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Giant Ghini

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Giant Ghini
ModelSprite
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Game(s)
Habitat(s)Cemetery (LA)
Spirit's Grave (OoA)
The Swamp (FSA)

Giant Ghini are recurring enemies in The Legend of Zelda series.[1] They are a larger variant of Ghini. A version of a Giant Ghini appears as the Sub-Boss of Spirit's Grave in Oracle of Ages.[2]

Characteristics

Link's Awakening

The Giant Ghini is a rare creature in Link's Awakening, appearing only in the Cemetery of Koholint Island. Its size allows it to harm Link easily and it requires more hits to defeat than regular Ghini, but it can be defeated in the same manner as the rest of its family.

Oracle of Ages

In Oracle of Ages, the Giant Ghini possesses two eyes and is accompanied by three smaller Ghini who act like Gels, attaching themselves to Link to hinder his movement speed.[3] When this happens, the Giant Ghini will charge at Link to harm him. The Giant Ghini must be attacked with the Sword, which is easier done after the three smaller Ghini have been dispatched. However, the Giant Ghini may still charge at Link if he gets too close, and the smaller Ghini will respawn after a short time.

Four Swords Adventures



Giant Ghini appear in The Swamp in Four Swords Adventures. A dozen Giant Ghini swarm around Dampé's house and can only be defeated by lighting the four Torches around the house.

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese デグギーニ (Degu Gīni)
分身 (Bunshin)Triforce piece.png
Big Ghini
Alter-ego
Federal Republic of Germany German Großer Ghini Big Ghini

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References

  1. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 181 (LA | OoA | FSA)
  2. "The locked door in B3 leads to a lair possessed by the Giant Ghini." (The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons/The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages Player's Guide (Nintendo of America), pg. 69)
  3. "In Oracle of Ages, a Giant Ghini serves as a miniboss. It will summon smaller Ghini and possess Link, slowing his movements and preventing him from swinging his sword." (Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 181)
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