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How Do You Get Your Horse Armor Back In Ghost Of Tsushima?
Published by Jennifer Webster on November 28, 2022
To locate the horse armor of Kazumasa Sakai, Ghost of Tsushima players should jump into the water and swim toward two sailless masts that are protruding from it .
Where is Tsushima horse armor ghost?
There is a mast in the middle you can climb on but it will fall once you jump on it, so ignore it. Walk across the rope and jump to the rock and you will see a white cloth that indicates you can grapple and climb the side of the boat. Inside the boat is the horse armor.
Can you get your old horse back in Ghost of Tsushima?
After riding them they will respond to Jin’s whistle as long as they are within a certain distance of Jin, causing his main horse to no longer respond. However, leaving the other horse behind for long enough will cause Jin’s whistle to call his horse again .
Where do I find the horse armor of Kazumasa Sakai?
Head right and up the sloped rock to head around the ship. On the other side, once again wait for a wave to crash over the mossy rock, then jump onto it, then jump towards the merchant ship and use the Grapple Point. Climb up onto the deck, then turn left to find the Horse Armor .
How do I get armor for my horse?
Horse armor can now be found in chests in jungle & desert temples, dungeons, nether fortresses, stronghold altar rooms and village blacksmith buildings . Iron horse armor can now additionally be found in mineshaft chests.
Where is Tsushima in real life?
Tsushima Island (Japanese: 対馬, Hepburn: Tsushima) is an island of the Japanese archipelago situated in- between the Tsushima Strait and Korea Strait, approximately halfway between Kyushu and the Korean Peninsula .
Which armor is best Ghost of Tsushima?
The Sarugami Armor is perhaps the new best armor in Ghost of Tsushima. This is the best definition of risk and reward. The armor’s special ability allows players to use a combo whenever they get a perfect parry against an enemy. This new counterattack can chain up to three times when the armor is fully upgraded.
Which horse is best Ghost of Tsushima?
There are no differences between the horses. Every horse gallops at the same speed, your choice is simply your personal preference . You’ll then also need to pick a name for your horse and once again, this doesn’t have any effect on gameplay. Jin will call your horse by its name every now and then, but that’s all.
Will there be a Ghost of Tsushima 2?
By all means, take this with a pinch of salt, but to some the below ‘leak’ is more or less a red flag that Ghost of Tsushima 2 has been confirmed by Sucker Punch Productions and may already be in production .
Is it possible to beat Khotun Khan in the beginning?
While it may look like players can beat Khotun early on, the game actually forces players into a cutscene to progress the story. So, unfortunately, players can’t beat Khotun Khan during the first boss fight . Players will always be forced into the same cutscene at a certain point.
How do you get jins dads armor?
Jin’s father’s armor is considered to be some of the most balanced gear in the game. You’ll get it as part of Ghost of Tsushima’s main quest line. Once you complete the Ghosts from the Past mission at the start of Act 2 , Jin will unlock his family’s armor to help his battle against the Mongols.
Is Shimura Kazumasa brother?
Biography. Kazumasa was the head of Clan Sakai, preceding his son, Jin Sakai. He was married to Lord Shimura’s younger sister, Chiyoko, who passed away seven years after the birth of their son. He lived in the Sakai’s household in Omi Village, Toyotama region, which also became Jin’s childhood home.
How many horses do you get in Ghost of Tsushima?
Chosen During Prologue You’ll be able to choose your horse during the beginning of the game. Mid-prologue, you’ll get to the stables and you’re offered to choose from 3 samurai horses.
Why is my horse armor not showing up?
Open the game’s main menu. Navigate to Options. Navigate to Gameplay. Find the option for “Hide stamina upgrade”, “Hide speed upgrade”, and “Hide speed upgrade.”
Does horse armor wear out?
Horse armor can be leather, iron, gold, and diamond. It differs in the degree of protection, like the player’s armor, but does not wear out .
What happens if you smelt horse armor?
Iron and Gold Horse Armor can be smelted into Iron Nuggets or Gold Nuggets , respectively.
Is clan Sakai real?
The Sakai samurai clan has existed in real-life for generations, but it wasn’t established until the 14th century — and the Sakai clan has never been led by a man named “Jin.” There’s also no such thing as the “Shimura Clan” in Japan, though Shimura is a fairly common surname.
Did Jin Sakai exist?
1/15 Jin May Be Fictional, But His Life Is Authentic These people did not exist in Japan, and one person did not defeat the Mongols. However, the way these two lived was pretty authentic to the time. The development team enlisted the help of two real-life, modern-day samurai to bring Jin’s story to life.
Did any samurai survive Tsushima?
Amongst the 80 samurai originally stationed on Tsushima Island, 78 samurai were slain at the Battle of Komoda Beach, leaving only few survivors, including Jin Sakai and Lord Shimura , alongside Sadanobu Ishikawa who was ambushed by his former student on the way to the battle and Masako Adachi, who stayed behind at the
Who is the strongest character in Ghost of Tsushima?
1/10 Most Powerful: Lord Shimura Defeating him is one of the hardest trophies to earn in Tsushima, but Shimura does have a bunch of katana stabs that he uses in between red and blue attacks which are much easier to parry.
What is the strongest class in Ghost of Tsushima?
The Assassin class is the best class for players who prefer stealth gameplay, and they can also work quite synergistically with the Hunter class, allowing a team to take down foes without ever being seen.
What are 3 uses of horses.
Most domesticated horses in the world today are used to ride and to do farm or ranch work. Some horses are treated similar to pets, kept for their companionship and entertainment value. Horses are often Read more…
What Can I Make From Horse Hair?
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Do Horses Get Fake Hair?
Known in the industry as “fake tails,” these pieces, just like the best hairpieces for humans, are made from real hair and braided into existing locks to add length and volume. In this case, the Read more…
Ghost of Tsushima - Horizon Forbidden West Armor: How To Complete Forbidden Shrine
Following the new update in Ghost of Tsushima, Jin can don the new armor set from Horizon Forbidden West.
By Mark Delaney on February 10, 2022 at 7:21AM PST
Ghost of Tsushima got an update earlier this week that offered a few different changes, and headlining the patch is a new armor set inspired by Horizon Forbidden West . Sucker Punch has tucked away another Wind Shrine to the north of the map, and if you complete it, you'll earn the Seeker's Attire and Sign of the Hunter headband, both of which look plucked right out of Guerrilla's upcoming science-fiction sandbox. Here's how to complete the Forbidden Shrine puzzle and earn the free crossover armor for yourself. You'll be able to enjoy it for about a week until you can play Forbidden West for real.
Ghost of Tsushima new update - Forbidden Shrine
The Forbidden West crossover can only be obtained if you have the Iki Island expansion , which comes as part of Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut. Head to the northernmost point of Iki Island to Raider Promontory. Take out the small group of raiders here, then look to the statue overlooking the disquieted ocean.
