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Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker faqs

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  • Four Swords Reference

    Entry location: Outset Island
    This is quite cool. When you complete the game on all 3 game files, you can choose Link's costume color. The colors you can choose from are these colors: Green, Red, Blue, and Purple; the very same colors of all 4 of the Links in Four Swords Adventures.
    Submitted by PsychoBoost

Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker Hints

  • How to Kill the Earth Temple Boss

    Entry location: earth temple
    When you get to the earth temple boss you will notice the many spots of light dotted around the room. Run into one of them and using the mirror shield reflect light onto the boss hold it long enough and he will be paralyzed. While he's paralyzed run towards him and lift him up then throw him into one of towers of spikes that run up the walls. He will explode and loads of tingle-like creatures will start running around. Start killing them (two hits is all it takes) - you won't get chance to kill them all before you meet the ugly ghost guy. Repeat the process as many times as it takes to kill all the tingles and viola, he's done!
    Submitted by faat iydut (runescape name)
  • Save the Deku Tree & Get the Deku Leaf

    In the Deku Tree's Island you will have to save him from some blob creatures. First, stand on the giant lilly-pad in front of the Deku Tree. Little blob creatures will appear all over the Deku Tree's face. To knock down the blobs, you have to do a rolling attack into the Deku Tree. The blobs will fall.
    Kill them all and you will see a cut-scene where you have to get up to the Deku Leaf on a branch. Jump into a flower bud on the floor. Try to face the next one (it is up higher). When the flower spits you out press UP all the way. You will land on another one. Continue doing this until you land on branch with one of the Deku Tree's children. Aim your GRAPPLING HOOK at a branch and swing into the next flower bud. Keep going higher up until you get the DEKU LEAF. Then you have to float with the DEKU LEAF to the next ledge so that you can exit to a new place. Aim yourself at the ledge. As soon as you jump off select the DEKU LEAF and hold the stick forwards. If you timed it and did it right you will make it to the other ledge.

    TIP: WHEN YOU MAKE IT TO THE LEDGE, CUT THE GRASS TO REPLENISH YOUR MAGIC METER WITH MAGIC VIALS, BECAUSE YOU WILL NEED IT IN THE NEXT PLACE.
    Submitted by Anthony Padron
  • 100 Rupies

    To get 100 Rupies go to outset Island. Go to your house. Crawl and go under the wood part nest to the ramp. Go inside the hole and there is the treasure chest with 100 rupies!
    Submitted by None
  • How To Get Iron Boots

    First go to mother child isle (b,5) To get ice and fire arrows then go to Icering Isle (f,5) shoot a fire arrow at the dragon then you only have a few minutes so don't play inside you will find iron boots
    Submitted by homer
  • How to get the Ballad of Gales Song

    After you get the Heros bow , and after leaving The Tower of Gods , go northwest to Northern Triangle island , where you have been , get inside the cyclone and hit Cyclos (the one who is making the cyclone )three hits with your arrow , and he should teach the ballad of gales (song to transport).
    Submitted by joel
  • Fire and Ice Arrows

    First you must have arrows sooner or later you will run into a odd cyclone go in to it. You will spin in circles, shoot your arrows at the creature up in the cloud above he will give you a conducting move use it and warp to B2 there you will find a unusual creature that gives you fire and ice arrows.
    Submitted by zachary canann
  • Puppet Ganon

    To beat puppet ganon use your boomerang to cut the strings on his back ( it takes 2 hits to cut the strings and the one on his back cant be cut.) once u cut the strings on his arms and head he cant hurt u so he swings his tail around at u. u cant cut the string on his tail with the boomerang so aim a light arrow at his tail to cut the string. when the string on his tail is cut shoot the crystal with a light arrow and he goes back up in the ceiling and comes down again. hit him 2 more times and he turns into a spider. aim your view so u can c him coming down. look for the crystal and roll with the a button to get to the crystal on his back when he falls. then shoot it with a light arrow and do it 2 more times to make him turn into a snake ( this is the hardest form) try to shoot his head with a light arrow an d shoot his tail or just try to shoot him with all of your light arrows and hope to hit him. hit him 2 times to kill him for good.
    Submitted by Scott Whittemore
  • Tingle Statues

