Hyrule Field, face the entrance to Lon Lon Ranch and follow the right wall to 
reach a stone wall. Go down the hill to a single tree and follow the dirt path on 
the left. Take the first right, go up the slope and under the stone arch to appear 
in Gerudo's Valley. Use the Longshot to cross the broken bridge and continue forward 
to reach the Gerudo Fortress.

Next Step: Get the Gerudo Membership Card

Gerudo Fortress - Get the Gerudo Membership Card

After getting to the Gerudo Fortress, walk around until Link is seen and thrown into 
a room with no doors. Use the Hookshot and hit the wooden plank in the window to be 
raised up. Facing out from the window, drop down and left and enter the door on the 
first level. Talk to the carpenter and fight the Gerudo Jail Guard that appears for 
a Small Key. Use the Small Key to open the cell and free the carpenter. Facing the 
cell, go through the door on the right to appear outside. Go through the next door, 
take the first right and go up the ramp to get outside. After reaching the second 
level, walk away from the door and go around the corner.

Use the Bow to stun the Gerudo, enter the door and go up the ramp. Talk to the 
carpenter and defeat the Gerudo Jail Guard for a Small Key. Use the Small Key to 
free the carpenter, face the cell and go through the door on the left to appear on 
the third level. Walk away from the door, drop off the ledge and enter the door. Go 
down the ramp, talk to the carpenter and defeat the Gerudo Jail Guard for a Small 
Key. Use the Small Key to free the carpenter, face the cell and go back through the 
door on the left to appear back on the second level. Walk away from the door, go up 
the green vines to the third level and enter the first door. Walk down the ramp and 
stop at the first flat section of floor on the ramp.

Use the Bow to stun the Gerudos in the room, cross to the other side of the room and 
go up the ramp to appear outside. Face the door Link appeared from, drop off the 
ledge to the left and enter the door. As soon as Link appears inside, equip the Bow. 
Wait for a lone Gerudo to walk by and hit her with an arrow to stun her. Once she's 
stunned, take the first right and then the first left. Go through the short one-way 
hallway to locate a carpenter. Talk to the carpenter, defeat the Gerudo for a Small 
Key and use the key to free the carpenter. After freeing all four carpenters a 
Gerudo will automatically talk to you. You'll be given a Gerudo Membership Card, 
which lets you go anywhere in the Gerudo Fortress.

Next Step: Learn the Requiem of Spirit

Learn the Requiem of Spirit

Facing the Gerudo Fortress, go left to reach a large gate. Climb the ladder and talk 
to the Gerudo at the top to open the gate. Go through the gate and onto the sand to 
enter the Haunted Wasteland. Off in the distance are two flagpoles and three crates. 
Walk to the nearby crate, equip the Hover Boots and use the Longshot on one of the 
crates to go directly to them. Walk from flagpole to flagpole until Link reaches a 
small, stone house. Go up the ramp to the roof of the house and use the Lens of 
Truth to see a friendly ghost. Follow the ghost until Link reaches the Desert 
Colossus. Continue forward, going up the slight slope, to see a large, stone 
structure. Enter the doorway to get inside the Spirit Temple. Exit the Spirit Temple 
to find Sheik and learn the Requiem of Spirit.

Next Step: Complete the Spirit Temple 

Spirit Temple


Enter the Spirit Temple

After learning the Requiem of Spirit, return to the Temple of Time and place the 
Master Sword back into the pedestal to turn into a kid. Play Requiem of Spirit to 
warp to the Desert Colossus, then go forward and enter the Spirit Temple.

Next Step: Small Key Guide

Spirit Temple - Small Key Guide 

As you explore the Spirit Temple, you'll require five Small Keys. If you come to a 
locked door as you follow my directions to the Boss Key and other items in the 
Temple, use this guide to determine which Small Keys you may have missed.

Small Key One - As a kid, go through the small opening near the entrance and enter 
the left door. Defeat the Stalfos and hit the shock-switch on the other side of the 
pit with the Boomerang. Cross the bridge that lowers and enter the next room. Defeat 
Anubis with Din's Fire to unlock the doors, then enter the other door. Collect all 
five Silver Rupees to make a bridge to the other side of the room appear. Cross the 
bridge, light the two unlit braziers and open the treasure chest that appeared for a 
Key.

Small Key Two - From the locked door on floor 3F, go back down the steps and return 
to the previous room. Destroy all of the Beamos statues. Use the pedestals the 
statues were on to climb onto the ledges in the room and collect all five Silver 
Rupees to light a brazier. Light all three unlit braziers with a burning Deku Stick 
to make a treasure chest appear and open it for a Key.

