Wing Dungeon

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The Wing Dungeon is the second Dungeon of Oracle of Ages.[1] It is located within the Deku Forest, west of Lynna Village.

Entrance to the Dungeon

Although the dungeon itself exists in the past, an entrance to the dungeon is also found in the present within the Fairies' Woods (the present-time equivalent of the Deku Forest). In fact, Link is first instructed by the Maku Tree to seach for the next Essence within the Fairies' Woods. Upon arriving, Link will meet three Stray Fairies, who will only allow Link to access the dungeon if he can beat them in a game of Hide and Seek. When Link arrives at the dungeon entrance, the dungeon itself will collapse. Link must return to Nayru's house and find the Harp of Ages therein, in the hopes of finding an entrance to the dungeon in the past.[2] Once in the past, Link will find the entrance to the Wing Dungeon within the Deku Forest, but will be unable to access it because the entrance is covered in stone. Link can obtain some Bombs to blast the entrance open by bringing the much sought after Mystery Seeds found within the forest to Queen Ambi.[3] This finally allows Link to enter the second dungeon in the game.

Themes and Navigation

The Wing Dungeon is most likely named after the shape of the dungeon itself, which resembles a bird in flight. It also happens that the mini-boss of the dungeon is Swoop, a stone bird-creature, and the item obtained after defeating it is the Roc's Feather. The Wing Dungeon is the first dungeon of the game to feature Mine Carts. Many of the puzzles within the dungeon are color-themed. The final boss of the dungeon is Head Thwomp, reminiscent of Thwomps from the Mario Series. Once Link succeeds in defeating Head Thwomp, he will receive another Essence of Time, the Ancient Wood, along with a Heart Container.

Minor Enemies


ZW Nomenclature Asset.png Names in Other Regions ZW Nomenclature Asset 2.png
翼のダンジョン (Tsubasa no Danjon)Same as English.
The French Republic
Donjon Ailes 
The Federal Republic of Germany
FlügelhöhleWing Cave
The Italian Republic
Dungeon Ala[4]Same as English.
The Kingdom of Spain
Mazmorra del AlaWing's Dungeon
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  1. Encyclopedia, Dark Horse Books, pg. 151
  2. "[Link], that's the Harp of Ages! Maybe you can use it to open Time Portals and sail through time! The cave has crumbled in this age, but perhaps in the past you can find a way in!" — Maku Tree (Oracle of Ages)
  3. "Those are the Mystery Seeds Queen Ambi has been demanding! Nice work, kid! I'll take you to the palace!" — Guard (Oracle of Ages)
  4. "Livello 2
    Dungeon Ala
    " — N/A (Oracle of Ages, Italian localization)