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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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71 Comments on The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

  1. where do you earn song of shadow???

  2. MasteroftheMasterSword // February 29, 2016 at 5:16 pm // Reply

    I don’t know why people complain about the Water Temple. I liked its difficulty. Anyways beating up yourself is just fun to do. My only tip is bring lots of fairies to the boss battle and use the Biggoron’s Sword if you have it (if you don’t do the trading side quest so you have a huge sword that won’t break.)

  3. GannonSmasher // October 19, 2015 at 5:59 pm // Reply

    How do you win at the race in the gredue canyon?

  4. How do you get past the invisible fire walls in the fire temple. Im stuck.

    • Red BomberGoron // February 25, 2015 at 1:30 pm // Reply

      Sorry I’m late to respond but its a maze or theres a switch you need to press. (You weren’t very exact.

  5. They really need to make a multiplayer Zelda game that isn’t like the disgraceful Hyrule Warriors.

  6. where is princess ruto

  7. pokemon master // October 30, 2014 at 2:27 pm // Reply

    best game ever it chalenging fun and theres some cheats the invincible stick jump and hit a sign if the stick breaks in half its invincable and 2wice as strong as kid links sword

  8. twilight princess fan // July 14, 2014 at 2:16 pm // Reply

    worst game ever. 😦

  9. how do you beat the game when you don’t even own it. :>)

  10. how do you beat the game when you don’t even own it. :<

  11. pokemon master // May 16, 2014 at 9:05 pm // Reply

    you skip temples and beat them later (happy face)

  12. how do you get past the big whale at zoras fountain?

  13. Linkisawesome345 // May 5, 2014 at 7:03 pm // Reply

    I LOVE The Zelda games!!!

  14. How in the heck do you get past the forest temple?

  15. Hey is there any secret rooms in the ice cavern?

  16. ihaveawiixboxds3ds // February 10, 2013 at 9:54 am // Reply

    I have this…

  17. You get the bomb bag in dodongos’ cavern. To get past the rocks, go to the goron city, just not inside, and look for a goron near a bomb flower, grab the bomb flower and aim over the fence, it might take a few tries, but you will be able to blow up the boulders.

  18. how does bombchu game open? i need bomb bag!!!!!!!!!

  19. my favorite temple is the spirit temple

  20. how do you get past Dodongos cavern?sadface

    • To get the bolders out of the way go up where thers the entrance to goron city but dont go in. look around till you find a Goron and a bomb flower. throw the bomb over the fence. 🙂

  21. in the n64 version i cant beat the 2 dungen

  22. need help on the big gorons sword!

  23. The water temple in the 3ds version was a lot easier then the orginal because on the n64 version you had to go into your equipment and equio it to go down all the time.

  24. ganons fortress

  25. retro gamer // May 29, 2012 at 3:43 pm // Reply

    U only need 2 win the Bombachu game 1 time. It’s Bombabchu not Bombchu.

    • For the bomb bag theres no set number of times you need to play the game. The prize is random. Also I’m relatively sure your SUPPOSED to get the bomb bag from a Goron. I can never remember exactly where it is though. And it’s definitely bombchu.

  26. Zelda lover // March 26, 2012 at 4:09 pm // Reply

    how do you get bombs and a bomb bag?

  27. can the 3ds version play on a ds lite?

  28. rolobloxian // March 20, 2012 at 9:51 am // Reply

    lost my fire tunic limit on cash is 99 i i


    • gannon killer // June 15, 2012 at 6:36 pm // Reply

      you can get your fire tunic by going to korikelo village. theres a house full of spiders . if you killed the right amount of spiders on the bottem rigiht theres this guy that will give you a adults wallet. it carries 200 rupees

  29. If anyone needs help, i will be giving help on any temple.
    my favorite was the shadow temple. your’s?

  30. I am stuck on the barriers. Where is the golden gauntlets?

  31. Questions will be answered at Febuary 25th for those who need some

  32. I beat the entire game


  34. blue is awsome // December 29, 2011 at 9:35 am // Reply

    Water temple has easy enemys for me it was easiest to beat dark link

  35. i cant break the fire barrier! help!

  36. Hi guys willing to help anyone in this game, boss’s weaknesses, temple locations, power-ups you name it. I will answer all questions by 12/30/11 and then I’ll post other dates.

  37. Ganon was so easy

  38. I am considering buying Legend of Zelda games, but I know nothing about the series. Which game should I play first, on which console. Should I even play this series? Is it better the Metroid? What do I need to know?

    • you should get legends of zeld ocarina of time

    • The Game Master // March 5, 2012 at 3:45 pm // Reply

      The Avenger,

      Yes! The Legend of Zelda games are far better than Metroid. It depends on what console you have for which game you should do first.


      The Game Master

    • The Avenger,
      I have always been very interested in The Legend Of Zelda series from age 6. My first game I started with was Twilight Princess for the GameCube and Wii but it was NOT a good starter for first time players. Ocarina of Time is probably the best starter, but you have to use logic sometimes. P.S. Definitely better than most Metroid games.

  39. Ganondorf is actually the easiest boss in the game.

  40. were is the second temple?

    • you go to Goron City and stop the goron from rolling.he gives you a goron tunic.Then go 2 Darunia’s room and pull back the statue.U are in Death Mountain Crater,so put on the tunic and Hookshot across the bridge,learn the “Bolero of Fire and enter the temple.

  41. How do get from the lost woods to the forest temple? I really need your help!

  42. Im stuck on jabu jabus belly to :/

  43. I may be the person in thes games,but im stuck on jaba jues belley.

  44. im so glad im in so many video games,mostly this one!

  45. tocomanplaysavidiogame // September 27, 2011 at 7:16 pm // Reply

    i cant belive i am getting lost in dodongo’s cavern!!!

  46. stundnt in perl // September 24, 2011 at 7:45 pm // Reply

    ineed help i lost my fire tonick and im stuck on fire temple

  47. J-Gamer 12345 // September 7, 2011 at 7:06 pm // Reply

    I have this game on the 3DS and it is the best game of all time. It is a million times better than Call of Duty.

  48. the legend of zelda ocarina of time is the coolest game ever!

  49. In order to shine the sunlight on the face you need the polished sheild

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