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The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

How to Complete Investigate The Thyphlo Ruins

Vincent Lau

"Investigate The Thyphlo Ruins" iconInvestigate The Thyphlo Ruins is a side adventure in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

(1 of 2) Kazul at the Thyphlo Ruins.

Kazul at the Thyphlo Ruins. (left), You must have completed the first four temples. (right)

To begin this side adventure, speak to Kazul who’s camping outside the Thyphlo Ruins Skyview Tower. You must have completed "Regional Phenomena" iconRegional Phenomena, which requires conquering the first four temples.

Kazul will show you four monoliths. Each monolith will give you a riddle and a side adventure:

To complete each side adventure, you must visit a specific location within the Thyphlo Ruins, while using the relevant Sage’s ability.

Diagram of all the locations you must visit at Thyphlo Ruins.

To help you, here’s a diagram showing each location you must visit.

  1. The owl statue
  2. The two dragons
  3. The six dragons
  4. The long dragon

For the owl statue, simply use Tulins Gust ability in front of it. For the two dragons, sent Yunobo charging in-between the two parallel dragons. Next, for the six dragons, use "Sidon" iconSidon’s water bubble ability, then perform a charged attack with a sword. Finally, for the long dragon, use "Riju" iconRiju’s lightning and shoot an arrow.

If done correctly, a treasure chest will rise up from a nearby square tile. Claim the chest contents to complete the side adventure.

(1 of 2) Secret entrance.

Secret entrance. (left), Investigation complete! (right)

After all four have been completed, a fifth square tile will rise up at the point marked with a 5 on the diagram: map marker

Here, you’ll find an entrance to an underground passage. Inside, there’s a chest with a "Dusk Claymore" iconDusk Claymore and a final monolith that Kazul has been looking for. Examine the monolith to complete the side adventure, earning you a "Large Zonai Charge" iconLarge Zonai Charge, "Big Battery (Capsule)" iconBig Battery (Capsule) and "Diamond" iconDiamond. On top of the treasure you found along the way!

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    12 May 2023
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    30 August 2023
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