|Death Battle Combatant|
The Hero of Hyrule
|Origin|| The Legend of Zelda|
|Appearance(s)|| Link VS Cloud|
Deadpool VS Mask (cameo)
The multi-incarnated hero of Hyrule, Link has defeated the forces of evil for over ten generations. He bears the Spirit of the Hero, the unbreakable will and prowess of defeating evil and the abilities of the previous owner.
DEATH BATTLE! Info
- Age: Around 17
- Height: 5'7"
- Bears the Spirit of the Hero
- Humble & Brave
- Skilled in Boxing & Sumo Wrestling
Master Sword aka Goddess Sword
- Crafted by the Goddess Hylia
- Repels evil
- Sword Beam/Skyward Strike
- Deflects light energy magic
- Bombos - Launches fire
- Ether - Freezes foes
- Quake - Makes earthquakes
- Attacks up to 5 times; always returns
- 5 second fuse
- Water Bombs
- Hero's Bow
- Fire Arrows
- Ice Arrows
- Light Arrows
- Silver Arrows
- Red Ring
- Defense +75%
- Chain Mail Shirt
- Golden Gauntlets
- Bracers can withstand over 1000 tons
- Hylian Shield
- Bears the Triforce of Courage
- Puzzle Solver
- Has Single-Handedly beaten Armies
- Fought a huge variety of foes
- Z-Targeting=Very Fast Reactions
- Strong enough to throw armored Gorons
Comparison to Cloud Strife
- 10 Generations of Experience
- Shield means better defense
- Less Predictable Fighting Style
- Expert at Finding Weaknesses
- Can fight up close or at a distance
- Smarter Fighter
- Support items match Cloud's superhuman abilities
- Jenova Cells extremely vulnerable to the Master Sword's Magic.
- Naturally Faster & Stronger
- Building Limit Breaks take time
- More Predictable Fighting Style
- Ribbon Nullified Arrow Magic
- Straightforward & Predictable combat failed against Link's analytical style
Deadpool VS Mask
Link can be seen during Deadpool VS Mask in one of the alternate realities that was shown in the background when Deadpool was using the Continuity Gem. Instead of the strike being blocked, Cloud cuts Link cleanly in half.
One Minute Melee
Link appeared in Season 2 of One Minute Melee, where he fought against Sora from the Kingdom Hearts series and lost. Afterwards, Link teams up with Sora and his allies Donald and Goofy to defeat an army of heartless lead by Dark Link.
He later reappeared in a Season 6 Bonus Episode, where he fought against his DEATH BATTLE! opponent Cloud Strife and won again.
Link appeared in Season 2 of DBX, where he fought against Meta Knight from the Kirby series and lost.
Link reappeared in Season 4, where he fought against Future Trunks from the Dragon Ball series and lost again.
- Link is the eighth Nintendo character to appear, after Samus Aran, Goomba, Koopa Troopa, Yoshi, Mario, Princess Zelda and Princess Peach, and with the next 18 being Pikachu, Fox McCloud, Luigi, Venusaur, Blastoise, Charizard, Kirby, Donkey Kong, Red, Bowser, Ganondorf, Mewtwo, Lucario, Pit, Wario, King Dedede, Captain Falcon and Machamp.
- He is the fourth Nintendo character to win, after Samus Aran, Yoshi and Princess Peach, and with the next eleven being Fox McCloud, Blastoise, Kirby, Donkey Kong, Ganondorf, Mewtwo, Lucario, Mario, King Dedede, Captain Falcon and Machamp.
- He is the second The Legend of Zelda character to appear, after Princess Zelda, and with the next one being Ganondorf.
- Link is the third combatant that lost in both One Minute Melee and DBX, after Terry Bogard and Iron Man, and with the next six being Lucario, Luigi, Kenshiro, Natsu Dragneel, Vergil and Batman.
- Link is the tenth combatant to return to One Minute Melee, after Akuma, Bowser, Mecha Sonic, Batman, Sonic the Hedgehog, Sephiroth, Vergil, Vegeta and Mewtwo, and with the next seven being Zero, Terry Bogard, Ken Masters, Ryu, Sasuke Uchiha, Genos and Kakashi Hatake.
- Link is the seventh combatant to return to DBX, after Master Chief, Amy Rose, Wolverine, Ryu, Mega Man and Spawn, and with the next six being Sasuke Uchiha, Batman, Iron Man, Vegeta, Thor and Lucario.
- Link and his opponent are the 12th pair of combatants to fight against each other in both DEATH BATTLE! and One Minute Melee, after Deadpool & Deathstroke, Hercule Satan & Dan Hibiki, Green Arrow & Hawkeye, Vegeta & Shadow, Natsu Dragneel & Portgas D. Ace, Lucario & Renamon, Luigi & Tails, Mario & Sonic, Sephiroth & Vergil, Jotaro Kujo & Kenshiro and Ryu & Jin Kazama, and with the next two pairs being Ken Masters & Terry Bogard and Mob & Tatsumaki.
- When he defeated Cloud, their battle was considered one of the closest fights in DEATH BATTLE! history.
- Link and Cloud are the first combatants to have 3D models.
- Link's appearance was ripped from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, with recycled voice clips from the same game.