Click a square of the map to leap to its description.
Continue left. You can enter cavern 3 from here.
Screen 1: Accessed from H6. Strike the post with the Tackle Belt to lower the barrier. Use the Tackle Belt again to cross the collapsing tiles.
Screen 1: Accessed from G8. This entire cave is in darkness, and features numerous traps; equipping the Lamp is recommended. Jump the gap using the Jump Shoes, and jump your way to the doorway; there are invisible landmines underfoot!
Screen 2: Cross the collapsing tiles with the Jump Shoes, Dash Shoes or Tackle Belt. You must blast all four switches at once to lower the blocks in Screen 3.
Screen 3: Defeat Seeballon to obtain a Clock. You must blast the switches in Screen 2 to be able to reach Seeballon.
Screen 1: Accessed from F6. Pound the posts with the Hammer to enter the dungeon. When entering to the top from Screen 2, blast the switch to lower the top blocks in Screen 2.
Screen 2: Go up and around to Screen 1; use the Shield or Jump Shoes to avoid the arrows. With the top blocks lowered, blast the switch to lower the bottom blocks.
Screen 3: Use the Jump Shoes to get around the holes in the floor. Defeat Skullhead to obtain the Armored Jacket.
Screen 4: Use the Push Bracelet to move the rocks; from the right, push the second and fourth rocks up, and then top-right rock forward. Walk to the bottom and push the lowest rock forward, and the one above it upward.
Screen 5: Use the Jump Shoes to get past the spikes. A crossroads; go down (to Screen 8) to fight Hurricane Commander, or go left (to Screen 6) but only if you have the Wings. Defeat Pinokion to obtain the Homing Bomb.
Screen 6: There are three swinging balls to avoid; they all move at the same speed, so timing your move shouldn't be too troublesome.
Screen 7: Use the Wings to cross the gap and obtain the Remote Control.
Screen 8: Cross the gaps with the Jump Shoes. There are falling rocks here; don the Helmet to avoid potential damage.
Screen 9: The boss room! Defeat Hurricane Commander to obtain an Explosive Core, an extra unit of health and a shuttle part!
Once the Desert Zone is complete, return to Screen 9 to fight Deral for another extra unit of health.