Every The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild player made a very long, emphasized, and resigned sigh when they learned that there are 900 Koroks in Breath of the Wild. Now, I am sorry for scaring you in the very second sentence of this article, but Tears of the Kingdom has even more Koroks. Spoilers ahead.
I know, I know. Please do not throw your (bottled) tomatoes at me yet. It’s not that drastic, I promise. I’ll even tell you what the reward is for getting all of them is, so that you can gauge if you should get all the Koroks in TotK or not. So, are you ready to learn how many Koroks are there in Tears of the Kingdom?
How Many Korok Seeds Exist in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom?
There are 1000 Korok Seeds in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Compared to 900 Korok Seeds in Breath of the Wild, it’s a 100 Korok Seed increase. Korokflation, mind you. That’s an 11.11% increase in Koroks!
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What is the Reward for Getting All of the Koroks in Tears of the Kingdom?
The reward for getting all 1000 Koroks in Tears of the Kingdom stinks. No. You don’t get it. It literally… smells.
Hestu’s Gift is the gift you get, as all BotW players guessed based on the hint above. It’s literally poo-poo. And, the fact that Hestu would like to dance with you every time you meet. Here’s how these Koroks look like, for reference:
Should You Get All the Koroks in Tears of the Kingdom?
There are players that will inevitably grind all 1000 of them. These are completionists, and I tip my hat off to them. There are, of course, rewards along the way of this insanely long (con)quest, such as inventory space increases, but where do you draw the line for a grind that’s just “too much”?
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