Craftsman (Hyrule)

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Craftsman

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The Craftsman is a character who appears in A Link Between Worlds. He works for the Blacksmith of Hyrule at the Blacksmith's House. He often sings about the Blacksmith and his family while he is working.[1][2] If Link brings the Blacksmith two pieces of Master Ore, he offers to temper the Master Sword to make it more powerful.[3] The Craftsman is eager to help out, excited to see how the tempered sword turns out.[4]

The Craftsman appears to care about Gulley and is worried along with the rest of the Blacksmith's family when he goes missing.[5] He also is one of the first people to notice that Rosso has gone missing, and asks if Link will visit Rosso's Ore Mine to check on him if he heads to Death Mountain.[6][7][8] When Link rescues Gulley, the Craftsman is relieved and hopes that things will return to normal around the Blacksmith's house.[9] After saving both of them, he is very impressed by Link's heroics.[10] Though he admits that the Blacksmith was right about Link being a "diamond in the rough", he reminds Link that he is superior to Link in the Blacksmith's shop.[11]

References

  1. "♪ My hammer never misses whenever I work for the missus! ♪ But my hammer’s always faster whenever it’s for the master!" — Craftsman, A Link Between Worlds
  2. "♪ But my hammer rings so jolly whenever it’s for Gulley!" — Craftsman, A Link Between Worlds
  3. "Hey there. You have two pieces of Master Ore, don't you? How about I temper that sword?" — Blacksmith, A Link Between Worlds
  4. "Can't wait to see how this beauty's going to turn out!" — Craftsman, A Link Between Worlds
  5. "*sigh* I’m worried about the boy. I hope he turns up soon..." — Craftsman, A Link Between Worlds
  6. "Strange. We haven’t heard from the miner, Rosso, in a while. We could get some good work done if we only had some of that nifty ore of his…" — Craftsman, A Link Between Worlds
  7. "I wonder why we haven’t seen that ol’ Rosso in a while. I hope that quake didn’t drop a bunch of ore on his head. Hey, you ever go to Death Mountain? If you do, you should check out Rosso’s ore mine. You know, just in case." — Craftsman, A Link Between Worlds
  8. "By the way, if you're ever headed up Death Mountain, could you check on Rosso for me? Hopefully he'll be working away in his ore mine." — Craftsman, A Link Between Worlds
  9. "What?! You saved little Gulley? Maybe the missus will smile again and the master will go back to being... well, quiet. Hmm. Like he is now. That’s just how I like it. But, uh, don’t go blabbing that, OK?" — Craftsman, A Link Between Worlds
  10. "You're really something! You saved Gulley AND Rosso? Seems like you're a natural-born hero!" — Craftsman, A Link Between Worlds
  11. "Hmm. The master was right all along. Diamond in the rough, I guess. But don’t forget I’m still a smithy step above you!" — Craftsman, A Link Between Worlds