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While riding through the countryside of Hyrule, the Triforce summons Link to Hyrule Castle, where he is sent to either Holodrum or Labrynna. He has a Triforce mark on his hand, which signifies him as a hero from Hyrule to the natives of those lands. Hyrule Historia reveals him to be the same hero from A Link to the Past, with the Oracle games being the journey he returns from that results in his boat being destroyed at the start of Link's Awakening.

    The Oracles 

Nayru, Oracle of Ages

Not to be confused with the goddess of wisdom, who goes by the same name, though this Nayru is more than likely a priestess of the other Nayru. She's a main character in The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and has the power to jump through time. She's well known for her beautiful singing voice in the kingdom of Labrynna and wields the Harp of Ages, which holds a part of her powers.

Din, Oracle of Seasons

Not to be confused with the goddess of power, who goes by the same name, though this Din is more than likely a priestess of the other Din. She's a main character in The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons and holds the four seasons in their balance. She's a famous dancer in Holodrum and possesses the Rod of Seasons, which holds a part of her powers.

Farore, Oracle of Secrets

Not to be confused with the goddess of courage, who goes by the same name, though this Farore is more than likely a priestess of the other Farore. She's a side character in both of the Oracle games. She resides in the Maku Tree that connects Labrynna and Holodrum, and Link must bring a secret he finds in one region to her so he can use new equipment in the other.

  • Curtains Match the Window
  • Demoted to Extra: There were initially going to be three Oracle games with her playing a large role in the third, but the developers decided it'd be too complicated to link three games so they made her the Oracle of Secrets instead.
  • Giant Poofy Sleeves
  • Mythology Gag: Din, Nayru, and Farore all make an appearance in The Minish Cap, and Farore gets the short end of the stick again since Link could only help the other two to their satisfaction.
    • Well, you can choose to help Farore instead of Nayru or Din, but this will result in one of the two others staying behind in the hotel.
    • Her trophy also mentions how much it bothers her that people take advantage of her kind nature.
  • Odango Hair: Is she trying to compete with Doremi?! Seriously...
  • Three Faces of Eve: The Child; a helpful young intellectual named for the goddess of courage.
  • Wise Beyond Their Years: Farore seems to be the youngest out of the three Oracles, but she seems to be the most knowledgeable. The one who's carrying a Great Big Book of Everything around and enables you to fight the real Big Bad, simply by collecting secrets.
  • You Gotta Have Green Hair



The main villain of Oracle of Seasons, who actually resembles the regular enemy Iron Knuckle. He shows up to kidnap Din, the Oracle of Seasons, and throw the seasons in Holodrum for a loop. Later shown to be The Dragon to Twinrova.

  • Attack Its Weak Point: In his dragon form, the crystal on his forehead.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: His dragon form is easily the largest boss in either game.
  • Black Knight
  • Blow You Away: He summons a tornado to kidnap Din and attacks you with them during the second phase of his boss fight.
  • Breath Weapon: His dragon form breaths two types of fireballs, red ones that just fly straight at Link, and blue ones that stay the on the ground for a few seconds, limiting his movements.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: "Onox: General of Darkness."
  • Co-Dragons: With Veran. Ironically, he's also literally a dragon.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: His first two encounters with Link in the manga end with him delivering these to him.
  • Dub Name Change: "Gorgon" in Japan.
  • Epic Flail: He attacks with one, and the ball part is bigger than Link is.
  • Flat Character: They might both be Filler Villains, but at least Veran has the decency to show up sporadically throughout the game to somewhat flesh out her motivations. Onox doesn't reappear until it's time for the final battle.
  • Generic Doomsday Villain: Since he only has three scenes over the course of the game, he doesn't get time to display much personality besides being evil and not taking Link for a threat.
  • Hijacked By Twinrova: Although if you're playing a Linked Game you'll know this even before you meet him.
  • Human Shield: He uses Din as one during the boss battle. Use the Rod of Seasons to gently knock her away to safety.
  • Large and in Charge: Definitely one of the more physically imposing villains Link's had to face.
  • Officer and a Gentleman: He claims to be this in the official manga, but it hardly shows.
  • One-Winged Angel: His draconian true form.
  • Orcus on His Throne: Justified. As he's already imprisoned Din and sunken the Temple of Seasons, he doesn't need to do anything else to fulfill his part of Twinrova's plan, the world will tear itself apart just fine.
  • Rouge Angles of Satin: Twinrova calls him "Knox" twice in Ages.
  • Shout-Out: The battle with his One-Winged Angel form is remarkably similar to Sigma's final form in the first Mega Man X game — he floats in the background and snaps his claws down at you, you ride them up high enough to strike the gem on his head. The game was developed by Capcom, so it's not surprising they'd throw in some kind of reference such as this.
  • Stalker with a Crush: The manga shows him as being this for Din.
  • Tactical Suicide Boss: If he didn't do his attack where he lowers his hands to crush Link, he'd be impossible because Link wouldn't be able to reach his weak point.
  • Tin Tyrant
  • Walking Wasteland: Described as such in the manga.
  • Weather Control Machine: He throws the seasons out of whack when he imprisons Din.


