- "You got the Slate! Ancient words are written on it"
- — In-game description
Slates are items from The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages. Four Slates must be obtained in the Ancient Tomb to solve the main puzzle of the dungeon. Link must obtain one slate from each of the four corners of the dungeon's second floor below ground. After Link obtains all four Slates, he must place them on four walls in order to gain access to the stairs leading to the final floor where the dungeon boss, Ramrock, is located.