How to Get and Use Ascend in Tears of the Kingdom

Reach new areas thanks to Ascend.

Umer Cheema
Umer Cheema
3 Min Read

Just like Breath of the Wild, Tears of the Kingdom allows Link to use various abilities to progress through the game. To keep things fresh, the game offers new abilities as well as some familiar ones. That is why this guide will show you how to get and use Ascend in Tears of the Kingdom.

This skill is vital as it allows you to reach areas that you couldn’t before. This can help you solve puzzles or progress through the game without any issues. With that said, let’s dive right in and get started.

Tears of the Kingdom: How to Get and Use Ascend

How to Get and Use Ascend

Ascend is the third skill that you’ll get in Tears of the Kingdom. After clearing the In-Isa Shrine, you’ll have to make your way to the Gutanbac Shrine. Make sure that you are prepared for the journey as you’ll have to go through snowy mountains to get to this location.

Once you enter the Shrine, you will automatically gain Ascend and will have to use it to complete the area. The Shrine itself is quite simple and easy to complete so you shouldn’t have any issues there. Simply use Ascend to go to higher areas and reach the end.

Using Ascend

Once you exit the Shrine, a brief cutscene will play where Link is told that he can now enter the Temple of Time to rescue Princess Zelda. So, make your way to the Temple by using Ascend to reach a tree branch that was previously inaccessible.

The Brief Cutscene

When you use this skill, Link will look upward and try to highlight any surfaces that you can go through. Once the marker turns green, press “A” to use Ascend and pop your head through the surface. Press “A” again to exit and continue your journey as normal.

This skill is amazing to use since it allows you to reach areas that were previously impossible. You can unlock so many secrets and get good gear, thanks to this.


That’s everything you need to know about how to get and use Ascend in Tears of the Kingdom. As aforementioned, this is a crucial skill that will help you out a lot during your adventures in Hyrule. The best part is that you can reach new areas thanks to this skill.

What are your thoughts about Ascend in Tears of the Kingdom? Have you mastered this skill yet? Let us know in the comments below.

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By day, Umer loves writing about games and talking about them; by night, he is an avid gamer that loves playing League of Legends and RTS games. Being a massive fan of Metal Gear Solid, you'll find Umer always praising the legendary Hideo Kojima.
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