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

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Froak puffed up

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

Froak Basic Information

Locations Faron Woods, Skyview Temple, Lake Floria
Rewards None

Froak are pufferfish like enemies that can swim and fly. They move very slowly and are quite passive enemies.

How to Beat Froak


How to Beat Froak
Froaks will explode if you blow it off and hit it against the terrain or enemies, or if you defeat it with a weapon. Note that sword attacks do not work.

Use the Gust Bellows

Froak gust of bellows
Using the Gust Bellows, players can blow the Froak away. When Froak hit another object, they explode. This gimmick can be used to help solve certain puzzles.

Shoot Froak With a Bow

Froak bow
When hit with an arrow, the Froak will instantly explode. If there is a Froak blocking your path, simply put it down with an arrow.


Attack Power Element Knockback
Inflated contact 2 None -
Explosion 4 None Yes

Effective Weapons and Attacks

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

Skyward Sword HD Related Links

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Enemies Partial

List of Enemies

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