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Swiftblade I

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Swiftblade I
Swiftblade I.gif
Race Hylian
Gender Male[1]
Era Force Era

Swiftblade I,[2] also known as Swiftblade the First,[3] is a character in The Minish Cap.


Swiftblade I is the eldest of the Blade Brothers, and "lives under his grave on the southwest side of Castor Wilds. He teaches the Great Spin Attack, which he claims only he has mastered.[4] His dojo can only be accessed once Link can dash to it using the Pegasus Boots. Swiftblade I will not train Link until he obtains the first seven Tiger Scrolls.[5]


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese しょぞいテッシン (Shozo Tesshin)
French Republic FrenchEU Tesshin, premier du nom Tesshin, first of his name
Federal Republic of Germany German Magnus der Erste Magnus the First
Italian Republic Italian Cuordiferro I Iron Heart I
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Tesshin I


See Also


  1. "Blade Brothers" (Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 271)
  2. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 270(TMC)
  3. "There are nine of us, not counting the ghost of Swiftblade the First." — Swordsman Newsletter (The Minish Cap)
  4. "This is a technique that only I have mastered... Only one who holds the sacred blade can perform...the Great Spin Attack!" — Swiftblade I (The Minish Cap)
  5. "It seems you are not yet ready to train with me! Come back when you have all 7 Tiger Scrolls!" — Swiftblade I (The Minish Cap)