How I beat Breath of the Wild BLINDFOLDED (Great Plateau)

Published on Nov 24, 2021
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This is the story and gameplay of how I ended up beating Breath of the Wild's Great Plateau BLINDFOLDED--without seeing the game at all.

HUGE thanks to CrystalSaver who helped IMMENSELY with this run, check out their other blindfolded runs here: www.youtube.com/user/FrozenMe...

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  • PointCrow

    PointCrow

    12 days ago

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    • KoabraFang

      KoabraFang

      2 days ago

      @shadowslash shewolf already been done

    • shadowslash shewolf

      shadowslash shewolf

      2 days ago

      what if you were able to play breath of the wild in VR?

    • Miyamoto’s Apprentice Jim V.

      Miyamoto’s Apprentice Jim V.

      6 days ago

      How the hell did you memorize all those steps?

    • KoabraFang

      KoabraFang

      6 days ago

      Speed running the new age of calamity dlc rn

    • Joe Feihel

      Joe Feihel

      9 days ago

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  • Megan Matheney

    Megan Matheney

    6 hours ago

    This is the first time I've seen someone describe how I visualize time also, as a line that makes a shape like a circle or hill. Same with any number line or sequence really.

  • Andovia212

    Andovia212

    17 hours ago

    My mom took ten hours to beat the Plateau WITHOUT a blindfold and you managed to do this in under two. Mad props and another amazing video!!

  • Wallywutsizface

    Wallywutsizface

    19 hours ago

    You sound like you have Synesthesia, based on your color visualizations of numbers

  • ¡Ra1b0o¡

    ¡Ra1b0o¡

    22 hours ago

    Anyone realise that genshin impact and link have sort of similar mechanisms like gliding running shooting and hitting? Or are those just used in almost every type of those games?

  • Juept

    Juept

    23 hours ago

    Wicked memory tips in there! Also mad impressive, keep it up!

  • edoppelle

    edoppelle

    Day ago

    There is a real blind man playing Zelda, too. He uploaded his whole Play Through of Ocarina of Time. Also, he has an IT Job. Amazing dude. Also, he is not a "I see a little bit" blind person. He is not even looking at the monitor and is only using it because of the sounds.

  • Blu Cpiny

    Blu Cpiny

    Day ago

    All that's left to do now is beat the whole game blindfolded...

  • Сегодня я запятая

    Сегодня я запятая

    Day ago

    11:47 o my goood that moment got me very hard...

  • Claudia Melgaard

    Claudia Melgaard

    Day ago

    The fact that you memorized every single step, is fucking impressive!

  • Dr. LumpyPants

    Dr. LumpyPants

    Day ago

    This is cool and probably took a long time. Good job bro, but when people were asking for this I bet they meant just by audio cues and not memorizing the number of jumps

  • fieaux

    fieaux

    Day ago

    very impressive and you absolutely need more views :-) super amazed by your system and you executing it practically flawlessly. even when making mistakes, you corrected them so cleverly. i’ve never seen anyone play breath of the wild quite the way you do. Nice work!

  • Starichu

    Starichu

    2 days ago

    The real question is why aren’t you wearing that spectacular unicorn mask in the thumbnail?

  • Tristan Chamlou

    Tristan Chamlou

    2 days ago

    if botw was a side scroller game

  • maritxuhh

    maritxuhh

    2 days ago

    You have color synesthesia! That's how I memorize stuff too.

  • Oskar Popović Svendsen

    Oskar Popović Svendsen

    2 days ago

    amazing, but now do it blindfolded, without sound on master mode
    edit: and beat the whole game 100% with a stick and without taking damage

  • Sir Cheese

    Sir Cheese

    2 days ago

    👍

  • Moonbin J

    Moonbin J

    2 days ago

    Yep yep this video deserves a sub

  • Alyxandra Mixer

    Alyxandra Mixer

    2 days ago

    Watching this made me realize just how differently people can think. When he started to get into colors, and shapes being numbers?? Nonononono, that would fry my brain! You know what I am really good at though? Following patterns, and memorizing specific numbers. If I were to start treating these lists like I would a crochet pattern, that's when it would start to make sense to me. I don't know what that means in terms of "You're a (blank) type learner." but still interesting to me nonetheless.

