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The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is an action-adventure game in the Legend of Zelda series released on the Nintendo Gamecube in 2003. A re-make of it was released for the Wii U in 2013 under the name "Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD".

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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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What is the completion award for completing the Nintendo Gallery

In WindWaker, there a place near Korok island that is the Nintendo Gallery; you bring a photo of a character there, and a statuette of that character will appear in the gallery. You can probably do ...
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How did a rat flip my barrel in the Forsaken Fortress (first visit)

I was helping my little brother through the Forsaken Fortress in The Wind Waker. I was at the square room with the huge doors (right before the area with the moblin guard outside the tower) and was in ...
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How am I supposed to know where to find the triforce shards in Zelda Wind Waker HD?

Without having to refer to walkthroughs, how was I supposed to know where to find all the triforce shards? On my adventures I had uncovered three triforce maps, but what of the rest of the shards? Is ...
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Message in white box behind game graphics in Dolphin emulator (4.0, Stable)

I recently bought The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker. Before I got hit really hard with the flu, I took apart my GameCube / entertainment center in my bedroom to put something else precious in its place. ...
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Koroks on the map

In Wind Waker HD, if you talk to the Deku Tree about the Island Koroks after finishing the Forbidden Forest dungeon, he will tell you that he has marked the Koroks on the map for you. However, I don'...
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Is there an easy way to Super Swim in Wind Waker?

I've been trying for a while and I finally got it, then do something completely wrong. Instead of using the Wind Waker, I talked to the boat. I don't really remember what happens when you do that but ...
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Can you Super Swim on the Gamecube Version of wind waker on the Wii?

What I'm asking is that I could use storage on the gamecube when I play the game. But it seems to be more difficult when play it on the Wii. On a GameCube disc. Since Super swimming is fun, Is it ...
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How do I defeat Gohma?

I have been playing through Wind Waker on GameCube, and I have been stuck at the Gohma boss fight for a week, now. I have tried many walk-throughs, and I understand what is going on in the battle, ...
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How to buy Legendary Pictographs from Lenzo?

So Lenzo will not give me the dialogue option to buy any Legendary Pictographs, no matter what phase the moon is in. I have already beaten the game, and am playing on the Second Quest profile (the ...
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Can I restart Savage Labyrinth at the last checkpoint?

I jumped into the Savage Labyrinth to get the triforce piece, but found out I need an item I've not yet gotten to complete it. Every 10 levels is an exit, but if I take it will I be able to restart ...
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How much does a new Wii U Wind Waker bundle edition have to download in order to play?

I'm planning to buy a Wii U and the LOZ Wind Waker bundle edition seems like a nice deal, but as far as I know the bundle does not come with a physical copy of the game, so you have to download it ...
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What auction strategy can get me the item with the least rupees spent?

Auctioning in this game is weird. You have to mash A to fill up a bar that will let you bid. If you bid high enough, it looks like the other bidders are stunned for a time. Is the best strategy just ...
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What heart pieces are unavoidable?

I'm attempting a three-heart run in The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker. I'm not picking up the heart containers after bosses, and I'm trying not to get more than three heart pieces. So far, I've picked ...
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LOZ Windwaker HD scene never ends

for some reason the LOZWW HD for WiiU when I get to the part at the beginning with the telescope aryll keeps asking "hey,what's that? playername! are you looking at the red postbox?", plays a chime ...
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How long do ice arrows freeze for?

How long, in seconds, does it take for an enemy to thaw after being hit by an ice arrow? Is it a random amount of time or a fixed amount? I know that Darknuts break free almost immediately, but how ...
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Tingle Statues | Respawning source of 100 Rupees

In the Gamecube version of Wind Waker, didn't the Tingle Statues serve another purpose, hinting to the location of a respawning source of 100 Rupees? Do they still do that in the WiiU HD version? ...
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Wind Waker: Barrier Skip 101

What are the flags that trigger the cs for the breaking of Ganon's barrier? I've looked, but to no avail, even the speedrunning community www.speedrunslive.com doesn't know. Please help. Then it will ...
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Color changing orbs dropped by enemies in The Legend of Zelda Wind Waker HD

Me and my brother have recently been getting really into The Legend of Zelda Wind Waker HD for the Wii U, and my brother was recently wondering about the orbs that some of the higher ranking enemies ...
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How do I get away from Wind Waker's Big Octo without boomerang, arrows, bombs?

When at sea, and trapped in a Big Octo's swirling watery clutches, how do I get away? I don't have the boomerang, bombs or the bow and arrow yet. I have the grappling hook, but I can't seem to use it ...
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Differences between Wind Waker and Wind Waker HD

I just bought The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD and since I already know the original, I've been thinking about following a walkthrough in order to find out about all the amazing secrets hidden ...
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Wind Waker's cutscenes freeze in Dolphin Emulator 3.5

I'm currently playing Wind Waker on Dolphin (not using it on Wii), and when I get to one of the first cut scenes (after you get the telescope and go back to your Grandma) it freezes/shows a black ...
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Grapple doesn't work in Zelda Wind Waker

Problem For some reason my grapple has never quite worked in Wind Waker. The only way I can latch on is by aiming very high above the grapple zones. Solution? Has anybody ever seen this problem ...
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Locations of Empty Bottles in Wind Waker?

Alright, so I'm looking for Empty Bottles in LoZ: Wind Waker. I've already found the first 2 from Medli and the Eskimo dude's assistant, but I'm having trouble finding the rest, and I'm assuming there ...
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How to switch from interlaced to progressive mode on Zelda Wind Waker on the Wii?

My son selected interlaced video when he started playing Zelda Wind Waker (GameCube game) on the Wii. Now it doesn't prompt us to switch back. Does this make a difference on the Wii since I set it ...
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Where is the big key in Dragon Roost Cavern in Legend of Zelda Wind Waker? And how do I get there?

How do I get the big key in Dragon Roost Cave? I MIGHT know where it is but I might be wrong. But how to do it is the problem
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How do you beat the final boss in Zelda Wind Waker for Gamecube?

How do you beat the final boss in Zelda Wind Waker for Gamecube?
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