Small Key Three - After getting the Silver Gauntlet, turn into an adult and enter 
the Spirit Temple. Go up steps and go to the right, then push the large gray block 
until it goes into a hole. Go into the new area to find three doors. Hit the shock-
switch on the ceiling and enter the right-hand door to appear in a room with rolling 
boulders. Collect five Silver Rupees to unlock the next door, then enter the door 
and open the treasure chest for a Key.

Small Key Four - In the room with the large statue, face the statue, turn right and 
walk forward to the wall with the symbols on it. Turn right and look up to find a 
Hookshot target. Grab the target with the Longshot, then go up the to the top. Equip 
the Hover Boots and walk off the ledge to land on the statue's left hand. Stand on 
the Triforce symbol and play Zelda's Lullaby to make a treasure chest appear on the 
other hand. Use the Longshot on the chest to be pulled to it and open it for a Key.

Small Key Five - After getting the Mirror Shield, go back inside the Spirit Temple 
and go through the next two doors. Stand in the sunlight, equip the Mirror Shield 
and reflect light onto the light switch. Enter the door next to the switch and open 
the treasure chest for a Key.

Next Step: Get the Silver Gauntlet

Spirit Temple - Get the Silver Gauntlet

As a kid, start at the Temple entrance and go up the steps then left to find 
Nabooru, a Gerudo. Talk to Nabooru and three options will be offered. Tell Nabooru 
that you have nothing to do and she'll ask you to get the Silver Gauntlet. Agree to 
help, and enter the small opening. Proceed to the next room to find two doors and a 
small opening. Enter the small opening, go through the locked door and climb up the 
brick wall to reach floor 2F.

Look for a section of the rocky wall that has light shining through, then use a 
Bombchu or throw a Bomb to hit this section of the wall and make light shine on the 
light switch. Enter the door that opens to appear in the room with a large statue. 
Grab the statue and push it off the ledge so that it lands on the floor switch. Go 
up the stairs to the top, enter the door on the left and enter the next door. Go to 
the blocks, grab the block with the light switch on it and move it into the light to 
unlock a door.

Enter the door that's now unlocked, then go up the steps and enter the locked door. 
Go to the left and hit the Iron Knuckle enemy to begin a battle. Destroy the enemy 
and enter the next door, then go up the ramp to appear outside and open the big 
treasure chest for the Silver Gauntlet. 

Next Step: Get the Mirror Shield

Spirit Temple - Get the Mirror Shield

After getting the Silver Gauntlet, turn into an adult and enter the Spirit Temple. 
Go up steps and go to the right, then grab and push the large gray block until it 
goes into a hole. Go into the new area to find three doors. Open the center door, 
then go to the other side of the room and climb up the brick wall to reach floor 2F. 
Push the bar to rotate the cobra statue to shine light onto the light switches until 
a door unlocks.

Enter the door to appear in the room with a large statue. Go up the steps to the top 
and enter the locked door, then go through the next door, defeat all the enemies in 
the room and enter the door near the floor switch. Hit the Armos statues to make 
them come to life and entice one of them onto the blue floor switch. When a statue 
is on the switch, enter the door that is unlocks. Go up the steps and enter the 
door, then go right and defeat the Iron Knuckle enemy to unlock the next door. Enter 
the door, go up the ramp to appear outside and open the big treasure chest for the 
Mirror Shield.

Next Step: Get the Boss Key

Spirit Temple - Get the Boss Key

After getting the Mirror Shield, go back inside the Spirit Temple and go through the 
next two doors. Walk through the door on the left and enter the locked door. Use the 
Longshot on the highest section of brick to get to the top of the wall, then enter 
the door, stand on the Triforce symbol and play Zelda's Lullaby to unlock the door. 
Enter the door and destroy the enemy door to the left of the flames to reveal an eye 
switch. Use the Bow to activate the switch, which reveals a floating block. Use the 
Longshot on the Hookshot target to get onto the block and step on the floor switch. 
The flames around the big treasure chest will temporarily extinguished, which gives 
you an opportunity to get the Boss Key.

Next Step: Find the Boss

Spirit Temple - Find the Boss

Exit the room the Boss Key was found, go to the right and enter the door. Hit the 
shock-switch and enter the next door, then go through the opening on the left and 
face the front of the cobra statue. Facing the statue, Bomb the wall to the left to 
create an opening. Grab one of the bars on the cobra statue and turn it left so that 
the light goes through the new opening. Enter the new area to find another cobra 
statue. Move this second cobra statue so that the light shines through the bars.

