Ghost of Tsushima for PS4: The Ultimate Guide

Ghost of Tsushima screenshot
Ghost of Tsushima screenshot (Image credit: Sony)

Ghost of Tsushima is the first non-Infamous game from Sucker Punch Productions since 2005. While we said it capped off the PS4 era in style in our review, it's not all that unique in an overflowing genre. Still, we poured a ton of time into the game and found it to be a lot of fun. If you're just starting out your adveture, we have a handful of guides that'll make your life even easier.

Ghost of Tsushima Every outfit and piece of armor

Ghost Of Tsushima Ghost Armor

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You can't fight Mongols without looking cool. Ghost of Tsushima is filled with dozens of armor options. Most of them are masks, headbands, and helmets, but there are also ten or so body armor that ca be upgraded throughout the game and offer different perks. If you need to see if you're missing any, we've got you covered.

Ghost of Tsushima All charms and what they do

Ghost Of Tsushima Melee Charm

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Charms offer unique stat boosts and perks, and there are a lot of them in Ghost of Tsushima. We've made a list of all the ones we've found so far, including regular and minor charms with their descriptions. Some of them are pretty boring and only grant basic stuff like increased damage against enemies, but others can augment your weapons with posion damage.

Ghost of Tsushima Best techniques and upgrades

Ghost Of Tsushima Mythic Dance Of Wrath Technique

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You can eventually earn every technique available in Ghost of Tsushima, but some you'll want to unlock earlier than others. We've compiled what we feel are the best tecniques you should grab and which armor upgrades are most useful for you. Whether you want to play the way of the Ghost or as an honorable samurai, these techniques are a must.

Ghost of Tsushima All enemies and their weaknesses

Ghost Of Tsushima Mongol Leader

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Remember when The Last of Us Part 2 advertised that you could kill dogs? Well I hardly killed in in Naughty Dog's title, but I sure killed a lot in Ghost of Tsushima. There are several types of enemies aside from Mongols, but most fall into one of four categories: Swordsmen, Shieldsmen, Spearsmen, and Brutes. Using the appropraite stances is key to staggering them and taking them down.

Ghost of Tsushima Tips and tricks for beginners

Ghost Of Tsushima Aiming With Long Bow

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Ghost of Tsushima doesn't really hold your hand, and because of this it doesn't always explain stuff you might want to know beforehand. We found these tips and tricks to be incredibly useful in our playthrough, and hope that you find them useful as well if you're just starting out.

Ghost of Tsushima How to use photo mode

Ghost Of Tsushima Photo Mode Weather Overcast

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I gotta be honest, I don't think Ghost of Tsushima's photo mode is all that amazing. It's certanly good, and I appreciate some of the features it lets us play around with, but it's also missing some other ones that are sorely missed. If you want to learn how to use it and what you can do in photo mode, we've got you covered.

Jennifer Locke
Games Editor - PlayStation, Android, VR

Jennifer Locke has been playing video games nearly her entire life. You can find her posting pictures of her dog and obsessing over PlayStation and Xbox, Star Wars, and other geeky things.