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Baumar is a recurring character in The Legend of Zelda series.[2][3]


Breath of the Wild

Baumar is a Hylian who travels with his Horse, Bamboo,[1][4] while carrying a Fisherman's Shield and a Traveler's Sword. The pair travel a portion of the Hilltop High Road between Serenne Stable and Snowfield Stable.

When Baumar was a child, he almost got lost up in the Hebra Mountains.[5] While a shield surfer saved him, Baumar has trouble recall his name.[6] Falmark was the shield surfer, and he claims that surfing down the mountain with a child on his back was difficult.[7]

Baumar shows a lot of appreciation for Bamboo. He refers to his Horse with a lot of affectionate terms, such as "totally gnarly", "radical", and "most excellent".[8][9] He also offers directions as the two of them travel.[4] If Link overhears him talking to Bamboo, he will explain that he is not good at conversing with people.[10]

Baumar enjoys Shield Surfing, finding it difficult to go long times without doing so.[11][12] His plan for his journey is to stop at Snowfield Stable, at which point he will head to the Hebra Mountains to Shield Surf.[9] Ocassionaly, he will say that he has no time to chat with Link.[13] He claims to be talented, though he describes his process as climbing the Mountains and Surfing.[14] When he makes it to Snowfield Stable, Baumar is excited to head up the Hebra Mountains and finally go Shield Surfing.[15]

On the way to the Hebra Mountains, Baumar mentally prepares himself for Shield Surfing, and he becomes annoyed if Link interrupts him.[16] The legendary Shield Surfer, Selmie, supposedly had all of her routes memorized.[17] There is a rumor Baumar has heard that Selmie is waiting on the Hebra Mountains for a worthy opponent.[18][19]

If he is caught in the rain, Baumar will be disappointed disappointed that he can not shield surf.[20] While it is storming or snowing, Baumar wonders if professional shield surfers head out in this type of weather, confessing he would break his neck if he wiped out.[21]

Occasionally, Baumar will give Link a Shield Surfing tip. For example, depending on the type of Shield used, one's surfing will be different.[22] He knows of a Shield that is supposed to be good for Shield Surfing, which is the Knight's Shield, but he can not remember what it is called.[23] Additionally, he has heard of the Hylian Shield within Hyrule Castle, which is supposed to be durable.[24]

Tears of the Kingdom


ZW Nomenclature Asset.png Names in Other Regions ZW Nomenclature Asset 2.png
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Baumar (BotW)
  • コノタケ (Konotake) (BotW)
  • コノタケ (TotK)
The Republic of ChinaThe Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of ChinaThe Macao Special Administrative Region of China
珂諾塔肯 (Kēnuòtǎkěn) (BotW | TotK)
The People's Republic of China
珂诺塔肯 (Kēnuòtǎkěn) (BotW | TotK)
The Kingdom of the Netherlands
Baumar (BotW)
Bambo (BotW | TotK)
The French Republic
Bambo (BotW | TotK)
The Federal Republic of Germany
Bumbas (BotW | TotK)
The Italian Republic
Ubbam (BotW | TotK)
The Republic of Korea
바우머 (TotK)
Latin America
Maubo (BotW)
The Kingdom of Spain
Maubo (BotW | TotK)
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See Also


  1. 1.0 1.1 "All right, Bamboo, my totally gnarly and radical horse! We're finally ready to hit the mountain for some shield surfing!" — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "Baumar" — Game Screen (Breath of the Wild)
  3. "Baumar" — Game Screen (Tears of the Kingdom)
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Just hit the northern passage from here, man, and you'll find Serenne Stable. Let's kick it, Bamboo!" — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  5. "Oh, man, I just, like...had a total flashback! When I was just a kid, I almost got lost up on the snowy mountains..." — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  6. "But I was saved by this totally wicked shield surfer! His name? It was Fa—Falma... Oh man... I totally forgot." — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  7. "When I was about your age, I saved a child lost in the Hebra Mountains. I tell ya what, fella. Shield surfing down the mountain with that kid on my back was tougher than I expected!" — Falmark (Breath of the Wild)
  8. "All right, Bamboo, my totally gnarly and radical horse! We're finally ready to hit the mountain for some shield surfing!" — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  9. 9.0 9.1 "All right, Bamboo, my most excellent horse! First to Snowfield Stable, and then to the mountain for shield surfing! Heeeeyaahh!" — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  10. "Huh? Oh, sorry, man. I was talking to my horse, Bamboo. I'm not, like, all that great at conversations with people." — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  11. "This is such a drag, dude... I just wanna get back to shield surfing. I miss that fresh powder!" — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  12. "Oh, man, I miss the Hebra Mountains something fierce.
    The shield surfing there is just radical!
    " — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  13. "First, we gotta hit up Snowfield Stable. So let's get a move on! Heeeyaah— Huh? Oh, sorry, dude. No time to chat!" — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  14. "I'm pretty wicked at shield surfing, man. Actually I'm, like, totally wicked at it. I just climb up Hebra Mountains and surf." — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  15. "I finally made it to Snowfield Stable! Hebra Mountains, I'm comin' for you, dude! You shall taste the flat of my shield and my gnarly shield-surfing skills!" — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  16. "Not cool, dude. You interrupted my mental preparations! If I wanna be the best shield surfer, I need to plan ahead!" — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  17. "They say the legendary shield surfer Selmie has all the routes memorized. She's intense, man!" — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  18. "Dude, apparently she's just waiting up on the Hebra Mountains for a worthy shield-surfing opponent!" — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  19. "Dude, I heard the legendary shield-surfer Selmie is just waiting on the Hebra Mountains for a worthy opponent!" — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  20. "This weather is totally bogus, dude. I just want it to clear up so I can get back to shield surfing!" — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  21. "Oh, man, do professional shield surfers surf on days like this? If I wiped out, I'd break my neck! Bogus, dude..." — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  22. "Oh, man, check it. Did you know that depending on the shield, your surfing can be totally different? What am I talking about? I'm talking about shield surfing, man! Get with it, dude!" — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  23. "Speaking of, I heard about a shield that's supposed to be wicked for surfing. It's called a kni— A knight's... Oh man. I totally forgot. What a drag, dude." — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)
  24. "Apparently, there's a totally durable shield called a Hylian shield somewhere in Hyrule Castle. Sounds gnarly, dude!" — Baumar (Breath of the Wild)