Forest Temple to Goron Mines Walkthrough - Guide for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
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Weve just beaten the Forest Temple and saved the Faron Province from light. There are two provinces left. Well know journey north to the Eldin Province where the light spirit Eldin resides. First, there are a few heart pieces and golden bugs we must obtain. ITEMS ALREADY AQUIRED: -Fishing Rod -Slingshot -Empty Bottle #1 -Ordon Sword -Ordon Shield -Heros Clothes -Lantern -Gale Boomerang -Pieces of Heart: 3/45 -Fused Shadows: 1/3 -Mirror of Twilight: 0/4 -Golden Bugs: 0/24 -Letters:0/16 -Poe Souls: 0/60 -Hidden Skills: 1/7 -Total number of Heart Containers: 4/20 ITEMS TO OBTAIN: 1)Bottle of Lantern Oil 2)Letter 1/16 3)Piece of Heart 4/45 4)Youths Scent 5)Vessel of Light 6)Letter 2/16 7)Piece of Heart 5/45 8)Hidden Skill 2/7 9)Iron Boots 10)Piece of Heart 6/45 11)Hylian Shield 12)Letter 3/16 GOLDEN BUGS TO OBTAIN: 1)Male and Female Beetle (2/24) 2)Male and Female Ant (4/24) 3)Male and Female Pill Bug (6/24) 4)Male and Female Grasshopper (8/24) 5)Male and Female Phasmid (10/24) FARON WOODS After the scene, we know we need to travel north. On your way north, go by and talk to Coro. He says he has a bottle of Lantern Oil for sale. Buy it for 100 rupees. You got a BOTTLE OF LANTERN OIL. After you use the oil you will have an empty bottle. Now from Coro go north to enter Hyrule Field. HYRULE FIELD SOUTH Follow the path and defeat the enemies along the way. Come out of the small path to a large field. You can see the blanket of twilight is near. Head north a way to see a strange little man running across the field. He stops you and tells you he is the postman. He gives you a LETTER. After he leaves, go to your Collection Sub-screen and select the Letters Icon. Open the letter. The letter is from the postman. Move to the middle of this area and look east some. There should be a high cliff with trees. Up here is a sparkling object. Use you boomerang to lock onto it and bring it to you. Pick it up with A. You got a FEMALE BEETLE. To view your collection, go to the collection sub-screen and view them. Night should start to come and some Stalhounds will appear. Now go to the southwest of the area where there is a tree with a Golden Bug sitting on it. Pick it up with A to get the MALE BEETLE. Back towards the middle of the field near the bridge is a tree with a Piece of Heart on it. Use your boomerang to lock onto it and get it for another PIECE OF HEART. Collect one more to get another Heart Container. Now continue east where there is a little crease on your map. Follow the skinny path to a large black wall. Midna asks if you are sure you want to go in. Say yes to enter the twilight. KAKARIKO GORGE- TWILIGHT Not too far down the path is your old broken wooden sword you gave to the kids. Sniff it to learn the YOUTHS SCENT. Now turn on your senses to see a path. Follow that path until you are stopped by three more Twilight Messengers. Defeat one of them like you defeated the one at Ordon Spring, then use Midnas area attack to defeat the last two. A portal appears above you. Walk north and Midna notices the bridge is gone. She says that the monsters must have done something with it. She suggests the Faron Province. Use Z to warp and pick the North Faron Woods portal. You will be warped to the North Faron Woods. To your left is a large wooden structure. Go over to it and use Midna to warp it back to Kakariko Gorge. She sets the bridge in place. Interesting! Now continue north while battling some Twilight enemies. Continue until you are stopped by a gate. Crawl under on the right side and defeat the enemies. Now continue on your way. KAKARIKO VILLAGE- TWILIGHT Enter the village and you will immediately be stopped by three more Twilight Messengers. Defeat them all to open another warp portal. After that go east to the next spirit spring. Talk to the floating object to get the next VESSEL OF LIGHT. Now the building directly north of the spring is where the Youths Scent leads. Go to the side and use Midna to jump to the roof. Get on the boards and drop down into the building. Turn on your senses to see the kids and some new faces. They are talking about the monsters you just defeated. A man named Barnes says they have disappeared. He then starts to scare the kids. They then remember of a cellar underneath the house. The entrance is revealed only after all the torches are lit. He commences to light the torches, but the shamans daughter (the guy with the long hairs daughter), Luda, says she saw small bugs crawl under there. Hum. When all hope seems to be lost, Colin says that Link is coming to save them. After