Chapter 20 - Palace of Twilight


Twilight Princess - Walkthrough Index

Chapter 1 - Ordon Village
Chapter 2 - The Twilight
Chapter 3 - Faron Woods: Twilight
Chapter 4 - Forest Temple
Chapter 5 - Kakariko Village: Twilight
Chapter 6 - Death Mountain
Chapter 7 - Goron Mines
Chapter 8 - Lanayru Province: Twilight
Chapter 9 - Lake Hylia: Sidequests
Chapter 10 - Lakebed Temple
Chapter 11 - The Master Sword
Chapter 12 - Gerudo Desert
Chapter 13 - Arbiter's Grounds
Chapter 14 - Scaling Snowpeak
Chapter 15 - Snowpeak Ruins
Chapter 16 - Sacred Grove: Round Two
Chapter 17 - Temple of Time
Chapter 18 - In Search of the Sky
Chapter 19 - City in the Sky
~ Chapter 20 - Palace of Twilight ~
- 20.1 Fun with the Double Clawshot
- 20.2 Enter the Palace of Twilight
- 20.3 East Corridor, the Compass
- 20.4 West Corridor, the Dungeon Map
- 20.5 The Big Key
- 20.6 Usurper King: Zant
Chapter 21 - Cave of Ordeals
Chapter 22 - Hyrule Castle

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20.1 Fun with the Double Clawshot
Heart Pieces
Heart Piece
Heart Piece #43
Items
Giant Quiver
Giant Quiver

 - Back at Lake Hylia, climb out of the water and then talk to Midna and warp to Castle Town. There are a few things that we can do now that we have the double clawshot. Go to enter Castle Town and you should get a few letters from the Postman. One of them is from Purlo, the owner of the STAR mini-game in town. Enter town and go down the east road and enter the STAR mini-game.
A politely worded letter
A politely worded letter
The entrance to the STAR game
The entrance to the STAR game

Collect the ones on the bottom first
Collect the ones on the bottom first
Why, yes I did
Why, yes I did
 - Now that you have the double clawshot there is a second game that you can play. Pay the 15 rupees and you値l enter the cage. The game works just as it did the first time around. It is a bit more challenging, but with the double clawshot, it isn稚 that difficult. Get all the stars at the bottom first and progress your way upwards. Collect all the stars in 90 seconds and Purlo will be very surprised. For completing the game, Purlo will reward Link with the giant quiver, which can hold up to 100 arrows.

New Item:
     
Giant Quiver
STAR mini-game (Castle Town)     
Giant Quiver  - Enter Castle Town and head to the STAR mini-game once you have the Double Clawshot. Pay the 15 rupees and enter the cage. Get all the stars at the bottom first and progress your way upwards. Collect all the stars in 90 seconds and Purlo will be very surprised. For completing the game, Purlo will reward Link with the giant quiver, which can hold up to 100 arrows.

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Heart Piece: #43 Kakariko Gorge
Requires: Double Clawshot

 - Once at Kakariko Gorge, walk to the southeast portion of the gorge and look at the massive rock pillars that are in the gorge. Climb using the ivy and clawshot targets, and onto the other side of the pillar where you値l find a treasure chest. Open it to get the 43rd Piece of Heart.

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 - Leave the game and then leave Castle Town. Talk to Midna and warp to the Kakariko Gorge. Walk to the northeast portion of the gorge and look at the massive rock pillars that are in the gorge. There is a clawshot target on one of them so claw on over to it. Against the east wall you値l see another clawshot target, so hook on over. From there, you値l see some ivy. Claw on over and climb the ivy. Climb to the other side of the pillar and you値l find a treasure chest. Open it to get a piece of heart.

