Check out how to get and de-rust rusty weapons in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Switch). Learn how to unlock Blacksmith's Octo-Polish, how to fix rusted weapon, & more.Check Out Weapon Fusion Guide From Here
What's Rusty Weapon & How To Get
A Weapon That Needs To Be Polished
As you explore the battlefield, you may encounter a rusted weapons. These weapons need to be de-rusted by the Blacksmith. Blacksmith learns how to de-rust (Octo-Polish) your weapons after you've completed the quest called From Rusty to Trusty.
Might Have Better Stat & Seal
The result of polishing rusty weapon (Which weapon you'll get, stat, seal) is determined randomly but we've confirmed that you have a chance to get higher stats with better seal. You might also get a weapon with ++ seal if you are lucky.
How To Get Rusty Weapon
The Rusty weapons drop randomly from chests and enemy. We're still investigating whether the strengths of the dropped weapon increase as the stage difficulty (recommended level) increases but it's likely that Rusty Weapons dropped in higher difficulty stages (ex. Blood Moon stages) tend to have higher stats.
How To Unlock & De-Rust Weapon
How To Unlock Ability To De-Rust Weapon
To unlock the ability to de-rust your weapon, you'll need to clear the quest From Rusty to Trusty and unlock Octo-Polish. Follow the steps below to do so.
Steps To Unlock Octo-Polish
|1||Obtain Rusty Weapon while clearing main story or challenges|
|2||Once you've obtained a rusty weapon, a quest From Rusty to Trusty unlocks|
|3||Prepare required materials (Octorok Tentacle, Octorok Eyeball, Octo Balloon, Octorok Trophy) to clear the quest|
How To De-Rust Weapon
|1||Once you've cleared the quest From Rusty to Trusty, go to the Blacksmith|
|2||Select Octo-Polish and choose the Rusty Weapon you want to polish|
|3||Submit all required materials (Ore x5, Monster Material x 30, Trophy x 100) and pay 250 Rupees|
|4||Your Rusty Weapon will turn into new weapon!|
In order to turn your Rusty Weapon into usable new weapon, you'd have to give required materials and pay 250 rupees to the Blacksmith. Which weapon you'll get, the stat and seal is determined randomly.
Will Materials You Submit Make Difference?
We've tested whether the result of Octo-Polish is effected by the materials you submit. We've found out that the result of the Octo-polish (which weapon you'll get, stat & seal) will not change depending on the materials you submit to the Blacksmith. So, you don't need to submit rare materials to Octo-polish.