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|Current Age||10-18 years old, depends on game|
|Main Weapon(s)||Master Sword|
| Hero of Hyrule |
Hero of Time
Hero of Legend
Hero of Winds
Hero of Light
Hero chosen by the Gods
|First Appearance||Legend of Zelda (1986, NES)|
|Latest Appearance||Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild (2017, Wii U/Switch)|
- This page may also be referred to as "Adult Link". For other variations of Link, see Toon Link, Young Link, Wolf Link, and Gerudo Link.
Link is the collective name referring to the incarnations of the main protagonist of the Legend of Zelda series, created by Shigeru Miyamoto. All Links possess the Spirit of the Hero, chosen by the Goddesses to wield the Triforce of courage. His purpose is constantly driven by "fate", intertwined with the other holders of the Triforce, Princess Zelda, and Ganondorf, where he is destined to save Hyrule from threatening forces. (Which forces seemed to be controlled by Ganondorf mostly all the time)
Each incarnation of Link is given a definitive name to differentiate one from the other, most notably Young Link from Ocarina of Time, and Majora's Mask, Toon Link from the cel-shaded art style series, respectively.
Link has appeared as the main character in ever Legend of Zelda game to date, and is recognised as one of Nintendo's great mascots, and the representation of, not only the Legend of Zelda franchise, but the Video Gaming industry as a whole.
- Legend of Zelda (1986, NES)
- Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (1987, NES)
- Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (1992, SNES)
- Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (1993, Game Boy)
- Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998, Nintendo 64; 2011, Nintendo 3DS)
- Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (2000, Nintendo 64; 2014, Nintendo 3DS)
- Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages (2001, Game Boy Color)
- Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons (2001, Game Boy Color)
- Legend of Zelda: Four Swords (2002, Game Boy Advance)
- Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (2003, GameCube; 2013, Nintendo Wii U)
- Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures (2004, GameCube)
- Legend of Zelda: Minish Cap (2004, Game Boy Advance)
- Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (2006, GameCube, Nintendo Wii)
- Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (2007, Nintendo DS)
- Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (2009, Nintendo DS)
- Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (2011, Nintendo Wii)
- Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (2013, Nintendo 3DS)
- Legend of Zelda: Tri-Force Heroes (2015, Nintendo 3DS)
- Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (2017, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Switch)
- Legend of Zelda Animated Series (1989) - Main Character
- Capitain N: The Game Master (1989) - Supporting Character
- Club Nintendo (1992) - Main Character
- Link: The Faces of Evil (1993, Phillips CD-i) - Main Character
- Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon (1993, Phillips CD-i) - Supporting Character
- Zelda's Adventure (1994, Phillips CD-i) - Supporting Character
- Super Smash Bros. (1999, Nintendo 64) - Playable Character
- Super Smash Bros. Melee (2001, GameCube) - Playable Character
- Soulcalibur II (2003, GameCube) - Playable Character
- Link's Crossbow Training (2007, Nintendo Wii) - Main Character
- Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008, Nintendo Wii) - Playable Character
- Mario Kart 8 (2014, Wii U) - DLC, Playable Character
- Hyrule Warriors (2014, Wii U) - Main Character, Playable Character
- Super Smash Bros. 4 (2014, 3DS, Wii U) - Playable Character
Link is the hero that the goddess Lana speaks of, and is the bearer of the Triforce Of Courage. Link has a bond with Zelda and her friends, and is voiced by Elijah Wood. He sets out to stop Ganondorf from conquering Hyrule.
Link is a confirmed playable character in this game.
Link is a playable character in Nintendo Heroes. He is captured by Wario and used as bait to capture Mii and the rest of the gang. He is tied to a tree, and while the gang rushes forward to help him, Wario launches a bomb which knocks them all out, except for Link. It burns the ropes, and so Link fights Wario. Halfway through the battle, the gang gets up and starts to help him, which leaves Wario outnumbered. After defeat, an army of Goombas appear, and he fades into dust. He adventures with the gang for the rest of the game.
After Mario follows Bowser and Bowser Jr. into the portal, he lands in the Kokiri Forest. When Mario wakes up, he is helped up by Link. After Mario explains what happened, Link joins your party. Link is the first person to join Mario's party.
