Tali is the Gerudo Sand-Seal Racing champion who is coached by Shabonne. She can be found with Shabonne at the Sand-Seal Rally in the Gerudo Desert. Tali never speaks while Link is talking to Shabonne. If Link speaks to Tali, Shabonne apologizes to Link because Tali is not in the mood for autographs. If Link asks what happened, Shabonne explains that the Sand Seal race course is unusable with the Divine Beast Vah Naboris stomping around. If Link asks who Tali is, Shabonne is in disbelief that Link does not know the Sand-Seal Racing champion and says that Tali could demonstrate her skills if it were not for the Divine Beast.
When Link returns to the Sand-Seal Rally after calming Naboris, the Sand-Seal Race will be open again. Link can speak to Shabonne or Tali to begin the Shrine Quest, "The Undefeated Champ". Shabonne tells Link that if he can beat Tali's record of 1:30, he can have a trophy. The trophy that Shabonne refers to is the nearby Ancient Orb needed to reveal the Ancient Shrine, which has been passed down by ten thousand years of Sand-Seal Racing champions. Shabonne charges Link 50 Rupees to race against Tali's record.
When Link beats Tali's record, she will finally speak and congratulate Link by presenting him with the grand trophy. Tali explains the legend behind the trophy to Link, which tells that the chosen one will be granted a new power when the trophy is offered unto the pedestal. After encouraging Link to place the orb into the pedestal, the Raqa Zunzo Shrine rises from the ground and the Shrine Quest is completed.
- "Not to toot my own horn, but I'm the one who raised Tali into the sand-seal racing champion she is." — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
- "Did you want to try to beat Tali's record? I'll warn you—they don't call her Dame of the Dunes for nothing." — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
- "Tali" — N/A (Breath of the Wild)
- "..." — Tali (Breath of the Wild)
- "Sorry, kid. The great Tali isn't in the mood to give autographs right now. Could you come back later?" — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
- "Use your eyes! The Divine Beast is stomping around, so obviously we can't use the sand-seal race course." — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
- ""Who's Tali"? Are you serious right now?" — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
- "You aren't seriously saying you don't recognize Tali, the sand-seal racing champion, are you?" — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
- "You see, now that the Divine Beast is gone, we can finally use the race course." — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
- "Tali's record is 1:30! If you can beat that record, that trophy is yours." — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
- "This is the grand trophy that's been passed down by ten thousand years of sand-seal-racing champions." — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
- "I forgot to mention...Since you're racing against the champ's record, it'll be 50 rupees per race." — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
- "...Perfect... I believe this belongs to you..." — Tali (Breath of the Wild)
- "This trophy is something special, you know. Our champions have passed down a legend about it for ten thousand years. The legend goes... "When the holy jewel is offered unto the pedestal, the chosen one will be granted a new power."" — Tali (Breath of the Wild)
- "You should give it a shot." — Tali (Breath of the Wild)