The Ancient Grounds is the smallest area in the game, but You can enter all the other worlds from here. The Sage looks after the Ancient Guardian, a giant statue that requires key parts: feet (Mushroom Valley), mouth (Moonlit Stoneway), hands (Mushroom Grove), eyes (Moonlit Caverns), and weapons (Ancient Grounds).
- Ancient Idol
- Defeat the Dance Master 5 Times
- Defeat the Combat Master 15 Times
- Defeat the Pose Master 5 Times
- Defeat the Sing Master 5 Times
- This is the only world where there are no Red Meteors.
- This is the only world that starts with a vowel.