How to Get the Guardian Potion: Recipe and How to Use | Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

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Skyward Sword HD Guardian Potion

This is a guide to getting the Guardian Potion in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (HD) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn the effects of Guardian Potion, recipe, and how to use Guardian Potion.

Guardian Potion Basic Information

Guardian Potion
Guardian Potion Set
Item Type Potion
Halves any damage you receive. Potion effect lasts for three minutes.

What Does the Guardian Potion Do

Guardian potion - drink
After drinking a Guardian Potion, you will receive a defensive buff that halves all incoming damage to Link. This lasts for 3 minutes (or 6 minutes with Potion Medal).

This can help you get through harsh battles and boss fights.

Guardian Potion Recipe and Effects

Purchase from the Bazaar

Guardian Potion can be obtained from the Potion Shop at the Bazaar. Talk to Luv to purchase the Guardian Potion.

Potion How to Get
Guardian Potion IconGuardian Potion Purchase from the Bazaar for 200 Rupees.
Effects: Halves any damage you receive for three minutes.

Empty Bottle

Guardian Potion - get.jpg
You need an extra Empty Bottle to acquire a Guardian Potion.

Empty Bottle Locations: How to Get All Empty Bottles

All Guardian Potion Upgrades

Item Required Materials
Guardian Potion + IconGuardian Potion + Guardian Potion
Starry Firefly x3
Faron Grasshopper x1
Eldin Roller x2
Blessed Butterfly x3
Upgrade Price: 40 Rupees
Effects: Gives you immunity to all damage for three minutes.

List of Upgrades

How to Use Guardian Potion

Press and Hold the R Button

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Press and Hold the R Button

Hold down the R Button on the right Joy-Con to bring up the Pouch menu. Point the controller at the Guardian Potion and let go of the R Button to equip it.

Press A to Use the Guardian Potion

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Press the A Button to Use the Potion

With the Guardian Potion on hand, press the A-button on the right Joy-Con to use it.

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