History Characters / TheLegendOfZeldaLinksAwakening

8th Mar '18 10:34:31 PM papyru30
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* UrExample: She's the first example of a female lead who isn't Zelda and her FriendToAllLivingThings and UglyGuysHotDaughter aspect are typically carried through to future examples.
19th Feb '18 10:00:31 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** With all the GenreSavvy inhabitants of the surreal island [[HeKnowsAboutTimedHits telling you how to play]] the game properly, [[NoFourthWall he's very much aware of the player as well.]]

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** With all the GenreSavvy inhabitants of the surreal island [[HeKnowsAboutTimedHits telling you how to play]] the game properly, [[NoFourthWall he's very much aware of the player as well.]]
10th Feb '18 12:43:35 PM dieseldragons
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** With all the GenreSavvy inhabitants of the surreal island [[HeKnowsAboutTimedHits telling you how to play]] the game properly, [[NoFourthWall he's very much aware of the player as well.]]
9th Feb '18 11:26:00 AM dieseldragons
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* HeavySleeper: Will never wake until Link recovers the eight Instruments of the Siren, and if Link doesn't wake him the stranded Hyrulian can never go home.
4th Feb '18 3:28:19 PM dieseldragons
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* AntiEscapismAesop: They actually try to pull a subversion of this trope off on Link several times, telling the man from Hyrule, that Koholint Island is all that is real, and if he succeeds in escaping it, [[CessationOfExistence he will cease to be]]. This is [[spoiler: later demonstrated to be a lie, but its impressive how far and how manipulative, they went with that deception.]]
3rd Aug '17 9:31:27 PM Sammettik
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-->'''Item''': Pegasus Boots




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-->'''Item''': Angler Key




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-->'''Item''': Hookshot




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-->'''Item''': Face Key



* DeathBringerTheAdorable: Though he does indeed "smash".

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* DeathBringerTheAdorable: DeathbringerTheAdorable: Though he does indeed "smash".



!!Turtle Rock

* MusicalNod: Has a unique theme song, which resembles the boss theme of ''A Link to the Past''.




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-->'''Item''': Fire Rod

* BarehandedBladeBlock: Apparently his gloves are made of a stronger material than Link's sword.
* ButYouWereThereAndYouAndYou: In-Universe, he's seemingly based on the real Blaino Link fought in ''Oracle of Seasons".
* CirclingBirdies: His lunge attack leaves Link seeing stars.
* MookBouncer: Get hit by his uppercut and it's back to start!



* LuckBasedMssion: As if snagging it with the hookshot while dodging the tail wasn't hard enough, there's a chance you'll pull out a decoy that will explode.

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* LuckBasedMssion: LuckBasedMission: As if snagging it with the hookshot while dodging the tail wasn't hard enough, there's a chance you'll pull out a decoy that will explode.



* DubNameChange: Albotoss in Japanese, one of many ''Mario'' references in this game.

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* DubNameChange: Albotoss Albatoss in Japanese, one of many ''Mario'' references in this game.
3rd Aug '17 9:17:34 PM Sammettik
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!!Rolling Bones

!!Hinox

* MadBomber: Counters every hit you land on him with a throw of a bomb.

!!Dodongo Snake

* DualBoss: Fought as pairs. Leave the room after defeating one, and a glitch will cause the other to disappear for an easy win.
* FeedItABomb: Works on these kinds of Dodongo too.
* YouDontLookLikeYou: The most abstract-looking of any Dodongo in the entire franchise.

!!Lanmola

!!Cue Ball

* ChasingYourTail: Possible, but it's easier to hit it as it rounds a corner or after jumping over with the Roc Feather
* DubNameChange: A Tektite-Helmasaur hybrid in Japanese.

!!Master Stalfos

!!Ghoma

* SkippableBoss: They guard the DoorToBefore, but Master Stalfos has the item, and there's two routes to the boss.

!!Armos Knight

!!Smasher

* DeathBringerTheAdorable: Though he does indeed "smash".
* DubNameChange: Originally "Jackie", as if he wasn't cute enough before.

!!Blaino
























* CaptainObvious: "In the southeast of the island, you will find something called the Angler Key. [[LampshadeHanging Hmmm… How much more obvious do I have to be?]] Bye!”

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* CaptainObvious: "In the southeast of the island, you will find something called the Angler Key. [[LampshadeHanging Hmmm… Hmmm… How much more obvious do I have to be?]] Bye!”
3rd Aug '17 8:55:29 PM Sammettik
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The same Link from ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast A Link to the Past]]''. After being caught in a storm after sailing home, he was beached on Koholint Island and must awaken the Wind Fish to return to Hyrule.

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The same Link from ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast A Link to the Past]]''.Past]]'' and the ''Oracle'' games. After being caught in a storm after sailing home, he was beached on Koholint Island and must awaken the Wind Fish to return to Hyrule.



!!Moldorm

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!!Moldorm!!Moldorm:



* DubNameChange: "Giant Zol" in Japanese.



* UnderwaterBossBattle

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* %%* UnderwaterBossBattle



* DubNameChange: "Hooker" in Japanese, alluding to the weapon you need to use.




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* LuckBasedMssion: As if snagging it with the hookshot while dodging the tail wasn't hard enough, there's a chance you'll pull out a decoy that will explode.


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* DubNameChange: Albotoss in Japanese, one of many ''Mario'' references in this game.


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* ViolationOfCommonSense: How to beat a fire monster? Shoot it with your fire rod! You must literally fight fire with fire!
5th Jun '17 2:52:45 PM Sammettik
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* DoesNotKnowHowToSayThanks: Link saves this divine cetacean from an eternity of nightmares. He doesn't get any real reward for doing so, not even a quicker route back to Hyrule. instead having to paddle back on that tiny piece of wood.

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* DoesNotKnowHowToSayThanks: Link saves this divine cetacean from an eternity of nightmares. He doesn't get any real reward for doing so, not even a quicker route back to Hyrule. Hyrule, instead having to paddle back on that tiny piece of wood.
25th May '17 1:22:53 AM Sammettik
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* DoesNotKnowHowToSayThanks: Considering that [[spoiler:he leaves his savior ''stranded in the middle of the ocean'']], yeah, he has this problem '''big time'''.

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* DoesNotKnowHowToSayThanks: Considering Link saves this divine cetacean from an eternity of nightmares. He doesn't get any real reward for doing so, not even a quicker route back to Hyrule. instead having to paddle back on that [[spoiler:he leaves his savior ''stranded in the middle tiny piece of the ocean'']], yeah, he has this problem '''big time'''.wood.



** After all, Link saves this divine cetacean from an eternity of nightmares. How does the whale god thank his savior? [[spoiler:By leaving him behind. Clinging to driftwood, in the middle of the ocean.]]



* SummonEverymanHero: While never explicitly stated, it is heavily implied nonetheless that the Wind Fish [[spoiler:was responsible for the storm in the game's prologue. He uses the last of his available powers to draw Link into his dream in a final desperate act to stop the nightmares from taking over his mind.]]



Clown-like master of the Bottle Grotto.

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The Clown-like master of the Bottle Grotto.



* SavingTheWorld: [[spoiler:In an unusual inversion, the bad guy is trying to save the world and the hero is trying to destroy it, but the Nightmares aren't saving the world for benevolent reasons.]]



* ShipperOnDeck: The monsters do nothing to intervene when Link is spending time with Marin. It could be speculated that they hope if Link falls in love with Marin, and starts to enjoy the wonderland that is Koholint, [[LotusEaterMachine he'll abandon his quest to go home]].
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