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 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 quicksand-...
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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 mini-...
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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 one. ...
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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?
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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?