Fountainhead Palace Walkthrough – Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Wiki Information

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Welcome to IGN’s Walkthrough and Information for Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. This area-based Walkthrough will cowl all enemy encounters, gadgets to select up, secrets and techniques to search out and extra as you full your journey because the shinobi often known as The Wolf.

This information comprises info on the Fountainhead Palace, the final massive area within the sport that may solely be accessed if you happen to determined to facet with Lord Kuro towards Owl. The world is just accessible after you could have collected the Mortal Blade from Senpou Temple, the Lotus of the Palace Flower from the Sunken Valley, and the Shelter Stone from the Ashina Depths.

The right way to Entry the Fountainhead Palace[edit]

Upon getting collected all of the substances of the Fountainhead Aroma, and defeated Owl at Ashina Fortress (Nightfall) to get the department of the Everblossom, converse with Lord Kuro to mix all of the substances into the incense burner to wrap your self within the aroma.

Following the clues, you will have to current your self because the “bridal providing” by returning to the Wedding ceremony Cave within the Ashina Depths, and praying inside the marriage palanquin previous the place you discovered the Shelter Stone.

The result’s… surprising, as you’re taken on a journey excessive into the mountains above Ashina.

Now that you just’ve taken a wild journey to the land of legends, night time has fallen throughout Ashina. Count on some stressed spirits to start out exhibiting up in sure areas – however extra importantly, you’ll now end up on the fringe of the Fountainhead Palace, far up within the mountains above the land.

Leaping down from the unusual factor that introduced you right here, look alongside the ledges to discover a Pellet, after which transfer up the trail to search out the Fountainhead Palace Sculptor’s Idol.

Earlier than you may discover the palace, you’ll have to take care of a well-recognized gatekeeper.

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Video Information: Corrupted True Monk Boss Battle

At first look, the Corrupted Monk appears to behave very like the one you fought within the Ashina Depths. The one noticeable distinction to see right here is that this isn’t a phantom, and so Divine Confetti will do you no favors right here – and likewise that the Corrupted Monk has three well being bars.

Very similar to the primary struggle, the Corrupted Monk makes use of her naginata to slam down with assaults, and also can do a number of sweeping slice combos which have a rhythm you’ll have to get right down to correctly deflect assaults. Many instances, the Corrupted Monk will finish a combo string with both a dangerous thrust or low sweep – so keep watch over the actions of the blade to see when she holds it straight and shut, or holds it low off to the facet to arrange to spin in circles.

There are additionally a number of tree branches alongside the bridge of this boss enviornment – and you should utilize them to get round shortly if boxed right into a nook, however don’t rely an excessive amount of as she nonetheless has sufficient attain to hit you along with her lengthy naginata.

On the second well being bar, issues get noticeably totally different. A black and white mist fog will envelop the world because the Corrupted Monk disappears, solely to reappear as three totally different phantoms that can carry out one assault earlier than disappearing.

The primary phantom will step ahead with a sweeping slash, the second phantom will seem close by with an overhead strike, and the third phantom will seem additionally close by for a leaping slash. This may repeat at the least thrice, and might come from any angle. Because you’ll solely have a number of moments to react, you could have a few choices: Try to spin the digital camera and deflect the three assaults – dash up and down the size of the bridge to outrun their assaults, or grapple between branches to keep away from the assaults.

Every has their very own strengths and flaws – and no methodology is actually excellent, although you may as well pull out the Loaded Umbrella and turtle up and hope your posture lasts lengthy sufficient to protect up three separate instances. Simply remember that grappling doesn’t imply you’ll be immune, and sprinting can set you within the path of an showing phantom.

Aside from that, the second a part of this struggle continues to be principally about waiting for the slashes and slowly increase posture every time potential by taking each alternative to deflect and counter. It may be fairly onerous to inform when the monk is obstructing blows, however know that assaults from behind can’t be blocked by her – so take that into consideration.

Lastly, while you attain the third section, the Timeless Centipede will present itself to place a brand new spin on the ultimate section. Along with all the things you’ve confronted earlier than, the Corrupted Monk has a brand new unblockable assault the place she begins to shriek because the centipede spews gunk in a front-facing arc that does excessive terror injury. Should you see her begin to retch and scream, shortly dodge round behind and get your hits in the place you may.

One other transfer she brings in from the earlier struggle is the whirlwind of spinning assaults which are spaced however deal a ton of harm and may be onerous to reliably deflect – however troublesome to keep away from as to the big selection of motion she will be able to cowl whereas spinning.

Fortunately, the centipede may be her greatest undoing, because it permits so that you can deal plenty of injury with out her with the ability to block whereas spewing gunk. This will allow you to decrease her well being to the purpose that her posture barely recovers, after which you may work on deflecting all the things you may to lastly put her and the centipede down, and sever the Corrupted Monk’s immortality.

Defeating her for good will earn the Reminiscence: True Monk, in addition to the Dragon’s Tally Board. This merchandise will enhance the wares that every one primary retailers promote, including an infinite quantity of Divine Confetti, Eel Livers, Snap Seeds, Black Gunpowder, and Scrap Iron!

Alternate Ending Questline – Return[edit]

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Video Information: True Ending Questline

At this level within the sport, you may totally full a secret facet quest that has grow to be out there since assembly the Divine Youngster of the Rejuvenating Waters at Senpou Temple. In case you are wanting into the potential for discovering a special means out aside from the Immortal Severance, you could wish to look into this facet quest.

It begins after getting Rice from the Divine Youngster. Should you go to her typically after consuming the Rice or giving it to the Outdated Crone, you may finally return to the Inside Sanctum to search out the Divine Youngster in ache and misery.

After talking along with her, the Divine Youngster will request meals – a Persimmon. You’ll find these both by visiting the Temple Memorial Mob under the Shugendo Sculptor’s Idol, or killing Monkeys across the Temple Grounds.

