A Link to the Past Items

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This is a list of items found in A Link to the Past.


Fighter's Sword

Main article: Fighter's Sword

The Fighter's Sword is the first weapon Link possesses. He receives it from his Uncle in the basement of Hyrule Castle.

Master Sword

Main article: Master Sword

The Master Sword is found in the Lost Woods and is the second sword. Link is able to draw the weapon from its resting place once he has retrieved the three pendants from the Eastern Palace, Desert Palace, and Tower of Hera.

Tempered Sword

Main article: Tempered Sword

Reunite the Dwarven Swordsmiths and pay them 10 Rupees to temper the sword. Return later to obtain the Tempered Sword.

Golden Sword

Main article: Golden Sword

After obtaining the Tempered Sword and finding the Cursed Fairy in the Pyramid of Power, Link can throw in the Tempered Sword to receive the Golden Sword upgrade.

Fighter's Shield

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Main article: Fighter's Shield

The Fighter's Shield is the first shield acquired in the game, and is received from Link's Uncle.

Fire Shield

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Main article: Fire Shield

The Fire Shield is an upgraded version of the Fighter's Shield, as it can protect Link from small fireballs fired by River Zoras and other creatures.

Mirror Shield

Main article: Mirror Shield

The Mirror Shield is found in Turtle Rock. It is able to reflect lasers from Laser Eyes.

Green Jerkin

Main article: Green Jerkin

The Green Jerkin is Link's starting outfit, and offers no special protection.

Blue Mail

Main article: Blue Mail

The Blue Mail is the second outfit found, and is located in the Ice Palace. It reduces the overall damage Link receives by 50%.

Red Mail

Main article: Red Mail

The Red Mail is the third and final outfit, and is located in Ganon's Tower. It reduces the overall damage Link receives by 75%.

Pegasus Boots

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Main article: Pegasus Boots

The Pegasus Boots allow Link to charge at high speeds with his sword, as well as smash certain rocks. They are obtained from Sahasrahla after gaining the Pendant of Courage in the Eastern Palace.

Power Glove

Main article: Power Glove

The Power Gloves allow Link to lift small and large gray stones, and are found in the Desert Palace.

Titan's Mitt

Main article: Titan's Mitt

The Titan's Mitts are the upgraded version of the Power Gloves, allowing Link to lift black rocks. They are acquired in Gargoyle's Domain.

Zora's Flippers

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Main article: Flippers

Zora's Flippers allow Link to swim in deeper water without drowning. They can be purchased at the hefty price of 500 Rupees at Zora's Waterfall.

Moon Pearl

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Main article: Moon Pearl

The Moon Pearl enables Link to keep his original form upon entering the Dark World. It is obtained in the Tower of Hera.



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Main article: Lamp

The Lamp is the first item found in A Link to the Past. Found in a chest in Link's house, it relies on magic to light candles found in various places.


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Main article: Bow

The Bow is a projectile weapon found in the Eastern Palace. Link starts out only being able to carry 30 arrows, but can carry as many as 70 by donating Rupees at the Pond of Happiness.

Silver Arrow

Main article: Silver Arrow

The Silver Arrows can be found by tossing the bow in the fountain at the Pyramid of Power. The Silver Arrows are needed to defeat Ganon.


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Main article: Bomb

The Bombs are explosive items that Link can place to damage walls, enemies, and activate switches. They are available in most shops and can be found in dungeons. Link starts out only being able to carry 10 bombs at a time, but can hold a maximum of 50 by donating Rupees at the Pond of Happiness.


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Main article: Boomerang

The Boomerang is a ranged weapon that can be used to stun enemies or activate switches. It is found in Hyrule Castle on the way to rescuing Princess Zelda.

Magical Boomerang

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Main article: Magical Boomerang

The Magical Boomerang is an upgraded version of the previous Boomerang, having the ability to fly farther and cut down plants. It is found by throwing the normal boomerang into the Waterfall of Wishing.

Bug-Catching Net

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Main article: Bug Net

The Bug Catching Net is used to catch bugs and fairies. It is given to Link by the sick child in Kakariko Village.


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Main article: Hookshot

The Hookshot is an item used to latch on to certain things such as items and chests and draw Link to them like a mechanical Grappling Hook. It is found in the Swamp Palace.


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Main article: Mushroom

The Mushroom is used by Syrup to make Magic Powder. It can be found in Lost Woods.

Magic Powder

Main article: Magic Powder

Magic Powder is an item used to create fires or turn enemies into something else. It is acquired by bringing the Mushroom from the Lost Woods to Syrup.

Fire Rod

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Main article: Fire Rod

The Fire Rod is an item that spits out balls of fire and is capable of burning most enemies. It can also be used to light torches from a distance, and is found in Skull Woods.

Ice Rod

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Main article: Ice Rod

The Ice Rod is an item that shoots out a blue beam to freeze enemies. It is found in a cave on the eastern shore of Lake Hylia.

