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Lanayru Ant

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Lanayru Ant
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Upgrading Potions

Lanayru Ants are Bugs in Skyward Sword.[1]

Location and Uses

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A report, master.

Lanayru Ant

Sensitivity to human presence: 60%
Usable as a potion ingredient.
I project a 50% probability of failing to notice this insect simply because it's small. After discovering its location, you can catch it comparatively easily.

Lanayru Ants can be found in Lanayru Desert. They can be captured using the Bug Net. Lanayru Ants can be used to upgrade Potions at the Potion Shop or sold to Strich at the Knight Academy during nighttime. They build and live in underground nests where they store water to thrive in the desert's heat.[2][3]


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese ラネールアント (Ranēru Anto) Same as English.
French Republic FrenchEU Fourmi de Lanelle Lanelle Ant
Federal Republic of Germany German Ranelle-Ameise Ranelle Ant
Italian Republic Italian Sabiormica
Kingdom of Spain SpanishEU Hormiga de Lanayru Same as English.

See Also


  1. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 129
  2. "An ant that rarely separates from its colony, the Lanayru Ant builds and lives in underground nests in the Lanayru Desert, subsisting off water sources deep underground."  (Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 67)
  3. "You caught [X] Lanayru Ant! It's said these ants store water deep in their nests, allowing them to thrive even in the intense heat of the open desert." — N/A (Skyward Sword)