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This is a guide to finding Ancient Gears, a material in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity for the Nintendo Switch. The best places to get Ancient Gears, how to use them, Ancient Gear sell price and more can all be found here!

Best Missions for Ancient Gear Farming

Impa's Damage Control

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity - Impa

This mission requires you to play as Impa and defeat several types of Guardians, including one Malice Guardian Stalker, in under 8 minutes.

An alternative for this mission is Guardian Graveyard, which that can be unlocked near the end-game. This challenge requires you to play as King Rhoam and defeat multiple Guardians within the time limit.

Impa's Damage Control Challenge Walkthrough

The Guardians Counterattack

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity - The Guardians Counterattack

In this challenge, you must defeat twelve Guardians using three of your chosen characters in under 20 minutes. The map is large, so be sure to issue orders to your characters to finish the challenge as fast as possible.

The Guardians Counterattack Challenge Walkthrough

Shadow of Ganon

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity - Shadow of Ganon

Shadow of Ganon requires two of your chosen characters to defeat two Malice Guardian Stalkers, four Electric Guardian Stalkers, and three Silver Moblins in under ten minutes. Unlike The Guardians Counterattack, the map is small, allowing you to finish the challenge in just a few minutes.

Shadow of Ganon Challenge Walkthrough

How to Get Ancient Gears

Purchase Via Services

Service Obtainable Materials
Ancient Core Icon Ancient Core 320 Rupees
Ancient Shaft Icon Ancient Shaft 160 Rupees
Ancient Gear Icon Ancient Gear 120 Rupees
Ancient Spring Icon Ancient Spring 60 Rupees
Ancient Screw Icon Ancient Screw 48 Rupees

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Obtain by Defeating Enemies

Guardian Scout I IconGuardian Scout I Guardian (Stalker) IconGuardian (Stalker) Fire Guardian IconFire Guardian Ice Guardian IconIce Guardian
Electric Guardian IconElectric Guardian Malice Guardian IconMalice Guardian Guardian (Turret) IconGuardian (Turret) Guardian (Skywatcher) IconGuardian (Skywatcher)

This material can be obtained by defeating any of the enemies shown here. Click on the enemy's page to see all battles that they appear in, as well as an in-depth farming guide for that enemy.

List of Enemies

How to Use Ancient Gears

Used for Quests

Quest Required Materials
Explosive Endeavors
Ancient Gear Icon Ancient Gear x5
What Do Guardians Taste Like?
Ancient Gear Icon Ancient Gear x15
Right under Our Noses
Ancient Core Icon Ancient Core x10
Ancient Gear Icon Ancient Gear x30
An Unlikely Passion
Ancient Gear Icon Ancient Gear x20
Preserving the Posterity
Ancient Gear Icon Ancient Gear x20
Moblin Guts Icon Moblin Guts x10
Molduga Fin Icon Molduga Fin x3
Lynel Horn Icon Lynel Horn x10
Terrako, Empowered
Ancient Gear Icon Ancient Gear x10

List of Quests

Sell for Rupees

All materials can be sold for rupees via services. Selling 1 Ancient Gear will net you 30 Rupees.

Rupee Farming Guide: How to Get Rupees Fast

Age of Calamity Materials

HW - List of Materials
List of Materials

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