To obtain the Pristine Royal Guard’s Claymore in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, you’ll need to explore the entire Hyrule and upgrade your devices. Here’s how to get the Pristine Royal Guard Claymore in TotK.
Getting the Pristine Royal Guard’s Claymore in TotK
The first task you must complete in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom to get the Pristine Royal Guard Claymore is to find the Rusty Royal Guard’s Claymore. Only once you find the rusty version will you find the pristine version.
Where to Find the Rusty Royal Guard Claymore in TotK
You can find the rusty version of the Royal Guard’s Claymore at the Sanctum inside Hyrule Castle at these coordinates: -0282,1083,0356. Once you’ve reached the Sanctum room, look for the broken statue of the horse and soldier.
Behind the statue, one should spawn more often than not. It is the most common location for the Rusty Claymore to appear.
Once you’ve completed the hunt for a Rusty Royal Guard’s Claymore, you will be ready for the next step, which is to upgrade the Purah Pad. If you already have all of the upgrades for Link’s Purah Pad, then skip to the final step of this guide.
Upgrade Your Purah Pad by Robbie (Goggles) in TotK
To upgrade your Purah Pad, you’ll need to first complete a series of quests titled: Camera Works in the Depths and A Mystery in the Depths. The NPCs who you’ll need to talk to are Robbie and Josha.
For a full guide on how to upgrade the Purah Pad and who to talk to, check out our guide on how to get the Shrine Sensor in TotK. Your series of quests will start at Lookout Landing. The abovementioned also means you’ll have to progress through the main story of the game to be able to complete these quests.
After you upgrade the Pad, you’ll be able to access Robbie’s Compendium database, purchase the Royal Guard Claymore picture, and add it as an entry to your Hyrule Compendium. You’ll be able to do this at Robbie’s location, at the Hateno Ancient Tech Lab (Coordinates: 3374, -2128, 0250).
Be sure to have plenty of Rupees on you, as each entry you purchase costs 100 Rupees. If you’re low on funds, do a manual save before your purchase and load your saved game until you get the weapon entry you need from the Compendium to find the weapon of mass destruction.
After adding the image to your Hyrule Compendium, you’ll be able to select the Royal Guard’s Claymore entry you’ve just bought and add it to your Purah sensor. This will make finding the weapon in discussion easier and faster.
Where to Find the Pristine Royal Guard Claymore in Tears of the Kingdom
Using the Purah Pad’s sensor, you’ll be able to find the Pristine Royal Guard’s Claymore in the Depths, spawned from one of the Shadow Soldiers. To begin the search, it’s best to build a Zonai flying device and get ready to tour the Depths, as there is no exact location for the weapon.
You could be lucky enough to find it the first time by chance. But it could take a while before you hit the Pristine Royal Guard Claymore jackpot.
Hopefully, with the added sensor trick, you’ll be able to find the Pristine Claymore a lot quicker than others. It took quite a while to obtain, and some will find it while not looking.
There you have all the information needed to acquire the power of Pristine Royal Guard Claymore. Learn how to get the Scimitar of the Seven in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, and obtain one of the best weapons to fuse with other materials in the game.