If begging your enemies not to attack you doesn’t work, you’d better learn how to get and use Muddle Buds in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom. There are as many enemies as there are places to get these Muddle Buds. In the vast world of Hyrule, collecting becomes one of the most rewarding activities. When cooking, crafting an elixir, or fighting an enemy, you’d better have your inventory as complete as possible. In this guide, you will learn how to use Muddle Buds strategically.
Getting Muddle Buds in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom
Muddle Buds in Tears of the Kingdom are located in the Depths of Hyrule. It can be explicitly found in areas abundant with mushrooms, explosive flower plants, and towering trees. To help you locate them, you can use Sensor+ to track the Muddle Buds close to your current position. In case you’re in a rush to confuse an enemy, we’ll provide you with some specific locations:
- Near the Hyrule Field Chasm
- At the center of the Gustaf Canyon Mine
- South of Sinonoyk Lightroot
- East of Korakut Lightroot
- At the center of the Dunsel Canyon Mine
- Around the Abandoned Hebra Mine vicinity
Another way to get the Muddle Buds in Tears of the Kingdom is through the Bargainer Statues. The Bargainer Statues offer the opportunity to acquire Muddle Buds through a purchase. By exchanging a modest sum of 16 Poes, you can enhance your arsenal with this unique flower. Here are all the Bargainer Statues merchants throughout Hyrule.
- Wellspring of Power Barginer Statue
- Wellspring of Wisdom Barginer Statue
- Wellspring of Courage Barginer Statue
- Lookout Landing Barginer Statue
- Cliff Bargainer Statue
- Plains Barginer Statue
How To Use Muddle Buds
You can fuse Muddle Buds with his weapons, such as an arrow. If you shoot an enemy, you will manage to disorient him and attack his enemy buds. If you are lucky and other enemies are nearby, the bewildered one will attack them too. However, if no enemies are nearby, the effect will be reversed and attack you.
If you block an enemy attack with a shield fused with Muddle Buds in Tears of the Kingdom, it will launch a pink cloud that will confuse the opponents. It would be ideal if the puzzling burst clouds came into contact with groups of enemies, which would cause them to fight each other until the effect wore off. This way, you are likely to win the battle without much effort.
Tears of the Kingdom is available on Nintendo Switch.