GORO! Did you just use some kind of magic? That statue reacted when you walked up to it, bud!
Gorko, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Gorko, the Goron archeologist.
Full Name Gorko
Gender Male
Location The Surface
Current Status Alive
Class Archeologist
Family and Relations
Golo (assistant)
First Appearance The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Gorko is a Goron archeologist who appears in The Legend of Zelda series. He made his debut appearance in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, where he was researching artifacts such as the Goddess Cubes and Goddess Walls on The Surface, he is particually interested in the legend of the Isle of the Goddess. Gorko was assisted by Link several times throughout the game, and in return, gave Link useful information.

General Information

Personality and Traits

Gorko is friendly and easy-going, he has a strong interest in the ancient artifacts left behind by the goddess for her chosen hero, spending most of his time researching them. Gorko is shown to become extremely excited whenever he discovers something new, as well as being quite wise.

Physical Description

Gorko is an average build Goron, he has a tuft of gray hair atop his head, big gray eyebrows and a short gray goatee. Gorko has blue eyes, and a cream-coloured pattern across his arms and stomache.

Gorko wears dark chains around his ankles a large backpack sporting a map atop it, as well as having a small bag on a strap at his side.

Game Appearances

Super Smash Bros. Clashed

Gorko makes an appearance in Story Mode, as a non-playable character that is of assistance to the player throughout the story. He is also a collectable trophy, obtained by winning as Link 100 times.


  • Gorko always refers to Link as "bud".


A full gallery of all artwork of Gorko.