Welcome to our Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Full Walkthrough Guide hub!
This Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Walkthrough — which includes All Shrine Locations, All amiibo Unlocks, All Korok Seed Locations, plus maps, Beginner's Advice, tips on Where To Go First, how to conquer Bosses, where to find the Best Armour and Weapons, and much more — will guide you through the Surface, Sky, and other regions of Hyrule on your quest to vanquish evil from the kingdom.
We awarded the game a sparkling 10/10 in our Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom review, saying that it "does the impossible and makes Breath of the Wild feel like a proof of concept; it takes everything its predecessor does, improves upon every single aspect, and gives you even more freedom, an even bigger world, and tons more secrets to uncover."
Note: Please be aware that — naturally — SPOILERS ABOUND in this Zelda: TOTK walkthrough. Exercise caution while scrolling and clicking if you want to experience the game completely fresh!
Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Guide: Getting Started
Here we share tips and tricks for beginners, with advice on what to do if you're just starting out on your journey through Hyrule.
- Beginner's Tips - What To Do First
- Best Early Weapons
- Where To Find Your First Armour
- Where To Find The Climbing Gear
- Which Region Should I Visit First? - Recommended Route
- How To Avoid, Resist & Heal Gloom Damage
- How To Farm Arrows
- How To Get The Paraglider
- How To Get Rupees
- How To Throw Items
- How To Increase Battery, Upgrade Energy Cells
- How To Read Map Coordinates
- How To Use Wing Zonai Devices
- Zonai Devices - How To Use, Where To Get Capsules
Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Guide: Walkthrough
This section of our Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Guide is a full walkthrough taking you from the tutorial area through each of Hyrule's domains covering all the Main Quests. It covers how to get to each region, how to solve the puzzles, and beat the challenges you find there.
You begin in a tutorial area where you gain the abilities you'll use throughout the game, the equivalent to Breath of the Wild's Great Plateau...
Tutorial Area & Surface Intro
- Great Sky Island Walkthrough - Shrines, Closed Door Quest, Abilities
- To The Kingdom Of Hyrule Quest - Where To Find Lookout Landing
- How To Get To Rito Village, Rising Island Chain
- Wind Temple - All Puzzle Solutions
- How To Defeat The Wind Temple Boss
- How To Get To Goron City, Death Mountain
- Fire Temple - All Puzzle Solutions
- How To Defeat The Fire Temple Boss
- Zora's Domain - Where To Find King Dorephan, Toto Lake
- How To Solve 'Clues To The Sky' Quest, Wellspring Island
- The Water Temple - All Puzzle Solutions
- How To Defeat The Water Temple Boss
- How To Get To Gerudo Town, How To Solve The Red Pillar Riddle
- Lightning Temple - All Puzzle Solutions
- How To Defeat The Lightning Temple Boss
This section will contain spoilers for the final area of the game and the final boss(es) — click on these with caution!
- How To Complete 'Crisis At Hyrule Castle' Quest
- How To Defeat Hyrule Castle Boss
- After Hyrule Castle - Secret Of The Ring Ruins Quest, Thunderhead Isles
- Guidance From Ages Past Quest - Construct Factory, Spirit Temple
- How To Defeat The Spirit Temple Boss
- Where To Find The Demon King - Final Dungeon Walkthrough
Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Guide: Shrine Locations & Solutions
Shrines are back in Tears of the Kingdom. Here's where you'll find the locations of every Shrine, plus the solutions to some of the trickiest, and how to get the Shrine Sensor: We've also got a list of all Shrine Quests and solutions for a few choice ones.
