Ocarina of Time Uber Challenge

#1ManocheesePosted 10/26/2007 5:36:48 PM
I'm surprised the other topic wasn't spammed to 500 sooner... <copy-paste>

The Uber Challenge has returned (although it never left) and it's better than ever! This time around, I've got a guide, a video, AND a nifty table of contents so people don't say, "you should write a guide for this."

====Contents====

Introduction
Uber Challenge Restrictions
Uber Challenge Route
Uber Challenge Guide/Video
Hall of Uber Champions
Other Uber Challenge Topics
Acknowledgements

====Introduction====

Welcome to the Uber Challenge! This is a very difficult test of skill for Ocarina of Time players. It's similar to the 3 Heart Challenge, but much tougher. If you think you're a master of this game, put your money where your mouth is and take the Challenge.

====Uber Challenge Restrictions====

Following are the conditions of the Uber Challenge. Basically, you beat the game while following all these. Simple, right? Heh...

-3 hearts, no Heart Pieces whatsoever
-Buy Giant’s Knife and break it ASAP, and use that at all times (except in the Graveyard and while fighting Ganon)
-All Medallions
-1 Bottle
-No deaths (death counter at file select must say 000)
-No Iron Boots
-No capacity upgrades
-No Great Fairy gifts except Magic Meter and Din's Fire
-No Gold Skulltula family gifts from 20 or more Gold Skulltulas
-No Goron Bracelet
-No Fire Arrows
-No Lens of Truth
-No Longshot
-No Silver Scale
-No Zora Tunic
-No Gerudo’s Card
-No Maps or Compasses
-No Biggoron’s Sword
-Cannot use Action Replay, Gameshark, etc.
-Cannot use Crooked Cartridge (touching your game cartridge while playing)
-Cannot use Din’s Fire outside the central room of the Water Temple
-Cannot use Megaton Hammer to attack enemies (exception of stunning Volvagia)
-Cannot use Megaton Hammer outside the Fire Temple
-Cannot use Deku Sticks to attack enemies
-Cannot use power crouch stab
-Cannot use bottle except to show Ruto's Letter to King Zora
-Cannot learn any songs except Song of Time, Zelda’s Lullaby, and Minuet of Forest
-Must have Shadow Medallion before entering Forest Temple
-Must fight Dark Link

Shield Restrictions

You must burn your Deku Shield ASAP. You may not equip another one. You may not obtain a Hylian Shield as a child, but you may obtain a Hylian Shield as an adult. You may only use a Hylian Shield in the following places:

-Graveyard
-Central room of Water Temple

Aside from that, while you have a shield equipped, use it as little as possible and destroy it as soon as possible. After completing the Spirit Temple, equip a Hylian Shield and let a Like Like eat it so you can continue without a shield. The optimal locations to destroy your shield are included in the route.

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#2Manocheese(Topic Creator)Posted 10/26/2007 5:36:56 PM
====Uber Challenge Route====

I suggest that you follow this route while playing through the Uber Challenge. It uses minimal backtracking and shows you the best way through the Challenge. It does not detail everything, however. When following the route, make sure to not violate the conditions of the Challenge.

Child

-Deku Tree
-Fairy Ocarina
-Spirit Temple (burn shield ASAP)
-Zelda’s Lullaby
-Dodongo’s Cavern
-Magic Meter
-Golden Scale
-Ruto’s Letter
-Jabu Jabu
-Zora’s River (Magic Bean)
-Adult's Wallet
-Graveyard (plant Magic Bean)
-Ocarina of Time
-Din's Fire
-Temple of Time

Adult

-Goron City (Goron Tunic, Giant’s Knife; break immediately)
-Graveyard (Hookshot, Hylian Shield)
-Shadow Temple (feed shield to Like Like ASAP, kill Like Like and retrieve shield)
-Fire Temple
-Minuet of Forest
-Forest Temple
-Water Temple
-Spirit Temple (feed shield to Like Like ASAP, complete, reenter and feed shield to Like Like)
-Temple of Time
-Ganon’s Castle

====Uber Challenge Guide/Video====

I have written a guide for the Uber Challenge. It is located here:

http://db.gamefaqs.com/console/n64/file/zelda_64_challenge.txt

At the request of many who have taken the Uber Challenge, I have made a video of it. Yes, the entire Uber Challenge. You can read about it and download it here:

http://manocheese.googlepages.com/uberchallenge

====Acknowledgements====

The Uber Challenge would not be possible without the help of others. I'd like to thank the following people/sites:

Kazooie
AKA
TSA
Acryte
FIERCELINKMASTER
Fluffy_kitten
Yautja Elder
SamSim
Dekudude
SkippyJr
Dalawman
GameFAQs
Nintendo
Google
Archive.org
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#3Manocheese(Topic Creator)Posted 10/26/2007 5:38:34 PM
Oops, can't be leaving my tags open. At least not on this board...

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#4onininja3000Posted 10/26/2007 5:47:21 PM
wow... i highly respect you. thats... amazing, ima try, but i saw your youtube video of the cucoo gate jump, holy crap that looks tough. but yeah ill try it
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#5Swordless LinkPosted 10/26/2007 6:11:39 PM
If you have a FAQ for it, why do you keep posting it on the board? Why not just update the FAQ with any new stuff?
#6carr_migPosted 10/26/2007 6:40:10 PM
I beleive this topic is for people to ask questions and get a response easier and quicker.

I've always thought this challenge was quite awesome, and if I had an N64 right now I might try it. The only way I can access OOT at the moment is the "forbidden way" >.> And I'm sure it's just not the same with some of the tricks. Serious kudos to anyone that does all this stuff, I don't think I'd even have the time or patience to accomplish it all even if I did have an N64 O.O


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#7NojboPosted 10/26/2007 7:44:15 PM
I did not know that carr >>
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#8Pyro_MercenaryPosted 10/27/2007 11:47:24 PM
What about if you HAVE to use the the quest items (IE: goron bracelet, long shot) For that certain thing ---
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#9gnerdusPosted 10/28/2007 2:11:37 AM
You do not need the bracelet with the gauntlets.
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#10Sailor_RazorPosted 10/28/2007 9:59:29 AM
Want a real uber challenge, do this... on Master Quest.