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Ocarina of Time
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Sidequests: Gold Skulltulas
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Rewards

During the game you are certain to stumble upon some golden spiders from which you will receive a token when you kill them. These are the Gold Skulltulas. Once you collect a certain number of tokens, take them to the House of Skulltula in Kakariko Village, and they will reward you depending on how many tokens you have collected.

10 Gold Skulltulas – Adult Wallet (Holds 200 Rupees)
20 Gold Skulltulas – Stone of Agony
30 Gold Skulltulas – Giant Wallet (Holds 500 Rupees)
40 Gold Skulltulas – Bombchus
50 Gold Skulltulas – Piece of Heart
100 Gold Skulltulas – Unlimited supply of Gold Rupees

Kokiri Forest

As Young Link

Look behind the Know-it-All Brother’s house at night. You can not do this before you have left Kokiri Forest for the first time, as there will be no day-night cycle until you do.
Put a bottle of bugs in the mound of soft soil behind the store. The Skulltula just pops right out.

As Adult Link

High up at the back of the twins’ house. You need the hookshot to get the token.

Lost Woods

As Young Link

After you enter… go left, and left. Take out your bottle of bugs and use it on the mound of soft soil. A Gold Skulltula pops out!
¬† ¬†After you enter… go right, left, right, left, and left. Another mound of soft soil. Use a bottle of bugs on it.

As Adult Link

Come back to the place above. If you planted a Magic Bean in the past, you can ride it to the ledge above where a Gold Skulltula awaits you at night.
Go to the Sacred Forest Meadow (right, left, right, left, forward, right, left). Look at the wall on the right side. It’s a Gold Skulltula! Use the hookshot to get the token.

Hyrule Field

As Young Link or Adult Link

At the very northeast corner of the field, near Kakariko Village entrance, there is a tree. Get close and you should feel the stone of agony if you are using the rumble pak (Or hear the Shard of Agony on the 3DS version). Place a bomb there and uncover the hole in the ground. Jump inside, kill the Gold Skulltula and use the hookshot or boomerang to get the token.
Go to the place near the entrance to Gerudo Valley. There is a red rock with little brown stones around it. Use a bomb to remove the stone or use the hammer. Enter the hole. Burn the spider webs with Din’s Fire/Fire Arrows. The Gold Skulltula is with the cow.

Hyrule Castle Town

As Young Link

Go to the building at the entrance to the market (with the overhead view) with a lot of pots inside. Roll into the second box to the left of the guard…and a Gold Skulltula pops right out.

Hyrule Castle

As Young Link

At the corner of the moat you will find a tree. Get close and you should feel the stone of agony if you are using the rumble pak (Or hear the Shard of Agony on the 3DS version). Play the Song of Storms here to make a hole appear, then drop inside to find a Gold Skulltula.
Right in front of the entrance is a big tree. Roll into it and a Golden Skulltula falls out.

Lon Lon Ranch

As Young Link

Bump into the tree close to the entrance but at the end of the houses/sheds. A Gold Skulltula falls down.
Look high up at the house on the left side at night. Blocking the window… you will find a Gold Skulltula! Use a boomerang to get it.
Go to the little shed thing inside the horsefield. You will find that a Golden Skulltula resides there at night.
Go to the stone building at the back of the field. High up on the wall beside it, there is a Gold Skulltula. Use the boomerang to snag it.

Kakariko Village

All of these tokens are found at night.

As Young Link

Bump into the tree at the entrance to the village to make a Gold Skulltula fall down.
At the back of the House of Skulltula. The Gold Skulltula is right there there. Just use the sword and walk up to the token. It does not get any more simple than that.
This one is located at the construction area in the past. The one with the bricks and stuff. The Skulltula is on the brick wall.
There is a tall tower near the entrance to Death Mountain trail. At night, a Gold Skulltula is on the ladder. Kill it with the slingshot, and then climb up the ladder to snag it.
On the side of the house near the entrance to the Death Mountain Trail. The one where the person says “My son’s in the graveyard” or “My son is sleeping right now”.

As Adult Link

Use the longshot to get to the top of Impa’s house. The Skulltula is just there.