 - Speak with Midna and warp to the Mirror Chamber.
The target on the rock
The target on the rock
The target on the wall
The target on the wall


20.2 Enter the Palace of Twilight

 - Once you arrive at the mirror chamber, walk up the small steps towards the Mirror of Twilight. The Mirror shards will come together, which will break the chains and create a path to the Twilight realm. After some small talk with Midna, the sages will appear once again. They will ask for forgiveness from Midna and refer to her as the Twilight Princess. A scene is shown where Zant turns Midna into her imp form. Midna gives a recap of some of the events of the game that have taken place. Midna explains how she must save this world as well.
Combining once again
Combining once again
It is special
It is special

They usually do
They usually do
That's obvious
That's obvious
Run away!
Run away!
Creepy grin
Creepy grin
That's good to hear
That's good to hear
I like it!
I like it!
Away we go
Away we go
The Palace of Twilight
The Palace of Twilight

 - Once you enter, a short cinema takes place and names the area the Palace of Twilight. Midna appears and asks for one last selfish favor. She wants to hide inside of Link, embarrassed of her people to think that an imp is going to save them.

 - After the scene, walk to the end of the Mirror and a staircase will appear, leading into the Twilight. Walk to the top of the steps and press A to enter.


20.3 East Corridor, the Compass
Items
Compass
Compass
Sol
Sol
Enemies
Zant's Mask
Zant's Mask
Zant's Hand
Zant's Hand
Heart Pieces
Heart Piece
Heart Piece #44
Bosses
Phantom Zant
Phantom Zant

  Zant's Mask 
Threat
Zant's Mask
Attacks
Damage Fireball
 
Zant's Mask
 - Zant's Mask is what the name implies, an image of Zant's Mask. It appears in one spot, attacks with a fireball, then disappears to another spot. The Fireballs can be shot back at with the shield attack, and sword attacks can defeat it.

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 - There are a bunch of creatures just standing around but Link cannot interact with any of them. Cross the bridge to the east and go through the door. Walk to the north end of this room and defeat the many twilit deku babas and keese.

 - There is a masked enemy that transports around the room. The enemy is just a large version of the mask that Zant uses. The enemy will shoot fireballs towards Link which can be blocked with the shield. Z-target the Zant mask and use the shield attack to deflect the fireballs back at the mask. This will temporarily stun the mask, at which Link can then strike at it with his sword. Afterwards a treasure chest will appear. Open it up to get a small key. Use the clawshot on one of the targets at the north end of the room. Go through the locked door.

Head into the east side door
Head into the east side door
Defend against the fireballs
Defend against the fireballs
Clawshot the target on the wall
Clawshot the target on the wall

 - Walk forward and you値l see a huge area filled with black fog. Run into the fog and you値l be turned into wolf Link. Activate your senses and run to the northwest part of the room. Once you are out of the fog, transform back into human Link. Face the black fog and you値l see another Zant mask crawling around. Once it shoots a fireball towards you, use the shield attack to knock it back at him. Then run over and you値l turn into wolf Link. Quickly attack him, using Midna痴 charge attack to do more damage. Leave the fog and transform back into human Link. Repeat this process until the Zant mask has been defeated.
You better be able to
You better be able to
Treasure chest!
Treasure chest!

A target on the wall
A target on the wall
And then on the ceiling
And then on the ceiling
New Item:
     
Compass
Palace of Twilight     
Compass  - The compass will show Link where all treasure chests are located within the dungeon, as well as the location of the dungeon boss.
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 - Two treasure chests appear in the room. Run over to the south end and open the treasure chest at the southwest corner to get the compass. Watch out for the annoying shadow vermins that are around this area. Now run to the north end of the room and open the treasure chest here to get a small key.

 - Transform into human Link and look at the wall to the west. Use the clawshot onto the target and from there, claw onto the target at the ceiling. Drop down and run southward. Fight off two twilit deku babas and open the treasure chest to get an orange rupee. Claw onto the target at the north wall of the room and drop down. Walk to the far north of the room and go through the locked door.
This looks interesting
This looks interesting
This looks like trouble
This looks like trouble

Mini-Boss: Phantom Zant Palace of Twilight
Phantom Zant
Threat:
Attacks:
  Enemies
 
 - The door will close behind you and you値l see a hand covering a crystal orb at the other end of the room. Run towards the orb and two walls of twilight will appear. An image of Zant appears and he summons a twilit ball and creates a warp portal. Out of the portal comes a bunch of keese. Use the spin attack to defeat them all and chase after the image of Zant. It will keep disappearing and reappearing in other parts of the room.

