This is a guide to amiibo compatibility, and support in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn the game's amiibo functionality and see what rewards you can get from scanning them!
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All amiibos, including non-Zelda themed amiibo, can be used to claim rewards in the game. Each amiibo can only be scanned once and total of five amiibos can be scanned once per day.
|1||Select amiibo on the Title Screen|
|2||Tap the amiibo on the NFC Touchpoint to scan it|
On the title screen, select amiibo to start scanning.
On this screen, tap the amiibo on the NFC Touchpoint. If you are using Joy-Con controllers, you can tap it on the right Joy-Con controller.
After successfully scanning an amiibo, you'll receive either a weapon or an assortment of materials.
Note that unlike Breath of the Wild, where Zelda-themed amiibos would occasionally drop exclusive weapons or armor, amiibos in Age of Calamity do not have exclusive weapons or outfits associated with scanning them. However, since the materials and weapons are useful for both weapon fusing and Quests, it's a good idea to scan five daily to farm them!
If you close the game after scanning and before playing, and then the date you were playing changes, you will receive a prompt reminder that the rewards have not yet collected from the previous scan. Select Yes to keep all the rewards received.
After collecting your new gear, you can return to the menu screen and scan again!
You can collect scanned weapons and materials from amiibos and sell them for easy money. If you have reached the five amiibo daily limit, you can change the date to continue scanning for materials and weapons.
Some of the amiibo drops include weapons with seals that can be useful for fusing and upgrading weapons.
Scanning amiibos usually drops materials in large quantities that can be used to unlock Quests or cook food before a battle or challenge.
It was confirmed via a tweet through Nintendo of America that the amiibo of the four playable Champions would be re-released alongside with Age of Calamity on 11/20. As these were quite popular during their inital run, be sure to get yours while supplies last!
|Gameplay and Controls|
|How to Perform a Weak-Point Smash||How to Perform a Flurry Rush|
|Controls and Controller Options||Restoring Hearts: How to Heal|
|How to Change Characters||Sheikah Runes Guide|
|How to Use Rods||Blood Moon Rewards and How to Unlock|
|Tips and Tricks|
|Korok Seed Locations||Combat Tips and Techniques|
|Rupee Farming Guide||EXP Farming Guide|
|Weapon Fusion Guide||How to Use the Sheikah Sensor|
|What to Do With Rusty Weapons||How to Break Korok Balloons|
|How to Remove Weapon Seals||How to Unlock the Secret Ending|
|List of Multiplayer Features||Difference Between Difficulty Modes|
|amiibo Support and Rewards||How to Save|
|Will There Be DLC?||Is Age of Calamity Canon?|
|Is Age of Calamity Open World?||How Long is Age of Calamity?|
|Version 1.0.1 Patch Notes and How to Update||-|
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