Read this Ghost Of Tsushima guide for a full walkthrough for the main story mission, From The Darkness! Know gameplay & combat tips, boss fight tricks, items, hints, and more!
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From The Darkness - Walkthrough & Tips
From The Darkness - Walkthrough Chart
|1||Speak with Yuna|
|2||Infiltrate the first keep of Castle Shimura|
|3||Eliminate the Mongols in the first keep|
|4||Survey the Mongol defenses|
|5||Sneak through the garden|
|6||Poison the drinks|
|7||Enter the main keep to confront the Khan|
|8||After the cutscene, defeat Ryuzo|
|9||Mission ends after the cutscene|
1. Speaking With Yuna - Tips
Receive The Ghost Armor Set
Talking to Yuna will trigger a cutscene where you will receive the Ghost Armor. This armor set is best suited for stealthy approaches to encounters as it reduces enemy detection speed, reduces number of kills to enter ghost kills, and increases the chances of terrifying the enemy!Check Out The Ghost Armor Here!
2. Infiltrating The Keep - Tips
Travel Under The Bridge
In order for you to infiltrate the fort, you'll need to pass through the underside of the bridge. You can use the grappling hook to swing over large gaps. When you reach the end of the bridge, there will be stone walls you can scale to get inside the keep!
5. Sneaking Through The Garden - Tips
Use The Slacklines To Move Around
You can walk along the rope slacklines on the roofs of buildings. Use this to get around the area, and stay out of the enemy's line of sight! However, be careful as there may be enemies in elevated places that could potentially spot you!
6. Poisoning The Drinks - Tips
Equip The Ghost Armor
The Ghost Armor is the best armor for this objective as it will prevent enemies from easily spotting you, even if you are close by and in their line of sight!
Stay Out Of Light Sources
Make sure to hug dark places as it will be the best at concealing you from the enemy. Use the darkness to your advantage to successfully sneak past enemies and poison their drinks!
From The Darkness - Boss Fight Tips
This will be the second time you face Ryuzo in the game. Ryuzo will use a variety of unblockable attacks when up close. Make sure to play defensively to gain the upper hand during this fight!Check Out How To Beat Ryuzo Here!
Recommended Armor Set: Samurai
The Samurai Armor set is recommended for this fight as it reduces damage, increases your health, and regains resolve. This is the best armor to use for a duel!
Recommended Stance: Stone
The Stone stance is the best stance to use as it will allow you to easily deflect and parry attacks. Opening up the enemy for a few quick attacks while they're staggered.Check Out The Stances Guide Here!
Wait For Ryuzo To Move First
The best strategy is to wait and see what Ryuzo will do. Watch what he will do before making your move! Parry his attack if his sword glints blue, and dodge away when the sword glints red!