Gubasha Desert is a location in Zelda's Adventure. It is an expansive desert in the northeast of Tolemac, consisting of two areas. The North Gubasha Desert is a coastal plain near the sea, whereas the South Gubasha Desert is a vast canyon wasteland, and is home to a small desert village. The two regions connect from the north and the south.
Features and Overview
North Gubasha Desert
North Gubasha Desert is a coastal canyon located close to the sea. The region can be entered by taking an alternate route through a tunnel shortcut from Ubato Hills near the Shrine of Destiny entrance to the west. It is the location of the Shrine of Air, where a giant, purple condor flies close to some caves and will fly Zelda to the Shrine entrance. At the far end of the northern cliff is a woman. However, she apologizes as she has no information to give.
Close to the condor's location is a cabin occupied by its keeper. He invites Zelda to join him by the fire, adding that the Desert is known to get very cold. Near the tunnel entrance is a Mystic Man who offers Zelda a riddle in finding the Shrine of Air. He then adds that she must look east to find Aviana, the boss of the Shrine of Air.
South Gubasha Desert
South Gubasha Desert is located north of the East Crossroads of the East Forest. It is a dry, desert wasteland that sits next to the eastern sea of Tolemac, which can be seen from the coastal cliffs of the region. In the northern half of the desert is a small desert oasis, where a Fairy lives who will replenish all of Zelda's Hearts when approached.
The southern half of the desert is home to a small village. The settlement is mostly deserted with only a couple villagers left. Its villagers, however, are not very welcoming to Zelda, and provide her with no advice and instead discourage her. A man named Myntoll sits in the village square, but refuses to provide Zelda any information to aid her quest.
- "Come here, sit with me! Warm yourself by the fire!" — House Keeper (Zelda's Adventure)
- "I know it can get colder than Ganon's heart up here, but I've endured worse..." — House Keeper (Zelda's Adventure)
- "Something you seek, is not of this world, but above it..." — Mystic Man (Zelda's Adventure)
- "... Defeat the Woman of the Air, it is to the east you must go." — Mystic Man (Zelda's Adventure)