Zelda Breath of the Wild How to Get Epona - Fastest Horse in BoTW

Epona is a legendary horse in Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. She has been a series mainstay ever since Ocarina of Time. She’s the fastest mount in the game, and a real thrill to ride. In this guide, we’ll show you how to get Epona in Zelda Breath of the Wild & what the easiest way to do so is.

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Zelda Breath of the Wild How to Get Epona
Zelda Breath of the Wild Epona

How to get best mount in Zelda Breath of The Wild

The simplest way to get Epona in the game is to scan a specific Amiibo. Specifically, you’ll need the Twilight Link Smash Bros Amiibo. Also, you have to be in the Plains of Epona to have any chance of success. Otherwise, you’ll just get a chest with, admittedly, some cool items, such as Twilight Link’s tunic.

If you don’t know how to scan Amiibos, here’s how. Simply place it on the scanner on your controller. The scanner is on the bottom left side of the Wii-U controller. If you’re playing on the Switch, then the scanner will be on the bottom part of your right Joy-Con. It’s as easy as that.

Epona is the fastest mount in the game that can be registered in the stable. Link can attack enemies while riding and deal devastating, high-speed blows to enemies. Now, many players have been wondering whether or not you can find Epona in the game without having the Amiibo. Unfortunately, the definite answer is no.

As you probably know, mounts can die in Zelda Botw. Your horse can take damage from enemies and it will result in death. But, you can revive your mount if you visit the HORSE FAIRY and pay a fee.

Epona will be familiar to every Zelda fan. She has been Link’s loyal steed ever since he tamed her in Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Since then, she appeared in Majora’s Mask and Twilight Princess, every time as Link’s loyal steed.

You can check out a short video of Breath of the Wild Epona in action below.

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