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Runes List And How to Use
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Runes List And How to Use

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List of all runes in Zelda Breath Of The Wild (BotW). Learn all of the available runes you can use, each rune effects and how you can use them including some useful adventure tips.

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Runes List

Remote BombRemote Bomb・Attack enemies and destroy ore and other materials.
・Round and square Remote Bombs roll differently.
・Round and square Remote Bombs can be used at the same time.
・You may inflict damage to yourself if caught in the explosion.
MagnesisMagnesis・Grab and move metal/iron objects.
・Can also attack enemies by throwing the grabbed object.
StasisStasis・Stops objects from moving (can also be used on some enemies after being upgraded)
・By attacking or performing other actions to the stopped object, energy will build up and throw the object away.
・Can also be used to search for some materials.
CryonisCryonis・Create ice pillars where there is water.
・Ice pillars can be used as footholds or walls.
CameraCamera・Take pictures of scenery, monsters and yourself.
・Register things in the Hyrule Compendium.
Master Cycle ZeroMaster Cycle Zero・DLC only
・Travel at high speed over land other than deserts.
・Consumes Fuel.
AmiiboAmiibo・Get exclusive items, etc.
Sheikah SensorSheikah Sensor・Detect unmapped shrines.
・Search for materials registered in the Compendium.

How To Use Runes

Quick Switch Runes

ActionCommand Button
SelectSwitch Special Item ▲ + R stick
Use ItemL Button
CloseB Button

Switch With Cross Key ▲+R Stick

Select Runes
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Press the Cross Key ▲ to select Runes. Then, select the item you want to use with the R stick to switch.

Press L To Activate

Start with the L button
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After selecting a Rune, press the L button to activate it. When you are done using it, press B to quit.

Can Also Be Selected From The - Button

Select from - button
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Runes can also be selected from "Items" by pressing the - button → L button. There is also a description of each item, so you can use it as a confirmation.

How To Use Sheikah Sensor

Map → Y Button To Select

Sheikah Sensor Screen
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Sheikah Sensor must be turned ON to start detecting nearby. If it is OFF, press the Y button on the map to turn it on. The "Select from compendium " option allows you to search registered items, and the "Shrines" option allows you to search for shrines that are not registered on the map.

Change Link's Direction While Checking The Sensor

Change Link's direction while checking the sensor
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The sensor reacts when there is a shrine or other object nearby. The sensor reacts more strongly when Link is facing in the direction of the object, so approach the object while checking the direction.

How To Use Sheikah Sensor
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