Ancient Core

The Ancient Core is an Item in the game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

It is a Material used for Crafting.


This crystal was made using lost technology. At one time it was the power source for ancient machines. This item is very valuable to researchers.



Bring these cores to Hatteno Ancient Tech Lab or Akkala Ancient Tech Lab. Speak to Purrah in Hatteno or Robbie in Akkala. For the Ancient Cores, they will offer to upgrade your Runes.

With Purrah, you must have complete the quest to unlock the full functionality of the Sheikah Slate.

How to get[edit]

  • Looted from:
    • Guardians
    • Rusted guardians scattered across Hyrule

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