How to Get the Ancient Set | Zelda: Breath of the Wild (BotW)

This is a guide to getting the Ancient Set in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (BotW). Read on to see where to get the Ancient Helm, Ancient Cuirass, and Ancient Greaves, as well as the set bonus for this armor set.

Ancient Set Pieces

Set Pieces

Ancient Set
Headgear Tunic Greaves
Ancient Helm Ancient Cuirass Ancient Greaves

Defense Rating

Base Defense 12
Max Defense 84

Ancient Set Bonus

Set Bonus Ancient Proficiency
Effect 80% damage increase from Ancient or Guardian weapons

Set Bonuses can only be gained after upgrading each piece of armor in the set to 1★ or higher.

Ancient Set Upgrades

Ancient Helm
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Ancient Screw (×5)
Ancient Gear (×10)
Ancient Spring (×15)
Ancient Core (×5)
Ancient Shaft (×15)
Star Fragment (×1)
Ancient Cuirass
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Ancient Screw (×5)
Ancient Gear (×10)
Ancient Spring (×15)
Ancient Core (×5)
Ancient Shaft (×15)
Star Fragment (×1)
Ancient Greaves
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Ancient Screw (×5)
Ancient Gear (×10)
Ancient Spring (×15)
Ancient Core (×5)
Ancient Spring (×15)
Star Fragment (×1)

How to Get the Ancient Set

How to Get the Ancient Helm

Location Akkala Ancient Tech Lab
Source Cherry
Price 2000
Description Headgear that uses Guardian parts to decrease the damage from ancient energy attacks. A Great Fairy has increased its defense by two levels.
Armor Effect Guardian Resist Up

How to Get the Ancient Cuirass

Location Akkala Ancient Tech Lab
Source Cherry
Price 2000
Description Armor made from ancient Sheikah technology and Guardian parts. Reduces damage from ancient weapons.
Armor Effect Guardian Resist Up

How to Get the Ancient Greaves

Location Akkala Ancient Tech Lab
Source Cherry
Price 2000
Description These greaves use the same technology as Guardians to reduce damage from ancient weaponry.
Armor Effect Guardian Resist Up

All BotW Armor Sets

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Wild Set Zora Set

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