The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap Any% Route by SD2

Typed out by Sandsky0, using http://www.twitch.tv/shaddod2/c/1744316 as a reference.

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Watch intro

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Walk out of bed

Talk to Blacksmith and Zelda

Grab Red Rupee in chest

Follow Zelda by doing rolls (drop off left side after exiting house)

Continue to talk to Zelda as she wonders about the festival

Roll north into the field above

Destroy the Deku Scrub attacking Zelda

Advance north

Activate the Vaati cutscene

Watch the Vaati cutscene

After waking up in bed, advance left and activate the sword receiving cutscene

Keep going south to exit the Hyrule Castle

Leave the hyrule Castle courtyard

Go to Lon Lon Ranch

Go to Eastern Hills

Go to Minish Woods

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Minish Woods

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Go to where it will activate the Ezlo cutscene (this is infront of the first dungeon)

Go to Ezlo and kill the enemies attacking him

Go south and turn into a minish

Advance left to go across the leaves floating in the water

Enter the Minish Village

Go to Festari and talk to him (the guy blocking the entrance to the first dungeon)

Go to the barrel and grab the Jabber Nut

Exit the barrel

Proceed to go get your map "element'd" by the piccori living north-west

Go back to Festari, he will now move

Advance into Deepwood Shrine

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Deepwood Shrine (1st Dungeon)

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Go north and push the first statue to the left, enter next room

Activate each switch in this room, grab the key from the chest

Open the door to the north, enter it

Pull the switch north-east of the room until a bridge appears, pull the mushroom to get across and advance- -to the next room

Go right and burn the east vines by stepping on the switch

Go through the barrel to the north-west side, burn this side as well

Go into the barrel again and enter south-west, leave the room

Go left and pull the mushroom and go on to the middle piece of land, enter left

Push the Jar onto the switch after entering the room, go across the bridge and exit the room

Pull the right statue out, go into the box, pull it back in on to the switch, pull the left statue on the left switch

Get the key from the chest, push the left statue out and exit the room

Go across the bridge and go east to exit the room

In this room, go east, push the block out on the other side, exit the room

Enter the barrel and go to the north-east exit, open the locked door to the right

Pull the mushroom to the right and go to the middle piece of land

Activate the switch to the left of this land and pull the mushroom to go south

Go east to exit the room

In this room, pull the right statue one block to the right of the switch

Go to the other side and push the left statue on to the switch, exit the room

Roll forward to activate the battle, kill the top enemy, then the right, then the left

Grab the key and exit the room to the left

Go up the small set of stairs in the middle and continue north

Drop down and go the north west door in the room

Activate the switch and go to the north-west door in the room

Proceed to battle the caterpillar worm (this fight is RNG, but it should only take 2 cycles to kill it)

To kill the caterpillar, attack its head, then once it's gray, attack its behind

Grab the Gust jar from the chest and exit the room on the South door on the right side of the room by destroying the web with the gust jar, exit

Go to the south door in this room and exit

Go into the barrel and use the Gust jar to destroy the web blocking the middle exit, drop down through it

Pull the lily pad closer to you using the Gust jar, drop down the waterfall using the Gust jar to push it

Go to the east exit after dropping

Go to the small staircase and push a jar on to the switch, exit north

In this room, push the lily pad to the end of where it can reach and push a jar on to the switch

Grab the key from the chest and push the lily pad back to where you came from

Go to the west exit

Go north then west and use the key to open the door, enter the door

Use the Gust jar to propel your self across the cycle of mushrooms, grab the big key in the chest

Go to the bottom and activate the switch, enter the red portal

Go to the left and use the Gust jar to destroy the web, enter the door

Push the block in front of the chest to the right, open the chest for the 20 rupees

Exit the room by going back through the door you came in from

Go to the right door, and destroy the web with the Gust jar, go through the door

Use the Gust jar and use the mushroom to navigate your way to the boss door, open it, enter it

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Boss 1 (Giant Green Chu)

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Use the Gust jar to destroy the underneath of him, then continue to attack him with your sword

This should only take 3 cycles, if it takes more, you are losing a lot of time

Grab the heart container (optional but extremely recommended) after he is dead, exit Deepwood Shrine

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Going to Mt. Crenel

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Exit through the Green Warp

Go South back into the Minish Village

Go to where your map was “element’d”

Go left and exit the house

Go into the little mushroom and receive the bomb bag

Grow back to full size

Equip the bombs and break the rocks southwest of where you were at

Exit through the southwest exit and proceed to go north

Enter south hyrule field when seeing the entrance to it

Cut the trees to the left, Enter Hyrule Town

Receive the kinstone bag then Save Warp back to the entrance of Hyrule town

Go left into the swordmaster’s dojo and learn the spin attack

Exit the dojo, and go to the northwest guard, talk with him, then do your spin attack, exit hyrule town

