Top 10 Glitches Worth Learning (2019 Edition)

As chosen by Go Mode Podcast co-hosts timp, Axeil, & Hurfydurfy in Episode 21: Top 10 aLttPR Tricks Worth Learning (listen here)

10: Spooky Glitch

A way to save having to hit a crystal switch multiple times in Misery Mire basement.

(Source: BambooShadow on YouTube)

9: PoD Dark Maze / Dark Basement

Allows sequence break access to 4 item locations (5 with Big Key) in Palace of Darkness.

(Source: Sakura Tsubasa)

8: Ice Palace Hookshot Bomb Jump

A way to allow fast traversal of Ice Palace without the Hookshot.

(Source: gamercal on YouTube)

7: Superspeed / Spin Speed

A glitch allowing the player to move at a high speed in any direction

(Source: aLttP Speedrunning Wiki)

6: “Easy Dark Rooms” – Eastern Palace 1 & Death Mountain

Two moderately easy dark rooms to learn, both allowing sequence break access to additional item locations.

(Source: Sakura Tsubasa)

5: Item Dashing

A glitch allowing the player to dash with an item. Various applications, including Hammer Dash at Peg Cave, Red Cane Dash in Turtle Rock, and more.

(Source: aLttP Speedrunning Wiki)

4: Fake Flippers

A glitch that allows the player to traverse through water without the flippers, especially as a sequence break to Zora area in early game.

(Source: aLttP Speedrunning Wiki)

3: Master Sword Ganon

A way to kill Ganon with only the Master Sword, eliminating the need to find multiple sword upgrades.

(Source: mysticinvasion on YouTube)

2: Silverless Ganon

A way to kill Ganon without Silver Arrows, eliminating the need to find them during the run.

 (Source: gamercal on YouTube)

1: Ice Palace Bomb Jump (IPBJ)

A way to progress quickly through Ice Palace. Eliminates the need for the Cane of Somaria as well as a significant amount of dungeon backtracking.

 (Source: gamercal on YouTube)

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