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Ghirahim
Ghirahim - HW
Character Information
Era:
Race:
Demonic Sword Spirit
Title(s):
Demon Lord
Weapon(s):
Demon blade
Weakness:
Light
Useful Weapon Skill:
VS Skyward
Voice Actors:
Anri Katsu
First Appearance: Hyrule Warriors
Genderless but associated with male pronouns in the game.

Ghirahim (ギラヒム, Girahimu) is a playable character as well as a villain in Hyrule Warriors. Players can unlock him in the game's Adventure Mode. He originally appeared as a villain in Skyward Sword.

Role in GameEdit

Though sealed away in ancient times, he was revived with others evils into the current setting. Ghirahim schemes to validate his title once again.

Character InformationEdit

DevelopmentEdit

An interview with Game Informer reveals that Ghirahim was originally intended to be a non-controllable character until fans expressed a strong interest in playing as him.

PersonalityEdit

Elegant and prideful, Ghirahim is passionately in love with himself. His true ruthlessness and cruelty is unleashed when and if he is provoked to anger. In contrast to Fi, Ghirahim is flamboyant, emotional and expressive. Many of his attacks are accompanied by sinister laughter.

At the end of Chapter 14 ("Ganondorf's Return"), Ghirahim comments that Ganondorf reminds him of his master, Demise. This references Ganondorf being said to be the reincarnation of Demise at the end of Skyward Sword.

QuotesEdit

See also: Ghirahim/Quotes

GameplayEdit

Keys: Y Normal Attack ▲ X Charge AttackA Special TechniqueB Evade
Standard Attacks
X: Ghirahim throws forward a dagger. If the dagger hits an enemy, Ghirahim and the enemy will be connected with a red thread, which lasts for approximately ten seconds, and can be refreshed at any time. If no enemy is targeted, then the dagger will hit the first enemy it connects with. Ghirahim's damage output against the connected enemy is boosted while the red thread is in effect. While the thread is active, Ghirahim's charge attacks will receive different effects.
Y, X, X, X: Ghirahim does an uppercut slash with his sword that launches enemies upward. He then performs a flurry of quick jabs at the airborne enemies while duel-wielding two swords. He then does a silly dance that summons a magical floor on the ground which freezes enemies in it, which then rises up carrying enemies with it to slam them into a magic ceiling above.
Y, Y, X,X, X: Ghirahim surrounds himself with a circular barrier, which then explodes. He then surrounds himself with knives which fly towards him at the center while he teleports away. He reappears in the air in his Demise sword form and then flies into the ground with a sword-plant.
Y, Y, Y, X, X, X: Ghirahim raises his sword skyward and charges it with energy, and then does a horizontal slash which sends a fiery energy wave forward like a discus. He then summons dark swords to erupt out of the ground all around him. He finishes by snapping his fingers 3 times while striking a pose with each snap, with each snap summoning 2 Bokoblin minions. The Bokoblins then run in the direction they're facing while slashing away wildly. Ghirahim can be pivoted during the snapping to aim the Bokoblins and have them run in different directions.
Y, Y, Y, Y, X: Ghirahim rises into the air riding on a magic platform. His hands glow with dark energy and he slams down onto the ground with his fists, creating a dark shockwave of energy.
Y, Y, Y, Y, Y: Ghirahim swings his sword to the right,summons 5 knives that he throws forward in a horizontal line, throws 5 more knives in an arc shape, then teleports right and left in a zig-zag motion while slashing at enemies. He does several cross slashes forward, and finishes with an overhead smash from his broadsword which creates an explosion of dark energy.
A: Ghirahim traps enemies in a semi-spherical barrier in front of him.Swords are summoned and proceed to bombard the enemies inside the barrier with a flurry of strikes. He finishes by having a large sword come down crashing on them, knocking enemies away.
Focus Spirit + A: Ghirahim summons his broadsword and slashes enemies repeatedly before rising in the air and transforming into his sword form to strike the ground.
Focus Spirit Finisher: Ghirahim licks his lips before blasting enemies away with a shockwave of dark energy.
Weak Point Smash: Ghirahim summons his broadsword and teleports away before reappearing in mid-air to deliver a downward smash to enemies.
Red Thread Attacks
These attacks will remain mostly the same as the normal moveset, albeit with an added effect. Only the added effects will get listed here.
X: Ghirahim summons several knives that fly toward and home in on the connected enemy, dealing minor damage.
Y, X, X, X: During the upward slash, a large black sword erupts from the ground underneath the linked target, dealing great damage while sending the enemy flying towards Ghirahim. He then finishes his attack like normal.
Y, Y, X, X, X: At the part where Ghirahim transforms into his sword form, columns of light will surround the linked target and bind it, stunning them and rendering them immobile.
Y, Y, Y, X, X, X: At the part where the dark swords erupt out of the ground around Ghirahim, another large flaming shadow sword will erupt from the ground underneath the linked target, dealing great damage and knockback.

Fighting StyleEdit

Ghirahim is a tricky character to use. He can morph his body at will to attack with a variety of blade sizes and sword styles. He changes his position using teleportation and may bombard his foe with magic spells or summon demons to assist him. His heavy attack allow him to focus his attacks on a singular enemy, so players must learn to juggle between crowd controls and duels.

Homages
  • When Ghirahim activates Focus Spirit, he transforms into the form he used in his final battle with Link in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.
  • The thread used in his Strong Attack is a reference to a line spoken by Ghirahim to Link in their second encounter, "You and I, we're bound by a thread of fate".

