How to get the True Ending in Zelda Tears Of The Kingdom (TotK). Learn about multiple endings, requirements for True Ending, differences, and post-game content.
*This article contains some spoilers about the ending. Please proceed with caution if you do not mind learning about spoilers.
How To Get True Ending
Clear All Main Quests
In order to see the "True Ending," you need to complete all Main Quests except for the final one. This also includes viewing memories using Geoglyphs, so make sure to watch all the cutscenes beforehand.Geoglyphs & Dragon's Tears
True Ending Can Be Unlocked When Achievement Rate Is 21/23
There are a total of 23 Main Quests. By challenging Ganondorf with 21 quests completed, you can achieve all the missions. It is necessary to acquire the Master Sword and complete the Dragon's Tears
True And Normal Ending Difference
Normal Ending Ends With Zelda Dialogue
After defeating the final boss, a cutscene will play where Link and Zelda descend to the surface, and have a dialogue. If all Main Quest have not been completed, the credits will then roll and the game will end.
True Ending Includes Additional Cutscenes
The True Ending is the same as the Normal Ending until the credits. However, if you have cleared all Main Quests, there will be an extra cutscene of around 6 minutes after the credits.Main Quest Walkthrough Guide
Post Game Contents After The Ending
Save Data Gets A ★ When The Game Has Been Cleared
Even if you defeat the final boss and watch the ending, the game cannot be saved after the boss is defeated. However, it will be marked as cleared with a ★ added to the save data. If you finish the game with the Normal Ending, you can still achieve the True Ending by completing all the Main Quests and defeating the final boss again.Destroy Ganondorf Walkthrough
Postgame Contents & Replay Elements
There are various replay and post-game elements in this game, such as Completion Rate and Collections. You can enjoy them even after completing the game by challenging yourself with the following elements.
Main Replayability Elements
|1||Aim for 100% completion rate.|
|2||Collect and upgrade armor.|
|3||Fill out the Hyrule Compendium.|
|4||Defeat powerful enemies and mini bosses.|
|5||Collect Bubbul Gem|
|7||Collect Sage's Will|
|8||Upgrade Zonai Energy Cells|
|9||Complete all Food Recipes|