the dramatic cut scenes, pick up the wooden stick and light the right side of the stick. Around the perimeter of the room is a ledge with candles on the wall. Jump off the ledge staying near the wall which will light all the candles. Be quick though or the stick will die down. After all are lit, the central pillar moves revealing a hole in the ground. Go down. Follow the path straight ahead and defeat the three bugs in the room. Pick up their tears. That is 3/16. Continue north and use the scaffolding to exit. You will then appear in the Kakariko Graveyard. GRAVEYARD- TWILIGHT There is a bug that is around here and it will dig under ground. Dig it up and defeat it. Collect its tear. That is 4/16. Now exit out the only way out. KAKARIKO VILLAGE- TWILIGHT Now continue along the east of the village. The next house that is north of the Shamans house has a little cage you can climb on, then climb onto the roof. Now jump the gap and drop into the house where there are loose boards. Toward the side of the house is a crate. Push it to make a bug come scuttling out of underneath some wooden platforms. Defeat it to get another tear. That is 5/16. Now exit out using Midna, then go down a few ways to a store. It is a bomb store. To the left of it is another set of platforms. Climb them to get on a roof. Then dash across the gap into the window which puts you in Barnes Bomb Shop. To the right, walk up the staircase to the upper level. Now ram into the large chest to make it fall revealing another bug. Defeat it and collect its tear. That is 6/16. Now climb on the chest you knocked over and climb up the platform and exit out. Now follow the path up and make your way to a shack. Enter through the side hole. Pick up the stick and light it from the small amount of fire. Now light the fireplace to send a bug flying out on fire. This, therefore, lights the rest of the store on fire. It starts to explode. Quickly exit out the way you came in. The store will explode and the remains leave behind three Tears of Light. Go over and collect them. This is 9/16. Now go north along a path that gets higher and higher. Go up until you reach a tall building. Dig on the side (use your senses to see where to dig) to enter the building. Go over to the corner and break the pots to find another bug. Defeat it and collect its light. That is 10/16. Now exit the same way you came in. Now go back to the front of the spring and on the west side of town is a small general store. To the left of it is a area where there is a hole you can enter. Go in. To the left climb the platforms to the wall where there is another bug. Collect its light. That is 11/16. Now exit the way you came in. Now to the left of the store is a ramp. Walk up the ramp and jump the gap. Now enter the doorway. Inside, pick up another wooden stick and then climb on the table. Jump off to light the stick with the lantern. Now go over to the stove and light it. A bug will come out. Defeat it and collect its light. That is 12/16. Now go through the other doorway in this room to a larger room. Defeat the Twilit Bulbins and underneath the staircase is a treasure chest with 20 rupees. Now go up the stairs and defeat the Bulbin on the balcony. Go to the next room and defeat the bug on the wall. Collect its light. That is 13/16. Now exit this building the way you came in to get back outside in Kakariko. Now go north of town and enter the alley up north. DEATH MOUNTAIN- TWILIGHT The first ledge is too high to reach so go to the right and use Midna to get up to the high ledge. Follow the path to another high ledge. On the left are some other ledges. Climb them to the top. Now just keep following the path avoiding being knocked over by gusts of air from the ground. Now in this area is another bug. Put on your senses and defeat it. Collect its tear. That is 14/16. Now on the ledge is a wind stone. Howl at it by pressing A. Listen to the melody with B. The melody is: High, Middle, Low, High, Middle, Low. Use the control stick up to do a high pitch. Dont move it to do a normal pitch. Use the control stick down to do a lower pitch. Make sure your timing corresponds with the pitches. Do it right to be in the air on a ledge. Press A to howl. Howl the same song once more to make the White Wolf howl too. If you have played The Legend of Zelda: Majoras Mask, this is the Song of Healing from the game. The White Wolf says, Let teachings of old pass to you. Take sword in hand and find me. He marks his location on your map. Now continue north and to the left some through a tunnel. Keep following the path until you reach four more Twilight Messengers. There is one in a small alcove that is blocked up so go around to it and defeat it by