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Cucco Keeper

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Cucco Keeper
Sprite
LADX Cucco Keeper Sprite.png
LALADX
Race Human
Gender Male
Game(s)
Era Era of Light and Dark

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

Biography

The Cucco Keeper lives on top of Tal Tal Heights, where he breeds Cuccos. He is the one who tells Link about the Flying Roosters.[2] After Link completes the Eagle's Tower, the Flying Rooster makes its new home in the Cucco Keeper's Hen House where it gives him some flights.[3]

It is likely that the Cucco Keeper intentionally resembles Luigi as one of the many references to the Super Mario Bros. games in Link's Awakening.[4]

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
LanguageNameMeaning
JapanJapaneseニワトリ小屋のおじさん (Niwatori Koya no Ojisan) (LA)Chicken Coop Man
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References

  1. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 233 (LA)
  2. "Chickens these days don't have the fighting spirit they used to! In the old days, they could fly, flap flap! But now, see? Cluck cluck!" — Cucco Keeper (Link's Awakening DX)
  3. "Wow! Amazing! That rooster is actually flying! It's just like I said, eh? Have you tried to hold him over your head? Cluck Cluck!" — Cucco Keeper (Link's Awakening DX)
  4. "I remember that we made Link’s Awakening in a really peculiar frame of mind. We began in the free spirit of an afterschool club, so the contents are quite unrestrained. If you look at it, you can tell. Characters similar to Mario and Luigi appear and Yoshi Dolls appear, too."Takashi Tezuka (Iwata Asks - Zelda Handheld History (2. Kirby and Chomps in Zelda))