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This article is about the gemstone. For other uses, see Ruby (Disambiguation).
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Main appearance(s)
Other appearance(s)
210 Rupees

Rubies are recurring Items in The Legend of Zelda series.[1] [name reference needed]

Location and Uses

Breath of the Wild

Rubies are rare Materials occasionally obtained from breaking Ore Deposits. They are also dropped by various types of Stone Taluses, Silver enemy variants and Yiga Blademasters when killed. Rubies are said to contain the power of fire within them, granting warmth in colder tempatures when used in Armor.[2]

Link can sell Rubies for 210 Rupees in most Shops. Rubies are required to purchase the Ruby Circlet from "Starlight Memories" Shop. The description of the Snowquill Headdress reveals it is adorn with a Ruby. Rubies are also used by Great Fairies to upgrade certain pieces of Armor.

  • Total Rubies needed to upgrade the Ruby Circlet: 22 (2, 4, 6, 10)
  • Total Rubies needed to upgrade the Hero Set: 57 (1, 3, 5, 10) x3
  • Total Rubies needed to upgrade the Snowquill Set: 15 (0, 0, 0, 5) x3

Other Appearances

Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland

Cadence of Hyrule



  1. "Ruby
    A precious red gem mined from large ore deposits throughout Hyrule. Rubies contain the power of fire and have fetched a high price since ancient times.
    " — Inventory (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "A valuable mineral mined from large stones in Hyrule. Rubies hold the power of fire within them. Can be sold for a very high price." — Inventory (Breath of the Wild)