Give the Divine Youngster a Persimmon, and he or she’ll thanks not solely with Rice, but in addition provide you with Rice for Kuro – a Key Merchandise present that she needs you to provide to the younger Lord.

Return to Lord Kuro (which have to be completed BEFORE you defeat the boss of the Fountainhead Palace), and provides him the Rice for Kuro. Relaxation as soon as and converse to him and he’ll provide you with two helpings of Candy Rice (you do not have to eat it in entrance of him if you happen to do not wish to).

Head again to the Inside Sanctum and let the Divine Youngster know of Lord Kuro’s response. Should you relaxation as soon as extra, you will discover her again turned to the doorway and dealing with the shrine as she speaks aloud to the spirits of her associates. At this level, it is advisable give her a particular merchandise – the Holy Tome: Infested. There are two methods to come across this tome:

Should you had visited Senpou Temple BEFORE defeating Genichiro, you might discover the Head Priest on the Important Corridor of the temple, and talking to him he would provide the tome.Should you visited Senpou Temple AFTER defeating Genichiro, the one place to search out it’s on the backside of the pond within the Temple Grounds, which requires the Mibu Respiratory Approach to achieve.

Upon getting given her the Holy Tome and given Kuro the rice, you may relaxation and discover that the Divine Youngster has disappeared from the Inside Sanctum. In truth, she has moved to the Halls of Phantasm – the place the place you fought the Folding Display Monkeys – and has moved to the place the monk was standing in entrance of the enormous tree.

Chatting with her right here, she thinks there could also be one other means to assist Lord Kuro past the Immortal Severance – however wants a particular ebook from the Excessive Priest of Senpou Temple.

Because the Excessive Priest has left the Important Corridor, now you can discover his physique within the small cave outdoors the Important Corridor resulting in the cliffisde pagoda the place the Senpou Esoteric Textual content was (he is the one corpse within the cave carrying purple robes). Loot his physique, and you may acquire the Holy Chapter: Dragon’s Return.

Relaxation and return to the Inside Sanctum to provide the Divine Youngster this ebook, and she’s going to discover a new means to assist the Divine Dragon and its immortality curse to return to the place it got here from. This may require the Divine Youngster to eat the fruits of the Nice Serpent.

Our walkthrough has beforehand lined find out how to get every of those key gadgets, and you will discover them with our guides – The right way to Get the Contemporary Serpent Viscera, and The right way to Get the Dried Serpent Viscera.

Give the Divine Youngster each of this stuff, after which depart her to eat them and undergo the consequences. Resting will allow you to snoop on the closed door to the sanctum the place you may take heed to her writhe in ache. Nevertheless, she is not going to open the doorways till you could have defeated the Corrupted Monk on the Fountainhead Palace.

Now that you have completed this, you may return to search out her again to regular, and she’s going to bestow upon you Frozen Tears, which can be utilized alongside the Divine Dragon’s Tears to unlock a special ending while you beat the ultimate boss.

Now, again to the Fountainhead Palace.

Vermilion Bridge[edit]

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Video Information: Fountainhead Palace and Mibu Manor

Now that you just’ve defeated the True Monk as soon as and for all, the trail to the remainder of the palace lies earlier than you. Take within the superb vista of the massive palace space, the enormous lake, the various buildings alongside the facet and entrance, and the massive falls closest to you.

Grapple down alongside the precise facet of the ridge to get down the falls space. There are a number of paths to take amongst these buildings right here, however for now essentially the most simple will do.

On the entrance to the primary constructing you’ll discover a Mibu Balloon of Soul previous a tree with some Spirit Emblems. Contained in the constructing is one other Mist Noble – just like the one you discovered within the Hidden Forest. Nevertheless, this enemy isn’t as massive of a pushover as his pal. Simply by you, he’ll begin sucking your lifeforce – inflicting large terror buildup frighteningly quick.

Not like regular terror buildup – you received’t die outright, however you’ll grow to be enfeebled: dropping virtually your whole most well being and resurrection nodes – and you’ll solely stagger about with gradual swings – because the Mist Noble will then attempt to lurch ahead to seize and beat you do loss of life. You possibly can’t use a lot of any gadgets both on this state – the one technique to get again to regular is to both kill the Mist Noble, or get far sufficient away that it loses curiosity. It’s extremely really helpful you solely strategy these enemies from behind, or dash in for a kill earlier than they will begin sucking you dry.

Previous this enemy, you’ll discover one other Mist Noble within the subsequent room overlooking a balcony – but in addition be careful for a further Mist Noble behind some screens over by the opposite exit that appears out throughout the lake.

No matter you do, DO NOT try to swim out onto the lake. An imposing enemy is perched excessive on the tree on the opposite facet, and can hurl lightning blasts towards you that can electrify the water across the blast to kill you shortly. She is going to solely do that while you head into deep water wherever on this area. For now – keep on with the quilt of the buildings.

To get to the following constructing, you may both search for a damaged wall to go by means of, or go by methods of the falls and seize a Mild Coin Purse on a damaged pillar. Should you take the again path, you’ll spot a number of enemies patrolling right here – these are the Okami Warrior Girls spoken of in legend, and they’re formidable opponents certainly.

These long-necked creatures are consultants with swords and bows alike – and can typically prance about in unpredictable patterns earlier than leaping in with jabs or spinning slashes. If they offer out an odd battle cry, watch out for a multi-hit combo – however deflecting them can break their posture quick. The soldiers can make the most of a protracted vary leaping thrust you may Mikiri Counter, however might also leap up for a downward stab or strike.

You’ve truly heard about these creatures earlier than – within the textual content of the Sabimaru, which was used to nice impact towards these god-like enemies. The legends maintain true, because the Okami are very weak to poison, and even a single hit of the Sabimaru will trigger them to retch from the poison – so you’ll want to use it when it is advisable get some respiration room.

Notice that the 2 patrolling sword customers are watched over by an archer on the decrease roof. With the intention to get to him unannounced, you may take the trail by means of the damaged wall and search for grapple factors – however you may as well get to the highest of the roof, the place three extra archers watch a lone sword person practising on a bridge overlooking the water.

