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This page details all appearances of Link outside the confirmed canon, main series games.

Other Appearances

Zelda (Game & Watch)

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The hero of the game. He risks his life and fights to rescue Princess Zelda.

Link's sweetheart - Princess Zelda - was kidnapped by the Eight Dragons in order to cause chaos in Hyrule, she is imprisoned in a magical cage that can only be opened with the pieces of the Triforce of Wisdom. Link journeys through the dungeon, defeats the dragons and saves Zelda.


A remake of the Game & Watch game Vermin is included as part of the Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda. Link replaces the protagonist, and has a design similar to that of Link in Link's Awakening for Nintendo Switch.

The Legend of Zelda TV Series

Link as seen in The Legend of Zelda TV Series

In The Legend of Zelda TV series, Link's appearance is similar to the official artwork of the original game: a green hat with a lighter green (sometimes yellow) stripe around the brow, and a green tunic with a brown belt, accompanied underneath it with a brown, long-sleeved shirt and brown pants. Interestingly, even though Link's hair and eyes are black in the first two aired episodes of the series, the third episode, "The White Knight", showed Link's hair and eyes as brown, which would remain until the last episode. Jonathan Potts serves as the voice actor for Link.

Living in North Castle with Princess Zelda and King Harkinian,[1] Link is in charge of protecting the Triforce of Wisdom from falling into Ganon's hands. However, he dislikes his new lifestyle, claiming that it is boring and would rather be off fighting monsters and roaming the world.[1] The only positive thing, he says, is that he gets to be in company of Princess Zelda, who usually dislikes Link's overall personality.[2][3] Despite this, it is revealed in "The Missing Link" that she loves the young hero anyway but would rather keep it a secret to prevent it from going into Link's head.[4][5] Link is persistent at any rate in trying to get Zelda to kiss him, and asks for a reward any time the young hero saves her.[6] Any time that seems like Zelda is about to kiss him,[7][8][9] they are always interrupted by Spryte, Ganon's minions or even Link's own clumsiness ruining the moment, leaving the young hero frustrated.[10] Link's motives for rescuing Zelda are not always a kiss, however, as he seems to genuinely care for her and would do anything to save her, which seems to be his weakness.[11][12] Even so, he will take any chance to impress Princess Zelda[13] or even to make her jealous.[14]

For the most part, Link is depicted as a capable swordsman and a quick thinker, although he is often shown to be a rather arrogant warrior as well, something that displeases Zelda the most.[5][15] Because of this, he sometimes underestimates the situation he is and ends up in more trouble than he predicts: in "The Moblins are Revolting", Link mocks Ganon for not being able to fight back since he is inside an indestructible bubble and decides to throw him around for a bit, which results in the bubble bursting and ruining Zelda's chances to retrieve the Triforce of Power.[16] He is also characterized for his somewhat childish nature, trying to avoid any responsibilities that do not have to do with fighting Ganon: in "Cold Spells", he decides to fake being sick so that he will not have to do chores around the castle.[17]

The cartoon series establishes that Link's entire inventory is actually shrunk inside his magic pouch around his belt: when Link is fighting a dragon, he pulls a miniaturized shield from the pouch, which then grows to normal size. Link always carries his sword, the Crissword, to fire Sword Beams at Ganon and his minions and thus send them back into the Evil Jar. The young hero only wields his Magical Shield in four episodes, which he just uses for a brief time during battles. He also often fights alongside Zelda,[18] who proves to be invaluable and even saves the young hero several times throughout the show.[19][20]

Captain N: The Game Master

Link from Captain N: The Game Master

Link makes four episode appearances in Captain N: The Game Master. Unlike his depiction in The Legend of Zelda TV Series, he is now portrayed as an older, more mature Link who is no longer obsessed with trying to steal a kiss from Princess Zelda. His hair is longer, and his tunic is also slightly different to accommodate to his older look, but it still retains the same overall style. Jonathan Potts reprises his role as Link's voice actor in this television show.

Link lives with Princess Zelda in North Castle, still protecting the Triforce and the kingdom of Hyrule from evil even after Ganon's fall. He is Kevin's favorite video game hero, and although the two of them get along very well when Kevin first meets Link in "Quest for the Potion of Power", Link begins to become jealous of Kevin's fighting abilities as the heroes travel to the Parapa Palace since Kevin's skills are making Link look like a clumsy swordsman. When the hero of Hyrule is fighting Horsehead inside the palace, he shamefully loses his sword against the foe, and just as he's about to get hit by Horsehead, Kevin rushes in and saves Link from the deadly blow, leaving Kevin to finish off the monster. The young hero, feeling humiliated, then begins to act competitive against Kevin,[21][22] refusing to receive instructions from him on how to defeat an Iron Knuckle.[23] It isn't until Zelda gets taken by the Iron Knuckle that he and Kevin sort out their differences, learning to work together instead of against each other.[24][25] From then on, Link becomes much more friendlier with Kevin, always willing to help Kevin whenever the need arises.[26]

The Legend of Zelda (Valiant Comics)

Link in the Legend of Zelda comic by Valiant Comics
Link in the Legend of Zelda comic by Valiant Comics

In the The Legend of Zelda comics by Valiant Comics, Link's appearance is also heavily based on the artwork of the first Zelda game: the young hero has long, reddish hair with brown eyes and a large, round nose. He was born in Calatia, where he lived with his parents Arn and Medilia.[27] Due to his thirst for adventure and talent for swordplay,[27] Link departs from Calatia in search for excitement, where he eventually stumbles into Impa and helps Zelda save the kingdom of Hyrule from Ganon's forces.[28] After accomplishing a daring quest, the Triforce of Courage displayed itself in Link's heart.[29] From then on, he begins to live in North Palace with the princess and King Harkinian, protecting both Zelda and the Triforce of Wisdom from Ganon's clutches.[30][31] Despite not living in Calatia anymore, he is still loyal to his homeland and would do anything to protect its people and its queen,[32] even if it means not being able to protect the Princess of Hyrule.[33][34]

