How to wall jump in Metroid Dread

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with the launch of metroid dread, players will be making their way through the planet ZDR, and thankfully there are plenty of items, power-ups, and suits to help you along your journey. One of the original moves is wall jumping, which has been in the series for years. You don’t need to unlock this trick, as it’s available from the beginning, but it can still be difficult to perform properly.

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The wall jump is an essential maneuver that must be used to advance through the story. So if you’re stuck on figuring out how the trick works, you’ve come to the right place. Here, we’ll detail everything you need to know about Wall Jump In metroid dread.

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how to wall jump

wall jumping is much easier metroid dread in comparison super metroid. The key is to make sure Samus does flips in the air – a standard jump won’t work. To do this, make sure you’re running before pressing NS to jump if you press NS Without first moving in any direction, you’ll just make a standard jump without flipping. run or walk towards the wall and then press NS To jump and you will start flipping towards it.


Once you are touching the wall, move your stick in the opposite direction, and press NS To jump once again from the wall to the other side. If timed right, you’ll launch from the first wall to the next wall. Keep moving the stick left and right by pressing continuously NS To jump back and forth between them. Timing is a bit loose, so you don’t need to be very precise to make it work.

The video above shows the wall jump in action.

how to do underwater wall jump

Samus Underwater in Metroid Dread.
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Initially, underwater wall jumping is not possible. That is until you gain access to the Gravity Suit, which is unlocked about 50% of the way through the game. To achieve this, you’ll need access to the Morph Ball, Pulse Radar, and Space Jump. Gravity Suites is located in Burencia at the very bottom of the area. It is located on a Chojo statue.

Map of the Gravity Suit location in Metroid Dread.Statue of Chojo with gravity suit at Metroid Dread.

Once achieved, you can wall jump underwater, basically overcoming any physics of being underwater. Thanks to the addition of the Gravity Suit, you will no longer be sluggish while traveling underwater. Once you have a Gravity Suit, the wall jump procedure works the same underwater, so follow the steps described above to execute the maneuver. Now you can do wall jumps wherever you see fit.

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