Super Metroid VARIA Presets
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Last updated: 2024-06-02 02:43:49
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Hard rooms

X-Ray:
Gauntlet:

Hard rooms energy requirements

X-Ray

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Gauntlet

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Bomb.png Suitless | Varia.png
PowerBomb.png Suitless | Varia.png

Hellruns

Ice:
Main Upper Norfair:
Lower Norfair:

Hellruns energy requirements

Ice

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Upper Norfair

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Lower Norfair

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Gravity.png or Screw.png ETank.png | CF.png

Bosses

Kraid: Kraid
Draygon: Draygon
Ridley: Ridley
Phantoon: Phantoon
Mother Brain: Mother Brain

Basics

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Wall Jump all Kick-jump from wall: wall to wall, single wall climb
Shinespark all With Speed Booster, press down to activate Shinespark. Then launch it in every possible direction, from ground or mid-air
Mid-air Morph all Activate Morph Ball while jumping straight up (keep jump pressed) to reach high places in Morph Ball form without bomb jumping
Crouch Jump all Jump higher by crouching before jumping
Unequip items all Unequip Gravity suit to have more time to morph after jumping or unequip Hi-Jump Boots to limit jump height Main Street, Spring Ball Room, West Ocean, Botwoon Energy Tank Room, Wrecked Ship Energy Tank Room

Used across the game

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Mockball all Morph from running without loosing momentum to get Early Super and Ice Beam Early Supers Room, Ice Beam Gate Room
Simple Short Charge all Activate SpeedBooster faster than normal by delaying run button input Parlor and Alcatraz, Waterway Energy Tank Room, Landing Site, Crateria Keyhunter Room, Blue Brinstar Energy Tank Room, Crateria Super Room, Main Street, Golden Torizo's Room
Infinite Bomb-Jump all To access certain locations without Hi-Jump or Space-Jump Blue Brinstar Energy Tank Room, Bubble Mountain, Screw Attack Room, Mama Turtle Room, Plasma Room, Draygon's Room, Landing Site, Crocomire Escape, Post Crocomire Farming Room, Post Crocomire Jump Room, Warehouse Entrance, The Worst Room In The Game, Mt. Everest, The Moat, Red Brinstar Fireflea Room, Crab Hole, Cathedral Entrance, Red Tower, The Precious Room
Green Gate Glitch all Open gates from other side to access Screw Attack and Crocomire Green Hill Zone, Grapple Tutorial Room 3, Fast Ripper Room, Upper Norfair Farming Room, Crab Tunnel, Double Chamber
Gravity-Jump all Super Hi-Jumps in water/lava using game's bug Draygon's Room, The Moat, Lava Dive Room, Crab Hole, Mt. Everest, The Precious Room
Get around Wall-Jump all Tricky Wall-Jumps where you have to get around the platform you want to Wall-Jump on using Hi-Jump boots The Worst Room In The Game, Bubble Mountain, Plasma Room
SpringBall-Jump all Do a SpringBall Jump from a jump to Access to Wrecked Ship Etank without anything else, Suitless Maridia navigation Sponge Bath, East Ocean, Main Street, Crab Shaft, Pseudo Plasma Spark Room, Mama Turtle Room, The Precious Room, Spring Ball Room, East Sand Hole, Cathedral Entrance, Crocomire Escape, Post Crocomire Jump Room, Red Brinstar Fireflea Room, Lower Norfair Fireflea Room
SpringBall-Jump from wall all Do a SpringBall jump after a Wall jump to exit Screw Attack area, climb Worst Room without Hi-Jump Screw Attack Room, The Worst Room In The Game, Bubble Mountain, Mama Turtle Room, Plasma Room, Cathedral Entrance
Tight Short Charge all Activate SpeedBooster really fast (3 taps or stutter 3) Red Tower, Landing Site, Gauntlet Energy Tank Room, Plasma Room, Post Crocomire Jump Room, Crocomire Escape, Wasteland, Kraid Room

Crateria

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Alcatraz Escape all Escape from Bomb area using its entrance tunnel Parlor and Alcatraz
Hi-Jump Gauntlet Access all Access Gauntlet area using tricky Wall-Jumps Landing Site
Gauntlet Access w/o Hi-Jump all Access Gauntlet area using really tricky Wall-Jumps Landing Site
Gauntlet Minors Access all Access Gauntlet minors with SpeedBooster, 1 Etank and 1 Power Bomb pack Landing Site, Gauntlet Entrance, Gauntlet Energy Tank Room
Old Mother Brain with Speed all Access Old Mother Brain Missile pack location with just the Speed Booster Climb, Pit Room

Brinstar

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Ceiling Damage Boost all Hit an enemy at the right time to get the item in Blue Brinstar Ceiling Blue Brinstar Energy Tank Room
Billy Mays access without Gravity or Space Jump all Jump through the door to get on the invisible platform Blue Brinstar Boulder Room
Early Kraid all Access Kraid area by Wall-Jumping Warehouse Entrance
Backdoor to Spore Spawn item all Break the Spore Spawn exit super block from Big Pink to access the item Big Pink
Reverse Gate Glitch vanilla Open wave gate in Pink Brinstar from bottom left corner with Hi-Jump Pink Brinstar Hopper Room
Reverse Gate Glitch w/o Hi-Jump vanilla Open wave gate in Pink Brinstar from bottom left corner without Hi-Jump Pink Brinstar Hopper Room
Mirrored Wave Gate Glitch mirror Open wave gate in Pink Brinstar by doing a GGG out of a wall jump Pink Brinstar Hopper Room
Red Tower Climb all Climb Red Tower without Ice or Space-Jump Red Tower
X-Ray Damage Boost all Get to X-Ray location without Space-Jump, Grapple (no energy requirements), Ice+Hi-Jump or Bombs (see Hard Room settings) Red Brinstar Fireflea Room
X-Ray Ice Climb all Get to X-Ray location with Ice beam and no Hi-Jump (see Hard Room settings for energy requirements) Red Brinstar Fireflea Room
Bomb-less Ron Popeil Missiles all Access the most behind missile in Green Brinstar Reserve with Morph and Screw Attack Brinstar Reserve Tank Room
Moondance all Access Etecoons area using moonfall shenanigans Green Brinstar Main Shaft

Access

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Continuous Wall-Jump all Get over the Moat using CWJ The Moat
Diagonal Bomb-Jump all Get over The Moat using Bomb-Jumps The Moat
Mockball Wrecked Ship all Get over the moat using Mockball and Spring Ball The Moat

Sponge Bath

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
SpongeBath Hi-Jump all Get through sponge bath room with Hi-Jump and Wall-Jumps Sponge Bath
SpongeBath Speed all Get through sponge bath room with Speed Booster and Wall-Jumps Sponge Bath
SpongeBath Bomb-Jump all Get through Sponge Bath room with Bomb-Jumps Sponge Bath

Underwater movement without Gravity Suit

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Level 1 all Make your way underwater with Hi-Jump, and Ice for freezing crabs and fishes or Spring Ball for spring ball jumps. Access Botwoon with grapple. Main Street, Mt. Everest, Crab Shaft, Pseudo Plasma Spark Room, Aqueduct, Botwoon Hallway, Botwoon's Room, Botwoon Energy Tank Room, Crab Hole, Crab Tunnel, East Ocean
Level 2 all Level 1 + access Draygon's lair and do the Draygon fight (exiting Draygon are separate techniques) Halfie Climb Room, Colosseum, The Precious Room, Draygon's Room, East Cactus Alley Room, West Cactus Alley Room
Level 3 all Level 2 and : no problem getting out of sand suitless, traverse mini-draygons area, wall jumps to access items in the left sand pit, access missile location in the right sand pit. West Sand Hole, East Sand Hole, West Sand Hall, East Sand Hall

Clips

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Mochtroid Clip all Get to Botwoon with Ice Beam Botwoon Hallway
Puyo Clip all Get to Spring Ball with Gravity Suit and Ice Beam Pants Room
Puyo Clip with X-Ray all Get to Spring Ball with Gravity Suit, Ice Beam and X-Ray Pants Room
Snail Clip all Access Aqueduct Missile and Super Missile without SpeedBooster Aqueduct
Crystal Flash Clip all Use a Crystal Flash to clip through crumble blocks to get to Botwoon or Shaktool, using Gravity and Bombs Botwoon Hallway, East Pants Room

Plasma Room

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Kill Plasma Pirates with Charge all Use pseudo-screw to kill the pirates in Plasma Beam room Plasma Room
Kill Plasma Pirates with Spark all Use shinesparks to kill the pirates in Plasma Beam room Plasma Room

Jumps

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Mama Turtle E-Tank with High-Jump+Speed all Access Mama Turtle E-Tank with High-Jump and Speed Booster (and Morph or X-Ray to turn around without moving) Mama Turtle Room
Various Maridia wall jumps all Kinda tricky wall jumps to: access items in West Sand Hole without Spring Ball or Bombs, exit Spring Ball area without Hi Jump, exit Crab Hole with Gravity+Hi-Jump West Sand Hole, Spring Ball Room, Crab Hole
Mount Everest Gravity Jump all Access Mount Everest top door by doing a crouch+gravity jump in the last couple frames possible Mt. Everest
Mama Turtle Wall Jump Bomb Boost all Access Mama Turtle E-Tank by accurately placing a bomb or Power Bomb in mid-air following a wall jump, then using that bomb explosion to propel Samus forward. There is a timing component where the bomb is placed while rising then hit while falling, and a momentum component for maximizing horizontal distance. Mama Turtle Room

Spring Ball Access

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Access Spring Ball location with Hi-Jump all With Gravity and Hi-Jump, jump to get through the grapple hole Pants Room
Access Spring Ball location with bomb jumps and spring ball all With Gravity, bounce on the sand and bomb jump up to get through the grapple hole Pants Room
Access Spring Ball location with bomb jumps only all With Gravity, bomb jump up from the sand to get through the grapple hole Pants Room
Access Spring Ball location with a spring ball jump all With Gravity, use a spring ball jump, either from the sand or a ledge to get through the grapple hole Pants Room
Access Spring Ball location with a Gravity jump all Do a tricky gravity jump from the sand and get through the grapple hole Pants Room
Access Spring Ball location with X-Ray climbing all Use inbounds X-Ray climbing to get past the grapple hole. Can be required suitless if suitless movement level 3 is enabled. Pants Room
Access Spring Ball location suitless with a flatley jump and Space Jump all Do a suitless flatley jump to get through the grapple hole, and get out of the water with Space Jump Pants Room

Suitless Draygon Exit

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Exit Draygon room with the Grapple all Use Grapple to bounce them morph and demorph up to the platform Draygon's Room
Exit Draygon room or precious room with a shine spark all Doing a Crystal flash and being grabbed by Draygon gives a free shine spark Draygon's Room
Exit the Precious room with an Xray glitch all Use an XrayScope glitch to climb out of the Precious room The Precious Room
Exit the Precious room with a Gravity Jump all Jump through the exit door into the water in the next room to climb up with a Gravity Jump The Precious Room, Colosseum

Obscure suitless stuff

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
West Sand Hole suitless Wall Jumps all Access items in West Sand Hole (aka Left Sand Pit) with just Hi-Jump West Sand Hole
Double SpringBall-Jump all With Hi-Jump boots do two SpringBall-Jumps in a row Mt. Everest, Draygon's Room, Halfie Climb Room
Mt. Everest without anything all Make your way through Mt. Everest with nothing but Ice and Hi-Jump Mt. Everest
Botwoon to Draygon with Ice all When past Botwoon, access Draygon using Hi-Jump and Ice only Halfie Climb Room, Colosseum
Suitless Crystal Flash Clip all Use a Crystal Flash to clip through crumble blocks to get to Botwoon or Shaktool Botwoon Hallway, East Pants Room
Cacatac Alley Underwater Wall Jump all Traverse East Cactus Alley Room left to right suitless, using space jump and an underwater wall jump East Cactus Alley Room
East Sand Hall Spring Ball jump all Cross East Sand Hall left to right with Hi-Jump and Spring Ball. On the left side of the raised platform, jump for max height. Lateral Midair Morph for horizontal momentum, and perform the springball jump the moment before touching the sandfall. Pause again to disable springball as soon as possible. East Sand Hall
West Sand Hall Insane Bomb Jump all Time a bomb to hit Samus when she is morphed, 1 pixel into the sand, inside a sandfall, and moving horizontally. There is a setup using a sand IBJ to get the right timing, and another setup using a very fast jump morph. West Sand Hall
Suitless Puyo Clip all Do the Puyo clip with Hi Jump and without Gravity Pants Room

Main Upper Norfair

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Wall Jump to exit Cathedral all Use a delayed wall jump to exit Cathedral Cathedral Entrance
Ice Escape all Freeze the platforms and exit Ice Beam area without bombs Ice Beam Acid Room
Frog speedway without speed vanilla Traverse frog speedway from right to left, without Speed Booster, but with Wave and either Spazer or Plasma Frog Speedway
Nova Boost all Use a D-Boost on the Sova to enter Cathedral Cathedral Entrance

Bubble Mountain

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Bubble Mountain wall jump all Run from the save room and get up Bubble Mountain without Hi-Jump Bubble Mountain
Norfair Reserve Damage Boost all Use a D-Boost to reach Norfair Reserve area Bubble Mountain
Double Chamber wall jump all Climb up Double Chamber (pre-Wave Beam room) after entering through the bottom door Double Chamber

Crocomire

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Crocomire Power Bombs with Ice Beam all Get the farm bugs up and freeze them to reach Crocomire Power Bombs Post Crocomire Farming Room
Crocomire Power Bombs Damage Boost all Use a D-Boost to reach Crocomire Power Bombs Post Crocomire Farming Room
Missile under Ice beam from Crocomire all Access missile pack under Ice beam location by reverse sparking Crocomire speedway Crocomire Speedway

Access

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Lava Dive all Enter Lower Norfair with Varia and Hi-Jump Lava Dive Room
Hi-Jump less Lava Dive all Enter Lower Norfair with just the Varia suit Lava Dive Room

Screw Attack

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Screw Attack Exit all Gain momentum with Hi-Jump and Speed Booster from Golden Torizo Energy Recharge room, then Wall Jump in Screw Attack room, destroying the ceiling with Screw Attack. Screw Attack Room
Screw Attack Exit without Screw all Destroy the ceiling, then jump from inside the door with Hi-Jump and Speed Booster to climb up in Screw Attack room Screw Attack Room

Worst Room In The Game

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Worst Room Ice and Charge all Go through Worst Room In The Game JUST by freezing pirates The Worst Room In The Game
Worst Room insane wall jump all Do the frame+pixel perfect wall jump to get out Worst Room without Hi-Jump The Worst Room In The Game

Other

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Firefleas Wall Jump all Get back up from bottom of firefleas without movement items or Ice Beam Lower Norfair Fireflea Room
Dodge Lower Norfair Enemies all Go through hard-hitting enemies in Lower Norfair without taking damage or killing them Three Musketeers' Room, Wasteland, Red Kihunter Shaft, The Worst Room In The Game

Bosses

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Draygon Grapple Kill all Instant kill on Draygon with electric grapple Draygon's Room
Draygon Spark Kill all Kill Draygon using Speed Booster and shinesparks Draygon's Room
Microwave Draygon all Charge/Plasma/X-Ray glitch on Draygon Draygon's Room
Microwave Phantoon all Same as Draygon, with a few missiles to start Phantoon's Room

Mini-Bosses

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Low Ammo Crocomire fight all Use drops to fight Crocomire with no charge and just 10 missiles, or 5 missiles/5 supers. With the technique disabled and no charge beam, VARIA requires 5000 damage worth of ammo. Crocomire's Room
Low Ammo/Health Botwoon fight all Fight Botwoon with no charge and just 3500 damage worth of ammo (Botwoon has 3000 HP). With the technique disabled, VARIA requires 6000 damage worth of ammo (if no charge beam) and 4 tanks of energy (with no suits). Botwoon's Room
Low Ammo/Health Golden Torizo all Fight GT with either charge beam or 5 supers and nothing else. Otherwise require either 30 supers or Charge+Plasma and 4 tanks of energy (with Varia). Golden Torizo's Room

End Game

TechniqueDifficultyFlavorsDescriptionUsed in rooms
Ice Zeb Skip all Skip the Zebetites with Ice beam Mother Brain Room
Speed Zeb Skip all Skip the Zebetites with a shinespark Mother Brain Room
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