Link is a skillful swordsman who is considered to be a formidable opponent,[35] even if his moves are said to be predictable by some.[36] Although a great part of Link's strength comes from the Triforce of Courage,[37][38] he is still capable of fighting and defeating other imposing foes, such as Shadow Link.[39] Just like in The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Link can be seen trying to steal a kiss from Zelda any time the chance arises,[40] but they always seem to get interrupted by Ganon's minions or Zelda changing her mind.[41] Unlike the TV Series, however, the comic makes it clear that Link and Zelda love each other, as they both plainly state it to one another several times throughout their adventures.[31][42] Furthermore, in "Assault", Zelda is even willing to give up the Triforce of Wisdom to Ganon in exchange for Link's life,[43] while the young hero is always ready to do anything to protect the princess from danger,[31] despite Zelda insisting in accompanying him in his many adventures in the Underworld.[44]

Despite being the bearer of the Triforce of Courage, Link at one point in the comics gets corrupted by the Triforce of Power after he manages to take it from Ganon's lair.[45] The young hero, blindly wanting more power, demands that Zelda turn over the Triforce of Wisdom to him,[46] even going as far as firing a magic spell at the princess.[47] Because Link has misused the power of the Triforce, the Triforce of Courage leaves his heart and goes to Zelda to protect her from Link's malevolence.[47] It is not until the princess shows him how his lust of power has corrupted him that Link realizes he is becoming like Ganon and what the price of that power is.[48][49] By choosing to throw away the Triforce of Power in order to keep his soul, Link once again proves to be worthy of being the bearer of the Triforce of Courage, which restores his life after nearly dying in Zelda's arms.[50]

The Crystal Trap

Link as depicted in the Nintendo Adventure Books

In the first book of the series, The Crystal Trap, Link and Princess Zelda are running inside the Midoro Palace trying to escape from Ganon's grap. However, the evil wizard finds them and eventually encases Link in a Crystal. Ganon explains that since he cannot obtain the Triforce of Courage and Wisdom from Link and Zelda respectively, he used a Magic Scroll which cast a spell to encase both pieces of the Triforce, including the Triforce of Courage encased in Link's heart.[51] Zelda is now forced to seek the three items dictated in the Fairy's Scroll that will help free Link from the Crystal, but she has just 24 hours before the young hero gets trapped inside the crystal forever.[52]

Eventually, Princess Zelda finds the Magic Honey, the Handprint, and the Magnifying Glass and uses them to shatter the Crystal. With Link now free, the young duo head off to find the Spear, which is the only weapon that can defeat Ganon. Link, with the help of Zelda's friend Greenbeard, obtains the Spear and uses it to defeat Ganon once and for all.[53]

The Shadow Prince

In The Shadow Prince, Link is portrayed as an outgoing, brave, playful, and even sometimes arrogant young warrior.[54] Despite his young age, he is still recognized as being the best swordsman in all of Hyrule and even has the Triforce of Couarge buried deep in his heart.[55][56][57][51] Link is also best friends with Zelda, and he seems to enjoy annoying her whenever the chance arises, although the princess also does not miss the opportunity to poke fun at the young hero.[58][59][60][61] Whenever in need of advice, Link seeks Impa, the castle's nursemaid, who often reminds him to not act rashly and to think things through, somewhat serving as his mentor and even giving him items which might help the young hero along his adventure.[62][63]

Link and Zelda meet a strange knight known as Sir Charles from the kingdom of Moria. Although the princess and the King of Hyrule are all quick to trust Charles, Link gets suspicious of his actions from the moment he meets the knight from Moria. After the King of Hyrule decides to show the Triforce of Wisdom to Charles and dubs him a Knight of the Triforce, Link, outraged at the king's decision, goes to Impa for advice and suggests that the young hero go to the Water Town of Saria and retrieve the Mirror of Truth, which will show Charles's true identity.[64]

After Link finds the Mirror of Truth in the Wiseapple Farm of Saria Town, he returns to North Castle only to find that the King has chosen Charles, and not Link, to deliver the Triforce of Wisdom to the Fifth Castle of Ancient Hyrule to keep it away from Ganon's grasp. The young hero furiously reminds the king of all the brave deeds he has done and claims that Charles can't be trusted because he is evil.[65] With the Mirror of Truth in his power, Link holds it up to Charles only to reveal that Charles is actually Ganon in disguise. The false knight quickly takes the Triforce of Wisdom and rushes off to the woods, where Link follows him and promptly defeats Charles by striking Charles's Necklace, which was the true source of Ganon's power.[66] Link safely returns to the castle with the Triforce of Wisdom, and the king decides to celebrate in honor of Link having saved the kingdom once again.

A Link to the Past (Ishinomori)

Link in the A Link to the Past comic

In the A Link to the Past comic by Shotaro Ishinomori, Link starts out as a simple, bumbling kid who gradually grows more confident about his abilities and succeeds in rescuing Princess Zelda with the help of the friends he makes along his adventure. Like in the game, Link is a descendant of the Knights of Hyrule;[67] because Link's parents stumbled into the Dark World, he was adopted by his uncle, who shielded him from the intrigues of the Royal Family.[68] In the comic, Link and Zelda have a close bond with one another, as they share a dream together where Zelda comforts the young hero and heals his wounds while searching for the Pendants of Virtue.[69][70][71][72]

At the beginning of the comic, Link is awoken as he is contacted telepathically by Princess Zelda, who asks him to save her from Hyrule Castle's prison.[73] Sneaking into the castle, Link witnesses his uncle's defeat against Agahnim and as such passes on his Sword and Shield to the young hero. Before passing out, Link's Uncle explains that after the young hero rescues Zelda and the people in the Dark World, he might be able to meet his parents.[74] Although Link is successful in rescuing the princess, Agahnim finds her once they reach the Sanctuary. As he kidnaps her, Zelda explains to Link that the Master Sword is the only weapon that can defeat the evil wizard.[75] Knowing this, Link begins his search for the two remaining Pendants of Virtue to wield the Master Sword after Sahasrahla grants him the Pendant of Courage.[76] Link eventually finds the rest of the Pendants with Sahasrahla's guidance and travels to the Lost Woods, where the Master Sword selects him as its bearer. Although the young hero makes it to Hyrule Castle before Agahnim casts his final incantation on the princess, he is unable to defeat the wizard and Zelda is transported to the Dark World.[77] With the help of Sahasrahla,[78] Link kills Agahnim by deflecting his own magic, but Agahnim, with his final breath, manages to transport Link into the Dark World.[79]

