Zelda A Link To The Past SNES CheatsAll the latest Zelda A Link To The Past snes cheats, game genie and action replay codes for Zelda A Link To The Past snes cheats on the SNES are here in this article. The Zelda A Link To The Past game on the SNES / Super Nintendo is a very challenging game and can be quite frustrating at times, Hopefully using the below cheats and codes will help you to beat this game. If you use these cheats or know of any cheats or codes I have left out please let me know about it by posting a comment below.

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**** The below cheats are available to use on all games with out the use of a game genie or action replay ****

zelda bee cheatBee to Help You Defeat Enemies – If you would like a bee to help you defeat enemies, travel to the cave where you otherwise obtain the Ice Rod. Enter through the standard opening (not the secret path that leads to the Ice Rod) and sash against the statue that waits at the end of the passageway. A golden bee will appear, which you should capture with your net and store in a bottle. You can open the bottle when you’re ready to unleash the angry bee and bring vengeance upon your foes.

Hookshot Invincibility – When you fire the hookshot, no matter how far it extends, you will be invincible during its duration. Enemies will pass right through you. Use it to your advantage if you’re surrounded.

Unlimited Rupees – In the normal world (not the dark one), go to the area before the desert, just to the west of the swamps. Lift the large green rock to reveal a secret cave entrance underneath it. Enter this cave and lift the pots to find a total of 50 rupees. Go back out and re-enter this cave again and again to keep gaining rupees.

Free Green Potion – Throw an empty bottle into the fountain at the Waterfall of Wishing. The faerie who appears will give you a free green potion.

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Zelda A Link To The Past (SNES) Hints

legend of zelda walkthroughHow To Beat The Game In 5 Minutes – Start a new game and head to Hyrule Castle to your sword, then follow the path to go in. Once inside the first main room, climb the center steps and walk to the ledge just to the left. Hop off the ledge and press ‘Select’ mid-air, then choose to save and quit the game. Reload your save and make your way back into the castle, but make sure you don’t touch any of the guards along the way. If you do, you’ll need to repeat the last step. Go up the stairs again, but this time exit through the door to the left. Wait for the blue guard to turn around (or slash him once to get his attention), then press left on the D-pad to continuously run up against the left wall just as the guard hits you.

At this point, Link should disappear, now under and inside of the wall. Walk straight up until the screen changes, then go straight up one more screen and stop. Walk to the right using Link’s hat peeking through the wall as a guide, then stop when it disappears into the right wall. Make sure you don’t go another screen over, and don’t step out of the wall. Now just hold up on the D-pad and you’ll eventually walk past Ganon and into the final cutscene of the game!

So what’s going on here? When you save and quit mid-air, the game registers Link as being on a level lower than he actually is. Getting hit by a guard will reset this, which is why the glitched state breaks if you touch one too soon. But hitting the right guard while on the upper level will drop you beneath the floor, letting you walk into (under) the wall.

Fat Ferry – Near the end of the game in the dark world, you will see in the pyramid that there is a crack in it for a bomb to blow up. An ordinary bomb wo’nt do the trick, but a super bomb will.

Go to the guy near the village selling bombs. He will have a big green one to sell to you, go and buy it, but be carefull, since it is so big, you cant carry it, you have to drag it to the pyramid.

When you get to the pyramid, releace the bomb in front of the crack. It will blow a hole in the wall. Enter to meeet the fat fairy who will tell you to throw items into the pond. The only items you can throw in are your master sword, your arrows, and an empty magic jar. She will give you a #4 sword, silver arrows, and fill your empty jars with magic potion.

zelda warp trickWarp With The Duck – Once you have the flute, if you play it in front of the weather vane in Kakariko, the duck will come and help you. He
can transport you to many locations. Here they are:

  1. 1 Death Mountain
  2. 2 Witch’s Hut
  3. 3 Kakariko Village
  4. 4 Link’s Cottage
  5. 5 Warp Tile South of Eastern Palace
  6. 6 Warp Tile in Desert
  7. 7 Swamp Ruins
  8. 8 South of Lake Hylia

