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Greatfish Isle

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Greatfish Isle
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Greatfish Isle, also formatted as Great Fish Isle,[1] is an island of the Great Sea in The Wind Waker. Once the location of a peaceful village of Hyruleans and Jabun, it is now a horrific wreck after being demolished by Ganondorf. Jabun fled the island and headed for Outset Island. Now, the only residents are a Traveling Merchant and the Korok Linder.

Features and Overview

Before the Great Flood, Greatfish Isle was Lake Hylia.[2]

Fishman's Comment

Hoy! Small fry!

Greatfish Isle

You should come around these parts on nights when just a wee bit of the left half of the moon is missing. ... That's when IT appears, fry!

Tingle's Comment

Kooloo-Limpah!

Greatfish Isle

Greatfish Isle should be over there. It used to be such a lovely island...

Despite its destruction, the island still holds two Pieces of Heart, and is one of the recurring destinations of the Ghost Ship. One of the Pieces of Heart can be found in a small indent by flying with the Deku Leaf directly northwest from the small spiral island chunk atop where the Korok rests. The other Heart Piece is given to Link from the Merchant in exchange of the Shop Guru Statue.

Beneath the waves is a fragment of the Triforce, available after finding and opening the Triforce Chart from the Islet of Steel (which is located one square south).

Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 魚の島 (Sakana no Shima) Fish Island
French Republic FrenchEU Île du Poisson Fish Island
Federal Republic of Germany German Ichthusk Ichthusk is derived from from the Greek word, ἰχθύς (fish).
Italian Republic Italian Arcipelago della Manta Archipelago of the Manta
Republic of Korea Korean 물고기 섬 Fish Island
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Islas Pez Volador Flying Fish Isles

References

  1. "Oh, hey... I hear traveling merchants have appeared on Great Fish Isle and Bomb Island, too..." — Traveling Merchant (The Wind Waker)
  2. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 59
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