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Popo are recurring Enemies in The Legend of Zelda series.[2]


A Link to the Past

In A Link to the Past, Popo are sentient masses of tentacles that move along the ground and will harm Link if he touches them. Their movement is shambling and without specific direction. Popo will not actively seek Link out and will often move in a different direction entirely. They appear in large swarms on occasion. Popo can easily be defeated with a single hit of most weapons, and often leave behind Rupees.

Four Swords Adventures

A Link Between Worlds

In A Link Between Worlds, Popo appear similarily to their appearance in A Link to the Past, except Popo will home in on Link and follow him when he gets near. Whenever Link touches one, he takes damage. Red Popo, appearing only in Turtle Rock, have more health and deal more damage.

Other Appearances

Ancient Stone Tablets


  • Popo are erroneously called Leevers in the Top Secrets booklet packaged with A Link to the Past.[3]


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
JapanJapaneseポポ (Popo)[4]Same as English.
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  1. "Red Popo have more health and deal more damage than regular ones."  (Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 199)
  2. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 199 (ALttP | FSA | ALBW)
  3. "Look for a room where several Bubbles are spinning around a jar. Defeat all the Stalfos, Rocklops and Leevers to make the Bubbles fly away from the jar."  (A Link to the Past Top Secrets (Nintendo Co., Ltd.) pg. 2)
  4. Nintendo Official Guidebook—The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Vol. 1 (Shogakukan 1) pg. 129 Nintendo Official Guidebook—The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past & Four Swords (Shogakukan) pg. 23