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Bones are recurring objects in The Legend of Zelda series.[1][2]

Location and uses[]

Link's Awakening[]

In Link's Awakening, piles of Bones can be found in rocky or sandy areas like caverns and Yarna Desert. There is a pile of Bones in CiaoCiao's hut.

Twilight Princess[]

Bones can be found in Hyrule Castle Town on the southeast road beside a dog. The Bone can be picked up and thrown. If thrown, the nearby dog will chase after it, wagging its tail.[3] If Link throws the Bone near some bushes, the dog may bring back Rupees instead.[verification needed]

Spinoff appearances[]

Zelda's Adventure[]

In Zelda's Adventure, the Bone can be bought from the general store in Great Wimbich for 20 Rupees. It can then be given to the shopkeeper's Dog outside, which will then drop the Short Axe Spell.

Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland[]

In Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland, the Bone is an ingredient that can be obtained mostly from Rats. They can be used to make Tingle Fireworks and Sunshine Paste.



  1. Encyclopedia, Dark Horse Books, pg. 168 (LADX)
  2. "Bone" — Kitchen (Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland)
  3. "If you throw a bone or something, they wag their tails so happily... Dogs are so cute..." — Hylian (Twilight Princess)