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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

How do you get to the water temple?

Games Guru: It’s complicated, especially on the original game. Basically, you have to change the water level a lot and constantly put on and take off your Iron Boots. Keep the Zora Tunic on to stop from drowning. To help, here’s a video:

I can’t find the bomb bag to use on Death Mountain because the level I am on is Death Mountain. I need the bomb bag to blow up the rock that blocks the way to Dodongos Cavern so I can find Goron’s bracelet. Can you help me?

Games Guru: Here’s how to get a bomb bag. As a kid, you have to play the Bombchu game in the Hyrule Market. Play it a second time and win, and you’ll get the bomb bag, which can hold up to 30 bombs.

Where do you find the sword in the Deku Tree?

Games Guru: You should have a sword before entering the Deku Tree. You do get a slingshot in that tree. Have you checked for swords in the caves of the Kokiri Forest?

How do I get my bow in the forest temple? And are there any codes of any sort for this game?

Games Guru: There are many, many secrets in this game, but no code that I am aware of. There are hidden stores, including one in Gannon’s tower, places in which you can load up on Rupees or even collect gold skultullahs, but nothing so easy as a code.

About the fairy bow: Getting the bow is quite straightforward. As you explore the temple, you will enter a room in which you are attacked by a stalfos, a skeleton guard. Beat that stalfos and two more will appear. Beat them too slowly and they will simply reappear until you beat them in a set time. Beat them within the time limit, and a chest will appear. The bow is in that chest.

Do you have any tips on beating the Water Temple boss?

Games Guru: Having explored the HUGE Water Temple and survived your battle with Dark Link, your ultimate fight will be with a pesky water creature. Making this even more difficult, you fight it while jumping from pillar to pillar in a room filled with water.

Stay on the outer pillars. The key to victory is to keep moving so the creature can’t hit you, and keep your eyes open for it to give you an opening after its slow but powerful attacks. Using the Longshot, target its heart, which is visible in its water tentacles. Shoot it, pull it out and spin attack it with your sword, then keep moving.

You will need to repeat this process a few times, but I predict you will emerge from this battle swimmingly.

After I beat the Water Temple, how do I get into the Shadow Temple?

Games Guru: Congratulations on beating the Water Temple. Most people who quit this game stop during the lengthy Water Temple portion. Play the “Nocturne of Shadow” to warp to the Shadow Temple. Now go down the stairs, stand in the middle of the room and use Din’s Fire to light all the torches. If you hit all the torches, the door to the temple will open.

Where do I find the Master Sword and how do I get it?

Games Guru: The Master Sword is in the Temple of Time. Use the Ocarina to play the Song of Time to enter the Temple of Time. Once you can enter, the sword is yours for the taking—but there are consequences.

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25 Comments on The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

  1. the essence of the triforce // September 12, 2009 at 12:02 pm // Reply

    to big boy:
    yeah, it is

  2. I might be a fan of Sonic the Hedgehog, but i’m an all around gamer. 😀 The first thing it said up there, that’s not how you get the first bomb bag to blow up the rock. Well sure you can upgrade the first bomb bag from that game in the market but the first bomb bag is in Dodongo’s Cavern. you need to play Saria’s Song in front of the head Goron in Goron City. Then he’ll start to dance and he’ll give you the Goron Bracelet which allows you to pick up bomb flowers. Get out a Goron City and hang a right, behind a goron is a bomb flower, pick it up and throw it over, causing it to break the rock! Inside is the bag of bombs….thank you.

  3. it sounds cool

  4. the essence of the triforce // August 5, 2009 at 3:19 pm // Reply

    to Ultimate Zelda Master:
    good for you!

  5. Ultimate Zelda Master // July 28, 2009 at 12:48 pm // Reply

    I have beaten Ganondorf and I have a guide book.

  6. to amz to get the silver gauntlets you need to go to the spirit temaple and help naboo

  7. to freezer the rumble pak can be found on ebay or gamestop or anything like that and what do you mean by the place where you fight ganondorf the forest temple or his castle

  8. where and how do i get the silver gauntlet

  9. jtrbnfvbhb5353554634785 // July 20, 2009 at 12:27 pm // Reply

    i like this game a lot

  10. joe can u help me

  11. i cant get past anything in the place to fight ganondorf and i need both hookshot where do i get them and where do i get the rumble pak.

  12. garrett333 // July 17, 2009 at 8:15 pm // Reply

    hey guys, You can ask me questions if you want but i cant answer all of them because im only on the temple after the water temple because my controller is like broke. I’ll answer any questions that i can. when i was little, my father and sister were masters at the game and beat it, but i accidentally erased it. so, I’m still hanging.

  13. ok where are you awesome in the temple

  14. joe drit:

    yea i still am

  15. hey awesome are you still stuck in the forest temple if you are i can help

  16. i meant spirit before shadow sorry

  17. you can also beat the shadow before spirit temple all you have to do is get the hover boots

  18. Waluigi time! // June 22, 2009 at 8:54 am // Reply

    To kopaka nuva, I never knew that! That’s kind of cool! I should try it the next time I play that game.

  19. kopaka_nuva // June 15, 2009 at 12:07 pm // Reply

    game secret! this one is cool and has funny results. in the water temple after you get the long shot you can go and beat the spirit temple. (yes its possible without the hover boots just make some close jumps.) then beat the shadow temple and water temple (in that order.)

  20. future U.S president // June 5, 2009 at 8:27 pm // Reply

    I beated my first zelda at 3 years of age. Happy summer!!!

  21. Cacklettaconquerer:

    link marrys no one

  22. big boy:

    no you’re stuck as link

  23. joe drit:

    i just keep going in crciles

  24. hey if any one needs help i can help because i beat the game 16 time

  25. CRAZY GORON // May 28, 2009 at 2:51 pm // Reply


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