Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom – How to Get the Paraglider

    The Paraglider makes its return from the prior game, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. However, this time you can actually skip getting it for quite a long time. Use our Zelda TotK Paraglider Guide to help you get the paraglider as early as possible!

    Complete the ‘Tutorial’

    First things first; you must finish the opening of the game and return to the land of Hyrule below.

    The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

    Follow the Story Path

    Follow your objective marker for the time being. The Main Quest in question is “To The Kingdom of Hyrule”. This will guide you to Lookout Landing. Here you’ll be tasked by Purah to check out Hyrule Castle and speak with Captain Hoz.

    Unlock Skyview Towers and the Paraglider

    Upon returning and reporting back to Purah she will mention the Skyview Towers. These towers are scattered all across Hyrule. She needs data from these valuable research points in order to map out the changes Hyrule has suffered from the Upheaval. The only one she can count on is Link.

    Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

    The Towers act as a cannon and launch you up in the air. Only a skilled user of a paraglider can succeed at surviving such a process and procuring the data. Link is definitely a pro at using a paraglider due to his past experiences in Breath of the Wild.

    Purah gifts Link a new Paraglider in order to allow him to accomplish this herculean task. The game has you activate this tower, which will act as a new fast travel point. The tower then outfits Link to prepare him for the task of scanning Hyrule’s new topology.

    Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

    After being launched into the sky you are treated to a cool scene of Link flying up in the air, scanning the area, and then dropping from the sky. Use the ‘X’ button to pull out the paraglider. You can now use the glider however you want. You can speedily and safely travel the skies!

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    Payne Grist
    Payne Grist
    Payne is a huge fan of JRPGs. SQUARE ENIX owns his heart, especially their 'FINAL FANTASY' series. He is currently studying various mediums of art and Japanese.

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