Go around to the other side of the bars and drop down into the lowered area. Stand 
in the light and use the Mirror Shield to reflect light onto the light switch, and a 
section of the floor will lower into the room with the large statue. Remaining in 
the light, use the Mirror Shield to reflect light onto the face of the statue. Keep 
the light on the face until it falls apart and an opening will be revealed. Use the 
Longshot on the fence in the opening to be carried to the statue. Enter the Boss 
Door, then defeat the Iron Knuckle enemy and enter the next door. Continue through 
the next door and climb up the bricks onto the platform to fight the Boss, Twinrova.

Next Step: Defeat Twinrova

Spirit Temple - Defeat Twinrova

Z-Target one of the witches, hold up your shield and wait for the opposite witch to 
attack. When the witch attacks, the energy will be deflected from the Mirror Shield 
to the witch which Link has targeted. When the witches fuse together, hold the 
Mirror Shield and let the attack hit the shield to absorb the same attack three 
times in a row, then quickly Z-Target. The Mirror Shield will automatically shoot 
out the absorbed attacks. If it hits the combined witch, it will stun the Boss. When 
the Twinrova is stunned, attack with any Sword. Continue stunning and attacking 
Twinrova until she's defeated, then step into the blue light to receive the Spirit 
Medallion.

Next Step: Get the Light Arrow, Enter Ganon's Castle 

Get the Light Arrow, Enter Ganon's Castle

After defeating Twinrova, return to the Temple of Time to receive the Light Arrow. 
Exit the Temple and continue to Ganon's Castle. Stay on the left side of the path to 
find some steps, then go along the steps to the edge of the pit and the Sages will 
create a bridge to Ganon's Castle. Cross the bridge and enter the Castle.

Next Step: Complete Ganon's Castle

Ganon's Castle 




From the Castle entrance, go down the steps and enter the door to appear in the main 
room. From the entrance of the main room, go right, down the steps and up the next 
set of steps. Enter the purple door and light the unlit brazier with a Fire Arrow to 
create some temporary floating blocks. Quickly cross the blocks to the second 
platform. If needed, light the brazier again then go down the floating blocks on the 
right and step on the floor switch to make a big treasure chest appear. Use the 
Longshot to reach the big treasure chest on the platform and open the chest for the 
Golden Gauntlets.

Next Step: Destroy the Purple Barrier

Ganon's Castle - Destroy the Purple Barrier

From the Golden Gauntlets, use the Lens of Truth to see a bridge and cross it to the 
small ledge with a rusted floor switch. Hit the floor switch with the Hammer and 
cross the invisible bridges to the door. Enter the door and use the Light Arrow to 
destroy the Shadow Barrier (the object in the purple light). Link will then 
automatically be returned to the main room.

Next Step: Destroy the Forest Barrier

Ganon's Castle - Destroy the Forest Barrier

From the Castle entrance, go down the steps and enter the door to appear in the main 
room. Follow the right wall and enter the green door. Light all the braziers in the 
room, including the brazier above the door, and enter the door using Din's Fire or 
the Fire Arrows. Collect all five Silver Rupees and enter the next door. Use a Light 
Arrow to destroy the Forest Barrier (the object in the green light). Link will then 
automatically return to the main room.

Next Step: Destroy the Spirit Barrier

Ganon's Castle - Destroy the Spirit Barrier

From the Castle Entrance, go down the steps and enter the door to appear in the main 
room. From the entrance to the main room, follow the left wall and enter the orange 
door. Collect five Silver Rupees and enter the next door. Use Bombchu to activate 
the farthest shock-switch on the other side of the bars. Enter the door that unlocks 
and go through the archway into the next room. Use a Fire Arrow to remove the web 
from the ceiling, then use the Mirror Shield to reflect light onto the light switch 
to the right of the locked door. Enter the door and use the Light Arrow to destroy 
the Spirit Barrier (the object in the orange light). Link will then automatically 
return to the main room.

Next Step: Destroy the Water Barrier

Ganon's Castle - Destroy the Water Barrier

From the Castle entrance, go down the steps and enter the door to appear in the main 
room. From the entrance to the main room, follow the right wall, go past the green 
door and go down the steps. Enter the blue door and defeat the Freezard. Use a 
Bottle to capture some Blue Fire from the middle of the room and melt the red ice. 
Collect more Blue Fire and enter the doorway. Push the blocks so Link can reach the 
ledge with the red ice and melt it with Blue Fire. To do this, move the second block 
into the hole, then use the first block to reach ledge with red ice. Hit the floor 
switch with the Hammer and enter the next door. Use the Light Arrow to destroy the 
Water Barrier (the object in the blue light). Link will then automatically return to 
the main room.

