Dow Na'eh Shrine

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The Dow Na'eh Shrine,[1] designated by the Trial name Three Boxes,[1] is an Ancient Shrine in Breath of the Wild.

Entrance to the Shrine

Dow Na'eh Shrine is located within the Lanayru Road South Cave, which is situated behind the Lanayru Promenade's Waterfall in East Necluda. A pathway on the Promenade leads directly into Cave. As Link enters the Shrine, he is greeted by its Monk, Dow Na'eh.[2]

Themes and Navigation

Inside Dow Na'eh Shrine rests a gigantic weighted Floor Switch surrounded by a pool of Water. A metallic Treasure Chest containing an Opal can be found in the Water by the giant Switch. A second Chest that contains an Amber can be found positioned on an elevating pillar. A third Treasure Chest can be found on a wooden shelf on the wall, suspended by two ropes. These ropes can be shot with Arrows to make the Chest fall into the Water below, allowing Link to use Magnesis to retrieve it and the Zora Sword inside.

In order for Link to reach the Monk, he must position all three Treasure Chests onto the gigantic Switch and compress it with their combined weights. This will release a portcullis to a small room housing a large, metal box. Link can use this metal box in conjunction with a nearby Tilted Platform, which periodically raises itself, to reach the Monk's Pedestal bearing Dow Na'eh. The Monk will give him a Spirit Orb for completing the Trial.[3] Afterwards, Dow Na'eh will wish Link well before fading away.[4]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Dow Na'eh Shrine
    Three Boxes
    " — Map (Breath of the Wild)
  2. "To you who sets foot in this shrine... I am Dow Na'eh. In the name of the Goddess Hylia, I offer this trial." — Dow Na'eh (Breath of the Wild)
  3. "Your resourcefulness in overcoming this trial speaks to the promise of a hero... In the name of Goddess Hylia, I bestow upon you this Spirit Orb." — Dow Na'eh (Breath of the Wild)
  4. "May the Goddess smile upon you." — Dow Na'eh (Breath of the Wild)