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Other media Hyrule Warriors
Use(s) Stop The Imprisoned
Transport Link to minigames

The Groosenator is an object in Skyward Sword.

Location and Uses

Created by Groose, the Groosenator is a railed weapon equipped with a catapult that fires Bomb Flowers.[1] The Groosenator is accompanied by tracks that circle the Sealed Grounds, allowing it to freely move upon and aim anywhere. Groose unveils it to Link when The Imprisoned breaks free for the second time. Link and Groose must use it to temporarily stun The Imprisoned, allowing Link to land on it and strike the spike on its head. The third time The Imprisoned breaks free, the Groosenator will stop it from flying. However, the road to Groose's Bomb Flowers will become blocked by rubble, so Link must launch himself onto The Imprisoned's head to attack the spike and seal it for the final time.[2][3]

Whenever Link needs to use the Groosenator, the Up Button on the Control Pad must be pressed to set up the shot.[4] The machine's position can then be adjusted with the Control Stick while the target is aimed at with the Wii Remote. The A Button is used to fire the Bomb Flower.[5] Once Link fires the Groosenator, he must wait until Groose shouts at him to fire once again.[6]

After Link has obtained the three parts of the Song of the Hero from the three regions on The Surface, Groose will offer to transport him to different minigames found around the Surface or The Sky using the Groosenator, which can also serve as a faster alternative to flying on Link's Loftwing.

The Sky The Surface
Clean Cut Thrill Digger
Dodoh's High Dive Rickety Coaster
Bug Heaven Lightning Round

Non-Canon Appearances

Hyrule Warriors

In Hyrule Warriors, the Groosenator appears in the Sealed Grounds. It is used to repel The Imprisoned whenever it attempts to destroy an allied Keep. Unlike in Skyward Sword, it is stationary and cannot be moved. The Warrior is required to travel to the targeted Keep and use the Groosenator to stun The Imprisoned, causing it to fall, leaving it vulnerable to attacks once again.


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese パワフルピッチャーマシーン (Pawafuru Pichā Mashīn) Powerful Pitcher Machine
Canada FrenchCA Mégatapulte Portmanteau of "mega" and "catapult"
Italian Republic Italian Badopulta
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Supercatapulta



  1. "Duh huh huh! Try not to drool on your shirt as you stare at this amazing superweapon I've been working on! I call it...the Groosenator! [...] I don't care how beefy you are--you're bound to stumble for a few moments after taking one of my big bombs to the body!" — Groose (Skyward Sword)
  2. "Not good! The road crumbled, and I can't get to the rest of my bomb stash! What do I do?! Link! Come up to the temple, and make your way over here. Hustle up!" — Groose (Skyward Sword)
  3. "Link, we're in trouble! I can't get to my stash of bombs! All right... Link! We've got no choice! You've got to get up onto that ugly thing's head! Quick now!" — Groose (Skyward Sword)
  4. "The Groosenator is ready for action! Just press SS D-Pad Up.png to set up the shot!" — Groose (Skyward Sword)
  5. "Adjust the machine's position with SS Control Neutral.png, and aim at your target with the Wii Remote. Once your shot's set, let that scaly creep have it!" — Groose (Skyward Sword)
  6. "Soon as I'm ready to fire, you'll see my signal appear above SS D-Pad Up.png. Till then, it's up to you and that sword of yours to keep that thing away!" — Groose (Skyward Sword)