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Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Heart Piece Locations How to Get All Pieces of Heart in Order
This guide will explain where to find all Piece of Heart locations in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch. See where they can be found, how to obtain pieces of heart in order, and how to reach the maximum number of hearts.

Piece of Heart Checklist

Picked Up from Various Locations

Location
1 Faron Woods
2 Lumpy Pumpkin (The Sky)
3 Eldin Volcano
4 Faron Woods
5 Sandship
6 Zelda's Room (Skyloft)
7 Skyview Temple
8 Volcano Summit
9 Lanayru Desert
10 Fire Sanctuary

Obtained from Goddess Chests

Goddess Cube Goddess Chest
1 Deep Woods (Faron Woods) The Sky
2 Eldin Volcano Skyloft
3 Lanayru Desert The Sky
4 Faron Woods The Sky
5 Pirate Stronghold (Lanayru Sand Sea) The Sky
6 Volcano Summit Bug Rock (Inside the Thunderhead)

All Goddess Cube Locations

Obtained from Side Quests

  • Collect 10 Gratitude Crystals for Batreaux.
  • Complete the Harp Jam minigame as part of the Lumpy Pumpkin Side Quest.

List of Side Quests

Obtained as a Reward from Minigames

  • Complete Heart Stopping course in Rickety Coaster within 65 seconds.
  • Earn 500 Rupees in Skydving Roulette.
  • Earn more than 600 points in Pumpkin Pull.
  • Defeat 4 bosses in Boss Rush.

List of Minigames and How to Unlock

Obtained from Characters

  • Purchase from Beedle's shop for 1600 Rupees.
  • Draw a symbol on the Goddess Wall for Gorko.

All Piece of Heart Locations In Order

Heart Piece #1

How to Get the Heart Piece #1
Required Items None
Map Location
Faron Woods
How to Get Found on a platform on the Great Tree at Faron Woods.

On Faron Woods, you can find a ramp that leads you to a tightrope on the Great Tree. Cross the tightrope and get the Piece of Heart on the platform.

Faron Woods Walkthrough

Heart Piece #2

How to Get the Heart Piece #2
Required Items None
Map Location
Lumpy Pumpkin
How to Get Roll into a wall repeatedly in the Lumpy Pumpkin to bring down the chandelier and obtain the Piece of Heart.

Inside the Lumpy Pumpkin is a Piece of Heart found on top of a chandelier. To obtain this heart piece, head up to the second floor and roll into the wall repeatedly to make the chandelier crash down.

After the cutscene, head down to the ground floor and pick up the Piece of Heart next to the table.

Heart Piece #3

How to Get the Heart Piece #3
Required Items None
Map Location
The Sky
How to Get Activate the Goddess Cube outside the Skyview Temple and open the chest on an island south of Skyloft.
Goddess Cube Location
Overworld Map Location

Outside of the Skyview Temple is a Goddess Cube that you perform a Skyward Strike. To find the Goddess Chest, fly to the island south of Skyloft to open it and obtain this Piece of Heart.

All Goddess Cube Locations

Heart Piece #4

How to Get the Heart Piece #4
Required Items Beetle
Map Location
Skyview Temple
How to Get Activate the crystal switch inside the Bird Statue in Skyview Temple and open the chest to obtain the Piece of Heart.

After defeating the miniboss in Skyview Temple, head to the central room where you obtained the Beetle and position yourself to the back of the bird statue.

Use the Beetle to fly up the statue and hit the crystal switch inside the opening to open the gate and claim the Piece of Heart.

Skyview Temple Walkthrough

Heart Piece #5

How to Get the Heart Piece #5
Required Items 10 Gratitude Crystals
Map Location
Skyloft
How to Get Talk to Batreaux after collecting 10 Gratitude Crystals.

After collecting 10 Gratitude Crystals, talk to Batreaux to receive a Piece of Heart as a reward.

How to Get All Gratitude Crystals

Heart Piece #6

How to Get the Heart Piece #6
Required Items None
Map Location
Eldin Volcano
How to Get Find the bone bridge at Eldin Region and head right. Climb up the platforms and reach the ledge that lead you to a Piece of Heart.

When traversing through the Eldin Region for the first time, you can find the bone bridge in the middle of lava.

Head right and climb up the platforms until you reach some ledges that lead you to a Piece of Heart.

