(1 of 2) This Shrine Quest is not hard but it can be tedious

This Shrine Quest is not hard but it can be tedious (left), It helps if you can bring food that boosts your movement speed (right)

Into the Vortex

If you look east of the East Akkala Stable, you will see a curious peninsula shaped like a spiral. At the beginning of that spiral you will see a glowing orange orb and a slab. Read the rock to receive this Shrine Quest.

There is a pedestal at the end of the spiral peninsula and you have to carry the orb all the way there. It’s not as easy as it looks, though, since there are enemies everywhere. They include but are not limited to all sorts of Lizalfos, Octoroks, Bokoblins on horses, and giant Moblins.

Note: To prevent yourself from going crazy having to make the long walk, it’s best to bring some foods that give you a level 3 boost to your movement speed. This will also allow you to outrun Moblins, Lizalfos, and Octoroks. You cannot outrun the Bokoblins on horses, though, so you will have to deal with those.

(1 of 2) You can run past the Moblins if your movement speed is this high

You can run past the Moblins if your movement speed is this high (left), But you cannot avoid the Bokoblins and they have spears (right)

As you run around the peninsula, you will first pass a camp of three Moblins. Defeat them or run right by them. After that, you will see several Lizalfos swimming in the water. They’re spread out all over the peninsula, but the real danger here are the horseback Bokoblins.

The Bokoblins, thanks to their horses, are fast enough that they can outrun you even with your level 3 movement speed boost, if you have one. Most of them are equipped with spears for longer reach, or bows to hit you from afar. So you will definitely want to deal with them.

You will also probably be harrassed by an Octorok as you run towards your destination. Thankfully, an Octorok hitting you will not knock your orb from your hands. If it does, pick it up and keep going, or shoot the Octorok to kill it.

(1 of 2) Then place the orb in this pedestal like normal

Then place the orb in this pedestal like normal (left), The Shrine Quest will complete after the cutscene (right)

Once you have arrived at the pedestal, place the orb where it belongs and the Ritaag Zumo Shrine will rise up from the ground, completing this Shrine Quest.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Nintendo
  • Platforms
    Switch, Wii U
  • Genre
    Action Adventure
  • Guide Release
    6 April 2018
  • Last Updated
    23 November 2020
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Cassie Sun

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You wake up in the mysterious Shrine of Resurrection and see a Hyrule you no longer recognize. All you have by your side is the equally mysterious Sheikah Slate and the voice of a stranger to guide you. Take up the mantle of the chosen hero Link and journey throughout the most expansive, open iteration of Hyrule yet in your quest to destroy the monstrous Calamity Ganon and recover your memories of what happened 100 years ago.

This guide will serve as your companion as you traverse the beautiful world of Hyrule. It currently covers the following content:

Version 1.1

-Complete walkthrough from your humble beginnings on the Great Plateau to your final attack on Calamity Ganon
-Solutions to all four Divine Beasts
-Information on how to obtain the legendary Master Sword
-Locations and information on activating every Tower
-Solutions to all optional Shrines in Hyrule
-Walkthrough for all sidequests

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