The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild/Shrines
Shrines serve as miniature dungeons. Completion of the shrine typically awards the player a Spirit Orb, alongside other potential benefits.
Shrine Quests[edit | edit source]
Occasionally shrines will require a quest before being allowed to enter.
Shrine Genres[edit | edit source]
Puzzles[edit | edit source]
Many shrines revolve around using game mechanics to reach a goal.
Gyro Shrines[edit | edit source]
Shrines revolving around the use of gyroscopic manipulation to solve a puzzle.
Tests of Strength[edit | edit source]
These combat oriented shrines test the player in combat, with victory resulting in completion of the shrine.
Blessing[edit | edit source]
Blessing shrines immediately award the player with a spirit orb. That is not to say blessing shrines are a freebie for the player, these shrines are typically protected by some sort of puzzle or quest in the overworld.
Ballad of the Champions Shrines[edit | edit source]
These shrines have special rules that make their completion more difficult then many standard shrines.