How To Get Magic Powder – In the light world, when you are in the dark forest, you will see a rotted mushroom, you are allowed to put it in your item stash. It doesn’t do anything, but take it and go to the witch who is brewing something beside the potion shop. Give the mushroom to her and she will say that she will give you something in return. So go in the shop, and beside the little guy sitting there, is a bag of magic powder.
snes zelda beat gannon
How To Beat Gannon – When you get to the last boss, here’s how to defeat him. Hit him a couple of times with your sword. He should throw his dagger at you. Try to avoid it. Do this another time. The third time you do this, he will twirl his dagger. Little fireballs will form around it. The balls will expand. Soon they will turn to fire bats. These bats take away 2 hearts. Try to avoid them. Keep hitting him with your sword. Do this step 3 times. When you finish, his dagger will be gone. Now his usual attack will be a power stomp that lets out a fire bat, that will make fire balls in its path. When he stomps, the floor will cave in on one side. If you drop through this, there will be 2 chests with treasures to help you. He’ll stomp 4 times. Then the lights will go out. The 2 torches at the end of the room will go out. Light them with your torch or fire rod to see him. Hit him with your sword, then he will freeze. Quickly equip your bow and silver arrows. Shoot him once. The lights will go out again. Light them a second time to see him again, and hit him with your sword again. Equip your bow and shoot him with a silver arrow. Do this 1 or 2 more times and he will be defeated. A door will open and a bridge will appear. Go in the door to receive the tri-force. You have conquered the game!

The Lost Woods with Dark World Enemies – In the Dark World, go and stand EXACTLY where the mushroom is in the Light world(Somewhere in the Skull Dungeon). When you use the Magic Mirror to go back to the Light World,not only will you get the Mushroom but the trees will be glitched and you’ll be able to fight some of the monsters that are only in the Dark World! When you leave the forest, everything will go back to normal.

zelda jarsHow To Get The 4th Jar – Here is how to get the 4 Jars where you can stock potions, faeries and other things.

1: One man in Kakariko Village sells one for 100 rupees. He can be found easily since there’s a lot of bottle around him.

2: Still in Kakariko Village, search for a hidden entrance behind a big house. Inside, there’s a chest, which contains the second bottle.

3: Go in the river in north-east Hyrule. Swim under the bridge to find a strange camper. Talk to him and he will give you the third bottle.

4: After completing the fourth Temple in the Dark world, go to the place where there is the Blacksmith’s House in the light world. There will be a locked chest in the broken house. Take the chest to the man at the entrance of the desert, without running. The man will open the chest for you, revealing the fourth and final bottle.

How To Aquire Invisibility Cape Early – There is a way to get the Magic Cape right after you get the Hammer in the Palace of Darkness(Dark World’s 1st dungeon). In the graveyard in the Light World you’ll notice there are dark colored rocks with the number 8 on the them surrounding a tombstone, but if you go to the same place in the dark world you can cut down a flower and dash into a pile of rocks that usually reveals a red ruby(worth 20 rubies). In this place you need to use your Magic Mirror north of the rock pile. If you’ve done this right you can circumvent the dark colored rocks in the Light World.

Note: You need to use the Magic Transprter between the Kakariko Village and the Lost Woods to reach this location.

snes 300 rupeesBack Track For 300 Rupees – Do you remember early in the game in the catacombs where there were two bombable walls and no way to bypass them? I know I do. Here’s a way to get through them. First and foremost: Get some bombs. There are two (2) holes, so try for two (2+) bombs at least. Now you need either the power glove or titans mitt, it doesn’t matter which. Now, go to the graveyard. You can move the gravestones by walking up (^) into them. Near the upper left hand corner, there is a grave with two (2) boulders in front of it. Remove them at once. Push up on the gravestone and you’ll fall down a hole. Recognise this place? Bomb the walls. There are six(6) pots and three (3) chests. The chest in the center has 300 rupees inside it.

Upgrade Your Shield – Like the guy with the boomerang and potion cheat up the page a little bit, throw your shield in. you’ll have a bigger better shield.

Extra Arrows/Bombs – If you have the flippers, load your game and start from your house. GO south one screen and then head right. Jump in the lake and swim until you get to the island which has the stones in the water in front of it. Go in and throw 100 rupies in the water. A farie will come up and ask which you want more of, Arrows or bombs. Just choose one and throw 100 more. Just repeat until the farie says your are maxed on bombs and arrows and she can do no more for you. By the way, there are about 4 extra faeries in the room to the right if you feel like putting them in bottles.

