Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild offers a myriad of different armors. They can grant you heat resistance, cold resistance, give you more speed or stamina. Each one of them has a unique look and special powers and it’s worth going after all of them. In this guide, we’ll show you where to find armor sets in Zelda Breath of the Wild & how to get them.
Ancient Armor Set
Collect the whole armor set and you’ll get Ancient Proficiency.
|All three pieces you can get in the shop in the Akkala Ancient Tech Lab||Gives you resistance against Guardian Attacks|
Armor upgrades – mini bosses Talus, Stalnox, Hinox, Lynel locations
Barbarian Armor Set
The armor set bonus will grant you the Charge Attack, as well as boost your stamina. .
|Barbarian Helm||Locate the maze in the far northeast of Hyrule and go into Tu Ka’loh shrine||Increases your attack power|
|Barbarian Armor||Inside Dila Maag shrine, in the Gerudo Desert labyrinth||Increases your attack power|
|Barbarian Leg Wraps||In the northeast of Hebra there’s a maze and the Qaza Tokki Shrine||Increases your attack power|
Tunic of the Wild Armor Set
The armor set bonus here is great – it increases the power of your Master Sword Beam.
|Cap of the Wild
Tunic of the Wild
Trousers of the Wild
|Complete all of the shrines to finish the side quest A Gifrt from the Monks||Boosts your Defense for +4|
Climber’s Armor Set
The set bonus you’ll get here is that your stamina will go down slower while climbing. We have a full guide on Zelda BOTW Climbing Armor Set Locations if you need it.
|Climber’s Bandanna||Head to Dueling Peaks and into Ree Dahee shrine that lies between||Increases your climbing speed|
|Climbing Gear||Southeast of Hateno Tower there’s an island and Chaas Qeta shrine, go inside||Increases your climbing speed|
|Climbing Boots||Go northeast of Hateno Research Lab and into Tahno O’ah shrine||Increases your climbing speed|
Dark Link Armor Set
You’ll get a speed buff at night if you collect the whole set. Getting the set is a bit complicated, though, so check out our Zelda Breath of The Wild Dark Link Costume & Kilton Vendor Location guide.
|You can buy it at Kilton’s Monster Shop. It’s a secret vendor available only during the night.||Increases Defense by 3|
Desert Voe Armor Set
Interestingly enough, the armor bonus set here is that you get some extra Shock resistance.
|Desert Voe Headband
Desert Voe Spaulder
Desert Voe Trousers
|Go to the back door of the Armor Shop in Gerudo to find the Secret Club Shop which sells this item.||Increases your Heat Resistance|
Flamebreaker Armor Set
The full set makes you completely immune to fire, allowing you to go places that were previously unreachable. Check out our Zelda Breath of the Wild Flamebreaker guide for more detailed instructions on how to botain this set.
|Flamebreaker Helm||Can be bought in Goron City Shop||Gives you resistance to flame and fire|
|Flamebreaker Armor||Can be bought in Goron City Shop, or complete Kima’s quest in Southern Goron Mine||Gives you resistance to flame and fire|
|Flamebreaker Boots||Can be bought in Goron City Shop||Gives you resistance to flame and fire|
Gerudo Vai Armor Set
The full set grants you Heat Resistance, but more importantly, it’s the answer to how to enter Gerudo Town.
|This armor set you’ll get during the Forbidden City Entry quest||Increases Defense by 1|
Hylian Armor Set
It’s a standard armor set, and really doesn’t offer any particular bonuses.
|You can get all the pieces at the shop in Hateno Village||Adds + 3 to Defense|
Radiant Armor Set
You’ll get a buff to your Bone attacks as an armor set bonus.
|You can find it in the Gerudo Secret Shop, behind the Town Armor shop||Helps lure in skeleton enemies (aka Stal-type)|
Rubber Armor Set
You’ll get the Unshockable armor set bonus if you collect all three parts.
|Rubber Helm||Go to the Lakeside Stable & complete the side quest Thunder Magnet||Increases resistance to Shock attacks|
|Rubber Armor||Complete the Toh Yasha Shrine, it’s near Ridgeland Tower||Increases resistance to Shock attacks|
|Rubber Tights||Head east from Faron Tower and complete shrine Qukah Nata||Increases resistance to Shock attacks|
Sheikah Stealth Armor Set
Acquire the full set and you’ll get the bonus of moving faster during nighttime.
Stealth Chest Guard
|You can get all the pieces at the Kakariko Village Shop||Increases your Stealth|
Snowquill Armor Set
Purchasing the entire set of Snowquill armor will stop you from freezing. Take a look at our How to Protect from Cold guide for more details.
|All armor pieces can be bought at the shop in Rito Village||Increases Cold Resistance|
Soldier’s Armor Set
Just like the Hylian Armor, it doesn’t offer any special bonus for the whole set.
|All armor pieces can be purchased at the shop in Hateno Village||Adds + 4 to Defense|
Zora Armor Set
The Set Bonus of this armor is that doing the Swim Dash won’t consume as much stamina. For more detailed instructions on how to get this armor, go to our Zelda BOTW Zora Helm, Pants, Armor Set Locations guide.
|Zora Helm||In the flooded ruins near Toto Lake. Use Magnesis to find and get a chest in the water||Increases Swimming Speed + Spin Attack while swimming|
|Zora Armor||During Divine Beast Vah Ruta, King Dorephan will grant you the Zora Chest||Increases swimming speed + you can swim up waterfalls|
|Zora Greaves||In Zora’s Domain, accept & complete Laflat’s “Lynel Safari” side quest||Increases Swimming Speed|