Spin attack the Keese
Spin attack the Keese
Slash away at Phantom Zant
Slash away at Phantom Zant
Phantom Zant

 - Just keep following the image of Zant and once you are close enough, slash at him with your sword a few times. Eventually the image of Zant will summon a second twilit ball above his head and unleash a bunch of shadow vermins. Defeat them and continue to follow the image of Zant around. After several hits, the image of Zant will vanquish and the room will fill with black fog.
Away he goes
Away he goes

Summary:
 - Defeat the enemies Phantom Zant spans, and then run over and attack him with the Master Sword. Continue to follow him around the room, and after a few sword swings he will vanish.
 

Oooh
Oooh
Clear away the black fog
Clear away the black fog
 - Run over to the north end of the room near the orb and Midna will explain that the orb is known as a Sol. It is the equivalent of the sun of the normal world of Hyrule. Midna tells Link to take this sol to the entrance of the Palace of Twilight.

 - Walk up to the hand that holds the sol and slash at it with your sword. Lift up the sol from the ground and walk towards the center of the room. With the sol in hand, the black fog will disappear. As you gear close to the center, the hand that held the sol will awaken. This hand, which is known as Zant痴 hand, resembles wall masters from previous Zelda titles. The hand will awaken and wants to get the sol back.

New Item:
     
Sol
Palace of Twilight     
Sol  - The Sol is the light source of the Twilight. Found in the side corridors of the Palace of Twilight, it can be quite a challenge to steal them from Zant's Hand. When combined with the Master Sword, it creates the Light-infused Master Sword.
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  Zant's Hand 
Threat
Zant's Hand
Zant'sHand
 - Zant's Hand is a guardian of Sols. When the Sol is taken is away, it will chase after, attempting to bring it back. It doesn't attack or harm you in any way, and can be slowed down or stopped for short periods of time with 3 arrow or clawshots.

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 - In the center of the room, place the sol in the small hole in the ground. This will create a large staircase that leads back to the south. Climb up the staircase and defeat the shadow vermins that appear. At the top of the staircase turn around and you値l see the wall master come close to the sol. If the wall master picks up the sol, use your clawshot or arrows to hit the wall master and it will be temporarily stunned. It takes three shots with the arrows or clawshot to stun the wall master. Use the clawshot to pull the sol towards you and go through the door to the south.
Raise the stairs
Raise the stairs
Shoot the hand with arrows
Shoot the hand with arrows

Throw the Sol up the platforms
Throw the Sol up the platforms
Enter through here
Enter through here
 - Run forward and drop down to the lower area. The wall master will return from the previous room. Drop the sol into the hole in the center of the room and a large staircase appears. Quickly run to the top of the staircase and pull the sol up with you. Be sure to keep an eye out for the wall master. Shoot it with three arrows to stun it momentarily. At the top of the staircase toss the sol to the higher areas to the south. Then carry it all the way to the south portion of this higher ledge and jump down. Go through the door.

 - Run forward and the wall master will be right behind you. Drop down and defeat the shadow babas. You値l notice on your map that there is a passage at the east end of the room. Holding the sol near, the waterfall of black fog will disappear. Claw onto the target that is on the wall and open the treasure chest to get a piece of heart.

 - Drop down and lift the sol once again. Carry it to the south end of the room, avoiding the keese, shadow babas, and shadow vermins in your way. Go through the door to the north. The creature that was right in front of you will revert to its normal Twili form. Carry the sol around and transform all the Twili back to their normal forms.
Heart Piece: #44 Temple of Time
Requires: Sol

 - After taking the Sol from the East Corridor, use it to bloat out some Black Fog on the side wall of the first room. Behind the treasure chest can be found.

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Don't forget to shoot the hand
Don't forget to shoot the hand
Use the Sol on the Twili
Use the Sol on the Twili
Then place it in the hole
Then place it in the hole

 - In the center circular platform there are two spots in the ground. Place the sol in one of the spots and a platform is highlighted on the west side. Midna pops out and says that there is a second sol to be found. Walk over to the block that has been highlighted. It will take you to the area at the west side of the Palace. Go through the door.


