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Ingo artwork from Oracle of Seasons
Race Hylian
Gender Male[1]
Other Media
Era Era of the Hero of Time
Era of Light and Dark
Family Wife (FPTRR)
Voice Actor(s) Takashi Nagasako
Theme Music
Counterpart(s) Gorman (MM)
Gorman Brothers (MM)
Milk Bar Owner (ALBW)

Ingo is a recurring character in The Legend of Zelda series.


Ocarina of Time


In Ocarina of Time, Ingo appears as Talon's employee at Lon Lon Ranch.[2] During Link's childhood, Ingo is found working hard at the ranch, though grumbles and moans about the laziness of his superior, Talon.[3] Conversely, Ingo appeals to Ganondorf and is granted ownership to the ranch during Link's adult era. He kicks Talon out of the ranch and orders Malon to do the hard work while he charges Rupees in exchange for short horse rides. Ingo will also challenge Link to a horse race, but his greedy and vain personality is further revealed upon losing.[4] After winning Epona and leaving the ranch, Ingo's personality seems to have changed, being grateful for the opportunity to work under Talon.

Oracle of Seasons

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In Oracle of Seasons, Ingo appears an easily agitated man who lives in Sunken City and collects vases. To complete his vase collection, Ingo wants a Goron Vase,[5] an object which was always refused to him by Biggoron. Link is required to get the vase from Biggoron and trade it for Ingo's dinner to continue the Trading Sequence.[6] Unlike in Ocarina of Time, he does not seem to have any relationship with Malon and Talon.

A Link Between Worlds

In A Link Between Worlds, Ingo appears as the Milk Bar Owner in Lorule, and his counterpart in Hyrule shares the same name.

Other Appearances

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Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland

In Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland, Ingo is found in Lon Lon Meadows. Other than giving Tingle a few tips, and allowing him to keep a Recipe he finds, he only serves a small role. Ingo mentions having a wife.

Ocarina of Time (Himekawa)

Ingo plays a larger role in the Ocarina of Time manga by Akira Himekawa, acting as a boss himself. He gets brainwashed by Twinrova and sets a trap for Link, but the trap fails and Link is saved by Sheik.



TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.gif
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese インゴー
Chinese-speaking regions Chinese 印格 (Ìngé) Ingo
French-speaking countries French Ingo
Federal Republic of Germany German Basil
Italian Republic Italian Ingo
Republic of Korea Korean 인고 (Ingo)
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Ingo (OoT3D)


See Also


  1. "Oh, I have to tell you about Mr. Ingo... He was afraid that the Evil King might find out that Epona had been taken away...It really upset him! But one day, all of a sudden, he went back to being a normal, nice person! Now my dad is coming back...I can't believe it, but peace is returning to this ranch! It's all because of you! I owe you so much! Thank you! Thank you, Link!" — Malon (Ocarina of Time)
  2. "I am Ingo and I mind the ranch. I've been working at this ranch for a long time for that lazy bum, Talon." — Ingo (Ocarina of Time)
  3. "I can't believe that I, the great Ingo, am working on this dump of a ranch! Because the owner is so lazy, I always have to do to all the work around here! I, the hard-working Ingo, should be in charge, not that lazy bum, Talon!" — Ingo (Ocarina of Time)
  4. "Heh heh... As promised, you keep the horse. However... I'll never let you leave this ranch!" — Ingo (Ocarina of Time)
  5. "Do you know of the Goron Vase? All collectors want to have it!" — Goron (Oracle of Seasons)
  6. "Shooot! That Biggoron! No matter how often I ask, he won't give me his vase! I'd give my dinner for it--Fish!" — Ingo (Oracle of Seasons)