Forbidden City Entry Walkthrough and Guide | Zelda: Breath of the Wild (BotW)

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This is a guide to the Main Quest, Forbidden City Entry in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (BotW). Here you can find the quest walkthrough, where to start Forbidden City Entry, and all quest rewards.

How to Start Forbidden City Entry

Forbidden City Entry Location

Quest Giver Benja
Location Gerudo Town

Upon arriving in Gerudo Town, guards will stop you from entering because men are forbidden inside. Talk to Benja, the merchant, found just outside the entrance to start the quest.

Forbidden City Entry Walkthrough

Guide Overview

Find Vilia

Objectives Guide
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Go to Kara Kara Bazaar
Go to Kara Kara Bazaar to gather info on the man who snuck into Gerudo Town.
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Go Sand-Seal Surfing
(Optional)
Optional: To the left the the town entrance are sand seals which you can ride to get to places fast.

Like horses, you need to sneak up on them before you can use them for a ride. Note that a shield is required to sand-seal surf.

You can talk to Frelly to learn more about sand-seal surfing.
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Climb Up to the Inn's Roof at Daytime
You can ask around to learn that a Hylian Vai (or female) has been hanging around on the roof of the inn during the day.

During daytime, climb up to the top of the inn to find a woman dressed in pink.
Tip: If it is nighttime, you can use the campfire outside to rest and skip the time.

Purchase the Gerudo Armor Set

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Talk to Vilia
Approach the girl, and talk to her. She will offer to sell you the Gerudo set, but only if you tell her that she is beautiful.
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Purchase the Gerudo Set
Purchase the Gerudo set for 600 Rupees. If you are low on cash, you can go down and sell materials to the shopkeeper or Beedle.

The armor set will automatically give you a Heat-Resistant bonus, so you do not have to worry about the harsh heat anymore.

Sneak Into Gerudo Town

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Enter the Town
While you are weraing the set, you can freely enter the town with no problem.

Do not remove any Gerudo clothing while you are inside the town, or you will be kicked out.

Forbidden City Entry Quest Rewards

Forbidden City Entry Quest Rewards
Gerudo Veil Gerudo Top Gerudo Sirwal

The armor pieces are not really a reward, as you have to pay to get them. However, the only way of getting the set and gaining access to Gerudo Town is by clearing this quest.

Once in Gerudo Town, you can but the entire set for a total of 540 Rupees, should you want spares for dying!

Adventure Log Entries

This is a full list of the Adventure Log entries for Forbidden City Entry.

Entry Entry Text
Quest Start You heard of a man at the Kara Kara Bazaar who found a way to sneak into Gerudo Town, a place men are forbidden from entering.

Try and locate some people who know his whereabouts.
1st Update You were able to find the man who snuck into Gerudo Town, and you got a Gerudo outfit from him.

Put that on and you'll be able to pass for a woman while you're wearing it...
Quest Clear You snuck into Gerudo Town successfully!

You were able to fool the town guards by disguising yourself in a Gerudo outfit.

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