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Old 11-26-2011, 07:39 PM
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How many gods are in Zelda? Just 3?

They are the ones that created the world and Hyrule right? Din, Faroe, and Nayru? They are the ones that did everything right?
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Old 11-26-2011, 07:45 PM
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Re: How many gods are in Zelda? Just 3?

Depends on what you consider to be actual gods or just deities or spirits.

I'd take a look at the deity article. http://www.zeldawiki.org/Deity
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Old 11-26-2011, 09:47 PM
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Re: How many gods are in Zelda? Just 3?

Well there is Din, Nayru, and Farore, but their names seem varied in TP and SS (Eldin, Lanayru, and Farin or something like that?) though in SS, they add at least one other...unless they are just deities
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Old 11-26-2011, 10:18 PM
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Well there is Din, Nayru, and Farore, but their names seem varied in TP and SS (Eldin, Lanayru, and Farin or something like that?) though in SS, they add at least one other...unless they are just deities
The Light Spirits are not the same as the golden goddesses. They only merely share similar names.

That's like saying the Oracles from Oracle of Ages and Seasons are gods just because of their names.
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Old 11-27-2011, 04:18 AM
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Re: How many gods are in Zelda? Just 3?

Din, Nayru, and Farore are the main ones, but there are others as well. A Goddess of Time is mentioned in text in Majora's Mask, and the twin gods of wind are a part of The Wind Waker's story.

Goron Moron's Zelda Wiki link is your best bet on this topic.
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Old 11-27-2011, 11:13 AM
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Re: How many gods are in Zelda? Just 3?

While the Giants, Deku Tree, and Lord Jabu-Jabu aren't exactly gods, they are protector deities. Does that count?
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Old 11-27-2011, 01:55 PM
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Re: How many gods are in Zelda? Just 3?

There are many deities in the universe of Zelda, but the main ones are the three Golden Goddesses: Din, Naryu, and Farore. Compare it to Greek Mythology, there are many Greek gods but the most important and most powerful were the three brothers: Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades. As for Zelda, we know that there is Din, Naryu, Farore, the Great Fairies, the Wind Fish, the Great Deku Tree, Lord Jabu-Jabu, Desert Goddess (if she isn't Din), Goddess of Time (if she isn't Naryu), the Four Giants, the Fierce Deity,the Earth God, the Wind God, Valoo, Jabun, Zephos, Cyclos, Ordona, Faron, Eldin, Lanaryu, the Ocean King, the Mountain Goddess (if she isn't Din), and Hylia.
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Old 11-27-2011, 05:28 PM
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Re: How many gods are in Zelda? Just 3?

That argument is a little flawed. In Greek Mythology, Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades could not control when the crops were dying, or when a child is born, etc. The point is, the 3 Goddesses don't seem to have ultimate power in this case.
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Old 11-27-2011, 07:44 PM
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Re: How many gods are in Zelda? Just 3?

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That argument is a little flawed. In Greek Mythology, Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades could not control when the crops were dying, or when a child is born, etc. The point is, the 3 Goddesses don't seem to have ultimate power in this case.
It wasn't an arguement, it was a comparison. The point I was making was that Hyrule has many gods like the Greeks had many gods. True, the three brothers weren't all powerful, but they were the most powerful and most important. In the "Zeldaverse", the Golden Goddesses are omnipotent and omniscient, but they seem to deligate responsibilities to the lesser deities, like Hylia or the Light Spirits. They only seem to directly act through divine intervention when all hope is lost and there is no other option, like the flooding of Hyrule for an example.
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Old 11-27-2011, 07:54 PM
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Re: How many gods are in Zelda? Just 3?

Hylia is a definitely one, she is called "goddess" many times throughout SS.
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