Just blow them up.
No, seriously. The ol' 'Dwarven Fishing Pole' is alive and well in Zelda: Breath of the Wild. If you throw a bomb into the water where the fishes you want are, and detonate it, they'll rise - belly up - to the surface. Then just dive in and collect your seafood at a leisurely pace, without using the dash button and swim to shore. You can ...
Technically, no, you can't cook them, but you can use them in recipes to get a better result – the fairy will be released after doing this.
From this guide:
And if you throw in a Fairy, you’ll get a lot more hearts from whatever you make together. Don’t worry, it won’t actually cook the Fairy.
This guide confirms this behavior, as well.
Cooking with ...
It's certainly possible to play through the game ignoring most of the monsters you encounter. However, there are certainly good rewards that can come from clearing them out.
Many monster camps are guarding a monster chest that contains a weapon or other rare item. The chest only unlocks once all monsters in the camp are defeated.
Even if the camp isn't ...
In addition to all the reasons other people have already mentioned, IMO there is an even more important reason:
The entire difficulty scaling system in Breath of the Wild is based on enemy kills.
Difficulty scaling is the game mechanic that results in enemies and weapons being progressively replaced by more powerful variants.
It's why ...
The name, effects, and image of the food or elixir you produce is not important. The sell value of your cooking is entirely dependent on only two factors:
The value of the ingredients you use
How many ingredients you use
The price is determined by the following formula:
Add the value of the ingredients together.
Multiply this by:
1.5 if you used one ...
I realised that the game has tracked to where I am currently standing because the time I have spent in shrines and divine beasts has paused the heroes path, so therefore I have played over 200 hours of the game in general but not yet gotten to 200 hours in the open world.
Things that DO decrease weapon durability:
Hitting enemies with a weapon.
Using a weapon to hit an object frozen with stasis.
Doing a jump slash anywhere on land or enemies ("x" + "y").
Using weapons to destroy objects (like chopping down a tree or smashing ore etc.)
Using the Master Sword beam attack (right bumper).
Hitting a switch in a shrine.
As the other answer stated, there's no way to do this on the unmodded game.
Keep in mind that you can wear more than just the Gerudo outfit: You can also enter Gerudo town with Thunder Helm, Sand Boots and Snow Boots, provided that you're wearing the rest of the Gerudo outfit.
There's multiple mods that allow this though, if you're fine with that.
There is! If you buy all three shields from Russ the shield surfer, he will drop a hit to the location of the Hylian Shield. He is located in the Eldin Canyon below a tree by the Trilby Plain.
For completeness sake, I am adding the actual quote from Russ into the answer with a spoiler tag.
You need their drops for armour upgrades. While potion ingredients are a secondary, rather minor boost, you need to kill a lot of monsters in order to get the best armour.
Bokoblin (78) - Hylian, Radiant, Soldier,
Moblin (27) - Flamebreaker, Radiant, Soldier
Lizalfos (174) - Desert Voe, Rubber, Snowquill, Soldier, Zora
Keese (116) - Climbing, Desert Voe, ...
As a less fun alternative to blowing the fish up, you could simply create an ice block in the body of water you are fishing in for a resting spot for when you get low on stamina. Then dive off, search for fish, and clamber back on top of it for a breather.
Ancient Arrows can also be obtained:
In 9 treasure chests in Hyrule Castle - three have 1 arrow, five have 3 arrows, and one has 5 arrows.
At Akkala Ancient Tech Lab for purchase after reactivating the blue flame furnace as per Eduardo Melzer's answer.
1 arrow costs 90 Rupees, 2 Ancient Screws & 1 Ancient Shaft.
3 arrows cost 250 Rupees, 6 Ancient ...
The Hylian shield, assuming it has not taken any damage before, can withstand 27 guardian blasts before breaking. It will only break after a single blast if it has taken substantial damage beforehand. This should give you some leeway in case you don't parry.
Excellent question. I was really curious about this so I did some googling and found nothing. But I still wanted to know so I tested it myself. I grabbed my self 2 boko bows and tested how many shots it would take to break, and if the same amount of "dry-fires" would break it.
The boko bow shot 16 arrows before it fully broke. With the second bow I fired 16 ...
Hestu's Korok seed scaling differs depending on which item slot you want to improve. See this image.
Here's how it goes if the image isn't clear:
All in all, you'll need 441 out of the 900 Korok Seeds to upgrade all of your ...
According to posts here, that number is actually included in the weapon's attack stat. A 20 strength weapon with an Attack Up +10 modifier indicates that the weapon has a base attack stat of 10, but was raised to 20 with the modifier.
The total value (white number) includes the bonus you see.
The number includes the added attack. If you have a weapon with ...
From what I can find, the little treasure chest icon means you found all the chests in that Shrine.
Yes it means you got them all in the shrine. Good for completionist runs
means you got all the chests in that shrine.
If your other shrines don't have it, it means you missed some of the bonus chests
The icon appears ...
You give the seeds to Hestu. He can be found at:
1st location is on the way to Kakariko Village in West Necluda.
2nd location is after completing his side quest and giving him enough Korok Seeds, he will attempt to return home but will get lost. It appears his second location seems to alter for players. Various sources, state he can be found at ...
After you beat Ganon the game will reset to the last save before fighting him.
So all your weapons/resources will be returned as they were for that save. The only thing that will change is that you get a star after your savegame or in the menu(I forgot where) to indicate that you completed the game.
Ganon can be fought again if you want with the same ...
There are many many places you can find bows in this game.
If you have the money, ancient parts, and have completed the quest Robbie's Research, you can buy the Ancient Bow from Cherry at the Akkala Ancient Tech Lab. This is considered one of the most, if not the most, durable bows in the game.
Another reliable source of bow's that I found was Hinoxes. ...
As said by Seiyria, you can kill a horse but that is a bit creepy.
So otherwise, there's a guy on the way to Gerudo who asks you to sell him a horse for 300, so it might be better to give your horse to him rather than killing him ;)
And I haven't tried this yet, but it seems that if you talk to the guy at the stable about registering a new horse when you ...
So, as was noted by @BlueBarren, both the Wii U and the Switch have the ability to have multiple profiles. Some of us have always just gone along with a singular profile with no need to have any additional profiles...
If you want to have more than one game state saved in Breath of the Wild, we can simply make a profile for each player that would like to ...
Each quarter heart is worth 1 HP. This means one heart is worth 4 HP, and once you max out your health capacity, you end up with 120 HP (30 hearts).
This might not sound like much, but remember that you have some damage mitigation that most enemies don't have. As detailed in this answer, each point of armor you have reduces incoming damage by 1 HP (1 ...
If a chest is wooden, far out into a body of water or both you can use the Cryonis rune to raise chests out of the water. Aim the rune right underneath the chest then jump onto or climb onto your cryonis pillar. If the chest is far out into the water and you can't cast your rune due to the fact you're swimming just build of chain of cryonis pillars to the ...
Time to go Lynel hunting!!
Lynel's have a super cool bow in this game that--for the price of one arrow--will shoot three shots at once! Most Lynels carry this awesome bow on their back and will drop it when killed. Not to mention, they also drop a pretty beefy weapon and sometimes a very nice shield!
The only downside here is the fight itself. Lynels have a ...
Bombs are your friend.
The Molduga detect movement on the sand, so this is the primary mechanic in dealing with them. In each of the Molduga areas, there are rocks or debris that you can use as a safe point. When you stand on one of these, the Molduga will not be able to detect you.
From here, you can throw a bomb onto the sand, and when the Molduga gets ...