Stalkoblin

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Stalkoblins are recurring Enemies in The Legend of Zelda series.[1][2][name references needed]

Characteristics

Breath of the Wild

Hyrule Compendium Entry
106 (107) Stalkoblin
Description
The remains of Bokoblins appear in the dark of the night. While they're fragile enough to crumble from a single blow, as long as a skull remains intact, they'll continue to pull themselves back together and go on fighting. Sometimes the body will pick up the wrong skull, but this doesn't seem to be a problem...
Common Locations
Hyrule Field
Great Hyrule Forest
Recoverable Materials
Bokoblin Horn Bokoblin Fang

Stalkoblins are the skeletal remains of Bokoblins which emerge from the earth at night. When they emerge, they may be holding various Weapons, however, if they lack any Weapons, they will either swipe at Link if he is nearby, or dig up rocks to throw at Link. Some can also be found riding Stalhorses.

Stalkoblins are fragile and their bodies will easily collapse if struck, leaving their disembodied skulls to roll around. Shortly afterwards, their bodies will reform and run after their heads to reattach them. If a Stalkoblin's skull is present, the bodies of other Stalkoblins whose skulls have been destroyed will remain. These decapitated skeletons will simply jump and wave at the remaining intact Stalkoblins until their skulls have been detached, at which point they will attempt to take the skull for themselves. Stalkoblins will pick up the detached skulls of other Stalkoblins and throw them at Link to hurt him. If they come into contact with a flame, their entire body will catch on fire, in addition to any wooden implements they carry.

The detached arms of Stalkoblins, known as Bokoblin Arms, can be picked up by Link and used as a Weapon. While detached, it will roll towards a common point with the other bones to reform the Stalkoblin's skeleton. If taken, Bokoblin Arms will remain animate when the rest of the skeletons they belong to are destroyed.[3] When defeated, they may drop Bokoblin Fangs. Curiously, the Bokoblin Fangs will not drop from their skulls, but rather from their skeleton bodies.

Link may pick up a detached Stalkoblin head and kick it further away from its body. If it lands in water deep enough to submerge it completely, the Stalkoblin will die.

If Link wears the Bokoblin Mask, Majora's Mask, or possesses the Disguise; Bone Atk. Up Set Bonus by wearing the full Radiant Set or Phantom Ganon Set, Stalkoblins will not attack Link unless he attacks them.

Drops

Drops of Stalkoblin
Normal

Stalkoblin can drop between 1 and 2 of:

Drop Table
Item Percentage

Bokoblin Fang
100.0 %

As well as 1 of:

Drop Table
Item Percentage

Bokoblin Horn
50.0 %

Tears of the Kingdom



Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Stalkoblins reappear as enemies in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, first appearing in Freeing Korok Forest. Like in the Breath of the Wild, they fight with various weapons against Link and his allies. Unlike Breath of the Wild, if a Stalkoblin is defeated, its head flies off and resumes the fight as a Cursed Bokoblin.

Trivia

  • In Breath of the Wild, Stalkoblins will only appear in preset locations until Link either gets a Boko Club for the first time or leaves the Great Plateau.[verification needed]

Nomenclature

Names in Other Regions
LanguageNamesMeanings
Japan
Japanese
スタルボコブリン (Sutarubokoburin) (BotW | TotK)[5] 
The Republic of ChinaThe Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of ChinaThe Macao Special Administrative Region of China
ChineseTR
骷髏波克布林 (Kūlóu Bōkèbùlín) (BotW | TotK) 
The People's Republic of China
ChineseSI
骷髅波克布林 (Kūlóu Bōkèbùlín) (BotW | TotK) 
The Kingdom of the Netherlands
Dutch
Skelet-Bokoblin (BotW | TotK | HWAoC)[7][8]Skeleton-Bokoblin
Canada
FrenchCA
Stalbokoblin (BotW | TotK) 
The French Republic
FrenchEU
Stalbokoblin (BotW | TotK)[6] 
The Federal Republic of Germany
German
Stalbokblin (BotW | TotK)[10] 
The Italian Republic
Italian
Stalboblin (BotW | TotK)[4] 
The Republic of Korea
Korean
스탈 보코블린 (Seutal Bokobeullin) (BotW | TotK) 
The Russian Federation
Russian
Сталкоблин (Stalkoblin) (BotW)[9] 
Latin America
SpanishLA
Stalkoblin (BotW | TotK)[11][12]
The Kingdom of Spain
SpanishEU
Bokoblin esquelético (BotW | TotK)[13][14] 
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See Also

References

  1. "Stalkoblin" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "Stalkoblin" — Hyrule Compendium (Tears of the Kingdom)
  3. "Bokoblin Arm
    A skeletal arm that keeps moving even after it's severed from its body. It's kind of gross to strap it to your back, but it'll do in a pinch. It's old and fragile, so it's quick to break.
    " — Inventory (Breath of the Wild)
  4. "106 Stalboblin" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  5. "106 スタルボコブリン" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  6. "106 Stalbokoblin" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  7. "106 Skelet-Bokoblin" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  8. "Skelet-Bokoblin" — Hyrule Compendium (Tears of the Kingdom)
  9. "106 Сталкоблин" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  10. "106 Stalbokblin" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  11. "106 Stalkoblin" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  12. "Stalkoblin" — Hyrule Compendium (Tears of the Kingdom, Latin American Spanish localization)
  13. "106 Bokoblin esquelético" — Hyrule Compendium (Breath of the Wild)
  14. "Bokoblin esquelético" — Hyrule Compendium (Tears of the Kingdom, European Spanish localization)