Spyro then insisted on knowing what will happen to Cynder and learned more about her past. Upon learning that Cynder will return to the Dark Master's side upon his return, Spyro refused to believe it. The Chronicler then told Spyro about another dragon, who was the first purple dragon to exist; this dragon's raw power allowed him to master practically every elemental power.
When his growth failed to stop, he was exiled by the Dragon Elders, but after that, he built an army of Apes and taught them how to use the gems, the dragons' lifeforce; Spyro soon realized that this other purple dragon was in fact the Dark Master.
The Dark Master's sheer wage of his malice split the earth and created the Well of Souls; where the Apes had established, in effort to revive the Dark Master at the Night of Eternal Darkness. When he gets to the mountain, the Ape King Gaul had anticipated his arrival and uses his staff to render Spyro weak and drained him of his elemental powers, then ordered Cynder to attack Spyro.
When she attacks Gaul instead, he knocks her out and challenges Spyro himself. During the fight, the lunar alignment comes, and the evil energy it generates is accidentally channeled through Spyro. He uses his immense power to kill Gaul, and then leaps back into the beam of evil energy. Cynder awakens, and was horrified to see Spyro under the Dark Master's influence. She knocks Spyro out of the beam, freeing him from its dark power. When the alignment passes, the mountain crumbles around Spyro, Sparx and Cynder, trapping the trio.
Remembering The Chronicler's words about riding out the storm, Spyro has Sparx and Cynder get close to him and uses his powers over Dragon Time to encase them in crystal to protect them as the Well of Souls collapses. After the end credits, a shot of Spyro and his friends in the crystal is seen while the voice of The Chronicler is heard saying that when Spyro awakens, the world will be a different place but he shouldn't worry as he'll have allies.
A lone figure is then seen standing amongst the rubble, overlooking the crystal Spyro, Cynder, and Sparx were encased in, soon revealed to be Hunter of Avalar. Spyro and Cynder are visible seen encased inside the crystal generated from Spyro's Time Fury. Three years later, a mysterious set of enemies enter the ruins of the Mountain of Malefor, where Spyro, Cynder and Sparx remain frozen in crystal after Spyro's fight with Gaul.
These mysterious enemies break open the crystal, releasing Spyro and Cynder and placed glowing green snakes, whose effects are to keep the two dragons together at all times on their necks. They then take Spyro and Cynder away, leaving Sparx, who awakened moments later in the palm of Hunter of Avalar, who had observed the whole scenario unfold from the shadows. Meanwhile, Spyro and Cynder awaken and find themselves in a dark area, wondering what has happened to them.
Spyro notices that Sparx is not there, but has no time to dwell on this as he and Cynder are sent straight into battle. Attached to a peg on the stone platform, they're unable to escape when a massive Golem attacks them. While they are able to lift the peg, they remain stuck together as they fight off the creature. When they are unable to defeat it completely, Hunter rescues them by distracting the Golem with an arrow to its eye.
Spyro, Cynder, and Sparx are reunited, then proceed after Hunter. He introduces himself, and says that Ignitus sent him to find Spyro and his friends they did not return to the temple three years ago. They manage to escape the Catacombs , tangling with the Golem and removing its arm in the process. After getting through an area called Twilight Falls , Hunter shows them that the Dark Master, now known as Malefor, has been resurrected shortly after Spyro's disappearance, and has covered the land in darkness.
But before he is able to explain more, he and the others are taken captive by Hunter's tribe. In the Valley of Avalar , the village Hunter belongs to is attacked by the mysterious creatures from before, now known as Grublins. After rescuing the Village, news arrives that one of the villagers, Meadow , went upriver before the attack and has not returned.
