Zelda: Skyward Sword

Lanayru Gorge Walkthrough: All Maps, Treasure Chests, Goddess Cubes, and Heart Pieces

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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!

Lanayru Gorge Maps and Treasure Chest Locations

Lanayru Gorge Map

Lanayru Gorge Goddess Cubes Locations

Goddess Cubes - 1 Location Total

Reward
Required Item
Goddess Cube Location Goddess Chest Location
Small Quiver
Mogma Mitts

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.

All Goddess Cube Locations

Lanayru Gorge Pieces of Heart Locations

Pieces of Heart - 1 Location Total

How to Get Heart Piece #24
Required Items None
Map Location
Lanayru Gorge
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.

How to Get All Pieces of Heart

Lanayru Gorge Story Walkthrough

Objectives
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.

Take the south path of the Lanayru Caves to get to Lanayru Gorge.

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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 the Hook Beetle to clear the rocks east of the map.

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Use a bomb to clear the rubble to jump across the gap towards the locked door to your right.

Use the Hook Beetle to fetch the Small Key

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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.

Step on the pressure plates to let the minecart pass.

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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.

Climb the vines and press the pressure plate above.

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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.

Traverse the vines to make it through the chasms.

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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.

Use your Whip to pull down the lever.

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You'll soon come across a lever behind a barred gate. Use your Whip to pull it down and let the cart through.

Run up the sinksand ledge and pull down the lever.

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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.

Defeat the Beamos on the tracks.

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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.

Use the Hook Beetle to clear the rocks in the way.

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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.

Go to the northeast part of the gorge. Reveal and activate the timeshift stone here.

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Head to the Northeast part of the map, activate the timestone, and acquire the Life Tree Seedling.

Head to the Sealed Temple.

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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.

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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.

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Lanayru Gorge Enemies

List of Enemies Strategy
BeamosBeamos Slash through each of the line with a horizontal sword attack. When only the head remains, stab it with a forward thrust. You can also Shield Bash to deflect the laser back to stun them.
ChuchuChuchu A simple sword slash defeats it. When it merges, proceed to continue slashing until every Chuchu is defeated.
Deku BabaDeku Baba Slash horizontally or vertically according to the orientation of its mouth. You can also cut off its stem with a Beetle to instantly defeat it.
Electro SpumeElectro Spume Throw a bomb or attack with a Skyward Strike.
SentrobeSentrobe Repel its missile attack twice with a Shield Bash or a sword strike. Slice the flying bombs according to its orientation.
TechnoblinTechnoblin Use Skyward Strike to down it and use Fatal Blow. Attack it strategically to avoid being electrocuted from its weapon. If it doesn't work, you can easily defeat it by stunning it with a slingshot. Avoid using Iron Shields.
Thunder KeeseThunder Keese Block and stun its swoop, then attack it just the same as with normal Keese. Do not use Iron Shields while doing this.

List of All Enemies

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Silent Realm Trials

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