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Green Potion

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Green Potion
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Comparable Item(s) Stamina Potion
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Green Potions,(OoT | MM | TWW)[1] also known as Medicines of Magic,(ALttP)[1] are recurring Potions in the The Legend of Zelda series. Green Potions are used to replenish Link's Magic Meter. When consumed, they completely fill the Magic Meter regardless of how much Magic is needed. They are generally less expensive than the Red and Blue Potions.

Location and Uses

A Link to the Past

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Medicines of Magic can be bought at the Magic Shop in northeastern Hyrule for 60 Rupees in A Link to the Past. These Potions can also be acquired for free by throwing a Bottle into the Mysterious Pond of the Waterfall of Wishing. By answering the Great Fairy's question honestly, she will reward Link by filling the Bottle with Medicine of Magic.[2]

Ocarina of Time

In Ocarina of Time, Green Potions can be bought along with Red Potions and various other Bottle items at the Medicine Shop, which is found in Hyrule Castle Town when Link is a child and in Kakariko Village when Link is an adult. They cost 30 Rupees. They can also be bought from Business Scrubs in various Secret Grottos around Hyrule, along with Red Potions, for 40 Rupees each.

Majora's Mask

In Majora's Mask, Green Potions can be bought at the Trading Post in West Clock Town, and from Kotake at the Magic Hags' Potion Shop in the Southern Swamp. They cost 30 Rupees at the Trading Post, but only 10 at the Magic Hags' Potion Shop. They can also be bought from a Business Scrub in Zora Hall for 40 Rupees, but only while Link is in Zora form.[3][4][5]

The Wind Waker

In The Wind Waker, Green Potions can be bought for 10 Rupees at the Chu Jelly Juice Shop on Windfall Island, but are not available at first. Link must first supply Doc Bandam with 15 Green Chu Jellies.[6] Afterward, Link can get a free Green Potion if he brings Doc Bandam five more Green Chu Jellies.[7]

Twilight Princess

Although Green Potions does not appear in Twilight Princess, a Green Chu Jelly can be obtained from Green Chus in the Wii and HD versions. It has no effect when drunk. Green Chus only appear when a Blue and Yellow Chu merge in the Wii and HD versions of the game (they create a Purple Chu in the GameCube version), which can only occur in the Cave of Ordeals.

Nomenclature

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Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 緑のクスリ (Midori no Kusuri) Green Potion
People's Republic of China ChineseSI 绿药水 (Lǜ Yàoshuǐ)
Canada FrenchCA Potion verte (MM3D) Green potion
French Republic FrenchEU Potion Verte Green Potion
Federal Republic of Germany German Grünes Elixier Green Elixir
Italian Republic Italian Pozione Magica Magic Potion
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Poción verde Green Potion

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See Also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 126 (ALttP | OoT | MM | TWW)
  2. "Hello there. Did you drop this? I like an honest person. I will give you something better in return." — Great Fairy (A Link to the Past)
  3. "I'm selling Green Potions, but I'm focusing my marketing efforts on Zoras." — Business Scrub (Majora's Mask)
  4. "Sorry, but if you're not a Zora, I can't do business with you. It's a regulation of the Business Scrub Association." — Business Scrub (Majora's Mask)
  5. "Thanks for stopping by! I'm doing business with a focus on Zoras. That makes you a potential customer. [...] I'll sell you a Green Potion for 40 Rupees!" — Business Scrub (Majora's Mask)
  6. "Gasp! Is that...? Could it possibly be?!? Did you, by chance, bring me Chu Jelly?!? It's quite clever of you to be bringing such quality ingredients to me!" — Doc Bandam (The Wind Waker)
  7. "For every five glops of Chu Jelly you bring me, I'll give you one free potion. Come back after you collect more of that wonderful, gooey, potion-making stuff!" — Doc Bandam (The Wind Waker)