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The Angler Key is an item in Link's Awakening.[2][note 1]

Location and Uses[]

The Angler Key is dropped by the Lanmola located in the Yarna Desert.[1][3] It can be inserted into the Angler Keyhole to stop the waterfall that is blocking the entrance to the Angler's Tunnel.[2]

Other Appearances[]

Link's Awakening (Cagiva)[]

In the Link's Awakening manga by Ataru Cagiva, the Angler Key falls from the remains of the Lanmola Link defeats at the Yarna Desert and is picked up from the sand by Felicia. After finding the entrance to Angler's Tunnel, Link uses the Angler Key to stop the waterfall and gain access to the dungeon.


TMC Forest Minish Artwork Names in other regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite
FranceFrenchEUClé Poisson (LANS)[4]Fish Key
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See Also[]


  1. The Angler Key was stylized as the Angler's Key in The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening — Nintendo Player's Guide by Nintendo of America.[3] However, as this contradicts the name given in Encyclopedia, it is not considered Canon.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "BRRING! BRRING! Hi, this is Ulrira! In the Yarna Desert, which is located in the southeast of the island, you will find something called the Angler Key. Hmmm... How much more obvious do I have to be? Bye! CLICK!" — Grandpa Ulrira (Link's Awakening DX)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Encyclopedia, Dark Horse Books, pg. 115 (LA)
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening — Nintendo Player's Guide, Nintendo of America, pg. 49
  4. "Vous avez obtenu la clé Poisson !" — N/A (Link's Awakening for Nintendo Switch)