Ancient Tablet

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The Ancient Tablet is an item in Skyward Sword. It is comprised of three fragments: Emerald, Ruby, and Amber.[1] It is kept Inside the Statue of the Goddess on an altar that is revealed after Link hits a Goddess Crest with a Skyward Strike. The full tablet resembles a map of the Surface, and each fragment corresponds with a certain region. When a fragment is placed in the altar, it creates a pillar of light that cuts through the cloud barrier, creating a path to the Surface from The Sky.[2][3]

Fragments

Emerald Tablet

Main article: Emerald Tablet

The Emerald Tablet is given to Link by Fi once he obtains the Goddess Sword from within the Statue of the Goddess. It creates a path to the Faron Province.[4]

Ruby Tablet

Main article: Ruby Tablet

As the second fragment of the Ancient Tablet, the Ruby Tablet is found within Skyview Spring. After Fi deciphers a message from the Goddess, it appears in a burst of light in front of the goddess statue. Fi suggests that Link takes it back to the Statue of the Goddess in Skyloft, which in turn opens up a path to Eldin Province.[5]

Amber Tablet

Main article: Amber Tablet

The Amber Tablet is located in the Earth Spring. Like the Ruby Tablet, it only appears after Fi explains that Zelda has departed for the Lanayru Desert. Once again, Link must place the Amber Tablet in the altar inside of the Statue of the Goddess, this time to open the path to the Lanayru Province.[6]

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References

  1. "Completed tablet containing the emerald, ruby, and amber fragments. Opens all areas of the surface--woods, volcano, and desert." — Gear Screen Description, Skyward Sword.
  2. "This tablet will illuminate a path through the clouds to the land below. Take it, and place it within the altar behind me." — Fi, Skyward Sword.
  3. "Until now, a cloud barrier created by the goddess has separated the world you know from the one below. The tablet you placed in the altar has opened a small rift in the barrier. You can use it to travel through the clouds to the realm below. I have recognized you as my master, and so it is my duty to follow you wherever you may go. I reside within your sword and will accompany you in your travels. Press [d-pad down] to summon me whenever you require my assistance." — Fi, Skyward Sword.
  4. "A fragment of the ancient tablet that leads to the surface. It opens the way to Faron Woods." — In-Game Description, Skyward Sword.
  5. "Based on the song from the goddess statue within Skyview Temple, there is a 97% chance Zelda has headed for Eldin Province. I advise you to take the tablet you just acquired and place it in the altar housed within the Statue of the Goddess in Skyloft. Doing so should result in the creation of a new column of light through which you can access Eldin Province." — Fi, Skyward Sword.
  6. "Based on information from the goddess statue within the Earth Temple, there is a 90% probability that Zelda has headed to Lanayru Province. I advise you to take the tablet you just acquired and place it in the altar housed within the Statue of the Goddess in Skyloft. Doing so should bring forth a new column of light through which you can access Lanayru Province." — Fi, Skyward Sword.