Go down the ladder and blow up the rocky entrance to the right

Pay 10 rupees to the deku scrub for the bottle, exit out of the ladder

Go to the west exit to enter Mt. Crenel’s Base

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Mt. Crenel

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Fill your bottle with water and pour the water on the seed

Climb up the stalk that has risen, blow up the rock,  and turn into a minish

Get the spring water, and exit

Transform back into a human, Get the red rupee by slashing with your sword

Go left and blow up the rocks

Go through this mini cave system, exit

Cyclone your way to the left

Go up the stairs and clear the white things with your gust jar to turn into a minish again

Turn into a minish, go through the minish zone and grab the “giant” seed

Put it in the whole to the north and go back into a human

Pour the spring water on this seed, climb up the stalk

Go all of the right, then north

Use your gust jar to grab this mushroom, go to the other side after grabbing the mushroom

Cyclone your way to the left

Go up the ladder, go to the right and blow up the rocks in the wall

Talk to the deku and get the grip ring

Go west and back down the ladder

Drop down the ledge and climb up the wall, go through the middle of it

Use the mushroom to get across

Transform into a minish can go through the minish zone

Transform back into a human

Do the rock puzzle (Sorry, I have no way of explaining this, just use your thinking skills, it’s not hard-

-at all)

Go down the ladder

Go through the further most left side and do the slide puzzle (Once again... can’t explain) exit

Go to the right and enter the door, break the pots using the gust jar, use the mushroom to cross, exit

Use a bomb to blow up the switch on the other side, cross the bridge and exit

Enter the door to the left (Once again, do this puzzle on your own) go up the stairs, exit

Turn into a minish, go through the minish zone

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Melari Mines

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Make your way down to all the way down to the botom

Talk to Melari and exit west by talking to one of Melari’s workers

Turn to human and go north into the Cave of Flames

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Cave of Flames

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Grab the pots to the left and right if you are low on health (This is optional)

Go through the east door

Use a bomb to go into the north door

Use your shield to knock over these spiked turtles and kill them

Go through the left door, ignore the “rupees” and go to the north door

Go left up the stairs then go southeast to get in the minecart

Go left and blow up the door, enter it

Kill all of the enemies in this room and shrink into a minish

Go northeast of the room and through the minish slot

Go east all the way, then go south all of the way

Drop down the ledge and turn back into a human

Step on the switch to the left and go through the southwest door

Go left and get the 50 rupees from the chest by pushing an enemy into the hole

Go up the staircase and go into the cyclone... cyclone your way onto the piece of land northeast

Move the block then push the treasure chest peg into the hole to the left and open the chest for the small- -key

Go to the north door and to the right into the minecart

Go into the left door, hit the switch and go back into the minecart

Go left then up

Go across the minecart railing then into the north door, drop down the ledge

Do the battle with the silver chus, get the cane of pacci

Go through the left door

Flip the spiked rock with the cane of pacci, cross it

Strike the hole south with the cane of pacci and fly up

Step on the switch and advance through the door

Flip the minecart with the cane and ride in it

Push the chest peg south of where the cart stopped into the hole north of the cart

Open the chest for a small key

Ride the minecart back

Go through the north door

Drop down the ledge, open the door north of it

Shrink into a minish and go through the minish door, now go through the stone block maze

Turn back into human, flip the minecart, hit the switch, get back in the cart

Hit the enemies to put them in the hole sockets below, take the switch peg out and put it in the hole

Hit the switch and go up the stairs

Drop down the ledge into the hole, get out of the hole and go through the east exit

Go to the northeast exit in this room using the molten rocks to cross the lava

Go up the stairs and navigate to the west side

Use the cane to go into the cyclone and go north

Go east, go into the cyclone to the south side, exit

Exit again

Drop into the cyclone and navigate your way to the big key chest

Drop down the ledge and open the boss key door, drop down the pit

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Boss fight (Gleerok)

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Hit his “shell” with the cane of pacci, walk along his neck then strike his shell with your sword

This boss fight should take 3 cycles, if it takes more, you’re losing time

Grab the heart container and enter the green warp

Turn into a minish, enter Malari’s mine

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Going to Castor Wilds

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Go down the fleet of stairs and talk to Malari

He will give you the white sword

Go through the west door

Go south all the way down to the ladder

Drop down the east edge then the south edge

Exit through the South and leave Mt. Crenel

Go to Hyrule town and get water with the bottle

Get the Wind Crest in Hyrule town and navigate your way to Hyrule Castle

Enter through the west door in Hyrule castle and go to the Elemental Sanctuary

Get your sword the ability to clone

Go north to the stone that appeared and do your ability in front of it, exit the room through the south door

Leave the Elemental Sanctuary

Exit Hyrule Castle

Go back to North Hyrule Field and fight with the two enemies

You’ll now see a cutscene involving Vaati

Go south into Hyrule Town then go to Trilby Highlands and down the ladder

Use your ability to push the stone rock to the left and exit up the ladder

Go south east here and exit into Western Wood

Watch the cutscene

Go left and read the castor wilds sign so the shoemaker will be asleep

Go right then north into hyrule town

Go into the shoemaker’s house he will fall asleep, turn into a minish using the pot

