Horseback Archery Drill

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Horseback Archery Drill
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Games

Location

Owner

Cost

20 Rupees

Objective

Shoot as many targets in 60-seconds

Rewards

Horseback Archery Drill is a mini-game located at the Mounted Archery Camp in the Lake Tower region of Breath of the Wild. From the Highland Stable, ride a horse westward along the path and you'll run into Jini and Straia. While riding a horse, speak with Jini to partake in the Horseback Archery Drill.

You will need to have some arrows and a bow to participate and Jini doubles down as an Arrow merchant. Link can sell him some goods and also purchase some regular Arrows, and some Bomb Arrows.[1][2][3] On rainy days, he can also purchase some Shock Arrows.

After Jini tries to sell some arrows, he will then introduce the Horseback Archery Drill. It will cost Link 20 rupees to participate.[4][5][6]

Jini will setup a series of targets out in the field and Link will need to ride on his horse and shoot them down. Link only has 60-seconds to complete the task and is limited to however many arrows he has, and whichever bows he has in his inventory. If at anytime, Link gets off the horse, he will be disqualified and the drill will be over. Initially, Jini will set a goal that if Link breaks more than 20 targets, he'll hand over his Horse Gear.[7]

Rewards

Targets Hit Response Reward
0-10
Hm... You only hit ___... Nothing to write home about. Might want to shoot from a trot some more before you jump straight into firing at a gallop.[8]
None
11-19
Hm... Well, you hit ___... Not bad, but I'm not rightly convinced you're ready to raise the stakes. Hitting your mark at a gallop is no small potatoes. Make sure to keep your eye on the target. Here's a reward for seeing it through. Keep drilling and you'll get it.[9]
20+
Hm... ___ targets... You've got some fire in you, young man. The best archers say targets seem to freeze when they concentrate on then. I think you could reach that level too. Here's a gift to help you on your travels. Hope you find a good use for it.[10]
23+
Hm... ___ targets... It's been a dog's age since I've seen such talent in someone so young. What do you mean you're not that young? Over 100 years old? Go ahead, pull the other one. Anyway, this gift is my thanks for putting on a good show. I'm past needing it, and I think you should have it.[11]

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References

  1. Can't drill without a bow and arrows. I'd think that's just common sense. If you need some, I can sell you a few of mine. Or I'm open for any sort of business! What do you say? - Jini
  2. I have an impressive collection here! Take your time! - Jini
  3. Suit yourself. We'll see how well you and your horse act as a team on the field. - Jini
  4. Now...I'm loath to ask, but would you mind forking over 20 rupees to cover some of my costs? - Jini
  5. This here's a service I'm happy to provide, but I can't do it for free. Don't judge a man for his needs. - Jini
  6. Much obliged, young man. I guarantee my drills are worth twice what you pay. All right. Then c'mere, young man. - Jini
  7. I'll explain a bit before we get started. You see the targets floating out there? I'll judge your skill by how many of 'em you pop with your arrows. Don't you worry about when time's up. I'll let you know. Until then, ride hard and shoot straight. Suppose this goes without saying, but you get off your horse, and we're done here. No way to practice shooting from horseback when you're standing around on foot, after all. Tell you what... You break more than 20 targets, and I'll hand over my horse gear. Figure I've said my piece now. Time we got started. Best of luck, young man. - Jini
  8. Hm... You only hit ___... Nothing to write home about. Might want to shoot from a trot some more before you jump straight into firing at a gallop. - Jini
  9. Hm... Well, you hit ___... Not bad, but I'm not rightly convinced you're ready to raise the stakes. Hitting your mark at a gallop is no small potatoes. Make sure to keep your eye on the target. Here's a reward for seeing it through. Keep drilling and you'll get it. - Jini
  10. Hm... ___ targets... You've got some fire in you, young man. The best archers say targets seem to freeze when they concentrate on then. I think you could reach that level too. Here's a gift to help you on your travels. Hope you find a good use for it. - Jini
  11. Hm... ___ targets... It's been a dog's age since I've seen such talent in someone so young. What do you mean you're not that young? Over 100 years old? Go ahead, pull the other one. Anyway, this gift is my thanks for putting on a good show. I'm past needing it, and I think you should have it. - Jini