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A Gift of Nightshade
BotW A Gift of Nightshade.png
Quest Giver Wabbin
Location Faron[note 1]
Reward Red Rupee
Silver Rupee

"A Gift of Nightshade" is a Side Quest in Breath of the Wild.[1]

Overview

At the Lover's Pond atop Tuft Mountain, Link can Wabbin and Perda. The two of them are standing on opposite sides of the pond. When Link speaks to Wabbin, he reveals that he is working up the courage to speak to Perda.[2] If Link allows him to have a chance, Wabbin is relieved.[3] He reveals that he became lost and closed his eyes, and when he opened them, the most beautiful woman he ever saw was standing there.[4]

At first, Wabbin thought he was dreaming or that she was a ghost,[5] as it is uncommon to run into a gorgeous woman in the middle of nowhere.[6] It was love at first sight, and so he is gathering his courage to confess to her.[7] Wabbin decided long ago that he would give the woman he loves a Blue Nightshade when he confesses to her,[8] and he believes Perda to be that woman.[9] He thinks that Perda would look beautiful holding such a flower.[10] This begins the Side Quest.

Link can return to Wabbin with a Blue Nightshade for Perda. He will lament the fact that he does not have anything to give her,[11] before recognizing the scent of Blue Nightshade on Link.[12] Frantically, he asks Link for the flower, saying it could not be more important.[13]

When Link gives Wabbin the flower, he will be ecstatic and thank him.[14] However, Wabbin becomes shy when he looks at Perda,[15] and so he asks Link to make the delivery in his stead.[16] If Link agrees, Wabbin will thank him and return the Blue Nightshade.[17] He reminds Link to tell Perda that the present is from him.[18]

Perda is confused when Link approaches her.[19] Link explains that the Blue Nightshade is a gift from Wabbin.[20] Since she can not sense any deceit from Link,[21] she decides to approach Wabbin.[22] Wabbin is nervous because of her confrontation and immediately apologizes, believing she does not like Blue Nightshades.[23] However, Perda reveals that Blue Nightshade is her favorite flower and asks how he knew, accusing him of being a Yiga Clan spy.[24] Wabbin replies that Blue Nightshade is also his favorite flower.[25]

Perda realizes that this must be destiny,[26] so she tells him to speak his piece.[27] At Wabbin's confusion,[28] Perda says that he should say the things men say to women.[29] When Wabbin is still lost, Perda gives him examples, such as "I like you" and "Please, go out with me!"[30] Unfortunately for Perda, Wabbin mistakes this for her asking him out, which he accepts.[31]

Overjoyed, Wabbin turns to Link, asking if he heard what Perda said.[32] No one has ever said anything like that to him before, so he is happy to hear it from the woman of his dreams.[33] He is happy to have been born into this world,[34] As a token of his thanks, he gives Link a Red Rupee.[35]

Perda is outraged that Wabbin gives Link so little after everything he has done.[36] Covering for his mistake, Wabbin gives Link a Silver Rupee, claiming it is what he originally intended to give him.[37] Perda approves of this reward.[38] She thanks Link for helping her and hopes he can be lucky enough to find someone like she did.[39] With this, the Side Quest is complete.

Objectives

Stage Description
1 Wabbin has fallen for a Gerudo woman, but he can't work up the courage to talk to her. He's asked that you bring him some blue nightshade so that he can have an excuse to speak to her.
2 You brought blue nightshade to Wabbin, who has fallen for a Gerudo woman named Perda—a woman he's never spoken to. He hoped the blue nightshade would help him break the ice, but he's so nervous he can't even move.

Wabbin has asked that you give the blue nightshade to the woman on his behalf.
Complete It turns out that while Wabbin was working up the nerve to talk to Perda, she'd been waiting for him to approach her! The confession of love wasn't exactly ideal, but at least the soul mates are both finally talking.

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
LanguageName
JapanJapaneseしのび草の君 (Shinobi kusa no kimi)
Taiwan, Hong Kong, MacaoChineseTR潛行草之愛情告白 (Qiánxíng cǎo zhī àiqíng gàobái)
NetherlandsDutchStille liefde
FranceFrenchEULe fleuriste du cœur
GermanyGermanSchleichende Liebe
ItalyItalianSilentella galeotta
South KoreaKorean은밀초의 그대 (Eunmilchoui geudae)
RussiaRussian«Скрытоцветы любви» («Skrytotsvety lyubvi»)
Latin AmericaSpanishLAUn amor sigiloso
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See Also

Notes

  1. Though the Adventure Log states that this Side Quest takes place in the Faron Region, it actually takes place at the Lover's Pond in East Necluda.


References

  1. "A Gift of Nightshade
    Faron
    " — Adventure Log (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "H-hey! I'm trying to work up the courage to talk to her. Just... Let me, yeah?" — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  3. "[No problem.] ...Phew. I'm so glad! Oh, by the way, my name is Wabbin!" — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  4. "To be honest, I lost my way earlier. I closed my eyes for a minute, and when I opened them, the most beautiful woman I've ever seen was standing before me." — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  5. "At first I thought I was dreaming...or that she was a ghost or something." — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  6. "I mean, it's not every day you run into a gorgeous woman in the middle of nowhere..." — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  7. "But figment of my imagination or not, it was love at first sight. And so I've decided to gather my courage and go confess my feelings to her!" — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  8. "I decided long ago that when I meet the girl of my dreams, I'll hand her a blue nightshade and confess my love!" — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  9. "If I had a blue nightshade, I'd head straight over to that woman." — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  10. "I mean, imagine her and a blue nightshade... That'd make a beautiful scene. Don't you think?" — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  11. "I want to talk to her, but I don't have anything worthy of being a gift. If only I had blue nightshade." — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  12. "Ahh, the smell of it... I can almost imagine it right now. It's so clear, almost like...it's... Wait, do you have some blue nightshade on you right now?" — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  13. "Please! You must give me that flower! It couldn't be more important!" — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  14. "Thank you!!!
    This is so perfect! It's exactly what I needed!
    " — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  15. "Ah... I just... Ugh.
    When I look at her, my legs freeze up. My throat goes dry. I...I can't do it.
    " — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  16. "Please, could you take my gift to her?" — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  17. "[Sure!] Thank you! I'll give you back this blue nightshade." — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  18. "Oh! And don't forget to mention it's a present from ME!" — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  19. "What's this?" — Perda (Breath of the Wild)
  20. "[A gift from that guy.] I see... So...you're delivering these flowers for that voe over there?" — Perda (Breath of the Wild)
  21. "... I don't sense any deceit from you..." — Perda (Breath of the Wild)
  22. "So you're the one who gave me the flowers!" — Perda (Breath of the Wild)
  23. "Eeek, I'm sorry!!! Could...could it be that you don't like blue nightshade?" — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  24. "Why would you say that? This is my favorite kind of flower! How did you know that anyway? Are you a Yiga spy?!" — Perda (Breath of the Wild)
  25. "Blue nightshade just happens to be my favorite flower! Long ago, I decided to give my true love this flower..." — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  26. "Your true love...
    So this is what they call destiny...
    " — Perda (Breath of the Wild)
  27. "You're the voe that destiny has chosen for me, then? All right! Go ahead and speak your piece!" — Perda (Breath of the Wild)
  28. "What do you mean?" — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  29. "No, that's not right at all! I'm talking about what a voe says to a vai!" — Perda (Breath of the Wild)
  30. "You know, something like, "I like you," or, "Please go out with me!"" — Perda (Breath of the Wild)
  31. "Oh! Uh, sure! Asking so directly, how could I possibly say no?!" — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  32. "Oh, wow! Did you hear that?! She said she likes me, and she wants to go out!" — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  33. "This is the first time anyone has ever said they like me, and for it to come from the woman of my dreams..." — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  34. "This is such an amazing feeling... I'm so glad I was born into this world..." — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  35. "There's no way I can truly thank you, but please take this as a token of my thanks." — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  36. "What? That's it?! That's all you're willing to offer him for everything he's done for you?!" — Perda (Breath of the Wild)
  37. "I... No, of course not!
    Here, this is what I meant to give you!
    " — Wabbin (Breath of the Wild)
  38. "Much better." — Perda (Breath of the Wild)
  39. "Hey, you! I guess I owe you too... I hope you have as much luck finding someone as I did... thanks to you!" — Perda (Breath of the Wild)
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