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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is the 16th game in The Legend of Zelda series by Nintendo. Link and Zelda are knights in training at an academy on Skyloft Island, one of many islands floating above the clouds. They are descended from refugees from the surface who fled a terrible war.

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How I can reach this chest at Pirate Stronghold?

There's a chest at Pirate stronghold which I can't reach. It's in the area where platforms emerge from the sand when you'e carrying the time stone.
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Is there a pattern to the order of bosses in the Thunder Dragon's Boss Rush?

I just took about six or seven tries to get the Hylian Shield in Hero Mode. I didn't prepare with Guardian Potion or anything; I wasn't that desperate yet. I started with Demise (just for fun) three ...
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How many ways can I cut people up?

I would think that, theoretically, there would be eight sword slash directions possible (not counting the stab) in Skyward Sword, given that many targets such as training logs look like they only ...
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How can I beat the Thunder Dragon's Boss Battle challenge?

What are the best strategies for defeating the bosses in the Thunder Dragon's Boss Battle challenge? I want to be able to survive long enough to get the Hylian Shield at least but it is difficult ...
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How do I get the bug net?

I think this is related to (or the same question as:) How do I get to Beedle's island at night?, but the answers there don't really seem to answer the question. Someone at the inn says that ...
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How to change items or things in the pouch?

I'm playing Zelda - Skyward sword. I can't change items or things from my pouch or items collection. When I'm on the "item menu" I do as I'm told - I press and hold B to select, but the moment I let ...
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Can conversations be clicked through?

Conversations in Skyward Sword can take... a while. The text is slow to appear, and it seems you have to wait for all of it to appear. It literally makes me grind my teeth in rage when I accidently ...
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Changing night into day in Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

I cannot change night into day in Skyward Sword. I just got the Goddess Sword and the first chunk of the Emerald Tablet. I am back at the Knight Academy. What does it mean you go to use the beds? I ...
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What does the potion medal do?

I just discovered the potion medal. The game's description seemed pretty vague. I've now got too much stuff to carry in all my adventure pouches. I need to decide what to carry with me and what to ...
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Is Zelda singing gibberish?

When Zelda sings, the language seems to be less gibberish than, say, the language Fi uses. A couple of the words sound like they could be Japanese, but my local (slightly rusty) Japanese expert didn't ...
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Flying at night

Ok, if you can't fly around at night why is there a little island that says something like Come back and see me during the night-Beedle? There has got to be a way! Maybe we need to obtain those ...
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Why does my bird start flapping its wings and fall when I point the Wiimotes up?

In The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword when trying to race on the bird, I only seem to lose altitude. How can I fly up?!
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Will Fledge ever show me some gratitude?

When I woke up at night in my room at the Knight Academy, I heard a very unexpected sound coming from the room next door. Investigating, I found Fledge doing push-ups, trying to get stronger. I've ...
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Do I need to go looking for the missing Fun Fun Island wheel?

The owner of Fun Fun Island is very sad. It appears he has lost his wheel. I'd like to help him out. I suspect it fell somewhere in the Lanayru Desert, the closest surface world. Do I need to go ...
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How do I catch birds? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get feathers from Chirri? A character in the game told me that I can catch birds with my bug net, for which I'll collect a feather. I have repeatedly tried to ...
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What can I win in the mine cart racing game?

After finishing the shipyards, I wandered back to the beginning of the mine cart track, and discovered I can pay 20 rupees to race against the clock. Is it worth my time? What can I win?
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In Hero Mode, is a Heart Medal almost ineffective in dungeons? What about with two?

I'm playing through Hero Mode. After I started the Lanayru Mining Facility, I left, got one of the Heart Medals, and returned for the rest of the dungeon. I destroyed three or four dozen barrels and ...
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Penalty for “Game Over”?

I'm not sure where I picked up this habit, but nowadays when I play a video game, if I ever get to the point where the screen is about to announce a "Game Over", I immediately shut off the console so ...
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What is the correct order to hit the direction lock in the sand ship?

In the brig of the sandship, there is a directional lock. There are ship wheels on the ground which surely reveal the correct order. I see that they have red spokes which signify the order to read ...
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How do I defeat the Wooden Shield Moblin?

After completing my first trial, I quickly encountered my first Wooden Shield Moblin: I'm able to hack away at his shield, but can't seem to kill him. It looks (and sounds) like my blows ...
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How do I cross the inside of the Great Tree?

I'm inside the Great Tree. In front of me are two floating platforms, hanging from ropes. I can leap across to the first platform, but can't leap to the next, or to the ledge on the left. How in ...
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What is the purpose of cacti?

Lanayru Desert is covered with cacti. I realize they hold bombs at a nice height for the beetle to pick them, but do they have another purpose? You can bash on them and get the bark off, but can you ...
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Is there a way to fast travel in Skyward Sword?

Is there a way to fast travel when you are in the sky? Something along the lines of the whistle in the first game or whatever was in Windwaker?
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How many loose gratitude crystal are there, and where are they located?

Doing a sidequest for certain persons gives you a set of 5 gratitude crystals, however, there are also single gratitude crystals laying around. How many of those single gratitude crystals are there ...
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How to go into the hidden room in the Fire Sanctuary?

Right after you get the map in the Fire Sanctuary, a mogma tells you about a hidden room. I can see the hidden room on my map, but How do I get to it.
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How was I supposed to know the order to hit the switches in Sky Keep?

