Ancient Arrow

This page will have all the arrow types in the game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.


  • Arrows with attack power add to the base damage done by the bow.

Name AP Effects Notes
Arrow 0 None
Fire Arrow 0 to 10 depending on target Elemental/Ignite: 40-60 dmg ignite overtime
Ice Arrow 0 to 10 depending on target Elemental/Cold: 40-60 dmg if the ice blocked target gets hit again
Shock Arrow 0 to 20 depending on target Elemental/Electricity AOE Effect in rain
Bomb Arrow 40 to 55 Special/Explode: can ignite targets, Will Not explode/ignite if used while in the rain
Ancient Arrow 50, one shots every non boss mob but there's no drops Special: one shots Guardians if you shoot the eye
Light Arrow 0, DOES work on most/all enemies, just doesn't have any special effects as without amiibo you cannot use it outside of the ganon fight.

Strategy Guide/Tips[edit]

  • Elemental arrows can be useful in solving certain puzzles as well.
  • Elemental enemies can be defeated with one hit using an elemental arrow opposite of theirs. For instance, hitting a Fire Lizalfos with an Ice Arrow results in a one-hit kill.

See also[edit]