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Mask
Hawkeye.png
The Hawkeye from Twilight Princess
Game(s) Ocarina of Time
Majora's Mask
Oracle of Ages
The Wind Waker
The Minish Cap
Twilight Princess
Other media A Link to the Past comic
Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland
Hyrule Warriors
Hyrule Warriors Legends

Masks are recurring items in The Legend of Zelda series.

Location and Uses

Ocarina of Time

In Ocarina of Time, Masks are part of the Mask Trading Sequence. In it, the Happy Mask Salesman of the Happy Mask Shop lends Link a Mask and has him look for a character to sell it to. Link is then tasked to return to the shop to bring back the Rupees used to purchase the mask, sometimes even having to pay out of his own Wallet when the costumer refuses to pay the appropriate amount. Link is continuously given another Mask to sell until the Happy Mask Salesman has no more left to sell. This allows Link to borrow any of the Masks, plus a few additional ones, to wear around Hyrule.

The Masks are only obtainable and usable while Link is a child. Most of the Masks possess no abilities when worn, however, some like the Skull Mask and the Bunny Hood do grant small abilities.

Mask Method of Obtainment Uses
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Keaton Mask
Available after showing Zelda's Letter to the Soldier guarding the gate to Death Mountain in Kakariko Village. To be sold for 15 Rupees to the Soldier guarding the entrance to Death Mountain.
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Skull Mask
Available after selling the Keaton Mask. To be sold for 20 Rupees to the Skull Kid in Lost Woods.
Prevents Keese from attacking.
Used to obtain a Deku Stick upgrade at the Forest Stage.
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Spooky Mask
Available after selling the Skull Mask. To be sold for 30 Rupees to the Graveyard Boy in the Kakariko Village Graveyard.
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Bunny Hood
Available after selling the Spooky Mask. To be sold for 50 Rupees to the Running Man in Hyrule Field.
Prevents Stalchildren from appearing.
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Mask of Truth
Available after selling the Bunny Hood. Enables Link to listen to Gossip Stones.
Used to obtain a Deku Nut upgrade at the Forest Stage.
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Goron Mask
Available after selling the Bunny Hood.
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Zora Mask
Available after selling the Bunny Hood.
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Gerudo Mask
Available after selling the Bunny Hood.

Majora's Mask

In Majora's Mask, numerous Masks appear. Some give certain abilities when worn, while others completely transform Link's form.

