"The magical key is very useful. Link can use it over and over again. Once he's got this magical key, "A" will be displayed showing that he's unstoppable!"
The Legend of Zelda manual

The Magical Key is a recurring item in the Legend of Zelda series. Unlike the Small Key, it can be used to unlock an unlimited number of doors. Once obtained, the key number on the game's menu will change to "A", which stands for "Almighty".


The Legend of Zelda

The Magical Key from The Legend of Zelda

The Magical Key is found in Level 8 in both the First Quest and Second Quest. The top of the key is shaped like a lion's head, much like the layout of Level 8 in the First Quest.

Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

The Magical Key from The Adventure of Link

To acquire the Magical Key, Link must learn the Spell Spell from the Old Man in the Hidden Town of Kasuto. Once he learns the spell, he goes to the end of town, where he will find what appears to be a dead end. If he performs the Spell Spell at this location, the vault containing the Magical Key will appear.

Non-Canon Appearances

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Hyrule Warriors

8-Bit Magical Keys from Hyrule Warriors

The Magical Key appears as Ganondorf's 8-Bit Great Swords, called 8-Bit Magical Keys and humorous depicted as a type Swords in Hyrule Warriors.

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