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Books are recurring Objects in The Legend of Zelda series.[name reference needed]

Location and Uses

The Legend of Zelda

Main article: Book of Magic

A Link to the Past

Main article: Book of Mudora

Link's Awakening

There are Books in the Library of Link's Awakening:

Ocarina of Time

Main article: Gravekeeper's Diary

One book, the Gravekeeper's Diary, can be found. It's located in Dampé's house in the Kakariko Village Graveyard.

Majora's Mask

Link can obtain the Bombers' Notebook, an item used to keep track of characters and quests throughout the game's three-day cycle. There are also four diaries found in the game:

Book Author Location
Granny's Diary Granny Stock Pot Inn
Kafei's Diary Kafei Mayor's Residence
Lulu's Diary Lulu Zora Hall
Mikau's Diary Mikau Zora Hall

Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons

There are two Books that can be found:

Four Swords Adventures

Main article: Magic Book

The Minish Cap

Main articles: Library Book and Swordsman Newsletter

Books play a prominent role in obtaining the Flippers in The Minish Cap. There are three overdue Library Books that Link must retrieve in order to reach Librari in the Royal Hyrule Library: A Hyrulean Bestiary, Legend of the Picori, and A History of Masks. When these three Books are found and returned, Link can shrink down to Minish size and climb their spines to reach Librari, who will let Link to face his Trial and reward him with the Flippers.

If Link Fuses Kinstone Pieces with the Postman, Marcy appears in the Post Office and begins selling volumes of the Swordsman Newsletter for 200 Rupees each. There are a total of eight volumes, and a new volume becomes available each time Link obtains a Tiger Scroll.

Twilight Princess

Main article: Ancient Sky Book

Phantom Hourglass

Tri Force Heroes

Main article: Drablands Diary

Breath of the Wild

Several Books can be found throughout Hyrule Kingdom. Reading them can reveal both character backstories and recipes to Link.

Book Author Location
An Ancient Text Unknown Fort Hateno
Camera Manual Purah Hateno Ancient Tech Lab
Castle Library Book Unknown Hyrule Castle Library
Chef Aurie Taamu, Vol. 1 Aurie Taamu Gerudo Town
Chef Aurie Taamu, Vol. 2 Aurie Taamu Gerudo Town
Chief's Diary Riju Gerudo Town
Daruk's Training Journal (TCB) Daruk Goron City
Girl's Notebook Unknown Hateno Village
Ivee's Diary Ivee East Wind, Hateno Village
Journal of Various Worries Cado
Impa's House, Kakariko Village
Kass's Journal Kass Washa's Bluff
King Rhoam's Journal King Rhoam King's Study, Hyrule Castle
Mipha's Diary (TCB) Mipha Throne Room, Zora's Domain
Misa's Recipe Book Misa The Slippery Falcon, Rito Village
Misko's EX Journal (TMT) Misko Outpost Ruins
Misko's EX Journal 2 (TCB) Misko Deya Village Ruins
Mountain Peak Log Unknown Mount Granajh
Paya's Diary Paya Impa's House, Kakariko Village
Purah's Diary Purah Hateno Ancient Tech Lab
Robbie's Memoirs Robbie Akkala Ancient Tech Lab
Rumor Mill: Volume 1 Traysi Enchanted, Kakariko Village
Rumor Mill: Volume 2 Traysi Rito Stable
Rumor Mill: Volume 3 Traysi Outskirt Stable
Rumor Mill: Volume 4 Traysi East Akkala Stable
Rumor Mill: Volume 5 Traysi Wetland Stable
Rumor Mill: Volume 6 Traysi Lakeside Stable
Rumor Mill: Volume 7 Traysi Kara Kara Bazaar Inn
Selmie's Notes Selmie
Hebra Trailhead Lodge
Sheikah Sensor Notes Symin Hateno Ancient Tech Lab
Sheikah Slate Manual Purah Hateno Ancient Tech Lab
Super Rumor Mill V1 (TMT) Traysi Woodland Stable
Super Rumor Mill V2 (TMT) Traysi South Akkala Stable
Super Rumor Mill V3 (TCB) Traysi Highland Stable
Super Rumor Mill V4 (TCB) Traysi Riverside Stable
The Diary of Revali (TCB) Unknown Rito Village
The Old Man's Diary Old Man Old Man's Cabin
Urbosa's Diary (TCB) Urbosa Gerudo Town
Zelda's Diary Zelda Princess Zelda's Room, Hyrule Castle
Zelda's Research Notes Zelda Princess Zelda's Study, Hyrule Castle

Other Appearances

The Faces of Evil

Main article: Book of Koridai


See Also