Gratitude Crystal locations — Zelda: Skyward Sword HD guide


Once you are done The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HDin the side quest to find Kukiel you will meet the friendly demon Batreaux. After your introduction, he will ask you to find dozens of Gratitude Crystals in order to turn him into a human. These items can only be found at night. Several of them are available right after encountering the monster, while others can only be found in familiar locations once you have certain items.

Polygon Gratitude Crystals for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD will give you detailed maps and directions for finding all the crystals in the game. Our instructions will be broken down by region with specific instructions for the hardest to find crystals.


There are several Gratitude Crystals to find around Skyloft.

  1. A crystal can be found in the rafters of the Sparring Hall. You will need to use the Beetle to get it.
  2. A crystal hides in a walkway under the north side of the bazaar.
  3. To cross waterfall cave and find a crystal near the bird statue at the end.
  4. Find another crystal in the area where your Loftwing was held captive outside the waterfall cave.
  5. Jump off the ledge in this area to find a small cliff with a crystal.
  6. There is a crystal in the right corner of Orielle and Parrow’s house.
  7. Close to a pumpkin patch southeast of the island.
  8. To climb up the first floor of the Lighthouse Tower and find a crystal on the east side.

Skyloft: Airshop by Beedle

You can find a single Crystal of Gratitude on Beedle Island by entering Beedle’s Airshop in Skyloft.

To get this crystal, first head to Skyloft during the day. Use your Beetle Tool to hit the bell at the bottom of Beedle’s Floating Shop. When you do, he’ll leave a rope to let you into his store. Inside you will find a bed. Sleep in there until nightfall.

When you wake up, get out of the store and run around the building and up the ladder. Turn around and look towards the propellers. You will see the crystal above the propellers. Take the crystal with your Beetle.

Skyloft: Knights Academy

Skyloft’s Knight Academy has two Gratitude Crystals with one on each floor.

First floor

A map in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

This one is in Link’s room
Image: Nintendo via Polygon

There is a crystal in Link’s room.

Second floor

A map in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

This one is near the door
Image: Nintendo via Polygon

A crystal can be found near the exit on the second floor.

The Sky: Lumpy Pumpkin

The Lumpy Pumpkin has two Gratitude Crystals. To get them, go to your destination during the day. Then find one of the beds at the back of the building to sleep at night.

  • The first crystal is on a counter on the second floor between two vases.
  • The other is on a path on the east side of the island past the pumpkin patch. You will find a wooden storage area with vases, pumpkins and crystal.

Other Gratitude Crystals

We will continue to update this The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Guide to Gratitude Crystal locations as we continue our quest throughout the game.

To find more guides for this HD remake, check out the rest of our The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD guides.

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