Beetle (Enemy)

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This article is about the enemy. For other uses, see Beetle.

Beetles are recurring Enemies in The Legend of Zelda series.[1]


Link's Awakening

In Link's Awakening, Beetles appear from a hole in the ground south of Kanalet Castle whenever Link gets close. They can be defeated with a single Sword slash, but endlessly continue appearing from the hole.

Oracle of Seasons

In Oracle of Seasons, Beetles can appear when Link digs a hole using the Shovel.

Oracle of Ages

In Oracle of Ages, Beetles can appear when Link digs a hole using the Shovel.

The Minish Cap

In The Minish Cap, Black Beetles appear under Rocks and Grass or when digging with the Mole Mitts. If they grab Link, he will not be able to move until he swings his Sword.

A red-colored Monster Variation known as Red Beetles appear in the Fortress of Winds.


The Beetle's Japanese name, "Zoro Zoro," is derived from the Japanese onomatopoeia for insects skittering around.

Names in Other Regions
ゾロゾロ (Zoro Zoro) (TMC)[4]
The Italian Republic
  • ZoroZoro (LA | LADX)[3]
  • Zoro Zoro (OoS | OoA)[2]
The Kingdom of Spain
Zoro Zoro (TMC)[5]
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See Also


  1. Encyclopedia, Dark Horse Books, pg. 165 (LA | OoS | OoA | TMC)
  2. Enciclopedia di Hyrule, Magazzini Salani, pg. 164
  3. Enciclopedia di Hyrule, Magazzini Salani, pg. 165
  4. "117:ゾロゾロ
    出現場所: さまざま
    " — Figurine Gallery (The Minish Cap, Japanese localization)
  5. "Zoro Zoro
    Aparecen en varios sitios. Salen de debajo de setos y jarrones.
    " — Figurine Gallery (The Minish Cap, European Spanish localization)