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Questions tagged [zelda-breath-of-the-wild]

A 2017 action adventure game that takes place in the Zelda Universe. Developed and published by Nintendo, it is available on both the Nintendo Switch and Wii U. Use this tag for either version of the game.

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How can I find out which boss monsters I haven't killed yet?

I have went online, mapped, and defeated all hinoxes, stone taluses, and moldugas in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. But when I go to Kilton to claim my reward, Kilton says I'm missing 39/40 ...
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How do I make a high-level dish?

What makes a dish grant a low, mid, or high level buff? I can only seem to make low-level cold/heat resistance dishes by cooking five of the same ingredient. I’d like to sneak around Hebra in my ...
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Where can I find a full stat horse?

I just found a 4 strength, 4 speed, 5 stamina horse. an upgrade from my speed 3 horse. I can’t believe how much faster this horse is. Now I want to find a horse with speed 5. Where can I find one?
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How do I track which Korok seeds are left?

All I’ve got left to do in Breath of the Wild is find all the Korok seeds. I’ve found almost half. I don’t actually want to walk every square inch of Hyrule looking for them. Are there any guides/maps/...
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Horse HP in Breath of the Wild [duplicate]

So, after a year of playing BotW, I have only just discovered that horses eat apples (and presumably other fruit and vegetables) when standing nearby that particular item on the ground. I did know ...
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How are Monster Variant appearances tied to the in-game progression?

In Breath of the Wild, there are different variations of some of the monster types in the game, usually determined by colour. These are primarily Bokoblins, Lizalfos, Moblins, Lynels, and the Hinox. ...
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How effective of a lightning rod can you be?

So, as we know, equipping yourself with a metal weapon, shield or bow can cause you to attract lightning during a storm. This can be either painful, or hilarious, depending on whether or not you have ...
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Quests or events with multiple permanent end states

On the Isolated Plateau, you can aquire a Warm Doublet from the Old Man. As far as I know, there are three ways to get it: Or Or Each option ends with a different entry in the Old Man's diary. ...
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SOMEWHAT SPOILERY: What happens if I beat Ganon

So I'm close to maxing out my character and I want to beat Ganon solely for the TRUE ending but I'm too scared of loosing some of my personal favorites from the Guardian Spear++ to fighting those ...
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Can I buy Zelda Breath of the Wild on the Nintendo eshop?

If I have a giftcard for the Nintendo eshop, can I use it to buy Breath of the Wild?
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Which armour gives a larger boost to ancient weapons?

Assuming I'm using ancient weapons, and have the barbarian armour set and ancient armour set upgraded twice, which set will I do more damage with with regular attacks, and which with charge attacks (...
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What is this floating green light in Vah Medoh?

In my game, just inside the entrance to Vah Medoh, slightly above head level and before the column of rising air, there's a greenish column of light (video, image). It appears fixed in space ...
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How do I turn off controller aiming in Zelda: BotW?

My friend came over and was messing around with my Nintendo Switch and he must have turned on some setting. Now whenever I try to draw and aim a bow it aims with my controller like its some Wii ...
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How did I perform this teleport in Zelda BotW?

I just had a look in the Hero's Path and it's showing me some kind of teleport jump I seem to have performed: It looks as if I teleported to a place I've never been before, which is not near a Shrine,...
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Can you get more than one buff by eating multiple cooked dishes?

For example, in the game Link eats a dish which gives heat-resistance boost for a given length of time and eats a dish which increases attack power for another given length of time, will Link have ...
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How do you beat a Stone Talus in Legend of Zelda BoTW?

I've been playing "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" a lot on my Switch lately. I have encountered two Stone Taluses. I have tried running behind them, but they just body slam me. I noticed a ...
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Does playing more than 200 hours in BOTW erase the first bits of Heroes Path?

I have played around 245 hours of breath of the wild, around 40 hours on my friends switch before I got my own and 205 hours on my own switch. I've just bought "The Master Trials" DLC for it. I've ...
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Do Ganondorf's Steed, and Zelda's Steed have names?

Throughout the LoZ Series, Ganondorf's and Zelda's horses make multiple appearances. Likely the most evident is in Ocarina of Time. In breath of the Wild, the horses can be found, tamed, and even ...
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How much damage do multiple projectile bows do?

Each bow has a certain amount of Damage. For example, the Knight bow deals a solid 25 damage with each shot. However, after obtaining the Lynel Bow, I was surprised to see that it only dealt 10 damage ...
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Does anything happen if I light all the lanterns with blue flame?

In Breath of the Wild, there are two "Tech Labs". Upon arriving, both give you a mini-quest to light the furnace outside the lab with a "blue flame". Along the path, when carrying the lit torch, ...
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How does durability work in Breath of the Wild?

In the tool tips, the game always says to "keep an eye on your durability" or that certain actions might "knock off some durability", but so far I have only seen 3 stages of durability: Fine, damaged, ...
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Is there a Recipe book? [duplicate]

Is there an in-game recipe book of all the recipes I have learned/discovered? Or do I need to write them all down? I understand that there is no real structure to creating recipes (the only ...
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In Zelda breath of the wild do destroyed guardians rise again after a blood moon [duplicate]

Do guardians that have been destroyed rise again after a blood moon? I've noticed that the ones in the shrines don't.
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Is there any reason why the robots were buried and forgotten?

If I can remember right, no reason is given in Zelda: Breath of the wild as to why the robots that were used to defeat Ganon 10000 years ago were then buried and forgotten by pretty much everybody. ...
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Is there any content unavailable after beating the final boss in Breath of the Wild?

