When Courage Fails Walkthrough: All Treasure Chests and Korok Seeds Locations | Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

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A walkthrough for Chapter 4: When Courage Fails in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity for the Nintendo Switch. When Courage Fails maps, main enemies and battlefield materials, locations of Korok seeds and treasure chests, how to unlock, as well as rewards for completing this battle can be found in this guide.

When Courage Fails Overview

Battle Info

When Courage Fails
Story Chapter Chapter 4
Recommended Level 35
Unlock Conditions Clear the Battle: Destroy the Yiga Clan!


First-Clear Rewards None

When Courage Fails Battlefield Materials and Main Enemies

Battlefield Materials

List of Materials

When Courage Fails Walkthrough



1 Defeat the three strong enemies surrounding the Spring of Courage.
2 Split up and capture the three marked outposts on the map.
3 Move to Zelda's location and help her deal with the Electric Moblin.
4 Escort Zelda to the southern part of the map.

Hordes of monsters will appear halfway through. Topple both trees marked on your map using Remote Bombs to block their path.
5 Head for the escape point and topple another tree nearby.
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Protect Zelda from the attacking monsters until she recovers.
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Clear the escape route for Zelda. Activate the relic at the end of the path.
8 Proceed to the next area and defeat the Blue Hinox to finish the battle.

When Courage Fails Tips and Strategies

Topple Trees With Remote Bombs

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While making your way to the escape point, hordes of monsters will appear on all sides. Look for the marked trees on the map and use the Remote Bomb rune on them to keep the strong enemies from following you and complete the objective.

How to Beat the Blue Hinox

Use Stasis When It Rolls

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The Blue Hinox mostly uses melee attacks that can be easily dodged. When it starts rolling, get to its sides to avoid the attack and use Stasis as prompted.

Hit the Hinox's frozen body with all you have to take away a large portion of its weak-point gauge. Deplete the gauge completely and perform a Weak-Point Smash for a faster battle.

How to Perform a Weak-Point Smash

When Courage Fails Korok Seed Locations

5 Korok Seeds Total

Map Location Directions
Find a flower before entering the center fort.
Find a balloon east of the map.*
Follow the path down from Korok 3 and find a glowing spot.
Find a pinwheel southwest of the map.
Find a crate right before battling the Hinox.

How to Break Korok Balloons

Korok Seed Locations: How to Find All Korok Seeds

When Courage Fails Treasure Chest Locations

Number Location and Description Rewards

Find the chest hidden in the Eastern most road with some fireflies.
Luminous Stone ×5

This chest can be found near the base of a large tree.
Hearty Blueshell Snail ×10

This chest is buried in the southeastern part of the map. Use the Magnesis rune to lift up the chest.
Rupees ×100

Find the chest to the right of Korok 5.
Diamond ×2

This chest can be found an outcrop in the wetlands.
Ancient Power Boost

Find the chest behind a pillar Northeast of the map.
Shaka Maracas

Find the chest against some rocks West of the map.
Royal Guard's Claymore

Find the chest behind a pillar West of the map.
Rupees ×300

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Chapter 4
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