No amount of walking can save Hyrule.
Part of the appeal of The Legend Of Zelda is its exploration. Nintendo has created captivating fantasy worlds with hidden mysteries, vibrant characters, and endless imagination since Link’s debut adventure on the NES. It’s liberating to abandon reality and explore Hyrule. Like any good adventurer, you need a way to travel.
The Hero of Time has many travel ways. An enormous world to explore is only half of Zelda’s appeal. A entertaining way to go about completes the experience and showcases Nintendo’s great playability.
Shield Surfing – Breath Of The Wild And Tears Of The Kingdom
Shield surfing is fun despite its unique mode of transportation. It’s a speedy technique to descend mountains and flat areas. A frequent approach is to acquire momentum, leap on your shield, and shoot foes as you pass.
Tears Of The Kingdom advanced the concept with the Fuse mechanic. Combine your shield with a mine cart to construct a stake board or a bomb to destroy bad guys while flying. Limitless possibilities.
Zora Mask – Majora’s Mask
The Zora Mask in Majora’s Mask excels in achieving the impossible. It got water levels fun. Swimming as a Zora is dreamlike and makes water parts exciting.
The Zora Mask enables aquatic speed, akin to Mario’s frog or penguin outfits. Zooming through the ocean or Great Bay Temple is fun. Walking underwater is possible. Eat your heart out, Iron Boots. Despite the 3DS remake’s speed increase being linked to the magic meter, the N64 classic remains enjoyable for its swimming sequences.
Loftwing – Skyward Sword
Flying on a Loftwing is more pleasant than other Wii games, even with motion controls. An natural and imaginative approach to imitate riding a huge bird is shaking the Wii Remote or Switch Joy-Cons to flap his wings.
Flying high before plunging down for a speed boost is thrilling and fun to play with while traveling. The only thing holding it back is the lack of sky activities. But it’s still a fantastic method to travel the overworld.
Jet Plane – Tears Of The Kingdom
Link can construct and operate a jet, apparently. The Jet Plane is a top vehicle in Tears Of The Kingdom, ideal for aerial exploration.
To make it, you need a wing, steering stick, fans, and rockets. Rockets will take you to high altitudes swiftly. Once in the air, fans will transport you anywhere. There is a remedy to the quick battery depletion. When you cut off the electricity midair, the plane glides on the wind to recharge. After a few seconds, restart the power and you’re back in business.
Master Cycle – Breath Of The Wild
Who would have believed this small pixilated man would ride a motorcycle through Hyrule when the NES’s first game launched? DLC in Breath Of The Wild is impressive, but the Master Cycle is the most notable.
The attractive horse-shaped Master Cycle is suitable for flat areas and slopes. You can use it to go around rapidly and fight. A Guardian is always satisfying to ride up to before jumping off your bike and blasting it in the eye. Other than watching your fuel gauge, it’s one of the most fun ways to travel the kingdom.
King Of Red Lions – Wind Waker
The King of Red Lions is an unusual case of your travel mode becoming a character. The King’s personality may be funny and serious. His importance in the story, particularly the ending, makes him one of Link’s most notable sidekicks.
One of Wind Waker‘s most flexible vehicles is your boat. Collecting objects throughout Slope Game gives the King a cannon to battle opponents and a grappling hook to retrieve wealth. The HD remaster improves him with the Swift Sail, which enhances speed and lets you change directions without changing the wind.
Hover Bike – Tears Of The Kingdom
Which is better than a motorcycle? One that flies? The Hover Bike is a great way to travel in Tears Of The Kingdom and easy to make. You only need two fans and a steering stick. A simple device with many possibilities.
Hover Bike can cover a lot of ground rapidly or tilt the joystick to acquire altitude. It’s a terrific way to reach the sky islands and sail past challenging depths. Finally, it has a good battery life. This car is essential for your trip.
Paraglider – Breath Of The Wild And Tears Of The Kingdom
Breath Of The Wild and Tears Of The Kingdom without the paraglider is impossible to imagine. One of the best goods, it contributes to the enjoyment of exploring.
Hyrule is huge with mountains, towers, and sky islands. Nintendo’s ability to make Link fly was brilliance. An easy-to-control glide offers unlimited possibilities. Previously inaccessible areas can be reached quickly. The paraglider saves Link, and his movement has never been so flexible.
Teleportation – Various Titles
Walking between Hyrule’s ends is difficult. The addition of teleportation made sense. In Tears Of The Kingdom and Breath Of The Wild, tapping a map location takes seconds, making it most convenient. However, the traditional technique has merit.
Warping in Ocarina Of Time demands memorizing six tunes, which adds to its charm. While it takes longer, this method gives teleportation personality that recent titles lack. Each song captures the mood of its region with a beautiful tune by Koji Kondo. The old technique is iconic and unique, but the new way is more practical.
Epona – Various Titles
Ocarina Of Time has three fast ways to cross Hyrule Fields without warping. Roll, z-target, leap sideways, or call Epona.This adorable horse saves time in this N64 masterpiece.
Epona will get you there quickly. She’s essential for the Poe side quest and appears in some of the game’s best scenes. Escape from Lon Lon Ranch and jumping over the damaged bridge into Gerudo Valley are legendary sequences that show Link and his trusty steed’s connection. She’s one of his best companions and a series staple.