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Riju of Gerudo Town Walkthrough

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Riju of Gerudo Town Main Quest guide for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Includes how to get to Gerudo Town, Queen Gibdo boss, how to unlock Lightning Temple, and more!

Table Of Contents

Directions To Gerudo Town

Map Directions

Map Direction
To Gerudo Town
  1. [Recommended to go there via Horse]
    Catch a Horse just southwest of Lookout Landing
  2. Follow the road and head southwest
    The Horse that has become familiar with you will run along the street
  3. Check the Susuyai Shrine along the way to unlock it as a Travel Point
  4. Activate the Hyrule Field Skyview Tower to unlock the map
  5. Go south from Skyview Tower and unlock the Travel Point at Tsutsu-um Shrine
  6. Cross the Digdogg Suspension Bridge to the Mini Stable
    Will require Heat and Cold Resistance ahead, so make food!
  7. Go south and you will see a cliff with a scaffolding
    Use Ascend to go up through the scaffolding
  8. Stop by Gerudo Canyon Skyview Tower and unlock the map
  9. Head west from Gerudo Canyon Skyview Tower to Kara Kara Bazaar
  10. Arrive at Kara Kara Bazaar
    Unlock the Mayatat Shrine in the north
  11. Proceed from Kara Kara Bazaar to the sandstorm
    *Map details and pin locations are not displayed until Gerudo Town
  12. Rise high and advance with Paraglider or Rocket in the sandstorm
  13. Continue through the sandstorm and when you see the stone in the image, go straight left
  14. When you arrive at the Desert Rift, turn slightly to the right and proceed
  15. Arrive in Gerudo Town

Video Of How To Get Out Of A Sandstorm

Riju Of Gerudo Town Walkthrough Chart

Until The End Of The Defense

Enter The Underground Mall & Start The Challenge
  1. First, activate Soryotanog Shrine as a Travel Point
  2. Seal statue Thorne
    Move the seal statue behind the throne with Ultrahand and enter the underground town
    This is where Riju of Gerudo Town begins
  3. Head north to the Gerudo Ruins where Riju is
  4. Talk to Riju
  5. Do a tutorial on Riju's skill
  6. Travel to Mayatat Shrine
  7. Using Riju's skill, hit lightning with the Bow to defeat Gibdo
  8. To break a nest, aim at the pink part of the nest where the hole is
  9. After the battle, travel to Soryotanog Shrine and talk with Riju
  10. Prepare for the defensive battle
    From the throne, head to the right side to reposition your allies
  11. From the throne, head to the left side to set up barricades and collect items
    (Collet a lot of Arrows here}
  12. Start of Defense Map
    Talk to Riju to start the defense
    Go to the north, east, and west gates and destroy the nest
  13. Riju is under attack
    Game over when Riju's HP reaches 0
    When you see that Riju is under attack, hurry back to the central square
  14. After winning the defense, talk with Riju to complete the process
    You will be asked to come to the end of the underground location

Until You Arrive At Lightning Temple

Mural Codes To Arrival At Lightning Temple
  1. Go to the back of the underground center and talk with Riju
  2. Following the hints in the mural, looking into the desert from behind the throne
    There is a red pillar in the distance
  3. When you reach the red pillar, break the ground and shine the light on the mirror attached to the pillar
    If you do not have a destructive weapon, fuse the fallen stones and weapons
  4. Head in the direction of the light points
  5. Second Pillar
    When you reach the second pillar, go to the top of the building right next to it
  6. Turn the handle
    Turn the handle on the top counterclockwise
  7. The second pillar rises up and light shines on the mirror
    Head toward the third pillar
  8. When you reach the third red pillar, break the ground
  9. Attach four sticks to Hover Stone
    Activate the Hover Stone and float it in the air
  10. Go up and collect the Hover Stone and the stick
  11. Repair stick to handle shape and turn counterclockwise
  12. A triangle is formed
  13. Toward the center of the triangle
  14. Lightning Temple appears when Riju's lightning strikes the device
  15. Riju's lightning strikes the pink area in the center
  16. Queen Gibdo battle begins
  17. Riju's lightning strikes Queen Gibdo
  18. If you hit Queen Gibdo in white form with Riju's lightning, Queen Gibdo will temporarily retreat so that you can enter the Lightning Temple

Tips To Fighting Queen Gibdo

  • Hit the boss in black form with Riju's lightning → white form
  • Hit the boss in white form with Riju's lightning → retreat
  • Use Shield to block enemy's beams
  • Dash sideways to the tornado and then go around it
  • For a rush, dash back diagonally

Queen Gibdo is the boss of Lightning Temple. The battle against Queen Gibdo in front of the temple is a preliminary battle. You will fight her in earnest later. Be careful of enemy attacks and hit with Riju's lightning twice.

Main Quest Related Articles

Main Quest Walkthrough

Side Adventure Walkthrough

Temple Walkthrough

Temple Boss Guide

[Spoiler!] Ending & Post Game

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