The main villain of Oracle of Ages, who goes back in time to screw up the history of Labrynna, forcing Link to go back and try and stop her. Like Onox, she is revealed to be The Dragon to Twinrova.


The twin sisters Koume and Kotake, who were Ganon's adoptive parents in Ocarina of Time, are the true villains of the Oracle games. They intend on reviving their surrogate son with Princess Zelda's sacrifice.


The Final Boss of the game, whom Twinrova was trying to resurrect by sacrificing Zelda but since Link was able to stop the sacrifice from happening, Twinrova sacrificed herself instead. This made him return as a mindless killing monster instead of his usual intelligent self.

  • Almighty Idiot: He was revived to be as powerful as he ever was, but with none of his intelligence form before.
  • Ax-Crazy
  • Back from the Dead: Kind of. Twinrova planned to resurrect him after he had died. Word of God stated that the death in question was his defeat in A Link to the Past.
  • Badass Cape
  • Bigger Bad: He's not directly involved in the plot, staying a dead body for most of the game. The real Big Bads of the linked game are his surrogate mothers, and the plot is driven by them trying to resurrect him.
  • Came Back Wrong: Thanks to an improper sacrifice.
  • Dying as Yourself: It is implied from Ganon's final words after being vanquished by Link ("Gwa Ha Ha! I am the Evil King Ganon...!") that he at least regained some clarity of who he is upon the final blow.
  • Full Boar Action
  • Kryptonite Factor: The Master Sword, as usual. If you don't have it you can only damage him with a Spin Attack.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: "Destroy...all...Kill ALL!!!"
  • Prongs of Poseidon
  • Shoulders of Doom: Decked out with Spikes of Villainy.
  • Teleport Spam: Though departing from the manner he used it in A Link to the Past, the player can't see where he's go to show up when he teleports till right before he shows up.

    Other Characters 

The Maku Trees

Ricky, Dimitri, and Moosh

Ricky, Dimitri and Moosh are Link's animal companions who help him cross impossible terrain.


Impa is Zelda's nursemaid.


An obnoxious young man first seen as Nayru's bodyguard. When the Oracle is kidnapped by Veran, he goes tearing off after them, screaming for Nayru. He occasionally shows up to give Link hints, usually nagging him for stopping to help others instead of rescuing Nayru.



Malon's father.

  • Bumbling Dad
  • Expy: Of Tarin from Link's Awakening and by extension, of Mario. It seems he gets more Mario like with each successive game. In Link's Awakening, Tarin's sprite looked a lot like Mario, but his character art was somewhat different. In Ocarina of Time he has the blue overalls and red shirt. In Oracle of Seasons, he has Mario's "M" logo on his hat, Mario's exact mustache, sideburns, nose, ears, and eyes. He even gives Link a mushroom as part of the trading sequence.
  • Heavy Sleeper: A Fetch Quest involves finding an item to wake him up.
  • Lazy Bum
  • Race Lift: Is a "plain" human rather than a pointy-eared hylian is this game.
  • Sleepyhead: Frequently found napping during the day.


The goofy-looking man who rides around by tying a balloon to his belt, floating in.


Granddaughter of Syrup, the witch who sells you potions in the previous games. She appears after you defeat a certain number of enemies, triggering a sort of mini-game where you bump into each other and lose some of your items. You then have to race with her to collect each other's items.

Bipin & Blossom

A local family in town that asks you to name their newborn son. The son grows up differently based on how you interact with the family during the game.


Owns a jewelry store in both Horon Village and Lynna City. He appraises and stores rings for Link throughout the game.

  • Nice Hat: Or more rather, Nice Turban.
  • Power Crystal: Interestingly enough, rings avert this. Rings are made from magical seeds, not gemstones.
  • Ring of Power: What Vasu's business specializes in.
  • We Buy Anything: Even though it probably isn't always in his best interest to do so, Vasu will buy any ring you appraise that you already own for 10 more Rupees than you paid to appraise it.


A female Subrosian "pop-star" who is distinguishable by the huge ribbon she wears.

  • In the Hood: Like other Subrosians, she remains cloaked and hooded at all times.
  • Informed Attractiveness: From a human perspective, the only thing that makes her look any different from the other Subrosians is her ribbon, but she is apparently very desirable among members of her own race. Or maybe the Ribbon itself is the reason she's considered so attractive.
  • Interspecies Romance: Goes out on a date with Link when he gives her a new ribbon.
  • Leitmotif: A Date With Rosa.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: Like all Subrosians, she's much shorter than Link, though her ribbon sort of makes her taller than most.
  • Skeleton Key: The key she carries around opens any door. "Celebrities get the best toys."
  • Valley Girl: Speaks like this in the English version. "Um, I like, lost something."

Princess Zelda

The Princess of Hyrule, she sends Link to Labrynna and Holodrum to aid the endangered oracles. The joined game reveals that the true aim of Koume and Kotake is to sacrifice her in order to resurrect Ganondorf. She is apparently the same princess from A Link to the Past.

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