Kilton

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Kilton is a recurring character in The Legend of Zelda series.(BotW | TotK)[4][5]

Biography

Breath of the Wild

Kilton is a Hylian Monster fanatic who owns the Fang and Bone traveling shop where he sells Monster-related wares. He can only be encountered during the night, when the Fang and Bone appears. Initially, the Fang and Bone can only be found at Skull Lake

When first spoken to, Kilton will be startled by Link's sudden appearance, though he becomes disappointed when he realizes he is simply a Hylian.[6] Link asks who he is, Kilton introduces himself and asks if came because he heard rumors of a Monster Shop.[7] He further explains that he is still preparing for the grand opening of the Fang and Bone.[8] To prove his point, he provides Link with his business card, which advertises the Fang and Bone.[9][10] However, he requests that Link return the card to him because it is the only one he has.[11]

Kilton then hesitantly asks Link if he is interested in Monsters.[12] I Link affirms that he likes them, Kilton then asks how much he likes them.[13] If Link claims to adore them, Kilton interjects and states that he loves Monsters more than Link does.[14] After taking a moment to calm himself, Kilton apologizes to Link for his outburst.[15] He explains that he loves researching Monsters so much that he decided to open the Fang and Bone, which is dedicated to them.[16]

Kilton informs Link that he travels all over Hyrule Kingdom, though he is unsure where he should visit next.[17] During his musings, he discusses the benefits of visiting Kakariko Village, Hateno Village, Rito Village, Zora's Domain, Lurelin Village, and Tarrey Town.[18] Thinking about it excites Kilton so much that he decides to take off from Skull Lake.[19] Before he leaves, he tells Link that he is sure they will meet again in a village during the night.[20] Kilton, along with the Fang and Bone, will then disappear.

Following this encounter, Link can find Kilton on the outskirts of all the villages he mentioned starting at 9:00 PM. The spots where Kilton appears are marked by a Sign.[21]

During their second meeting, Kilton will once again be surprised to see Link.[22] He announces that the Fang and Bone is officially open for business.[23] Since it is Link's first time shopping at the Fang and Bone, Kilton decides that the first thing they will do is convert his Monster Parts in Mon.[24] If Link asks what Mon is, Kilton explains that he loves Monsters so much that he turned them into money.[25]

Kilton explains that if Link brings him Monster Parts, he will give him Mon in exchange.[26] The Fang and Bone is the only business that accepts Mon, which Kilton considers to be exclusive.[27] With Mon, Link is able to purchase Monster gear, which Kilton created based on his research.[28] Kilton also reveals that he is constantly developing more Monster gear, so he reminds Link to check out the Fang and Bone between his adventures.[29] He then encourages Link to start exchanging Monster Parts with him.[30]

On subsequent visits, Kilton is able to smell Monsters on Link before he turns around.[31][32][33][34][35][36][37] He will be surprised to see Link once he turns to face him, at which point he welcomes him to the Fang and Bone.[38] When Link leaves, Kilton will hope to see him again in the future.[39] If Link is still at the Fang and Bone after 5:00 AM, Kilton will realize that it is time for him to leave.[40]

Kilton is the subject of the "A Shady Customer" Side Quest. At the East Akkala Stable, Hoz shares that he has heard rumors about Kilton and the Fang and Bone and that his activities have made the people of Akkala uncomfortable.[2] He asks Link to share the appearance of any suspicious individuals he sees, especially if he spots Kilton.[41]

To satisfy Hoz, Link must take a Picture of Kilton with the Camera to show him.[42] When Link shows him the Picture, Hoz will chuckle before remarking that Kilton is strange.[43] He thanks Link for showing it to him, as he believes it will help him hunt Kilton down.[44]

After defeating Calamity Ganon, Link is able to ask Kilton about certain Monsters, which Kilton is happy to talk about.[45] He decides to talk about the big ones, specifically Stone Taluses, Hinoxes, and Molduga.[46] Kilton is aware of how many of each of the Monsters reside in Hyrule Kingdom.[47] Kilton is currently pursuing these Monsters, but he is unable to get near them due to their size.[48] He asks Link to find and defeat all of the members of these giant Monster species.[49] He plans on analyzing the scent of their fluids that will stick to Link's body during their battle, which will allow him to learn about their habits, behaviors, and other qualities.[50] He tells Link that he is counting on him.[51]

