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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time cheats Nintendo 64


Hidden pictures:
Go to where Zelda is met for the first time. Look into the window on her left, as you enter. Pictures of Yoshi, Princess Toadstool, Mario, Bowser and Luigi can be seen. Look from different angles to see them all. Throw something into the window with Mario to receive 20 rupees. Throwing something into the other window will result in a lit bomb being thrown back at Link.

As a child, go to Lon Lon ranch and a little girl will be singing. Look down at her shirt to see a small Bowser emblem.

When you enter Zelda's castle and talk to her near the end of the game as Adult Link, on your right is a picture of Luigi and Mario.

When you first exit from Links house, look to your left (when facing the house). You will see a couple of drawings on Link's house. Hold C-Up to see them better.

When you talk to Princess Zelda, after you have collected the Forest Stone from the Deku Tree, both sides of the courtyard have windows. On one side are three to four pictures of other Nintendo characters. The other side appears to be empty. However, if you shoot a Deku Seed with the Fairy Sling Shot at the empty window, you will see a little "Easter egg" from the programmers.

Breaking open boxes:
To break open a regular brown wooden box, just run at it and press A. Link will roll and smash open the box. This is useful when finding all the chickens and to get a Skulltula in the Marketplace room with the pots.

Items from trees:
Roll into a tree in Hyrule field or in a town. The tree will randomly give Rupees, Hearts, Deku Nuts or other items, but at times will not give anything. Note: If you roll into the tree near a bunch of stones in a circle at Hyrule Castle, a golden Skulltula will appear. This trick also works at the tree closest to the entrance at Kakario village and Zora's river.


Green potion
Found at Kakoiro town and the Market. It fills the magic meter.

Red potion
Found at Kakoiro town and the Market. It fills up your all of your hearts.

Blue potion
Found at Kakoiro Town only. Go behind the potion shop and climb the steps. Enter the door and you will be in the Blue Potion Shop. Talk to the lady and you will get the Blue potion. You must get the Biggoron's sword (broken) to do this. The Blue potion fills both your magic and heath.

Finding the key at the Treasure Box Shop:
Go to the Treasure Box Shop in the Market at night as a child. Talk to the man to get the first key, then use the Lens of Truth to learn which box contains the key.

At night as a child, go in the back alley to the key shop. Play the game and if you choose the right chest the first time, choose the following chests in a zig-zag pattern to will win every time.

Free key in the Gerudo Training Grounds:
Go into the lava room in which you must collect silver rupees in the Gerudo Training Grounds. Stand on the first platform and use the Song Of Time. You can jump to the two time blocks and grab the key above. If you keep going ahead, you will find the key room where you open the locked doors. You will find three treasure chests there. Do not open the door to the left. Only go to the right when you enter the key room in the entrance of the training ground. Note: Once you go back into the lava room, you will have to retrieve all the rupees you collected earlier. This is also another way to go through the room with only a hookshot.

Link's records:
Look to the left of Links bed and press A. You can read all of Link's records that he accomplishes through the game.

Recommended equipment for temples:

Forest Temple: Master Sword, Hyrule Shield, Kokiri Tunic, Kokiri Boots
Fire Temple: Master Sword, Hyrule Shield, Goron Tunic, Kokiri Boots
Water Temple: Master Sword, Hyrule Shield, Zora Tunic, Kokiri Boots/Iron Boots
Shadow Temple: Master Sword, Hyrule Shield, Kokiri Tunic, Hover Boots
Spirit Temple: Master Sword, Mirror Shield, Kokiri Tunic, Kokiri Boots

Fairy fountain locations:

After getting the Goron's Bracelet and the Bomb Bag, search Hyrule Field for suspicious looking boulders for a fairy fountain.

In the same tomb where a Hylian Shield is found, destroy the wall to find a fairy fountain.

On the way to Zora's Domain, move along the green shores of Zora'a River. Bomb a boulder at this location to discover a fairy fountain beneath it.

When leaving the Sacred Forest meadow, a ladder will appear on a hedge. This leads to a clearing that contains a boulder. A fairy fountain is under the boulder.

In the watery paradise of Zora's Domain, play the Song of Storms to open a hole in a platform. The hole leads to a fountain below.

In the dry desert after playing the Song of Storms, a hole will open up in the ground that will lead to a fairy fountain.

Hint: Red Fairy locations:
Note: This does not include Gossip Stones. Navi will always turn green at the correct location to stand at. You must touch them all for this to work. Note: Any Gossip Stone will pass one out if you play the Song Of Storms in front of them, but these other locations were not easy to find.

