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The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

How do you get the hookshot and flute?

Games Guru: First, let me say that this is one of the finest games ever made and that those of you who haven’t played it but like adventure games should get your hands on it.

Now, to point: The hookshot is in a chest in the swamp palace. You are going to need the shovel to get the flute. You go to the northwest part of the clearing and dig.


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108 Comments on The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

  1. I can’t get the Moon Pearl in mountain tower!

  2. link8290 you go to the northeast coner in the light world after the boy stops playing the flute and dig there.

  3. boyscoutcamper // September 14, 2008 at 4:32 pm // Reply

    i need help in the ice (5th dark world)temple!!

  4. Ultimatepokemonmaster // July 16, 2008 at 7:48 pm // Reply

    This stupid thing changed my name to Anonymous and whenever I try to tell you that it keeps deleting my messages!

  5. Anonymous // May 18, 2008 at 8:43 pm // Reply

    Did you notice something? Did you notice those Buzzblobs (Those green things that you can’t hit with the sword or you’ll get hit instead) look a lot like the Pokemon called Wobuffet? The Bari’s (The elecric balls) look like the Pokemon called Voltorb? And the Bow Wows (The black things on leashes) look a lot like Chain Chomps from the Super Mario series)?

  6. I beat the game and it was easy and I can’t tell u.I ike when dark link comes ion the game.

  7. super luigi // May 6, 2008 at 2:37 pm // Reply

    smley is right

    and this game is great

    im in the finel dungeon:-)

  8. I beat the game. It was tons of fun. A challenge to all players. Can you find all the items? I’m still looking for one.

  9. to jeremiah go to zelda universe or please b more specific.

  10. if u want a clean walkthrough go to zelda universe. it is very clear.

    p.s. i beat the game and know where to get good info.[ask me if u have a questions.]

    have fun and dont get stressed out, RELAX. :]

  11. kairi x sora // March 19, 2008 at 1:10 pm // Reply

    to miss,

    i have no isea, i havent completed it yet either but i really wanna lol

  12. zeldafreak5 // March 14, 2008 at 9:22 am // Reply

    THIS IS THI BEST GAME EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I strongly advise you to buy it.

    (I Strongly advise you to buy Super Smash Bros. Melee/Brawl also)

  13. i know after mirror go to the other palace mountain tower then kill the boss there

  14. mario475 – Thieves town is the dark world counterpart to Kakario village.

  15. i need help

  16. how do i get the big key in the swamp place

  17. What will i do if i finish the zelda link to the past?

  18. how do you get to thieves town?

  19. where to get the flute

  20. What do i do after i get the mirror?

  21. Sushi man and Video game lover, heres my advice. To clear east palace, If you are wondering how to find the big key, There is one room with 4 spinners surrounding a pot. Beat all the enemies in that room and the spinners will go around the room. Lift the pot they used to be around to find a switch. Hit that switch to find a chest that contains the big key. If you have trouble with the boss, use the arrows to hit 5 of the 6 armos knights. The remaining one will turn red and try to crush you. Hit this one with the sword. As for you, Video game lover, do you mean the second palace in general, or the second dark palace? If you mean the second palace in general, translate the tablet in front of you with the book of mudora. If you mean dark world, this gets complicated. You know the place with the 4th piece of heart? Head there. Teleport to the Light World and drain the water from the lake. This makes the Palace fill with water. then teleport back And enter that building again. That building is the swamp palace.

  22. Video games lover // November 17, 2007 at 6:16 pm // Reply

    Um, how do u get to the second dungeon?

  23. sushi man411 // November 6, 2007 at 8:37 am // Reply

    im stuk on the east palace level

  24. this LoZ game is quite easy but some of the puzzles or finding your way around th dungeons are some times complicated

  25. Poll who is the haardest boss. note thism will end in one month. Ganon etc. count.

  26. Here is the bost guide for the first three bosses. Ok first one. This one will jump all around so use the arrows when the statue moves. If one get’s to close use a pot or sword. He will die fast. the second one will dig under ground. When you see a mound of dirt place a bomb where the monster is. It should die in a flash. Now this one can be tough. Avoid the holes. Use the boots to get to the tail. After 9 -11 slashes it should die.

  27. Ok one last time use the Mastetr Sword on mine if you use the net you atamoticly die. It is some glitch. :-@

  28. I’M STUCK.BIG TIME!!

  29. mega, nothing can you have to use the net.

  30. If you like zelda bvuy this for GBA or wii but if you have a SNES buy it too.

  31. old man from zelda // September 26, 2007 at 10:35 am // Reply

    why does everyone hate me just because i didnt give link the master sword at the beginning of the game instead i give him a wooden sword

  32. old man from zelda // September 26, 2007 at 10:32 am // Reply

    why am i not in this game ?

  33. HOw do yu get past the desert palace in the dark wourld. Please help :mrgreen: :( :)

  34. The real way to get the flute. Go to the light wourld. Look at the map. LOk for a circle of trees in a small forset near karkio. GO there and see the boy. He will desaper go to the dark wourld. Look for the same circle. Go there and talk the wolf. He will give the shovel. GO over to a left dalgoanol flower patch. Dig around and in there. THe fkute will fly out of the groud. Go walk to it and you now have a flute.

  35. Ganon first of all youmost lickley won’t find the net till dungeon level 4 and in my version the net does not work at all. To ge tthe hammer go to the level one dark wourld dungeon and find the big key search around and you will get the magic hammer.

  36. Well, if you want to beat Aghanim, use the bug catching net to send his fireballs back at him.

  37. To beat the wizard use the master sword to deflect his energyballs be carfull though he may send a lightning bolt instead. Also he may send many water balls so dodge and don’t strike him.

  38. i need help beating the wizard, i cant hit him!!

  39. BEST GAME EVER!!!!!!!

  40. Here is a tip on level 4 dark wourld in the second room lean on the left wall ther eis the big key no figh t do this whereever you are intresting results

  41. this game is sweeeeeeet i think it is cool :D

  42. to get the flute you have to go to the dark world and then talk to the guy the you get the shovel,shovel in the northeast areya i think?????

  43. i have beat that game lots of times and its so easy!!!

  44. how do you get the magic hammer

  45. My friend loves Link ;)

  46. carter big-head // September 3, 2007 at 7:15 am // Reply

    I LOVE THIS GAME

  47. This game for me is on gameboy but you can ge it on NES and wii

  48. what game consle is it on

  49. why cant i play on the computer ?

  50. i played this game its cool

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