Eldin Volcano Walkthrough

Heart Piece #7

How to Get the Heart Piece #7
Required Items Bombs
Map Location
Lanayru Desert
How to Get Use a bomb on the cracked wall at the northeastern corner of the Lanayru Desert.

After acquiring some Bombs, head to the northeastern corner of the Lanayru Desert and use the bomb on the cracked wall. Follow the passage inside to find a treasure chest that contains a Piece of Heart.

Lanayru Desert Walkthrough

Heart Piece #8

How to Get the Heart Piece #8
Required Items Bombs
Map Location
Faron Woods
How to Get Use a bomb on the cracked wall at the southwestern part of Faron Woods.

Head to the southwestern part of Faron Woods and find the cracked wall in the area. Use a Bomb to break open the wall and find the Piece of Heart inside.

Faron Woods Walkthrough

Heart Piece #9

How to Get the Heart Piece #9
Required Items Dodoh's Party Wheel
Map Location
Fun Fun Island
How to Get Play Dodoh's High Dive minigame and collect a 10 times multiplier and land on the 50 Rupee tile.

After acquiring Dodoh's Party Wheel, head to Fun Fun Island and play the Skydiving Roulette minigame.

If you have collected a 10 times multiplier and landed on the 50 Rupee tile, you will receive a Piece of Heart and 500 Rupees as a reward.

Tips and How to Unlock Skydiving Roulette

Heart Piece #10

How to Get the Heart Piece #10
Required Items Empty Bottle, Goddess's Harp
Map Location
Lumpy Pumpkin
How to Get Talk to Pumm after breaking the chandelier to start the sidequest. Complete the sidequest to obtain the Piece of Heart.

After breaking the chandelier in the Lumpy Pumpkin, talk to Pumm and he will ask you to do some tasks to pay for a new one.

The first task requires you to use an Empty Bottle and fill it with Hot Pumpkin Soup. Take the bottle of soup to Eagus at the Sparring Hall at Skyloft.

For the second task, you need to carry a stack of pumpkins on the Pumpkin Landing's storage area without dropping any of them.

For the third and last task, play the Goddess's Harp to an audience at the Lumpy Pumpkin at night. You need to strum the harp based on the audience's movements.

After completing all three tasks, you will be rewarded with a Piece of Heart.

Lumpy Pumpkin Sidequest Guide

Heart Piece #11

How to Get the Heart Piece #11
Required Items None
Map Location
The Sky
How to Get Use the minecart at the northwestern part of the Temple of Time and activate the Goddess Cube. Open the Goddess Chest in Beedle's Island to obtain the Piece of Heart.
Goddess Cube Location
Overworld Map Location

The Piece of Heart can be found inside a Goddess Chest in Beedle's Island. To find the corresponding Goddess Cube, head to the northwestern part of the Temple of Time and activate the minecart using a Timeshift Stone.

Ride the minecart and get ready to hit the cube with a Skyward Strike. You can hop back in the minecart to try again if you miss.

All Goddess Cube Locations

Heart Piece #12

How to Get the Heart Piece #12
Required Items Water Dragon's Scale
Map Location
Skyloft
How to Get Activate the Goddess Cube on the northeastern side of the Eldin Volcano. Slide down the sandslide and into the left gyser to reach the cube. Dive underwater in the main river on Skyloft to reach the chest that contains the Piece of Heart.
Goddess Cube Location
Overworld Map Location

At the Eldin Volcano, head to the northeastern corner of the map to find a giant sand slide.

Slide down into the left air geyser to reach a higher platform. Jump down to the lower platform with the Goddess Cube on it and use a Skyward Strike on the cube.

After activating the Goddess Cube, head to the main river on Skyloft and dive underwater. Head into the underwater passageway east of the river to reach a storage area with a Goddess Chest inside. Open the chest to obtain a Piece of Heart.

All Goddess Cube Locations

Heart Piece #13

How to Get the Heart Piece #13
Required Items None
Map Location
The Sky
How to Get Warp to the Great Tree Bird Statue in Faron Woods and glide down to reach the Goddess Cube below. Head to the volcano island east of the Lanayru beacon to find the Goddess Chest. You need to land on the upper ledge of the island to reach the chest.
Goddess Cube Location
Overworld Map Location

On Faron Woods, warp to the Great Tree Bird Statue and look down to find the Goddess Cube below. Jump and use the Sailcloth to land safely next to it. Perform a Skyward Strike to activate the cube.

