Evil Crystal Farming Guide and How to Use | Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

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Evil Crystal Pick up

This is a guide to farming Evil Crystal, a Treasure in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch. Learn where to get Evil Crystal, its sell price, as well as what you can do with it.

Evil Crystal Basic Information

Evil Crystal
Evil Crystal Set
Material Type Treasure
A chunk of pure, crystallized monster malice. Often obtained from monsters who possess the power to curse.

How to Farm Evil Crystals

Evil Crystal Locations and Sources

Evil Crystals can be found in certain locations in the Sky and the Surface. See the table below to learn where to find Evil Crystals.

Material Locations and Sources
Evil Crystal ・Lanayru Province
・Reward from Clean Cut minigame
・Reward from Rickety Coaster minigame

Dropped By Enemies

Defeating certain enemies allows you to farm for Evil Crystals. See the table below to learn which enemies drop Evil Crystals.

Enemy Location
Cursed Bokoblin Ancient Cistern
Dark Keese Fire Sanctuary

Farming Evil Crystals in the Ancient Cistern

We recommend defeating the Cursed Bokoblin on the B1 floor of the Ancient Cistern.

There are not many upgrade recipes that require Evil Crystals and they are fairly scattered in chests throughout the game. As long as players are opening these treasure chests there should be no shortage of Evil Crystals.

Buy From the Moonlight Merchant for 100 Rupees

Towards the end game, players will have the the option to buy Evil Crystals for 100 rupees from the Moonlight Merchant in Skyloft Cave. This is a good option for players with a shortage of Evil Crystals or for those who have a hard time farming for them.

What to Do With Evil Crystals

Sell for Rupees

Evil Crystals can be sold to Rupin at night for 30 Rupees.

Material Sell Price
Evil Crystal 30

Use It to Upgrade Equipment

Evil Crystals can be used to upgrade the following equipment.

Item Required Materials
Sacred Bow IconSacred Bow Iron Bow
Tumbleweed x5
Lizard Tail x3
Goddess Plume x1
Evil Crystal x2
Iron Bow IconIron Bow Bow
Tumbleweed x3
Monster Claw x3
Evil Crystal x1
Eldin Ore x2
Big Bug Net IconBig Bug Net Bug Net
Tumbleweed x3
Evil Crystal x1
Ancient Flower x2

List of Upgrades

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Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Materials Partial

List of Materials

Bugs
Blessed
Butterfly
Deku Hornet Eldin Roller
Faron
Grasshopper
Gerudo Dragonfly Lanayru Ant
Sand Cicada Sky Stag Beetle Skyloft Mantis
Starry Firefly Volcanic Ladybug Woodland Rhino Beetle
Treasures
Amber Relic Ancient Flower Bird Feather
Blue Bird Feather Dusk Relic Eldin Ore
Evil Crystal Goddess Plume Golden Skull
Hornet Larvae Jelly Blob Lizard Tail
Monster Claw Monster Horn Ornamental Skull
Tumbleweed - -

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