Skyward Sword Items
Link acquires many items during his journey through the land below and above the clouds.
- Main article: Practice Sword
- Main article: Goddess Sword
Link acquires this sword after Zelda is taken to the land below. Fi leads him to a secret room Inside the Statue of the Goddess where the sword lies. Lord Ghirahim cites this sword as the only reason Link still lives after their first encounter at the end of Skyview Temple. Besides allowing Link to communicate with Fi, the Goddess Sword also has the power to unleash a "Skyward Strike", a sword beam charged by holding the sword vertically while his hearts are full.
- Main article: Goddess Longsword
The Goddess Longsword is the upgraded form of the Goddess Sword. Link and Fi upgrade it in the Ancient Cistern using Farore's Flame. It is both longer and deals more damage than the original Goddess Sword.
Goddess White Sword
- Main article: Goddess White Sword
The Goddess Whitesword is the upgraded form of the Goddess Longsword. Link and Fi upgrade it in the Sandship using Nayru's Flame. It has enhanced dowsing abilities, allowing four more possible targets.
- Main article: Master Sword
True Master Sword
- Main article: Unpowered Master Sword
- Main article: Adventure Pouch
Fledge will give Link this useful pouch after he sees Fi and acquires the Goddess Sword. It is capable of carrying many items, including shields, medals and potions, and there are four extra slots available for it. Three are purchased from Beedle's Airshop, and the other can be found in Goddess Chest #1.
- Main article: Sailcloth
Link acquires the Sailcloth from Zelda in the Ceremony of the Goddess. The sailcloth is essentially a parachute and used both for a safe landing when jumping from the Crimson Loftwing, and to send Link back up from Hyrule to Skyloft. Another use for it is catching air vents and propelling Link to previously unreachable areas.
- Main article: Knight's Uniform
- Main article: Digging Mitts
- Main article: Mogma Mitts
- Main article: Goddess's Harp
This Goddess's Harp originally belonged to Zelda. She holds it when she jumps down to Link after his victory in the Wing Ceremony. Zelda throws it to Link at the Temple of Time as she and Impa flee Ghirahim, telling him he'll need it.
In the menu screen there are five song slots for this instrument. Four of these songs are used to open Trial Gates for Silent Realms, while the Ballad of the Goddess is used to find the Isle of Songs.
Water Dragon's Scale
- Main article: Water Dragon's Scale
Obtained after clearing Farore's Silent Realm, this scale allows Link to swim underwater. Link can perform a Water Dash Attack by performing his shield bash action while in the water. Note that this takes up air. It is said to be one of Faron the water dragon's scales.
- Main article: Fireshield Earrings
- Main article: Small Wallet
- Main article: Medium Wallet
- Main article: Big Wallet
- Main article: Extra Wallet
- Main article: Giant Wallet
- Main article: Tycoon Wallet
- Main article: Bird Statuette
- Main article: Emerald Tablet
- Main article: Ruby Tablet
- Main article: Amber Tablet
- Main article: Ancient Tablet
Life Tree Fruit
- Main article: Life Tree Fruit
Life Tree Seedling
- Main article: Life Tree Seedling
Ancient Sea Chart
- Main article: Ancient Sea Chart
- Main article: Spirit Vessel
- Main article: Sacred Tears
Stone of Trials
- Main article: Stone of Trials
Triforce of Courage
- Main article: Triforce of Courage
Triforce of Power
- Main article: Triforce of Power
Triforce of Wisdom
- Main article: Triforce of Wisdom
- Main article: Triforce
- Main article: Skyward Sword Shields
- Main article: Wooden Shield#Skyward Sword
The first shield Link can get, the Wooden Shield has the lowest durability of any shield in the game, and will burn up quickly from a fire attack, but is resistant to electrical attacks. One can be obtained for free by speaking with Instructor Owlan after Zelda falls out of the sky; or one can be bought for 50 rupees from the Gear Shop.
- Main article: Banded Shield
The Banded Shield is much more durable than the Wooden Shield it is upgraded from, but will still burn to ashes under a fire attack. It costs 30 rupees and a number of specific treasures to upgrade the Wooden Shield at the Scrap Shop.
- Main article: Braced Shield
The Braced Shield maintains the strengths and weaknesses of its forebears, but with greater durability. Upgrading a Banded Shield to a Braced Shield costs 30 rupees and a number of specific treasures.
- Main article: Iron Shield
Much more durable than a basic Wooden Shield, the Iron Shield can also block fire attacks; but conducts electricity.The second shield Link can buy, it can be obtained after beating Skyview Temple for 100 Rupees at the Gear Shop.