Graveyard

As Young Link

Look high up on the wall at the right side. The Gold Skulltula is there. Use the boomerang to get the token.
Use a bottle of bugs on the mound of soft soil in the corner. The Skulltula will appear right out of the soft soil!

Death Mountain Trail

As Young Link

There is a mound of soft soil right outside the entrance to Dodongo’s Cavern. Put some bugs there to make Mr. Gold Skulltula pops out.
There is a weird looking wall near the entrance. Bomb it to find a Gold Skulltula. The wall does not look like you can climb it but you really can.

As Adult Link

Go to the place where you threw a bomb off the cliff to open up Dodongo’s Cavern. Smash up the red rock with the hammer and…Skulltula!
In the place with the falling rocks (or at least the place where they USED to be), there is a group of red rocks. One of them has a Gold Skulltula under it. Smash the rocks with the megaton hammer.

Ganon’s Castle

As Adult Link

At the back of the black stone pillar where the guard was in the past. You need the hookshot for the token.

Goron City

As Young Link

At the top floor where you entered the city, there is a room with several large rocks. Bomb the rocks to get to the back wall. Roll into the crate to find a Gold Skulltula inside.

As Adult Link

There is a platform at the top floor where a Goron was in the past. At the back of the stand for the Goron’s Ruby there is a Gold Skulltula. Stand on the ropes and use the hookshot.

Lake Hylia

As Young Link

Place a bug in the mound of soft soil just outside of the Lakeside Laboratory.
Stand on the bridge and look at the back of the Lakeside Laboratory. Use the boomerang to fetch the token.
Go to the island where you got the fire arrows. At night, a Gold Skulltula is there.

As Adult Link

Use the iron boots to sink to the bottom of the pool in the Lakeside Laboratory. Roll into the box at the bottom. The Skulltula is inside.
On the island in the middle of the lake, there is a large tree. Use the longshot to climb up on top of it. There is a Skulltula there at night.

Zora’s River

As Young Link

Near the waterfall (the one going to Zora’s Domain) you will find a ladder. Go there at night to find a Gold Skulltula.
Near the entrance of the river (coming from Hyrule Field) there is a tree. Roll yourself into that tree and a Golden Skulltula will fall out.

As Adult Link

Along the path to Zora’s Domain, you must have crossed a wooden footbridge. Take out the hookshot and look up on the left wall (I mean high, really high up). Up there is the Gold Skulltula.
Ride the magic plant to the platform beside the one where you got the piece of heart. A Skulltula is on the wall. Use the hookshot to get the token.

Zora’s Domain

As Adult Link

At the right side of the top of the frozen waterfall. You will need to stand at the place where you paid for the diving game in the past. Stand really close to the edge and look to your extreme left. Use the hookshot to get him.

Zora’s Fountain

As Young Link

Go to the island way back behind Lord Jabu-Jabu. You know, the one with the great fairy? Well, roll into the tree to make a Skulltula fall out.
The log in the water. Climb up at night stand there. You should be able to see a Skulltula on the wall. Use the boomerang to get the token.

As Adult Link

Go to the island where you got Farore’s wind in the past. Use the sliver gauntlets and pick up the gray rock there. Follow the path and look for the Skulltula on the wall. Also use the lens of truth to protect yourself from invisible enemies.

Death Mountain Crater

As Young Link

Play the Bolero of Fire to get to the entrance of the Fire Temple. Around there is a mound of soft soil. Place some bugs there, kill the Skulltula, and get your token. You will need to play another warp song to exit.
Near the entrance, there is a box. Roll into the box and receive your prize!

Gerudo Valley

As Young Link

Stand on the narrow wooden bridge near the entrance. There is a Gold Skulltula on the right wall. Use the boomerang to get it.
Go to the platform at the bottom of the waterfall. There is a Gerudo… a cow… and a mound of soft soil! Put some bugs in here.

As Adult Link

Look behind the Carpenter’s tent. High up is the Gold Skulltula. Use the hookshot to get it.
Near the entrance to Gerudo’s Fortress, there is a large red stone pillar sticking straight out of the ground. The Skulltula is on top. Use the hookshot for this.