20.4 West Corridor, the Dungeon Map
Items
Dungeon Map
Dungeon Map
Sol
Sol
Light-Infused Master Sword
Light-Infused Master Sword
Heart Pieces
Heart Piece
Heart Piece #45
Bosses
Phantom Zant
Phantom Zant

Clawshot onto the wall
Clawshot onto the wall
Drop down onto the platform
Drop down onto the platform
 - Defeat the keese that are flying around this area and then jump to the lower area. Use the clawshot to grab onto one of the four targets on the walls. From here, use the second clawshot to grab onto the target that is on the ceiling. Lower yourself down and land on the moving platform.

 - A Zant mask will appear at the north end of the room. Watch out for the fireballs that it sends shooting in your direction. Use the shield attack to knock them back at the mask to stun it momentarily. Jump across the moving platforms to get to the north side of the room. From here, you can actually defeat the Zant mask when it appears. After doing so a treasure chest appears at the northwest corner of the room. Open the treasure chest to get a small key. You can also open the small treasure chest nearby to get a purple rupee. Use the key on the locked door and head north.

 - Run forward into the black fog and three shadow beasts will appear, as well as a wall of twilight. Use wolf Link to defeat the creatures just as you have done before. Once defeated, walk to the north end of the room and you値l see another Zant mask. Either keep attacking it with wolf Link or use the shield technique with human Link. Once it has been defeated, three more Zant masks appear, but inside the black fog. As wolf Link use Midna痴 charged attack to defeat these guys quickly. Once all three have been defeated, a treasure chest will appear at a higher ledge in the room.
Charge attack Masks's
Charge attack the Masks's
Free chests!
Free chests!

Clawshot onto the wall
Clawshot onto the wall
Then onto the ceiling
Then onto the ceiling
 - Walk to the north side of the fog and clawshot towards the target on the wall. From here, use the clawshot to get grab onto the ceiling target. Looking at your map you値l notice that there are four treasure chests in this room. Use the ceiling target as well as the many targets along the wall to get to each of the treasure chests. Two of them contain purple rupees, one of them contains a small key, and a final one contains the dungeon map. Once you致e collected all the goodies, go to the north end of the room and use the small key on the locked door.

 - The door will shut behind you. Run forward and you値l meet up with another image of Zant. Walls of twilight will form and enclose you in. The image of Zant will start the battle with a bunch of shadow babas. The battle is exactly the same as the first time around. Once defeated, the wall of twilight will disappear and the door will unlock.
New Item:
     
Dungeon Map
Temple of Time     
Dungeon Map  - The dungeon map shows Link all the floors and rooms that make up the dungeon.

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Mini-Boss: Phantom Zant Palace of Twilight
Phantom Zant
Threat:
Attacks:
  Enemies
 
 - The door will close behind you and you値l see a hand covering a crystal orb at the other end of the room. Run towards the orb and two walls of twilight will appear. An image of Zant appears and he summons a twilit ball and creates a warp portal. Out of the portal comes a bunch of keese. Use the spin attack to defeat them all and chase after the image of Zant. It will keep disappearing and reappearing in other parts of the room.

Spin attack the Keese
Spin attack the Keese
Slash away at Phantom Zant
Slash away at Phantom Zant
Phantom Zant

 - Just keep following the image of Zant and once you are close enough, slash at him with your sword a few times. Eventually the image of Zant will summon a second twilit ball above his head and unleash a bunch of shadow vermins. Defeat them and continue to follow the image of Zant around. After several hits, the image of Zant will vanquish and the room will fill with black fog.
Away he goes
Away he goes

Summary:
 - Defeat the enemies Phantom Zant spans, and then run over and attack him with the Master Sword. Continue to follow him around the room, and after a few sword swings he will vanish.
 

