Sideways Block Pushing

Sideways block pushing allow Link to push certain blocks in a direction that was not intended by the developers, allowing for some minor skips. Most sideways block pushing utilizes wall clipping.

Below are the various positions Link needs to stand in in order to perform the various sideways block methods. Note that all measurements are relative to the moveable block being pushed to the side.

Sideways block push downwards (Link right of block)
2px wall clipped1px wall clippedNot wall clipped
0px from the upper-right edge (vertically)sideways block push downwards link right of block 2px wall clipped 0px from the upper-right edgesideways block push downwards link right of block 1px wall clipped 0px from the upper-right edgesideways block push downwards link right of block not wall clipped 0px from the upper-right edge
1px from the upper-right edge (vertically)sideways block push downwards link right of block 2px wall clipped 1px from the upper-right edgesideways block push downwards link right of block 1px wall clipped 1px from the upper-right edgeDoesn't work
2px from the upper-right edge (vertically)sideways block push downwards link right of block 2px wall clipped 2px from the upper-right edgeDoesn't workDoesn't work

The above chart suggests that it is best to wall clip into the block by two pixels, as there are three individual positions that allow Link to push the block downwards from the right side.

Sideways block push to the left (Link below block)
1px from bottom-right edge (horizontally)0px from bottom-right edge (horizontally)
3px wall clippedsideways block push to the left link below block 3px wall clipped 1px from the bottom-right edgesideways block push to the left link below block 3px wall clipped 0px from the bottom-right edge
2px wall clippedDoesn't worksideways block push to the left link below block 2px wall clipped 0px from the bottom-right edge

The above chart suggests that it is best to wall clip into the block by three pixels, as there are two individual positions that allow Link to push the block to the left from below.

Sideways block push to the right (Link below block)
0px from the bottom-left edge (horizontally)1px from the bottom-left edge (horizontally)
3px wall clippedsideways block push to the right link below block 3px wall clipped 0px from the bottom-left edgesideways block push to the right link below block 3px wall clipped 1px from the bottom-left edge
2px wall clippedsideways block push to the right link below block 2px wall clipped 0px from the bottom-left edgeDoesn't work

The above chart suggests that it is best to wall clip into the block by three pixels, as there are two individual positions that allow Link to push the block to the right from below.

Last updated 05/04/2018 – Rapid_