The Soldiers are a recurring enemy type in the Legend of Zelda games by Nintendo and debuted in The Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past (1991) for the Super Nintendo. They returned in The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures (2004) and The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (2014).

The Soldier enemies in the Zelda games use all kinds of weapons ranging from the Sword & Shield combination to Bow& Arrows, Spears, Bombs and even Cannons. They are usually corrupted Hylian Guards or empty armors that move through dark magic.

Soldier Enemies in Zelda


The Soldier Enemies from the Legend of Zelda Games: an Overview

Charactername: Enemy Soldiers / Corrupted Castle Guards
  Developed /Created by Nintendo
Gameseries: Legend of Zelda   First seen on: Super Nintendo
First Game:

Zelda: A Link To The Past (1991)

  Year first seen in: 1991
Last Game: Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (2014)   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics: Enemy Type / Class
  Weapons or Martial Arts Style: Many different weapons
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of the Enemy Soldiers in Zelda




The Corrupted Soldiers from the Zelda Games in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Corrupted Soldiers  Zelda 3 LB The Corrupted Hylian Soldiers from Zelda: A Link To The Past were drawn as part of our 2nd Round of the Link’s Blacklist, our big art collaboration about the Monsters and Bosses in the Legend of Zelda series. The Kudos for taking these enemies as the first one goes to Carl Chrappa.


Selected Fan Art of the Soldier Enemies

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