Instead of turning into a rabbit when he stumbles into the Dark World like in the game, Link momentarily turns into a beast before suppressing his negative emotions and managing to stay in his human form.[80] He then resumes his search for the princess,[81] and befriends Epheremelda the Fairy after rescuing her from monsters.[82] Helping Link out as a guide, Link and his fairy companion successfully free two Maidens from their crystals, with one of them revealing to Link that Zelda is imprisoned inside Turtle Rock.[83] Link, with the help of Roam, shows up and aids the young hero in defeating the monster in Turtle Rock.[84] With Zelda now saved, the trio head to Ganon's Tower, where Ganon rises from the defeated body of an Agahnim specter. Link stuns the beast with the Master Sword,[85] allowing Zelda to fire a Silver Arrow from Roam's crossbow and defeat Ganon. The Triforce rises from Ganon's body and asks Link to touch it with one wish in his heart as its new master.[86] The Triforce transports them back to the now-peaceful Hyrule, where Link sees a vision of his father, mother and uncle, who congratulate him on his difficult victory.[87] The newly-crowned Queen Zelda appoints Link as the Master of the Knights of Hyrule,[88] and the two of them, now being kept apart by their duties, share one last moment in the Lost Woods before Zelda gallops away on her horse.[89]

The Faces of Evil

During The Faces of Evil, Hyrule experiences an age of peace, which consequently has left Link bored with no adventures to go on. Shortly after he complains about the fact, Gwonam arrives and informs him that Ganon has seized Koridai and that, according to a prophecy, he is the only one who can defeat him. Link asks Zelda for a kiss of luck before leaving, but is rejected. The young hero leaves with Gwonam to Koridai on his magic carpet. Once there, Link ventures on his quest to defeat the masters of the "Faces of Evil"; mountain peaks that bare resemblance to Ganon's minions who now control certain areas of Koridai. During his quest, Link and Gwonam learn that Zelda was kidnapped by Ganon and put under a sleeping spell during Link's absence. At the end of his quest, Link fulfills his destiny by defeating Ganon at his lair and trapping him in the Book of Koridai, an item Link found during his quest and the only thing that could defeat Ganon. Link wakes Zelda from her spell by ringing a gong, and exclaims that he just saved her, though she teasingly denies this. They are taken back to Hyrule by Gwonam, who proclaims Link as the Hero of Koridai. Link once again asks Zelda for a kiss, but is again rejected.

The Wand of Gamelon

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Link from The Wand of Gamelon

Link plays a much smaller role in The Wand of Gamelon. The Royal Family is informed that the island of Gamelon has been seized by Ganon, and its ruler Duke Onkled has sent a request for urgent assistance. King Harkinian leaves to aid him, and Link is ordered to go to Gamelon if the King does not return in a month. He does so when the King winds up missing, but also disappears with no word back, forcing Zelda and Impa to leave for Gamelon. During their quest, they eventually learn through the Triforce of Wisdom that Link was involved in a terrible fight. However, his fate is ultimately left unknown. Zelda later learns from Lady Alma that she had met with Link, who had exchanged his Canteen for a kiss. After defeating Ganon and rescuing her father, Zelda wonders what had happened to Link. Lady Alma disregards his disappearance and Zelda smashes her mirror, causing Link to inexplicably reappear, implying that he was trapped inside. He has no recollection of what had happened to him.

Zelda's Adventure

In Zelda's Adventure, Link was captured by Ganon in the land of Tolemac. He had been traveling with Yelana, a guide from the swamp of Vendoss, but they were soon found and outnumbered by Ganon's spies, resulting in Link's capture and his guide injured.[90] The wizard Gaspra summons Zelda to defeat Ganon and rescue Link. Zelda eventually reaches and defeats Ganon after finding all seven of the stolen Celestial Signs, rescuing Link and bringing peace back to Hyrule and Tolemac. Link is only seen during the game's ending, holding hands with Zelda at the Vision Henge.

Super Smash Bros.

See SmashWiki's article on Link for more information.

Link has been one of the playable characters that have appeared in all five Super Smash Bros. games, first appearing as one of the eight playable characters available in Super Smash Bros.. Here, he is depicted in his adult form from Ocarina of Time, wearing his traditional Kokiri tunic. He also has some of his usual arsenal from The Legend of Zelda series at his disposal, including Bombs, his Boomerang, and a Hookshot. His Super Smash Bros. appearance marks the default look for Link in the rest of the fighting series, with him bearing the Master Sword and Hylian Shield as his default weapons and sporting the green tunic as the standard color of tunic. His home stage is Hyrule Castle.

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Link returns as one of the 14 playable characters available from the start in Super Smash Bros. Melee, the 2001 sequel to Super Smash Bros. In Super Smash Bros. Melee, he has his Bow in addition to the equipment he brought with him to the original Super Smash Bros. Also playable in the game as a secret unlockable character is Young Link, the youthful Link from most of the games in the series. Modeled after the Ocarina of Time andMajora's Mask version of the hero, Young Link is more agile but weaker than the older Link. He has some of the same weaponry and moves as his adult counterpart, although they are usually accompanied with a few changes, like his Hookshot and Boomerang having a shorter reach. Adult Link's stage is the Temple, while Young Link's is Great Bay.

