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Kolima Village
KolimaOverworld.png
Kolima Village in the overworld of Golden Sun
Landmass Angara
Game(s) Golden Sun
Dark Dawn
Inn Pricing 8 coins per adept (GS)
16 coins per adept (DD)
Services Item Vendor
Weapon Vendor
Armor Vendor
Sanctuary

Kolima Village (コリマ村 Kolyma Village) is a village of lumberjacks. It is located in northern Angara, in the region that would eventually become Morgal. Over the course of the Golden Sun series, Kolima develops a reputation as a "cursed village."

In Golden Sun[edit]

Vendors[edit]

Kolima's Inn is located in the tall treehouse in the upper left part of the village and costs 8 coins per party member.

Item Shop
Name Class Cost Effect
Antidote.gif Antidote Consumable Item 20 Cures Poison and Venom from one Adept
Elixir.gif Elixir Consumable Item 30 Cures Sleep, Stun, and Delusion from one Adept
Herb.gif Herb Consumable Item 10 Restores 50 HP to one Adept
Sacred Feather.gif Sacred Feather Consumable Item 70 Temporarily lowers monster encounter rate
Weapon Shop
Name Class Cost Effect
Broad Axe.gif Broad Axe Axe 1400 Attack +50
Broad Sword.gif Broad Sword Long Sword 1000 Attack +40
Heavy Mace.gif Heavy Mace Mace 500 Attack +26
Hunters Sword.gif Hunter's Sword Light Blade 520 Attack +28
Armor Shop
Name Class Cost Effect
Adepts Clothes.gif Adept's Clothes Clothing 850 Defense +18, PP + 8
Armlet.gif Armlet Bracelet 900 Defense +17
Bronze Shield.gif Bronze Shield Shield 500 Defense +14
Leather Armor.gif Leather Armor Armor 240 Defense +12
Leather Gloves.gif Leather Gloves Gloves 220 Defense +10
Bronze Helm.gif Bronze Helm Helm 600 Defense +14
Wooden Cap.gif Wooden Cap Hat 400 Defense +10

Collectibles[edit]

Granite can be reached by a secret back door in this treehouse.
  • Coin.gif 7 Coins: Found in the barrel at the top floor of the equipment shop.
  • Apple.gif Apple: Found in the upper left jar among the six jars at the upper right of village.
  • Herb.gif Herb: Found in the jar just to the left of the treehouse with the fenced-in Venus Djinni.
  • Lucky Medal.gif Lucky Medal: Found in the jar at the top floor of the inn.

Venus djinn.gif Granite: Visibly fenced in right next to a fenced-in exit. To reach the underground passage that connects to that exit, walk into the back end of the tree house.

Background & Story[edit]

Kyle.gif Spoiler warning: The following section(s) contain plot details that some people may not wish to learn before reaching this point in the game on their own.

Due to demand from the town of Bilibin, the lumberjacks of Kolima had been extensively logging the nearby Kolima Forest. Their quest for lumber even took them to the sacred "holy tree", Tret, who resides deep within the forest (although, due to the logging, the forest is now comprised largely of stumps and felled logs). This coincides with the eruption of Mt. Aleph, which rains Psynergy Stones across Angara. Many of these stones fall into Tret's branches, granting him the power to curse people, turning them into trees. It also turns his rage into an uncontrollable monster, which promptly curses the people of Kolima, turning them all into trees so that they will die along with the now mortally-wounded forest.

The residents of Kolima live in hollowed out trees.

When Isaac's party first enters Kolima, Tret uses his powerful magic to try and turn the heroes into trees like the others. But their Psynergy protects them from this evil spell. Isaac and company vow to put an end to the curse caused by Tret. After navigating the forest, the young heroes battle Tret, quelling his anger. Having been brought back to his senses, Tret attempts to reverse his curse, but has been too drained of power from his descent into evil.

It is only after Isaac and the others travel to Imil and meet Mia who helps them through the Mercury Lighthouse that they are able to find a means to save Tret and Kolima's residents. After the party faces off against Saturos, they find that his actions of lighting the Mercury beacon has caused the fountain at the Lighthouse's base to begin to flow with water once again. Quickly, they fill the Empty Bottle (found in Imil) with this liquid, the Hermes' Water, a water with the ability to cure any illness. They head back to Tret and and use the Hermes' Water on him, restoring his strength and allowing him to lift the curse he himself had earlier inflicted, thus saving the citizens of Kolima.

Dora.gif Spoilers end here. Those who did not want the plot ruined for them may now continue reading as normal.

In Dark Dawn[edit]

Story[edit]

Kyle.gif Spoiler warning: The following section(s) contain plot details that some people may not wish to learn before reaching this point in the game on their own.

Due to the Golden Sun event, Kolima Village, as well as Kolima Forest, was moved farther east, and is now located in the newly-formed country of Morgal. The area where the village is now located was once marshland, but is now fertile ground. The town is immediately adjacent to Saha Town, with access between the two towns being primarily controlled by a wooden gate, though the towns are also connected by the Saha Cistern. Kolima Village is now a destination for travelers wanting to buy Dream Leaves, special leaves that give people pleasant dreams.

