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This is a guide to the Shrine Quest, The Spring of Wisdom, in Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Here you can find the quest walkthrough, where to start The Spring of Wisdom and all quest rewards.

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How to Start The Spring of Wisdom

The Spring of Wisdom Location

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Quest Giver Medda
Location Hateno Village
Region Hateno

The Spring of Wisdom Walkthrough

Guide Overview

Talk to Medda

Objectives Guide
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Talk to Medda
Go to Hateno Village and look for Medda. You'll find him tending to the garden behind his house (next to Ventest Clothing Boutique).

Interact with him to start the Shrine Quest.

Head to Mount Lanayru

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Head to Mount Lanayru
If you have enough stamina, you can scale the mountain all the way to its peak.

For newer players, we recommend following the path from Kakariko Village, through Lanayru Promenade, and along Lanayru Road.

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Find the Spring of Wisdom
Climb Mount Lanayru and you'll find the Spring of Wisdom at the very top.

Free Naydra from Malice

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Shoot at Eyes of Malice
Shoot an arrow at the eyeball on Naydra's face.

Naydra will then take flight and fly around Mount Lanyru.

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Follow Naydra
Naydra will create an updraft that will allow you to float with your paraglider.

Once in the air, enter bullet time and aim for the eyeballs on Naydra's body.

Follow Naydra around with your paraglider to get better angles of the eyeballs.

Head Back to the Goddess Statue

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Head back to Goddess Statue
A cutscene will play after you successfully shoot all eyeballs. .
7 The Spring of Wisdom Walkthrough | Zelda: Breath of the Wild (BotW)|Game8 (13)Offer Naydra's Scale After the cutscene, get *Naydra's Scale from shooting an arrow at its body.

Take the scale and drop it into the water to unlock the shrine.

*To retrieve a scale, you must shoot at any part of its body except its face, horn, and claws.

Shooting at its horn and claw will result to a different material drop.

The Spring of Wisdom Quest Rewards

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Clearing this quest will unlock the Jitan Sa'mi Shrine.

Adventure Log Entries

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This is a full list of the Adventure Log entries for The Spring of Wisdom.

Entry Entry Text
Quest Start Medda, a resident of Hateno Village, told you that there is a Spring of Wisdom somewhere on Mount Lanayru, which towers to the north of the village. The story goes that long ago, a princess used that spring for a purification ceremony.

Moreover, there are rumors of a fantastics treasure hidden in the spring.

Quest Clear When you tossed Naydra's scale into the Spring of Wisdom, an ancient shrine appeared.
Freed of the shackles of evil, Naydra flew away in peace.

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    FAQs

    How to defeat Spring of Wisdom? ›

    The best bet is to paraglide down from a higher elevation and then use your bow to hit the dragon while in slow motion. Keep up this process until all the corruption eyes have been removed. You will arrive back at the Spirit of Wisdom and Naydra will have returned to normal.

    How to complete the Spring of Power? ›

    If it's not Link's first encounter with the dragon, striking Dinraal anywhere in the body other than his horn, face, or claws, it will drop a scale. At the Spring of Power, drop Dinraal's Scale as an offering. This will open the gate behind the statue, revealing the Tutsuwa Nima Shrine and completing the quest.

    Where is the Spring of Wisdom on the map? ›

    The Spring of Wisdom is located atop Mount Lanayru. The Dragon, Naydra, is first found here, plagued with Malice. By offering Naydra's Scale at the Spring, the entrance to the Jitan Sa'mi Shrine is revealed.

    How to offer Naydra's scale to the Spring of Wisdom? ›

    Naydra's Scales can be obtained by shooting the blue spirit Naydra with an arrow in any location, besides the mouth, horn or claws. When dropped in the water in the Spring of Wisdom, it will cause the door at the back to open, giving Link access to the Jitan Sa'mi Shrine.

    What do you do at the Spring of Wisdom in Zelda? ›

    The Goddess Hylia instructs Link to drop it in the Spring. When this is done, the door to Jitan Sa'mi Shrine will open, and The Goddess Hylia will tell Link to go forward. Afterwards, the Shrine Quest will be completed.

    Does Zelda stay a dragon? ›

    Does Zelda Turn Back Into A Human? While Mineru does tell Zelda that the act of draconification is irreversible, she's able to become human again after Link defeats Ganondorf.

    How to beat Spring of Power in BotW? ›

    A Dinraal's scale should drop to the ground, sparkling as it falls so that it's difficult to miss. Grab the scale and return to the Spring of Power. Hold the scale and set it down in the shallow water in front of the statue. It will begin glowing if you positioned it properly, and the quest is complete.

    What to offer the Spring of Power botw? ›

    "Offer Dinraal's scale received from the red spirit to the Spring of Power." When you carried out the statue's suggestion and dropped Dinraal's scale into the Spring of Power, an ancient shrine revealed itself.

    Where is the red dragon in BotW? ›

    Dinraal, the red Dragon, can initially be found to the north of Eldin Mountains, around the Eldin Great Skeleton early in the morning (8-9am). It might not spawn if you're waiting directly in its flight path, mind, so move to the side a little if you're not seeing Dinraal at the times mentioned above.

    How to free the purple dragon in BotW? ›

    Location. Naydra is first found at the Spring of Wisdom at the peak of [[Mount Lanayru] corrupted by Malice. Follow it and use your arrows to free it of its corruption. After this, Naydra is found just north of Mount Lanayru in the Lanayru Bay appearing first around 12:00AM and heading down by around 6:00AM.

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    Freeing Naydra

    Shoot the Malice Eyeball above Naydra's head, which will cause Naydra to begin flying around the mountain. Link will need to follow Naydra around and shoot the three remaining Malice Eyeballs. Each time Link removes some of the malice, Naydra will fly to a different area.

    What happens if you cook Naydra's scale? ›

    Cooking with Naydra's Scales will add 90 seconds to the food's effect and guarantee a critical dish. They can also be used at the Kochi Dye Shop to make Light Blue Dye.

    What do I do with Dinraal's Fang? ›

    Two Shards of Dinraal's Fangs, as well as five Energetic Rhino Beetles, are needed to upgrade the Trousers of the Wild to their third tier. Another Shard of Dinraal's Fang can be used to upgrade the Fierce Deity Mask to its third tier.

    What does Naydra's Fang do? ›

    Shard of Naydra's Fang Uses

    Shard of Naydra's Fang is essential for upgrading helpful armor, such as the Fierce Deity Armor Set and Tunic of the Wild at Great Fairy Fountains, and is useful for weapon fusions and arrow attachments.

    How to get to Mount Lanayru without freezing totk? ›

    You will need 2X warm clothing, elixir, or food to safely climb to the Mount Lanayru Skyview Tower.

    How to defeat Naydra the dragon? ›

    At the beginning of the fight, Naydra curls up at the Spring of Wisdom. Link must shoot one of the large eyes to send Naydra flying into the air around Mount Lanayru. A second shot will cause Malice Naydra to fly down the mountain, where Link can pursue her and attack the remaining eyes to destroy the Malice.

    How to break through the evil force possessing Naydra? ›

    Shoot the Malice Eyeball above Naydra's head, which will cause Naydra to begin flying around the mountain. Link will need to follow Naydra around and shoot the three remaining Malice Eyeballs. Each time Link removes some of the malice, Naydra will fly to a different area.

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