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

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Furnix in air

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

Furnix Basic Information

Locations Ancient Cistern, Skipper's Retreat
HP 20
Rewards None

Furnix are fire breathing phoenix-like birds that attack by shooting fireballs at their targets.

How to Beat Furnix


How to Beat Furnix
If you hit the ring on the tail with a whip and pull it, you can knock it down to the ground, so you can defeat it by attacking it.

Pull its Tail with the Whip

Furnix Tail pull
Before the Furnix attacks, ot will lower its tail. When it does this, players can lock-on to the tail and pull it in with the whip. If done successfully, the Furnix will be dragged to the ground where players can finish it off with a Fatal Blow.

Bow Strategy (Recommended)

Furnix bow strategy
If players have a bow, they can shoot the Furnix from afar while the bird is unaware. One fully charged bow shot should do the trick so this is the safest way to fight Furnix.


Attack Power Element Knockback
Fireball 4 Fire -

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 Okay

Skyward Sword HD Related Links

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Enemies Partial

List of Enemies

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