Best Heat/Cold Resistance dishes in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom


As you roam around Hyrule in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, you’ll need to keep dishes on hand that provide Link with heat and cold resistance to avoid taking damage from the extreme weather in certain regions. I spent a good couple of hours figuring out some of the best spicy and cold resistance recipes in Tears of the Kingdom, so you don’t have to!

Best spicy Heat Resistance dishes to cook in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Before heading to a hot area like the Gerudo region or the Fire Temple, you’ll want to make some Heat Resistance dishes to ensure Link doesn’t die by literally burning up. Don’t be like me and think “I have enough hearts, I’ll be fine!” when going into an extremely hot location because, spoiler alert, you won’t be. You’ll burn quicker than a match.

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Here are the best dishes that I’d recommend you cook for Heat Resistance:

Heat Resistance dish Recipe Effect
Chilly Simmered Fruit x5 Hydromelon 12 minutes and 30 seconds of Heat Resistance
Chilly Elixir x4 Winterwing Butterfly or 4x Cold Darner
1x any Monster Part
11 minutes and 10 seconds of Heat Resistance
Chilly Steamed Mushrooms x4 Chillshroom
x1 Hyrule Herb
Six heart restoration
10 minutes and 30 seconds of Heat Resistance
Chilly Mushroom Skewer x5 Chillshroom 12 minutes and 30 seconds of Heat Resistance
Chilly Fish Skewer x5 Chillfin Trout 10 heart restoration
12 minutes and 30 seconds of Heat Resistance

Best Cold Resistance dishes to cook in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

When headed to snowy areas like Hebra and Gerudo Mountain, ensure you’re well-equipped with Cold Resistance so Link doesn’t freeze to death. Many Cold Resistance dishes feature one main ingredient in Tears of the Kingdom, especially in the early areas: Spicy Peppers. Check out our Where to farm Spicy Peppers in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom guide for the best farming route!

The following dishes will help with Cold Resistance:

Cold Resistance dish Recipe Effect
Spicy Mushroom Skewer x5 Sunshroom 12 minutes and 30 seconds of Cold Resistance
Spicy Fish Skewer x5 Sizzlefin Trout 10 heart restoration
12 minutes and 30 seconds of Cold Resistance
Spicy Steamed Mushrooms x4 Sunshroom
x1 Hyrule Herb
Six heart restoration
10 minutes and 30 seconds of Cold Resistance
Spicy Sauteed Peppers x5 Spicy Pepper Five heart resistance
12 minutes and 30 seconds of Cold Resistance
Spicy Elixir x4 Summerwing Butterfly or 4x Warm Darner
1x any Monster Part
11 minutes and 10 seconds of Cold Resistance

For more information on The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, check out How to cross the bridge at Rito Village in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom on Pro Game Guides.

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