Take out the trio – they go down a lot sooner than the soldiers, however can hearth off volleys in fast succession – after which ambush the practising warrior and seize the Lump of Grave Wax. Should you’re feeling gutsy, you may as well strive leaping over the deep waters to a damaged constructing to the precise (the masking will cease you from getting hit by lightning) and seize the Adamantite Scrap inside.

Again on the opposite facet of the constructing closest to the falls, kill the archer on the second stage earlier than dropping right down to battle the Okami warriors, after which look contained in the constructing for a Mibu Balloon of Wealth – however make certain to not get your soul sucked by the Mist Noble hiding within the alcove to the left.

Once you attain the following space, you’ll discover a big enclosed courtyard, with a damaged wall entrance to the far proper, or you may hop onto the buildings to climb over the wall and discover a Ceramic Shard in a nest.

On this subsequent space, a number of dog-like beasts are wandering the shallows. If it appears like a canine, acts like a canine, and sounds…odd – it could actually most likely die simply as simply. A shuriken or two will put one down, as does a single deflection – or you may have enjoyable with the Finger Whistle to make them go mad. Beware – typically the canine creatures will leap into the air and emit a lightning bolt that may deal plenty of injury if you happen to aren’t ready. Think about investing in Eel Livers, or strive leaping to the facet to keep away from them – however keep in mind the power to disperse electrical energy by slashing whereas nonetheless within the air.

Test the center clearing the place the group of creatures have been to search out Ungo’s Sugar and a Heavy Coin Purse, then search for an entrance to the massive constructing on the facet. Three of the canine creatures are in right here – as is a Mist Noble hiding off on the left nook. You need to use the Finger Whistle to show the tables on them, after which ambush and kill the survivors. Seize the Adamantite Scrap, after which head outdoors.

Should you climb to the roof of the constructing, look alongside the bottom and also you’ll discover an Okami Warrior and Okami Archer sitting alongside the roof in wait – so interact rigorously. Down under is a gaggle of three canine creatures, and three extra within the small constructing close by – use the Finger Whistle (with out concentrating on particularly) to allow them to tear one another to items earlier than grabbing the Eel Liver they have been guarding.

Lastly, there’s some extra beasts wanting round a tree by the massive gate on the finish. Eliminate them to search out Yashariku’s Sugar, and the trail to the following space.

Mibu Manor[edit]

Coming into the small courtyard, commune with the Mibu Manor Sculptor’s Idol. The entrance door seems locked, so as a substitute take a proper by means of a damaged wall to discover a small stairs main inside.

One other Mist Noble patrols these halls – anticipate him to go after which stab him within the again, after which crawl alongside the passage to keep away from the gaze of one other Mist Noble throughout a small pool. Within the subsequent room, a girl will name to you. She truly appears fairly respectable, and warns you of the various Mist Nobles right here – particularly within the courtyard forward.

Communicate to her once more, and he or she’ll ask that you just assist her father – who’s entranced by the Nice Carp, and begs you to assist him ultimately.

Heed the girl’s warning, and use the set of screens on the left facet of the room to sneak previous the courtyard brimming with Mist Nobles. Hug the left wall and seize the Chew Down merchandise – this may be helpful if it is advisable dart previous a gaggle of them, die, after which resurrect once they look the opposite means.

Once you attain the tip of the room, it appears out on one other small courtyard with a tree surrounded by tall grass, and a bridge the place a Mist Noble performs his flute, and alternates wanting towards you and away from you. When he appears away, run out and dart to the left to kill the Mist Noble that was watching your entry earlier, and run into the pond to seize the Ako’s Sugar earlier than the one on the bridge turns again. Look ahead to him to show once more, then race into the tall grass under him, and sneak assault him when the chance presents itself.

Subsequent, look off to the left for a constructing the place an Okami Warrior kneels to interact her in fight and lure her away from the Eel Liver she guards. Throughout from her in an alcove is a Mist Noble – throw a Ceramic Shard to lure him out and intestine him when he will get in vary. Not far away and also you’ll additionally discover Yellow Gunpowder at a useless finish. You possibly can virtually make out one thing massive simply past the display home windows – however you may’t get on the market simply but.

On the opposite facet of the bridge the place you killed the Mist Noble, one other adopted by two Okami Warrior bodyguards will begin patrolling the halls in a circle – however be aware the crawlspace above you may grapple as much as.

From right here you may watch them go and ambush them – or use the Finger Whistle to trigger some havoc first. Kill the group, after which look within the far again left facet of the corridors to search out Divine Confetti, after which return to the massive room round the place the group patrolled to discover a single Mist Noble you may drop down behind and kill, after which loot the Lump of Grave Wax in a small lined space.

The Divine Noble right here was dealing with the massive courtyard – however there are nonetheless three left, so skirt them and hold to the outer left facet. It’s tempting to creep up on the left-most Divine Noble – however he’s being watched by a big crowd within the constructing subsequent to him. As a substitute toss a Ceramic Shard at him from round a nook to silence him, after which rush the 2 Mist Nobles on the bridges earlier than the Okami Warriors see what’s occurring.

Two Warriors will emerge from the hut the place a Mist Noble with a pink gown sits (oddly sufficient this one received’t attempt to trigger terror injury), and one Warrior has a naginata spear. Just like the Corrupted Monk, this Okami Warrior could strive a spinning low sweep assault that may go on for 3 rotations – or leap into the air for a flying slam assault. Even the Sabimaru can’t poison these warriors immediately – and the Okami Warriors carrying purple also can leap into the air to cost up their spears with lightning to ship your means – however you may replicate it again at them to stun them if you happen to’re fast. Make sure to lead them on a merry chase across the manor to divide and conquer.

