King of Red Lions
The King of Red Lions is a talking sailboat that first appeared in The Wind Waker. He is actually the king, Daphnes Nohansen Hyrule, who was reawakened by the Goddesses to help defeat Ganondorf. After meeting Link, King of Red Lions helps him to save Hyrule by traveling the Great Sea.
In Hyrule Warriors Legends, King Daphnes Nohansen Hyrule is able to transform into the King of Red Lions as part of his moveset.
In Super Smash Bros. Brawl
The King of Red Lions will periodically appear behind the Pirate Ship, acting as a temporary second platform before he sails away. He will disappear once he and the Pirate Ship are taken by the cyclone.
The King of Red Lions also appears as a randomly obtained trophy.
A talking ship that rescues Link when he is thrown out to sea by the Helmaroc King. Rich with knowledge, he is a valuable partner, guiding Link in his adventures. As the ship is without a sail, Link must first acquire one on Windfall Island before venturing out on the Great Sea. It has been revealed that the King of Red Lions is actually the king of Hyrule.
In Super Smash Bros. 4
The King of Red Lions reappears on the Pirate Ship.
The King of Red Lions also reappears as a trophy in the Wii U version.
In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
The King of Red Lions once again appears on the Pirate Ship
The King of Red Lions, as well as his true from as the King, appear as spirits.
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