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LADX Walrus Sprite.png
Species Walrus
Gender Male
Game(s) Link's Awakening
Era Era of Light and Dark

The Walrus is a character in Link's Awakening.[1]


The Walrus is a lazy walrus found sleeping south of Animal Village, blocking the path to Yarna Desert.[2]

Link must bring Marin and have her sing the "Ballad of the Wind Fish" to wake up the Walrus.[3] To the sound of Marin's song, the Walrus will dance before falling into the water. If Link plays the "Ballad of the Wind Fish" again in the same area, the Walrus will reappear on the water.[4] It will talk to Link in walrus and then leave again.[5]


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
French Republic FrenchEU Morse Walrus


  1. "Walrus" (Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 233(LA))
  2. "Hi ho! Yeah, I know, that tub of goo is asleep right in the way to Yarna Desert! Once he's asleep he won't budge for a loooooonng time. But hey! Take Little Marin and wake him up with her song! That slob would wake up with a jump if he heard her sing, for sure! Heh heh heh!" — Chef Bear (Link's Awakening DX)
  3. "Yes, it's that lazy walrus! Shall we give him a little surprise?" — Marin (Link's Awakening DX)
  4. "Go to the screen with the signpost for the entrance to the Yarna Desert, then play the Ballad of the Wind Fish on the Ocarina. The Walrus will pop his head out of the water nearby and try to communicate with you in Walrus." (Link's Awakening Player's Guide (Nintendo Power), pg. 111)
  5. "Arfh! Arfh! Arf! Marin Marin! Marin Marin! ..... ??" — Walrus (Link's Awakening DX)