Frost Cave

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Connecting Rooms
Frost Cave Access
Save Station C
Upper Edge Tunnel

Frost Cave is a room located in the Phendrana Drifts region of Metroid Prime. It contains a missile expansion and a Secret World.

General Information

Room Layer Information
2nd Pass - Flying Pirates
1st Pass - Beta Metroids

Acquiring the Gravity Suit in Gravity Chamber disables layer "1st Pass - Beta Metroids" in this room, and enables layer "2nd Pass - Flying Pirates".

Without Grapple Beam

Doing this room fast in speedruns involves skipping the Grapple Beam. There are a couple of methods of doing this.

Scan Dash Method

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R-Jump Method

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To Frost Cave Access

This is a low% demonstration showing how the Grapple Beam can also be skipped on the way back to Frost Cave Access.

Save Station C Without Space Jump

In order to go to Save Station C without Space Jump, a UBJ is done.

Segmented Strat After Saving

If doing segmented low%, this strat can be done after using the save station.

Getting the Missile

100% Strat

Similar to the Scan Dash strat for any%, except it isn't bent so that Samus can land near the stalagmite in order to shoot it.

Without Grapple (Wii)

This strategy involves using the Ice Beam on the Hunter Metroid in order to stand on it to jump on the glider, where it will be able to take you to the other side of the room.

Escape Without Space Jump/Gravity Suit

Using a special bomb jump, it is possible to leave the water without either the Space Jump Boots or the Gravity Suit.

Secret World

Much like with Early Newborn, it is possible to abuse the Glider in this room in order to go out of bounds. This is frequently done in low% runs as a way of avoiding climbing Phendrana's Edge.

With Space Jump

Grapple or preform a Combat Dash off a stalactite to reach the far side of the room. Go to the highest platform, then freeze the Glider when he's close to you. Walk to the very right tip of his wing, then wait for his flight pattern to clip you through the wall.

Without Space Jump

It is also possible to perform this SW without the Space Jump Boots.