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Diamonds are recurring items in The Legend of Zelda series.[1][2]

Location and uses[]

Breath of the Wild[]

Diamonds are rare Materials in Breath of the Wild. Because of their rarity, Diamonds have long been sold for a high price in Hyrule.[1] Ramella, the Gerudo in Goron City, may offer to buy Diamonds from Link at a 10% increase of the regular sale price, trading a bulk of 10 Diamonds for 5,500 Rupees instead of the regular total of 5,000.[3] Diamonds can be used as an ingredient for White Dye at the Kochi Dye Shop. If Link uses Diamonds while Cooking, the resulting meal will be Rock-Hard Food.

Link can obtain Diamonds by breaking Ore Deposits and Rare Ore Deposits. They also have a chance to drop after slaying Stone Taluses, Frost Taluses, Igneo Taluses, or Silver and Golden enemies. Kairo, the traveling Goron Merchant, will sell Diamonds during unusual weather.[4] The only other location to sell Diamonds is Ore and More in Tarrey Town.

Diamonds can be found inside Treasure Chests in the following Ancient Shrines:

Diamonds may spawn when the following amiibos are scanned used the amiibo Rune:

  • Super Smash Bros. series Ganondorf
  • Super Smash Bros. series Princess Zelda
  • The Legend of Zelda series Zelda
  • Breath of the Wild series Zelda
  • Breath of the Wild series Mipha
  • Breath of the Wild series Revali
  • Breath of the Wild series Daruk
  • Breath of the Wild series Urbosa

Several Side Quests offer Diamonds as a reward.[note 1] Link can obtain a Diamond from Pirou by trading him 55 Rushrooms during the "Rushroom Rush!" Side Quest.[10] Ledo will reward Link with two Diamonds for bringing him the 10 Luminous Stones needed to repair Zora's Domain during "Luminous Stone Gathering."[11][12] Afterwards, Ledo will continue to trade Link one Diamond in exchange for 10 Luminous Stones.[13] Three Diamonds are also received from Hudson as a reward for completing "From the Ground Up,"[14] which were found while clearing the land for Tarrey Town.[15] Jiahto will pay Link one Diamond in return for helping to archive the Zora legends upon the Stone Monuments scattered around the Lanayru Great Spring as part of the "Zora Stone Monuments" Side Quest.[16] A Diamond is the reward for completing the "Riddles of Hyrule" Side Quest, tasked by Walton in the Korok Forest.[17] Finally, a Diamond is the final reward in the series of requests that Nebb has for Link in Hateno Village as part of "The Weapon Connoisseur" Side Quest,[18] which was entrusted to him by his grandfather.[19]

Diamonds are required for Isha to craft Diamond Circlets at Starlight Memories in Gerudo Town. Diamonds are also necessary to repair the Weapons used by the late Champions, these being Mipha's Lightscale Trident,[20] Revali's Great Eagle Bow,[21] Daruk's Boulder Breaker,[22] and Urbosa's Scimitar of the Seven and Daybreaker.[23][24] These can be repaired by Dento, Harth, Rohan, and Buliara, respectively.

Diamonds are required to upgrade the following pieces of Armor at a Great Fairy Fountain.

Armor Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3 Tier 4
BotW Diamond Circlet Icon
Diamond Circlet
BotW Diamond Icon Diamond (×2) BotW Diamond Icon Diamond (×4) BotW Diamond Icon Diamond (×6) BotW Diamond Icon Diamond (×10)

Tears of the Kingdom[]

Spunoff appearances[]

Zelda's Adventure[]

ZA Diamond

The Diamond is obtained by giving the Coal to the Blacksmith in Great Wimbich. Receiving the Diamond automatically rewards Zelda with 999 Rupees. It is kept in the inventory afterwards, but has no other use.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity[]

In Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity hold a close resemblance to the ones in Breath of the Wild. They can be bought at the store in the Gerudo Desert, or be found in gray Treasure Chests in main quests. They can be sold to most Merchants for 500 Rupees, but Dayfah will buy them for 1,250 Rupees.

Crossover appearances[]

Cadence of Hyrule[]

Diamonds are a currency similar to Rupees. They can be used to purchase various items in shops in the Hyrule. Unlike Rupees, Diamonds will not be lost if the characters get a game over.[25] Diamonds can be obtained by defeating all enemies on a screen,[26] or finding them in dungeons or chests.


