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Zelda Breath of the Wild Champions’ Ballad DLC guide: EX Treasure: Dark Armor side quest (Phantom Ganon armor)

How to find the Phantom Ganon Skull, Phantom Ganon Armor and Phantom Ganon Greaves

The Champions’ Ballad downloadable content for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild adds several new pieces of armor. This guide will walk you through all the steps for the EX Treasure: Dark Armor side quest, finding the Phantom Ganon Skull, Phantom Ganon Armor and Phantom Ganon Greaves. Good news! It’s incredibly easy so long as you know where to look.

This Ocarina of Time-inspired armor is actually pretty handy, giving you added stealth, disguise and attack power when using bone weapons. And it totally doesn’t look like you’re compensating for something.

EX Treasure: Dark Armor side quest

First select the quest in your menu to add a new waypoint to your map. The waypoint will lead you to a journal which offers clues to the location of the armor pieces.


Warp to Bosh Kala shrine and head southeast to the Deya Village Ruins in the middle of Deya Lake. On an island in the middle of the swamp, you’ll find a book, Misko's EX Journal 2. After reading it, your side quest menu says:

The evil spirit's armor set is hidden within Faron's sea of trees. Find these pieces at the highest of three waterfalls north of Lake Floria…at the bridge between small waterfalls over Floria River…and at the broken stone bird of Ebara Forest.

Some of the clues are, uh, not great. So we’re going to be a little more specific.

Phantom Ganon Skull

For the first piece (the helmet), head just south of Corta Lake (not to be confused with Cora Lake, where you find the Island Lobster shirt). It’s South of Shoda Sah shrine, northwest of Qukah Nata shrine and northeast of Faron Tower. The precise location is north of Lake Floria.

Once there, activate your Magnesis ability to reveal an underwater chest at the base of the waterfall. Poof, insta-creepy skull.

Phantom Ganon Armor

For the second piece (the chest), head to the only bridge that crosses Floria River — the Sarjon Bridge. If you’re having trouble finding it, just follow the large river that runs west from Floria Lake. It’s also east of Faron Tower. The second chest is just under the bridge. Use Cryonis to create an ice pillar, and then use Magnesis to pull the chest out.

Phantom Ganon Greaves

The final piece (the boots) is even easier than the first two. Head to Ebara Forest on the eastern side of Lake Floria, southwest of Qukah Nata shrine. In the middle of are a number of bird statues, one of which is all busted up. The chest with the boots is half buried at the base of this broken statue. Get it with a little help from Mr. Magnet.

Once you have all three pieces, the quest will wrap up.

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