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Merchant

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Not to be confused with Shopkeeper.
Merchant
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TLoZ Link and Merchant Artwork 3.png
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TLoZ Merchant Sprite.png
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Gender
Male
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Other appearance(s)
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Merchants are recurring characters in The Legend of Zelda series.[1][2][3]

Biography

The Legend of Zelda

A Merchant from The Legend of Zelda

Merchants can be found either in caves or underground. Their shops are located in 12 areas in the First Quest and in 15 areas in the Second Quest. The items they sell to Link and their prices vary from a merchant to another.[4] There are four types of merchants: the ones who sell Magical Shields, Keys, and Blue Candles; Merchants who sell Magical Shields, Bombs and, Arrows; the ones who sell Magical Shields, Food, and Hearts; and only one Merchant in each quest who sells Keys, Food, and the Blue Ring.

Wares and Pricing

Item Prices
1 2 3 4
TLoZ Magical Shield Sprite.png
Magical Shield
TLoZ Yellow Rupee Sprite.png 160 Rupees TLoZ Yellow Rupee Sprite.png 130 Rupees TLoZ Yellow Rupee Sprite.png 90 Rupees N/A
TLoZ Key Sprite.png
Key
TLoZ Yellow Rupee Sprite.png 100 Rupees N/A N/A TLoZ Yellow Rupee Sprite.png 80 Rupees
TLoZ Blue Candle Sprite.png
Blue Candle
TLoZ Yellow Rupee Sprite.png 60 Rupees N/A N/A N/A
TLoZ Food Sprite.png
Food
N/A N/A TLoZ Yellow Rupee Sprite.png 100 Rupees TLoZ Yellow Rupee Sprite.png 60 Rupees
TLoZ Heart Sprite.png
Heart
N/A N/A TLoZ Yellow Rupee Sprite.png 10 Rupees N/A
TLoZ Bomb Sprite.png
Bombs
N/A TLoZ Yellow Rupee Sprite.png 20 Rupees N/A N/A
TLoZ Arrow Sprite.png
Arrows
N/A TLoZ Yellow Rupee Sprite.png 80 Rupees N/A N/A
TLoZ Blue Ring Sprite.png
Blue Ring
N/A N/A N/A TLoZ Yellow Rupee Sprite.png 250 Rupees

Breath of the Wild



Other Appearances

Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland



The Wand of Gamelon

TWoG Merchant Cutscene Sprite.png

In The Wand of Gamelon, the Merchant is the owner of the General Store in Sakado.[5] He sells Zelda Rope, Lantern Oil, and Bombs. His mannerisms suggest that he is quite sinister and greedy, and is more interested in making a profit.[6] If Zelda does not have enough Rubies to afford something, he suggests that she fight a few Goriyas.

Wares and Pricing

The Merchant's Shop
Item Selling Price
Bombs(3)Bombs (3)
20 Rubies
Rope(3)Rope (3)
10 Rubies
Lamp Oil(3)Lamp Oil (3)
5 Rubies

Trivia

  • Depending on which defensive ring Link wears, the clothing of the Merchants changes to match the color of Link's Tunic.
  • In the Merchant's cutscene in The Wand of Gamelon, a Bomb is marked with a price tag of 20.00, erroneously suggesting that an unstated decimal currency is used as part of Gamelon's currency. The Bombs are actually priced at 20 Rubies for three.

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
LanguageNameMeaning
FranceFrenchEUMarchand[7]Merchant
GermanyGermanHändler[8]Merchant
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Gallery

References

  1. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 219 (TLoZ)
  2. Creating a Champion pg. 99
  3. "Merchant" — N/A (Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland)
  4. "BOY, THIS IS REALLY EXPENSIVE!" — Merchant (The Legend of Zelda)
  5. "The merchant sells a pack of three bombs for 20 rubies." (The Wand of Gamelon manual, pg. 3)
  6. "'Course I'm on your side. But I still have to sell the stuff. Just pick what you want, I'll handle the Rubies." — Merchant (The Wand of Gamelon)
  7. Encyclopedia (Les Éditions Soleil) pg. 219
  8. Encyclopedia (TOKYOPOP) pg. 219