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Madame Fanadi is a character in Twilight Princess.[1]


Madame Fanadi is a Fortune-Teller who lives in Hyrule Castle Town. She resides in Fanadi's Palace, she tells Link his fortune on either "Career" or "Love" for 10 Rupees.[3][4] Choosing "Career" makes Madame Fanadi reveal how Link must advance in the story, while selecting "Love" leads the fortune-teller to show Link the location of a Piece of Heart he hasn't discovered.


  • Whenever Madame Fanadi tells Link his fortune, she chants some magical words, which are English sentences written backwards. These are "elihwa sekat gnidaol tiaw" ("wait loading takes awhile") and "tuoba gniklat I ma tahw" ("what am I talking about").
  • The eye symbol on Madame Fanadi's forehead closely resembles the Eye Symbol of the Sheikah.


Madame Fanadi's name consists of the first two letters of the names of the three Golden Goddesses: Farore, Nayru, and Din. Her Japanese name combines "Impa" with "palace."

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 占い師インパレス (Uranaishi Inparesu) Imparess the Fortuneteller
French Republic FrenchEU Irimpa
Federal Republic of Germany German Magicana
Italian Republic Italian Divina l'indovina


See Also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 276(TP)
  2. "Fortune will smile upon believers. You, too, should visit the fortune-teller like she says." — N/A (Twilight Princess)
  3. "Fanadi sits in her mansion, waiting for patrons to cross her palm with Rupees before she recalls some mostly dubious information for them. However, she can sometimes be accurate, if you can understand the doublespeak she mutters!" (Twilight Princess HD Official Game Guide (Prima Games) pg. 15)
  4. "Cross Fanadi's palm with 10 Rupees and choose to hear the future. You can select either "Career" or "Love."" (Twilight Princess HD Official Game Guide (Prima Games) pg. 203)