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An easy way to get strong weapons in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is to find a Rock Octorok. They don’t clean up weapons for free like they did in Breath of the Wild, but rather they can give a specific weapon a special buff. The Rock Octorok is also one of the easier enemies to find. Players can grow a powerful arsenal just through cycling their weapons through Rock Octoroks and getting the right weapon buffs.
Where to find Rock Octoroks in TOTK – Zelda Tears of the Kingdom
Rock Octoroks are native to the Eldin Province in Tears of the Kingdom. Specifically, they can be found around Goron City, YunoboCo Headquarters, and the mouth of Eldin Volcano. A couple Rock Octoroks can also be spotted along the trails that lead from Death Mountain to the Deplian Badlands towards the top of the map. I was even able to find a couple by the Black Hinox that rests down there.
How to get Weapon Buffs from Rock Octoroks in TOTK – Zelda Tears of the Kingdom
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Getting new weapon buffs from Rock Octoroks in Tears of the Kingdom is very similar to having them repaired in Breath of the Wild. Simply walk up to a Rock Octorok and plop the weapon down in front of it.
When Link is near a Rock Octorok, it will hide itself underground. Once Link leaves, though, the Octorok will start its suction attack on whatever is in front of it. This means that, if a weapon was dropped nearby, the Rock Octorok will inhale it and spit it out with a new weapon buff. The weapon will also have all of its durability repaired as well.
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