How to Reveal Hyrule Surface Map Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

Figuring out how to reveal the Hyrule surface map in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom is pretty important, as you might have figured already. For one, it sets the boundaries of that part of the map. It also helps you see some of the places you ought to visit, like towns and stuff. So, with all of that said, here’s how you reveal the map of Hyrule in Tears of the Kingdom.

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how to reveal hyrule surface map zelda tears of the kingdom
How to Reveal Hyrule Surface Map Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

How to Reveal Hyrule Map in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

To reveal the surface map of Hyrule in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom, like in the original, you have to climb up the towers dotted around the map. However, they do work slightly differently, but nothing major. The first tower you will come across is once you get to solid ground, below Sky Island. The quest will take you to Lookout Landing. You can get up the tower, but there’s a hatch preventing you from reaching all the way to the top. Instead, you have to keep following the main quest (Crisis at Hyrule Castle). Eventually, the story will give you access to the top and survey your surroundings. You also get the glider around this point.

And there you go, that’s how you reveal the surface Hyrule map in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom. Again, it’s nothing that should present a problem if you’ve played Breath of the Wild. Just be sure to use the glider to go as far up as the gust will take you. Repeat the process whenever you come across a lookout tower, or skyview tower. For the most part, it’s fairly easy to spot them. They’re really tall, so you can see them from a great distance. Revealing the map of the underground, on the other hand, is a different thing. To do that, you need to interact with the lightroots. Don’t worry, those are also east to find, since they glow pretty brightly in the general darkness.

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