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The Goddess Collection is a trilogy of books featuring different type of content regarding The Legend of Zelda series. It is comprised of Hyrule Historia, Art & Artifacts, and Encyclopedia.[1]


Hyrule Historia was originally released in Japan on December 21, 2011 celebrating the 25th anniversary of the series. It consists of a behind-the-scenes look at Skyward Sword, the full timeline, concept art, design sketches, and development information of all the main games in the series, and the Skyward Sword manga by Akira Himekawa.

Art & Artifacts was originally released in Japan on August 26, 2016 celebrating the 30th anniversary of the series. It features artwork released from The Legend of Zelda through Breath of the Wild, spanning promotional pieces, box art, instruction booklet illustrations, and sprite art. The book also features interviews with the artists behind the series.

Encyclopedia is divided into three chapters spanning from The Legend of Zelda to Twilight Princess HD. The first one is a visual encyclopedia explaining keywords like the Master Sword and Hyrule. The second one is a list of enemies, items, dungeons, and more. The third and final chapter features archives with explanatory notes and storylines of each game in the series.


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  1. "This, the last of The Goddess Collection trilogy, which includes Hyrule Historia and Art & Artifacts, is a treasure trove of explanations and information about every aspect of The Legend of Zelda universe!"The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia HC, Dark Horse Comics, retrieved Jan.9, 2022.