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How to Get Lizalfos Tail in Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK)

Magically stick some lizard tails and fish onto your armor

Being successful in Tears of the Kingdom means doing multiple things: making plenty of food and elixirs, upgrading your armor, and getting your hands on some strong weapons! As you progress through the story and fight stronger enemies, this becomes all the more important. When upgrading your gear, you’ll have to obtain various items, with Lizalfos tails being one of many required resources for doing this. If you want to learn more, continue reading to discover how to get Lizalfos tails in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

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Where to Find Lizalfos Tail in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK)

There are two main ways to get Lizalfos tails in Tears of the Kingdom:

  • Defeat Lizalfos in Lanayru Wetlands and Lanayru Great Spring
  • Purchase from the Kara Kara Bazaar

Where to Find Lizalfos and Stalizalfos in TOTK

The cheaper way to get Lizalfos tails is to fight Lizalfos in Lanayru Wetlands and Lanayru Great Spring. Here, the Lizalfos traverse the land and swim in the water. They’ll attack you on sight and often resort to long-range attacks if they’re in the water. Make sure to bring some arrows and a strong bow!

I found three Lizalfos enemies while exploring Lanayru, between the Wetlands and Great Spring, at coordinates (2372, 0230, 0016). While this isn’t the only location they spawn at, I can confirm firsthand that you’ll find them with enough searching around. Just make sure to keep your eyes on the water!

TOTK Lizalfos Spawn Location

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Once you defeat the Lizalfos, there’s a chance they’ll drop either their horn or tail! You’re not guaranteed to find their tail every time, so be prepared to fight multiple of these monsters if you need a bunch for armor upgrades.

Buying Lizalfos Tail From Kara Kara Bazaar

You can also head to Kara Kara Bazaar in the Gerudo Desert and buy some Lizalfos tails if you don’t mind spending some rupees. You can find the Bazaar and the vendor at coordinates (-3269, -2536, 0023), who’ll sell Lizalfos tails for 72 rupees each.

Tears of the Kingdom Kara Kara Bazaar Lizalfos Tail

While they are in limited supply, they will restock over time, allowing you to return after finishing some side content or progressing through the story.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is available to play on Nintendo Switch. To learn more about the game, check out our Tears of the Kingdom A Wife Wafted Away quest guide, or click the tag below to explore our complete TOTK content collection!


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Madison was a staff writer at Prima Games who has played video games for over twenty years and written about them for over two years. Her love for video games started with turn-based strategy games like Heroes of Might and Magic and has since extended to casual farming sims, MMORPGs, and action-adventure RPGs.