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Not to be confused with Mamu.

Wart is a Mini-Boss in the Great Bay Temple and the Secret Shrine in Majora's Mask.[1][note 1]


Tatl's Comment:
MM3D Tatl Artwork.png
"It's a Wart.
Once you've gotten rid of the spheres that shield the main body, you can attack the eye."

Wart is a huge-eyed creature that slides around trying to hit Link. At the start of the battle, Wart hovers on the ceiling. In order to initiate the fight, Link must look upwards to get its attention. Afterwards, Wart will descend and hover slightly off the ground, completely surrounded by a mass of blobs, rendering it immune to any direct damage. In order to damage Wart, the young hero must destroy the surrounding blobs with any offensive or long-range weapon. The blobs are incapable of being destroyed while on Wart, so Link must knock them off and destroy them before they latch back on. Bombs, Deku Nuts, and Fire Arrows are some of the most efficient methods, as they knock many blobs off at once and may damage Wart as well.

For each blob that is destroyed, a gap in Wart's defensive armor will appear, giving Link a chance to strike it in the eye as the armor moves around. Occasionally, Wart will close its eye while it is moving around the battlefield, preventing the young hero from striking. After Wart has sustained enough damage, it will shed all of the blobs and dart around the room in the young hero's direction. The blobs surrounding Wart will jump around the room, serving as a distraction. In order to defeat Wart, Link must strike it in its eye while it is facing him.

Once defeated, a Treasure Chest containing the Ice Arrows in the Great Bay Temple or 100 Rupees in the Secret Shrine appears.


In Majora's Mask, Wart shares its Italian and Japanese name with Arrghus, Arghus and ワート (Wāto), respectively. In Majora's Mask 3D, Wart's French, Spanish and German names were changed to match Arrghus's name in those languages.

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ワート (Wāto) Wart
Canada FrenchCA Méduso (MM3D)
French Republic FrenchEU Glob'oeil (MM)
Meduso (MM3D)
Federal Republic of Germany German Warzenauge (MM)
Argus (MM3D)
Wart Eye
Italian Republic Italian Arghus
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Wart (MM)
Arghus (MM3D)
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Arghus (MM3D)


See Also


  1. Wart was referred to as Wort on Zelda.com's encyclopedia.[2] However, as this contradicts the name given in-game, it is not considered Canon.


  1. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 164
  2. "Wort
    Once a fierce guardian of the Great Bay Temple, Wort was a hideous mass of pink bubbles surrounding a green floating eye. Link is given credit for ridding the Temple of Wort's presence."
    The Great Hyrule Encyclopedia, Zelda.com (archive), retrieved January 24, 2022.
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