- Prince Sidon
- Makeela Riju
- Monk Maz Koshia
- Master Kohga
- King Rhoam Bosphoramus Hyrule
- Great Fairies
- Calamity Ganon
According to Yosuke Hayashi, the director of the Hyrule Warriors series from Koei Tecmo, the game was began planning when Eiji Aonuma, the producer of the Zelda series, came to the studio and asked them if they wanted to do another Hyrule Warriors game based on the events of the Great Calamity.
The game was first revealed by Nintendo on September 8, 2020. During the original trailer, the basic concept and setting of the game was explained. The original trailer shows 6 playable characters: Link, Zelda, Revali, Urbosa, Mipha, and Daruk.
Four days after release, Koei Tecmo revealed that the game had sold 3 million copies worldwide. This makes it the best selling Warriors game according to them. They updated that number to 3.5 million as of the end of December 2020.