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

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

Goddess Longsword Basic Information

Goddess Longsword
Currently Unavailable
Item Type Sword
Tempered by Farore's Flame, this blade's edge is exquisitely sharp.

How to Get Goddess Longsword

How to Obtain Goddess Longsword

Item Unlock Condition
Goddess Longsword Upgrade the Goddess Sword after obtaining Farore's Flame.

Farore's Flame is one of the three Sacred Flames that you need to obtain in the story.

Complete the Ancient Cistern dungeon to upgrade the Goddess Sword to the Goddess Longsword.

Ancient Cistern Walkthrough

All Sword Upgrades

Item How to Get
Goddess Sword IconGoddess Sword Obtained inside the Statue of the Goddess.
Goddess Longsword Upgrade the Goddess Sword after obtaining Farore's Flame.
Goddess White Sword IconGoddess White Sword Upgrade the Goddess Longsword after obtaining Nayru's Flame.
Master Sword IconMaster Sword Upgrade the Goddess White Sword after obtaining Din's Flame.
True Master Sword IconTrue Master Sword Upgrade the Master Sword after obtaining Hylia's Blessing.

List of Upgrades

How to Use Goddess Longsword

How to Thrust

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Thrust your Goddess Longsword by swinging forward with your right Joy-Con for Motion Controls, or press the R-Stick for Button Controls.

How to Slash Diagonally

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Slash diagonally by swinging your right Joy-Con for Motion Controls, or flicking your R-stick for Button Controls diagonally.

How to Slash Horizontally

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Slash horizontally by swinging your right Joy-Con for Motion Controls, or flicking your R-stick for Button Controls from left to right or vice versa.

How to Slash Vertically

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Slash vertically by swinging your right Joy-Con for Motion Controls, or flicking your R-stick for Button Controls from top to bottom or vice versa.

How to do Spin Attack

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For Motion Controls, swing both of your left and right Joy-Cons sideways to do a spin attack. Swing up and down to do a vertical spin attack.

For Button Controls, flick your R-stick left and right until Link does a spin attack. Flick up and down to do a vertical spin attack.

This attack uses a chunk of your Stamina, so use it wisely.

How to do Skyward Strike

How to Skyward Strike
For Motion Controls, charge your Goddess Longsword by positioning your right Joy-Con up for a few seconds, then swing to any direction to unleash a Skyward Strike.

For Button Controls, position your R-stick up to charge it up, then flick to any direction to unleash a Skyward Strike.

The speed to which it charges up depends on your sword upgrade.

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Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Items and Equipment Partial

List of Items and Equipment

Items and Equipment
Weapons Equipment
Bottle Items Medals
List of Upgrades

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