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Red Ring

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Red Ring
OOX Red Ring.png
The Red Ring from Oracle of Seasons and Oracle of Ages
Game(s)
Other media
Value 30 Rupees (OoS | OoA)
Location(s) Level-9 (TLoZ)
North Horon (OoS)
Use(s) Decreasing damage taken (TLoZ)
Increasing Sword damage (OoS | OoA)
Comparable Item(s) Blue Ring
Green Ring

The Red Ring is a recurring item in The Legend of Zelda series.[1][2]

Location and Uses

The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda Manual Comment

The Legend of Zelda

Blue and red rings

The blue ring reduces the damage inflicted by the enemy by half, and the red ring reduces damage to one quarter.
TLoZ Red Ring Sprite.png

In The Legend of Zelda, Link can equip the Red Ring to take a quarter of the amount of damage he would normally and half the amount of damage with the Blue Ring equipped.[3] If Link obtains the Red Ring while having the Blue Ring equipped, it will replace the Blue Ring as an upgrade. In both the First Quest and Second Quest, it is found within the final Dungeon, Level-9. While Link has the Red Ring equipped, his tunic is red. Certain characters, items, and enemies share colors with Link's tunic and will appear red while Link has the Red Ring equipped, such as Princess Zelda's dress, the Arrow, and the whiskers of a Pols Voice.

Oracle of Seasons

In Oracle of Seasons, the Red Ring can be obtained from an Old Man in North Horon after defeating all four Golden Monsters in Holodrum. The Magic Ring can be appraised at Vasu Jewelers for 20 Rupees. When worn, it doubles Sword damage.[2]

Oracle of Ages

In Oracle of Ages, the Red Ring can be transferred from Oracle of Seasons by talking to either the Blue or Red Snake.

Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors

In Hyrule Warriors, the Red Ring appears as Wizzro's second level Ring. An 8-Bit Red Ring also appears as Midna's star level Shackle. Throughout the game's Legend Mode, Wizzro uses the Red Ring form of his weapon. His Ring is a cursed artifact from which he manifests; it sucks the souls from its wearers, which are combined within the Ring to become Wizzro.[4]

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ユビワ アカ (Yubiwa Aka) (TLoZ)
あかいゆびわ (Akai Yubiwa) (OoS | OoA)
Ring Red
Same as English.
French-speaking countries French Bague Rouge (TLoZ)
Anneau Rouge (OoS | OoA)
Same as English.
Same as English.
Federal Republic of Germany German Roter Ring (TLoZ | OoS | OoA) Same as English.
Italian Republic Italian Anello Rosso (TLoZ | OoS | OoA) Same as English.
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Rojo (OoS | OoA) Red
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Anillo rojo (TLoZ) Same as English.

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References

  1. "RED RING" (Art & Artifacts (Dark Horse Books), pg. 383)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Red Ring
    Sword damage x 2
    " — Description (Oracle of Seasons)
  3. "The blue ring reduces the damage inflicted by the enemy by half, and the red ring reduces damage to one quarter." (The Legend of Zelda manual, pg. 23)
  4. "A cursed ring whose dark powers have been amplified by absorbing the essence of its owners through the ages. It condenses the souls of the deceased into a single, monstrous spirit." — Ring description (Hyrule Warriors)