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10th Aug '17 2:36:13 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* Yuga is [[DudeLooksLikeALady horribly effeminate]] and [[AmbiguouslyGay camp as shit]] [[spoiler:and [[HijackingCthulhu hijacks]] ''[[BiggerBad Ganon]]''. Round one, Hilda vines up the walls like freaking [[Franchise/KingdomHearts Maleficent]], which means no wall-merging, which means this fight is almost right out of ''Link to the Past''. Then round two starts out as a game of [[TennisBoss Dead Man's Volley]], except he wall-merges right after the win - and Zelda gives you the ''Bow of Light''. That's right, you have to attack this guy ''while you're a painting''. First you get in behind him and shoot him in the back; he falls out, and you slash him. Then, another round of Volley. Then you shoot him in the ''face'', and while he's stunned, you go around and ''then'' shoot him in the back; he falls out and you slash him. Then he adds a ''second shot'' during the Volley, and you're ButtonMashing trying to keep up with this. Then he goes in, and tries to ''tackle you'' for trying to shoot him in the face. So you turn around, fire, and your shot ''circles the room and'' '''[[ExactlyWhatIAimedAt shoots him in the back]]'''. Then he falls out, and one more swing and you feel like a Hylia-damned ''hero''.]]

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* Yuga is [[DudeLooksLikeALady horribly effeminate]] and [[AmbiguouslyGay camp as shit]] [[spoiler:and [[HijackingCthulhu hijacks]] ''[[BiggerBad Ganon]]''.''Ganon''. Round one, Hilda vines up the walls like freaking [[Franchise/KingdomHearts Maleficent]], which means no wall-merging, which means this fight is almost right out of ''Link to the Past''. Then round two starts out as a game of [[TennisBoss Dead Man's Volley]], except he wall-merges right after the win - and Zelda gives you the ''Bow of Light''. That's right, you have to attack this guy ''while you're a painting''. First you get in behind him and shoot him in the back; he falls out, and you slash him. Then, another round of Volley. Then you shoot him in the ''face'', and while he's stunned, you go around and ''then'' shoot him in the back; he falls out and you slash him. Then he adds a ''second shot'' during the Volley, and you're ButtonMashing trying to keep up with this. Then he goes in, and tries to ''tackle you'' for trying to shoot him in the face. So you turn around, fire, and your shot ''circles the room and'' '''[[ExactlyWhatIAimedAt shoots him in the back]]'''. Then he falls out, and one more swing and you feel like a Hylia-damned ''hero''.]]
22nd Jul '17 5:05:37 AM ChilledXSocks
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* The Ganon battle in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker Wind Waker]]'' takes place [[spoiler:in the middle of a flooding Hyrule]] and features a kimono-clad Ganon with two swords while Princess Zelda hijacks your bow so she can participate in the fight. And Link finishes the battle by jumping up in the air and [[spoiler:''ramming the Master Sword into Ganondorf's forehead'']]! And then Ganondorf [[spoiler: turns to stone]], but not before he utters some of [[FamousLastWords the most epic last words ever:]]

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* The Ganon battle in ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker Wind Waker]]'' takes place [[spoiler:in the middle of a flooding Hyrule]] and features a kimono-clad Ganon with two swords while Princess Zelda hijacks your bow so she can participate in the fight. And Link finishes the battle by jumping up in the air and [[spoiler:''ramming the Master Sword into Ganondorf's forehead'']]! And then Ganondorf [[spoiler: [[TakenForGranite turns to stone]], stone]]]], but not before he utters some of [[FamousLastWords the most epic last words ever:]]
28th Mar '17 5:58:27 AM bowserbros
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* The Gohdan fight. Maybe it's the combination of weapons you need to use, but also the music is awesome. Also, because it's right after Tower of the Gods.

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* The Gohdan fight. Maybe it's the combination of weapons you need to use, maybe it's the fact that there's a slightly greater amount of strategy than most bosses, but also the music is awesome. Also, because it's right after the Tower of the Gods.



* Gohma. You enter the boss room to find out what has been messing with [[EverythingsBetterWithDragons Valoo]]. At first, you just see Valoo's tail dangling through a hole in the ceiling over a pool of lava. Then, a massive scorpion rises from the lava, and you have to get rid of its armor by ''bringing the roof down on it''. As the first boss in the game, it's pretty awesome.

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* Gohma. You enter the boss room to find out what has been messing with [[EverythingsBetterWithDragons Valoo]]. At first, you just see Valoo's tail dangling through a hole in the ceiling over a pool of lava. Then, a massive scorpion rises from the lava, and you have to get rid of its armor by ''bringing the roof down on it''. Once you do get rid of its armor, you can speed up the fight by using the Grappling Hook on its eye to bring it within range of your sword, subverting the standard routine of waiting for it to expose its weak point in one of the most subtle ways possible. As the first boss in the game, it's pretty awesome.
21st Mar '17 4:55:11 AM Medinoc
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* The giant Octorok in the ice temple.