1. Hyrule Field, water to entrance of Zora's River. Song Of Storms.

2. Hole in Death Mountain, past the boulders, before the path, in the puddle past the cow. Song Of Storms.

3. In the Lost Woods by the water to Zora's River. Song Of Storms.

4. Down the hole before the entry to Lake Hylia, in the fenced area. Song Of Storms.

5. In the entrance of the Gerudo's Training Grounds. Song Of Storms.

6. In the Royal Family's Tomb, at the skull that says a hint to the Sun's Song. Sun's Song.

7. In Lake Hylia, the right pedestal where you get the Fire Arrows. Sun's Song.

8. Down a hole in Kokiri Forest before the entrance to the Forest Maze, after the Deku Shrub. Sun's Song.

9. Shadow Temple, the platform where the Stalfos is in the guillotine chamber. Song Of Storms.

10. By the flag on Death Mountain. Sun's Song.

11. Shadow Temple, where the first Beamos is located after you hover to the "tongue". Song Of Storms.

12. Shadow Temple, in the room that is past the door under the eye that shoots flames. Sun's Song.

13. Ganon's Castle, where you destroy a Beamos in the Spirit Chamber. Sun's Song.

14. Beside the pot of lava in the Thieves Hideout kitchen. Sun's Song. Be careful, it can turn to night or day if you missed the spot and go back to the entrance that you came in.

15. Ice Cavern, in the middle of the spinning spike block, first one. Song Of Storms.

16. Bottom of the well, behind the corridor with two rows of pots in B3 where the Re-Dead is located. Sun's Song.

17. Spirit Temple, past the boulder corridor, in the room with the Like-Like, same place as the chest. Sun's Song

18. Spirit Temple, under the light beam in the room with the four Armos. Sun's song. Note: Navi does not turn green in this specific area..

Easy Fairies:
When you are a child, take out a Deku Stick and hold it near a butterfly. If it lands on the stick, it will turn into a Fairy.

You can summon a Great Fairy by playing Zelda's Lullaby.

More money with Arrows Of Light:
After getting the Arrows Of Light from Zelda, you will not have any problems with money, even if you do not have all golden Skulltulas. Just go to Lake Hylia or another location with enemies and kill them with the Arrows Of Light. You will always get a purple rupee (worth 50 rupees). This does not work with spiders on the walls or enemies who always give the same thing, such as the Poes.

Note: This trick also works with bats.

Finding a Deku Seed bags:
Go to the Lost Woods. After entering, turn right and continue forward to a ledge with a fence and ladder to the left. A metal circular object will be suspended from a tree at this location. Shoot it three times exactly in the center with the slingshot and to receive the bag. A "100" will flash when your shot hits the center. You must score "100" three times in a row. The bag will hold 40 seeds.

As a child, after you get the Deku Seed bag that holds 40 seeds, go either to the Shooting Gallery in Hyrule Castle Town or the Lost Woods (the place that the two Skull Kids are at with the silver bulleye). If you go to the Shooting Gallery, hit all 10 Rupees to get the bigger bag. If you go to the Lost Woods, you will have to hit the center of the target three times or the outside of the target thirty times. After that, a Deku Scrub will spit out the 50-seed bag. Going to the Lost Woods is recommended because you will save 20 Rupees if you do so. Note: If you run out of seeds at the Lost Woods, you will have to get more. If you run out, the Deku Scrub will restart the counting cycle. When you hit the center of the target the number "100" will appear. When you hit the outside of the target, the number "30" will appear.

Easy Deku Sticks:
To get 20 Deku Sticks, go to the Lost Woods, where you see a Deku shrub seller. Talk to him and get 20 Deku Sticks. To get 30 Deku Sticks, make sure you have the Skull mask and go to the part in the Lost Woods where you see two Deku shrub sellers. Go straight forward and fall in a grotto hidden in the tall grass. If you do not fall in it right away, keep moving around in there until you do. You will see an open place with a plant thing to the right. Put on your Skull mask and walk forward in front of where you see nothing. A large number of Deku Scrubs will appear, and look and seem as if they are communicating with one another. They will then jump around and the King Deku scrub will appear and give you the ability to hold up to 30 Deku Sticks. Note: Other masks will have different effects on the scrubs.

Forty Bomb Bag:
Play at the Bomachu Bowling Ally in the market. Keep playing until she says that you can win a Bomb Bag. Win and get a Bomb Bag that holds thirty bombs. Next, as a child go to the third floor in the Goron City. You will see a giant rolling Goron. Blow him up. He will get mad at you. Keep blowing him up, and after the sixth to eighth time he will give up and give you a Bomb Bag that holds forty bombs as a reward.

Getting heart piece above Dodongo's cavern as a child:
Go up to where the bomb flower used for opening the cavern is located. Throw the bomb flower somewhere so you can use Z-targeting. Then, hold back on the Analog-stick and do a back flip. If done properly, you should land on the mesa-type platform. Although you will lose hearts from the fall, you will regain them when the heart piece is in Link's hands.

Heart piece in Kakariko Village:
When you get a Longshot, you can get on the roof of Granny's potion shop. An easier way is to go to the windmill with the fence in front of it. Get on the section right in front of the door. Now the roof is accessible by a Hookshot.

