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[[Image:202.jpg|right|thumb|250px|The Sol shrine in front of the [[Palace of Twilight]].]]
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|name = Sol
A '''Sol''' is the power source of the [[Twilight Realm]]. They are the physical equivalent to the sun from the [[Light World|world of light]]. Before [[Zant]]'s [[Zant's Invasion of Hyrule|invasion]] of Hyrule, he sealed the Sols away with the help of [[Ganondorf]], and covered the realm with darkness, and proceeding to merge the Twilight Realm with Hyrule. [[Link]] restored the power of the Sols, bringing light back to the Twilight Realm. The power of the Sols was transferred into the [[Master Sword]], allowing [[Link]] to cut through the darkness with the new [[Light Sword]]. They are also the only objects from the twilight realm that aren't [[twilit]] themselves.
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|image = [[File:Twilight Princess Sol (Render).png|200px]]
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|caption = A Sol from ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess|Twilight Princess]]
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|firstgame = ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess|Twilight Princess]]'' ([[2006]])
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|games = ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess|Twilight Princess HD]]''
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|found = [[Palace of Twilight]]
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|use = Powering up the [[Master Sword]], restore [[Twili]], powering certain platforms
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{{Q|That shining sphere illuminates this world. It's called a Sol. It's like the sun of your world, Link. The power of the Sol is the source of life in this world... it is pure power.|[[Midna]]}}
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'''Sols''' are items from ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess]]''. They are the physical equivalent to the sun from the [[Light World|world of light]] and serve as the power source of the [[Twilight Realm]]. Sols can be placed in special pedestals that activate something, such as floating platforms. The Sols hold the power to transform [[Shadow Beast]]s back into their original [[Twili]] forms. It is unknown whether they provide heat as well as light.
   
There are two Sols that Link must find to create the Light Sword. Each is guarded by a [[Zant's Hand]], which can move through walls though apparently cannot travel outside. Sols can be placed in special pedestals that activate something, such as a floating platform. The Sols hold the power to transform [[Shadow Beast]]s back into [[Twili]].
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== Story ==
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Before [[Zant]] launched an invasion on [[Hyrule]], he sealed the Sols away with the help of [[Ganondorf]], covered the Twilight Realm with darkness, and proceeded to merge the Twilight Realm with Hyrule, creating a world of [[Twilight]] that he longed for.
   
It is unknown whether they provide heat as well as light.
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[[Link]] eventually gathers the pieces of the broken [[Mirror of Twilight]] and restores the entrance to the Twilight Realm. He enters Zant's [[Palace of Twilight]] and inside, finds two Sols, which are guarded by two [[Zant's Hand]]s. Once taken from their "pedestal", the Zant's Hands awaken and slowly chase after Link in order to retrieve the Sols. Link uses the Sols to escape safely to the outside of the palace with the Sols and places them on pedestals at the very center of the Twilight Realm, and the [[Master Sword]] is infused with their power, creating the Light Sword, allowing him to cut through the [[Shadow Crystal Fog]] and advance further into the Palace of Twilight, as well as restore transformed Twili, and defeat Twilit enemies with one blow.
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==Behind the scenes==
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== Etymology ==
*The word "sol" means "sun" in [[Wikipedia:Latin language|Latin]], [[Wikipedia:Portuguese language|Portuguese]], [[Wikipedia:Catalan language|Catalan]], [[Wikipedia:Spanish language|Spanish]], [[Wikipedia:Icelandic language|Icelandic]], [[Wikipedia:Danish language|Danish]], [[Wikipedia:Norwegian language|Norwegian]] and [[Wikipedia:Swedish language|Swedish]].
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The word ''sol'' means "sun" in [[Wikipedia:Latin language|Latin]], [[Wikipedia:Portuguese language|Portuguese]], [[Wikipedia:Catalan language|Catalan]], [[Wikipedia:Spanish language|Spanish]], [[Wikipedia:Icelandic language|Icelandic]], [[Wikipedia:Danish language|Danish]], [[Wikipedia:Norwegian language|Norwegian]], and [[Wikipedia:Swedish language|Swedish]]. Sol is also the name of the [[Wikipedia:Sol (mythology)|Roman sun god]].
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==Non-Canon References==
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{{Noncanon}}
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===''[[Hyrule Warriors]]'' and ''[[Hyrule Warriors Legends]]''===
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[[File:Hyrule Warriors Shackle Sol Shackle (Level 3 Shackle).png|left]]
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[[Midna]]'s Level 3 [[Shackle]], the [[Sol Shackle]], is inspired by the Sols. In addition, [[Twili Midna]] uses Sols in two of her [[Mirror (Hyrule Warriors)|Mirror]] moveset's combos. One involves her summoning a Sol to smash it at her enemies; another involves her using the Sky Cannon to fire three Sols.
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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File:Sols.png|Sols placed in the pedestals before the entrance to the [[Palace of Twilight]]
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File:Hyrule Warriors Shackle Sol Shackle (Render).png|Promotional Render of the [[Sol Shackle]] from ''[[Hyrule Warriors]]''
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</gallery>
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Latest revision as of 23:37, October 4, 2016

"That shining sphere illuminates this world. It's called a Sol. It's like the sun of your world, Link. The power of the Sol is the source of life in this world... it is pure power."
Midna

Sols are items from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. They are the physical equivalent to the sun from the world of light and serve as the power source of the Twilight Realm. Sols can be placed in special pedestals that activate something, such as floating platforms. The Sols hold the power to transform Shadow Beasts back into their original Twili forms. It is unknown whether they provide heat as well as light.

Story Edit

Spoiler warning: Plot or ending details follow.

Before Zant launched an invasion on Hyrule, he sealed the Sols away with the help of Ganondorf, covered the Twilight Realm with darkness, and proceeded to merge the Twilight Realm with Hyrule, creating a world of Twilight that he longed for.

Link eventually gathers the pieces of the broken Mirror of Twilight and restores the entrance to the Twilight Realm. He enters Zant's Palace of Twilight and inside, finds two Sols, which are guarded by two Zant's Hands. Once taken from their "pedestal", the Zant's Hands awaken and slowly chase after Link in order to retrieve the Sols. Link uses the Sols to escape safely to the outside of the palace with the Sols and places them on pedestals at the very center of the Twilight Realm, and the Master Sword is infused with their power, creating the Light Sword, allowing him to cut through the Shadow Crystal Fog and advance further into the Palace of Twilight, as well as restore transformed Twili, and defeat Twilit enemies with one blow.

Spoiler warning: Spoilers end here.

Etymology Edit

The word sol means "sun" in Latin, Portuguese, Catalan, Spanish, Icelandic, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish. Sol is also the name of the Roman sun god.

Non-Canon ReferencesEdit

Non-canon warning: This article or section contains non-canonical information that is not considered to be an official part of the Legend of Zelda series and should not be considered part of the overall storyline.

Hyrule Warriors and Hyrule Warriors LegendsEdit

Hyrule Warriors Shackle Sol Shackle (Level 3 Shackle)

Midna's Level 3 Shackle, the Sol Shackle, is inspired by the Sols. In addition, Twili Midna uses Sols in two of her Mirror moveset's combos. One involves her summoning a Sol to smash it at her enemies; another involves her using the Sky Cannon to fire three Sols.

Non-canon warning: Non-canonical information ends here.

GalleryEdit

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