Once you return to the primary courtyard, seize the Pellet by the tree, and head within the constructing to search out Adamantite Scrap, in addition to a chest holding Divine Grass. On the opposite facet of the constructing, the final group awaits – an Okami Warrior with a naginata and a Divine Noble. Seize the Okami’s consideration to lure it away from the prying eyes of the Mist Noble, after which come again to hurry the noble – however be careful for one more Mist Noble hiding to the left ready to catch you off guard.

Earlier than leaving, flip round from the place the duo was to look alongside the wood flooring, and also you’ll discover a damaged a part of the ground resulting in an underwater passage. On this hidden room, you’ll discover a treasure trove: Three Treasure Carp Scale, and a chest holding Water of the Palace.

Should you keep in mind again – there may be somebody who was craving these waters. Return to the Mibu Village within the Ashina Depths and journey to the Head Priest’s home. Enter through the key revolving ground underneath the constructing to search out him guzzling the water till there’s none left – and supply him the Water of the Palace. In thanks, he’ll provide you with Dragonspring Sake, and if you happen to return later, you’ll discover him reworked right into a Mist Noble (with out the ability to suck your life power), and you’ll defeat him to earn a whopping 5 Treasure Carp Scale!

There’s a big sequence of buildings and platforms earlier than you upon leaving the Mibu Manor – however there’s a bit extra to see close by first. Take a left to search out a big pagoda with some Divine Confetti across the again, after which look across the different facet for the lengthy path going behind the manor itself.

Mini-Boss – Sakura Bull of the Palace[edit]

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Video Information: Sakura Bull of the Palace and Flower Viewing Stage

As you attain the tip of the trail, a big variant of the Blazing Bull will seem on the different finish. It seems that even the divine monsters right here appear to like lighting a bull’s horns on hearth and letting it go wild.

It’s essential to notice that this struggle is just made more durable by a number of Okami Warriors and Archers crowded across the rooftops of the close by Mibu Manor. You possibly can flip the tables on them by searching for a grapple level previous the Scultpor’s Idol, and taking the struggle to them. Whereas there’s not a lot else to see alongside the rooftops of the manor – you may theoretically use the rooftops to get the literal drop on the Sakura Bull and take it out with none fuss in any respect – because it solely has the one well being bar.

Should you select to interact it head-to-head, you’ll discover it behaves very like the Blazing Bull, and drawing it again to its preliminary pen can assist because the beast struggles to show shortly. Nonetheless, it’s magical blazing horns can deal piercing injury even while you block – so be careful for the dip in its horns signaling an upwards head thrusting assault, or its violent swiveling of the top backward and forward.

You can even nonetheless use Shinobi Firecrackers to nice impact right here – or use the close by tree branches to grapple above and behind the beast to assault from its rear. Sustain the injury whereas strafing behind the massive beast, and at low well being and posture it can finally buck round till it slams right into a wall to topple over.

Defeating this enemy will earn you one other Prayer Bead, together with A Beast’s Karma Ability that additional will increase your max Spirit Emblem depend by 1. Make sure to additionally search its pen for 3 gadgets: a Bulging Coin Purse, Yashariku’s Sugar, and Adamantite Scrap.

Flower Viewing Stage[edit]

Again on the Sculptor’s Idol, it’s time to maneuver ahead. As you strategy the bridge to the Flower Viewing Stage, a large carp will leap out of the water and tear the bridge to items earlier than diving away. Neat.

Make sure to search for a grapple level to the facet – falling into the deep water will set off the Okami lightning warrior within the distance to hurl extra bolts – so keep away from the depths. Throughout the bridge, you may spot two Okami Warriors practising… kickball?

It’s no joke. The Okami Kickballers will throw their balls excessive into the air earlier than slamming them at you – some will arc round to hit you from the facet as a distraction, whereas others they will slam into you with unbelievable pace and energy. Nevertheless, you could not wish to interact the 2 on the platform simply but – two extra Kickballers are ready on the platform above to pelt you, so let’s discover a totally different path.

Go right down to the constructing on the left the place the opposite facet of the bridge was to discover a Mibu Balloon of Soul, after which go across the left facet of the constructing to discover a path up the falls the place a lone Okami Kickballer waits – and ambush her earlier than she will be able to begin pelting you. Even at shut vary, they will lash out with a number of kicks that deal stunning injury – however if you happen to wait at vary for them to leap into the air, you may rush in and leap up subsequent to them to carry out an Anti-Air Deathblow to silence them shortly.

You possibly can’t get to the home on the high of the falls off to the left simply but, however you’ll want to climb onto the roof of the constructing you handed to remove one other Okami Warrior – then search for the 2 Kickballers on high of the balcony close by. Rush them shortly earlier than they will put up a protection, and check out to not elevate the eye of these under you.

There’s additionally two extra Okami Warriors behind you alongside the falls close to a damaged bridge – they can be snuck up on if you happen to grapple as much as the damaged bridge and get in behind them. With the enemies on the higher platforms gone, now you can drop right down to the decrease stage to search out two extra Okami Warriors patrolling the underside of the platforms, after which lastly take out the 2 on the primary platform with out getting ambushed.

Once you’ve cleared this primary principal platform, you’ll want to test the shallows underneath the platform to discover a Mibu Balloon of Soul among the many rocks main out to the deeper water, after which head again in direction of the falls to search out varied bridges resulting in the following central platform. The very best bridge allows you to grapple onto a skinny roof space, and if you happen to test the tall tower close to you, search for Gokan’s Sugar in a nest on the high.

Climbing to the higher platforms and searching additional forward, you may spot two Okami Warriors close to the middle platform, one other patrolling between them and the final two Okami Warriors behind the platform by the waterfalls and an outdated shrine.

Partaking this group may be tough – so you’ll want to use all the things in your arsenal just like the Sabimaru or Finger Whistle to distract and disorient – and check out taking out the enemies within the again earlier than working your means ahead such as you did earlier than. To do that, search for a decrease path resulting in a bridge alongside the again that’s damaged, and you’ll drop down to search out extra of the dog-like creatures under guarding an Eel Liver, in addition to a Ceramic Shard additional downstream.