Trophy information
# Trophy First Game / Move Description How to unlock
The Legend of Zelda
Even in his youth, Link was already becoming the warrior who would carry the destiny of Hyrule (and many other lands) on his shoulders. His epic struggles against the forces of darkness are written in legend, and he is bound to the Princess Zelda and the archfiend Ganondorf by the awesome power of the Triforce. Complete Classic Mode as Link
Link [Smash]
B: Bow
Smash B: Boomerang
Burdened with a shield, a heavy sword, and plenty of equipment, Link is not a very mobile character. Nevertheless, he's skilled with the blade, and his varied supply of missile weapons makes him a powerful fighter. To master Link, you must control the pace by balancing your long-range attacks with head-to-head swordplay. Complete Adventure Mode as Link
Link [Smash]
Up & B: Spin Attack
Down & B: Bomb
Link's Bow, Boomerang, and Bombs all take time to wield, so you may want to try drawing them in midair to prevent your foes from attacking you while you're vulnerable. The Spin Attack can score consecutive midair hits, and the final slash is very powerful. Link's Bombs are his trump card, but he can't pull one out if he's carrying another item. Complete All-Star Mode as Link

SoulCalibur II

See also: Soulcalibur II/Command List
Artwork of Link in SoulCalibur II

Link is a playable guest character in the GameCube version of SoulCalibur II. His appearance is taken from his adult incarnation from Ocarina of Time. Though he is voiced by Hiyama, he does not have a deep voice (as Adult Link does in Ocarina of Time), he now has a timbre relative to that of a tenor (similar to that of Zora Link, without modification). His voice is the same exact tone as Nightmare in the Japanese voicing of the game, as well as the seiyū voice of Siegfried Schtauffen in the entire Soul Edge and Soulcalibur series. Expectedly, Link's voice remains unchanged regardless of what language voice setting it is set to. Shigeru Miyamoto did not see a problem with Link appearing in what some had thought to be a "violent fighting game" since he had already been established as a fighter in the Super Smash Bros. games.[citation needed]

Not much is revealed about this incarnation of Link, but it is known that after saving Hyrule from an evil wizard who was being controlled by a fragment of Soul Edge,[91] he went on a secret quest to destroy the evil sword. Quickly pulling the Master Sword out of its pedestal, he set out to travel to this world to destroy Soul Edge with his trusty Ocarina of Time and Hylian Shield.[92] Eventually, he successfully seals away the evil within the Soul Edge, saving his homeland and quietly leaving the world he had come upon, leaving only a faint echo of his Ocarina.[93]

In SoulCalibur II, Link is one of the few characters with a ranged attack, alongside other guest characters Necrid and Spawn (the latter of which is exclusive to the XBox version). He is the only guest character to have his own theme and more than three costumes—the same colors that were his Super Smash Bros. costumes. His weapons are a number of weapons from The Legend of Zelda games, ranging from the Razor Sword to the Magical Sword and even the Bug Catching Net. In addition, Link's fighting style retains many of his signature moves from past games in The Legend of Zelda and Super Smash Bros. series. Some of these moves include the Spin Attack, the Jump Attack, the Down Thrust, the Jump Thrust, and the Dash Attack.

Link's Crossbow Training

In Link's Crossbow Training, Link travels around the land of Hyrule shooting targets, enemies, and more in order to perfect his Crossbow skills. The game most likely takes place after the events of Twilight Princess - where Link is presumably hunting down remaining monsters.[94] In the game, Link has very little interaction with other characters.

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

On May 10, 2006, at an after-hours press conference during the , Link became one of the first confirmed fighters in the Wii installment of the franchise, Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Unlike the previous games of the series, Link appears as depicted in the GameCube Twilight Princess, rather than Ocarina of Time. The Master Sword he has in Super Smash Bros. Brawl is much shorter than the one in Twilight Princess. Link's Final Smash move is known as the Triforce Slash. It slashes an enemy mercilessly with the power of the Triforce. In this game, "Young Link" does not return to the brawl, but rather, Toon Link takes on his role. This Link first appeared in The Wind Waker and has appeared in this form in several games since. Although he is different in many ways, the two Links are surprisingly similar and also have the same Final Smash. The Bridge of Eldin serves as the stage of the adult Link.

In the Subspace Emissary story mode from Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Link appears in a forest where he finds the Master Sword and teams up with Yoshi upon being attacked by the Subspace Army. Depending on which princess was saved, Link will either confront a mind-controlled Peach or confront Mario and Pit after seeing Zelda supposedly defeated by the plumber. They later team up and track down King Dedede to try and rescue the trophies stolen by him. Eventually, upon reaching Subspace, Link and Zelda are both present when meeting Tabuu but are both defeated by Tabuu's Off Waves. If Link and Zelda were rescued during Kirby and King Dedede's exploration of Subspace, a cutscene will show them both agreeing to revive Ganondorf, at which point they show him where their common target is. Link helps the other heroes throughout the rest of the story as they try to reach Tabuu inside the Great Maze to defeat him.

In all three games, Link can choose different color tunics. In the original Super Smash Bros., only the Green, Red, Blue, and Blue Ring tunic from the original The Legend of Zelda are available; however, in Super Smash Bros. Melee, the Black Tunic was added, and the Golden Tunic debuted in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

Link retains the same moves for most of the series, which are usually iconic weapons he has used throughout The Legend of Zelda series. The Hookshot serves as Link's grab move and also as a tether recovery in both Super Smash Bros. and Super Smash Bros. Melee, though not in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, where it has been replaced by the Clawshot. While the boomerang from Ocarina of Time appears in the series' first two games, the Gale Boomerang appears instead in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, replacing Link's standard Boomerang from Super Smash Bros. Melee. The Bow is the young hero's neutral special move, and the more the bow is charged, the farther the arrow will travel. Lastly, the Spin Attack makes a return as one of Link's most powerful moves and as his Recovery move when used in the air.