Next Step: Destroy the Fire Barrier

Ganon's Castle - Destroy the Fire Barrier

From the Castle entrance, go down the steps and enter the door to appear in the main 
room. From the entrance to the main room, follow the right wall around the room to 
reach the red door. Enter the door and collect all five Silver Rupees to unlock the 
next door. Use the Longshot to reach the next door and enter it. Use the Light Arrow 
to destroy the Fire Barrier (the object in the red light). Link will then 
automatically return to the main room.

Next Step: Ganon's Castle - Destroy the Light Barrier

Ganon's Castle - Destroy the Light Barrier

From the Castle entrance, go down the steps and enter the door to appear in the main 
room. From the entrance to the main room, go left, down the steps and remove the 
large, gray pillar. Enter the yellow door, use the Lens of Truth and destroy all the 
enemies. Open the treasure chest that appears for a Small Key and enter the locked 
door. Stand on the Triforce symbol and play Zelda's Lullaby to make a treasure chest 
appear. Open the chest for a Small Key and enter the locked door. Collect all five 
Silver Rupees and enter the next door. Use the Lens of Truth to see a door, go 
through it and use the Light Arrow to destroy the Light Barrier (the object in the 
yellow light). Link will then automatically return to the main room.

Next Step: Ganon's Castle - Find the Boss

Ganon's Castle - Find the Boss

Once all six barriers are destroyed, return to the entrance of the main room, cross 
the small bridge and enter doorway of the center tower. Go up the steps and enter 
the door. Defeat the Dinalfos enemies and enter the next door. Go up the steps, 
enter the door and defeat the Stalfos enemies. Open the big treasure chest for the 
Boss Key and enter the door. Go up the steps, enter the door and defeat the two Iron 
Knuckle knights. Enter the door, go up the steps and enter the Boss Door. Go right, 
enter the door and go up the steps, then enter the next door to find the Boss, 
Ganondorf.

Next Step: Defeat Ganondorf

Ganon's Castle - Defeat Ganondorf

Use any sword to hit the fireball back at Ganondorf. Stay along the edges of the 
room to avoid having Ganondorf knock you from your feet. If Ganondorf hits the 
fireball back at you, swing the sword again to hit it back. When Ganondorf gets hit 
by his own fireball, strike him with a Light Arrow to stun him. When he's stunned by 
the Light Arrow, attack with the Sword. Repeat this process until he's destroyed.

Next Step: Escape

Ganon's Castle - Escape

After Ganondorf is defeated, get out of the castle quickly by following Zelda. When 
Zelda gets caught in a circle of fire, defeat the two Stalfos enemies to free her. 
Once outside at the base of the castle, it will fall apart into a pile of ruins.

Next Step: Defeat Ganon

Defeat Ganon

After Ganon's Castle crumbles, walk toward the ruins to start a battle with Ganon. Z-
Target Ganon's tail or his head and attack with Deku Nuts, Bombs, the Bow (regular 
arrows) or the Biggoron's Sword to inflict damage. To avoid the sword he swings, 
circle Ganon clockwise. When Ganon falls, get the Master Sword and continue the 
attack on the tail with this Sword. You can also stun Ganon by hitting his head with 
a Light Arrow. Continue the attack to defeat Ganon and save Hyrule!


Pieces of Heart Locations


Death Mountain - One Piece of Heart

To get this Piece of Heart you must have the Hover Boots or the Magic Bean. From 
entrance to Goron City, walk away and take the first right. Go forward to the fence, 
then walk left onto the small ledge. Face the fence, equip the Hover Boots and walk 
off the cliff, as close to the fence as possible. If done correctly, you'll land on 
the ledge above the entrance to Dodongo's Cavern. Continue forward for the Piece of 
Heart. Or, plant a magic bean as a kid in the hole at the entrance to Dodongo's 
Cavern. Return to this area as an adult and ride the leaf up to the Heart Piece.

Death Mountain Crater

Enter from the top of Death Mountain, next to the Great Fairy's Fountain, and go 
forward to the cliff. Climb down the cliff to find a Heart Piece in an alcove.


