How to Swim Underwater | Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

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Zelda Skyward Sword HD - How to Swim Underwater
This is a guide on swimming underwater in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn how to swim underwater!

How to Swim Underwater

Acquire the Water Dragon's Scale

You need to acquire the Water Dragon's Scale to swim underwater and reach new areas. Complete the Silent Realm trial in the Faron Woods to obtain this item.

How to Get the Water Dragon's Scale

Hold the A Button to Swim

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - How to Swim Underwater
Once you have the Water Dragon's Scale, use the right Joy-Con, or the left thumbstick for button-only controls, to move around underwater.

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Perform a Spin Attack

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Underwater Spin Attack
You can perform a Spin Attack underwater to defeat enemies and leap out of the water.

Shake the left Joy-Con, or press the left thumbstick for button-only controls, to perform a Spin Attack. Note that the maneuver costs a portion of your Oxygen Gauge, so be sure to use this sparringly.

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