Gerudo Fortress

As Adult Link

Go to the horseback archery place after getting the Gerudo membership card. Up on one of the high targets on a stick. Use the longshot.
While exploring the fortress for carpenters, search at night. You will come across this one on the back wall. Use the longshot.

Desert Colossus

As Young Link

Near the entrance to the Spirit Temple, there is a cute little heap of soft soil. Take out a bottle of bugs and place one inside. Tada! A Skulltula pops out!

As Adult Link

This one is up on one of the trees in the area, pretending to be a coconut (how cute…). Use the hookshot to get him.
Ride on the magic beansprout platform to the top of a large stone. The Skulltula is waiting for you there.

Haunted Wasteland

As Adult Link

Go to the stone platform where you find the Poe guide. Look around the sides for an entrance. Fall down the entrance to the golden spinning Skulltula.

Bottom of the Well

As Young Link

Enter the tunnel at the northeast section of the main room. Continue until you reach a room with a Like Like (shield eater). Check on the wall for a Gold Skulltula.
Open the locked door on the left side of the main room. On one of the walls is a Golden Skulltula.
Open the locked door on the right side of the main room. On one of the walls is a Golden Skulltula.

Inside the Great Deku Tree

As Young Link

On the third floor (in the room with the three platforms), jump to the little passage on the side. Kill the giant Skulltula and the Gold Skulltula will be right behind it.
In the water room after you fall through the spiderweb, a Skulltula is on the vines. Climb the vines to receive the token.
Also in the room after you fall through the spiderweb. There is a Gold Skulltula doing his thing of the bars. Kill it with the slingshot and jump from the nearby platform to pick up the token.
This one requires the use of bombs found in Dodongo’s Cavern. In the basement of the Deku Tree, there is a room were you fight a few small enemies. On the side of the room there is a Deku Baba. Kill the Deku Baba and bomb the wall behind him. Continue and kill the Skulltula. Oh yeah, you also need the boomerang to get the token.

Dodongo’s Cavern

As Young Link

In the room to the right side of the main room. There are several exploding lizards. Part of the wall can be destroyed with a bomb! Kill one of the exploding lizards near the wall to destroy it. Or you can simply use a bomb if you already got the bomb bag. Behind the statue in this room is another Gold Skulltula.
Go to the room with a lot of bomb flowers that you used to make a stairway. Well, climb up the stairs and kill the Skulltula on the vines on the above floor.
Go inside the Dodongo Head and enter the tunnel. Now you are in a room with movable blocks. There is a bombable section of wall in this room. It’s hard for me to explain but I’m sure you can figure this one out. Bomb the wall and enter the door. There is a Gold Skulltula behind the statue.
This Skulltula is pretty hard to figure out. After clearing the cavern, ride up the pillar that goes up to the second floor in the main room. From the second floor, go to the room where you used the bomb flowers to make a stairway. If you didn’t make the stairway yet, go to the wooden path on the left side. Climb up the vines growing on the side of the pillar to reach a small grotto. Congrats, you have discovered the coveted Golden Skulltula.

As Adult Link

In the room with the exploding lizards (see #64), play the scarecrow’s song at the part where Navi turns green but there is nothing there. Use Pierre as a hookshot target and kill the Skulltula there.

Inside Jabu Jabu’s Belly

As Young Link

This one is very difficult… to miss! In the room where you step on the switch to raise the water, look on the vines at the side. There is a Gold Skulltula! Did we even need to include this here?
In the room where you met Princess Ruto, there is a hole where a big green tentacle used to be covering (or is still covering if you didn’t beat the dungeon yet). Drop down that hole to the level below. You should be standing on the highest platform. Check out the walls, you will find a Gold Skulltula. Use the boomerang to get it.
It is really close to the one you found above. Just search the nearby walls and you will surely see it. You’d have to have been blind and deaf to have missed this one while looking for Skulltula #70.
In the room with the switch on the ceiling that you need to hit with the boomerang. It’s doing its spinning thing on the vines. Go get it with your boomerang.

