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Deep Pythons are enemies in Majora's Mask.[1][note 1]

Characteristics

Tatl's Comment:
MM3D Tatl Artwork.png
Deep Python
"It's a Deep Python. Get close to it and stun it. If you fail, it'll getcha!"

Deep Pythons are giant sea snakes that infest the Great Bay,[3][4][5][6] lurking in the depths of Pinnacle Rock. The Deep Pythons are guarding some of Lulu's missing Eggs, which the thieving Gerudo Pirates lost to when they were attacked,[5] as well as a Seahorse.

When Link draws near, they shoot out of their burrows to grab him in their mouths and damage him before spitting him out. To defeat them, Zora Link must swim close to lure them out of their burrow, and stun and destroy them with his Electrical Shield or Boomerang Fins.

Trivia

  • Although consistently described as sea snakes, they may in fact be based on eels as they do not need to breathe air.
  • According to Aveil, Deep Pythons eat Zora Eggs.[7]
  • In Animal Crossing, Gulliver makes a reference to the Deep Pythons and Pinnacle Rock when he tells a story where he states, "When I fought the sea snakes at Pinnacle Rock! Wait a minute... That wasn't me!"

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ディープパイソン (Dīpu Paison) Deep Python
Canada FrenchCA Python des profondeurs (MM3D)
Federal Republic of Germany German Azur-Python Azure Python
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Pitón oscura (MM3D)

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Notes

  1. Deep Pythons were referred to as Sea Snakes on Zelda.com's encyclopedia.[2] However, as this contradicts the name given in-game, it is not considered Canon.

References

  1. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 174
  2. "Sea Snake
    Sea Snakes are long, green eels who aggressively hunt their prey in the waters of Termina."
    The Great Hyrule Encyclopedia, Zelda.com (archive), retrieved January 24, 2022.
  3. "It's a Deep Python. Get close to it and stun it. If you fail, it'll getcha!" — Tatl (Majora's Mask)
  4. "Please do this for me. Please defeat all the vicious sea snakes and save my friend." — Seahorse (Majora's Mask)
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Yes, b-but Aveil... The sea is strangely murky where we were attacked by the sea snakes..." — Gerudo (Majora's Mask)
  6. "I heard that the pirates were attacked by sea snakes near the creatures' lair." — Zora (Majora's Mask)
  7. "Hurry! Go find the other three eggs before those sea snakes eat them!" — Aveil (Majora's Mask)
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