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How To Get Rock Salt In Zelda TOTK (Farming Guide)

Rock Salt is used a seasoning material while cooking meals in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom to increase its effectiveness. Since finding it is difficult, here's where you can look for it.

Rock Salt is a key ingredient while cooking a meal in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK). It is used for seasoning food items to add flavors and increase the effectiveness of the stat boost provided by the cooked meal. Obtaining a Rock Salt can be tricky, especially if you are unaware of this game’s mechanic. To help you out, we will be mentioning the ways to get this ingredient. Here’s everything you should know.

Rock Salt Location in Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK)

Like other minerals, Rock Salt too can be obtained by breaking Ore Deposits in Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK). Ore Deposits are found inside Mining Caves scattered across the Kingdom of Hyrule and the Great Sky Island. You come across your first Mining cave while completing the early missions on the Great Sky Island. After that, you can only visit caves by either completing quests or doing exploration. To help you find the Mining Caves easily, here’s our guide on the Zelda TOTK Interactive Map Guide.

Rock Salt Location in Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK)
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Apart from this, you can also acquire Rock Salt by purchasing it from a Shop in Goron City. The coordinates for this Shop are (1673, 2456, 0384). From here, you can purchase the Rock Salt for 12 Rupees in Tears of the Kingdom.

How to Use Rock Salt in TOTK

As mentioned above, you can use the Cooking Pot to use Rock Salt. Here’s the list of the food items on which you can season the Rock Salt in Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK):

  • Crab Omelet with Rice = Hylian Rice + Rock Salt + Bird Egg
  • Crab Risotto = Crab + Hylian Rice + Rock Salt + Goat Butter
  • Cream of Mushroom Soup = Rock Salt + Greens + Milk + Mushroom
  • Cream of Vegetable Soup = Rock Salt + Greens + Milk
  • Creamy Meat Soup = Rock Salt + Greens + Fresh Milk + Meat
  • Creamy Seafood Soup = Fresh Milk + Greens + Seafood + Rock Salt
  • Fish Pie = Rock Salt + Seafood + Tabantha Wheat + Goat Butter
  • Gourmet Meat Rice Bowl = Raw Gourmet Meat/Raw Whole Bird + Hylian Rice + Rock Salt
  • Meat Pie = Meat + Tabantha Wheat + Rock Salt + Goat Butter
  • Meat Rice Bowl = Hylian Rice + Rock Salt + Raw Meat
  • Monster Rice Balls = Monster Extract + Rock Salt + Hylian Rice
  • Mushroom Risotto = Mushroom + Hylian Rice + Rock Salt
  • Prime Meat Rice Bowl = Raw Prime Meat + Rock Salt + Hylian Rice
  • Salmon Risotto = Hearty Salmon + Rock Salt + Hylian Rice + Goat Butter
  • Salt Fried Greens = Leafy Greens + Rock Salt
  • Salt-Grilled Fish = Rock Salt + Fish
  • Salt-Grilled Gourmet Meat = Rock Salt Raw Whole Bird/Row Gourmet Meat
  • Salt-Grilled Greens = Greens + Rock Salt
  • Salt-Grilled Mushrooms = Rock Salt Mushroom
  • Salt-Grilled Prime Meat = Rock Salt + Raw Bird Thigh or Raw Prime Meat
  • Seafood Fried Rice = Armored Porgy/Mighty Porgy/Hearty Blueshell Snail + Rock Salt + Hylian Rice
  • Seafood Paella = Hylian Rice + Hearty Blueshell Snail + Goat Butter + Rock Salt
  • Vegetable Omelet = Rock Salt + Goat Butter + Greens + Bird Egg
  • Vegetable Risotto = Goat Butter + Rock Salt + Hylian Rice + Carrot/Fortified Pumpkin
  • Veggie Cream Soup = Fortified Pumpkin/Carrot + Rock Salt + Fresh Milk
  • Wheat Bread = Tabantha Wheat + Rock Salt

Also, you can use your Fuse ability to put it apply Rock Salt on some weapons in Tears of the Kingdom (TOTK). When fused with an arrow, its attack power will increase by +1.

Now that you know how & where to get the Rock Salt, make sure to cook the above dishes. For more such interesting Cooking Recipes in Zelda TOTK, you can check out our guide on it.