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{{LocationInfobox|name = [[Horon Village]]location|image = [[File:Horon-Village-Summer.png|300px]]<br>|caption = Horon Village during the [[Summer]].
|game = ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons|Oracle of Seasons]]''
|race = Human
|inhab = [[Bipin]]<br/>[[Bipin and Blossom's Son]]<br/>[[Blossom]]<br/>[[Blue Snake]]<br/>[[Dr. Left]]<br/>[[Know-It-All Birds]]<br/>[[Maku Tree (Oracle of Seasons)|Maku Tree]]<br/>[[Mayor Ruul]]<br/>[[Mr. WritePainter]]<br/>[[Red Snake]]<br/>[[Tick Tock]]<br/>[[Vasu]]|pointsint = [[Advance Shop]]<br/>[[Clock Shop]]<br/>[[Hall of Secrets]]<br/>[[Horon Village Shop]]<br/>[[Vasu Jewelers]]|item = [[Gnarled Key]]<br/>[[Gasha Seed]]<br/>[[Bomb]]s<br/>[[Wooden Shield]]<br/>[[Seed Ring]]<br/>[[Ring Box]]<br/>[[Moosh's Flute]]
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'''Horon Village''' is the largest town and one of the central hubs within ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons|Oracle of Seasons]]''.Much like [[Lynna City]] and [[Lynna Village]] from ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages|Oracle of Ages]]'', a bulk of the population lives in this central town. [[Link]] will travel through Horon Village early on in his quest and will return often as he visits important locations including the [[Maku Tree (Oracle of Seasons)|Maku Tree]] and [[Vasu Jewelers]]. The seasons of Horon Village are in whack, causing stress on many of the villagers.{{Ref|OoS|518|Horon Villager}}{{Ref|OoS|523|Horon Villager}}{{Ref|OoS|543|Horon Gardener}}
==Location==
Horon Village can be found at the southern portion of [[Holodrum]] and is one of the first locations that [[Link]] will travel to on his journey. Link first enters the village from [[North Horon]], located just to the north of the Village, as its name suggests. There are two other entrances to Horon Village. To the West, Link will find the [[Western Coast]], and to the East, Link can reach the [[Eastern Suburbs]].
==Features==
[[File:Horon-Village-Fountain.png|thumb|left|Horon Village Fountain]]Link first visits Horon Village at the very start of his journey, shortly after [[Din (Oracle)|Din]] has been captured by [[Onox]]. [[Impa]] will send Link to the village to meet with the Maku Tree.{{Ref|OoS|759|[[Impa]]}} Once Link arrives in town, he can speak with the townsfolk, but they do not recognize Link. However, they will point Link in the direction of the Maku Tree.{{Ref|OoS|574|Horon Villager}} When Link tries to visit the Maku Tree, the gate is closed. The sign in front indicates that Link must first show courage before he can meet the Maku Tree.{{Ref|OoS|847|[[Maku Tree (Oracle of Seasons)|Maku Tree]] Gate Sign}} Link can show his courage by acquiring the [[Wooden Sword]] from the [[Hero's Cave]] at the Western Coast. During Link's first journey through the town, many of the villagers will assist him along his way by giving him clues. The man near the [[Tree Stump]] and the [[Painter]] both advise Link about acquiring a [[Sword]], with the Painter mentioning the [[Hero's Cave]] to the west.{{Ref|OoS|537|Horon Villager}}{{Ref|OoS|527|[[Painter]]}} Horon Village is completely free of any enemies, which allows the residents of the Village the roam freely throughout, without having to be worried about being attacked. {{Ref|OoS|576|Woman in Horon Village}} At the center of the village, a Water Fountain can be found. Right next to the fountain itself Link will find a [[Painter]]. Unlike the majority of residents of Horon Village, the Painter will stay put at his location regardless of the changing seasons.{{Ref|OoS|530|[[Painter]]}}
Just south of the Water Fountain and the Painter, Link will find the lone [[Tree Stump]] located in Horon Village. Next to the stump, the man will explain that seasons of Horon Village have run amuck.{{Ref|OoS|538|Horon Village Resident}} Link can use the [[Rod of Seasons]] on this particular Tree Stump to change the season. However, Link can alternatively just leave and re-enter the Village, as the seasons will constantly change each time Link reenters the Village.
