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Blue Darknut

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Blue Darknut
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Health8 (TLoZ)

Blue Darknuts are recurring enemies in The Legend of Zelda series.[1]


The Legend of Zelda

In The Legend of Zelda, Blue Darknuts are stronger than their Red counterparts. They are able to shield themselves from any attack and are thus invulnerable if attacked from the front.[2] Link can harm them by attacking them from the side or behind with either his Sword or a Bomb. Blue Darknuts cannot be stunned by the Boomerang and they cannot be harmed by the Magical Rod, Arrows, or Fire. They have a health of eight. When defeated, Blue Darknuts may drop either a Heart, one Rupee, or a Fairy.[note 1]

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See Also


  1. If Link defeats 10 enemies without getting hit or teleporting with the Recorder, then the 10th enemy defeated will drop five Rupees. However, if the 10th enemy is defeated with a Bomb, then it will drop four Bombs. If Link defeats 16 enemies without getting hit or teleporting, then the 16th enemy will drop a Fairy. After the 16th enemy, Link must get hit and reset the counter to zero in order to achieve this effect again. Defeating Armoses, Like Likes, Keeses, or Gels will not be counted.[3]


  1. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 173 (TLoZ | OoS | OoA)
  2. "The knight who lives in the labyrinths. He has lots of attacking power. He repels Link's attacks from the front with his shield." (The Legend of Zelda manual, pg. 36)
  3. n.a., Forced Drops,, published n.d., retrieved August 17, 2017.