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

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - How to Get the Clawshots Location and How to Use
This is a guide to getting the Clawshots in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (HD) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn where to find Clawshots, as well as how to use it.

Clawshots Basic Information

Clawshots Set
Item Type Clawshots
A tool that fires a claw on a chain. Use it to pull yourself to distant locations.

How to Get Clawshots

How to Obtain Clawshots

Item Unlock Condition
Clawshots IconClawshots Complete Nayru's Silent Realm.

Complete Lanayru's Silent Realm

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - How to Get the Clawshots
The Clawshots are a reward for completing Lanayru's Silent Realm. The trial is available after completing the Ancient Cistern.

Lanayru's Silent Realm Guide

How to Use Clawshots

Press and Hold the ZR Button

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Clawshots Item Menu
Hold down the ZR Button on the Right Joy-Con to bring up the Items menu. Point the controller at the Clawshots and let go of the ZR Button to equip it.

Press the ZR Button to Use it

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Using Clawshots
Once you have equipped the Clawshots, press the ZR Button to use it. For both button-only controls and motion controls, move your Right Joy-Con to aim.

Press the ZR Button to shoot the Clawshot. If you use it to shoot at a target, you can use the second Clawshot to aim at another area.

Climb Vines Easily

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Climb Vines
You can use the Clawshots as a form of shortcut when climbing vines. Aim the weapon at the certain group of vines to skip climbing them.

Shoot at Targets on the Wall

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Zelda

New areas are accessible once you have obtained the Clawshots. Look for a circular target and shoot it with the weapon.

Enter Beedle's Shop

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Use the Clawshots to Enter Beedle
You can use the Clawshots to enter Beedle's shop at Skyloft. Hit the bell with the weapon and a rope will come down, allowing you to enter the shop.

How to Go to Beedle's Shop and Island

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