  • EatanOrange21

    EatanOrange21

    3 days ago

    Chat: Asking Poincrow random questions
    PointCrow: *wearing a blindfold*

  • D4 3th4n8tor

    D4 3th4n8tor

    3 days ago

    You did this blind folded?! That’s amazing how you memorized all of that! I can’t even remember why I walked into a room sometimes. Congrats!!

  • TheMetaGamerYT

    TheMetaGamerYT

    3 days ago

    Now blind and deaf! Or maybe the entire game!!!

  • Funtime Jake Plush

    Funtime Jake Plush

    3 days ago

    11:14 re *P* ember

  • Carlvens 365

    Carlvens 365

    3 days ago

    bruh you MEMORIZED EVERYTHING?? i thought you were listening to what to do with ur headphones

  • Caitlyn Atkins

    Caitlyn Atkins

    3 days ago

    you mean... you're supposed to cross over a pit by cutting down a tree to get to the shrine...? I have played the game 3 times and climbed around every time

  • Brian Jordan

    Brian Jordan

    3 days ago

    now just hop on over to hyrule caste, sneak past all the guardians, kill the lynal, 4 blithe and Gannon, than you win

  • Memes by Mario

    Memes by Mario

    4 days ago

    Point crow is one of my favorite youtuber for botw hands down

  • Big Sussy Baka ;)

    Big Sussy Baka ;)

    4 days ago

    Now do it blind and deaf.

  • Robin Rdl

    Robin Rdl

    4 days ago

    This man is just different

  • Benjamin Lambert

    Benjamin Lambert

    4 days ago

    pain

  • John Camp Humphryes

    John Camp Humphryes

    4 days ago

    He would do so much better if he just used his eyes

  • BowTieMaster117

    BowTieMaster117

    4 days ago

    This just goes to show how well and thought out sound design is in this game

  • doliio volay

    doliio volay

    4 days ago

    weird ngl.

  • emolawnflamingo

    emolawnflamingo

    4 days ago

    Pointcrow describing his color and shape association to remember all the movements...that's literally synesthesia. He's literally describing both the Ordinal Linguistic Personification and Grapheme-Color types of synesthia (both of which I also have). I just think it's insane because I myself never realised I have synesthesia until I saw Anthony Padilla's video interviewing people with it, and suddenly here's PointCrow describing the exact same types of synesthesia I have and also not realizing it.

  • The…Teletubbies…

    The…Teletubbies…

    4 days ago

    So. I was thinking. I want to do a painting of Legends of Zelda BOTW. Either the four blights in the no light mod or the four divine beasts in the no light mod. Which one?

  • Aud

    Aud

    4 days ago

    he smort

  • MLG Samantha

    MLG Samantha

    4 days ago

    Does Eric have synesthesia?

  • Ruth Becerra Jiménez

    Ruth Becerra Jiménez

    4 days ago

    Omg

  • SuperCatPrincess8888

    SuperCatPrincess8888

    5 days ago

    Today we learned PointCrow has Synesthesia?

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    Madison Bailey

    5 days ago

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  • Ricardo David Molina Rodriguez

    Ricardo David Molina Rodriguez

    5 days ago

    wow how did you do that you are amizi

  • Marc 000

    Marc 000

    5 days ago

    Make a new funny Zelda Video 😂

  • Nick Mesko

    Nick Mesko

    5 days ago

    Crow has synesthesia

  • Sarah *

    Sarah *

    5 days ago

    wow

  • Mango Smooothie

    Mango Smooothie

    5 days ago

    So cool that he kinda uses his synethestia to work it out 🤔

  • BAAC CAAB

    BAAC CAAB

    5 days ago

    Real fans watch this video wearing a blindfold

  • Ranga

    Ranga

    5 days ago

    speedrun idea
    Frog%
    get 999 hot footed frogs

    • Ranga

      Ranga

      5 days ago

      oh and im gonna keep commenting this till you do it

  • Alex

    Alex

    5 days ago

    Ayo synesthesia squad
    For me days, months, years etc are circles

  • Zel

    Zel

    5 days ago

    "Speedrunners have taken it to its limits"
    *Proceeds to show self*
    lmao

  • Alyssa Walker

    Alyssa Walker

    5 days ago

    this reminds me of marching band
    you gotta know your step size, direction, the people around you, and how many steps
    you gotta remember all that

