This page lists secrets and unlockables in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.
An Easter egg is a term used to describe a cameo or a brief appearance for someone or something that comes within the game.
- During the Wing Ceremony, Instructor Owlan makes a comment on how the Knight Academy is celebrating its 25th anniversary, a reference to the series also celebrating its 25th anniversary.
- After Link defeats Ghirahim for the third time, he can go to Faron Woods and speak to Erla. He will say he found something and will give Link a Goddess Plume, remarking that "It's a secret to everyone". This is a reference to a famous quote from The Legend of Zelda, by a character called Secret Moblin.
- After the Isle of the Goddess has fallen into the Sealed Grounds, the ceiling of the passage connecting the Sealed Temple and the Isle of the Goddess contains a painting of the Triforce with the six medallions of the Seven Sages from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time along the top portion of the wall.
- During the first phase of the fight with Demise, he can be distracted by the Bug Net, similarly to Ganondorf from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.
- After gaining the Double Clawshots, a Clawshot target near the Statue of the Goddess will enable Link to find a small area filled with Remlits.
- During the Tentalus fight, the door collapses, but in the Lightning Round, the door is undamaged.
- Placing a bomb next to a Gossip Stone will cause it to shoot up into the air, this is a reference to The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask.
- Lanayru comments how Link is not much of a name, and assigns him a model number, "LD-Link-16". Like all the Ancient Robots, the model number starts with "LD-", signifying that they all came from the Lanayru Desert. The number sixteen because Skyward Sword is the sixteenth Legend of Zelda game released.
- If Link goes to the chimney on top of the Knight's Academy, and clawshots into it, he will be taken to Zelda's room. Inside, if Link looks around, he will see a small Tingle doll.
- If Link jumps off of his Loftwing high above any island, twelve Ringers will appear and float near him. If Link grabs all of them, he will obtain a Rupee corresponding to the color of the Ringers.