|First appearance||The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (1991)|
|Latest appearance||The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (2013)|
|Counterpart(s)||Sage (Zelda II: The Adventure of Link)|
- Not to be confused with wise man.
Those who guard the Sacred Realm with the royal family are called sages. The mysterious power of the early Hylians has largely been lost as eras have passed, but the sages and their descendants still possess this sacred power.
Each time the world falls into certain crisis, a new group of chosen sages awaken to combat evil.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
The seven Sages eventually sealed Ganon away.
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures
In The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures, Vaati was sealed in the Elemental Sanctuary by Link and Zelda, and watched over by seven maidens, including Zelda, who were all descended from the sages.
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
In The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, seven sages carried out Ganondorf's execution at the Arbiter's Grounds, which ultimately failed when the Triforce of Power showed up on his hand. Breaking free of his chains, Ganondorf kills one of the sages (representing water). The other six continue to protect the Twilight Mirror.
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks
In The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks, Princess Zelda heard tales of a sage (known as the wise one in British English) of the Tower of Spirits who guards Hyrule. This turns out to be Anjean, who watches over the tower but dismisses the claim.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
The ceremony to revive Ganon requires the descendants of the Seven Sages.
Names in other languages
|Sage or wise man|