Crafting has become a core component of this Zelda game and in order to survive what is a much more challenging game than before, you need to understand the games crafting system. As you explore, you will find lots of crafting ingredients. Some of these are less common than others. Combine them together and you will have a recipe, sounds simple, but there is much more to it.
The way in which you combine items will create a recipe with a certain level of effectiveness. You want to craft the best possible items of course, so how?
Crafting comes down to 2 main elements. The ingredients you use and the rarity of the ingredients. You might be able to combine two very common items to create something, you just need to know what they are and how they work.
The sections of this guide will explain how you work with the crafting system in Breath of the Wild.