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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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51 Comments on The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

  1. my all time fave

  2. my friend Silas has the game

  3. the essence of the triforce // November 7, 2009 at 11:07 am // Reply

    trivia (bonus) answer!!

    the answer is:

    koume is the fire witch and kotake is the ice witch.

    to tell, kotake sounds like shiitake, which are japanese mushrooms. japan has mountains with ICE on them. i know it’s dumb, but it works.

  4. the essence of the triforce // October 30, 2009 at 1:31 pm // Reply

    my four favorite games are super mario galaxy, super mario sunshine, ocarina of time, and twilight princess. (i’m writing this on wii internet channel!)

  5. seriously, i thnk zelda is the best game ever created.

  6. any one need help

  7. the essence of the triforce // October 15, 2009 at 3:51 pm // Reply

    to King Dodogondo:

    ding ding ding! we have a winner! for bonus points, which one is the fire witch and which witch (i’ve always wanted to say that) is the ice witch?

  8. King Dodogondo // October 13, 2009 at 2:59 pm // Reply

    To the essence of the triforce:
    Koume and Kotake

  9. Go to the top left corner and in that room you will find the bomb bag.

  10. the essence of the triforce // October 11, 2009 at 11:36 am // Reply

    to King Dodogondo:

    so, what were their names?

  11. King Dodogondo // October 9, 2009 at 5:57 pm // Reply

    If you use Din’s Fire on a mummy, it turns into a redead or whatever those zombie things are called (I think fire arrows work too).

  12. King Dodogondo // October 9, 2009 at 5:19 pm // Reply

    to the essence of the triforce: ganondorf was raised by the witches in the spirit temple

  13. the essence of the triforce // October 8, 2009 at 4:36 pm // Reply


    who raised ganondorf?

  14. the essence of the triforce // October 5, 2009 at 3:57 pm // Reply

    to Link:

    1. you get it in the top of the left tower on your map.
    2. you have the most unoriginal name ever.
    3. what does gcn stand for? game cube nintendo?

  15. the essence of the triforce // October 4, 2009 at 12:33 pm // Reply

    to sonyinformer:

    geez, you haven’t found it? to get to the secret shop, go into ganon’s castle and go under the bridge straight across from you when you enter. then walk through the off-colored wall that’s invisible with the lens of truth.

  16. how does i get meagaton hammer on gcn version yes there is a game called loz collecters edition with 4 games on it ocarina of time, majoras mask loz and loz 2 loz 1 & 2 are hard

  17. sonyinformer // October 1, 2009 at 8:03 am // Reply

    i own all the Zeldas and i have to say this is one of the best. PS how do you get in the secret shop in ganons castle

  18. All you have to do is go to lost woods talk to Saria she will teach you saria’s song. Then play infront of the king hell give you the braclete. Go outside you’ll find a bomb plant pick it up and throw it at the rock. P.S. Song of the Storms is my favorite song in the game I have the soundtrack I hope helped you.

  19. i love ledgend of zelda

  20. any body need help i still live beat it 29 times

  21. Thanks, the essence of the triforce.!!!!!!!$

  22. trifore master // September 17, 2009 at 3:45 pm // Reply

    how do you get to dark link?

  23. King Dodogondo // September 17, 2009 at 9:13 am // Reply

    Have any of you heard of the secret sky temple? If you have been to it please tell me how to get to it.

  24. How do you get the megaton hammer in the fire temple?

  25. zelda is the best game ever

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

    to big boy:
    yeah, it is

  27. 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.

  28. it sounds cool

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

    to Ultimate Zelda Master:
    good for you!

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

    I have beaten Ganondorf and I have a guide book.

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

  32. 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

  33. where and how do i get the silver gauntlet

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

    i like this game a lot

  35. joe can u help me

  36. 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.

  37. 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.

  38. ok where are you awesome in the temple

  39. joe drit:

    yea i still am

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

  41. i meant spirit before shadow sorry

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

  43. 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.

  44. 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.)

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

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

  46. Cacklettaconquerer:

    link marrys no one

  47. big boy:

    no you’re stuck as link

  48. joe drit:

    i just keep going in crciles

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

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


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