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Ledd, member of the Mogma tribe
|Special Characteristic(s)||Primarily subterranean, mole appearance|
Mogmas are a highly civilized mole tribe featured in Skyward Sword. They live on Eldin Volcano and have the ability to dig into and out of the ground. They are friendly to Link, but also are greedy and like treasure and money.
When Link arrives at Eldin Volcano, he learns that Bokoblins are invading Mogma villages, and he must get rid of them in order to enter the temple. After Link defeats a colony of Bokoblins for Tyto, he gives the young hero the Digging Mitts in gratitude. When Link arrives at the Earth Temple, he overhears Ledd and Cobal talking about a key that will open the gate to the temple, but the key had been broken into five pieces and hidden by Bokoblins. As Link requires the key to enter the temple, he must use Fi's dowsing abilities to find the pieces and dig them up.
- Main article: Ledd
Ledd is a red-haired Mogma who first encounters Link while preparing to ambush oncoming Bokoblins. He appears to show concern for Cobal and Link's missing friend. He gives Link his Bomb Bag after the young hero retrieves it from two Lizalfos who he had fled from. He is named after lead.
- Main article: Guld
Guld is the leader of the Mogmas. Link encounters him in the Fire Sanctuary, where he reveals that he invented the Digging Mitts. He tells Link that he is leading a treasure hunt and some of the members are still inside. He also tells Link about the "legend of the sleeping statue".
- Main article: Tubert
Tubert is an eccentric Mogma who runs the Thrill Digger minigame. He believes that more money can be earned through serving other treasure hunters than searching for treasure himself. He is named after tubers.
Bronzi is the brother of Silva and Plats. He is on a chain in the Fire Sanctuary. He refuses to reward Link for saving him, but gives him the Map after hearing that the young hero saved Silva. He is named after bronze.
Kortz is a brown-haired Mogma. He tells Link about Bomb Flowers and that he needs a Bomb Bag to carry them. Kortz is also seen searching for treasure at the Skyview Temple when Link returns to find Sacred Water. He is named after quartz.
If Link sits on the stool in one of the Bokoblin "houses" in the underground caves of Eldin Volcano, Kortz will humorously welcome Link to his new home while justifying why it is his new house. However Kortz will admit he just wants to know what it is like to say "Welcome to my place!" If Link sits on the same stool for a second time Kortz will warn Link to keep the house clean and not to "roll around", alluding to how if Link rolls into some of the structures on the walls inside the "house" a rupee may pop out. Said structures can also be found by Dowsing for Rupees.
Merco is a blond-haired Mogma. He is named after mercury.
Nackle is a blue-haired Mogma. He tells Link about what he might find when digging with the Digging Mitts. He is named after nickel.
- Main article: Plats
Plats is the brother of Bronzi and Silva and a member of Guld's treasure hunting group within the Fire Sanctuary. Link encounters him underground, where Plats mistakes him for a Bokoblin and decides to have "fun" with him. To catch him, Link must trap him by causing him to go in Link's direction. After he is caught, he will notice Link is wearing Silva's Mogma Gloves and give him a chest with a Piece of Heart inside.
After Eldin Volcano erupts and Link is captured by Bokoblins while looking for the Fire Dragon Eldin, Plats steals Link's Mogma Mitts from the Bokoblins and returns them to Link so the young hero can escape his imprisonment. He later appears telling Link that the Bokoblins took all of his items so he updates Link's map to show the location of his lost items. Plats warns Link not to let the Bokoblins spot him and leaves to rummage for treasure. He is named after platinum.
Silva is the brother of Bronzi and Plats. He encounters Link in the Fire Sanctuary, where he is suspended over magma. As thanks for saving him, he gives Link the Mogma Mitts. He takes pride in his long hair. He is named after silver.
Tyto is a green-haired Mogma. In return for clearing out nearby Bokoblins, he gives Link the Digging Mitts. He is named after titanium.
Zanc is a brown-haired Mogma who inhabits the grounds near the Thrill Digger minigame. For a fee of 20 Rupees, he will give Link advice on the minigame. However, the information that he gives can already be found on the wall near the entrance. He is named after zinc.
- A large mole creature similar to a Mogma previously appeared in Ancient Stone Tablets. When discovered on the overworld by the Hero of Light, this creature will travel to another location and dig a network of tunnels leading to many Treasure Chests containing Rupees.
- "Mogma" may be a portmanteau of the Japanese word for mole, 土竜 (Mogura), and "magma".
- Most Mogmas are named after metals or minerals, with the exception of Tubert.
- Mogmas tend to mistake Link for a Bokoblin upon first inspection.
- All Mogmas in the game are males.
- Nackle's and Tyto's French names in France are each applied to the opposite Mogma in Canada for unknown reasons.
Concept art of Guld from Hyrule Historia
Concept art of Plats from Hyrule Historia
Concept art of Bronzi from Hyrule Historia
Concept art of Silva from Hyrule Historia
- ↑ "They busted up the key to that door and hid the pieces all over the place. I'm telling you, one of the five pieces is buried right around here." — Ledd (Skyward Sword)
- ↑ "Oh yah, the name's Guld. I'm the big boss of the Mogmas." — Guld (Skyward Sword)
- ↑ "Those Digging Mitts you got right there... I invented 'em!" — Guld (Skyward Sword)
- ↑ "Some of my guys are searchin' around here for the treasure." — Guld (Skyward Sword)
- ↑ "'Ye who seek the entrance to the king's treasure, look for the two statues that face one another.' 'Show your bravery and jump into the mouth of the sleeping statue. Do this, and the path will open before you.'" — Guld (Skyward Sword)
- ↑ "Well, he always was talkin' about how much he loved the sky." — Silva (Skyward Sword)
- ↑ "Those gloves are from my brother's secret collection! Are ya friends with my brother or something?" — Bronzi (Skyward Sword)
- ↑ "Bomb flowers. You're joking, right? Those are them growing right over there." — Kortz (Skyward Sword)
- ↑ "You, uh...know you don't have a Bomb Bag, don'tcha? Without a Bomb Bag, you can't safely carry bomb flowers with you when you're out and about. You won't find a Mogma without one." — Kortz (Skyward Sword)
- ↑ "Hey! Welcome to my place! Make yourself at home. What? Of course this is my house! OK, OK, those red creeps built it, but... They split, right? So what's the harm? Us Mogmas live in the ground so we don't have what you would call "houses". I just wanted to see what it felt like to say "Welcome to my place!"" — Kortz (Skyward Sword)
- ↑ "Aghhh! A green monster! Ack... I can't believe they're following us down here now... Guess I can have some fun with him for now, though... Heh, heh, heh! You're on Mogma turf now, fiend! You may be scary, but as long as the way ahead of me is clear, you'll never catch me!" — Plats (Skyward Sword)
- ↑ "Huh? I know those gloves... Ain't those from my brother's secret collection?" — Plats (Skyward Sword)
- ↑ "Hey, don't get all angry! I thought you were one of them. Sorry, guy! Lemme give ya something good to make up for it. Hang on there a sec." — Plats (Skyward Sword)
|Names in Other Regions|
|Japanese||モグマ (Moguma)||パッカ (Pakka)||コバル (Kobaru)||ロズ (Rozu)||マキ (Maki)||ニケル (Nikeru)||シルバ (Siruba)||チッタ (Titta)||リスタ (Risuta)|
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