Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Fuse Guide – How to Combine Materials

Akib Aditya Khan
By Akib Aditya Khan
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Learn how to combine materials and produce weapons, shields, and projectiles in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is one of the biggest and most hyped Nintendo releases of this year. Tears of the Kingdom is the sequel to the famous The Legend of Zelda title Breath of the Wild. Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom introduced a lot of new mechanics to the game, one of them being the Fusion mechanism to combine materials and produce new weapons, shields, and projectiles.

Tears of the Kingdom saw the introduction of Link’s four new abilities. The Fuse ability is one of them and one of the most important abilities of Link as well. It lets the player combine different items together to produce new weapons. Players can also modify weapons through this new Fuse feature.

Fuse is available for the players almost from the beginning of the game, shortly after finishing the initial tutorial. Players are granted the ability to craft new and stronger items through this mechanic, which makes it one of the most important features of Tears of the Kingdom.

Combining materials to create a fusion of new weapons in Tears of the Kingdom is a pretty simple mechanism. If you are looking to learn how to fuse weapons successfully in the game, here is a detailed guide for you.

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How to Combine Materials in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Weapons and Shields

To start the fusion process, take the weapon that you want to fuse in your hand. Make sure the item that you want to fuse your weapon with can be found nearby. Hold down the L button, and it will open a wheel option. Select the Fuse option from the wheel to activate the Fuse ability.

Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Combine Materials
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Now with the ability activated, look at the item lying on the ground. It will give you two options to craft a weapon or a shield each. To craft a weapon, press the Y button. Similarly, to craft a shield, press the ZL button.

Materials

Players can also craft and attach items with the Arrows to create unique projectiles aside from fusing weapons and shields. Equip the bow by pressing the ZR button. Once the bow is equipped, press and hold the UP button on the D-pad to bring the materials menu. Now scroll through the materials, and once you select the material you want to fuse, leave the UP button. It will fuse the material with the arrow and create new projectiles for you to throw around.

Tears of the Kingdom Attach Materials
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This is everything you need to know to combine materials in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and produce Weapons and Shields. It is still unknown how many combinations of material can be crafted through this ability. However, the known crafts will be enough for you to produce strong weapons which last more than the general weapons that are used in the game.

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Akib Aditya Khan is a Guide writer at GameRiv. He is also a university-going student who was born and raised in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Akib is an esports enthusiast, which made him passionate about writing on his favorite topic "Esports". If he isn't spending time writing some articles, you can almost always find him watching his favorite esports titles or being a terrible mid-laner in MOBA games.