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In the section about New Hyrule, how do we know it was untouched by the flood? I always thought the flood uncovered areas buried in the ground for ages. --Norrvegr (talk | contribs) 09:36, 22 March 2012 (EDT)

World of the Ocean King not a parallel dimension?

I came across a developer quote on Zelda Dungeon, in which Eiji Aonuma stated that the World of the Ocean King is located next to the Great Sea. This contradicts information from Phantom Hourglass that implies that the World of the Ocean King is a parallel dimension.

Nintendo Dream: Link's sister doesn't appear in this game, does she?

Hidemaro Fujibayashi: No, she doesn't. She probably stayed home in The Wind Waker's Outset Island.

Nintendo Dream: How far from The Wind Waker's sea does this game take place?

Hidemaro Fujibayashi: Right next to it.

Nintendo Dream: Is it that close?!

Hidemaro Fujibayashi: Well, it takes place during their journey after leaving the waters of The Wind Waker.

Eiji Aonuma: We can have an unlimited number of stories in the Zelda series. A new adventure may be waiting for them if they just wander into the sea next to the one they're sailing (laughs).


Wwtoonlinkfan 02:01, 4 December 2012 (UTC)

Even with that information, I still believe it's possible that PH takes place in another dimension, for two primary reasons:
  • The entire time it takes Link and Tetra to defeat Bellum is only about 10 minutes for her pirate crew, yet it was obviously much longer for the two of them. Thus, as time flows differently in both places, it could simply be that both follow different universal laws, something plausible in the multiverse theory.
  • The World of the Ocean King could simply be superimposed upon the realm of the Great Sea, with the Ghost Ship simply acting as a dimensionally transcendent doorway of sorts; a literal link between two points of time and space.
Then there's the fact that the Ghost Ship surrounds itself in fog and disappears. This could just be its effect when transitioning to another dimension. So, basically, I think that the World of the Ocean King can be "right by it" yet still be a world of its own relative to the position where it was entered from the world of the Great Sea. - TonyT S C 03:20, 4 December 2012 (UTC)