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Dragon Roost Island is a recurring location in The Legend of Zelda series.[1][citation needed] It is located in the northeast of the Great Sea, and is home to the Rito tribe and the Spirit of the Sky, Valoo. The game's second dungeon, Dragon Roost Cavern, is situated on this island. After successfully completing it, Link will receive the first of the three Goddess Pearls, Din's Pearl.

Features and Overview

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Fishman's Comment:
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Dragon Roost Island
"There's a real peculiar cave toward the backside of this here Dragon Roost Island. Yeah, real peculiar. But I doubt you'll ever get there to see it, small fry-unless you manage to sprout wings and fly, that is... 'Cause you won't be getting there otherwise!"
Tingle's Comment:
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Dragon Roost Island
"There's a red dragon at the summit! His name is Valoo, I think."

Dragon Roost Island can be seen from a great distance, as it primarily consists of a huge mountain. There are many explosive fruits scattered across the island, and many Kargarocs have made it their home. The planted bombs are necessary to blow up some rocks that prevent access to the inner area of the island. After the obstacles are cleared, it is a matter of walking through a wooden passage that leads to the shrine of the Rito tribe.

Around Dragon Roost Island are three secret Treasure Chests to be discovered. The first is in a secret Cave blocked by a boulder near the Wind Shrine. Defeating all the enemies in the Cave unlocks a door that leads to a chest containing a Purple Rupee. The second is a Cave behind the foot of the island that can be accessed by hovering across the steep rock formations with the help of the Deku Leaf and the Wind Waker. Link must be careful when dealing with Kargarocs while hovering to the Cave. Inside is a single Treasure Chest containing an Orange Rupee. The final Treasure Chest is found at the southwestern end of the island, atop a boulder high up against the wall of Dragon Roost. Growing near the boulder are several Bomb Flowers. Detonating one of the Bomb Flowers by piercing it with an Arrow or using a Hyoi Pear to bring a Seagull up to touch it engages a chain reaction; when the Bomb Flower nearest to the boulder explodes, the boulder will crumble and the Treasure Chest on top of it will fall to the ground. Inside this chest is a Silver Rupee.

Dragon Roost Cavern

Main article: Dragon Roost Cavern

Dragon Roost Pond

Main article: Dragon Roost Pond

The Dragon Roost Pond is located in between the Mail Center and Dragon Roost Cavern.

Mail Center

Main article: Mail Center

The Mail Center is a small cavern close to the island base where the Rito make their home.[2] It doubles as the headquarters of the Island Postal Service.

Wind Shrine

Main article: Wind Shrine

Dragon Roost Island is home to the Wind Shrine, which can be found on the eastern side of the island. This Shrine has two stone monuments which honor the two Wind Gods, Cyclos and Zephos.

Minor Enemies

Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors Legends

In Hyrule Warriors Legends, Dragon Roost Island appears conjoined with Windfall Island and the Forsaken Fortress as a stage. The stage it self named soly for the Fortress, while Windfall Island and Dragon Roost Island are the names of the primary keeps in their respective sections of the stage.



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Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 竜の島 (Ryū no Shima) Dragon Island
French-speaking countries French Ile du Dragon Dragon Island
Federal Republic of Germany German Drakonia
Italian Republic Italian Isola del Drago Dragon Island
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Isla del Dragón Dragon Island


See Also


  1. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 111 (TWW)
  2. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD PRIMA Official Game Guide (Prima Games) pg. 87
  3. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 59
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