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Power Glove
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The Power Glove and the Titan's Mitt
Game(s)
Other media The Legend of Zelda (Valiant Comics)
The Faces of Evil
The Wand of Gamelon
Ancient Stone Tablets
Hyrule Warriors
Use(s) Moving and lifting heavy objects
Comparable Item(s) Power Bracelet
Gauntlets

The Power Glove, also known as the Handy Glove and Magic Glove in The Adventure of Link,[1][2][3] is a recurring item in The Legend of Zelda series that allows Link to lift heavy objects. It is sometimes later replaced by the Titan's Mitt, a much stronger variant.

Location and Uses

The Adventure of Link

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The Handy Glove is situated within the walls of Midoro Palace in The Adventure of Link. Upon collection, it increases the strength of Link's Sword, allowing it to crush the blocks found in Palaces.[1]

A Link to the Past

A Link to the Past features both the Power Glove and the Titan's Mitt.

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The Power Glove is located in the Desert Palace in A Link to the Past, introducing the need to lift heavy rocks. These rocks obstruct the path to the bosses of the dungeon, the Lanmolas. These rocks also surround the entrance to Death Mountain, necessitating the retrieval of the Power Glove before Link can ascend to the Tower of Hera. Unlike the Gloves in The Adventure of Link, the Power Glove does not alter Link's Sword power.

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The Titan's Mitt is located in the Thieves' Town. It can lift heavier, dark boulders as well as Skulls in the Dark World. The Titan's Mitt is necessary for rescuing the Dwarven Swordsmith who is trapped in the Dark World and desires to return to his partner.[4] Upon reuniting, they happily offer to temper the Master Sword into the Tempered Sword for ten Rupees.[5]

Oracle of Ages

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The Power Glove is located in the Ancient Tomb in Oracle of Ages. It functions as the L-2 Power Bracelet, being able to lift considerably heavier objects, such as the statues found in and around the Tomb. The Power Glove is crucial for defeating the boss of the dungeon, Ramrock, in its final form. In said form, its hands transform into metal balls, connected to the main body by chains. Link must use the Power Glove to grab onto one of the balls that it doesn't throw towards the young hero and pull it far enough so that it recoils and hits Ramrock, eventually defeating it.

A Link Between Worlds

The Power Glove and Titan's Mitt both appear in A Link Between Worlds, functioning nearly identically to their counterparts from A Link to the Past.

The sprite for the Power Glove in A Link Between Worlds

The Power Glove is found in Rosso's possession. When Link expresses an interest in picking up small rocks, Rosso gives him the Power Glove.[6] Rosso also hints that Link should pick up the rocks surrounding his home.[7] If Link obliges in picking up all of the rocks surrounding his house, Rosso will reward Link with a Chest containing 50 Rupees. Some Lost Maiamais can be located beneath small rocks that must be lifted.

The sprite for the Titan's Mitt in A Link Between Worlds

The Titan's Mitt is located in the Desert Palace. It allows Link to lift large boulders,[8] which is vital to reaching Zaganaga, the boss of the dungeon. Like the Power Glove, some large boulders also hide Maiamais beneath them, and require the Titan's Mitt to free them. Unlike the Titan's Mitt in A Link to the Past, the Titan's Mitt in A Link Between Worlds is not needed to lift and break Skulls in Lorule. When obtained, both the Power Glove and the Titan's Mitt are visible on Link's hands.

Other Appearances

Ancient Stone Tablets

InS Item Worn Glove.png The Worn-Out Glove is an item only available in Ancient Stone Tablets. It works identically to the Power Glove, except that only a single rock can be lifted per screen.

Link lending the Magic Glove to Bagu

The Legend of Zelda (Valiant Comics)

In the The Legend of Zelda comics by Valiant Comics, Link uses the Magic Glove from The Adventure of Link in a fight against Bagu. When Link finds out that Bagu stole a fragment of the Triforce of Wisdom, Link grabs the Handy Glove and proceeds to hunt him down.[9] He spots Bagu coming back towards the castle,[10] and charges him before the two engage in combat. Link then uses his Glove and is able to heave Bagu into the air and throw him down,[11] forcing Bagu to reveal why he took the sacred relic. When he confesses that he gave the Triforce fragment to Ganon because he's holding Bagu's pet frogs for ransom,[12][13] Link reluctantly allows Bagu to use his Magic Glove so that he can defeat the Prince of Darkness and retrieve his frogs.

