Forsaken Fortress is known to have once been a pirate hideout, though not much is known of them.
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It was the proud symbol of the mysterious Sheikah , the shadow race of Hyrule.
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In Oracle of Agesit is noted that the villain of the game, the Sorceress of Shadows known as Veranalso bears a symbol resembling an eye that is slightly similar to the Eye Symbol of the Sheikah; along with Crests of the Gerudo on her shoulder-pads.