Unfortunately, the village falls under another curse, this time caused by the monster Sludge, who once lived in the marsh that the forest replaced. Tret and Laurel were able to keep Sludge under control most of the time, but during the course of Golden Sun: Dark Dawn, Sludge attacks while the Waelda spirits are caught off guard. Sludge cursed the Dream Tree, the source of the Dream Leaves; any new Dream Leaves would give people nightmares instead of good dreams. On top of that, Sludge's curse prevented people from navigating Kolima Forest and shut off access to the town's inn, which happened to be located within the Dream Tree. Fearing that the curse would spread, the people of Saha closed the gate to Kolima Village.

While Matthew's party travels the Morgal region, Briggs asks the group to meet with Tret on his behalf, also giving them some Hermes Water to aid them on their quest. When the young Adepts first arrive in Saha Town, however, they learn of the curse Kolima is suffering from. Although the gate is tightly shut, the Adepts are able to sneak into Kolima using the Saha Cistern. After they arrive in Kolima, Matthew's group meets an villager who talks them into investigating the tree's problems. She gives the Adepts dream leaves, and has them fall asleep in the Dream Tree. In their dreams, the group explores the Phantasmal Bog located under Kolima, eventually fighting and defeating Sludge. Soon after, the Adepts wake up, finding that the curse has been lifted and the Crush Tusk, which Sludge had been using to block their progress, has been left behind. Kolima's inn reopens, but the villagers note that the Dream Tree is still weakened from the illness. Thus, Matthew's group uses the Hermes Water that Briggs had given them earlier to heal the tree. At this point, Saha Town will reopen the gate, allowing travelers to come in and buy dream leaves at Kolima's shop. Also, the Venus Djinni Pewter meets Matthew's group on the behalf of Laurel and asks them to come to Kolima Forest to speak with her.

After defeating the Mountain Roc, Matthew's party will pass through Kolima Village again and meet Vande, a musician who had wanted to hear the Mountain Roc's cry. After Matthew speaks to him, Vande returns to Belinsk in order to play Arangoa Prelude.

Dora.gif Spoilers end here. Those who did not want the plot ruined for them may now continue reading as normal.

Trees[edit]

The current village of Kolima is comprised of four gigantic trees, namely the Dream Tree, Djinn Tree, Roof Tree, and Sapling Tree.

  • Dream Tree - This is the tree that produces the famous Dream Leaves and where the Inn is found.
  • Djinn Tree - This tree is where the Venus Djinni Garland is found atop its branches, and where the Item shop is located.
  • Roof Tree - This tree has the largest network of branches amongst the four.
  • Sapling Tree - This tree was said to get its name because it was still a sapling before. Now, it is stands proud and tall.

Vendors[edit]

Kolima's Inn is located in the tall treehouse in the upper left corner of the village and costs 16 coins per party member. However, it can only be entered after Sludge is defeated. Prior to this, the entrance will be blocked by root like structures.

Kolima's Item Shop is located on the bottom story of the Djinn Tree. Unlike other Item Shops, it only sells Dream Leaves, which are necessary to get the Haures Summon at Border Town.

Item Shop
Name Class Cost Effect
Dream Leaf DD.png Dream Leaf Consumable Item 600 Used in certain inns to enter the dreamworld

Collectibles[edit]

Djinn[edit]

DjinnDDIconGarland.gif Garland: Located on a branch at the top level of the Djinn Tree.

Items[edit]

Sun Saga 5 DD.png Sun Saga 5: Found by examining the bookcase inside the Djinn Tree.
Apple DD.png Apple: Found in a treasure chest that is accessible by means of a back door to the Item Shop.
Safety Boots DD.gif Safety Boots: Found in a chest in the branches of one of the trees.
Ninja Garb DD.gif Ninja Garb: Found in a dresser at Kolima's Inn.
Virtuous Armlet DD.gif Virtuous Armlet: Found in a chest in the branches of one of the trees.
Coin.gif Coins: 21 coins found in a wooden box in the northeast most corner.
Herb DD.png Herb: Found in a pot next to the Herb store.
Coin.gif Coins: 777 coins found in a chest on one of the branches of the Herb Store tree.
Coin.gif Coins: 33 coins found in a pot in bottom story of the northeast most tree.
Bramble Seed DD.png Bramble Seed: Found in a barrel near the North exit path.
Oil Drop DD.png Oil Drop: Found in a pot at the bottom story of the southwest most tree.
Weasels Claw DD.png Weasel's Claw: Found in a pot south west of the village.
Sacred Feather DD.png Sacred Feather: Found in a barrel outside on the left side of the Inn tree.
Sleep Bomb DD.png Sleep Bomb: Found in a pot on the first story of the Inn tree.

Name Origin[edit]

The village, river, and forest is named after the Kolyma region and river in northeastern Russia. Historically, there were lumber camps among the various labor camps established in Kolyma during Joseph Stalin's rule.

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