This is the Forbidden Shrine. At the foot of the statue is a scroll featuring a riddle. It reads: "The old world is gone. Though life is never-ending. Focus your spirit. Take up the Archer's mantle. A Seeker must aim for truth."
This is rather cryptic, but the archer they allude to is probably Aloy from Horizon, though you'll need the help of your own in-universe archer to solve the puzzle. In your gear menu, put on Tadayori's armor or his straw hat--either one will do. You get this armor from having beaten The Legend of Tadayori in the original game. When equipped, you'll be able to use the famed archer's focus ability (by pressing the touch pad) to see weak points on the statue. They'll glow red, with two on the front of the statue and one more on the back. Fire arrows at all three of these in no specific order, and that's it.
A short cutscene will play out showing Jin bowing at the statue and wearing the special armor. From then on, your Tadayori armor set will include an alternate skin that gives Jin a matching set with Aloy, not unlike some of the other crossover armor we've seen in Ghost of Tsushima, such as God of War, Shadow of the Colossus, and Bloodborne. You can continue upgrading the armor if you haven't yet, and each upgrade will give you buffs to your bow skills, such as increased nocking and reload speed, better concentration time, and allowing headshots to refill your concentration meter.
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Armor consists of body armor, headgear and masks that Jin Sakai can wear throughout the game. There are a total of 14 (formerly 15) armor sets, 53 headbands, 32 hats, 16 helmets, 40 half masks, and 9 full masks which can be acquired. It should be noted that only armor sets will provide Jin with different abilities and perks; all other gear is purely cosmetic. The different armor equipped favors the style of gameplay – for example, archery fans might prefer Tadayori's Armor and fans of stand-offs might prefer the Sakai Clan Armor.
Every set of armor, besides the Broken Armor , Deadly Rival's Attire , and Archery Master's Attire can be upgraded to enhance the abilities they provide. Furthermore, each upgradeable set of armor, besides the Ronin Attire , Fundoshi , Mongol Commander's Armor , and Hero of Tsushima Armor will change in appearance upon being upgraded. It should be noted that after the third level has been achieved, further upgrades will no longer alter the appearance of the outfit, but the armor can be changed to it's previous appearance prior to the upgrade.
- 1 Armor Sets
- 2.1 Headbands
- 2.2 Helmets
- 3.1 Full Masks
- 5.1 Broken Armor
- 5.2 Fundoshi
- 5.3 Ghost Armor
- 5.4 Gosaku's Armor
- 5.5 Kensei Armor
- 5.6 Ronin Attire
- 5.7 Sakai Clan Armor
- 5.8 Samurai Clan Armor
- 5.9 Sarugami Armor
- 5.10 Tadayori's Armor
- 5.11 Traveler's Attire
- 5.12 Mongol Commander's Armor
- 7 References
Armor Sets [ ]
- Broken Armor (Default)
- Fundoshi (Complete all 20 Hot Springs )
- Ghost Armor (Received during From the Darkness )
- Gosaku's Armor (Received during The Unbreakable Gosaku )
- Hero of Tsushima Armor (Digital Deluxe Edition/Upgrade)
- Kensei Armor (Received during The Six Blades of Kojiro )
- Mongol Commander's Armor ( Fit for the Khan )
- Ronin Attire (Received during Blood on the Grass )
- Sakai Clan Armor (Received during Ghosts from the Past )
- Samurai Clan Armor (Received during The Tale of Lady Masako )
- Tadayori's Armor (Received during The Legend of Tadayori )
- Traveler's Attire (Gift from first Merchant you meet after the Prologue )
- Deadly Rival's Attire ( Baku the Voiceless : 50 Ghost Flowers , New Game+ )
- Archery Master's Attire ( Baku the Voiceless : 25 Ghost Flowers , New Game+ )
- Sarugami Armor (Received during The Legend of Black Hand Riku )
Headgear [ ]
Headbands [ ].
- Aozora Headband (Behind Sensei Ishikawa's Dojo )
- Band of the Second Son (On top of the pagoda at Omi Monastery )
- Clear Summer Headband (Reward for completing The End of Suffering )
- Chaos Headband (Reward for completing This Threefold World )
- Chikurin Headband (On an abandoned boat south of River Child’s Wetlands in Tsutsu)
- Crooked Kama Headband (On top of the pagoda at Jogaku Temple )
- Eye of the Explorer (East of Old Gambler's Wood , Shattered Cliffs - On the corpse of a raider)
- Fierce Warrior's Headband ( Izuhara Merchants : 5 Flowers)
- Flight of the Dragon
- Forgemaster's Headband (On top of the Swordsmith building at Komatsu Forge )
- Ghost Headband (Received during From the Darkness )
- Gosaku's Headband (Received during The Unbreakable Gosaku )
- Gyozen's Blindfold (Watchtower near Kubara Lighthouse )
- Headband of Acceptance
- Headband of Death (Tsutsu Haiku)
- Headband of Defeat (Komoda Haiku)
- Headband of Fear (Kashine Haiku)
- Headband of Hope (Sago Haiku)
- Headband of the Invasion (Azamo Haiku)
- Headband of Peace (Hiyoshi Haiku)
- Headband of Perseverance (Umugi Haiku)
- Headband of Preservation (Kushi Haiku)
- Headband of Rebirth (Kubara Haiku)
- Headband of Refuge (Ariake Haiku)
- Headband of Regret (Wisteria Haiku)
- Headband of Ruin (Kin Haiku)
- Headband of Serenity (Hiyoshi Springs Haiku)
- Headband of Solace
- Headband of Strength (Jogaku Haiku)
- Headband of Strife (Komatsu Haiku)
- Headband of Survival (Otsuna Haiku)
- Headband of Uncertainty (Akashima Haiku)
- Healer's Headband (Second floor of the burnt pagoda at Akashima Village )
- Hinode Headband ( Izuhara Merchants : 5 Flowers)
- Kensei Headband (Received during The Six Blades of Kojiro )
- Kyoto Twilight Headband ( Izuhara Merchants : 5 Flowers)
- Natural Vengeance Headband (On top of Ariake Lighthouse )
- Nature's Rhythm (In a chest on Nakajima Island )
- Night Ocean Headband ( Toyotama Merchants : 5 Flowers)
- Noble Fighter's Headband (Reward for completing Ghosts in the Fog )
- Petals' Caress
