The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Cheats

Looking for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD cheats on Switch? Here we’ll list The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD cheat codes and unlockables with tips for Nintendo’s new action-adventure game.

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Cheats List

How To Unlock Hero Mode

Completing the game will let you begin a new game in Hero Mode, by over-writing your completed game save. In Hero Mode, hearts will deplete twice as fast, and hearts and heart flowers will not appear unless you are carrying a heart medal. Additionally, you will begin the game with a fully powered up Skyward Strike attack, and will keep all of your collected insects and treasures from before. The Sheikah Stone will allow you full access to all of the hints since you will have already completed the game once. Finally, the boss rush challenge will also include the final boss as a foe.

How To Unlock The Triforce Emblem

To unlock the Triforce Emblem on your gamesave, complete the game and defeat the final boss on Hero Mode, then save the game after the credits.

Gratitude Crystal Rewards

Gratitude Crystals are gained through Gratitude Requests made by the townspeople. There are also a few of them located in the sky. After finding some of them, bring them to Batreaux and he will reward you for certain amounts.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
2 Gold RupeesFind 70 Gratitude Crystals
Big Wallet and Cursed Medal (Holds 1,000 Rupees)Find 30 Gratitude Crystals
Giant Wallet (Holds 5,000 Rupees)Find 50 Gratitude Crystals
Gold RupeeFind 40 Gratitude Crystals
Piece of HeartFind 10 Gratitude Crystals
The Medium Wallet (Holds 500 Rupees)Find 5 Gratitude Crystals
Tycoon Wallet (Holds 9,000 Rupees)Findd 80 Gratitude Crystals

Thunder Dragon’s Lightning Round Rewards

In the Thunder Dragon’s Lightning Round you fight a series of 12 battles. Quit after winning the number of battles listed to earn that prize.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
100 RupeesWin 3 battles
2,000 RupeesWin 9 battles
20 RupeesWin 1 battle
3 Rare TreasuresWin 10 battles
3,000 RupeesWin 11 battles
300 RupeesWin 5 battles
500 RupeesWin 7 battles
9,900 RupeesWin 12 battles
Hylian Shield (If your bag or storage is full it will go to Item Check) (Afterwards it’s 1,000 Rupees))Win 8 battles
Piece of Heart (Afterwards it’s 200 Rupees)Win 4 battles
Rare Treasure (Random)Win 6 battles
Small Treasure (Random)Win 2 battles

How To Do Potion Upgrades

To create better Potions, you’ll need to catch Bugs with the Bug Net or Big Bug Net found throughout the Overworld and bring them to the Potion Lady’s husband in the Skyloft Bazaar. You’ll need both a potion you bought from the Potion Lady and the right number bugs in order to receive upgraded potions.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Air Potion+ (Upgraded from Air Potion) — 20 Rupees2 Sky Stag Beetles, 2 Skyloft Mantises, 2 Lanayru Ants
Guardian Potion+ (Upgraded from Guardian Potion) — 40 Rupees1 Faron Grasshopper, 2 Eldin Rollers, 3 Blessed Butterflies, 3 Starry Fireflies
Heart Potion+ (Upgraded from Heart Potion) — 20 Rupees1 Woodland Rhino Beetle, 3 Blessed Butterflies, 1 Volcanic Ladybug
Heart Potion++ (Upgraded from Heart Potion+) — 30 Rupees3 Deku Hornets, 3 Blessed Butterflies, 1 Sand Cicada, 1 Eldin Roller
Revitalizing Potion+ (Upgraded from Revitalizing Potion) — 20 Rupees3 Deku Hornets, 2 Skyloft Mantises, 2 Woodland Rhino Beetles
Revitalizing Potion++ (Upgraded from Revitalizing Potion+) — 30 Rupees3 Lanayru Ants, 2 Woodland Rhino Beetles, 1 Gerudo Dragonfly, 1 Sand Cicada
Stamina Potion+ (Upgraded from Stamina Potion) — 20 Rupees3 Volcanic Ladybugs, 2 Sky Stag Beetles, 2 Gerudo Dragonflies, 1 Faron Grasshopper

How To Upgrade Your Gear

You can upgrade several of your weapons and items if you possess the necessary treasures. Random treasures can be found all over the overworld, including from Treasure Chests in dungeons to defeating different types of monsters. To upgrade your equipment, talk the the owner of the Scrap Shop in Skyloft. Make sure you have the appropriate funds and the materials you need in order to upgrade.

