Freeing Korok Forest Walkthrough: Korok Seeds Locations and How to Beat Astor | Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

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A walkthrough for Chapter 3: Freeing Korok Forest in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity for the Nintendo Switch. Freeing Korok Forest maps, enemies and battlefield materials, locations of Korok seeds, how to unlock, as well as how to beat Astor can be found in this guide.

Freeing Korok Forest Overview

Battle Info

Freeing Korok Forest
Story Chapter Chapter 3
Recommended Level 22
Region Central Hyrule

Rewards

First-Clear Rewards None

Freeing Korok Forest Battlefield Materials and Main Enemies

Battlefield Materials

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List of Materials

Main Enemies

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Freeing Korok Forest Walkthrough

Map

Freeing Korok Forest Map

Objectives

Objectives
1 Use Vah Medoh to destroy all 27 outposts in the area. Look for the white glowing outposts and shoot them down.
Change viewpoint by pressing Y to shoot enemies below Medoh easily.
2 Head for Korok Forest while protecting Hestu from the monsters in the Lost Woods.
3 Defeat the Stalnox near the end of the path.
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Hestu will now join the party. Split up and head for the marked locations on your map to defeat the Hollows and remove the Malice swamp.
5 4-on-1 battle. Defeat the Champion Hollows once again.
6 Lastly, defeat Astor to finish the battle.

Freeing Korok Forest Tips and Strategies

Hit the Stalnox's Eye When It Drops

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When you deal enough damage to the Stalnox (e.g. with a special attack), it will be immobilized and drop its eye. Focus all your attack on the eye to quickly deplete the Stalnox's weak-point gauge.

How to Perform a Weak-Point Smash

How to Beat Astor

Dodge and Strike

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Most of Astor's attacks are difficult to avoid especially when you blindly attack him head-on. Focus on running around to dodge his attacks and rush in when you see an opening or when the weak-point gauge is revealed. Back away when he regains his stance then repeat.

Defeat the Hollows

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When Astor shields himself, he will summon the Hollows to fight for him again. Ignore Astor for now and deal with the Hollows first to break the barrier. This will put him in a weakened state for a while where you can quickly whittle his weak-point gauge.

Freeing Korok Forest Korok Seed Locations

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10 Korok Seeds Total

Map Location Directions
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Smash the box to reveal the Korok.
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Approach the flower and press the Y Button.
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Approach the pinwheel and press the Y Button.
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Approach the pinwheel and press the Y Button.
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Approach the flower and press the Y button.
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Approach the flower and press the Y Button.
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Approach the flower and press the Y Button.
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Approach the pinwheel and press the Y Button.
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Stop the balloon using Stasis then pop with a weapon.
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Approach the flower and press the Y Button.

Korok Seed Locations: How to Find All Korok Seeds

Freeing Korok Forest Treasure Chest Locations

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4 Chests Total

Chest A

Directions
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Locate the Monster cave.
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Activate the Remote Bomb rune to destroy the cave.
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Press the Y Button to open the chest.

Chest B

Directions
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Find the chest at the end of the road.

Chest C

Directions
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Run to where the road is blocked with malice. Find the chest near Korok 10.

Chest D

Directions
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Locate the Monster tower.
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Activate the Remote Bomb rune to destroy the tower.
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Press the Y Button to open the chest.

All Story Guides

HW - Story Walkthrough
Story Walkthrough: List of Chapters

Chapter 1
The Battle of Hyrule Field
Road to the Ancient Lab
Chapter 2
Mipha, the Zora Princess
Daruk, the Goron Hero
Revali, the Rito Warrior
Urbosa, the Gerudo Chief
The Yiga Clan Attacks!
Chapter 3
Freeing Korok Forest
The Road Home, Besieged
Chapter 4
Akkala Tower
Destroy the Yiga Clan!
When Courage Fails
Chapter 5
Calamity Strikes
Water and Fire
Air and Lightning
Chapter 6
Relentless as a Waterfall
Each Step Like Thunder
Chapter 7
The Great Plateau
All Hyrule, United
The Future of Hyrule

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