After an argument with the village leader, Chief Prowlus , Spyro and Cynder head out to find Meadow, rescuing him from a troop of Grublins. However, his leg had been broken, and if Spyro and Cynder were to return to the village without him, it would spell disaster. They are forced to go find an old hermit across the Valley. When they get there, they are attacked by several undead creatures ; they are soon recognized as the Apes from Spyro's previous adventures, who had been reduced to animated skeletons skulking in the shadows by Malefor after his return.
After the Shadow Apes are driven off, the hermit confronts them and fully gets under Cynder's skin with his words that she hasn't changed since A New Beginning , and that "her eyes give everything away. The two dragons then guide a raft over to Meadow, and escort him back home.
Prowlus allows Hunter to lead the Dragons to a place called the Forbidden Passage, and from there, to the Dragon City of Warfang , which the Moles crafted in their friendship with the Dragons before Malefor caused them to be feared. When they arrive, the City is under attack. Hunter is separated from the Dragons, and they are forced to go their separate ways. After putting out a building fire and rescuing a group of Moles, the city comes under a fierce attack.
Cynder and Spyro help to defend the City, before the gates are breached by a massive Troll. Once the Troll is defeated, the Golem from the Catacombs attacks again, reforming his missing arm from parts of the city. However, as the Guardians are knocked out of battle one-by-one, Spyro decides to face the creature. After it is finally killed by Spyro and Cynder, the Guardians and Spyro are finally reunited after three long years. Later that night, the Dark Master Malefor sends them a message. He has revived The Destroyer , an ancient creature that's only purpose is to renew the world by bringing about its destruction.
When it completes its circle around the world, everything as they know it will end as the Belt of Fire around the volcano spreads and engulfs everything. Unable to catch the creature if they fly after it, Ignitus hatches the plan that going underground to intercept the creature is the only way before Malefor would realize the City remains unguarded. Malefor begins bringing doubt in the minds of Spyro and Cynder upon their meeting.
After Cynder and Spyro open the gates into the Ancient City, the attack force proceeds through it. Ignitus calms Spyro's fears that he will turn out like Malefor, just as they arrive where the Destroyer will finish its circle. Cynder gets the idea to flood the canyon with water from the nearby dam. Climbing to the top, the Dragons destroy the Dragon's Head at the top, flooding the canyon and halting the Destroyer's progress.
Ignitus leads the attack on the Destroyer as Spyro and Cynder go inside of it, taking out its Dark Crystal heart. But it was a losing battle, as Malefor controlled the Destroyer himself, and it was able to complete its circle anyway.
With no options left to turn to, Ignitus orders the others underground as he escorts Spyro and Cynder through the Belt of Fire into The Burned Lands to confront Malefor. But before they can complete the crossing, Ignitus tires and tells Spyro his journey has ended, but theirs has just begun. Ignitus then sacrifices himself to get the two dragons across. In his grief, Spyro transforms into his Dark form from The Eternal Night and attempts to fly back into the inferno to find Ignitus.
Cynder's words manage to bring Spyro back to his senses, though, and they make their way to the Floating Islands , near where Malefor is waiting for them. Upon arrival at Malefor's tower, Spyro and Cynder confront Malefor himself. The evil dragon messes with their heads, first by telling Spyro that the destiny of the Purple Dragons is to destroy the world, then saying that Cynder has led Spyro into a trap the entire time, by luring him to the Well of Souls to free Malefor. Cynder denies it, but Malefor unlocks the Darkness within her, returning the dragoness back Malefor's cause.
She attacks Spyro, only coming to her senses when he refuses to fight back. Angry at the turn of events, Malefor attacks them, preparing to fight to the bitter end. Spyro and Cynder fight Malefor as the Temple begins falling through the air and into the volcano below. Eventually they reach the heart of the world, a giant crystal, where Spyro and Cynder defeat Malefor with their combined Fury Breath attacks. As Malefor says they will never defeat him, five spirits resembling Ignitus surround him and take him down into the crystal with them.