There is an easy way to get this Heart piece as a child. Climb on the lookout tower and go as far forward as you can. Use Z Targeting (you will not actually target anything) and run to the left side of the tower, while still facing forward. Keep running and the Action Button should turn to "Jump". Press A and to hang off of the big fence near the house. Climb on to it, then jump up to the roof of the house. Talk to the man, and he will give you the Piece of Heart.

The Giant's Knife:
Go to Goron City as young Link. On one of the floors is a wall that appears questionable. Blow it up, then keep destroying the other walls behind it. Talk to the big may to learn that he is working on a weapon. Return as older Link to receive the Giant's Knife. Note: It will break with about five swings.

before The Giant's Knife breaks, it is the best sword in the game. It is even better than the Big Goron sword because it is slightly more damaging. Even after it breaks, it is still useable. The only problem is that it is now as short as the Kokiri sword. It does suffer from less damage after it breaks. You can buy another one after it breaks, but this is not recommended. Only use it before it breaks on a Boss or similar enemy to get its full potential.

Getting Gold Skulltulas:
Capture a bug in a bottle and drop them on some soft soil, where Link would put some Magic Beans. A Gold Skulltula will appear. Kill it and get your new found token. This works on all of them except the soft soil spot right next to the man that sells the Magic Beans.

Unlimited Skulltulas:
Go outside Hyrule Castle as young Link to where Talon is met. There will be a tree at that location. Play the Song of Storms and a grotto will appear. Enter the grotto, destroy the walls with a bomb, and kill the Skullata. Use the boomerang to get the token while doing a back flip to escape. Keep repeating this to get unlimited Skulltulas. Note: If done incorrectly. reset game and try again.

The Boomerang is required for the following trick. Go to the hole in the ground by Lon Lon Ranch where a Skulltula can be found. Go down and kill the Skulltula, but do not collect the coin right away. Use the boomerang to get the Skulltula, and before you get the boomerang back to you, backflip into the warp portal. If done correctly, the screen will blank will display "You got" without finishing the sentence. Repeat this to collect over 100 coins.

As a child after getting the Song Of Storms, go to the place where Zelda is located, but do not enter the castle. There is a tree there. Go to it and play the Song Of Storms. A hole will appear. Jump in it and use three bombs on the three walls and a Skulltala will appear. Hit it with your boomerang and throw it at the spirit. Go out, fall, and repeat.

Go to Gerudo Valley. Go to the overhang of Hyrule Field before you enter Gerudo Valley. There should be a circle of rocks with a yellow rock in the middle. Bomb this and go down. Walk straight forward and use Din's Fire. Two webs will burn. Go through the one on the Right. kill the Skulltula and Z-target the token. Go back as far as possible without losing your lock on, then throw your boomerang. Go back and get on the square thing. The dialogue box will appear with no text. Then, go back onto Hyrule Field. Repeat this as many times as desired.

Getting the Biggest Quiver:
Enter the archery game as an adult after getting the Gerudo Membership Card. It costs 20 rupees to play, but is worth it. Play the first time and get 1,000 points and to receive a Heart Container. Play the game a second time and get 1,500 points and to receive the Biggest Quiver, which holds up to fifty arrows. When starting the archery game, aim for the bulls-eye and fire to get 100 points each time. Also shoot at the target at the end. When you come around the end target, aim for the clay jars. Shoot them to collect 100 points per jar. Keep getting 100's on the targets and successfully shoot all the clay jars to get the required 1,500 points for the Biggest Quiver.

Getting the Golden Gauntlets:
Go to the shadow room in Ganon's Castle. When you enter the room, you will see green rubble. Destroy it so it does not get in your way. then longshot to the torch that you see. Next, longshot yourself to the Like Like and destroy it. Get Fire Arrows and shoot the torch. When catches on fire, use the Lens Of Truth and go for the switch on the right. Get on it and a treasure box will appear. Longshot over and open it to get the Golden Gauntlets.

Illegal fishing lure (sinking lure):
Use the following steps to get a better fishing lure that can catch more fish. As an adult, walk to the log that is sticking out in the pond. Walk around on it awhile to find a sinking lure, that can catch fish almost every time. Note: The lure may only be used once, and if used to catch a record weight fish, the counterman will not give Link a prize. The sign on the tank will also be marked with "With illegal fishing lure".

To get the sinking lure at the fishing pond, walk along the walls and you will eventually find it.

The sinking lure may be found more than once. For example, in one game it can be found for the first time in the little stream by the rocks by the wall in the fishing pond. Quit fishing, then return a few minutes later. Walk on the log in the water, then go over to the same location to find the sinking lure again.

Play the fishing game by using the Scarecrow's Song or complete the Water Temple as an adult. Get up to it in Lake Hylia. Go across the pond to where the lily pads are located. Walk around for a short while and you should find the sinking lure. This is the only way you can catch the 20 pound eel in the middle of the pond, because it stays at the bottom. The reward for this fish is the Golden Scale, which allows you to dive 12 feet underwater.

