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Metroid boxart
Developer Nintendo
Publisher Nintendo
System(s) NES
Additional Systems GBA, Virtual Console
Series Metroid

The first game in the Metroid series, Metroid follows bounty hunter Samus Aran to the planet Zebes to confront the space pirates and the biological weapon that threatens the galaxy.

Completion Requirements[]

  • Collect all suit upgrades, energy tanks, and missile tanks.
    • There are 21 missile tanks to collect, for a maximum of 255 missiles.
    • There are 8 energy tanks in the game, but you can only carry 6.
  • Finish the game in under 3 hours for the best ending.

Master Run Ideas[]

  • Speed Run
  • Minimalist Run

Completion Tips[]

Missile tanks and energy tanks are not uniquely identified or tracked in the game, so a thorough player may wish to use a checklist to avoid a long search for the remaining ones at the end of the game.