Tantari Desert

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The Tantari Desert is a location in The Adventure of Link.[1]


The desert is a small, sandy plain north of North Castle, known for its single, isolated cave. The Tantari Desert is plot-significant; hidden within its depths is a Trophy stolen from a woman in the Town of Ruto. After defeating the very Goriya that stole the trophy,[2] Link returns the trophy to the woman, and in return he receives the Jump spell from her uncle in her house.[3]


Tan in Japanese means "smooth", "flat", "quiet", and "pale",[4] whereas Tari is the name of an Ijaw tribe in west Africa.[5]

Names in Other Regions
タンタリ砂漠 (Tantari Sabaku)[7]Same as English.
The People's Republic of China
坦塔力沙漠 (Tǎn tǎ lì shā mò)[8]Tǎntǎlì Desert
The Italian Republic
Deserto Tantari[6]Tantari Desert
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  1. Encyclopedia, Dark Horse Books, pg. 224
  2. "GORIYA OF TANTARI STOLE OUR TROPHY." — Hylian (The Adventure of Link)
  3. "YOU SAVED THE TROPHY COME SEE MY UNCLE." — Hylian (The Adventure of Link)
  4. Given Name TAN , behindthename.com.
  5. Given Name TARI , behindthename.com.
  6. Enciclopedia di Hyrule, Magazzini Salani, pg. 224
  7. The Adventure of Link manual, pg. 16
  8. 塞尔达传说:百科全书, New Star Press, pg. 224
Major locations in The Adventure of Link
Tantari DesertParapa PalaceParapa DesertRuto TownNorth CastleRauru TownMidoro PalaceMoruge SwampMidoro SwampMido TownSaria TownDeath MountainDeath MountainKing's TombIsland PalaceDarunia TownNabooru TownOld Kasuto TownThree-Eye RockMaze IslandNew Kasuto Town

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