The Sage Of Shadow Slays With Her New Naginata - Hyrule Warriors - Wii U -
Switch Lights

The lights are on

What's Happening

Hyrule Warriors

The Sage Of Shadow Slays With Her New Naginata

We already know that Impa, Guardian of Hyrule’s royal family, will be making an appearance as a playable character in Hyrule Warriors, but today we learned that she won’t be fighting with only her giant greatsword. Check out the trailer below to see the Sage of Shadow in-action, fighting with a naginata and a new, more agile moveset.

Impa isn’t the only character we know has multiple styles to choose from, as we’ve seen Link’s fire rod and power gloves in addition to the traditional sword-and-shield, as well as Zelda’s wind waker. The acrobatic flips and flashy martial arts Impa unleashes while equipped with the naginata seem a significant departure from her usual heavier style.

Hyrule Warriors is releasing for Wii U on September 26. It was just confirmed to have couch co-op, but no online multiplayer. For more info on the Legend of Zelda beat-‘em-up game, check out our list of every playable character and style, updated whenever we learn something new, or have a look at our E3 playthrough impressions.  

Email the author , or follow on , and .

  • A little unrelated, but whenever I see a trailer for this game, I keep thinking of what a game world be like if Nintendo teamed up with From Software for a Zelda game. It could be The Legend of Zelda: a soul to the past!

  • the spear looks way cooler on her than that buster blade they showed her holding, I'm really looking forward to this game.
  • I always enjoy seeing Naginata's in action, and this one is awesome. can't wait to play this game.

  • Ninjas...
  • Wish she had that in Skyward Sword when she faced off against Ghirahim, that would have been an even better scene.

  • I still can't believe this is an actual game...
  • I still can't believe this is an actual game...

  • I like the Sheikah eye.

    It would be cool to use the Lens of Truth.

  • Mod

    This game looks like it will be good (so far). But...and I've said this before, I really hope this is NOT the final music for it. Yikes.

  • With all these new weapon reveals with characters, I hope they make Midnas princess form an alternate form for her, That would make this game an insta-buy for me

  • *obligatory giant enemy crab reference*

  • Mod

    I am so looking forward to this game! Impa is going to be awesome.

  • I don't think I'll really play as Impa much. I'll play as her at least a few times like I will with the rest of the cast. I'm truly looking forward to this game!