Alternatively, you can use the Clawshots to shoot the target next to the cube to reach it.

The Goddess Chest can be found on a volcano island east of the Lanayru beacon. You need to slow down to land on the upper platform of the island to reach the chest. Open the Goddess Chest to obtain a Piece of Heart.

All Goddess Cube Locations

Heart Piece #14

How to Get the Heart Piece #14
Required Items Clawshots
Map Location
Skyloft
How to Get Climb on top of the Knight Academy and use a Clawshot on the chimney to drop down in the hole. Crawl through the narrow space to reach Zelda's room and open the cupboard to obtain the Piece of Heart.

Climb on top of the Knight Academy building and use the Clawshots on the target on the chimney.

Drop down the chimney and crawl through a narrow space to enter Zelda's room. Open the cupboard in the room to find a Piece of Heart.

How to Get Into Zelda's Room

Heart Piece #15

How to Get the Heart Piece #15
Required Items Clawshots
Map Location
Skyloft
How to Get Activate the Goddess Cube at the Pirate Stronghold. Use the Clawshot to grapple at the target on the dungeon's entrance and reach the upper platform with the cube on it. To find the Goddess Chest, head to the eastern side of Skyloft and use the Clawshots to climb the floating rock next to the Waterfall Cave.
Goddess Cube Location
Overworld Map Location

To obtain this Piece of Heart, you need to find the Goddess Cube at the Pirate Stronghold. Complete the dungeon and head back to the entrance.

Look up to find a target that you can grapple using the Clawshots. Make your way up until you land on an upper platform with a Goddess Cube.

To find the Goddess Chest, head to the eastern side of Skyloft. Use the Clawshots to grab onto the vines on a floating rock near the Waterfall Cave to reach the top of the waterfall.

All Goddess Cube Locations

Heart Piece #16

How to Get the Heart Piece #16
Required Items Clawshots
Map Location
Sandship
How to Get Inside the Sandship, use the Timeshift Stone on the central mast and climb the ladder. Use the pulleys to make your way to the stern side and use the Clawshot to grapple on the target to drop down. Drop down to the back of the ship to reach a chest that contains a Piece of Heart.

After obtaining the map on the Sandship, shoot an arrow at the Timeshift Stone on the central mast and climb up the ladder.

Make your way up using the pulleys and once you reach the central mast, use the last pulley reach the stern (back side) of the ship.

Look up and use a Clawshot on the target and drop down on the platform. Look down to find a treasure chest on the west side of the ship. Open it to obtain the Piece of Heart.

Sandship Walkthrough

Heart Piece #17

How to Get the Heart Piece #17
Required Items Bow, 2 Stamina Potions
Map Location
Skyloft
How to Get Play Fledge's minigame and score more than 600 points to obtain the Piece of Heart

After completing the Sandship, visit Fledge in his room at night and give him two Stamina Potions. After acquiring the Bow, you can find him outside the Sparring Hall and agree to play the minigame.

To obtain the Piece of Heart, you need to hit the pumpkins and earn a score higher than 600 points. Maintain your accuracy when shooting the pumpkins to get the maximum amount of combo bonus.

Tips and How to Unlock Pumpkin Pull

Heart Piece #18

How to Get the Heart Piece #18
Required Items Mogma Mitts
Map Location
Fire Sanctuary
How to Get Find the soil spot inside the Fire Sanctuary and use the Mogma Mitts to dig underground. Catch the Mogma and it will reward you with a Piece of Heart.

Inside the Fire Sanctuary, you can find a soil spot at the northwestern part of the temple. Use the Mogma Mitts to dig underground and catch the Mogma.

Catching the Mogma rewards you with a Piece of Heart and also allows you to proceed through the dungeon.

Fire Sanctuary Walkthrough

Heart Piece #19

How to Get the Heart Piece #19
Required Items Mogma Mitts
Map Location
Volcano Summit
How to Get Find the three soil spots outside the Fire Sanctuary and dig the one that has butterflies flying above it.

Outside of the Fire Sanctuary, you can find three soil spots that you can dig using the Mogma Mitts.

Dig on the spot that has the butterflies flying above it and this will lead you to a small cavern that has a Piece of Heart.

