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8. The Iron Hook - Main Story Walkthrough
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8. The Iron Hook - Main Story Walkthrough

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

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Story Progression & Walkthrough

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The Iron Hook - Walkthrough & Tips

The Iron Hook - Walkthrough Chart

No.Procedure
1Find and talk to Yuna in Komatsu Forge
2Walk with Yuna towards the forge
3Talk to Taka
4Speak with Ryuzo
5After the cutscene, travel with Ryuzo
6Meet with the Straw Hats at Kashine
7Travel to Fort Yatate with the Straw Hats
8Reach the cliffside
9Free the Straw Hat prisoners
10Defeat the Mongols in the area
11Open the inner gates of Fort Yatate
12Defeat the rest of the Mongols
13Mission ends after the cutscene

1. Heading To Komatsu Forge - Tips

Komatsu Forge Location

Forge Location
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Players who have immediately started this quest after the previous main quest will already be in the area. If you need to travel to Komatsu Forge, it will be Northwest of Cloud Pass, and East of the Black Sands Inlet.

Check Out The Map Guide Here!

3. Talking To Taka - Tips

Receive The Grappling Hook

Receive the Grappling Hook

Talking to Taka will give you the grappling hook or "kaginawa". This useful tool will allow you to scale otherwise un-climbable walls and cross large gaps!

8. Reaching The Cliffside - Tips

Use The Grappling Hook To Progress

Use The Grappling Hook To Progress

Keep an eye out for stones and branches with white and red cloths. These are points where you can attach the grappling hook to. You will be able to climb up walls, and cross large gaps while trying to reach the cliffside!

9. Freeing The Prisoners - Tips

Watch Out For Mongol Patrols

Watch Out For Mongol Patrols

Mongols will be patrolling the area. Make sure to take them out first, or distract them by luring predators into the camp. This will give you enough time to set the prisoners free!

10, 12. Defeating Mongols - Tips

Use Different Stances For Different Enemies

You will be facing different types of Mongol warriors in the fort. These include the normal enemies, and also heavily shielded ones. Make sure to switch up your stance to effectively take out the enemies!

Check Out The Stances Guide Here!

Play Defensively

Play Defensively

With the large amount of enemies in the area, it would be best to prioritize parrying and countering. Fighting too aggressively will let other Mongols gang up on you and slowly whittle away your health!

Check Out Combat Mechanics Here!

Use Resolve To Heal And Kill

Use Resolve To Kill Or Heal

Make sure to use your resolve bar depending on the situation! If you are dangerously low on health, use your resolve to heal up. If you are faced with a tough opponent, spend your resolve to deal devastating damage!

Check Out The Resolve Guide Here!

The Iron Hook - Boss Fight Tips

No Boss Fight Featured

This mission does not feature a boss fight. Simply follow the objectives in order to progress and complete the mission!

Story Progression & Walkthrough

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