New Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Report Talks About Epona

Epona might appear in Breath of the Wild, but it's unclear if you can ride her.

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Will possibly the most famous video game horse ever, Epona from The Legend of Zelda, appear in Breath of the Wild? That remains to be seen, it seems.

According to Game Informer's new cover story on the long-awaited RPG, which was published today, she may not be available to ride, though it's possible she's still in the game. Game Informer reported, "Link's trusty steed Epona does not join him in Breath of the Wild. Instead, you must find and tame horses. The stronger the horse, the more difficult it is to tame."

Not Epona
Not Epona

In January, series producer Eiji Aonuma confirmed that Epona is indeed in Breath of the Wild. However, Aonuma made a teasing, mysterious comment about her. "I do not want to reveal details about how to find her, or what that means," he said at the time.

By some means, perhaps Epona is in Breath of the Wild but cannot be ridden. Or maybe she appears in some other way. We have contacted Nintendo in attempt to get more details.

Breath of the Wild comes out on March 3 as a launch title for the Nintendo Switch. The game is also coming to the Wii U on the same day--it is potentially the last first-party game for the console.

This story has been updated and corrected.

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What else is new

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Another useless article; I'm sure you Zelda fan boi peons will get upset over my comment.

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What's with this stupid automatic video player? I remember a time when you used to click "Play" to you know, actually watch videos.

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My guess is she can be ridden, probably at the end of a lengthy quest and is the best statistical horse in the game.

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maybe you get horse skills like you get sword techniques in twilight princess and epona is the one teaching your horse lol

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maybe zelda will ride epona?

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Probably the best-in-class horse. It looks just like Epona, but you can name her like the rest of the horses.

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Epona will be $10 DLC

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@indojimbo: Mistaken Nintendo for Sony or Microsoft - Zelda games rarely if ever have DLC. Epona will just be a character in the game, a horse mentioned possibly in story they talked about this on game explain.

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@Itzsfo0: lol it was a joke. Remember the horse armor DLC for Oblivion? Anyway yeah, your probably right.

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RIP Nintendo

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@mo_zing: lol funny - considering Epona never even came up in my mind when thinking about the game..lol a horse. Long as you can ride one really doesnt matter what its name is.

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Wonder is she is going to be locked up in Luigi's farm again.

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O snap, gonna have to find Epona and show her im worthy.

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