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Stalhorse

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Stalhorse
BotW Stalhorse Model.png
Game(s)
Era(s)Era of the Wilds

Stalhorses are Creatures in Breath of the Wild.[1]

Characteristics

Breath of the Wild

Hyrule Compendium Entry

005 (005) Stalhorse
BotW Hyrule Compendium Stalhorse.png
Description
This skeletal horse is ridden by monsters. It was once a regular horse, but Ganon's power revived it from death. It cannot maintain its bone structure in the daytime.
Common Locations
Hebra Mountains
Akkala Highlands
Recoverable Materials
None

A Stalhorse is an undead skeletal Horse reanimated by Ganon's magic.[2] However, Stalhorses behave and function like regular Horses and pose no threat to Link. They only appear at night, as they cannot maintain their bone structure during the day.[2] If a Stalhorse is present as the sun rises, it will fall to pieces and disappear. They are usually encountered with Stalkoblins or Bokoblins riding on their backs. Due to a lack of stomach, Stalhorses will not eat Carrots or Apples and they cannot be registered at a Stable. If Link tries to register a one at a Stable, the Stable owner will call it a monster and refuse to board it, as it might eat the other Horses.[3] Wearing the Radiant Set causes Stalhorses to run at high speeds when ridden.

Stalhorses serve a role in the "Stalhorse: Pictured!" Side Quest. If Juannelle is spoken to at Snowfield Stable, she will state that she has heard there is a Stalhorse is in the area, but it is too cold for her to search for it.[4] Juannelle will offer to give Link a reward if he brings her some notes or a picture of the Stalhorse.[5] Based on the rumor, she advises Link to try and find a Stalhorse, along with its Stalkoblin rider in the North Tabantha Snowfield,[6] but states that a picture of a Stalhorse from any location would work. If a Picture of the Stalhorse is shown to Juannelle, she will be startled by its appearance, saying that it looks like a monster. She then rewards Link with a Silver Rupee and the Side Quest is complete.[7]

See Also

References

  1. "Stalhorse" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "This skeletal horse is ridden by monsters. It was once a regular horse, but Ganon's power revived it from death. It cannot maintain its bone structure in the daytime." — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  3. "What in Hylia's name?! That's a monster, not a horse! Sorry, but we can't board that... thing here. It might eat the other horses." — Varke (Breath of the Wild)
  4. "I heard there was a Stalhorse in this area, but I can't take it any longer! It's too cold to look anymore!" — Juannelle (Breath of the Wild)
  5. "Can you handle this task for me? I'll even reward you! All I need is a picture! Or some notes!" — Juannelle (Breath of the Wild)
  6. "There's a rumor that it can be found with Stalkoblins in the North Tabantha Snowfield." — Juannelle (Breath of the Wild)
  7. "Wha-? This is the bony horse? That Stalhorse... It's a monster!" — Juannelle (Breath of the Wild)