Mask Method of Obtainment Uses In-game Description
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Deku Mask
Obtained after learning the "Song of Healing." Transforms Link into a Deku. Wear it with (C) to assume Deku form. Use (C) to change back.
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Goron Mask
Obtained after playing the "Song of Healing" in Darmani's grave in the Goron Graveyard. Transforms Link into a Goron. Wear it with (C) to assume Goron form. Use (C) to change back.
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Zora Mask
Obtained after playing the "Song of Healing" for Mikau in the Great Bay Coast. Transforms Link into a Zora. Wear it with (C) to assume Zora form. Use (C) to change back.
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Fierce Deity's Mask
Obtained after playing Hide-and-Seek with the Moon Children and giving all 20 Masks to them. Transforms Link into the Fierce Deity. Wear it with (C). Its dark power can be used only in boss rooms.
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All-Night Mask
Bought in the Curiosity Shop on the Final Day for 500 Rupees. Keeps Link from falling asleep. When you wear it with (C), you don't get sleepy.
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Blast Mask
Obtained after stopping Sakon from stealing the Old Lady's Bomb Bag. Detonates like a Bomb, but damages Link. Wear it with (C), then detonate it with (B)... Losing hearts from the explosion is a side effect.
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Bremen Mask
Obtained after hearing Guru-Guru's confessions at night at the Laundry Pool Plays music and prompts small animals to march. Wear it with (C) so young animals will mistake you for their leader.
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Bunny Hood
Obtained after making all of Grog's Cuccos from the Cucco Shack grow. Increases running speed, jumping distance, and agility. Wear it with (C) to be filled with the speed and hearing of the wild.
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Captain's Hat
Obtained after defeating Captain Keeta in the Ikana Graveyard. Enables conversation with Stalchildren
Prevents Stalchildren and ReDead attacks.
Wear it with (C) to pose as Captain Keeta.
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Couple's Mask
Earned through the Reuniting Kafei and Anju sidequest. Symbolizes ultimate love, stops long disputes among people. When you wear it with (C), you can soften people's hearts.
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Don Gero's Mask
Obtained after feeding the starving Goron in the Mountain Village Allows communication with Frogs. When you wear it, you can call the Frog Choir members together.
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Garo's Mask
Obtained after winning the Gorman Track race. Allows entry into the Ikana Canyon.
Summons Garo Ninjas.
Prevents ReDeads from attacking.
This mask can summon the hidden Garo ninjas. Wear it with (C).
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Great Fairy Mask
Obtained after retrieving the lost Stray Fairy from Clock Town for the second time. Attracts Stray Fairies. The mask's hair will shimmer when you're close to a Stray Fairy.
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Giant's Mask
Obtained after defeating one of the Eyegores in the Stone Tower Temple. (MM)
Obtained after defeating the blue Twinmold. (MM3D)
Transforms Link into a giant during the battle against Twinmold. If you wear it in a certain room, you'll grow into a giant.
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Gibdo Mask
Obtained after playing the "Song of Healing" for Pamela's Father. Prevents Gibdos and ReDeads from attacking. Use it with (C). Even a real Gibdo will mistake you for its own kind.
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Kafei's Mask
Obtained through the reuniting Kafei and Anju sidequest. Characters will talk about Kafei. Wear it with (C) to inquire about Kafei's whereabouts.
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Kamaro's Mask
Obtained after playing the "Song of Healing" for Kamaro in Termina Field. Allows Link to dance. Wear this with (C) to perform a mysterious dance.
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Keaton Mask
Obtained through the reuniting Kafei and Anju sidequest. Summons Keatons when rustling grass is attacked. The mask of the ghost fox, Keaton. Wear it with (C).
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Mask of Scents
Obtained after completing the Deku Butler's race in the Deku Shrine. Enables Link to find the location of Mushrooms. Wear it with (C) to heighten your sense of smell.
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Mask of Truth
Obtained after defeating all the Gold Skulltulas in the Swamp Spider House. Allows Link to listen to Gossip Stones and the thoughts of animals. Wear it to read the thoughts of Gossip Stones and animals.
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Moon's Mask
Used to create the Couple's Mask. Unusable by Link.
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Postman's Hat
Obtained through the reuniting Kafei and Anju sidequest. Enables Link to check the contents of Mail Boxes. You can look in mailboxes when you wear this with (C).
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Romani's Mask
Obtained through the Helping Romani and Cremia sidequest. Grants access to the Milk Bar at night. Wear it with (C) to show you're a member of the Milk Bar, Latte.
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Stone Mask
Obtained after helping Shiro recover his energy with a Potion in the Road to Ikana. Makes Link invisible to most enemies and characters. Become as plain as stone so you can blend into your surroundings.
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Sun's Mask
Used to create the Couple's Mask. Unusable by Link.
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Troupe Leader's Mask
Obtained after playing the "Ballad of the Wind Fish" for Gorman in the Milk Bar. Calms angry people.
Prevents attacks from the Milk Road pursuers.
People related to Gorman will react to this.
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Boss Remains
Obtained after defeating its corresponding boss. Allows a rematch with each boss. Unusable by Link. The remains of the boss in [Temple].
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Majora's Mask
Grants destructive, corrupting powers to the one who wears it. Unusable by Link.

Oracle of Ages

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In Oracle of Ages, the Doggie Mask is part of the game's Trading Sequence. It is given by the Happy Mask Salesman in exchange for the Tasty Meat. The Mask is then given to Mamamu Yan in Lynna City for her dog. She gives Link the Dumbbell in return.

The Wind Waker

Main article: Hero's Charm
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In The Wind Waker, the Hero's Charm is a Mask Link can wear to view enemy and bosses' health bars when targeting. It is received after Link gives 40 Joy Pendants to Mrs. Marie in Windfall Island. In The Wind Waker HD, the Hero's Charm is instead located inside a Treasure Chest at the end of the Savage Labyrinth.

Jalhalla, the boss of the Earth Temple, is a mask that boasts control over Poes. Link must defeat the fifteen Poes that make up its body in order to defeat it.

