The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon

The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon

Called The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon, this is the third and final part of the first Legend of Spyro trilogy.

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North America October 21st 2008
Europe November 21st 2008
Platform Developer Age Rating
Xbox 360
PlayStation 3
PlayStation 2
Etranges Libellules
7+ E10+ - Everyone 10+
Nintendo DS Tantalus Interactive E - Everyone


In the culmination of the trilogy, players find Spyro teaming up with an unlikely ally - Cynder, his former enemy, to face his most challenging mission to date. As the Dark Master's (voiced by Mark Hamill) evil envelopes the world like a plague, Spyro must fulfill his destiny and unlock the true power of the purple dragon within him to stop the Dark Master in his tracks.
  • First appearance on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
  • Epic culmination of "Legend of Spyro" storyline Spyro finally faces the Dark Master
  • Fly at any time – first free flight in a Spyro game
  • Drop-in/drop-out co-op play with Cynder (female dragon)
  • Both characters can complete the game separately
  • Global release Oct/Nov 2008
  • Elijah Wood voices Spyro
  • Gary Oldman as Ignitus
  • Mark Hamill is the Dark Master
  • Christina Ricci is Cynder
  • Wayne Brady is Sparx
  • Blair Underwood is Hunter
  • The game takes place three years after The Eternal Night
  • Sets of armor can be found throughout the game that can be mixed and matched or use one whole set to gain bonus abilities.
  • Spyro uses Fire, Earth, Ice and Electricity
  • Cynder uses Poison, Fear, Wind and Shadow
Spyro Cynder
Fire Earth Ice Electricity Poison Fear Wind Shadow


Three long years have passed since Spyro and Cynder were trapped in the crystal, since then Malefor has unleashed his evil onto the world. In this third chapter of the epic Legend of Spyro trilogy, Spyro must fulfil his destiny and face the Dark Master. As evil spreads over the world, Spyro and Cynder must discover new abilities and unlock their true powers to defeat Malefor and stop him from destroying the world.

Xbox's official page for the game.
Australian Gamer
Australian Gamer interview Tantalus and get a hands-on of the DS game.
Sierra's product page for the game.
Dawn of the Dragon
Sierra's official minisite for the game.
Some impressions from Joystiq.
Kotaku's impression of the game and some DS screenshots.
First screens of the game on Xbox 360.
GameStop lists "Legend of Spyro: Darkest Hour" on PS2, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii and DS for release on the 7th of October.
Velvet Octopus
The first information on the third game was given via a Powerpoint that has since been removed.

#10305 LevanJess 21:36:11 29/03/2012
Yep, they're for the Wii too.

Unlock All Elemental Upgrades:
Hold Z and push: Left, Up, Down, Up, Right

Unlimited Life:
Hold Z and push: Right, Right, Down, Down, Left

Unlimited Mana:
Hold Z and push: Up, Right, Up, Left, Down

Maximum XP:
Hold + and push: Up, Left, Left, Down, Up

As for the flying, well, you're very limited on flying in this game as well.
#10304 Purple 21:21:14 29/03/2012
yeah i always liked the music of the LOS series. i didnt know there was cheats for the upgrades. are they for the wii too? I know people say this all the time but i love the flying! its different ya know? in skylanders they only fly like two feet up where as in this, you can fly at certain heights.
#10303 cynder124 20:45:42 29/03/2012
it's like it's OPERA!! smilie
#10302 ZachHD 20:39:08 29/03/2012
I love sappy storylines to games smilie, and as well in this series i love the music..... the music is just genius!
#10301 cynder124 20:25:50 29/03/2012
aww thanks smilie
#10300 LevanJess 20:21:44 29/03/2012
Yep! There's two others.

One to unlock all your elemental upgrades and armor:

Hold L1 and push: Left, Up, Down, Up, Right

And one for Maximum XP so you can buy all your upgrades without collecting all the XP:

Hold R1 and push: Up, Left, Left, Down, Up
#10299 cynder124 20:18:28 29/03/2012
#10298 cynder124 19:43:46 29/03/2012
thanka! smilie
#10297 LevanJess 19:31:16 29/03/2012
No problem!
#10296 cynder124 19:29:20 29/03/2012
coooool hanxs u help alot!!
#10295 LevanJess 19:16:46 29/03/2012
Here's life:
Hold L1 and push: Right, Right, Down, Down, Left

And as a bonus there's an unlimited Mana code too:
Hold R1 and push: Up, Right, Up, Left, Down :D
#10294 cynder124 19:09:48 29/03/2012
wat is it tell me i have it 4 PS2 smilie
#10293 LevanJess 19:08:09 29/03/2012
Do you mind using cheat codes?
When I keep dying, I usually like to use the health cheat code (mine works on PS2 version). c:
#10292 cynder124 19:05:14 29/03/2012
k but i keep dieyen!!! smilie
#10291 LevanJess 18:55:51 29/03/2012
I usually just fly around until I get to another platform. That's how I found the 'hidden' platform with the last piece of armor on it.

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