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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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Gambling game always returns 1 rupee

I'm at a late game stage. In the Lurelin village's chest gambling mini game, I always get 1 rupee no matter how many times I try. Save/load does not work either. Is there some mechanism or bug to ...
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How many dragon parts do I need for a complete BoTW play-through?

How many dragon parts do I need for all the shrines and armour upgrades in a complete Breath of the Wild play-through?
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Where did Farosh, Naydra, and Dinraal come from?

In Tears of the Kingdom, the fifth memory (Tear of the Dragon #3), Mineru's Counsel tells us that We know has been successfully tested, because (Major spoilers for the end of the game) However, the ...
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Why is the Master Sword not stronger in TOTK compared to BOTW?

In both games, the Master Sword has 30 power and 60 or 45 when fighting against malice/gloom enemies (source and source). However, the entire point of the TOTK story is that the sword basked in sacred ...
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Do bows do double damage when they break?

In BotW and TotK, an attack with a melee weapon that causes said weapon to break will do twice as much damage as a normal attack. Does this rule also hold true for bow attacks? Just to be clear, I ...
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Why can't non-horse creatures be registered? [closed]

In Breath of the Wild, you can ride several non-horse creatures, but you can't register them, why can't you, and why is the Lord of the Mountain considered non-horse.
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What is the time difference between Breath of the Wild and Tears of the Kingdom?

The whole story is pretty clearly 'a few years later' but is there at any point where they do give a precise time that happened between games?
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Do I have to have the Legend of Zelda BotW DLC to keep the master sword on full energy?

Do I have to have The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC to keep the master sword on full energy? Because I have to keep going back and reclaiming it over and over again.
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Can new horses from Breath of the Wild be transferred if you've already visited a stable in Tears of the Kingdom?

Let's say I have a save file for Breath of the Wild with several registered horses. I then start playing Tears of the Kingdom and visit a stable to transfer my horses. If I go back to Breath of the ...
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Does closing the game reset Blood Moons timer?

According to Zelda dungeon, Blood Moon regularly occurs every 2 hours and 48 minutes of gameplay (every unskipped 7 days in-game). Another answer confirms that it's a time-based event. So I'm ...
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Do I need to have played Breath of the Wild to understand the Tears of the Kingdoms storyline?

Do you need to have played Breath of the Wild to understand the story in Tears of the Kingdom?
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Does anything transfer from Breath of the Wild to Tears of the Kingdom?

The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom is a direct sequel to The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild. Assuming a player has a Breath of the Wild save game on their Switch (or in the cloud) does ...
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Unable to equip bow in Breath of the Wild

Every time I reach over my shoulder for my bow, Link fails to grab it, and comes back empty-handed. I've tried everything, including resetting the game. It's not on my weapon wheel either, but my ...
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What is the 'safe zone' in the lost woods?

I was wondering, when traversing the lost woods in Breath of The Wild, how far can you go off course before the games voids you out? Especially in that second part where they give you a torch and you ...
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Link always runs in cemu elmulator

Is it possible to somehow make Link walk in cemu-emulator? He always seems to run when I press forward motion key on keyboard, it's little uncomfortable for me to make him always run even when he ...
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When did cel shading enter Breath of the Wild's design? [closed]

I'm curious at what point and how it was decided that Zelda: Breath of the Wild would use cel shading. I found that the technique was first used in a video game in 1996 (ZPC), but I'm having trouble ...
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Sudden FPS drop in Cemu BOTW caused by unknown monster only

Using latest Cemu 1.26.2f with AMD Radeon HD 7800, I get a solid 27-30 FPS with the default settings. But whenever Link is facing in the direction of this monster (looking south from Riverside Stable ...
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Why won't the Master Cycle and Ancient Horse Armor work in Normal Mode?

In Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, with the DLC purchased, I have both the Master Cycle and Ancient Horse Armor in Normal Mode but they won't work. The Master Cycle keeps saying it can't spawn, ...
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Guardian Skywatcher and Perfect Guard damage inconsistant

I am doing Champion Mipha's Song on Master Mode and I am on the 'Defeat the ancient foes' one, meaning I have to kill some Guardian Skywatchers. I've found that my Perfect Guard damage is changing ...
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In BOTW where are the locations of all of the zora stone monuments

Where are the locations of all of the Zora stone monuments for the quest where you have to take pictures of the monuments and then show them to the Zora guy?
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In the korok forest, why do the koroks run away from me when I get in their sight?

In the korok forest by the Great Deku tree, there are Koroks you can interact with but then there are some that disappear. Why does that happen?
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Where can I find a Gerudo Shield that always respawns?

I need a Gerudo shield because I keep breaking the Daybreaker. I have been searching for over 2 months, and I can't find a Gerudo shield anywhere. Does anybody know a place in Hyrule where the Gerudo ...
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Can I one-shot an Electric or Thunder Wizzrobe with an elemental arrow?

Wizzrobes come in elemental variants fire, ice, and electric. Interestingly, if you shoot a fire Wizzrobe with an ice arrow, you will instantly kill it and the Wizzrobe drops their weapon. There is a ...
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Does Attack Up on Bow also affect the sword?

If I have a bow that has Attack Up + 6 equipped, does this mean that when I use my sword, the sword also gets the attack up benefit? Does it affect all other attacks I may do?
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Can I view a memory before the Captured Memories Quest?

I stumbled upon the Lanayru Road East Gate memory location prior to completing the Locked Mementos quest. I have collected the camera rune from Purah, now the quest states: You proved the Camera ...
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Does Bozai show up before defeating Vah Naboris?

