How to get the Hylian shield in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

How to get the Hylian shield in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

The greatest adventure of all time has already begun on Nintendo Switch. Yes, after a long time of waiting, The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom is with us. And we attest that it is even better than its glorious predecessor, Breath of the Wild.

There are many reasons why Tears of the Kingdom achieves this status. Many of you will already be touring Hyruleon your journey to stop the evil Ganondorf.

Of course, The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom rescues two of Link’s most emblematic elements: the Master Sword and the Hylian Shield.

In this exclusive guide for Nintendo Switch we explain how to get the hylian shieldwhich is the best defense that has always accompanied Link on his adventures.

Get the Hylian Shield

We know it’s easy to get lost in the Hyrule of The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom. There will be those who are advancing in the main plot, while others prefer to lose themselves in the immensity of this fantasy world.

However, in both cases it will be good for you to get the hylian shield. Yes, it is the iconic shield of the saga, which in each installment ensures the best defenses for Link.

The truth is that getting the Hylian shield is relatively simple. Of course, you will have to demonstrate your skills building a boat at the beginning of the adventure.

It is the only way to navigate and reach many map locations in Hyrule. To obtain the Hylian shield, you have to go to the indicated place with your boat.

This is the point to which you must navigate:

As you can see, it is about a lower area located in Hyrule Castle. There are several ways to access it, but the easiest is to navigate your boat through this narrow channel.

Once we take that channel, we will reach an area of ​​land just below the castle. It has no loss, since on the walls a sculpture of the hylian shield is shown.

When you reach this area, go up the stairs to reach the upper floor. At first you won’t be able to see anything, but luckily there is a lonely torch on the floor.

Lighting this torch is very simple. To do so you must use a series of utensils that you have in your inventory. In this way, the entire area in which we find ourselves will be illuminated.

Just light the torch, a chest will be displayed in front of you Open it and you will get the mythical escudo hylianowith 90 defense.

The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom está disponible exclusively for Nintendo Switchand promises to be one of the clear candidates for GOTY 2023. The good thing is that you don’t need to play Breath of the Wild to enjoy it (although we do recommend doing so).

are you playing The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom? In that case, we recommend you take a look at our analysis in Hobby Consoles, as well as these articles: The news that was excluded because of Wii U, The new and emotional announcement of the game, or The updated sales of Switch.