Read this guide to how to beat Khotun Khan in a boss fight guide during 'Eternal Blue Sky' Quest in Ghost of Tsushima! Find out the enemy's weakness, strategy, and more!
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When Do You Fight Khotun Khan?
Face Off In 'Eternal Blue Sky'Main Quest
Boss fight against Khotun Khan is an unmissable boss fight in the 'Eternal Blue Sky' main quest. Defeating him will end Act 2 and start Act 3 of the story.All Main Story Quests - Walkthrough & List
Battle Divided Into 3 Stages
This battle is long, and you'll be both fighting 1 on 1 against a tough opponent, and against enemy swarms. You will need every trick up your sleeve to push through this final act of Act 2.Click Here For More Combat System Tips
|1||Courtyard||1 versus 1 with Khotun Khan|
|2||Warship - Pursuit||Follow him down and kill his guards. Climb the ship, kill everyone.|
|3||Warship - Showdown||Fight waves of reinforcements to get to Khotun Khan. He will fight like a normal grunt but enemies are numerous|
Khotun Khan - How To Beat Tips
Parry Then Attack To Deal Massive Damage
Khotun Khan's normal & blue-icon attacks are quite easy to parry, letting you parry his attacks to get Resolve gauge and make an counterattack. Be patient and let Khotun Khan make the opening for you.Check out How To Parry here!
Uses 2 Types Of Unblockable Attacks
Khotun Khan will use 2 types unblockable attacks for both close and long distance. These attacks will be indicated by a red cross mark, which you may find him bashing you or trying to stab you with his spear. His attack cue comes quite early giving you plenty to dash back to avoid his attacks. His spear attacks comes in chains of 3 strikes.Click Here For More Combat System Tips
Heavenly Strikes Effective
A powerful move called Heavenly Strikes cuts through Khotun Khan's defenses and can stop his red-icon attacks. This powerful move must be acquired by completing 'The Heavenly Strike' Mystic tale.Check out The Heavenly Strike Walkthrough here!
Warship Phase Tips
Change Stances Often Based on Enemies You're Fighting
You will need to clear out swarms of enemies fast or you'll be overruned. The most efficient ways to do so is to switch to different stance based on enemies you're fighting, like switching to Moon Stance to deal with tough brutes quickly. This Can be done quickly by pressing R2 + Triangle.Stances - How To Learn & Types
Do Crowd Control & Kill Archers First
Archers will cause havoc if not dealt with quickly, but don't charge into swarms of enemies to get to them - instead, use items like Smoke Bombs, Kunai & other items to stagger swarms so you can rush to the back and kill the archers first, then deal with the slower fighters.Check out Ranged Weapons List here!
Shoot At Barrels If They're Around
Barrels can be a quick way to deal with archers on balconies. Shoot the barrels to get rid of archers at the high ground quickly.