Skull Kid- Most underrated villain within the Zelda series?

Its hard to believe that The Legend Of Zelda series has been around at least 35 years and has about 27 different games within the series. Link has become one of the most iconic figures in the gaming world since his first video game appearance on the NES back in 1986. Since the ’86 Zelda game Ganon has been the recurring main villain of variety of titles including the Link’s Awakening, Link to the Past, Ocarina Of Time and Wind Waker. Since the mid 80’s Ganon has managed to become one of the most legendary video game villains of all-time seeing how he was apart of some of the most famous video games ever made. There are many hardcore gamers who have polarizing opinions on whether or not Ganon is considered to be the greatest villain that Nintendo has ever made. However, there are some who believe that there are other villains within the Zelda series who are considered to be underrated. When it comes down to underrated villains within the series some people think about characters such as Dark Link who was the main antagonist of the second Zelda game known as The Adventure of Link which came out in 1987. Despite, Dark Link appearing in multiple games within the Zelda series since ’87 he is merely just a shadow clone of the main protagonist. There characters such as Skull Kid from The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask that many people would argue was underrated. Skull Kid is considered to be an underrated villain mainly because he was dangerous and tried to use dark magic to destroy the world opposed to simply trying to take control of Hyrule. Skull Kid was the main antagonist of quite arguably the darkest Zelda game ever made and what made him tick was the fact that he had no real friends. Skull Kid was considered to be an outsider who was rejected by society who became possessed after stealing Majora’s Mask. Skull Kid ended up creating chaos because of his spiritual state and was not a power hungry diabolical villain like Ganon. Even though, Skull Kid was probably not the best villain the the series he seemed more interesting than Dark Link or even Ganon who arguably became boring after a while. For the most part the storylines kept the Ganon character fresh as a villain along with his various incarnations in multiple games within the Zelda series over the past three decades.

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