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

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

Divine Shield Basic Information

Divine Shield
Divine Shield Set
Item Type Shield
An upgraded Sacred Shield with enhanced durability. It effectively repels electric, fire, and curse attacks.

Divine Shield Sell Price

Divine Shield can be sold to Peatrice at the Item Check for 400 Rupees.

Item Price
Divine Shield 400

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 Divine 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 Divine Shield

Upgrade Using Materials

Divine Shield can be obtained after upgrading it with the necessary materials.

See the table below to learn which materials are needed to obtain the Divine Shield.

Item Required Materials
Divine Shield IconDivine Shield Sacred Shield
Ornamental Skull x3
Dusk Relic x1
Bird Feather x2

All Divine 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 Divine 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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