Twilight Princess

Main articles: Hawkeye, Fused Shadow, and Zant Mask
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In Twilight Princess, the Hawkeye is a Mask which, when worn, allows Link to view long distances. It is also compatible with the Hero's Bow, which produces a cross-hair for firing. The Mask can be bought from Malo in Kakariko Village's Malo Mart for 100 Rupees after completing Talo and Malo's Bow minigame.

The Fused Shadow is a type of Mask that possesses immense power. The Mask holds the magical power of the Dark Interlopers, and was used in the Interloper War. By order of the Goddesses, it was sealed away by the Spirits of Light. It was broken and divided into four parts, which Midna tasks Link with finding during the first half of the game. The helmet Midna wears is one part of the Fused Shadow.

The Zant Mask is an enemy that resembles a giant version of Zant's mask helmet. It only appears in the Palace of Twilight.

Other Appearances

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Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland

In Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland, Tingle receives a Mask for defeating Baron. The origin of this Mask is debated, with a different story told by each Bodyguard, and is immediately sold to that Bodyguard. It has no purpose beyond this financial reward.

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Hyrule Warriors Series



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Young Link wielding the Mask

In Hyrule Warriors and Hyrule Warriors Legends, The Fierce Deity Mask and Hawkeye also appear as Badges in the Badge Market of the Bazaar.

In the Majora's Mask DLC Pack, Young Link is a playable warrior who uses the Mask as a class weapon. It is associated with Darkness. While Young Link primarily uses the Kokiri Sword in battle, he can temporarily transform into the Fierce Deity as part of Focus Spirit with the Mask. While in Focus Spirit, Young Link's sword transforms into the Fierce Deity's sword, and his attack power, speed and range is heightened for the duration of the Focus Spirit. As Young Link is able to play the Ocarina of Time to empty his Special Attack Meter and fill his Magic Meter, it is possible for Young Link to stay in his Focus Spirit for lengthy periods of time.

Variations

The default Mask is the Fierce Deity Mask. The second form of the Mask is the Furious Deity Mask, followed by the Vengeful Deity Mask. The fourth form of the Mask is the Inflamed Deity's Mask which associate with both the Elements of Fire and Darkness from Hyrule Warriors Legends.

Weapon Power
Weapon
Number of Stars
Tier Icon Element(s) 0 1 2 3 4 5
Lv.1 HW Fierce Deity Mask.png
Fierce Deity's Mask
Element Darkness (Hyrule Warriors).png Darkness 80 88 96 104 112 120
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Furious Deity's Mask
Element Darkness (Hyrule Warriors).png Darkness 150 165 180 195 210 225
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Vengeful Deity's Mask
Element Darkness (Hyrule Warriors).png Darkness 280 308 336 364 392 420
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Vengeful Deity's Mask + (HWL)
Element Darkness (Hyrule Warriors).png Darkness 500 550 600 650 700 750
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Inflamed Deity's Mask (HWL)
Element Darkness (Hyrule Warriors).png Darkness
Element Fire (Hyrule Warriors).png Fire
500 550 600 650 700 750

Weak Point Smash

Main article: Critical Point

Young Link dons the Fierce Deity Mask and become the Fierce Deity briefly and then starts rapidly slash attack his enemy, along with any other enemies caught in the cross fire. Against Giant Bosses, Young Link becomes the Fierce Deity briefly as he charges his blade with power, then slamming the boss in an uppercut slash before jumping up in the air and then comes down spin twirling sideways until his charged up blade slams deeply into the bosses' weak point.

Special Attack

Main article: Special Attack

Young Link dons the Fierce Deity's Mask and, after prepping his sword, swings it in a manner similar to Link's Special Attack, though he is not carried forward as far. This attack hits a wide range ahead and around Young Link, and carries the Darkness Element.

Focus Spirit

Main article: Focus Spirit

Upon Activation, Young Link dons the Fierce Deity's Mask and starts to feel all of it's power surging through his body, yelling out a cry to the heavens as the mask becomes a part of him and becoming the Fierce Deity. Deactivation, the Fierce Deity holds his blade skyward charging his energy into it as Skull Kid, along with Tatl and Tael appear dropping the Moon down at him and then slashes the moon in half on his enemies. When Depleted, the Fierce Deity leans back ready and then performs a 720 degree Spin Attack, exploding a huge burst of dark energy.

Trivia

Etymology

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Language Name
Spanish Latin America Máscara (MM3D)
French Canada Masque (MM3D)
Italian Italy Maschera

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