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Zelda - Katosa Aug and Katosa Aug Apparatus trial solution in Breath of the Wild

How to solve the Akkala region trial.

Katosa Aug is one of the many Shrines located throughout Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The challenge inside, named the Katosa Aug Apparatus, is a motion control puzzle, so hope you're ready to go a little mobile.

If you need help finding and solving other Shrines, our Zelda: Breath of the Wild Shrine of Trials locations page can help, while our Zelda: Breath of the Wild walkthrough and guide covers other aspects of the game.

How to find Katosa Aug

This is located next to the East Akkala stable in the north-east Akkala region. To find it, head along the path that runs not far from the eastern coast, and you should come up to it not far from the corner, before you reach the Akkala Ancient Tech Lab.

The Shrine is out in the open near the stable - just pop the tablet in and go.

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Katosa Aug and Katosa Aug Apparatus solution

This are two motion controlled puzzles (one optional) that is essentially a giant game of golf. Upon starting, ahead right and interact with the console to start controlling the hammer.

You need to tap the ball in a straight line into the hole at the other end; you don't need to swing heavily, and as long as you keep the device or controller reasonably straight, it should go in easily.

If you miss, whether by rolling off the edge or falling short, then press the B button to back out of the console, and use it again.

Upon completion, a platform will take you to the altar at the end. If you want the bonus chest, run round the other side of the altar and go down the steps to find another puzzle.

This one has you tap the ball around a curved corner. Here, tap it at around the same speed as last time, but at a upper left angle. Again, if you get the momentum right, it should go in fine.

Completing the puzzle will activate a platform to the right, taking you to a chest containing a Great Frostblade.

While you're here, here are other Shrines within this region:

Akkala region (8 Shrines)

Akkala Shrines Map.

If you're after other trials, then our Zelda: Breath of the Wild Shrine locations and maps hub page can help with other regions.

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