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Throughout the [[Zelda]] series, multiple types of hammers appear in various games. These hammers vary in size, name, and design, but they all served [[Link]] the same purpose: Smashing Objects. Every variation of a hammer has its limitations, and thus must be used accordingly.
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{{Specify|this=the item from the main series|other=Darunia's weapon in ''Hyrule Warriors''|link=[[Hammer (Hyrule Warriors)]]}}
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{{Infobox|item
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| image    = [[File:PH-Hammer.png]]
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| caption  = Hammer from Phantom Hourglass
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| game    = ''[[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link|The Adventure of Link]]''<br/>''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past|A Link to the Past]]''<br/>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time|Ocarina of Time]]''<br/>''[[The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker|The Wind Waker]]''<br/>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures|Four Swords Adventures]]''<br/>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass|Phantom Hourglass]]''<br/>''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds|A Link Between Worlds]]''<br/>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes|Tri Force Heroes]]''<br/>''[[Cadence of Hyrule]]''
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| location = <u>'''''The Adventure of Link'''''</u><br/>[[Death Mountain (The Adventure of Link)|Death Mountain]]<br/><u>'''''A Link to the Past'''''</u><br/>[[Dark Palace (A Link to the Past)|Dark Palace]]<br/><u>'''''Ocarina of Time'''''</u><br/>[[Fire Temple (Ocarina of Time)|Fire Temple]]<br/><u>'''''The Wind Waker'''''</u><br/>[[Forsaken Fortress]]<br/><u>'''''Four Swords Adventures'''''</u><br/>Anywhere<br/><u>'''''Phantom Hourglass'''''</u><br/>[[Mutoh's Temple]]<br/><u>'''''A Link Between Worlds'''''</u><br/>[[Ravio's Shop]]
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| use      = Smashing objects
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| cost    =
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| related  = [[Megaton Hammer]]
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}}
  
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Throughout [[The Legend of Zelda (Series)|''The Legend of Zelda'' series]], there are multiple types of '''Hammers''' that appear in various games. These hammers vary in size, name, and design, but they all serve [[Link]] the same purpose: smashing objects. Every variation of the hammer has its limitations, and thus must be used accordingly.
  
== Adventure of Link ==
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==Appearances==
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===The Adventure of Link===
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[[File:Hammer-Sprite-AoL.png|left]]
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In ''[[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link|Adventure of Link]]'', Link's Hammer is used to destroy boulders and forests.{{Ref|pg. 46|It can break rocks and cut down trees on the landscape map. Use with the A button.|The Adventure of Link Game Manual}} Link can acquire the Hammer within a cave in the deepest part of [[Death Mountain (The Adventure of Link)|Death Mountain]]. This was the first appearance for the Hammer, thus it set the concept for games that followed this one.
  
In [[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link]], Link's hammer is used to destroy boulders and forests. Link receives the hammer in a hole deep in Death Mountain. This was the first appearance for the hammer, and set the concept for games that followed this one.
 
  
== A Link To The Past ==
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===A Link to the Past===
 
{{Main|Magic Hammer}}
 
{{Main|Magic Hammer}}
In the SNES game, [[The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past]], the hammer returns. This time it's called ''The Magic Hammer''. Contrary to its name, it doesn't cost any magic power to use. This weapon is used to lower stakes to advance further in the game, or to solve puzzles. It is found at the first dungeon in the Dark World, Dark Palace.  
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In the [[Super Nintendo Entertainment System|SNES]] game, ''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past|A Link to the Past]]'', the hammer returns. This time it's called the [[Magic Hammer]]. Contrary to its name, it doesn't cost any magic power to use. This weapon is used to flatten fence posts and "moles" to advance further in the game, to get through enemy shells or flip them, or to solve puzzles. It is found at the first dungeon in the [[Dark World]], the [[Dark Palace (A Link to the Past)|Dark Palace]].
  
 
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===Ocarina of Time===
== Ocarina of Time ==
 
 
{{Main|Megaton Hammer}}
 
{{Main|Megaton Hammer}}
In [[The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time]] the hammer makes its third appearance, this time known as the Megaton Hammer. This hammer is very useful against Torch Slugs because it flips them over to their weak point. It is also used on Rusty Switches that cannot be pressed otherwise. It can also smash up red boulders that bombs cannot, most of these boulders are located around [[Death Mountain]]. It is the dungeon item of The Fire Temple, the second Adult Link temple.
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In ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time|Ocarina of Time]]'', the hammer makes its third appearance, this time known as the [[Megaton Hammer]]. This hammer is very useful against [[Torch Slug]]s because it flips them over to their weak point. It is also used on Rusty Switches that cannot be pressed otherwise. It can also smash up red boulders that bombs cannot, most of these boulders are located around Death Mountain. It is the dungeon item of the [[Fire Temple (Ocarina of Time)|Fire Temple]], the second Adult Link temple.
  
