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Cold Resistance Guide - How To Survive Cold Areas?

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Cold Resistance Guide in Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. See how to protect against the cold, cold armor protection, food with Cold Resistance, & how to survive cold areas.

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Cold Resistance - How To Protect Against The Cold

▼Equip Cold Resistance Armor★★★・Active while equipped
・No time limit
▼Create Food & Elixir With Specific Materials★★・・Active for the duration
・Only requires material and no Rupees spent
▼Equip Fire Type Weapon★★・・Certain enemies are one hit to defeat
・One armor slot is free
・Can melt ice
▼Stay Near The Fire★・・・It is only a temporary solution

Equip Armor With Cold Resistance

The cold can be prevented by equipping armor with the Cold Resistance effect. You can find most of the armor you need in each area, so stop by an armor merchant every time you pass by a village.

▶Best Armor List - Location & How To Get

One Available At Great Sky Island

You can get the Archaic Warm Greaves from a treasure chest under a large stump near the Gutnabac Shrine on Great Sky Island. Connect two crates from the ruins east of the shrine so you can climb up to the platform.

Available In Rito Village

Snowquill Headdress IconSnowquill Headdress
650 Rupees
Snowquill Tunic IconSnowquill Tunic
500 Rupees
Snowquill Trousers IconSnowquill Trousers
1000 Rupees

It is possible to buy Cold-Resistant equipment at the Armor Shop in Rito Village. To advance from Rito Village, you will need cold-resistant level 2, so it's a good idea to get it there. You will need at least 500 Rupees for this so save your money.

List Of Cold Resistance Armor

Create Food & Elixir With Specific Materials

Cold can also be prevented by the effects of Food and Elixir with corresponding materials. It has a longer effect time than Armor, so it should be used as a bridge until you get cold-resistant armor.

Food Recommendations In Early Game

Spicy Sauteed PeppersSpicy Sauteed PeppersSpicy Pepper ×3
・Heals 3 Hearts
・Cold Resistance Lv1 (7min 30sec)
Mushroom SkewerSpicy Mushroom SkewerSunshroom ×3
・Heal 3 Hearts
・Cold Resistance Lv2 (7min 30sec)

2 foods mentioned above are very useful. Use material that starts with a word that resembles heat such as Sunshrooms and Spicy Peper to cook food with a Cold Resistance effect.

▶Best Food & Medicine Recipes

Equip Fire Type Weapon


Weapons with fire aspect such as Ruby Rod and Fire Breath Lizal Reaper, have level 1 Cold Resistance just by equipping. So it limits the weapon used but has 1 free armour space instead.

▶Best Weapons List & How To Get

It Is Mostly Useless But Torch Works As Well

Torch with fire also has a Cold Resistance level 1 effect. However, unequipping weapon or activating paraglider will extinguish the fire making it practically useless. You will have to fight enemies with Torch as swapping weapons will also extinguish the fire.

Some Of Ice Type Enemies Can Be One Shotted

Places that require Cold Resistance tend to spawn ice-type enemies. Attacking some of the ice-type enemies with a fire-type weapon, regardless of the damage, will one hit. Against strong enemies, you cannot one-shot, but using a fire-type weapon will increase damage making it very effective.

Stay Near The Fire


You are free from the cold near the bonfire and cooking pot. However, its effective radius is small, and will receive damage if you leave the area. It is useful in places that get hot during the day and cold at night such as the Gerudo Desert.

Portable Bonfire

In normal circumstances, you cannot carry around a bonfire. However, by creating a vehicle using Ultrahand and placing a bonfire on top, you can make a portable bonfire. However, it cannot be brought into the dungeon and is not suitable for moving around in a tiny area.

What Is Cold Weather?

Climate Specific To Cold Regions, Such As Snowy Mountains

Coldness is a phenomenon in which the body temperature drops when entering cold regions, such as snowy mountains and Hebra. It is essential to take measures to counteract the gradual damage. It is required to complete the main quest Tulin of Rito Village so, make sure you have at least one or method to resist cold.

▶Create Your Map - How To Use & Memo

Location That Requires Cold Resistance


Check For Cold Resistance With A Thermometer

You can tell if Cold Resistance is needed by looking at Link's Thermometer. If the meter turns blue, Cold Resistance is required. Be careful not to ignore the cold indication since it will damage Link if you let him continue being cold.

There Are Two Levels Of Cold

There are 2 levels of coldness and some places require 2 Cold Resistance methods to avoid damage, such as 2 Cold Resistance armor and 1 Cold Resistance armor + Cold Resistance food.

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