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Dark Ore Mine

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Dark Ore Mine
Dark Ore Mine.png
Inside the mine
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Related place(s)

Dark Ore Mine is a location in Spirit Tracks.[1]

Features and Overview

The mine is situated northeast of the Fire Realm, but Link only gains access to this station after he receives a Force Gem from Ferrus as a sign of gratitude for taking him to the Ocean Realm. Once this is done, the Force Gem will reveal Spirit Tracks to the mine.

The Mine is inhabited by three Gorons who mine the nearby caves for Dark Ore. As mentioned by the Gorons, since Dark Ore disappears when exposed to sunlight, they must mine the ore while working in complete darkness so as to keep it intact.[2]

Here, Link can purchase ten pieces of Dark Ore for 200 Rupees, five of which he can take to Linebeck III in the Trading Post and receive a Force Gem from him to gain access to Lost at Sea Station in the Ocean Realm.[3]

East of the inner area is a buried treasure hid by Kagoron, who eventually sends Link a letter with a map that pinpoints this treasure.[when?]


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
French-speaking countries French Mine de minerai noir Black Ore Mine
Federal Republic of Germany German Mine der Goronen Goron Mine
Italian Republic Italian Miniera oscura
Spanish-speaking countries Spanish Mina de cristal oscuro Dark Crystal Mine



  1. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 290
  2. "The Dark Ore we mine here disappears when exposed to sunlight. So we work all day in the dark like this. I so need to go out and get some sun!" — Goron (Spirit Tracks)
  3. "Dark Ore is 200 Rupees. Want to buy some?" — Goron (Spirit Tracks)
Stations in Spirit Tracks
Aboda VillageTrading PostWhittletonForest SanctuaryRabbitland RescueHyrule CastleCastle TownForest TempleAnouki VillageAnouki VillageSnow SanctuaryBridge Worker's HomeWellspring StationSlippery StationSnowdrift StationSnow TempleSnow TempleTower of SpiritsPapuchia VillagePirate HideoutOcean SanctuaryOcean FloorLost at Sea StationOcean TempleSand SanctuarySand TempleGoron Target RangeFire SanctuaryGoron VillageFire TempleDisorientation StationDark Ore MineEnds of the Earth StationDark RealmHyrule Rail Map ST.png

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