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Swordsman's School

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Swordsman's School
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The Swordsman's School, also known as the Mighty Training Center,[1] is a location in Majora's Mask.

Overview

The school is located in West Clock Town. It is operated by the Swordsman and is open 24 hours.[2]

The Swordsman does not physically participate in training sessions. Rather, he raises logs from out of the floor to serve as targets. He remains sitting cross-legged on a raised platform at far end of the hall. To his left is a Cow Figurine, to his right a gong that yields small amounts of Rupees[how many?] when struck with different attacks.[which?]

Behind the Swordsman is a trophy shelf and a wooden placard that reads, 剣道場 (Kendo Hall).[verification needed] Destroying the placard reveals a secret room behind it. There are 5 Pots in the secret room containing a total of 25 Rupees—one Blue Rupee in each.[verification needed]

After midnight on the Final Day, there is a Sign where the Swordsman usually sits. It reads, "I'll be on vacation for a short while. Please don't look for me." During that time, the Swordsman is in fact cowering in a corner of the secret room.[3]

Courses

The Swordsman's School offers two Sword Training courses:

  • Novice Course, a tutorial which costs 1 Rupee.
  • Expert Course, a mini-game which costs 10 Rupees.

Novice Course

The Novice Course is a Sword-fighting tutorial. To complete it, Link must perform the following moves in order: Sideways Jump, Roll Attack, Backflip, Horizontal Cut, Vertical Cut, Thrust, Jump Attack.

Expert Course

The Expert Course is a mini-game where one earns points by slashing 10 logs in succession. One earns 3 points for slicing a log lengthwise with a Jump Attack, and 1 point for every other attack.[verification needed] There is a Piece of Heart reward for earning 30 points by slicing all 10 logs with the Jump Attack.

Nomenclature

{{}} The Japanese name of the Swordsman's School, 剣道場 (Kendō Jō), is inscribed on a placard at the back of the hall. In Majora's Mask 3D, this name is also inscribed in Hylian on a sign above where the Swordsman sits.

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 剣道場 (Kendō Jō) Kendo Hall[verification needed]
Canada FrenchCA École du maître d'armes (MM3D) Weapon master's school
French Republic FrenchEU École du Maître d'armes Weapon Master's School
Federal Republic of Germany German Dojo des Schwertmeisters
Italian Republic Italian Scuola di spada (MM3D) Sword school
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Escuela de Esgrima Fencing School
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Escuela de esgrima (MM3D) Fencing school

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See Also

References

  1. "Enter all disciples and those who choose to be enlightened with the way of the sword. / Mighty Training Center" — Sign (Majora's Mask)
  2. "This training center has friendly, polite, 24-hour, one-on-one training that will noticeably improve your sword skills!" — Swordsman (Majora's Mask)
  3. "Uuuuurgh...I'm scared! I can't take it! I don't want to die!" — Swordsman (Majora's Mask)