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Water Dragon's Scale

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Water Dragon's Scale
SS Water Dragon's Scale Model.png
Main appearance(s)
Other appearance(s)
Diving and spinning underwater
Comparable item(s)

The Water Dragon's Scale is an item in Skyward Sword.[1]

Location and Uses

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The Water Dragon's Scale is a relic from Faron, the dragon spirit and protector of the Faron Woods.[2] It allows Link to dive and swim underwater.[3] He is also capable of performing a spin maneuver underwater.[4] If Link spins towards the top of the water, he will leap out of it.[5] The scale is obtained as a reward for completing Farore's Silent Realm. It is required to access Lake Floria.[6]

Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors

In Hyrule Warriors, the Water Dragon Scale appears as the third tier of the Zora Scale weapon for Ruto. It is associated with the Water Element.


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 水龍のウロコ (Suiryū no Uroko) Water Dragon's Scale
Canada FrenchCA Écaille du dragon d'eau Water Dragon's Scale
Federal Republic of Germany German Wasserdrachenschuppe Water Dragon Scale
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Escama dragón acuático Aquatic Dragon Scale



  1. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books) pg. 142
  2. "I say, that's one of MY scales you have there!" — Faron (Skyward Sword)
  3. "The great spirit of the Water Dragon has provided you with the ability to swim freely underwater." — Fi (Skyward Sword)
  4. "You got the Water Dragon's Scale! This sacred gift left by the goddess grants you the power to explore underwater and even execute a spin maneuver!" — N/A (Skyward Sword)
  5. "If you spin up toward the water's surface, you can do an amazing leap right out of the water!" — Jellyf (Skyward Sword)
  6. "If you use the Water Dragon's Scale from the trial in Faron Woods, there is a 90% chance you will be able to reach a new area in Faron Province." — Fi (Skyward Sword)