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How to upgrade armor in Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (TotK). Includes how to enhance armor, great fairy fountain, location & how to unlock, recommended armor to enhance.

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How To Upgrade Armor (Equipment)

You Can Enhance Armor At Great Fairy Fountain

Example1st Level2nd Level3rd Level4th Level
Barbarian Helm581220

The Great Fairy Fountain can be used to enhance Armor (equipment). If all four Great Fairies have been unlocked, Armor can be enhanced up to four levels. The more Great Fairies are unlocked, the more enhancement levels you can do to your armor.

Great Fairy - Locations & How to Unlock

Enhancements Require Materials & Rupees

Upgrading Armor requires a certain amount of Rupees and specific Materials, which vary depending on the Armor you want to enhance.

Rupees Farming Guide - How To Farm Money

Some Armor Cannot Be Enhanced

There are some Armor that cannot be upgraded. For example, the Phantom Series Armor, which has high initial stats. Therefore, the armor that can be enhanced will ultimately have higher performance.

Advantage Of Strengthening Armor

Increases Defense Each Time It Is Enhanced

Your Armor's Defensive stat is increased with each enhancement. Each part of the armor (Head, Body, Legs) has its own DEF stat, so if you strengthen them all to their max, you can greatly increase Link's defense.

Some Armor Offer Additional Set Bonuses For Two Levels Of Enhancement

Some armor provide additional set bonuses if you enhance all parts of the armor by two or more levels. The set bonus is an effect that is activated when the same series of Armor is equipped, so check the additional effect when enhancing them.

Armor Set Effects List

Great Fairy Fountain Location & How To Unlock

How To Unlock Great Fairies

First, Unlock Tera

Step 1Start "Potential Princess Sightings"
Step 2Complete "Serenade to a Great Fairy"

First, unlock Tera by following the above steps. Once Tera is unlocked, the remaining three Great Fairies can be unlocked, too.

Unlock The Remaining 3 Great Fairies (In No Particular Order)

Great FairySide Adventure To Unlock
(Central Hyrule)
① The Flute Player's Plan
② Serenade to Kaysa
① The Hornist's Dramatic Escape
② Serenade to Mija
(West Necluda)
① Honey, Bee Mine!
② Serenade to Cotera

Once you have unlocked Tera, unlock the remaining three Great Fairies. There are no particular order, so start from the easiest place to go.

Challenges Cannot Be Run At The Same Time

No more than two Side Adventures "Serenade to -" of each Great Fairy can progress at the same time. If the band does not come to the Stable after proceeding, check if they are not in another Stable.

Great Fairy - Locations & How to Unlock

Recommended Armor (Equipment) To Upgrade

Barbarian/Fierce Deity Armor Set Series With 1.5x Damage

Barbarian SetDefense/
Map Image
HeadBarbarian HelmDefense: 3(20)
Attack Up
Robred Dropoff Cave (Treasure)
BodyBarbarian ArmorDefense: 3(20)
Attack Up
Cave at Crenel Hills (Treasure)
LegsBarbarian Leg WrapsDefense: 3(20)
Attack Up
Walnot Mountain Cave (Treasure)
Fierce Deity Set SeriesDefense/
Map Image
HeadFierce Deity MaskDefense: 3(20)
Attack Up
Underground Skull Lake (Treasure)
BodyFierce Deity ArmorDefense: 3(20)
Attack Up
Ruins of Akkala Fort (Treasure)
LegsFierce Deity BootsDefense: 3(20)
Attack Up
Ancient Tree Stump (Treasure)

The most recommended equipment for Armor Upgrades are the Barbarian Set and the Fierce Deity Set. Both have the same performance and equipping all three increases damage by 1.5x. It is recommended to choose one of the two for your preference in appearance when reinforcing.

Best Armor & Weapon List

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