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  1. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I suppose those cameos would confuse anyone then. But even older Zelda titles had cameos from Mario enemies. It doesn't mean of course that the Zelda and Mario universe are one and the same.
  2. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    BoTW has a shaky place in the LoZ canon and for that reason, I consider it non-canon.
  3. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Wouldn't OoT Link have been 5'7 though? We also know that as the Hero's Shade, he definitely grew to be over 6ft tall. Maybe Twilight Princess experienced a similar growth spurt? It's theoretically possible that Hylians are also long-lived as well, which means that, again theoretically, their...
  4. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Maybe it works passively over time and not all at once.
  5. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I suppose that's a sensible manner of working about it. Would you say it's fairly reliable or could there be a better way of doing so? Also, would it not be possible to also assume that the Triforce of Power also enhances Ganondorf's stature and physique? He looks like a mountain in Twilight...
  6. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Alright, fair enough. But how do you use Rules of Three to establish a verifiable measurement for a particular character? Wouldn't there be an error value involved if there's not a fixed value centimetre value to a pixel? Are you simply implying that you look for the average of the image's...
  7. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    So, you have a program which measures the pixels?
  8. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Here's a better question to ponder now. How do we know how many pixels each character is respectively comprised of? Furthermore, how can we approximate or ascertain the value of one pixel to a unit of measurement such as a centimetre?
  9. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I think scenario one is more likely. Every time I get Adult Link standing next to the diving meter, his head is always lining up with the 1.7m line. Which makes him 5'7. Which means, if he's 4'1 as a child, then he grew 18 inches or 1.6ft, so nearly 2ft in the span of 7 years. That's one hell of...
  10. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I'd be inclined to agree with you but I fully believe that those models have been elongated. In-game, Link is nowhere close to being at Ganondorf's waist area. In fact his head lines up with Ganondorf's chest. So, I don't know what you're talking about. He's not THAT short.
  11. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Well, I think the height difference would still work out if TP Link is as tall as OoT Link. Link is looking at Ganondorf's chest area in Twilight Princess. There's also this which shows the difference between 5'7 and 7'7. That's a good 2ft of difference. Then there's also this artwork, which...
  12. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    To be honest, I'm more willing to trust the diving scale measurement as it uses meters, something which we have in the real world, and considering the average Japanese man is 5'7 as well, I think it's a bit of poetic coincidence making Link that tall himself. I reckon that Link in Twilight...
  13. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    OoT Link's height can be defined using the diving scale at the Lakeside Laboratory at Lake Hylia. With iron boots and the Zora Tunic equipped, we can measure Link's stature at the 1.7m mark which corresponds to 5'7. As for TP Link, I'm not sure to be honest but I would expect his height to be...
  14. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    In Skyward Sword, I'd say he's the same height as OoT Link. Like 5'7. Maybe 5'8. Twlight Princess Link seems taller though. Maybe it's because of his slender physique.
  15. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I think Link is reliably between 170cm and 187cm, so 178.5cm or a little over 5'10.25. Conversely, we can assume that Link is between 5'8 to 6'0. I reckon that most game developers would use 6'0 as a baseline scale for when designing characters, usually males when creating environments around...
  16. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    No need to shoot the messenger, I'm just paraphrasing a different post from Reddit. I disagree on that diving scale. If you count the big bold line where Link is standing as the 8th meter line, from the top down view, since it's measuring the depth of the pool, then we can count the faded out...
  17. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Even on the bottom picture, Link and Ganondorf are both losing height since they are slouching.
  18. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Well, I said twice his height. So, just divide 8 by 2 and you get 6. Making BoTW Link 6'0.
  19. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    That's an interesting bit of reading, but you've made a mistake regarding some conversations of metric to imperial. For example, 180cm is not 5'9, it's actually 5'11. 175cm is more around the 5'9 figure. To be specific, of course, 180.34cm is 5'11, 180cm is a bit under 5'11. I always assumed...
  20. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    So, TP Link has superhuman strength.
  21. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    His fighting capabilities alone are godlike, especially in Twilight Princess. Which therefore means that OoT Link is a fighting force to be reckoned with.
  22. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    This ties directly into my reincarnation theory of it being the same Link who has just honed his skills through centuries of experience. The other theory I have is that Link is superhuman, which is much more likely. I heard that in BotW, Link killed a Guardian with just a pot handle or something...
  23. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I think one thing I've always wanted to address separate from Link's height in Twilight Princess was his physical strength. Like, how tall and heavy do you think a Goron like Darbus would be? He seemed easily around 7ft tall and maybe 1,000 pounds or more and yet Link is able to use those giant...
  24. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Assuming that scale size would place Link at 5'0 even, although that still can't be right. Maybe Hylian feet are bigger and Link would be taller in the real world as his proportions match those of someone much taller than 5ft.
  25. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Makes sense, I was trying to find a scale figure for OoT Adult Link and TP Link as well, and while I found figures, there's no scale which is listed. I found one for the latter made by Dark Horse Comics and is stated to be 10 inches tall. If I assume the same scale for SS Link which 1/7 the real...
  26. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Well no, these are for scale. I also found the aforementioned image from this website: http://www.vgf.com/viewtopic.php?t=83443 He does a pretty good objectively comparing the heights of various Nintendo licensed characters. Edit: I did the math myself for the SS figure and it came out to...
