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Hint Ghost

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Hint Ghost
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Artwork of a Hint Ghost
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Game(s)

Hint Ghosts are characters in A Link Between Worlds.[2] They are ghosts that give hints on solving puzzles at the cost of a Play Coin.[3][4]

Biography

Hint Ghosts are invisible ghosts that appear in numerous areas, in both the overworld and inside of dungeons, usually close to a puzzle. Their appearance resembles a question mark, and can be seen reading a book which they refur to when asked about near by puzzles.[1] As they are invisible, they can only be seen by wearing the Hint Glasses obtained from the Fortune-Teller in Hyrule.[5] By paying them a Play Coin, the ghost will give Link a hint on how to solve a nearby puzzle.

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Canada FrenchCA Fantastus
French Republic FrenchEU Fantastus
Federal Republic of Germany German Hilfsgeist
Italian Republic Italian Fantaiuto
Republic of Korea Korean 힌트 유령 (Hinteu Yulyeong) Same as English.
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Fantasma de las pistas
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Fantasmas de las pistas

Gallery

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Hint Ghost is studying its book." — N/A (A Link Between Worlds)
  2. "Hint Ghost" (Art & Artifacts (Dark Horse Books), pg. 355)
  3. "Hint Ghosts will give you hints in exchange for Play Coins." (A Link Between Worlds manual, pg. 10)
  4. "Would you like to offer 1 Play Coin? Remember, once you give it up, you can't get it back." — N/A (A Link Between Worlds)
  5. "If you use the Hint Glasses, you'll be able to see Hint Ghosts" (A Link Between Worlds manual, pg. 10)