Daruk is one of the main character in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. He is a Goron warrior and the chosen Champion of his people and as such he is one of Link's allies 100 years before the events of Breath of the Wild, and wears the same blue scarf as Revali, Urbosa, Princess Mipha, Link and Zelda. Daruk is able to create a magic shield to protect himself. Yunobo who is descended from Daruk also possess this quirk, meaning it is a hereditary ability.


Daruk has a bulky muscular build with large hands with his nails being white. He has dark gold skin and a dark brown rough rocks attached to his back and has white eyebrows, mustache, beard, and hair on his shoulders and wrists. Before becoming a Champion, Daruk's adornments consist of brown chains with a red Goron symbol on the center of the diamond shaped buckle which also holds his Boulder Breaker on his back and has a pale white rope with a brown buckle around his waist. After becoming Champion, Daruk replaces his left shoulder chain with a blue sash that has a white Divine Beast Vah Rudania emblem on it.


For the moment Daruk's role in the Zelda series is only composed of information with an unconfirmed timeline placement and should stay this way until we have a definitive answer, so please don't add any information regarding the timeline placement without OFFICIAL confirmation, thanks.

End of the Timelines

100 years before The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Daruk was chosen by King Rhoam Bosphoramus Hyrule and Princess Zelda due to his unique ability to become the Goron Champion and the pilot of the Divine Beast Vah Rudania as a protector of Hyrule in line with their plan to prentively build an army in hope of destroying Ganon the moment he would return, initially Daruk struggled to control his Divine Beast, but eventually was able to utilize it properly. Unfortunately, he was ambushed and killed by Fireblight Ganon.His spirit was then trapped within the Divine Beast.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

During Breath of the Wild, Daruk's spirit was freed by Link a century after his demise when the Hero slew Fireblight Ganon, Daruk gives Link Daruk's Protection as a mean to thanks him. When Link finally faced the monster, he along with the other Champions fired a large laser beam in order to weaken Ganon allowing Link to destroy the physical form of the beast.