Free Magic Potion/Magic Boomarang – Once you get your flippers from King Zora(King Fish or mabye Fish god) go to the fountain area north east of the witches house. You will see the waterfall. Swim into that and you will see a little isolated pool of water. Walk to it and choose to throw your boomarang into there. Once you do that, you will get your boomarang upgrade….its faster and goes farther. Next choose to throw an empty bottle in and you will get a free green magic potion which fills up your magic all the way.

Ganon glitch – This Glitch is totally useless, but it is wierd nonetheless. After defeating Gannon, instead of going to the room with the triforce, fall of the edge of the floor. You’ll now be in a room where Sahasrala tells you to use the silver arrow on Gannon. When you go back to where Gannon was killed, he’ll be fully alive again, and you’ll have to beat him a second time

Hidden Rupees – Go to the village with the patrolling people and go to the one with a brownish-tan clothes. Go inside her house. Then all the way in the back is a Mario picture. Pull on it and you get 4 green, blue, or red rupees.

zelda top secret roomThere are a few things you can unlock in Zelda A Link To The Past snes cheats they are listed below.

Top Secret Room – After you have maxed all your equipment, collected all the crystals, and beaten Ganon, go to the light world. Proceed to the castle, and go around to the right to the secret entrance you used at the start of the game. Fall through, and you will find yourself in a room full of rupees and a triforce tile.

The tile says, “My name is Chris Houlihan. This is my top secret room. Let’s keep this between us, OK?” The door out will lead out the doorway of Link’s house. In order to access the room again, you must beat Ganon again. This room contains nothing special, just 225 rupees all told.

How To Beat All Zelda A Link To The Past Bosses

If you need a little help with the boss battles in this game we have the information you need below.

zelda snes bossesBoss 1 Soild Soilders – when there moving aim with your Bow and arrows on all of them.
Boss 2 Giant Sand Worms – hold the attack button near a hole let go of the attack button.
Boss 3 Giant Slick thing – Hit it with youe sword 6 time (The last attack is hark)
Dark Boss 1 Evil Monster – Break the metal with your magic hammer until it’s brocken then aim for the green part with your boww and arrows (You should have 8 hearts full)
Dark Boss 2 Arghus – After find Arghus you need to get those baloon thing off first Hookshot then sword after Arghus is bare hold B and after he comes you should let go.
Dark Boss 3 Mothula – After going down the square crack you will find a giant moth first use your Fire Rod after your Magic Power is gone Use the B button to attack Mothula.
Dark Boss 4 Blind – After freeing that girl get the Titans mitt then go to the place in the Dungeon where it looks like a square then walk into the light Blind should turn into a boss then you will hear Boss Music after that happens charge your sword then attack thrre time after that do the same thing 2 more times
Dark Boss 5 Kholdstare – First Kholdstare is stuck in ice use your Fire rod until Kholdstare is free you can start fight but there is three Kholdstares charge Link’s Sword then keep on hitting them until one is left keep on hitting it then you’ll get a piece of a heart.
Dark Boss 6 Gannon – When you get to the last boss, here’s how to defeat him. Hit him a couple of times with your sword. He should throw his dagger at you. Try to avoid it. Do this another time. The third time you do this, he will twirl his dagger. Little fireballs will form around it. The balls will expand. Soon they will turn to fire bats. These bats take away 2 hearts. Try to avoid them. Keep hitting him with your sword. Do this step 3 times. When you finish, his dagger will be gone. Now his usual attack will be a power stomp that lets out a fire bat, that will make fire balls in its path. When he stomps, the floor will cave in on one side. If you drop through this, there will be 2 chests with treasures to help you. He’ll stomp 4 times. Then the lights will go out. The 2 torches at the end of the room will go out. Light them with your torch or fire rod to see him. Hit him with your sword, then he will freeze. Quickly equip your bow and silver arrows. Shoot him once. The lights will go out again. Light them a second time to see him again, and hit him with your sword again. Equip your bow and shoot him with a silver arrow. Do this 1 or 2 more times and he will be defeated. A door will open and a bridge will appear. Go in the door to receive the tri-force. You have conquered the game!

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Zelda A Link To The Past snes cheats SNES Action Replay CodesIf you are lucky enough to own an action replay you can use the below codes in Zelda A Link To The Past snes cheats on the SNES.  If any of the codes do not work, or if you know of any that do work that I did not mention please post about it in a comment below.

