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Dungeon Key
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Main appearance(s)
Unlocking Dungeons

Dungeon Keys are items in Link's Awakening.[1][note 1]

Location and Uses

Dungeon Keys are required to open certain Dungeons.

Tail Key

Main article: Tail Key

LADX Tail Key Sprite.png The Tail Key is found in the Mysterious Woods.

Slime Key

Main article: Slime Key

LADX Slime Key Sprite.png The Slime Key is obtained by returning Prince Richard his five Golden Leaves found in Kanalet Castle.

Angler Key

Main article: Angler Key

LADX Angler Key Sprite.png The Angler Key is dropped by the Lanmola located in the Yarna Desert.

Face Key

Main article: Face Key

LADX Face Key Sprite.png The Face Key is dropped by the Armos Knight located in the Southern Face Shrine.

Bird Key

Main article: Bird Key

LADX Bird Key Sprite.png The Bird Key is found deep within a cave located in Tal Tal Heights.


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Llave de las mazmorras Dungeon Key

See Also


  1. They are also referred to as Level Keys in The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening — Nintendo Player's Guide by Nintendo of America Inc..[2] However, as the name given in the Link's Awakening DX Virtual Console manual takes precedence, this term is not considered Canon.


  1. "Dungeon Keys
    These keys open the entrances to the dungeons. If you do not have the correct key for a dungeon, you will not be able to enter it.
    " (Link's Awakening DX manual, pg. 19)
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening — Nintendo Player's Guide (Nintendo Co., Ltd.) pg. 11