Catching big fish:
Cast at the logs or sticks in the water. You can catch a 22 lb. fish at those locations.

Catching the Loach:
When fishing in the Hylian Pond, you may see a strange looking fish that resembles like a eel with fins. That is the Hylian Loach. You can Z-target all other fish, but the only time you can get a lock on the Loach is when it comes up for air. When it does you will hear a popping sound. However, after it reaches the bottom, you will lose your targetting. First find the sinking lure. Then find out where the Loach is located. Press C-Up, center the screen on it, then cast. Your lure has to go over him if you want to catch it. Use the Analog-stick and slowly move it in various directions. Your lure should come on top of the Loach. It weighs around 15 pounds so it should not give you much trouble when reeling it in. Do not cast too far over it -- while you are trying to pull your lure toward the Loach another fish will go for the lure and pull it off track. If you ask the man to weigh it he will give you 50 rupees and put the Loach back because there are very few of them left.

The Zora Tunic and Iron Boots are required for this trick. Go to the bottom of the lake so you can see the Loach. Stay a short distance away from, it and you can see the fish swimming in a circle. Get the sinking lure and throw it in the middle of the fish to catch a 22 lb. fish and get 100 rupees from the man.

Go to the Fishing Pond immediately before the rooster crows or wolf howls. When you go in, the water should be all cloudy and misty. That is when you know the Hyrule Loach is there. Rent a rod and find the sinking lure (which should be on the log or near the rock around the little stream). Once you find the sinking lure, walk in the water and look around for a long eel-like fish (the Loach). Walk out the water and cast the lure, making sure that it is about a foot or so in front of the Loach's face, and wait. He should go up for air. After he goes up for air for the fourth of fifth time, he should see the lure and go after it. Press B a couple times and he should bite the lure. Just reel him in. He weighs up from 30-35 pounds. When you catch the Hyrule Loach, the man will only give you 50 rupees since the Loach is a rare species. This will only work when the water is cloudy -- that is the only time the Loach appears (80%). The Loach will only go for the lure on the fifth or sixth time he goes up for air (or even longer) -- press B button every time he goes up for air, and your chances of catching him are greater.

Walk into the fishing pond immediately when the rooster crows in the morning. The pond will be misty and the Loach will be out playing with its baby.

Do not get the Sinking Lure, instead use your original Rod. As an adult, the Loach is there only once in a while but always at the same location. When you enter the Fishing Pond, it is at the left leaves. It only changes position when you scare it by walking nearby. Then, it will be in the center of the pond and will be unable to be caught. You must catch him while he is in the leaves. The best location to stand at is the small stream between the rocks in the water. To do this without scaring the Loach, when you enter the pond, go to the right until you get there. Use the Iron Boots to see if it is there before trying. Also, there are two other fishes that make it more difficult to catch the Loach. If you throw your rod and the other fish grab it, you hear the "enemy" sound and the Loach will be gone. If the other fish catch your lure, do not do anything. Just wait until it is off. The fish that it was on will swim to the middle of the pond and you will not have trouble with it any more. Repeat this if needed until the Loach remains in the leaves. Throw the rod again in the leaves and reel it in with the Analog-stick as quickly as possible. If you do not reel fast enough, it will not grab it. Repeat this till you get him, then reel him in. Note: When you are child, there are two Loaches, one in the left leaves, and one in the right. Use the same strategy to catch them.

Golden Scale:
Go to the fishing pond at Lake Hylia at night. Fish until you catch a 20 lb. fish. Go to the shop owner and select "Weigh my fish". He will tell you that you have broken the record and give you the Golden Scale. This allows you able to dive deeper than with the Sliver Scale.

Hat lure:
Go to the fishing pond as an adult. The owner will now be wearing a hat. Cast at him and to steal his hat. Do not give it back and you can use it as a lure. He will charge you for it when it is used.

Go to the fishing game at Lake Hylia, and cast the rod at the man at the counter. If you catch his hat, get the sinking lure (as explained in the "Illegal fishing lure (sinking lure)" hint. The hat will disappear and the man will never have it again. Note: This will not work if the sinking lure has already been collected.

Free Lon Lon Milk:
Approach any cow with an empty bottle and play Epona's Song. The song will remind the cow of the pasture, and will give Link free milk.

Ocarina flats and sharps:
Hold R and press one of the Ocarina playing buttons to make a sharp note, or Z to make a flat.

Iron Boots in Shadow Temple:
When in the Shadow Temple, use the Iron Boots when near the fans. The fans will blow Link back without the extra weight of the boots.

