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The Parella are an aquatic race featured in Skyward Sword. They are seahorse and jellyfish-like creatures that inhabit Lake Floria. They were recently attacked by Ghirahim and his monsters. The Water Dragon Faron who protects the Parella and the other creatures who live in Lake Floria was wounded as a result of the attack.
Appearance and Features
Parella appear to be a mix of a seahorse and a jellyfish, containing the head and tail of a seahorse and the body of a jellyfish. Parella also appear to be highly accomplished swimmers being able to swim great distances without tiring. Due to the Parella's lack of bones they can easily fit into confined spaces that Link can't.
- Main article: Jellyf
Jellyf is a red Parella who serves as the leader of the race. She guides Link through Lake Floria.
The Parella Tribe may have eventually evolved into the Zora Tribe sometime between the Sky Era and the Era of the Hero of Time. This is supported by the similarities the two share, such as both being sentient semi-aquatic creatures, and also the fact that there has been an instance where the Zora evolved into another tribe, namely the Rito.
- Their Japanese name, Parage, is likely derived from the Japanese word for jellyfish, 海月 (Kurage).
- According to Hyrule Historia, the aquatic race featured in Skyward Sword was originally going to closely resemble the Zora. However, the designers were told to go with a more primitive design, and the idea was rejected.
A group of Parella, as seen in-game
- ↑ "Later in his quest, Link must make his way to an as-yet-undiscovered section of the Faron Woods that is home to Lake Floria. The lake is inhabited by the squid-like Parella tribe, which makes its first appearance in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword." — Nintendo of America Press Release: New Aquatic Race, Items, and More; retrieved Oct. 14 2011, Zelda Dungeon
- ↑ "Shortly before your arrival, I was attacked by a pompous creature calling himself Ghirahim. I stood against this self-proclaimed Demon Lord, but I was wounded in the encounter." — Faron, the Water Dragon (Skyward Sword)
- ↑ "Huh? You can't get through? Sheesh, you humans and your bones. Talk about inconvenient." — Jellyf while leading Link to Faron. (Skyward Sword)
- ↑ "Some of the peoples in the Era of the Great Sea underwent drastic changes in form during the tumultuous eras of the past. [...] The Zora tribe, who now bear birdlike beaks, have transformed into the Rito. They grow their wings upon being blessed with one of the spirit Valoo’s scales." (Hyrule Historia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 128)
- ↑ "We originally planned to have a race that closely resembled the Zora, but we were told to design a more primitive race, and the idea was rejected." (Hyrule Historia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 48)
| Names in Other Regions
|| パラゲ (Parage)