Volcano Summit Walkthrough

Heart Piece #20

How to Get the Heart Piece #20
Required Items Clawshots
Map Location
Bug Rock
How to Get Activate the Goddess Cube at the outside area of the Volcano Summit. Glide down behind the pillar to land on the platform with the cube on it. To find the Goddess Chest, head to the western side of Bug Rock and look down to find a wooden platform below. Drop down to reach the chest to obtain the Piece of Heart.
Goddess Cube Location
Overworld Map Location

Head to the outside area of Volcano Summit and glide down behind the pillar to land on a platform with a Goddess Cube on it. Use a Skyward Strike to activate the cube and grapple onto the vines on the pillar on your left to get back up.

To find the Goddess Chest, head to the western side of Bug Rock within Thunderhead and look down to find a wooden platform below. Drop down from the castle wall to reach the chest that contains the Piece of Heart.

All Goddess Cube Locations

Heart Piece #21

How to Get the Heart Piece #21
Required Items None
Map Location
Shipyard
How to Get Complete the "Heart Stopping!" course of the Rickety Coaster minigame in under 65 seconds.

You can obtain a Piece of Heart after completing the "Heart Stopping!" course of the Rickety Coaster minigame in under 65 seconds.

Note that you need to complete the Sandship dungeon first to unlock this minigame.

Tips and How to Unlock Rickety Coaster

Heart Piece #22

How to Get the Heart Piece #22
Required Items Goddess's Harp
Map Location
Sealed Grounds
How to Get Talk to Gorko outside the Sealed Temple after completing the Fire Sanctuary. Use the Goddess's Harp near the butterflies to make the Goddess Wall appear. Talk to Gorko and draw the symbol that he requested to obtain the Piece of Heart.

After defeating completing the Fire Sanctuary, head to the Behind the Temple Bird Statue to find Gorko. Head right to play the Goddess's Harp near the Blessed Butterflies to make a Goddess Wall appear.

Talk to Gorko again and he will ask you to draw a symbol on the wall. Perform a Skyward Strike near the wall to to draw the requested symbol.

Be sure to draw the symbol as accurately as possible to obtain the Piece of Heart as a reward.

Sealed Grounds Walkthrough

Heart Piece #23

How to Get the Heart Piece #23
Required Items 1600 Rupees
Map Location
Skyloft
How to Get Purchase from Beedle for 1600 Rupees. If you have completed his sidequest, you can purchase the Heart Piece for only 800 Rupees.

You can find a Piece of Heart for sale at Beedle's shop after purchasing the Life Medal from him.

The Heart Piece costs 1600 Rupees but if you complete his sidequest, he will offer it for only 800 Rupees.

How to Get to Beedle's Shop

Heart Piece #24

How to Get the Heart Piece #24
Required Items None
Map Location
Lanayru Gorge
How to Get Defeat four bosses in the Thunder Dragon's Lightning Round. Note that you must stop the challenge after beating the four bosses to obtain the Heart Piece.

You can obtain a Piece of Heart after battling four bosses in the Boss Rush minigame.

Note that you must stop the challenge after defeating four bosses to obtain this Heart Piece.

Tips and How to Unlock Boss Rush

How to Reach Max Hearts

Obtain All Heart Containers

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Heart Container
Picking up a Heart Container increases your maximum health by one heart. They are obtained after defeating the boss of a dungeon. There are a total of 6 of these to collect.

Bosses that drop Heart Containers

Ghirahim.pngGhirahim Scaldera.pngScaldera
Moldarach.pngMoldarach Koloktos.pngKoloktos
Tentalus.pngTentalus Ghirahim Second BattleGhirahim (Second Battle)

Find all 24 Heart Pieces

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Piece of Heart
In Skyward Sword HD, you begin the game with six hearts. A total of 24 Heart Pieces need to be collected to obtain max hearts, giving you an additional six hearts.

While these are not required for completing the story, having more hearts makes the game easier especially for boss fights, and are essential for completionists who are aiming to 100% the game.

Post Game Contents and 100 Percent Guide

Equip two Life Medals

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Life Medal from Beedle
After picking up all Pieces of Heart and defeating all the bosses, you may notice that you only have 18 hearts in total. To obtain the last two hearts, find and equip a Life Medal on your Adventure Pouch.

There are two Life Medals, one can be found in a Goddess Chest in an island northwest of Fun Fun Island in The Sky and the other can be purchased from Beedle's Island for 800 Rupees. These act as heart containers themselves, and with both equipped in combinaton with all of the heart pieces and heart containers, you will be able to reach the maximum amount of hearts: 20.

How to Get the Life Medal: Location and How to Use

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