The Legend of Zelda Dungeons

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First Quest

Level-1-the-eagle.png The EagleLevel 1: The Eagle is the first dungeon in The Legend of Zelda. It is found to the northwest of the Starting Screen, and is easily the easiest dungeon of the game. The main items Link can obtain in this dungeon are the Bow and Boomerang. Additionally, the Boss of The Eagle is Aquamentus. The reward for defeating Aquamentus, and collectively the dungeon, is the first Triforce Shard.
The Moon Entrance.png The MoonLevel 2: The Moon is the second dungeon in The Legend of Zelda. It is slightly more diificult than The Eagle, but is rather simple compared to later dungeons. The main item in this dungeon is actually an upgrade to a previous item, namely the Magical Boomerang. The Boss of The Moon is a Dodongo, and once the Dodongo has been defeated Link can collect the second Triforce Shard.
Level-3-The-Manji.png The ManjiLevel 3: The Manji is the third dungeon in The Legend of Zelda. It is found west of the Starting Screen, near the Lost Woods. The main item Link can collect in this dungeon is called the Raft, and it has only one use; it allows Link to cross large bodies of water. This item is required to enter the next dungeon. Furthermore, the Boss of The Manji is the first appearance of Manhandla. Manhandla is guarding the third Triforce Shard, which can be collected once Manhandla has been defeated.
Level-4-the-snake.png The SnakeLevel 4: The Snake is the fourth dungeon in The Legend of Zelda. It is only accessible via the Raft, which is found inside of Level 3. The main item Link can collect in this dungeon is similar to Raft, and is called the Stepladder. It is used to cross small gaps, instead of large ones. It is required to complete most of the latter dungeons. The Snake is the first dungeon in The Legend of Zelda to feature a Mini-Boss, namely, Manhandla. The Boss is Gleeok, and once Gleeok has been defeated Link can collect the fourth Triforce Shard.
Level-5-the-lizard.png The LizardLevel 5: The Lizard is the fifth dungeon in The Legend of Zelda. It can be found by solving the puzzle of the Lost Hills, which is to go up five screens. The main item found in this dungeon is the Recorder, which is required to defeat the boss. Speaking of which, the boss of The Lizard is known as Digdogger. Using a combination of the aforementioned Recorder and Link's Sword will allow Link access to the fifth Triforce Shard.
Level-6-the-dragon.png The DragonLevel 6: The Dragon is the sixth dungeon in The Legend of Zelda. This dungeon is considerable harder than the previous ones, and is arguably the toughest in the game, apart from Level 9. The main item Link can collect in this dungeon is the Magical Rod, which is actually completely optional. This dungeon features a mini-boss, Gleeok, and a boss, Gohma. Once Gohma has been defeated, Link can collect the sixth Triforce Shard.
Level-7-the-demon.png The DemonLevel 7: The Demon is the seventh dungeon in The Legend of Zelda. Its entrance is hidden, and is only found if Link plays the Recorder while on the correct screen. The main item of this dungeon is the Red Candle, which is an upgrade to the optional Blue Candle that can be bought from the Item Shops found across Hyrule. This dungeon is the first to feature multiple mini-bosses; three to be exact. Digdogger is the mini-boss of this dungeon, and appears three times. The boss of The Demon is Aquamentus, a returning Boss from Level 1: The Eagle. This dungeon hides the seventh Triforce Shard.
Level-8-the-lion.png The LionLevel 8: The Lion is the eighth and penultimate dungeon in The Legend of Zelda. Its entrance is concealed by a bush, which must be burnt down using the Candle. There are two items Link can find in this dungeon. First, there is the Book of Magic, which is an upgrade to the Magical Rod. Also, Link can find the Magical Key. Neither one is required to complete the game. This dungeon features five mini-bosses; three Manhandlas and two Gohmas. The Boss of The Lion is Gleeok, who is guarding the eighth Triforce Shard.
Level-9-death-mountain.png Death MountainLevel 9: Death Mountain is the ninth and final dungeon in The Legend of Zelda. It is the lair of Ganon, and can only be entered once Link has fully restored the Triforce of Wisdom. There are two items Link can find in this dungeon. Firstly, Link can find the Red Ring, which is an upgrade to his tunic that sustains more damage. The second is the Silver Arrow, which is required to defeat Ganon. The Boss of this dungeon is Ganon, and defeating him saves Princess Zelda and completes the game.

Second Quest

LoZ Quest 2 Dungeon 01 Entrance.png Level 1Level 1 of the second quest is in the same location as it was in the first quest. This time around, the only item that Link can obtain is the Boomerang. Aquamentus remains the boss of this dungeon.
LoZ Quest 2 Dungeon 02 Entrance.png Level 2Level 2 of the second quest is located under an Armos statue, where the Blue Ring was located in the first quest. This time, the Recorder is the dungeon item. Manhandla appears as a mini-boss, whereas a two-headed Gleeok is now the main boss.
LoZ Quest 2 Dungeon 03 Entrance.png Level 3Level 3 of the second quest is in the same location as Level 2 was in the first quest. Link has to play the Recorder to reveal the dungeon entrance. Inside, the dungeon item is the Magical Boomerang. The room with the Magical Boomerang is blocked by a hungry Goriya, so Link needs to have Food with him. The dungeon boss is three Dodongos.
LoZ Quest 2 Dungeon 04 Entrance.png Level 4Level 4 of the second quest is located within the Lost Hills. Link has to push one of the boulders to reveal the entrance to the dungeon. The dungeon items are the Raft and the Book of Magic. There are multiple mini-bosses in this dungeon, including Digdogger, Aquamentus, a single Dodongo and even three Dodongos. An additional Digdogger also appears as the main boss.
LoZ Quest 2 Dungeon 05 Entrance.png Level 5Level 5 of the second quest is located where the 4th dungeon of the first quest was, accessible only by using the Raft. The dungeon item is the Bow. The boss of this dungeon is a three-headed Gleeok.
LoZ Quest 2 Dungeon 06 Entrance.png Level 6Level 6 of the second quest is located in the Graveyard, under one of the tombstones. Link has to play the Recorder to reveal the entrance. The dungeon item is the Stepladder. The boss is a blue Gohma.
LoZ Quest 2 Dungeon 07 Entrance.png Level 7Level 7 of the second quest is located directly west of Level 8's location in the first quest. Link must burn a bush to uncover the entrance. Many Darknuts reside here, as well as two Old Men who take either one heart container or 50 Rupees from you. The dungeon item is the Red Candle. The boss of this dungeon is a four-headed Gleeok.
LoZ Quest 2 Dungeon 08 Entrance.png Level 8Level 8 of the second quest is located one screen left of the waterfall below Death Mountain. To find the entrance, Link must use the Stepladder to stand on the river and bomb the wall at the correct spot. This dungeon houses a hungry Goriya, so be sure to have some Food. The dungeon items are the Magical Rod and the Magical Key. There are many mini-bosses here, which include multiple Digdoggers, Aquamentus and many rooms containing three Dodongos. The final boss of the dungeon is also three Dodongos.
LoZ Quest 2 Dungeon 09 Entrance.png Level 9Level 9 of the second quest is located in the northwestern-most square on the map. Link must bomb the wall to find the entrance. This dungeon can be very confusing with many one-ways and hidden passages through walls. As it was in the first quest, the dungeon items are again the Red Ring and the Silver Arrows. Navigate your way through the dungeon to find and defeat Ganon and rescue Princess Zelda.