Questions tagged [legend-of-zelda-series]

The Legend of Zelda series of action/adventure games by Nintendo follow a young boy named Link (often a different incarnation game-to-game) as he strives to save the land of Hyrule and the Princess Zelda (also different) from the evil Gannon and stop his quest for the Triforce. Questions here should be about aspects of the series as a whole.

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In the 3D Zeldas, is it faster to roll or to simply walk?

In 3d zeldas where you can roll infinitely (By memory Ocarina of Time, Majora's Mask, Windwaker and Twilight Princess) I usually just roll over and over again instead of simply walking. It feels just ...
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Gamecube disc issue

I am having issues with my Gamecube, but I can't figure out what's wrong. It only happens with one disc, the Legend of Zelda collectors edition. I can only play Majoras mask from the disc. The rest ...
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Do Ganondorf's Steed, and Zelda's Steed have names?

Throughout the LoZ Series, Ganondorf's and Zelda's horses make multiple appearances. Likely the most evident is in Ocarina of Time. In breath of the Wild, the horses can be found, tamed, and even ...
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What is the difference between the LoZ songs “Lost Woods” and “Saria's Song”?

I never played OOT growing up, but I did watch friends play it and ever since have had the "Lost Woods" song stuck in my head, which I recently learned on ukulele. Specifically, this version. However, ...
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What are the origins of the Master Sword?

Have the origins of the Master Sword ever been explained? As far as I know, every Legend of Zelda game features the same Master Sword, passed down through the generations. However, even in Skyward ...
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What is Zelda's Legend?

The title that Nintendo chose for the series has led to a lot of confusion, even now, with people still confusing Zelda and Link. Basically, through the long and short of it, the primary focus of ...
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Zelda: the Triforce and the Sierpinski triangle [closed]

The Triforce artifact found in many Legend of Zelda games bears a great deal of resemblance to the fractal known as the The Sierpinski triangle (Triforce on top, Sierpinski triangle below): They ...
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Where does Breath of the Wild take place in the Zelda Timeline

Do we know, with clues in the game, where Breath of the Wild happens in the Zelda Timeline? Are there at least clues to find out if we are in the Fallen Hero, Zelda or Link timeline?
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In which order should the branches of the Zelda timeline be played? [closed]

Since the release of Hyrule Historia, the Zelda series has an official timeline (later updated). Given that a player would like to play through the games in this chronological order, which order ...
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What wishes have been made upon the Triforce?

The myth of the triforce says that anybody who touches the Triforce can see any of their wishes made real. Ganon tries often to take it for himself to wish ultimate power, ruling the world, and other ...
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Is there any other kingdom than Hyrule?

In the same vein as my other question Is there any other kingdom than the Mushroom Kingdom?, we all know that Zelda is the Princess of Hyrule, but is there any other kingdoms visited during Link's ...
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What created Dark Link, and what is his purpose?

In the Legend of Zelda series, a recurring character that appears in a few of the titles is Dark Link. After reading the wiki a few quotes stand out: "Conquer yourself" - Navi Dark Link is ...
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Which Legend of Zelda game does this Link with the white cap belong to?

I installed a Legend of Zelda theme for my computer, and one picture drew my attention. I am somewhat familiar which game each Link comes from, but I am not able to figure out which one the Link on ...
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Has Link ever had a male fairy companion?

As a player of only a few games in the series, I have experienced games where Link has, and has not had a fairy companion. However, in the games where he has had a fairy companion, they have only ...
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Is there a game for Farore?

My question comes from the "Oracle of [Ages/Seasons]" games, where the main "Damsel" is Nayru/Din respectively. Now from the lore, Nayru and Din were the goddesses that created Hyrule. Nayru is the ...
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What other heroes are from the Hylian race?

Just having a look at the Zeldapedia on Hylians, the opening paragraph suggests that aside from Link, there have been many Hylian heroes: The Hylians, also known as the Hylia people, are a ...
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What do Rupoors do?

When Link finds a Rupoor in some games, he loses Rupees out of his wallet. How many? Is it the same every time? And in every game?
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How does a “Rupoor” work?

In The Legend of Zelda series, a Rupoor is an item that steals your money. How does it work within the confines of the game world? Does the money just vanish? Does it get eaten? The question is ...
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Which Zelda game do these screenshots belong to?

I was watching a Youtube video on all Zelda intros, but I couldn't identify one gameplay video. I am attaching some screenshots from the video. Which Zelda game do these screenshots belong to?
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Is this line from Zelda 2 the only time Link's thoughts are verbalized?

In Zelda 2, there's a mirror that you have to find in a random house. When you crouch down and pick it up, one of the game's text crawls reads as follows: As far as I can tell, this is the first and ...
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Which Zelda game came out after Skyward Sword?

I searched in google but did not get any good results. Do you know the name of the next Legend of Zelda game after Skyward Sword?
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Nintendo World and the “7 Stars” Concept [closed]

I always was super fan of Nintendo games and games for Nintendo, although I haven't played them all. And I always had a curiosity about the 7 Stars concept present in several games, like Super Mario ...
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How are the pieces of the Triforce distributed?

In Ocarina of Time, it is said that Ganondorf takes the Triforce, later it explains that the Triforce split in order to prevent him from having it, and left him with the Triforce of Power because that ...
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Which Zelda and Link are featured in the Super Smash Bros. series?

Zelda and Link, from the Legend of Zelda series, are reincarnated characters. From adventure to adventure, thousands of years may have passed, so the two characters are never actually the same person ...
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Was Farore ever referred to as Fayore?

Most people who've played Zelda games I'm sure are aware of the three goddesses in Hylian mythology: Din, Nayru and Farore. But when I was a kid I remember Farore being spelled Fayore. I thought that'...
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Are there humans in Zelda?

At the beginning of this trailer, there's reference to humans. Which leads me to wonder, were there ever humans in the other Zelda games? For example, would Hylians be considered humans?
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Which hand does Link have the triforce on?

I was wondering which hand Link is supposed to have the triforce glow from. I can't find any standard, and the image I have found have it on both hands, which I expect is a product of the people ...
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How well were the games in LoZ: Collector's Edition emulated?

The Gamecube game, Legend of Zelda: Collector's Edition included four games (The Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, Ocarina of Time, Majora's Mask) that weren't ported but are emulated ...