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Masked Followers
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A group of Masked Followers
Race
Loruleans
Game(s)

The Masked Followers are a group of characters found in Lorule in A Link Between Worlds.

Biography

The Masked Followers are a group of Loruleans that have begun to wear masks in the images of monsters. They are a cult led by the Masked Elder, who preaches to his followers and visitors to resist the corruption of thievery and to don the masks of monsters,[1] which he states will bring them salvation from Lorule's deteriorating world.[2][3] These beliefs are shared by the members.[4] The Masked Elder can be found standing on a pedestal in Thieves' Town, preaching to three of his followers. While only this group state themselves to be Masked Followers, other people wearing masks can also be found throughout Lorule, implying a connection to the main group. The Captain in the Thieves' Town Milk Bar also suggests there are more followers.[5]

Two characters are referred to as Masked Follower by name. The male Masked Follower can be found with the Elder, and mentions to Link how the statues to the north of town are entrances to a hideout,[6] hinting the location of the Thieves' Hideout. Although frightened, he had tried to knock on the door, but was told to leave. The female Masked Follower complains how she cannot see through her mask's eye, but implores that Link also wear a mask and be saved.[4] Another follower, the Masked Granny, states she is the Elder's housekeeper and was made to join as part of the job.[7]

The Masked Followers have a tendency of saying "Mumbo jumbo" at the end of their conversations.[3][4] Given that the Masked Granny was made to join, it may be that some followers may have been forced into the group.

Members

Implied Members

Trivia

Nomenclature

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Language Name
French-speaking countries French Fidèle
Federal Republic of Germany German Male: Maskierter Mann
Female: Maskierte Frau
Italian Republic Italian Fedele
Spanish-speaking countries Spanish Male: Devoto
Female: Devota

References

  1. "Though we have seen the world crumble before us, we must not give in to the corruption of thievery!" — Masked Elder (A Link Between Worlds)
  2. "Monsters can keep you strong! They are your only salvation, my son! You must don the mask! Don the mask!" — Masked Elder (A Link Between Worlds)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "We are corrupt. CORRUPT! Do not be deceived. Only monsters will save us now! Mumbo jumbo, mumbo jumbo..." — Masked Elder (A Link Between Worlds)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "The only way to get saved is to become a monster! C'mon! Get saved! Mumbo jumob, mumbo jumbo..." — Masked Follower (woman) (A Link Between Worlds)
  5. "Look around, kiddo. It's all thieves and creepy masked folks in this village." — Captain (A Link Between Worlds)
  6. "Those statues at the north edge of town are entrances to some sort of hideout." — Masked Follower (man) (A Link Between Worlds)
  7. "I'm the guru's housekeeper. If the guru says that this is part of the job, then who am I to complain?" — Masked Granny (A Link Between Worlds)