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This article is about the item in The Adventure of Link. For the item in Link's Awakening, see Yoshi Doll.
TAoL Doll Artwork.png
TAoL Doll Sprite.png
Main appearance(s)
Provides Link with one extra life

Dolls,[1] also known as Extra Lives,[citation needed] are items in The Adventure of Link.[note 1]

Location and Uses

Dolls are odd dolls that seemed to have been crafted to resemble Link.[3] They increase the number of Link's lives when collected.[3] They are well hidden in certain areas of Hyrule's overworld. However, once they are collected, they disappear from their locations for the rest of the game and cannot be recollected.


  • The sprite for the Doll was re-used from Link's overworld sprite.


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 人形 (Ningyou)Triforce piece.png Doll
Netherlands Dutch Pop
French Republic FrenchEU Poupée Doll
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Muñeco [sic] Triforce piece.png Snowman


  1. This item was also referred to as 1-Up in The NES Game Atlas by Nintendo of America.[2] However, because Encyclopedia takes precedence, this term is not considered Canon.


  1. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 121 (TAoL)
  2. The NES Game Atlas (Nintendo of America) pg. 65
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Doll
    Really looks like Link. Link's LIFE increases by 1 when you get hold of this.
    " (The Adventure of Link manual, pg. 45)