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{{Infobox|enemy
|name    = Moa
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| image   = [[File:Moa.png]]
|image   = [[File:Moa.png]]''<br>Moa Artwork from The Adventure of Link.
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| caption  = Moa Artwork from ''The Adventure of Link''
|game   = ''[[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link|The Adventure of Link]]''<br>''[[Link: The Faces of Evil]]''<br>''[[Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon]]''
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| threat = 7
|other   = ''[[Captain N: The Game Master]]''
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| game     = ''[[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link|The Adventure of Link]]''<br/>''[[Link: The Faces of Evil]]''<br/>''[[Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon]]''
|habitat = [[Dungeon]]s<br>Old [[Kasuto]]<br>Caves
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| other   = ''[[Captain N: The Game Master]]''
|weapon = [[Sword]]
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| location = [[Graveyard (The Adventure of Link)|Graveyards]]<br/>[[Three-Eye Rock Palace]]<br/>[[Island Palace]]<br/>[[Kasuto]]<br/>[[Maze Island Palace]]<br/>[[Palace on the Sea]]<br/>[[Valley of Death]]
|spoils =  
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| weapon   = [[Sword]]
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| spoils   =  
 
}}
 
}}
  
'''Moas''' are enemies that have appeared in ''[[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link]]''.  
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'''Moas''' are enemies that appear exclusively in ''[[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link]]''.  
  
==Appearances==
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==Variations==
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Moas are flying spirits that resembling a floating  eyeball. They can be found flying around many places in Hyrule. There are four variation of the Moas in this game.
  
Moas are flying spirits that resembling a floating  eyeball. They can be found flying around many places in Hyrule. There are four variation of the Moas in this game.
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===Red Moa===
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Red Moas are spirits that flying across the graveyards found throughout [[Western Hyrule]]. This Moas simply fly slowly across the screen in same direction Link moves in. They can steal 20 experience points from Link if he touches one. Red Moas are the weakest variation of Moa and can be killed with a few sword slash. Link gains 10 experience points for defeating the Red Moa.  
  
====Red Moa====
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===Blue Moa===
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Blue Moas are invisible spirits that flying across the graveyards found throughout [[Eastern Hyrule (The Adventure of Link)|Eastern Hyrule]]. Blue Moas cannot be seen unless Link has obtained the [[Cross]] from the [[Three-Eye Rock Palace]]. They causes more damage than the Red Moas, and also can steal experience points from Link. Blue Moas have a large amount of hit points and they need many sword slash to be killed. Link gains 50 experience points for defeating the Blue Moa.
  
Red Moas are spirits that flying across the graveyards found throughout [[Western Hyrule]]. This Moas simply fly slowly across the screen in same direction Link moves in. They can steal experience points from Link if he touches one. Red Moas are the weakest variation of Moa and can be killed with a few sword slash. Link gains 10 experience points for defeating the Red Moa.  
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===Purple Moa===
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Purple Moas are identical to blue Moas. They are invisible and you must have obtained the [[Cross]] to see them. Purple Moas appear only in the cursed town of Old [[Kasuto]] and the [[Valley of Death]]. Like the Blue Moas, they have a large amount of hit points and need many sword slash to be killed.  
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Purple Moas are the only kind of Moa that do not steal experience points if Link touches one. The Purple Moa is one of the few enemies impervious to the transformative effects of [[Spell Spell|Spell]]. Link gains 50 experience points for defeating the Purple Moa.
  
====Blue Moa====
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===Fire Moa===
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Fire Moas are special variation of Moa that only found in palaces. They are orange in color, and have ability to drop fire into their enemies while they fly. Fire Moas have less of hit points than Blue and Purple Moas. But, they have the ability to steal experience points from Link like the blue and red ones. They are difficult to kill because they can fly quite high off the ground. Link gains 50 experience points for defeating the Fire Moa.
  
