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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

Skipper's Retreat

Vincent Lau

(1 of 2) Of course, their house is all the way at the top. Of course.

Of course, their house is all the way at the top. Of course. (left), Prepare for a lot of Clawshotting! (right)

Skipper’s Retreat is the home of the robot captain who used to command the Sandship. It’s located towards the south-east part of Lanayru Sand Sea.


Map of Skipper’s Retreat.


The Ancient Sea Chart

When Link visits the Lanayru Sand Sea, he’ll become friends with Skipper, a robot that used to be the captain of the Sandship. However, Skipper notices Link’s map is “incorrect” and asks him to retrieve a more accurate map from his house atop Skipper’s Retreat.

Goddess Cubes

Goddess Cube Location
Number 25 When you reach the halfway section, with the metal bridge, use your Clawshots towards the south-west to reach the vine-covered platform, then Clawshot to the platform further south.


Item Location
Red Rupee After the bridge guarded by a Moblin, next to a Quadro Baba.
Ancient Sea Chart Inside the house at the very top of the area. Use the Gust Bellows to clear away the sand towards the south-west corner.
Silver Rupee Outside the house, sky-dive off the southern platform and position yourself towards the right.
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Guide Information
  • Publisher
  • Platforms,
    Switch, Wii
  • Genre
    Action Adventure
  • Guide Release
    16 July 2021
  • Last Updated
    20 August 2021
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Daniel Chaviers

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You are Link, a resident of Skyloft–a floating village in the vast sky. For ages, you’ve been training at the Knight Academy and, today, the day of your graduation has arrived. While your life thus far has been peaceful, soon nothing will be the same again, when your beloved friend, Zelda, is stolen from you…

Our strategy guide for The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword (HD) contains all the necessary knowledge to search for and rescue Zelda, such as a full walkthrough with detailed maps. Plus every hero needs a rest; if you want to grab all the collectables and fix other people’s problems (sidequests), we can help you with that too!

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