Tumbleweed Farming Guide and How to Use | Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

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

Tumbleweed Basic Information

Tumbleweed
Tumbleweed Set
Material Type Treasure
A dried plant that tumbles around the desert. Snag it with your Bug Net, or it will crumble to bits upon contact.

How to Farm Tumbleweeds

Tumbleweed Locations and Sources

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

Material Locations and Sources
Tumbleweed ・Lanayru Desert

Farming Tumbleweeds in the Lanayru Desert

Using the Bug Net, players can catch tumbleweed in the Lanayru Desert. Unlike like birds and insects, tumbleweed will not flee from the players but it can be difficult to catch because the tumbleweed rolls across the desert floor.

What to Do With Tumbleweeds

Sell for Rupees

Tumbleweeds can be sold to Rupin at night for 20 Rupees.

Material Sell Price
Tumbleweed 20

Use It to Upgrade Equipment

Tumbleweeds can be used to upgrade the following equipment.

Item Required Materials
Sacred Bow IconSacred Bow Iron Bow
Tumbleweed x5
Lizard Tail x3
Goddess Plume x1
Evil Crystal x2
Iron Bow IconIron Bow Bow
Tumbleweed x3
Monster Claw x3
Evil Crystal x1
Eldin Ore x2
Big Bug Net IconBig Bug Net Bug Net
Tumbleweed x3
Evil Crystal x1
Ancient Flower x2
Fortified Shield Reinforced Shield
Tumbleweed x3
Monster Claw x3
Eldin Ore x3
Blue Bird Feather x1
Braced Shield Banded Shield
Tumbleweed x2
Ornamental Skull x1
Monster Claw x2
Amber Relic x3

List of Upgrades

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Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Materials Partial

List of Materials

Bugs
Blessed
Butterfly
Deku Hornet Eldin Roller
Faron
Grasshopper
Gerudo Dragonfly Lanayru Ant
Sand Cicada Sky Stag Beetle Skyloft Mantis
Starry Firefly Volcanic Ladybug Woodland Rhino Beetle
Treasures
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
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