Mask Of Truth:
As Young Link, go to the Happy Masks shop near the Temple Of Time after it opens when you have talked to the guard who lets you up Death Mountain and asks you to get a mask. The mask he wants is called the Keaton Mask and is worth ten rupees. Get it and take it to the guard. After that, go back to the shop and pay the money for the mask and get the Skull Mask. Take this to the lone Skull Kid in the Forbidden Woods, left from the start of the woods. He will buy it. Go back to the shop and get the Scary Mask. Take this to the kid who is at the graveyard during the day. He will buy it. Go back to the shop and get the Bunny Hood mask. This is the hardest mask to sell, as you have to look around the Hyrule Fields for the marathon runner, then wait until night when he stops running to talk to him. Note: You must put on the mask; you have to talk to the man with it on. When you have done all of this you will get the Mask of Truth from the Happy Mask shop. You will now have the ability to talk to Gossip Stones.

Getting the three tunics:
There are three tunics that can be found in the game.

Kokiri Tunic
As a child and adult, you will start with this tunic.

Zora Tunic
You can buy it as an adult. For 300 rupees. Or, after getting blue fire (buy it or find it in the ice cavern), burn the diamond that surrounds King Zora. He will give you the tunic.

Goron Tunic
You can buy it as an adult. For 200 rupees. Or, as an adult, bomb the little rolling Goron. He will talk to you for a while. He will give it to you after you ask the two questions .

Finding the Goron Bracelet:
Enter Goron City. Go to the bottom floor with the statue and stand on the carpet. Play Zelda's Lullaby to open the door. Once inside, stand in front of big brother (the Big Goron), and play Saria's Song. He will then dance. After he stops dancing, he will compliment the tune that you played and present you with the Goron Bracelet.

Deku Shield:
Enter the Dodongo's Cavern. Go to the left, get the Bomb Flower, and explode the breakable walls. Behind one of the walls is a Business Scrub. For 50 rupees, he will give you a Deku Shield.

Water Tunic:
You can get the Water Tunic by unfreezing King Zora. You have to be at least at the Ice Cavern as an adult. The Ice Cavern is near where Jabu-Jabu was located.

Big Sword:
The Big Sword will break after a few tries, but if you perform a series of tasks later in the game you will get another one that never breaks.

Getting Biggoron's Sword:
Use the following long trading sequence as an adult to get Biggoron's Sword. Go to the lady that gave young Link the empty bottle, when her Cuccos were rescued. She will give Link a Pocket Cucco egg. Wait for the egg to hatch, then bring it to Talon in Kakariko Village. Bring the Cucco back to the lady, to receive Cojiro, the Blue Cucco. Go to the Lost Woods, then turn left at the entrance. Give Cojiro to the man to receive an Odd Mushroom, which will spoil if too much time is wasted. Rush to the Potion shop in Kakariko Village, then go left into the room. Run into the shop to the right, then give the Mushroom to the lady at that location. She will give Link an Odd Potion. Hurry back to the Lost Woods. The man will be gone, but a Kokiri will be here. Give the Potion to her to receive the Poacher's Saw. Ride the horse to Gerudo Valley. There is a broken bridge here, so whip Epona to jump it. Give the saw to the carpenter that is outside to receive Biggoron's Broken Sword. Go to the top of Death Mountain, then walk to the right. Biggoron will appear, rubbing his eyes. He has an eye infection and will give link a Prescription. Bring the Prescription to King Zora after he has been unfrozen to receive the Eyeball frog, an ingredient for the Eyedrops. Hurry to the Lakeside Laboratory at Lake Hylia and give the Eyeball Frog to the Old Man. He will give Link the Eyedrops. Hurry back up to the Death Mountain Summit and ive the Eyedrops to Biggoron. After using them, he will give Link a Claim Check. Wait three days (play the Sun's Song six times to quickly pass the time), give him back the Claim Check to receive Biggoron's Sword. This weapon is twice as powerful as the Master Sword, and will not break like the Giant's Knife. Note: If Link is late during any of the time-sensitive parts of the trade, the game will restart back at the person you need to give the item to, and allow another try. Ocarina songs may not be used to teleport to a location during the trade.

When you are getting Biggoron's sword and you are timed (as when giving the eyedrops to Biggoron), instead of running all the way up Death Mountain, you can save and reset the game. You will have the eyedrops but you will not be timed.

When completing the "Trader Link" quest to get the Biggoron's Sword, after you get the eyedrops from the lakeside professor. ride Epona to Kakariko village. Cut through Goron City and mountain (you must have the Megaton Hammer) while wearing the Kokiri/Zora Tunic. When you get inside the crater, the countdown for the eyedrops stops, and you are given a countdown for how much longer you can stay. Leave through the top of the crater and give the eyedrops to Biggoron. It is possible to complete the run in about 1:53.

Extra Bottles:
To get extra bottles, you have to sacrifice items permanently. Remember, you can never get these items back unless you start a new game. Go to where you can catch a Fairy. Equip your bottle on one of the C-buttons. While in the middle of catching the fairy, press Start and equip the item that you want to change into a bottle on the same C-button as your bottle. When you catch the fairy, your item will be turned into a bottle permanently. Be aware that you can never get that item back unless you start a new game. You can do this more than once with different items.

