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Amber, a Gem from Breath of the Wild
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Other appearance(s)
Upgrading Armor

Gems,[1][name reference needed] also known as Gemstones and Jewels,[2][3] are recurring Items in The Legend of Zelda series.

Location and Uses

Gems are valuable Materials that can be used to upgrade Armor, craft new gear, or be sold at a high price to shops and merchants. Gems are generally found by breaking Ore Deposits, with Rare Ore Deposits more likely to yield rarer varieties. Gems include Amber, Diamond, Opal, Ruby, Sapphire, and Topaz. Gems can also sometimes be found inside Treasure Chests, as well as dropped by Stone Taluses, Stone Pebblits, and Silver and Golden Enemies. After Pelison moves to Tarrey Town, he will open a stall there that sells a few Gems at a high price.

Gems are most notably used to purchase and craft accessories at the Starlight Memories shop in Gerudo Town. The respective Gem is also used to upgrade these accessories as well.

After completing the Side Quest "The Jewel Trade", Ramella will offer to buy ten pieces of a randomly chosen Gem at a higher price than at stores.[3]

Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

See Also


  1. "Gems
    The gems that sometimes drop when you break ore deposits fetch a high price when sold.
    " — Tips and Tricks (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "I also buy all sorts of things, if you're in need of rupees. Gemstones in particular fetch a high price!" — Beedle (Breath of the Wild)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "I need to procure other jewels too, so keep bringing me what you find. Bring me 10 at a time, got it? As for what kinds of jewels I want to buy, well... That's likely to change every once in a while." — Ramella (Breath of the Wild)