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How many difficulties does Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom have?

 Don't you know what difficulty levels are in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom? We clear up any questions about how Nintendo has planned the difficulty of its new game.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is now available worldwide and there are many players, both veterans of the saga and new ones, who are jumping into the lands of Hyrule these days. As such, it is likely that a certain sector of players before purchasing the title, especially those who are not familiar with Link's adventures, may ask the question of whether this work has difficulty levels.

In case you don't know and want to clarify this matter, we will explain it to you right here with everything you need to know about it.

Is it possible to change the difficulty in Tears of the Kingdom?

Let's answer this question directly: no, in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom you cannot modify the difficulty of the game. That is, this title does not have a difficulty level selector as such.

Nintendo has developed this installment of the saga with a single defined difficulty for all players, something that has been common in numerous installments of the franchise for many years. Therefore, when starting a new game of this Tears of the Kingdom we are not offered the opportunity to choose a difficulty level.

Will it have Expert mode?

It should be remembered that, although Tears of the Kingdom has not been released due to various difficulties, the predecessor installment, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, also did the same at the time, but later added through one of its Expert mode DLC.

Breath of the Wild's Expert mode added a special higher difficulty level for players who wanted more of a challenge. Through this difficulty, enemies were stronger and could even recover their health if we took too long to damage them, among other minor changes.

Will it have Expert mode

Maybe Tears of the Kingdom in the future can receive an Expert mode similar to this with the release of some DLC ... For now, although it has already been confirmed that this installment will also have downloadable content soon, it is unknown if Nintendo has plans for include a greater difficulty. It could certainly be interesting for a large part of the community.

How to make the game easier?

With all that said, given that the open-world philosophy of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is to allow players enormous freedom and decision-making power, the game can vary significantly depending on the skill of each player at the controls...

For a player with a lot of previous experience, the game may even be easy. However, one can complicate their own adventures if they wish, for example, trying to reach the end of the story after completing the prologue with hardly any equipment or without having improved Link's life and energy; as has already happened with a speedrunner who completed the game in 90 minutes.

Either way, a novice player could become frustrated with the game's standard difficulty if they get too emboldened. In this sense, if things get complicated during your adventures, we recommend that you use the multiple options at your disposal to make your journey through Hyrule easier. We must not forget that cooking in this game is extremely useful for strengthening Link. You can prepare a lot of recipes that will allow you to recover hearts quickly or even strengthen your protagonist and his statistics.

In addition, one of the new skills, Combination, allows you to fuse weapons with all types of elements on the stage to increase their attributes and kill your rivals more easily.

If the main story missions seem difficult for you, just remember that you can get lost exploring the world and visiting the Shrines. This is one of the most recommended activities to complete, since with the luminous orbs that you will obtain in the shrines you will be able to increase Link's life and energy so that the battles are a breeze.

Luckily, the difficulty in Tears of the Kingdom isn't as steep as other games, and at the end of the day, if you die the game will load the last autosave point so you can try again without major penalties. There are no serious consequences for falling into the dust, so enjoy experimenting and taking advantage of the incredibly creative mechanics Nintendo has designed for this adventure.