The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s Sheikah Runes explained

By James O'Connor, Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:11 GMT

Link will have access to a lot of new abilities in Breath of the Wild.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s Sheikah Runes explained

This new video from Arekkz, direct from E3, shows off the six Sheikah Runes in the E3 demo. These runes are discovered within the game’s rune shrines, and each grant Link different powers.

There have been two different bomb runes revealed so far. Link has infinite access to bombs now, with a brief cooldown time between uses.

He’ll also be able to use magnetism, summon ice pillars, freeze items in time, and summon characters from the Zelda series using amiibo. Arekkz has all the details in the video above.

Arekkz has also posted footage of his first attempt at the demo, and Nintendo has released a whole heap of gameplay footage.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild releases in 2017 for both Wii U and NX.

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