Zelda Breath of the Wild: Player opens "impossible" chest

Zelda Breath of the Wild: Player opens impossible chest

Zelda Breath of the Wild

In the action adventure The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild there are several chests that have long been considered "impossible to open". The players were able to crack half a dozen in the course of the past few months, but they still had their teeth on the seventh and last chest - until now.

Because the YouTuber and Twitter user "Kleric" is ahead recently he actually succeeded in the almost impossible - he was able to open the chest. Incidentally, this can be found in the vicinity of Aris Beach, but has a huge catch. Once it appears, the player has just seven seconds to get to it and open it. Then it disappears again because it falls into an infinite abyss.

To make matters worse, you have to drop into the ground of the area in order to have a chance to catch it, because it became misplaced by the developers. So the challenge behind opening was by no means intended.

But that is exactly what "Kleric" succeeded in after a long period of preparation and numerous unsuccessful attempts. To prove it, he published a video on Twitter that documents his success. The actions are lightning fast and can hardly be followed or explained. Suffice it to say: In addition to good timing, the stasis module and the use of a block of ice are necessary to be able to open the chest.

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A terrific treasure?

There has been much speculation about the contents of this chest for some time. Many fans hoped the rewards would be huge, considering the enormous amount of effort involved. The disillusionment should be all the greater, because all "Kleric" could find in the chest was a piece of amber. Nevertheless, the joy of actually opening the chest should outweigh the above.

Source: Twitter

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild player finally opens chest previously thought impossible

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild chest which was once thought unopenable has finally be breached.

The chest in question has been the interest of the Breath of the Wild community for a while. This is obviously not a normal chest when the community found it though, fuelling more interest in getting hands-on with the box. 

Doing so was never going to be an easy task though. The chest is located underneath Aris Beach and is not reachable by normal means. Instead, players have to glitch under the map to get at it, and that was just the start. 

As noted by Kotaku, the chest only spawns once you get within 60 meters of it, and then players have to get their hands on it within 7 seconds or it despawns by sinking into nothingness. It had been a minor obsession of the Breath of the Wild community and is believed to be the last unopened chest in the game. 

The player who finally got the accolade of being the first to open it went to Kleric, who had been trying to get at the chest with the community. They shared a two-minute clip on Twitter showing the process of getting the chest, which is deeply complicated but shows a mastery of the tools Breath of the Wild affords you. It's really impressive stuff. 

If you'd like to see a more complete recording of the chest's retrieval, Kleric has posted a longer version on YouTube. 

And what did they get for this incredible feat of Zelda gaming? Well, just a piece of amber. Sadly there is no secret or magic item here hidden deep away by Nintendo inside. 

However, this is an instance where the loot was never the reward. This appears to be simply about the process of getting the chest and solving one of the last mysteries (that we currently know of) in one of the most beloved modern games. For now, Zelda: Breath of the Wild secret hunters can rest a little easier. 

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