Trophy information

# Trophy Significant Games Description How to unlock
The Legend of Zelda

Twilight Princess
A young man who emerged to rescue Hyrule from peril. He's the bearer of the Triforce of Courage who fights to keep Ganondorf from conquering the world. His green outfit is a constant throughout the series. He's a skilled swordsman, horseman, and archer. He's also proficient with bombs and boomerangs. Clear Classic Mode as Link
Triforce Slash (Link)
Super Smash Bros. Brawl Link with a Smash Ball, releasing his ultimate attack. Light flares from the Triforce symbol on the back of his hand and rushes out to meet the enemy he faces. The enemy gets trapped within the glittering Triforce, is quickly cut to shreds, and is launched by the last strike. The attack works on one enemy at a time, so it's best to go after the character in first place. Clear All-Star Mode as Link
Outset Link
The Wind Waker Link in his traditional clothing. He wears a blue, V-neck, long-sleeved top with a lobster pattern, coordinated with slender orange pants. It makes you think that, even on his home, Outset Island, Link was quite the fashion leader, and suggests that he may have changed into his green hero's clothing somewhat grudgingly. Clear Target Smash Level 5 With 10 Characters

Sticker Information

Sticker Artwork from Effect in The Subspace Emissary Usable by

Epona & Link
Ocarina of Time [Arm, Leg] - Attack +9 This sticker is only usable by Link, Zelda, Ganondorf and Toon Link

King of Red Lions & Link
The Wind Waker [Explosive] - Attack +20 All

Link & Pigs
The Wind Waker Sticker Drops +40 All

The Legend of Zelda [Specials: Indirect] - Attack +17 All

A Link to the Past [Electric] - Resistance +31 This sticker is only usable by Link, Zelda, Ganondorf and Toon Link

Twilight Princess [Slash] - Resistance +27 This sticker is only usable by Link, Zelda, Ganondorf and Toon Link

The Wind Waker [Flame] - Attack +31 This sticker is only usable by Link, Zelda, Ganondorf and Toon Link

Link with Goron Mask
Majora's Mask [Slash] - Attack +17 This sticker is only usable by Link, Zelda, Ganondorf and Toon Link

Skyward Sword (Himekawa)

See Hylia's Chosen Hero

Other than the Link in Skyward Sword, this Link is the earliest chronologically.

This Link is the chosen hero of Hylia and aids her in her battle with Demise by reforging the Master Sword, eventually dying from wounds he sustained in battle. He is reincarnated as the Link of Skyward Sword hundreds of years later.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U

Link appears once again in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U. He retains the same move-set he had in Super Smash Bros. Brawl with the exception of his new dash attack, where Link will perform a Jump Attack. Like most characters in the game, Link has nine alternative custom moves.

Trophy information

# Trophy Appears in Description How to unlock
The Legend of Zelda

A Link to the Past
Green clothes? Pointy hat? Yep, it's Link, all right! In this game, his sword and shield make for effective attacking and blocking, and his bow, bombs, and boomerang will spice up any battle. He's even brought his Clawshot for grabbing enemies and edges. Jeez, just how much stuff can Link carry? Clear Classic Mode as Link
The Legend of Zelda

A Link to the Past
If Link was on a desert island and could only pick up one item, it'd be his powerful sword. This weapon is key to his down-air attack, a move with great launching potential and the ability to strike twice. He can also strike twice with his side smash-the second blow deals more damage and launches harder. Clear All-Star Mode as Link

Link (Alt.)
211 N/A Spirit Tracks Link is well known for his green clothing, a look he has sported throughout time. But in Spirit Tracks, he dons a blue uniform with a red cap instead. The cap is decorated with a dove, the symbol of the Royal Engineers. Playing the Song of Birds will call a dove to roost! Random
Engineer Link
216 N/A Ocarina of Time

Ocarina of Time 3D
The children from Kokiri Forest never seem to grow into adults. Just a young boy, Link is entrusted with a quest by the Great Deku Tree. He leaves the forest and eventually finds the Master Sword in the Temple of TIme. When he awakes, he is seven years in the future and an adult! Random
Adult Link (Ocarina of Time)
230 N/A Spirit Tracks You might feel sorry for this version of Link, what with him living a life on fixed rails rather than exploring the seas or the skies. But, like the smoke from his train, that feeling will soon disappear when you see that after leaving Aboda Village, the young engineer's quest to restore the Spirit Tracks is filled with adventure. Random
Link (Spirit Tracks)
181 N/A - Link makes use of the Triforce of Courage to trap foes, and then he launches a 16-blow combo. The final, mighty blow has the power to launch opponentes of the stage. When Link prepares the attack, the ray of light he emits must strike a rival, or the attack will fail. Shielding will do nothing to stop this powerful attack. Clear All-Star mode as Link
Triforce Slash (Link)

Hyrule Warriors

Prior to the events of Hyrule Warriors, a hero in green had appeared and sealed away an evil entity in order to restore the Triforce's balance, which had been disrupted by the evil. The hero split the evil soul into four parts and banished each one to a different area.

During the events of Hyrule Warriors, Link is a young, but powerful, knight in training. Due to his previous incarnation's close connections with the princesses of Hyrule, Cia falls under the influence of the sealed evil and becomes corrupt out of her envy. After Cia's forces attacks Hyrule Castle, Link sets out on a journey to save Hyrule and its princess from the forces of darkness.

Link has the most styles out of any character with five. His default is Hylian Sword which has him equipped with a sword and shield. The Magic Rod has longer range and great crowd control, but trades it in for lower defensive capabilities. His third weapon, the Gauntlets, grants him super strength in order to wield huge, heavy objects such as the Ball and Chain or even the giant pillars from Ocarina of Time. They also allow him to dig into the earth and fire electrical bursts along the ground. His fourth and final weapon is the Great Fairy, where is not Link who fights, but instead the Great Fairy who carries the young hero around in a Bottle. It is a very powerful style, having huge area of effect attacks and easy to exploit. The Master Sword is considered its own style and has a powered up version of the Spin Slash. The Master Quest DLC pack also gives Link a new type of weapon, his horse Epona.

Once he gets the Hero's Tunic, he also gets pauldrons, a chain mail under the tunic, and a blue scarf with the Royal Crest. His Twilight Princess, Skyward Sword, and Ocarina of Time incarnations come with the Courage Set. A Dark Link costume also becomes available by purchasing the Hero of Hyrule Pack. By purchasing the Master Quest Pack, Link's purple tunic becomes available as one of the unlockable costumes in the Master Quest Adventure Mode Map.

