Questions tagged [zelda-skyward-sword]

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 fix a glitch with the Kina Gratitude Crystal sidequest?

I have completed all the sidequests for the gratitude crystals (and found all the ones in the wild), but realized I was still five short (75). In trying to discover the issue, I realized the game had ...
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How do I equip a bottle, and re-equip 2nd & 3rd bottle?

I can't even get the shield to equip much less the bottles. I have no trouble on the slingshot, blower or whip -those all work normally. Could I get a basic step by step instruction for this? I ...
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Can't Get Gratitude Crystal from Peatrice

I've been trying to get the gratitude crystals from Peatrice and cannot seem to get her to invite me back to her house. I've followed the instructions here: Peatrice and Peater's Side Quest: ...
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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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Does the original Zelda theme ever play in Skyward Sword?

I've been playing the newest Legend of Zelda game on the Wii, Skyward Sword, but I'm really missing the main Zelda theme: Does this music play at any time during the ...
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What do I need to do with a parrot statue that is missing a red eye? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Purpose of one-eyed statue in Skyloft? In Skyward Sword, there's a bird statue near the waterfall (it is the only one in that area) and it seems to be missing a red stone that ...
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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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Do upgrades only need to be done once?

I am playing Zelda Skyward Sword and I am at a point where I could do some upgrading - but yet to do any at all. I am wondering if any upgrades I commit to will remain for the duration of the game? ...
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What shapes can I draw on a Goddess Wall? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does drawing on a Goddess Wall do? So Goddess Walls seem pretty neat - they give you free stuff if you draw on them! ...except, the game does a less than adequate job of ...
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Is there a list of all ancient Hylian text in the game and its translation?

Now that the ancient Hylian font in Skyward Sword has been decoded, is there a list or some other resource somewhere of all text in the game and its translation? I sometimes see text in the game but I ...
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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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When do new gratitude crystal quests appear?

I'm tired of running around Skyloft every time I return from the surface or accomplish something elsewhere to look for new quests to earn gratitude crystals. At which points in the game do each of the ...
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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 follow ...
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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 continually ...
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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 of ...
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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 ...