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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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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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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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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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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Is Fi's dancing based on anything?

Fi seems to have pretty specific dance moves when she is interpreting messages left behind by the Goddess. Are those dance moves from: a specific choreography of something famous (Swan Lake?) ...
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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 can I get the rupees from the fishhead-like entrance eyes in Floria waterfall?

Replaying the game in hard mode, and I'm trying to be very thorough and discover things I missed the first time. I've got all dowsing abilities enabled, and I'm dowsing for rupees and treasure, mostly ...
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Skyward Sword Floria Waterfall Dowsing

I've defeated Ghirahim and am just messing around before fighting Demise and am not in hero mode. While exploring Floria Waterfall, which has the entrance to the Ancient Cistern, I was dowsing for ...
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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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stuck in Skyview Temple?

I'm in the Skyview Temple, in the first three connected rooms -- the middle room is the one that contains the map, the rooms to the left and right contain some skulltulas and pink switches. ...
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is it still possible to get the gratitude crystal from Peater?

I think I might have skipped talking to Peater to advance the side quest and Peater keeps saying "Bamboo slivers! Who has gone and stolen my baby girl's heart? Oh... I knew this day would come, ...
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Is there an in-game guide to find heart pieces?

In Twilight Princess there is a fortune teller that will give clues to help you find heart pieces. In Skyward Sword there is a fortune teller, but as far as I can tell he does not provide similar ...
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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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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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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's the most efficient way to earn Rupees early on in Zelda: Skyward Sword?

I am at the Forest temple in Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and just got the flying bug remote control thingadongdong. There's a lot of stuff at Beedle's Airshop I want to but but it's friggin' ...
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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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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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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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Why can't I activate the Goddess Cube?

I have reached Eldin Volcano and am trying to activate the Goddess Cube at the end of the forked path. No matter how many times I hit it, it won't flash. I have followed the guide, so don't think I ...
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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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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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zelda skyward sword falling maneuver [closed]

Need directions on how to use the wii remote to maneuver link while falling towards a target. I keep falling short of my target.
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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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Why can I no longer equip items?

So I've tried everything when trying to equip a bottle, shield, etc. but nothing works. I have looked everywhere an tried everything I can think of. I've searched google watched walkthroughs. So I've ...
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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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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 recalibrate my Wiimote sword position while fighting?

In Skyward Sword when I'm trying to strike my sword in the desired directions it often seems that the calibration has gone out of whack, so when I'm trying to strike left-to-right I end up just ...
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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 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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Is the Thrill Digger minigame deterministic?

In Skyward Sword, in the Edlin Volcano area near the Bokoblin tower, there is a cave where one can play the game Thrill Digger. My question is: can one predict the layout of the board based on: ...
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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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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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Does preparing your pouch when fighting bosses the first time help with the Boss Challenge?

I am playing through Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword a second time after having beaten it on Normal Mode. The first time I played, I had difficulty with the Thunder Dragon's Boss Challenge. I'm looking ...
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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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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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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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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 you use potions? [duplicate]

I am out of Skyloft and am trying to restore my hearts with the potion in my pouch but I have tried several things and nothing seems to be working. I am not much of a gamer and could use all the help ...
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How do I get across the water to defeat the second hanging skulltula?

I'm in the first temple of Skyward Sword. I've defeated the first hanging skulltula there, how do I make it across the water to reach the other one and get the treasure chest?
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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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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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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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Why does the robot tell me to get a helmet?

In The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword in the Lanayru Mine, one of the LD-301 robots tells me "So you're looking for work? Well come back when you have a helmet." What does this mean? I'm almost at ...
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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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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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Kina's Gratitude Crystals Glitch?

She asks for someone to plow the fields but then I have to put away pumpkins again. I've done it 3 times now and there is still no option to go get the head mole-guy. I haven't done the harp thing ...
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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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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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How do I gain the ability to dowse for hearts?

I was watching a friend play Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword the other day and saw that he can use his sword's dowsing ability to locate hearts... even though I am much further along n the game than he ...