Kill Crocs Tongue RTA

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This category aims to kill Crocomire's tongue, which requires 83 Power Bombs (93 if you plan to do a Crystal Flash). Because only 50 Power Bombs are available in the game under normal conditions, either some type of glitch must be used to acquire more, or you must rely on the 4% drop rate from drops from Crocomire's projectiles.

Major Glitches

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Super Metroid Category
Kill Crocs Tongue RTA
Kill Crocs Tongue RTA
WORLD RECORD
26:00
N/A IGT
Partial Category
World Record Holder
World Record Holder:
ptoil
WORLD RECORD RECORDING

Category Details

Timing
Start Timer:
Exiting the last map screen
Stop Timer:
Crocomire's tongue dies
Location
Begin At:
Collection
Percentage:
Any
Items:
None
Bosses
Major Bosses:
None
Mini-Bosses:
None
Boss Order:
None
Glitches
Yes
Yes


Spacetime Reset Route

The current World Record uses a route that's identical to the GT Spacetime route until it gets to the Crateria Tube, then it goes down and repeatedly grabs the PBs in Alpha Power Bomb Room, then uses Spacetime Beam to reset the room.

God Block Route

There is another route that's more viable on console (since Spacetime Beam will often crash on console), that uses the setup similar to the one from 0% to set Samus' Power Bomb count to 127.

The normalized movement at the end of the 0% setup can be used as-is, but there is another faster normalized setup available to this category because of the block shuffler effects after the God Block is touched -- in 0% the transition blocks just to the right of where Samus lands are not present.

After the initial bunny-hop to the left, do a turnaround bombjump without a remorph to the right, then bunny-hop to the left. Continue the bunny-hop after the item fanfare box closes, then walk to the right. You will warp to Terminator in-bounds.

No Major Glitches

Something
 
Super Metroid Category
Kill Crocs Tongue RTA
Kill Crocs Tongue RTA
WORLD RECORD
1:11:16
N/A IGT
Partial Category
World Record Holder
World Record Holder:
idlechild
WORLD RECORD RECORDING

Category Details

Timing
Start Timer:
Exiting the last map screen
Stop Timer:
Crocomire's tongue dies
Location
Begin At:
Collection
Percentage:
Any
Items:
None
Bosses
Major Bosses:
None
Mini-Bosses:
None
Boss Order:
None
Glitches
No
No


The current record collects 40 power bombs before entering Crocomire's room, including a trip down to Lower Norfair to collect both packs there, and Screw Attack to make Lower Norfair traversal easier. The only two packs skipped are behind Crocomire and in Maridia.