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Status Effect
BotW Spicy Elixir Icon.png
An elixir that grants cold resistance.
Granting Link positive effects

Status Effects is a gameplay mechanic in Breath of the Wild.


Status effects are created when the player wears certain Armor or eats Food with an effect.

Status Effects

Status Effect Maximum Level Description
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Speed Boost
3 Grants Link faster running and climbing speed.
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Attack Boost
3 Allows Link to deal more damage with a weapon.
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Defense Boost
3 Grants Link extra defense and reduces the amount of hearts lost when damaged by an attack, except temperature.
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Stealth Boost
3 Reduces the amount of noise Link makes, allowing him to not be noticed as easily.
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Guardian Resistance
3 Reduces damage caused by Guardian lasers and ancient weapons.
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Swim Speed Up
3 Grants Link faster swimming speed.
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Climb Speed Up
3 Grants Link faster climbing speed and reduces stamina lost.
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Shock Resistance
3 Reduces electrical damage.
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Cold Resistance
2 Reduces damage in colder temperatures and ice attacks.
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Heat Resistance
2 Reduces damage in hotter temperatures.
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Speed Boost
2 Reduces damage in flaming areas and fire attacks.
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Lightning Proof
1 Grants Link no damage when struck by lightning.
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Sand Speed Up
1 Allows Link to walk in sand without getting slowed down.
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Snow Speed Up
1 Allows Link to walk in snow without getting slowed down.