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An evil wind mage who used to kidnap maidens. Long ago, he was sealed in the Four Sword by a hero. Now, he has escaped and kidnapped Princess Zelda, bringing her to his Palace of Winds.
SPOILERS AHEAD-In TMC, he is heard of first as the strange man in purple robes who won the Sword Tournament during the Picori Festival. He turns out to be an evil wind sorceror, does a great deal of damage, and turns Princess Zelda to stone. You must save her.
He was originally a Minish. After putting on Ezlo's hat, he became a sorceror.