Hyrule Warriors Legends (JP) is an updated port of Hyrule Warriors released on the Nintendo 3DS. It includes all the DLC content from the Wii U and adds Wind Waker stages as well as new characters, like King Daphnes and Tetra.
The game also takes elements from the portable Samurai Warriors games including the touch-screen switching mechanic.
While downgraded, the game is mostly the same as the original. The main new thing is that players can switch between their allies by tapping on their icon on the screen. The new maps rely a lot on this mechanic
- King Daphnes
- Toon Link
- Skull Kid
- Medli (Free DLC)
- Marin (Paid DLC)
- Toon Zelda (Paid DLC)
- Ravio (Paid DLC)
- Yuga (Paid DLC)
Similar to the Wii U version, the game supports amiibo. However, each of the Zelda series of amiibo gives weapons ranked 3 stars or higher specific to that character now with the Wolf Link amiibo giving weapons for both regular and Twili Midna. The rest of the amiibo unlock random materials, costumes for the fairies and such.
The main plot remains the same as the original Hyrule Warriors, but there are 2 new scenarios.
The first is the Saga of the Great Sea, incorporating the Wind Waker characters. The second is Linkle's Tale that tells the adventure of Linkle that occur alongside the main game along with various characters that are not involved with the main story.
Like with the original Hyrule Warriors, there is a set of DLC. In total, there are 4 packs with the first being the Wind Waker Master Questthe later 3 based on Link's Awakening, Phantom Hourglass & Spirit Tracks and A Link Between Worlds respectively. The entire season of DLC can be purchased at $9.99 for the 3DS and $19.99 for both Wii U and 3DS as opposed to $6.99 only on the 3DS and $9.99 on both for each pack
Master Wind Waker pack
This pack is exclusive to the 3DS version and was released in late spring 2016.. This pack only contains 16 new My Fairy costume pieces and a “Master” Wind Waker map for Adventure Mode with one new adventure battle scenario. It only costs $0.99.
Link's Awakening pack
This pack, released in Summer 2016, contains a new character, Marin, and a new weapon for Linkle. Exclusive to the 3DS version are 16 new My Fairy costume pieces and a new Adventure Mode map with 2 new adventure battle scenarios.
Phantom Hourglass & Spirit Tracks pack
This pack, released in Autumn 2016, contains a new character and a new weapon for Toon Link. Exclusive to the 3DS version are 16 new My Fairy costume pieces and a new Adventure Mode map with 1 new adventure battle scenario and 2 new challenge battle scenarios.
A Link Between Worlds pack
This pack, released in Winter 2016, contains 2 new characters. Exclusive to the 3DS version are 15 new My Fairy costume pieces and a new Adventure Mode map with 1 new adventure battle scenario and 2 new challenge battle scenarios.
Hyrule Warriors Legends receives "mixed or average" reviews on Metacritic holding a metascore of 70/100 based on 58 critic reviews.
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- Metascore of Hyrule Warriors LegendMetacritic, Retrieved February 14, 2020