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.
- If Link uses the Gust Bellows on Groose, he will flinch and wave his hands in front of his hair until Link stops using it, after which Groose will hurriedly continue to straighten his hair.