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Nejiron

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Nejiron
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Game(s)
Habitat(s)Road to Ikana
Stone Tower Temple
Effective Weapon(s)Bomb
Hookshot
Hero's Bow
Stone Mask

Nejirons are enemies in Majora's Mask.

Tatl's Comment

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Nejiron

That's a Nejiron. Don't get too close to it. Sniff...Sniff... It smells like gun powder!

Characteristics

Nejirons hide in the ground along the Road to Ikana and inside the Stone Tower Temple, emerging to attack Link by rolling into him. These creatures smell of gunpowder,[1] alluding to their volatile nature, and will explode when hit. Long-range weapons such as the Bow and Hookshot are best used to deal with them. However, each time one is defeated, another will emerge from the ground to take its place. The Stone Mask can be used to avoid an encounter with these creatures completely.

Nomenclature

The Japanese word "Neji" means twisted or warped, whereas the suffix -ron may refer to a Goron. According to the official The Legend of Zelda website, Nejirons have evolved to mimic the appearance of Gorons in order to fool their prey.[2]

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.gif
Language Name
Japan Japanese ネジロン (Nejiron)
French-speaking countries French Nejiron
Federal Republic of Germany German Nairon
Italian Republic Italian Nejiron
Spanish-speaking countries Spanish Nejiron

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References

  1. "That's a Nejiron. Don't get too close to it. Sniff...Sniff... It smells like gun powder!" — Tatl (Majora's Mask)
  2. "Nejirons appear to be simple creatures, but they are in fact highly evolved hunting machines. They have adapted to resemble a rolling Goron, but instead of passing by peacefully, a Nejiron will charge ruthlessly into is [sic] victim."The Great Hyrule Encyclopedia, Zelda.com.