How to Get the Glittering Spores: Location and How to Use | Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

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Skyward Sword HD Glittering Spores

This is a guide to getting the Glittering Spores in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (HD) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn where to find Glittering Spores, as well as how to use it.

Glittering Spores Basic Information

Glittering Spores
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Item Type Bottle
Sparkling spores taken from a glowing mushroom. Must be useful for something!

How to Get Glittering Spores

How to Obtain Glittering Spores

Item Unlock Condition
Glittering Spores Slash a glittery mushroom and use an Empty Bottle to scoop the spores.
Effects: Stuns enemies. It can also be used to turn hearts into fairies and change a Rupee's value.

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Glittering Spores are a helpful item that triggers various reactions to specific items or enemies when sprayed. To collect Glittering Spores, hit a glittering mushroom in Faron Woods with your sword and scoop the Glittering Spores with an Empty Bottle. Glittering Spores can be used up to 5 times.

Faron Woods Walkthrough

Effects of Glittering Spores

Glittering Spores Effects
  • Spraying on Heart Flowers will turn it into Fairies
  • Spraying on Rupees will randomly change its color and value (Rupoors can also appear)
  • Spraying on enemies will stun them
  • Spraying on Gossip Stones will have a unique interaction (Try it out!)

Stun enemies

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Using Glittering Spores on most enemies will stun them, allowing you to attack freely.

Spraying on Heart Flowers will turn it into Fairies

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Using Glittering Spores on Hearts plants will turn it into fairies. This can be used to collect Fairies before going inside long dungeons.

How to Farm Fairies Quickly: Fairy Locations and How to Use

Change Rupee Rarity

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Spraying Glittering Spores on Rupees will randomly change its color and value. Note that Rupoors can also appear.

Rupee Farming Guide: How to Get Rupees (Money) Quickly

Shrink Gossip Stones

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Pour Glittering Spores on Gossip Stones to shrink it down. A fun little interaction with Glittering Spores!

Gossip Stone Locations and List of Treasures

How to Use Glittering Spores

How to Equip from Inventory

Press and Hold the R Button

How to Equip Bottle Items from Inventory
Hold down the ZR Button on the Right Joy-Con to bring up the Items menu. Point the controller at the Glittering Spores bottle and let go of the ZR Button to equip it.

Press A to Use Glittering Spores

How to Use Bottle Items from Inventory
Once you have equipped Glittering Spores, press A Button to use it.

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