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The Hateno Ancient Tech Lab is a location in Breath of the Wild.[1] It is north of Hateno Village and is owned by Sheikah researchers Purah and Symin.

Features and Overview

The Hateno Ancient Tech Lab is located on a hill just north of Hateno Village. It appears to be similar in design and material to the houses and Silos of Hateno Village, but has Sheikah inhabitants instead of Hylian. There is a large Telescope attached to the body of the building. It is the main objective for the Main Quest "Locked Mementos"

When Link first encounters the Lab, it will appear on his Sheikah Slate, but will not be available as a Warping point. Once Link enters the Lab, he is greeted by Purah. She instructs him to obtain a Blue Flame to power up the Lab's Furnace. Once Link returns with the Blue Flame, the Lab is made functional once again and becomes a Warping point. The Lab's Guidance Stone also regains its functionality, allowing Link to restore the Camera Rune and Hyrule Compendium to the Sheikah Slate.

After speaking to Purah about Robbie, Link may trade in certain Ancient Materials to her in exchange for upgraded Runes. Three Ancient Screws gets him the Sheikah Sensor +, three Ancient Shafts gets him Remote Bombs +, and three Ancient Cores can get him Stasis +. After purchasing the Sheikah Sensor + ability and completing the Side Quest "Sunshroom Sensing, Link may buy pictures in the Hyrule Compendium from Symin.

Inside Purah's Room at the top of the Lab, Link can read Purah's Diary. However, if he reads her diary, she will pretend to take away his ancient Runes.




TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
JapanJapaneseハテノ古代研究所 (Hateno Kodai Kenkyūjo)Hateno Ancient Laboratory
Hateno Kodai Kenkyūjo is a pun on 果ての古代研究所 (Hate no Kodai Kenkyūjo), meaning "ancient laboratory at the end", referring to its placement at the far eastern border of Hyrule Kingdom.
RussiaRussianХатенский институт (Khatenskiy institut)Khateno institute
Latin AmericaSpanishLALaboratorio de Hatelia[2]Hatelia Laboratory
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See Also


  1. "Hateno Ancient Tech Lab is now set as a travel gate." — N/A (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "Laboratorio de Hatelia" — Map (Breath of the Wild)