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Ocarina of Time Trading Sequence

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This is about adult Link's trading sequence. For young Link's trading sequence, see Mask Trading Sequence.

The Trading Sequence in Ocarina of Time is an optional side-quest that only Adult Link can complete. For completing the side-quest, Link receives the Biggoron's Sword, a powerful two-handed blade. In order to fully complete the Trading Sequence, Link must either free Epona from Lon Lon Ranch or get the Longshot from the Water Temple.

Involvments

Items

See here

Characters

Places

Rewards

Event Procedure

Pocket Egg

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To begin the Trading Sequence, Link must talk to the Cucco Lady in Kakariko Village, who will give him the Pocket Egg.[1]

Pocket Cucco

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After a full day, a Pocket Cucco will hatch from the Pocket Egg.[2]

Cojiro

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Once the Pocket Cucco has hatched, Link must use it in front of Talon, who is sound asleep in a house in Kakariko Village. Doing so will wake him up.[3][4] Link can then return the Pocket Cucco to the Cucco Lady. Pleased with Link's work, she will give him what was previously Grog's Cucco, a rare, blue Cucco named Cojiro.[5][6] Unlike other members of its species, Cojiro is said to be quite silent,[7] especially since Grog left.[8]

Odd Mushroom

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To obtain the Odd Mushroom,[9] Link must take Cojiro to the Lost Woods and present it to Grog, who will be sleeping up against a tree stump near the entrance. Grog will wake up, then give Link the Odd Mushroom. He will beg Link to take it to the Old Hag who owns the Potion Shop in Kakariko Village, but warns him that the Odd Mushroom will disappear if he takes too long.[10][11] Link has three minutes to bring it to the Potion Shop but he cannot warp to Kakariko Village or the Odd Mushroom will spoil automatically.

Odd Poultice

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The Old Poultice,[12], previously known as Odd Potion,[13] is a medicine produced by the Old Hag if Link was successful in bringing the Odd Mushroom to her within the three-minute time limit. She will then ask Link to deliver it to Grog.[14]

Poacher's Saw

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If Link returns to the area where he found Grog, Fado will be there instead, explaining to Link that Grog got lost and turned into a Stalfos.[15] If Link shows her the medicine, she will want to have it back.[16] Link will then pick up the Poacher's Saw.[17]

Broken Goron Sword

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To obtain the Broken Goron Sword,[18] Link must return the Poacher's Saw to its original owner, the Master Craftsman, the leader of the Carpenters.[19] The Master Craftsman can be found in Gerudo Valley. In exchange for the Poacher's Saw, he will give Link the Broken Goron Sword.[20] Either Epona or the Longshot can be used to complete this part of the Trading Sequence.

Prescription

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Link must take the Broken Goron's Sword to Biggoron on top of Death Mountain. Biggoron will say he would gladly repair the sword, but is currently unable to because of his irritated eyes.[21] He will then give Link a Prescription for some eyedrops,[22] to be taken to King Zora.[23]

Eyeball Frog

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To receive the Eyeball Frog,[24] Link must travel to Zora's Domain and present the Prescription to King Zora (he will need to be unfrozen with Blue Fire from the Ice Cavern if Link hasn't done so already). He will then give Link the Eyeball Frog, the essential ingredient for making Eyedrops.[25] Link must bring the Eyeball Frog to the Lake Scientist within a three-minute time limit, or else it will spoil.[26][27] Link will be unable to make it to the Lakeside Laboratory in time unless he rides Epona. Once again, warping is not allowed.

World's Finest Eyedrops

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The World's Finest Eyedrops,[28] also known as Biggoron's Eyedrops[29] or simply Eyedrops,[30] are a medicine produced by the Lake Scientist if Link can make it to the Lakeside Laboratory before the Eyeball Frog spoils. The Lake Scientist will first be surprised to see the Eyeball Frog,[31] then will express his desire to eat its eyeballs.[32] After Link explains the situation,[29] the Lake Scientist will make the Eye Drops. Just like for the Odd Mushroom and the Eyeball Frog, Link has a limited amount of time, four minutes in this instance, to deliver these before they go bad.[33][34] Once again, warping will make them spoil instantly.

Claim Check

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If Link can manage to bring the World's Finest Eyedrops to the top of Death Mountain within the four-minute time limit, Biggoron will be thankful and use it immediately.[35] He will then start fixing the Biggoron's Sword, but since this operation is going to take a few days, he will give Link a Claim Check to be returned when the work is complete.[36][37]

The Claim Check that appears above Link has a message in very tiny writing on it. Squinting at the texture reveals an item description written by a Japanese developer in questionable English.[38]

Biggoron's Sword

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Three days after Biggoron gives Link the Claim Check, Link can finally claim the Biggoron's Sword, thus ending the Trading Sequence.[39] The Biggoron's Sword is the most powerful weapon in the game. Link must wield it with both hands, meaning he cannot defend with his Shield while he has the Biggoron's Sword equipped.[40]

