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The Sand-Seal Race is a Mini-Game in Breath of the Wild.[3]

Location and Rules[]

The Sand-Seal Race can be found in the Sand-Seal Rally just south of the Gerudo Town. It becomes available once Link frees the Divine Beast Vah Naboris.[4] Link can enter the Sand-Seal Race by speaking to Shabonne, who introduces him to Sand-Seal Racing and Tali. A Stone Sphere Socket can be found next to Shabonne and Tali, as well as an Ancient Orb known as the Grand Trophy.

To complete "The Undefeated Champ" Shrine Quest, Link must beat Tali's record of 1:30 to win the Grand Trophy.[5] If Link succeeds, he will be rewarded with the Ancient Orb, and can use it to reveal the Raqa Zunzo Shrine, and the Shrine Quest will end after he receives it. [6][7] After completing the Shrine Quest, Link can try to beat his own record for 100 Rupees.[8] If Link succeeds, he will earn a Gold Rupee.[9]

During the race, Link must ride a Sand Seal through a course following a series of marked arches. There are seven of these arches between the starting and finishing arch, and for Link to finish the race he must pass through all of them. If Link gets off his Shield or leaves the course bounds, he will be disqualified.[10] Hitting an obstacle head-on with the Sand Seal, such as a rock in the sand, will cause Link to fall off of his Shield.


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  1. "I forgot to mention...
    Since you're racing against the champ's record, it'll be 50 rupees per race.
    " — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "So do you wanna take a ride? Even as the champion, you'll need to pay 100 rupees each time." — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
  3. "The sand-seal race is a traditional Gerudo competition. The champion may even be there right now!" — Laine (Breath of the Wild)
  4. "Now that the Divine Beast is gone, we can finally use the race course!" — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
  5. "Tali's record is 1:30! If you can beat that record, that trophy is yours." — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
  6. "Beat the great Tali's time and walk away with the one and only trophy!" — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
  7. "There's a legend shared among sand-seal racers that the grand trophy is the key to finding an ancient treasure." — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
  8. "So do you wanna take a ride? Even as the champion, you'll need to pay 100 rupees each time." — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
  9. "The best time so far is [X]. If you can beat it, you'll be awarded 300 rupees!" — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)
  10. "Ride the sand seal to compete for the best time while also going through the marked arches. If you get off your shield or leave the course bounds, you're disqualified." — Shabonne (Breath of the Wild)