- Plum Blossom Headband (On top of the pagoda at Kushi Temple )
- Plumes of Plenty ( Iki Merchants : 5 Flowers)
- Prowling Tiger
- Pure Intent Headband ( White Dye Merchant : 20 Flowers)
- Raider Captain's Headband (Reward for completing Massacre at Kidafure Village )
- Ripping Crane (Inside the box that appears when you bow at the sign at the bottom of Tatsu's Ladder )
- Sago Blue Headband (On top of the pagoda at Cedar Temple )
- Serpent Strike Headband ( Toyotama Merchants : 5 Flowers)
- Sign of the Hunter (Complete the Forbidden Shrine )
- Sly Dealer ( Iki Merchants : 5 Flowers)
- Tora Headband ( Toyotama Merchants : 5 Flowers)
- Warrior's Sunset Headband (On top of the pagoda at the Golden Temple )
- White Headband (Default)
- Yamaneko's Eyepatch (On Yamaneko's course, in the water south of Shattered Cliffs , after Bloodletting )
Helmets [ ]
- Gosaku's Helmet - Improved
- Gosaku's Helmet - Refined
- Hero of Tsushima Helmet (Digital Deluxe Edition/Upgrade)
- Mongol Helmet (Received during Fit for the Khan )
- Samurai Clan Helmet - Refined
- Sakai Clan Helmet - Improved
- Sakai Clan Helmet - Refined
- Sarugami Helmet - Improved
- Sarugami Helmet - Refined
- Helm of War (Complete the Shrine of Ash )
- Helm of the Lower World
- Raider Helmet (Inside the box the appears when you play the flute in front of the sign on top of Mount Takenotsuji )
- Betrayer's Hat (Received during Shadow of the Samurai )
- Bowman's Straw Hat (Reward for completing The Art of Seeing )
- Crimson Blood Straw Hat ( Crimson Dye Merchant : 20 Flowers)
- Farmer's Straw Hat ( Toyotama Merchants : 20 Flowers)
- Kensei Hat - Improved
- Kensei Hat - Refined
- Northern Farmer's Hat ( Kamiagata Merchants : 20 Flowers)
- Oni's Blade Straw Hat (Northeast of Kuta Farmstead , near the water wheel)
- Patchwork Straw Hat ( Izuhara Merchants : 20 Flowers)
- Raider Jinsasa Hat (Inside a small cave, south of Fune's Refuge )
- Riverbed Straw Hat (House north of Kushi Temple )
- Sugi's Kasa Hat (Return to Thieves Rest Village after Bloodletting )
- Tadayori's Hat - Improved
- Tadayori's Hat - Refined
- Tengai (Northwest of Jogaku Temple Lake in between 2 graves)
- Toyotama Straw Hat (Cemetery near Yoshinaka Bay )
- Wanderer's Straw Hat (Near a cart south of Winding Mountain Shrine )
- Sword Master's Straw Hat
- Genbu Straw Hat
- Ashen Straw Hat
- Wood Spirit Straw Hat (West of Marsh Rock Shrine )
- Yharnam Helm (Complete the Blood-Stained Shrine )
- Shadow Tengai ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Dark Betrayer's Hat ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Bloodstained Betrayer's Hat ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Koi Straw Hat ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Kitsune Straw Hat ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Bone White Straw Hat ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Mosaic Straw Hat ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Graceful Marsh Straw Hat ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Adachi Half Mask (Reward for completing The Sister Betrayed )
- Avenging Lord (Gift Altar)
- Brutal Bandit (Gift Altar)
- Conqueror's Mask (Received during Fit for the Khan )
- Ghost Mask (Received during From the Darkness )
- Glowering Warrior (Gift Altar)
- Gosaku's Visage (Received during The Unbreakable Gosaku )
- Guardian's Scowl (Gift Altar)
- Haunted Dreams (Gift Altar)
- Hero of Tsushima (Digital Deluxe Edition/Upgrade)
- Ivory of Woe ( Kubara Crossing – to the left of the front door)
- Kijin's Blood (Gift Altar)
- Nasu Baba's Wrath (Gift Altar)
- Purity of War (Complete all 7 Mythic Tales )
- Sacred Mountain Messenger (Complete all 16 Bamboo Strikes )
- Sakai Half Mask
- Samurai Clan Mask (Upgrade the Samurai Clan Armor to Rank II)
- Sarugami's Maw (Received during The Legend of Black Hand Riku )
- Spartan (Complete the Shrine of Ash )
- Savage Fury ( Crimson Dye Merchant : 5 Flowers)
- Seiryuu's Glare ( Sago Mill – inside a large barn)
- Shattered Mask of Tomoe ( Laid to Rest )
- Skeletal Vengeance ( Stonecutter's Village )
- Snows of Kamiagata (Gift Altar)
- Thief's Wrap (Gift Altar)
- Venerable Spirit (Gift Altar)
- Wolf of Tsushima (Complete all 49 Inari Shrines )
- Trickster Wolf ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Beast of Prey ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Midnight Snarl ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Jade Elder ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Ancient Dragon ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Majestic Samurai Clan Mask ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Timeworn Oni ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Ocean of Blood ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Adachi Dragon Mask ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Sarugami's Wrath ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Elegant Ghost Mask ( Baku the Voiceless : 5 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Tomoe's Darkness (Complete Jin's Journey , New Game+)
Full Masks [ ]
- Demonic Archer's Mask (Behind the waterfall at Kitsune's Pond )
- Hashihime Mask ( Crimson Dye Merchant : 20 Flowers)
- Kiba Fudo Mask ( Black Dye Merchant : 20 Flowers)
- Mask of the Colossus (Complete the Shrine in Shadow )
- Mask of the Eagle (Liberate all 6 Mongol Bases in Iki )
- Nekoma's Scowl (Inside a box at the north-most point of Barrier Cove )
- Tribal Terror (Received during Lightning in the Storm )
- Tsurimanako Mask ( White Dye Merchant : 20 Flowers)
- White Kitsune Mask (Visit Uta's house and retell the Legend of The Fire Spirits of Yarikawa )
Upgrades [ ]
Upgrading armor sets increases various stats and changes the visual look. While in the menu, the player can choose any 3 versions of a particular armor set by pressing triangle - the upgraded stats remain the same.
The following armor cannot be upgraded until New Game+: Fundoshi, Hero of Tsushima and Mongol Commander's Armor. All other armor sets can be upgraded with the following resources:
Armor Dye Kits [ ]
Armor dye kits are either awarded for completion of a quest or can be purchased from various Merchants for 10 Flowers each. Dye kits are for cosmetic purposes only and do not provide any bonuses, stats or techniques. The Hero of Tsushima Armor has no dyes, beyond the default
Broken Armor [ ]
- Dark Survivor ( Baku the Voiceless : 10 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
Fundoshi [ ]
- Fundoshi (Defult)
- Fancy Fundoshi ( Baku the Voiceless : 10 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
Ghost Armor [ ]
- Executioner's Penance (Default)
- Golden Retribution ( Kamiagata Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Shadow of Justice ( Black Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
- Righteous Punishment (Chose "Kill" during The Tale of Lord Shimura )
- Vow of Vengeance (Chose "Spare" during The Tale of Lord Shimura )
- Ghost Transcendent (Platinum Trophy)
- Avenging Spring ( Baku the Voiceless : 10 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Armor of the Colossus (Complete the Shrine in Shadow )
Gosaku's Armor [ ]
- Sunset Defender (Default)
- Island Bulwark ( White Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
- Ocean's Guardian ( Toyotama Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Sunrise Dominion ( Toyotama Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Unwavering Mountain ( Black Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
- Bright Defender ( Baku the Voiceless : 10 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
Kensei Armor [ ]
- River Serpent (Default)
- Dark Promise ( Black Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
- Ominous Dawn ( Izuhara Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Pure Reckoning ( White Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
- Woodland Omen ( Izuhara Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Duel of Lights ( Baku the Voiceless : 10 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Sanguine Autumn ( Baku the Voiceless : 10 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Deadly Rival's Attire ( Baku the Voiceless : 10 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Yharnam Vestments (Complete the Blood-Stained Shrine )
Ronin Attire [ ]
- Storm Walker (Default)
- Amber Assassin ( Toyotama Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Dark Forest Hunter ( Izuhara Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Lethal Aristocrat ( Toyotama Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Moonlight Slayer ( White Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
- Noble Wanderer ( Izuhara Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Pale Bladesman ( Kamiagata Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Refined Predator ( Toyotama Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Seaside Duel ( Kamiagata Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Shinano River Prowler ( Izuhara Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Tireless Stalker ( Kamiagata Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- True Seeker ( Izuhara Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Twilight Strider ( Toyotama Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- The Eagle's Chosen (Found inside a chest in Fort Sakai after The Lightning in the Storm )
Sakai Clan Armor [ ]
- Kazumasa's Darkness (Default)
- Ancestral Force ( Toyotama Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Blood of the Clan ( Toyotama Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Light of Victory ( Toyotama Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Lord of Night ( Black Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
- Legacy of Guardians ( Baku the Voiceless : 10 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Oceanic Valor ( Baku the Voiceless : 10 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Jin From Yarikawa (Received at the end of Journey into the Past )
- Ghost of Sparta ( Shrine of Ash )
Samurai Clan Armor [ ]
- Spring Lion (Default)
- Immaculate Warrior ( Izuhara Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Seasons of War (Reward for completing The Conspirator )
- Warrior's Bounty (Reward for completing The Traitor )
- Warrior's Darkness ( Toyotama Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Endless Wrath ( Crimson Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
- Unburdened Heart (Reward for completing The Blessing of Death )
- Raw Courage ( Crimson Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
Sarugami Armor [ ]
- Riku's Gambit (Default)
- Crimson Victory ( Crimson Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
- Wind Kami's Breath ( Iki Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Monkey Eye ( Black Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
- Snowy Macaque ( White Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
Tadayori's Armor [ ]
- Noble Talon (Default)
- Autumn Victory ( Izuhara Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Hunter at Dusk ( Black Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
- Relentless Hawk ( Izuhara Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Summer Ocean ( Izuhara Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Flowers of War ( Baku the Voiceless : 10 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Archery Master's Attire ( Baku the Voiceless : 10 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Seeker's Attire (Complete the Forbidden Shrine )
Traveler's Attire [ ]
- Indigo Explorer (Default)
- Adventurer's Fortune ( Izuhara Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Fiery Searcher ( Izuhara Merchants : 10 Flowers)
- Graceful Pathfinder ( White Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
- Journey into Night ( Black Dye Merchant : 10 Flowers)
- Winged Wayfarer ( Baku the Voiceless : 10 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Raider's Regalia ( Iki Merchants : 10 Flowers)
Mongol Commander's Armor [ ]
- Khan's Might (Default)
- Mongol's Pride ( Baku the Voiceless : 10 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
- Eagle's Wing ( Baku the Voiceless : 10 Ghost Flowers, New Game+)
Gallery [ ]
References [ ]
- 2 Ghost Armor
- 3 Gosaku's Armor
Ghost Of Tsushima Director's Cut: How To Unlock Jin Sakai's Horse Armor
Getting the Sakai Horse Armor is one of the more involved side quests involving stealth, puzzles, and combat. Here's what you need to know.
There are two Mythic Tales in the Iki Island expansion that came with Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut . Unlike the Mythic Tales in the main game, these do not unlock skills and techniques. Instead, they unlock armor.
Related: Ghost Of Tsushima: Where To Find Every Hidden Tale On Iki Island
One of them unlocks the Saragumi Armor for Jin Sakai. The second gives you a special piece of armor for your horse. This Mythic Tale is not the easiest of them and involves several different steps, including stealth, climbing through a shipwreck, and combat while riding the horse. With this guide, you should have no problem getting through the quest in no time.
Where To Find The Mythic Tale
The quest to obtain the horse armor is called the Legacy of Kazumasa Sakai. Like most Mythic Tales, you find it from a storyteller. This one is at the Sheltered campsite on Zasho Bay.
When the man first starts telling the story, Jin Sakai ends up revealing his identity and he is kicked out of the camp. This prompts the stealth section where you have to sneak back into the village to hear the rest of the story.
Sneaking Into The Camp
There are several paths into the camp, but this one seems to have the least resistance. To the right of the entrance, there is a natural rock formation that creates a small tunnel.
Related: Ghost Of Tsushima Director's Cut: How To Embody The Spirit Of The Monkey For The Monkey See Trophy
Climb the rocks to the right of this tunnel and then head left towards the village (you are now above it and should be able to look down on it). You will then take another left and climb a ladder down into the campsite. Take a right and walk across the wooden beam and tightrope walk onto the roof in front of you.
Descend the roof from the side facing away from the campsite and crawl through the small opening (you will be prompted by the R2 button). Climb the ladder inside the house and on the first floor, you will see a marker for you to stand on. Go to it and press R2 to eavesdrop and hear the rest of the story.
The storyteller talks about Jin's father and his horse's armor. After Kazumasa Sakai's death, various people wore the armor until one day it was lost at sea.
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After hearing about the armor, you can easily sneak out by jumping back on the roof you descended from and climbing onto a ledge on the backside of the roof. Then head to Zasho Bay close by - the area is marked on your map.
Navigating The Shipwreck On Zasho Bay
Successfully traversing this area is tricky. The best piece of advice we can give you is to not try any shortcuts. You cannot simply swim your way towards the merchant ship; you have to use the other ships to maneuver your way to the horse armor.
Start by climbing the same rock formation as before except this time taking a right instead of a left. Swing from the two masts and jump to the rope below . Continue forward, walking on the two wooden beams. After the second beam, take a left and jump down below to pull down the mast with the grappling hook. Use it to swing across the water.
On the other end of the rock formation, walk across the wooden beam and jump into the water below - the wooden beam should give way automatically and you will fall without having to jump.