Link's Majora's Mask incarnation is also available as a separate downloadable character, by purchasing the Majora's Mask pack. He attacks using a bigger version of the Kokiri Sword, and can wear the Fierce Deity's Mask to perform certain attacks.

My Nintendo Picross: Twilight Princess

The twenty-fifth puzzle in the Picross series and the fortieth puzzle in the Mega Picross series depict Link.

Mario Kart 8

Link in his Skyward Sword incarnation appears as a character in Mario Kart 8 as part of the The Legend of Zelda × Mario Kart 8 DLC. He comes with the Master Cycle which includes the Triforce Tires and Hylian Kite.[95]

In the enhanced port for the Nintendo Switch, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Link is included with the base game alongside Hyrule Circuit and the Master Cycle bike. In addition to this, his incarnation from Breath of the Wild appears in update 1.6.0 of the game. Along with Link himself, the update adds the Master Cycle Zero, Ancient Tires, and Paraglider parts. This incarnation of Link uses the Guardian Sword++ as part of his tricks.

Cadence of Hyrule

Link joins Cadence and Zelda as playable characters in Cadence of Hyrule. Link appears to take design elements from The Hero of Legend that appears in A Link to the Past, Link's Awakening, Oracle of Ages, and Oracle of Seasons.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Link reappears as a playable Fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. His design and moves are now based on those in Breath of the Wild.

Link appears as a Fighter Spirit that can be obtained by either clearing "A Quest to Seal the Darkness", Link's Classic Mode Route, or by purchasing it from the Shop for G 300. Link also appears as the Link (The Legend of Zelda) Primary Spirit, the Wall-Merged Link Primary Spirit, the Link (A Link Between Worlds) Primary Spirit, as part of the Alfonzo & Engineer Link Support Spirit, and as part of the Totem Link Primary Spirit.

The Link (The Legend of Zelda), Wall-Merged Link, Alfonzo & Engineer Link, and Totem Link Spirits can be obtained through Spirit Battles. The Link (A Link Between Worlds) Spirit can be obtained by leveling the Wall-Merged Link Spirit to Level 99 and enhancing it.

Super Mario Maker 2

In Super Mario Maker 2, the Master Sword appears as a power-up that Mario can grab to become Link.

Cameo appearances

Link has appeared in cameos in Mario games for a long time as well as one of the F-Zero games. He also was mentioned in Donkey Kong Country 2 and Donkey Kong Country 3. Link from the cartoon series' most used line also appeared in Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. A costume based on Link's appearance in Skyward Sword is available in the Dynasty Warriors game, Dynasty Warriors VS for the 3DS. The costume also includes the True Master Sword and Hylian Shield, but they are not used in battle.