    There are multiple tingle statues across the Great Sea. One is in each dungeon. The only way you can get them is to go in order by dungeon to collect them. When you get a statue it will be transported to tingle island. Ask one of the two guys pushing the windmill and the will give you 50 rupees. Collect them all and tingle himself will give you 500 rupees. Happy Hunting!
    P.S. You have to drop a tingle bomb in a place in the dungeon when tingle's sign on the GBA turns to a question mark.
    Submitted by Devin Goodman
  • Piggy Passage

    On Outset Island go to the pig pen (the place behind Orca's house.) And climb on to the corral. There should be a higher part of it. Now there should be a pig pen roof, and hop onto that. Next there should be a house roof, so now, hop on to that. (It might take practice because you might fall off a lot.) Now there's a place you can jump into. It should be the tallest part of the roof sticking out. Enter that part. Then get the rupees inside the pots, barrels, and boxes.( Take one of the pots, barrels, or boxes and go through the drop hole and you will still have it with you inside the pig lady's house.)
    Submitted by Daniel Walters
  • 2 Triforce Charts Hints

    After u have recharged your sword u have to find the 8 shards of the triforce. There r 8 triforce charts that u need to get before u can find the shards. One of the charts is on Links Oasis. Once u have given the school teacher on Windfall Island 2 or more joy pendants u receive the private oasis, which is renamed Links Oasis. When u enter the house
    (u need the grafling hook) look up and u will see something to grafl on. Another is on steel island. in the front of it is a door. enter and go to the shrine and stand on the blue icon and play the windrecrium.
    Submitted by Darkzice
  • Get Hero's Charm

    To get Hero's charm you will have to give the pink haired lady at the school on Windfall Island 40 Joy Pendants to her. Once you equip the Hero's Charm it will let see your enemy's health if you target him.
    Submitted by Austin Goins
  • How to Get the Canaba

    First, go to Windfall Island, then go to the school house (thats located where the boys are, The Killer Bees, and it is across from the steps that lead up to the rich guy's house) and talk to the teacher( if it is your first time talking to her, she will ask you to make the four boys apologize). Show her the joy pendants( there the butterflies that have a string of beads around them) she will take a few. Go back and show her again and she will ask for 20 of them. Give them to her and she will give you a deed to the access of the canaba (it is to the southeast from where you are) .Sail there from Windfall Island (I would recommend that you give bait to the fish around the island so that he will mark it on your sea chart). It is the island that has a house on it and a little pond. After you get there, walk up to the door (the one that has the butler on it), stand next to it, then take out your deed and show the butler it. He will say that you are the new owner and you get to go in and it is named after you. Here are some tips for things for you to do inside...When you first walk in take a very good look around. You may notice four vases, two on the bookshelf and two above the fire place. I will not tell you how to get the two above the fireplace but I will tell you this, there is money in all of them, a lot! All I can tell you about the other thing is that you will need your grappling hook. Also look up. I hoped this cheat made your quest a little bit funnier and exciting.
    Submitted by Zelda Waker
  • How To Get A Peice Of The Triforse

    Go to greatfish island at night. There will be a light it wont shine long. go there use your grappling hook to get the piece of the triforse.
    Submitted by eric
  • How to Beat Boss in Forbidden Woods and Get Farero's Pearl

    When you enter the Boss's liar in Forbidden Woods you'll see Makar talk to him then the battle begins! You'll see that the boss has many tentacles hanging on to the ceiling. Get your boomerang and hit the tentacles .Once You have made the boss stop hanging get your sword and attack the creature in the middle of the big flower a few seconds later the boss will swallow you and hurt you a little bit. After that the boss will hang on the ceiling again soon the boss will attack you with its roots use your shield to protect yourself. Do that two more times to beat the boss. If you get hurt badly find grass and cut it and collect the hearts. After you beat the boss collect the heart container and go to the tiny tornado. After that you'll talk to the Deku tree and he'll give you the Farero's pearl.
    Submitted by Tommy Nam
  • How to get Master Sword and Beat Gohdan