Blue Moas are invisible spirits that flying across the graveyards found throughout [[Eastern Hyrule]]. Blue Moas cannot be seen unless you have obtained the [[Cross]] from the [[Hidden Palace]]. They causes more damage than the Red Moas, and also can steal experience points from Link. Blue Moas have a large amount of hit points and they need many sword slash to be killed. Link gains 50 experience points for defeating the Blue Moa.  
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===Game Data===
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{| class="wikitable" style="float:left; text-align:center; width:500px;"
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|+ style="text-align:left;" | <big>Red Moa</big>
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| rowspan="3" width="25%" |[[File:MoaRed-Sprite-AOL.png]]
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| width="25%" | Experience Points || width="50%" | 10
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|-
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| Item Drop || [[Magic Jar|Blue Magic Jar]] or 50 exp [[Point Bag]]
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|-
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| Enemy Habitat || height="90px" | Graveyards of [[Western Hyrule]]
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|-
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{{#vardefine:CommentBoxID|{{#if:{{#varexists:CommentBoxID}}|{{#expr:{{#var:CommentBoxID}}+1}}|1}}}}
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| class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" align="left" style="{{round|10}}; background:{{{buttonbackground|#F2F2F2}}}; text-align:center;"| {{{button1|Combat Data}}}
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| class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" align="left" style="{{round|10}}; background:{{{buttonbackground|#F2F2F2}}}; display:none; text-align: center;" | {{{button2|Hide}}} || colspan="5" style="text-align:left;" | •Drains 10 experience on contact
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|-class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" style="display:none;"
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| colspan="6" |
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{|
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! colspan="2" style="text-align:left;" | Defensive Stats |||| colspan="3" style="text-align:left;"| Offensive Stats
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|-
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! Attack Level || Hits to Kill |||| Life Level || Contact Container Damage || Projectile Container Damage
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|-
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| 1 || 4 |||| 1 || 1.5 || -
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|-
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| 2 || 3 |||| 2 || 1.25 || -
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|-
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| 3 || 2 |||| 3 || 1.125 || -
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|-
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| 4 || 2 |||| 4 || 1 || -
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|-
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| 5 || 1 |||| 5 || .75 || -
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|-
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| 6 || 1 |||| 6 || .625 || -
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|-
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| 7 || 1 |||| 7 || .5 || -
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|-
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| 8 || 1 |||| 8 || .375 || -
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|}
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|}
  
====Purple Moa====
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{| class="wikitable" style="float:left; text-align:center; width:500px;"
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|+ style="text-align:left;" | <big>Fire Moa</big>
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| rowspan="3" width="25%" |[[File:MoaFire-Sprite-AOL.png]]
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| width="25%" | Experience Points || width="50%" | 50
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|-
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| Item Drop || [[Magic Jar|Red Magic Jar]] or 200 exp [[Point Bag]]
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|-
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| Enemy Habitat || height="90px" | [[Island Palace]]<br/>[[Maze Island Palace]]<br/>[[Palace on the Sea]]<br/>[[Three-Eye Rock Palace]]
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|-
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{{#vardefine:CommentBoxID|{{#if:{{#varexists:CommentBoxID}}|{{#expr:{{#var:CommentBoxID}}+1}}|1}}}}
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| class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" align="left" style="{{round|10}}; background:{{{buttonbackground|#F2F2F2}}}; text-align:center;"| {{{button1|Combat Data}}}
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| class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" align="left" style="{{round|10}}; background:{{{buttonbackground|#F2F2F2}}}; display:none; text-align: center;" | {{{button2|Hide}}} || colspan="5" style="text-align:left;" | •Drains 20 experience on contact
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|-class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" style="display:none;"
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| colspan="6" |
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{|
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! colspan="2" style="text-align:left;" | Defensive Stats |||| colspan="3" style="text-align:left;"| Offensive Stats
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|-
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! Attack Level || Hits to Kill |||| Life Level || Contact Container Damage || Projectile Container Damage
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|-
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| 1 || 8 |||| 1 || 3 || 3
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|-
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| 2 || 6 |||| 2 || 2.25 || 2.25
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|-
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| 3 || 4 |||| 3 || 1.75 || 1.75
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|-
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| 4 || 3 |||| 4 || 1.5 || 1.5
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|-
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| 5 || 2 |||| 5 || 1.25 || 1.25
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|-
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| 6 || 2 |||| 6 || 1 || 1
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|-
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| 7 || 1 |||| 7 || .875 || .875
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|-
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| 8 || 1 |||| 8 || .75 || .75
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|}
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|}
  