  27. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Well lads, I did some digging and found this: https://photobucket.com/gallery/user/valigarmander1/media/cGF0aDovTElOS2FuZEdhbm9uaGVpZ2h0LmpwZw==/?ref= According to this, Link is about 180cm or 5'11 and Ganondorf looks to be about 1.26x taller than Link, putting him at the 7'6 figure. Thoughts?
  28. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Why? Hylians resemble humans greatly, and they are even treated as being humans in Twilight Princess. For all intents and purposes, even if they aren't technically human, they look like humans, which means they have human attributes. For example, Superman is not human, but he still looks and...
  29. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I thought that SS Link might have been 5'8 proportionally as he looks below average somewhat but not at all short. He's also not even fully grown, remember that. The Hero's Shade, OoT Link, was head and shoulders taller than his descendant, TP Link, so it can't be said that Link is universally...
  30. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I would say that's due to mixing between Hylains and Sheikahs which weaken the racial trait (red hued eyes) and introduce the diversity of different colored pupils. My main point still stands that I believe all Sheikah have red eyes because it is their racial trait that distinguishes them from...
  31. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Well, regardless, I think it's still a racial trait of the Sheikah to have red eyes. In fact, in Twilight Princess, Lady Impaz, who is a Sheikah, also has distinctive red eyes and is the only character in the entire game to have such eyes. You can verify this by seeing her in-game model as shown...
  32. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I would boil that down to simple continuity errors since Impa from OoT had red eyes as shown here. But whether that's a divine mark or a racial trait, I really couldn't say, but I still am tempted to say that it's a racial trait rather than a divine mark since Zelda herself is a gifted sorceress...
  33. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Hmm, I think you're mistaken there. While it's indeed possible that Hylians and Sheikah have a common ancestor due to similar physical characteristics such as pointy ears and physical stature, there is one marked difference: eye color and that's distinct to mention. The Sheikah have red hued...
  34. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    You're forgetting the Sheikah, they are also human species.
  35. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I wouldn't have said OoT Link was as small as 5'3, he looked closer to 5'7 proportionally even next to Ganondorf. He also seemed around 3 inches taller than Zelda as an adult putting her at a solid 5'4. Remember too that Ganondorf isn't quite 7'7, he's close to it, but not exactly that tall...
  36. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I was hoping for something more in depth, but it does tickle me funny that the characters are so short outside of Ganondorf. People during the Middle Ages, which is the time era of LoZ in many games, weren't that much shorter than the average person today. The adult Hero of Time, who I measured...
  37. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    How could TP Link be that short? We must be missing something there. He doesn't appear that small in the game. He looks average height from what I am seeing. Also, Adult Link in OoT next to Ganondorf does hold up to be 5'7 next to him, so that's a huge discrepancy, I only argue he'd be as tall...
  38. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I found this website: https://everythingfonts.com/font/tools/units/ft-to-px And according to the conversion methods there, 7ft would be nearly 7000 pixels. So, there's something off with Ganondorf being 230 pixels equalling 230cm. And looking at that image, we can say that the faded red line...
  39. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I really can't see Link under 5'7. The average height of a European male in the Medieval era was 5'8.25. Principally, Link should be at least this tall since LoZ seems to be a Medieval fantasy and adventure genre series. The Hylians obviously represent Europeans, without a doubt. So, we really...
  40. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    When I did the measurement on the N64 and GCN versions, I measured Link at 5'7/1.7m using the diving scale there. I don't know how accurate the 3DS version is, they seem to have shortened Link there.
  41. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I think Link is 5'7 at the shortest. That's how tall his predecessor, the Hero of Time, was at a similar age. TP Link is meant to be 17 years old, the same age as SS Link in fact, and across most games where Link is in his mid to late teens, he appears anywhere from 5'7-5'10. It can be verified...
  42. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Ganondorf is canonically around 7'7, so we can't be budging on that. I also do not think teenaged Link should be shorter than 5'7, since that is how tall the adult Hero of Time was, but by an adult, we mean a young adolescent of about 16-17 years old. So, if Link was 5'7 at the age of 16, it's...
  43. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    Okay, then how tall is the Hero's Shade? He looks well over 6'2. I would say maybe 6'5.
  44. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    This wouldn't actually work too well lore wise because OoT Adult Link can be measured at 5'7 in the Lakeside Laboratory in Lake Hylia using the dive meter. I can't imagine that TP Link who is at an equivalent age to the adult Hero of Time would be under 5'7.
  45. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I don't know about that. If you see that momentary still shot of Link and Zelda both looking at Ganondorf while he's standing with the Master Sword plunged into him, Link is looking at Ganondorf's torso area which lines up with Link being anywhere from 5'9 to 5'10 since Ganondorf is almost 7'7...
  46. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    I don't consider character models, I consider actual in-game cutscenes as the best comparisons. Also, based on proportions, Link is way taller than 4'7. If anything, at the shortest and bare minimum, he'd be the same height as the adult Hero of Time, 5'7, but he seems visibly taller than that...
  47. SpiritOfTheHero

    Heights of LoZ characters?

    So, based on the Hyrule Historia, Ganondorf is officially confirmed to have a canon height of 230cm or almost 7'7. I want to know about the heights of other characters though. How tall is Link when he's a young adult? How about Zelda? How tall are Midna and Zant? How tall is Groose? You get the...
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