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Slingshot Pellet

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Slingshot Pellet
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Deku Seeds artwork from Ocarina of Time
Use(s) Ammunition

Slingshot Pellets are recurring items in The Legend of Zelda series, used as ammunition for the Slingshot.

Location and Uses

Ocarina of Time

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In Ocarina of Time, Deku Seeds are used as ammunition for the Fairy Slingshot.[1] They are held in the Bullet Bag, which can be upgraded to hold 40 and 50 seeds. They can be found when cutting grass.

Oracle of Seasons

Main article: Mystical Seeds

In Oracle of Seasons, Mystical Seeds are a type of ammunition for the Slingshot. There are five types: Ember, Scent, Pegasus, Gale, and Mystery. These seeds are held in the Seed Satchel.

Four Swords Adventures

In Four Swords Adventures, Deku Seeds are used as ammunition for the Slingshot; however, it has unlimited ammunition, as there are no Deku Seeds to be collected and no bag to hold them.

Twilight Princess

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In Twilight Princess, Pumpkin Seeds can be used as ammunition for the Slingshot. Link receives 50 ordinary pellets when he first buys the Slingshot from Sera in Ordon Village, but must use Pumpkin Seeds as replacements once they are used up. They can be found by smashing pumpkins or slaying Deku Babas and throwing their pods. A maximum of 50 pellets can be held at a time.

Skyward Sword

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In Skyward Sword, Deku Seeds are used as ammunition. They can be found by defeating Deku Babas or using the Digging Mitts in soft soil. Link can also buy 10 seeds for 20 Rupees at the Gear Shop.


  • During development of Ocarina of Time, Link uses pachinko balls as ammunition for the Slingshot.[2]


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Language Name Meaning
People's Republic of China ChineseSI 德库种子 (Dékù Zhǒngzi) Deku Seeds
Canada FrenchCA Graines Mojo (OoT3D | SS) Deku seeds
Federal Republic of Germany German Deku-Kerne Deku Seeds
Italian Republic Italian Semi Deku (OoT3D) Deku Seeds
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Semillas deku (OoT3D | SS) Deku seeds



  1. "These are small, hard seeds that you can use as bullets for your Slingshot." — N/A (Ocarina of Time)
  2. "There are a lot of missile weapons like arrows and pachinko balls." —Shigeru Miyamoto (The Z-Files)
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