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Main appearance(s)

Kinstones are items in The Minish Cap.[citation needed] They are mystical green, red, blue, and gold medallions that can yield Rupees and Pieces of Heart, and on several occurrences, begin sidequest events when two Kinstone pieces of identical color and shape are fused. These Kinstones, created and hidden about Hyrule by the Minish, are seen as a sign of immense happiness, especially if two people are engaged in Kinstone Fusion.

Types and Function

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Green Kinstones are found in abundance across the overworld; they can be found by opening Treasure Chests, cutting grass, digging, or defeating enemies. This Kinstone commonly yields a Rupee reward when fused. The Goron Merchant sells Green Kinstones for 50 Rupees at his stall in Hyrule Town.

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Blue Kinstones are uncommon, even though they can be obtained much like Green Kinstones, in that simply opening Treasure Chests, cutting grass, digging, or defeating enemies will likely reveal them. Blue Kinstones are most notable for their role in fusing to the Mysterious Walls hidden within the caves of Hyrule, aiding in the completion of the Goron Sidequest. The Goron Merchant sells Blue Kinstones for 200 Rupees.

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Red Kinstones are rarer than Blue Kinstones; they can only be bought or claimed from Treasure Chests. Only if the White Picolyte is used, Red Kinstones can be revealed by cutting grass. The fusion of a Red Kinstone often yields a valuable reward, such as a Piece of Heart, 50 or more Rupees, or the opening of previously inaccessible passageways through waterfalls, tree trunks, and cave walls. Sometimes the fusing of a Red Kinstone yields a Treasure Chest that contains another Red Kinstone. The Goron Merchant sells Red Kinstones for 300 Rupees.

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Gold Kinstones are the rarest Kinstones and the only type that cannot be found in the overworld or bought. Only ten of them can be found in the game. They are only discovered and used as a function of the plot. Castor Wilds, the Cloud Tops, and Veil Falls are the only regions that incorporate these Kinstones, used to open various passageways necessary for Link to continue his journey. These Kinstones cannot be Fused with a Kinstone from another character like the others.


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name
Kinstone Piece Kinstone Bag
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland EnglishUK Kinstone Piece Kinstone Bag
French Republic FrenchEU Fragments du Bonheur Sac Ă  Bonheur
Federal Republic of Germany German GlĂźcksfragment GlĂźcksbeutel
Italian Republic Italian Frammenti di gioia Sacca dei Frammenti
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Piedra de la suerte Bolsa para piedras


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