So you’ve reached the Hunting Ground but can’t do the challenges? This guide will tell you How To Unlock The Hunting Ground In Horizon Zero Dawn Frozen Wilds so you can test your might against some of the games most difficult hunting challenges to date. If you haven’t stumbled upon it yet, be sure to check out our guide on where to find the Hunting Ground.
If you’re anything like me, you’ve explored 90% of the new area, The Cut, and haven’t touched a single story mission. While fun and rewarding in its own way, it does limit some of the available activities. This includes the Hunting Ground.
If you arrive at the Hunting Ground before reaching a certain part of the story, Lauvuk will greet you but also inform you that you are not permitted to attempt or participate in any of the trials. She will remain steadfast on the issue until you complete a certain part of the story.
The Shaman’s Path is a side quest that you receive very early in your adventures in Frozen Wilds, and it is a side quest with multiple steps. Proceed with the different objectives until you meet with Ourea at the top. Don’t miss the Animal Figurine while you’re up there. Once there she will inform you of different challenges you can partake in order to challenge for the position of Chief. One of these challenges is The Hunting Ground.
From there on you can try both the Control Trial and the Onslaught Trial. The final trial, the Chieftain’s Trial, is only available once you have taken the mantle of Chief and are recognized as such. There you have it, that’s How To Unlock The Hunting Ground In Horizon Zero Dawn Frozen Wilds.
If you’re struggling with the trials be sure to check out our Horizon Zero Dawn Frozen Wilds Hunter Trials Guide.