Death Mountain Crater

As a kid, plant a Magic Bean next to the Triforce Symbol near the entrance to the 
Fire Temple. Return as an adult, get on the plant and ride it. Get off on top of the 
rock for a Piece of Heart. 
Desert Colossus

Go to the Desert Colossus and plant a Magic Bean in the hole near the entrance to 
the Spirit Temple. Return as an adult and get on the plant. Ride it around and jump 
off on top of the arch to find a Piece of Heart. Gerudo Fortress 
Do the archery challenge with Epona and get between 1000 and 1499 points to get a 
Piece of Heart.


Gerudo Fortress

Use the Longshot on the flagpole to get on the rock. Longshot to the piece of wood 
that Link used to get out of jail to reach the ledge. Drop from the ledge, land on 
the second level and enter the only door. Go through the room and up the ramp to 
appear outside on a balcony. Go left to the railing and use the Longshot to reach 
the treasure chest on the roof. Open it for a Piece of Heart. 
Gerudo Valley (Two Pieces of Heart)

Drop off from the bridge and go behind the waterfall to find a ladder. Climb up to 
the top to find a Piece of Heart. 

Enter Gerudo Valley from Hyrule Field, cross the wooden plank and grab the chicken. 
Walk to the other end of the bridge and turn left, facing away from the waterfall. 
Down the river is a small ledge on the right side with a crate on it. Glide down to 
the ledge and break the crate open with a Bomb to find a Piece of Heart. Or, enter 
Gerudo Valley from Hyrule Field, cross the wooden plank and follow the left wall to 
a cliff. Drop down to land on a narrow ledge, walk left to a boulder and use the 
Longshot to reach the crate on the other cliff. Break the crate open for a Piece of 
Heart. 

Goron City

Light the four braziers at the bottom of the city to make the large vase start 
moving. Throw Bombs into the opening at the top of the vase. If you throw your Bomb 
when the smiling face on the vase is facing Link, a Piece of Heart will be thrown 
out of the vase.

Graveyard (Four Pieces of Heart)

Go to the Graveyard between sunset and 11 pm to find Dampé. Have Dampé dig on the 
dirt spots to randomly get a Piece of Heart.

After getting the Sun's Song, stand on the Triforce symbol in front of the family 
tombstone, facing Dampé's house. Go down the small slope, then pull the second 
tombstone on the left. Drop down, stand next to the gray wall and play the Sun's 
Song to make a big treasure chest appear. Open it for a Piece of Heart.

After getting the Longshot, go to the Graveyard and stand on the tombstone next to 
the one that leads to Dampé's race. Use the Longshot to reach the crate on the ledge 
and break the crate open for a Piece of Heart. Or, as a kid plant a Magic Bean at 
the bean hole in the Graveyard. Return as an adult and use the plant to reach the 
ledge. Break open the create for a Piece of Heart.

After getting the Hookshot, return to Dampé's grave in the Graveyard and finish the 
race in less that one minute to be rewarded with a Piece of Heart.

Hyrule Field (Two Pieces of Heart)

Go to the fenced-in area near the entrance of Lake Hylia and place a Bomb in the 
middle of this small area. Drop down the hole that appears, defeat the Business 
Scrub and buy a Piece of Heart from it for 10 Rupees.

Face the drawbridge that leads to the Market at Hyrule Castle and go left along the 
moat until you reach a wall. Follow the wall until you come to the river. Turn left 
and follow the river until you reach a wall. Turn left to see a single tree with 
golden leaves. Place a Bomb next to the tree to reveal a hole. Drop down and go to 
the bottom of the pond to locate a Piece of Heart.

Ice Cavern

From the Cavern entrance, go through the one-way hallway, avoiding the falling ice, 
and enter the next room. Defeat all the Freezards and enter the doorway that opened. 
Continue through the hallway into the next room, then follow the right-hand wall to 
the second door and enter it by collecting all five Silver Rupees. Continue through 
the hallway and enter the next room, avoiding the falling ice. Defeat the Freezards, 
using Bombs to destroy the Freezard on the pillar. On the second pillar, use an 
empty Bottle to collect some Blue Fire. Backtrack through the one-way hallway to the 
previous room. Follow the left wall to the first wall of red ice and use the Blue 
Fire to open it. Enter the door and go through the one-way hallway to the next room. 
Get some Blue Fire in this room and use it to melt the red ice around the Piece of 
Heart.

