The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword’s Skyview Temple is deep in Faron Woods. Now that we’ve upgraded our protect, we’re higher ready to deal with it.

In this Skyward Sword HD Faron Woods walkthrough, we’ll information you thru this space with tips about discovering objects, rupees, and collectibles and finishing each quest and aspect quest. We’ll stroll by means of the complete dungeon and show you how to discover the Dungeon Map in addition to the Small Keys and Golden Carving key objects you’ll want. We’ll choose up a brand new software, the Beetle, and struggle two minibosses, a Stalfos and Staldra, on our technique to face this dungeon’s boss, Demon Lord Ghirahim.


Table of contents


Skyview Temple Dungeon Map

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As you method Skyview Temple, look above the (locked) door for a pink crystal. Shoot it together with your slingshot to open the door and enter the temple. Save on the chook statue inside.

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Hack by means of the spiderwebs as you head down the corridor. You’ll finally come to a vine-covered ledge with a Deku Baba on the prime. Stun it together with your slingshot, after which climb up. Whack the crystal there to unlock the door.

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In the subsequent room, method the eye-lock — an Eye Guardian — and goal it. Pull out your sword, and transfer it in an enormous circle a couple of instances to make the attention dizzy. It’ll fall off the door, an you possibly can proceed.

Head by means of the door that opens and save on the subsequent chook statue. Climb the vines on the wall you simply entered by means of. At the highest, smash by means of the wood barricades to open a shortcut.

Walk ahead and take care of the Green Bokoblin.

Right room

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Face proper, and shoot the crystal over the door to unlock it. Head by means of.

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Hack by means of the spiderweb and comply with the trail till a Skulltula — a large spider — drops in entrance of you. Hit it together with your sword to spin it round, after which stab ahead into its uncovered crystal stomach.

Read the plaque to get a clue about the place the subsequent crystal is.

Drop off the walkway to the left, and search for a low tunnel within the wall going through east. Crawl by means of, and shoot the crystal on prime of the statue. Use the vines to climb out of this chamber, after which return to the principle room.

Left room

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Drop off the walkway, and cross the room heading west.

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There’s a purple crystal below the door. Shoot it, after which climb as much as undergo the door.

Deal with the subsequent Green Bokoblin, after which stand to the suitable of the Skulltula on the internet.

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Use your Slingshot to knock down the 2 vines, and swing to the opposite finish of the room.

Hack your approach again throughout the principle bridge to filter out the Skulltulas. About midway throughout the bridge, face west to identify one other purple crystal. Shoot it to fill the rooms with water.

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Head by means of the door within the south.

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Back in the principle room, step off the balcony and onto the tree department in your left. Open the chest there for the Dungeon Map.


Small key 1

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Drop to the principle walkway. Look for a floating log in your proper. Use it to climb up the vines on the jap wall. Head by means of the door within the higher nook of the room.

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Deal with the Skulltula, after which face the 2 Eye Guardians. Stand about the place the Skulltula was in order that each eyes are open. Pull out your sword and make a couple of large circles once more. Once they each drop off, open the chest for a Small Key.

Back in the principle room, use the Small Key to unlock the door main north.


Stalfos miniboss

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In the subsequent room, there’s a chook statue off to the left. When you’re prepared, shoot the crystal over the door, and head into the dome within the heart of the room.

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This Stalfos ready for you has two two swords. Your objective is to maintain attacking from one of many instructions it’s not presently guarding.

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If you possibly can, match a Shield Bash to certainly one of its assaults — like a parry. This will stun it for a couple of seconds (and make its arms fall off), providing you with time to land a number of hits in a row.

When it’s defeated, open the chest that seems to select up the Beetle — a drone you’ll put on in your wrist.

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Fly it by means of the outlet within the dome, and pilot it into the crystal over the door to get again outdoors.


Use the Beetle

Take a couple of minutes to get used to the Beetle.

Fly across the giant, round room amassing all the things you possibly can and reducing down crates. There are a number of half-circle tunnels across the room the place you possibly can choose up a couple of extra rupees.

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On the left (west) aspect of the room, there’s a purple crystal within the tunnel. Crash the Beetle into it to open the door on the left.


Small Key 2

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Inside, drop into the hallway, cross to the opposite finish, and head by means of the subsequent door.

Walk into the room. A Skulltula will drop from the ceiling. Hit it with an uppercut (or simply hit it a number of instances) to knock it over, after which ship a Fatal Blow to kill it.

