Read this Ghost Of Tsushima guide for a full story walkthrough for the main story mission, The Tale Of Sensei Ishikawa! Know gameplay & combat tips, boss fight tricks, items, hints, & more!
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The Tale Of Sensei Ishikawa - Walkthrough & Tips
The Tale Of Sensei Ishikawa - Walkthrough Chart
|1||Head to the inn and ask about Sensei Ishikawa|
|2||Follow the innkeeper to the top of a hill|
|3||Speak with the innkeeper and locate Ishikawa's dojo|
|4||Reach and enter the dojo|
|5||Examine the area for clues about Ishikawa's whereabouts|
|6||Follow the tracks about the dojo|
|7||Reach the sensei's house to trigger a cutscene|
|8||After the cutscene, follow Ishikawa to track Tomoe|
|9||Investigate the camp|
|10||Continue following Ishikawa until you trigger a cutscene|
|11||Shoot the targets in the area|
|12||Continue following Ishikawa until you reach Fort Nakayama|
|13||Get a lay of the land from the vantage point and wait for night|
|14||Ambush the Mongols|
|15||Infiltrate Fort Nakayama and rid the area of Mongols|
|16||Investigate Fort Nakayama|
|17||Find the survivor to trigger a short cutscene|
|18||Follow Ishikawa to trigger another cutscene and end the mission|
1. Heading To The Inn - Tips
The Inn Is Found At Hiyoshi Springs
You will find the inn in Hiyoshi Springs. This area is located on the eastern side of the map.
4. Reaching The Dojo - Tips
The Dojo Is Located On Top Of The Hill
Sensei Ishikawa's Dojo is located at the top of the hill. You can head to the rocky side of the hill and scale it using the rocks protruding on the hill side.
5. Examining The Dojo - Tips
Clues Will Be In The Main Room
The clues can be found in the dojo's main room. It will be the bloodstain, arrows, and footsteps. Examining these items will progress the mission's progress.
8. Following Ishikawa - Tips
Mongols Will Appear
While following Ishikawa, a group of Mongols may appear. These enemies are fairly easy to deal with. Ishikawa will also assist you during the fight!Check Out The Combat Mechanics Here!
9. Investigating The Camp - Tips
Watch Out For Prompts
Keep an eye out for circles as these will denote the clues that you can examine in the camp.
10. Following Ishikawa Again - Tips
Receive The Shortbow
During this part, Ishikawa will give you the shortbow. This is a ranged weapon that will allow you to dispatch targets at a distance. Keep in mind that your arrows are limited so make your shots count!Check Out The Bow Guide Here!
11. Shooting Targets - Tips
Arrows Drop While Traveling
Keep in mind that arrows will start to drop after traveling a certain distance. If your target is further away, remember to aim a little higher to compensate for the arrow's drop!
14. Ambushing The Mongols - Tips
Use Environmental Hazards To Defeat Mongols
Use the environmental hazards to whittle down the enemy's numbers. You can shoot at the hornet's nest to make them attack the nearest enemy, or shoot at the barrels to deal damage to multiple targets!
15. Infiltrating The Fort - Tips
Watch Out For Enemies On Roofs
Keep a close eye on the roofs of the buildings. Enemy archers will be positioned here and can harass you while you focus on enemies on the ground. Prioritize taking them out first!
16. Investigating The Fort - Tips
Clues Will Be Scattered Around The Area
Remember to sweep the whole camp to look for clues. These clues can be found in the two main buildings, and the bow and arrow targets near one of the fort's entrances.
The Tale Of Sensei Ishikawa - Boss Fight Tips
No Boss Fight In This Mission
This fight will not feature a boss fight. All you need to do is complete objectives to finish the mission!