How to use Amiibo in The Legend of Zelda Breath of Wild

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You can use any Amiibo that you own in The Legend of Zelda Breath of Wild. Did you know that?  Well, now you do. You’ll receive items like food, special items and possibly some random things as well.  When you use the game exclusive Amiibos like Archer Link or Riding Link, you have a better chance of receiving epic gear and weapons.

I’m sure you’re curious to see what your Amiibos give you in The Legend of Zelda Breath of Wild. Keep reading to see how to add your Amiibo and get some loot.

Add Your Amiibo

While you’re in The Legend of Zelda Breath of Wild main menu, you can easily enable Amiibo use with the game.  Then, see what it gives you once you’re in a game.  You can use your Amiibo figures to get stuff once a day so, don’t forget.

  1. In the main menu of The Legend of Zelda Breath of Wild scroll down to Amiibo. Click on it with the A button.  Zelda enable Amiibo
  2. Then, choose Use Amiibo. Now you’re able to use your amiibo figures with the amiibo rune through your Sheikah Slate.  Amiibo Enabled

Easy, right?  Okay, now you’ve got Amiibo use enabled with The Legend of Zelda Breath of Wild.  Next, I’ll explain how to use the amiibo rune while in the game.

How to use Amiibo in The Legend of Zelda Breath of Wild

Use the Amiibo Rune

To use the Amiibo rune with your Sheikah Slate head to your rune menu.  This can get done by pressing the minus button on your controller or pressing the up button on the D-pad.

  • Navigate to your runes.  Then, select the Amiibo rune to activate it in the game.  You can’t use your amiibo function while inside a shrine, just a heads up.  I tried, it’s a no go.  Amiibo Rune
  • Once you’ve selected the Amiibo rune then, press the L button.  You’ll see a flashing circle on your screen.  Amiibo Drop
  • Next, you’ll touch your Amiibo figure to your Wii U or Switch.  You’ll see items drop in the area where the lit-up circle appeared.  Amiibo drop items
  • Just go over and gather them up to add them to your inventory.  You’ll only receive chest items when using The Legend of Zelda Breath of Wild exclusive Amiibos.  Chest items

That’s it.  You can now use any of your Amiibo figures with The Legend of Zelda Breath of Wild or the ones made exclusively for it.  However, remember you can use each one once a day.  So make sure to get your daily Amiibo gifts.

Wrapping Up

You’ve learned how to enable Amiibo use with The Legend of Zelda Breath of Wild.  Moreover, now you also know how to use your Amiibo figures while in the game.  A definite perk is that you can use your Amiibos once daily to gain even more loot so, don’t forget.

That’s some pretty good stuff.  Not much else to say about that.  Enjoy!

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