HYRULE ENEMY GUIDE
(NOTE: as a rule, green enemies are weakest, blue enemies are stronger, and red enemies are the strongest)
Green Darknut (dagger): these guys are dumb, they only move in four directions and simply charge blindly at you when they see you, just hit them a few times to defeat them
Green Darknut (sword): Smarter, they basically walk back and forth patrolling the area, and will attack if they see you.
Green Darknut (arrow): they lie in the tall grass and pop their heads up to shoot arrows at you
Blue Darknut (sword): they are stronger than the green ones
Blue Darknut (dagger): they attack extremely fast
Blue Darknut (arrows): they retreat from you, shooting arrows
Red Darknut (spear chuckers): they retreat from you, chucking spears
Red Darknut (lancers): the stronger version of the blue kind
Red Darknut (bomb chuckers): they stand up on a wall and throw green bombs at you, pick up the bombs and throw them back quickly
Black Ball and chain Knight: The boss of Hyrule dungeon, simply throw two bottles at him to defeat him.
Gold Ball and chain Knight: Stronger version, arrows work fine.
Aches: Bats that swoop down at you when you come near them
Rats: yup...they're rats
Ropes: Snakes that dart at you when they see you
White Ghini: Ghosts that lurk in the graveyard
Crows: They dart at you when you come near them
Crabs: They move fast when going sideways
Zoras: They pop their heads out of the water and spit fire at you, some can get up in shadow water and walk around, after hitting those, you can throw them
Bad Bee: They come out of the swamp and bushes and attack, can be caught with the butterfly net
Blue Tekketie: Found on death mountain, they hop around
Red Tekketie: stronger version
Stone imps: turn to rock for a brief period when hit.
Armos: statues that come alive when you approach them
Gaunchan: Rocks that fall off of death mountain
Wyrms: little dudes that move around erratically
Octoroks: they run around and occasionally stop to spit rocks in ever direction
White Stalfos: they jump away when you use the sword, either get close, or use the boomernag
Red Stalfos: when you miss them, they throw bones at you
Blue Rockclops: They awaken when you approach, can only be hurt when awake
Red Rockclops: Only arrows will work
Hydras: little dudes that slither around
Bubbles: Invincible ghosts that bounce around, they sap magic power
Blue Hyrule Knight: They bounce around in a formation
Red Hyrule Knight: They bounce at you trying to crush you.
Explodo: This guy south of Lake Hylia that explodes when you hit him. Apparently the only one of it's kind
Slimes: little slithering slimes that electrocute you when you hit them with the sword.
Geek Slime: same, only you can talk to it, to make one, throw magic powder on a slime
Tomato: Throw magic powder on most enemies to produce this little dude
Gerandam: Sand people that come up from the desert.
Blue Leevers: They come up out of the ground and attack
Red Leevers: No difference, really
Lasers: They turn around and around, when they see you they shoot. Cannot be killed
Sand Worm: They come up out of the sand and float around
Blue Lowder: Very resiliant and tough enemies that come right at you
Red lowder: Even tougher, take a while to defeat
Tiles: Tiles from the floor that detatch and fly at you
Green Dinos: little dinos that spit fire
Red Dinos: Pretty much the same
Giant Wyrm: Tough giant version of the little buggers, can only be hurt by attacking the tail.
Aghanim: Evil Wizard, cannot be directly attaced.
DARK WORLD ENEMY GUIDE
Gold Ghini: Stronger ghost
Snatcher Plant: plant that hops around, can grab items from you, including your shield. Defeat it quickly to get your stuff back.
Bug: Bug that flies around and drops explosives on you.
Hopper Plant: Plant that hops at you, may be simple to defeat, but does a surprising amount of damage.
Cyclops: big one eyed giant that throws bombs at you, they say to use bombs, but you're better off just pounding them with the sword
Piranha Plant: They hop around snapping at you
Pterodactyl: Dark world equivalent of crows
Demon Knight: Dark world equivalent of Green dagger darknuts
Demon Knight (Spear) Dark world equivalent of Blue darknuts
Red Demon Knight: Dark world equivalent of Red Darknuts
Helmasaur: small lizard protected in front by a shield
Blue Electric Jellyfish (forgot the name): They float around shiftlessly, don't attack when they are flashing
Red Electric Jellyfish: When you attack them, they split into two smaller ones
Turtles: Can only be hurt after flipping them over with the hammer.
King Helmasaur: Boss of level one, use the hammer on his shield, then attack him with the sword
Jumper: Guy that jumps up and down in the swamp
Suds: Water bubbles that fly around at angles
Fish: little slithering fish that come out of holes
Octopus: slithering octopuses that wade through shallow water
Podobodo: Big fireball trail that bounces around
Sensor: Shoots our a fireball whenever you swing your sword
Bots: little slimeballs that pop up out of holes or drop from the ceiling
Blue Goriya: Rat creatures that mimick your moves in reverse
Red Goriya: Only arrows hurt them, and they shoot fireballs
Gibido: slow, but steady mummy that is weak against fire
Sparks; little points of light that temporarily negate the power of the moon pearl
King Butterfly: Big bug that shoots beams
Daria: lizard dude that walks around and does nothing
Red Daria: they shoot fire occasionally
Shadow creatures: you can only hurt their core
Lizards: Annoying, weak enemies that do a surprising amount of damage
Blind: Leader of the thieves, hates bright light
Pengiun: Master Miyamoto's trademark, they slide around
Stalfos Knight: Giant stalfos that can use a sword and a shield, they are weak against bombs
Snow Flurry: Giant snow creatures that inhabit the lowest level of the Ice Palace
Wizzrobes: Wizards that disappear and reappear shooting magic beams
Sluggo: they slither around dropping green bombs
King Patra: Gigantic eyeball that can shoot lightning
Little Patra: his buddies
Pokey: a giant walking cactus...that's right...cactus
Chain Chomp: A big ugly chomper ball attached to a block by a chain
Trinex: A three headed turtle creature with both ice and fire heads
Giant Fish: he can throw bombs or fireballs, if you are a pain in the ass, that is
Lionel: Big centaurs that shoot fireballs
Bad Tree: a pissed off tree that might shoot a green bomb at you
Aghanim II: This time he has two dopplegangers, but he can't shoot lightning. Concentrate on defending yourself
Ganon: The Final Boss. To beat him, at first just keep pounding him again again with the sword, after he turns off the lights, use the fire rod to light up the room, hit him with the sword, and use the silver arrows when he's stunned. It takes four silver arrows to kill him.