The new Chronicler, Ignitus, begins searching through the book for signs of Spyro and Cynder. Even though Malefor is finished, the world is still being destroyed, literally breaking apart. Spyro tells Cynder to flee after Ignitus' spirit grants him hope, but she refuses to leave his side as he stops the destruction. Touched by her devotion, Spyro prepares to stop the disaster and the player hears Cynder whisper to him "I love you" right before the purple dragon releases a powerful Fury Wave rips through the crumbling planet.
His magic stops the destruction and restores the planet to normal. We last see the remaining Guardians, Hunter, Sparx, and the survivors coming back into the sunlight as stars in the sky form into the shape of a Dragon. After the credits roll, the player is shown The Chronicler reading the end of Spyro's book.
He then speaks to someone, saying that every age has a worthy dragon to write down the triumphs and failures of that age. His time is over, but the time of the new Chronicler, Ignitus, has begun. Before he takes his place, Ignitus asks The Chronicler what became of Spyro. The Chronicler does not know, and shows Ignitus the book that records Dragon's deaths, and says that though he has tried his best, he was unable to find any trace of Spyro among the pages.
The Chronicler passes his mantle to Ignitus, and as the former Fire Guardian began his search for Spyro through the book, Spyro and Cynder are seen happily wheeling through the skies above the Valley of Avalar. Their ultimate fate however is left up to fan speculation by the story producers. It was due to release in theaters worldwide on April 10, , but that was later proven to be false and ultimately turned out to be a hoax. One of the writers, Daniel Altiere, later confirmed that the film had been cancelled due to Activision making the decision of taking the Spyro franchise to a different direction.
The Legend of Spyro series received mixed reviews, notably for its repetitive gameplay; though the game controls and story received much praise. Planned media based around the series, including the film The Legend of Spyro 3D , were cancelled to make way for a new direction for the Spyro franchise. Chief Prowlus - Meadow - Hermit - Mason.
Bosses Golem - The Destroyer - Malefor. Spyro Wiki Explore. Byrd Dragon Elders. The trilogy features platforming gameplay similar to the rest of the Spyro series, though with a much heavier emphasis on combat. The levels in the games are linear in nature; the player guides Spyro along a set path, battling minor villains along the way, until he reaches a boss at the end of the level.
The first game also features flying levels with rail-shooter gameplay. Spyro is capable of both close-quarter and long-range combat. Long range attacks consist of a variety of elemental breaths, specifically fire, electricity, ice, and earth breath.
He can also expel large blasts of these elements in an attack called a "Fury. He can refill his meter and his health using specially colored gems found by defeating enemies and breaking parts of the environment.
The Eternal Night introduces an ability called "Dragon Time. Dawn of the Dragon features a number of other alterations. Spyro is given the ability to fly at will,  allowing for more exploration. The game also features a two-player co-op mode, with player two controlling Spyro's friend, Cynder. If there is no player two, then the player may switch between Spyro and Cynder during gameplay. The transition from traditional controllers in A New Beginning to the Wii remote in The Eternal Night proved challenging, as the cue system developed for the traditional controllers of the PlayStation 2 and GameCube didn't work for the Wii.
The Dragon Temple was an ancient temple located not far from the swamp where Spyro was raised. It is used by the Guardians to train young dragons. It was abandoned after the events of The Eternal Night when the Guardians left for Warfang during the three-year time skip between the game and Dawn of the Dragon. Gems are used as powerups themselves; red are collected to fill up Spyro's health bar, green are used to power his breath attacks, purple to power his fury attacks, and blue to upgrade his abilities in the main menu.
In The Eternal Night , Dragon Relics are collectibles used to upgrade Spyro's health and magic bars, while Scriber's Quills are collectible items used to unlock concept art. Dragon Armor are collectibles in Dawn of the Dragon used to give Spyro and Cynder additional abilities in combat.
