Dark Lizalfos Locations and How to Beat | Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

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Dark Lizalfos charging

This guide will show you how to beat Dark Lizalfos, an enemy in the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn where to find Dark Lizalfos, drops for beating it, as well as strategy for beating it.

Dark Lizalfos Basic Information

Dark Lizalfos
Locations Fire Sanctuary
HP 72
Rewards Lizard Tail, Lizard Scale , Lizard Gauntlet

Dark Lizalfos are the purple hided and stronger version of Lizalfos. Much like when fighting the Lizalfos, the strategies players will use are the same.

Dark Lizalfos are strong and agile enemies that can instantly dodge attacks. When dealing with Dark Lizalfos, try to be as patient as possible and never attack continuously, as they will immediately counter after you attack.

How to Beat Dark Lizalfos


How to Beat Dark Lizalfos
Let's fight carefully while solidifying the same guard as Lizalfos.

Slice the Unprotected Side of Dark Lizalfos

Dark Lizalfos defending
As a defensive option, Dark Lizalfos will block a side with their big arm shield, when that happens, simply slice or attack the unprotected side. This attack pattern is fast so stay on your toes.

Strike When Lizalfos Uses Cursed Breathe

Dark Lizalfos are vulnerable while they are using their Cursed Breath attack. Use a vertical or horizontal Spin Attack to knock them down and finish with a Fatal Blow.


Attack Power Element Knockback
Steel Arm 4 None Yes
Tail 4 - Yes
Curse jet 4 Demon -

Effective Weapons and Attacks

Weapon/Skill Effectivity
Sword Skyward Strike Spin Attack Bomb
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bow Beetle Gust Bellows Clawshots
Okay No No No
Slingshot Whip
Okay No

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