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Restless Cricket
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Main appearance(s)
Other appearance(s)
Breath of the Wild
10 Rupees
Breath of the Wild
2 Rupees
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
2 Rupees
5 Rupees (When sold to Monda)
Restoring Stamina
Making Green Dye

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

Location and Uses

Breath of the Wild

Hyrule Compendium Entry

074 (074) Restless Cricket
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A very energetic cricket. Cook it with monster parts to create a stamina-recovery elixir.
Common Locations
Hyrule Field
East Necluda
Hearts Recovered
No restorative effect
Cooking Effects
Stamina Recovery

Restless Crickets can be found just about anywhere by cutting Grass with any Sword or under rocks. When found, they will hop away two to three times before flying off and disappearing unless Link is sneaking. They're sold by the traveling merchant Gartan and by Beedle at Dueling Peaks Stable and Outskirt Stable. Using a Restless Cricket in a Cooking Pot with Monster Parts will result in an Energizing Elixir, which will restore Link's Stamina when used.[1] They can also be used at the Kochi Dye Shop as an ingredient to make Green Dye.

The Side Quest, "A Gift for My Beloved", involves Link asking Prima what she likes on behalf of Manny. She will say crickets as an excuse, claiming that it's her dream to own one hundred of them.[3][4] Upon hearing this information, Manny will ask Link to gather ten for him while he collects the rest.[5] Manny gives Link a Silver Rupee when the Restless Crickets are delivered.

Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
JapanJapaneseガンバリバッタ (Ganbari Batta)Endurance Grasshopper
NetherlandsDutchEnergiesprinkhaanEnergy cricket
ItalyItalianCavalletta vigor 
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See Also


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Restless Cricket.
    A very energetic cricket. Cook it with monster parts to create a stamina-recovery elixir.
    " — Inventory (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "Restless Cricket
    A very energetic cricket that stores nutrients within its body.
    " — Spoils (Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity)
  3. " [What do you like?] Why is he asking? Whatever, I’ll just say something random… I’ll tell you something I really like… Crickets." — Prima (Breath of the Wild)
  4. "It’s my dream to have my very own collection of 100 restless crickets. As if…" — Prima (Breath of the Wild)
  5. "Prima wants restless crickets? And 100 of them?! Hahaha! What a small world! I love restless crickets! I’m a connoisseur of them! I think that’s what that word means… But catching 100 of them is gonna be tough. Think you could help me get started on those? How about you get me… 10 of them? I’ll get you something nice for your trouble." — Manny (Breath of the Wild)