Phantom Ganon (Tears of the Kingdom)

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This article is about the boss fight with Phantom Ganon. For its character profile, see Phantom Ganon#Tears of the Kingdom.
Phantom Ganon
Phantom Ganon - TotK Compendium Full.png
Default Hyrule Compendium image from Tears of the Kingdom


Scourge of the Deku Tree
The Demon King's Phantom Saboteur






Korok Grove (Deku Tree Chasm area)
Potentially when any Gloom Spawn is defeated





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Weapons Used

Gloom Sword
Gloom Club
Gloom Spear
Demon King's Bow


900 (overworld, 10% damage reduction)
450 (Hyrule Castle, each one, 10% damage reduction)


Phantom Ganon is the secondary antagonist and a mini-boss and boss from Tears of the Kingdom.

Tears of the Kingdom

Phantom Ganon can appear in various locations around Hyrule's surface, as well as in the Depths. It first appears as a Gloom Spawn - a mass of five hands with eyes surrounded by gloom. After defeating the five hands, Phantom Ganon may appear.

Phantom Ganon has a variety of attacks. It wields a Demon King's Bow with which it can shoot from afar, and it can attack and charge with its weapon. It can also instantly teleport to Link's location. It is surrounded by Gloom, which will damage Link if he stands on it for too long. All damage it takes is reduced by 10%.

Defeating Phantom Ganon will provide Link with rare weapons and materials such as Dark Clumps, the Gloom Sword, Gloom Club, Gloom Spear, and the aforementioned Demon King's Bow.

A fixed Phantom Ganon encounter is set in the Sanctum of Hyrule Castle and can only be fought as part of the Crisis at Hyrule Castle main quest. This is composed of 5 Phantom Ganons and has two waves. If this fixed encounter is not defeated, then Link will have to fight two waves of 5 Phantom Ganons each before being able to confront Ganondorf in the Depths of Hyrule. Another fixed Phantom Ganon must be defeated in Korok Grove at the bottom of the Deku Tree Chasm to free Korok Forest from being frozen by gloom. Ganondorf also summons several during the second phase of his boss battle.