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Statues are recurring Objects in The Legend of Zelda series.[1][2][3]

Location and Uses

While many Statues are simply decorative, some are able to be moved or destroyed by Link in a variety of ways in order to press Switches or open new pathways. Other Statues are capable of autonomous movement and serve as Enemies.

There are also a number of specific and notable Statues in the series.

The Legend of Zelda

A Link to the Past

Main articles: Carver's Statue and Gargoyle

In the remake of A Link to the Past & Four Swords, three Carver's Statues appear as rewards during the Lumberjack's Riddles. Additionally, the Gargoyle serves as the entrance to Thieves' Town.

Link's Awakening

Main articles: Mermaid Statue and Owl Statue

In Link's Awakening, the The Mourning Mermaid covers a Cave containing the Magnifying Glass. Additionally, Owl Statues appear throughout Koholint Island.

Majora's Mask

Main articles: Owl Statue and Quill Statue

In Majora's Mask, Owl Statues are used in conjunction with the "Song of Soaring" to transport Link across Termina, and to Save. In Majora's Mask 3D, similar objects called Quill Statue also appear.

Oracle of Seasons

Main article: Owl Statue

In Oracle of Seasons, Mystery Seeds can be given to Owl Stones in exchange for advice on nearby puzzles.

Oracle of Ages

Main articles: Link Statue and Owl Statue

In Oracle of Ages, Mystery Seeds can be given to Owl Statues in exchange for advice on nearby puzzles. Additionally, various Link Statue appear in Lynna City after Link defeats Veran.

Four Swords

The Wind Waker

Main articles: Link Statue and Tingle Statue

In The Wind Waker, Tingle Statues appear in Dungeons when certain spots are Bombed. Additionally, a Link Statue appears in Hyrule Castle.

Four Swords Adventures

The Minish Cap

Main articles: Mysterious Statue and Stone Statue

In The Minish Cap, there are three Mysterious Statues in Castor Wilds with whom Link can Fuse golden Kinstone Pieces. Statues resembling Minister Potho appear outside Funday School, with one inside being movable to access a portion of the Hyrule Underground.

A number of Statues appear in Dungeons to assist in solve puzzles, or to serve as decoration. In Dark Hyrule Castle, there are a number of Stone Statues that hinder Link's progress, and can only be destroyed by reflecting their own cannonballs back at them.

Twilight Princess

In Twilight Princess, Link can use the Dominion Rod to control Mechanical Statues and Horned Statuettes. Statues are important in Link's quest to help Ilia; six Owl Statues hold the missing characters from the Ancient Sky Book, and the Wooden Statue is an Item used to restore Ilia's memory.

A Link Statue depicting Wolf Link and Midna also appears at the final floor of the Cave of Shadows.

Phantom Hourglass

Main article: Tribal Head Statue

In Phantom Hourglass, Tribal Head Statue appear as parts of various puzzles.

Spirit Tracks

Main article: Tribal Head Statue

In Spirit Tracks, Tribal Head Statue appear as parts of various puzzles.

Skyward Sword

Main article: Bird Statue

In Skyward Sword, Bird Statues are used to Save and return to the Sky.

Tri Force Heroes

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The Anubis-like statue

In Tri Force Heroes, Link can Save his progress by checking the Tri Force Hero Statue in the center of Hytopia's village. The Serpent's Toga also allows the Links to temporarily transform into a Statue when standing still, rendering them invincible to most threats.

In the Stone Corridors Level, the Links make use of several Anubis-like Statues in order to press down Floor Switches, block the paths of Spiketraps, and weigh down tilting platforms. They can be picked up with the Boomerang and blown a short distance with the Gust Jar. The Level's Boss, Vulture Vizier, will occasionally drop some of these Statues onto the tilting platform where the battle takes place.

Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors

Main article: Sealed Statue

In Hyrule Warriors, Sealed Statue are objects used to open the Temple of the Sacred Sword. Zelda can also control Mechanical Statues and Owl Statues with the Dominion Rod.

Hyrule Warriors Legends

Main article: Owl Statue

In Hyrule Warriors Legends, Owl Statues can be used in conjunction with a golden Ocarina to warp.

The Faces of Evil

The Wand of Gamelon


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石像 (Sekizō)[4]Stone Statue
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  1. Art & Artifacts, Dark Horse Books, pg. 120 (TLoZ)
  2. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past & Four Swords—Prima's Official Strategy Guide, Prima Games, pg. 179 (FS)
  3. "The Gemstone Switches behind the Statues" — Sheikah Stone (Skyward Sword)
  4. Nintendo Official Guidebook—The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap, Shogakukan, pg. 34