- Main article: Reinforced Shield
A general improvement in durability and stopping power, the Reinforced Shield costs 50 rupees and several treasures to upgrade an Iron Shield to at the Scrap Shop.
- Main article: Fortified Shield
The second-toughest shield in the game after the Hylian Shield in base durability, the Fortified Shield can be made from a Reinforced Shield for 100 rupees and treasures at the Scrap Shop.
- Main article: Sacred Shield
Purchased at the Gear Shop for 500 rupees and branded with a Loftwing's foot, the Sacred Shield self- repairs over time, although it has less durability than equivalent shields which do not. It can block fire, electricity & curse attacks; and can startle Cursed Bokoblins.
- Main article: Divine Shield
An upgrade from the Sacred Shield, it has increased durability and faster regeneration than its predecessor. It costs 100 rupees and treasures to upgrade from the more basic version.
- Main article: Goddess Shield
Branded with a stylised image of Hylia, the Goddess Shield is a further upgrade to the durability and regenerative ability of the Divine Shield. It costs 150 rupees and multiple rare treasures to upgrade the Divine Shield at the Scrap Shop.
- Main article: Hylian Shield#Skyward Sword
The Hylian Shield is obtained from Lanayru by beating eight consecutive bosses in the Thunder Dragon's Lightning Round. Unlike all other shields in the game, it is indestructible; it also resists fire and electric attacks.
- Main article: Bottle
- Main article: Heart Potion
Heart Potion +
- Main article: Heart Potion +
Heart Potion ++
- Main article: Heart Potion ++
- Main article: Air Potion
Air Potion +
- Main article: Air Potion +
- Main article: Revitalizing Potion
Revitalizing Potion +
- Main article: Revitalizing Potion +
Revitalizing Potion ++
- Main article: Revitalizing Potion ++
- Main article: Water
- Main article: Sacred Water
- Main article: Stamina Potion
Stamina Potion +
- Main article: Stamina Potion +
- Main article: Guardian Potion
Guardian Potion +
- Main article: Guardian Potion +
Hot Pumpkin Soup
- Main article: Hot Pumpkin Soup
Cold Pumpkin Soup
- Main article: Cold Pumpkin Soup
- Main article: Fairy
Fairies can be found throughout the game and they will fill up a number of Link's hearts when used. Link can store fairies inside of bottles and release them whenever he'd like. If Link has a fairy stored within a bottle, after he dies, the fairy will automatically be used to restore Link's life.
Fairies can be found in fairy fountains, underneath pots, or by breaking crates and other objects.
- Main article: Mushroom Spores
- Main article: Glittering Spores
- Main article: Cursed Medal
- Main article: Rupee Medal
- Main article: Treasure Medal
- Main article: Life Medal
- Main article: Heart Medal
- Main article: Bug Medal
- Main article: Potion Medal
- Main article: Slingshot
- Main article: Scattershot
An upgraded version of the slingshot. The scattershot can shoot many bullets at once, without any extra ammo consumption! However, it must be charged for a second by holding the button down.
Small Seed Satchel
- Main article: Small Seed Satchel
Medium Seed Satchel
- Main article: Medium Seed Satchel
Large Seed Satchel
- Main article: Large Seed Satchel
- Main article: Bug Net
A net for catching various bugs that will be used to upgrade Link's potions.
Big Bug Net
- Main article: Big Bug Net
- Main article: Beetle (Item)
Found in the Skyview Temple after defeating Stalmaster, the Beetle is a small mechanical device that can fly to reach areas Link could not reach himself. The Beetle has a limited distance it can fly before it shuts off and has to be re-equipped and re-launched, and must also be re-equipped when it hits a wall or other obstacle. Link can also call back the Beetle at any time during its flight.
- Main article: Hook Beetle
The Hook Beetle is obtained in the Lanayru Desert after saving a robot from Bokoblins. This item is similar to the basic Beetle, except for the fact that it can also carry objects such as Bombs to another location.
- Main article: Quick Beetle
- Main article: Tough Beetle
- Main article: Bomb Bag
The Bomb Bag is found in the second dungeon, the Earth Temple. Ledd the Mogma tells Link he has dropped his Bomb Bag when some monster scared him. After defeating two Lizalfos and recovering it, Ledd is successfully guilted into giving it to Link after Link explains he is searching for his friend.
