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Angler Key

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Angler Key
LANS Angler Key Model.png
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Location(s) Yarna Desert[1]
Use(s) Unlocking Angler's Tunnel[2]
Comparable Item(s) Bird Key
Face Key
Slime Key
Tail Key

The Angler Key is an item in Link's Awakening.[2][note 1]

Location and Uses

The Angler Key is dropped by the Lanmola located in the Yarna Desert.[1][3] It can be inserted into the Angler Keyhole to stop the waterfall that is blocking the entrance to the Angler's Tunnel.[2]

Other Appearances

Link's Awakening (Cagiva)

In the Link's Awakening manga by Ataru Cagiva, the Angler Key falls from the remains of the Lanmola Link defeats at the Yarna Desert and is picked up from the sand by Felicia. After finding the entrance to Angler's Tunnel, Link uses the Angler Key to stop the waterfall and gain access to the dungeon.


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Netherlands Dutch Vissleutel (LANS) Fish Key
Federal Republic of Germany German Wunderschlüssel Miracle Key


See Also


  1. The Angler Key is also stylized as the Angler's Key in The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening — Nintendo Player's Guide by Nintendo of America Inc..[3] However, because Encyclopedia takes precedence, this term is not considered Canon.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "'BRRING! BRRING! Hi, this is Ulrira! In the Yarna Desert, which is located in the southeast of the island, you will find something called the Angler Key. Hmmm... How much more obvious do I have to be? Bye! CLICK!'" — Grandpa Ulrira (Link's Awakening DX)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 115 (LA)
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening — Nintendo Player's Guide by Nintendo of America Inc. , pg. 49