List of The Legend of Zelda speedrunning records
The Legend of Zelda
The current world record of Any%[Note 1] speedruns for the original The Legend of Zelda was set by LackAttack24 at 27 minutes and 57 seconds. LackAttack24 beat his previous world record, set 45 minutes earlier at 28 minutes and 1 second, making it the first speedrun of the original The Legend of Zelda in under 28 minutes.
A Link to the Past
It is possible to speedrun through the original Japanese version of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past in only two minutes by making use of a particularly advantageous glitch, though the current record of beating the game without making use of any "major glitches" is in hands of Canadian speedrunner Xelna, with a time of 1 hour, 23 minutes and 19 seconds.
Ocarina of Time
By using the "wrong warp" glitch to skip the majority of the game, it is possible to beat The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time in under 20 minutes. Since the discovery of the "wrong warp" glitch, Any%[Note 1] speedruns of Ocarina of Time have become highly popular.
|5 September 2018||Torje||17:04||Japanese Wii Virtual Console|||
|16 February 2018||skater82297||17:07||Japanese Wii Virtual Console|||
|9 September 2018||RichardSage||17:23||Japanese Wii Virtual Console|||
The current record of beating Ocarina of Time 100%, collecting almost all optional items, is in hands of speedrunner ZFG with a time of 3:54:52.Ocarina of Time was beaten 100% while blindfolded without glitches by speedrunner Runnerguy2489 in October 2015. This complicated run took him around 103 hours to complete. There are also several other categories that ban major glitches like Wrong Warping, Reverse Bottle Adventure, and (Get) Item Manipulation.
The Wind Waker
Through the use of glitches such as super swimming, it is possible to complete The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker in under 4 hours. The Any% world record for Wind Waker is 3:48:17 from speedrunner Demon9. The 100% world record for The Wind Waker is held by ChaoticAce with a time of 6:56:29.
Adam holds the any% world record at 2:56:35. He also holds the any% no save & quit world record at 3:13:14, and the All Dungeons world record at 3:48:26. sva16162 holds the 100% world record at 6:39:49.
Nimzo9 holds the any% world record at 4:50:59. keitsu23 holds the 100% world record at 7:26:18. 
Wind Waker HD
Wind Waker HD is notable for being faster than its Standard Definition counterpart for various reasons.
In April 2017 a glitch called "Barrier Skip" was perfected that allowed players to lower the record time by almost 2 hours. However a very luck-dependent event near the end of the game made the runs more irregular. Starting from November 2017, a new route making more use of the superswim glitch further lowered down the record by about 15 minutes. Most recently, in January 2018, a way to circumvent the luck-dependent event was discovered.
The current any% World Record for Wind Waker HD is 58:41 by Ian_Miles29.
Breath of the Wild
Breath of the Wild is a massive open world game, making a huge difference between times for any% and 100% speedruns. The current any% World Record for Breath of the Wild without amiibos is 33:15 by Wolhaiksong. The current any% World Record with amiibos is 32:41 by rasenurns. The current 100% World Record, including the DLC is 29:07:01 by SpecsN_Stats.. The current all dungeons World Record without amiibos is 1:58:24 by Zdi..
- "Any%" refers to beating a game in the lowest amount of time as possible, without restrictions on the use of any glitches that may be present in the game.
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- Vas, Gergo (2015-10-26). "Guy Beats Ocarina of Time While Blindfolded". Kotaku.
- "The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask Any% Speedrun World Record (1:16:36)". Speedrun.com. 2018-08-21.
- "The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 100% Speedrun in 4:39:59". twitch.tv. 2018-09-28.
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- "100% in 6h 56m 29s". Speedrun.com. 2018-03-17.
- "Twilight Princess". Speedrun.com. 2018-03-17.
- "Skyward Sword". Speedrun.com. 2018-03-17.
- "Zelda: The Wind Waker's best speedrunning trick finally put to the test". polygon.com. 2017-04-11.
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- "Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Any% in 58:41 (World Record)". Speedrun.com. Retrieved 2018-10-25.
- "Breath of the Wild". Speedrun.com. Retrieved 2018-10-20.
- "Breath of the Wild". Speedrun.com. Retrieved 2018-10-31.