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New features in Zelda Tears Of The Kingdom (TotK). Learn new gameplay mechanics, sky island area, new combat abilities, recurring characters, portable cooking and additional items.

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New Game Elements

Link's New Abilities

New Ability Main Use / Effect
UltrahandUltrahand・The ability to attach or detach anything.
・The ability to create vehicles such as rafts and cars.
・Can be used for exploration and conquest
FuseFuse・The ability to attach materials or other weapons to weapons, shields, and bows.
・It can enhance the attack power and durability of weapons.
・Depending on the material, it can cause special effects like freezing.
AscendAscend・The ability to pass through ceilings and leap straight up into the sky.
・It expands the breadth of exploration, such as when climbing from caves to mountain peaks.
RecallRecall・The ability to rewind the time of objects.
・Reversing the descent of objects from the sky and ascending back upwards.
・It allows for techniques such as rewinding and attacking enemy projectiles.
DLC & Expansion Pass - How To Get & Is It Worth It?

The Return Of Ganondorf


Ganondorf, the archenemy of Link and Zelda, makes a long-awaited return. In the previous game, only the Ganon has made an appearance, so the return of Ganondorf is a highly anticipated and exciting element for long time fans.

New Maps: Sky And Depths

New Sky And Depths Map Exploration


Floating sky islands and depths appears as the new area in the game. You can explore various places more widely and freely.

Can Fight Together With Allies

Fighting together

In official trailers and promotional materials, we can see the player character fighting alongside a recurring Zora ally character named Sidon. It's worth noting that cooperative combat with allies is not a common element in the Zelda series, making the presence of allies assisting during Divine Beast encounters in the previous game quite unique.

Mysterious Relics On The Sky Island

Difference From Previous Games

New Minimap Coordinates

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Players of the previous game might have noticed the numbers on the minimap in trailers and other content. These numbers can be seen as coordinates of your current location, helping you get a better sense of position while exploring.

Attack By Throwing Items

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In the previous game, you could only throw weapons, but in the current game, you can also throw material items to attack. It adds a fun strategic element by allowing you to make use of the effects of different materials. Enjoy experimenting with different combat strategies!

Cuztomize Paraglider Design

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The Paraglider is a valuable tool especially when traveling from the Sky Islands to land. In this game, you can customize the fabric design of theParaglider, allowing you to enjoy your adventure in Hyrule with a design that suits your own style.

Cook Anywhere

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A new consumable item called the "Portable Cooking Pot" has been added, allowing you to cook anywhere. Cooking was restricted to specific locations in the previous game, limiting map exploration and strategy with the new game allowing you to cook anywhere, enhancing the experience of map exploration and strategy.

How To Cook Guide

Addition Of New Material Items

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In addition to familiar items from the previous game, there are also several new items that have been confirmed. These items can be thrown, used for fusing, and offer a wide range of strategic possibilities.

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Link's New Abilities

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Main Quests Walkthrough
Side Adventure Guide
Temples Walkthrough
Quest Boss Guide
Great Sky Island Shrines
Skyview Towers
Map & Locations List
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Early Game Guide
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Horse Related
Farming Guides
Weapon & Armor
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