During the events of Breath of the Wild, Link traveled deep into the desert to Gerudo Town. Among the shenanigans he took place there is a gentleman quest called The Perfect Drink. Our hero had to help the local bartender, Furosa, get the ice to the bar before it melts. As a token of appreciation, she said that when Link grew older, he would celebrate with a drink of noble pursuits.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom takes place quite a long time after the events of the first game, and while Hyrule’s legal drinking age is unclear, Link is certainly several years older. And like many of the callbacks to the previous game, return to the Gerudo Town bar to get a Noble Pursuit drink.
You can also make drinks for yourself. Strangely, however, there is nothing in the recipe for this drink that could actually be considered alcohol. We only have palm fruit, hydromelon, bolt fruit, and rock salt. So it’s unclear why Furosa only gives Link drinks when he’s old enough. It probably needs a fermentation process.
This little detail was shared on the Zelda Subreddit and fans really appreciated the callbacks to previous games (thanks GamesRadar). One commenter commented, “Really good!! I wonder how many callbacks there are. I think I missed most of them.” Based on this, other comments inferred that Link’s age would be around 20-21 by now.
But while there is much to look back on, Kingdom Tears is about moving forward. With Link’s new abilities, players have been creating all kinds of inventions to get through Hyrule. The simplest of these is an absurdly long bridge that allows players to skip puzzles, enemies, blocked areas, and pretty much anything that gets in their way.
In a more complicated explanation, one player even created an engine that worked in the game. It contains a large Zonai wheel attached to two planks that eventually form a piston and shaft. It’s not the most impressive invention, but it’s based on Newtonian physics, not Zonai technology.
It can be intimidating to see all this complex machinery while you can barely get your glider flying into the sky. Do not worry. A Tears of the Kingdom player has created a website dedicated to sharing custom builds of various devices.
It contains requirements and blueprints for adventure-useful creatures, such as catapults and weaponized gliders. But there are also plans for ridiculous things like a Korok torture device, a mechanized elephant, and even a friend with a giant burning king.|
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