Breath of the Wild Walkthrough – Great Plateau

The Great Plateau is the first region of the game where Link begins his quest. After awakening at the Shrine of Resurrection, Link ventures out into the Great Plateau and he must complete the first four Shrines to progress onward.


Below are quick summaries of the various objectives in each sub-section.

  • 1.1 – Great Plateau Tower
    • Link awakens at the Shrine of Resurrection
    • Acquire the Sheikah Slate
    • Meet the Old Man
    • Explore the Great Plateau
    • Activate the Resurrection Tower

  • 1.2 – Oman Au Shrine
    • Locate the Oman Au Shrine
    • Receive the Magnesis Rune
    • Use Magnesis to navigate the Shrine
    • Meet Monk Oman Au
    • Acquire a Spirit Orb

  • 1.3 – Ja Baij Shrine
    • Locate the Ja Baij Shrine
    • Receive the Bomb Rune
    • Use Spherical and Cubic bomb to complete trial
    • Meet Monk Ja Baij
    • Acquire a Spirit Orb

  • 1.4 – Ke Numut Shrine
    • Receive the Ice Pillar Rune
    • Use Cryonis to create ice blocks to navigate the Shrine
    • Meet Monk Ke Numut
    • Acquire another Spirit Orb

  • 1.5 – Owa Daim Shrine
    • Receive the Distilling Rune
    • Use Stasis to freeze objects momentarily
    • Use Status to launch massive objects out of the way
    • Meet Monk Owa Daim
    • Acquire another Spirit Orb