Pieces of Heart are precious collectibles. Each time you find four Pieces of Heart, Link’s Life Gauge is extended by one Heart Container. There are 44 Pieces of Heart to collect in all, letting you add 11 Heart Containers to the Life Gauge.
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Pieces of Heart are found in many ways. Some are earned by completing certain tasks, minigames, and side quests. Others are found in hard-to-reach places or by using Treasure Charts. The following table lists each Piece of Heart and its location. Each is numbered according to the order in which we cover them in the official guide. For more detailed information on how to collect each Piece of Heart, get the official game guide.

New Piece # Location Comments
1 Forsaken Fortress (A1) It’s in a chest inside the Forsaken Fortress.
2 Windfall Island (D2) Get this by catching all four Killer Bees (beating them at hide-and-seek).
3 Windfall Island (D2) You get it the first time you win the “Squid Hunt” minigame, no high score.
4 Pawprint Isle (E2) It’s in the island’s Secret Cave that you enter by crawling into the dome.
5 Dragon Roost Island (F2) It’s attached to a letter from Baito’s mother after you complete the “Mail Center” minigame.
6 Five-Star Isles (G7) Get it from the submarine found in this sector.
7 Any postbox It’s attached to a letter from the Rito Chieftain for helping his son Komali.
8 Angular Isles (E7) It’s in the chest at the top of the movable blocks of the larger isle.
9 Angular Isles (E7) From Treasure Chart #15.
10 Flight Control Platform (G2) Get this the first time you win the “Bird-Man Contest” minigame.
11 Seven-Star Isles (F1) Get it from the Big Octo found in this sector.
12 Crescent Moon Island (E1) From Treasure Chart #11.
13 Windfall Island (D2) Get this at the auction held on the mansion’s ground floor at night.
14 Windfall Island (D2) Get this after helping Anton and Linda go out on a date (Deluxe Picto Box required).
15 Spectacle Island (C2) You get this the first time you win the “Cannon” minigame.
16 Tingle Island (C3) Get it from the Big Octo found in this sector.
17 Greatfish Isle (B4) It’s in a chest sitting in a shallow cave; the Deku Leaf is required to reach the chest.
18 Stone Watcher Island (C5) Get it from the Sea Platform found in this sector (destroy the platform’s cannons).
19 Outset Island (B7) Get this by training with Orca (hit him 500 times or more).
20 Headstone Island (C7) It’s sitting on the island’s highest peak; a seagull is required.
21 Diamond Steppe Island (A6) From Treasure Chart #23.
22 Needle Rock Isle (A5) Get this from the chest sitting on the island; a seagull is required.
23 Six-Eye Reef (D4) Get this from the submarine found in this sector.
24 Bomb Island (F5) It’s in the island’s Secret Cave (bomb the boulder at the top of the island).
25 Rock Spire Isle (B3) It’s sold at Beedle’s Shop Ship for 950 Rupees (Beedle’s Chart and Rupee Purse upgrade required).
26 Rock Spire Isle (B3) Get this from the ring of light left by one of the two nearby Warships found in this sector (bomb the Warships).
27 Star Island (B1) Get this from the island’s Secret Cave (bomb the western boulder to enter).
28 Windfall Island (D2) Get this from Kreeb after the windmill is working and the lighthouse is lit up.
29 Windfall Island (D2) It’s in the translucent chest sitting on the tiny isle next to Windfall; the lighthouse must be illuminated to reveal the chest.
30 Windfall Island (D2) You get this from Maggie after you give her Moe’s letter.
31 Southern Fairy Island (D6) From Treasure Chart #4.
32 Rock Spire Isle (B3) From Treasure Chart #2.
33 Three-Eye Reef (A4) From Treasure Chart #38.
34 Forest Haven (F6) From Treasure Chart #31.
35 Five-Star Isles (G7) From Treasure Chart #33.
36 Pawprint Isle (E2) From Treasure Chart #30.
37 Outset Island (B7) Get this from the dark gray soil near the tall grass where Mesa is working. Use All-Purpose Bait to get the fat, gray wild pig to dig for you.
38 Dragon Roost Island (F2) It’s attached to a letter from Hoskit’s girlfriend after you give Hoskit 20 Golden Feathers.
39 Bomb Island (F5) From Treasure Chart #20.
40 Varies Get this by completing the Withered Deku Tree side quest. It’s given to you by the last Deku Tree you water.
41 Thorned Fairy Island (G4) From Treasure Chart #5.
42 Windfall Island (D2) You get this after completing Zunari’s trading quest (give the Wandering Merchant at Greatfish Isle [B4] the Shop Guru statue).
43 Windfall Island (D2) Get it from Sam after you decorate the town with trading quest items purchased from Zunari’s Stall.
44 Two-Eye Reef (D7) From Treasure Chart #46

 

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