How to Farm Fairies Quickly: Fairy Locations and How to Use | Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

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This is a guide to farming Fairies in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (HD) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn where to find Fairies, the best locations to farm for fairies, as well as how to use them.

Fairy Basic Information

Fairy
Fairy Set
Item Type Bottle
It will aid you automatically when you run out of hearts. It restores six hearts.

How to Get Fairy

How to Obtain Fairy

Item Unlock Condition
Fairy IconFairy Use an Empty Bottle to catch a Fairy.
Effects: Restores six hearts, as well as revives Link if he is defeated.

Best Locations to Farm Fairies

Sealed Grounds

Sealed Grounds Fairy Location
Overworld Map Location

Inside the Sealed Grounds next to the old woman are pots that you can break. One of these pots contains a fairy that you can catch and put in your Empty Bottle.

Sealed Grounds Walkthrough

Faron Woods

Faron Woods Fairy Location
Overworld Map Location

Next to the Kikwi Elder is a hole in the giant tree that you can crawl under. Inside are three pots that you can break and one of these contain a fairy. Use the Empty Bottle to catch the fairy.

Faron Woods Walkthrough

Draw a Triforce on a Goddess Wall

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Draw a Trifoce on a Goddess Wall
If there are Blessed Butterflies in the area, use the Goddess Harp near the wall to make the Goddess Wall appear.

Draw a Triforce on the Goddess Wall to receive three fairies as a reward. Alternatively, you can draw a heart symbol on the wall to receive ten hearts and use the Glittering Spores to convert these into fairies.

Use Glittering Spores on a Heart

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Using Glittering Spores on a Heart Flower
If you have some Glittering Spores, you can use it to pour the contents on a heart to turn it into a fairy.

If you have a Heart Medal equipped, you can increase the number of hearts that appear after cutting grass or breaking pots. This easily allows you to fill all five Empty Bottles with fairies.

How to Get the Glittering Spores

How to Use Fairies

Used Automatically When Defeated

If you lose all your hearts and have a bottled Fairy in your Adventure Pouch, the item will be used automatically to revive you with six hearts.

Can Be Used Manually as Well

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 Pouches menu. Point the controller at the Fairy and let go of the R Button to equip it.

Press the A Button to Use it

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Press the A Button to Use It
Once you have equipped the Fairy, press the A Button to use it. Using the Fairy restores six hearts.

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List of Items and Equipment

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