The Sheikah Slate is a Sheikah artifact that bears the symbol of the mysterious tribe. It is found inside the Shrine of Resurrection at the beginning of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
The Sheikah Slate is a multipurpose tool, giving Link access to numerous useful abilities.
The Sheikah Slate can display a map of Hyrule that can be upgraded thanks to the Sheikah towers.
The slate in itself can be use as a pass that grants access to the Shrines and Sheikah towers.
Link can also use the slate as a scope that grant him the ability to set beacons on the map and scan the enemies to reveal their health.
The slate is able to obtain upgrades called Runes that allow the user to affect his surrounding.They include: