Martha's Bay

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Martha's Bay is a location in Link's Awakening.[1]

Features and Overview

Martha's Bay is a small water inlet on the south coast of Koholint Island. This region borders Toronbo Shores to the west, Ukuku Prairie to the north, and Animal Village to the east. Another region east of the bay is simply called East of the Bay, but is inaccessible from the bay proper, as is the region to the northwest known as Pothole Field. The fifth dungeon, Catfish's Maw, is located in the center of the bay, surrounded by a reef. The abandoned home of a Ghost stands in the southwest part of the region. The Ghost is escorted back to his home by Link and makes his peace with death before returning to his grave in Koholint Prairie.

Beneath the bridge in this region is a Fisherman who has lost his fishing hook. Link trades a new Fishing Hook to him in exchange for his next catch, which is Martha's Necklace. Link can return it in exchange for one of her Scales, which reveals the resting place of the Magnifying Lens on the bay's shore by placing it on The Mourning Mermaid.

Two Telephone Booths on opposite sides of the bay and the entrance to Animal Village can be found here.

Minor Enemies


Martha's Bay is named after a Mermaid in Link's Awakening.[2]

Names in Other Regions
The People's Republic of China
玛莎海湾 (Mǎshā hǎiwān) (LANS)[4] 
Baie de Martha (LANS)Martha's Bay
The French Republic
Baie de Martha (LANS)Martha's Bay
The Federal Republic of Germany
Zwergenbucht (LANS)Dwarf's Bay
The Italian Republic
  • Baia di Martha (LA | LADX)[3]
  • Baia Martha (LANS)
  • Martha's Bay
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  • Unused location text in the original version of Link's Awakening names the very eastern part of the region Entrance to the Animal Village.


  1. Encyclopedia, Dark Horse Books, pg. 234(LA)
  2. "Martha is a mermaid encountered in Link's Awakening" (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild—The Complete Official Guide, Piggyback Interactive Limited, pg. 351)
  3. Enciclopedia di Hyrule, Magazzini Salani, pg. 234
  4. "玛莎海湾" — Map (Link's Awakening for Nintendo Switch)
Regions in Link's Awakening
House by the BaySale's House O' BananasTail CaveBottle GrottoKey CavernAngler's TunnelCatfish's MawFace ShrineFace ShrineEagle's TowerTurtle RockWind Fish's EggYarna DesertAnimal VillageEast of the BayKanalet CastleRaft ShopRapids RideMabe VillageMysterious WoodsSouth of the VillageTabahl WastelandGraveyardKoholint PrairieSignpost MazePothole FieldToronbo ShoresUkuku PrairieMartha's BayGoponga SwampTal Tal HeightsTal Tal Mountain Range
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