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Snapper (Majora's Mask)

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Habitat(s)Woods of Mystery
Woodfall Temple
Effective Weapon(s)Deku Flower launch
Goron Link's fists
Blast Mask

Snappers are enemies in Majora's Mask.

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It's a Snapper! The way these things move, they never expose the weak part of their body! (MM)

It's a Snapper! These things never expose the weak part of their body! (MM3D)


Snappers are turtle-like enemies. Their shells provide them with great defense, leaving only their underbellies as their weak spots. They can be beaten with several strategies, including launching from a Deku Flower while as Deku Link to hit them from beneath, flipping them over with Goron Link's punches, or by using a Bomb to blast away their defenses.

Gekko, the mini-boss of the Woodfall Temple, rides a giant Snapper. After knocking him off his Snapper, Link must shoot him with the Hero's Bow as he crawls across the ceiling.


The name Snapper is likely a reference to the Snap Turtle.



See Also

TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.gif
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese スナッパー (Sunappā)
French-speaking countries French Tor-Tueur From Tortue (Tortoise), and Tueur (Killer).
Canada FrenchCA Tortueur (MM3D)
Federal Republic of Germany German Schnapper Snapper
Italian Republic Italian Snapper
Spanish-speaking countries Spanish Snapper
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