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‘The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom’ Fans Embrace Ultrahand in Crazy Ways

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May 15 2023
Link Tears of the Kingdom

The landscape of Hyrule is not prepared for players’ imaginations in Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was released in 2017 and loved by millions pretty much immediately. The game is so well received that GQ recently rated it #1 in the Top 100 best video games of all time. The game took place in a world where Hyrule had fallen to a powerful evil known as Calamity Ganon after everyone failed with only Link and Zelda left to stop him 100 years later. It was a no-brainer that this timeline would get more games, like how the Wind Waker timeline had a lot. A prequel called Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity was released in 2020 and a sequel was announced in 2019.

The sequel The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is now upon us! The game is bigger and chock full of new features they had ideas for that weren’t possible with Breath of the Wild also being on Wii U. Gamers have embraced them in some crazy ways.

Tears of the Kingdom

via Nintendo

War Has Changed in Tears of the Kingdom

Tears of the Kingdom has added two very specific skills that fans have embraced the most: Fuse and Ultrahand. Fuse lets players make weapons with different attributes like shields with mushrooms that create a smoke screen. Meanwhile, Ultrahand is an offshoot of Fuse that lets players create anything they possibly can with enough patience and special batteries that power machine parts.

Well, if you give gamers such versatile tools, they will make people in Ready Player One look incompetent and sane. These show what both the game and players are capable of, for better or worse.


As you can see, players have used Ultrahand in ways that would make any bad guy run away as fast as they can. Bad guys though aren’t the only ones who should be worried.

Koroks Regretting Meeting Link

There is a series of sidequests involving little woodland creatures known as Koroks. Originally, they were all hidden and just gave you an item used to upgrade Link’s equipment. Tears of the Kingdom has you also now finding some who are on their own little quests with giant backpacks and they need Link’s help to get to places. The Koroks are absolutely not prepared for the methods gamers have come up with. Many of them involve rockets.


The ones that are actually helped are the lucky ones because many people have also taken to just outright torturing the Koroks in increasingly insane ways.

The NSFW Adventures

Fans of Mythic Quest know about TTP. TTP is “Time to Penis” and is how long will it take for players to create NSFW things when able to. Well, it seems not long at all really.

One particular gamer though figured out how to use TTP in combat using the Recall function as well to kill enemies.

Trial and Error

I know many of you are intimidated by how impressive everything people are able to pull off. Luckily for my self esteem and yours, it is truly about trial and error. Many have shared their proud machines only to see them fail spectacularly from user error or not thinking it through.

Nintendo has succeeded with Tears of the Kingdom where Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts failed. It has given players freedom in their open-world game with creativity in ways that let people solve puzzles, explore dungeons, and face enemies in ways that no one will have the same solution. I am happy the game is doing well and can’t wait to see what else players come up with next.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is out on Nintendo Switch

“War has changed.” – Snake, Metal Gear Solid 4

Author: Spider-Mike
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