Read this Ghost Of Tsushima guide for a full walkthrough for the main story mission, The Ghost Of Yarikawa! Know gameplay & combat tips, boss fight tricks, items, hints, and more!
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The Ghost Of Yarikawa - Walkthrough & Tips
The Ghost Of Yarikawa - Walkthrough Chart
|1||Talk to Taka|
|2||Meet up with Yuna at the top of Steward's Keep|
|3||After the cutscene, reach the main gate|
|4||Defend the main gate from the attackers|
|5||Defend the northern gate|
|6||Make your way to the Mongol siege weapon|
|7||Disable the siege weapons|
|8||Return to the Yarikawa Stronghold|
|9||Reach the Steward's Keep|
|10||Defeat General Temuge|
|11||Drive the Mongols away from the stronghold|
|12||Mission ends after the cutscene|
4, 5, 11. Fighting Mongols - Tips
Switch Stances Depending On The Enemy
Switch up your stances to best deal with the type of enemy to effectively defend the gates of your fort! Quickly defeating enemies will allow you to prevent them from further getting inside your fort.Check Out The Stances Guide Here!
Use Resolve To Assist You
Your resolve is useful for when you find yourself in sticky situations. Use it to quickly down enemies to avoid getting surrounded, or heal yourself to allow you to take more damage!Check Out The Resolve Guide Here!
6. Heading To The Siege Weapons - Tips
You Can Opt To Use Stealth
The Mongols will be preoccupied with attacking the fort. You can opt to use stealth to avoid participating in unnecessary battles and save your energy. Since they are busy attacking the fort, they are less aware of you sneaking past them!
Mongols Will Be Guarding The Weapons
However, be careful as Mongol soldiers will be guarding the siege weapons. You may need to fight them in before you can disable the siege weapons.
7. Disabling Siege Weapons - Tips
Interact With Siege Weapons To Disable Them
To disable a siege weapon, all you need to do is approach it. Once you are close enough to it, a prompt will appear so that you can interact with the siege. Interacting with the siege will automatically disable it.
The Ghost Of Yarikawa - Boss Fight Tips
General Temuge will be fighting you aggressively. He will constantly try to close the gap between you two, and attack you when he has the chance. Prioritize defense by being ready to dodge away and counter his attacks!Check Out The Combat Mechanics Here!
Watch Out For Flaming Sword Attacks
At times, Temuge will strike his sword on his shield to light it on fire. Be extra careful when his sword is alight. Getting hit during this time will set you on fire, and deal damage over time!
Stagger General Temuge During His Wind-Up
General Temuge's unblockable attacks will have a wind up time. If you can time it right, you can use a heavy attack to break through his defenses and stagger him during the wind up. You can then follow up with a succession of quick attacks!