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Blue Water of Life

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Blue Water of Life
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Restoring Heart

Blue Water of Life,(Series)[1] also known as Life Potions,(TLoZ)[1] are recurring items in The Legend of Zelda series.[note 1]

Location and Uses

The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda Manual Comment

The Legend of Zelda

Water of life

Drink this and all of Link's LIFE hearts will turn red. Red water turns blue when Link sips it. Drink the blue water and that's the last of the water.

Life Potions are blue, bottled drinks that Link can purchase for 40 Rupees from any Old Woman in a Cave after he has shown one of them the Letter. If Link drinks a Life Potion, it will restore all of his Hearts.[3] Life Potions can also be obtained by drinking a 2nd Potion.[4]

Non-Canon Appearances

Zelda's Adventure

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In Zelda's Adventure, Princess Zelda can purchase Blue Water of Life from a number of Merchants around Tolemac for 200 Rupees. They fully restore Princess Zelda's health when consumed. She may only carry one Blue Water of Life at a time.


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Agua azul Blue water


See Also


  1. Blue Water of Life were referred to as Water of Life in the manual of The Legend of Zelda.[2] However, as this contradicts the name given in Encyclopedia, it is not considered Canon.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 142 (Series | TLoZ)
  2. "Drink the Water of Life to fully replenish your health. After one use, the liquid will turn from red to blue." (The Legend of Zelda manual, pg. 23)
  3. "Drink this and all of Link's LIFE hearts will turn red." (The Legend of Zelda manual, pg. 25)
  4. "Red water turns blue when Link sips it. Drink the blue water and that's the last of the water." (The Legend of Zelda manual, pg. 25)