One of the biggest surprises to come out of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom was an entirely new area of the map. Not only can you can explore the skies above Hyrule, you can also dive down into The Depths below and traverse an equally enormous area.
Similar to the shrines located across Hyrule above, The Depths has a series of fast travel points you can activate throughout the darkness called Lightroots. Every Lightroot is directly below a shrine above, meaning you can find them based on the shrine locations or vice versa.
How Many Lightroots are There?
There are a total of 120 Lightroots located in The Depths, which directly correlates with all 120 shrines located on the surface of Hyrule. Not only are all of the Lightroots directly below the shrines, the names of each one are actually the same name of the shrine above, but backwards.
A cool secret about the Hyrule map: Every Shrine in Tears of the Kingdom has a corresponding Lightroot. 🤯 pic.twitter.com/FzFwFFNV2Y
— IGN (@IGN) May 18, 2023
How to Find All Lightroot Locations in Tears of the Kingdom
Because the Lightroots are directly beneath the shrines across Hyrule, the easiest way to pinpoint their locations is to mark the shrine points on the map above and make your way toward them below. Alternatively, if there are any Lightroots you’ve found in The Depths that sit below an undiscovered shrine, you can do the same to find the shrine quest above. Take a look at our guide to all of the shrine locations in Tears of the Kingdom to find the ones you’ve missed.
Use Our Interactive Tears of the Kingdom Map
If you haven’t already found all of the shrines on the surface of Hyrule, you can also take advantage of our interactive Tears of the Kingdom map to guide you to every location. Whether you’re trying to figure out where to go in The Depths or are hoping to find all of the shrines on the surface and sky, our map has you covered — including all Lightroot locations.
You can also find various armor locations and points of interest that we’ve already found for you. The map makes it easy to find everything in Tears of the Kingdom.
Looking for game help? Take a look at our Tears of the Kingdom Walkthrough for quest info and guides.
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