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Skyward Sword Heart Pieces

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword features 24 heart pieces scattered across the land and sky, offering 6 Heart Containers to Link's total health.

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Heart Piece #01

Location: Faron Woods

Located just around the Great Tree in Faron Woods. You'll have to walk across a tight rope in order to reach it.

Heart Piece #02

Location: Lumpy Pumpkin

Run up to the second floor and you'll see the piece of heart hanging on the chandelier. Roll into one of the nearby walls, causing the chandelier to shake. Roll a couple of times and it will crash to the floor, run down the stairs and grab the heart piece.

Heart Piece #03

Location: The Sky

Inside of Goddess Chest #2. The Goddess Cube is located just outside of the entrance to the Skyview Temple. The chest can be found on an island south of Skyloft

Heart Piece #04

Location: Skyview Temple

Right after you defeat the Stalfos mini-boss you'll get the Beetle. If you send it to the top of the massive circular room, you can hit a diamond switch. Run on over to the gate that opens to collect the Piece of Heart.

Heart Piece #05

Location: Skyloft

After you have collected 10 Gratitude Crystals, bring them over to Batreaux and he will reward you with a Piece of Heart.

Heart Piece #06

Location: Eldin Volcano

You can easily see this piece of heart during your first trip through the area. After reaching a pair of Pyrups, climb the nearby platforms and work your way around the higher ledges to reach the heart piece.

Heart Piece #07

Location: Lanayru Desert

There is a bombable wall near the sinksand at the northeast part of the desert. It leads to a long-narrow pathway filled with yellow chuchu. The heart piece can be found at the end of the pathway inside a treasure chest.

Heart Piece #08

Location: The Sky

Inside of Goddess Chest #12. The Goddess Cube is located at the north end of the Temple of Time. Link will have to ride on a minecart and deliver a Skyward Strike to activate the Cube. The chest can be found on Beedle's Island.

Heart Piece #09

Location: Fun Fun Island

Arrive at Fun Fun Island and help out Dodoh by retrieving the party wheel located in the Lanayru Desert. After you complete this sidequest, Dodoh's Drop minigame will be available to play. You need to fall through all of the multipliers and then land on the 50 rupee location, achieving a perfect score. Dodoh will reward you with a Piece of Heart.

Heart Piece #10

Location: Lumpy Pumpkin

After breaking the chandelier in the Lumpy Pumpkin, you'll have to make it up to the owner. There are three things you need to do. The first of which requires an Empty Bottle. You will have to take a bottle of Hot Pumpkin Soup over to Eagus, the trainer at the Sparring Hall in Skyloft. Next, you will have to carry a stack of pumpkins to the storage area on the Pumpkin Landing without dropping any of them. Lastly, at night time you'll have to play the Goddess's Harp to an audience at the Lumpy Pumpkin, strumming based on the movements of the audience. After all three of these are done, you will be rewarded with the Piece of Heart.

Heart Piece #11

Location: Faron Woods

Once you arrive in the main area of Faron Woods that is filled with mushrooms, walk straight ahead along the pathway and you'll find a boulder that is blocking a small cavern. Blow it up with a bomb and you'll find a Piece of Heart.

Heart Piece #12

Location: Skyloft

Activate Goddess Cube #9 at Eldin Volcano and return to Skyloft after obtaining the Water Dragon's Scale, jump into the main river of Skyloft and you'll find an underwater passageway along the east end of the river. Follow this underwater pathway and you'll reach the storage shed with the Goddess Chest located within.

Heart Piece #13

Location: The Sky

Activate Goddess Cube #14 in Faron Woods and return to The Sky. The Goddess Chest is located on an island east of Lanayru Province, the island has an inner and out portion, the chest is on a high ledge on the inner of the island. You can either skydive onto the ledge or use the Clawshots.

Heart Piece #14

Location: Skyloft

Climb on top of the chimney of the Knight Academy, using the Clawshot on the target. Drop down and crawl through this area to find yourself within Zelda's room. Open the cupboard to find a Piece of Heart.

Heart Piece #15

Location: Sandship

While on the Sandship, there is a part where you will climb to the top of the ship, fighting Bokoblins in order to reach a switch that allows you to access the timeshift stone. Swing across the bar using the levee to get to the back of the ship on the higher deck. Run to the back of the ship and drop down to the platform below that has a treasure chest containing the Piece of Heart.

Heart Piece #16

Location: Skyloft

Activate Goddess Cube #21 at the Pirate Stronghold and return to Skyloft. The Goddess Chest can be found at the top of the waterfall.

Heart Piece #17

Location: Skyloft

You will need to score more than 600 points when playing Fledge's Pumpkin Pull minigame. He will toss pumpkins and if you hit one, you will get 10 points. Each consecutive pumpkin you hit, you will gain more points, up to a maximum of 50 points per pumpkin.

Heart Piece #18

Location: Fire Sanctuary

While you are within the Fire Sanctuary, you'll find a soft soil spot at the far northwest part of the Temple. Underground you will find a Mogma and once you catch him, he will reward you with a Piece of Heart.

Heart Piece #19

Location: Volcano Summit

Along the pathway in the Volcano Summit towards the Fire Sanctuary, you'll find a spot on the right side that you can use your Mogma Mitts. This is where the second wall of fire originally blocked your pathway and you needed to use water on the frog statue to pass. Dig underground and this will lead to the Piece of Heart.

Heart Piece #20

Location: Bug Rock

Activate Goddess Cube #22 on the Volcano Summit and return to The Sky. The Goddess Chest can be found on a ledge on Bug Rock located inside the Thunderhead.

Heart Piece #21

Location: Shipyard

After completing the Sandship, return to the Shipyard to take part in the Rickety Coaster minigame. There is a beginner (Scary!) and expert (Heart stopping!) course. If you complete the expert course in under 65 seconds, you will be rewarded with a Piece of Heart.

Heart Piece #22

Location: Sealed Grounds

Go to the area just outside the Sealed Temple (in the direction of the "Behind the Temple" Bird Statue). If you haven't already done so, play the harp near the Blessed Butterflies to cause a Goddess Wall to appear. Gorko the Goron must be present; if he isn't, return later in the quest. Speak to Gorko. He will talk about the "ancient texts," and refer to one of several different riddles he found in the texts. The riddles are hints to draw something on the Goddess Wall. Draw the item referred to in the riddle, and if you draw the correct shape on the wall, Gorko will reward you with a Piece of Heart. (Note: You can return to this area repeatedly later in the quest and Gorko will ask you to draw something else. Keep solving his riddles for additional prizes, including rare treasures and high-value rupees.)


Heart Piece #23

Location: Skyloft

This item is for sale for 1600 rupees at Beedle's Air Shop, but won't be available until several other items have been purchased. If you complete the Beedle's Insect Cage sidequest (a.k.a, "Beedle's Missing Beetle") first, Beedle will be so grateful he will let you purchase one item for half price, making it possible to get this heart piece for only 800 rupees.

Heart Piece #24

Location: Lanayru Gorge

After completing the Thunder Dragon portion of the Song of the Hero, you can return to the Lanayru Gorge to take part in the Thunder Dragon's Lightning Round. This is a boss challenge mode where you can play previously-defeated bosses again. If you can win four consecutive battles without stopping, you will get the Piece of Heart. (Note: You must stop battling after four wins to receive the Piece of Heart; 'big' prizes are awarded only for the most recent battle, not accumulated.)