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This is a complete guide to Lanayru Gorge for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn more about how to progress through the story, where to find treasure chests, Goddess Cubes, Heart Pieces, and other collectibles, as well as how to beat story bosses and more!
List of Contents
|Goddess Cube Location||Goddess Chest Location|
By the Lanayru Gorge, you'll find the Goddess Cube at the northeast corner of the map.
Fly to the island southwest of the Isle of Songs. Use the Mogma Mitts to enter the underground cavern and climb out of the upper hole to reach the Goddess Chest.
|How to Get the Heart Piece #24|
|How to Get||Defeat four bosses in the Thunder Dragon's Lightning Round. Note that you must stop the challenge after beating the four bosses to obtain the Heart Piece.|
|1. Take the south path of the Lanayru Caves to get to Lanayru Gorge.|
|2. Use the Hook Beetle to clear the rocks east of the map.|
|3. Use the Hook Beetle to fetch the Small Key|
|4. Use the Clawshots to make your way through the chasms.|
|5. Step on the pressure plates to let the minecart pass.|
|6. Climb the vines and press the pressure plate above.|
|7. Traverse the vines to make it through the chasms.|
|8. Use your Whip to pull down the lever.|
|9. Use your Whip to swing across the gaps.|
|10. Run up the sinksand ledge and pull down the lever.|
|11. Defeat the Beamos on the tracks.|
|12. Use the Hook Beetle to clear the rocks in the way.|
|13. Speak to Lanayru, the thunder Dragon.|
|14. Go to the northeast part of the gorge. Reveal and activate the timeshift stone here.|
|15. Unearth the Tree of Life sapling.|
|16. Head to the Sealed Temple.|
|17. Go through the Gate of Time|
|18. Harvest the fruit from the Tree of Life.|
|19. Deliver the fruit to Lanayru.|
|20. Speak to Levias.|
Descend into the West Desert and get into the Lanayru Caves.
From here, roll a bomb towards the south path to clear the way. Take the exit to find yourself in Lanayru Gorge.
Use a bomb to clear the rubble to jump across the gap towards the locked door to your right.
Walk towards the bottom of the ramp, and you should spot the key on a rock formation in the middle of the abyss. Use a Beetle to retrieve the key for you.
Unlock the door and go through. On the other side, use your clawshots to traverse the chasm.
Strike the timeshift stone on the minecart. Speak with the robot here and the minecart will begin to move. Move with the minecart, taking care of the enemies along the way.
Once outside, navigate through the bridges that will appear within the timeshifts influence. At the end, climb the vines on your right to press the button to open the gate.
Back inside, walk on the platforms the appear and climb the vines when necessary. You will also have to use your clawshot to access a higher platforms and proceed.
You'll soon come across a lever behind a barred gate. Use your Whip to pull it down and let the cart through.
Continue along with the cart avoiding enemies and traps along the way. At the end, wait till the electric gate Is outside the timeshift stone's range of influence. Then run across the sand to reach and pull down the lever.
The next room will have a lot of enemies that use electricity. Be careful when taking them out. Defeat one of the Beamos that has a lever behind it. Pull it down to progress.
Back outside, use your Beetle to grab a bomb from a bomb flower and clear the path for the minecart. You'll soon find yourself back at the start of the Gorge. Speak with Lanayru.
Head to the Northeast part of the map, activate the timestone, and acquire the Life Tree Seedling.
Make your way back to the Bird Monument, return to the sky, and fly to the Sealed Temple. You can use the Beetle to reactivate the central timeshift stone.
Once at the Sealed Temple, go through the Gate of Time to go back to the past. Plant the Seedling here.
Return to the present and harvest the fruit.
Deliver the fruit to Lanayru back at Lanayru Gorge and you'll be rewarded with the Lightning Dragon's song. If you've been following along with our guide, congratulations! You should now have all three parts of the Song of the Hero. Return to Levias to complete the song.
|List of Enemies||Strategy|
|Quadro Baba||You can slash it across its mouth the moment it opens, or hit it when it is stunned by a shield attack. You may guide the beetle from a long distance and cut the stem.|
|Electro Spume||Throw a bomb or attack with a Skyward Strike.|
|Beamos||Poke the eyes (weak points). Aim with a bow and arrow, or hit the wings of the head with using the wind to stop the movement, cut off the body in that gap, and then poke the eyes.|
|Deku Baba||Repel the attack or slash along its open mouth. It is also important to slash the stem while hitting its attack with a shield attack.|
|Technoblin||Technoblin gets numb when it hits a weapon, so aim at the opposite side of the shield and slash it. If it doesn't work, you can easily defeat it by stunning it with a slingshot and then attacking it all at once. Also, if it is a shield that does not conduct electricity, it is okay to use it during combat.|
|Skyward Sword Walkthough|
|Complete Story Walkthrough|
|Dungeons and Temples List||Silent Realm Guide|
|Three Ancient Tablets|
|Faron Woods||Skyview Temple|
|Eldin Volcano||Earth Temple|
|Lanayru Mine||Lanayru Desert|
|Lanayru Mining Facility||Sealed Grounds (Second Visit)|
|Three Sacred Flames|
|Skyloft (Second Visit)||Inside Thunderhead (Isle of Songs)|
|Faron Woods (Second Visit)||Lake Floria|
|Skyview Temple (Second Visit)||Ancient Cistern|
|Lanayru Sand Sea||Sandship|
|Volcano Summit||Fire Sanctuary|
|Song of the Hero|
|Sealed Grounds (Third Visit)||Skyloft (Third Visit)|
|Faron Woods (Third Visit)||Eldin Volcano (Second Visit)|
|Lanayru Gorge||Sky Keep|
|Silent Realm Trials|
|Farore's Trial||Nayru's Trial|
|Din's Trial||The Goddess' Trial|
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