Sky Keep Walkthrough: All Maps, Treasure Chests, and Heart Pieces | Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

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This is a complete guide to Sky Keep 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!

Sky Keep Maps and Treasure Chest Locations

Sky Keep Map

Treasure Chests - 2 Locations Total

Contents
Dungeon Map
Small Key

Sky Keep Story Walkthrough

Objectives
1. Obtain the Stone of Trials
2. Discover the Sky Keep.
3. Obtain the Dungeon Map.
4. Clear the Ancient Cistern Room.
5. Clear the Pirate's Stronghold Room.
6. Clear the Earth Temple Room.
7. Clear the Inside the Great Tree Room. Obtain the Small Key.
8. Obtain the Triforce of Courage.
9. Obtain the Triforce of Power
10. Obtain the Triforce of Wisdom
11. Return to the Sealed Temple.

Obtain the Stone of Trials

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After learning the complete Song of the Hero from Levias, fly to Skyloft.

Head to the Plaza and go to where the light glows. Play the Goddess Harp where the butterflies gather. Enter the Silent Realm.

Fill up your Spirit Vessel with the 15 Sacred Tears. Once successful, you'll earn the Stone of Trials.

The Goddess' Silent Realm Walkthrough

Discover the Sky Keep.

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Head to the northeast part of Skyloft, and examine the Loftwing statue across the river.

Use your Clawshot to cross the gap and enter the Sky Keep.

Obtain the Dungeon Map.

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Open the Blue Chest just ahead of you to get the Dungeon Map.

To the west of this room is a control panel that will let you rearrange the rooms of this temple. For now, move the right tile down, and the center tile to the right.

Clear the Ancient Cistern Room.

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Enter the next room and notice how it resembles the Ancient Cistern. Move to the right and defeat the Deku Babas and Quadro Baba in the way.

Use the Beetle to cut the rope across the gap before attempting to swing across with your Whip.

Once on the other side, defeat the Skulltula that will drop down. Look slightly to your left and you should see rotating pillars that you should clawshot across. Shoot the Furnix down first.

Use the rope to swing to the wooden platforms. Once on it, use your Gust Bellows to generate momentum for your swing.

After you've made it across, you should be near the exit of this room. Pull down the lever for easier backtracking.

Clear the Pirate's Stronghold Room.

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The next room will be reminiscent of the Pirate's Stronghold. Take the Timeshift orb and bring it over to the wired fence. Continue down the stairs and defeat the Sentrobe.

Drop the timeshift orb in a spot where it reveals the button on the other side of the barred gate, then climb the ladder.

Pull down the lever at the top then drop back down. Stand on the pressure plate and drop the ball onto the conveyor belt.

Rush back up to the top and stay within the orb's influence. Step on the pressure plate to retrieve the timeshift orb.

Enter the next room. then bring the orb over to the middle platform. Use the Gust Bellows to move the platform forward, while staying on the side path.

Step on the pressure plate to open the path and continue moving the platform forward with your Gust Bellows.

Once the platform has made its way across, use your bow to shoot the target high up on the opposite wall. This will open the gate near you allowing you to be reunited with the orb.

Pull down the lever nearby to keep the gate along the rail open. Pick up the orb and walk on over to the next room. Pull down the lever here too for easier backtracking.

Step on the pressure plate and toss the timeshift orb in. Enter the large room next to it and defeat the Beamos inside.

With the timeshift orb still on the conveyor belt, you can use your whip on the lever here to make it move in the opposite direction. Shoot the targets that are revealed above the conveyor belt as the timeshift orb passes.

After all 5 targets are shot, the gate to the control panel will open. Pick up the orb and use the control panel. Move the following tiles into the open space. Top, Top Left, Left, Bottom Left, Bottom Middle, Center, Left.

Clear the Earth Temple Room.

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Make your way back through the rooms you've been through until you enter what is now the center bottom room. This room highly resembles the Earth Temple.

Continue forward and crawl through the narrow space. At the fork turn left.

Collect Bombs at the bomb flower here, then roll a bomb through the hole to clear the path.

Crawl through and defeat the Red Chuchu. Then burrow into the hole.

