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Prologue - Story Quest Walkthrough
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Prologue - Story Quest Walkthrough

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Read this Ghost Of Tsushima guide for a full story walkthrough for the story mission Prologue! Know gameplay & combat tips, boss fight tricks, items, hints, & more!

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Prologue - Walkthrough & Tips

Prologue Walkthrough Chart

1After the cutscne, charge into battle and follow Shimura
2After another short cutscene, continue following Shimura
3Defeat the Mongols that appear
4Keep following Shimura until you find the Mongol leader
5After the cutscene, follow the path and head into the village
6Enter the nearby house at the mouth of the village
7Change into your armor and exit the house
8Follow Yuna around the village
9Once you reach the house with Toru, enter the house
10Collect your Katana to trigger a flashback
11Face off against Shimura in the flashback
12After the flashback, defeat the enemy that appeared in the house
13Follow Yuna into the field
14Defeat the Mongols, then help whoever is in distress
15Continue following Yuna to reach the stables
16Select your horse to trigger a cutscene
17After the cutscene, follow Yuna and approach Kaneda Castle
18Challenge the Mongols to a standoff
19Push forward into the castle
20Once you defeat the enemies at the bridge, a cutscene will play
21Face off against Khotun Khan
22Another flashback will play
23Follow the path outside and ascend the stairs
24Once the flashback ends, follow the wind
25After meeting up with Yuna, hide in the grass
26Mission ends after the cutscene

1. Riding Into Battle - Tips

Attack Enemies On Your Horse

Attack Enemies On Your Horse

You will be able to attack enemies while riding on your horse. Cut down as many as you can while following Shimura into battle!

3. Defeating Mongols - Tips

Block Incoming Attacks

Block Incoming Attacks

This will be another section where you can learn basic combat techniques. You can block incoming enemy attacks with your sword. This will keep you safe, especially when you're facing multiple enemies at a time!

5. Entering The Village - Tips

Use Markers To Stay Hidden From Enemies

Use Markers To Stay Hidden From Enemies
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When sneaking in the village, make sure to be mindful of your HUD. If you are in an enemy's line of sight, a marker will appear. Move away from your position to avoid filling up that marker and stay hidden!

6. Entering The House - Tips

Enter The House With Footprints

Enter The House With Footprints

The house that you will need to enter will be on the left side of the village. There will be footprints that you can inspect by the door. Use this as a point of reference when sneaking into the village.

7. Wearing Armor - Tips

Receive The Broken Armor Set

Receive Broken Armor Set

Players will receive the Broken Armor Set during this part of the mission. Make sure to equip as it will offer some protection against enemy attacks.

Check Out The Broken Armor Here!

8. Following Yuna Around - Tips

Learn Basic Stealth And Movement

Learn Basic Stealth And Movement

Following Yuna around the village will teach you basic stealth. These include crouching down to avoid the enemy's line of sight, crawling under houses to get past guards, and more!

11. Facing Shimura - Tips

Learn More Advanced Combat Techniques

Learn More Advanced Combat Techniques
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Shimura will teach you more complex techniques in combat. These include breaking through enemy defenses, parrying, countering, and even handling enemies with spears!

Check Out The Combat Mechanics Here!

12. Defeating The Enemy - Tips

Use What You Learned In The Flashback To Win

Use What You Learned In The Flashback To Win

The enemy in the house will be holding a spear. Remember to apply what you were taught in the flashback. Dodge away when the spear glints red and then counter with quick attacks to take down the enemy!

14. Helping The Distressed Villager - Tips

The Villager Will Be By The Burning Farmhouse

The Villager Will Be By A Burning House

The distressed villager will be by the burning farmhouse surrounded by a few Mongol soldiers. These enemies can easily be taken down.

16. Selecting Your Horse - Tips

Only Difference Is Appearance

Only Difference Is Appearance

The horses will not have any differences when it comes to stats. The only difference will be what your horse will look like. The name will also not affect the horse's performance. However, remember to choose carefully as the horse will be with you throughout the game!

Check Out The Best Horse To Choose Here!

18, 20. Fighting In A Standoff - Tips

Wait For The Perfect Moment To Strike

Wait For The Perfect Moment To Strike

Hold down the triangle button to ready your sword as the enemy approaches. Wait for them to strike, then release the triangle button to kill the enemy in a single deadly slash!

Khotun Khan - Boss Tips

You Cannot Defeat Khotun Khan

You Cannot Defeat Khotun Khan

At this point in the story, you will not be able to defeat Khotun Khan. This is a battle that you are scripted to lose in order to progress the story.

Story Progression Table

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-1. The Warrior's Code
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