Trying up from the waterways, it is best to have the ability to spot the 2 Okami Warriors armed with naginatas with their backs turned to you – making it an excellent strike level. Higher but, use the Puppeteer Ninjutsu to show one to your facet and let him rip into the others earlier than ending up the job – simply be careful for stray lightning bolts.

You’re getting nearer to the massive tree the place that lightning-hurling jerk is – however not shut sufficient. Since you may’t rise up from right here, return upstream to the falls and go behind the small shrine to discover a waterfall surrounded by dog-like creatures – and interact them shortly with shurikens to search out two Mibu Possession Balloons. Should you hear an odd noise close by – that’s as a result of on the falls additional to the precise is a Shichimen Warrior practising his magic, however we’ll take care of him later. For now, return to the small shrine hut and grapple atop it to search out extra platforms towards the cliff that the waterfalls are pouring down.

Transfer up these rock platforms and throughout branches protruding of the waterfalls to achieve to the highest of the palace stairs – solely to search out the door right here locked, and what seems like many Mist Nobles on the opposite facet.

Your solely means ahead appears to lie with the massive lake – so eliminating that enemy on the tree is our purpose. Head down the steps from the locked door to a basin with some Spirit Emblems. The trail to the left has damaged, and the precise results in an extended bridge with a Pellet earlier than it too ends with a damaged edge.

Transferring straight forward, look ahead to an Okami Warrior and Archer. Advance rigorously, and use the Loaded Umbrella if it is advisable energy by means of the arrows to achieve the duo after which remove them.

On the opposite facet of this path is a viewing platform that appears down upon one other central platform the place a complete of 5 Okami Warriors are sitting – not nice odds. You’ll have to strategy this space extraordinarily rigorously – however there’s elsewhere we are able to go first.

Close to Pot Noble[edit]

Earlier than heading down, you’ll want to flip round and head again to the basin – however lookup for a grapple level to achieve the roof of the bridge.

Transfer left alongside the bridge to wrap round to the opposite facet of a tall roof, and you’ll spot a cave entrance simply above you alongside the waterfalls which you can grapple to. Take out the few Crawling Geckos within the small tunnel, and also you’ll exit out above the massive constructing we couldn’t attain on the far facet of this space!

Drop down, and look across the entrance of the constructing to seize Divine Confetti. Off to the facet, you may as well discover… one other Pot Noble! Make sure to commune with the Close to Pot Noble Sculptor’s Idol, after which converse to Pot Noble Koremori, who has a completely totally different collection of wares than Pot Noble Harunaga within the Hirata Property.

This stuff embrace a Dragon’s Blood Droplet, and two Lapis Lazuli that can be utilized as crafting supplies to make a few of the finest Prosthetic Software Upgrades you’ll ever get. He additionally sells the ultimate Masks Fragment. When mixed with Pot Noble Harunaga and the Dungeon Memorial Mob’s Masks Fragments – you may type the Dancing Dragon Masks, which may convert 5 additional Ability Factors into 1 Assault Energy, which isn’t so helpful now as it is going to be for New Sport Plus.

Now return to the final central platform the place the 5 Okami Warriors are. The one dancing within the center with the purple outfit is essentially the most harmful, as solely they’re able to lightning assaults, which she’s going to leap into the air and cost her sword to slice down – very like Genichiro.

You could wish to once more use the Puppeteer Ninjutsu to show one of many Okami Warriors to your facet, allow them to get all the eye, after which assault the stragglers from behind as they encompass your puppet. Should you see the primary Okami leap into the air – be ready to leap as nicely, as you may replicate the lightning into your whole enemies and stun a complete group without delay, and end them whereas they continue to be shocked.

Filter out the group, and also you’ll be rewarded with some Dragonspring Sake to share with who you please.

Mini-Boss – Okami Chief Shizu[edit]

Make sure to commune with the Nice Sakura Sculptor’s Idol, after which grapple to the massive department to take care of the Okami Chief.

As you could have most likely guessed from earlier, this perilous kickballer will ship electrified projectiles straight at you and deal a ton of harm if you’re grounded – which implies you’ll both should be nice at dodging, or nice at timing to disperse the electrical energy.

Simply in case, down an Eel Liver to ensure you received’t get one-hit killed, after which begin advancing. Notice that along with dodging or dispersing assaults, there are a number of grapple factors alongside the department you should utilize – leap out of hurt’s technique to the facet and off the department fully, after which grapple again to renew your strategy.

Even while you shut the gap, she will be able to nonetheless be a ache to take care of even doing common kicks and kickball assaults – so its truly higher to attend at a detailed distance till you see her begin sparking up and launching a kickball within the air. When his occurs, dash ahead and leap into her to get the immediate for an Anti-Air Deathblow, which is able to finish the struggle instantly.

Defeating the Okami Chief is not going to solely grant you one other Prayer Bead, however now all the area is free from her tyranny – and the waters are open to you.

Nice Sakura[edit]

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Video Information: Nice Sakura and Underwater Path to the Palace

Resting again up on the Nice Sakura Sculptor’s Idol, there’s lots to discover and do now. Very first thing’s first – return to the tree department the place you killed the Okami Chief, and look down and to the left for an enormous low department holding a Bulging Coin Purse.

Head again as much as the bottom of the higher tree, and drop down across the different facet to search out a number of dog-creatures guarding a Mild Coin Purse, after which search across the sides to discover a Heavy Coin Purse in a nest.

From right here, you may see paths main again underneath the primary platforms all the best way to the place you first entered – in addition to a stream guarded by extra dog-creatures that leads as much as the Shichimen Warrior. Off to the precise is one other decrease principal platform that’s separated by a big stream emptying into the lake. Since we are able to’t fairly attain it but, take the trail upstream.

Mini-Boss – Shichimen Warrior[edit]

Very similar to your earlier encounters with this foe, having the Phoenix’s Lilac Umbrella can be a sport changer. Because the Shichimen Warrior is situated on the far finish of a stream by the falls, he’ll make you run in direction of him, all whereas capturing out concentrated soul beams that may terrify you extraordinarily quick.

