Join Link as he fights, explores, and puzzles his way forward on a journey to aid Zelda. Get in the swing of things with this overview of the basics.
Intuitive motion controls allow the angle of each strike you make with the Joy-Con™ controller to correspond to Link’s in-game movements, creating immersive gameplay that relies on strategy and skill.
Please be aware of your surroundings. Wear wrist straps and allow adequate room around you during gameplay.
Gently swing your sword and angle your slashes to aim your strikes. Push forward to thrust.
Shake to raise your shield and deflect attacks. Shake again to go on the offensive with a shield bash.
Throw bombs with an overhand motion. Roll them with an underhand movement.
Hold up the Joy-Con (R) controller and pull back the Joy-Con (L) controller to draw your bow.
Uncover and break through opponents’ defenses with well-placed attacks. Each enemy is different—keep a watchful eye on where they may be vulnerable and strike when the time is right.
Slash in the direction of its mouth opening—or else your sword will bounce right off.
Although seeming to be slow creatures, they can block your strikes quite nimbly with their thick blades.
Spin them around if they are dangling — or flip them over when they’re on the ground — to expose their weak point.
This hydra-like creature will regrow its three heads unless all are destroyed at once. Wait for it…
Explore mysterious, multi-layered dungeons filled with strategic puzzles, fantastic gear, and memorable boss battles. Each dungeon is its own satisfying adventure.
Nestled within Faron Woods lies this sacred place overtaken by the natural world. A network of cryptic switches keeps its treasures safe.
This temple is dominated by massive flows of magma and filled with explosives. In short: be careful.
The factory where the ancient civilization of Lanayru Desert once produced its Timeshift Stones, now decrepit and infested with monsters.