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{{Item
 
{{Item
 
|name = Bomb
 
|name = Bomb
|image = [[File:SSBomb.png|center|100px|Bomb as seen in Skyward Sword]]
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|image = [[File:SSBomb.png|center|100px]] ''Bomb as seen in Skyward Sword''
|location = Bomb shops, Treasure chests, Grass
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|location = Bomb shops, Treasure chests, Grass, Pots etc.
|uses = Blow up rocks, cracks, platforms<br>Damaging enemies
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|uses = Blowing up rocks, cracks, platforms<br>Damaging enemies
 
|game =  
 
|game =  
 
''[[The Legend of Zelda (Game)|The Legend of Zelda]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past|A Link to the Past]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening|Link's Awakening]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time|Ocarina of Time]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask|Majora's Mask]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons|Oracle of Seasons]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages|Oracle of Ages]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker|The Wind Waker]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords|Four Swords]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures|Four Swords Adventures]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap|The Minish Cap]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess|Twilight Princess]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass|Phantom Hourglass]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks|Spirit Tracks]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword|Skyward Sword]]''  
 
''[[The Legend of Zelda (Game)|The Legend of Zelda]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past|A Link to the Past]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening|Link's Awakening]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time|Ocarina of Time]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask|Majora's Mask]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons|Oracle of Seasons]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages|Oracle of Ages]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker|The Wind Waker]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords|Four Swords]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures|Four Swords Adventures]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap|The Minish Cap]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess|Twilight Princess]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass|Phantom Hourglass]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks|Spirit Tracks]]''<br>''[[The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword|Skyward Sword]]''  
 
|cost = Varies
 
|cost = Varies
|sim = Bomb Flower
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|sim = Bomb Flower<br>Bombchu<br>Bombling<br>Powder Keg<br>Water Bomb
Bombchu
 
 
 
Bombling
 
 
 
Powder Keg
 
 
 
Water Bomb
 
 
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The Bomb is a classic Zelda item throughout the series, and it has appeared in every Zelda game except [[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link|The Adventure of Link]]. Bombs are most often used to blow up walls to uncover secrets, and they are regularly stored in a [[Bomb Bag]]. Different varieties and uses of bombs have been seen throughout the Zelda series.
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The '''Bomb''' is a classic ''[[The Legend of Zelda (Series)|Zelda]]'' item throughout the series, and it has appeared in every ''Zelda'' game except ''[[Zelda II: The Adventure of Link|The Adventure of Link]]''. Bombs are most often used to blow up walls to uncover secrets, and they are regularly stored in a [[Bomb Bag]]. Different varieties and uses of bombs have been seen throughout the Zelda series.
  
 
= Varieties =
 
= Varieties =
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== Bomb Arrow ==
 
== Bomb Arrow ==
 
{{Main|Bomb Arrow}}
 
{{Main|Bomb Arrow}}
In [[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening|Link's Awakening]] one can combine Bombs with the [[Bow]], creating Bomb Arrows which could reach Link can not get to himself. In [[The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess|Twilight Princess]] Bomb Arrows are equippable, making them much easier to use.
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In ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening|Link's Awakening]]'' one can combine Bombs with the [[Bow]], creating Bomb Arrows which can reach things [[Link]] can not get to himself. In ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess|Twilight Princess]]'' Bomb Arrows can be equipped, making them much easier to use.
 
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[[File:Bomb-thumb.png|thumb|left|''Bomb from ''Twilight Princess'']]
  
 
== Bomb Flower ==
 
== Bomb Flower ==
 
{{Main|Bomb Flower}}
 
{{Main|Bomb Flower}}
Bomb Flowers are most commonly found in volcanic areas such as [[Death Mountain]], [[Dragon Roost Island]], and [[Eldin Volcano]]. To use a Bomb Flower Link must pick it up and then throw it wherever he wants to. In [[The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time|Ocarina of Time]] Link must acquire the [[Goron Bracelet]] before he can pick up Bomb Flowers. In [[The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword|Skyward Sword]] Link can put Bomb Flowers in his [[Bomb Bag]] for later use.
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Bomb Flowers are most commonly found in volcanic areas such as [[Death Mountain]], [[Dragon Roost Island]], and [[Eldin Volcano]]. To use a Bomb Flower Link must pick it up and then throw it wherever he wants to. In ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time|Ocarina of Time]]'' Link must acquire the [[Goron Bracelet]] before he can pick up Bomb Flowers. In [[The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword|Skyward Sword]] Link can put Bomb Flowers in his [[Bomb Bag]] for later use. Also, in ''Ocarina of Time'', Bomb Flowers are rarely seen in sunny areas, as in, they usually grow in dark places.
  
