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Ricky's Gloves
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Main appearance(s)
Allow Link to ride in Ricky's pouch.

Ricky's Gloves are a recurring item in The Legend of Zelda series.[1] Ricky's Gloves are a set of boxing gloves belonging to the kangaroo Ricky. After finding them in either of the games, Ricky would let Link ride in his pouch while he hopped over small gaps and cliffs.[2] Ricky could also punch enemies with his gloves, and even release a small whirlwind when the punch was charged up.[3]

Location and Uses

Oracle of Seasons

In Oracle of Seasons, Ricky lost his gloves to the Boxing Champion Blaino when he lost a boxing match against him.[4] Link challenges Blaino to a match at his gym in North Horon for 10 Rupees,[5] in order to win back Ricky's Gloves. No Magic Rings or items were allowed during the fight.[6] The point was to knock Blaino out of the ring while punching.[7] After winning, Link gets the gloves to give to Ricky (they can't be used by Link). Once Link gives Ricky his gloves, he'll befriend him and allow him to ride in his pouch. If Link has not already obtained Dimitri or Moosh's Flute, Ricky will give Link his Flute, which allows him to summon Ricky whenever he is needed.[8]

Oracle of Ages

In Oracle of Ages, Ricky's Gloves were found buried near a tree on a beach south of Lynna City. After digging them up with the Shovel and returning them to Ricky, he would agree to help Link reach Tingle to receive the Island Chart.[9]


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese リッキーグローブ (Rikkī Gurōbu) Ricky Gloves
French Republic FrenchEU Gants de Ricky
Federal Republic of Germany German Rickys Handschuhe
Italian Republic Italian Guanti di Ricky
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Guantes de Ricky



  1. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 136 (OoS)
  2. "I can also jump small holes or cliffs." — Ricky (Oracle of Seasons)
  3. "Press A to punch, or save power to unleash a tornado." — Ricky (Oracle of Seasons)
  4. "A guy named Blaino took them when I lost a match to him." — Ricky (Oracle of Seasons)
  5. "I'm da legendary champ, Blaino! You want somt'in'? Den earn it in da ring!" — Blaino (Oracle of Seasons)
  6. "And no items! If you break da rules once, da next match is for 20 Rupees. And no rings!" — Blaino (Oracle of Seasons)
  7. "Lissen up! We trade punches 'til one of us gets knocked outta da ring." — Blaino (Oracle of Seasons)
  8. "Here,Link, take this flute. If you need me, just play the flute. I'll try to find you." — Ricky (Oracle of Seasons)
  9. "Hey! My gloves! You found them! Thanks! Now I'll help you find what you're looking for! Hop into my pocket!" — Ricky (Oracle of Ages)