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Not to be confused with the Akkala Tower Region.

Akkala,(BotW | HWAoC)[1][2] also known as the Akkala Region,(BotW)[3] is a recurring Region in The Legend of Zelda series.[note 1]

Features and Overview

Breath of the Wild

The Akkala region is a rather large highlands region located in north-east Hyrule Kingdom, home of the Akkala Ancient Tech Lab. Akkala is said to be the place where Hyrule Kingdom fell during the Great Calamity.[4][5]


Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity


There is a rumour that there is a special version of the game Rock paper scissors only played in Akkala.[6] This hearsay appears to have spread to the Gorons of Eldin.[7]


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
アッカレ地方 (Akkare Chihō)Akkare Region
The Kingdom of the Netherlands
The French Republic
Latin America
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  1. Akkala was referred to as Altum in the Overworld map from the Master Edition of Breath of the Wild.[citation needed] However, as this contradicts the name given in Breath of the Wild, it is not considered Canon.


  1. "Akkala" — Map (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "Akkala" — Map (Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity)
  3. "But the Akkala region? That's pretty far out there." — Fyson (Breath of the Wild)
  4. "In a real sense, the kingdom of Hyrule met its doom here." — Nell (Breath of the Wild)
  5. "The Akkala region, with beautiful colored leaves, is said to be the last land where the Hyrule Kingdom collapsed, in which many [sic] pristine wildness remains." (Nintendo Magazine, 2021 Winter, pg. 16)
  6. "I heard there's a special version of rock, paper, scissors played in the Akkala region, but it's probably just a rumor." — Pitar (Breath of the Wild)
  7. "Goron bodies are as tough as rocks. Impervious to heat, strong against scissors, and weak to paper. No, wait... That is... Yes. I definitely confused Gorons with rock-paper-scissors." — Kairo (Breath of the Wild)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "Akkala" — Map (Breath of the Wild)