Read this Ghost Of Tsushima guide for a full walkthrough for the main story mission, A Message In Fire! Know gameplay & combat tips, boss fight tricks, items, hints, and more!
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A Message In Fire - Walkthrough & Tips
A Message In Fire - Walkthrough Chart
|Travel south to find Umugi Cove the follow the guard to meet Lady Sanjo
|After speaking with Lady Sanjo, go downstairs to meet with Goro
|Follow Goro to his house & take his map
|Confront the aggressive ronin then leave Umugi Cove
|Follow your marker to met with Lord Shimura in his old hunting camp
|Speak with Lord Shimura then travel with him to meet up with Goro
|When you've met up with Goro, follow him to his smuggling boat
|After the cutscene, head towards Fort Mitodake with Lord Shimura
|Ambush the Mongol convoy with Lord Shimura & attack Fort Mitodake
|Keep moving forward to the hwacha tower
|Head up the hwacha tower and use it to defend Goro's boat
|After defending Goro's boat, you'll complete the mission
9~10. Attack Fort Mitodake - Tips
Rush To Defeat Archers
Archers are annoying enemies that can make it harder for you to focus on melee attackers. Rush forward & take archers down fast to avoid getting overwhelmed by their arrows.
Red Glint Attacks Can Be Dodged
Be ready to dodge when an enemy comes at you with red glinting attacks. These can be dodged and countered for big damage to enemy health.
Roll To Put Out Fire
Once you storm into the fort, enemy archers will shoot fire arrows at you that will set you aflame. Make sure to roll to put out the flames so your HP bar won't go down.
Keep Moving To Avoid Projectiles
On your way to the hwacha tower, you'll encounter barrages of projectiles aside enemy swordsmen. Don't stay in one spot and keep moving forward to prevent from getting killed.
Avoid White Circle On Ground
As you move further up, you'll notice a white circle pop up on the ground. Make sure to avoid this area or you'll get hit by the barrage of enemy fire projectiles.
11. Defend Goro's Boat - Tips
Use White Marker To Help Aim Projectiles
While using the hwacha, make sure to note the trajectory of your projectiles using the white marker. This will help you take down the Mongol boats to defend Goro's boat.
A Message In Fire - Boss Fight Tips
No Boss Fight In This Quest
There is no specific boss or notable boss fights in A Message In Fire main story mission. You simply need to complete objectives to finish the quest.