I just finished the last temple in Skyward Sword, Sky Keep. In one of the rooms (the one inspired by Eldin) there are three switches you have to hit in order for the locked gate to open. I couldn't ...
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What is the purpose of the mysterious “wind” or “fan”-like platform outside Bazaar?

Around the Bazaar, there is a flat indentation in the grass that looks like it has some sort of purpose, but I'm coming up on the end of the game and can't find anything to do with it. It's basically ...
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Purpose of one-eyed statue in Skyloft?

In Skyloft, there is bird-like statue with a ruby for its right eye, with nothing in its left. It is located on the top of the rock platforms that traverse the left side of the small lake, on the way ...
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How do I get into the locked bath at night?

Skyloft Academy's bath is locked at night as someone (not posting the spoiler here) is in there. I've been able to get in through the chimney to sneak into Zelda's room at night, but I notice I can't ...
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How do I defeat Sentrobes?

In a room in Lanayru Mining Facility, I get attacked by a Sentrobe: He shoots missiles at me, as well as two flying bombs. Can I defeat it? I see a targeting arrow over him, but he's always out ...
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How do I defeat Beamos?

I'm wandering around, lost, in Lanayru Mining Facility. As I was blundering about, I took a (horizontal) swipe at a Beamos and surprisingly, did some damage. I've also noticed that a targeting arrow ...
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What do I need to do to find the missing girl?

After beating the Skyview Temple and returning to Skyloft, a lady approaches Link, asking if he can find Kukiel, her missing daughter. Some citizens of Skyloft say that she was last seen around the ...
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What items can I upgrade in Skyward Sword?

I just learned that all the bits and bobs I pick up can upgrade my items. What are all the items that I can upgrade? I want the best of the best, after all. What do I need to do each upgrade?
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What do I do with all the items I pick up?

During the game, I have picked up various items (amber relics, golden skulls, and a couple of other things) that all seem to do a whole lot of nothing for me. What do I need them for? I assume they ...
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Are there any ways to recover hearts besides finding hearts in the field?

I'm in the middle of the desert, clinging onto live with only half a heart, desperate for anything that can recover my life, and naturally, I don't have any bottles with me. In what ways can I ...
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How do you equip items in Zelda: Skyward Sword?

How do you fill a bottle in Skyward Sword? I'm trying to scoop up some water, and I can't figure out how to get the bottle equipped.
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is it possible to leave the Silent Realm without completing the trial?

After entering the Silent Realm for another trial I seem to fail miserably. Is it possible to leave the Silent Realm so I can do something else for a while, or do I have to complete the trial to be ...
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How do I get onto the left rock spire as I slide down the eastern side of Elden Volcano?

As I slide down the eastern side of Elden Volcano, I've been trying and trying and trying to hit the air geyser in front of the left rock spire (circled in red) and never come close: I've tried ...
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How do I get across the quicksand in the northwest cave of the Lanayru Mines?

I'm stuck in the Lanayru mine. I've gotten to the northwest cave, across the large lake of quicksand. There's a locked door, and a mining cart I can't push anywhere. To my left is a ...
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How do I get to the surface at night?

So far in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword the only time of day I can visit the surface is the day. Can I visit at night, and how?
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How do I complete the incomplete symbol on the door in Faron Woods?

In Skyward Sword, after getting the Water Dragon Scales and talking to a Kikwi called Yerbal in the top of the great tree, I need to complete a incomplete symbol to open a door to the last unexplored ...
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How do I get to Beedle's island at night?

I can't fly at night, but at Beedle's Island, he says that he does business there at night. I don't see any beds on the island as well. How can I get there?
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Why is my Loftwing not coming when I whistle for it?

I have already got to the deep woods in Zelda: Skyward Sword but my son decided to use the bird statue to return to the sky in the middle of the quest. Now I can't get back down to the woods. If I ...
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Where do I find the 5 Pieces of Key, required to enter the Earth Temple?

I'm now ready to enter the Earth Temple, but it is locked, and the key is in 5 pieces. I've already found 3 Pieces of Key, but I'm still missing 2. I've tried dowsing for them, but I can't seem to ...
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What is a good estimate of total play time for Zelda Skyward Sword? [duplicate]

I want to complete Skyward Sword before Christmas, I'm trying to get a good grasp on how much time I need to finish it off. At the very least, I want to beat the game, but I tend to get most of the ...
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What are the prizes for completeing the Thunder Dragon's challenges?

After you heal Lanayru, the Thunder Dragon, he offers you two mini-games: a boss rush mode, and a time trial for each of the Silent Realms. What are the rewards for completing each of these ...
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How long does guardian potion last, and how much damage reduction does it provide?

The item description is very vague, simply stating what it does without any specifics. I'd rather not spend 200 rupees on it if it only provides a slight reduction for less than a minute. How much ...
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How do I kill the Staldra?

I have gotten killed by the Staldra four times tonight. I have no idea what I am doing wrong. I know I have to hit all three heads in one stroke, but they never seem to line up so I can. If I wait ...
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How do I get the tadtone located under the lilypad?

Beware of spoilers. I'm currently in Flooded Faron Woods, collecting the tadtone pieces in order to get the Water Dragon's piece of the Song of the Hero. I've collected all of the pieces save ...
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Where is the stolen baby Rattle?

I'm looking for the stolen baby rattle, last seen in the company of a bird in Skyloft. Where might it be?