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

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Skyward Sword HD Wooden Shield

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

Wooden Shield Basic Information

Wooden Shield
Wooden Shield Set
Item Type Shield
An easy-to-use light shield. It insulates from electricity but can burn and break easily, so treat it with care.

Wooden Shield Sell Price

Wooden Shield can be sold to Peatrice at the Item Check for 20 Rupees.

Item Price
Wooden Shield 20

Effective against electricity

Wooden Shield against electricity.gif
Unlike the Iron Shield, Wooden Shield and its upgrades can withstand against electricity. This is recommended to use when you are exploring Lanayru Desert.

Ineffective against fire

Wooden Shield against fire.gif
The downside of Wooden Shields is that it will burn in contact with fire, or standing on extremely hot places. Your shield will rapidly burn and disintegrate if it does, leaving you defenseless.

It is recommended to use Iron Shields while exploring Eldin Volcano.

How to Get Wooden Shield

Wooden Shield - Get

How to Obtain Wooden Shield

Item Unlock Condition
Wooden Shield IconWooden Shield ・Given by Instructor Owlan for free
・Purchase from the Gear Shop for 50 Rupees.

All Wooden Shield Upgrades

Item Required Materials
Banded Shield Wooden Shield
Monster Claw x1
Jelly Blob x1
Amber Relic x2
Upgrade Price: 30 Rupees
Braced Shield Banded Shield
Tumbleweed x2
Ornamental Skull x1
Monster Claw x2
Amber Relic x3
Upgrade Price: 50 Rupees

List of Upgrades

How to Use Wooden Shield

Press and Hold the R Button

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Point and Release the R Button to Equip
Hold down the R Button on the right Joy-Con to bring up the Pouch menu. Point the controller at the shield and let go of the R Button to equip it.

If done correctly, the shield will appear on Link's back.

Shake the Left Joy-Con or Press the Left Joystick to Block

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Using the Shield to Block
Once you have the shield equipped, shake the left Joy-Con or press the left joystick to use the shield. You can use this maneuver to block or deflect enemy attacks.

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List of Items and Equipment

Items and Equipment
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List of Upgrades

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