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{{Infobox|enemy
|name = Daira
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| image = [[File:Daira-Art2-AOL.png|170px]]
|image = [[File:Daira.png]]
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| threat = 7
|game = ''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past|A Link to the Past]]''
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| caption = Daira Artwork from ''The Adventure of Link''
|habitat = [[Thieves' Town]] <br> [[Ganon's Tower]]
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| attack =
|weapon = Sword
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| game = ''[[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link|The Adventure of Link]]''
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| location = [[Western Hyrule]]<br/>[[Death Mountain (The Adventure of Link)|Death Mountain]]
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| weapon = [[Sword]]
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| related = [[Zazak]]<br/>[[Dinolfos]]
 
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Daira are enemies that appear in ''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past|A Link to the Past]]''. They are one of the most common enemies that appear in [[Thieves' Town]], a Dark World dungeon. They also appear in the last dungeon of the game, [[Ganon's Tower]].
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'''Daira''' are powerful humanoid alligators that appear in ''[[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link|The Adventure of Link]]''.
  
{{Cat|The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Enemies}}
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==Appearances==
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===The Adventure of Link===
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Dairas are hybrids of Hylians and alligators that wield powerful axes that can easily slice through Link's shield.{{Ref|The Adventure of Link - US Instruction Manual, [http://www.zeldadungeon.net/gallery/displayimage.php?album{{=}}256&pid{{=}}11469#top_display_media pg. 28]|An alligator soldier that attacks with an axe. Link's shield can't fend off the axe.}}{{Ref|Nintendo Power Magazines - Issue 004, [http://www.zeldadungeon.net/gallery/displayimage.php?album{{=}}328&pid{{=}}9760#top_display_media pg. 22]|Against the Daira's ax, Link's shield is useless.}}{{Ref|[http://zelda.com/universe/pedia/d.jsp The Great Hyrule Encyclopedia]|Darias are disgusting hybrids of Hylians and alligators. They are expert axe-throwers, and their axes are so sharp that they are able to slice through most Hyrulean Shields.}} They can be found in [[Western Hyrule]]. Dairas come in two variations.
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====Orange Daira====
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Orange Daira charge Link on sight swinging their axe continuously. Link must time his attack in between swings to avoid damage. The [[Reflect Spell]] will strengthen his shield enough to repel the monster's weapon.
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====Red Daira====
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Red Dairas are more powerful than their orange counterparts. Instead of charging forward, they throw a limitless stream axes at [[Link]]. As with the Orange Daira, Link's shield cannot block the projectiles, except with the [[Reflect Spell]]. [[Downward Thrust]]s are recommended against these enemies. In order to defeat this formidable foe, Link must leap over the flying axes and quickly strike before another can be thrown. Recklessly charging without paying heed to the Daira's attacks is almost always fatal.
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====Game Data====
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{| class="wikitable" style="float:left; text-align:center; width:500px;"
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|+ style="text-align:left;" | <big>Orange Daira</big>
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| rowspan="3" width="25%" |[[File:DairaOrange.gif]]
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| width="25%" | Experience Points || width="50%" | 70
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|-
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| Item Drop || [[Magic Jar|Red Magic Jar]] or [[Point Bag|200 exp Point Bag]]
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|-
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| Enemy Habitat || height="90px" | Caves of [[Western Hyrule]]<br/>[[Death Mountain (The Adventure of Link)|Death Mountain]]
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|-
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| class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" align="left" style="{{round|10}}; background:{{{buttonbackground|#F2F2F2}}}; text-align:center;"| {{{button1|Combat Data}}}
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| class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" align="left" style="{{round|10}}; background:{{{buttonbackground|#F2F2F2}}}; display:none; text-align: center;" | {{{button2|Hide}}} || colspan="5" style="text-align:left;" | •Axe only blockable with [[Reflect Spell|Reflect]]
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|-class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" style="display:none;"
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| colspan="6" |
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{|
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! colspan="2" style="text-align:left;" | Defensive Stats |||| colspan="3" style="text-align:left;"| Offensive Stats
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|-
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! Attack Level || Hits to Kill |||| Life Level || Contact Container Damage || Projectile Container Damage
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|-
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| 1 || 9 |||| 1 || 1.5 || -
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|-
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| 2 || 6 |||| 2 || 1.25 || -
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|-
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| 3 || 5 |||| 3 || 1.125 || -
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|-
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| 4 || 3 |||| 4 || 1 || -
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|-
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| 5 || 2 |||| 5 || .75 || -
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|-
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| 6 || 2 |||| 6 || .625 || -
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|-
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| 7 || 1 |||| 7 || .5 || -
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|-
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| 8 || 1 |||| 8 || .375 || -
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|}
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|}
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{| class="wikitable" style="float:left; text-align:center; width:500px;"
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|+ style="text-align:left;" | <big>Red Daira</big>
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| rowspan="3" width="25%" |[[File:DairaRed.png]]
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| width="25%" | Experience Points || width="50%" | 100
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|-
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| Item Drop || [[Magic Jar|Red Magic Jar]] or [[Point Bag|200 exp Point Bag]]
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|-
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| Enemy Habitat || height="90px" | Caves and Graveyards of [[Western Hyrule]]<br/>[[Death Mountain (The Adventure of Link)|Death Mountain]]
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|-
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| class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" align="left" style="{{round|10}}; background:{{{buttonbackground|#F2F2F2}}}; text-align:center;"| {{{button1|Combat Data}}}
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| class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column0 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}Column1 _toggler-{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" align="left" style="{{round|10}}; background:{{{buttonbackground|#F2F2F2}}}; display:none; text-align: center;" | {{{button2|Hide}}} || colspan="5" style="text-align:left;" | •Axe only blockable with [[Reflect Spell|Reflect]]
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|-class="{{#var:CommentBoxID}}row" style="display:none;"
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| colspan="6" |
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{|
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! colspan="2" style="text-align:left;" | Defensive Stats |||| colspan="3" style="text-align:left;"| Offensive Stats
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|-
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! Attack Level || Hits to Kill |||| Life Level || Contact Container Damage || Projectile Container Damage
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|-
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| 1 || 12 |||| 1 || 1.5 || 3
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|-
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| 2 || 8 |||| 2 || 1.25 || 2.25
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|-
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| 3 || 6 |||| 3 || 1.125 || 1.75
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|-
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| 4 || 4 |||| 4 || 1 || 1.5
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|-
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| 5 || 3 |||| 5 || .75 || 1.25
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| 6 || 2 |||| 6 || .625 || 1
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|-
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| 7 || 2 |||| 7 || .5 || .875
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| 8 || 1 |||| 8 || .375 || .75
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|}
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|}
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{{Clear}}
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===A Link to the Past===
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{{main|Zazak}}
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In ''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past|A Link to the Past]]'' there is a similar looking enemy known as a [[Zazak]]. Zazak come in two color forms, Red and Blue. Both of them are quite dangerous, but the Red ones have the ability to shoot fireballs out towards Link.
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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File:Daira-Art1-AOL.png|Orange Daira Artwork from ''[[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link|The Adventure of Link]]''
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File:Daira-Art3-AOL.png|Green Daira Official Artwork from ''[[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link|The Adventure of Link]]''
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File:Daira-Art2-AOL.png|Orange Daira Official Artwork from ''[[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link|The Adventure of Link]]''
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File:DairaOrange.gif|Orange Daira Sprite from ''[[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link|The Adventure of Link]]''
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File:DairaRed.png|Red Daira Sprite from ''[[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link|The Adventure of Link]]''
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File:Daria_commercial.jpg‎ |From a Japanese ''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past|A Link to the Past]] TV Commercial''
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File:Daria_commercial2.jpg |From a Japanese ''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past|A Link to the Past]] TV Commercial''
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</gallery>
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{{References}}
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{{Cat|The Adventure of Link Enemies}}