itself. Then go out and use Midnas area attack on the rest to open a new portal. After this battle, on a barred wall is another bug. Ram it off and defeat it. Collect its tear. That is 15/16. Now we must get on this ledge. In front of it is a ramp. Use Midna to jump up there. Now to the left are some gusts of air. Dodge them, then walk up the small wall which acts as a ramp. Now use Midna to jump up on the next ledge. Make sure you time it so the gust of air doesnt knock you down. When up, jump down into a large pit. In here are some Twilit Vermin and your last bug. Find it and defeat it to collect the last Tear of Light. That is 16/16. You will be warped to the Eldin Spring in Kakariko. KAKARIKO VILLAGE Another spirit rises from the pool. He says the dark power we seek is in the Goron Mines. After he disappears, the kids and the town shaman, Renado, are waiting for you. They are glad to see you. They say they were in one big dream that they couldnt wake up from. Renado explains that the Gorons of Death Mountain have changed violently and suddenly. He wants you to check on them. Before we check on them, we are going to get a few things. Go to the Graveyard which is to the east. KAKARIKO GRAVEYARD To the very east next to the stairs are two lanterns. Light them to make a chest appear with a Purple Rupee (50). Now climb the stairs and next to the north tree is a Golden Bug. Pick it up to have the MALE ANT. Now head back to Kakariko. KAKARIKO VILLAGE Go to the middle house on the east side of town. Inside is another Golden Bug. Pick it up to have the FEMALE ANT. Now we can continue to Death Mountain. DEATH MOUNTAIN TRAIL Climb up the barred wall and the Goron will spot you. He will then roll at you. Press A and try to grab him, but he is too strong, and he knocks you down. Now exit back to Kakariko Village. KAKARIKO VILLAGE Renado is there to meet you as you come out. He tells you that Mayor Bo once conquered the Gorons with a special technique. He says to go and ask him. Make your way south, then your faithful steed comes running from the north with two Bulbins on it. Epona knocks them off and you get on her. To take control of her, move the control stick in the direction indicated on the bottom of the screen, and when it says, A Seize, press A to regain control. Now continue south back towards Ordon. KAKARIKO GORGE Jump over the fence straight ahead of you, then the Postman comes trotting towards you. He gives you a LETTER from Ooccoo. Read it from the Collection Sub- screen. Now before you cross the bridge, go to the very south corner to a tree where there is a Golden Bug. Pick it up to have the FEMALE PILL BUG. Now you can cross the bridge. Right after you cross the bridge, stop to see another Golden Bug. Pick it up to have the MALE PILL BUG. Now before you go any farther, go north some and look east over the gorge. There is a rock jutting from the gorge. Use your boomerang to get the Piece of Heart on top of the large rock. You got a PIECE OF HEART. You collected five and a new Heart Container! Now continue south. HYRULE FIELD (SOUTH) Now follow the path back south to the Faron Woods. FARON WOODS Just follow the path south past Coro and the Faron Spring back to the Ordon Province. Cross the bridge and stop in front of the Ordon Spring. Go inside and take a left to see the White Wolf. Go towards it to be warped to the snowy plain again where the skull-man is. Say yes when he asks you if you want learn the next skill. First show him how you can use the Final Blow. After that he continues to teach you the Shield Attack! Let it be hewn into your mind! To do it, L-Target him and press R next to him to strike him with your shield. This stuns him. Now hit him with your sword. Yes! You learned HIDDEN SKILL #2- THE SHIELD ATTACK. Now exit the spring and continue south to Ordon Village. ORDON VILLAGE Now go to the main part of the village and make your way to Mayor Bos house. He stops you and lets you in his house. He asks about children and, of course, his girl, Ilia. He tells him the news and then he tells you about Sumo Wrestling. This is what the Gorons do to test strength. Hell tell you the secret as long as you promise to tell no one! He takes you to the back room and tells you to wrestle him. Here is how you do it: Press B to slap him then press A to grab him and push him towards the edge of the arena. When he tries to slap you, move the control stick left or right to dodge it then slap him. The first one to be knocked off the arena is the winner. Defeat him twice for him to reveal his secret. He put it in a chest. Open the chest for the IRON BOOTS! Yes! This makes sense! Now exit out his house and go south to Ordon Ranch. ORDON RANCH Talk to Fado