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Game(s)Twilight Princess
Dungeon(s)Snowpeak Ruins
Reward(s)Ball and Chain

Darkhammer is the mini-boss of the Snowpeak Ruins in Twilight Princess.


Darkhammer will continuously guard his body with his massive Ball and Chain. In order to defeat him, Link must Clawshot a target behind Darkhammer as soon as he starts swinging his weapon. Darkhammer will then pause to pull in his weapon, giving Link the opportunity to attack his exposed tail. Link can also roll behind Darkhammer while he is swinging the Ball and Chain or after his attack lands. Darkhammer can be defeated in a single hit with the Mortal Draw.

When defeated, Darkhammer drops his Ball and Chain, which can picked up by Link.


  • Darkhammer resembles an armored Lizalfos. His German name, Armoralfos, also suggests this.


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.gif
Language Name Meaning
Japanese Japan ハンマーナック (Hanmānakku) Hammer Knuckle
Spanish Spain Manguálido From "Manguál," meaning flail
French France Marteleur Hammerman
German Germany Armoralfos From "armor" and possibly "Lizalfos"
Italian Italy Martelfos



  1. "Doesn't he know how dangerous that is, swinging a big metal ball around in such a small place?!" — Midna (Twilight Princess)

Bosses in The Legend of Zelda series

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