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User Info: DuranmanX4

DuranmanX4
4 years ago#1
Right after getting off the Great Plateau I near immediately went to Hyrule Castle

I have only 3 heart pieces and one stamina upgrade

I have along gotten some great weapons, but am still wearing armor from the intro

Anyways, inside Hyrule Castle is Zelda's Room, and she has a diary which contains story spoilers I'm sure

Anyways most of her diary is her relationship to Link, which almost amusingly explains why Link never talks, though it's taken quite serious

Anyways the reason is basically because "he feels it's necessary to stay strong and to silently bear any burden"
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DuranmanX4
4 years ago#2
In her study, she also gives info on the Shrine of Resurrection and the Sheikah Slate
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Sentinel07
4 years ago#3
That's...kind of lame actually.

I think I'll stick with my headcanon that he talks just fine but we don't hear it.

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craiguk37
4 years ago#4
Sentinel07 posted...
That's...kind of lame actually.

I think I'll stick with my headcanon that he talks just fine but we don't hear it.


several times in the game its implied link is explaing something, and you get multiple choice response icons. he talks, we dont hear it
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Dark_Lawl
4 years ago#5
I don't think that's directly referencing that he never talks. In this game he naturally does talk but we can't hear it or see it in a few instances. She's just saying he's the 'silent type' but naturally he has to talk..otherwise, how would she know that's why he's silent to begin with?
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DuranmanX4
4 years ago#6
Dark_Lawl posted...
I don't think that's directly referencing that he never talks. In this game he naturally does talk but we can't hear it or see it in a few instances. She's just saying he's the 'silent type' but naturally he has to talk..otherwise, how would she know that's why he's silent to begin with?


Maybe I should have said rarely instead of never
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DuranmanX4
4 years ago#7
Also major final boss spoilers

The last fight in the Sanctum is a boss rush starting with Windblight Ganon and then Waterblight Ganon, I died after Waterblight
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DuranmanX4
4 years ago#8
For anyone trying to collect all Koroks, there is a Korok at the highest point of Hyrule Castle on top a spire
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Drkr_Zen
4 years ago#9
I smell cop out.

Its just as well, though. It kept Nintendo from hiring another subpar voice actor.
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Grizzexploder
4 years ago#10
It's actually "With so much at stake, and so many eyes on him, he feels it necessary to stay strong and to silently bear any burden," so he stays quiet to deal with the immense pressure and duty on him.

Keep in mind, Breath of the Wild Link was born into a prominent family of royal guards. not in a rural/suburban background like a village/forest, so this may apply only to him. This could also explain why there are times in-game where it's implied Link is explaining something, and you get multiple choice response icons, because Link woke up without any pressure or burden on him, due to losing all of his memories, so he doesn't really feel the need to keep too quiet anymore. Well, until he regains all his memories and meets Zelda again.

Also, Zelda's diary also says "When I finally got around to asking him (Link) why he's so quiet all the time, I could tell it was difficult for him to say. But he did." This tells us that Link naturally does talks and is not mute, but he just chooses not to speak in most cases/it is hard for him to talk.
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