Red Moblin

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Red Moblins are recurring Enemies in The Legend of Zelda series.[1][2] Red Moblins go unnamed in Oracle of Seasons and Oracle of Ages.

Characteristics

The Legend of Zelda

In The Legend of Zelda, Red Moblins are common enemies found throughout Hyrule. They keep to the wooded areas, such as the Lost Woods, and throw spears to attack. These spears can be blocked with the most basic Shield.

Not all Red Moblins are enemies, however. Some friendly Red Moblins hide in secret caves across Hyrule and give Link Rupees when spoken to, uttering the iconic phrase "It's a secret to everybody" in the process.[3]

The Adventure of Link

In The Adventure of Link, Red Moblins appear leaner and muscular. Although their master, Ganon, is deceased, they continue to serve him and patrol the Overworld of Hyrule.[4] Red Moblins are common to the wooded areas of Hyrule, although some can be found on bridges or caves. They attack by either jabbing or throwing their spears.[5]

Oracle of Seasons



Oracle of Ages



Other Appearances

Cadence of Hyrule

Red Moblins are a stronger variant of the Moblin. Their movement is restricted to the beat of music, and have a set attack pattern that forces them to move every two beats, crouching for one beat before jumping on the next, harming anyone that stands in their way. Their main weapon is the Spear, which they may throw at the current character when they get close enough. They always attack within a pattern, pausing on one beat to aim their spear before throwing it on the second beat, and having it land on the third. Once landed, they will make their way towards retrieving their spear unless it has been destroyed, picked up by another Moblin, or the hero using the Power Glove. Without their spear, they will search for another one or if there are not any around, they will proceed to attack the heroes directly. Their spears are only temporary weapons, which can be throw with the Power Glove in order to deal damage to other enemies.

Nomenclature

Names in Other Regions
LanguageNamesMeanings
Japan
Japanese
赤モリブリン (Aka Moriburin) (TLoZ)[9]Red Moriburin
The People's Republic of China
ChineseSI
莫力布林(红) (Mòlìbùlín (Hóng)) (TLoZ)[13]Mòlìbùlín (Red)
The French Republic
FrenchEU
  • Moblin Rouge (TAoL)[11]
  • Moblin rouge (CoH)[12]
  •  
  • Same as English.
Canada
FrenchCA
Moblin rouge (CoH)[15]Same as English.
The Federal Republic of Germany
German
Roter Moblin (CoH)[10]Same as English.
The Italian Republic
Italian
  • Moblin (Rosso) (TLoZ)[8]
  • Grublin (Rosso) (TAoL | OoS | OoA)[6]
  • Grublin rosso (CoH)[7]
  • Moblin (Red)
  • Grublin (Red)
    From grugno (snout) and Blin
  • Red Grublin; portmanteau of grugno (snout) and -blin.
Latin America
SpanishLA
Moblin rojo (CoH)[14]Same as English.
The Kingdom of Spain
SpanishEU
Moblin rojo (CoH)[16]Same as English.
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See Also

References

  1. Encyclopedia, Dark Horse Books, pg. 193 (TLoZ | TAoL)
  2. "Defeated By: Red Moblin" — Game Over (Cadence of Hyrule)
  3. "IT'S A SECRET TO EVERYBODY." — Red Moblin (The Legend of Zelda)
  4. "Hyrule was on the road to ruin. The power that the vile heart of Ganon had left behind was causing chaos and disorder in Hyrule. What's more, even after the fall of Ganon, some of his underlings remained, waiting for Ganon's return." (The Adventure of Link manual, pg. 3)
  5. "A little devil that lives mainly in the forest. He attacks Link by throwing spears, but he moves slowly." (The Adventure of Link manual, pg. 28)
  6. Enciclopedia di Hyrule, Magazzini Salani, pg. 193
  7. "Causa della sconfitta: Grublin rosso" — Game Over (Cadence of Hyrule, Italian localization)
  8. The Legend of Zelda manual, Italian localization, [which page?]
  9. Hyrule Encyclopedia, Tokuma Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd., pg. 209
  10. "Besiegt von: Roter Moblin" — Game Over (Cadence of Hyrule, German localization)
  11. Encyclopedia, Les Éditions Soleil, pg. 194
  12. "Défaite causée par: Moblin rouge" — Game Over (Cadence of Hyrule, European French localization)
  13. 塞尔达传说:百科全书, New Star Press, pg. 198
  14. "¡Fin de la partida! Causa: Moblin rojo" — Game Over (Cadence of Hyrule, European Spanish localization)
  15. "Défaite causée par: Moblin rouge" — Game Over (Cadence of Hyrule, Canadian French localization)
  16. "¡Fin de la partida! Causa: Moblin rojo" — Game Over (Cadence of Hyrule, Latin American Spanish localization)