How to Quick Save Your Game in the Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda

The game The Legend of Zelda is a game that requires constant progress, each moment may spell either victory or disaster. I can remember spending endless hours trying to figure out where to go next. Finally after struggling to beat a boss victory would be mine, only to find the power cord suddenly yanked out of the wall. Had I quick saved the game this crisis would have been averted.

Quick Save

Learning to quick save is a simple task, yet an important one nonetheless. The process is simple. Navigate to your options menu using controller 1, and while there simultaneously press “Up”+”A” using controller 2. Had so many of us known this simple trick years ago we may have escaped the loss of many grueling hours.

Other Tricks

There are many other techniques that can be used to make Zelda even more fun than it already is. From unlimited hearts, to secret passages. Each trick is meant to enhance the game. There is even a trick that will make the entire game even more challenging. This sort of cheat code is used especially for those who are seasoned experts in Zelda and have already beat the game at least once before. Though this article is specifically oriented around the Quick Save, a technique that will be used no matter what other cheats or techniques you use.


Saving is just a part of the game, and now that you know how to quickly save your game you will be able to spend that much more time focusing on playing and that much less time taking time out to save your progress. I hope you have enjoyed this brief yet informative article.

Original Article by Aaron Sharp