Swim through the hole in front of you and continue swimming straight through the shipwreck. Once on the other side take a left and swim through the other hole. On the other end of the area here is a mast you can similarly pull down.
Once that is done, start swimming back. Once you swim out from under the shipwreck from where you came, head to the right - the opposite side from where you fell into the water. There is a wrecked boat being propped up by a piece of wood . Use the grappling hook to tear it down. You should then be able to climb the boat. Ahead there are three masts you can use to swing forward.
You are now on another wrecked boat. Pull down the mast in the middle and walk across it . Then, walk across the rope to your left and jump to the rock below. Remember this specific rock, because it is where you will swim back to if you fail the next part.
Here is where things get a little trickier. Waves are smashing against the rocks in front of you. If you are on the rocks while a wave is hitting, you will be knocked into the water. If this happens, simply swim to the previously mentioned rock. To avoid the waves here, move only right after a wave crashes. If you are walking along the rope, you are safe from getting knocked down.
The boat stuck on the rock in front of you is your objective. Jump into the water and swim forward to the rock on the other side. There is a mast in the middle you can climb on but it will fall once you jump on it, so ignore it . Walk across the rope and jump to the rock and you will see a white cloth that indicates you can grapple and climb the side of the boat. Inside the boat is the horse armor.
Defending The Campsite
Once you have the armor, you return to the campsite which coincidentally comes under attack from the Mongols. Defeat the enemies on the beach either through traditional means or by using your horse charge - it comes in handy here since many of the enemies are lined up. Speak to the survivors and the residents of the camp will see that you defended them, earning you their trust.
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Ghost of Tsushima: How to Unlock the God of War Armor at Shrine of Ash
Ghost of Tsushima's Iki Island includes a Shrine of Ash puzzle that unlocks an armor set for Jin Sakai that is themed after God of War's Kratos.
This week, developer Sucker Punch Studios released the Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut for PlayStation 5, which boosts the game’s performance on the new hardware and includes a story expansion to the main game. Set exclusively on the new Iki Island , the add-on for Ghost of Tsushima features a decent-sized locale for players to explore and some secrets to uncover as well.
One of the secrets tucked within the Iki Island expansion for Ghost of Tsushima is an armor set themed after the God of War franchise. In order to unlock the God of War armor in Ghost of Tsushima , players will need to find the Shrine of Ash on Iki Island and complete its riddle.
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Ghost of Tsushima players will find the Shrine of Ash in the Eastern portion of Iki Island, a little off the coast and slightly South of the top of the map. Players can use the below map to go straight to the Shrine of Ash or they can venture around the general area and then follow the yellow bird that appears to guide them.
How to Complete the Shrine of Ash Puzzle
Players will know that they have arrived at the Shrine of Ash almost immediately. Each of the unique Shrines on Ghost of Tsushima ’s Iki Island is themed after a different Sony title and has some items that reference said game. In the Shrine of Ash’s case, there is a Marked Tree (the white one with the yellow hand on it) from the 2018 reboot and a chain sprawled across the base of it.
Where the chain ends is a scroll that the player can pick up and read. It says: “In fall, a tree fruits which grow from seed to sapling, a stranger and son. Boy, honor your father’s fight. Show him the strength of your blade.”
These riddles for the Shrines are somewhat obtuse, but they include two directions. One hints at what to have Jin Sakai wear and the other tells him what to do. The reference to the stranger and son tells players to wear the Sakai Clan Armor, which is the armor set that Jin’s father originally wore. The strength of the blade portion tells the player to unsheathe their sword, which is done by swiping to the right on the PS5 DualSense controller’s touchpad .
- Equip the Sakai Clan Armor
- Unsheathe Jin's sword by swiping right on touchpad
Once Ghost of Tsushima players have unsheathed the sword, a brief cutscene should trigger that transforms Jin’s armor dye and gives him a new helmet and mask. It also features the iconic music from God of War (2018) played in the style of Ghost of Tsushima ’s soundtrack.
In total, the Shrine of Ash completion will unlock:
- Helm of War
- Spartan Mask
- Ghost of Sparta dye for Sakai Clan Armor
Although Ghost of Tsushima tries to deliver a realistic story set in historical context, the developers at Sucker Punch Studios were not above making some references to other Sony properties. In addition to the Shrine of Ash and the God of War armor, there are also nods to some other popular Sony titles like Shadow of Colossus and Bloodborne . Each of the Shrines requires completing a specific puzzle, which usually involves wearing a certain armor set and performing an action. That being said, if one were to pick a favorite out of the Ghost of Tsushima Easter Egg armor sets, the God of War armor is arguably the best looking.
Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut is available now on PS5.
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Ghost of Tsushima horse: Which stallion should you pick at the start of the game?
Are there any differences between the Ghost of Tsushima horses?
At the end of the tutorial, you'll have to pick your Ghost of Tsushima horse. You're given no direction here in-game, other than picking between three colours. You're warned that your choice, along with the name you give it, will be stuck for the rest of your time with Ghost of Tsushima . If you're wondering if any of the horses have any differences and what your choice means for your playthrough, read on for our complete Ghost of Tsuhima horse guide.
Ghost of Tsushima horses explained
After Yuna has led you through the Mongol camp right at the start, and you've retrieved both your sword and Armour, you'll reach the stables. This is the end of the first section of the tutorial, and when Ghost of Tsushima really starts to open up.
When you get to the stables, you first need to decide which color horse you want; black, white, or dapple. There are no differences between the horses . Every horse gallops at the same speed, your choice is simply your personal preference.
You'll then also need to pick a name for your horse and once again, this doesn't have any effect on gameplay. Jin will call your horse by its name every now and then, but that's all. Your horse also cannot die in regular gameplay so don't worry about it succumbing to Mongols or bandits.
Ghost of Tsushima Digital Deluxe horse
If you've got the Digital Deluxe Edition of Ghost of Tsushima, you get access to the brown horse. Again, it has no stat bonuses over the other horses, but is a lovely shade of brown. When you reach the stables, the brown horse should be an extra option alongside the other three, at the end.
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11 Best Armor Sets In Ghost Of Tsushima (& How To Get Them)
Posted: October 11, 2023 | Last updated: October 12, 2023
- Armor sets in Ghost of Tsushima can be customized to match different play styles and provide benefits for players, such as health boosts or increased damage.
- The Traveler's Attire is perfect for exploration, as it tracks artifacts, clears fog of war, and alerts players when they are near an artifact.
- Different armor sets like Tadayori's Armor and Ronin Attire offer unique bonuses for certain play styles, such as increased bow abilities or improved stealth and melee damage.
Armor is a fun way to customize how Jin looks in Ghost of Tsushima and get some much-needed boosts to help you defeat the Mongol invaders. No matter what play style you have, there is an armor set that will match and give you benefits that help further your experience in the game.