Go up the shoemaker’s desk, talk to the main minish, your map will now be marked

Turn into a human again and exit the house

Go through the east exit of Hyrule Town

Shrink into a minish using the tree stump behind malan’s house

Enter the house as a minish using the minish entrance

Turn into a human,

Break the pot west of the east door, grab the Lon Lon Ranch key, go back into minish form

Exit the house and transform back into a human using the tree stump

Talk to Talon and enter the house, go through the east door in the house, then exit

Proceed to go north east here then go west, use the cane of pacci in the hole and go up

Use the cyclone to the right to go across and proceed to do that with all of the following cyclones

Enter Lake Hylia, continue to go south upon entrance

In Minish Woods, go south then up the fleet of stairs, go into the old witch’s hut

Get the mushroom from her and exit the hut and proceed to go to Lon Lon Ranch

Now go to Hyrule Town through its east entrance

Go to the shoemaker’s house and go in front of him to use the mushroom

He will now awaken and give you the pegasus boots

Go through the south exit of Hyrule Town then into Western Wood

Go northwest of here and enter Castor Wilds

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Castor Wilds

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//Note: I may explain this part of the game very badly, sorry if I do!//

(If you don’t understand what I am saying, skip to 51:55 in the video

I am using as a reference!)

After entering castor wilds, use the pegasus boots to cross the water and go to the middle piece of land

Go to the middle north of this piece of land and enter the cave

Go down the stairs

Go left then into the room

Fight the darknut

Open the chest for the kinstone piece

Exit the cave

Go up the vine then across the bridge going north east, climb down the vine then go north west of it

Use your pegasus boots to cross the water then turn into a minish using the tree stump

Go into the minish zone to the left of the tree stump

Use the gust jar to push the lily pad across the water and keep going north

Drop into the hole and fight the blue enemies

Open the chest to receive the bow

Exit up the ladder and return to the stump to turn back into a human

Use your pegasus boots to return to the vine that you had climbed down previously and climb up it

Go across the bridge that is leading south west

Go down the vine and get behind the statue with the eye

Use your pegasus boots to go across the water and go as north east as you can

Enter the cave, open the chest to receive a kinstone piece, exit the cave

Go south after exiting the cave and push the boulder into the hole

Cross the hole and go north east of here until you see the statue with the eye

Get behind the statue with the eye and climb up the vine

Use the cyclone and go south west across the blue water

Go south on this piece of land until you see the coffin

Go across the water to south east using your pegasus boots

Get behind the statue with the eye and climb up the vine

Go across the bridge then drop into the cyclone

Go south west while you’re gliding with the cyclone

Enter the cave and grab the kinstone piece from the chest

Exit the cave and push the boulder into the hole

Cross the boulder then use your pegasus boots to cross the water to the west

Stop at the 3 statues

Insert the kinstone pieces into each statue to break the rock to enter the next area

Enter the next area

Navigate your way here until you see the tree stump

Turn into a minish and enter the red statue

Hit the switch and exit

Turn into a human and cross behind him, enter the next area

Gp up the ladder

Kill all the enemies, go up the ladder

Go up the stairs case

Kill the snakes blocking your way to reach the statue

Turn into a minish using the tree stump and enter the statue, hit the switch, and exit the statue

Turn back into a human

Go behind the statue and enter the next area

Turn into a minish using the tree stump and enter the statue further most to the left, hit the switch

Exit the statue and turn back into a human

Proceed to navigate your way through the rest of the area killing all of the enemies to unlock the exit

Exit the area and proceed to go north, enter the Fortress of Winds

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Fortress of Winds

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Upon entering, go through the left door

Break the skulls if you need health (Optional)

Go north up the stairs

Go around the pit and exit the room

Shoot the eye with your bow, go through the door that opened

Kill the skeletons in this room, go through the south door

Go to your right in this room and dodge the colorful rupees, go up the ladder

Go to your left and enter the door that is north west of this room

Cross the floating platforms and hit the eyes on the east wall, go through the east door

Use your cloning ability and push the block all the way to the right

Re-clone yourself and continue to push the block

Pull the switch, drop down the pit

Grab the small key

Go through the south door

Go to the right door this time

Go up the stairs

Pull the switch that is south west in this room, exit through the south door

Go up the ladder, go through the north east door

Go to the left in this room and kill the red statue guy on the right

Use your cloning ability and use it on the 1st pad and the 3rd pad

Activate the switches on the right side of the room, enter the door that opened

Turn into a minish

Go to the left side of the room and enter the red warrior

Hit the switch and turn back into a human with the minish transformer to the left

Pull the lever and a key will drop

Drop down the pit to get the key

Go through the south door

Go through the middle door

Get hearts from the skulls if needed

Go to the north door

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