Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure
Pitfall (SNES)
North American SNES box art
Developer(s) Activision
Redline Games
Pipe Dream Interactive (GBA)
Publisher(s) Activision
Pony Canyon (JP),
Majesco (GBA, NA),
Interplay (GBA, EU)
Platform(s) Super Nintendo Entertainment System platform icon Game Boy Advance platform icon Virtual Console (Wii) platform icon
Accessory(ies) Accessory icon - Wii Classic Controller - Blue
Genre(s) Platformer

05ESRB - T  03PEGI 12  01CERO A  02USK 6  01Australian Classification Board - G

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Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure is a video game released for the SNES and later on the Game Boy Advance on launch day. It is a sequel to the hit classic on the Atari, which was released years before this game. The Sega Genesis/Mega Drive version has also been released on the Wii Virtual Console.




  • Sling Shot - An item that will let you shoot enemies.
  • Boomerang - A powerful, throwable item that can defeat enemies.
  • Sling Stones - Contains stones for your slingshot.
  • Exploding Stones - Rare stones that can easily defeat enemies on contact.
  • Sacred Heart - Can restore health once collected.
  • Golden Idol - Will bring you back to life if you die.
  • Time Keeper - An item that will freeze time.
  • Mayan Chili Pepper - An item that will increase your running and jumping abilities.


There are 14 levels in all, excluding the three bonus Loltun Vault levels and the Atari 2600 level.

  • Ceiba Jungle
  • Xibalba Falls
  • Tazamul Mines
  • Lost City of Copan
  • Copan Temple
  • Lakamul Rainforest
  • Yaxchilan Lagoon
  • Palenque Ruins
  • Tomb of Palenque
  • Balankanche Mine (Runaway Minecar)
  • Jaina Island Falls
  • Tikal Ruins
  • Temple of Tikal
  • Warrior Spirit (Final Level)



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