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Blessed Butterfly Farming Guide and How to Use

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

Blessed Butterfly Basic Information

Blessed Butterfly
Blessed Butterfly Set
Material Type Bug
A common bug found throughout the world. Highly prized as an ingredient in potions.

How to Farm Blessed Butterflies

Blessed Butterfly Locations and Sources

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

Material Locations and Sources
Blessed Butterfly ・Skyloft
・Silent Realm Entrances
・All Areas in the Surface
・Bug Rock
・Reward from Bug Hunt minigame

Obtainable Anywhere in the World

Players can catch the Blessed Butterfly anywhere in the world. Players will need the Bug Net, so make sure to pick that up at Beedle's Shop first.

Sheikah Gossip Stones

Gossip Stone#10 - Overworld Location
Sheikah Stone locations often have Blessed Butterflies flying around it.

Goddess Wall

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Goddess Wall Sandship.png
Goddess Wall locations in dungeons and overworld often have Blessed Butterflies flying around it.

Obtainable in Bug Heaven

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Bug Heaven
As players progress in the story, Strich will eventually appear on the island in the clouds, Bug Rock. Here, players will unlock the mini game: Bug Heaven. The Blessed Butterfly is One out of Four possible rewards for completing the Bug Beginner level of Bug Heaven within Two minutes.

Completing this mini game within Two minutes rewards players with a Five stack of bugs as a reward so it is highly recommended for players who are collecting bugs to try it out.

Possible Rewards for Bug Beginner Level

Blessed Butterfly Sky Stag Beetle
Deku Hornet Skyloft Mantis

Have Bug Medal in your Inventory

Bug Medal Get
The Bug Medal enables you to see bugs that spawned in your current area on your map. You can obtain the Bug Medal from Beedle's Shop.

How to Get the Bug Medal: Location and How to Use

What to Do With Blessed Butterflies

Sell for Rupees

Blessed Butterflies can be sold to Strich at night for 5 Rupees.

Material Sell Price
Blessed Butterfly 5

Use It to Upgrade Potions

Blessed Butterflies can be used to upgrade the following potions.

Item Required Materials
Guardian Potion + IconGuardian Potion + Guardian Potion
Starry Firefly x3
Faron Grasshopper x1
Eldin Roller x2
Blessed Butterfly x3
Heart Potion ++ IconHeart Potion ++ Heart Potion +
Sand Cicada x1
Eldin Roller x1
Deku Hornet x1
Blessed Butterfly x3
Heart Potion + IconHeart Potion + Heart Potion
Woodland Rhino Beetle x1
Volcanic Ladybug x1
Blessed Butterfly x3

Potion Recipes List and How to Use

Related Guides

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Materials Partial

List of Materials

Deku Hornet Eldin Roller
Gerudo Dragonfly Lanayru Ant
Sand Cicada Sky Stag Beetle Skyloft Mantis
Starry Firefly Volcanic Ladybug Woodland Rhino Beetle
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
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