In Spyro 2, you need to collect orbs to be able to complete your game. You can identify orbs by there shiny and round appearance, they are dark green and gold in color.
You can obtain Orbs by helping people in different worlds or by doing certain challenges or missions, for example you will need 8 orbs to open the professors wooden door. There are up to 64 Orbs to get in the game and will unlock Dragon Shores.
There is a new type of orbs in Spyro dawn of the dragon and are small and gold in color, these are less important than the previous ones as you just need to carry them from place to place.
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