Bunny Hood

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The Bunny Hood is a recurring item and object in The Legend of Zelda series.[1][2][name references needed]

Location and Uses

Ocarina of Time

In Ocarina of Time, the Bunny Hood is borrowed from the Happy Mask Shop as part of the Mask Trading Sequence. It can be sold to the Running Man that jogs in a set route around Lon Lon Ranch. The Running Man notices Link wearing the Bunny Hood and becomes interested in it.[3] Link can then sell him the mask for an amount of Rupees that will fill up his wallet.[4]

When worn, it prevents Stalchildren from appearing in Hyrule Field at night.

Majora's Mask

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

That's the Bunny Hood, isn't it?

That is a fine thing. It is filled with kindness towards animals.

In Majora's Mask, the mask increases Link's running speed and allows him to jump farther when worn. A second, minor function of the mask is to let an on-screen timer be displayed during the Postman's "count to 10 seconds" minigame to aid Link in stopping right at 10 seconds. It is given to Link by Grog in the Cucco Shack in Romani Ranch.[5] Grog laments how he wishes he could see the Cucco chicks he watches over grow into adults, but since the Moon will be falling in three days, he no longer has the time.[6] If Link equips the Bremen Mask and begins marching around the Shack, the chicks will follow him as he walks in their proximity. If Link stops his march, all of the chicks will disband. Once Link has all 10 chicks following him, they will all turn into adult Cuccos. Grog is amazed and thanks Link by giving him the Bunny Hood.[5]

The Wind Waker

In The Wind Waker, the Bunny Hood appears alongside the Goron Mask, Keaton Mask, and All-Night Mask behind the counter of the Nintendo Gallery. It can be seen hanging on the wall next to Carlov.

Other Appearances

Super Smash Bros. Melee

See also: SmashWiki's Bunny Hood article

In Super Smash Bros. Melee, the Bunny Hood appears as an item that gives the fighter wearing it faster speed and a higher jump. The Bunny Hood also appears as a Trophy.

# Trophy First Game / Move Description How to unlock
111
Bunny Hood
Ocarina of Time
11/98
Don the Bunny Hood to improve your agility drastically, allowing you to jump great distances and move at high speed. The ears are a cute accessory: they're even adorable on characters they don't quite suit. The Bunny Hood was key in The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, where it made Link move at one-and-a-half times his normal speed. Get a combined total of 125 combos for all characters in Training Mode

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

The Bunny Hood also appears as an item and a Trophy in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

# Trophy Significant Games Description How to unlock
191
Bunny Hood
Ocarina of Time

Majora's Mask
Headgear that hugely improves your jump and movement abilities. True to its name, the hood comes with a pair of cute, fuzzy ears. On the right characters, they're as cute as can be, but on the wrong ones, they're...scary. Of course, that adds to the item's charm. The sudden speed increase you get is responsible for more than a few self-destructs, so be careful. Random

Ocarina of Time (Himekawa)

In the child chapters of the Ocarina of Time manga by Akira Himekawa, Link and Princess Zelda borrow the Bunny Hood and the Mask of Truth in the Happy Mask Shop.

Hyrule Warriors

In Hyrule Warriors, the Bunny Hood appears as a costume for Zelda in the Majora's Mask DLC pack.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U

The Bunny Hood also appears as an item and a Trophy in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U.

# Trophy Appears in Description How to unlock
194
196
Ocarina of Time

Majora's Mask
This hood is beloved by a man with a passion for nature who longed to emulate a long-lost breed of bunny. Wearing this hood, he gained impressive leg power that allowed him to run for days on end. If you don this hood, you'll leave your foes in the dust with enhanced speed and jump power. Random
Bunny Hood

Link's Hijinks

The Bunny Hood is given to Link by Tatl to try and energize him to stop playing games and stop the Moon descending on Termina.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The Bunny Hood also appears as an item in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Nomenclature

Names in Other Regions
LanguageNamesMeanings
Japan
Japanese
ウサギずきん (Usagi Zukin) (OoT)[10]Same as English.
The Italian Republic
Italian
  • Orecchie da Coniglio (OoT | MM)[7]
  • Orecchie da coniglio (OoT3D | MM3D)[8][9]
  • Rabbit Ears
  • Rabbit ears
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References

  1. Encyclopedia, Dark Horse Books, pg. 119 (OoT | MM)
  2. "This Bunny Hood...makes me fast! And CUTE!" — Link (Link's Hijinks, Shogakukan, pg. 2)
  3. "I bet with those long ears you can hear the voices... Oh, these are genuine rabbit ears from the animal of legend! I don't care how expensive it is! Please sell it to me!" — Running Man (Ocarina of Time)
  4. "It's a 50-Rupee mask, but he paid you a crazy amount of money for it--more money than you can count!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time)
  5. 5.0 5.1 "I don't really get it, but just seein' these guys with a crest and all... I don't have regrets about anythin' anymore. I'm perfectly satisfied. Here...You can have this from me..." — Grog (Majora's Mask)
  6. "I heard it from my gramps. Says the moon's gonna fall... With somethin' that big, it's sure to take this ranch down with it... Hahhh...Oh, well. My only regret is that I won't get to see these guys in their prime as roosters." — Grog (Majora's Mask)
  7. Enciclopedia di Hyrule, Magazzini Salani, pg. 119
  8. "Orecchie da coniglio - 50 rupie" — Happy Mask Shop (Ocarina of Time 3D, Italian localization)
  9. "Hai ottenuto le orecchie da coniglio!" — N/A (Majora's Mask 3D, Italian localization)
  10. Nintendo Official Guidebook—The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Shogakukan, pg. 147
Masks in Majora's Mask
Postman's HatAll-Night MaskBlast MaskStone MaskGreat Fairy MaskDeku MaskKeaton MaskBremen MaskBunny HoodDon Gero's MaskMask of ScentsGoron MaskRomani's MaskTroupe Leader's MaskKafei's MaskCouple's MaskMask of TruthZora MaskKamaro's MaskGibdo MaskGaro's MaskCaptain's HatGiant's MaskFierce Deity's MaskMask


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