 - An area of black fog will fill the center of the room. Ignore it for now and walk over to the Zant hand at the north side of the room. Like before, slash at the wall master and it will drop the sol. Pick it up and walk towards the center of the room. The wall master will awaken. Place the sol in the center of the room and a staircase will appear. A shadow beast and several shadow vermins will attack you. Destroy them and climb the steps. Use the clawshot to pull over the sol and then head through the door to the south.
Take the next Sol
Take the next Sol
Clawshot it up
Clawshot it up

Clawshot on the wall
Clawshot on the wall
Then on the ceiling
Then on the ceiling
 - Run to the center of the room and drop the sol in the hole. The wall master will appear through the wall and a shadow beast will appear as well. Defeat the beast as well as the keese that appear and then stun the wall master with some arrows. Use the clawshot targets along the north wall and then claw to the ceiling. Grab onto one of the targets on the west wall and then climb the steps that have been created. Climb the steps to the south end of the room and from there use the clawshot to pull up the sol. Drop down to the area below and go through the door.

 - Once you enter run straight and drop down into the black fog. There is a crystal at the north end of this room that will light up and create two platforms. Stand on the one to the west and it will take you to the higher area on the west side of the room. Be careful of the wall master that follows you. Jump over to the treasure chest that the platform takes you to. Open the treasure chest to get the final piece of heart.
Use the platforms to get higher
Use the platforms to get higher
This one leads to the Piece of Heart
This one leads to the Piece of Heart

Heart Piece: #45 Palace of Twilight
Requires: Sol or Light-infused Master Sword

 - After receiving the Sol in the West corrdior, or getting the Light-infused Master Sword, enter the first room on the west side, and on the left side wall is a platform in the lower area. Clear away the black fog, then step on it, and once high enough, jump over to where the final Piece of Heart is.

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 - With the sol in hand, drop down to the floor and return to the crystal at the north end of the room. This time take the other platform and it will pull you up to another treasure chest on the other side of the room. Open it to get another unneeded purple rupee.

 - Return to the crystal at the north end of the room and let one of the platforms raise you higher. Now jump onto the other moving platform. From here, continue jump across these moving platforms with the sol above your ahead. You値l reach a platform with two crystal switches. The sol will light them up, creating another moving platform. This will take you to the door at the south end of the room. Go through it.

 - The Twili that is right outside the door will return to normal. Step on the square platform and ride it back to the main portion of this area. Drop the second sol into the hole and Link痴 sword will fill with a golden light. Now, Link can cut through the dark fog.
Epic time
Epic time
Sweet!
Sweet!

I know!
I know!
No more black fog
No more black fog
New Item:
     
Light-infused Master Sword
Palace of Twilight     
Light-infused Master Sword  - The Light-infused Master Sword is an ugraded version of the regular Master Sword. With the combined power of the Twili's Sols, it has the ability to cut through the black fog created by Zant.

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20.5 The Big Key
Items
Big Key
Big Key

 - Now that your master sword has been infused with light, walk up to the north and you値l see a waterfall of black fog as well as a few shadow kargoraks. Defeat the shadow kargaroks and then stand on the red embedding on the floor. Perform a spin attack and the black fog will temporarily vanish. Jump across the gap and go through the door.

 - Walk to the north end of the room, slashing your master sword to get rid of the black fog. Defeat the shadow keese, shadow babas, and the shadow vermins. At the north end of the room, there are two more sols, but these are not powered with light. There are two spots for them within the black fog. Cut through the fog to find these spots and place both sols in their place. This will create a staircase in the center of the room.
Cut away the black fog
Cut away the black fog
Place the two sols in their holes
Place the two sols in their holes

Hit the ball
Hit the ball
Defeat the many Zant Masks
Defeat the many Zant Masks
Hit another ball
Hit another ball

Hit these
Hit these
Then these
Then these
 - Climb the staircase and you値l see an unlit crystal. Slash at it with your master sword and it will light up. Step on the platform and it will take you to the west side of the room. Defeat the shadow baba here and you値l see three unlit crystals. Walk southward and you値l see several Zant masks appear. With the master sword infused with light, a single stroke will defeat a Zant mask.

 - Once all the masks have been defeated a treasure chest will appear. Open it up to get a small key. Walk to the middle of the three crystals and perform a spin attack. All three will light up and a new moving platform will appear under you. Stay on it and it will take you to the upper area of the east side of the room. Use the small key and go through the door.

