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Kaysa is a recurring character in The Legend of Zelda series.[4][name reference needed]


Breath of the Wild

Kaysa is a Great Fairy who resides in the Great Fairy Fountain on Piper Ridge, which is located on the Tabantha Frontier. Like the other Great Fairies, Kaysa will upgrade Link's Armor in exchange for Materials.

Kaysa is the subject of the "A Gift for the Great Fairy" Side Quest. At the Tabantha Bridge Stable, Link can encounter Toren, who is determined to locate Kaysa's Great Fairy Fountain and meet her.[1] He has heard that the shadow of the Tabantha Tower points towards the Fountain in the afternoon.[5] However, he is unable to reach the top of the Tower on his own, so he asks Link to make an offering to Kaysa for him on his behalf.[6] If Link agrees, Toren will give him 500 Rupees to give to Kaysa.[7]

When Link arrives at the Great Fairy Fountain, he will hear the voice of Kaysa inside, asking him to listen to her story.[8] If Link agrees to listen, she introduces herself and explains that there was once a spring in this location.[9] Over time, the number of travelers visiting to offer Rupees to Kaysa dwindled, and thus her power weakened.[10] Without her power, she asks Link to give her Rupees.[11] Depending on how many Great Fairies Link has already given offerings to, Kaysa will ask for either 100 Rupees,[12] 500 Rupees,[13] 1,000 Rupees,[14] or 10,000 Rupees.[15] She promises to help him after her power has been restored.[16] Her hand will then emerge from the bud, and she asks Link to hand over his Rupees.[17]

If Link agrees to give her an offering, Kaysa will thank him for his kindness.[18] Her power returns to her, causing her Great Fairy Fountain to bloom once again.[19] She then emerges from the pool.[20] Finally able to see Link, Kaysa notes that she was correct in assuming that he is handsome.[21] She jokingly asks him if he would like to live at the Great Fairy Fountain with her.[22] Revealing that she was kidding, Kaysa remarks that Link is cute when he blushes.[23]

To thank Link for his assistance, she offers to enhance his Armor if he brings her the correct Materials.[24] The degree to which she will be able to enhance Link's Armor depends on how many other Great Fairies have received offerings.[25][26][27][28] When Link selects a piece of Armor to upgrade, Kaysa will tell him to close his eyes as she upgrades it.[29] Should Link lack the materials for a requested upgrade, Kaysa will playfully chide him for being impatient[30], whereas declining an available upgrade has her accuse him of attempting to tease her with the prospect.[31]

Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
United KingdomEnglishBRKaysa
Latin AmericaSpanishLAKaysa
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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Well, they're not just stories! I believe the Great Fairy is real! And I'm on a journey to find her." — Toren (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "I am the great earth fairy, Tera. I am the oldest of the four sisters." — Tera (Breath of the Wild)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "I can feel it... My sisters' powers have not yet been restored. Young man, if you meet them, would you please help them?" — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  4. "Kaysa" — N/A (Breath of the Wild)
  5. "There's a tower just beyond the Tabantha Great Bridge. They say that if you go to the top and look at the ground sometime in the afternoon... The tower's shadow will point to the Great Fairy's fountain!" — Toren (Breath of the Wild)
  6. "After hearing that legend, I decided to find out for myself. But now I'm stuck here at this stable because... Well... No matter how hard I try, I just know I'll never be able to climb that tower. And to think, I even saved up all my rupees as an offering for the Great Fairy. But you... You look like you could climb that tower without breaking a sweat! WOuld you be willing to make an offering of rupees to the Great Fairy on my behalf?" — Toren (Breath of the Wild)
  7. "[I'll do it!] Oh, thank you! Here, take the 500 rupees I saved up. It's my life savings! So please don't just go running off with it, OK?" — Toren (Breath of the Wild)
  8. "Boy... Sweet boy... Please... Listen to my story..." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  9. "[Sure.] I am the Great Fairy Kaysa... This place was once a beautiful spring..." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  10. "But as time passed, fewer and fewer travelers arrived to offer me rupees. As a result, my power has abandoned me." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  11. "I'm nearly powerless now, so I beg your help. I need rupees to become whole again." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  12. "All I need is 100 rupees..." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  13. "All I need is 500 rupees..." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  14. "All I need is 1,000 rupees..." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  15. "All I need is 10,000 rupees..." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  16. "Once my power has been restored, I can help you do great things, boy." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  17. "Now... If you have rupees, hand them over to me. Quickly!" — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  18. "Thank you. You are too kind." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  19. "Aah... The power... It's overflowing!!" — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  20. "Ah-HAAAAAAAAAAA!!!" — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  21. "Mmm... So you're the one who brought me back from the brink. Oh, my... I see now that my first impression of you was correct. You most definitely are pleasant to look at." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  22. "How would you like to live here with me, hmm?" — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  23. "Hah! I'm kidding, of course. But you certainly are cute when you're blushing." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  24. "I really can't thank you enough, boy, but that won't stop me from trying. If you have the materialsneeded to enhance a piece of clothing, I will enhance your clothes. So why don't you let me take a peek in that little pouch of yours?" — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  25. "With the power available to me... I should be able to enhance your clothing a little bit." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  26. "With the power available to me... I can enhance your clothing a fair amount." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  27. "With the power available to me... I can greatly enhance your clothing." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  28. "With the power available to me... I can enhance your clothing to the max!" — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  29. "OK. Got it! Now then... ♪Close your eyes!♪" — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  30. "You don't have the necessary materials... ♪All in good time, boy.♪" — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)
  31. "Teasing me? You little meanie..." — Kaysa (Breath of the Wild)