Helmethead Zelda II Manual Illustration

Helmethead Illustration from the Zelda II Manual

 Helmethead is the boss of the second dungeon in The Legend of Zelda: The Adventure of Link (1987) . Helmethead did not appear again in one of the later Zelda games. He wears two helmets that are both floating and attacking Link. His weak point is his head.

Helmethead appeared also in the “Having a Ball” episode of the Captain N cartoon series. In the Official Nintendo Player’s Guide he is called Jermafenser.


Helmethead from the Legend of Zelda Games: an Overview

Charactername: Helmethead /  Jermafenser   Developed /Created by Nintendo
Gameseries: The Legend of Zelda   First seen on: NES 
First Game:  The Legend of Zelda: The Adventure of Link   Year first seen: 1987 
Last Game: “”   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics: Boss   Weapons:  Sword 
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Helmethead from The Legend of Zelda


Helmethead Face Helmethead in Armor Zelda II Sprite  

 The Legend of Zelda: The Adventure of Link (1987)



Helmethead in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

 Helmethead Zelda II LB  

Helmethead is a part of the Link’s Blacklist Art Collaboration and was drawn one time so far.



Selected Fan Art of Helmethead




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