This is a list of all dungeons available in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch. Find out how many temples you can explore in Skyward Sword, how to unlock dungeons, dungeon guides, bosses, as well as the items you can get in each temple!
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Just like the Wii version, there are 7 dungeons in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD.
Like most Zelda games, Temples are the major dungeons where players can advance the story, and get new items and equipment.
At the end of dungeons are final Bosses, which all give a Heart Container to increase the number of Link's hearts.
Skyview Temple is the very first dungeon of the game. It is unlocked after progressing from Faron Woods. After helping the Kikwi Elder find his missing Kikwis, Link crosses the Deep Woods to enter Skyview Temple.
EnlargeDeep Woods in Faron Woods
EnlargeSkyview Temple in Faron Region
|Beetle||A windup contraption you can pilot through the air. Steer into objects to deliver a blow.|
Earth Temple is the second dungeon of the game. It is unlocked after progressing from Eldin Volcano. After climbing the volcano, and getting the Key pieces, Link opens up the gate to the Earth Temple.
EnlargeEarth Temple in Eldin Region
|Bomb Bag||You can carry bombs in this handy bag. Remember to refill the bag when you can!|
Lanayru Mining Facility is the third dungeon of the game, and the last temple in the Surface for the first half of Skyward Sword. It is unlocked after progressing from Lanayru Desert. After activating the power generators, the dungeon will rise up from the sands.
EnlargeLanayru Mining Facility in Lanayru Region
|Gust Bellows||A mighty device that produces an endless gust of wind. Try using it all over the place!|
Ancient Cistern is the fourth dungeon of the game. It is found on the second visit in Lanayru Region, and unlocked after progressing Lake Floria. To unlock Ancient Cistern, players must get the Sacred Water from your second visit in Skyview Temple.
EnlargeAncient Cistern in Faron Region
|Whip||This whip has a sticky, glowing tip. Use it to latch on to and pull out-of-reach objects.|
The Sandship is the fifth dungeon of the game. It is found on the second visit in Lanayru Region, and unlocked after clearing the Pirate Stronghold. To unlock Sandship, players must find the invisible ship sailing over the Lanayru Sand Sea.
EnlargeLanayru Sand Sea
EnlargeSandship in Lanayru Region
|Bow||A potent weapon that allows you to strike distant targets. Charge your shot to increase its power.|
Fire Sanctuary is the sixth dungeon of the game, and the last temple in the Surface for the second half of Skyward Sword. It is found on the second visit in Eldin Region, and unlocked after borrowing the Water Basin from Faron.
EnlargeFire Sanctuary in Eldin Region
|Mogma Mitts||Powered-up Digging Mitts that allow you to burrow underground.|
|Boss||Ghirahim (Second Battle)|
Sky Keep is the final dungeon of the game. It is found after completing The Goddess's Silent Realm, the final trial of the Song of the Hero arc.
In this dungeon, Link will be challenged with several mini-dungeons based on every dungeons he has conquered so far.
EnlargeSky Keep in The Sky
|Boss||There are no major bosses in this dungeon.|
|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's Trial|
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