The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword’s Eldin Volcano space opens after you’ve accomplished the Skyview Temple. With an Iron Shield in hand, it’s time to move there.

In this Skyward Sword HD Eldin Volcano walkthrough, we’ll information you thru this space with tips about discovering gadgets, rupees, Goddess Cubes, and collectibles and finishing each quest and aspect quest. We’ll stroll you thru the Eldin Volcano space together with Volcano East, Volcano Ascent, and the Temple Entrance. You’ll get a brand new instrument, the Digging Mitts. Once you attain the temple, we’ll enable you to discover all 5 items of the important thing to open the door. Before we head inside, we’ll go improve your Iron Shield to the Reinforced Shield and open some Goddess Chests.


Table of contents


Volcano Entry

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Once you land within the Eldin Volcano area, stroll ahead to the fowl statue and save.

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Follow the trail ahead, and drop off the ledge on the left (north) to discover a Goddess Cube.

Back on the trail, hop throughout the lava heading east. You’ll meet a few Mogmas named Ledd and Cobal. Past them, preserve following the trail till you come to a cave.

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Inside, you’ll meet Kortz and find out about Bomb Flowers. (Before you begin blowing stuff up, there’s a Volcanic Ladybug in the home to your proper.) Roll and throw the Bomb Flowers to destroy the 4 partitions on this room.

  • Roll a bomb into the tunnel behind you and to the precise for a blue rupee.
  • Bomb the wall on the precise to satisfy an enormous Red ChuChu. Roll one other bomb into it to destroy it.
  • Bomb the wall straight forward to open the trail deeper into the volcano.
  • Bomb the excessive wall on the left for one more blue rupee.

Head via the tunnel to the following fowl statue.


Volcano East

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Just previous the Volcano East fowl statue, drop off the trail to the left.

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Grab one of many Bomb Flowers and roll it via the tunnel to the west. Crawl via after it. There’s a chest with a purple rupee inside. If you’re fast, there are additionally a pair Eldin Rollers right here.

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Back on the primary path, observe it left to discover a Goddess Cube.

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Turn round, and return to the precise fork to satisfy Merco. Continue previous.

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You’ll spot a Pyrup in a clearing beneath you. It will duck right into a tunnel to cover, after which spit fireplace, blocking your path.

Roll a Bomb Flower into its tunnel and proceed previous. Follow the trail because it hooks again to your left.

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You’ll see two extra Pyrups beneath you. These are hiding in skulls like hermit crabs. Toss a Bomb Flower into the outlet within the cranium to take them out.

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Facing the vertebra bridge, flip proper (north). Climb up the sequence of ledges heading east after which south to the highest.

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You’ll meet a brand new form of Pyrup right here — roll the Bomb Flowers into the entrance of their shells. Just previous them, instantly south of the backbone bridge, you’ll discover a Piece of Heart. Make your method again to the bridge.

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Sprint throughout the bridge, and also you’ll meet a Mogma who tells you to not mess with the lava plug. Ignore him and try this.

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Sprint again throughout the bridge and decide up a Bomb Flower. Roll it alongside the bridge, and it’ll destroy the plug.

Cross the bridge once more, and take a left. Use the air vents to achieve the door above you. Jump in.


Digging Mitts

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On your method down, look ahead to a chest in your left.

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If you land on its ledge, you’ll get some Eldin Ore. Also look ahead to a pillar on the precise with a Goddess Cube. It’s small and exhausting to land on, so it would take a pair tries.

If you miss both of them and need to come again, there’s an updraft to the north that may take you again to the floor to strive once more.

Drop the remainder of the best way down and hit the fowl statue.

Follow the tunnel west, and take the primary left. Talk to Nackle.

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Deal with all the Bokoblins within the subsequent room — be sure you climb up onto the picket scaffold on the precise to take out the one with the horn.

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Once they’re cleared out, return and discuss to Nackle. Ask for a method ahead, and also you’ll get the Digging Mitts.

Before you proceed, head again into the Bokoblin room. There’s a spot to dig within the southeast nook. Dig there to open an air vent that carries you as much as a ledge. Dig on the ledge a number of occasions to disclose some treasures Eldin Ore and rupees.

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Dig within the spot simply previous Nackle to enter the following tunnel. Dig on the spot on the intersection for some rupees. Take the left. Use the digging spot and ladder to climb as much as a Bokoblin hangout. Take out the guard, after which test the homes and dig spots for rupees.

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Facing east, there are three tunnels. Hop into the center tunnel, and also you’ll slide all the best way again to that first Bokoblin room close to Nackle. You’ll land subsequent to the chest there. Open it for some Eldin Ore.

Retrace your steps, and take the precise fork this time.

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In the room with the stalagmites and Pyrups, take a left and dig within the nook to satisfy Tyto. He’s not useful.

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Take two rights, and also you’ll discover a couple Bomb Flowers within the southeast nook of the room. Use one to bomb the center left Pyrup. Inside its chamber, dig to seek out some hearts. Back exterior, dig within the southwest nook for some rupees.

Keep bombing the Pyrups till you possibly can exit to the east. In the following room, clear the grass and dig in any spots you discover. Most will likely be rupees, and one will likely be an air vent resulting in the massive updraft.


Volcano Ascent

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On the floor, discuss to the Mogma named Zanc. Take the precise path and bomb the stone wall to open a shortcut again to the backbone bridge from earlier.

Take the left path, and cross the bridge. Save on the Volcano Ascent fowl statue.

Follow the trail to the left of the fowl statue.

