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Ghost Radar

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Ghost Radar
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Pamela's Father mentioning the Ghost Radar
Game(s)
Use(s) Detects ghosts

The Ghost Radar is an object mentioned in Majora's Mask.[1]

Location and Uses

The Ghost Radar is a device used by Pamela's Father in his studies of the supernatural in Ikana Canyon.[2] He only ever mentions the Radar going off if Link wears any of his Transformation Masks in his presence.[1] The Radar's response is different than usual when detecting Link, however, reading him as both similar to a ghost and different from one at the same time.[3] This response leads Pamela's Father to ask Link if he can study him.[4]

The strange response that occurs as a result of Link's presence in his Deku, Goron, or Zora forms is undoubtedly a result of him being alive, and yet wearing a mask containing a spirit at the same time.[5][6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Oh! Hmmmm! My Ghost Radar is reacting fiercely." — Pamela's Father (Ocarina of Time)
  2. "I am the famed academic who researches fairies, ghosts and similar so-called supernatural phenomena." — Pamela's Father (Majora's Mask)
  3. "But... This is minutely different from its usual response. This is a verrrry intriguing response! Hmmm...You seem to be both similar to a ghost and different from one at the same time..." — Pamela's Father (Majora's Mask)
  4. "This is verrry intriguing. Could you remain here a while and permit me to research you?" — Pamela's Father (Majora's Mask)
  5. "You got the Goron Mask! This mask contains the spirit of a proud Goron hero!" — N/A (Majora's Mask)
  6. "You got the Zora Mask! This mask contains the spirit of a legendary guitarist!" — N/A (Majora's Mask)