Gadada (Japanese: ガルダ, Garuda) is a Nopon in Xenoblade Chronicles. He can be found in the Pollen Works in Frontier Village. He is a Pollen Orb crafter. During Dangerous Ambition, he can be found in the Makna Forest, northeast of the Village Entrance. The bridge network from Frontier Village must be used to reach the area. It is directly north of the lake in the village on the map. The items trade is exactly the same in Frontier Village and in Makna Forest.


Trade (Frontier Village/Makna Forest)

Gadadas Location

Gadada's Location

Item Affinity Value
Pure Cherry 1
Feris Blood ☆2
Rain Staff (0 slots) ☆2
Blaze Plus II ☆3
Blaze Plus III ☆3
Panther Top (1 slot) ☆3
Hades Beetle Overtrade +7,200 G



  • During Dangerous Ambition received by Cherri, Gadada is in Makna Forest, an area northeast of the village which can only be reached by the Nopon bridges. It is an area directly north of the Clear Waterfall, which is the body of water located east of the Village Entrance. However, he will not appear in the area until you have spoken to Bana first, which is a part of the quest.

In Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Gadada is a quest-exclusive enemy in Xenoblade Chronicles 2. He is fought as a level 64 Nopon enemy during the wave 11 of the This Year's Heropon Challenge Battle, available as downloadable content from the Challenge Battle Mode Pack of the Expansion Pass.