Small Bomb Bag
- Main article: Small Bomb Bag
Medium Bomb Bag
- Main article: Medium Bomb Bag
Large Bomb Bag
- Main article: Large Bomb Bag
- Main article: Bow
- Main article: Iron Bow
The Iron Bow is the secondary form of the Bow. It is obtained when upgraded in the Scrap Shop at the Bazaar. When upgraded, the attack power is doubled.
- Main article: Sacred Bow
- Main article: Small Quiver
- Main article: Medium Quiver
- Main article: Large Quiver
- Main article: Gust Bellows
Found in the Lanayru Mining Facility, the Gust Bellows shoot air to clear away sand or push certain enemies away.
- Main article: Whip
Link can swing the Whip in any direction to swing from horizontal poles, stun enemies at a distance, grab items, or activate certain switches.
- Main article: Double Clawshots
An item Link obtains after clearing Nayru's Silent Realm. They can grab onto targets and pull Link toward them, with Link being able to use the other one while on the target to move from target to target.
- Main article: Skyward Sword Treasure
- Main article: Bugs
- Main article: Cawlin's Letter
- Main article: Rattle
Beedle's Insect Cage
- Main article: Beedle's Insect Cage
- Main article: Gratitude Crystal
Dodoh's Party Wheel
- Main article: Dodoh's Party Wheel
- Main article: Goddess Cube
A list of Goddess Cubes can be seen at Skyward Sword Goddess Cubes.
- Main article: Propeller
- Main article: Crystal Ball
- Main article: Pumpkin
- Main article: Tadtone
- Main article: Water Basin
- Main article: Dungeon Map
Found in Dungeons. Previously visited rooms are a different shade. The map also shows where Treasure Chests can be found, along with the Sacred Flames.
- Main article: Small Key
Used to open a locked door in dungeons.
Piece of the Key
- Main article: Piece of the Key
Collect them all to make the key needed to unlock the door to the Earth Temple.
- Main article: Golden Carving
You can find the Golden Carving inside a Treasure Chest. It must be properly rotated to fit inside an indention in a hole leading to the boss of Skyview Temple, Ghirahim. When it is rotated correctly, it will start to glow.
- Main article: Dragon Sculpture
You can find the Dragon Sculpture inside a Treasure Chest. It must be properly rotated to fit inside an indention in a hole leading to the boss of the Earth Temple, Scaldera. When it is rotated correctly, it will start to glow.
- Main article: Ancient Circuit
You can find the Ancient Circuit inside a Treasure Chest. It must be properly rotated to fit inside an indention in a hole leading to the boss of the Lanayru Mining Facility, Moldarach. When it is rotated correctly, it will start to glow.
- Main article: Blessed Idol
You can find the Blessed Idol inside a Treasure Chest. It must be properly rotated to fit inside an indention in a hole leading to the boss of the Ancient Cistern, Koloktos. When it is rotated correctly, it will start to glow.
- Main article: Squid Carving
You can find the Squid Carving inside a Treasure Chest. It must be properly rotated to fit inside an indention in a hole leading to the boss of the Sandship, Tentalus. When it is rotated correctly, it will start to glow.
- Main article: Mysterious Crystals
You can find the Mysterious Crystals inside a Treasure Chest. It must be properly rotated to fit inside an indention in a hole leading to the boss of the Fire Sanctuary, Ghirahim. When it is rotated correctly, it will start to glow.
- Main article: Recovery Heart
The usual method for recovering life returns in Skyward Sword. These can be received from enemies, pots, jars, and grass, and fill up one heart each. They also now grow as Heart Flowers.
Piece of Heart
- Main article: Piece of Heart
Collect four of them to create a new Heart Container. They are hidden in secret places and in chests, also sometimes the reward for a side-quest. There are 24 of them in the game: Skyward Sword Heart Pieces.
- Main article: Heart Container
Heart Containers increase Link's maximum hearts by one. There are six, acquired after boss battles with Ghirahim (2; Skyview Temple & Fire Sanctuary), Scaldera, Moldarach (Lanayru Mining Facility), Koloktos, Tentalus and Bilocyte.
- Main article: Deku Seed
Deku Seeds return as ammunition for Link's Slingshot. The amount Link can carry is increased by purchasing a Seed Satchel from the Gear Shop, and then upgrading it at the Scrap Shop. They can be found from breaking grass, jars or pots.
- Main article: Bomb
- Main article: Arrow
- Main article: Rupee
- Main article: Rupoor
- Main article: Stamina Fruit
Stamina Fruit can be found all over the Sky and the Surface. They refill Link's Stamina Gauge as soon as he touches them.