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Main appearance(s)
Trading against Dog Food (LA)[2]
Impressing Rosa (OoS)[1]

The Ribbon is a recurring Item in The Legend of Zelda series.[1][2][note 1]

Locations and Uses

Link's Awakening

The Ribbon in Link's Awakening is the second item in the Trading Quest.[2] It is received from Mamasha in the Mabe Village in exchange for the Yoshi Doll.[2] The Ribbon can then given to CiaoCiao. In return for the Ribbon, Link is given a can of Dog Food.[1]

Oracle of Seasons

The Ribbon in Oracle of Seasons is a quest item that belongs to Rosa, who had lost it to the sea.[4] The Ribbon is found at the Subrosia Market, and is traded for a Star-Shaped Ore. After returning the Ribbon to Rosa, she agrees to accompany Link to the Temple of Seasons on a date.[5]


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
JapanJapaneseリボン (Ribon) (LANS)Ribbon
GermanyGermanSchleife (LANS)Ribbon
ItalyItalianFiocco (LANS) 
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See Also


  1. The Ribbon is also referred to as the Bow in The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening — Nintendo Player's Guide by Nintendo of America Inc..[3] However, because it contradicts the term given in Encyclopedia, this term is not considered Canon.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 136 (LA | OoS)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "You traded your Yoshi Doll Yoshi doll for a Ribbon ribbon! Maybe you can trade the ribbon for something else" — N/A (Link's Awakening for Nintendo Switch)
  3. The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening — Nintendo Player's Guide (Nintendo Co., Ltd.) pg. 24
  4. "My name's Rosa. My favorite Ribbon floated out to sea... I, like, wanted to go explore the "temple," but I can't go out like this!" — Rosa (Oracle of Seasons)
  5. "Since you're so nice, I'll go on a date with you. Let's go look in that "temple."" — Rosa (Oracle of Seasons)