A Giant Ancient Core in Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

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


A giant energy crystal made using lost ancient techonology. Cores this large are an extremely rare find. A researcher would probably know how to use this.


Strategy Guide/Tips[edit]

  • A crafting item used to make or upgrade Ancient weapons and shield.

Giant Ancient Core Locations[edit]

In the following shrines you can find Giant Ancient Cores, usually in a chest towards the end of the shrine:

N Location Walkthrough Map
1 Dah Hesho Shrine Walkthrough BreathoftheWildMapShrineDahHesho.jpg
2 Kuhn Sidajj Shrine Walkthrough BreathoftheWildMapShrineKuhnSidajj.jpg
3 Maag Halan Shrine Walkthrough BreathoftheWildMapShrineMaagHalan.jpg
4 Mirro Shaz Shrine Walkthrough BreathoftheWildMapShrineMirroShaz.jpg
5 Ritaag Zumo Shrine Walkthrough BreathoftheWildMapShrineRitaagZumo.jpg
6 Shora Hah Shrine Walkthrough BreathoftheWildMapShrineShoraHah.jpg
7 Kah Okeo Shrine Walkthrough BreathoftheWildMapShrineKahOkeo.jpg

Also if you're into Giant Ancient Core Farming, you can get them from:

  • Killing Guardians (Super Rarely(Even though I got 1 from a stalker))
  • Divine beast at rito village
  • Giant Ancient Core in the Forgotten Temple. In a chest hidden in an small cave at the base of the updraft.