The term "silver" denotes not only their color but also their rarity. If you can get a big, badass nasty weapon you don't mind breaking, use that to make things go quickly and just reload if you don't get a Star Fragment. The purple stripes help them to stand out even more. Silver Lynels are not to be trifled with. The purple stripes help them to stand out even more. They have been influenced by Ganon's fiendish magic, so they are the strongest among the Lynel species, surpassing even the strength of those with white manes. Red(2000HP), Blue(3000HP), White(4000HP) and Silver(5000HP). I think Silver Lynels only have a chance to show up later in the game, perhaps triggered by collected hearts? Lynel, Blue-Maned Lynel, White-Maned Lynel, Golden Lynel, Star Fragment " Silver Lynels are not to be trifled with. The term "silver" denotes not only their color but also their rarity. If you’re not sure if you see a white or silver lynel in the distance, use your camera rune! They have been influenced by Ganon's fiendish magic, so they are the strongest among the Lynel species, surpassing even the strength of those with white manes. The Lynel at Colosseum Ruins is Silver for me, not Red for instance. The purple stripes help them to stand out even more.

One has a sword, one has a spear, and one has a mace. Three Lynel spawns are to the north of the map, West of the Eldin Great Skeleton (doesn't get tagged on the map until you go over to it).