Next to the Tree Stump, Link fill find a staircase that leads to a [[Subrosian Portal|Portal]] that takes him to the land of [[Subrosia]]. Link will first need to travel to the [[House of Pirates]] within Subrosia before he can hit the lever inside this cave, making for easy navigation between Horon Village and Subrosia. At the southwest corner of the village, just west of [[Bipin]] and [[Blossom]]'s house, Link will find a [[Treasure Chest]] in the distance. The pathway to the treasure chest is blocked off in all seasons, but if Link comes here in Autumn, [[Rock Mushroom]]s block his pathway. After acquiring the [[Power Bracelet]] from [[Snake's Remains]], Link can pick up these mushrooms. The treasure chest contains 20 Rupees. [[File:Horon-Village-Mystical-Tree.png|thumb|left|[[Mystical Tree]] growing [[Ember Seed]]s]]One screen South of [[Vasu Jewelers]], Link will find a [[Mystical Tree]] that grows [[Ember Seed]]s. Unlike in ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages|Oracle of Ages]]'', Mystical Trees will only grow certain seeds during certain months. Ember Seeds can only be grown during [[Winter]]. Link will need to first acquire the [[Seed Satchel]] from the [[Gnarled Root Dungeon]] before he can carry Ember Seeds. If Link tries to grab them beforehand, he will burn himself.{{Ref|OoS|53|Link at the Mystical Tree in Horon Village}} The Mystical Tree also serves as a warp point. Once Link acquires [[Gale Seed]]s later in his quest, he can warp to any Mystical Tree that he has uncovered. The exit at the east portion of Horon Village, leading to the Eastern Suburbs is initially blocked off by some trees. After Link has acquired the Ember Seeds from the Gnarled Root Dungeon, he will be able to burn these trees down. Link will meet up with [[Sokra]], the traveling prophet who tells Link that his next destination is at the [[Temple of Seasons]].{{Ref|OoS|1622|Sokra}} At the North end of town, near the exit that leads to North Horon, Link will find a young child that talks about the [[Blast Bloom]] flower. During Spring the boy can be seen playing with the flower, while he stands near it in the Summer and Autumn.{{Ref|OoS|552|Horon Village Child}}{{Ref|OoS|553|Horon Village Child}}{{Ref|OoS|554|Horon Village Child}} Just west of the young child, Link will find a woman who farms the land regardless of the season. Early on in the quest she will complain about the weather conditions in Horon Village, but later on, she will give Link some tips concerning Magical Rings.{{Ref|OoS|544-546|Horon Villager}}
Horon Village is filled with a variety of shops and residential homes, almost all of which are accessible the very first time Link enters the Village.
===Know-It-All Birds===
[[File:Know-It-All-Birds-Hut.png|thumb|right|[[Know-It-All Birds]] Hut]]
{{Main|Know-It-All Birds}}
The [[Know-It-All Birds]] home can be found at the further northwest corner of Horon Village. Inside Link will find 10 Birds that will give Link advice on how to use his basic weapons, as well as information on the changing seasons and the [[Essences of Nature]].
===Advance Shop===
{{Main|Advance Shop}}
The [[Advance Shop]] is located right next door to the Know-It-All Birds home. As its name suggests, this shop is only accessible if the player Link is playing using the [[Game Boy Advance]]. If a [[Game Boy Color]] is used, this shop will remain closed. The store is run by [[Stockwell]] and he will sell three items for 100 [[Rupee]]s a piece. These include a [[Gasha Seed]] and two [[Seed Ring]]s. One of the rings is referred to as the [[Advance Ring]] and will be appraised as the [[GBA Nature Ring]].
===Horon Village Shop===
{{Main|Horon Village Shop}}
The [[Horon Village Shop]] is the main shop featured in ''Oracle of Seasons'' and . Link can be purchase a variety of goods, including [[Bomb]]s, Gasha Seeds, a [[Wooden Shield]], the [[Iron Shield]], the [[Mirror Shield]], and [[Recovery Heart]]s. After Link completes [[Snake's Remains]] and before he travels deeper into North Horon, the Shop will also sell a [[Strange Flute]], which will become [[Moosh's Flute]]. However, if Link previously acquires the Strange Flute from the [[Subrosian Dance Hall]], this Flute will not be for sale. After Link acquires the [[Member's Card]] he can reach the Basement shop, where he can purchase a [[Seed Satchel]] upgrade and the [[Treasure Map]].
===Treasure Chest Game===
===Clock Shop===
{{Main|Clock Shop}}
In the center part of town, Link will find the [[Clock Shop]]. Despite it being referred to as the Clock Shop, Link cannot purchase any items. Instead, its primary purpose is related to the [[Oracle of Seasons Trading Sequence|Trading Sequence]]. After Link acquires the [[Wooden Bird]], he can trade it to [[Tick Tock]] and he will get the [[Engine Grease]] in return. Behind the Clock Shop, Link can use his [[Shovel]] to dig up a secret staircase. This leads to an empty room, but if Link is playing a [[Linked Game]], he can encounter an [[Old Man]].