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Daira are powerful humanoid alligators that appear in The Adventure of Link.

Appearances

The Adventure of Link

Dairas are hybrids of Hylians and alligators that wield powerful axes that can easily slice through Link's shield.[1][2][3] They can be found in Western Hyrule. Dairas come in two variations.

Orange Daira

Orange Daira charge Link on sight swinging their axe continuously. Link must time his attack in between swings to avoid damage. The Reflect Spell will strengthen his shield enough to repel the monster's weapon.

Red Daira

Red Dairas are more powerful than their orange counterparts. Instead of charging forward, they throw a limitless stream axes at Link. As with the Orange Daira, Link's shield cannot block the projectiles, except with the Reflect Spell. Downward Thrusts are recommended against these enemies. In order to defeat this formidable foe, Link must leap over the flying axes and quickly strike before another can be thrown. Recklessly charging without paying heed to the Daira's attacks is almost always fatal.

Game Data

Orange Daira
DairaOrange.gif Experience Points 70
Item Drop Red Magic Jar or 200 exp Point Bag
Enemy Habitat Caves of Western Hyrule
Death Mountain
Combat Data •Axe only blockable with Reflect
Red Daira
DairaRed.png Experience Points 100
Item Drop Red Magic Jar or 200 exp Point Bag
Enemy Habitat Caves and Graveyards of Western Hyrule
Death Mountain
Combat Data •Axe only blockable with Reflect

A Link to the Past

Main article: Zazak

In A Link to the Past there is a similar looking enemy known as a Zazak. Zazak come in two color forms, Red and Blue. Both of them are quite dangerous, but the Red ones have the ability to shoot fireballs out towards Link.

Gallery

References

  1. "An alligator soldier that attacks with an axe. Link's shield can't fend off the axe.", The Adventure of Link - US Instruction Manual, pg. 28
  2. "Against the Daira's ax, Link's shield is useless.", Nintendo Power Magazines - Issue 004, pg. 22
  3. "Darias are disgusting hybrids of Hylians and alligators. They are expert axe-throwers, and their axes are so sharp that they are able to slice through most Hyrulean Shields.", The Great Hyrule Encyclopedia