 - At the end of the balcony you値l see several shadow beasts and a ton of shadow kargaroks. Defeat them all and then perform a spin attack to hit the two crystals. Ride the moving platform that appears to get to the south island. Defeat the Zant mask enemy here and then several more will appear back on the balcony. Use the spin attack to hit the two crystal switches and ride the platform back to the balcony.
New Item:
     
Big Key
Palace of Twilight     
Big Key  - The big key serves the purpose of being the key that is used to unlock the door of the boss chamber.

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Clear away more fog
Clear away more fog
And clawshot to the top
And clawshot to the top
 - Defeat six more masks and a treasure chest will appear at the north end of this area. Open it up to get a small key. There is still another treasure chest in this area. Use the spin attack to get behind the waterfall of black fog. Defeat a few more shadow kargaroks that are resting here and then look upwards. Use the clawshot on the target and then use the double clawshot on all the other targets as you climb your way to the top of this area. At the very top, there is a target on the ceiling. Drop down from there and open the treasure chest to get the big key.

 - Perform a spin attack to get rid of the fog and then head towards the locked door at the northwest portion of this area. Enter through the door.


20.6 Usurper King: Zant
Bosses
Zant
Zant

 - Walk forward and a wall of twilight will block your path. A few shadow beasts will fall down. Defeat them just as you致e always done and the wall of twilight will disappear.

 - Slash through the black fog and you値l see four crystal switches. Stand in the center and perform a spin attack. A moving platform appears below you and carries you up. Four platforms then appear in all four directions. Jump over to the next platform that is to the east. Ride it across the room and two platforms will appear, jump to the one at your left. This platform will rise straight upward and you値l see a ledge to the east. Jump over to it and defeat the deku baba that is found here.
Jump to the east
Jump to the east
Then to the left
Then to the left

Clawshot onto the wall
Clawshot onto the wall
Drop onto the platform
Drop onto the platform
 - Jump to the platform that is at the northeast corner of the room and it will take you to the west side of the room. Use the clawshot to grab onto one of the far targets. Defeat the Zant mask that is in this area and then look up. There is a target that is at the bottom of a pillar. Grab onto it and then lower yourself onto a moving platform. This will take you back to the east side of the room. Use the clawshot to grab onto the garget and then defeat the nearby Zant mask. A treasure chest appears nearby. Open it up to get a small key.

 - A new platform appears near the center of the room. Jump over to it and it will take you to the highest part of the room. Use the small key to open the locked door.

 - Slash your way through the black fog and a wall of twilight will form. Defeat the numerous amounts of shadow beasts that fall from the ceiling. Once they are all gone away with, the wall of twilight will disappear. Walk to the north end of the room and use the big key on the locked door. Enter to finally face off with Zant.
Defeat the many shadow beasts
Defeat the many shadow beasts
And head inside
And head inside

Oh how the tables have turned!
Oh how the tables have turned!
Whelp?!
Whelp?!
 - Walk up the steps and a lengthy cut scene will take place explaining how Zant got his power. It turns out it was Ganondorf that stored his power within Zant. After some more talk, the battle begins the Usurper King ZANT.

That's no good
That's no good
Depressing
Depressing
Oh really?
Oh really?
And for good reason
And for good reason
That's always a good find
That's always a good find
I like power
I like power
And what is that?
And what is that?
I don't approve
I don't approve

Usurper King: ZANT 
Zant
Threat:
Attacks:
Variable
- Zant is the final boss of the Palace of Twilight. The battle with him takes place in 6 different areas, with each area looking like a previous boss or mini-boss room, with the exception of South Castle Town. The attacks he gives, and the ways to defeat him depend heavily on each area, which is why all of the info, attacks, moves, and ways to defeat him, are listed in seperate boxes below.

Forest Temple (Boss room)
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First Phase: Forest Temple
Threat:
Attacks:
  Toxic Water
  Toxic Balls
 - The first phase takes place where we fought the temple boss of the Forest Temple.