Forest Temple

As Adult Link

This is found in the first room of the dungeon… the one with the two wolfos. Look up at the vines near the top. There it is. Use all you brain power and courage to defeat the Skulltula and receive the token.
In the room with the four torches, walk up to the door straight ahead from the entrance. Look right and use the hookshot to reach the Gold Skulltula there.
Go to the grassy wildlife vegetation area at the upper right of the map. Up on the wall is the Gold Skulltula. Use the hookshot to get it.
Go to the grassy wildlife vegetation area at the upper left of the map on the second floor. Use the boomerang to get the Skulltula found on the wall.
In the basement room before the dungeon boss… the one with a pushable wall. Keep on spinning the wall and stepping on switches until you find a passage with the Skulltula.

Fire Temple

As Adult Link

In the big fiery lava room, go to the left side wall and play the song of time to the blue block there. Continue to the next room where you find a Like Like and a bunch of attacking tiles. Check behind the Like Like to find… a Golden Skulltula.
In another cool room with the spinning tiles and a Like Like. This is the one just before the room where you get the boss key. As usual, you find a Golden Skulltula on the wall.
In the maze-like room with boulders rolling around, look around the sides for a bombable wall. It’s on the bottom floor. Bomb the wall and get the Skulltula behind it.
Directly after entering the upper level of the boulder maze from the center circular room, turn to your right and Navi will fly up high. Play the scarecrow’s song to make Pierre appear. Use him as a hookshot target. The treasure chest has 200 rupees! Continue up the path and you will find the Golden Skulltula on the wall.
In the room where you get the megaton hammer (big circular stairway), look around the walls. Use the hookshot to get the Skulltula.

Ice Cavern

As Adult Link

In the room with icicles on the floor and ceiling, you will find blue fire, a piece of heart, and on the wall behind the piece of heart is a Golden Skulltula!
Go to the room with a helicopter blade of some sort in the center. Look on the walls to find it. It’s there… somewhere!
This one is in the room where you slide the block to get silver rupees. It is on one of the walls there. Use the hookshot to get him.

Water Temple

As Adult Link

Go to the river with a bunch of vortexes in it. Search around the walls to find it. In order to actually get it, equip the iron boots to sink to the bottom. Now take out your longshot and get him!
This one is in the room where platforms are slowly moving down a waterfall. Look at the right side. There is that Skulltula! The ordinary hookshot can not reach it, but the longshot will!
After getting the longshot, drain the water to the bottom and enter the tall pillar in the main room. Use the longshot to climb up the pillar. On one of the walls there you will find the Skulltula.
In one of the rooms around this water temple, you will find a diamond switch that you can not hit because a gate is blocking your way. Simply charge up your sword, and release your spin slash. The power from the sword will hit the switch! The Skulltula is clearly in the gate that opens.
While looking for the boss key, you will come across a shallow stream with boulders coming out. On the wall where the boulders are coming from, is the Gold Skulltula you are looking for.

Shadow Temple

As Adult Link

In the room with the invisible spinning blades (connected to the super-large room), look on the wall for a Gold Skulltula.
Inside the room with falling spikes, enter the passage behind the bars to find this one. Use the longshot for him.
In the big boat room, stand on the front of the boat and you will find a high platform to your left side. You should also see the Skulltula there. Use the longshot to get it from where you stand. You can also play the song of scarecrow to make Pierre appear.
In the room where there are three spinning skulls with blue fire coming out of them, there is an easy Skulltula behind these skulls. Use the longshot to claim your prize.
This one’s located in the room with the giant skull; see the picture to the left for more details.

Spirit Temple

As Young Link

In the room where you battle with Iron Knuckle, a Gold Skulltula is waiting for you above the door. You need the boomerang to get this one.
In the room with a wide gap and a fence at the opposite side. Use the boomerang to get him. He is doing his Skulltula thing of the fence.
Look above the door at the stairway place. The Skulltula is there.

As Adult Link

In the room where there are boulders moving around and you need to get the silver rupees. There is one pass that is blocked by a blue “block of time”. Play the Song of Time to get rid of this block and get the Golden Skulltula behind it.
In the room with a big statue. On the ledge on the left side you can play the scarecrow’s song to get there and get Golden Skulltula number 100!
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