"Meet the old man at the grave" - The Legend of Zelda Message Board for NES - GameFAQs
The Graveyard is a location in the first Legend of Zelda game, located in western One of the most notable features of the location is the Old Man who you'll find. Cross the river, follow it south, and enter the cave to get a hint: "Meet the old man at the grave." Head one screen north and two screens west, where the. For Classic NES Series: The Legend of Zelda on the Game Boy Advance, a GameFAQs Answers question titled "How do I find the man in I need help finding the man in the grave yard The old man in the graveyard is, well, in the graveyard.
The Japanese text actually says: Yet somehow it even includes spelling and grammar issues! It gets quoted a lot, sometimes even in other games: Giving the letter to her will get her to sell you life potion. The Japanese version of this text is the same. Maybe it just sounded random or something. Anyway, I was curious to find out what he says in the Japanese version.
How to translate it would be clear to a native English speaker, not necessarily so to a non-native. So it sounds like a non-native speaker translated this line. In the end, though, I think most English-speaking kids could figure out that you needed to go north, west, south, and west to get out of the Lost Woods.
Bomb Man In a few places in the game, an old man offers to increase your maximimum bomb capacity. Enemy Weaknesses In this secret room in Level 5, an old man says in the Japanese version: If you missed it, we looked at this gameplay difference in detail here.
Honestly, I find the English version to be poorly done. It makes the intended meaning confusing. So again, a made-up English hint turns out to be poorly worded and not that helpful.
Hit the Road An old man greets you when you enter one of the shortcut caves. The issue here is that Japanese makes no distinction between singular and plural nouns. This can cause trouble in translation sometimes, such as this case.
The English version is okay, but the Japanese version is much clearer and more helpful. This old man in Level 7 says in the Japanese version: You can find all the rooms in the dungeon just by checking the map.
It turns out you have to buy some food to give to him. How kids are supposed to know that is beyond me — there are no other hints about it at all in the game. I found that surprising, I always thought this was a messed-up translation. An old man in Level 7 said that in the Japanese version! What kind of hint is that?! So what the heck is he talking about?! Why did Nintendo take out yet another helpful hint?
And why replace it with something so nonsensical? These were fixed in later releases of the English version. We can see that the grammar issues were finally cleaned up somewhat. B4 in Section 8.
D4 in Section 6. Get to the eastern Fairy Fountain[ edit ] The blue candle can be used to burn trees to reveal secrets. Such secrets are never on the edge of the screen: Go one screen west and then follow the river north.
In the next screen you're on Lake Hylia. Follow the coast east. In the next screen there are six trees in the middle.
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Use the candle to burn the lower-left one, and you'll get 10 Rupees. Follow the coast of Lake Hylia one screen north and one east. On this screen burn the fifth tree from the right, and you'll find a fourth Heart Container. Do not choose the potion: On the next screen, burn the trees in the upper-right corner to find 30 Rupees.
Walk one screen south to leave the Hylia lakeshore and enter the green forest. Walk one screen east, then two screens north, and you'll get to the eastern Fairy Fountain. C3 in Section 6. Use the candle to burn the lower-left tree, and you'll get 10 Rupees.
D2 in Section 6. A2 in Section 4. Burn the trees in the upper-right corner to find 30 Rupees. Buy a magical shield[ edit ] Leave the Fairy Fountain and walk two screens east, then you're forced to go south. On the first screen there are six trees in the middle: Contine south one screen.
Now there are several trees in the middle. The third tree from the left on the lower row can be burned down, and this grants you Rupees.
Continue south, and you'll get to the seashore. Place a bomb on the horizontal rock wall to your left, and you'll reveal the fifth Heart Container. Walk back north two screens in the green forest, then go east two screens take the top paththen go north one more screen. There are several trees in the middle. Burn the tree on the lower-right, and you'll reveal a shop where you can buy a Magical Shield for just 90 Rupees.
You should be left with at least 60 Rupees, plus all the Rupees dropped by defeated enemies. D3 in Section 4. There are six trees in the middle: D4 in Section 4.
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D5 in Section 4. B2 in Section 2. Get the letter and buy a red potion[ edit ] From the convenience shop, walk one screen east. Push the Armos on the right, and you can get 10 Rupees. Back one screen, north one screen.
Once more with feeling: Walk north one more screen, and you're on the seashore again. Set a bomb on the horizontal rock wall to the right of the staircase, and you'll find 30 Rupees. Walk one screen west, and you get at the foot of the eastern mountains. There's a huge rock in the middle of the screen: Climb the stairs north, to a screen with eight inanimate Armos.
The one to be pushed is the the second one from the right in the upper row. Under it there's a secret hint to find the 7th Dungeon: Follow the coastline one screen north and one east, then climb the staircase. In the cave the old man gives you the Letter to obtain the potions. Climb down the stairs, go one screen west, then climb up the next stairs.
Place a bomb on the short horizontal part of the rock wall, and you'll meet an old woman. Use the letter, and she'll sell you a Red Potion for 68 Rupees. You should be left with at least 60 Rupees, plus all the Rupees dropped by monsters. C2 in Section 2. B4 in Section 1. Push the Armos on the right, and you win 30 Rupees.
B3 in Section 1. A3 in Section 1.
Set a bomb on the rock's lower-right corner, and you can get the sixth Heart Container. A2 in Section 1. Under the Armos is a secret hint to find the 7th Dungeon.Legend of Zelda w/ Target #1 -- Meet the Old Man at the Grave
B1 in Section 1. Buy the blue ring[ edit ] After purchasing the potion, you should be left with at least 60 Rupees, plus all the Rupees dropped by monsters. Climb down the stairs and walk two screens east, until you get to a dead end. Stand directly next to the right-hand branch of the bigger tree, and walk north straight into the rock wall: