Item Dash

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Item Dash
Classification Minor Glitch
Racing Category [[{{{racing-category}}}]]

Item dashing is a glitch that allows the player to use an item and dash at the same time.


To perform the glitch, simply press Y and A on the same frame.

Uses and Examples

The following item dashes have known useful applications:

Item Uses Examples
Boomerang Can be used to activate certain crystal switches Itemdash-boom.gif
Cane of Byrna Using magic more efficiently Itemdash-byrna.gif
Magic Cape Using magic more efficiently and bypassing cooldown Itemdash-cape.gif
Fire Rod Doing torch rooms quickly Itemdash-firerod.gif
Flute Bypasses cooldown use and use right away after activation or missing the duck Itemdash-flute.gif
Hammer Can be used to hammer down rows of pegs quickly. Note: A player must have a sword to not bonk against the pegs. Itemdash-hammer1.gif
Hookshot Can be used to arm Superspeed. Arming super speed will also allow quicker pot lifts after pushing the statue in Swamp Palace Itemdash-hookshot1.gif Itemdash-hookshot2.gif
Medallion Can be used to activate Superspeed. Arming super speed also automatically quickhops Itemdash-medallion.gif
Bug Net Can be used to activate certain crystal switches Itemdash-net1.gif Itemdash-net2.gif
Magic Powder Quickly powdering rows of bushes for faeries Itemdash-powder.gif
Cane of Somaria Can be used to punt the Somaria block activate certain crystal switches Itemdash-somaria.gif

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