★ Expansion Pass and DLC Details
☆ Flails / Master Cycles
★ Royal Ancient Lab Quests and Rewards
☆ How to Unlock the Battle-Tested Guardian
★ All Korok Seed Locations
☆ Costumes List: How to Unlock Costumes
A guide to the Age of Calamity Expansion Pass, paid DLC for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity which includes new characters, weapon types, battles, as well as Royal Ancient Lab Quests. See all new content available in the Expansion Pass, and learn DLC release date, pricing, and more!
|DLC Wave 1 Links|
|DLC Content||Royal Ancient Lab||Vicious Monsters|
|Flails||Master Cycle||Battle-Tested Guardian|
List of Contents
|Wave 2 DLC Highlights|
New playable characters: Purah & Robbie - plus one more!
New story: Battle for Kakariko Village, Battle of Goponga village, and more
New stages: Coliseum, Lanayru Road, and more!
More added features
Defend Hyrule as the quirky duo character, Purah & Robbie, and their array of ancient technology, along with another playable character.
Learn more about the Champions and the mysterious Guardian in emotional new story sequences as the fight for Hyrule’s future continues!
See how places like the Coliseum and Lanayru Road looked 100 years in the past, along with other iconic locations in brand-new story stages.
Official Hyrule Warriors DLC Site
|Wave 1 DLC Highlights|
New character: Battle-Tested Guardian
New weapon types: Master Cycle for Zelda and Flail for Link
New type of enemy: Vicious Monsters
The first DLC introduces a new playable character in the roster named the Battle-Tested Guardian. This guardian is one of the rewards for completing the new quests in the Royal Ancient Lab.
Battle-Tested Guardian Usage Guide, Combos, and How to Unlock
Two new weapon types are introduced in the first DLC. These include Link's Flail and Zelda's Master Cycle.
Along with the Battle-Tested Guardian, these new weapons are some of the rewards obtained from completing the quests in the Royal Ancient Lab.
|List of Flails||List of Master Cycles|
Vicious Monsters are a new type of enemy introduced in the first DLC. These are a stronger variant of the usual powerful foes and can be found in challenges marked with the "EX Alert" on the map once unlocked.
List of Vicious Monsters and Rewards
As part of the DLC Expansion Pass, a new set of quests will appear, most of which are part of the Royal Ancient Lab questline. After purchasing the DLC, a new icon will appear on the map in the Central Hyrule.
There are a total of 59 quests included in the first wave of DLC.
Royal Ancient Lab Quests and Rewards
Along with quests, a total of 22 challenges are included in the first DLC. These challenges include the vicious monster sightings, allowing you to face more powerful foes and earn valuable rewards.
Another feature added in the first DLC is the new Apocalyptic difficulty mode. This mode makes enemies deal more damage and have stronger weak-point gauge, offering a new challenge to returning players.
Difference Between Difficulty Modes
On February 17, 2021, Nintendo showcased the Expansion Pass for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity that was shown to feature two waves of DLC for the game. The new content for the game is set to be released throughout the year with the first one in June 18, 2021 and another in October 29, 2021.
The Wave 1 DLC, named Pulse of the Ancients, was released on June 18, 2021, and includes one new character, new weapon types for Link and Zelda, as well as new quests.
The second wave of DLC, named Guardian of Remembrance, will roll out on October 29th, 2021 and offers new character vignettes, new stages, a second roster expansion, and new battle skills for existing characters.
2. Search for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
3. Select the Expansion Pass.
4. Proceed to purchase.
5. After purchase, you can play once the download is complete!
The DLC (Expansion Pass) can be purchased at the Nintendo eShop from the home screen of your Nintendo Switch. You will need a credit-card or a prepaid card to purchase!
The Expansion Pass is currently priced at 19.99 USD. As DLC, the full version of the game is required to enjoy the upcoming content.
By purchasing the DLC, players will unlock the Prototype Ancient Short Sword and the Prototype Ancient Gear Set for Link. These bonuses have been available since May 28th, 2021.
Purchase is available on Nintendo's website and on the Nintendo E-Shop.
Purchase the DLC on Nintendo's Official Website
|Headgear (Cap)||Armor (Tunic)||Greaves (Boots)|
|Prototype Ancient Helm||Prototype Ancient Cuirass||Prototype Ancient Greaves|
|Prototype Ancient Short Sword|
|Hidden Seal (Lv. 25): Strong-Attack Damage: +7%||Hidden Seal (Lv. 30): Strong-Attack Damage: +7%|
|A prototype developed at the Royal Ancient Lab. The data obtained from the time-traveling Guardian accelerated research progress by decades.|
The Stat shown here shows the highest possible value that we have confirmed
The DLC for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is well worth buying for those who are interested in it. For only $19.99, you can get two waves of content, each with dozens of hours worth of enjoyment.
If you haven't played the base game yet, it might be best for you to get a feel for the story and gameplay first. There is no discount for buying the software and DLC separately or bundled, so get a feel for the base game first!
Alternatively, there is also a Free Demo available that lets you experience the first two missions of the game. If you choose to start with the Demo, you'll be able to transfer your save progress to the main game once you decide to purchase!
Age of Calamity Tips and Tricks
|Gameplay and Controls|
|How to Perform a Weak-Point Smash||How to Perform a Flurry Rush|
|Parrying Guide: Who Can Parry?||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||Treasure Chest Locations|
|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|
|How to Unlock Hidden Seals||How to Use the Korok Sensor|
|Weapon Farming Guide||100 Percent Rewards and Guide|
|Combat Tips and Techniques||All Secrets and Unlockables|
|How to Jump and Use the Paraglider||Best Items to Sell|
|How to Catch Blupees||List of Upgrades|
|List of Multiplayer Features||Difference Between Difficulty Modes|
|amiibo Support and Rewards||How to Save|
|Expansion Pass Contents||Is Age of Calamity Canon?|
|Is Age of Calamity Open World?||How Long is Age of Calamity?|
|Version 1.2.0 Patch Notes and How to Update||Is There a New Game Plus?||How to Change Language Settings||Frame Rate Issues and How to Fix|
DLC Guide: Expansion Pass New Content and DLC Release Date
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