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

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How to Beat Skytail

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

Skytail Basic Information

Skytail
Locations Thunderhead
Rewards None

How to Beat Skytail

Strategy

Skytail - Strategy

How to Beat Skytail
Hit the loft bird's body against the tail of the weak point. You can beat it anywhere with a spin attack.

Skytails are flying enemies that you can encounter inside the Thunderhead while flying with your Crimson Loftwing. In the early stages of the game, you cannot defeat these enemies yet, and so they must be avoided until you learn Spiral Charge.

Use Spiral Charge

Skytail - Spiral Charge.gif

After learning Spiral Charge from Instructor Owlan after defeating the Imprisoned (Round 2). You can now defeat Skytails in the Sky with your Crimson Loftwing by pressing X button.

Loftwing Controls and How to Fly

Skytail's Attacks

Attack Power Element Knockback
Body blow 4 None -

Effective Weapons and Attacks

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

Skyward Sword HD Related Links

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Enemies Partial

List of Enemies

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