Four Ways to Improve Combat in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Four Ways to Improve Combat in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Fix Technical Issues

Nothing kills my desire to get creative with combat like framerate drops and freezes. Tall grass is common in Breath of the Wild, and it causes framerate drops. It gets worse if you use anything that starts or spreads fire: fire arrows, bomb arrows, remote bombs, wooden weapons, etc. This is a shame because fire has a variety of uses in combat. Fire on grass causes an updraft. You can use that updraft to get a strategic view on the battle, and rain arrows from the sky. Setting an enemy on fire can distract them from the battle, or make them more deadly by giving them fire weapons. Explosive barrels can be ignited with fire. You can even use fire as a zoning tool in grass. All of these fun things are made less fun because you may experience significant frame drops while you do them.

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