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Some of these armors give massive health boosts, while some increase the amount of damage you deal. Today, we hope to answer which armor set you should be looking for, which ones are the best, and how you obtain them.
Updated October 11th, 2023: Ghost of Tsushima has a lot of great armor sets for players to choose from that can help Jin liberate his home from his enemies. These armor sets can improve some abilities and even make some weapons stronger. Unfortunately, finding some of the best armor sets in Ghost of Tsushima can be a bit confusing if players don't know where to look. To help showcase the best armor sets in Ghost of Tsushima , the following list has been updated to include a companion video.
- Tracks artifacts with guiding wind
- Clears 10% more fog of war from the map
- The controller vibrates when Jin is within 30 meters of an artifact
As stated by the armor, it is "perfect for those with a long journey ahead." It is most likely given to you as your first armor set because all you need to do is talk to a merchant and they hand it over to you. It fits the appearance of a wanderer extremely well, while also giving the player bonuses that help them discover every artifact they can.
With this armor, players can set their guiding winds to track the different artifacts they can discover, while at the same time clearing more fog of war off the map and providing spider-sense-like artifact abilities that make the controller vibrate whenever one is close by.
- Increases nocking and reload speed by 15%
- Increases concentration time by 1 second
- Headshots restore 25% of the concentration meter
For players who enjoy using the bow to its fullest extent, Tadayori's Armor may be the right choice. All players know that the combat in Ghost of Tsushima doesn't really allow for all ranged combat, but this armor certainly helps by increasing concentration time, reload and draw speeds, and adding more time to the concentration meter with each headshot.
Watch out though, because this armor doesn't offer any increase to health or defense, so players will remain a little squishy with it. Those still interested in this amazing archer's armor can receive it for completing the Legend of Tadayori mythic tale.
- Reduces enemy detection speed by 10%
- Moderate increase to melee damage
- After leaving pampas grass, enemies take longer to detect Jin
For players who want to look like every other classic samurai movie protagonist, look no further than the Ronin Attire. It is perfect for players who want to charge into battle but still love to sneak around, since it gives bonuses to both stealth and melee damage.
Not only that, but it decreases the enemy detection speed whenever the player leaves tall grass. Now when players inevitably get caught sneaking around Mongol territory, they can fight their way out with style. This armor set is acquired by completing the mission Blood on the Grass, which is unlocked during act one.
Samurai Clan Armor
- Reduces all damage by a moderate amount
- Moderate increase to health
- Taking damage grants 15% resolve
The Samurai Clan Armor perfect for players who aren't so good at parrying and can't help but take damage. It provides some much-needed resolve each time the player takes damage, while at the increasing maximum health and reducing the damage taken. It's clear that Sucker Punch knew there would be people struggling to keep the Mongols from killing them.
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This armor is given early in the game by Lady Masako, during the first mission the player completes for her.
Sakai Clan Armor
- Increases standoff streak by 1 and gives a 10% chance to terrify enemies when winning a standoff
Gamers can all agree that there is something magical about standing off against an enemy, waiting for him to strike, then cutting him down with a single blow. It's a classical move in many samurai films that is beautifully brought to life in Ghost of Tsushima .
For those who love charging into battle with a family insignia in armor that may or may not bring back haunting memories of watching one's father die, then try out the Sakai Clan Armor. It increases the player's standoff streak up to five when fully upgraded, while also increasing maximum health and damage. Jin can receive it from the story mission Ghosts from the Past.
- 30% increase to resolve gains
- Ghost weapons deal more damage
- Hitting an enemy with a ghost weapon makes them take more damage and deal less damage
While similar in look to the Ronin Attire, this armor is slightly better and is more focused on giving bonuses to players who like to use ghost weapons. What makes this armor so useful is the devastating bonus that reduces the damage an enemy struck by ghost weapons causes.
That same ability also decreases the enemy's defense. On top of that bonus, this armor also increases all resolve gains and increases the damage dealt by all ghost weapons. Remember sticky bombs? Those can now pack a serious punch to a lot of enemies. This armor is found by completing the Six Blades of Kojiro mythic tale in act two.
- Reduces enemy detection speed by 25%
- Reduces the number of kills needed to enter ghost stance by 1
- Kills have a 15% chance to terrify nearby enemies
Prowl the night with the Ghost Armor and become the true stalker of the Mongol invaders. This armor decreases the enemy detection speed and the number of kills needed to enter the ghost stance. It also gives a chance for each kill to terrify enemies and have them running away in fear from Jin's menacing appearance. Wear this armor with pride in the memory of a good friend, and know that it is being put to good use. Players get this armor immediately after starting the Darkness story mission at the end of act two.
- Moderate increase to stagger damage
- Killing a staggered enemies restores 10% health
Upgrade this armor to the max, slap on a new color scheme, equip that Sly Tanuki sword kit, and go cosplaying as everyone's favorite thieving raccoon. This armor isn't just for cosplaying (though it is cool); it is also one of the most useful armor sets in the game. This armor gives health back each time the player kills a staggered enemy, so equip that Charm of Amaterasu that grants health from killed enemies and stack them.
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This armor also grants bonus stagger damage and a great health increase. Be that immovable fortress just like Gosaku. Players get this armor from completing the Unbreakable Gosaku mythic tale and getting all of the keys to unlock it. The key locations are shown when the player receives the quest, but before that, Jin must get some of them on his own by clearing the Mongol territories that are taken over after act one.
Mongol Commander's Armor
- Major increase to health
- Reduces all damage by a major amount
- disguises Jin while out of combat and massively reduces Mongol detection speed
Some may not like it, but embracing the look of a Mongol leader is extremely helpful in the fight against the invaders. This armor lets players walk into Mongol territory much more easily, by disguising themselves as the enemy. It also offers the amazing benefits of increased health and reduced damage .
Let's call this armor easy mode, because of the major benefits it gives Jin against enemies. Players can get this armor by completing the Fit For the Khan side mission during act three.
- Disables regular parry and perfect parry becomes a chain of two attacks
- All resolve gains are increased by a small amount
- Perfect parry and perfect dodge windows are increased by a small amount
The Sarugami Armor is perhaps the new best armor in Ghost of Tsushima. This is the best definition of risk and reward. The armor's special ability allows players to use a combo whenever they get a perfect parry against an enemy. This new counterattack can chain up to three times when the armor is fully upgraded.
The downside to this armor is that it only allows players to get perfect parries. This means that if a player isn't good at parrying, they might want to avoid wearing this armor. It does, however, increase the perfect parry window and the counterattacks are great in duels. To get this armor, players will need to complete the Legend of Black Hand Riku mission.
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In Ghost of Tsushima , Jin can find and equip several armor sets. Each outfit offers different bonuses, like increasing his melee damage, decreasing the damage he takes, and even making him a better archer.
