The Fire Rod: it can raze fields of grass, ignite foes from a distance, and make Link several times cooler. We can expect just as much from Link’s hottest weapon in Hyrule Warriors if this official trailer from Tecmo Koei is anything to go by.
In the trailer, we see Link firing concentrated blasts of flame, conjuring swirling vortexes of fire, spraying down foes with a wide burning attack, and launching a massive sphere of blazing energy at a horde of oncoming enemies. It also seems the Fire Rod can be used for direct attacks, as Link uses it to strike down enemies before hurling the weapon like a boomerang.
But don’t take my word for it — check out all the heated action in the trailer below: