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A Breath of the Wild fan

BotW: Stocking up on arrows

The availability of arrows in Breath of the Wild can be confusing – and running out of arrows can be a nightmare, especially in the early game! So it’s important to understand the basic mechanism the game uses to ensure a good supply of arrows from the various shops and merchants scattered throughout Hyrule.
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BoTW: Farming giant ancient cores

Giant ancient cores are one of the hardest items to obtain in Breath of the Wild, but also pretty essential for acquiring and upgrading important weapons and armour. This post explains one reasonably fool-proof and safe way to farm them. The drop rate of giant ancient cores in this location over time is 1 in 8.
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BotW: the basics of food and cooking

ready-to-cookThere are probably more misconceptions and misunderstandings about food and cooking than any other aspect of Breath of the Wild. This article sets out to clarify a few basic concepts and principles, so you can make the best use of the resources you’re gathered. Understanding these key ideas will help you avoid wasting those precious goodies!

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BotW: weapons in shrine chests

Want better weapons?

Did you know that weapons in shrine chests can be upgraded as you progress through Breath of the Wild? Online guides identify which specific weapons are found in shrine chests, but if you visit the shrine later in the game you may find much more powerful weapons than you expected!
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