Yes, it does appear that Epona is in the game.
Her location appears to be random based on where people have said they had found her and it’s likely that there’s only one instance of her in the entire in-game world meaning the odds of finding her legitimately without the Amiibo are astronomically low.
Can you get Epona in breath of the wild?
Epona, Link’s lovely horse from Ocarina of Time, can be ridden in Breath of the Wild. The easiest way to get her is to scan the Twilight Link Smash Bros amiibo. Once Epona is teleported into the game world you’ll want to head over to a stable and register her, allowing you to summon her whenever you like.
Can you get wolf link without Amiibo?
You can only get Wolf Link with the Amiibo, but you don’t need TP save data on it to use it. You’ll just get a Wolf with only 3 Hearts if you don’t have any data on it.
How do you get Epona?
You need to be an adult to be able to ride Epona. She can be recruited as soon as you first leave the Temple of Time as an adult. Step 1: As child Link, after you meet with Princess Zelda, Malon will appear in the middle of the corral in Lon Lon Ranch. Talk to her three times, and then pull out your Ocarina.
Is Epona the best horse in Botw?
The best horses in Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Also surprisingly, you can get a wild horse which is better than the special horses. Some would say Epona from the Link amiibo is the best horse, but that’s not true either.
Can Epona die in breath of the wild?
Epona can indeed die. I had to put her out of her misery because she fell off a bridge in Kakariko and there was no conceivable way to get her back up.
Can a horse die in Botw?
The sad answer to that question is yes, horses can die. You can even kill them yourself (which is not advised).