Once Link has defeated all of the members of a Monster type, Kilton will be able to smell it on him.[52][53] To reward Link for his assistance, he will gift him a Medal of Honor.[54] He claims that as long as Link has his Medal of Honor, he will always be with him.[55] He reassures Link that he will no longer have to suffer in silence, empathizing with his pain for having to kill a Monster.[56] While Kilton considers destroying Monsters to be "soul-crushing work," he recognizes that it must be done.[57]

Even after collecting the Medals of Honor, Link can continue to ask Kilton about the giant Monsters.[58] Despite sharing Link's pain, Kilton will excitedly praise him for being able to defeat them all.[59][60][61] Due to Link's assistance, Kilton was able to learn about the structure and diet of Stone Taluses,[62] the Food preferences between different types of Hinoxes,[63] and the size limits of Molduga.[64] He once again thanks Link for his help.[65][66]

Tears of the Kingdom



At some point, Kilton passed his old Shop over to his brother, Koltin. Upon completion of the Side Adventure "The Hunt for Bubbul Gems!", he will take up residence in Tarrey Town.

Trivia

  • If Link approaches Kilton while wearing the Dark Series in Breath of the Wild, Kilton remarks that it is terrifying enough to make a brave merchant "cry for his mummy".[67]

Nomenclature

Names in Other Regions
LanguageNames
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
EnglishBR
Kilton (BotW)
Japan
Japanese
キルトン (BotW | TotK)
The Republic of ChinaThe Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of ChinaThe Macao Special Administrative Region of China
ChineseTR
吉爾頓 (Jíěrdùn) (BotW | TotK)
The People's Republic of China
ChineseSI
吉尔顿 (Jíěrdùn) (BotW | TotK)
The Kingdom of the Netherlands
Dutch
Kilton (BotW)
Canada
FrenchCA
Kilton (BotW | TotK)
The French Republic
FrenchEU
Kilton (BotW | TotK)
The Federal Republic of Germany
German
Kilton (BotW | TotK)
The Italian Republic
Italian
Kilton (BotW | TotK)
The Republic of Korea
Korean
킬튼 (TotK)
Latin America
SpanishLA
Kilton (BotW)
The Kingdom of Spain
SpanishEU
Kilton (BotW | TotK)
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References

