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Runaway Item Seller
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Main appearance(s)

The Runaway Item Seller is a character in A Link Between Worlds.[name reference needed]


The Runaway Item Seller ran the Item Shop in Kakariko Village, until he spent almost every Rupee he had to buy an Apple from the Street Merchant.[1][2] After that, his wife got mad at him,[3] so he decided to run away and hide in a cave.[4] He can be found north of the swamp and south of Link's House, left of the northern entrance of the area. The entrance to his cave is completely concealed, and can only be accessed by placing a Bomb between the two rocks that sit in front of it. Unlike most caves of this type, there is no crack or boulder indicating its location. He is surprised that Link managed to get inside.[5]

He requests that Link bring him a Scoot Fruit so he can escape to a Dungeon.[6] If Link brings him the fruit, he will be rewarded with a Silver Rupee.[7]


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Language Name
French-speaking countries French Mari de la vendeuse
Federal Republic of Germany German Händler
Italian Republic Italian Bottegaio
Spanish-speaking countries Spanish Vendedor


  1. "I bought an apple from the street merchant outside my shop. It looked so tasty, I gave him almost every Rupee I had." — Runaway Item Seller (A Link Between Worlds)
  2. "And it was the best apple EVER. Worth every Rupee for sure." — Runaway Item Seller (A Link Between Worlds)
  3. "Unfortunately, my wife didn't see things that way. She really let me have it. And wow, how my wife can yell when she thinks she's right." — Runaway Item Seller (A Link Between Worlds)
  4. "[...] When I took a lunch break, I just sort of didn't come back." — Runaway Item Seller (A Link Between Worlds)
  5. "I sealed up the opening nice and tight. There wasn't even a crack, so how'd you get in here?" — Runaway Item Seller (A Link Between Worlds)
  6. "I've been thinking that I've got to hide myself away until I really sort it all out. Maybe in some secluded dungeon! But I know those places are dangerous without the right gear. Like a Scoot Fruit! Yeah, I need one of those before I can go. Please get me one!" — Runaway Item Seller (A Link Between Worlds)
  7. "Thank you so much! Here-take this as thanks." — Runaway Item Seller (A Link Between Worlds)