== Wind Waker ==
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===The Wind Waker===
 
{{Main|Skull Hammer}}
 
{{Main|Skull Hammer}}
In Link's first adventure on the gamecube, [[The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker]], the hammer is known as the Skull Hammer. It is aquired at the Forsaken Fortress the second time you visit it. In can be used to smash up spiked or wooden pegs and it also serves as a very powerful weapon against enemies.
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In Link's first adventure on the [[Nintendo GameCube|GameCube]], ''[[The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker|The Wind Waker]]'', the Hammer is known as the [[Skull Hammer]]. It is acquired at the [[Forsaken Fortress]] the second time Link visits it. It can be used to smash up spiked or wooden pegs and it also serves as a very powerful weapon against enemies.
  
== Four Swords Adventures ==
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===Four Swords Adventures===
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{{Main|Magic Hammer}}
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In ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures|Four Swords Adventures]]'', the hammer that appears is known as the [[Magic Hammer]]. It is a basic hammer that can be used to flip switches, and kill certain enemies. It can be upgraded to the Level 2 Magic Hammer, which is a more powerful variation.
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===Phantom Hourglass===
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In the first Zelda game for the [[Nintendo DS]], ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass|Phantom Hourglass]]'', Link gets an item simply called the Hammer. It is useful against enemies that Link was unable to defeat without it. It is found on the third floor of [[Mutoh's Temple]], and it is required to defeat the boss, [[Eox]].
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===A Link Between Worlds===
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{{Quote|You rented the hammer. It's as heavy as it looks, so it should really pack a punch!|In-Game Description}}
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The Hammer makes another appearance in ''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds|A Link Between Worlds]]''. In this game, it can be primarily used to smash down various objects. It can be acquired from [[Ravio]] at his [[Ravio's Shop|shop]]. When upgraded, it becomes stronger and gets an added shockwave effect.
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===Tri Force Heroes===
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==Non-Canon Appearances==
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{{Non-Canon|section}}
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===Hyrule Warriors===
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{{Main|Hammer (Hyrule Warriors)}}
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The [[Hammer (Hyrule Warriors)|Hammer]] makes an appearance in the Zelda and Dynasty Warriors crossover, ''[[Hyrule Warriors]]''. It is the only weapon of [[Darunia]], and has three forms: Hammer, Igneous Hammer, and Megaton Hammer. The latter two are found by completing certain challenges in [[Adventure Mode]], while the first one is acquired when Darunia is unlocked after completing [[Death Mountain (Hyrule Warriors)|Death Mountain's]] [[Land of Myth]] scenario in [[Legend Mode]].
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In [[Hyrule Warriors Legends]] and [[Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition|Definitive Edition]], the Hammer is also an item that can kill [[ChuChu]]s and activate Hammer Switches. It is obtained in [[A New Disturbance]], which unlocks after completing the main story, [[Cia's Tale]], and [[Linkle's Tale]].
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===Cadence of Hyrule===
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{{Main|Megaton Hammer}}
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In ''[[Cadence of Hyrule]]'', the Hammer, once again appearing as the [[Megaton Hammer]], is an item added in the [[Symphony of the Mask]] expansion. It is a powerful item that can flatten enemies, destructibles (i.e. bushes or pots), or bombable/diggable walls, at the cost of [[Stamina (Cadence of Hyrule)|Stamina]]. On the Inventory screen, it occupies the slot that where the first [[Bottle]] goes in the base game.
  
In Four Swords Adventure the hammer is a basic hammer that can be used to flip switches, and kill certain enemies. It can be upgraded to teh Level 2 Hammer, which is a more powerful variation.
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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File:AOL Manual Art Hammer.png|Hammer Artwork from ''The Adventure of Link''
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File:Hammer-Map-AoL.png|Map showing location of Hammer within [[Death Mountain (The Adventure of Link)|Death Mountain]] from ''The Adventure of Link''
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File:Hammer-AoL.png|Link acquiring the Hammer from ''The Adventure of Link''
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File:MagicHammer.png|Magic Hammer Artwork from ''A Link to the Past''
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File:Magic-Hammer.png|Magic Hammer Sprite from ''A Link to the Past''
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File:Megaton Hammer.png|Megaton Hammer from ''Ocarina of Time''
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File:Skull Hammer.png|Skull Hammer from ''The Wind Waker''
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File:ALBW-hammer.png|Hammer from ''A Link Between Worlds''
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</gallery>
  
== Phantom Hourglass ==
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{{References}}
  
In the first Zelda game for the DS, [[The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass]], Link gets an item simply called the hammer. It is useful against enemies that you were unable to defeat without it. It is found on the 3rd Floor of Mutoh's Temple, and is required to defeat the boss, Eox.
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{{Listbox|The Adventure of Link|Items}}
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{{Listbox|Phantom Hourglass Items}}
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{{Listbox|A Link Between Worlds|Items}}
  
