A Link to the Past
Laser Eyes remain static, but when Link passes in front of them, they will start pelting him with laser beams. These beams are rapid, but can be blocked by using the Mirror Shield. Their precise behavior varies, with some partially closed eyes only opening and firing upon Link if he faces their direction, otherwise remaining shut. These particular Laser Eyes will often sit above doorways which will also vanish when the eye opens, meaning that Link can only leave these rooms by moving backwards through the door by charging a Spin Attack. As Link holds his Shield to his side, it is possible to avoid a Laser Eye's beam while charging a Spin Attack.
Laser Eye's Japanese name includes the word カラン (Karan), which is the Japanese onomatopoeia for something rattling or opening.
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- Laser Eyes were also referred to as Eye Beams in The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past — Nintendo Player's Guide by Nintendo of America Inc.. However, as this contradicts the name given in Encyclopedia, it is not considered Canon.
- Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 189
- The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past — Nintendo Player's Guide (Nintendo Co., Ltd.) pg. 103
- Nintendo Official Guidebook—The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past & Four Swords (Shogakukan) pg. 31 (ALttP)