Link: One-Handed Weapons Challenge Walkthrough | Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

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This is a guide for Link: One-Handed Weapons, a Challenge in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. Read on to learn the best way to clear the challenge as well as obtainable rewards, materials and more!

Link: One-Handed Weapons Basic Information

Link: One-Handed Weapons
Challenge Level Range 1-10
Recommended Level 10
Region Central Hyrule
Special Conditions Restricted Allies
One-Handed Weapons Only
Time Limited
Unlock Conditions Clear the Battle: Urbosa, the Gerudo Chief
Restricted Allies Link
First-Clear Rewards

Link: One-Handed Weapons - Materials and Enemies

Battlefield-Specific Materials

List of Materials

Main Enemies

List of Enemies

Link: One-Handed Weapons Walkthrough

Link: One-Handed Weapons Map

  1. Defeat 500 Enemies

Link: One-Handed Weapons - Tips and Strategy Guide

This challenge is a fairly straightforward one where Link is tasked to defeat 300 Enemies. The difficulty lies in the efficiency of defeating these enemies so if you are having trouble, read on!

Stay on One General Area

Stay on One Area

The Hylian Soldiers will naturally approach you during the whole challenge. We suggest sticking to the road near the two pillars as this is the center of all enemy spawns. Do not deviate from this area as this will cost you precious time.

Use Link's YYYYX combo


Link's YYYYX combo finishes with a large circular motion that rounds up soldiers in its center which enables Link to more efficiently defeat them.

Also, this launches Link in the air which gives you a choice to paraglide (B Button) allowing Link to traverse the battlefield faster when need be.

Link Usage Guide, Builds, Combos, and How to Unlock

Do not Ignore the Hylian Captains

Hylian Captain

Defeat the Hylian Captains when given the opportunity. After defeating each one, more Hylian Soldiers will appear making your job easier!

Over-Level Link

Over Level Link

If you are still having difficulty, we suggest over-leveling Link by grinding EXP on other easier challenges or using the Military Training Camp. We suggest going 5 to 10 levels above the recommended!

How to Level Up Fast

Decrease the Difficulty to Easy

Easy Mode
If you are really stuck and at the end of your wits, we suggest toning down the difficulty to Easy. Enemies are faster to defeat in this difficulty so the problem with the time constraint may be solved.

Of course, you can always change the difficulty back afterward!

Difference Between Difficulty Modes: Which Difficulty Should You Choose?

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2 Anonymous22 days

It is 500 kills not 300 I believe.

1 Anonymous5 months

This mission is hard af!!!!

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