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Destroy Ganondorf guide for the Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (TotK). See how to get to final boss, how to defeat Ganondorf, walkthrough chart, quest tips, & procedures.

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Table of Contents

Main Quest Walkthrough Guide

Final Boss Walkthrough

Battle Content Changes Depending On The Situation

Battle Content Changes Depending On The Situation

By defeating the Phantom Ganon in the underground area of Hyrule Castle, this pre-battle only consists of Phantom Ganon which can be easily defeated. On the other hand, if you did not defeat the Phantom Ganon and skipped it, you need to fight all the bosses in a row on the latter part.

Can Proceed Early In The Game

If you know the location of Demon King Ganondorf, you can go there immediately after obtaining the Paraglider. As mentioned above, defeating all bosses is necessary so you can play it as a self-hard mode.

Master Sword Can Be Skipped

It is possible to clear the game without creating a weapon with higher attack power than the Master Sword. However, it is recommended to obtain the Master Sword first to feel the atmosphere of the story.

How To Get Master Sword?

Hylian Shield Is Recommended

Hylian Shield Is Recommended

In your battle with Ganondorf, the Flurry Rush attack is one of the basic strategy. If you failed, you are more likely to consume the shield's durability. Hylian Shield does not break easily which is why it is a good idea to get it.

How To Get Hylian Shield?

Avoid Receiving Gloom Damage

The attacks of the enemies along the way and Ganondorf also include Gloom damage, so the more you get hit. The more your maximum heart amount decreases, the harder the battle would be. It is reassuring to have food that can recover from Gloom or equipment with resistance.

How To Cure Gloom Damage?

Best Equipment To Use For Ganondorf Battle

EquipmentHow To Get
Tunic of the DepthsTunic of the DepthsExchange for Poe x150 (Available after unlocking the Depths statue)
Hood of the DepthsHood of the DepthsExchange for Poe x300 (Available after unlocking the Depths statue)
Gaiters of the DepthsGaiters of the DepthsExchange for Poe x200 (Available after unlocking the Depths statue)

Best Food To Use For Ganondorf Battle

FoodRecipe & Effect
Spicy Steamed FruitSpicy Steamed FruitSundelion x3
Palm Fruit x2
Heart x4
Gloom Hearts Recovery 9

Ganondorf Location & How To Find

Ganondorf Directions
  1. Ganondorf Directions 1
    Decend into the central hole from the surface of Hyrule Castle
  2. Ganondorf Directions 2
    There is a lightroot underground that can be activated
    Proceed deeper
  3. Ganondorf Directions 3
    Make your way to the lower area and refer Like Like as a landmark
  4. Ganondorf Directions 4
    Enter the hole next to Like Like
  5. Ganondorf Directions 5
    Aim for the hole that can be seen at the top of the Horriblin area
  6. Ganondorf Directions 6
    When you pass through the location of Electric Keese, Lynel awaits
  7. Ganondorf Directions 7
    Aim for the upper passage with the collapsed pillar in the Lynel area as a landmark
    It is easier to use updrafts or rockets
  8. Ganondorf Directions 8
    Use bow and arrows to deal with Ice Keese
    Ice Like can be ignored
  9. Ganondorf Directions 9
    When you proceed to the hole at the back, the power of the Sage disappears
    At this point, Link is alone so be careful during combat
  10. Ganondorf Directions 10
    Proceed toward the passage closer to Lizalfos
    You can get a Zonai weapon in th he next room
  11. Ganondorf Directions 11
    Descend through the ground in the room where Moblins can be seen
    Gloom's hand and Phantom Ganon appears at this point
  12. Ganondorf Directions 12
    Pass through behind the Silver Moblin and go down further
  13. Ganondorf Directions 13
    Defeat Silver Bokoblin and Gibdo at the back
    ※Fire attribute is required for Gibdo
  14. Ganondorf Directions 14
    Destroy the rock at the back between the murals and follow the proceed
  15. Ganondorf Directions 15
    Proceed straight and jump off the dive platform to reach Ganondorf's location and initiate boss battle
    ※Prepare Food and equipment before going down