    To get the Master Sword you must defeat Gohdon the boss of The tower of the gods. To beat him L-target with the arrows and attack the green eyes on his hands twice then hit both of his eyes on his head twice with the arrows then he will drop his head then get a bomb and throw it in his mouth repeat three times to beat Gohdan (If you run out of ammo Gohdan will give you some but you will have to start over.)
    After you beat Gohdon you will end up at the top of the tower then get your grappling hook and aim at the bell ring it and you will end up in the king of red lions you will see a gold light you will automatically swim in it then you will go underwater and see Hyrule Castle! Go inside and go to the middle of the room and push the boxes in the shape of the triforce then the statue of the Hero Of Time will move go inside the basement go down the stairs to get the master sword but when you go out you will see everything come back to life defeat ten moblins and 7 darknuts you cant get out out until you defeat them all.
    Submitted by 56Mandeville Drive Wayne NJ
  • Lighthouse

    How to light windfalls light house. first you need fire arrows and it must be night time. first go around salvatores building (the guy with the paintings and the squid game.) set the wind blowing north climb up the ladder and step on the switch. it should start turning. then go inside salvatores building and go up the stairs and threw the door. jump onto one of the moving carts and go all the way to the highest part. if you look towards the lighthouse you notice a little opening in there were you can jump in. or you can ride along and shoot. you need to shoot a fire arrow in the lantern and it should light. the lantern is located in the two large yellow things. if you choose not to ride around and shoot jump on the opening get on the higher of the two railings and shoot. after it is lit go talk to the guy with the yellow hat. he'll give you a piece of heart. it all so shows a treasure chest appear on a small rock. that's a piece of heart. rides beedles ship and use the duku leaf to get it.
    Submitted by None
  • Beat Ganon

    When you get into the room where you find Ganon he will fly into the air and drop these string puppet things on you. Try cutting the strings or dodging until you have a clear shot on the jewel on it tail. Once you beat all of his puppets Ganon will go to the top of the tower. Use your grappling hook and Hookshot to reach the top. When your finally at the top you will watch a movie scene and then you'll fight Ganon. Fight him using your Master Sword (Zelda took your bow and light arrows). Zelda will occasionally shoot some arrows at him to stun him so use those times to give him more damage. Later he will get tougher and you won't be able to hurt him so Zelda will shoot light arrows for you to deflect with your mirror shield to stun him then hit him. Continue this pattern until Ganon is dead.
    Submitted by David
  • How To Get A Free Piece Of Heart

    Go to Windfall Island and becomes partners with the guy that looks like an Eskimo. He will give a flower. Leave the Island and come back later; go do something else. Remember this has to be done in the daytime, so if its night when u return, do the song of passing. The Elvis guy dancing in front of the tombstone will tax it to you. The Eskimo guy will now be selling the flowers. Buy a lot of them and put them on the things called joy pedestals. Then talk to the guy sitting on the bench and he will give you a piece of heart.
    Submitted by turquoisepearl
  • Triforce

    Once you have to search for the triforce, head to Tingle Island and he will give you a map called the in-credible map and it will give you the locations of the triforce maps. Once you get the maps go back to Tingle and he will ask you for 398 rupees to decode the maps. once decoded you can pick up the triforce shard. There are 8 triforce shards.
    Submitted by IDBigDog
  • How To Get Unlimited Joy Pendants

    Go to Dragon Roost Island and go into the secret cave. Enter the far right door where you will find 3 Bokoblins and hit each one with your grappling hook to get a joy pendent. After that leave the cave then go back in and do it again and the bokoblins should give you 3 more joy pendants. Do this tell you have 20 of them and you will not have to go hunting for them and you can get your cabana deed and the heroes charm a lot faster.
    Submitted by metal head
  • Easy Blue Potion

