Fortune Tellers are recurent charactes in The Legend of Zelda series. The only similar trait among most of them is the requirement of paying Rupees for a cryptic fortune. The fortunes are intended to function as an aid on Link's current quest.
A Link to the Past
Three Fortune Telling shops can be found around Hyrule, in both the Light World and the Dark World. One north of Kakariko Village, another beside the Lake Hylia Shop Cave, and a third north of the Village of Outcasts. By paying between 10 and 30 Rupees, the Fortune Teller gives Link advice on how to proceed in his adventure. Also, Link's hearts are fully refilled.
Four Swords Adventures
- Main article: Mage
A Mage in Kakariko Village charges Link 100 Force Gems for a fortune. The outcomes of the fortune include losing 300 Force Gems, or winning one, 200, or 300 Force Gems. The number of hearts displayed during the Fortune Teller's prediction determines Link's prize.
- Main article: Madame Fanadi
Located in Fanadi's Palace at South Hyrule Castle Town, Madame Fanadi offers two type of fortunes. The "Career Fortune" gives Link advice on how to proceed in his adventure. The "Love Fortune" reveals the location of Pieces of Heart.
- Main article: Astrid
Located in the Isle of Ember, Astrid gives Link advice on how to proceed in his adventure. However, she does not require Rupees.
- Main article: Wise One
Located in Papuchia Village, the Wise One offers the location of Carben, the guardian Lokomo sage of the Ocean Realm. In order to answer her questions and thus get an answer out of her, the Nintendo DS microphone must be spoken into (or blown into).
- Main article: Sparrot
A Link Between Worlds
The Fortune Teller from Hyrule, located north of Kakariko Village, gives Link the Hint Glasses used to find the Hint Ghosts, serving as the game's hint system. Another Fortune Teller can be found north of Thieves' Town in Lorule.
Ambiguously Canon Appearances
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- The Fortune Teller from A Link to the Past shares his appearance with the Mages who support Vaati in Four Swords Adventures.
|Names in Other Regions|
|SpanishLA|| Vidente (PH, ALBW)
Puesto del vídente (SS)
|FrenchEU||Diseur de bonne aventure (ALBW)||Fortune teller|
|FrenchCA|| Voyante (PH)
Diseur de bonne aventure (SS, ALBW)
|German||Wahrsager (ALttP, ALBW)|