Epona's role in The Legend of Zelda series is that of Link's steed. She made her debut in the first 3D Zelda game, Ocarina of Time, for the Nintendo 64. She also appeared in its sequel, Majora's Mask, Twilight Princess, and as a small cameo in the Oracle series and The Minish Cap for the Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance, respectively. She is most likely named after the Celtic goddess of horses, Epona.
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