References

  1. "You borrowed a Pocket Egg!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  2. "Look! A Cucco hatched from the egg you were incubating! It's the miracle of life!" — Navi (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  3. "What in tarnation? Can't a person get a little shut-eye around here?" — Talon (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  4. "Oh, your Cucco looks pretty happy! He must have awakened an extremely lazy guy!" — Cucco Lady (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  5. "You're a good Cucco keeper! I'll give you a rare, valuable Cucco, if you're interested... Its name is Cojiro, and it used to be my brother's Cucco. Its blue body is quite charming. It's so cute!" — Cucco Lady (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  6. "You returned the Pocket Cucco and got Cojiro in return!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  7. "Unlike other Cuccos, Cojiro rarely crows." — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  8. "Since my brother has gone, it's strange, but Cojiro has stopped crowing." — Cucco Lady (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  9. "You got an Odd Mushroom!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  10. "Deliver this to the old hag in the potion shop in Kakariko Village! This will disappear if you take too long, so you gotta hurry!" — Grog (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  11. "A fresh mushroom like this is sure to spoil quickly! Take it to the Kakariko Potion Shop. Hurry!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  12. "You received an Odd Poultice!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  13. "You received an Odd Potion! It may be useful for something... Hurry to the Lost Woods!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time)
  14. "If you see that fool, give this to him. It is the strongest medicine I have ever produced." — Old Hag (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  15. "That guy isn't here anymore. Except for the Kokiri, people who come into the forest end up lost. They all become Stalfos. That's why he's not here anymore. Only his saw is left." — Fado (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  16. "That medicine is made of forest mushrooms. Give it back!" — Fado (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  17. "You returned the Odd Poultice and got the Poacher's Saw!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  18. "You traded the Poacher's Saw for a Broken Goron Sword!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  19. "Hey—that saw! It's mine!" — Master Craftsman (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  20. "My Biggoron tool broke, so I was going to Goron City to get it repaired. Your coming here is great timing. […] I'm sorry I can't give you something as good in return, but...take this anyway!" — Master Craftsman (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  21. "That broken knife is surely my worrrrrrrrrrk... I really want to repairrrrr it, but... But because of yesterrrrrday's errrrruption, my eyes are irrrrrrrritated..." — Biggoron (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  22. "You checked in the Broken Goron Sword and received a Prescription!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  23. "There are fine eyedrops in Zora's Domain... You will find them if you go to see Kinnnnnng Zorrrrrra... Please go get the eyedrrrrrrops..." — Biggoron (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  24. "You used the Prescription and received an Eyeball Frog!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  25. "Ooh... This is... Well... Hmmm... Hmmm... Eyedrops... You might say we have them, you might say we don't... We do have the ingredients. If you take the ingredients to the doctor at the Lakeside Laboratory, he can make the drops for you." — King Zora (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  26. "But you need to deliver them fresh... Can you make it before they spoil?" — King Zora (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  27. "Deliver it to Lake Hylia while it's cold! Be quick and take it to the Lakeside Laboratory, marked with Map Marker on the Map subscreen!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  28. "You traded the Eyeball Frog for the World's Finest Eyedrops!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  29. 29.0 29.1 "Eh? What? These are for making Biggoron's Eyedrops? Oh, how disappointing! You should have said so in the first place!" — Lake Scientist (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  30. "Ooh... This is... Well... Hmmm... Hmmm... Eyedrops..." — King Zora (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  31. "Oh, wow! I haven't seen an Eyeball Frog like this since Zora's Domain froze over!" — Lake Scientist (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  32. "These eyeballs are so delicious! Tonight I will cook fried eyeballs for the first time in a long time! Uhoy hoy hoo houy hoy! Such great stuff! Please say thank you to King Zora!" — Lake Scientist (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  33. "This medicine doesn't have any preservatives in it. So it won't last long at this temperature. Run as fast as you can to Death Mountain." — Lake Scientist (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  34. "Take them to Biggoron before they go bad!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  35. "Rrrrreally? You brrrrought the eyedrops? I'm so rrrrrelieved! I'm going to use them rrrrrright now!" — Biggoron (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  36. "Now I can get back to my blade business! My worrrrrk is not verrrry consistent, so I'll give this to you so you won't forrrrrget. Afterrrr a few days...please returrrrrrn... Wait... Just wait patiently..." — Biggoron (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  37. "Biggoron's Sword... You got a Claim Check for it!" — {{{2}}}
  38. GoRonsWOrd TiCKeT
    The above is very important that
    your adventure. because
    you will be able to ar-
    range Goron sword.

    We believe you
    can progress yourself!

    Big Goron
  39. "You traded the Giant's Knife for Biggoron's Sword!" — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)
  40. "Biggoron's Sword
    A huge, sturdy, and very sharp sword. You can't use a shield while wielding it.
    " — N/A (Ocarina of Time 3D)