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Beedle's Membership Card
|Beedle's Membership Card|
Discounts in Beedle's shop.
Beedle's Membership Cards are recurring Items in The Legend of Zelda series.[name reference needed] They are a reward and point system which function to provide complementary services so long as Link remains a loyal, continuous customer. There are different levels of membership Link can attain as incentive to stay buying and selling items to Beedle throughout the entire quest, though all items purchased and sold are replenishable items only, such as Hyoi Pears, Treasures, and Bombs, just to name a few.
Accumulation of Points
Beedle offers Link a Membership with his business that details a reward system for Link if he continues to provide Beedle with consistent patronage. Accepting the Membership offer is free, except in Spirit Tracks, where Beedle charges Link with a down payment of 100 Rupees.
In the three titles, Beedle maintains a point count that stems directly from the amount of items purchased in his store; however, each of the games has a different take on how points are actually accumulated. In The Wind Waker, if Link buys one item, he gains one point towards his Membership; in Phantom Hourglass, each item has a different point value based on its price and type of Membership; and in Spirit Tracks, for every 10 Rupees spent, Link gains one point towards the next Membership. As long as Link buys items in Beedle's Shop, he will continue to accumulate points, but after he has obtained the final membership available, the point system will cease, as nothing further can be acquired through it.
Perks of the Membership Card
The purpose of the Membership is to benefit both parties: As Beedle sees an increase in the purchasing of his products, Link gets price discounts, complementary cards, freebie coupons, and even Treasures in return for his valued patronage. Each membership comes with a different perk, and obviously, as the memberships increase in value, so do the value and significance of the extras that come in conjunction with the Memberships.
The Wind Waker
Once Link makes the required number of purchases, he can pick up the awarded card from any mailbox. Cards can only be used once.
|Card Awarded||Card Effect|
|Silver||30||Complimentary ID||Beedle will compliment (heal) Link for his continued patronage.|
|Gold||60||Receive a complete, free replenishment for all consumable items, such as Bombs, Arrows and Hearts.|
Link earns one membership point for every 100 Rupees he spends. Each membership level has a corresponding discount. This discount reduces the price of all items in Beedle's Shop, with the exception of Masked Beedle's Shop. As with The Wind Waker, Link may pick up the cards from a mailbox after obtaining the required number of points.
|Membership Reward||Card Awarded||Card Effect|
|Get one item for free from Beetle's store. No points are awarded for this item. Cannot be used at the Masked Beedle's shop.|
|Beedle will compliment Link for his continued patronage.|
Point values of several of the more expensive items increase.
|Utilizes the Nintendo DS microphone to allow Link to compliment Beedle. If no sound is detected, Beedle will complain, but the card will still be in Link's inventory.|
In order to collect shopping points and become eligible for rewards, Link must pay a 100 Rupee fee to buy the Club Card. This card acts as a proof of membership. As with Phantom Hourglass, each membership level has an associated discount, applicable to all items purchased at Beedle's shop.
|Membership Reward||Card Awarded||Card Effect|
|-||Allows Link to collect points by shopping.|
|Get one item for free from Beedle's store. No points are awarded for this item.|
Quintuple Points Card
|Receive five times more points for one purchase.|
Beedle will reward Link with a Regal Ring, a rare treasure worth 2500 Rupees.
- In Phantom Hourglass, the names of the Compliment Card and Complimentary Card are inverted on the Collection screen.
|Names in Other Regions|
|FrenchEU||Carte de fidélité (TWW)||Loyalty card|
|This table was generated using translation pages.|
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- The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass — Prima Official Game Guide (Prima Games) pg. 17
- "OK! Here it goes...
You're the best!
You're the BEST!
YOU'RE the BEST!
And one more for good luck!
YOU'RE THE BESSSST!" — Beedle (Phantom Hourglass)
- "Well then, compliment away!
Speak up! I'm waiting for my compliment!" — Beedle (Phantom Hourglass)
- "Umm... I don't hear anything...
You can be kind of mean when you want, huh?" — Beedle (Phantom Hourglass)
- "Je vais vous faire une carte de fidélité. Avec elle, chaque fois que vous achetez quelque chose, vous gagnez des points." — Beedle (The Wind Waker)