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Big Bomb Bags,(OoT | MM | OoS | TMC | ST)[1][2][3] also known as Better Bomb Bags,(OoA)[4] are recurring Items in The Legend of Zelda series.

Location and Uses

Ocarina of Time

Majora's Mask

Oracle of Seasons

Main article: Red Bomb

In Oracle of Seasons, the Big Bomb Bag is sold at the Subrosia Market for Bombs and 50 Ore Chunks.[2] It allows Link to carry 20 additional Bombs.[note 1]

Oracle of Ages

In Oracle of Ages, the Better Bomb Bag is obtained from an unnamed Fairy at Talus Peaks.[4] In the present, Link can climb Vines up to a small lake on in southwestern corner of Talus Peaks. He can make the water recede by going to the past and changing the water flow down Talus Peaks from west to east. This reveals two statues and a Sign that says not to throw anything into the water.[7] If Link throws a Bomb into the water and approaches the lake between the two statues, a Fairy appears and asks if he threw a Golden Bomb or a Silver Bomb.[8] If Link tells the truth by responding A regular one, the Fairy rewards him for his honesty by increasing his Bombs-carrying capacity by 20.[9]

If Link lies to the Fairy, it will punish him by either by reducing his Life Energy down to a single Heart (if he responds with Golden),[10] or by confiscating all his Bombs (if he responds with Silver).[11] To obtain the upgrade Link must leave the area and return, then throw in another Bomb.

The Minish Cap

Three Big Bomb Bags can be obtained in The Minish Cap, increasing the number of Bombs Link can hold from 10 to 30, 50, and 99 as each one is obtained.

One can be purchased from Stockwell's Shop for 600 Rupees, one is given by the Great Mayfly Fairy after Link throws a Bomb into her Fountain on Mount Crenel, and the third is found in a Chest that appears after Link Fuses Kinstone Pieces with Belari.

Spirit Tracks


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
JapanJapanese大きなボム袋 (Ōkina Bomubukuro) (OoT)[12]Same as English.
CanadaFrenchCAGrand sac de bombes (ST)[13]Big bomb bag
FranceFrenchEUGrand sac de bombes (ST)[14]Big bomb bag
GermanyGermanBombentasche (ST)[15]Bomb bag
ItalyItalianPortabombe (ST)[16]Bomb holder
SpainSpanishEUSaco de bombas grande (ST)[17]Big bomb bag
Latin AmericaSpanishLASaco de bombas grande (ST)[18]Big bomb bag
This table was generated using translation pages.
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See Also


  1. The Big Bomb Bag in Oracle of Seasons is unique in that it is the only in-game mention of the term "Bomb Bag" in both Oracle of Seasons and Oracle of Ages. Other upgrades to Bomb-carrying capacity are simply stated as such.[5][6]


  1. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 119 (OoT | OoT3D | MM | MM3D | TMC)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Big Bomb Bag
    I'll trade for 10 Bombs and 50 Ore Chunks.
    " — Subrosian (Oracle of Seasons)
  3. "You got the big bomb bag! Now you can carry more bombs. Check it out on the Collection screen." — N/A (Spirit Tracks)
  4. 4.0 4.1 The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons and Oracle of Ages — The Official Nintendo Player's Guide (Nintendo Co., Ltd.) pg. 109
  5. "You can carry more Bombs now. Plus you get free Bombs." — N/A (Oracle of Seasons)
  6. "You can now hold more Bombs than before!" — N/A (Oracle of Seasons)
  7. "Do not throw anything into the water." — Sign (Oracle of Ages)
  8. "Did you drop a Golden Bomb? Or a Silver Bomb?" — Fairy (Oracle of Ages)
  9. "You are an honest person. I'll increase the number of Bombs you can carry to reward you. Hee-yah!" — Fairy (Oracle of Ages)
  10. "Liar! Greed begets sorrow!" — Fairy (Oracle of Ages)
  11. "Liar! I'm confiscating your Bombs!" — Fairy (Oracle of Ages)
  12. Nintendo Official Guidebook—The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Shogakukan) pg. 147
  13. "Vous avez obtenu un grand sac de bombes! Vous pouvez transporter plus de bombes." — N/A (Spirit Tracks)
  14. "Vous obtenez un grand sac de bombes! Vous pouvez transporter plus de bombes." — N/A (Spirit Tracks)
  15. "Du hast die Bombentasche erhalten! Jetzt kannst du mehr Bomben tragen!" — N/A (Spirit Tracks)
  16. "Hai ottenuto il Portabombe! Puoi portare più Bombe." — N/A (Spirit Tracks)
  17. "¡Has conseguido un saco de bombas grande! Ahora puedes llevar más bombas." — N/A (Spirit Tracks)
  18. "¡Has conseguido un saco de bombas grande! Ahora puedes llevar más bombas." — N/A (Spirit Tracks)