With so many NPCs mentioning it, you probably want to find Woodland Stable to see what all the fuss is about. In The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, this horse home is the only one of its kind in the Eldin region—which makes it an important destination.
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Directions From Lookout Landing to Woodland Stable
Starting from Lookout Landing, head along the northeastern road until you find Yamiyo Shrine.
After that, go north on the main road and you’ll soon find Sepapa Shrine.
At this point, you may need to venture into new and unexplored lands. Although there’s not much you need to worry about; Woodland Stable is pretty close to Sepapa Shrine despite being two regions away.
Follow the road leading north from Sepapa Shrine, and, when it turns east, continue along it. It’ll take you a few minutes, but you’ll shortly end up in the Eldin region.
Continue following the road east and you’ll come across a structure on the north side of the road that has a huge horse head on its roof: this is Woodland Stable. Congratulations, you’ve found it!
Things to Do at Woodland Stable
Besides the usual stable-related features, there are some quests to pick up around this cozy inn. One of the most useful is the side adventure called “Serenade to the Great Fairy.” This side adventure lets you begin meeting Great Fairies, who can upgrade your armor—so this quest is worth doing.
You won’t be able to complete it for a while; however, you’ll be able to begin upgrading your armor as soon as you help out the first Great Fairy. Near the entrance of Woodland Stable, you’ll see some musicians hanging out. Speak to them to begin the side adventure.
Another side adventure you can begin at this location is “A Picture for Woodland Stable.” You do so by looking at the empty wooden board within the stable, which leads the inn’s keeper—Kish—to tell you about it.
Kish then asks you to take a photo of a Goron relaxing in some hot springs near Goron City and bring it back to him. While a bit of an odd (and voyeuristic) request, you’ll get a reward for helping Kish obtain such a photo.
After you find Woodland Stable, you’ll inevitably find Pico Pond to the east. Along the northern shore of Pico Pond, you’ll come across Koltin and his brother. These two fellows are important for spending Bubbul Gems. Once you speak with them, you’ll begin the side adventure called “The Search for Koltin.”
Eventually, this quest (which involves finding Koltin) leads you to a point where you can exchange Bubbul Gems for rewards. Since there’s no other way to use Bubbul Gems, we recommend that you do this side adventure to make all the cave exploration worthwhile.
Other Important Features
On top of the quest-related fun, you also have access to Beedle the merchant and plenty of other NPCs. At this location, Beedle sells critters that are perfect for creating elixirs with the Flame Guard effect.
Such elixirs are important if you want to explore the fiery caves to the north, as, without the Flame Guard effect, you’ll take damage while inside any of the hot caverns around Goron City.
As for the other NPCs: they all have useful information about the Eldin region—particularly details regarding Goron City. Though, before heading northward, prepare for stronger foes. There are a lot of blue enemies like Blue Bokoblins and Blue Moblins—which are stronger than their brown counterparts.
We recommend cooking up some meals that restore a lot of Hearts. You can easily make dishes that do so by creating meals that feature hearty ingredients like Hylian Rice. Powerful gear like the Barbarian Armor can also help you take down enemies quicker. After preparing accordingly, speak to Kish and summon a steed so that you can ride up to Goron City while being ready for anything!