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Plats

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Plats
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Plats from Skyward Sword
Race Mogma
Gender Male[1]
Game(s)
Era Sky Era
Family Bronzi (brother)
Silva (brother)

Plats is a character in Skyward Sword.[2]

Biography

Fi's Comment

A report, master.

Plats

His name is Plats. He is a treasure hunter of the Mogma race. He's greedier than most Mogmas, and his enthusiasm for food has given him quite a belly. He has a strong sense of duty.

Plats is an overweight Mogma treasure hunter and the brother of Bronzi and Silva.[3] He is greedier than most other Mogmas, and carries a Treasure Chest filled with gems on his back. He has a strong penchant for food, which has rounded his figure.[1]

Plats joins Guld's treasure hunting group within the Fire Sanctuary. Link encounters him underground, where Plats mistakes him for a Bokoblin and decides to play a game with him.[4] To catch him, Link must trap him by causing him to go in Link's direction. After he is caught, he notices Link that is wearing Silva's Mogma Gloves and gives him a Chest with a Piece of Heart inside.[3][5]

After Eldin Volcano erupts and Link is captured by Bokoblins while looking for the Fire Dragon Eldin, Plats steals Link's Mogma Mitts back from the Bokoblins and returns them to Link so the young hero can escape his imprisonment.[6] After Link escapes, he tells Link that the Bokoblins took all of his other items, so he updates the young hero's map to show the locations and contents of Chests containing his lost items and warns Link not to let the Bokoblins spot him.[7][8]

Until Link speaks with Eldin, Plats can later be found at the entrance to the Volcano Summit, claiming that the Bokoblins have congregated there with treasure.[9][10] Afterwards, Plats can be found in the underground caves where Link first received the Mogma Mitts.

Trivia

  • After completing Eldin's part of the "Song of the Hero", if Link speaks to Bronzi near one of the exits to the underground caves of Eldin Volcano, Bronzi will claim that Plats only shows any courage when he is hunting treasure.[11]

Nomenclature

Plats's name is derived from the metal platinum.

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.gif
Language Name
Japan Japanese プチナ (Putina)
French Republic FrenchEU Tino
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Platin

Gallery

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "He's greedier than most Mogmas, and his enthusiasm for food has given him quite a belly." — Fi (Skyward Sword)
  2. "Bronzi final version" (Hyrule Historia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 51)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Huh? I know those gloves... Ain't those from my brother's secret collection? He gave me 'em. That's right." — Plats (Skyward Sword)
  4. "Aghhh! A green monster! Ack... I can't believe they're following us down here now... Guess I can have some fun with him for now, though... Heh, heh, heh! You're on Mogma turf now, fiend! You may be scary, but as long as the way ahead of me is clear, you'll never catch me!" — Plats (Skyward Sword)
  5. "Hey, don't get all angry! I thought you were one of them. Sorry, guy! Lemme give ya something good to make up for it. Hang on there a sec." — Plats (Skyward Sword)
  6. "While you were out, they shook you down good, pal! You're gonna want to get your stuff back before ya go and try anything else. I can get you started. I stole these back for ya..." — Plats (Skyward Sword)
  7. "I feel just terrible for you, pal... Here, let me do one more thing for ya! Ol' Plats here's gonna show ya what's in all the treasure chests!" — Plats (Skyward Sword)
  8. "Whaddya thinkin'? You shouldn't be out here in the open with no way to defend yourself... This place is crawlin' with thugs! Well, just be careful they don't spot ya while you're sneakin' around!" — Plats (Skyward Sword)
  9. "Wheeeeeeze... So hot... One of the most amazing treasures of the world, just up ahead..." — Plats (Skyward Sword)
  10. "Huff... A little while ago, all them bad guys started disappearing... Then I noticed they were all gathering up ahead... They must have something good..." — Plats (Skyward Sword)
  11. "The deal with Plats is he only shows some backbone when he's off hunting treasure." — Bronzi (Skyward Sword)