Purple Moas are identical to blue Moas. They are invisible and you must have obtained the [[Cross]] to see them. Purple Moas appear only in the cursed town of Old [[Kasuto]]. Like the Blue Moas, they have a large amount of hit points and need many sword slash to be killed.  
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{| class="wikitable" style="float:left; text-align:center; width:500px;"
Purple Moas are the only kind of Moa that do not steal experience points if Link touches one. The Purple Moa is one of the few enemies impervious to the transformative effects of [[Spell Spell|Spell]]. Link gains 50 experience points for defeating the Purple Moa.  
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|+ style="text-align:left;" | <big>Blue Moa</big>
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| rowspan="3" width="25%" |[[File:MoaBlue-Sprite-AOL.png]]
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| width="25%" | Experience Points || width="50%" | 50
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|-
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| Item Drop || [[Magic Jar|Blue Magic Jar]] or 50 exp [[Point Bag]]
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|-
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| Enemy Habitat || height="90px" | Graveyards of<br/> [[Eastern Hyrule (The Adventure of Link)|Eastern Hyrule]],<br/>[[Valley of Death]]
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|-
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{{#vardefine:CommentBoxID|{{#if:{{#varexists:CommentBoxID}}|{{#expr:{{#var:CommentBoxID}}+1}}|1}}}}
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| class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" align="left" style="{{round|10}}; background:{{{buttonbackground|#F2F2F2}}}; text-align:center;"| {{{button1|Combat Data}}}
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| class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" align="left" style="{{round|10}}; background:{{{buttonbackground|#F2F2F2}}}; display:none; text-align: center;" | {{{button2|Hide}}} || colspan="5" style="text-align:left;" | •Drains 20 experience on contact
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|-class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" style="display:none;"
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| colspan="6" |
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{|
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! colspan="2" style="text-align:left;" | Defensive Stats |||| colspan="3" style="text-align:left;"| Offensive Stats
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|-
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! Attack Level || Hits to Kill |||| Life Level || Contact Container Damage || Projectile Container Damage
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|-
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| 1 || 24 |||| 1 || 3 || -
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|-
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| 2 || 16 |||| 2 || 2.25 || -
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|-
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| 3 || 12 |||| 3 || 1.75 || -
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|-
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| 4 || 8 |||| 4 || 1.5 || -
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|-
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| 5 || 6 |||| 5 || 1.25 || -
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|-
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| 6 || 4 |||| 6 || 1 || -
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|-
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| 7 || 3 |||| 7 || .875 || -
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|-
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| 8 || 2 |||| 8 || .75 || -
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|}
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|}
  
====Fire Moa====
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{| class="wikitable" style="float:left; text-align:center; width:500px;"
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|+ style="text-align:left;" | <big>Purple Moa</big>
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| rowspan="3" width="25%" |[[File:MoaPurple-Sprite-AOL.png]]
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| width="25%" | Experience Points || width="50%" | 50
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|-
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| Item Drop || None
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|-
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| Enemy Habitat || height="90px" | [[Kasuto|Kasuto Town]]
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|-
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{{#vardefine:CommentBoxID|{{#if:{{#varexists:CommentBoxID}}|{{#expr:{{#var:CommentBoxID}}+1}}|1}}}}
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| class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" align="left" style="{{round|10}}; background:{{{buttonbackground|#F2F2F2}}}; text-align:center;"| {{{button1|Combat Data}}}
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| class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" align="left" style="{{round|10}}; background:{{{buttonbackground|#F2F2F2}}}; display:none; text-align: center;" | {{{button2|Hide}}} || colspan="5" style="text-align:left;" | •Invisible without the [[Cross]]
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|-class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" style="display:none;"
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| colspan="6" |
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{|
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! colspan="2" style="text-align:left;" | Defensive Stats |||| colspan="3" style="text-align:left;"| Offensive Stats
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|-
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! Attack Level || Hits to Kill |||| Life Level || Contact Container Damage || Projectile Container Damage
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|-
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| 1 || 24 |||| 1 || 3 || -
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|-
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| 2 || 16 |||| 2 || 2.25 || -
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|-
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| 3 || 12 |||| 3 || 1.75 || -
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|-
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| 4 || 8 |||| 4 || 1.5 || -
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|-
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| 5 || 6 |||| 5 || 1.25 || -
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|-
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| 6 || 4 |||| 6 || 1 || -
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|-
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| 7 || 3 |||| 7 || .875 || -
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|-
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| 8 || 2 |||| 8 || .75 || -
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|}
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Fire Moas are special variation of Moa that only found in palaces. They are orange in color, and have ability to drop fire into their enemies while they fly. Fire Moas have less amount of hit points than Blue and Purple Moas. But, they have the ability to steal experience points from Link like the blue and red ones. They are difficult to kill because they can fly quite high off the ground. Link gains 50 experience points for defeating the Fire Moa.
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==See also==
 
==See also==
* [[Girobokku]]
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* [[Girubokku]]
 
* [[Patra]]
 
* [[Patra]]
* [[Digdogger]]  
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* [[Digdogger (The Legend of Zelda)|Digdogger]]
  
 
==Gallery==
 
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# "A graveyard ghost" — (Nintendo Power Magazines - Issue 004, [http://www.zeldadungeon.net/gallery/displayimage.php?album=328&pid=9760#top_display_media page 22]).
 
