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Where to find Hylia's Shield in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

Almost as emblematic as its sword, the shield of Hylia once again completes Link's line-up in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom. Although it is less hidden than in Breath of the Wild, it is more difficult to obtain since it will require a hard fight... unless you know a secret passage.


Hylia's shield is once again found in Hyrule Castle. Fortunately, it is located in in the part of the castle that is still standing. Indeed, the chest is hidden in the Embarcaderowhere the sanctuary was in Breath of the Wild. (Coordinates: -0167 1160 0037)

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To get there, there are two solutions. You can either build a raft and arrive by water, or you can use the entrance hidden in the rock, on the side of the great chasm under the castle.

Be aware that if you go through the docks (i.e. the normal way), you will have to fight a difficult battle at the beginning of the adventure. Indeed, as you approach your destination, puddles of miasma and hands will appear. These hands are formidable: they are fast, have a huge range, create miasma all around them and are difficult to kill. The worst part is that to get rid of them, you have to kill them all simultaneouslyOtherwise, they will regenerate and reappear. We advise you to equip yourself with of the Legendary Sword to get rid of them.

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Once you have killed these hands, you are not out of the woods yet. Indeed, it is, a Ghost of Ganon will then appear to confront you. This fearsome mini-boss will punish your assaults and can kill you in a few hits. The best way to hurt him is to counter-attack, especially after a successful dodge.

Therefore, we advise you to borrow the secret passage on the northern flank. Indeed, there is a small tunnel barely visible from the outside that allows you to reach Hylia's shield without triggering the appearance of Ganon's Ghost.

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Once you arrive at your destination, you will see torches and a brazier. Light them to reveal the chest containing the shield of Hylia.

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Hylia's shield is the strongest shield in the game, but it is not indestructible. If you break it, you will have to find a blacksmith who can repair it.


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