Sheikah Stone Locations and List of Treasures | Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Sheikah Stone Locations and List of Treasures

This is a guide to Sheikah Stones (Gossip Stones) in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch. Read to learn where to find all Sheikah Stones, what Sheikah Stones do, as well as the treasures you obtain from finding them.

Sheikah Stone Locations

Sheikah Stone #1: Outside the Sealed Grounds

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Faron Woods
Butterflies tend to gather around Gossip Stones like myself. If you find a spot swarming with butterflies, play a tune of great beauty and a Gossip Stone might just pop out of the ground with a boing-oing!

Head to the area between the Sealed Grounds and the Bird Statue. Use the Goddess's Harp near the swarm of Blessed Butterflies to uncover the Gossip Stone from the ground.

Sealed Grounds Walkthrough

Sheikah Stone #2: Outside the Ancient Cistern

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Floria Waterfall
They say drawing a symbol of love upon certain walls will heal your wounds.

Leave the Water Dragon's lair and head left. Find the swarm of butterflies and use the Goddess's Harp near it.

Lake Floria Walkthrough

Sheikah Stone #3: On the Ledges near the Skyview Temple

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Deep Woods
Glittering Spores cause something to happen when they are thrown on bugs or monsters. They can be collected from sparkly mushrooms.

Climb the ledges on the left near Skyview Temple and use the Goddess's Harp near the swarm of Blessed Butterflies to uncover the Sheikah Stone.

Faron Woods Walkthrough

Sheikah Stone #4: Left of the Lumpy Pumpkin at Pumpkin Island

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Pumpkin Landing (The Sky)
Apparently, if you draw a symbol of money on certain walls, you can make an easy fortune.

Head left of the Lumpy Pumpkin's entrance and find the swarm of butterflies.

Sheikah Stone #5: Inside the House in Bamboo Island

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Bamboo Island (The Sky)
You can get a valuable treasure if you succeed in cutting the bamboo stalk over 28 times at Clean Cut. Peater, who was formerly the teen heartthrob of Skyloft, claims to hold the record with 43 slices. Or so he says...

Head inside the building in Bamboo Island and look for the swarm of butterflies at the northern side.

Sheikah Stone #6: West Side of the Thrill Digger Area

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Eldin Volcano
If you can dig up all the Rupees in Mr. Tubert's Thrill Digger, you'll receive a rare treasure.

Head to the bokoblin camp west of Eldin Volcano and roll a bomb towards the rocks blocking the entrance to enter the cave.

On the right of Mr. Tubbert, use the Goddess's Harp to uncover the Gossip Stone.

Eldin Volcano Walkthrough

Sheikah Stone #7: On the Ledge Left of the Earth Temple

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Eldin Volcano
I've heard some of the Goddess Cubes unlock all sorts of treasure when they fly up into the sky. Some even hold a Piece of Heart.

Head to the high ledge on the left of the Earth Temple. Ride the geyser to reach the high ledge.

Eldin Volcano Walkthrough

Sheikah Stone #8: Left of the Minecart in the Temple of Time

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Eldin Volcano
It's been said that the best way to snag a rare insect is to approach it slowly and use a Big Bug Net.

Head to the Desert Gorge or Temple of Time Bird Statue and head to the wall near the minecart to find the swarm of Blessed Butterflies.

Lanayru Desert Walkthrough

Sheikah Stone #9: On the Cave with the Second Frog Statue

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Volcano Summit
Rumor has it there's a Piece of Heart hidden somewhere nearby. The thing is, to get to it you need to be able to burrow like a Mogma.

Head inside the room with the second frog statue and turn right.

Volcano Summit Walkthrough

Sheikah Stone #10: In an Island Southeast of the Yellow Beam

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Island southeast of the yellow beam at the Sky
They say it's possible to summon Fairies by drawing three triangles upon certain walls.

Head to the island southeast of the yellow beam and land in the hole on top of it.

Sheikah Stone #11: At the Center of the Lanayru Caves

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Lanayru Caves
They say somewhere in this vast desert, there's a dragon who loves putting the abilities of those who visit him to some kind of test. If you can master the challenges he throws at you, you'll be rewarded with a shield stronger than any other.

Head to the cave where Golo the Goron can be found mining and find the swarm of butterflies inside.

Lanayru Gorge Walkthrough

Sheikah Stone #12: On the Narrow Path at the Lanayru Caves

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Lanayru Caves
Oddly enough, it seems that drawing a circle on certain strange walls will produce something round.

Head in the northern narrow path in the Lanayru Caves and look for the swarm of butterflies on your right.

Lanayru Gorge Walkthrough

Sheikah Stone #13: At the Southeastern Lava Plates Area at the Eldin Volcano

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Eldin Volcano
A dragon is said to live at the peak of this volcano. You're nowhere near the peak, though! Rumor has it you're some kind of genius that remembers things perfectly the first time you hear them...

Head to the southeastern area with the lava plates and jump on one of them to reach the cave entrance. Look on the right as you enter the cave.

Eldin Volcano Walkthrough

Sheikah Stone #14: On a Cave Southeast of the Earth Temple

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Eldin Volcano
I hear the dragon that lives at the top of the volcano is awfully chatty. So chatty, they say, that he's even willing to talk about matters outside his own realm!

Head southeast of the Earth Temple and jump on the lava plates to reach the cave entrance. Look on the left as you enter the cave.

Eldin Volcano Walkthrough

Sheikah Stone #15: On the Island South of Bug Rock

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Island south of Bug Rock
You may get rare and difficult-to-catch bugs if you finished the Bug Wrangler challenge in Bug Heaven within two minutes.

Head to the middle of the island south of Bug Rock and use the Goddess's Harp to uncover the Gossip Stone.

Sheikah Stone #16: Reach the Top Ledge on the Waterfalls in Volcano Summit

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Volcano Summit
Rumor has it that drawing an arrow shape on certain walls will cause an object of similar shape to appear.

By the waterfalls in Volcano Summit, there is a ledge. Below this, there is another ledge behind a pillar containing a Goddess Cube. Glide over to it using the Sailcloth.

Use the Clawshots on the vines on the higher platforms to reach the area above the waterfall.

Volcano Summit Walkthrough

Sheikah Stone #17: Use the Clawshots to Reach the Top of the Waterfall Island

Overworld Location
Map Location
Location Skyloft
You're a weird one, climbing all the way up here. Hey, if you tried to dive off the ledge here, I bet you could land in the nest on top of the tower down there. But what do I know? I'm a stone.

Head to the Waterfall Cave entrance and use your Clawshot to grapple at the vines on the small island above and make your way up to the waterfall island.

Skyloft Walkthrough

List of Sheikah Stone Treasures

Here is the list of treasures that you receive upon uncovering a Sheikah Stone. Note that the treasures they drop are random.

Eldin Ore IconEldin Ore Ornamental Skull IconOrnamental Skull Jelly Blob IconJelly Blob Evil Crystal IconEvil Crystal
Golden Skull IconGolden Skull Monster Claw IconMonster Claw Goddess Plume IconGoddess Plume

What are Sheikah Stones?

Statues that Provide Hints

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Gossip Stone Providing Hints
Sheikah Stones (Gossip Stones) are mysterious statues that give advice and a treasure when they appear from the ground. To find these statues, you need to look for an area with a swarm of Blessed Butterflies and play the Goddess's Harp.

The statues also react to different actions. Shooting it with an arrow allows you to get Green Rupees, using the Gust Bellows or Glittering Spore makes them shrink, and using a bomb causes them to fly away.

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