- All Shrine Locations And Maps
- How To Get The Shrine Sensor
- Kiuyoyou Shrine Solution
- Makasura Shrine Solution
- Marari-In Shrine Solution
- Mayachin Shrine Solution (Baseball)
- Mayaumekis Shrine Solution
- Orochium Shrine Solution
- Tenmaten Shrine Solution
- Zanmik Shrine Solution
- More coming soon
Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Guide: Key Locations & How To Unlock
Here you'll find the coordinates of every major location, including all Skyview Towers:
- All Skyview Tower Locations
- How To Unlock Sahasra Slope Skyview Tower
- How To Unlock Popla Foothills Skyview Tower
- How To Unlock Rabella Wetlands Skyview Tower
- How To Unlock Gerudo Canyon Skyview Tower
- How To Unlock Gerudo Highlands Skyview Tower
- How To Unlock Thyphlo Ruins Skyview Tower
Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Guide: Weapon & Equipment LocationsHere you'll find the locations of desirable gear you'll want to equip for your journey through Hyrule and beyond, including where to find the Master Sword and Hylian Shield:
- How To Upgrade Armour
- How To Get The Master Sword
- How To Get The Hylian Shield
- How To Get The Dark Tunic
- How To Get The Tunic Of Memories
- How To Get The Link's Awakening Mask & Armour Set
- How To Get The Yiga Clan Armour Set
- How To Get The Zonaite Armour Set
- Coming soon
Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Guide: Side Quests, Side Adventures
Here you'll find solutions to Side Quests and Side Adventures:
- All Side Adventures
- A Call From The Depths
- A Letter To Koyin
- A New Signature Food
- Cece's Secret
- Honey, Bee Mine
- Infiltrating The Yiga Clan
- Lurelin Village Restoration Project
- Master Kohga of the Yiga Clan
- Messages From An Ancient Era
- Reede's Secret
- Ruffian-Infested Village
- Serenade To Cotera
- Serenade To A Great Fairy
- Serenade To Kaysa
- Serenade To Mija
- Tarrey Town Quest (Mattison's Independence) - How To Build A House)
- Team Cece Or Team Reede?
- The Flute Player's Plan
- The Hornist's Dramatic Escape!
- The Mayoral Election
Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Guide: Collectibles - Korok Seeds, amiibo Unlocks, Rewards
Here you'll find full lists and locations of all the collectible items:
- All amiibo Unlocks
- All Armour Locations
- All Bubbul Gem Rewards
- All Dragon Locations & Materials
- All Korok Seed Locations
- All Paraglider Fabrics - Full List
- All Pony Points Rewards
- All Sage's Will Locations
- All Schema Stones & Autobuild Blueprints
- Coming soon
Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Guide: Recommendations - Best Armour, Weapons, Recipes
Here you'll find armour, weapon, and recipe recommendations to help you find and equip the best gear and items in the game:
- Best Armour Sets
- Best Horses, All Horse Types, Locations, How To Upgrade
- Best Recipes - How To Cook, Full Recipe List
- Best Weapons - Where To Find, Best Fuses
- How To Repair Weapons
- Coming soon
Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Guide: FAQs
Here we answer frequently asked questions about the game(s) that you might have.
- Can You Go Straight To The Final Boss?
- How Do You Beat The Battle Talus?
- How Do You Get Autobuild?
- How Do You Get To Korok Forest, Lost Woods?
- How Do You Get Diamonds?
- How To Get Ganon's Horse
- How Do You Shield Surf?
- How Do You Take Pictures?
- How Do You Tow A Carriage With A Horse?
- How To Get Travel Medallions
- How Long Does It Take To Beat TOTK?
- Should You Play Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Before Tears Of The Kingdom?
- What Happened Before Tears Of The Kingdom? Breath Of The Wild Story Recap
- What Transfers From A Breath Of The Wild Save File?
- Where Are The Sunset Fireflies?
- Where Can You Get Bomb Flowers?
- Where Does TOTK Fit In The Zelda Timeline?
- Where Is Captain Hoz?
- Where Is Hestu?
- Where Is The Drummer?
- Where Is The Horn Player?
- How To Wear Your Hylian Hood Down
- Who Are The Zonai? - Zelda's Ancient Tribe Explained
Zelda Tears of the Kingdom Guide: Updates & Patch Notes
Here you can see the full update history of the game from launch, with patch notes for each new release:
Where To Buy Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
If for some reason you're reading a guide for a game you don't own — hey, it's possible! — you can check out the best Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom deals in our guide below.
- Where To Buy Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom On Switch
- Where To Buy The Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Nintendo Switch OLED Model Console
That's all for our Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom walkthrough. We'll be updating this guide with more info, so check back for more info in the near future and let us know below if you found these helpful.