Desert Colossus

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In Other Languages[show]
Language Name
Japan 日本語 巨大邪神像
France Française Colosse du Désert
Spain Español Coloso del Desierto
Germany Deutsch Wüstenkoloss
Italy Italiana Colosso del Deserto

The Desert Colossus is a location that appears in Ocarina of Time. It is a desert area where the Spirit Temple and one of the many Great Fairies reside. A stone archway and an oasis can be found here and on top of the archway lies a Piece of Heart.


Spoiler Alert! This section describes a subject that is sensitive to plot development.

After gaining membership of the Gerudo, they allow Link to travel onward to the Haunted Wasteland. With the help of the Lens of Truth and Phantom Guide, Link arrives, but finds the way beyond the Spirit Temple's entrance lobby blocked. Exiting, he finds Sheik, who tells him to return as a child, and teaches him the Requiem of Spirit so that he can warp directly to the Triforce Pedestal, bypassing the Gerudo and the Wasteland.

As a child, he is tasked with retrieving the Silver Gauntlets from the Spirit Temple by Nabooru, but just as he finds them, he looks out onto the Colossus to see Nabooru being kidnapped by Koume and Kotake. He then travels back to the future, where he can use the Gauntlets to enter the rest of the Spirit Temple and save Nabooru.

Points of Interest

Besides the Spirit Temple and accompanying Triforce Pedestal, the Desert Colossus also holds Piece of Heart #36; a dried Oasis which will yield fairies if filled using the Song of Storms; and a Great Fairy Fountain, where a Great Fairy of Magic will grant Link Nayru's Love.

Pieces of Heart

Gold Skulltulas