  • Melyssa Moore

    Melyssa Moore

    5 days ago

    This was insane. Me and the hubby watched this and were completely dumbfounded watching this. Super cool for sure!

  • Naruto uzamaki!!!!!

    Naruto uzamaki!!!!!

    5 days ago

    Img so sick nice one pointcrow you just earned some social credit points!!!!👍🏻

  • amb

    amb

    5 days ago

    Um what the actual FUCK???? THIS IS AMAZING

  • Tre Vailor

    Tre Vailor

    5 days ago

    i want 50% completion blindfolded

  • I Judge You

    I Judge You

    5 days ago

    andy samberg?

  • Grant Yocum

    Grant Yocum

    5 days ago

    Finally! The exact how-to guide

  • dolita windo

    dolita windo

    5 days ago

    you know this is genuine because even if he was able to see through the blindfold he didn't have his glasses on so he couldn't see anyways - this is insane !!

  • Leon B

    Leon B

    6 days ago

    I love how many times his chat complained that he isn’t reading chat and then says !blind

    • dolita windo

      dolita windo

      5 days ago

      Didn't he beat the game like this before?

  • Leon B

    Leon B

    6 days ago

    “Speedrunners have take this game to its absolute limits”
    shows link spaghetti glitch

  • mmpj twod

    mmpj twod

    6 days ago

    you know this is genuine because even if he was able to see through the blindfold he didn't have his glasses on so he couldn't see anyways - this is insane !!

  • Octane Street

    Octane Street

    6 days ago

    VERY impressive PointCrow. Very well done!

  • Natasha Lawely

    Natasha Lawely

    6 days ago

    ayyy synaesthesia represent

  • Bobson Dugnutt

    Bobson Dugnutt

    6 days ago

    The color thing reminds me of this one guy who could memorize 3 hours worth of pi perfectly.
    He said that each number was a different texture

  • Alex Tillery

    Alex Tillery

    6 days ago

    10:36: It sounds like you have some type of synesthesia. It's a psychological phenomenon that causes you to associate various senses together.

  • Beamily

    Beamily

    6 days ago

    0:25 no… the first thing I noticed was your unicorn blindfold 😂 sincerely hilarious

  • Naruto Uzumaski

    Naruto Uzumaski

    6 days ago

    next video: *How i beat breath of wild with no arms*

  • Pedro Valente

    Pedro Valente

    6 days ago

    Man, I miss this game… I wish I could erase it from my mind and play it again from zero. And I know a lot of us feel this.

  • Oddball

    Oddball

    6 days ago

    you look like that one guy from the try guys

  • SamKsan

    SamKsan

    6 days ago

    autism is just the coolest thing ever

  • Luke Heath

    Luke Heath

    6 days ago

    No way memorised it someone is telling him

  • Buster Cherry

    Buster Cherry

    6 days ago

    GG’s PointCrow, that is SO impressive. I think you beat the great plateau with a faster time blindfolded then i did when i first played through BOTW years ago 😂😅

  • Ace Nanase

    Ace Nanase

    6 days ago

    i dont think ive ever been this impressed in my life

  • Loki

    Loki

    6 days ago

    You are a god Eric

  • Merp

    Merp

    6 days ago

    Didn't he beat the game like this before?

