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Game Over
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The Game Over screen from The Adventure of Link
Other Media

Game Over,[22] or Defeat,[23] is the recurring message shown when the hero's quest fails in The Legend of Zelda series.


A Game Over message is displayed when the hero's energy becomes depleted. Certain situations, such as the following, will also display it:

The Legend of Zelda

The Adventure of Link

A Link to the Past

Link's Awakening

Ocarina of Time

Oracle of Seasons

Oracle of Ages

Four Swords

The Wind Waker

Four Swords Adventures

The Minish Cap

Twilight Princess

Phantom Hourglass

Spirit Tracks

Skyward Sword

A Link Between Worlds

Tri Force Heroes

Breath of the Wild

Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors


  1. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (The Legend of Zelda)
  2. ↑ "GAME OVER
    " β€” N/A (The Adventure of Link)
  3. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (A Link to the Past)
  4. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (Link's Awakening)
  5. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (Link's Awakening DX)
  6. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (Ocarina of Time)
  7. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  8. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (A Link to the Past)
  9. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (Oracle of Seasons)
  10. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (Oracle of Ages)
  11. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (Four Swords)
  12. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (The Wind Waker)
  13. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (Four Swords Adventures)
  14. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (The Minish Cap)
  15. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (Twilight Princess)
  16. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (Phantom Hourglass)
  17. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (Spirit Tracks)
  18. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (Skyward Sword)
  19. ↑ "GAME OVER" β€” N/A (A Link Between Worlds)
  20. ↑ "Game Over" β€” N/A (Tri Force Heroes)
  21. ↑ "Game Over" β€” N/A (Breath of the Wild)
  22. ↑ [1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21]
  23. ↑ "Defeat" β€” N/A (Hyrule Warriors)