  1. "Don't you ever whistle at me again!" — Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 1)
  2. "Ugh! Even when you're a ghost, you're disgusting!" — Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 12)
  3. "No! I mean...maybe just a little." — Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 12)
  4. 5.0 5.1 "Don't get a swelled head. I just like you a little, that's all." — Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 12)
  5. "Ta da! Saved ya again. Kiss me." — Link (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 5)
  6. "I'm glad too. And thanks for rescuing me. You still want a kiss?" — Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 4)
  7. "Mmm...shut up and kiss me!" — Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 6)
  8. "Well...ok. A quick little kiss. But remember, it doesn't mean anything!" — Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 11)
  9. "Ow....this ALWAYS happens!" — Link (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 6)
  10. "She's in trouble! I, well... Aw, heck. I'm such a sucker." — Link (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 3)
  11. "That dratted Link is seriously starting to annoy me. But he does have a weakness. He'll do anything for Zelda." — Ganon (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 7)
  12. "Zelda wants a prince, she'll get a prince." — Link (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 3)
  13. "Jealous, Zelda?" — Link (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 4)
  14. "Boy, I'm good. No wonder you love me." — Link (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 12)
  15. "No! We almost had the Triforce, it was right there! But nooo, you had to start messing around!" — Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 13)
  16. "So who wants to get well? I'm gonna keep playing sick until this stupid cleaning is over." — Link (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 2)
  17. "Quick, take these and try to open the gate. Zelda and I will try to hold off Gohma." — Link (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 9)
  18. "I saved you, too! We're even." — Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 11)
  19. "Zelda! Help!" — Link (The Legend of Zelda TV Series, Episode 8)
  20. "You're the hotshot game master, why ask me?" — Link (Captain N: The Game Master, Episode Quest for the Potion of Power)
  21. "Move it, you're blocking my shot!" — Link (Captain N: The Game Master, Episode Quest for the Potion of Power)
  22. "I don't need you telling me how to handle this, sorehead!" — Link (Captain N: The Game Master, Episode Quest for the Potion of Power)
  23. "Okay, Kevin. Let's try it your way. This is going to take two of us." — Link (Captain N: The Game Master, Episode Quest for the Potion of Power)
  24. "This is my fault. I acted like a jerk because you were such a whiz kid on my turf." — Link (Captain N: The Game Master, Episode Quest for the Potion of Power)
  25. "You're gonna need help. I'm going, too!" — Link (Captain N: The Game Master, Episode Once Upon a Time Machine)
  26. 27.0 27.1 "The eldest son of Arn and Medilia, young Link grew up in the kingdom of Calatia, west of Hyrule. At a very young age, Link displayed a talent for swordplay and a thirst for adventure." (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. Bonus 2 Issue #4)
  27. "Impa found this hero. A young adventurer named Link who had come to Hyrule in search of excitement, fame and romance." (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 2 (Bonus))
  28. "The Triforce of Courage, the most mysterious of the three, remained hidden for many years until Link accomplished a daring quest. Now the Triforce of Courage dwells in his heart, the secret of his greatest power." (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. Bonus 1)
  29. "Link's Tower. The Triforce of Wisdom is kept here. (Unfortunately, Link keeps all his junk here, as well)" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. Bonus Page)
  30. 31.0 31.1 31.2 "Not WE. Just ME. You're going back to the overworld! [...] Because it's gotten too dangerous down here. Because I'm a hero, this is MY job! Because I'm going to protect you whether you like it or not! And because...because I love you." (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 3 [The Power])
  31. " can I? My homeland are all depending on me! I can't leave them!" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 6 [Coming Home])
  32. "I let the woman I love face her doom alone just so I could be here to put an end to your tyranny--and I will, no matter what!" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 10 [Coming Home])
  33. "Zelda...I'm a hero, I must help my queen. Do what you have to do." (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 6 [Queen of Hearts])
  34. "I dare not fight Link...not again. Though my magic chains shall have stolen HALF his strength by morning, still he possesses the Triforce of Courage--! Still, he is...dangerous!" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 7 [Coming Home])
  35. "You always use the same moves, kid! You always charge right through!" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 7 [Thief in the Night])
  36. " can I win without the Triforce? What chance do I have..." (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 8 [Coming Home])
  37. "Link has grown too soft...too dependent on its power!" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 7 [Coming Home])
  38. "Even without the Triforce, Link, your courage is your greatest power!" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 10 [Coming Home])
  39. "Hmmm... safe enough to kiss me, Princess?" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. Missing in Action)
  40. "Aw, heck! Something ALWAYS happens every time I'm about to get a smooch!" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 3 [The Power])
  41. "Zelda: Because you LOVE me...and I love YOU." (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 6 (The Price))
  42. "Yet... To save Link's life, you offered to surrender the Triforce of Wisdom to the evil one." (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 8 [Assault])
  43. "The Magic Trophy Ganon stole is hidden in t he lower chambers! The town of Ruto will perish unless it is returned! We MUST find it! [...] I am NOT going back! Why should I?" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 2 [The Power])
  44. "The Triforce of Power! This is what gives Ganon his magic force! For years, he's been trying to steal Zelda's Triforce of Wisdom. Whoever has both Triforces will control Hyrule forever! I wonder what happens if I...YOW!" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 4 [The Power])
  45. "I'm going after Ganon! I have to DESTROY HIM! But to crush him INSIDE Death Mountain where he's strongest, I need more power! I need the Triforce of Wisdom! I MUST HAVE IT! If I possess both Triforces, I can defeat Ganon once and for all!" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 9 [The Power])
  46. 47.0 47.1 "Your spell didn't harm me! How? The Triforce of Courage protected me! [...] The Triforce of Courage has left your heart...and come to me!" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 7 [The Price])
  47. "Don't you see what's happening?! You don't have to JOIN Ganon! You've BECOME Ganon!" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 8 [The Price])
  48. "There is a price either way. My LIFE, if I give up the Power! My SOUL, if I keep it! I choose to keep...MY SOUL!" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 9 [The Price])
  49. "And in doing so, you proved worthy of the Triforce of Courage! It returned to you, and restored your strength! It saved your life!" (The Legend of Zelda comic, Valiant Comics, pg. 10 [The Price])
  50. 51.0 51.1 "'I already have the Triforce of Power, but I need all three parts of the Triforce to complete my hold on Hyrule. Since I cannot get the Triforces of Courage and Wisdom from you, then you shall not be able to use them, either,' he says. 'With this magic scroll, I have cast a spell to encase them in unbreakable crystal. Of course, since the Triforce of Courage is in Link's heart, I'm afraid the poor boy will have to be shut up in the crystal also. Sorry about that.'" (The Crystal Trap, Simon & Schuster, pg. 65)
  51. "'Not likely,' says Ganon. 'There's only one way to break the crystal, and I don't think you'll ever figure it out, or find the three things you need. By this time tomorrow, Link will be trappedi n the crystal forever!'" (The Crystal Trap, Simon & Schuster, pg. 65)
  52. "Link gets ready to throw the spear. As he does, Ganon stumbles backward. 'The spear!' says the evil wizard in a trembling voice. 'How did you find it?'" (The Crystal Trap, Simon & Schuster, pg. 17)
  53. "'Nice shot,' he says. 'But you were a micro-inch from an exact bullseye. Now, observe a master marskman.' 'I hate it when you brag, Link,' Zelda grumbles. Link winks at Zelda and faces the target." (The Shadow Prince, Simon & Schuster, pg. 2)
  54. "Though he isn't even twenty yet, Link is already known as the greatest warrior in all of Hyrule." (The Shadow Prince, Simon & Schuster, pg. 2)