# "A graveyard ghost" — (Nintendo Power Magazines - Issue 004, [http://www.zeldadungeon.net/gallery/displayimage.php?album=328&pid=9760#top_display_media page 22]).
 
# "Moa are large disconnected eyeballs who are mysteriously able to fly through the air. They have no mouths or claws, but the lubrication which coats their external membranes is toxic to the touch." — ([http://zelda.com/universe/pedia/m.jsp The Great Hyrule Encyclopedia]).  
 
# "Moa are large disconnected eyeballs who are mysteriously able to fly through the air. They have no mouths or claws, but the lubrication which coats their external membranes is toxic to the touch." — ([http://zelda.com/universe/pedia/m.jsp The Great Hyrule Encyclopedia]).  
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Latest revision as of 23:39, July 28, 2020

Moas are enemies that appear exclusively in Zelda II: The Adventure of Link.

Variations

Moas are flying spirits that resembling a floating eyeball. They can be found flying around many places in Hyrule. There are four variation of the Moas in this game.

Red Moa

Red Moas are spirits that flying across the graveyards found throughout Western Hyrule. This Moas simply fly slowly across the screen in same direction Link moves in. They can steal 20 experience points from Link if he touches one. Red Moas are the weakest variation of Moa and can be killed with a few sword slash. Link gains 10 experience points for defeating the Red Moa.

Blue Moa

Blue Moas are invisible spirits that flying across the graveyards found throughout Eastern Hyrule. Blue Moas cannot be seen unless Link has obtained the Cross from the Three-Eye Rock Palace. They causes more damage than the Red Moas, and also can steal experience points from Link. Blue Moas have a large amount of hit points and they need many sword slash to be killed. Link gains 50 experience points for defeating the Blue Moa.

Purple Moa

Purple Moas are identical to blue Moas. They are invisible and you must have obtained the Cross to see them. Purple Moas appear only in the cursed town of Old Kasuto and the Valley of Death. Like the Blue Moas, they have a large amount of hit points and need many sword slash to be killed. Purple Moas are the only kind of Moa that do not steal experience points if Link touches one. The Purple Moa is one of the few enemies impervious to the transformative effects of Spell. Link gains 50 experience points for defeating the Purple Moa.

Fire Moa

Fire Moas are special variation of Moa that only found in palaces. They are orange in color, and have ability to drop fire into their enemies while they fly. Fire Moas have less of hit points than Blue and Purple Moas. But, they have the ability to steal experience points from Link like the blue and red ones. They are difficult to kill because they can fly quite high off the ground. Link gains 50 experience points for defeating the Fire Moa.

Game Data

Red Moa
MoaRed-Sprite-AOL.png Experience Points 10
Item Drop Blue Magic Jar or 50 exp Point Bag
Enemy Habitat Graveyards of Western Hyrule
Combat Data •Drains 10 experience on contact
Fire Moa
MoaFire-Sprite-AOL.png Experience Points 50
Item Drop Red Magic Jar or 200 exp Point Bag
Enemy Habitat Island Palace
Maze Island Palace
Palace on the Sea
Three-Eye Rock Palace
Combat Data •Drains 20 experience on contact
Blue Moa
MoaBlue-Sprite-AOL.png Experience Points 50
Item Drop Blue Magic Jar or 50 exp Point Bag
Enemy Habitat Graveyards of
Eastern Hyrule,
Valley of Death
Combat Data •Drains 20 experience on contact
Purple Moa
MoaPurple-Sprite-AOL.png Experience Points 50
Item Drop None
Enemy Habitat Kasuto Town
Combat Data •Invisible without the Cross

See also

Gallery

References

  1. "A ghost that flies over the graveyard. You can't see all of them unless you have the cross." — (Adventure of Link manual, page 29).
  2. "A graveyard ghost" — (Nintendo Power Magazines - Issue 004, page 22).
  3. "Moa are large disconnected eyeballs who are mysteriously able to fly through the air. They have no mouths or claws, but the lubrication which coats their external membranes is toxic to the touch." — (The Great Hyrule Encyclopedia).