Ocarina of Time Speedrunner defeats Ganon within the time limit in Super Smash Bros. Brawl

After a speedrunner finds a route that beats Ocarina of Time in the Super Smash Bros. demo time limit. Brawl, they beat Ganon on another.

One of Nintendo’s most historic game releases would have to be The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. To be a game that has successfully translated the Zelda formula from 2D game to 3D game, it is hailed by fans and critics alike for the innovations it has brought. It has also been released several times over the years, including a full remake in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D for Nintendo 3DS. One of these versions includes a five-minute demo included in Brawl Super Smash Bros..


Brawl Super Smash Bros. is the third game of the Super Smash Bros. franchise, released in 2007 for the Nintendo Wii. A feature introduced in this game was “Masterpieces”, which were several different retro Nintendo titles on disc. Each of these were free playable demos which also came with a time limit for players to play these games. This was all to promote Nintendo’s Virtual Console games on the Wii Shop Channel, Ocarina of time being one of those games. This demo had two preloaded save files for Young Link and Adult Link, along with just five minutes of playtime. Under these conditions, a route was found to skip most of the game and get to the final boss, Ganon.

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The speedrunner, known as Savestate, has already beaten the Brawl Super Smash Bros. demo of Ocarina of time earlier this week, beating the game in less than five minutes. The key to beating him was using items included in the Japanese version of Brawl Super Smash Bros.The demo of the game’s masterpiece. Their expert use of items was key to triggering the distortion glitch in the credits. This race involves the same strategy but using the chain to advance to the final battle stage.

The race is a sight to behold, where after over 200 speedrun attempts, Savestate managed to not only warp into the final battle with Ganon, but beat him and unleash the final blow seconds after the time limit. of the demo. This route, they claimed, was much more difficult than the previous run, due to the strict amount of time allowed to defeat the boss versus the credits warp. This indulgence was 45 seconds according to them, and that the successful run contained some mistakes. Anyway, Savestate defines another Ocarina of time speedrunning world record.

The final speedrun time was 4 minutes and 56 seconds, which exceeds the time allowed to play this demo, with the notification appearing in the middle of the cutscene of Ganon’s defeat. This achievement is not to be overlooked, when normal speedruns of Ocarina of time clock in about 17 minutes. Savestate expressed their joy that they were able to beat the game under these strict conditions.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is available on Nintendo 64 and 3DS.

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