Posted By GlitterBerri at 11:35 AM on Monday July 9, 2012
A translation of a concept art page from Hyrule Historia. Images taken from History of Hyrule’s The Legend of Zelda art anthology.
Zant appears at the opening of the game as a mysterious persona encased in thick armor. Later on, when his true appearance is exposed, he gives players the strong impression of a creature whose cowardly ambition and madness is plain to see.
The S.S. Zant I – The Bamboo Weapon of the Decisive Battle
The illustrations below depict the helmet that appears during the battle with Zant, protecting his head. But what’s up with calling it “The Bamboo Weapon of the Decisive Battle”?
Zant’s True Appearance
When he opens his mouth…
The cracks above and below it mysteriously open as well.