How to get Phantom Armor set in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

James Busby
Link wearing Phantom armor in a field

If you’re wondering how to get Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom’s Phantom Armor then look no further. This sought-after armor set isn’t just about aesthetics – it also gives a significant boost to your stats and is worth obtaining.

It’s no secret that the Phantom Armor set is a must-have item for any serious Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom player. However, finding this amazing gear is no walk in the park in the game.

Pair this with the best Tears of the Kingdom weapons, and you have a recipe for success. However, locating the Phantom Armor set in Tears of the Kingdom can be rather tricky, especially when there are so many secrets and collectibles hidden across Hyrule. 

It’s time to gear up with whatever you have at your disposal and get ready to embark on an epic quest across Hyrule in a bid to acquire the Phantom Armor set. We’re here to ensure your journey is a successful one, breaking down every step you need to follow.

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Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Phantom Armor location

Tears of the Kingdom Phantom armor map screenshot
The Tears of the Kingdom Phantom Armor location can be tricky to find.

The Phantom Armor set can be found inside the Tamio River Downstream Cave, which is located southwest of Rutile Lake. Firstly, we recommend teleporting to the Usazum Shrine. Then from there, take the western path through the woods in Tears of the Kingdom. 

Once you reach the edge of the woods, simply drop down the cliff and enter the Tamio River Downstream Cave. Simply follow the route into the cave and make sure to get the Bubbul Frog from the path on the right, then head further down into the cave by taking the path on the left. 

You can either run past the enemy or fight it. If you choose to take down your gloom-infested foe, consider climbing up onto the nearby ridges and bombarding it with arrows. If you just wish to make a beeline for the chest, then head north and run around to the back of the cave. 

It’s here where you’ll find a breakable wall. You can destroy this with bombs or a hammer. Head up the path and open the chest to get the Phantom Armor.

As always, we’ll update this guide as soon as we locate the Phantom Helmet and Phantom Greaves. In the meantime, be sure you check out our Zelda page for all the latest news and guides.

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