How to Save Vehicles Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

So, you’ve created a vehicle you really liked, it despawned, and now you’d love to know how to save vehicles in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom. Well, there is a way to at least keep the blueprint for future reference and easier crafting. Granted, it has its downsides, and it’s not easy to unlock. It can however absolutely get you out of some pretty sticky situations. So, how does it all work? Let’s find out!

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how to save vehicles zelda tears of the kingdom
How to Save Vehicles Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

How to Save Vehicles in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

To save your favorite vehicles in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom, you first need to unlock the Autobuild ability. We have a separate guide on that, but here’s the long story short: Go down the chasm in Eastern Abbey in the Great Plateau, then ride the rails to the Great Abandoned Central Mine. That’s where you get Autobuild. Once you have the ability, activate it the next time you create a vehicle you want to keep. Highlight it in the history and hit Y to save the blueprint. From then on, you can recreate it with Autobuild. You can either make sure to have all the components in the radius of the ability, or just summon it from thin air. However, the less components you have, the more Zonaite it will cost. It can get pretty expensive, so plan accordingly.

And there you have it, that’s how you save your vehicles in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom. It won’t prevent them from despawning, but it will make reconstructing them way easier (if costly). Make sure to save the vehicle to favorites as soon as you make it. Otherwise, it might get erased from the history. The game does not save everything you craft, far from it. If you ever want to remove a vehicle (or any construct) from favorites, find it in the history and press Y again. Favorites are marked with a little purple banner in the corner.

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