and he asks you to help him round up the goats. Agree to do it. You have twenty goats to round up. Do it quickly and you will be rewarded with a PIECE OF HEART. Collect four more to collect another Heart Container. Now exit out and go back to Kakariko Village the same way you came from. KAKARIKO VILLAGE Before you get there, there is a cut scene showing a large Bulbin (King Bulbin) and several other Bulbins charging at the kids. Beth, in a daze, just stands there. Knowing there is nothing much to do, Colin pushes her out of the way. King Bulbin kidnaps him and takes him north. You then come running in. You follow him north. Use your horse to jump over the fence to Hyrule Field East. HYRULE FIELD (EAST) King Bulbin is waiting for you. After the scenes, charge at him. The idea is to knock all of his armor off, but several Bulbins riding boars will be shooting at you with arrows, so defeat some of them, then follow King Bulbin. Get as close to him as possible, then swing your sword at him. When all the armor is off, he jumps over a wooden fence and onto the Eldin Bridge. You follow him still. A Bulbin shoots a fire arrow at the fences. There is no escape! Charge at him then dodge him when you are near him, but while you dodge, swing your sword at him. If you hit him, repeat once more to knock him off the bridge. You did it! You saved Colin! KAKARIKO VILLAGE Renado says he will take care of the children for you in Kakariko. After the cut scene, go to the west of the village to the first house. This place will have pictures of Malo all over it. You will walk in to see Malo running the shop. Buy the Hylian Shield that is for sale for 200 rupees. This is very helpful for the coming fire dungeon. You got the HYLIAN SHIELD. This shield is metal and wont burn. Now get on Epona and go the Hyrule Field you were just in. HYRULE FIELD (EAST) When you enter the field, the postman comes running at you. He gives you another LETTER. This letter is from Kakariko Goods, the store Malo now owns. Now near where your at is a Golden Bug. You can see it hopping around in the field. Pick it up to get the MALE GRASSHOPPER. Now journey to the northwest part of the field to find another hopping bug. Pick it up for the FEMALE GRASSHOPPER. Now go over to the Bridge of Eldin. The first arch way has a Golden Bug on it. Use your boomerang to get it off the wall and pick it up with A. You got the MALE PHASMID. Now continue north of the bridge. There is a high ledge to the north with a Golden Bug on it. Use your boomerang to get it to you. Pick it up with A to get the FEMALE PHASMID. Now head back to Kakariko Village. KAKARIKO VILLAGE Now it is time to go to Death Mountain and meet the fierce Gorons and find the second Fused Shadow. DEATH MOUNTAIN TRAIL Climb the barred wall to the top and the Goron will spot you again. Put your Iron Boots on and this time press A and throw the Goron down. Continue down the path. Several more Gorons will come rolling, so when you see one, put on your Iron Boots and throw him down the path. Keep going to where you howled at the wind stone. This area is now filled with tons of Bulbin Archers so dodge incoming arrows or defeat them with your Slingshot. Now continue throwing down Gorons until you get to Death Mountain. DEATH MOUNTAIN Like you probably experienced in the Twilight, huge, flaming boulders are crashing down. Dodge them until a humongous rock comes crashing down. Midna says that this must be the usual Death Mountain welcome. Now use the Shield Attack on the far right Goron to make him ball up. Climb on his back and hell launch you up. There is another Goron straight in front of you. Use him to launch up onto a metal pipeline. Jump off it down to an alley. More rolling Gorons will come after you, so just throw them down. Continue the path until you come to another Goron. Hit him with a Shield Attack and use him to propel up to another ledge with another Goron. Use this Goron to get to an even higher ledge. Smash the pots here for two hearts. Now enter the doorway. Once inside, put on your Iron Boots and walk forward. Six Gorons will start to charge at you, but one old Goron says to stop. You must wrestle the old man in order to enter their dungeon. Wrestle him just like you did with Bo. Warning: If you did not put your Iron Boots on when I told you, they will not be on when the match starts and Gor Coron will knock you down immediately. He is a lot easier than Bo. After you beat him, he asks you to free his tribe patriarch. They had to lock him up and that is why the mountain rages like it does. He tells the other two Gorons to move. They do revealing a doorway. Enter into the Goron Mines CONTINUE TO: DUNGEON 2- GORON MINES WALKTHROUGH