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The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD has quite a few changes from the original GameCube release, one of which is Hero mode, which is basically Nintendo's way of saying hard mode.
In Hero mode, enemies do twice the damage, and recovery hearts do not appear in the wild from chopped grass, enemies, or pots. It's pretty straightforward what Hero mode is, but in case you are still confused, Nintendo has created a trailer that offers three different examples of enemies doing twice the damage, and the lack of recovery hearts. Nintendo does love to over-explain. On the plus-side, we get to see some new Wind Waker HD footage.
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD is coming to Wii U on October 4. Nintendo is offering a special Wii U Wind Waker bundle on that date as well.
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God I hope there's an explanatory DVD that will clear this up for me.
I shall overcome! The only way LOZ: wind waker and I will ever meet on equal terms is if someone breaks my fingers before the game. Bring it Nintendo!.
I just remembered I never did my 3-hearts playthrough in Wind Waker. I should do it in Hero Mode, yes.
It's looking great!
So the only way to regain any health whatsoever is gathering heart pieces and using potions? Also, the enemies they showed were only ones that normally do half a heart of damage. If there's anything in the game (I can't remember specifics like this) that deals 2 or 3 hearts per hit normally, then this is going to be seriously challenging mode. Still on the fence about getting this because I already have the original on gc