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Great Fairy Map: All Fairy Fountain Locations and How to Upgrade Armor

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Zelda BOTW - Great Fairy Map: All Fairy Fountain Locations and How to Upgrade Armor

This guide will show you how to find Great Fairy Fountains in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (BotW). Read on to learn more about the locations of each Great Fairy, how to upgrade armor, how to resurrect horses, and more!

Great Fairy Fountain Locations

Great Fairy Fountain Location Map

All Great Fairy Fountain Locations

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Lanayru Great Fairy Fountain Tabantha Great Fairy Fountain Akkala Great Fairy Fountain
Gerudo Great Fairy Fountain Malanya Spring (Horse God Spring)

There are five Great Fairies around Hyrule, including a Horse God that offers a different but useful service. Activating a Great Fairy Fountain comes with a price so make sure you're packed with Rupees when you find one.

Lanayru Great Fairy Fountain (Great Fairy Cotera)

Lanayru Great Fairy Fountain (Great Fairy Cotera) Location

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Great Fairy Cotera can be found in the West Necluda region. Head over to Kakariko Village and find the Tal'noh Naeg shrine on top of the hill. From there, head into the woods behind it and you should see her.

Unlock as part of the Finding the Fairy Fountain Main Quest

Unlocking the Lanayru Great Fairy Fountain is part of the main quest, Find the Fairy Fountain. You can obtain this quest from Pikango in Kakariko Village once you have unlocked the Camera Rune.

Find the Fairy Fountain Walkthrough

Tabantha Great Fairy Fountain (Great Fairy Kaysa)

Tabantha Great Fairy Fountain (Great Fairy Kaysa) Location

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Great Fairy Kaysa can be found in the Tabantha region. Climb on top of the Tabantha Tower and look from the southeast side of the tower. Once you find her in a small plateau, you can just glide to her.

Akkala Great Fairy Fountain (Great Fairy Mija)

Akkala Great Fairy Fountain (Great Fairy Mija) Location

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Great Fairy Mija can be found in the Akkala region. You can spot her from the east side of Akkala Tower where she is surrounded by colorful trees and near Dah Hesho Shrine.

Gerudo Great Fairy Fountain (Great Fairy Tera)

Gerudo Great Fairy Fountain (Great Fairy Tera) Location

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Zelda BOTW - Gerudo Great Fairy Fountain Map Location
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Great Fairy Tera can be found in the southwestern part of Gerudo region near the Hawa Koth Shrine. She is the most difficult to find as you will need cooling effects to survive the hot temperature. A Sand Seal will make travelling easier.

Head all the way to the southwestern part of the map and you should see her hiding under a large skeleton. You may encounter a sandstorm along the way, which will disable your map. So make sure you put a pin on her location before venturing towards the desert.

Malanya Spring (Horse God)

Malanya Spring (Horse God) Location

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You can find the Horse God in the Faron region. From the Ka'o Makagh Shrine, follow the road headed east then turn right once you reach a fork in the road. Keep following the road until you reach a fountain past the bridge.

How to Unlock Great Fairy Fountains

Donate Rupees to Unlock a Great Fairy Fountain

Zelda BOTW - Donate Rupees to Unlock a Great Fairy Fountain
Before you get to use a Great Fairy's service, the player should donate Rupees first to unlock a Great Fairy Fountain.

Required Rupees will increase depending on the number of unlocked fountains

The cost of unlocking them depends on the order of finding one, with the exception of the Horse God, who will only ask for 1,000 Rupees regardless of whether you have unlocked other Great Fairies.

Number of Great Fairy Fountains Required Rupee
First Great Fairy 100 Rupees
Second Great Fairy 100 Rupees
Third Great Fairy 1,000 rupees
Fourth Great Fairy 10,000 rupees
Horse God 1,000 Rupees

How to Get Rupees Fast

Things to Do at Great Fairy Fountains

Upgrade Armor

Zelda BOTW - Great Fairy Upgrade

A Great Fairy can offer to upgrade Link's armor to increase its effects and defense. The materials required for the upgrade will depend on the chosen armor and their upgrade status.

Upgrading an armor will give it a star symbol indicating that it has already been upgraded. Each succeeding Great Fairy you unlock will increase their upgrade capabilties, as well as having more stars in your armor.

List of All Armor Sets

Revive a Dead Horse

Zelda BOTW - Revive a Dead Horse

After paying the Horse God 1,000 Rupees, it can revive any of the dead horses that have been under your care. The horses must be registered in any stable around Hyrule for them to get ressurected by the Horse God.

Horse Locations and Obtainable Materials

Pick Up Fairies

Zelda BOTW - Pick Up Fairies

You can find Fairies roaming near Great Fairy Fountains. These come in handy as they will revive you when you run out of hearts.

You will need to sneak up on the fairies or glide towards them using a Paraglider to collect and add them to your inventory.

How to Farm Fairies Quickly

Zelda: BotW Related Guides

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Shrines Stables
Great Fairy Fountains Korok Seeds

Tower Regions

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Central
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Dueling Peaks
Tower
Eldin
Tower
Faron
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Gerudo
Tower
Great Plateau
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Hateno
Tower
Hebra
Tower
Lake
Tower
Lanayru
Tower
Ridgeland
Tower
Tabantha
Tower
Wasteland
Tower
Woodland
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