Besides its appearance, it’s basically the same. Shield bash at the right time to parry its projectile back. You can do the same thing with your sword, but the shield is safer, since you don’t take damage if you miss.
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!
Revised and re-structured the walkthrough to make it more accessible.