Boss Rush Banter: Which Additional Tears of the Kingdom Character Would You Like Nintendo to Launch as an Amiibo?

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom drops in less than 24 hours. Years of waiting are about to pay off (or at least we hope so, depending on our own expectations). Along with the game, Nintendo is releasing a matching Tears of the Kingdom Switch OLED, Switch Pro Controller, Collector’s Edition, and Link amiibo. With the latest trailer, there are several characters confirmed for this title, which leads me to wonder–would Nintendo release additional amiibo? If so, who would it be?

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The low hanging fruit would be the new “Champions” to mimic the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild amiibos for Daruk, Urbosa, Revali, and Mipha. The latest trailer features Riju, Sidon, and Tulin. It could be sold as a set make make Nintendo lots of money.

Personally, I would love to see Ganondorf in all his glory. The only Ganondorf amiibo released thus far was for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, despite several iterations of Link and Zelda from various Zelda games. It’s time to give the big bad the spotlight.

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Another option would be that of the mysterious figure in the latest trailer (1:40) below:

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Nintendo also printed several “ancillary” amiibo from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, such as the Guardian and Bokoblin. Wouldn’t it be awesome to have a new enemy amiibo (e.g. Gleeok), or better yet, the NPC with a bucket for a helmet?

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As far as functionality, fun additions like skins or perhaps non-breakable weapons would be nice rewards without hiding anything functionally important behind a paywall (I’m looking at you, Zelda and Lofwing amiibo from The Legend of Skyward Sword: HD).

What amiibo would you like Nintendo to surprise you with for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom? Please share your thoughts with us on our Boss Rush Facebook Group or our Boss Rush Discord.

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