Skyward Sword Player Collects 99 of Every Item


  • A Zelda: Skyward Sword player has amassed an impressive collection of 99 of every in-game item,
  • The user shared plenty of details about how they amassed their staggering inventory, with the Evil Crystal as the hardest item to collect and taking nearly 60 hours to complete.
  • While the game saw some controversy after its release, Zelda: Skyward Sword serves as a unique entry in the franchise for its innovative controls and position in the Zelda timeline.

A devoted The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword player has managed to collect 99 of every Treasure and Bug within the game. The 2011 action-adventure game whisks players back to the earliest point in the franchise’s timeline, showcasing a story before the establishment of the Kingdom of Hyrule. The innovative Zelda game featured a major departure from older games, using the Wii Motion Plus attachment to give players direct control over Link’s sword and items. Now, one player is showing off an impressive collection of items gathered in the game.

Throughout The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, there are a variety of different items for players to collect within its in-game world. Enemies typically drop their own unique items that players can pick up for the game’s crafting system or sell for Rupees at the in-game shops. Players can also acquire bugs across its many environments, both able to be sold for Rupees and also being infused with potions to increase the effects of healing and stamina potions. One player, however, has used the in-game resources to build an impressive collection within Skyward Sword.


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Reddit user teamatey showed off their astounding accomplishment on the Zelda subreddit, amassing a huge collection of in-game items. The user showcases their inventory filled with 99 copies of every crafting item and bug within Skyward Sword, stating in the comments that the collection took 60 hours to complete. The creator also shares the process of gathering some of the more scarce items, acquiring 99 Goddess Plumes through the “Clean Cut” mini-game on Bamboo Island.

Zelda: Skyward Sword Collects 99 of Every In-Game Item

The comments saw plenty of questions from fans curious about how the user achieved their full inventory. The user shared that both the hardest and last completed part of the collection was the Evil Crystal, available from Skyward Sword‘s Cursed Bokoblins, Fire Keese, and for purchase from the Moonlight Statue. One fan jokingly suggested that the player should complete the challenge again in Hero Mode, with the creator teasing that the challenge had, in fact, been finished in the game’s challenge mode. The fully completed inventory took 60 hours to finish, according to the user.

While Skyward Sword initially served as one of the Zelda franchise’s more controversial entries, the game saw several of its ideas expanded upon in future games. The central focus around the airborne islands of Skyloft served as an inspiration for Tears of the Kingdom‘s scattered islands within the skies of Hyrule. Skyward Sword also received a re-release in 2021, bringing the game to the Switch to celebrate its tenth anniversary. Skyward Sword stands as a unique entry in the franchise that innovated on its controls and shifted the timeline of the series.


The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

The Nintendo Wii saw the release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, an adventure that made use of the motion controller, allowing players to hack and slash through enemies with the Wii Remote. Although Skyward Sword wasn’t as prominent during its release as some other Zelda titles, it has sense developed a cult following and is regarded by many as one of the better adventures in the series.

November 20, 2011



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