Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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kendalljoy
There are hostile wolves in the game that will attack Link, and they yelp if hit/killed.
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Does a cat die?
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Parker McCalip
If you're not super careful you can end up getting the horse you ride one killed(though at one of the fairy fountains your horse can be revived).
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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Silod
There are no animal deaths in cut scenes or as part of the storyline. However, various animals may be killed for resources and it is difficult to get through the game without taking advantage of this. Animal products are used to make food for healing, elixirs for healing or status effects, armor upgrades, and to complete some side quests. If you come within visual range of wolves, they will hunt you until you either kill one of them or manage to move out of range. Other animals will sometimes run or sometimes charge you, including bears, boar, deer, moose, rhinos, and goats. Some animals only flee - foxes, horses, various birds, and squirrels. Fish, insects, and frogs can be collected, but their death is not shown. Domestic animals in towns (horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, chickens, dogs) cannot be killed, but may react if struck.
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linktvnic
Not in a cutscene, but the player can make the choice to do so (i.e., antagonizing animals, purposefully killing horses, etc.)
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sally.helander
You will find loose teeth as monster drops, though.
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Silod
Various insects can be seen, collected, and used in cooking to craft elixirs. Includes beetles, dragonflies, crickets, butterflies, and lightning bugs. fairies are also small, flying creatures that may be thought to resemble insects.
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Silod
There are ghosts, but they are more like benevolent spirits. There are no hauntings/creepy stuff.
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Are there incestuous relationships?
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linktvnic
Octorocks come in many forms, including those that hide underneath the ground. They look like a plant or treasure chest at first, but when you get too close they suddenly jump out and shoot a big rock at you, like a cannon. It surprises me almost every time.
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Silod
The dragons in this game are similar to Chinese dragons in body shape, but there are no snakes.
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Silod
There are no skulltulas or other spiders in BotW.
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linktvnic
When you hit an enemy perfectly with an arrow, the screen flashes. I play using a bow and arrow frequently, and it's hurt my eyes after a few shots.
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sally.helander
There are dragons you can shoot at if you wish, and you need the stuff that it gives you in order to upgrade certain items. But it's ultimately optional, and the dragons don't die either way.
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Does a kid die?
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Cecil Radalin
a mother to two children in kakariko village passed away and her grave is up near the top of the village. that storyline is expanded upon in a late-game sidequest and the details of it could be very... upsetting to some.
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TristanSkye
There is one character who is implied to be a heavy drinker, but it is not shown to be detrimental to her (in fact, her desire for her favorite drink saves her life at one point).
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JacobRendall
The player character will ragdoll when hit and when going down cliffs it can look quite gruesome if the person watching doesn't understand how ragdoll physics work and some of the impacts would very badly damage bones in real life (there are no bone snapping sound effects). Anyone who understands game physics will just see it as a body going floppy.
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sally.helander
You CAN definitely kill off the player character intentionally in any number of ways if you so choose, but like, why
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Silod
Link has a stamina meter when swimming and it is possible to die by drowning (he struggles and sinks, grabbing at nothing). Most enemies also struggle and die if they are knocked into water.
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Silod
Link takes damage from falls beyond a certain height. If a fall is sufficient to cause fatal damage, he makes a choking sound and falls over, dead. If a fall is bottomless (edge of map, from divine beast) he falls away from the camera, yelling. Enemies also die if pushed from a great height.
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Silod
Lizalfos may attack by spitting jets of water at Link.
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Silod
Arguably, yes. In flashbacks, a teenaged Zelda is forced to train continually by her father and she is reprimanded for relaxing/having fun/pursuing other interests. She does not appear to have any friends her own age.
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Parker McCalip
Without the proper equipment or food Link will end up burning to death on Death mountain.
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JacobRendall
You can run over enemies with a motorcycle if you have the champions ballad dlc (or with a horse in the normal game) but they don't go flying or react realistically, they just flop around like a ragdoll as if you've hit them with a heavy weapon, or alternatively flinch a little. Running over enemies just does a bit of damage to them.
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Silod
There is a character in the game who chooses to dress as and pass as a woman, but whom others continue to refer to as a man (misgendering). Link obtains female clothing from this character in order to disguise himself and get into Gerudo town (this is not misgendering).
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Silod
Near the beginning of the game, Link encounters a dragon that has been possessed by malice - an evil, semi-sentient goop found around Hyrule. It causes the dragon to be in pain and to behave erratically.
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linktvnic
Link is sexually assaulted throughout the game, particularly by the Great Fairies, both physically and mentally. When you choose to upgrade Link's clothes (which can be done 4 times), the Fairies perform increasingly sexual acts on Link, to which Link always appears heavily distressed and embarrassed about. The Great Fairies also make sexual remarks about his looks as a part of many of their regular dialogue. The upgrade cutscenes can be skipped, but the general tone is still there.
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Silod
It is possible, but not necessary, to crouch Link beneath huts or into other low spaces. There's one area in the game that is completely dark, which may feel claustrophobic to some.
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Silod
There is no mutilation, however some monster drop claws when slain and it is possible to collect dragon claws by shooting passing dragons near their claws. The dragon has no reaction to this and does not appear to be injured.
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linktvnic
There are quite a few sexually abusive lines and acts, especially by the Great Fairies, especially given that Link is always heavily distressed and embarrassed by it.
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