Crawl forward and push the button. This will open the gate above ground.

Go through the gate you just opened and take out the Dark Lizalfos here. Toss a Bomb onto the Wall Structure on your left to reveal a Red Crystal behind it.

Stand on the round stone platform and roll a bomb down the slope. Make sure that it angles in a way that the bomb will be caught onto the wall structure at the bottom. Another Red Crystal will be revealed.

Sliding down the slope. Climb up the vines. You'll face several bamboo shoots. Use Horizontal Skyward Strikes to cut these down.

Use your Beetle to pick up a bomb flower and carry it over to the other wall structure to topple it down.

With all three Red Crystals revealed, strike them from the lowest one to the highest one. The gate will open. Head inside and burrow in the hole inside.

Make your way around the maze and push the blue button.

Return above ground and go through the path that has opened up for you and access a new burrow spot.

Defeat the two enemies here to unlock the way out. After resurfacing, pull the lever down. follow the path and enter the next room.

Clear the Inside the Great Tree Room. Obtain the Small Key.

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This next room resembles the inside of the Great Tree. You'll be pit in a battle against LD-003D Dreadfuse. Similar to how you battled Scervo on the Sandship, focus on thrusting your sword forward to push him off the edge.

How to Beat Dreadfuse

Clawshot forward and grab the Small Key from the Blue Chest here.

Go through the Gold Door, and access the control panel. Move the following tiles in this order: Top left, top middle, top right, right, bottom right, bottom middle, bottom left, left, top left.

Obtain the Triforce of Courage.

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Follow the path and go through the door. You should find yourself in the room with the Green Triforce Symbol. Use the Small Key and enter the newly-unlocked door.

Battle with the two Metal Shield Moblins on the narrow bridge. With the path clear, enter the next room.

Prepare to face a room full of Bokoblins and Stalfos. Take them out before going to the next room.

Now you'll have to face a Stalmaster and several Cursed Bokoblin. This will be the final set of enemies before you can enter the room with Faron's Mark.

Thrust the True Master Sword into Faron's Mark to access the room with the Triforce of Courage.

Obtain the Triforce of Power

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Return to the center room and access the control panel. Move the tiles around to connect the room with the Red Triforce Symbol to the left of your current room.

Enter the room with the Red Triforce Symbol. This room resembles the Fire Sanctuary. Upon entering go left and drop a water fruit into the lava to form a stone platform you can ride.

Defeat the Fire Keese that will approach you. Then aim at the Red Crystal to your right. Activate it to get the lava flowing on the other side. Create a stone platform on that side then jump over to it.

Face in the direction the lava is flowing, and shoot the red crystal above you to clear the lava falling allowing you to pass.

Once on stable ground, pull the lever down for easier backtracking. Create another stone platform and continue along defeating the Cursed Keese along the way.

You'll have to activate the Red Crystal and create a stone platform in quick succession. Once you do jump on to the next stone platform.

Ride this platform till you can hop onto the rock that is rising up and down. From here, reactivate the Red Crystal and create another stone platform you can ride on.

Drop down, ride the stone platform taking care of the Spumes along the way. You'll then arrive at Din's Mark.

Thrust your sword into Din's Mark and gain the Triforce of Power.

Obtain the Triforce of Wisdom

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Climb up the vines and pull down the lever at the end of the hall to find yourself back at the entrance. Make your way back to the center room and access the control panel.

Move the outside tiles clockwise until the blue Triforce room is on the top center. Continue to move the tiles till the bottom left tile is the empty one.

Make your way to the room with the Blue Triforce Symbol. This room resembles the Lanayru Desert. Grab the Timeshift Orb and bring it to the north side of the room.

With the barbed wires out of the way, climb up the ramp and shoot an arrow at the target. A gate below will open.

Grab the Orb and go through the opened gate. Continue along the path and defeat enemies along the way. When you get to the grassy section of the path put down the Orb.

Step on the pressure plate and shoot an arrow across the room to the target. This will unlock a gate on an upper platform that allows you to access a Clawshot receptacle.

