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This is a page about the Side Quest, "The Thunder Helm". For the item, see Thunder Helm.
The Thunder Helm
BotW The Thunder Helm.jpg
Quest Giver Riju
Location Gerudo Town
Reward Thunder Helm
Previous Quest
"Divine Beast Vah Naboris"

"The Thunder Helm" is a Side Quest in Breath of the Wild.[1]


After Link regains control of the Divine Beast Vah Naboris from Calamity Ganon, the legendary Thunder Helm can be found resting on a small pedestal beside Riju's Throne in the Royal Palace of Gerudo Town. When Link interacts with the Thunder Helm, Buliara will stop him from touching it.[2] However, Riju interjects and asks Link if he wants the Helm.[3] While she is unable to gift the Thunder Helm to Link,[4] but since he is fighting the enemy of Urbosa, Riju offers to lend it to him.[5]

If Link agrees to only take the Thunder Helm temporarily, Riju says that he must gain the trust of the Gerudo in order to earn it.[6] She tasks him with solving the problems of the citizens of Gerudo Town.[7] thus beginning the quest. The Side Quest begins at this point. While Link is powerful, Riju reminds him he will not be able to solve the people's problems with only his power.[8]

In order to satisfy Riju's terms, Link complete the following Side Quests:[note 1]

After all four Side Quests are done, Link can return to the Royal Palace, where Riju shares that she has heard of his good deeds.[9] She offers her thanks on behalf of the Gerudo and declares him a true friend.[10] Keeping her promise from before, Riju lends Link the Thunder Helm.[11] She assures Link that he will be able to use the Thunder Helm to its fullest potential and unlock the power of Urbosa that lies within.[12] This completes the Side Quest.


Stage Description
1 The Thunder Helm has been passed down as a prized treasure of the Gerudo since Urbosa's time. It doesn't seem like they'll just give it to you, but if you're able to solve all the town's problems, they'll at least lend it to you.
Complete You solved the problems of everyone in town!

Riju gave you the Gerudo's symbol of friendship, and you got the Thunder Helm!


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
JapanJapaneseゲルドの至宝 雷鳴の兜! (Gerudo no shihō Raimei no kabuto!)
Taiwan, Hong Kong, MacaoChineseTR格魯德至寶 雷鳴頭盔! (Gélǔdé zhìbǎo léimíng tóukuī!)
NetherlandsDutchDe bliksemhelm
CanadaFrenchCALe trésor des Gerudos!
FranceFrenchEULe trésor des Gerudos !
GermanyGermanDer Schatz der Gerudo
ItalyItalianL'elmo del tuono
South KoreaKorean겔드의 보물 뇌명의 투구! (Geldeuui bomul noemyeongui tugu!)
RussiaRussian«Реликвия герудо» («Relikviya gerudo»)
Latin AmericaSpanishLAEl orgullo de la tribu
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See Also


  1. While "The Secret Club's Secret" does take place in Gerudo Town, Link does not need to complete it for this Side Quest.


  1. "The Thunder Helm
    Gerudo Town
    " — Adventure Log (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "Halt! That is the treasure of the Gerudo, the Thunder Helm! You may be held in high esteem, but this does not give you the freedom to lay your hands on the pride of our people." — Buliara (Breath of the Wild)
  3. "Becalm yourself, Buliara. You...desire this helm?" — Riju (Breath of the Wild)
  4. "[I want it!] I see... And yet, despite the great debt we owe you, I cannot just give such a precious thing to you." — Riju (Breath of the Wild)
  5. "...But you ARE up against the enemy of Lady Urbosa... And if you truly desire it, then perhaps I can lend it to you..." — Riju (Breath of the Wild)
  6. "[Yes! Lend it to me!] Well then, let's see how serious you are. This helm is a cultural treasure. To earn it, you must gain the trust of our people." — Riju (Breath of the Wild)
  7. "I want you to address their concerns and bring a resolute peace to our town." — Riju (Breath of the Wild)
  8. "We already know that you are powerful. But you can't solve all of my people's problems with power alone." — Riju (Breath of the Wild)
  9. "I have heard of your recent actions. You have returned smiles to the faces of my people..." — Riju (Breath of the Wild)
  10. "On behalf of all the Gerudo, I must offer you my heartfelt thanks. Sarqso. You are, from this moment on, a true friend of the Gerudo!" — Riju (Breath of the Wild)
  11. "And if it can help a true friend in need, we will gladly lend you this sacred treasure." — Riju (Breath of the Wild)
  12. "I know that you, more than any other, will be able to use this Thunder Helm to its fullest potential... I believe you can unlock the power of Urbosa that lies within." — Riju (Breath of the Wild)