As The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed titles of this year, many are looking forward to what is contained within the games expansions. It was recently revealed that DLC Pack 1: The Master Trials will release on June 30. In order to build up anticipation for The Master Trials, Nintendo is doing daily series of blogs that show off intriguing behind-the-scenes facts the official Zelda website up until its release.
Yesterday, Game Director Hidemaro Fujibayashi confirmed that the game’s Korok seeds were meant to be stones, but today, Assistant Director Daiki Iwamoto took to the blog to detail the Phantom Armor, which is included in The Master Trials.
He starts by letting people who do not know that the Phantom is a type of knight that appeared in The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass and The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks games on the Nintendo DS. In Phantom Hourglass, they did not take damage when attacked from the front, meaning players would have to hide from them and use traps to get around them. Meanwhile, in Spirit Tracks, they could be processed by Zelda so she could solve puzzles with Link.
Iwamoto then reveals that if one decides to equip Link with the Phantom Armor in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, it will increase his attack power. The armor is based off the Phantom’s look in Spirit Tracks. DLC Pack 1: The Master Trials will also contain armor that is based off other popular The Legend of Zelda characters, like Tingle and Midna.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is available now for Wii U and Nintendo Switch – DLC Pack 1: The Master Trials will release as part of the Expansion Pass on June 30.