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Sasa Kai Shrine

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Sasa Kai Shrine
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The interior of Sasa Kai Shrine
Location(s) Gerudo Highlands
Game(s) Breath of the Wild
Main Item Frostblade
Spirit Orb

The Sasa Kai Shrine,[1] designated by the Trial name A Modest Test of Strength,[1] is an Ancient Shrine in Breath of the Wild.

Entrance to the Shrine

Sasa Kai Shrine is located in Gerudo Highlands, directly next to Gerudo Tower. On top of Gerudo Tower, Link can find Kass singing a legend about the Ancient Shrine. By listening to Kass's song about it, Link will initiate the Shrine Quest "Sign of the Shadow". [2] Link must stand on a pedestal near the tower and shoot an Arrow at the sun around 3 p.m. Once Link does this, the shrine will emerge from the ground and activate.

Themes and Navigation

Sasa Kai Shrine features a large primary chamber, from which a Guardian Scout rises from a pit once Link gets near. In order to complete the Trial, Link must defeat this Guardian Scout. Once it is defeated, a portcullis leading to Sasa Kai will rise allowing Link to speak to him. He will give Link a Spirit Orb for completing the Trial,[3] and will wish Link well before fading away.[4]

A Treasure Chest behind the portcullis contains a Frostblade.

Minor Enemies


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland EnglishUK Sasa Kai Shrine
A Modest Test of Strength
French Republic FrenchEU Sanctuaire de Sasa'kai Sasa'kai's Shrine


See Also


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Sasa Kai Shrine
    A Modest Test of Strength
    " — Map (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "As light shines from the northwest skies/From the tower’s shadow an arrow flies/Pierce heaven’s light to reveal the prize." — Kass (Breath of the Wild)
  3. "Your triumph over the test of strength subverts a prophecy of ruin. From the ashes of Hyrule, a hero rises... In the name of Goddess Hylia, I bestow upon you this Spirit Orb." — Sasa Kai (Breath of the Wild)
  4. "May the Goddess smile upon you." — Sasa Kai (Breath of the Wild)