Medli is a character that first appeared in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker for the GameCube.


The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

In The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, she is a playable character, along with Link, Makar, and the King of Red Lions. In the game, it reveals that she is a sage.

During the game, she is coming into her role as an attendant to Valoo the Dragon. She also helps Link multiple times, such as at the beginning when she tries to calm Valoo down. During the part of the game when she becomes playable, you can grab onto her and she will glide for a short time. She will also be able to fly. Later in the game, she will give the sword more power to defeat Ganondorf.

Hyrule Warriors series

Medli in Hyrule Warriors.

Medli was introduced as a playable character in a free update for both Hyrule Warriors and Hyrule Warriors Legends, she use the Rito Harp as her weapon and as such is a light based fighter.

In-game description

"A world of tiny islands strewn across a vast sea... A girl belonging to the race of Rito used her wings and treasured harp to help the hero who traveled the Great Sea in the world of the Wind Waker. Hailing from Dragon Roost Island, Medli may be a tender-hearted and courteous attendant to the sky spirit, but she fings great courage in the face of danger. When she plays her harp, she can manipulate the very wind itself to attack enemies in a wide area. Aside from this, she can sprout her wings from her arms to attack enemies both high and low!"

Super Smash Bros. series

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Medli's trophy in Brawl.

Medli appeared as a trophy in Super Smash Bros. Brawl on the Wii. The following are her trophy descriptions:

"A young Rito girl who is an attendant to the Dragon Spirit, Valoo, on the island of Dragon Roost. She is kind and cheerful. When Valoo becomes enraged, she attempts to reach the dragon so that Komali can get his scale. Despite the violent winds, she refuses to give up and battles on through exhaustion."

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Medli's trophy in the Wii U.

"A polite young girl from the winged Rito tribe. As the attendant to Valoo, the Sky Spirit who serves as their island's guardian deity, she's the only one able to understand the dragon's words. But one night, when Link conducts an ancient tune for her to play on the harp, she remembers another duty she must fulfill..."

Animal Crossing series

Welcome Amiibo

Medli was introduced as a special villager in the Welcome Amiibo update of Animal Crossing: New Leaf. She is a normal bird villager that will appear in the Campground if a Toon Link or a Toon Zelda Amiibo is scanned. Like any other special villagers, she can be invited to live in the Town.


As a normal villager, she will act kindly toward the player and will get along nicely with lazy, peppy, smug, snooty and normal villagers but has higher chances to conflict with cranky and uchi villagers. She will wake up around 6:00 am.