  • Infinite Rupees: 2f82eae1 5c7d84c5
  • Max Hearts: a9a1268c e24ce7b3
  • Infinite Hearts: ee8b5baa 2373cb9e
  • Infinite Magic: 31d87d4a 84ca03a0
  • Have Bow: b9a35cdc 213b4e4b
  • Have Boomerang: 40ac4c47 2a05bec4
  • Have Hookshot: 63dd7d54 e6b283a3
  • Have Bombs: d5aad2ef 8cc74935
  • Have Magic Powder: 4f15785d d447f9d9
  • Have Fire Rod: 8c6691b3 afbb1766
  • Have Ice Rod: aed17f6f bc51cb9d
  • Have Bombos: 78877430 ad6bcc35
  • Have Ether: 621ec549 456f4b2f
  • Have Quake: 6493314e e301ffec
  • Have Lamp: 85ec967f 9f21e0ea
  • Have Hammer: fbda21c2 1f79b264
  • Have Flute: a4450fc7 2c51779d
  • Have Net: 182b48a2 a4bd3f3f
  • Have Book of Mudora: 1f457a49 c1664b4e
  • Have Shovel: 4f187800 3737c418
  • Have Cane of Somaria: 8ee3335b b8b9b4e2
  • Have Cane of Byrna: 09c5cca1 cc2b6f14
  • Have Magic Cape: 4ab7d0e2 4c7daab3
  • Have Magic Mirror: 21013d34 0846204a
  • Have Power Glove: 81316bd2 bdb6a9a7
  • Have Pegasus Shoes: a9b8e454 7cde114c
  • Have Zora’s Flippers: 09fa7c02 f4052208
  • Have Moon Pearl: 88d8948c f3ebd30e
  • Infinite Small Keys: c06b5bdd ecda8dbf
  • Infinite Arrows: 60242517 25038a19
  • Have Sword 2: 099e1b54 0315346c
  • Have Sword 3: e34cb40f c2ee6c4b
  • Have Sword 4: d6362e8c f1e04609
  • Have Armor 2: 56852d5f 1ecf3e5b
  • Have Armor 3: 68f8808e 33dba204
  • Have Shield 2: e6630b08 4495bd2f
  • Have Shield 3: 947e8b6b 6d74fa88
  • Have Bottle Slot 1: de653eca cb3e8a96
  • Life Med. Slot 1: 08c3d9fd faad3202
  • Magic Med. Slot 1: 4de0c74f 86a3c27c
  • Cure-All Med. Slot 1: dee4e43c 9b3dcc57
  • Have Fairy Slot 1: a4242b42 e72a33d7
  • Have Bee Slot 1: d8eefa5b 90f3def5
  • Golden Bee Slot 1: e82e1e13 8b358b85
  • Have Bottle Slot 2: 3e70af58 d39c0031
  • Life Med. Slot 2: 76875b91 212478bb
  • Magic Med. Slot 2: 363a4cdc b7d63eca
  • Cure-All Med. Slot 2: c49ccbbd d6434990
  • Have Fairy Slot 2: 7795acc5 61e367f9
  • Have Bee Slot 2: bdcabc00 73ab75fa
  • Golden Bee Slot 2: fdb0c91a 4c5e4331
  • Have Bottle Slot 3: dd316ce3 35a796a0
  • Life Med. Slot 3: f80643c5 bd205e9d
  • Magic Med. Slot 3: 83131e68 8df0df3a
  • Cure-All Med. Slot 3: eb00cb8d c8fb15d4
  • Have Fairy Slot 3: 7be53be6 e16fa1b9
  • Have Bee Slot 3: eb58e4d7 81676414
  • Golden Bee Slot 3: bde97391 b5da03db
  • Have Bottle Slot 4: ddef251d 998af5ad
  • Life Med. Slot 4: 58ce003f 5aee7f8b
  • Magic Med. Slot 4: 9448ba31 efdc69b1
  • Cure-All Med. Slot 4 d1776214 8677dfd6
  • Have Fairy Slot 4: 668ae2bb 3a90bd77
  • Have Bee Slot 4: 443128bf 9613aed3
  • Golden Bee Slot 4: 49d6a2a4 9ace81b6

Zelda A Link To The Past SNES Game Genie CodesIf you are lucky enough to own a Game Genie you can use the below codes in Zelda A Link To The Past snes cheats on the SNES. If any of the codes do not work, or if you know of any that do work that I did not mention please post about it in a comment below.

