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The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

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[http://www.zeldadungeon.net/Zelda12-phantom-hourglass-fishing.php Fishing]
[http://www.zeldadungeon.net/Zelda12-phantom-hourglass-maze-island.php Maze Island]
[http://www.zeldadungeon.net/Zelda12-phantom-hourglass-ship-parts.php Ship Parts]
[http://www.zeldadungeon.net/Zelda12-phantom-hourglass-treasures.php Treasures]
|media gallery =
[http://www.zeldadungeon.net/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=161 Maps]
| music =
[http://www.zeldadungeon.net/Soundtracks-Phantom-Hourglass.php Soundtrack]
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{{ZD|[https://www.zeldadungeon.net/phantom-hourglass-walkthrough/ ''Phantom Hourglass'' Walkthrough]}}
'''''The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass''''' is a hand-held Zelda title that was released for [[Nintendo DS]] in 2007. This game is a direct sequel of ''[[The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker|The Wind Waker]]'' and carries over many aspects from the game, including the cel-shaded graphics, certain characters, and a series of islands that require travel by boat.
==Development==
[[File:Phantom Hourglass.png|30px|left]]{{Main|Phantom Hourglass Staff}}At the 2006 Game Developer’s Developer's Conference, fans saw the very first glimpse of what would become Link’s Link's first quest on the Nintendo DS, ''Phantom Hourglass''. The trailer showed off a game that completely utilized the Nintendo DS touch screen, rather than the more standard use of the d-pad and the control buttons. A year later when the game was released, fans were able to get their hands on a Zelda title unlike anything they had played before.
==Gameplay==
Like the 2D games, excluding ''The Adventure of Link'', ''Phantom Hourglass'' features a top-down view. However, some sections of the game such as certain boss battles and the ocean feature a more traditional 3D view. The entire game could can be controlled using just the Nintendo DS stylus, using it to tap or swipe on the screen to strike with Link's sword or use the six unique items found throughout the game. The land is once again flooded in this title, meaning Link travels through Because of the use design of a steamboat equipped with a cannon to fend off foesthe controls, plotting courses across the waters using the stylus on the map, which you could also write notes on to solve puzzles or mark areas for clues or later secretsentire game can be played with one hand. Additionally, the game also utilized utilizes the Nintendo DS Microphone, which players could can blow into or shout at in order to solve puzzles. Another interesting difference between ''Phantom Hourglass'' and most other games in the series is the absence of Heart Pieces.
The land is once again flooded in this title like ''The Wind Waker''. Unlike ''The Wind Waker'' however, the ocean map is split into 4 regions, and the player's ability to explore has been expanded by collecting [[Sea Chart]]s. This game mechanic continued in ''Spirit Tracks''. The Sea Chart and the regularly map can be written on using the stylus to make notes. The vast ocean can be explored using Linebeck's steam ship which players can plot a route for by drawing on the Sea Chart. Also unique to this game is the [[Temple of the Ocean King]], a timed dungeon that you which players slowly work your their way through, unlocking more floors to it as you they progress through the game, collecting items within it that you need in order Sea Charts to enter the next dungeon in access more of the outside worldocean. Eventually, the goal is to complete reach the bottom of the temple and defeat the timed boss. This mechanic of a core dungeon and rescue Tetrawas brought back in ''Spirit Tracks''.
==Story==
One day when sailing in the sea, [[Tetra]] and her gang of [[Tetra's Pirates|Pirates]] are on a search for the mystical [[Ghost Ship (Phantom Hourglass)|Ghost Ship]]. According to Tetra, the Ghost Ship is ruled by obscure pirates who don't know any of the pirate rules. She expects to find them and teach them that there are rules to being a pirate. One of the pirates starts to talk about the "Protector of Waters" also known as the [[Ocean King]]. All of a sudden, their ship is engulfed in a mysterious fog. They come face to face with the [[Ghost Ship]]. Tetra hops over onto the Ship and then lightning strikes and she screams. [[Link]] jumps to save her, but misses and falls into the ocean. He drifted to an Link wakes up on a strange island, where he begins his quest to save Tetrameets [[Ciela]] the fairy, and old man [[Oshus]]. This is the only game in the Adult Timeline where Link has a fairy companion.
==Release==
==Locations==
[[File:Link (Phantom Hourglass).png|50px|left]]{{Main|:Category:Phantom Hourglass Locations}}
==Merchandise and Product==
* [[Phantom Hourglass Nintendo DS Lite Bundle]] released on November 23rd, 2007. This edition of the DS Lite comes with a bright gold finish, bears the Triforce logo in the lower right hand corner and comes bundled with The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass for the DS.
* [[Phantom Hourglass Nintendo DS Duo Case Twin Pack & Comfort Stylus]] is a licensed game cartridges case for Nintendo DS. It released in 2007 by PDP.
* [[Phantom Hourglass Yujin Nintendo DS Styluses]] are a set of 7 large styluses, each with an item from Phantom Hourglass.
==Gallery==<gallery>Phantom-Hourglass-Box-Art.jpg|Rating Pending (RP) box art</gallery> ===Screenshots===
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