Ganondor Demon King's Army Battle Strategy

First Phase Walkthrough

Enemies Are Aggressive

1Bokoblin group
2Lizalfos group
3Gibdo group
4Moblin group

Enemies Appear Depending On The Main Quest

6Marbled Gohma
8Queen Gibdo
9Phantom Ganon x5
10Seized Construct

Enemies appear in the sequence stated above when the main quest has not been completed. Be aware that Link cannot use the power of the Sage in this state and the enemies require different combat strategies.

Prepare Fire Attribute For Gibdo

When Gibdo group appears, it is easy to deal with them by utilizing flame attributes. You can also defeat Goron using Riju's skill but it would be better if you can defeat them without Sage's help.

Push Weak Enemies Off The Cliff

If you retreat from the starting point, there is a cliff where you can drop enemies to defeat them. You can do this to conserve weapon durability & time.

No Need To Purposely Drop Them

The enemies that would appear are not that strong so if the Sages & equipment are in good condition, there would be no struggle. It is good to fight normally.

Ganondorf Boss Battle Strategy

How To Beat Ganondorf

Battle Strategy
  • Utilize Perfect Dodge & Flurry Rush
  • To dodge Charge Attack with two-handed weapons, fly with Paraglider
    └ It becomes a chance to attack with a bow.
  • Dodge the spear thrust by moving left & right
  • If the opponent starts to evade to deal an attack, dodge so it become Flurry Rush and deal attacks.
  • Gloom attacks according to the weapon used
    Claymore: Slip through the middle while stepping back
    Spear: Swing around then shake it off
    Bow: Slip through the gap before approaching
  • Defeat Ganondor in three forms to finish the event.

Perfect Dodge → Flurry Rush

Ganondorf uses multiple weapons including Sword, Claymore, Spear, & Bow which is similar to Link. The attack is almost the same as Phantom Ganon so remember the timing for Perfect Dodge & attack with Flurry Rush.

Dodge According To Ganondorf's Hand

If Ganondorf holds the sword horizontally to the ground, do a backflip to evade the attack. And if Ganondorf holds it up, do a side step to dodge.

Ride Updraft From Claymore Charged Attack

When Ganondorf starts charging with the Claymore, an updraft is generated. Quickly ride the updraft with the Paraglider and aim for a headshot using the bow & arrow.

Dodge Spear Attack By Moving Left & Right

When Ganondorf is using the Spear and starts to rush towards you, keep moving and dash sideways at the right timing.

How To Avoid Gloom Attacks

When Ganondorf Uses Claymore

Evade by slipping through the gap while moving backward. After this, Ganondorf performs a jump slash so perform a Perfect Dodge.

When Ganondorf Uses Spear

When Ganondorf is holding a Spear, run sideways to shake off the homing Gloom attacks. After that, Ganondorf is going to make a charge attack so it is good to keep moving until you can evade it.

When Ganondorf Uses Bow

When Ganondorf holds a bow, Gloom starts to appear around Link. It is good to run and escape before approaching. Even if you can escape, do not let your guard down and keep moving to avoid the arrows that are about to get released.

Demon Dragon Ganon Battle Strategy

Descend And Attack The Core

Descend And Attack The Core

You can damage the core on the back of Demon Dragon by attacking it with a sword. Ride the white dragon and ascend to the sky, then dive to the core.

Ride The Head Of White Dragon

Return On The Head Of White Dragon

Even if you fail, it is not a problem because the white dragon is going to approach Link from below and ascend with him.

Destroy 4 Cores Then Go For The Head

Destroy 4 Cores Then Go For The Head

After destroying all four cores on the back, the Demon Dragon's weakness gets exposed on its head. In this case, jump down and aim for the head.

Main Quest Related Articles

Main Quest Walkthrough

Temple Walkthrough

Temple Boss Guide

[Spoiler!] Ending & Post Game

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