DS Version

For the fourth time and fourth year in a row, Spyro makes an appearance on the Nintendo DS. For the first time developed by Tantalus Interactive. The game features 2D side-scrolling combat and platforming sections and a few 3D on-rails flight levels. Like the console versions you can switch between Spyro and Cynder at any point but it is a one player game only, there is no co-op.


These are the controls for the 2D part of the game.

Button Action
Up Look up
Down Look down
Left/Right Move
Left/Right + Left/Right (same as your direction) Charge
Left/Right + Left/Right (opposite to your direction) Backwards Dodge
A Melee Attack
A + Left/Right (opposite to your direction) Backflip Tailstrike
A + Up Kick
A + Down Tailstrike
A + Left/Right (same as your direction) Punch
B Jump
B + B Double Jump
Down + B Drop through thin platform
B + Left/Right towards wall Wall Jump
B + Down + A Horn Dive
B + Down + X Smash Attack
X Elemental Melee Attack
X + Left/Right (backwards to your direction) Elemental Backflip Tailstrike
X + Up Elemental Kick
X + Down Elemental Tailstrike
X + Left/Right (same as your direction) Elemental Punch
Y Breath Attack
L Switch Character
R Switch Element
Select Upgrade Screen
Start Pause Game

Unlike its bigger console siblings you cannot fly during the platforming sections, instead you only get to fly in on-rails 3D sections specifically designated for it.

Button Action
Dpad Move
L Switch Character
Touch Screen Breath Attack


Red Gems heal you, Green Gems will replenish your breath and Blue Gems will fill an experience bar on the Upgrade Screen which is used to better your elemental moves up to level 3.

You can find gems inside enemies or in their respective colour gem clusters (purple clusters contain random assortment of gems).


The game will automatically save at the beginning of a level and when you go between sections of a level. You cannot save at any other point and dying will revert you back to the last time the game saved losing all progress.

#15 thedarkmaster09 16:21:49 21/12/2008
i do have the consol version but thanx for the advice
#14 American Spyro 23:55:00 17/12/2008
no get the consol version. i heard it's wayy better.
#13 thedarkmaster09 11:53:45 14/12/2008
shall i get the ds dotd for xmas?
#12 wanderist 01:11:56 14/12/2008
Okay! Thanks spyroxxx4! The console version is better anyway.
#11 random person 22:49:27 09/12/2008
fury in eternal nite was ok i men they could of given u a lil bit more power or more effect
#10 spyroxxx4 22:53:45 06/12/2008
i really dont reccomend buying this on my first try i beat the game in 196 minutes
#9 wanderist 20:07:10 30/11/2008
Is this version of DOTD any good?
#8 Anonymous 14:04:20 22/11/2008
Well the furys in the eternal night really sucked
#7 Cynder_Rox 22:13:11 15/11/2008
Furys sucked anyway...
#6 Anonymous 06:13:33 11/11/2008
I so don't thingk the ds smilie is beter I think the PS2 is beter I reken smilie and smilie is a lot beter on PS2
#5 cynder21 22:31:46 02/11/2008
what no fury??? were is the fun?
#4 dark52 - Spyro the Admin 18:21:54 01/11/2008
There is no fury.
#3 Robo-Spyro 16:39:21 01/11/2008
Can't you do fury on this thing even though I don't have DS?
#2 spyro22 19:32:13 26/10/2008
im not going to be too judge mental but untill i play it for my slef they seem to have ruind dotd for the ds im not shure it's just an opininon
#1 Kirby 18:51:30 26/10/2008
It seems cool.
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