Wooden Shield Moblin Enemy Guide: How to Beat Wooden Shield Moblin | Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

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Wooden Shield Moblin

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

Wooden Shield Moblin Basic Information

Wooden Shield Moblin Waiting

Wooden Shield Moblin
Locations Faron Woods, Lanayru Desert, Skipper's Retreat, Eldin Volcano, Sky Keep
HP 100
Rewards None

Wooden Shield Moblin are giant goblins who hit hard and have a lot of health. Players will first encounter them after acquiring the Goddess Hard.

How to Beat Wooden Shield Moblin


How to Beat Wooden Shield Moblin
Wooden Shield Moblin becomes weaker when you slash the shield with a sword, and hit it when it disappears. Hit it with a shield attack.

Wooden Shield Moblin have two stances, shield and no shield, and players will need to fight each stance differently.

Shielded Stance

Wooden Shield Moblin Defensive stance
While holding their shield, Wooden Shield Moblin will fight very defensively. Hiding behind their giant shields, they will approach slowly until they get in attacking range, where they will attack you with their long spears.

Players should slash away at the wooden shield until there is nothing left, which will trigger the next Moblin stance.

Offensive Stance

Wooden Shield Mob Goblin No Shield
Once players slash enough of the shiled away, Wooden Shield Moblin will toss their shields and become more aggressive. Time your attacks carefully and be sure to avoid the Moblin's long spear.

Using Your Slingshot

While in the offensive stance, players can use their Slingshot or Scattershot to shoot the Moblin in the head. This will stun the Moblin while the player can get some free attacks and big damage in.

Wooden Shield Moblin's Attacks

Attack Power Element Knockback
Harpoon Poke 4 None Yes
Harpoon Swing 4 - Yes
Shield Crash 4 -
Rush 4 -

Effective Weapons and Attacks

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

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