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Northtown Ruins

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Northtown Ruins
First appearance Secret of Mana (1993)
Latest appearance Secret of Mana HD (2018)
Greater location Empire Continent
Inhabitant(s) Dyluck (temporarily) • Pamaela (temporarily) • Thanatos (temporarily)

The Northtown Ruins, also known as the Empire Ruins, is a location in Secret of Mana. It's an ancient, opulent structure apparently used for worshipping and ceremonies. It's connected to Northtown to the south.

The party venture inside the temple after hearing from Krissie that Dyluck has been stealing people's life energy from there.


Secret of Mana[edit]



Content(s) Location
Spear Orb At the very end of the west wing upon entering the ruins.
Bow Orb At the very end of the east wing upon entering the ruins.
Sword Orb In a small room guarded by two Ghouls barred by spikes.
Whip Orb Defeat Doom's Wall
Boomerang Orb Defeat Vampire


Note: Achievements are only available in the HD remake.

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Defeat Vampire

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 古代遺跡寺院
Kodai iseki jiin
Ancient Ruins Temple
Spanish Septentrión - Ruinas del templo (3D) Northtown - Sanctuary Ruins (3D)
French Ruines de l'Empire (SNES)
Septentria - Ruines du Sanctuaire (3D)
Empire Ruins (SNES)
Northtown - Sanctuary Ruins (3D)
German Palastruinen (SNES)
Imperium - Tempelruinen (3D)
Palace Ruins (SNES)
Empire - Temple Ruins (3D)


Rabite icon EOM artwork.png Randi --"Whoa! What's a Rabite doing in a place like this?"
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