With the intention to get previous his salvos, unload your umbrella and turtle as much as his face – and make certain another dog-creatures alongside the rocks or streams are already killed, as you don’t need stray lightning bolts hitting you throughout with struggle.

The Shichimen Warrior will at all times alternate utilizing leaping away whereas spreading soul orbs throughout the streambed, or attempting to wack you along with his employees a few times. He also can ship forth a stream of orbs which are solely actually harmful at vary – in any other case you may strafe behind him, and the identical may be mentioned for his soul stream.

If he ever truly blocks your assaults, he’ll observe this by disappearing to reappear on the different finish of the stream, and proceed firing off soul streams – which he’ll additionally do while you’ve taken off one among his well being bars. Simply stay calm and turtle up when it is advisable get near him, and don’t be afraid to use your protect and stroll into floating orbs to clear the sphere so you may assault him for longer intervals earlier than dodging away from them.

Maintain at it very like the way you dealt along with his brothers, and be able to dash downstream a second’s discover till you lastly eliminate his well being. Killing him will drop one other Lapis Lazuli. Make sure to additionally examine the waterfall he was standing in and also you’ll discover a Bundled Jizo Statue.

The Lake[edit]

Since you may’t recover from to the final platform space, it’s time to go into the water. Make sure to look under the platform you may’t attain simply but, and also you’ll discover a Treasure Carp to kill, and Treasured Bait under it.

As you swim ahead, you’ll spot an enormous canyon happening under you, and half-submerged constructing that the Big Carp swims previous on the left. Make sure to test contained in the drowned constructing to discover a Lump of Grave Wax, and test the roof for an Outdated Girl with a clue – there’s a path to the palace by means of the cave the place the Nice Carp makes its house, and he or she additionally needs you to open the doorways for her.

There’s additionally a number of extra underwater buildings across the cave entrance, and you will discover three Treasure Carp Scale in a single constructing, and two extra Treasure Carps close by heading towards the place you first began this space.

Earlier than coming into the cave or canyon, make certain across the canyon going by the damaged bridge on the far facet to search out two extra Treasure Carps, after which swim in direction of the Mibu Manor to discover a partially submerged corridor with a nest on the roof you may seize Adamantite Scrap.

Keep away from the Mist Noble watching from the manor, and swim in direction of the Flower Viewing Platform Sculptor’s Idol on the far facet of the lake.

Beneath the damaged bridge you’ll discover a host of man-eating fish, and alongside the ground is a Crimson Lump you may accumulate. Additional again behind the damaged bridge, look rigorously among the many foliage alongside the bottom for Scrap Magnetite and a Mild Coin Purse.

Now head again to swim down into the massive canyon in the course of the lake. Circling the canyon above are two teams of man-eating fish guarding one Treasure Carp apiece. Kill the guards and anticipate the Treasure Carp to spawn again earlier than ambushing them.

Once you begin swimming down you’ll discover a number of large underwater buildings. Look under the destroyed inside of one of many larger buildings and also you’ll discover some Treasured Bait, whereas the longer constructing on the alternative facet has a Mild Coin Purse inside.

Mini-Boss – Underwater Headless[edit]

Swimming deeper into the canyon, you’ll quickly spot a Headless – however he’s not alone – there’s a phantom model of the Headless not far under, and can mimic the primary Headless assaults with blasts from his sword and the spooky hair tendrils. You don’t wish to concentrate on the ghostly purple double in any respect, as he does nothing besides waste your time.

As a substitute, lock onto the primary Headless and hold strafe swimming in circles earlier than darting in for a fast thrust, after which swimming previous and away earlier than he can retaliate. You’ll have to time it so that you just’ve simply evaded a sword slash or his hair tendrils, and attempt to hold the phantom in body to ensure you don’t get hit swimming in.

Dart out and in and watch out along with your assaults – there’s no rush right here, posture injury is irrelevant and every lunging strike takes off a great chunk of well being. Maintain at it and while you lastly go in for a deathblow, the phantom will disappear too. Killing this Headless grants you Yashariku’s Spiritfall, an merchandise that permits you to use the consequences of Yashariku’s Sugar as a lot as you need, so long as you could have the spirit emblems to spare.

As soon as the pair are faraway from the battle, search up behind the place the Headless was for some Treasured Bait on a log, and search the bottom pit for a big Big Carp skeleton lined in glow worms, and close by you will discover 2 Treasure Carp Scale, and a chest holding a Prayer Bead.

Path to the Palace Grounds[edit]

Now it’s time to enter the Nice Carp’s lair. Swim over to the far facet of the lake and search for a sloping underwater path the place you final noticed the Nice Carp, and also you’ll discover a Ceramic Shard on the opening to the cave.

Swimming slowly inside, duck into the tall reeds because the Nice Carp swims under you into the massive cave. If he sees you, he’ll slam into you and certain kill you or severely wound you – so that you wish to keep away from his gaze very like the Nice Serpent.

There are ruined buildings on all sides of the cave, and you should utilize them to remain out of his line of sight. If he sees you, he’ll cost in and destroy all the constructing part – however typically slam his head into the wall within the course of, and get dazed for a number of moments, supplying you with time to get out of there and conceal once more.

It’s really helpful you are taking to the precise wall while you see him swim up and to the left, after which slowly transfer by means of the totally different constructing sections as slowly tilt upwards. When you attain the tip, lookup and also you’ll see a big constructing embedded within the rocks with a gap within the wall close to the highest – that’s your exit. Look ahead to the Nice Carp to swim again to the doorway, after which dart up in direction of the far wall.

Don’t fear if he sees you enter, very like the Nice Serpent he received’t have the ability to observe you into the small tunnel, and can slam into the massive constructing to no impact. When you attain the opposite facet, swim up and out of a pool the place a waterfall is emptying out.