    Although the potion shop in the island with the town makes blue potions using the teardrop items from the slime monsters, it needs 15 blue teardrops to make one blue potion.
    Instead, use the grappling hook on the monster plants on the island with the big tree to get the venus flytrap item. This item can be traded to the little plant shaman inside the giant tree's cave for blue potions at a better exchange rate (5 flytraps for 1 potion).
    Submitted by None
  • Get 99 Bombs & Arrows, and 5000 rupees

    To get 99 bombs and arrows you need to have bombs and arrows (of course). Go to sea map E3 to get60 bombs. Then go to sea map D6 to get 99 bombs (the order don't really matter/same goes for the arrows).After that go to sea map A3 and G4.you need the skull hammer to get both arrow upgrades. Bombs for both bomb upgrades.

    If you want carry up to 5000 you half to go to sea map C1(you need bombs for this) you get 1000 rupees and then go to your home island on sea map B7(you need bombs and a Deku Leaf). First you go to the highest rock. Second you set the wind to the other side of the broken bridge. Third you fight a mothula( the gohma looking thing that shoots the thorny one eyed thing at you and has no wings). Before you pass to the log that you walk on there is a boulder. Blow it up and go into the whole. Then you encounter a fairy. Finally you have 5000 rupees 99 bombs and arrows. Aren't you lucky!!
    Submitted by paul
  • 200 rupees

    When on dragon roost island go to the sign pointing up(If you are coming out of the boat,this to the right near the back wall)Use a pear to control seagulls to send one up. Make the seagull hit a bomb pear hanging above the sign pointing up. A treasure chest will fall near the sign. Open it and you will find 200 rupees
    Submitted by None
  • What To Do With Skull Necklaces

    You can do 2 things.1: You can give 3 to the guy with the pigs on Windfall Island and he'll ask you if you want to "babysit" his pigs.Say yes and he'll ask you to find all 3 of his pigs within 2 minuets.1 is by the ocean,another is by the 2 anoying litle girls,the last pig is by the jail.2: you can also go to the rich guys house on Windfall Island.(After you save the girls from the Forsaken Fortress!)Show him the necklaces and he'll buy each one for 10 rupees.(5=50 rupees)
    Submitted by Skittle
  • Magic Armor

    When you get the delivery bag, you can start a trading event to get Magic Armor. First go to Windfall Island and talk to the guy with the parka during the day.Agree to help him get more items and he will give you a town flower. Then sail to Greatfish isle(section D2). You'll find a Goron with a huge pack talk to him a trade the town flower for a sea flower for about 20 rupees. Talk to him again and trade the sea flower for an Exotic flower for about 25 rupees. Then sail to Bomb Island(section E6) and find another Goron and trade the Exotic flower for a Sickle Moon flag for about 40 rupees. Then go back to Windfall and talk to parka guy. He will give you Magic Armor. It protects you from harm, but drains your magic quickly.(Note: Some of then prices I said might be wrong, so bring over 100 rupees just in case :)
    Submitted by Gamefreak
  • Hidden Cave

    In Forest Haven go to the waterfall at the beggining of the level.Stand under the tree branch (or next to the waterfall).Use your Grabbling Hook to swing from the branch and into the waterfall on the right side(closest to the wall).You will end up inside.You can see torches along the wall and a few fire flies flying around. This is not required for the game but its a good place to relax.
    Submitted by None
  • Mblims Hint

    When fighting two or more moblims L target one then wait till one behind the other then raise your shield then the moblim will attack the front moblim and it will kill it easier.
    Submitted by zach
  • Translate Hylian->English

    If you complete the game the text in the Hylian language will now be displayed in English.
    Submitted by Anonymous
  • Joy Pendant and Deluxe Picto Box (side quest)

