Ja Baij Shrine

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The Ja Baij Shrine,[1] designated by the Trial name Bomb Trial,[1] is an Ancient Shrine in Breath of the Wild.

Entrance to the Shrine

Ja Baij Shrine is located in the ruins of the Eastern Abbey on the Great Plateau. As with all other Ancient Shrines initially found on the Great Plateau, it must be completed as part of "The Isolated Plateau" Main Quest.[2] It is guarded by Decayed Guardians and surrounded by large walls. Link can climb the wall or use the Guardian's laser to destroy the bombable wall blocking the entrance. When Link enters the Ancient Shrine, he will be greeted by its Monk, Ja Baij.[3]

Themes and Navigation

After entering Ja Baij Shrine, Link can obtain the Remote Bomb Rune by placing his Sheikah Slate in the Sheikah Slate Pedestal below the nearby Guidance Stone.[4][5] This Rune is needed in order to progress. Immediately, Link will need to use his Remote Bombs to destroy the cracked walls blocking his path.

After this, Link will find himself in a hallway with two branches. Exploding the cracked walls on the left will lead to a Ladder, where Link will encounter a moving platform with several cracked walls on the other side. By placing the square Remote Bomb on the platform, Link can activate it once it is close to the walls, allowing him to ride the platform to the other side.

On the other side of the platform is a large chamber, from which Ja Baij's Monk's Pedestal can be seen. However, it is located a floor above Link, and the Ladder leading up to it is blocked by walls. Four Tilted Platforms are found in this room. Two on the left exchange an Ancient Orb, demonstrating how Tilted Platforms can be used to to push Objects forward. By placing a Remote Bomb in the Tilted Platform on the right, Link can explode it when it reaches the walls, clearing the path to Ja Baij.

At the end of the Ancient Shrine, Ja Baij will be waiting for Link. If this is the first Ancient Shrine that Link has completed, Ja Baij will explain that they are a Monk of Hylia, dedicated to aiding those who fight Calamity Ganon.[6] With Link's arrival, Ja Baij's purpose is fulfilled, and the Monk gives him a Spirit Orb as a reward.[7][8] Ja Baij will then wish Link well before fading away.[9]

In the hallway at the beginning of the Ancient Shrine, Link can go right to find another wall. Destroying this wall will reveal a Treasure Chest containing a Traveler's Claymore. A second Treasure Chest can only be accessed by using the Tilted Platform on the left side of the final chamber to send Link across the room. Inside, Link will find an Amber.



Names in Other Regions
  • ジャ・バシフの祠 (Ja Bashifu no Hokora)
  • 破壊のちから (Hakai no Chikara)
  • Ja Bashifu Shrine
  • Power of Destruction
The Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Tempel van Ja Baij[11]
  • De kracht van vernietiging[12]
  • Temple of Ja Baij
  • The Power of Destruction
The French Republic
  • Sanctuaire de Ja'Bashif
  • Soif de destruction
Latin America
Santuario de Asiph[10]Asiph Shrine
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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ja Baij Shrine
    Bomb Trial
    " — Map (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "The Old Man explained that there are a total of four Shrines on the plateau. He said that he will give you the Paraglider once you have acquired the Spirit Orb from all the of the Shrines.
    He told you to survey the plateau from the top of the tower to find the remaining shrines. He also pointed out that you can use your Sheikah Slate if you need to travel quickly.
    " — Adventure Log (Breath of the Wild)
  3. "To you who sets foot in this shrine... I am Ja Baij. In the name of the Goddess Hylia, I offer this trial." — Ja Baij (Breath of the Wild)
  4. "Sheikah Slate authenticated. Distilling Rune..." — Guidance Stone (Breath of the Wild)
  5. "Rune extracted." — Guidance Stone (Breath of the Wild)
  6. "You have proven to possess the resolve of a true hero. I am Ja Baij, the creator of this trial. I am a humble monk, blessed with the sight of Goddess Hylia and dedicated to helping those who seek to defeat Ganon." — Ja Baij (Breath of the Wild)
  7. "With your arrival, my duty is now fulfilled. In the name of Goddess Hylia, allow me to bestow this gift upon you... Please accept this Spirit Orb." — Ja Baij (Breath of the Wild)
  8. "Your resourcefulness in overcoming this trial speaks to the promise of a hero. In the name of the Goddess Hylia, I bestow upon you this Spirit Orb." — Ja Baij (Breath of the Wild)
  9. "May the Goddess smile upon you." — Ja Baij (Breath of the Wild)
  10. "Santuario de Asiph" — Map (Breath of the Wild)
  11. "Tempel van Ja Bij" — Map (Breath of the Wild)
  12. "De kracht van vernietiging" — Map (Breath of the Wild)