Apart from a variety of Stone Talus appearing in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, finding a Rare Stone Talus is difficult. They disguise themselves as a cluster of rock so you may not identify them at first look. However, they’ll transform into their real form if you are standing close to them. You simply can not defeat a Rare Stone Talus by spamming melee attacks. But if you know the proper technique, you can beat them fair and square effortlessly. To help you out, here’s a guide that features the locations & ways to defeat the Rare Stone Talus in TOTK. Take a look below.
Rare Stone Talus Location in TOTK (Tears of the Kingdom)
A Rare Stone Talus is found in more than places in Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK). For you to find them easily, we have marked the locations of the Rare Stone Talus in the image below.
- Hyrule Surface World Map
- Depths World Map
In the above image, you can find a Rare Stone Talus in the location with a red marker surrounded by a yellow border. Once you reach there, look out for giant or moderately giant rock clusters. If you find one, confirm if it is Rare Stone Talus by going near.
Also, you can check out our Zelda TOTK Interactive Map guide to sort out locations by using filters.
How to Beat Rare Stone Talus in TOTK (TOTK)
In Tears of the Kingdom, the steps to defeat a Battle Stone Talus & Rare Stone Talus is the same. Check out how to defeat the Rare Stone Talus below.
- Firstly, make sure you have a Hammer in your Inventory. It will come in handy while beating this stone monster later.
- After that, try to get under the Rare Stone Talus and use the Ascend Ability. Doing so will help you get on its back.
- So, once you are on the back of the Rare Stone Talus, hit the ore deposit there. You must use a hammer to break the ore deposit.
- Successfully breaking the ore will kill the Rare Stone Talus in Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK).
After defeating it, it will drop rewards like a Rare Stone Talus Heart or Gems like Sapphire, Topaz, Ruby, Amber, Opal, Flint, or Diamond.
That’s pretty much everything you can do to find and defeat a Rare Stone Talus in Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK). Besides this monster, you can also look out for other monsters in Zelda TOTK like a Molduga or Hinox.