The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon

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The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon
Cover The Legend of Spyro Dawn of the Dragon.jpg
Game general and emulation properties:
ESRB rating: E10+ (Fantasy Violence)
PEGI rating: 7+
OFLC rating: PG (Mild Fantasy Violence)
Widescreen supported natively
Supports up to two local players
Languages supported:
English: SLES-55163 & SLES-55227 & SLUS-21820
German: SLES-55163 & SLUS-21820
French: SLES-55163 & SLUS-21820
Spanish: SLES-55163 & SLUS-21820
Dutch: SLES-55163 & SLUS-21820
Italian: SLES-55163 & SLUS-21820
Swedish: SLES-55227
Danish: SLES-55227
Finnish: SLES-55227
Norwegian: SLES-55227
Russian: SLES-55265
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-21820
Release date: October 21, 2008
CRCs: A0108EEE
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-55163
Release date: November 5, 2008 (Australia)
November 21, 2008
CRCs: 064E1E51 (SLES-55265)
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Etranges Libellules
Publisher(s): Sierra Entertainment (EU, AU), Activision (US)
Genre: Action, Platformer
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: Metacritic65/100
Game description: Free from his imprisonment, the Dark Master unleashes his wrath upon the world, determined to bring forth a new age of darkness. As evil spreads over the world like a plague, Spyro must discover abilities beyond that of the elements and unlock the true power of the purple dragon within him if he is to stop the Dark Master and fulfill his destiny.

Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-U Windows 10 Insider 64-bit
  • Intel Core I7 4770k @ 4.5Ghz
  • XFX R9 280X DD
1.4.0 GSDX 1.0.0 SPU2-X 2.0.0 Runs perfectly smooth throughout the entire game. NeoReaper
NTSC-U Windows 10 Home
  • Intel Core i5-4460 @ 3.20GHz
  • EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2GB
1.4.0 GSDX 1.0.0
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 0.11.0
Runs fine, but an issue was placed when playing at high res. Simplicity
PAL Windows 8.1, x64
  • Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2030 @ 3.00GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 @ 2GB
v1.7.0-dev-1907 GSdx
  • SPU2-X
  • LilyPad
Europe v02.00(14/06/2004), The game runs at full speed of 1440p (2K) and 1620 (3K) 60 FPS, without freezes, bugs and brakes. Chern40+7


  • Original names: Легенда о Спайро: Рождение Дракона (SLES-55265)

Known Issues

"Rainbow" Overlay Effect

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: When playing on a higher resolution, the game displays a "rainbow" overlay effect on some parts of the screen.
  • Workaround: Enable HW Hacks and Skipdraw to 1 (just enabling MSAA 2x works as well, but disables blooming effect.)

Gameplay Screenshots

Public compatibility forum links