===Vasu Jewelers===
===Bipin and Blossom's House===
[[File:Horon-Village-Bipin-Blossom.png|thumb|right|[[Bipin]] and [[Blossom]]'s House]]{{Main|Bipin's and Blossom's House}} {{Main|Bipin}}, {{Main|Blossom}}, {{Main|Bipin and Blossom's Son}}At the southwest portion of Horon Village, Link will find [[Bipin]] 's and [[Blossom's House]]'s house. Link can travel to this house throughout his quest and the can help [[Bipin]] and [[Blossom]] make decisions he makes concerning their [[Bipin and Blossom's Son|Child]] . The decisions will have an effect on what type of person the child becomes.
===Mayor's House===
{{Main|Mayor Ruul}}
[[Mayor Ruul|Ruul]]'s is the Mayor of Horon Village and his house can be found at the northeastern portion of Horon Village. The Mayor has interest in Gasha Seeds and will give him one when he first arrives at his house. After blowing up the wall on the right side of the house, Link can find a second Gasha Seed. Just outside of the Mayor's House, Link will find the lone [[Soft Soil]] location in Horon Village.{{Ref|OoS|1085|[[Mayor Ruul]]}} ===Dr. Left's House==={{Main|Dr. Left}}[[Dr. Left]]'s House is located at the southeast corner of the Village. After Link has acquires [[Ember Seed]]s, he can light the [[Torch]] in Dr. Left's house. Dr. Left will thank Link and award him with the [[Cuccodex]], the first item in the Trading Sequence. Link can bomb the east wall to get to the east half of the house. Outside, if the season is Winter, Link can cross the frozen water to reach a treasure chest containing some rupees.
===Mr. Write's HouseMaku Tree==={{Main|Mr. WriteMaku Tree (Oracle of Seasons)|Maku Tree}}The [[Mr. WriteMaku Tree (Oracle of Seasons)|Maku Tree]]'s House is located can be found at the southeast northast corner of the Horon Village. After In order to gain access to the Maku Tree, Link has acquires must first acquire the [[Ember SeedWooden Sword]]s, he can light from the [[Torch]] in Mr. WriteHero's house. Mr. Write will thank Link and award him with the [[CuccodexCave]], located just west of the Village along the Western Coast. When Link first item in meets the Maku Tree, the Trading Sequencetree is much smaller than its normal state. As Link can bomb begins to acquire some of Essences of Nature, the east wall Maku Tree will begin to get grow and flourish. As it grows, an entrance will open to the east half inside of the houseMaku Tree, where Link will find [[Farore (Oracle)|Farore]] and the [[Hall of Secrets]]. OutsideThroughout Link's quest, if the season is WinterMaku Tree speaks to him telepathically, Link can cross the frozen water advising him on where to reach a treasure chest containing some rupeesgo.
==Maku TreeLinked Game=={{Main|In a Linked Game, there are some additional characters to meet, as well as some additional objectives. In a Linked Game, after Link meets with the Maku Tree}}The [[Maku Tree]] can be found , a girl will appear near the water fountain at the northast corner center part of Horon Villagetown. In order to gain access Link can speak with her to learn the Maku Tree[[Fairy Secret]], Link must first acquire which he can then tell to the Blue [[Wooden SwordPrankster Fairies|Prankster Fairy]] from in the [[HeroFairies's CaveWoods]], located just west in ''Oracle of the Village along the Western Coast. When Link first meets the Maku Tree, the tree is much smaller than its normal stateAges''. As This leads Link begins to acquire some of Essences of Nature, the Maku Tree will begin to grow and flourish. Throughout Link's quest, the Maku Tree speaks to him telepathically, advising him on where to goacquiring a full [[Heart Container]].
==Gallery==
File:Horon-Village-Winter.png|Horon Village during the [[Winter]].
File:Horon-Village-Spring.png|Horon Village during the [[Spring]].
File:Horon-Village-Mini-Map.png|Horon Village Mini Map.
File:Horon-Village-West.png|Horon Village's western exit to the [[Western Coast]] during Summer.
File:Horon-Village-North.png|Horon Village's northern exit to [[North Horon]] during Spring.
File:Horon-Village-East.png|Horon Village's exit to the [[Eastern Suburbs]].
File:Horon-Village-Tree-Stump.png|[[Tree Stump]] in South Horon Village.
File:Horon-Village-Warp-Portal.png|Warp Portal leading to [[Subrosia]].
File:Horon-Village-Mayor-Ruul.png|[[Mayor Ruul]]'s House.
File:Horon-Village-Rock-Mushrooms.png|[[Rock Mushroom]]s during [[Autumn]].
File:Horon-Village-Southeast.png|[[Dr. Left]]'s House during [[Winter]].
File:Horon-Village-Heart.png|[[Piece of Heart]].
File:Horon-Village-Clock-Shop.png|[[Clock Shop]].
File:Horon-Village-Painter.png|The Horon Village [[Painter]].
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