Take the orb back to the large room and place it below where the Clawshot receptacle is. Make sure that the raised platforms nearby will also be under its influence.

Head up the ramp, jump across the raised platforms, and clawshot your way across the gap.

Enter the next room and thrust the True Master Sword into Lanayru's Mark to access the room with the Triforce of Wisdom.

Return to the Sealed Temple.

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With all pieces of the Triforce complete, several cutscenes will play. When gameplay resumes, you'll find yourself at the Sealed Temple.

Continue to the Final Battle Walkthrough

Sky Keep Enemies

List of Enemies Strategy
MoldormMoldorm Attack the weak point on its tail 3 times. If they see you, they will charge at you until you are out of their line of sight. This can be used to trick it into charging directly into a wall to stun them.
PyrupPyrup The quickest way to attack is to throw a bomb. Another option is to shoot it with a bow from a distance, or stun with a slingshot and then slash.
LD-003D DreadfuseLD-003D Dreadfuse Weak to thrusts. Occasionally has electricity coursing through its body, so be careful as you will get damaged if you attack it.
StalfosStalfos Aim at the place where you are not holding the sword, or repel the place where you have slashed with a shield attack and then attack at once.
Metal Shield MoblinMetal Shield Moblin Metal Shield Moblin runs up to you with a shield dash. Go behind it and slash it down.
Wooden Shield MoblinWooden Shield Moblin Wooden Shield Moblin becomes weaker when you slash the shield with a sword, and hit it when it disappears. Hit it with a shield attack.
Cursed BokoblinCursed Bokoblin If you hit the Cursed Bokoblin twice in the same direction, it will get knocked down, then and stab it. They will run away if they see the Hylian Shield.

List of All Enemies

Skyward Sword HD Related Links

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Story Walkthrough Partial

Skyward Sword Walkthough
Complete Story Walkthrough
Dungeons and Temples List Silent Realm Guide

Main Locations

Three Ancient Tablets
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Skyloft Walkthrough.pngSkyloft Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Sealed Grounds Walkthrough.pngSealed Grounds
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Faron Woods Walkthrough.pngFaron Woods Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Skyview Temple Walkthrough.pngSkyview Temple
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Eldin Volcano Walkthrough.pngEldin Volcano Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Earth Temple Walkthrough.pngEarth Temple
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Lanayru Mine WalkthroughLanayru Mine Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Lanayru Desert Walkthrough.pngLanayru Desert
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Lanayru Mining Facility Walkthrough.pngLanayru Mining Facility Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Sealed Grounds Walkthrough.pngSealed Grounds (Second Visit)
Three Sacred Flames
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Skyloft Walkthrough.pngSkyloft (Second Visit) Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Isle of Songs Walkthrough.pngInside Thunderhead (Isle of Songs)
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Faron Woods Walkthrough.pngFaron Woods (Second Visit) Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Lake Floria Walkthrough.pngLake Floria
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Skyview Temple Walkthrough.pngSkyview Temple (Second Visit) Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Ancient Cistern Walkthrough.pngAncient Cistern
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Lanayru Sand Sea Walkthrough.pngLanayru Sand Sea Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Sandship Walkthrough.pngSandship
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Volcano Summit Walkthrough.pngVolcano Summit Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Fire Sanctuary Walkthrough.pngFire Sanctuary
Song of the Hero
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Sealed Grounds Walkthrough.pngSealed Grounds (Third Visit) Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Skyloft Walkthrough.pngSkyloft (Third Visit)
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Faron Woods Walkthrough.pngFaron Woods (Third Visit) Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Eldin Volcano Walkthrough.pngEldin Volcano (Second Visit)
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Lanayru Gorge Walkthrough.pngLanayru Gorge Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Sky Keep Walkthrough.pngSky Keep
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Final Showdown Walkthrough.pngFinal Battle

Silent Realm Trials

Silent Realm Trials
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Faron Woods Silent Realm Walkthrough.png Farore's Trial Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Lanayru Desert Silent Realm Walkthrough.pngNayru's Trial
Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Eldin Volcano Silent Realm Walkthrough.pngDin's Trial Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Skyloft Silent Realm Walkthrough.pngThe Goddess' Trial

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