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Shiek from 'The Legend of Zelda'

No. Shiek is not a dude.
She's never been.
It's just a trap.

EDIT -
My goodness, I never knew this one would be THAT popular.
All I can say is thank you for your kind words and comments, its what really keeps me going with these things. I'm glad ya'll like it!
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:iconkawaii-llama:
kawaii-llama Featured By Owner May 25, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
DOES ANYONE KNOW WHAT SHEIKS GENDER IS?
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GosiuskaXD Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think that it was a man in OoT but then Nintendo started to make Zelda only dress like Sheik. In OoT she was changing her whole aparance like race and gender :v
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plyxo Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
Just a trap. I love it :)
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:iconk8eroseg:
k8eroseg Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014
It looks like a photo! So beautiful!
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:iconnolove14:
nolove14 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i have a great counter argument on why sheik originally in ocarina of time is a boy if you want to hear it
 
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:iconliurem:
Liurem Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Student General Artist
amazing job *w*
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:iconphantomfantasy13:
phantomfantasy13 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014
How did u get the detail so well?! I mean honestly...it looks AMAZING!!!
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:icondestiny3000:
Destiny3000 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Nice work!
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:iconartyspartygirl:
ArtySpartyGirl Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!
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:iconsorain26:
Sorain26 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Student General Artist
Shiek looks so real. Wonderful work!!!
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:iconsheicia:
Sheicia Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
O.M.F.G!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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:iconmoonlight-shiba94:
Moonlight-Shiba94 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014
-Heavy breathing intensifies- THIS. IS. AWESOME!!!
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:iconstarkillernhispilot:
You know what would be awesome? If you could make this animated, into a show, maybe... it would be the most awesome videogame show ever, and I'm not exaggerating on that, mate. You would need a good story, though. Not like the Manga, which throws the events of the game into a blender (like having Gerudos attack Lon-Lon Ranch...), not to mention a couple other blasphemous additions... you would have to expand the story somehow, though. Maybe have Link get everything back at the very end of Ocarina of Time (after they take care of Ganondorf once and for all...), like his slingshot, boomerang, upgrades, heart containers, bottles, weapons, equipment, other items... plus you could show him defeating the bosses again (since they were already there at the beginning of the game), meeting everybody again, and finally packing light for the search of Navi (A.K.A. the beginning of Majora's Mask), and after all that, you could make a Majora's Mask series, and then a miniseries right after that... like Link's continued search for Navi, and possibly finally finding her...
It's a lot, but you could make it happen if you really tried. This is my request. PLEASE MAKE IT HAPPEN!!!
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M3ls-Hyl14n-T1m3Lord Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
*drools* 
this is to amazing u need to go to nintendo and art there go now
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GamedracoArt Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Student General Artist
This is the most badass rendition of Sheik I have ever seen. She really looks a warrior and leader here.
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ShoelaceMonster Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014
<3 <3  my favorite "character" in OoT! I love Sheik/Zelda!
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bionicboy8 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014
I love this!!!
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:iconrobhadford:
RobHadford Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
That's incredible!!! I really love this pic, it catches the character entirely I think I've fainted. 
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MrPMosh05 Featured By Owner May 18, 2014
Amazing!
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ValkyrieKnights Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014
This is beautiful. It's so life like yet video game graphics. This would be a perfect cut scene if they ever did a Zelda game where you could play Sheik's role after beating the game. Or a complete game just for her. Imagine all the badassity that would ensue. 
 Love-chain runnig for riling 
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KamSethdrid Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Professional General Artist
Ame los detalles <3
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BlondestArt Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Love it! The colors, the detail, the character … all of it is good.  Just one piece of advice: Shiek's eyes are red … being a hardcore fan I'm picky.  Besides that, this piece is great!
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wingsister Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
Lovely! I just adored Shiek! It was so freaking awesome when he turned out to be Zelda. 
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Linnc1910 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Sheik is a girl and always was a girl. sheik3ds.webs.com/
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wingsister Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014
Yeah I know Sheik is a girl, I just meant that up until the point where it was revealed that Sheik was Zelda, I'd thought of Sheik as a male. :)
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Legendwarcraft33 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You can see the determination in her eyes, like she's just thinking 'See ya in a minute....LINK!' like she did when she just...PHWOOM! in OoT. The detail on this is amazing!!!
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Hammbolovver Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Just have one thing to say,amazing!how do you do it?
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ryttu3k Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey, just letting you know some jackass posted this without giving you credit. stephanohandler123.deviantart.… Apparently they rarely listen to art theft reports unless it's from the original artist, so I thought I'd let you know.
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Aki-no-hikari Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013
This is just gorgeous!
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PandemoniumIllusion Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013  Student Digital Artist
wait wait wait

all this time I thought this was a 3D model.
this is amazing how real this looks. 


wow..
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Legendwarcraft33 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Sheik is a girl. Look at her SSBB model. Much more feminine. This is a great-tastic picture of her! *becomes Sheik*
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Tekona Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Gorgeous!
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Sulrim Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013

This is A-FRICKEN-MAZING! I saw this on some other site and thought it was art for a new game coming out and was seriously excited. But after trying desperately to find out what game it was from, I came upon this. Outstanding.

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Yavanni Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
You gave me chills! Nicely done! ;D
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leontinees Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013
Uh... shouldnt the eye be crimson? Anyway, this looks amazing! :love:
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BlondestArt Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
That's what I said.
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zeFluffleTruffle Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013
Sheik is not a dude...THANK YOU. I was about to cry from the number of people who kept saying, "No, Sheik is a guy. Zelda is too delicate and whiny and whatnot to actually not fight herself." Anyways, I really love the urgency in her eyes, which are pretty much the only thing that we see on her face. The background is wonderful too, and the realism of this. It's just so awesome!
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Riot-End Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Student Writer
THIS LOOKS AMAZING!! I just saw it on tumblr and had to comment on here!
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WolfKidz Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
Man, you really captured Sheik in all her awesomeness. X3

~Roseliea
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EdgedWeapon Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Student Artist
Badass in a desert. Nuff said.
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R0me0T0m Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Student Writer
Hey there, can i please chuck this on tumblr??? Obviously you'll be credited xDDD It's awsome !
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super-fergus Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Sure bro.
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R0me0T0m Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student Writer
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Anissia Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow. I mean seriously just wow. I like to think of Shiek and Zelda as different people (for various reasons) so Shiek will be forever male to me but still...wow.

There are no words to tell you just how much I love this...
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:iconloveukaito:
LoveuKaito Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013
Shiek was actually suppossed to be a guy, if you read the Zelda manga books, you will understand. But i still love it!
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Sheikku Featured By Owner May 29, 2015
the manga is not canon.

also: sheikgender.tumblr.com/
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