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.

#11535 Spyrodark9 19:41:02 12/02/2017
I love this game :3 x3
#11534 JohnnySmasher42 18:32:58 19/08/2016
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.
#11533 Yul-Mirinian 01:34:01 27/07/2016
It was a very nice nostalgic feeling playing this game again on my PS3.
There were definitely some things that didn't make any sense (ie, story/design), but I truly enjoyed it nonetheless.
TLoS will always be my one of my favorite Spyro series. <3
#11532 Luminous35 13:06:48 18/07/2016
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!
#11531 LoneWolf 01:40:57 18/07/2016
I miss this series i need to get back
#11530 ghostfury 16:16:15 08/07/2016
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
The visuals!
#11529 Alydol 17:25:36 02/07/2016
I love this game... I used to play it endlessly then I stopped for a while and I'm playing it again and watching full house reruns again just like I did two years ago
#11528 MrsSpyro01 06:53:11 02/07/2016
The home console versions of this game are epic, or the PS3 version in my case. The DS version...not so much.
#11527 KingMed 18:39:04 15/06/2016
I miss this game they should make a sequel on spyro's 20th anniversary
#11526 Cynder334 23:37:09 20/05/2016
Amo este juego, lo pase como 1000 veces ya, jajaj. ¿que? ¿es raro una chica que habla español en esta pagina?, bueno, no importa, a mi me gusta igual. Creo que es el mejor juego de Spyro hasta ahora, porque creo que se pasaron un poco con la apariencia de Spyro en la saga de Skylanders...acepto cualquier opinión. smilie
#11525 Bemo999 19:55:18 20/05/2016
If Cynder wasn't in the story plotted games from "a new beginning" to "dawn" would be rubbish tbh. Cynder has basically the most character development in the entire games between "beginning" to "dawn". Cynder is personally one of the best characters in the franchise, without her most of it would suck.
#11524 Magicspyro556 18:58:01 19/05/2016
Without Cynder it would be a terrible game
#11523 Spyro Cynder123 04:37:59 11/04/2016
I love game
this is the game at made me get into drawing dragons so yay for that!

no matter what people say
I love this game more than I like Skylanders
#11522 spyrothe111 02:02:28 25/02/2016
I use to hate this game with a passion, now I've grown attached to it. smilie
#11521 shadowstarcat 09:19:18 17/02/2016
V Things that bug me is that the elements were a lot weaker. Except ice, poison and fear. and the boss was way too easy. I found elite bosses harder than malefor! apart from that though, it's my favourite out of the series. But i accept all opinions smilie
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