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First Gen Ring

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First Gen Ring
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Transforming Link into his 8-bit version from The Legend of Zelda

The First Gen Ring is a recurring item in The Legend of Zelda series.[1][name reference missing]

Location and Uses

The First Gen Ring can be found randomly by opening Gasha Nuts, stumbling into Maple, or through a Ring Fortune. The Magic Ring can be appraised at Vasu Jewelers for 20 Rupees. When worn, it transforms Link into his 8-bit version from The Legend of Zelda. While in this shape, Link cannot use items nor can be eaten by Like Likes. The First Gen Ring can be transferred between games by talking to either the Blue or Red Snake.


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese しょだいのゆびわ (Shodai no Yubiwa) Founder Ring
French Republic FrenchEU Anneau 1er gen Same as English.
Federal Republic of Germany German 8-Bit-Ring 8-Bit Ring
Italian Republic Italian Annello Origini Origin Ring
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Primigenio Primal


  1. "First Gen Ring
    Become something
    " — Quest Status Screen (Oracle of Seasons)