How to Shield Surf in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

Shield Surfing is a fun and effective way to travel around the vast world of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom. This unique form of transportation allows you to quickly traverse hilly terrain and reach your destination in no time. In this article, we’ll guide you through the steps on how to Shield Surf like a pro.

Step 1: Choose Your Location
The first step to Shield Surfing is finding the right location. Look for steep hills with snow or sand on them, which will help you slide down faster. Once you have found a suitable slope, make sure you equip either a shield or an ancient shield from Link’s inventory.

Step 2: Get Ready
Stand at the top of your chosen hill with your shield equipped, then press “ZR” button while targeting for it to take up its position in front of link (assuming default settings). In other words ensure that link has his shields out before starting sharp decent down hill. Once ready link can commence his move with utmost confidence

Step 3: Start Sliding
Press “A” button while maintaining “ZL” targeted modality (Assuming default settings). As soon as he hops on top of his shield he will glide downward making some turn along slopes ahead until either stops by hitting an obstruction or comes in contact with water.

Step 4: Master Turns And Directional Changes.
To change direction during surfing use combine left analog stick motion directional buttons that detects changing links’ direction.

Tips To Master The Art Of Shield Surfing

– Always look out for bulls-eye type reflectors when traversing downhill since riding over these speed boosters yields better results.
– If links happens not hit any reflector deft timing trigger should absorb fast unless attempting charging enemy target since risk colliding likely ensues.


Now that you know how to Shield Surf in Zelda Tears of Kingdoms, go out there and explore every nook and cranny of the captivating world of Zelda. Mastering this skill might take some time, but with practice and determination, you can become an expert Shield Surfer and enjoy the ride through all terrains. Remember not to miss any available speed boosters for better experience.

Similar Posts:

3 responses to “How to Shield Surf in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom”

  1. As a fan of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom, I was excited to read this article on Shield Surfing. The writer’s enthusiasm for the game really came through in their writing. The tips and tricks provided were clear and concise, and I appreciated the inclusion of pictures to illustrate the steps. Overall, a great read for anyone looking to improve their Shield Surfing skills.

  2. I found this article to be very informative and helpful. The step-by-step guide made it easy to understand how to Shield Surf effectively. The author did a great job of explaining the importance of choosing the right location and how to position yourself correctly on the shield. I can’t wait to try it out in the game!

  3. This article was a great introduction to Shield Surfing for those who are new to the game. The instructions were easy to follow and the writer’s passion for the game was evident. I appreciated the emphasis on safety and the reminder to always wear a shield. Overall, a well-written and informative article.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *