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Possession Technique

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Possession Technique
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Use(s)Imparting Sword skills to Link

The Possession Technique is an ability used exclusively by the Blade Brothers in The Minish Cap.


The Blade Brothers use the Possession Technique to teach Link various abilities by taking possession of his body and showing him how the move is performed.[1] After this, Link must repeat the action he was just shown in order to earn the Tiger Scroll for the ability. Four of the Blade Brothers all use the same technique, though they each claim they came up with it and that theirs is better.

Link has a similar ability in other games called Command.


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland EnglishUK Switcheroo Technique
Italian Republic Italian Presa di controllo Control possession


  1. "But one must FEEL the technique, not just hear about it! That's why I will now possess your body so as to demonstrate the technique!" — Swiftblade (The Minish Cap)