Battle-Tested Guardian

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For the similarly named Quest, see The Battle-Tested Guardian.

The Battle-Tested Guardian is a playable character in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity.[2]


This Guardian was created to protect Hyrule in an age long forgotten. Its battle scars call to mind fierce conflicts against ancient enemies. It is theorized that this is a specialized model, as it is much more powerful than other Guardians.


Though similar in appearance to other Guardians, the Battle-tested model had avoided the Malice infection as the normally pink lights are a gold color. It is also covered in moss and numerous broken weapons to lend itself its apt moniker.

Unique to this model are additional tools such as a flight module that allows it to hover in the air as well as additional beam weapons such as homing bolts, a satellite weapon and a light reflection screen that can diffuse its energy attacks.


Similar to the Great Fairies and Calamity Ganon, the Battle-Tested Guardian is a large sized warrior, making it immune to flinching from normal attacks, though its large size means it will take a lot of hits. Its normal attacks consist of using its tentacles and tossing its weight around with its Strong Attack combos using its numerous beam weapons. Its unique Ability allows it to lock onto a single enemy with its targeting laser. After establishing a lock, its Strong Attacks will be enhanced and focused on the locked target. Its EX ability shortens the lock-on time. Like Calamity Ganon and Terrako, its weapon is Guardian cogs.


The Guardian Stalker, as seen in the E3 2014 trailer for Breath of the Wild.
  • Being free from Calamity Ganon's Influence and covered in vegetation, the Battle-Tested Guardian shares many design elements with the Guardian which Link can be seen fighting in the E3 2014 trailer for Breath of the Wild


Names in Other Regions
The Kingdom of the Netherlands
Doorgewinterde Wachter[5]
The French Republic
Gardien aguerri[3]
The Federal Republic of Germany
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See Also


  1. "Battle-Tested Guardian
    Powerhouse of the Past
    " — Gallery (Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity)
  2. "Wave 1: Pulse of the Ancients
    Available June 18
    - The Expansion Pass kicks off with an expanded roster, newly added weapon types, and some challenging enemies. Stop by the Royal Ancient Tech Lab to test yourself with new challenges that unlock weapons and helpful features. Then, dominate the battlefield as the new playable Battle-Tested Guardian or try out the added weapon types—the Flail for Link and Master Cycle for Zelda. These new combat styles will come in handy in the new Apocalyptic difficulty and against added enemies like the bomb-throwing Moblin and a Giant Chuchu."
    Expand your quest with Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity DLC , Nintendo.
  3. "Gardien aguerri" — Gallery (Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity)
  4. "Wächter-Veteran" — Gallery (Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity)
  5. "Doorgewinterde Wachter" — Gallery (Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity)