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This article is about the item in Spirit Tracks. For the object, see Whirlwind (Object).

Producing gusts of air

The Whirlwind is an item from Spirit Tracks.

Location and Uses

The Whirlwind can be found in the Forest Temple. It has the ability to pick up and move small items, like Small Keys. It can also blow around and stun lighter enemies,[1] and send Phantom Zelda flying through short distances. The Whirlwind can be used as a propeller when Link moves through water while being on a block, as well as extinguishing torches.

When Link is holding the Whirlwind, it brings up a line with which he can aim. Link must then blow into the Whirlwind to send a gust of wind across the screen.[2] The longer he blows, the farther it travels, dying after a few seconds.


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 疾風のプロペラ (Shippū no Puropera) Gale Propeller
Canada FrenchCA Vire-vent Pinwheel
French Republic FrenchEU Hélice des bourrasques Propeller of Gusts
Italian Republic Italian Ventelica
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Vórtice del Viento Wind Vortex



  1. "The whirlwind shoots forward and stuns the monster!" (Spirit Tracks manual, pg. 25)
  2. "Choose a direction with the stylus, then blow!" (Spirit Tracks manual, pg. 25)