Thunder

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Not to be confused with Lightning.

The Thunder magic is an ability in The Adventure of Link.[1]

Overview

The Thunder magic is used to cause Thunderbird's face to appear, which is its weak spot. The Thunder magic is also a very powerful ability in general, as it destroys all non-boss monsters on the screen.[2] The only drawback is that it is an extremely expensive magic to cast.[3] Link learns this magic from the old man in the Old Town of Kasuto only after the young hero has increased his Magic Meter to the highest possible level by finding the four hidden magic containers.

Nomenclature

Names in Other Regions
LanguageNamesMeanings
Japan
Japanese
  • サンダー (Sandā)[4]
  • THUNDER
  • Thunder
  •  
The People's Republic of China
ChineseSI
雷电魔法 (Léi diàn mó fǎ)[7]Thunder Magic
The French Republic
FrenchEU
Thunder[5]
The Italian Republic
Italian
Tuono[6]Thunder
The Russian Federation
Russian
N/A 
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Other Names

These names, though from official English sources, are not considered Canon by Zelda Wiki as they contradict a name or names from a higher-priority source.
Name
Thunder Spell[8]
Applies to
Source
Superseded by
NameApplies toSourceSuperseded by
Thunder Spell[8]

See Also

References

  1. Encyclopedia, Dark Horse Books, pg. 109
  2. "The most powerful of the 8 magics, it can damage all of the enemies on the screen." (The Adventure of Link manual, pg. 44)
  3. "However, Link has to be very strong in order to use it." (The Adventure of Link manual, pg. 44)
  4. "サンダー
    THUNDER
    " (The Adventure of Link manual, pg. 47)
  5. Encyclopedia, Les Éditions Soleil, pg. 109
  6. Enciclopedia di Hyrule, Magazzini Salani, pg. 108
  7. 塞尔达传说:百科全书, New Star Press, pg. 109
  8. "Thunder Spell
    During Link's quest to recover the six shards of the Magic Crystal, Link frequently used the power of magical Spells. Link used the Thunder Spell to damage multiple enemies at the same time. This Spell also played a crucial role in Link's struggle against Thunderbird in the Great Palace ."
    The Great Hyrule Encyclopedia , Zelda.com (archive), retrieved January 24, 2022.