 - Zant will float around the room and shoot toxic balls towards Link. These rapid balls are shot at you but can be easily blocked with the Hylian Shield. After several balls are shot your way, Zant will teleport to another area and repeat the same process. Immediately when Zant teleports, Z-target him and toss the gale boomerang. Zant will fall into the liquid below and bounce towards the land. Run up to him and slash away with your sword. Just hit him a few more times and phase 1 of Zant will be complete.
Defend against the toxic balls
Defend against the toxic balls
Hit him with the Boomerang
Hit him with the Boomerang
Slice away
Slice away
Summary:
- While Zant is floating in the air, hit him with the Gale Boomerang. This will bring him down to the ground, from which you can attack him with the sword.

Goron Mines (Mini-boss room)
Second Phase: Goron Mines
Second Phase: Goron Mines
Threat:
Attacks:
  Toxic Balls
  Lava
 - The next phase takes place within the Goron Mines on the huge magnetic plate where we battled a sub-boss earlier in the game. Zant will attempt to rock the magnetic plate, trying to get Link to fall into the lava below. Equip the iron boots and you値l stick to the ground. After he jumps madly a few times, he値l then settle down and shoot his projectile at you once again. Block it with the shield and then take off the iron boots. Quickly run over to Zant as he is out of breath and slash at him with your sword. Repeat this process a few times and phase 2 of Zant will be complete.
Equip the Iron Boots
Equip the Iron Boots
Block his attacks
Block his attacks
Attack him
Attack him
Summary:
- Equip your Iron Boots. After Zant has jumped around on the platform, and has shot his toxic balls at you, he'll be tired and stop for a little bit. Run over to him and attack while you have the chance. Do this a couple of times to finish this phase.

Lakebed Temple (Boss room)
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Third Phase: Lakebed Temple
Threat:
Attacks:
  Toxic Balls
 - The next phase takes place where we fought the temple boss of the Lakebed Temple. Equip both the Zora armor as well as the iron boots once you arrive at this third phase of the battle. Once you hit the ground a massive head mask of Zant will emerge from underground. The mask will open and Zant will be inside, shooting his standard projectiles towards Link. Z-target him and use your shield to block his attacks. Once his attacks are over, use the clawshot to pull Zant out of the mask and slash at him. He will next appear in the massive mask and it will burrow underwater. This time four masks will appears and the center ground will cave in. Only one of the masks will open that contains Zant. Repeat this same process of waiting for him to finish his attack then pull him out with the clawshot. After some more strikes with the sword phase 3 of Zant will be complete.
Equip the Zora Armor and Iron Boots
Equip the Zora Armor and Iron Boots
Defend against the Toxic Balls
Defend against the Toxic Balls
Clawshot Zant
Clawshot Zant
Slash away
Slash away
Summary:
- Equip the Zora Armor and Iron Boots. Stand in front of the Zant Mask and wait for Zant to appear. Defend against his attack and then Clawshot at him to bring him close. Slash away and repeat the process, as he brings in other Zant Masks. Only one is real, and only one will have Zant inside.

Forest Temple (Mini-boss room)
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Fourth Phase: Forest Temple
Threat:
Attacks:
 Toxic Balls
 - The next phase takes place back in the Forest Temple, but this time we are in the mini-boss room where we fought baboon. Change back into the hero痴 clothes and take off the iron boots. Zant will jump around the various pillars in this room and then finally settle at a pillar. He値l begin to shoot his projectiles at you once again. Roll into the pillar that he is standing on twice and Zant will tumble to ground. Unleash a series of sword slashes and then the process will start over. Keep rolling into the pillar that Zant is on and unleash more sword slashes until Zant has been defeated, completing phase 4 of the battle.
Roll into the pillar
Roll into the pillar
Hit him over and over
Hit him over and over
Summary:
- While Zant is shooting off his toxic balls, roll into the pillar he's standing on twice. This will make him fall to the ground, at which point you can attack him. Repeat this a few more times to finish this phase.

