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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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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How can I remember how to play the Harp?

So, I just got my first song using the harp, and I've totally forgotten how the song went. I thought, no big deal, there's always a reminder somewhere. After digging around for a while, and even ...
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Do Goddess Walls reappear later?

After encountering my first Goddess Walls, I was wondering: Is it possible to use them at a later time again, or are they really just usable once?
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Is it possible to make Link left-handed in Zelda: Skyward Sword?

In The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, is it possible to play the game with a left-handed Link? Obviously, I can switch hands I use for the Wiimote and nunchuck, but that won't change how Link appears ...
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Can I rearrange the placement of the items in my inventory?

When playing video games, I can get pretty pick about things. Specifically, the placement of items in my inventory. For this reason, Skyward Sword is bothering me slightly, since my Slingshot is in ...
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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 is the maximum number of heart containers I can have?

In Zelda games the maximum is normally 20, however due to the Life Medals I'm uncertain if this holds true. Futhermore, if the maximum is 20, is that with or without Life Medals?
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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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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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What good are bugs?

There are lots of bugs everywhere. Collecting them is encouraged, but I don't see a use in them. They aren't needed in crafting or sellable to the peddler at night like materials, it seems. I'm ...
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Does Beedle have a schedule? What is it?

Is it possible to predict where and when Beedle's airship shop will show up? If so, where and when will he appear?
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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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How can I play the harp well?

I'm trying to be a good citizen and pay back my debt to the owner of the Lofty Pumpkin, but it seems impossible to play the harp correctly for his daughter. I try to just follow what the people do, ...
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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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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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Do medal effects stack?

In The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword do the effects of the various medals stack? For example, if I equip the Treasure Medal with the Cursed Medal will that give the effects of both, granting much ...
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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's the best place to get Monster Claws early in the game?

I'm trying to get Monster Claws, to upgrade some of my early equipment, but I only have access to the Faron forest, and Skyloft.
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Who do I have to deliver the pumpkin soup to?

After I knocked the chandelier down in the Lumpy Pumpkin, the owner strong-armed me into delivering hot pumpkin soup to someone in Skyloft, I believe a knight of some kind. Unfortunately, I didn't ...
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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 activate the Goddess Cubes under the giant tree in Faron Woods?

I just finished the first dungeon in Skyward Sword. After learning about the Goddess Cubes, I went back to Faron Woods because I remembered seeing one, but didn't know what it was at the time. As I ...
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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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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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How do I activate the north (second?) generator on the Sandship?

I've already activated the south generator on B1. I can see the room the north generator is in, but its hallway door is blocked. The room directly to its east is unlocked, but the door between the ...
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How do I get past the eye in the first temple?

I've been trying to get past it for possibly 20 minutes. I can't hit it with a skyward strike or my slingshot. Fi says that it looks at pointy objects, but the only things that I can get it to look at ...
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How do I attack Skulltulas sitting on their webs?

I can't seem to figure out how to attack the Skulltulas who are sitting on their webs. I tried various different directions of sword slashes with no effect (on the enemy - it usually ended with me ...
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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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What does drawing on a Goddess Wall do?

On your way to Dungeon 4, you end up having to go back into Dungeon 1. Just inside the entrance, a mole man gives you a hint about playing your harp near where butterflies gather. Doing this where ...
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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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Where in the Zelda timeline does Skyward Sword fit?

I thought I read somewhere that Skyward Sword was to be the first Zelda game in the timeline, but now I can't find that source. Is there any indication where Skyward Sword fits in the timeline?
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How long will my Pumpkin Soup stay hot?

When you get the Hot Pumpkin Soup, it says that it will stay piping hot for about 5 minutes. There's no timer that I can see that tells you how much longer you have until the soup gets cold. Am I ...
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What determines the beetle's flight time?

Sometimes when using the beetle, it can fly quite a while before it starts to blink red and beep that it's going to run out of gas. But sometimes it can't go very far at all. One time I was in a ...
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What is the relationship between Goddess Cubes and Chests?

What is the relationship between Goddess Cubes and Chests? Does each cube correspond to a specific chest, is it a sequence of chests or just unlocks random chests?
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Is it possible to revisit the 'Silent Realm' after completing a trial?

I'm running low on Dusk Relics and want to get more. The Silent Realms are a good source for this rare treasure. Would it be possible to revisit one of the Silent Realms after completing the trial ...
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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 stop the bees from attacking?

In the Deep Woods, I am trying to cross a rope. That's hard enough on its own but now there are bees flying at me and I can't seem to get them to leave me alone without falling off of the rope. How do ...
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How can I easily win at 'Fun Fun Island'?

When Fun Fun Island is finally opened, there is great potential to earn a lot of rupees relatively quick and easy. If you get a perfect score, you could earn 480 rupees in one shot (-20 to play, +500 ...
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Can I lose the first race?

Is there any way to fail the test where you take the statue from the Loftwing or will none of the other contestants ever reach it? I've seen them getting close but can they make it?
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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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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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How can I pick up the spores from the mushrooms in the forest?

In the forest, there are some mushrooms everywhere, some of them are shimmering. Apparently there are Mushroom Spores and Glittering Spores that can be picked up off of them. If you hit them, a puff ...
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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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In what way is the game different (or the same) when you play in 'Hero Mode'?

So the game actually has a Hero Mode which is unlocked when you beat the game. What are the changes that I can expect when playing in Hero Mode? What remains?
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How do I get feathers from Chirri?

In the Sealed Grounds area of Faron Woods, there are birds called Chirri flying around. Targetting them and talking to Fi tells me "There is an 85% chance that its feathers can be used as some kind ...
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How many empty bottles are in Skyward Sword?

Most Zelda games have around 4 empty bottles for Link to use. How many are in Skyward Sword?
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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 many extra wallets can I buy? / What are the maximum number of Rupees I can carry?

In addition to having different sized Wallets, Beedle's shop also stocks extra wallets, which allow you to carry an extra 300 coins each. After buying one, you can leave the shop and come back to buy ...
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Is there a way to turn off the controller schematic?

In the bottom corners of the screen there is a picture of the Wiimote with labels that tell you what each of the buttons currently do. It is incredibly distracting, and I feel comfortable enough with ...
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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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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 ...