You know the Gerudo Valley theme from Ocarina of Time? It's a kickass tune – probably top five Zelda tracks – and one that's sure to get your blood pumping. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is all Gerudo Valley, a rousing number that'll fire you up for the journey ahead. It's also a tad repetitive and just one part of the symphony...
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Guides
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Get your hands on Zelda's motorcycle
Part 1 of the DLC Expansion Pass for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, the hack-and-slash Legend of Zelda spin-off, contains a variety of new weapons to test out as you clear legions of bokoblins and other enemies from the kingdom of Hyrule. However, while Link's flails might be fun to wield, it's the Master...
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Seeds of evil
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Hack-and-slash to the front of the queue
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About The Game
>See Hyrule 100 years before the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game and experience the events of the Great Calamity
Join the struggle that brought Hyrule to its knees. Learn more about Zelda, the four Champions, the King of Hyrule and more through dramatic cutscenes as they try to save the kingdom from Calamity. The Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity game is the only way to see firsthand what happened 100 years ago.
- Battle hordes of Hyrule’s most formidable foes -
From barbaric Bokoblins to towering Lynels, menacing monsters have emerged in droves. In addition to Link and Zelda, take control of characters like the four Champions and a young Impa. Use their distinct abilities to carve through hundreds of enemies to save Hyrule from the impending Calamity.
- Purchase Bonuses -
Purchase the digital version of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity to receive the in-game bonus weapon, Lucky Ladle*! Equip this sword-like spoon (paired with a Pot Lid) and use it in battle or fuse it with other weapons for a stats boost.
If you have save data for the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the wild game, you can get the in-game Training Sword bonus item. Equip this weapon and you’ll automatically hold a Pot Lid as a shield. This combo may also trigger the occasional Perfect Guard!
*This item does not come with the physical version of the game. This item may become available as paid DLC at a later time.