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Master Ore

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Master Ore
Use(s) Upgrading the Master Sword
Comparable Item(s) Pure Metal

Master Ore is an item in A Link Between Worlds.

Location and Uses

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Master Ore can be found inside the Dark Palace, Thieves' Hideout, Skull Woods, and the Sanctuary of Lorule. It can be used to upgrade the Master Sword. Each upgrade requires two chunks of Master Ore.[1] The first upgrade is done by the Blacksmith in Hyrule, while the second upgrade is done by the Blacksmith in Lorule.[2] Each time the Master Sword is upgraded, its attack power is doubled.[3]


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese マスターストーン (Masutāsutōn) Master Stone
French-speaking countries French Roche de légende Legendary rock
Federal Republic of Germany German Master-Erz Master Ore
Italian Republic Italian Minerale supremo Supreme mineral
Spanish-speaking countries Spanish Mineral maestro Master mineral


  1. "If you can find two chunks of Master Ore, I'll temper that sword of yours." — Blacksmith (A Link Between Worlds)
  2. "That sword's sharp, but I can sharpen it up MORE." — Blacksmith (A Link Between Worlds)
  3. "With that Master Ore, I can strengthen your sword!" — Blacksmith (A Link Between Worlds)