Head up the stream and begin grappling between timber to achieve a excessive ledge and right here you’ll discover the Palace Grounds Sculptor’s Idol.

Head inside to find… fairly a scene. A number of red-robed Mist Nobles are within the darkened palace feasting on the our bodies of Okami Warriors, in every single place. As you progress by means of the grisly scene, keep in mind to open the door on the left the place the primary stairway was to open up a shortcut to bypass the Nice Carp’s cave.

From right here, transfer up the trail till one of many Mist Nobles lastly appears as much as spot you, alerting his associates. Kill them or simply transfer on (these ones can’t suck your soul out), and search for a chest on the finish of the room that holds the final Gourd Seed – which ought to convey your most expenses as much as 10.

Feeding Grounds[edit]

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Video Information: Feeding Grounds and Nice Carp Quest

As you permit the palace behind, know that if you happen to relaxation, and have spoken with the outdated girl who requested that you just open the door, you may return to search out her getting her revenge on the Mist Nobles earlier than dying herself.

Depart the palace, and look again in direction of the cliff with the Sculptor’s Idol to discover a grapple level as much as the roof. From right here you may cross again to look down on the stairs to the primary door – however have a look as much as the left as a substitute. This distinctive vantage factors presents a grapple level to a big tree department, after which right down to the platforms you couldn’t attain earlier than.

As you grapple throughout to the primary roof, look ahead to a close-by Okami Archer on one other rooftop that can begin taking potshots at you. Shortly grapple to her and take her out, after which transfer alongside the rooftops to the far again constructing. Drop down and also you’ll discover Ako’s Sugar alongside the again of the constructing, after which head right down to the damaged bridge to search out an electric-attacking Okami Warrior guarding a Heavy Coin Purse.

Now jump over to the center platform, and have a look at the again to search out Ungo’s Sugar alongside the trail main right down to the Feeding Grounds Sculptor’s Idol. Right here you can see the massive man who is outwardly the daddy of the outdated ladies, together with the one within the Mibu Manor. His life is now dedicated to feeding the Nice Carp, which you are able to do by ringing the close by bell to summon him.

When the Nice Carp arrives, you may feed it the Treasured Bait you’ve been discovering, after which speak to the person to get rewards for every bait you give. One Bait nets you one Treasure Carp Scale, two will get you three Treasure Carp Scale, however after that the massive man received’t dish out any extra rewards – claiming moderation is essential.

It’s about this time that it is best to pay the Pot Nobles a go to. Should you’ve purchased a number of issues from Pot Noble Koremori, spending at the least 7 scales, he’ll point out that it is best to watch out for one other Pot Noble searching for to kill the Nice Carp and take his place.

Nevertheless, after spending a number of extra scales, Pot Noble Koremori offers you the Actually Treasured Bait, and ask you to secretly feed it to the Nice Carp.

This sounds fairly suspicious, and if you happen to return to Pot Noble Harunaga again on the Hirata Property, he’ll additionally provide you with an analogous story – asking so that you can give his particular Actually Treasured Bait to the Nice Carp with out telling the others.

Each supply the identical reward, and whereas their motives appear extremely suspect, it might be what’s wanted to finish the outdated girl’s father from his everlasting destiny of caring for the grasp. Talking of which – you may struggle the enormous father if you want, he fights precisely like a Chained Ogre – full with two well being bars and grabs, however presents nothing upon his loss of life.

Nevertheless, if you happen to return to ring the bell and choose the Actually Treasured Bait for both Pot Nobles, a number of issues will occur. The Nice Carp will instantly retreat after consuming the bait, and after resting, you’ll discover the daddy in nice misery on the Nice Carp’s disappearance, however the place did he go?

You possibly can test the cave and the carp can be gone, which implies now you can swim right down to loot a Mild Coin Purse and Scrap Magnetite close to the underside of the cave.

Lifeless issues are inclined to float downstream, and we all know that the waters of the Fountainhead pool within the Sunken Valley.

Should you return to the Guardian Ape’s Watering Gap, you’ll discover the enormous corpse of the Nice Carp – and in entrance of him you may loot the Nice White Whisker. Return to the Feeding Platform and supply it to the daddy to alleviate him of his obligation, and he’ll reward you with a Divine Grass. Relaxation, and also you’ll discover him at peace along with his remaining daughter beside him as she can also lastly relaxation.

As for the Pot Nobles – whichever Pot Noble you didn’t facet with will now be discovered useless of their toppled pot. Should you helped Pot Noble Harunaga, he’ll now take the shape of a giant red-eyed Carp close to his pot, whereas Pot Noble Koremori is situated under the place his pot was – and the pot of the survivor now holds the treasure, a Lapis Lazuli. This, the one from the Schichimen Warrior, plus the 2 bought by the Pot Nobles are all you will get for now. A brand new boss that seems after ending Fountainhead Palace drops the ultimate 2 for a complete of 6 per playthrough – use them properly! As for the brand new red-eyed carp, they’ll nonetheless promote you the remainder of their stock, and increase it with no matter their competitor had of their inventory earlier than loss of life.


As you progress out of the Palace Grounds constructing the Mist Nobles have been in, you’ll discover a big grove with a number of timber, and Crawling Geckos crawling concerning the floor by twin waterfalls – and you will discover a Mibu Balloon of Soul by one of many waterfalls.

Grapple up the timber to a sloping stairway above, and transfer with warning. Within the subsequent clearing are two Okami Warriors with the ability of lightning – a sword person and naginata wielder. Along with this, a 3rd Okami Kickballer is a bit larger to the precise – ready to ambush you type behind while you attain the clearing.

Dealing with all three without delay is a really dangerous proposition – as all three can use lightning assaults that may be onerous to disperse when coming from all instructions. As a substitute of heading up into the clearing, look alongside the precise of the trail for a path to grapple as much as alert solely the Kickballer – and grapple as much as cease her earlier than she will be able to begin participating in lightning assaults (keep in mind that you are able to do an anti-air deathblow if you happen to leap up whereas she’s charging her assault within the air).

