A Link to the Past Items
This is a list of items found in A Link to the Past.
- Main article: Fighter's 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.
- Main article: Tempered Sword
- Main article: Golden Sword
- Main article: Fighter's Shield
The Fighter's Shield is the first shield acquired in the game, and is received from Link's Uncle.
- 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.
- Main article: Mirror Shield
- Main article: Green Jerkin
The Green Jerkin is Link's starting outfit, and offers no special protection.
- 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%.
- 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%.
- Main article: Pegasus Boots
- Main article: Power Glove
The Power Gloves allow Link to lift small and large gray stones, and are found in the Desert Palace.
- 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.
- Main article: Flippers
- Main article: Moon Pearl
- Main article: Lamp
- Main article: Bow
- Main article: Silver Arrow
- 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.
- Main article: Boomerang
- 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.
- Main article: Bug Net
- 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.
- Main article: Mushroom
- Main article: Magic Powder
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Main article: Shovel
Cane of Somaria
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Main article: Bottle
- Main article: Red Potion
- Main article: Green Potion
- Main article: Blue Potion
- Main article: Fairy
Fairies restore Link's hearts, or if the heart gauge is emptied, revive Link to a maximum of 8 hearts.
- Main article: Bee
- Main article: Golden Bee
- Main article: Super Bomb
Basket (GBA only)
- Main article: Basket
Wooden Carvings (GBA only)
- Main article: Wooden Carvings
- Main article: Dungeon Map
The Dungeon Map shows the layout of the current dungeon.
- Main article: Compass
The Compass shows where items and the boss are located within a dungeon.
- Main article: Big Key
The Big Key opens the Big Chest and the door to the boss of a given dungeon.
- 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.
Pendant of Courage
- Main article: Pendant of Courage
Pendant of Power
- Main article: Pendant of Power
Pendant of Wisdom
- Main article: Pendant of Wisdom
- Main article: Crystal
Found in each Dark World dungeon by defeating the boss within.