Rebecca Kneubuhl and Gabriel Mann, previously members of the a cappella band Spiralmouth who also composed musical pieces for Crash Twinsanity and Crash Tag Team Racing from Spyro' s companion franchise Crash Bandicoot , composed many of the musical pieces for each game of The Legend of Spyro trilogy. Mark Dippe was going to direct the film, which would've made it the first theatrical film Dippe directed since Spawn.
This film was originally planned for released in theaters on Christmas for the United States and Canada, but it was delayed to April 10, for its North American release. It was later confirmed by Daniel Altiere himself that the movie had been officially cancelled due to decisions made by Activision to go in a different direction,  which was later revealed in the form of Skylanders. Critical reception of the games was mixed.
IGN was highly impressed by A New Beginning , citing its story, voice acting, and controls as major positives. At one point, they compared the game to God of War. The Eternal Night was not as well received. IGN called the game "pointlessly difficult," citing an unresponsive jump button during platforming segments and "unfair" combat mechanics. Dawn of the Dragon was better received than the previous two. IGN said that while the gameplay was still repetitive, the flight mechanic and other new features were welcome additions.
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After how dark and tragic the events throughout the trilogy were, it made the ending all the more satisfying. Did anyone else wish this game was in the style of the other two TLoS games? I want more Spyro games like this one , I enjoyed the combat , the diffrent elements that Spyro and Cynder used and the flying in this game. I like that it is connected with TEN, not only because it's part of a trilogy but because it gives you an insight into the protagonist's life from the last game.
Since Spyro and Cynder are now teenagers, It feels like you are growing up with them. IT being the tenth anniversary makes this game very special in my heart. Am I the only one who thinks Spyro looks worse in this game than in Skylanders? I mean this game specifically, I love how he looks in the other Legend of Spyro's. It was a very nice nostalgic feeling playing this game again on my PS3.
TLoS will always be my one of my favorite Spyro series. I started playing this most recently I've actually had it for a while but never knew how to work the controls but then my friend helped me and it's already a really good game. Excited to complete it! A epic end to a brilliant story Sure it has inconsistency Sure it had dodgy camera But the game itself Was beautiful The story was awesome The visuals Omg The visuals!
This would be useful in fighting off the Dark Master, a powerful enemy trying to destroy the world, except that the temple Spyro was born in was attacked, forcing Ignitus, guardian of the eggs, to send Spyro's egg down a river. There it was found by a family of dragonflies, who raised Spyro to believe he was a dragonfly, too. A big, purple dragonfly. Of course, eventually Spyro realizes that he's not really an insect and sets off with his foster brother, Sparx, to find out who he is.
That's when he meets Ignitus, and the story kicks in:. This series has also caused a bit of a gap in the Spyro fanbase. Although the creator mentions he only "scratched the surface" with the trilogy, the Spyro franchise ultimately got rebooted again and spun-off into the far more successful Skylanders franchise. The Legend series wasn't entirely forgotten, though, as several elements from it carried over into the Skylanders lore.
Spyro's backstory is based on his Legend counterpart, and Cynder returns as a playable character. The Big Bad Malefor is also mentioned in the backstories of several Skylanders and appears in person in the tie-in comics. In the stinger of "Dawn of the Dragon", following Spyro's defeat of Malefor and repairing the world, a new age begins, and Ignitus, who had survived the Ring of Fire, is chosen to be the Chronicler's successor.
Just before passing on, he informs Ignitus that there's no sign of Spyro in the book of dragon deaths. Sure enough, Spyro and Cinder are still alive in the Valley of Avalar, now free to have a happy future.
The Legend of Spyro is a game trilogy that is part of the Spyro the Dragon series. The Legend of Spyro trilogy is currently owned and published by Activision under the Sierra Entertainment brand name. It acts as a reboot to the original series. Spyro is a young dragon who hails from a line of rare purple dragons who are born once every ten generations and prophesied to direct the fate of an era. While. The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning is an Action-adventure video game developed by Krome Studios and published by Vivendi Universal Games for the Game Boy.