Read this Ghost Of Tsushima guide to learn about weapon customization and upgrades! Find out how to upgrade the katana, Sakai Storm, bows, vendors, stats increase, & more!Click Here For More Beginner Tips
Upgrading Weapons Overview
Upgrade To Increase Weapon Stats
Jin Sakai will be able to upgrade his weapons throughout the course of the game. This allows him to further increase the weapon's deadliness & efficiency, allowing him to progress further in his fight against the Mongol army.Check Out The Character Customization Here!
Visit Vendors To Upgrade Weapons
In order to upgrade your weapons, you will need to visit vendors found around the map. Based on the short video on the game's official Twitter, it seems that some vendors specialize in upgrading certain weapons.
Use Resources For Weapon Upgrades
You will need resources and bamboo to upgrade your weapons. These can be found whilst exploring the map.Check Out The Resources List Here!
Recommended Weapon Upgrades
Prioritize Upgrading Katana
The Katana is your main weapon, the one you'll be using the most in the game. It's best to invest in the Katana early in the game for more damaging strikes, making it easier to down enemies.Check Out Satchel & Resource List!
Upgrade Bow Second
If you have spare resources, you should upgrade your Bow. Bows will let you take care of enemies at a distance, great for taking enemies down one by one in a Mongol camp or base.
Sakai Storm - Katana Upgrades
List Of Katana Upgrades
Sakai Storm Is The Only Katana In-Game
The Sakai Storm is a family heirloom passed down in Jin Sakai's family. It is the only Katana that you get in the game. Therefore, you must focus on upgrading it in order to allow you to fight the Mongols more efficiently!Check Out The Sakai Storm Here!
List Of Bow Upgrades
Increase Efficiency Of The Bow
Upgrading your bow will allow you to increase your bow's stats, making it easier to use during encounters with the enemy. Stats that increase when upgrading the bow include the damage, draw speed, range, stability, reload speed, and zoom!Check Out List Of Ranged Weapons Here!
Two Types Of Bows
There are two types of bows in the game: the Longbow and the Halfbow. It is still unconfirmed what differences these two bows have.