Fans Are Pointing Out Cool Details From The 'Legend Of Zelda' Series That We Never Noticed Before

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Vote up the most impressive details that made you say "whoa."

The Legend of Zelda has long been one of Nintendo's most popular franchises since it was first released on the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1986. Since that time, the characters of Link and Zelda have appeared in a plethora of games, and their franchise has seen the release of more than 25 titles. While the chronological history (in-game) is a bit confusing, there are tons of details sprinkled throughout that weave a cohesive storyline across the decades that make them seem almost like video game movies.

Fans have been playing The Legend of Zelda games for 35+ years, and throughout all that time, plenty of gamers have found some interesting details. Occasionally, those same fans head over to the Gaming Details subreddit to post their findings. This list highlights the coolest details from The Legend of Zelda franchise that most players never noticed before.

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    7 VOTES

    Remaining On The Dirt Path In 'Ocarina Of Time' Keeps You Safe From The Stalechilds

    From Redditor u/blzsoul:

    In Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, at night when the Stalechilds come out, if you stay on the dirt path, they won't spring up and attack you.

  • 2
    11 VOTES

    Link's Reflection Disappears After Dark Link Appears In 'Ocarina Of Time'

    From Redditor u/PhoneRedit:

    In Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Link has a reflection in Dark Link's boss room. After Dark Link spawns, his reflection disappears.

  • 3
    8 VOTES

    Several Masks In 'Majora's Mask' Represent Characters From 'Star Fox'

    Several Masks In 'Majora's Mask' Represent Characters From 'Star Fox'
    Photo: Nintendo / Reddit

    From Redditor u/daninlionzden:

    In Zelda: Majora’s Mask, several masks on the menu screen are aligned to correspond with Star Fox and his companions from the Star Fox franchise.

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    7 VOTES

    Hudson From 'Breath Of The Wild' Is Modeled After Characters From 'Ocarina Of Time'

    From Redditor u/daninlionzden:

    Hudson in Zelda: Breath of the Wild is modeled after the carpenters in Zelda: Ocarina of Time.

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    11 VOTES

    You Can Play Fetch With A Stray Dog In 'Twilight Princess' If You Grab A Bone In The Town Market

    From Redditor u/CC_Zephyr:

    In The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Link can find a bone in a back alley of Hyrule Town Market. Picking it up and taking it to a stray dog will allow him to play fetch with them.

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    11 VOTES

    Squirrels Eat Acorns In 'Breath Of The Wild

    From Redditor u/generalecchi:

    In Zelda Breath of the Wild, squirrels actually eat acorns.