  55. "'This is crazy! You're going to entrust Charles with the Triforce of Wisdom? I mean, come on! Who carries the Triforce of Courage in his heart? Me--that's who!'" (The Shadow Prince, Simon & Schuster, pg. 102)
  56. "'There are three Triforces, all pieces of the one original Triforce,' Zelda explains. 'The Triforce of Power is in clutches of the evil wizard Ganon. And they say that the Triforce of Couragei s buried deep in Link's heart.'" (The Shadow Prince, Simon & Schuster, pg. 78)
  57. "Two steps behind is Zelda's best friend, Link." (The Shadow Prince, Simon & Schuster, pg. 2)
  58. "'Did you hear something?' Zelda asks, stopping suddenly. 'Hear something?' Link replies. Zelda scowls. 'Do you have to repeat everything I say?' 'Repeat everything you say?' Link grins." (The Shadow Prince, Simon & Schuster, pg. 2)
  59. "'I'm not in the mood for jokes, Link. I have a strange feeling Ganon and his forces might be lurking around here.' 'Ohhh,' Link cries. 'Lurking'--pretty big word, Zel. Been hitting the books again?'" (The Shadow Prince, Simon & Schuster, pg. 2)
  60. "Link grins. 'Maybe now you'll better appreciate the talent here at home.' Zelda looks confused. 'Talent?' she says. 'Where?' Then she grins and they both burst out laughing." (The Shadow Prince, Simon & Schuster, pg. 2)
  61. "Link, who's listening nearby listening, turns to Impa in outrage. 'The Triforce!' he blurts. Impa grabs his arm. 'If you act rashly, you might ruin your own cause. Here.' She presses a crumpled piece of paper into his hand. 'Let this guide your actions.'" (The Shadow Prince, Simon & Schuster, pg. 23)
  62. "Link looks after Impa. She has always been a faithful friend, and her advice is usually good." (The Shadow Prince, Simon & Schuster, pg. 74)
  63. "There's only one thing to do. You must hold Charles up to the Mirror of Truth. Then we'll see his true self." (The Shadow Prince, Simon & Schuster, pg. 88)
  64. "'And anyway, Charles can't be trusted. He is evil!' The room is in an uproar. The king raises his hand. 'Silence! Link, you've made some very serious charges against Sir Charles. You'd better have proof to back up your words, young man!'" (The Shadow Prince, Simon & Schuster, pg. 103)
  65. "With a neat chop he cuts the necklace in two. Charles gasps, clutching his throat. 'My necklace!' he cries. 'My beautiful necklace!' [...] Suddenly, Charless falls to his knees. [...] Charles's handsome features begin to melt away, exposing a grinning, bare skull with starving white eyesockets. [...] The evil wizard raises a claweed hand and Link suddenly feels as if he's under water. But Ganon's power isn't strong enough to stop Link from moving forward. [...] then, with a chilling shriek, he vanishes into thin air." (The Shadow Prince, Simon & Schuster, pg. 96,97)
  66. "I thought the old fool I destroyed in the castle was the last one! Could it be the whelp is also of their bloodline? Find him! And leave no stone unturned in your search! Do not return to this castle until you witness his last breath! Is that understood?" (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 3)
  67. "Your parents were Knights of Hyrule... But they stumbled into the Dark World... You will never be able to enter the Dark World and find your parents! [...] They dwell now in the Dark World... After they disappeared, your uncle adopted you and shielded you from the intrigues of the Royal Family..." (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 14)
  68. "We are in our dream... If two people dream the same thing, they will meet..." (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 8)
  69. "Zelda: You must be very tired... You have give us so much hope... You can't give up now... [...] Please rest...don't worry..." (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 9)
  70. "My hurts..." (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 9)
  71. "That was a strange dream! But my arm! Who did this?! [...] The Tower of Hera!" (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 10)
  72. "Link... Help me... I'm being held prisoner in the castle... Help me... My name is Zelda..." (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 4)
  73. "Take my sword and shield. The must save her! After you rescue Zelda...and the people in the Dark may meet your parents..." (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 8)
  74. "It's no use fighting Agahnim with an ordinary sword! You need the Master Sword of legends past!" (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 17)
  75. "The symbols are the legendary Pendants of Virtue. I can help you with the Pendant of Courage...but finding the remaining two pendants is not a quest to be taken lightly... Do you really believe you can accomplish this task, young man?" (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 13)
  76. "I have been awaiting your arrival, foolish hero! Watch now as your precious princess vanishes--before your very eyes! Behold! The last moment of Princess Zelda! NOW!" (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 13,14)
  77. "Link, listen! Agahnim's magic is like a double-edged sword... The Master Sword was also forged to repel evil magic!" (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 4)
  78. "It appears you are not such a fool after all... But it makes no difference... My defeat will not restore the wise men's seal, on the contrary... [...] And with my final will join Zelda in...the Dark World!" (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 5,6)
  79. "Oh no! My negative emotions are turning me into a beast! I must not surrender to these emotions! I'll live a beast's life--forever! I won't!" (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 8)
  80. "I will never give up! I will find Zelda even in the Dark World!" (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 8)
  81. "Uggh! You're an ugly little mannn...but you have my thanksss for helping my Epheremelda... I sssaw your sssword and thought you were the knight..." (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 4)
  82. "Thank you for saving me, Link! I know you are searching for Zelda. She is being held in a rock that looks like a turtle. But this rock is located at the end of this world..." (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 8)
  83. "Move it, hero! Without that head, the monster's fire and ice will mix violently! You can guess what happens next!" (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 1)
  84. "His sword... I am paralyzed..." (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 6)
  85. "Welcome, Link... I am the Essence of the Triforce. [...] You have totally destroyed Ganon. The Triforce is waiting for a new master. Its Golden Power is in your hands--touch it with a wish in your heart." (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 8)
  86. "Link... You have done well, Link... In the Imprisoning War of years past, great armies risked all to seal Ganon in the Dark World. You, however, accomplished a much more lonely and difficult victory... It was not only by your own power, but also that of the many generations of knights and Wise Men who preceded you. Let the memories of their efforts humble you. Never forget!" (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 11, 12)
  87. "Link was appointed as Master of the Knights of Hyrule by the newly-crowned Queen Zelda." (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 13)
  88. "It's ironic, isn't it... The psychic link between us was so strong when I was in Ganon's clutches... But now that we are both free, and at seem so distant, guarding the Triforce... I am alone." (A Link to the Past manga, VIZ Media, pg. 14)
  89. "It's good of you to come see me. I was the one who was guiding Link across Tolemac, when we were spotted by one of Ganon's spies. I did what I could to stand with Link, but there were too many of them and he was taken." — Yelena (Zelda's Adventure)
  90. "Just as the people were about to lose all hope, the sun miraculously returned. Link, who was summoned by Zelda to find the cause of the disasters, successfully defeated the magician. The people of Hyrule rejoiced in the belief that eternal peace would rule. Unfortunately, this was not to be. It became clear that the magician responsible for the disasters was in fact controlled by an evil sword called Soul Edge, which existed in an another world." — N/A (SoulCalibur II)
  91. "Knowing that the resurrection of the evil blade must be prevented at all costs, Link chose to travel to the other world and destroy Soul Edge. Link gathered his trusted Master Sword, Hylian Shield, and Ocarina, and set off on a secret journey." — N/A (SoulCalibur II)
  92. "Link came to this world in order to defeat the evil which threatened Hyrule. After a long journey, Link finally succeeded in sealing away the terrible evil. In doing so, he not only saved his homeland from peril, but also maintained the tranquility of this world. Link then quietly left this world--a faint echo of his Ocarina was all that remained." — N/A (SoulCalibur II)
  94. The Legend of Zelda X Mario Kart 8 - AOC Pack - Digital Download , Nintendo UK, published August 26, 2014, retrieved August 26, 2014.