Join me Link, and I will make your face the greatest in Koridai! Or else you will die.
~ Ganon's famous offer quote in Link: The Faces of Evil
You dare bring light into my lair?! You must DIE!
~ Ganon in Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon

Ganon, the Prince of Darkness, is the main villain in the Phillips CD-i Zelda games, Link: The Faces of Evil, Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon, and Zelda's Adventure. Like the games themselves, this version of Ganon is infamous for various reasons, such as his utterance of "You will DIE" or "You must DIE" in both games and the fact that he is defeated with only one attack from a specific item. He is constantly used as a character in Youtube Poop videos.

He is the CD-i version of Ganondorf and Ganon.


In Link: The Faces of Evil, Gwonam the wizard tells King Harkinian that Ganon and his minions have seized the island of Koridai. According to Gwonam, only Link is able to defeat him. Link goes to Koridai, and during this time Ganon kidnaps Zelda. At the end of the game Link finds Ganon's lair. Ganon offers to make Link's face the greatest if he agrees to join him under threat of murder, but Link refuses and fights him, finally finishing him by forcing him into the book of Koridai, freeing Zelda.

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Ganon in Zelda's Adventure.

In Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon, King Harkinian says that Duke Onkled is under attack by the evil forces of Ganon. He and Link go to Gamelon to aid Duke Onkled (who later turns out to be a traitor who works for Ganon). Because none of them return to Hyrule, Zelda goes there as well, and finds Ganon. Ganon gets angry because Zelda brings light to his lair, and says she must die. However, he is sealed away by the Wand of Gamelon and trapped in the book of Koridai again.

In Zelda's Adventure, Ganon's appearance, personality, and abilities compeletly change. He brakes free from the Book of Koridai again and takes over Tolemac, stealing the celsetial signs, and kidnapping Link. Zelda goes to Tolemac and amanges to defeat Ganon and his forces.

Powers and Abilities

Ganon is depicted as a being of immense power in cutscenes, stating that he is invicible, can fly and morph his body, manipulate some form of red energy, and even kill with a single look. Despite this the only ability he uses in the boss fight is shooting flaming skulls at Link or Zelda.

In Zelda's Adventure, Ganon takes on a new never before seen look, like a large demonic bull. Ganon uses more of his powers from the main series, such as teleporting, attacking with his trident, and firing a volley of energy balls.

           Legend of Zelda Villains

Major Villains
Agahnim | Bellum | Byrne | Chancellor Cole | Cia | DethI | Demise | Druthulidi | Duke Onkled | Ganon (CD-i) | Ganon | Ganondorf | Ghirahim | Helmaroc King | King Bulblin | Lady Maud | Malladus | Onox | Princess Hilda | Shadow Nightmares | Twinrova | Vaati | Veran | Yuga | Yuga Ganon | Zant

Minor Villains
Bongo Bongo | Captain Stalfos | Cubus Sisters | Dark Link | Ganon's Army | Glutko | LD-002S Scervo | Link's Shadow | Master Kohga | Phantom Ganon | Skull Kid | Volga | Volvagia | Wizzro | Yiga Clan | Zelda's Clone