(1 of 2) This sidequest involves some Octo Balloons

This sidequest involves some Octo Balloons (left), So go out and farm some Octoroks first if you need to (right)

Balloon Flight

Talk to Shamae at the Woodland Stable. She is a little girl. When you talk to her, she will ask if you can make the barrel near her fly like a balloon.

You will need at least two Octo Balloons, which you can gather from killing any type of Octorok. The easiest way to kill them is to sneak up on them when they are chilling above ground and shoot their large heads for a critical hit.

(1 of 2) Throw the Octo Balloons onto the barrel

Throw the Octo Balloons onto the barrel (left), This will trigger a cutscene as the barrel floats up (right)

Then take the Octo Balloons and throw them at the barrels. Talk to Shamae and the camera will zoom out showing the floating barrels. As a gift of appreciation, Shamae will give you a rare Star Fragment.

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:

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-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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