Snowpeak Ruins (Boss room)
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Fifth Phase: Snowpeak Ruins
Threat:
Attacks:
  Foot Stomp
 - The next phase takes place in the bedroom of the Snowpeak Ruins. Upon entering, Zant will super-size and fly around the room. Watch Zant痴 reflection on the ice and wait for him to come crashing down to the floor. Roll out of the way and then use the ball and chain to hit Zant痴 foot. Once you hit him, Zant will shrink down greatly so that he is just a fraction of the size of Link. Run on over and slash at him repeatedly. Zant will eventually grow back to his humongous size. Repeat the same process a few times until you致e defeated him and phase 5 of Zant is complete.
Watch for his reflection
Watch for his reflection
Hit his foot with the Ball and Chain
Hit his foot with the Ball and Chain
Slice at him
Slice at him
Summary:
- After Zant becomes humongeous, wait for him to try and stomp on you. Take out the Ball and Chain and hit his foot, which will make him very small. Smack away at him with the sword, and repeat the process.

South of Castle Town
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Sixth Phase: South of Castle Town
Threat:
Attacks:
  Slice
  Spin attack
 - The 6th and final phase takes place on the steps of Hyrule Field, just south of Castle Town. Zant grows swords has hands and begins trying to slash at Link. Zant will also begin spinning rapidly and moving towards Link. When he is just slashing at you, use the back slice to attack him. When he is spinning, just dodge out of the way. He値l get tired from the spinning and this will allow Link to run and slash away with his sword. As the battle progresses, Zant will get faster and faster. Just keep hitting him whenever you can, and avoid his crazy spinning attacks.
Use the Back Slice to get around
Use the Back Slice to get around
Run away from his spin attackRun away from his spin attack Down he goes
Down he goes
Summary:
- After Zant makes himself tired by trying to attack you, swing away at him with your sword. Keep repeating this over and over until he is finally defeated.

Summary:
- Zant has 6 different phases, all with different ways of defeating him. Whenever you have an oppurtunity, slash away at him with your sword. Keep hitting himthrough every phase until he is defeated.

 - Eventually Zant will fall to the ground defeated and you値l appear back in the Palace of Twilight. Midna regains the fused shadows that were stolen by Zant earlier in the game. Zant is barely alive, sitting on his chair and he calls Link and Midna traitors. He tells Midna that she cannot return to her true form and that his God has already been reborn in this world. Midna then uses the power within her to destroy Zant.

 - Collect the heart container that is near Zant痴 chair and then talk to Midna to leave the area. You値l be taken back to the entrance of the Palace of Twilight. Return to the area where you entered the Twilight and select enter. You値l then re-appear in the Mirror Chamber.
His eyes? What?
His eyes? What?
He was probably betting on it
He was probably betting on it

D=
D=
Ut oh
Ut oh
That's no good
That's no good
That's gotta hurt
That's gotta hurt
That's a lot of power
That's a lot of power
I wouldn't trust you with more
I wouldn't trust you with more
She'll like that
She'll like that
Let's do it!
Let's do it!


Twilight Princess - Walkthrough Index


Chapter 1 - Ordon Village
Chapter 2 - The Twilight
Chapter 3 - Faron Woods: Twilight
Chapter 4 - Forest Temple
Chapter 5 - Kakariko Village: Twilight
Chapter 6 - Death Mountain
Chapter 7 - Goron Mines
Chapter 8 - Lanayru Province: Twilight
Chapter 9 - Lake Hylia: Sidequests
Chapter 10 - Lakebed Temple
Chapter 11 - The Master Sword
Chapter 12 - Gerudo Desert
Chapter 13 - Arbiter's Grounds
Chapter 14 - Scaling Snowpeak
Chapter 15 - Snowpeak Ruins
Chapter 16 - Sacred Grove: Round Two
Chapter 17 - Temple of Time
Chapter 18 - In Search of the Sky
Chapter 19 - City in the Sky
~ Chapter 20 - Palace of Twilight ~
- 20.1 Fun with the Double Clawshot
- 20.2 Enter the Palace of Twilight
- 20.3 East Corridor, the Compass
- 20.4 West Corridor, the Dungeon Map
- 20.5 The Big Key
- 20.6 Usurper King: Zant
Chapter 21 - Cave of Ordeals
Chapter 22 - Hyrule Castle

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