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Facing the three Eye Guardians, flip round to your proper. Climb up the vines and use the Beetle to chop down each crates — one has some hearts inside, and the opposite doesn’t break. Shove the steel crate off the balcony.

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Push that crate ahead and into the middle of the room. Keep pushing it ahead till the left and proper Eye Guardian open up. Climb on prime of the crate and all three Eye Guardians needs to be you.

Pull your sword and make them dizzy to unlock the gate. Open the chest inside for the subsequent Small Key.

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Head again into the hallway. Use the Beetle to fly up alongside the roof. Dodge across the Skulltula and bushes to crash into the crystal. This fills the corridor with water.

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Climb up the steps on the left, and hack your approach again alongside the corridor. Watch for glowing tree trunks — there’re rupees hidden inside. At the tip of the corridor, hack by means of the bushes and crawl by means of the tunnel there.

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There’s a tightrope on the east aspect of the principle room, however there are Dekus Baba on the ceiling. Use your Beetle to chop their stems and kill them. Cross the tightrope and unlock the door.


Staldra miniboss

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Smash by means of the 2 wood barricades to fulfill a Staldra.

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The solely trick to this struggle is to hit all three of the Staldra’s heads without delay. Wait till they’re lined up, and hit all of them with a horizontal slash. That’s it.


Golden Carving

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Head by means of the door and comply with the ledge. Use your Beetle to chop down the Skulltula. Jump throughout and take the primary proper. Bait the Bokoblin onto the tightrope and knock it down.

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Cross the tightrope and switch left. Open the chest there for a pink rupee. Turn round and go to the chook statue.

Past the chook statue, climb the vines within the subsequent room. Turn proper once more to discover a rope tied to the ledge. Use the rope to swing to the tree within the heart of the room.

From the tree, shoot the 2 vines on the west aspect of the room. Jump to them, and swing to your left. Open the chest there to search out the Golden Carving.

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Take this again to the massive door subsequent to the tightrope and chook statue. You’ll should maneuver it round a bit till it can match into the lock.


Demon Lord Ghirahim

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After a prolonged villain monologue, you’ll face off in opposition to Ghirahim in a boss struggle. There are two phases.

Phase 1

The first part of this struggle is not really harmful. Ghirahim will stroll at you holding his hand out. He’ll match the place his hand is to the place you’re holding your sword and catch it should you swing.

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The trick is that he takes a second to dam. Hold your sword to the suitable, and he’ll transfer his hand to your proper. Quickly, however with out swinging, transfer your sword to the left. Before he has an opportunity to dam, swing from the left to hit him.

You’ll have to do that a number of instances.

Phase 2

After sufficient hits, he’ll summon a sword and the actual struggle begins. He’s bought three strikes throughout this part.

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His first transfer is to summon a line of glowing daggers that fly at you. You can block these or bounce them again with a Shield Bash, you possibly can swing your sword in an identical line to knock them away, or you possibly can simply stroll out of the way in which.

Occasionally, he’ll teleport subsequent to Link. If you’re fast, you possibly can sneak in an assault round his sword, however you need to ensure he can’t block it. If he does block, he’ll counterattack and hit you.

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His most harmful transfer is to lean ahead and sprint at you. There’s a protracted windup to this, so it’s simple to identify. He’ll swing as he passes you with a devastating strike. It’ll harm your protect loads should you block, and it’s exhausting to get away from.

The finest approach we discovered to take care of that is to Shield Bash him proper when he will get to you. This will stun in for a couple of seconds and you’ll land at the least a pair hits.

Keep doing this till he will get bored and ends the struggle. You’ll get a Heart Container in your hassle.


Skyview Spring

After the struggle, head by means of the door to Skyview Spring. Head ahead to the altar, however don’t work together with it but.

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Hop into the water and loop round to the again aspect of the altar to discover a Goddess Cube. This one prompts a Goddess Chest on Pumpkin Landing (we’ll get to it in a minute).

Head again round to the entrance and Skyward Slash the altar. You’ll get a number of exposition and an ice dancing routine from Fi, and you then’ll choose up the Ruby Tablet.

Backtrack out to a chook statue and return to the sky. Return to Skyloft and land close to the Statue of the Goddess. Place the Ruby Tablet to unlock the subsequent pillar of sunshine.

We’ve bought somewhat working round to do earlier than we head there, although.