    Once you found the picto box go back to the pictographer's shop and go upstairs to view his collection. After Lenzo finishes describing the photos on display leave the shop and go back to it moments later. Lenzo will then ask you to be his assistant. If you agre you'll be subjected to three tests.
    The pictographer wants to see your ability to properly compose a pictograph. After yo take each picto, return to the shop an show it to Lenzo to see if he approves it. If he does he will give you another challenge. The first challenge is to get a picture of a man putting a letter in a mailbox. To do this run down to the docks and wait for the guy in red coveralls to approach the mailbox. Take a picture of him just as he starts to place a letter into the mailbox. On of the most important lessons in pictography is patience, so stay out of sigh and wait for the right moment.
    The next challenge is to take a picture of a scared man. What you do is enter the cafe upstairs from where you bought the sail. Grab a jar and throw it at he head of the man sitting at the table. Quickly grab the picto box and tae full body snapshot of the man shaking. Be sure to stand far enough away so that his face and body can be seen straight on.
    The 3rd challenge is to get a picture of a man and a women making small talk. To do this head up the hill toward the school and ait by the small arch for the red-haired man to stop and talk wih the lady in the orange dress. Watch out for the school kids, they can get in the ay. Take a picture of them talking.
    Once you've done that Lenzo will reward you with a Joy Pendant. He has one final task in store for you, however. You must return from Forest Haven with one of the mysterious glowing fireflies trapped in a bottle. Once you give Lenzo the firefly, you'll receive the Deluxe Picto Box.
    Submitted by Anonymous
  • Deluxe Picto Box

    After completing the game Link wil start his new adventure with the deluxe picto box (you can take color photographs instead of black and white).
    Submitted by Anonymous
  • Aryll's Skull Dress

    Aryll will have the purple "skull" dress on throughout the game. To get this simply complete the game.
    Submitted by Anonymous
  • Elixir Soup

    The Elixir Soup is similar to a plue potion, restoring HP and Magic, except you can use it twice and it also doubles your sword strength until you are hurt.
    To get it, return to Outset Island after completing the first dungeon (it may be second, I'm not sure-- the King of Red Lions will tell you to go there anyway). Your grandma will be sick, and the people will tell you to bring her a fairy from the Fountain on the island (this is easier if you still have one from the dungeon). Use the fairy when in front of your grandma and it will heal her.
    She gives you the soup and whenever you return, she'll give you more for free (it'd be a lot better if Outset weren't so far away from civilization!!)
    Submitted by None
  • Hide and Seek Game on Winfall Island

    Talk to the teacher and find out that the children are misbehaving. Go talk to the leader and he will challenge you to a hide and seek game. Find all of the children in these areas. Run through the doorway nearest the tree, turn left, and the child behind the bush will run out. Catch him, then, roll into the top of the tree nearest the dock with the strange man walking near it. The 3rd child is behind the big stone the man is dancing in front of. The last child is behind the bomb shop. Simply sidle along the edge and run after him when you find him. They can all be found in any order. When you finish, go talk to the teacher for and the children again for a heart container.
    Submitted by Game Phantom
  • Two of the Four Empty Bottles

    How to get first empty bottle. When you are about to enter the Dragon Roost Dungeon, You will need no help the little bird girl fly into the cave. Simply run up to where you first entered the dried up spring, on the ledge, wait for the wind to blow towards the opening, and throw her. After she talks to you, she will toss down an empty bottle. You can get the 2nd from Super Beedle,(the man in the colorful boat).However, it must be from Super Beedle,who wears a mask, and it costs 500 rupees. Super Beedle sails around the North Western region of your sea chart, he will eventually send you a map of his shop locations and a picture of his head with a mask will indicate the correct square.
    Submitted by Game Phantom
  • Unlimited Knights Crests and How to lose rupees