In Polygon’s Ghost of Tsushima armor guide, we’ll show you where to find all 11 armor sets and explain what each set does and when you’ll want to equip them.
[ Warning : This guide contains potential spoilers for Ghost of Tsushima , because some armor sets only appear late in the game and mention secret abilities.]
Table of contents
Where do you get it?
After the game’s opening battle, Jin wakes up in this armor. You can’t miss it.
What does it do for you?
The Broken Armor offers no bonuses and is purely cosmetic.
Samurai Clan Armor
You’ll get the Samurai Clan Armor during the main story mission “The Tale of Lady Masako” in Act 1.
The Samurai Clan Armor is designed for fighting because it reduces damage and increases health. It also offers the following effects at max level:
- Reduces all damage by a Major amount
- Massive increase to health
- Taking damage grants 30% Resolve
You’ll pick up the Traveler’s Attire from the first merchant you speak to, early in Act 1.
The Traveler’s Attire doesn’t offer any combat bonuses. Instead, its traits help you clear the fog of war and reveal more of the map and find collectibles. It offers the following effects at max level:
- Track Artifacts with the Guiding Wind
- Traveling clears 30% more fog of war on the map
- Controller will vibrate when within 60m of an Artifact
You get Tadayori’s armor from “ The Legend of Tadayori Mythic Tale ” in Act 1.
Tadayori’s Armor is best for bow users, because it increases Jin’s nocking and reload speed, increases Concentration, and offers the following effects at max level:
- Increases nocking and reload speed by 30%
- Increases total Concentration time by 2 seconds
- Headshots restore 50% of the Concentration meter
You’ll get the Ronin Armor during the “Blood on the Grass” mission near the start of Act 1.
The Ronin Attire is an all-purpose armor set for damage and stealth, sacrificing defense. Think of it as Jin’s stealth armor. It offers the following effects at max level:
- Reduces enemy detection speed by 20%
- 30% increase to Melee damage
- After leaving pampas grass while crouched, enemies will be significantly slower to detect you
You’ll earn Gosaku’s Armor by completing “ The Unbreakable Gosaku Mythic Tale ” in Act 2.
Gosaku’s Armor is great for fighting large groups of tough enemies because of its bonuses to health and the Stagger Damage that Jin inflicts. It offers the following effects at max level:
- Major increase to Stagger Damage
- Killing a Staggered enemy restores 20% of health
Sakai Clan Armor
You’ll pick up the Sakai Clan Armor during the “Ghosts from the Past” story mission in Act 2.
The Sakai Clan Armor offers both offensive and defensive traits for melee battles, and its upgrades increase the number of enemies that Jin can kill during Standoffs. It offers the following effects at max level:
- Major increase to Melee damage
- Increase the Standoff Streak by 2. Winning a Standoff has a 25% chance to Terrify nearby enemies.
You’ll get the Kensei Armor when you complete “ The Six Blades of Kojiro Mythic Tale ” in Act 2.
The Kensei Armor is best for Ghost Weapon users, and it offers the following effects at max level:
- 30% increase to Resolve gains
- Ghost Weapons deal 30% more damage
- Striking an enemy with a Ghost Weapon causes that enemy to deal 50% less damage and receive 50% more damage
You’ll get the Ghost Armor during the “From the Darkness” story mission in Act 2.
The Ghost Armor is all about stealth and terrifying enemies. It offers the following effects at max level:
- Reduces enemy detection speed by 40%
- Reduces the number of kills needed to enter the Ghost Stance by 2
- Kills have a 30% chance to Terrify a nearby enemy
Mongol Commander’s Armor
You’ll get the Mongol Commander’s Armor from the “Fit for a Khan” side quest in Act 3.
The Mongol Commander’s Armor is best for defensive players, and it offers the following effects at max level:
- Major increase to health
- Disguises you while out of combat, massively reducing Mongol detection speed
You’ll automatically unlock the Fundoshi after visiting all 18 Hot Springs in Ghost of Tsushima .
The Fundoshi offers only one bonus effect:
- Running and sprinting no longer create noise
Outside of the Fundoshi, all of these armor sets come from a single mission or source.
Ghost of Tsushima guides and walkthroughs
- Ghost of Tsushima beginner’s guide and tips
- Stealth build and tips
- How to increase your Legend
- How to use the Guiding Wind
- Yellow bird guide
- How to liberate the island and unlock all locations
- Map exploration locations and rewards
- Where to find vanity gear and cosmetics
- Where to find flowers
- Finding haiku locations and headbands
- Ghost of Tsushima Trophy guide
- Ghost of Tsushima standoff guide
- Ghost of Tsushima stance guide
- The Heavenly Strike walkthrough
- The Curse of Uchitsune walkthrough
- The Legend of Tadayori walkthrough
- The Unbreakable Gosaku walkthrough
- The Spirit of Yarikawa’s Vengeance walkthrough
- The Six Blades of Kojiro walkthrough
- The Undying Flame walkthrough
- Iki Island map and collectible locations
- Izuhara collectibles
- Izuhara liberation locations
- Toyotama liberation locations
- Kamiagata liberation locations
- Bamboo Strike map locations
- Lighthouse locations
- Haiku map locations
- Hot Spring map locations
- Inari Shrine map locations
- Shinto Shrine map locations
- Master Liberator Trophy guide, maps, and locations
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Armor guide - armor locations and upgrades.
While there are many types of cosmetic Vanity Gear in Ghost of Tsushima, Jin can collect and equip several types of Armor that provide significant and upgrade-able bonuses. The armor you equip can heavily influence your playstyle, and while some armor is gained over the course of the story, others can only be found by undertaking certain Mythic Tale side quests and objectives.
Below you'll find a list of all types of Armor that you can find in the game, where to find them, and the properties that can be upgraded - as well as different applicable armor dyes you can get for them.
List of Armor
The white and black dye merchants.
There are two unique merchants hiding in the island of Tsushima who have entirely unique armor and bow dyes from any other merchant you will encounter - and can be hard to track down.
The White Dye Merchant is located in upper Kashine prefecture of the Izuhara region, found along a mountain called Wanderer's Pass on the map, north of Kashine Forest. Take the roads west along the peak to find his home nestled in the back.
The Black Dye Merchant is located in the northeast section of the Kushi Prefecture of the Toyotama region, in a cave up in the hills just east of Kawamata Village along a dirt road.
- Location: Default Armor
The Broken Armor is the default armor that you start the game with after and during the events of the Prologue . Unlike all other armor you can obtain, this armor provides no bonuses, cannot be upgraded, nor can it be dyed any other color.
It's highly recommended you swap out of this armor as early as possible, either by taking on main quests or by getting the Traveler's Attire.