Bozai is the NPC in BOTW that gives the player snow and sand boots. I am searching for him around the outskirts of Gerudo Town and I can not find him. I have also looked at the tent he would sit in. ...
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BOTW Can I save Yunobo in the Abandoned North Mine without the cannon?

Context: I am playing a bow only run (I am not picking up or using any swords). I am in the Abandoned North Mine trying to save Yunobo. I know I am supposed to use the cannon to blow up the red rocks ...
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Do multiple taming attempts stack in BOTW?

I have my eyes set on a nice brown, Seabiscuit looking horse in BOTW. I've got six hearts, and one extra stamina container above the initial wheel. I read here that attempts stack, but this site says ...
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Why does Link take so little damage from a Bomb Impact Launch (windbomb)

I have recently learned how to BIL (windbomb), but was wondering why even when you fail you take so little damage. Here's what I've picked up: Success: ½ - ¾ ❤︎ Fail: 2 - 3 ½ ❤︎ While a normal bomb, ...
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Do you get an extra slot for the master sword?

I was playing Legend of Zelda Breath of The Wild. I got 13 hearts and I went to the Korok forest; I had 2 empty weapon slots. I pulled out the Master Sword but I still had those two empty weapon slots....
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where can you get the star on the menu in BOTW? [closed]

I need to beat ganon for good and don't want to beat him again. Can someone help me find the star on the menu?
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Can you do anything with the "gross food" in the garbage dump by the Ishto Sah Shrine?

When exploring the gerudo desert, I found this garbage dump with a shrine, but this woman is cooking an over burnt piece of meat, and when I try to get it, she tells me to not touch it. What do I do ...
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What does the arrow mean when you pick up a weapon?

When I pick up weapons/ shields, then on the right side of the screen, you see it, but with a red/green/gray arrow pointing up, down, and sideways. what does that mean? I can pick up a fresh new ...
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How to get Zelda's horse in BOTW?

How do I find Zelda's horse? I've been looking everywhere for it. Does anyone know where it's located?
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How do you get the warm doublet?

I've just started playing Legend of the Zelda BOTW, but I can't get the paraglider because I need four spirit orbs, which means I need to complete 4 shrines. I've found all 4 but could only get to and ...
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How do you get buffs on the hylian shield?

I've seen hylian shields have buffs on it, but how do you get it? I defeated the stalhinox like 20 times! All I got was a normal hylian shield. I eventually gave up, but I probably still have the save ...
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What is the difference between Breath of the Wild's Thunderblade and Frostblade?

I recently noticed something similar with the thunderblade and frostblade: they both stop enemies from moving. While the thunderblade stuns, the frostblade freezes. However, is there any other major ...
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Does Daruk's Protection absorb damage?

I'm really bad at deflecting attacks, so I just use Daruk's Protection to deflect them, but I noticed that when I use it to deflect guardian beams, but it didn't kill a STATIONARY guardian! (the ...
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What is the Ancient Shield's durability and how effective is it?

I recently heard something about a shield that is called the Ancient Shield. Problem is, I don't know how much durability it has or how effective it is. I know that it is effective against guardians, ...
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How do you farm guardian parts easily?

How do I get giant ancient cores easily? I really need guardian parts, especially giant ancient cores to upgrade my ancient armor. I followed quite a few tutorials, but they all are either, have the ...
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How do you change to master mode?

I want to change my game to master mode, (BOTW DLC) without deleting my save file. The reason is that I want to change my white lynels to silver and silver to gold. I'm pretty sure you can do that. I'...
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Does a second One hit obliterator object actually exist?

I was looking at the BOTW object map for Lynels, but decided to search for the One hit obliterator. However, what made me gasp is that 2 of them were found: One in the shrine of resurrection and one ...
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Can I access the shrine near Kakariko village after completing the rest of the game?

I've done every possible quest in Kakariko. I am also unable to obtain the shrine ball through the event. Is it possible that I broke it due to me completing the game and ignoring that event? I didn't ...
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Which is better against Ganon: Master Sword + Barbarian set or an Ancient weapon + Ancient set?

So this question already covers which gives a larger boost to ancient weapons (Barb set vs Ancient Set with Ancient Weapons), granting the Ancient Set the victor. However, I have started playing a &...
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Are pictures of the Elemental arrows (fire, ice) required for the full compendium?

I have been working on completing the Hyrule compendium. However, I am worried about getting a picture of the Elemental arrows, because I cant seem to get one! It would require insane timing to catch ...
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Fastest way to get to Hyrule castle town from Laynaru tower?

I have been trying to get to Hyrule castle town (for unexplainable reasons), but every time I get killed by guardians. They seem to spawn more nearby, and I can't get the map from the tower! What is ...
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What is the closest magnesis-able chest near Layanaru tower?

I wanted to execute a glitch Kleric talked about in their video, where they got infinite guardian parts. However, I need a chest to do so. I have done a search, but could not find one. I do not have ...
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How big is (Breath of the Wild's iteration of) Hyrule?

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has a huge world. I want to impress people by comparing Hyrule's size to that of a real-world location. Has anyone estimated the size of Hyrule?
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How does finishing the Trial of the Sword affect the Master Sword?

Trial of the Sword is a lot harder than the Ganon Blights or calamity Ganon himself. What does upgrading the Master Sword do?
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Ability timers increasing when overused

I swear that the more I used Revali's Gale the more the cool down was. Is this 100% true or is it just me being weird?
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