How to Solve the Broken Mine Cart Rail Puzzle in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Antara B
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Zelda: Tears of Kingdom was released on 12th May 2023 exclusively on Nintendo Switch. It is the second installment in The Legend of Zelda series. In action-adventure games, puzzles and powerful enemies are common, and Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is no exception. If you have been playing the game, you will eventually come to the first puzzle of the game, which is the Broken Mine Cart puzzle, and if you don’t solve it, you can’t progress further.

So, this guide will help you know how to progress and solve the Broken Mine Cart Puzzle in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

Broken Mine Cart Rail Puzzle in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom- How to Solve?

Tricky puzzles make action-adventure games more exciting. Players love to solve tricky puzzles, but sometimes puzzles become too challenging to solve, and in those cases, some guidance is required. The Broken Mine Cart Rail puzzle is one of those puzzles. As you progress through the game, you will eventually be tasked to open the door of The Temple of Time.

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To do this, you must visit three shrines; the first two are not challenging, while the last one is tricky. To visit the third and the last Shrine, players need to solve the broken mine cart rail puzzle and fix the mine cart that is broken into pieces. Initially, it may seem tricky to fix the mine cart, but with some guidance, you will find a way to fix the mine cart and make your way forward-

  • At the cave’s entrance, you will find a Mining Construct NPC. Interact with it and inform him you don’t have the Zonai Devices he is talking about. He will give you three Zonai Fans.
  • Use your Ultrahand ability to pick one of the carts. There are several carts scattered around the area.
  • Once you pick it up, place it on the track.
  • Next, use the Ultrahand ability again to attach the fan to the Cart. However, be careful that the fan’s face should be placed in the opposite direction to the Cart’s front.
  • Get into the Cart and use your melee weapon to turn the fan on, and the Cart will start moving. There won’t be any buttons to on/off the fan. You need to use the melee weapon to turn on the fan.

That’s all you need to know about how to solve the Broken Mine Cart Puzzle in Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

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I have done my Master's Degree in English Literature. I have no previous experience in writing blogs or articles. My passion for gaming led me to work as a content writer at QMGames.
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