Any% RTA

Runs should start with a blank Hero Mode file in slot 1, and New Adventure files in slots 2 and 3.

The routes deviate in Skyloft and Ancient Cistern, depending on what version you're running. Both routes are included in these cases.


Skyloft (Japanese)

  • Zelda Cutscene at Goddess Statue
  • Groose Cutscene at Plaza
  • Practice Sword
  • Rescue your Loftwing
  • Sidehop cutscene skip
  • Wing Ceremony and Sailcloth
  • Follow Fi to Goddess Statue
  • Goddess Sword
  • Place Emerald Tablet
  • Adventure Pouch
  • Wooden Shield from Owlan
  • Fly to Faron

Skyloft (Others)

  • Save at Upper Academy (UA) statue
  • Early Goddess Sword
    • Activate BiT via bridge post
    • Goddess Sword
  • Groose Cutscene
  • Rescue your Loftwing
  • Sidehop cutscene skip
  • Wing Ceremony and Sailcloth
  • Save and Quit (S&Q) at UA statue
  • Load corrupt file to activate BiT
  • Place Emerald Tablet
  • Adventure Pouch
  • Wooden Shield from Owlan
  • Fly to Faron

Faron Woods 1

  • Deku Babas
  • Damage to 2 hearts while falling into pit
  • Skyward Strike in the pit
  • Revitalizing Potion
  • Impa and her beacon
  • Gorko Bokoblin fight
  • Visit Behind the Temple statue
  • Machi Bokoblin fight
  • Visit In the Woods statue
  • Roll into wall to knock vine loose
  • Machi conversation
  • Fight Bokoblins for Lopsa
  • Grass Cutting for Erla
  • Push down log near the Faron Woods entrance
  • Through the Hole for Oolo
  • Slingshot
  • Push log down on ledge above ItW statue
  • Deep Woods
  • Extending Blow OR Goddess Cube warp
  • Push down log on ledge nearby
  • Roll into tree to right side of Skyview Stairs
    • This is the magic tree required for Early Life Tree Seedling
  • Activate BiTMagic
    • S&Q at Forest Temple statue
    • Copy file 1 to file 2
    • Start file 1
  • Skyview Temple

Skyview Temple


Eldin Volcano 1

  • Remove wooden shield
  • Save at Volcano Entry statue
  • Die to Fire Chu to activate BiT
  • Bokoblin Fight for Digging Mitts
  • Fire Maze
  • Mogma/Impa cutscenes
  • Visit Volcano Ascent statue
  • Scale the sandy slopes
  • Just sayin' cutscene
  • First three key pieces
  • Save at Earth Temple Statue
  • Injure in burning room to 3-4 hearts
  • Jumpslash bomb at last key piece
  • Deathwarp via lava
  • Enter Earth Temple

Earth Temple


Sequence Breaks

  • Fly to Isle of Songs
  • Entrance Puzzle with cutscene skip
  • Farore's Courage
  • Save at Isle of Songs statue
  • Activate BiT via bombs outside
  • Place Amber Tablet
  • Fly to Lanayru
  • Save at Mine Entry statue
  • Activate BiT via bombs
  • Use Revitalizing Potion
  • Run to Lanayru Gorge
  • Visit Lanayru Gorge statue
  • Refill bombs to 2 in Lanayru Caves

Lanayru Desert 1

  • Run from West Desert to Hook Beetle area
  • Dual Technoblin fight
  • Hook Beetle
  • Brake Slide to reach Fire Node
  • Fire generator room
  • Bomb open lightning generator
  • Lightning generator room
  • Visit North Desert statue
  • Bomb rocks around timeshift stone near generator lock
  • Bomb open water generator
  • Generator lock puzzle
  • Lanayru Mining Facility

Lanayru Mining Facility


Faron Woods 2

Ancient Cistern has two routes depending on the version you're running. Both possible routes follow.


Ancient Cistern (NTSC v1.0)

  • Cistern Clip
  • Boss Key
  • Deathwarp
  • Lilypad cutscene skip
  • Combination lock (UDLR)
  • Flip lilypad in next room
  • Red rupee in water (20 R)
  • Small key
  • Back to main room and enter the statue
  • Backflip to second floor
  • Whip
  • Raise the statue
  • Koloktos
  • Farore's Flame
  • Fill empty bottle with water

Ancient Cistern (Others)

  • Lilypad cutscene skip
  • Combination lock (UDLR)
  • Flip lilypad in next room
  • Red rupee in water (20 R)
  • Small key
  • Back to main room and enter statue
  • Stalmaster fight
  • Whip
  • Deathwarp
  • Hit switch to close off waterfall
  • Whirlpool room
  • Use beetle to drop spider on lilypad
  • Small Key from Bokoblin with whip
  • Lilypad spout room
  • Climb along vines to lower statue
  • Head to bottom floor of statue
  • Early Blessed Idol
    • Highflip method to get under statue
    • Blessed Idol
    • Deathwarp in right spot to escape
  • Open boss door
  • Raise the statue
  • Koloktos
  • Farore's Flame
  • Fill second bottle with water

Lanayru Desert 2

  • Fly to Isle of Songs
  • Nayru's Wisdom
  • Fly to Lanayru (North Desert)
  • Skip Fi's singing CS
  • Nayru's Silent Realm
  • Clawshots
  • Clawshot/Run to Sand Sea
  • Hit timeshift stone on boat
  • Sail to Skipper's Retreat
  • Sail to Shipyard
    • Minecart roller coaster
    • Moldarach redux
  • Sail to Pirate Stronghold
    • Bomb refill at end of stronghold
    • Sandship Dowsing
  • Sail to and attempt to blow up Sandship

Sandship


Eldin Volcano 2


Fire Sanctuary


The Hunt for Levias


Song of the Hero


Sky Keep


Last updated 07/31/2018 – Floha258