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 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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Where can I obtain the Bomb Bag?

The guy who laughs rather creepily in the Skyloft Bazaar has bombs in stock, but says I can't buy them unless I have a Bomb Bag. Where can I go to buy/receive the Bomb Bag?
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What happens if I pick-up an item I don't have space for?

Since Skyward Sword has an inventory cap on items such as bottles, medals, and extra bags, there is a chance I could receive an item but have enough space in my inventory for it. What happens in these ...
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What happened to my Loftwing?

In Skyward Sword, my Loftwing didn't appear when Zelda pushed me off the ledge. I know I have to find out what happened to it now, but I have no idea where to go. Someone suggested asking the people ...
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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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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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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 bird statues the only way to save?

Aside from the occasional save prompt, the only way I've discovered to save thus far is with bird statues. This is very unusual, since previous Zelda games allowed you to save anywhere. Are bird ...
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What can I do with Mushroom/Glittering Spores?

After reading this question, I went and tried it; and, while it worked, I can't find a use for them. I can't sell them at the Item Check, and I tried poring them out, and it makes a yellow dust, but I ...
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Who do I deliver Cawlin's letter to?

Actually, the title is intentionally vague to avoid spoilers for people who haven't played the game. Cawlin gave me a letter to deliver to Karane. However, I also have the option of delivering it to ...
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How do I activate the Lanayru Desert Mining Co. Stone Cache power generator?

I've activated two of the three generators to power the machine that opens the entrance to the Lanayru Mining Co. However, I can't figure out how to get to the generator at the end of the Stone ...
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What is the relation between Fi and Scrapper?

Scrapper seems to like Fi a lot. From the beginning, he's awesome with Fi, and just a total Jerk with Link. That relation never seems to be explained in the game (as of why does Scrapper seems to ...
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What should I have if I've done everything?

I'm closing in on the end of Skyward Sword, it seems, and I'm wondering how I'll know that I've found everything. If I've found everything unique or of limited quantity in the game, performed every ...
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Is the only way to get the piece of heart in the restaurant to break the chandelier?

Is it possible to get the piece of heart without breaking the custom-made chandelier in the Lumpy Pumpkin at Pumpkin Landing in Skyward Sword?
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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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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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Is it worth my time to cut bamboo?

I was out flying around Skyloft when I discovered the bamboo cutting challenge. At first, the proprietor said I needed to get 15 cuts. I was able to get 17, and got 30 rupees as a reward. He then ...
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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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What happens if you die trying to beat the Thunder Dragon's Challenge?

I need to know what happens when you die facing the Thunder Dragon's bosses. Is it all over? Do I lose my progress?
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Is pumpkin soup still good to drink cold?

What are the benefits of Pumpkin Soup hot vs cold? Is it still worth drinking cold? Is it better than other potions still?
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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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How do I defeat Octoroks?

In Skyward Sword, the Octoroks behave similar to Deku Scrubs from previous games - they hide as bushes when you get too close, so you can't just slash at them with a sword. However, I cannot seem to ...
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What happens if I kill a butterfly?

I was trying to capture a butterfly in Skyward Sword, when I accidentally hit B and put the bug net away. Unknowingly, I continued to swing. This armed my sword, and before I realized it, I had ...
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How do I open the mystery chest in the Bazaar?

When I first looked around the Skyloft's Bazaar, I found a small sort-of backroom with a mysterious locked chest. Near the Scrap Shop, I think it was. Fi told me that it was left there for me, ...
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Where are the places I can find fairies for my bottles?

I've seen fairies in random places, but some of them don't replenish after getting them? Where are the places I can find fairies repeatedly?
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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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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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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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How should I move the Wiimote to fight Bokoblins?

Bokoblins are a very common enemy in Skyward Sword, and they're clever enough to anticipate your swings and block them. I'd like to kill them in a much smoother fashion than I have been. What ...
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How do I complete the second Pumpkin Landing Task?

For the second Pumpkin Landing Task I need to carry five pumpkins to a shed, however I'm having quite a bit of trouble. The biggest issue I have is when I try ot proceed left, since the pumpkins have ...
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Is anything hidden under the sand in the Shipyard?

In the Shipyard in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, after defeating the Thousand Year spider thing and searching through the sand, Fi told me that there was a 0% chance there would be any clues in ...
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Can you get away with only completing a third of this puzzle?

I don't have an easy way to test this myself, so I figured I'd ask in case someone else was. Looking at it from a "trying-to-break-the-game" point of view, the rotating bridge puzzle of the Isle of ...
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Anywhere to sit inside the Earth Temple?

This question is pretty straightforward, is there anywhere to take a seat inside the Earth Temple from Skyward Sword? I'm on hero mode, so benches/stools are my only method of health recovery that ...
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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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How is Fi's name pronounced?

I just met Fi in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. How is her name pronounced? Fee (like me)? Fy (like my)? Fih (like igloo)? Or Matt (like at)?
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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 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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What happens if you don't open the Sailcloth while falling?

At the end of the Wing Ceremony, Zelda instructs you to jump off the Goddess Statue and land in the middle of the design in the courtyard, opening your newly acquired Sailcloth at the last second by ...
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Are my saves transferable to another Wii?

I have tried to move several Wii saves from one console to another in the past with an SD card, and some games seem to have disabled this feature. I am currently traveling and would like to start ...
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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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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 get to the easternmost Goddess Chest in Skyloft?

According to my map a chest in Skyloft has been unlocked, but I can't get to it. It is on the circled island:
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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 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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What does the Life Medal do?

Beedle is selling an item with the name Life Medal. Beedle has no idea what it does, but he's selling it for 800 rupees, which is quite a bit of rupees. What does the Life Medal do?
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Can we do anything to console Groose in Sealed Grounds?

I've just defeated The Imprisoned and sealed the beast. Then after that Groose seemed very upset because he couldn't do anything. Is there anyway I could console him? I tried talking to him a few ...
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Where are these supposedly mysteriously appearing rupees?

I just acquired the Rupee Medal in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. Supposedly this medal "makes Rupees mysteriously appear." But where do they appear!? Are they supposed to just politely drop ...
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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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When does the treasure merchant Sheikah Stone become available?

In The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword there is supposed to be a Sheikah Stone that sells treasure. This answer tells where to find the stone, but says nothing about when it is available. How soon can ...
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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 ...