WeaponsEdit

Weapon Information (Element: Darkness)
Description: A sword created by the demon tribe in the distant past. Press the Strong Attack button to lock on to a foe. Attack again to shower it with a barrage of dark energy!
Demon Tribe Sword Skill Slots: 1~2
Demon Blade - 1st Weapon (HW) Base Attack: 80 1Attack: 88
2Attack: 96 3Attack: 104
4Attack: 112 5Attack: 120
Demon Longsword Skill Slots: 3~4
Demon Blade - 2nd Weapon (HW) Base Attack: 150 1Attack: 165
2Attack: 180 3Attack: 195
4Attack: 210 5Attack: 225
True Demon Blade Skill Slots: 6~8
Demon Blade - 3rd Weapon (HW) Base Attack: 280 1Attack: 308
2Attack: 336 3Attack: 364
4Attack: 392 5Attack: 420
8-Bit Arrow (HW) Skill Slots: 6~8
Demon Blade - 4th Weapon (HW) Base Attack: 280 1Attack: 308
2Attack: 336 3Attack: 364
4Attack: 392 5Attack: 420
True Demon Blade + (Legends) Skill Slots: 7~8
Demon Blade - 3rd Weapon (HW) Base Attack: 500 1Attack: 550
2Attack: 600 3Attack: 650
4Attack: 700 5Attack: 750
Burning Demon Blade (Legends) Skill Slots: 7~8
Demon Blade - 3rd Weapon (HW) Base Attack: 500 1Attack: 550
2Attack: 600 3Attack: 650
4Attack: 700 5Attack: 750
Secondary Element: Fire


Badge MaterialsEdit

See also: Hyrule Warriors/Badges

Badge Materials
Kokiri Sword I Soldier's Uniform (1x)
Kokiri Sword II Lizalfos Scale (1x) Soldier's Uniform (1x)
Kokiri Sword III ReDead Bandage (1x) Soldier's Uniform (1x)
Kokiri Sword IV Hylian Captain Gauntlet (1x) Soldier's Uniform (1x)
Stamina Fruit I Moblin Flank (1x)
Stamina Fruit II Fi's Heels (1x) Volga's Helmet (1x) Moblin Flank (3x)
Stamina Fruit III Fi's Crystal (1x) Volga's Helmet (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Digging Mitts I Moblin Flank (3x)
Digging Mitts II Fi's Heels (1x) Volga's Helmet (1x) Moblin Flank (3x)
Digging Mitts III Fi's Crystal (1x) Volga's Helmet (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Din's Fire I Dinolfos Fang (1x) Soldier's Uniform (1x)
Din's Fire II Goron Armor Breastplate (1x) Soldier's Uniform (1x)
Din's Fire III Fi's Crystal (1x) Volga's Helmet (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Hover Boots I Moblin Flank (2x)
Hover Boots II Fi's Heels (1x) Volga's Helmet (1x) Moblin Flank (3x)
Hover Boots III Fi's Crystal (1x) Volga's Helmet (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Fierce Deity's Mask I Lizalfos Scale (1x) Soldier's Uniform (1x)
Fierce Deity's Mask II Fi's Crystal (1x) Volga's Helmet (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)

Badge Materials
Empty Bottle I Metal Plate (1x)
Empty Bottle II Hylian Captain Gauntlet (1x) Metal Plate (1x)
Empty Bottle III Volga's Dragon Spear (1x) Fi's Heels (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Hornet Larvae I Moblin Flank (1x)
Hornet Larvae II Fi's Heels (1x) Volga's Helmet (1x) Moblin Flank (3x)
Hornet Larvae III Volga's Dragon Spear (1x) Fi's Heels (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Nayru's Love I Moblin Flank (3x)
Nayru's Love II Fi's Heels (1x) Volga's Helmet (1x) Moblin Flank (3x)
Nayru's Love III Volga's Dragon Spear (1x) Fi's Heels (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Goron Tunic I Moblin Flank (2x)
Goron Tunic II Fi's Heels (1x) Volga's Helmet (1x) Moblin Flank (3x)
Goron Tunic III Volga's Dragon Spear (1x) Fi's Heels (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Zora Tunic I Moblin Flank (2x)
Zora Tunic II Fi's Heels (1x) Volga's Helmet (1x) Moblin Flank (3x)
Zora Tunic III Volga's Dragon Spear (1x) Fi's Heels (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Magic Armor I Moblin Flank (2x)
Magic Armor II Fi's Heels (1x) Volga's Helmet (1x) Moblin Flank (3x)
Magic Armor III Volga's Dragon Spear (1x) Fi's Heels (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Sacred Shield I Moblin Flank (2x)
Sacred Shield II Fi's Heels (1x) Volga's Helmet (1x) Moblin Flank (3x)
Sacred Shield III Volga's Dragon Spear (1x) Fi's Heels (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Mirror Shield I Moblin Flank (2x)
Mirror Shield II Fi's Heels (1x) Volga's Helmet (1x) Moblin Flank (3x)
Mirror Shield III Volga's Dragon Spear (1x) Fi's Heels (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)

Badge Materials
Farore's Wind I Monster Tooth (1x)
Farore's Wind II Fi's Heels (1x) Volga's Helmet (1x) Moblin Flank (3x)
Farore's Wind III Fi's Crystal (1x) Fi's Heels (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Goron's Bracelet I Moblin Flank (2x)
Goron's Bracelet II Fi's Crystal (1x) Fi's Heels (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Hawkeye I Moblin Flank (2x)
Hawkeye II Fi's Crystal (1x) Fi's Heels (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Beetle I Moblin Flank (2x)
Beetle II Fi's Crystal (1x) Fi's Heels (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)
Whip I Moblin Flank (2x)
Whip II Fi's Crystal (1x) Fi's Heels (2x) Moblin Spear (2x)

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