The Big Octo is a recurring Boss type in the Legend of Zelda games and debuted as a mini boss in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time in 1998 on the Nintendo 64.

They returned as a very easy enemy in The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask (2000) and saw a drastic redesign in the next big Zelda game, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (2002).

The Big Octo were not seen in any of the later  Zelda games yet.


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The Big Octo from the Legend of Zelda Games: an Overview

Charactername: Big Octo   Developed /Created by Nintendo
Gameseries: Legend of Zelda   First seen on: Nintendo 64
First Game: LoZ: Ocarina of Time   Year first seen in: 1998 
Last Game: LoZ: The Wind Waker HD (2014)   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics: Boss / Mini Boss   Weapons or Martial Arts Style:  
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of the Big Octo

Big Octo Zelda Wind Waker

LoZ: The Wind Waker (2002)

Big Octo Zelda OoT Boss Official Game Art

LoZ: Ocarina of Time (1998)



Big Octo in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Big Octo LOZ WW LB The Big Octo Bosses from the Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker were drawn for our Link’s Blacklist Tribute to the bosses and enemies of the Zelda games in Summer 2013.


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay Photos of Big Octo




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