  
 
== Bombchu ==
 
== Bombchu ==
 
{{Main|Bombchu}}
 
{{Main|Bombchu}}
In [[The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time|Ocarina of Time]], [[The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask|Majora's Mask]], [[The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons|Oracle of Seasons]], [[The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages|Oracle of Ages]] and [[The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass|Phantom Hourglass]]Bombchus move forward until they hit something and blow up. They are able to crawl on walls and ceilings. In Ocarina of Time, they are used in the [[Bombchu Bowling Alley]] as well as for a puzzle in the [[Spirit Temple]].
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In ''Ocarina of Time'', ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask|Majora's Mask]]'', ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons|Oracle of Seasons]]'', ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages|Oracle of Ages]]'' and ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass|Phantom Hourglass]]'' Bombchus move forward until they hit something and blow up. They are able to crawl on walls and ceilings. In ''Ocarina of Time'', they are used in the [[Bombchu Bowling Alley]] as well as for a puzzle in the [[Spirit Temple]] and [[Ganon's Tower]].
  
 
== Powder Keg ==
 
== Powder Keg ==
 
{{Main|Powder Keg}}
 
{{Main|Powder Keg}}
In [[The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask|Majora's Mask]] the Powder Keg is a more powerful bomb that can only be used by Link in his [[Goron Mask|Goron form]]. To get a license, Link must use a Powder Keg to blow up the rock blocking the entrance to the [[Goron Racetrack]]. Later on, he can use it to blow up the giant rock in front of Romani Ranch on the first day in order to get Epona back and complete other sidequests before the third day (when the rock is broken by the carpenter). It is also used in Ikana Castle to create a hole in the roof. You cam only carry one at a time because they are so heavy.
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In ''Majora's Mask'' the Powder Keg is a more powerful bomb that can only be used by Link in his [[Goron Mask|Goron form]]. To be allowed to carry one, Link must use a Powder Keg to blow up the rock blocking the entrance to the [[Goron Racetrack]]. Later on, he can use it to blow up the giant rock in front of [[Romani Ranch]] on the first day in order to get [[Epona]] back and complete other sidequests before the third day (when the rock is broken by the carpenter). It is also used in Ikana Castle to create a hole in the roof. Link can only carry one at a time because they are extremely heavy.
  
 
== Blast Mask ==
 
== Blast Mask ==
 
{{Main|Blast Mask}}
 
{{Main|Blast Mask}}
The Blast Mask is another unique bombing item from [[The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask|Majora's Mask]]. It is a mask that can be used to blow up things very similar to Bombs. When the Blast Mask is used it will take a while to charge up again, and it will also hurt Link. However, if he uses his shield when activating the Blast Mask, he will not take any damage. Link gets this item by saving the Old Woman on the first night who would otherwise be robbed by [[Sakon]].
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The Blast Mask is another unique bombing item from ''Majora's Mask''. It is a [[Mask]] that can be used to blow up things, very similar to Bombs. When the Blast Mask is used it will take a while to charge up again, and it will also hurt Link. However, if he uses his [[Shield]] when activating the Blast Mask, he will not take any damage. Link gets this item by saving the Old Woman on the first night who would otherwise be robbed by [[Sakon]].
  
 
== Water Bomb ==
 
== Water Bomb ==
 
{{Main|Water Bomb}}
 
{{Main|Water Bomb}}
In [[The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess|Twilight Princess]] Link can carry Water Bombs which can explode under water. To place a Water Bomb in the water Link must be submerged in the water and wearing the Iron Boots. Water Bombs can be purchased early on in the game from Barnes, and later ,if Malo opens his shop in Castle Town, the Water Bombs can be purchased there for a very low price. To get the water bombs for free, Link can fish in a place with [[Bombfish]]([[Lakebed Temple]] for instance). He can catch them and store them in his [[Bomb Bag]].
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In ''Twilight Princess'' Link can carry Water Bombs which are able to explode underwater. To place a Water Bomb in the water Link must be submerged in the water and be wearing the [[Iron Boots]]. Water Bombs can be purchased early on in the game from [[Barnes]], and later ,if [[Malo]] opens his shop in [[Castle Town]], the Water Bombs can be purchased there for a very low price. To get the water bombs for free, Link can fish in a place with [[Bombfish]]([[Lakebed Temple]] for instance). He can catch them and store them in his [[Bomb Bag]].
  
 
== Bombling ==
 
== Bombling ==
 
{{Main|Bombling}}
 
{{Main|Bombling}}
Bomblings are an enemy found in the [[Forest Temple (Twilight Princess)|Forest Temple]] in [[The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess|Twilight Princess]]. However, after Link completes the [[Lakebed Temple]], the bomb shop in [[Kakariko Village]] will carry them in item form. Link can hold 10 in his normal bomb bag. Bomblings act like [[Bombchu]]s, moving forward after they are placed. Unlike Bombchus, Bomblings are unable to move on walls and ceilings.
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Bomblings are an enemy found in the [[Forest Temple (Twilight Princess)|Forest Temple]] in ''Twilight Princess''. However, after Link completes the [[Lakebed Temple]], Barnes' bomb shop in [[Kakariko Village]] will carry them in item form. Link can hold 10 in his normal bomb bag. Bomblings act like [[Bombchu|Bombchus]], moving forward after they are placed. Unlike Bombchus, Bomblings are unable to move on walls and ceilings.
  