Please keep the answer spoiler free if possible, I am curious how big the list of things to do before beating the final boss is if anything gets locked out after the final boss, or if the game reverts ...
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How do I photograph the Master Sword for the Hyrule Compendium?

I am trying to photograph the Master Sword so I can complete the weapons section of the Hyrule Compendium. Unfortunately, I obtained the Master Sword before taking a photo of it. I tried to drop the ...
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Zelda BOTW not able to start trials of the sword

I have the master sword, but when I go back to the lost forest to start the trials, I am not getting option to start.
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How long does it take for apple trees to regrow in Breath of the Wild?

In the Applean Forest, there is a Korok seed which involves picking apples from a group of 3 identical-looking apple trees. This poses an issue, as I may have accidentally chopped down those apple ...
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Can't identify this Breath of the Wild ability

I've spent over 100 hours playing Breath of the Wild, but I haven't been able to unlock this ability. I'm confused because I feel like I've learned and used all of the game's mechanics. What could I ...
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Legend of Zelda: Can eating Dubious Food hurt you?

In Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild, the description for "Dubious Food" says "Eating it won't hurt you, though....probably". I don't think I've ever been hurt by eating it and I've eaten maybe 15 of ...
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Where To Get Started On Master Sword Quests?

Can anyone provide some spoiler-free clues as to where to start looking for the quests that start this?
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Switch to Switch - Transfer user with Breath of the Wild DLC Saves to new Switch?

I have an existing Switch console with 2 users saved data on it. On the original console user 1 has purchased the Breath of the Wild DLC. The second user has used the Breath of the Wild DLC and has ...
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How many rupees can I earn for paragliding from Ridgeland Tower?

On top of the Ridgeland Tower in Hyrule Ridge, there is a scientist Branli studying the Rito bird species. If you pay him 20 rupees, you can play a paragliding mini game. Brandi will pay link ...
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All bear Locations in BOTW

After looking on YouTube, I discovered bears are tamable in Breath of the Wild. Does anyone know any locations?
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Can I help Nat and Meghyn find hearty truffles?

While traveling around Hyrule, I’ve repeatedly run into two sisters Nat and Meghyn. After rescuing them from Bokoblins, they say that they’re searching for hearty truffles. Nat: Remember, Meghyn, ...
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Does the Breath of the Wild’s DLC add content before beating the main story?

I’m considering buying the Expansion Pass for Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. However, I have yet to complete the base-game’s story mode. I’ve heard that some of the expansion content is set as ...
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How many rupees can I earn for Deer Hunting?

In Hateno Village near Retsam Forest, Link can play a Deer Hunting mini-game by talking to the farmer Dantz. Link is rewarded with different amounts of rupees depending on how many deer he can kill ...
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Why won't Laflat give me the “Lynel Safari” sidequest?

In Zora's Domain there is a Zora named Laflat who offers the sidequest Lynel Safari. The quest involves taking a photo of the Lynel on top of Polymous Mountain to earn a set of Zora Greaves. However, ...
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Is there a reason to buy shields from Russ?

In the Eldin Canyon, north of the Sheh Rata Shrine, there is a shield salesman named Russ on top of a hill. He says he is part of a shield surfing gang and has three shields available to buy: Wooden ...
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Why do outsiders have trouble pronouncing the “v” sounds in Gerudo words? [closed]

(images source video, 7:32-7:36) This Goron in Gerudo Town is having trouble pronouncing "sav'otta", Gerudo for "good morning", going as far to state an inability to tell the difference between V and ...
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Great Plateau Only Recipes

I am just starting playing Zelda Breath if the Wild. I have access to the entire great plateau, and I would like to cook as many recipes as I can before I move on so that I am well equipped and am in ...
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Can I continue my save on a new switch with a new game copy

So my dad has a switch which I managed to briefly use to play breath of the wild. However, recently he's decided to never let the switch out of sight so I'm thinking of saving up for my own console ...
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I accidentally killed the giant horse in BOTW

So I was getting the giant horse, as usual, in BOTW post-game on my all shrines save file, and then while I was getting it to the nearest stable to register it, it got killed by a Lynel. Will it ...
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How many “hit points” is a single heart worth?

Monsters and bosses have health in terms of hit points (HP). But Link has health in terms of hearts, which can be lost at an increment of a quarter-heart at a time. Is there some relationship between ...
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How does the Master Sword differ from other swords in the game? [duplicate]

I just got the Master Sword, and I'd like to know how it EXACTLY works. Can anyone tell me?
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Can I move Zelda Breath of the Wild data to a new Wii U?

I played Zelda Breath of the Wild on my friend's Wii U. However, I have recently bought myself a Wii U and a copy of the game. Is there a way to transfer data over to my Wii U? I used my own profile ...
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Minimum weapons to kill Ganon (Minor BotW Spoilers)

What is the minimum weapons required to kill Ganon? The weapon choices should be based on how easy they are to get (no master sword) and assuming no divine beasts have been completed. The less Korok ...
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Which shields have damaging parries?

I was doing some research on shields, trying to understand "Parry Power" and I came upon this thread. A part of it reads: For starters, the vast majority of shields don't register the parry as an ...
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Is Calamity Ganon aware of the Yiga?

We hear time and time again from NPCs throughout the game that the Yiga Clan wishes to stop people from preventing the rise of Calamity Ganon. This is especially true in that they try to hurt or kill ...
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Where can frostblades respawn?

I know that there are shrines that have a frostblades in chests. I also know that there is one in a labyrinth and in the Coliseum. Except I don't have the Coliseum unlocked. So is there a mini boss/...