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Fisherman's Jumping Game

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Fisherman's Jumping Game
Fisherman's Jumping Game.jpg
Location(s)Great Bay Coast
Game(s)Majora's Mask
Main PrizePiece of Heart
Cost20 Rupees

The Fisherman's Jumping Game is a minigame found in Majora's Mask.[citation needed]

Location

When Link completes the Great Bay Temple, he returns to Great Bay Coast to find an abandoned boat and a letter in a small reef near a Like Like. The sign encourages tourists to take the boat ride towards the small archipelago in the northern part of the sea;[1] as Link takes the boat, it automatically starts to move around the archipelago. The boat will only be available to take from 7:00 AM until 6:00 PM. This also applies to starting the mini-game while standing on the island with the fisherman. Link must use the Hookshot to reach the islands, where he will find the fisherman running a mini-game.

Rules

The fisherman tells Link to stand on the small island surrounded by the four islands with torches.[2] He proceeds to explain the rules of the game: One of the four torches in the area will be lit, and Link must jump to the island where that torch is before the flame disappears. Another torch will then be lit, and Link must jump towards there as well. Each time Link successfully reaches a torch before it goes out, he gains one point. If Link manages to accumulate a total of 20 points or more, he will gain a Piece of Heart.[3] The price for each try is 20 Rupees. If Link misses an island and falls into the water, he automatically loses.[4] It's advised to always jump to the central isle first before going to another.

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name
Canada FrenchCA Grand jeu des sauts du pêcheur (MM3D)
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Juego de saltos del pescador (MM3D)

References

  1. "The Fisherman's Jumping Game! Please ride the boat to the fisherman's island to inquire about playing." — Sign (Majora's Mask)
  2. "Now that the seas are back to normal, I've started a little business aimed at tourists. If you pay 20 Rupees, I'll invite you to a jumping game that has a really big prize! If you're up for it, go to that island in the center." — Fisherman (Majora's Mask)
  3. "Now then, I'll explain the rules, so listen carefully. I'm going to light the torches on each of the surrounding four islands in a particular order. Jump to the island that has the lit torch. If you can jump to it before the torch goes out, you'll get one point! If you get 20 or more points within the time limit, you'll get a big prize!" — Fisherman (Majora's Mask)
  4. "Oh, yeah... If you fall, then that's that. You'll have to try again." — Fisherman (Majora's Mask)