 
= Skyward Sword =
 
= Skyward Sword =
  
The functions of the normal bomb have been very much improved in [[The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword|Skyward Sword]]. Instead of just being able to place and throw Bombs, Link can roll them across the ground or toss them, giving him more control over their motion and where they land. Now, Link can also store Bomb Flowers in his [[Bomb Bag]]. Also, if Link tries to use a bomb when he is on fire, it will immediately explode in his hands.
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The functions of the normal bomb were very much improved in ''[[The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword|Skyward Sword]]''. Instead of just being able to place and throw Bombs, Link can roll them across the ground or toss them, giving him more control over their motion and where they land. Link can also store Bomb Flowers in his [[Bomb Bag]]. Also, if Link tries to use a bomb when he is on fire, it will immediately explode in his hands.
  
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Revision as of 06:37, December 12, 2011

Bomb
SSBomb.png
Bomb as seen in Skyward Sword

Games

Location

Bomb shops, Treasure chests, Grass, Pots etc.

Cost

Varies

Uses

Blowing up rocks, cracks, platforms
Damaging enemies

Related

Bomb Flower
Bombchu
Bombling
Powder Keg
Water Bomb

The Bomb is a classic Zelda item throughout the series, and it has appeared in every Zelda game except The Adventure of Link. Bombs are most often used to blow up walls to uncover secrets, and they are regularly stored in a Bomb Bag. Different varieties and uses of bombs have been seen throughout the Zelda series.

Varieties

Bomb Arrow

Main article: Bomb Arrow

In Link's Awakening one can combine Bombs with the Bow, creating Bomb Arrows which can reach things Link can not get to himself. In Twilight Princess Bomb Arrows can be equipped, making them much easier to use.

Bomb from Twilight Princess

Bomb Flower

Main article: Bomb Flower

Bomb Flowers are most commonly found in volcanic areas such as Death Mountain, Dragon Roost Island, and Eldin Volcano. To use a Bomb Flower Link must pick it up and then throw it wherever he wants to. In Ocarina of Time Link must acquire the Goron Bracelet before he can pick up Bomb Flowers. In Skyward Sword Link can put Bomb Flowers in his Bomb Bag for later use. Also, in Ocarina of Time, Bomb Flowers are rarely seen in sunny areas, as in, they usually grow in dark places.


Bombchu

Main article: Bombchu

In Ocarina of Time, Majora's Mask, Oracle of Seasons, Oracle of Ages and Phantom Hourglass Bombchus move forward until they hit something and blow up. They are able to crawl on walls and ceilings. In Ocarina of Time, they are used in the Bombchu Bowling Alley as well as for a puzzle in the Spirit Temple and Ganon's Tower.

Powder Keg

Main article: Powder Keg

In Majora's Mask the Powder Keg is a more powerful bomb that can only be used by Link in his Goron form. To be allowed to carry one, Link must use a Powder Keg to blow up the rock blocking the entrance to the Goron Racetrack. Later on, he can use it to blow up the giant rock in front of Romani Ranch on the first day in order to get Epona back and complete other sidequests before the third day (when the rock is broken by the carpenter). It is also used in Ikana Castle to create a hole in the roof. Link can only carry one at a time because they are extremely heavy.

Blast Mask

Main article: Blast Mask

The Blast Mask is another unique bombing item from Majora's Mask. It is a Mask that can be used to blow up things, very similar to Bombs. When the Blast Mask is used it will take a while to charge up again, and it will also hurt Link. However, if he uses his Shield when activating the Blast Mask, he will not take any damage. Link gets this item by saving the Old Woman on the first night who would otherwise be robbed by Sakon.

Water Bomb

Main article: Water Bomb

In Twilight Princess Link can carry Water Bombs which are able to explode underwater. To place a Water Bomb in the water Link must be submerged in the water and be wearing the Iron Boots. Water Bombs can be purchased early on in the game from Barnes, and later ,if Malo opens his shop in Castle Town, the Water Bombs can be purchased there for a very low price. To get the water bombs for free, Link can fish in a place with Bombfish(Lakebed Temple for instance). He can catch them and store them in his Bomb Bag.

Bombling

Main article: Bombling

Bomblings are an enemy found in the Forest Temple in Twilight Princess. However, after Link completes the Lakebed Temple, Barnes' bomb shop in Kakariko Village will carry them in item form. Link can hold 10 in his normal bomb bag. Bomblings act like Bombchus, moving forward after they are placed. Unlike Bombchus, Bomblings are unable to move on walls and ceilings.

Skyward Sword

The functions of the normal bomb were very much improved in Skyward Sword. Instead of just being able to place and throw Bombs, Link can roll them across the ground or toss them, giving him more control over their motion and where they land. Link can also store Bomb Flowers in his Bomb Bag. Also, if Link tries to use a bomb when he is on fire, it will immediately explode in his hands.