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Sunset Firefly
ModelSprite
BotW Sunset Firefly Model.png
BotW
BotW Sunset Firefly Icon.png
BotW
Main appearance(s)
Other appearance(s)
Habitat(s)
Value
Breath of the Wild
2 Rupees
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
2 Rupees
5 Rupees (When sold to Monda)
Characteristics
Increasing Stealth
Making Purple Dye
Upgrading Armor

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

Location and Uses

Breath of the Wild

Hyrule Compendium Entry

078 (078) Sunset Firefly
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Description
These fireflies glow gently in the dark. When cooked with monster parts, the compound that causes it to glow results in an elixir that will allow you to move more quietly.
Common Locations
West Necluda
Great Hyrule Forest
Hearts Recovered
No restorative effect
Cooking Effects
Stealth Up

Sunset Fireflies can be found flying around during the night, particularly noticeable by their glow.[1] When combined with Monster Parts in a Cooking Pot, the result will be a Sneaky Elixir, which will temporarily increase Link's Stealth when consumed.[1] They can also be used at the Kochi Dye Shop as an ingredient for Purple Dye.

If Link enters Lasli's home during the evening, she will express remorse over being unable to gather any fireflies due to the roads being dangerous at night.[3] After talking to her, Link will receive the Side Quest "By Firefly's Light", which requires him to obtain five Sunset Fireflies. Releasing the fireflies in front of Lasli will end the quest, and she will reward him with fifty Rupees.

Five Sunset Fireflies, as well as five Blue Nightshades, are needed to upgrade each piece of the Stealth Set to its second tier at a Great Fairy Fountain.

  • Total for Stealth Set: 15 (0, 5, 0, 0) x3

Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity



Nomenclature

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
LanguageNameMeaning
JapanJapaneseシズカホタル (Shizuka Hotaru) 
NetherlandsDutchStiltevuurvliegSilent firefly
GermanyGermanSchleichwürmchen 
ItalyItalianLucciola silenteSilent firefly
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See Also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Sunset Firefly
    These fireflies glow gently in the dark. When cooked with monster parts, the compound that causes it to glow results in an elixir that will allow you to move more quietly.
    " — Inventory (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "Sunset Firefly
    These fireflies glow gently in the dark. The compound that causes it to glow is said to improve concentration.
    " — Spoils (Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity)
  3. "They say the roads are dangerous at night, so I have to come straight home without searching for fireflies..." — Lasli (Breath of the Wild)
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