Check this Ghost Of Tsushima Tales of Tsushima side quest walkthrough for The Way Of The Bow! Learn gameplay guide & location, boss fight tips, rewards, items, and more!
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The Way Of The Bow - Quest Location
Located In Izuhara
You will need to meet with Ishikawa sensei in his dojo in the Izuhara region. It will be near the Hidden Springs Forest, and Southwest of the Isonade Coast.Check Out The Map Guide Here!
Must Complete The Pass Never Passes
Players will need to complete the side quest "The Past Never Passes" to unlock this mission. If you have not yet completed the quest prior, this mission will not be available to play.Check Out The Past Never Passes Walkthrough!
The Way Of The Bow - Rewards
Legend Increase, Charm, And Flaming ARrows
Players who successfully complete this mission will be rewarded with a minor legend increase, a Minor Defense Charm, and access to Flaming Arrows.Check Out How To Raise Legend Rank!
Receive Flaming Arrows
Players will also be given flaming arrows as a reward for completing this mission. These arrows can be useful for a number of reasons. They can burn enemies, light tall grass on fire, and cause red barrels to explode!
Get Charm Of Immunity
After completing this quest, you'll receive the Charm Of Immunity. This defense charm gives 15% chance of enemy arrows to not deal damage.Check Out Charm Of Immunity Here!
The Way Of The Bow - Walkthrough & Tips
The Way Of The Bow - Walkthrough Chart
|1||Meet and talk to Sensei Ishikawa in his dojo|
|2||After the cutscene, defeat the Mongols that appear|
|3||Return and speak to Ishikawa|
|4||Follow the Ishikawa|
|5||Speak with the peasants|
|6||Continue following Ishikawa|
|7||Survey the battlefield|
|8||Defeat the Mongols|
|9||Return and speak to Ishikawa|
|10||Mission end after the cutscene|
2. Defeating The Mongols - Tips
Several Spearmen & Shielded Enemies
You will be fighting several spearmen and shielded enemies during this part. Make sure to switch between Wind Stance for spearmen, and Water Stance for shielded enemies.Check Out The Stances Guide Here!
Use Ghost Stance If Available
The ghost stance can also be useful during the fights as it allows you to instantly kill an enemy in a single slash. Use it when you are surrounded by enemies to quickly control the crowd.
Beware Of Archers
Aside from the normal melee enemy units, you should also be mindful of the archers. These enemies can harass you and disrupt your attacks from afar. Keep mobile to avoid getting hit, or take these enemies out first!
7. Surveying The Battlefield - Tips
Acquire Flaming Arrows
You will acquire flaming arrows while surveying the battlefield. These arrows are useful as they provide you with much more firepower and options when facing crowds of enemies!
Take Note Of Environmental Hazards
Make sure to take note of the different environmental hazards in the battlefield. There will be a wasp nest, tall grass, and red explosive barrels which you can use to your advantage during the fight!
8. Defeating Mongols - Tips
Use Flaming Arrows To Your Advantage
Your flaming arrows can be used to control groups of enemies during the fight! You can shoot at red barrels to make them explode, or light tall grass on fire when enemies are nearby! Make sure to use the arrows to their full potential!
The Way Of The Bow - Boss Fight Tips
No Boss Fight Featured
This mission does not feature a boss fight. Simply follow the objectives to progress and clear this side quest!