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{{Cat|The Adventure of Link Items}}
 
{{Cat|Phantom Hourglass Items}}
 
{{Cat|Phantom Hourglass Items}}
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{{Cat|A Link Between Worlds Items}}
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{{Cat|Tri Force Heroes Items}}

Latest revision as of 15:41, April 2, 2021

This article is about the item from the main series. For Darunia's weapon in Hyrule Warriors, see Hammer (Hyrule Warriors).
Hammer
PH-Hammer.png
Hammer from Phantom Hourglass

Games

Location

The Adventure of Link
Death Mountain
A Link to the Past
Dark Palace
Ocarina of Time
Fire Temple
The Wind Waker
Forsaken Fortress
Four Swords Adventures
Anywhere
Phantom Hourglass
Mutoh's Temple
A Link Between Worlds
Ravio's Shop

Uses

Smashing objects

Related

Throughout The Legend of Zelda series, there are multiple types of Hammers that appear in various games. These hammers vary in size, name, and design, but they all serve Link the same purpose: smashing objects. Every variation of the hammer has its limitations, and thus must be used accordingly.

Appearances

The Adventure of Link

Hammer-Sprite-AoL.png

In Adventure of Link, Link's Hammer is used to destroy boulders and forests.[1] Link can acquire the Hammer within a cave in the deepest part of Death Mountain. This was the first appearance for the Hammer, thus it set the concept for games that followed this one.


A Link to the Past

Main article: Magic Hammer

In the SNES game, A Link to the Past, the hammer returns. This time it's called the Magic Hammer. Contrary to its name, it doesn't cost any magic power to use. This weapon is used to flatten fence posts and "moles" to advance further in the game, to get through enemy shells or flip them, or to solve puzzles. It is found at the first dungeon in the Dark World, the Dark Palace.

Ocarina of Time

Main article: Megaton Hammer

In Ocarina of Time, the hammer makes its third appearance, this time known as the Megaton Hammer. This hammer is very useful against Torch Slugs because it flips them over to their weak point. It is also used on Rusty Switches that cannot be pressed otherwise. It can also smash up red boulders that bombs cannot, most of these boulders are located around Death Mountain. It is the dungeon item of the Fire Temple, the second Adult Link temple.

The Wind Waker

Main article: Skull Hammer

In Link's first adventure on the GameCube, The Wind Waker, the Hammer is known as the Skull Hammer. It is acquired at the Forsaken Fortress the second time Link visits it. It can be used to smash up spiked or wooden pegs and it also serves as a very powerful weapon against enemies.

Four Swords Adventures

Main article: Magic Hammer

In Four Swords Adventures, the hammer that appears is known as the Magic Hammer. It is a basic hammer that can be used to flip switches, and kill certain enemies. It can be upgraded to the Level 2 Magic Hammer, which is a more powerful variation.

Phantom Hourglass

In the first Zelda game for the Nintendo DS, Phantom Hourglass, Link gets an item simply called the Hammer. It is useful against enemies that Link was unable to defeat without it. It is found on the third floor of Mutoh's Temple, and it is required to defeat the boss, Eox.

A Link Between Worlds

"You rented the hammer. It's as heavy as it looks, so it should really pack a punch!"

— In-Game Description

The Hammer makes another appearance in A Link Between Worlds. In this game, it can be primarily used to smash down various objects. It can be acquired from Ravio at his shop. When upgraded, it becomes stronger and gets an added shockwave effect.

Tri Force Heroes

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Non-Canon Appearances

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Hyrule Warriors

Main article: Hammer (Hyrule Warriors)

The Hammer makes an appearance in the Zelda and Dynasty Warriors crossover, Hyrule Warriors. It is the only weapon of Darunia, and has three forms: Hammer, Igneous Hammer, and Megaton Hammer. The latter two are found by completing certain challenges in Adventure Mode, while the first one is acquired when Darunia is unlocked after completing Death Mountain's Land of Myth scenario in Legend Mode.

In Hyrule Warriors Legends and Definitive Edition, the Hammer is also an item that can kill ChuChus and activate Hammer Switches. It is obtained in A New Disturbance, which unlocks after completing the main story, Cia's Tale, and Linkle's Tale.

Cadence of Hyrule

Main article: Megaton Hammer

In Cadence of Hyrule, the Hammer, once again appearing as the Megaton Hammer, is an item added in the Symphony of the Mask expansion. It is a powerful item that can flatten enemies, destructibles (i.e. bushes or pots), or bombable/diggable walls, at the cost of Stamina. On the Inventory screen, it occupies the slot that where the first Bottle goes in the base game.

Gallery

References

  1. "It can break rocks and cut down trees on the landscape map. Use with the A button." — The Adventure of Link Game Manual, pg. 46