Kyokugon Shrine Puzzle: Alignment of the Circles | Zelda Tears of the Kingdom

This guide shows how to complete the Kyokugon Shrine in the Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, released on 12th May 2023. Kyokugon Shrine in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is found inside a cave in Great Plateau as marked on the map.

To reach it, you must go inside the nearby cave and break through the black rocks with a hammer-type weapon. This Shrine is named Alignment of the Circles.

Kyokugon Shrine Puzzle – 1

Upon arriving at the puzzle area, you will come across several pits or holes in the ground along with four balls. Above, on the roof, there are four green markers that signify the specific location where each ball should be placed, directly below the markers.

To unlock the gate, position the balls in the designated locations: Refer to the below image.

  • Upper left port
  • Lower left port
  • Center-right port
  • Mid-right port

How to Get the Treasure Chest

In the final room, you will find a treasure chest behind a large locked gate.

If you direct look at the ceiling, you will notice an additional green circle situated on the left side of the exit leading to the shrine. Utilize the Ultrahand tool to pull out a floor panel, revealing a ball pit.

Grab the ball located near the gate and insert it into the pit to unlock the gate of the treasure chest.

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