  • 7EF3-6D50 Get 10 Hearts
  • 7EF3-6E80 Get an unlimited supply of magic energy
  • 7EF3-7746 Get 70 arrows
  • 7EF3-4332 Get 50 bombs
  • 7EF3-431E Get an unlimited supply of bombs
  • 7EF3-6E80 Get an unlimited supply of magic
  • 7EF3-773C Get an unlimited supply of arrows
  • 0780-C7CF One hit kills
  • 0780-F7CF Get an unlimited supply of energy
  • 0981-33CF Get an unlimited supply of bombs
  • 1EF3-AECF Everything is free
  • AE67-DF2A Some item sounds are repeated in spin slash and dash
  • AEA8-D49A A step in any direction makes you jump
  • AE67-0D30 Infinite bombs
  • AE6E-DF2A Infinite energy
  • AE8A-D4FA + AE8D-OD9A Infinite magic
  • AEA8-D4FA Walk through anything vertically
  • 45B8-D49A Dash without charge-up
  • 55B8-D49A No dash
  • 256C-6D04 The Sword looks like a flower, and the Hookshot, like an anchor
  • 376C-AF04 Glitches all game graphics
  • AE6A-DF2A All injuries are fatal
  • 366C-DF04 No sound
  • 376C-ADD4 Red tint
  • 376C-ADA4 The landscape is shifted (graphical change only)
  • 376C-A4D4 The interiors of buildings change
  • 376C-AD64 Hear the flute!

If you are playing Zelda A Link To The Past on Snes9x (Or another SNES emulator which supports cheat codes) there are a ton of cheat codes you can use.  You can basically use any of the codes listed under the Action replay codes + Game Genie Codes sections, you simply need to enter the required code as per below.

Jump To : Zelda A Link To The Past Action Replay Codes
Jump To : Zelda A Link To The Past Game Genie Codes

To active the cheat code you want launch the Snes9x application and load your game, Then click on the cheat menu > “Game Genie, Pro-Action Replay Codes”

Zelda A Link To The Past snes cheats Snes9x Codes

On the next screen enter the cheat code in “Enter Cheat Code” field, Then add a description and click on add then click ok to close this screen.  The cheat code will now be activated, please note with some codes need you to reset the game for the code to activate.

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If any of the codes do not work, or if you know of any that do work that I did not mention please post about it in a comment below.

Question : Are you stuck on this game or want to find and unlock everything?
Answer : Good news, There is a website that has thousands of walkthrough for snes games which were created and submitted by SNES fans just like me and you.  Best of all there are some cheats and also save states you can also download. You can find a Zelda A Link To The Past snes walkthrough by clicking here

Misc Zelda A Link To The Past snes cheats Cheat Information

Question : Can I use all of these Zelda A Link To The Past snes cheats SNES Cheats?
Answer : The cheats I have listed under “Normal Zelda A Link To The Past cheats (SNES) Cheats” can be used by everyone. You will need a Action Replay or Game Genie to use the cheats listed on this page.

Question : What is A Pro Action Replay / Game Genie?
Answer : These are hardware cheat devices which plug directly in to your SNES / Super Nintendo then your game plugs in to the Action Replay / Game Genie device. When you turn your machine on you will be displayed with the Action Replay / Game Genie cheat screen where you can enter the cheat codes above.

Question : Do the Zelda A Link To The Past snes cheats Cheat Codes Only Work In The Snes9x Emulator?
Answer : No, the codes listed under game genie and action replay sections can be used in any SNES emulator which supports cheats.

Question : I have tried to use one of the cheats listed on this page but it doesn’t work, What can I do?
Answer : All the cheats listed on this page have been tested by me. If you are having issue with one of them post about it below and I will check it out for you.

Question : I know a good cheat for Zelda A Link To The Past snes cheats that is no listed on this page, Can you add it.
Answer : Please post about it in a comment below and I will add it to this article.

Question : Do you have any gameshark pro codes for Zelda A Link To The Past snes cheats?
Answer : We do not have any codes for the gameshark pro device.

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