LD-002S Scervo (Pirate Boss) Locations and How to Beat | Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

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LD-002S Scervo Intro

This guide will show you how to beat LD-002S Scervos (Pirate Boss), an enemy in the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn where to find LD-002S Scervo, drops for beating it, as well as strategy for beating it.

LD-002S Scervo (Pirate Boss) Basic Information

LD-002S Scervo
Titles LD-002S
Locations Sandship
Rewards None

LD-002S Scervo is a robotic pirate enemy that wields an electric sword and a hook.

How to Beat LD-002S Scervo (Pirate Boss)


How to Beat LD-002S Scervo
Weak to stabs. Stab quickly and continuously and push them down 3 times.

Beat it with a Thrust Attack

LD-002S Scervo thrust
LD-002S Scervo will defend against your horizontal and vertical slashes so players should attack with a thrust attack. Continue to thrust attack and push LD-002S Scervo off the plank. With the right timing, jump attacks are also effective.

Landing an attack has a chance to stagger(put the enemy on its back foot) LD-002S Scervo which leaves it open to more attacks.

Shield Bash the Counter Attacks

LD-002S Scervo Counter
When LD-002S Scervo starts to counter attack, time a Shield Bash and parry the attack. When done correctly, this will stagger LD-002S Scervo and leave it open for you to attack.

Attack patterns and Shield Bash timing changes

There are 3 phases to the LD-002S Scervo fight and each phase has different attack patterns and Shield Bash timing. Just before LD-002S Scervo attacks, it will stutter which should be your cue to get ready and Shield Bash.

Do not use an Iron Shield

LD-002S Scervo attacks with electricity. The Iron Shield is weak against electricity so even if players block or Shield Bash an attack they will still take damage.


Attack Power Element Knockback
Thrust 4 None No
Guard Thrust 4 Electricity Yes
Claws 4 None Yes
Guard Claw 4 Electricity Yes

Effective Weapons and Attacks

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

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