    To get unlimited knights crests. Get to the part when color returns to underwater hyrule castle. Kill the people which have swords. Do not kill the people with staffs. When you kill a person with a sword break the orb and pick up the knights crest that it drops. Then when you do that to all the guys with swords save and quit. Then return to your file. They will all reappear. Keep on doing this pattern until you have 10 knights crests kill everyone and leave. Go to orca and show him your knights crests. He will teach you the Hurricane slash. This isn't really a cheat but it is strange when you break a pot missis is carrying on Outset Island she will steal some rupees from you. Also in Windfall Island. Go to the bidding place at daytime so no one is gathered there. Break some vases. There are 8. For each vase you break you pay 10 rupees when you try to leave.
    Submitted by RJ Gamerz
  • How to get magic upgrade and deluxe picto box(without beating the game)

    (magic upgrade)
    Make sure to have either boumerang , bow and arrows ,or bombs (use as cannon) then go to two eyed reef ( two squares east from home island ) and go to the patch of flying seaguls who are flying over the water. Then a giant octopus will emerge from the water. Deafeat it to get the magic upgrade

    (deluxe picto box)
    Go to Forest haven and collect a forest firefly (the multicolored ones) then head to windfall island ,there go get the picto box from the jail. Show it to Lenzo ( the picto freak guy) He will say you have a nice picto box. leave then come back. he will give three picto box missions

    1. Go to the docks and wait for a guy in red overalls to slip a letter into the mailbox and take a picture .

    2.Go to the cafe and grab one of the bottles .stand far away (not to far) and through it at the guy at the table (daytime )
    Then as he's full of frieght ,take a picture.

    3. Stand near the school (or near it ) and aim for the girl in orange cloths. As time passes a guy will walk up to her and they will look at each other .Take a picture .

    Return to the picto shop and Lenzo will tell you that he has found a way to make picto's come in colour. Give him the firefly.

    HOW TO GET SONG OF PASSING
    Go in front of the guy dansing on the hill and take out your wind waker.
    Submitted by Coreyroyofdieppe
  • How to get Heart from Giant Octo

    Stand on one of the seven-star islands and use a telescope to spot a group of seagulls(they usually hang out to the southwest).Sail over there and wait awhile for a giant octo to appear. You need a boomerang to do this. Lock on to the eyes and destroy them.When it goes down, use the grappling hook at the exact place it sank to find a piece of heart!
    Submitted by None
  • How to Beat the Boss in the Tower

    When you first enter the boss room go to the middle and the boss will say something then it will come out, this guy is alike bongo-bongo from OOT but this time you have to shoot his hands 2 times and not once well you L-target his eyes and shoot 3 at each then he will come crashing to the floor then L-target his mouth and throw a bomb in it do it about 3 times to win

    attacks-----what it does

    SHOVE(hands)-----his hand pushs link off the stage
    GROUND POUND(hands)----he claps his hands then crashes them to the ground
    fire spit(head)----he spits out rapid fire balls at you *that's gona leave a mark*

    the reason i put this is because i did not think and tried shooting arrows at his mouth and boomeranging his mouth and slicing it and everything.
    Submitted by mike the demon
  • How to Kill the Lava Boss

    When you enter the boss room you have to walk forward a few feet and then it will show you a short clip of the boss coming out of the lava and then the battle starts. What you have to do is pull out your grappling rope and swing it at the tail hanging from the ceiling. when it latches on start pressing forward the backward until you are swinging very high. then press A when reaching the climax of your swing to land on a platform(if you stay up there too long he will eventually start breathing fire on the platform which will burn and hurt). then once you let go of the rope the ceiling will fall on top of the bosses head and it will show a clip of a layer of skin flying of the bosses body. he will then push up and ram the ceiling back to where it was. do this until his whole armor falls off, you don't need to swing any more now. go down to ground level and when he hits his claws on the ground ready to breath fire what you do is run up and smack him with your sword(if you want to kill him faster then target, pull sword out, and press A which does twice as much damage as a slash). repeat this until he is dead.
    Submitted by Joel Sapp

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Release date: Mar 23 2003 - GameCube (US)
Available Platforms: GameCube
Genre: Adventure
Published by: Nintendo
Developed by: Nintendo
ESRB Rating:
Everyone: Violence