How to get arrows in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

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The character with a bow in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

The bow is one of the most useful weapons in Link's new adventure so we'll explain how to get arrows in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom so that you're never running low.

You will most likely need to use your bow quite often, which means that your ammo will quickly run out if you are too wasteful. So, let’s find out how to get more arrows for all your experiments and potential strategies!

While you are here, make sure to check our guide on how to get to the Sky Islands in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom. Also, we've got a list of all the new enemies in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom.

How to get arrows in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

The character with a shield and a bow in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
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Arrows are very important ammunition and you will need to prepare a lot of them. Fortunately, this game allows you to get them in multiple ways. Here is a short list of all the ways to obtain arrows in Tears of the Kingdom:

Purchase them from different shops

There are many merchants scattered throughout the world of Hyrule, and most of them sell you various consumables. You can purchase arrows from such shops at a very reasonable price.

Searching for boxes and chests

Chests and boxes that contain different loot are something you should always keep an eye out for while exploring Hyrule. Among all the items you can get from these chests, you can find some arrows.

Farming different monsters and enemies

Some enemies are able to use bows or other ranged weapons. Of course, you can get some arrows from such opponents. For example, you can sneak up on them and steal their ammo. Also, there is a really cool mechanic that allows you to catch arrows with your wooden shield.

Just use this item to block incoming projectiles. It is reported that arrows can get stuck in your shield and you can farm them that way.

Picking up the arrows you’ve already used


Of course, you will have fewer problems with your ammunition if you spend some time picking up the arrows you’ve used. Such a simple habit will definitely help you on your journey.

Using Amiibo bonuses

Amiibo can be used to redeem various bonuses. You can scan these items to spawn a chest that contains random loot. From such Amiibo chests, you can get some arrows.

These are all the ways to farm arrows in Tears of the Kingdom. There are so many exciting moves and strategies that you can perform with the help of them! Experiment with your arrows and you will definitely get some interesting results! And before you go, check out our guide on how to craft elemental arrows in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom.

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