TMC Forest Minish Artwork Names in other regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite
JapanJapaneseダイヤモンド (Daiyamondo)
Taiwan, Hong Kong, MacaoChineseTR鑽石 (Zuànshí)
FranceFrenchEUDiamant brutRaw diamond
South KoreaKorean다이아몬드 (Daiamondeu)
RussiaRussianАлмаз (Almaz)
Latin AmericaSpanishLADiamante
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See also[]


  1. If Link has a maximum of 999 Diamonds in his inventory and is offered one as a reward, the gifter will hold onto it until he has made room.[5][6][7][8][9]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Diamond
    The most precious gem one can find in Hyrule. Its signature sparkle has charmed Hyruleans for generations. As such, it has sold for a very high price since ancient times.
    " — Inventory (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "Diamond
    The most precious gem one can find in Hyrule, its signature sparkle has charmed Hyruleans for generations. As such, it has sold for a very high price since ancient times.
    " — Spoils (Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity)
  3. "By the way, do you happen to have 10 diamonds? You'll get 5,000 rupees if you sell them at a store... or you can trade them to me for 5,500 rupees." — Ramella (Breath of the Wild)
  4. "This weather has me in a rare mood to sell rare ore. How about a diamond? You interested in rare items?" — Kairo (Breath of the Wild)
  5. "Or...I'd like to, but you currently don't have room for two more diamonds." — Ledo (Breath of the Wild)
  6. "Well... I'd like to, anyway, but you don't currently have room for one more diamond." — Ledo (Breath of the Wild)
  7. "Well, I want to give them to you, but it looks like you haven't got room for three diamonds." — Hudson (Breath of the Wild)
  8. "I would like to reward you, but it seems you already have quite a collection of diamonds. Since you cannot carry any more, I suggest you somehow rid yourself of one and come back." — Jiahto (Breath of the Wild)
  9. "Hmm? You are overflowing with diamonds! I was gonna give you some diamonds for solving my riddles, but... Z z z z z..." — Walton (Breath of the Wild)
  10. "I'll give a diamond for 55 rushrooms. That's worth the effort, right?" — Pirou (Breath of the Wild)
  11. "Oh, that's right... I must reward you!" — Ledo (Breath of the Wild)
  12. "And what's more, I'll give you one extra as a bonus!" — Ledo (Breath of the Wild)
  13. "If you ever find yourself in possession of 10 luminous stones in the future, I hope you will bring them to me. But if that happens, know that I'll only be able to give you one diamond for them. I would be honored if you would accept it when the time comes!" — Ledo (Breath of the Wild)
  14. "And now Tarrey Town looks like a real town at long last. This was all possible because of you. I can't thank you enough for all the hard work you did. All right. This is for you." — Hudson (Breath of the Wild)
  15. "These were found inside the boulders we smashed when we were clearing land. Rhondson and I have no use for them. You can take them." — Hudson (Breath of the Wild)
  16. "Hmm... The history, culture, folkore, and various heroic acts of the proud Zora people... It's all here! Eureka! Thanks to you, I've compiled the precious information from those stone monuments! Link, thank you for taking on such an arduous task! Please, allow me to reward you!" — Jiahto (Breath of the Wild)
  17. "I knew you could do it, Mr. Hero! Here is your reward!" — Walton (Breath of the Wild)
  18. "Thanks! Here's a token of my thanks!" — Nebb (Breath of the Wild)
  19. "That was from my grandpa. He always said, "Give it to the one who can show you the real deal." So don't worry about it! Thanks for showing me so many things! I'm sure my grandpa is super happy...wherever he is! Bye!" — Nebb (Breath of the Wild)
  20. "In that case, I will need a Zora Spear, one diamond, and five pieces of flint." — Dento (Breath of the Wild)
  21. "If you want me to make another one, I will need a swallow bow, a diamond, and five bundles of wood." — Harth (Breath of the Wild)
  22. "If ya want a new one, I'm gonna need a cobble crusher, five pieces of flint, and a diamond." — Rohan (Breath of the Wild)
  23. "The Scimitar of the Seven, huh? To make it, I'll need one diamond, five pieces of flint, and a Gerudo scimitar." — Buliara (Breath of the Wild)
  24. "The Daybreaker, huh? To make it, I'll need one diamond, five pieces of flint, and a Gerudo shield." — Buliara (Breath of the Wild)
  25. "Unlike rupees and keys, diamonds won't be lost when you get a game over." — Trill (Cadence of Hyrule)
  26. "Diamonds will drop only once the last enemy on a screen is defeated." — Trill (Cadence of Hyrule)