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Skyward Sword HD Hornet Larvae

This is a guide to farming Hornet Larvae, a Treasure in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch. Learn where to get Hornet Larvae, its sell price, as well as what you can do with it.

Hornet Larvae Basic Information

Hornet Larvae
Hornet Larvae Set
Material Type Treasure
A precious source of protein that comes from a hive. Watch out for nearby Deku Hornets when harvesting these.

How to Farm Hornet Larvae

Hornet Larvae Locations and Sources

Hornet Larvae can be found in certain locations in the Sky and the Surface. See the table below to learn where to find Hornet Larvae.

Material Locations and Sources
Hornet Larvae ・Deep Woods

Obtainable in Faron Woods

Players can get Hornet Larvae from destroying bee hives in the Faron Woods.

Farming Hornet Larvae from the Great Tree.

On the southern side of the Great Tree in Faron Woods, there is a Hornet Nest that spawns on the tree. Using a ranged weapon, knock it down and collect the Hornet Larvae. If players take too long to pick it up, the Hornet Larvae will disappear so be sure to pick it up quick.

What to Do With Hornet Larvae

Sell for Rupees

Hornet Larvae can be sold to Rupin at night for 20 Rupees.

Material Sell Price
Hornet Larvae 20

Use It to Upgrade Equipment

Hornet Larvae can be used to upgrade the following equipment.

Item Required Materials
Quick Beetle IconQuick Beetle Hook Beetle
Hornet Larvae x2
Golden Skull x1
Ancient Flower x2
Large Bomb Bag IconLarge Bomb Bag Medium Bomb Bag
Lizard Tail x3
Jelly Blob x4
Hornet Larvae x2
Golden Skull x1

List of Upgrades

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Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Materials Partial

List of Materials

Deku Hornet Eldin Roller
Gerudo Dragonfly Lanayru Ant
Sand Cicada Sky Stag Beetle Skyloft Mantis
Starry Firefly Volcanic Ladybug Woodland Rhino Beetle
Amber Relic Ancient Flower Bird Feather
Blue Bird Feather Dusk Relic Eldin Ore
Evil Crystal Goddess Plume Golden Skull
Hornet Larvae Jelly Blob Lizard Tail
Monster Claw Monster Horn Ornamental Skull
Tumbleweed - -

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