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Sea of Storms

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Sea of Storms
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The Sea of Storms in the present time
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The Sea of Storms is a raging section of the oceans of Labrynna in Oracle of Ages. It is located east of the Zora Seas, and west of Crescent Island and Crescent Strait. To the north is the South Shore.

Overview

Like the rest of the oceanic area of Labrynna, the Sea of Storms is fed by a river that runs across the map. In the past, the source of the water comes from Rolling Ridge. However, in the present time it seems the construction of Yoll Graveyard and the natural development of land have changed the flow of the river, which now originates from the northern Nuun Highlands. It flows into the Sea of No Return and Crescent Strait.

The Sea of Storms in the past

The Sea of Storms is characterized by its violent and unforgiving waters. The sea itself is surrounded by a ring of whirlpools, which will swallow Link up if he gets near.[1] The only way to get inside the ring of whirlpools is via an underwater entrance in the past, which is guarded by a Zora. Therefore, Link must have the Mermaid Suit in order to access the center of the Sea of Storms. To bypass the guard, Link must present him the Zora Scale bestowed upon the hero by a Zora after cleansing the Zora Seas of evil.[2][3]

On the Sea of Storms, Link will come across the ship of the Piratians, who are stranded on the Sea of Storms.[4] Once he boards the ship, he will meet the Cap'n, who will inform the young hero of their plight. Thankfully, Link is able to aid them by giving them the Zora Scale, which is in fact a powerful charm capable of calming the seas.[5] As thanks for helping them escape, the Cap'n will give Link the Tokay Eyeball,[6] then sail off to the land of Holodrum, where Link will meet him again in Oracle of Seasons.[7] The Tokay Eyeball is used to open a cave on Crescent Island that leads to the final dungeon of the game, the Ancient Tomb.[8]

In an ordinary game of Oracle of Ages, Link will be unable to get inside the ring of whirlpools in the present, thus making it impossible for him to complete the map. However, in a Linked Game of Oracle of Ages (when Oracle of Seasons is played first), the entrance to the Sea of Storms will appear in the present instead of the past, as will the Piratians. As such, Link will be able to explore the entire sea. This also means that the Piratians, who have come from Holodrum, will already be acquainted with Link.[9]

Trivia

  • At the bottom of the sea floor inside the ring of whirlpools, there is a cave which holds a Treasure Chest containing the unappraised Pegasus Ring.
  • Other than the temporarily present Zora and Piratians, the Sea of Storms is completely uninhabited, likely due to the hostile environment.

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References

  1. "The seas beyond here swallow up all who venture into them--the Sea of Storms!" — Zora Guard (Oracle of Ages)
  2. "You have done so much for us! Our seas are clean and all is well! I offer you our symbol of heroism--the Zora Scale!" — Zora (Oracle of Ages)
  3. "The Zora Scale? So you're Link! You may pass!" — Zora Guard (Oracle of Ages)
  4. "Sailin' the seas is every man's dream! It was great to so gallantly sail off to me dreams... But we got stuck in this Sea o' Storms and can't get out!" — Cap'n (Oracle of Ages)
  5. "Har! Ye've got the Zora's Scale sea charm! Aye, that could calm this Sea o' Storms! 'Ow about you give me that Zora's Scale!" — Cap'n (Oracle of Ages)
  6. "Thank'ee! Now we can escape these seas! Take this as a sign o' me thanks! It's the jewel called the Tokay Eyeball!" — Cap'n (Oracle of Ages)
  7. "We're off to 'Olodrum, the land o' seasons!" — Cap'n (Oracle of Ages)
  8. "(The Tokay Eyeball is) said to be the thing that opens the way to the ancient tomb." — Cap'n (Oracle of Ages)
  9. "Ahoy! It's been a long time! I didn't expect to meet you 'ere! We've come all the way back from 'Olodrum..." — Cap'n (Oracle of Ages)


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.gif
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese あらしの海 (Arashi no Umi) Sea of Storms
French-speaking countries French Mer des Tempêtes
Federal Republic of Germany German Meer des Sturms
Italian Republic Italian Mare Tempestoso
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Mar de las Tormentas
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Regions in Oracle of Ages present age
Maku RoadTarget CartsEyeglass Island LibraryJabu-Jabu's BellyWild Tokay MuseumSyrup's Potion ShopShopMask ShopTalus PeaksFairies' WoodsSymmetry VillageNuun HighlandsRolling RidgeRolling Ridge BaseZora VillageZora SeasSkull DungeonMoblin's KeepCrown DungeonMermaid's CaveMoonlit GrottoCrescent IslandBlack TowerSpirit's GraveYoll GraveyardForest of TimeSouth LynnaMaku TreeVasu Jewellers'Lynna CitySouth ShoreCrescent StraitSea of StormsOoAPresnavMap.png

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