  1. Creating a Champion, Dark Horse Books, pg. 95
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Recently I've been hearing about a suspicious guy named Kilton... He runs a shop called Fang and Bone. They say he goes around pushing some kind of cart night after night. He's been making people around here uncomfortable with his suspicious and otherworldly activity..." — Hoz (Breath of the Wild)
  3. "Traveler...If you don't mind, would you lend your ears to my little brother's plea? I fear Koltin can't make his dream come true without some...eh...assistance." — Kilton (Tears of the Kingdom)
  4. "Kilton" — Game Screen (Breath of the Wild)
  5. "Kilton" — Game Screen (Tears of the Kingdom)
  6. "HOOOOOOOYAG! ... Hmm? Oh. It's just a Hylian." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  7. "[Who are you?] Me? My name is Kilton. I suppose you're here because you heard I was opening a monster shop, and you wanted to see it for yourself." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  8. "[Monster shop?] Yes. I'm opening a monster shop called Fang and Bone. But I'm still preparing for my grand opening." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  9. "Here's my business card..." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  10. "- Fang and Bone -
    Come see ol' Kilton for the most monstrous deals in all of Hyrule!
    " — N/A (Breath of the Wild)
  11. "I'm...going to need that card back. It's the only one I have." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  12. "Anyway... Do you, uh... Are you into monsters?" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  13. "[I like them.] How, uh... How much do you like them?" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  14. "[I ADORE monsters!] I LOVE MONSTERS MORE THAN YOU DO!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  15. "... I...uh... Sorry! I did it again." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  16. "I just love the field of monster research so much that I decided to open a shop all about monsters! I call it...Fang and Bone!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  17. "I travel all around Hyrule in search of rare and exciting monster parts. But I'm not sure which village I should visit next." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  18. "Kakakriko Village or Hateno Village? Though Rito Village and Zora's Domain are also good options. Hmm... I suppose I could go all the way to Gerudo Town or Lurelin Village. But Lake Akkala is much closer." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  19. "RAWWWWWRGH! I'm so excited I can hardly contain myself! I can't just sit around while there are monsters to be studied! I'm off!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  20. "I'm sure we'll meet again in some village during the night. Fare thee well!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  21. "Fang and Bone
    (only open at night)
    " — Sign (Breath of the Wild)
  22. "HOOOOOOOYAG! Ahhh...it's just you. You startled me." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  23. "My monster shop is now open for business!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  24. "Seeing as how you're a first-time customer here at Fang and Bone... our first order of business will be converting your monster parts to mon." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  25. "[What is mon?] Mon is a currency I invented to destabilize the market and fight the establishment! Just kidding, there is no establishment in Hyrule! I just love monsters so much that I turned them into money!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  26. "Here's the deal: if you bring me monster parts, I'll exchange them for mon." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  27. "I'm the only business in Hyrule that accepts mon as payment! Pretty exclusive, eh?" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  28. "Anyway, you can spend your mon on various types of monster gear that I've created based on my research." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  29. "Ah... Another thing. I'm always developing new monster gear, so remember to check back in between your adventures." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  30. "So let's exchange the monster parts you have for mon!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  31. "This smells like Bokoblin or maybe..." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  32. "This smell... *sniff sniff* Is it a Chuchu? Or perhaps..." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  33. "This smell... *sniff sniff* Is it a Moblin? Or perhaps..." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  34. "This smell... *sniff sniff* Is it a Lizalfos? Or perhaps..." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  35. "This smell... *sniff sniff* Is it a Lynel? Or perhaps..." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  36. "This smell... *sniff sniff* Is it a Hinox? Or perhaps..." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  37. "This smell... *sniff sniff* Is it a Stone Talus? Or perhaps..." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  38. "AHHHH! Oh, it's just you. Good evening... How may I help you?" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  39. "I hope to see you again another monstrous night..." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  40. "Ack! Is it that time already? I need to get this show on the road!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  41. "Well, if you see any suspicious people, please tell me what they look like in detail! Really! If you see this Kilton character, please tell me all the juicy details. I'm counting on you!" — Hoz (Breath of the Wild)
  42. "If you find someone fitting of that description, get an image of him to show to Hoz." — Adventure Log (Breath of the Wild)
  43. "Heheheh. I see... How strange." — Hoz (Breath of the Wild)
  44. "Seriously, I can't thank you enough! This will surely help me hunt him down. Really, I must thank you somehow!" — Hoz (Breath of the Wild)
  45. "[About monsters...] Dya DYAAAAAAAH! You want to know about monsters? I just LOOOOOVE talking about monsters!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  46. "Ooh. OOOOOOOH! Let's talk about the huge ones! The stone colossus? The forest giant? The giant sand beast?! Which monster do you want to hear about?" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  47. "[The giant sand beast.] The giant sand beast... More commonly known as the Molduga. They're giant monsters that live in the sand of the desert. According to my sources, there are only four of them in Hyrule." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  48. "I'm currently after them myself, but they're just so big! I can't even get near them..." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  49. "So could I ask you to find them and, uh, harvest their materials? I'm talking all of them." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  50. "That way, I'll be able to analyze the scent of their fluids that will inevitably stick to your body during battle. That will allow me to determine their habits, behaviors, and overall qualities." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  51. "I'm counting on you..." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  52. "You—! You've defeated every last Stone Talus! Oh, you are FRAGRANT, my friend. It smells like there's a Stone Talus standing right in front of me!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  53. "*sniff sniff* This scent... This! This is! You've done it! You've defeated all the Moldugas! Oh, this scent! It's as if a Molduga was standing right in front of me!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  54. "Tha-thank you so much! Oh, yes! Here, let me give you this." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  55. "As long as you have this... I'll always be with you!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  56. "You don't have to suffer in silence anymore. I know how much it hurts you every time you kill a monster." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  57. "Destroying monsters for their materials is soul-crushing work, but it must be done." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  58. "[About monsters...] Oh yeeeeah! Which monster do you want to talk about?" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  59. "But I share your pain... You're a real rock crusher!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  60. "But I share your pain... You're a forest-giant slayer!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  61. "But I share your pain... You're a giant-sand-beast slayer!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  62. "Thanks to you, I now know their musculoskeletal structure...as well as their general diet." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  63. "I knew there were four types of Hinoxes, but I just recently learned that each type has different food preferences. Not me, though. I'll eat anything!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  64. "I wonder how big that thing will get... Things just keep getting more and more interesting." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  65. "Thank you so much for your help!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  66. "Thank you very much!" — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)
  67. "That's a pretty terrifying outfit, if I do say so myself. It could make even the bravest merchant cry for his mummy." — Kilton (Breath of the Wild)