In The Legend of Zelda: Mystic Beginnings, Link is one of the playable characters in the game. However, this game starts a reboot and shows a diffrent battle gameplay-style as this is Link's first official mission. Link has to save Princess Zelda and stop the pact of the vile criminal Ganondorf and Hyrulian figure Lord Bardgen to taking over Hyrule.
Link makes his debut in the Mario Singalong! Series in Mario Singalong Legends! when Mario and his friends come to Hyrule and Princess Peach is kidnapped by Ganondorf Link wants to help but Zelda requests that she stay with him, Mario insists he can do it by himself anyway.
The first time Link appeared was in ChimyChongChao's first story. In it Link asks Bob and Joe where Princess Ruto is as they are inside Lord-Jabu-Jabu's Belly. The next time Link appeared was in Rune the Koopa's first story where the bottle that Bob and Joe found which had lots of Orange Rupees inside it was taken by Link when it fell into a hole. The next time that Link appeared was in Rune the Koopa's second story where Bob and Joe take the bottle back from Link. Link was also mentioned in ChimyChongChao's eighth story.
In the direct sequel of The Legend of Zelda: Mystic Beginnings, Link is the main playable character as he searches for the mysterious Sun King, who disappeared right after the events of Mystic Beginnings, in order to stop a evil sorceress from taking over Hyrule's sister city, Solaris.
Link appears as an ally in Pikachu's Final Destiny 2, helping Pikachu and company to clear a harder level.
|Japanese Name||リンク (Rinku)|
|Appearance||Mushroom Kingdom Hearts II: The Other Land|
Link, Zelda, and one of their close friends named Rononzo who looks like Gonzo and Alfonzo from the Toon Zelda series find a mysterious kingdom hidden beneath Hyrule called Terenialia which its theme is a mix of medieval and steampunk.
Link has to save Zelda again and this time has to cross seven new kingdoms that have never been in a Zelda game before. These kingdoms are all scattered across the world.
New to the series, he is ambidextrous and thus can wield dual blades and can be armed with two shields.
Both Link and Young Link appear in Mario Kart Burning Rubber. Link is a middleweight, while Young Link is light. In Double Dash mode, Link's default partner is Zelda, and Young Link's default partner is Saria.
Super Smash Bros. series
The character, Link, as he appears in various Fantendo Super Smash Bros. styled games.
Link will appear as a hero character in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Adventure. He will be playable in World 2: Pop Star, where he will battle all of Kirby's enemies. Link will also utilize his Sword to use his Sword Swipe move. He will also use the Triforce to act as his Final Smash.
Link is one of the starter characters of this game, his moveset is based on Super Smash Bros. Brawl.
In Smash Tactics, Link is the hero of the Hylian team. He is very slow but has got high strength.
In Super Smash Bros. Dungeon: Angelic and Demonic Rescue Team , He is the Partner of the person's Tamagotchi, to get him, you must defeat Gannondorf in the Hyrle temple, So Link will join your rescue team.
Link has been announced to be a default veteran in Super Smash Bros. Brutal Duel.
- B: Hero's Bow
- B Side: Chain & Ball
- B Up: Spin Attack
- B Down: Bomb
- Final Smash: Wolf Link
Link will appear as a playable character in the WiiWare download Super Smash SNES. His special moves are to throw a boomerang, spin around with a sword and drop bombs.
In this movie Link is one of the main characters. When Princess Peach learned about Mario's and his companions' disappearance, she sent Link and Team Sonic to save Mario.
Link appears as a downladable character for $2.99.
Captain N Series
The Game Master
Link appears as one of Princess Lara's bodyguards in Captain N: The Game Master and it is specified that he is in a relationship with Princess Zelda. When Kevin Keene appears in Videoland he is very skeptical about him being the hero that is supposed to save all of Videoland and so he sets up a series of challenges for him to prove himself, even once Kevin passes all the challenges Link is still worried about him.
In the original cartoon in which the game is based off Link was only a minor character however here he is upgraded to a main character and has a much more stoic personality. He is a hero and continues to serve as part of the N Team out of obligation to Lara. He and Kevin frequently quarrel over Link being a Hylian, not an elf.
|An amiibo figure of Link exists! For more info about this amiibo, see this page.|