Press Start, then put one of your bottles in any C-button slot. Press Start again, then press that button and Start simultaneously. Put any item in the place of the bottle and resume the game. Press Start again. Look where the item was, and there will be a bottle.

The Fifth Bottle:
Get Biggoron's sword with the claim check. Go to a Fairy fountain as an adult with an empty bottle. Swing the bottle, and pause the game half way through the swing. Place the claim check in the same spot as the bottle. The claim check with become, a fifth bottle. It may take a few tries, but when you get out the claim check, pressing the C-button that it is on may help.

The Sixth Bottle:
There is a sixth bottle that can be obtained. Do the same thing as when getting the Biggoron sword, but as a child. You have to use the Mask Of Truth.

Deku Nut upgrade:
When Link is running through the Lost Woods, he will find two boulders. One boulder will be near the beginning of the maze and the other will be near the end. Go after the boulder near the end, and bomb or hammer it. Fall into the hole that appears to find two Deku Business Scrubs. Defeat the first Scrub and he will allow Link to carry up to 30 Deku nuts.

The two Deku Nut upgrades can be found in the Lost Woods, in a secret grotto from a Business Scrub and in the Forest Stage, with the Mask of Truth. If you have already gotten the first one, you may not be able get the second one. Some other action, such as completing the game, getting through a certain temple, or something else may prevent this from happening. The following can be done to get both upgrades: start a new game, become an adult, complete the Forest Temple, go back to childhood, and get the second upgrade. Then the first upgrade can also be obtained.

Skulltula prizes:
Visit the Skulltula house in the Kakario village after collecting every ten Gold Skulltulas to collect some valuable prizes.
Number of Skulltula Tokens Prize for that amount
10 Skulltulas Adult's Wallet (holds 200 rupees)
20 Skulltulas Stone of Agony (find hidden holes)
30 Skulltulas Giant's Wallet (holds 500 rupees)
40 Skulltulas Bombchu
50 Skulltulas Piece of Heart
100 Skulltulas Huge rupee

Finding Gold Skulltulas:
Hunt only at night because that is the time that the Gold Skulltulas appear. Some appear while Link is a child and some appear while he is an adult. A few appear during both these times. The Skulltulas like dirt patches, where the magic beans may be planted. Use a bottle of bugs to surface the spiders. Nine of the ten spots contain a Skulltula. Some like to hide in trees, so check them with a roll attack. It is wise to check most trees because most all of them have a good prize such as bombs or rupees if not a gold Skulltula. The Skulltulas can be in slingshot range many times, but require a boomerang to retrieve the token. They also love to hide in crates, so use the roll attack to break them.

Getting Fire and Ice arrows:
After completing the Water Temple, go to Lake Hylia. Play the Sun Song at plaque near the warp point (serenade of water) to make the sun rise. As soon as this happens, shoot the sun with an arrow and fire arrows will appear. To get ice arrows, complete the Gerudo training center.

Link's earring:
An earring can be seen in Link's left ear at the end of the game during the close-up, when Zelda and Link are talking in the sky.

Bowser label pin:
Go to Lon Lon Ranch as a child. Go to the room were you play the Cucco game. Do not play the game. Instead, look at his shirt to see a pin that has a Bowser head.

Getting Epona:
When an adult, go to Lon Lon Ranch, talk to the man standing at the gate, then pay him. Once in the corral, play Epona's Song. She will come to you. Get on her. Jump over the little fence, then while on Epona, talk to the man at the gate again. He will ask you to have a race. You have to defeat him the first time, then you have one more race. If you win that time you get to have Epona. However, he will say that you can only keep her in the ranch. Jump over the fence in the back of the corral. Note: This only works if you have 50 rupees or more.

An easy way to gain a head start in the race is to simply hold Up and keep feeding carrots. Ingo will try to ram you into the fence, but if you keep holding Up you will squeeze through and pass him.

Epona's butt:
Once you have Epona as an adult, go to Lon Lon Ranch. Go to the far big fence and jump it to exit the ranch. Once you land, you will be looking directly at Epona's butt.

Epona whines:
Ride Epona, take out an arrow, then hold Analog-stick Down so the tip of the bow is on her neck. Fire to hear Epona whine.

Bowser necklace:
Look down at Talon when he is sleeping outside of the castle. A necklace that resembles Bowser can be seen around his neck.

There are four bottles in the game.

After you have seen Princess Zelda, go to Lon Lon Ranch and enter the door to your left. You will find Talon asleep with three Cucoos on him. Move all the other Cucoos between the stairs and the table. Do not wake Talon up until after you have gotten the Cucoos down to at least three. Then, wake him up and play his game. He will send the Cucoos that had been on him over to where the others were. Pick them all up and he will give you a bottle filled with Lon Lon milk.

Find all seven of the Cucoos in Kakariko Village, put them in the pen next to the red-haired woman, and talk to her. She will thank you for getting them back by rewarding you with the second bottle.

