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

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

Sacred Shield Basic Information

Sacred Shield
Sacred Shield Set
Item Type Shield
A sacred shield that repairs itself. It effectively repels electric, fire, and curse attacks.

Sacred Shield Sell Price

Sacred Shield can be sold to Peatrice at the Item Check for 300 Rupees.

Item Price
Sacred Shield 300

Regenerating durability

Sacred Shield - Durability
Unlike the Wooden Shield and the Iron Shield, Sacred Shield and its upgrades can regenerate its own durability over time. It is also immune to burning, electrocution, and cursing. A great shield for mid-game to end-game.

Note that the Sacred Shield can still break if your shield durability gauge on the upper right of your screen depletes to zero, so be wary.

How to Get Sacred Shield

Sacred Shield - Get

How to Obtain Sacred Shield

Item Unlock Condition
Sacred Shield IconSacred Shield Purchase from the Gear Shop for 500 Rupees.

All Sacred Shield Upgrades

Item Required Materials
Divine Shield IconDivine Shield Sacred Shield
Ornamental Skull x3
Dusk Relic x1
Bird Feather x2
Upgrade Price: 100 Rupees
Goddess Shield IconGoddess Shield Divine Shield
Monster Horn x3
Dusk Relic x4
Blue Bird Feather x1
Bird Feather x3
Upgrade Price: 150 Rupees

List of Upgrades

How to Use Sacred 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.

How to Use Button and Motion Controls

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List of Items and Equipment

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Weapons Equipment
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List of Upgrades

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