Tears Of The Kingdom Dondons

Where to find Dondons in Tears of the Kingdom (TotK)

Gotta find 'em all.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has a massive open-world, with a lot of different things in it. From weapons to food, there’s a lot of different things you can find in the vast open-world. One of the things you can find are different types of animals that make their homes in Hyrule. You can find different types of animals anywhere in the world, but some are rarer than others. The Dondons are a very rare animal in Tears of the Kingdom, with them only being found in one location. If you’re pursuing the Lucky Clover Gazette questline, you’re going to want to find these at some point, as they’re a quest objective. Here’s our guide on where to find Dondons in Tears of the Kingdom.

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Where to find Dondons in Tears of the Kingdom

Dondons in Tears of the Kingdom only appear at one location in the game. This makes them pretty hard to find, or very easy to find if you know where to look. You can find Dondons in the Bronas Forest area of the map, which is in the south-east. The exact location you can find them you can see on the map below.

Tears Of The Kingdom Dondons Map

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The easiest way to get to them is to fast travel to the shrine that’s next to the nearby stable, and then cross the river and climb the wall. Then you’ll be right on top of the Dondons.

What do you need Dondons for?

Dondons have two uses in Tears of the Kingdom. One of them is that they are used in the questline with the Lucky Clover Gazette, where you need to complete quests at different stables throughout Hyrule. In one of these quests, it’s rumored that Princess Zelda was seen riding a horned beast, and those horned beasts are indeed the Dondons that are in this enclosed location.

Outside of that, Dondons in Tears of the Kingdom have another use, which is giving you gemstones. If you feed them a Luminous Stone, they can drop one of a few gemstones for you. Which is a handy use for the Luminous Stones you might have in your inventory. While we’re unsure of the timing, if you feed them Luminous Stones, then leave and come back a while later, they will have dropped some gemstones for you to pick up.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is available for purchase from the Nintendo Store.


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Jack has been a Contributing Writer for PC Invasion since January 2023. He is an avid enjoyer of the medium of video games, particularly JRPGs and platformers, but mostly anything he thinks looks cool. When he's not talking about Trails, Xenoblade, Pokémon, or Zelda, he enjoys spending his time watching anime that usually involve either mechs, music, or anything with great emotional character writing, like Gundam, Love Live, and Kaguya-sama: Love is War. He also enjoys listening to music of most genres and types, and is always on the search for media that combines his love for music with other mediums and genres, like Symphogear. Jack is also trying (and failing) to finish his ever-growing backlog.