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

Skyward Sword HD Lanayru Ant Farming Guide
This is a guide to farming Lanayru Ant, a Bug in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch. Learn where to get Lanayru Ant, map location, its sell price, as well as what you can do with it.

Lanayru Ant Basic Information

Lanayru Ant
Lanayru Ant Set
Material Type Bug
A desert insect that is often found in swarms. Has a face that's so ugly it's cute.

How to Farm Lanayru Ants

Lanayru Ant Locations and Sources

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

Material Locations and Sources
Lanayru Ant ・Lanayru Mine
・Lanayru Desert
・ Temple of Time
・Bug Rock

Obtainable in Lanayru Desert

Players can catch Lanayru Ants in Lanayru Desert. Players will need the Bug Net, so make sure to pick that up at Beedle's Shop first.

Lanayru Ant Maps

Lanayru Desert Lanayru Sand Sea Entrance
Skipper's Retreat Pirate Stronghold
Lanayru Caves Lanayru Gorge

These maps contain the potential spawn points for Sand Cicada, indicated by a green dot. Note that their appearance on these spawn points are sometimes random.

Obtainable in Bug Heaven

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Bug Heaven
As players progress in the story, Strich will eventually appear on the island in the clouds, Bug Rock. Here, players will unlock the mini game: Bug Heaven. Lanayru Ants are One out of Four possible rewards for completing Bug Heaven within Three minutes.

Completing this mini game within Three minutes rewards players with a Five stack of bugs as a reward so it is highly recommended for players who are collecting bugs to try it out.

Possible Rewards for Bug Wrangler Level

Gerudo Drangofly Lanayru Ant
Woodland Rhino Beetle Volcanic Ladybug

Have Bug Medal in your Inventory

Bug Medal Get
The Bug Medal enables you to see bugs that spawned in your current area on your map. You can obtain the Bug Medal from Beedle's Shop.

How to Get the Bug Medal: Location and How to Use

What to Do With Lanayru Ants

Sell for Rupees

Lanayru Ants can be sold to Strich at night for 20 Rupees.

Material Sell Price
Lanayru Ant 20

Use It to Upgrade Potions

Lanayru Ants can be used to upgrade the following potions.

Item Required Materials
Air Potion + IconAir Potion + Air Potion
Skyloft Mantis x2
Sky Stag Beetle x2
Lanayru Ant x2
Revitalizing Potion ++ IconRevitalizing Potion ++ Revitalizing Potion +
Woodland Rhino Beetle x2
Sand Cicada x1
Lanayru Ant x3
Gerudo Dragonfly x1

Potion Recipes List and How to Use

Related Guides

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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