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Zelda Skyward Sword HD - How to Get the Bomb Bag Location and How to Use
This is a guide to getting the Bomb Bag in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (HD) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn where to find Bomb Bag, as well as how to use it.

Bomb Bag Basic Information

Bomb Bag
Bomb Bag Set
Item Type Ammunition
You can carry bombs in this handy bag. Remember to refill the bag when you can!

How to Get the Bomb Bag

How to Obtain Bomb Bag

Item Unlock Condition
Bomb Bag IconBomb Bag Obtained from a treasure chest at the Earth Temple.
Effects: Lets you hold a maximum of 5 Bombs.

Obtained from Ledd in the Earth Temple

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - How to Get Bombs
The first Bomb Bag can be found inside a treasure chest after defeating the two Lizalfos.

After defeating them, talk to the Mogma called Ledd and he will let you borrow the bag and include 10 Bombs for free.

Earth Temple Walkthrough

Purchase at the Gear Shop

Small Bomb Bag - Bazaar.jpg

After obtaining the first Bomb Bag, you can buy the Small Bomb Bag as an upgrade for 50 Rupees.

You can also purchase addtional bombs for 10 Rupees.

All Bomb Bag Upgrades

Bomb Bag Upgrades

Item Required Materials
Medium Bomb Bag IconMedium Bomb Bag Small Bomb Bag
Ornamental Skull x3
Lizard Tail x1
Blue Bird Feather x1
Upgrade Price: 50 Rupees
Effects: Lets you hold 10 additional Bombs.
Large Bomb Bag IconLarge Bomb Bag Medium Bomb Bag
Lizard Tail x3
Jelly Blob x4
Hornet Larvae x2
Golden Skull x1
Upgrade Price: 100 Rupees
Effects: Lets you hold 15 additional Bombs.

List of Upgrades

How to Use the Bomb Bag

Press and Hold the ZR Button

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Bomb Bag Items Menu
Hold down the ZR Button on the Right Joy-Con to bring up the Items menu. Point the controller at the Bomb Bag and let go of the ZR Button to equip it.

Press the A Button to Put Down a Bomb

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Press A to Put Down Bomb
Once you have equipped the Bomb Bag, press the ZR Button to use it. Press the A Button to put down a bomb in place.

Point the Right Joy-Con Upwards to Throw a Bomb

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Point Upwards to Throw a Bomb
Point the Right Joy-Con upwards to prepare to throw the bomb. Link should be holding the bomb above his head as seen in the image above.

Swing the right Joy-Con down to throw the bomb.

Button-Only Controls

If you are using button-only controls, flick the right thumbstick up and press the ZR Button to throw the bomb.

Point the Right Joy-Con Downwards to Roll a Bomb

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Point Downwards to Roll a Bomb
Point the Right Joy-Con downwards to prepare to roll the bomb. Link should be holding the bomb on his side as seen in the image above.

Swing the right Joy-Con up to throw the bomb.

Button-Only Controls

If you are using button-only controls, flick the right thumbstick down and press the ZR Button to roll the bomb.

Pickup Bombs from Bomb Flowers

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Pickup Bombs.png

Once you have a Bomb Bag, you can pick bombs from the bomb flowers to store them for future use.

Press the A Button to pick up a bomb from the flower and then press the B Button to store it inside the Bomb Bag. You can also find bombs inside destructible objects such as vases.

Defeat Enemies

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Use Bombs to Defeat Enemies
Bombs can be used to defeat certain enemies. For example, you can place a bomb near a Stalfos to make their arms fall off, leaving them open to an attack.

Get Rid of Rocks

You can use bombs to remove rocks that are blocking the way or rocks covering Timeshift Stones in the Lanayru region.

Open Cracked Walls

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Open Cracked Walls

If you place a bomb near a crack wall you can pierce it and create a hole leading to a new area. The cracked walls are difficult to find, so be sure to take a closer look at the surrounding area.

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