UnlockableHow to Unlock
Banded Shield (Upgraded from Wooden Shield) — 30 Rupees2 Amber Relics, 1 Monster Claw, 1 Jelly Blob
Big Bug Net (Upgraded from Bug Net) — 100 Rupees3 Tumbleweeds, 2 Ancient Flowers, 1 Evil Crystal
Braced Shield (Upgraded from Banded Shield) — 50 Rupees2 Monster Claws, 3 Amber Relics, 2 Tumbleweeds, 1 Ornament Skull
Divine Shield (Upgraded from Sacred Shield) — 100 Rupees3 Ornament Skulls, 1 Dusk Relic, 2 Bird Feathers
Fortified Shield (Upgraded from Reinforced Shield) — 100 Rupees3 Eldin Ores, 3 Monster Claws, 3 Tumbleweeds, 1 Blue Bird Feather
Goddess Shield (Upgraded from Divine Shield) — 150 Rupees3 Monster Horns, 4 Dusk Relics, 3 Bird Feathers, 1 Blue Bird Feather
Iron Bow (Upgraded from Wooden Bow) — 50 Rupees3 Tumbleweeds, 3 Monster Claws, 2 Eldin Ores, 1 Evil Crystal
Large Bomb Bag (Upgraded from Medium Bomb Bag) — 100 Rupees3 Lizard Tails, 4 Jelly Blobs, 2 Hornet Larvae, 1 Golden Skull
Large Quiver (Upgraded from Medium Quiver) — 100 Rupees2 Monster Horns, 3 Dusk Relics, 1 Golden Skull, 1 Goddess Plume
Large Seed Satchel (Upgraded from Medium Seed Satchel) — 100 Rupees5 Amber Relics, 3 Monster Claws, 1 Golden Skull, 1 Blue Bird Feather
Medium Bomb Bag (Upgraded from Small Bomb Bag) — 50 Rupees1 Lizard Tail, 3 Ornament Skulls, 1 Blue Bird Feather
Medium Quiver (Upgraded from Small Quiver) — 50 Rupees3 Monster Horns, 3 Dusk Relics, 5 Amber Relics
Medium Seed Satchel (Upgraded from Small Seed Satchel) — 50 Rupees4 Amber Relics, 3 Monster Claws, 3 Ornament Skulls
Quick Beetle (Upgraded from Hook Beetle) — 50 Rupees2 Ancient Flowers, 2 Hornet Larvae, 1 Golden Skull
Reinforced Shield (Upgraded from Iron Shield) — 50 Rupees2 Eldin Ores, 2 Ornament Skulls, 2 Monster Claws
Sacred Bow (Upgraded from Iron Bow) — 100 Rupees5 Tumbleweeds, 3 Lizard Tails, 2 Evil Crystals, 1 Goddess Plume
Scattershot (Upgraded from Slingshot) — 50 Rupees2 Dusk Relics, 2 Amber Relics, 3 Jelly Blobs
Tough Beetle (Upgraded from Quick Beetle) — 50 Rupees3 Ancient Flowers, 4 Amber Relics, 1 Blue Bird Feather, 1 Goddess Plume

Rare Items from the Moonlight Merchant

Go to the Waterfall Cave in Skyloft at Night. Search for 3 Blessed Butterflies flying around and play your harp like you would to summon a Gossip Stone. The Moonlight Merchant will be summoned instead. He sells rare treasures, which are expensive, but hard to find any other way.

Blue Bird Feather200 Rupees
Dusk Relic100 Rupees
Evil Crystal100 Rupees
Goddess Plume200 Rupees
Golden Skull200 Rupees
Monster Horn100 Rupees


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