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Mayor Hagen

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Hagen
Hagen(TMC).gif
Race Hylian
Gender Male[1]
Game(s)
Era Force Era

Mayor Hagen is a character in The Minish Cap.[2]

Biography

Mayor Hagen is the presiding mayor of Hyrule Town.[3] He claims not to have done anything as mayor, yet the town runs smoothly.[4] When Link first encounters Mayor Hagen, Hagen brags to Link about owning a Lakeside Cabin at Lake Hylia. He tells the young hero that he goes there to practice his hobby of Mask making.[5] Behind one of the masks in his house live two Town Picori. Running into the wall with the Pegasus Boots will cause the Masks to fall off, revealing the small hole where the Minish live. When broken, the Masks will sometimes yield Rupees. The Minish in his office will give insight into living in the Mayor's home.[6][7]

Mayor Hagen has constructed a shelter in his garden leading beneath Hyrule Town in preparation for the event that monsters should suddenly attack his town. The shelter itself contains puzzles which require the use of the White Sword or Four Sword in order to fully navigate it. Immediately beside the ladder leading down into the shelter is a chest that contains a Kinstone Piece.

Mayor Hagen is one of the many people Link can fuse Kinstones with.[8] When Link successfully fuses Kinstones with him,[9] a puddle in Lon Lon Ranch dries up to reveal a staircase leading into a cave housing a Large Chest containing a Big Wallet, which increases Link's Rupee capacity.

Mayor Hagen (Figurine from The Minish Cap)
TMC Mayor Hagen Figurine Sprite.png
Mayor Hagen
The mayor of the town of Hyrule. He's a big collector of odd masks. He's built a shelter into his garden just in case monsters ever attack Hyrule.

Trivia

  • If Link shoots an Arrow at Mayor Hagen, it will stick in him instead of passing through him. He is the only character in the game to whom this will happen, and he will not respond to it in any way.
  • Humorously, Ezlo has a natural distrust for Mayor Hagen and also has a sense that his office is hiding a secret.[10]

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
French Republic FrenchEU Hagar
Federal Republic of Germany German Hagar
Italian Republic Italian Hagar
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Alcalde Hagar Mayor Hagar

References

  1. ↑ "The mayor of the town of Hyrule. He's a big collector of odd masks. He's built a shelter into his garden just in case monsters ever attack Hyrule." β€” Mayor Hagen Figurine (The Minish Cap)
  2. ↑ Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 271(TMC)
  3. ↑ "Aherrrm herrmmm! I am Hagen, mayor of this fair town! Mayors are usually very important and busy folk, I'll have you know...But I still have a hobby, of course! I collect unusual masks! I just love them! They're beautiful! Simply magnificent, I tell you!" β€” Mayor Hagen (The Minish Cap)
  4. ↑ "I think I've finally got a good grasp of how things run in Hyrule. Things run so smoothly around here, and I haven't even done a thing! I wonder how much better this place would be if I actually did anything!" β€” Mayor Hagen (The Minish Cap)
  5. ↑ "I hope I don't sound like I'm bragging, but I have a cabin at Lake Hylia. It's a gorgeous little place where I go to enjoy my hobby, mask making." β€” Mayor Hagen (The Minish Cap)
  6. ↑ "The person living here is the mayor, very important you know. Doesn't it all just sound so...official?" β€” Town Minish (The Minish Cap)
  7. ↑ "The mayor likes strange masks. Sometimes, he even makes his own." β€” Town Minish (The Minish Cap)
  8. ↑ "You want to fuse Kinstones? Oh, please, please, yes!" β€” Mayor Hagen (The Minish Cap)
  9. ↑ "Oh, that's so pretty! A perfect fit! Now, I know we'll get lucky!" β€” Mayor Hagen (The Minish Cap)
  10. ↑ "That mustachioed guy strikes me as somewhat unreliable. There's something fishy about this room, too." β€” Ezlo (The Minish Cap)