How to Get the Purah Pad in Tears of the Kingdom

Unlock the ability to see the massive map with this item!

Umer Cheema
Umer Cheema
3 Min Read

The Purah Pad is a device shaped like the Nintendo Switch that you can get early in Tears of the Kingdom. It is an extremely useful device that allows you to open the map and have a minimap available as well so that you can easily navigate the gigantic world.

The good news is that this item is easy to get and you cannot progress without receiving it. However, to make things easier, we will show you exactly where you have to go to get the Purah Pad in Tears of the Kingdom. With that said, let’s get started.

Tears of the Kingdom: How to Get the Purah Pad

How to Get the Purah Pad

Once you start the game and play through the intro, you will have to jump down to the island while the title of the game shows up. After landing, go straight down the stairs and you’ll spot this friendly construct nearby. Be careful since there is an enemy around so you’ll have to fight it before moving forward.

The Purah Pad

After getting close to it, press “A” to examine and talk to it. The construct will tell you that Princess Zeda left the Purah Pad in its care. Now that you have arrived, it is giving this item to you.

The Purah Pad

If you have played Breath of the Wild, you will know how massive the map of the game is. Well, it is the same case in Tears of the Kingdom as well. Exploring every corner of the map can be quite difficult if you don’t know where you’re going.

That’s why getting the Purah Pad is crucial. It will allow you to see the map and have a minimap on the corner of your HUD. This makes navigating the area so much easier since you know where you can go.

Pinning the Map

Plus, you can also put stamps/pins on the map to mark important locations that you need to visit later. Tears of the Kingdom has tons of secrets all over the map so make sure that you put stamps to remember these locations for the future.

The Purah Pad also shows you your main objective so that you can easily progress the story and move forward.


And there you have it; that’s how you can get the Purah Pad in Tears of the Kingdom. This item is crucial as it will allow you to navigate the massive map and reach your objectives. Plus, you can also mark areas on the map to make things easier to remember in the future.

What are your thoughts about the game so far? Do you like it as much as Breath of the Wild? 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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