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Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom — How to Farm Lynel Guts in TotK

Find out how to farm Lynel Guts in TotK with the help of our guide, which includes all Lynel locations.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Lynel Guts farm lets you quickly get some of the most useful materials in the game. They can be used in upgrading various types of armor, as well as for cooking up a number of important elixirs. Our guide will tell you where to farm Lynel Guts in TotK, as well as list all the ways you can use them.

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Where to Farm Lynel Guts in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

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Lynel Guts drop from four types of Lynel creatures, including:

  • Ordinary Red-Maned Lynel.
  • Blue-Maned Lynel.
  • White-Maned Lynel.
  • Silver Lynel.

Since Silver Lynels are extremely rare, I’d recommend going after the ordinary Red-Maned, Blue-Maned, and White-Maned variants to farm Lynel Guts, because it’s much simpler and less grindy. It’s also a lot easier to kill them than the Silver ones, so that’s always a plus.

You could use the Sensor+ gadget from the Hateno Village Research Lab and set it to sniff out the Lynel Guts on your way across the Kingdom of Hyrule. But I don’t recommend this method because it will take you a lot longer than if you knew exactly where to find Lynels.

These beasts typically roam the southern and southeastern areas of Hyrule, as indicated on the map above, but we can show you more exact locations to make things faster.

Totk Lynel Guts Farming Locations

Here are the exact coordinates of each individual creature, so you can find them quickly and get the most Tears of the Kingdom Lynel Guts in the shortest time.

Red-Maned Lynel Locations

  • Illumeni Plateau (-3378, 0030, 0095)
  • Tanagar Canyon (-2170, 1552, 0218)
  • Tama Pond (-2799, 1840, 0309)
  • North Akkala Valley (3681, 2959, 0028)
  • Hebra West Summit (-4515, 2676, 0001)
  • Floating Coliseum (-1439, -1262, -0485)
  • Great Abandoned Central Mine (0253, -1187, -0473)

Blue-Maned Lynel Locations

  • Hebra West Summit (-4536, 2683, 0229)
  • Stalry Plateau (-1463, -2708, 0142)
  • Nautelle Wetlands (-0590, -3834, 0051)
  • Harfin Valley (0098, -3367, 0006)
  • Millennio Sandbar (1996, -0307, 0010)
  • Rabia Plane (2501, -0519, 0115)
  • Lanayru Heights (2661, -0946, 0224)
  • Abandoned Kara Kara Mine (-2799, -2238, -0482)
  • Minshi Grove (1041, 1124, -0474)
  • Abandoned Lurelin Mine (1585, -3496, -0512)
  • Abandoned Lanayru Mine (2604, 1145, -0597)
  • Ancient Underground Fortress (3150, 1693, -0650)
  • Floating Coliseum (-1109, -1305, -0499)

White-Maned Lynel Locations

  • Risoka Snowfield (-4445, -0989, 0508)
  • Kamah Plateau (1464, -3036, 0207)
  • Ukuku Plains (3877, 0951, 0249)
  • Abandoned Hebra Mine (-1603, 2523, -0684)
  • Forgotten Foundation (-0246, 0792, -1090)
  • Great Abandoned Central Mine (0500, -3457, -0500)
  • Bubinga Grove (1761, -1926, -0463)
  • Floating Coliseum (-1207, -1278, -0499)

Silver Lynel Locations

  • Abandoned Kakariko Mine (1084, -0267, -0466)
  • Floating Coliseum (-1192, -1222, -0499)

How to Quickly Defeat Lynels

Typically, Lynels are very hard to beat, but there’s a really simple method for farming Lynels that requires almost no skill at all. Despite the skill I personally have in any game, I prefer finding the easiest methods so I can get back to questing or performing other tasks, and I bet you do, as well. So, once you find a Lynel, regardless of the type, I suggest using the following strategy for easy and quick kills:

  1. Purchase as many Puffshrooms as you can from the Bargainer Statues in the Depths.
  2. Approach a Lynel that you wish to beat.
  3. Drop a Puffshroom, creating a smokescreen, which completely stops Lynel.
  4. Attack Lynel with any available weapon; it won’t respond until the smokescreen is active.
  5. Throw as many Puffshrooms as you need to defeat Lynel.

How to Use Lynel Guts in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

TotK Lynel Guts can be used as upgrade materials for several types of armor, making them much more reistant and durable, including the following pieces:

  • Fierce Deity Armor
  • Fierce Deity Boots
  • Fierce Deity Mask
  • Soldier’s Helm
  • Soldier’s Greaves
  • Soldier’s Armor

Lynel Guts can also be used as ingredients for cooking the following elixirs:

  • Fireproof Elixir
  • Electro Elixir
  • Hasty Elixir
  • Hearty Elixir
  • Mighty Elixir
  • Tough Elixir
  • Energizing Elixir
  • Enduring Elixir
  • Spicy Elixir
  • Chilly Elixir
  • Sneaky Elixir
  • Bright Elixir
  • Sticky Elixir

That’s everything you need to know on how to farm Lynel Guts in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Stay tuned for more TotK tips and tricks articles right here.


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