After you win the scale from the Zora at the waterfall, dive through the underwater gate that is in front of the waterfall. You will be transported to Lake Hylia. The third bottle will be near one of the rock peaks to your right. It will have a note in it. When you find it, bring it to the Zora King. He will thank you for bringing him the note by giving you the bottle.

The last bottle is obtained after you become an adult. You will need your bow and Epona. Ride around Hyrule Field and you will notice ten white Poes. Shoot them and scoop them up in bottles. You will learn that they are called Big Poes. Bring them to the man that runs the ghost shop. He will give you the last bottle after you have brought him all ten.

Go to Zora's Domain as a child and use an empty bottle to catch a fish. Then, quickly replace the bottle to any item you want to turn into a bottle before you get the fish and that item will turn into a bottle. You can do this with any item. If the trick fails, just release the fish and try it again.

Go to any fairy's fountain as young or adult Link. Equip an empty bottle in the C-Right, C-Left, or C-Down position. Swing your empty bottle while attempting to catch a fairy. About half way through the swing, press Start and equip any item you want in place of the empty bottle. Return to the game and if done correctly, your item will turn into a bottled fairy on the C-button icons when Link holds up the bottle. You can do this as many times as needed with any item as desired. Note: These bottles can only hold Blue Fire, Bottled Bug, Fish, and Bottled Fairies. They will not hold Poes, Milk, or potions that must be bought.

Free Hylian Shield:
Instead of paying 40 to 80 rupees for a shield, go to the graveyard at night. Go to the first row of graves in front of Link. Go to the second grave in that row and pull it all they way back. This will not work during day because the kid will threaten to tell Dampe. Jump in the newly opened hole. Go up to the chest and open it to get a free Hylian Shield.

Piece of heart locations

Locations of the pieces of heart:
When close to a piece of heart, the Stone of Agony will tremble. Also, when a Magic Bean needs to be planted, a wait of seven years is required to climb the beanstalk to get the heart. Some hearts must be collected as a child, and others need to be collected as a young man.

There is a piece of heart hidden in a storage shed on the Lon Lon Ranch. Move a crate that is blocking a small hole to find a secret place with the piece of heart.

During your youth, plant a Magic Bean at the mouth of Dodongo's Cavern. A beanstalk will be at this location when returning years later. Climb the stalk to find a piece of heart.

On the edge of Hyrule Field, near the path that led to Lake Hylia, is a small patch of grass that is fenced in on all sides. Throw a bomb into the area to uncover a secret grotto that contains a piece of heart.

There is an odd tree at Lon Lon Ranch. Drop a bomb at the base of the tree to uncover a secret grotto that has a piece of heart.

Accept a ride from the owl that takes your character over from Death Mountain to a rooftop in Kakariko Village. Enter the house to discover a piece of heart. The house may also be accessed using the Hookshot.

On Death Mountain, there is a Heart Piece above Dodongo's Cavern. You need a Flying Bean Leaf to get to it. You can get it without planting a bean. Go to the place where the bomb is that you threw to get into Dodongo's Cavern. Pick up the bomb and throw it away, so that it will not get in the way. Then, very quickly go to the corner closest to the cavern and do a backflip over the fence. If you done at the correct angle, you should have landed on top of the cave. You can now get the Heart Piece.

In Kakariko Village, use the longshot to scale the houses. A man on one of the houses will give your character a piece of heart.

In the Kakariko Graveyard, play the game with Dampe, where the location of a hidden treasure must be guessed. A piece of heart is located there.

After obtaining the hookshot from Dampe's spirit, entertain Dampe with a song. As the last strains of the Song of Time echoed, a strange blue stone on the side of the cave will start to dissolve, revealing a passage. Follow the short tunnel to enter the windmill. Look pass the churning gears, to see a piece of heart.

After the first race with Dampe's spirit, repeat the race again. Finish in less than a minute to collect a piece of heart. It is quite difficult to do this if you do not watch your step and take a short cut or two. One shortcut can be found by walking about halfway up the final ramp and using the Longshot to pull yourself to the torch at the top of the ramp. This cuts off a few seconds.

Get a piece of heart from freeing the last cursed child in the House of Skulltula.

In the graveyard, plant a Magic Bean on a small, unoccupied plot in the corner. Return years later and climb the fully grown beanstalk to get a piece of heart.

In the graveyard, pull one of the gravestones to find a secret chamber. Play the Sun's Song to get a piece of heart.

When reaching the frogs in Zora's River, play the Song of Storms. They will give your character a piece of heart.

Join the five frogs in a bug eating game. After the game they will give your character another piece of heart.

A piece of heart sits atop a tower of rocks at Zora's River . Search the river for a cucco that is used to reach a path that leads to the top of a plateau. Another cucco there should be used to get the piece of heart.

Follow Zora's River for a day and a night to eventually find the entrance to Zora's Domain. Sit on the edge of the path for a rest, to see a piece

of heart. Go back downstream to get a cucco, then return. Make a long leap to get the piece of heart.

