Hardware limitations are resolved with this cheat in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom and Breath of the Wild. Which? The Crimson Moon.
Even developers are wondering how Zelda Tears of the Kingdom not only exists on Nintendo Switch, but exists as a game. Nintendo has shown that it continues to know how to do magic with the new Zelda and its mechanics, as well as that ingenuity continues to be one of its greatest assets. And it is that, Did you know that Zelda Tears of the Kingdom use a trick that I already used Breath of the Wild for when Switch can’t take it anymore?
The trick is what is known as the Panic Blood Moon. But how often does the Crimson Moon activate? In general, the Crimson Moon activates once every 2 hours and 48 minutes of gameplay in Tears of the Kingdomcausing all enemies to be resurrected, but also freeing up system memory by resetting a number of item-related values and resource loading.
The community has discovered that if the memory consumption of the game is increased causing very complex situations and altering many variables in a short period of time, it is possible to make the game trigger a Crimson Moon of Panic to prevent Switch from running out of memory what some of the systems fail, which would cause the game to crash with an error window. For a much more technical explanation, you can visit this link.
It seems that the two installments did not share only the musical deception of their final trailers. The trick is the same one that Zelda Breath of the Wild already used for the same purpose, and Tears of the Kingdom uses it to avoid “hangs” and other errors. In fact, thanks to that, a method has been discovered by which it is possible to activate a Crimson Moon whenever you wantwhich you can take advantage of to “farm” the objects you want from certain monsters.
How to activate a Panic Crimson Moon in Zelda Tears of the Kingdom?
There are many ways to do it, since in the end it all depends on the number of variables and mechanisms that you start at the same time, and all the resources that Zelda Tears of the Kingdom consumes on your Switch. However, the video below shows the fastest way to do it, you can summon one in seconds instead of hours!
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