14% Speedboots

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14% speedboots
14% speedboots
WORLD RECORD
4:44:49
2:40 IGT
Full Category
World Record Holder
World Record Holder:
eterniseddragon
WORLD RECORD RECORDING

Category Details

Timing
Start Timer:
On Start Game
Stop Timer:
Entering Ship Animation
Location
Begin At:
Ceres Station
End At:
End of Zebes Escape
Collection
Percentage:
14%
Bosses
Major Bosses:
All
Mini-Bosses:
Boss Order:
KPRD
Glitches
No
No


14% Speedboots is one of the seven in-bounds low% categories that are currently humanly possible. A total of 14 items are picked up during the entire run and focuses on using the Speed Booster and Hi-Jump Boots for level progression.

14% Speedboots is a PAL-only category. The PAL version allows for Hi-Jump Boots to replace Gravity Suit because the player's jump height underwater is slightly higher compared to NTSC, making it possible to escape Draygon's entry chamber without the use of Gravity Suit, Speed Booster (or blue suit/shinespark suit), or X-Ray Scope.

The current record is the only single segment run of the category completed thus far. It is likely that this category could be completed in under two hours. EternisedDragon's real time listed above is an approximation based on the footage provided.

Prerequisites

To finish this run, you need to know how to:

Collected Items

Morphball.png Bombs.png Charge.png Speedbooster.png Varia.png Hijump.png Etank.png Etank.png Etank.png Missiles.png Supermissiles.png Supermissiles.png Supermissiles.png Powerbomb.png


In order to progress through Maridia without having the Ice Beam, you will need to be able to obtain a number of shinespark suits throughout the run - namely, one to reach the upper right door of the Maridian mountain, and one to break through the pre-Botwoon pipes. The two primary methods of obtaining shinespark suits humanly are the "spikesuit" method and the "slopespark" method.

Like other 14% categories, it should be faster to handle Phantoon before Kraid, in which case, you should utilize the information on the 14% Iceboots page regarding crossing the moat, and obtain the applicable ammo accordingly.

Note that just like Reverse Boss Order, Speed Booster should be disabled during lava dive, otherwise it will hinder horizontal momentum, making it much more difficult to execute properly and leaving Samus with less energy.