Play the Treasure Box game without using the Lens of Truth. Play until reaching the final room to get a piece of heart.

Playing the game Bombchu Bowling to get a piece of heart.

Start a conversation with a woman in the back alley of Hyrule Castle Town to learn that she has lost her dog. Wait for nightfall in the square and search for the dog. It will be found near the Bazaar. Return the dog for a piece of heart.

Go to the Lost Woods and find Skull Kid in a sunlit grove. Talk to him and pull out and play the ocarina. The Skull Kid will decide to befriend Link and give him a piece of heart.

There are two more Skull Kids to be found in the Lost Woods. As you sing they will join you and give a piece of heart.

Behind the waterfall in Zora's Domain is a half-hidden chamber. Light a Deku Stick and slip pass the water to find several torches. Light each of them a treasure chest will appear with a piece of heart.

Once Zora's Fountain has been engulfed with ice, search the surroundings and to see a flash of red in some ice. That red is a piece of heart.

Melt the ice in the Ice Cavern to find a piece of heart.

Once Link is older, explore Zora's Fountain with the Zora Tunic to find a piece of heart.

At Death Mountain Crater, climb around the crater walls and to find a piece of heart.

Plant a Magic Bean at the Death Mountain Crater. Climb the beanstalk that grows here later to find a piece of heart.

At the Goron's request, light all of the torches on the lower level of the city that sets the giant urn spinning. Go to the upper level and throw a bomb into the urn's open top to get a piece of heart.

Visit the fishing pond near Lake Hylia and fish. You may find a piece of heart.

Plant a Magic Bean as a boy at the laboratory next to Lake Hylia. Return later and climb the beanstalk to the top of the laboratory. Look at the shores of Lake Hylia to find a piece of heart.

On your journey to Gerudo Fortress, take a cucco in your hands and leap into a secret chamber to find a piece of heart.

Opposite of the waterfall is a narrow canyon. Below that is a half-hidden platform with a bauble. Take a cucco, run towards the edge of the bridge, and leap out into the open air to find a piece of heart.

There is a piece of heart in a treasure chest on the roof of Gerudo Fortress. Call your scarecrow for help to get the piece of heart. You can also use the hookshot to get it.

During the journey through Gerudo Fortress, score over 1,000 points shooting targets to get a piece of heart.

Plant a Magic Bean near the Spirit Temple entrance. Later, climb the beanstalk to find a piece of heart.

Go to the place in Hyrule Field as young Link where you will eventually go to the desert as older Link. Go across the bridge to the lady that is blocking the path. Fall off the right side of the bridge. After falling, keep moving forward until a gossip stone appears. Look to the right and move behind the waterfall that is in that direction. Climb the ladder there to find a piece of heart.

En route to get the Iron Boots, instead of turning left into the ice cavern, keep going straight to find a piece of heart.

As a child after you have gotten the Boomerang, go into the windmill. Position yourself somewhere close to the heart piece. Use your Boomerang to retrieve it.

Go to Zora's Domain as an adult. Go to the Fountain and wear your Zora Tunic and Iron Boots. Sink to the bottom of the fountain. In the center is a piece of heart.

After getting the Golden Scale from the fishing pond, go to the Lakeside Laboratory and dive into the water until you touch the bottom. Then, come out of the water and talk to the Lakeside Scientist. He will give you a piece of heart.

After getting a Magic Bean, go outside the Lakeside Laboratory and plant it in the soil. Play the Song Of Storms once or twice to make a platform. Climb onto the platform and jump off onto the roof of the laboratory. Then, climb the ladder leading to the chimney. There should be a piece of heart at the top.

Get Heart Piece on top of the Dodongo's Cavern as a child:
Get on top of the cliff overlooking the cavern with the Bomb Flower needed to blow up the cave. When you are on top of the cliff, throw the Bomb Flower. It does not matter where; just get it out of your way. If the Bomb Flower grows back before you complete the trick, try again. After you have disposed of the Bomb Flower, quickly place you back against the fence. It is lower than the others so you can throw the bomb, and low enough to jump over. Get in the far left corner (far right corner if facing it), and back flip over it. You will sustain some of damage, but the piece of Heart will be worth it.

Get Heart Piece on top of house at Kakariko Village as a child:
If you talk to the man on top of the house in Kakariko Village, you will get a piece of Heart. However, you can get the piece while you are a child, without the Hookshot/Longshot. Note: If you miss your target, you will lose one quarter a Heart Piece. Get on top of the watchtower and walk to exactly where the butterflies are, facing straight out. Then, Z-target and try to run to the left until you hit the railing. Make sure you hit the railing or you may be too far out and will surely miss your mark. Then, sidejump off the watchtower. If done correctly, you should land on top of the fence that blocks you off from the Old Hag's backyard. Climb up the roof, talk to the man, and get your Heart Piece.


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