During one of the main quests in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Link must figure out where to find Toto Lake. This latest Zelda game usually avoids pointing you in the exact direction of a quest, and instead lets you figure it out for yourself. This made me, and probably many other players, confused when trying to find this lake. If you’re struggling on this quest, we can help you out.
Toto Lake location in Tears of the Kingdom
When Link travels to Lanayru to talk to Sidon about fixing the sludge problem, he tells you to find Toto Lake. At this lake you’ll find Jiahto, and a broken slate that needs fixing. But Toto Lake’s location isn’t just given to you directly. Instead, you’ll need to find it yourself on the map.
First of all, make sure that you’ve unlocked the Upland Zorana Skyview Tower. Without uncovering this part of the map, you won’t be able to find where Toto Lake is. Now, the main problem with finding this lake comes from the colors to look for.
Normally, lakes on your map will appear in the color blue. Although now because of the sludge problem, many of Lanayru’s lakes have turned a brown-ish yellow color. The whole time I was looking for a blue Toto Lake, I should’ve been looking for it in its yellow tint.
On this map, you can see exactly where Toto Lake is. It’s just north of the Zora Domain. There are two ways to get to this lake. Either you can fly down to it from the nearest Skyview Tower, or swim up the waterfall to reach it. If you’re wondering how to swim up waterfalls, you’ll need the Zora Armor. It’s easy to earn this piece of armor, as you only need to give one Ancient Arowana fish to Yona, Sidon’s fiancé.
After you’ve received the Zora Armor, if you swim below a waterfall, you’ll have the ability to swim up it. You can reach Toto Lake by swimming up the waterfall nearest it. That’s all you need to find out where Toto Lake is in Tears of the Kingdom!
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is available on the Nintendo Switch.