  • Dudbun

    Dudbun

    6 days ago

    Hearing you explain your mental process for this was really interesting. It's confusing as hell and I'd never be able to do anything similar, but it's so cool

  • Tstormer

    Tstormer

    6 days ago

    How the fuck you memorize thousands of jump commands ??? The headphones gotta be like 14 hops, 7 hops right etc

  • PinkiePingas

    PinkiePingas

    6 days ago

    Crow, the mnemonics of memorizing all that is awesome! I love seeing how people use mnemonics to memorize huge amounts of information. I kinda found it interesting how the months and times of day ended up being a sort of cubic function. Any idea why that might be, and why they might be similar?

  • Cole Petty

    Cole Petty

    6 days ago

    Is it bad that my 5 year old sister has the exact same eye cover to sleep in?!

  • Rainwater 27

    Rainwater 27

    6 days ago

    I love this walk-through and the challenge. It is very unique how you thought through it all and actually made it work. I was fascinated the whole time!

  • Comixs-Inc.

    Comixs-Inc.

    6 days ago

    can you swing the axe to make sure it's not a butterfly?

  • Darth Praennox

    Darth Praennox

    6 days ago

    You can do the great plateau blindfolded, but I can do the Ganon fight blindfolded! It took over 3 weeks of 2 hours/day of memorizing and strategizing but I did it!

  • Natsuki DDLC

    Natsuki DDLC

    6 days ago

    Okay. Wait.
    I don't remember ever running across a log??? To get there, I always just go to the shrine of resurrection and climb from there. Damn. I really did all that for nothing??

  • Gervin Spoos

    Gervin Spoos

    7 days ago

    Crow's way of memorizing directions and # of hops as well as his chart of the days and weeks sounds an awful lot like Spatial Sequence Synesthesia. While I don't have it myself, my aunt and cousin both share this and it's crazy to see someone online who shares the experience!

  • JF

    JF

    7 days ago

    I cant remember what I ate for dinner two days ago

  • Julien the Demon

    Julien the Demon

    7 days ago

    my man took the blindfighting fighting style

  • C Lab

    C Lab

    7 days ago

    Hey uhhh idk how frequently, if at all, Eric reads comments but I just want to say thank you really quick.

    You’ve rekindled my love and excitement for BoTW after almost a full year of not playing. Open world games freak me out. I felt dread every time I looked at the game box on my shelf. But watching you fuck around and do things like *this* just makes me so happy, and I finally restarted from the very beginning and gave it another shot. Long story short, I’m having more fun than I’ve had in a while. Thank you ❤️

  • Bener VR

    Bener VR

    7 days ago

    I like he says “hop just a little bit more”
    It says 109 hops on screen

  • Brandon Gentry

    Brandon Gentry

    7 days ago

    Crow, are you synesthetic?

  • Danielle

    Danielle

    7 days ago

    This is so impressive I just cant believe it

  • z adeel

    z adeel

    7 days ago

    The precision of a blindfold speed run

  • Kevin Armes

    Kevin Armes

    7 days ago

    Dude this is great content! Love it! Amazing work.

  • Jomar Northe

    Jomar Northe

    7 days ago

    UnIcOrN bOi

  • Thomas Price

    Thomas Price

    7 days ago

    I remember months ago on stream you starting to learn this- so fun to see the progress!

  • BOOM! Fanfic-a-Latta!

    BOOM! Fanfic-a-Latta!

    7 days ago

    :O

  • Andrew Gonzalez

    Andrew Gonzalez

    7 days ago

    Wait so does Point Crow have Synesthesia, or was it just the way he explained his counting system??

  • Nytro

    Nytro

    7 days ago

    This memorizing method is so fucking insane

  • Vlink41

    Vlink41

    7 days ago

    hey yo he’s a pro yeah it’s point crow (supposed to be a rap song kinda lol :)

  • stroodle

    stroodle

    7 days ago

    im pissed at the one person who said "ok... this seems a bit fake" like bro wtf?

  • David Beltra

    David Beltra

    7 days ago

    This is amazing! I also love this kind of edited content where you walk us through a run, great job Eric!

  • Sarah P.

    Sarah P.

    7 days ago

    damn eric this was amazing 😩