Special Boomerang

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Special Boomerang
Special Boomerang - BS Zelda.png
Special Boomerang sprite


Only available as a time-limited upgrade



Kill (not stun) enemies

Base Range

One screen


The Special Boomerang[1] is an item from BS The Legend of Zelda.

Non-Canon Appearances

BS The Legend of Zelda

The Special Boomerang is available only as a temporary upgrade to the boomerang or Magical Boomerang, granted by the Old Man twice - between the 45 and 55 minute marks of Week 3, and from 40 minutes in until the end of Week 4. Unlike the standard boomerangs, it kills enemies; but it also does not stun enemies which are not killed in one hit.


  • Several fan translation patches refer to the Special Boomerang as the "Mighty Boomerang." The name "Special Boomerang" comes from the narration of the original broadcast, with the words pronounced in English despite the broadcast being in Japanese.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Subtitled BS Zelda episode 3 (Hardsub version): 'The "Special Boomerang" appeared in your hand.' (Note that the phrase "Special Boomerang" is not translated, the English words are pronounced), Narrator