- "Of course, you'll go find Ruto. You can pass through here to the altar of Lord Jabu-Jabu."
- — King Zora XVI
When Link is on his quest to find the three sacred Spiritual Stones, he discovers that Ruto, princess of the Zora, has been eaten by Lord Jabu-Jabu. After explaining this devastating news to her father, King Zora XVI, he allows Link to pass through his chamber to Zora's Fountain. Here, Link stands on the Altar of Lord Jabu-Jabu and feeds the deity a fish. When he does this, Lord Jabu-Jabu will swallow the Link, and the hero is tasked with traversing Jabu-Jabu's belly to find Princess Ruto.