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* The giant "giant" Octorok in the ice temple.
8th Mar '17 12:42:45 PM mlsmithca
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* Koloktos. Topping off [[BestLevelEver the Ancient Cistern]], he is a six-armed mechanical torso that seems easy at first. Use the [[WhipItGood whip]] to tear its arms off, then AttackItsWeakPoint to damage it. [[StrictlyFormula Same old Zelda]]. [[OhCrap Then it stands up]], puts a metal cage over its weak point, and pulls out [[{{BFS}} six swords the size of Link.]] And then it's chasing you around, slicing and smashing everything in sight. Oh, and [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies summoning zombies.]] How do you beat him? You whip off an arm, pick up that giant sword, [[AnArmAndALeg cut his other arms and legs off,]] and smash that cage to bits. He basically marks the point where Skyward Sword stops being great and [[SoCoolItsAwesome starts kicking ass.]] The moment when you realize you can just ''wield'' one of those swords is amazing. You target one and get Fi's analysis, and she says that despite their size, Link should be able to wield them. The first thought through your mind is "can I really do this?" And then, when you dismember three arms with one swing, your next thought is "Holy crap! This is really happening!"

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* Koloktos. Topping off [[BestLevelEver the Ancient Cistern]], he is a six-armed mechanical torso that seems easy at first. Use the [[WhipItGood whip]] to tear its arms off, then AttackItsWeakPoint to damage it. [[StrictlyFormula Same old Zelda]]. [[OhCrap Then it stands up]], puts a metal cage over its weak point, and pulls out [[{{BFS}} six swords the size of Link.]] And then it's chasing you around, slicing and smashing everything in sight. Oh, and [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies summoning zombies.]] How do you beat him? You whip off an arm, pick up that giant sword, [[AnArmAndALeg cut his other arms and legs off,]] and smash that cage to bits. He basically marks the point where Skyward Sword stops being great and [[SoCoolItsAwesome [[SugarWiki/SoCoolItsAwesome starts kicking ass.]] The moment when you realize you can just ''wield'' one of those swords is amazing. You target one and get Fi's analysis, and she says that despite their size, Link should be able to wield them. The first thought through your mind is "can I really do this?" And then, when you dismember three arms with one swing, your next thought is "Holy crap! This is really happening!"
6th Nov '16 10:03:46 AM mlsmithca
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* The Darknuts. One of the few enemies in the game tough and strong enough to draw out the full extent of the techniques you've learned, you're able to engage them in an extremely epic one-on-one duel in the main quest as you slowly wear down their armor before, like the Iron Knuckle, they become fairly agile without losing a lick of strength or defensive ability, fighting like watered-down versions of [[spoiler: Ganondorf's final form]]. Add in the fact that having to beat three to four of them at once to clear the BonusLevelOfHell is much, much harder than any of the temple bosses if you don't just chuck bombs and run away, and they easily qualify for the most {{Badass}} of Ganondorf's forces.

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* The Darknuts. One of the few enemies in the game tough and strong enough to draw out the full extent of the techniques you've learned, you're able to engage them in an extremely epic one-on-one duel in the main quest as you slowly wear down their armor before, like the Iron Knuckle, they become fairly agile without losing a lick of strength or defensive ability, fighting like watered-down versions of [[spoiler: Ganondorf's final form]]. Add in the fact that having to beat three to four of them at once to clear the BonusLevelOfHell is much, much harder than any of the temple bosses if you don't just chuck bombs and run away, and they easily qualify for the most {{Badass}} badass of Ganondorf's forces.
6th Oct '16 4:56:36 PM mlsmithca
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** You fight him in what looks like a floor made of water in the sky. You sword duel him in a fairly normal matter until you knock him to the ground the first time. [[spoiler: Then he gets to his feet, summons and lightning storm, and engulfs his sword in lightning. You then have to charge your own sword with lightning and stun him with electrified Skyward Strikes while avoiding his own Skyward Strikes and vicious charge attacks.]] Truly, one of ''Zelda'''s most epic final battles.
** ''[[SelfImposedChallenge Or]]'' you can duel him ''without'' relying on the [[spoiler:electrified [[TitleDrop Skyward]] Strike, which is likely considering that [[GuideDangIt nothing tells you that you can use it]].]] If this ''does'' happen, it can be really intense, because you can only get an opening by [[spoiler:either evading his strikes at close range or timing the Shield Bash to deflect Demise's strikes three times, then quickly counterattacking.]] Very tough, very nerve-wracking, and yet ''really satisfying'' if you succeed.

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** You fight him in what looks like a floor made of water in the sky. You sword duel him in a fairly normal matter until you knock him to the ground the first time. [[spoiler: Then he gets to his feet, summons and lightning storm, and engulfs his sword in lightning. You then have to charge your own sword with lightning and stun him with electrified Skyward Strikes while avoiding his own Skyward Strikes and vicious charge attacks.]] Truly, one of ''Zelda'''s most epic final battles.
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battles. ''[[SelfImposedChallenge Or]]'' you can duel him ''without'' relying on the [[spoiler:electrified [[TitleDrop Skyward]] Strike, which is likely considering that [[GuideDangIt nothing tells you that you can use it]].]] If this ''does'' happen, it can be really intense, because you can only get an opening by [[spoiler:either evading his strikes at close range or timing the Shield Bash to deflect Demise's strikes three times, then quickly counterattacking.]] Very tough, very nerve-wracking, and yet ''really satisfying'' if you succeed.
6th Oct '16 3:01:56 PM Ninja857142
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** ''[[SelfImposedChallenge Or]]'' you can duel him ''without'' relying on the [[spoiler:electrified [[TitleDrop Skyward]] Strike, which is likely considering that [[GuideDangIt nothing tells you that you can use it]].]] If this ''does'' happen, it can be really intense, because you can only get an opening by [[spoiler:timing the Shield Bash to deflect Demise's strikes three times, then quickly counterattacking.]] Very tough, very nerve-wracking, and yet ''really satisfying'' if you succeed.