Kakariko Village (Four Pieces of Heart)

Go through the game until you get the Bomb Bag, then walk up the path away from 
Dodongo's Cavern and go up the slope before reaching the entrance to Goron City. 
Continue up to the top of Death Mountain, bombing any boulders blocking the way, and 
talk to the owl to be carried down to Kakariko Village. After being dropped off on a 
roof, turn around and go forward to the wall. Turn left, drop off the edge of the 
house onto a wooden ledge and enter the opening in the wall for the Piece of Heart.

Stand next to the door that leads into the Windmill and use the Hookshot to reach 
the roof of the closest building. Continue to the roof of the House of Skulltula, 
then left to the roof of the house next to the wall. Go forward to the wall, turn 
left and drop off the roof to land on the wooden platform above the fenced-in area. 
Enter the hole in the wall to get the Piece of Heart.

Go to the entrance of the Windmill and face away from the door. Stand on top of the 
fence, Hookshot to the roof with the person on it (on the right) and talk to him to 
get a Piece of Heart.

In the Windmill, throw the Boomerang at the Piece of Heart to collect it if you are 
a kid. If you're an adult, use the Hookshot to get onto the ledge where the Piece of 
Heart is sitting.

After getting 50 Gold Skulltulas return to the House of Skulltula in Kakariko to be 
rewarded with a Heart Piece.

Lake Hylia (Three Pieces of Heart)

After planting the Magic Beans next to the house, play the Song of Storms to make it 
grow. Return as an adult and get on the plant to be carried up and grab the Piece of 
Heart.

Play the fishing game and catch the largest fish possible. Bring the big fish to the 
fisherman and ask to talk about the fish. If the fish is heavy enough, Link will 
receive a Piece of Heart.

Enter the house at Lake Hylia and go into the pool. Dive down and have Link touch 
the bottom. Surface and talk to the professor to be rewarded with a Piece of Heart.

Lon Lon Ranch

Grab and move the crates to find a small hole in the corner of the shack at the back 
of the Ranch. Enter the corner to find a Piece of Heart. 
Lost Woods (Two Pieces of Heart)

Enter from the Lost Woods from Kokiri Forest and go through the opening on the 
right. Go down the ladder and then onto the stump on the right to make two Skull 
Kids appear. Use the Ocarina and play the song that they play to be awarded a Green 
Rupee. Play the second song for a Blue Rupee and the third for a Piece of Heart.

Enter from Kokiri Forest and go through the opening on the left. Get on the stump 
and play Saria's Song to get a Piece of Heart.

Market (Three Pieces of Heart)

At night, play the Treasure Chest Game. Open the correct treasure chest (which 
appears randomly) to get a Small Key, enter the next room and repeat this process. 
In the sixth room you'll find a Piece of Heart. If you feel like cheating, use the 
Lens of Truth to see the correct treasure chest.

At night, go to the corner next to the bazaar to find a dog. Enter the Back Alley 
next to the Treasure Chest Game shop and enter the second door. Talk to the woman 
and she'll reward Link with a Piece of Heart for finding her dog.

Play the game at the Bombchu Bowling Alley. Randomly, one of the prizes will be a 
Piece of Heart.

Zora's Domain

Go up to King Zora's chamber and use the flame to light a Deku Stick. Quickly go 
down the ramp, light the brazier, follow the left wall and light the brazier next to 
the Shop, continue forward and light the brazier in the shallow water, then go left 
and light the final two braziers behind the waterfall to get the Piece of Heart.

Zora's Fountain (Two Pieces of Heart)

After turning into an adult, return to Zora's Fountain. Jump across the icebergs to 
locate a Piece of Heart.

After getting the Iron Boots, go to the center of the lake, equip the boots and drop 
into the water. At the bottom and in the center of the lake you'll find a Piece of 
Heart.

Zora's River (Four Pieces of Heart)

After getting the Hover Boots, return to Zora's River and use the Hover Boots to 
reach the Piece of Heart on the pillar.

After getting the Hover Boots return to the waterfall. Use the Hover Boots to reach 
the ledge where the Piece of Heart is sitting.

Go up Zora's River to a log in the river. Walk onto the log, stand at the end of it 
and play Song of Storms to be rewarded with a Piece of Heart.

Go up Zora's River to a log in the river. Walk onto the log, stand at the end of it 
and use the Ocarina to make the frogs appear. Play all the non-warp songs to make 
every frog big, then use the Ocarina again to talk to the frogs and begin the bug-
catching game. When a bug is above a frog, press the corresponding button on the 
controller to make it jump up and eat the bug. Repeat this until you earn a Piece of 
Heart.

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