With the kickballer out of the best way, you’ll want to use an Eel Liver and tackle the opposite two Okami Warriors. Attempt to angle your self on the steps above them, as lightning blasts are more durable to dodge and even more durable to disperse again in case your decrease than them and don’t have room earlier than falling to the bottom.

You’ll wish to struggle aggressively, use the Sabimaru, and hold attacking to stop them from leaping into the air – both chasing them down with slashes or utilizing Shurikens to maintain them in test. Keep in mind that they’ve quite a few different assaults – together with perilous leaping thrust assaults and low sweeping swings it is advisable leap over.

As soon as the trio has been faraway from play, proceed up the stairway and be aware a Dragon’s Blood Droplet on the left earlier than you attain the Sanctuary Sculptor’s Idol. On the high of the trail, as lightning strikes round you, you’ll discover a small cave on the high of the fountainhead – inside is the physique mendacity towards a big stone – Lord Takeru maybe? Kneel beside the physique and pray on the stone to move your self to the Divine Realm.

Notice: In case you are nonetheless attempting to finish the facet quests that assist you to unlock the 2 alternate endings as a substitute of the Immortal Severance – DO NOT DEFEAT THIS BOSS. As soon as the boss is defeated, sure occasions can be set in movement that lock you on a collision course with the ending, and also you won’t be able to deviate when the time comes. See our The right way to Get All Endings for extra particulars.

Boss Battle – Outdated Dragons of the Tree[edit]

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Video Information: Outdated Dragons of the Tree and the Divine Dragon

Praying on the stone within the cave will take you to the paranormal Divine Realm, shrouded in fog among the many clouds excessive over Ashina – and earlier than you is a big withered tree. Because the petals fall into the fog, an eerie a sickly wanting dragon will emerge. These are the Outdated Dragons of the Tree, they usually’ve seen higher days.

Because the comparatively small dragon approaches you, it is going to be joined by much more outdated dragons that pop up throughout you – every of them lends their well being to the general well being bar for this section of the struggle. In fact, the Outdated Dragons aren’t all that harmful. They solely have two assaults: very gradual smacks with the flute-like devices they possess, or retching and coughing up clouds of poison, which is the actual factor it is advisable be careful for.

With the intention to keep away from getting poisoned and overwhelmed, it is best to attempt to strafe across the group and will get some slashes in across the edges of the group – away from the poison clouds. You can even merely use Contact Drugs to provide your self a really low poison impact that may’t be overridden by their extra highly effective poison – permitting you to wade in and begin shelling out injury. Utilizing sweeping assaults – just like the Whirlwind Slash or Mortal Draw – you may assault a number of dragons without delay, and also you’ll discover they don’t have plenty of well being.

After a little bit of this, they’ll all begin coming up and down and unison earlier than elevating themselves as much as the sky, as large roots bursts forth from the bottom to try to hit you as they burst out – three in a row. Dash away from them, after which run again to the remaining root and grapple up high.

Out of your new vantage level, you’ll discover which you can immediately deathblow any Dragon you leap down on, and distinctive to a Plunging Deathblow is the power to make use of them as an extension of your blade to swing the dying dragon into his associates and immediately kill any close by dragons. That is by far your finest tactic for clearing out swaths of Outdated Dragons at a time, and might make this struggle go by very quick.

As you close to the tip of this part, a number of more healthy reddish dragons will emerge together with the grey ones. These are usually not a part of the general bosses well being, and ought to be ignored fully. It’s higher simply to run round them till they create the roots again up – and lure the gray dragons near pounce on them as soon as extra. As soon as all of the Outdated Dragons have been defeated, the tree within the distance will spring to life, heralding the looks of the Divine Dragon.

This struggle will play out in a really unusual means – and begins by the Divine Dragon pushing you into the air and much again into the world. The Divine Dragon is impossibly massive, and holds an excellent lightning blade with its one massive arm.

After pushing you backwards, 5 massive roots will burst forth across the Divine Dragon, which serves as your details on this struggle. The Divine Dragon itself solely has a number of actual assaults – a number of low sweep assaults you may keep away from by grappling to the roots, and plenty of overhead vertical slash assaults that may be blocked, or just prevented by working or grappling backward and forward.

Because the Divine Dragon is up to now up, there’s just one technique to actually injury this boss – Lightning Reversal. Look alongside the basis platforms to see a number of glowing with electrical energy. Once you grapple to one among these roots, you’ll be shot up into the air and struck by lightning. Fortunately, you’ll be excessive up into the air and have loads of time to strike your lightning blast on the Divine Dragon.

This may deal a considerable amount of injury – as long as you ensure that to focus on the Divine Dragon and that its not shifting low or away to keep away from the blast. Typically you’ll get hit with one other gust of wind, and have to run again to the roots whereas dodging incoming sword blasts.

So long as you retain grappling between roots to unleash lightning reversals, finally the Divine Dragon’s well being will get low, and the roots will collapse as you’re despatched backwards one final time. At this level, you’ll have to survive a gauntlet of slashes from the Divine Dragon’s blade.

Block the incoming vertical slashes and the shockwaves that come, and anticipate the dragon to twirl its blade in a circle for a fast slash adopted by a small low sweep, one other slash and an even bigger low sweep. As soon as this combo assault concludes, the roots will stand up as soon as extra.

Run as much as the closest root to get blasted larger and better nonetheless into the air earlier than being struck, and unleash the mom of all lightning blasts into the Divine Dragon’s face. This may trigger it to crash to the bottom, resting its head by the sword, and supplying you with a spot to run as much as its eye and carve him a brand new tear duct, and you’ll lastly receive the Divine Dragon’s Tears, in addition to the Reminiscence: Divine Dragon..

Together with your goal full, you’ll be mechanically expelled from the Divine Realm again to Ashina Fortress – however one thing has gone horribly flawed in your absence.




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