Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Ring Ruins Quest – How To Start It

Huge ring ruins have crashed down on Kakariko village. You're not allowed to get close to them, but what is up with these mysterious ruins? Here is how to start the "Secret of the Ring Ruins" quest.

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Zelda Tears of the Kingdom Ring Ruins quest in Kakariko | © EarlyGame/Nintendo

The Ring Ruins quest in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom isn't available from the start. After exploring Kakariko village for the first time, you'll soon notice that it feels like there is nothing to do here. Despite the dramatic events that have occurred in the village, with huge ruins falling down on their roofs, destroying houses and leaving the people in fear, there is not much to find out about the ring ruins just yet.

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“Under Princess Zelda's orders”, the people of Kakariko won't allow you to get closer to the ruins. The reason you might not be able to start the Ring Ruin quest at the moment is most likely because you have not made enough progress in the main storyline.

To start the quest “Secret of the Ring Ruins”, there are a few things to do first.

WARNING! Be aware of the following content, because it could contain some spoilers, depending on how far you are in the game's main story.

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How to start the "Secret of the Ring Ruins" quest in Kakariko | © EarlyGame/Nintendo

How To Start The “Secret of the Ring Ruins” Quest In Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

To find out what the secret behind these mysterious Ring Ruins is in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is and to activate the main quest in Kakariko, here is what you must do first.

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The Ring Ruins quest only becomes available at a very late part of the main storyline. You must first complete the four regional main quests and unlock all four sages.

After finishing the Wind Temple, Fire Temple, Water Temple and the Lightning Temple, your next main quest is called “Hyrule Castle”, but don't be scared… the game doesn't end there. Once you're done with all four temples and completed the Hyrule Castle main quest, the “Secret of the Ring Ruins” quest will become available to you.

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