The Faces of Evil

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In The Faces of Evil, the Power Glove is an item that can be used to destroy stronger enemies and boulders instantly, as opposed to using Bombs. It costs 10 Rubies per use. The Power Glove is created by giving the Crone in Spearfish Falls some Grapple Berries.

The Wand of Gamelon

In The Wand of Gamelon, the Power Glove appears identically as in The Faces of Evil; it is an item that can be used to destroy enemies and boulders instead of using Bombs. It costs 10 Rubies per use. The Power Glove is created by Grimbo of Washubi Swamp after Zelda gives him a Hanyu Spore.

Hyrule Warriors

Main article: Gauntlet § Hyrule Warriors

In Hyrule Warriors, the Power Gloves are the third Level form of the Gauntlet, a class of Weapon used by Link. They are joined with a Chain Chomp, functioning as the Weapon's Ball and Chain.

Trivia

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.gif
Language Name
Handy Glove
Magic Glove
Power Glove Titan's Mitt
Canada FrenchCA Gants de la force (ALBW) Gants des titans (ALBW)
French Republic FrenchEU Bracelet de Force Triforce piece.png (OoA)
Ganta de puissance (ALBW)
Moufles du titan (ALBW)
Federal Republic of Germany German Krafthandschuh Triforce piece.png (OoA)
Krafthandschuhe Triforce piece.png (ALttP)
Titanhandschuhe Triforce piece.png (ALttP)
Italian Republic Italian Guanti Muscolo (OoA)
Guanti della Forza (ALttP&FS)
Guanti della forza (ALBW)
Bracciali del Titano (ALttP&FS)
Guanti del titano (ALBW)
Spanish-speaking countries Spanish Guante de Fuerza (OoA, ALBW) Guante del Titán (ALBW)

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Handy Glove: Use this to break the blocks in the palaces by swinging the sword." (The Adventure of Link manual, pg. 46)
  2. "MAGIC GLOVE" (NES Game Atlas (Nintendo), pg. 66)
  3. "When you obtain the Magic Glove, the power to destroy Stone Blocks will be added to your Sword. Without it, you won't be able to reach the places where the Stone Statues are. So, come here to get the Magic Glove." (The Official Nintendo Player's Guide (Nintendo of America), pg. 44)
  4. "Ribbit ribbit... Your body did not change! You are not just an ordinary guy, are you? I used to live in Kakariko Town. I wonder what my buddy is doing there without me... Ribbit! I have a request of you. I beg you... Please take me to my partner! Please! Ribbit! Please!" — Dwarven Swordsmith (A Link to the Past)
  5. "Oh! What is this?!? You found my partner! ...Happy days are here again! Drop by here again sometime! Then we will temper your sword perfectly!" — Dwarven Swordsmiths (A Link to the Past)
  6. "I was on the mountain mining ore when, all of a sudden, the earth started shaking! When I got home, the place was a wreck. Rocks everywhere. You seen outside? I'll be bustin' my back for days to clean up that mess. At least pickin' up rocks and smashin' the things feels pretty good. Wish they were full of good ore, though. What? You want to try too? Rah! Feels good smashin' stuff! Huh? Can’t do it? Sorry to hear it. Can’t stand to see a nice kid like you not be able to throw your weight around... Here-take this. It’s a hand-me-down from yours truly." — Rosso (A Link Between Worlds)
  7. "You’ll feel tough with that on your mitt—oughta be able to pick up rocks! Smaller ones, anyway. And if you get to smashin' and just can’t stop yourself, well, there’s a whole bunch of them outside! Grah-ha-ha! Just a joke, that’s all. I wouldn't REALLY tell ya to do all my work out there. Still, if you do...who am I to stop ya? Now, these rocks aren't gonna clean themselves up. Back to it!" — Rosso (A Link Between Worlds)
  8. "You got the Titan's Mitt! Now hoisting even large boulders will be a snap!" — N/A (A Link Between Worlds)
  9. And the Handy Glove is on! - Link (Valiant Comic Issue #4)
  10. He's coming back! - Link (Valiant Comic Issue #4)
  11. This time, I have a magic glove, so I'll be strong enough to beat you! - Link (Valiant Comic Issue #4)
  12. I gave it to Ganon. I had to. - Bagu (Valiant Comic Issue #4)
  13. He's holding my frogs for ransom! - Bagu (Valiant Comic Issue #4)