Magic Hammer

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Main article: Magic Hammer

The Magic Hammer is an item used for flipping over enemies, or penetrating their hard outer shells. It is also used to knock down certain fence posts blocking Link's path, and is found in the Dark Palace.


Main article: Flute

The flute is an instrument used to teleport to one of eight locations via bird-travel. It is acquired by digging it up in the Haunted Grove.

Book of Mudora

Main article: Book of Mudora

The Book of Mudora is a book used to translate the Ancient Hyrulean Language in various places throughout the game. It is found in the House of Books south of Kakariko Village.


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Main article: Shovel

Link can use the shovel to help find Flute Boy's flute. It is replaced with the Flute afterwards.

Cane of Somaria

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Main article: Cane of Somaria

The Cane of Somaria is used to create blocks out of thin air, and is found in the sixth dungeon: Misery Mire.

Cane of Byrna

Main article: Cane of Byrna

The Cane of Byrna is used to protect Link by rapidly spinning around him, forming a protective barrier against most enemies. It is found in a cave on Death Mountain.

Magic Cape

Main article: Magic Cape

The Magic Cape is used to turn Link invisible, rendering him invincible for a short time as well as allowing him to pass through obstacles. It can be found in the Hyrulian Cemetery in the Light World.

Magic Mirror

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Main article: Magic Mirror

The Magic Mirror is used to transport Link from the Dark World to the corresponding location in the Light World, leaving a portal for him to return if needed. It is acquired from the Lost Old Man inside Death Mountain.

Ether Medallion

Main article: Ether Medallion

The Ether Medallion calls down a strike of lightning, attacking all enemies on screen. Any enemy that is not destroyed is frozen as if hit with the Ice Rod. Ether can be found on a bridge west of the Tower of Hera. A green tablet, that needs the Book of Mudora to translate it, tells Link to raise the Master Sword to the sky. Ether is needed to clear the skies in Misery Mire.

Quake Medallion

Main article: Quake Medallion

Link slams his sword into the ground, unleashing a shockwave that will either destroy an enemy or turn them into a Slime. The Quake Medallion can be found at the Lake of Ill Omen in a circle of stones. By throwing a rock into the circle, a Catfish will appear and offer Link the medallion. Quake is needed to open Turtle Rock.

Bombos Medallion

Main article: Bombos Medallion

Link sends out a ring of fire from his sword, destroying all enemies on the screen. The Bombos Medallion can be found by going to the swamp in the Dark World, and use the Magic Mirror to end up on a cliff in the Desert of Mystery. Use the Book of Mudora to read the tablet.

Bottle Items

Magic Bottle

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Main article: Bottle

The Magic Bottle is a container used to store various things such as fairies, potions, and bees.

Red Potion

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Main article: Red Potion

The Red Potion restores all of Link's hearts. It can be bought at the Magic Shop for 120 Rupees.

Green Potion

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Main article: Green Potion

The Green Potion restores all of Link's magic power. It can be bought at the Magic Shop for 60 Rupees.

Blue Potion

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Main article: Blue Potion

The Blue Potion restores all of Link's hearts and magic power. It can be bought at the Magic Shop for 160 Rupees.


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Main article: Fairy

Fairies restore Link's hearts, or if the heart gauge is emptied, revive Link to a maximum of 8 hearts.


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Main article: Bee

When released from a bottle, a bee attacks several times before flying off. It can be found by dashing into trees with the Pegasus Boots.

Golden Bee

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Main article: Golden Bee

The Golden Bee is like the normal bee, but does more damage and never flies away from Link. It can be found in a cave next to the Ice Rod.

Misc Items

Super Bomb

Main article: Super Bomb

The Super Bomb is needed to open up the Cursed Fairy. It can be bought from the Dark World's Bomb Shop for 100 Rupees.

Basket (GBA only)

Main article: Basket

The Basket can only be found in the GBA remake. It is used during the Riddle Quest.

Wooden Carvings (GBA only)

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Main article: Wooden Carvings

The Wooden Carvings can only be found in the GBA remake. They are a reward from the Riddle Quest.

Dungeon Items

Dungeon Map

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Main article: Dungeon Map

The Dungeon Map shows the layout of the current dungeon.


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Main article: Compass

The Compass shows where items and the boss are located within a dungeon.

Big Key

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Main article: Big Key

The Big Key opens the Big Chest and the door to the boss of a given dungeon.

Small Key

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Main article: Small Key

The Small Key opens a locked door in a dungeon. Each is only used in one dungeon, where it permanently unlocks one door, but can only be used once.

Quest Items

Pendant of Courage

Main article: Pendant of Courage

Found in the Eastern Palace after defeating the Armos Knights.

Pendant of Power

Main article: Pendant of Power

Found in the Desert Palace after defeating the Lanmolas.

Pendant of Wisdom

Main article: Pendant of Wisdom

Found in the Tower of Hera after defeating the Moldorm.


Main article: Crystal

Found in each Dark World dungeon by defeating the boss within.