Dash up the sand to the platform about midway up. Cut throughout to the left (west), and use the Bomb Flower there to open the trail again to the south. Dig on the two holes for some hearts, rupees, and seeds to your Slingshot.

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Dash again to the platform within the center, and shoot the boulder wielding Bokoblin on the high of the sandy ramp. Sprint as much as the tunnel he was defending.

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Deal with the Bokoblins, after which bomb the tower to create a bridge. We’ll go there in a second, however first, destroy the bombable wall to the north between the 2 huts.

Head inside.


Thrill Digger minigame

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Inside, you’ll meet Tubert. The minigame you’ll play right here is mainly a scratch off lottery ticket or, extra precisely, Minesweeper. When you pay to play, you’ll dig within the holes to gather rupees till you discover a bomb. You preserve no matter you gather earlier than then.

As the problem will increase, extra bombs and extra priceless rupees present up.

Before you play, head to the again of the room. There are two digging spots right here. One has a bunch of rupees, and the opposite accommodates Zanc. Give him 20 rupees, and he’ll provide you with some hints:

  • Green rupees – no bombs
  • Blue rupees – one or two bombs
  • Red rupees – three or 4 bombs
  • Silver rupees – 5 or 6 bombs
  • Gold rupee – seven or eight bombs

The hints offers you an edge, however it actually comes right down to luck. Play as a lot as you need, after which head again exterior.


Temple Entrance

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Cross the bridge you made out of the tower, and observe the trail because it loops round. You’ll come to a different sand ramp.

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Sprint as much as the primary pair of platforms and deal with the Bokoblins. From there, use your Slingshot to cope with the Bokoblin throwing boulders at you. Wait for him to seize one, after which shoot him so the boulder kills him.

Sprint as much as the higher platform, and stand all the best way to 1 aspect. Slingshot the three Bokoblins and climb the remainder of the best way up.

Listen to the Mogmas’ dialog, and Fi will add piece of the important thing to your dowsing menu.

Save on the Temple Entrance fowl statue.

Piece of the important thing 1

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Take a left from the Temple Entrance and head west.

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The first piece of the important thing is buried in a digging spot simply previous the pavers.

Continue left (west) towards the puddle within the northwest nook of the realm. Dig up the air vent there.

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Grab a Bomb Flower from the south and throw it into the air vent to explode the rock wall above you. Ride the air vent as much as discover a Goddess Cube.

Piece of the important thing 2

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From piece of the important thing 1, face south. Use the Bomb Flowers to knock down the tower on the sand ramp beneath you.

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Slide right down to that tower, and dig below it for piece of the important thing 2.

Sprint again up the hill to the Tower Entrance.

Piece of the important thing 3

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Just to the east of the place you climbed up initially, search for a pair of Bomb Flowers overlooking the big sand ramp.

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Along the east wall of the ramp, there’s a bombable wall. Toss one of many Bomb Flowers to destroy it, and slide right down to the higher platform.

Sprint over to the alcove (you possibly can’t slide to it), and dig to seek out piece of the important thing 3.

Dash again as much as the Temple Entrance.

Piece of the important thing 4

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Take a proper from the Temple Entrance and filter out the Bokoblins. Use the Bomb Flowers within the southeastern hut to knock down the tower to the north.

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Before you cross the tower-turned-bridge, flip proper and observe the trail to a different Goddess Cube.

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Go again and cross your bridge. Follow the tunnel as much as the following clearing. Take a left on the lacking bridge, and use the slim ledge to shimmy throughout to the north. Climb the ledges and hop throughout to the east. Follow that path south.

Jump throughout to the vine-covered wall. Climb all the best way proper — you’ll move beneath the bridge — after which as much as attain the bridge. Go via the door and stand on the stress plate inside to increase the bridge. Check the dig spots for rupees, and proceed alongside.

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You’ll catch on fireplace within the subsequent room, so simply dash throughout to the precise. Slide down the tunnel, and also you’ll land on one other sand ramp. Stick to the precise aspect, and journey the air vent there as much as the stone pillar.

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Slide down the precise aspect of the slope, and goal for the platform alongside the left. Ride the air vents throughout to the left (east). You’ll land on one other platform the place you’ll dig up piece of the important thing 4.

Slide the remainder of the best way down.

Piece of the important thing 5

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After sliding down from piece of the important thing 4, observe the trail proper. Hop throughout to the middle pillar, and take one other proper.

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In the cave there, seize a Bomb Flower and run again exterior. Just to the left of the doorway, there’s one other lava plug. Toss the bomb to destroy it.

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Back within the cave, seize one other Bomb Flower and roll it straight throughout the room. It ought to roll down and destroy the wall within the northwest nook. Dash over and dig to seek out the ultimate piece of the important thing.

Back exterior, proceed west. Check alongside the left (south) for a few spots to dig. Grab one of many Bomb Flowers and head into the cave to the north. Toss it to the wall in your left to open a shortcut.

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Hop into the updraft to the north and journey it as much as the bridge you prolonged whereas grabbing piece of the important thing 4.

Make your method again to the Temple Entrance.


Reinforced Shield

Before heading inside, let’s go improve your Iron Shield. Head to the Scrap Shop within the Skyloft Bazaar.

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For 2 Eldin Ore (discovered round Eldin Volcano), 2 Monster Claws (from flying enemies), 2 Ornamental Skulls (from Bokoblins), and 50 rupees, Gondo will flip your Iron Shield right into a Reinforced Shield.


Goddess Chests

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If you’ve been following alongside, you’ve additionally unlocked a couple of Goddess Chests at this level. There’s no trick to any of them, so head to the sky and test your map.