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Control list for the Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Guide includes the basic controls, combat controls, how to change the controls, control mapping, underwater controls, and more!

Table Of Contents

Basic Controls

Interaction button (Talk, Pick Up, Examine)
Dash, cancel, and speeds up dialogue text
Arming, attacking, and rearranging the inventory screen
Movement, selection
Camera rotation, pouch page switching, selection of weapons & shields
PressScope, rotating mode during inventory screen
Right-Hand Ability activation
Lock On (Shield in position)
Throwing weapons
Draws the bow
Purah Pad
Normal: Shield selection screen
When using the bow: Arrow selection screen
Normal: Weapon selection screen
When using the bow: Bow selection screen
Open inventory
Opens map

Combat & Weapon Action Controls

Normal attack
Quick pressesContinous attack
During the dash, Dash attack
While jumping or falling, Jump Slash
long pressCharged Attack
Press & hold + ReleaseThrows your weapon
When you are sneaking or otherwise unnoticed by the enemy
Behind the enemy, press to attack
+ Side +
Just evade when matching the enemy's attack
Side Hop
+ Under +
Just evade when matching the enemy's attack
Evade + quick pressesFlurry Rush Attack
1 Turn + Y Button
Only when the Sword is equipped
Rotating slash
Shoots the bow

Sword or at the time you use the sword
Shield block
+ Match the enemy's attack Perfect Guard
+ + Shield Surf

Underwater Controls


Air Controls

Open Paraglider
Close Paraglider
Shoots the bow
List of controls and how to changeDive (from a high ledge)
List of controls and how to changewhile divingAccelerate

Cliff Climbing Controls

Let go of your hold

Control Mapping - How To Change Controls

Change It From The Options

InstructionsPress the + Button → System → Options

Jump Button Switching Is Possible

The only controller-related setting in the game that you can change is the jump button. The X jump button and the B cancel button are interchangeable.

Minor Changes Can Be Made On The Switch Itself

More detailed settings can also be made from Switch Settings → Controller and Sensors. However, note that this will affect other games.

The Default Setting Is Fine

It is recommended to play with the default settings without changing them. However, there are some options, such as the camera, that may differ based on your preferences, so change them is necessary.

Best Settings - How To Change Controls & Setup

Tears of the Kingdom Related Articles

Useful Articles From Beginning To Endgame

Link's New Abilities

Things To Know

Purah Pad - Uses & Abilities

CameraHero's Path Mode
Sensor +Shrine Sensor
Travel MedallionUltrahand

Equipment Related

Master SwordHylian Shield
Repair WeaponReroll Weapon Effects
Upgrade ArmorBest Fusion & Fuse
Inventory ExpansionMake An Axe

Farming & Cooking

Farming Related
Rupees FarmingArrows Farming
▶Bomb Flowers FarmingHow To Get Dragon Materials
Cooking Related
Best Food RecipesHow To Cook
How To Make A FireSpicy Recipe
Hearty FoodStamina Food
Gloom Resistance FoodAttack Up Food
Light Foods

Horse Related

Horse GuideCatch A Horse
Reroll A HorseGet The Best Horse
How To Get Epona▶Make A Carriage
Towing Harness

Map Related

Locations & Collections
Horned StatueRock Octorok
StablesSage's Will
Forge ConstructSchematics
Great FairyGeoglyphs
PoeMalanya Spring
Bubbul Gem▶How To Buy A House
Light GragonHow To Find Koltin
Where Is King Dorephan?How To Get Fairies
Route To Each Location
Tarrey TownLurelin Village
Kakariko VillageKara Kara Bazaar
Hidden Passage of Lookout LandingGerudo Town
Goron CityEventide Island
Lucky Clover GazetteZora's Domain
Death MountainHyrule Castle
Hateno VillageBedrock Bistro
Lost Woods to Korok ForestWoodland Stable
Thunderhead IslesRito Village
Link's HouseYunoboco HQ
Forgotten TempleGerudo Secret Club
Hyrule CompendiumAll Coliseum List
Cold ResistanceHeat Resistance
Cure GloomAvoid Lightning
Break A CrateRemove Sludge
Mine Ore DepositsCatch Dandelion Seeds
Blood MoonWays To Travel
Summon SatoriHow To Pass Time
Get To Sky IslandCross Iron Bars
Change WeatherCross Broken Rail
Cross WaterHow To Catch Fish
Best Locations To Collect WeaponsHow To Complete Map 100%
Fireproof ResistanceSlip Resistance
Shock Resistance

Zonai Related

All Zonai DevicesZonai Gacha Stations
Upgrade BatteryZonaite Farming
Zonai ChargeCrystallized Charge
How To Use Zonai Devices
Steering StickBalloon
RocketPortable Pot
CannonHover Stone
Big WheelSmall Wheel
BatteryTime Bomb
CartHoming Cart
Construct HeadBeam Emitter
Rocket Shield

Combat, Skills, and Controls

Battle ControlsParaglider Guide
Recover Hearts/HealthHow To Flurry Rush
How To WhistleSage's Skills
Control ConstructCreate An Updraft
Controls SettingsHow To Use Shield
Shield SurfDefeat Shielded Enemies
How To SneakstrikeElemental Effects

System and Others

New FeaturesPoints of No Return
▶Amiibo BenefitsShould You Play BotW?
▶What Carries Over?How To Save
Can You Play Multiplayer?▶Change Difficulty
Death PenaltyRequired Storage
Best SettingsKingdom Edition
Collector's EditionDownloadable Contents (DLC)
Patch Updates
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