It should be noted that upgrading armor is completely optional, though it is extremely beneficial to do so and makes it easier to fight higher level enemies, makes traveling around certain areas easier, or grant protection from certain forms of elemental damage depending on the armor that has been upgraded. There are six fairy islands located on the. In order to upgrade your armor, you need to find the Great Fairy Fountains and lucky for you, we know where they are. It's only a small forest, but it hides Mija's Fairy Fountain. Activating the Gerudo Desert tower will also make this much easier. Once Link has at least 100 rupees in his pocket, players can start unlocking the Great Fairy fountains. Fairies will only appear if Link has two or fewer Fairies in his inventory.
The waterfall Fairy grants a to block fireballs, a that travels further than the first , and refills for any empty thrown in. The they tend to spawn more frequently when cutting grass near in especially when Link has none in his inventory. Humorously, the playable character is under the delusion that he is the reincarnation of a Great Fairy. At the top of Kakariko is the Ta'loh Naeg Shrine. She grants Link access to a mystical substance known as if he survives the cave and reach her at the end.
Travel here to find the next Great Fairy fountain, which is the residence of the Great Fairy Mija. Thankfully, all you really need is a marker in the general vicinity of the most south-western point of the map to guide you to Tera's fountain. The rarer the armor the more likely the Great Fairy will require rare or hard to obtain items to upgrade it such as , rare gems like , Dragon Parts, or monster parts from dangerous enemies such as , , and. They resemble the Great Fairies from The Wind Waker. They restore 's health by refilling five. The second Great Fairy is located near the east coast of Hyrule.
In Breath of the Wild the Great Fairy Fountains are largely optional and easy to miss - one major quest will point you towards the first of the fairies, but beyond that finding them is absolutely up to you. This is a great way to easily unlock Kaysa if she is your second Great Fairy. However, the second one is 500 rupees, the third will be 1,000 and the fourth will put a big dent in your wallet by costing 10,000 rupees. Fairy Fountains allow you to upgrade each piece of armor you own, provided you have the right items to upgrade each piece of armor. This Great Fairy is notably obese, and explains that this is a side-effect of Ganon's magic.
For Level 1 upgrades they blows a kiss, for Level 2 they kiss their finger and touches Link's forehead, for Level 3 they kiss Link as he bashfully cowers from their advances, and for Level 4 they grab him suddenly and affectionately hold him, before pulling him into their fountain, and the screen momentarily fades to black before returning back to the spring where Link is lying on the ground gets up finding his selected armor has been upgraded completely. All of the Great Fairies will completely restore Link's health and magic power when he visits them, even if they are still shattered into Stray Fairies. Once her powers are restored, she will be able to revive your dead horses as long as you provide her some Endura Carrots. The Great Fairies of Power, Wisdom, and Courage, found on Death Mountain Summit, inside Death Mountain Crater, and near Ganon's Castle, provide Link with the , a magic power upgrade that doubles the length of Link's magic meter, and , respectively. More specifically, she can be found at the Gerudo Great Skeleton, along with a shrine.
Go up those stairs and interact, and Cotera will request her money. Additionally, for every ten floors completed, she releases normal fairies to each of the located across. After the Twilight dragon is weaken the Moon is revealed to be made up of the Great Fairy's subordinates indicating it wasn't the real Moon. Paraglide on down there and wake her up to have her add her powers to any other fairies you've unlocked and get access to her services. Once her powers are restored, she will be able to upgrade your armor equipment by one tier.
This makes her ineffective in scenarios that require haste on the player's part, such as timed scenarios or moving around in large battlefields quickly. The Great Fairy summons another Magic Circle to restrain Argorok, but it also fails, causing the Great Fairy to use one of the magic chains generated by her Magic Circle to pull the down on who is then weakened after being hit by the Moon's nose. Just south of this lake is the Horse God Bridge, which Link can follow for a direct path to the fountain. And that she can make your clothes more luxurious! Three Great Fairies exist in the game: the , ,. Armor upgraded by Great Fairies is also more valuable allowing Link to sell it for more Rupees. Though they are powerful and respected by the inhabitants of Hyrule, their power has decreased over the years due to fewer and fewer people visiting their fountains presumably as a result of Hyrule becoming more dangerous following the 100 years prior.
The Great Fairy initially had a drastically different design during the development of Ocarina of Time, appearing as an angelic winged figure. The fee increases based on the number of Great Fairies you have freed: 100 rupees for the first, 500 for the second, 1,000 for the third, and 10,000 for the last. If you zoom in on the map you'll see the Gerudo Great Skeleton - bones large enough to feature on the map itself. Great Fairy Fountain Armor Upgrades The fairies don't actually heal you, but after a down-payment in rupees will offer to upgrade your armor for you. Being the last she was also the most expensive for us - we still haven't unlocked her, as 10,000 rupees is, well, a lot.