Red Bokoblin Enemy Guide: How to Beat Red Bokoblin | Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

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

Red Bokoblin Basic Information

Red Bokoblin
Locations Faron Woods
HP 12
Rewards Ornamental Skull

How to Beat Red Bokoblin


red bokoblin strategy

How to Beat Red Bokoblin
Red Bokoblin and can be defeated with a sword or bow. Invite an attack, then repel it with a shield attack and aim for the gap that was created.

As Red Bokoblins are one of the first enemies you encounter in the Surface, they serve as a good tutorial on how combat works in Skyward Sword HD. Learn their basic attacks to learn the basic mechanics of the game.

Red Bokoblin Basic Guard

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Bokoblins will ready to block an impending attack with their weapons based on where your sword is pointing. Try to bait their guard by pointing your sword to a given direction then immediately slice from the opposite of that direction.

Red Bokoblin Basic Attack

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When they are swinging their weapons, their guards are lowered. Use this opportunity to slash them down.

Use Shield Bash to Stun

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Use a Shield Bash by pressing your Left Stick at the precise time it attacks. This is your main parry attack and it will stun most enemies, allowing you to freely hack and slash.

Use the Whip

You can use a whip to take Monster Horns from Bokoblins! Make sure that the Bokoblins are visibly carrying monster horns in their pockets.
Monster Horn Farming Guide and How to Use

Red Bokoblin's Attacks

Attack Power Element Knockback
Normal Attack 4 None -

Effective Weapons and Attacks

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

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List of Enemies

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