- Location: Given by any Merchant upon first encounter
The Traveler's Attire is a special exploration-focused armor that you can find soon after completing the Prologue . Unlike other armor you find, the Traveler's Attire is given as a gift by speaking to any Merchant in the game for the first time. This includes any Merchant found at any of the Survivor Camps, liberated mongol forts, or Hiyoshi Springs.
While it does not provide any combat bonuses, it does allow you to track certain collectibles you encounter, and can also track points of interest if you invest in Exploration Techniques. It's base abilities include:
- Track Artifacts with the Guiding Wind
- Traveling clears 10% more fog of war on the map
- Controller will vibrate when within 10m of an Artifact
Samurai Clan Armor
- Location: Speak to the Golden Temple Armorer during The Tale of Lady Masako quest.
The Samurai Clan Armor is a melee combat-focused armor that you can obtain during Act 1 's story. This armor cannot be missed as it is part of a main story quest, The Tale of Lady Masako . After exploring the Adachi estate and meeting with Lady Masako, she will send you into Golden Temple to talk to the armorer, where you will get the armor for free.
Once belonging to one of Lady Masako's sons, the Samurai Clan Armor is a tried and true set of gear that is well suited to any combat situation, as it both increases health and decreases damage taken. It's base abilities include:
- Reduces all damage by a moderate amount.
- Moderate increase to health
- Taking damage grants 15% Resolve
- Location: Given by Ryuzo upon the completion main quest Blood on the Grass .
The Ronin Attire is hybrid melee and stealth-focused armor that you can obtain during Act 1 's story. This armor, like the Samurai Clan Armor, cannot be missed as it is given during one of the main story quests, Blood on the Grass . After meeting and fighting Mongols with Ryuzo, leader of the Straw Hat Ronin, follow him back to his base and open a chest to gain the armor.
Worn by those without masters, the Ronin Attire excels at offense and stealth, as it enhances your ability to sneak up on foes - especially in the white tall pampas grass, and dispatch those you are unable to assassinate with increased damage. It's base abilities include:
- Reduces enemy detection speed by 10%
- Increases melee damage by 15%
- Enemies will detect you much slower after leaving pampas grass while crouched.
- Location: Accept the Mythic Tale quest - The Legend of Tadayori , at a small camp below Rustling Bend in the Azamo prefecture, and locate Tadayori's Rest to find his armor.
The Tadayori's Armor is a ranged-focused armor that you can find via an optional Mythic Tale in the Izuhara region starting in Act 1 . After hearing about a musician at a unmarked camp near Rustling Bend, follow the clues in The Legend of Tadayori quest to reach the "Violet Crown" in the Azamo prefecture, and find the armor stashed on the cliffs above the Azamo Bay village.
The armor of a legendary archer, Tadayori's Armor is perfect for ranged fighting, as it will bolster your ability to shoot more arrows at enemy at a much more rapid pace, and will enhance your Concentration technique. It's base abilities include:
- Increases nocking and reloading speed by 15%
- Increases total Concentration time by 1 second
- Headshots restore 25% of the Concentration meter
Sakai Clan Armor
- Location: Complete the main quest Ghosts from the Past in the Kubara prefecture in the northwest area of the Toyotama Region.
The Sakai Clan Armor is the ancestral armor of Jin's lineage, last worn by his late father, and has now passed down to him. It is as intimidating as it is powerful, and can be found early on in Act 2 , as long as you decide to take on the furthest of the main quests early.
The armor is very melee-focused, with the added bonus of allowing you to challenge more enemies to a face-off, and increasing your streak bonus even further when upgraded. It's base abilities include:
- Moderate increase to melee damage
- Increase Standoff streak by 1, and winning has a 10% chance to terrify nearby enemies.
- Location Found: Complete the Mythic Tale, The Unbreakable Gosaku that begins in Akashima Village, and collect 6 keys to unlock the path to this armor in the Akashima Prefecture of Toyotama
The Gosaku's Armor is a legendary samurai armor with impressive defense, but can only be unlocked after liberating six different farmsteads across both the Izuhara and Toyotama regions of Tsushima - which you will be alerted to after starting Act 2 . After getting 6 keys from the villagers, you can return to a large peak to the east of the Old Togo Rice Fields to find the path up the cliff to get the armor.
Gosaku's Armor is a very melee-focused armor, with a focus on destroying the defenses of enemies and staggering them to break their guards. It's base abilities include:
- Grants a moderate increase to health
- Grants a moderate increase to Stagger damage
- Restores 10% health on killing a staggered enemy
- Location Found: Obtained by completing the Mythic Tale, The Six Blades of Kojiro , starting in Umugi Cove, and completing all five duels across Toyotama to fight Kojiro for the armor.
The Kensei armor is a stealth and melee-focused armor that you can find in Act 2 in the Toyotama region, by completing a Mythic Tale that starts in the Umugi Prefecture. The quest will lead you on a chase across the region to face off against 5 assassins, culminating in a duel in a cave behind a monastery in the Kubara region to gain the armor.
The armor is very skill based, and increases your prowess with Ghost weaponry and resolve gain to make the most of your techniques. It's base abilities include:
- Increase Resolve gains by 15%.
- Ghost Weapon damage increased by 15%.
- Striking enemies with Ghost Weapons cause them to deal 25% less damage, and take 25% more damage.
Mongol Commander's Armor
- Location Found: Obtained by completing the Side Mission, Fit for the Khan , found in Act 3 after completing the Wolves at the Gate mission. It's located in Jogaku Temple.
The Mongol Commander's armor is perfect to become a human shield, increasing Jin's health and reducing damage by a large amount. You can find the armor in Act 3 in the Jogaku region by completing Fit for the Khan . The quest will lead you on a chase across the region to liberate four mongol camps, retrieving one piece of the armor in each. Once you're done, the armor (who was supposed to be delivered to the Khan himself) will be yours.
Along with increasing your health and defense, it will also serve as disguise when you are out of combat, reducing Mongol detection speed by a large margin.
- Major increase to health.
- Reduces all damage by a Major amount.
- Disguises you while out of combat, massively reducing Mongol detection speed.
As a caveat, the Mongol Commander's armor cannot be upgraded.
- Location Found: Obtained by completing the main mission From The Darkness , which takes place at the end of Act 2 .
The Ghost armor is a stealth and ghost skills focused armor that you can find in the end of Act 2 with the From The Darkness mission. Yes, this is the armor you've seen in Ghost of Tsushima's official art, and it's perfect for those who want to fight dishonorably, using the Ghost Stance as much as possible, staying in the shadows, and terrifying enemies.
This armor set is perfect for those who prefer to play quietly, causing fear on enemies and remaining undetected for longer.
- Reduces enemy detection speed by 25%.
- Reduces the number of kills needed to enter the Ghost Stance by 1.
- Kills have a 15% chance to Terrify a nearby enemy.
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