Master Ore

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Master Ore
Game(s) A Link Between Worlds
Use(s) Upgrading the Master Sword
Comparable Item(s) Pure Metal

Master Ore is an item in A Link Between Worlds.

Location and Uses

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Master Ore can be found inside the Dark Palace, Thieves' Hideout, Skull Woods, and the Sanctuary of Lorule. It can be used to upgrade the Master Sword. Each upgrade requires two chunks of Master Ore.[1] The first upgrade is done by the Blacksmith in Hyrule, while the second upgrade is done by the Blacksmith in Lorule.[2] Each time the Master Sword is upgraded, its attack power is doubled.[3]


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Language Name Meaning
Japanese Japan マスターストーン (Masutāsutōn) Master Stone
Spanish Spanish-speaking countries Mineral maestro Master mineral
French French-speaking countries Roche de légende Legendary rock
German Germany Master-Erz Master Ore
Italian Italy Minerale supremo Supreme mineral


  1. "If you can find two chunks of Master Ore, I'll temper that sword of yours." — Blacksmith (A Link Between Worlds)
  2. "That sword's sharp, but I can sharpen it up MORE." — Blacksmith (A Link Between Worlds)
  3. "With that Master Ore, I can strengthen your sword!" — Blacksmith (A Link Between Worlds)