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Cold Darners are recurring Creatures and Items in The Legend of Zelda series.[1][2]

Location and Uses

Breath of the Wild

Hyrule Compendium Entry

071 (071) Cold Darner
BotW Hyrule Compendium Cold Darner.png
Description
This dragonfly prefers the cool shade of trees to the warmth of the sun. Its wings disperse heat from its body, which can be cooked into a heat-resistance elixir.
Common Locations
Tabantha Frontier
Hyrule Ridge
Hearts Recovered
No restorative effect
Cooking Effects
Heat Resistance

Cold Darners can be found in cold regions of Hyrule, such as Hyrule Ridge and the Tabantha Frontier. They can also be purchased from traveling merchants, such as Maypin and Beedle at the Kara Kara Bazaar and Woodland Stable. When Cooked, Cold Darners can be made into Elixirs that provide Heat Resistance.[1] At the Kochi Dye Shop, Cold Darners can be used to make Blue Dye.

As part of the "Little Sister's Big Request" Side Quest, Link must ask Gleema what the insect she wants to see is. She will reveal that she once saw a dragonflies in a book and when she grows up, she wants to travel and see dragonflies in real life.[3][4] Gleema was unwilling to tell her sister Jana that she wanted to see them because of Jana's distaste for them.[5] However, because it is Gleema's birthday wish, Jana will ask Link to bring her the dragonflies.[6] However, Jana grows disgusted by them asks Link to deliver them instead.[7] As a reward for completing this quest, Jana will give Link a Silver Rupee.[8]

Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity



Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
LanguageNameMeaning
JapanJapaneseヒンヤリヤンマ (Hin'yari yanma) 
Taiwan, Hong Kong, MacaoChineseTR冰泠蜻蜓 (Bīnglíng qīngtíng) 
NetherlandsDutchSneeuwlibelSnow Darner
FranceFrenchEULibellule glagla 
GermanyGermanFrostlibelle 
ItalyItalianLibellula del gelo 
South KoreaKorean썰렁왕잠자리 (Sseolleongwangjamjari) 
RussiaRussianМорозная стрекоза (Moroznaya strekoza) 
SpainSpanishEULibélula gélida 
Latin AmericaSpanishLALibélula del frescor 
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See Also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Cold Darner
    This dragonfly prefers the cool shade of trees to the warmth of the sun. Its wings disperse heat from its body, which can be cooked into a heat-resistance elixir.
    " — Inventory (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "Cold Darner
    This dragonfly prefers the cool shade of trees to the warmth of the sun. Its wings disperse heat from its body and are said to provide resistance to high temperatures.
    " — Spoils (Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity)
  3. "I once saw pictures of a warm darner, a cold darner, and an electric darner in a book..." — Gleema (Breath of the Wild)
  4. "When I grow up, I wanna travel the world and meet some real dragonflies!" — Gleema (Breath of the Wild)
  5. "I see. So Gleema knows that I despise dragonflies, and that's why she wouldn't tell me how much she loves them." — Jana (Breath of the Wild)
  6. "Well, this is her birthday wish... I didn't have a choice. Bring me a warm darner, cold darner, and electric darner, please." — Jana (Breath of the Wild)
  7. "BAH! I CAN'T DO THIS! Please give them to her...just...give them to Gleema yourself!" — Jana (Breath of the Wild)
  8. "Now then... I must thank you for catching those dragonflies. Here, take this." — Jana (Breath of the Wild)
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