Blast Mask

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The Blast Mask is a recurring Item in The Legend of Zelda series.(MM)[1] The Blast Mask goes unnamed in Link's Hijinks.

Location and Uses

Majora's Mask

Happy Mask Salesman's Commenthide ▲
Happy Mask Salesman says:

That's the Blast Mask, isn't it?

That is a fine mask. It is filled with feelings of gratitude.

The Blast Mask is obtained after saving the Old Lady from the Bomb Shop from being robbed.[2] On the First Day at midnight, the Old Lady will enter North Clock Town. At exactly 12:00 am, the thief Sakon will steal her bag full of Big Bomb Bags.[3] Link must attack him with a Sword, causing Sakon to drop the luggage and preventing him from stealing the Bomb Bags. After Sakon leaves the scene, the Old Lady will reward Link with the Blast Mask.[4]

According to a Gossip Stone, the mask is filled with gunpowder, enabling its exploding abilities.[5] While wearing the mask, the B button is replaced with the word "Explode." When B is pressed, an explosion will occur from the mask, much in the same way that a Bomb explodes. Link can use the mask in place of Bombs. Using the mask inflicts half a Heart of damage to Link.[6] However, if Link uses his Shield while using the mask, he will not receive any damage from the explosion. The mask becomes black and transparent for fifteen seconds after exploding and cannot be used again until it recharges and its opacity returns. In Majora's Mask 3D, the mask does not turn transparent after being used and takes only ten seconds to recover.

Other Appearances

Link's Hijinks

The Blast Mask is among the Masks given to Link by Tatl to demonstrate the mechanics of Masks and what they are useful for.

Nomenclature

Names in Other Regions
LanguageNamesMeanings
Japan
Japanese
バクレツのお面 (Bakuretsu no O-Men) (MM)[9]Mask of the Explosion
Canada
FrenchCA
Masque explosif (MM3D)[12]Explosive mask
The French Republic
FrenchEU
Masque d'Explosion (MM3D)[11]Explosion Mask
The Federal Republic of Germany
German
Ka-Bumm-Maske (MM)[10]Ka-Same as English.Boom Mask
The Italian Republic
Italian
Maschera esplosiva (MM | MM3D)[7][8]Explosive mask
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See Also

References

  1. Encyclopedia, Dark Horse Books, pg. 117 (MM)
  2. "You guarded the old woman's luggage! This was added to your notebook!" — Event Notes Screen (Majora's Mask 3D)
  3. "Ouch! Watch where you're going! Stop! Thief!!! I'm just an old lady--give me my luggage back!!!" — Old Lady from the Bomb Shop (Majora's Mask 3D)
  4. "Yes, I must thank you. It's a dangerous mask, but maybe you could use it to throw your own festival fireworks show." — Old Lady from the Bomb Shop (Majora's Mask 3D)
  5. "The old woman with knowledge of explosives has a dangerous mask filled with gunpowder..." — Gossip Stone (Majora's Mask)
  6. "Blast Mask
    Press B Button while wearing it to have a blast! Losing half a heart from the explosion is a side effect.
    " — Masks (Majora's Mask 3D)
  7. Enciclopedia di Hyrule, Magazzini Salani, pg. 117
  8. "Hai ottenuto la maschera esplosiva!" — N/A (Majora's Mask 3D, Italian localization)
  9. "バクレツのお面を いただいた" — N/A (Majora's Mask, Japanese localization)
  10. Offizieller Spieleberater: The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, Nintendo of Europe, pg. 108
  11. "Vous obtenez le masque d'explosion! Portez-le et faites-le exploser avec B Button!" — N/A (Majora's Mask 3D, European French localization)
  12. "Masque explosif
    Faites-le exploser avec B Button. Petit inconvénient: l'explosion fera baisser votre énergie vitale.
    " — Mask Menu (Majora's Mask 3D, Canadian French localization)
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