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Secret of the Cedars

Seren Morgan-Roberts

A guide on how to complete the Secret of the Cedars shrine quest, found in Hateno Village. This shrine quest is associated with the Tahno O’ah Shrine.

(1 of 2) This Shrine Quest is received in Hateno Village

This Shrine Quest is received in Hateno Village (left), It simply offers clues to a Shrine hidden away via an overworld puzzle (right)

How to Complete Secret of the Cedars

Talk to Clavia during the day at Hateno Village. She is standing on a dock behind the armor dye shop and will point out to you three cedar trees, plus a strange riddle she once read about.

(1 of 2) Your goal is this cracked wall north of Hateno Village where it's cold

Your goal is this cracked wall north of Hateno Village where it's cold (left), Here is the location pinned on the map (right)

Fast travel to Hateno Ancient Tech Lab and then pin the little landing shown in the screenshot above. It is west of Afromsia Coast and east of Madorna Mountain. Paraglide towards the mountainous area from the lab and put on some warm armor.

Once you reach the landing, head west until you see a bombable, cracked wall. Bomb it and the Tahno O’ah Shrine will be revealed. Activate the Shrine to complete this Shrine Quest.


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
  • Platforms,
    Switch, Wii U
  • Genre
    Action Adventure
  • Guide Release
    6 April 2018
  • Last Updated
    18 October 2022
    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.

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