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Electric Keese,(BotW | CoH)[1][2] also known as Thunder Keese,(SS)[3] are recurring Enemies in The Legend of Zelda series. They are an electrified variant of Keese.[name reference needed]


Skyward Sword[]

Fi's Comment
Fi says:

Target lock: Thunder Keese

Found in desert habitats, these winged monsters are attracted to dark places, such as caves. Their internal organs generate electricity for attacking prey.

They often gather in colonies, are active at night, and sleep in the day. Those who come too close and awaken them often fall victim to attack.

Thunder Keese are similar to the fiery variant of Fire Keese, but differ as they have electrified bodies as their main form of defense. They inhabit the Lanayru Desert area, and like other electrified enemies in that region, they produce small bursts of electricity that will stun and harm Link if he strikes one while it is shrouded in electricity. Though Thunder Keese are weak, they can be dangerous in large groups as they may constantly electrocute Link, giving him little opportunity to defend himself. A safe and effective way to eliminate them is to use the Shield Bash technique, knocking them to the ground, then finishing them with the Fatal Blow.

Breath of the Wild[]

Hyrule Compendium Entry

091 (091) Electric Keese
BotW Hyrule Compendium Electric Keese
The electricity that engulfs the bodies of these bat-like Keese makes them more dangerous than the standard type. They're capable of shocking anything they touch.
Common Locations
Lanayru Great Spring
East Necluda
Recoverable Materials
Electric Keese Wing Keese Eyeball

Electric Keese appear in Breath of the Wild. They can be found in a variety of places such as East Necluda, Lanayru Great Spring and the Gerudo Desert. When attacking Link, they have the ability to shock him, which will stun him and cause him to drop any metal weapons he may be holding. Upon their defeat, Electric Keese may drop Keese Eyeballs or Electric Keese Wings.

Tears of the Kingdom[]

Other Appearances[]

Cadence of Hyrule[]

CoH Electric Keese Sprite

Electric Keese appear as enemies in Cadence of Hyrule.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity[]


TMC Forest Minish Artwork Names in other regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite
JapanJapaneseサンダーキース (Sandā Kīsu) (SS)[4]
エレキース (Ere Kīsu) (BotW)[5]
Taiwan, Hong Kong, MacaoChineseTR電蝙蝠 (Diàn Biānfú) (BotW)
NetherlandsDutchElektro-Keese (BotW)[6]
Electro-Keese (HWAoC)
CanadaFrenchCAChauve-souris électrique (BotW)[7]
FranceFrenchEUChauve-souris électrique (BotW)[8]
GermanyGermanElektro-Flederbeißer (BotW)[9]
ItalyItalianPipistrello elettrico (BotW)[10]
South KoreaKorean일렉트로 키이스 (Illekteuro Kiiseu) (BotW)
RussiaRussianГрозовой кус (Grozovoy kus) (BotW)[11]
SpainSpanishEUKeese eléctrico (BotW)[12]
Latin AmericaSpanishLAKeese eléctrico (BotW)[13]
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See Also[]


  1. "Electric Keese" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "Defeated By: Electric Keese" — Game Over (Cadence of Hyrule)
  3. Encyclopedia, Dark Horse Books, pg. 209 (SS)
  4. Hyrule Encyclopedia, Ambit Ltd., pg. 176
  5. "091 エレキース" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  6. "091 Elektro-Keese" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  7. "091 Chauve-souris électrique" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  8. "091 Chauve-souris électrique" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  9. "091 Elektro-Flederbeißer" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  10. "091 Pipistrello elettrico" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  11. "091 Грозовой кус" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  12. "091 Keese eléctrico" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  13. "091 Keese eléctrico" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)