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** ''[[SelfImposedChallenge Or]]'' you can duel him ''without'' relying on the [[spoiler:electrified [[TitleDrop Skyward]] Strike, which is likely considering that [[GuideDangIt nothing tells you that you can use it]].]] If this ''does'' happen, it can be really intense, because you can only get an opening by [[spoiler:timing [[spoiler:either evading his strikes at close range or timing the Shield Bash to deflect Demise's strikes three times, then quickly counterattacking.]] Very tough, very nerve-wracking, and yet ''really satisfying'' if you succeed.
6th Oct '16 2:54:16 PM Ninja857142
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* The game's final boss [[spoiler: Demise]] is one hell of a throwdown too. You fight him in what looks like a floor made of water in the sky. You sword duel him in a fairly normal matter until you knock him to the ground the first time. [[spoiler: Then he gets to his feet, summons and lightning storm, and engulfs his sword in lightning. You then have to charge your own sword with lightning and stun him with electrified Skyward Strikes while avoiding his own Skyward Strikes and vicious charge attacks.]] Truly, one of ''Zelda'''s most epic final battles.
** ''[[SelfImposedChallenge Or]]'' you can duel him ''without'' relying on the [[spoiler:electrified [[TitleDrop Skyward]] Strike, which is likely considering that [[GuideDangIt nothing tells you that you can use it]].]] If this ''does'' happen, it can be really intense, because you can only get an opening by [[spoiler:timing the Shield Bash to deflect Demise's strikes three times, then quickly counter-attacking.]] Very tough, very nerve-wracking, and yet ''really satisfying'' if you succeed.

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* The game's final boss [[spoiler: Demise]] is one hell of a throwdown too. throwdown:
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You fight him in what looks like a floor made of water in the sky. You sword duel him in a fairly normal matter until you knock him to the ground the first time. [[spoiler: Then he gets to his feet, summons and lightning storm, and engulfs his sword in lightning. You then have to charge your own sword with lightning and stun him with electrified Skyward Strikes while avoiding his own Skyward Strikes and vicious charge attacks.]] Truly, one of ''Zelda'''s most epic final battles.
** ''[[SelfImposedChallenge Or]]'' you can duel him ''without'' relying on the [[spoiler:electrified [[TitleDrop Skyward]] Strike, which is likely considering that [[GuideDangIt nothing tells you that you can use it]].]] If this ''does'' happen, it can be really intense, because you can only get an opening by [[spoiler:timing the Shield Bash to deflect Demise's strikes three times, then quickly counter-attacking.counterattacking.]] Very tough, very nerve-wracking, and yet ''really satisfying'' if you succeed.
6th Oct '16 2:49:55 PM Ninja857142
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* The game's final boss [[spoiler: Demise]] is one hell of a throwdown too. You fight him in what looks like a floor made of water in the sky. You sword duel him in a fairly normal matter until you knock him to the ground the first time. [[spoiler: Then he gets to his feet, summons and lightning storm, and engulfs his sword in lightning. You then have to charge your own sword with lightning and stun him with electrified Skyward Strikes while avoiding his own Skyward Strikes and vicious charge attacks.]] Truly, one of ''Zelda'''s most epic final battles. ''[[SelfImposedChallenge Or]]'' you can duel him ''without'' relying on the [[spoiler:electrified [[TitleDrop Skyward]] Strike, which is likely considering that [[GuideDangIt nothing tells you that you can use it]].]]




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* The game's final boss [[spoiler: Demise]] is one hell of a throwdown too. You fight him in what looks like a floor made of water in the sky. You sword duel him in a fairly normal matter until you knock him to the ground the first time. [[spoiler: Then he gets to his feet, summons and lightning storm, and engulfs his sword in lightning. You then have to charge your own sword with lightning and stun him with electrified Skyward Strikes while avoiding his own Skyward Strikes and vicious charge attacks.]] Truly, one of ''Zelda'''s most epic final battles.
** ''[[SelfImposedChallenge Or]]'' you can duel him ''without'' relying on the [[spoiler:electrified [[TitleDrop Skyward]] Strike, which is likely considering that [[GuideDangIt nothing tells you that you can use it]].]] If this ''does'' happen, it can be really intense, because you can only get an opening by [[spoiler:timing the Shield Bash to deflect Demise's strikes three times, then quickly counter-attacking.]] Very tough, very nerve-wracking, and yet ''really satisfying'' if you succeed.
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