Link mining some ore deposits in LoZ:BotW.

You can mine certain ore deposits and rock formations in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Equipment needed[edit]

Use a tool heavy weapon that's meant for mining, such as a Iron Sledgehammer

How to mine[edit]

  • Strike at the ore deposits with your mining tool/weapon
  • Use a Remote Bomb
    • Be sure to be at a safe distance when you detonate.

Obtainable items[edit]

The following is a list of resources you can get through mining:


Strategy Guide/Tips[edit]

  • You can find an Iron Sledgehanner early in the game at the Owa Daim Shrine. You can use this hammer for mining. Later on you may find a Drillshaft in Goron territory. This allows for infinite mining without any damage to the weapon. As such it is prefferable to have one on hand.