How to fast travel in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom



Fast Travel is a feature that is still present in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. This time, the fast travel is done with the help of the Purah Pad that Princess Zelda left for Link. With how extensive the new map has grown not only in the air, but also underground, having the ability to fast travel will definitely help speed up the journey.

Read on as we go through all the methods on how to unlock Fast Travel in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

How to unlock Fast Travel in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

You can unlock fast travel in Tears of the Kingdom after completing the first three shrines on the Great Sky Islands: Gutanbac Shrine, In-Isa Shrine, and Ukouh Shrine. After completing all three shrines, you will need to open the door inside the Temple of Time in which Rauru will appear and tell you that you cannot open the doors until you visit the fourth shrine, the Nachoyah Shrine, which can be found in the cave. where Link first woke up. From now on, Rauru will unlock the fast travel feature.

Zelda Tears of the Kingdom Fast Travel Methods

Once you unlock fast travel from Rauru, you can explore and use any of the following fast travel methods:

Fast travel using shrines

You can start fast traveling to the shrines you have visited via the Purah Pad by pressing the – button or by long pressing the L button and selecting the map. On the map, you can point to a shrine and choose the Fast Travel option.

Fast Travel with Skyview Towers

Once you return to the surface of Hyrule, progress further through the story until you reach the Mission Crisis at Hyrule Castle. In this quest, Purah will repair the building known as the sky view tower at the landing lookout. Once fixed, Link will be sent to test the tower by entering and being shot into the air to allow the Purah Pad to scan the area. You will also be given a Paraglider for your safe landing.

After this, your Purah Pad will update with the topography of the map and Skyview Tower will become one of the points you can fast travel to. There are more towers on the rest of the map that you can also visit to unlock.

Fast Travel with Lightroots

As you travel into the depths of Hyrule, you will find what are known as Lightroots. Interact with them to unlock them as your fast travel points within the Depths. Activating one also lights up a huge area around it.

Fast travel with travel medallions

Travel Medallions are special map markers that allow you to teleport in Tears of the Kingdom by placing a custom fast travel point in any region you have already explored. You can unlock a maximum of three medallions in the game:

  • first medallion: Complete the presentation: The travel medallion! secondary mission
  • second medallion: Map of 10 regions on the surface world.
  • third medallion: Map of 15 regions on the surface world.

He Introducing: The Travel Medallion! The side quest will be unlocked once you reach the Hateno Ancient Lab and complete the Hateno Village Research Lab side quest. During this quest, Robbie will ask you to retrieve the first Journey Medallion from a chest. The coordinates of where the medallion is located are 4521, 3163, 0247.

To place a custom marker, go to the Key Item section in your inventory and select the travel medallion. You will then be able to place the marker in the explored regions of your map and travel to the location immediately. If you want to remove the bookmark or place it somewhere else, select the bookmark and choose the Collect Medallion option.

With all of that, learning how to fast travel in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is sure to give Link a huge advantage in the game. Here are some hints and tips on fast travel as such:

  • You can freely travel between the sky, the surface, and the depths at any time, as long as you have unlocked at least one travel point in each region.
  • You can quickly walk away from an encounter as long as it’s not a boss encounter (encounters with huge health bars on the screen).
  • You can fast travel while in free fall.
  • When traveling to a new region, it’s best to unlock the nearest fast travel point as soon as possible, especially if it’s a Skyview Tower or Lightroot.

That explains how to fast travel in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom. For more guides and walkthroughs, check out our other The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom articles here.



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