Ghosts in the Fog

Prerequisite Three Actions, Three Illusions
Reward/s Minor Legend Increase
Charm of Unyielding II
Noble Fighter's Headband
Location Akashima Village
Quest Giver Norio

Ghosts in the Fog is a Side Quest in Ghost of Tsushima (GoT). Tales of Tsushima are categorized as the typical side quests of the game, these are optional where players partake through side activities of the game that advances side plots of the game. Side Quests heavily focuses on stories that revolve around NPCs encountered throughout the game. Completing a side quest rewards Jin with unique items and many more.


A Norio Tale (3 of 9).

Norio and I freed his monk friend from Mongol captivity. Now we must face the consequences.


Ghosts in the Fog Information


Ghosts in the Fog Rewards


Ghosts in the Fog Objectives

  • Meet Norio in Akashima Village
  • Get on a rooftop in the village center
  • Survey the village’s defensive options
  • Speak with Norio
  • Prepare the incense burners (6/6)
  • Find a place to wait for the Mongols
  • Defeat the Mongols
  • Hurry to the temple
  • Help Norio defeat the Mongols
  • Speak with Norio


Ghosts in the Fog Walkthrough

Survey the village’s defensive options

  • This side quest becomes available after completing Three Actions, Three Illusions.
  • Return to Akasahima Village and speak to Norio to start this quest. After the cutscene, head to the rooftop of the armory in the center of the village to survey the area's defenses.
  • Survey the center point to find the bridge, on the left towards the swamp area, on the far left side, you'll see a temple, and just below you, you'll find incense burners.
  • Once you've surveyed the area, speak to Norio to progress the quest. Jin instructs Norio to take the villagers to the temple as he deals with the Mongols.

Defeat the Mongols

  • Now, go around the village and prepare to place some black powder into six incense burners.
  • You'll find two in the center, and the rest on the east side of the village. Once you've set the black powder, head to the marked objective which is the granary to hide and wait for the Mongols.
  • Once the Mongols arrive, you'll need to light the incense burners to create a cover, allowing you to move around the village undetected.
  • You need to equip a fire arrow and shoot it into the lantern, or you can approach it and ignite it yourself.
  • The place will be crawling with Mongol guards, so stay on the rooftops and use the incense burners to create cover if needed and assassinate them.
  • After clearing the area, head to the temple and check on Norio and the villagers.

Help Norio defeat the Mongols

  • When you arrive, you'll see Norio fighting a group of Mongols. Rush to his aid and help him fight the remaining enemies.
  • Once you've killed all the enemies, speak to him to trigger another cutscene, and to complete this side quest.
  • You'll be rewarded with the Charm of Unyielding II, a Minor Legend Increase, and the Noble Fighter's Headband.


Ghosts in the Fog Notes, Tips, and Trivia

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  • Notes, Tips, and trivia.



Tales of Tsushima
A Debt Repaid  ♦  A Father’s Choice  ♦  A Final Request  ♦  A Healer’s Touch  ♦  A Helping Hand  ♦  A Mother’s Law  ♦  A Mother’s Peace  ♦  A Place to Call Home  ♦  A Thief of Innocence  ♦  A Wealthy Man Has All He Needs  ♦  Bloodletting  ♦  Caretakers of the Eagle  ♦  Dreams of Conquest  ♦  Empty Baskets  ♦  Fit for the Khan  ♦  Flesh and Stone  ♦  For Tsushima  ♦  Friends in Passing  ♦  Hidden in Snow  ♦  Honor Buried Deep  ♦  Incident at Hiyoshi Pass  ♦  Laid to Rest  ♦  Lost at Sea  ♦  Message in Blood  ♦  Nattou and the Sake Seller  ♦  Peace for the Divine  ♦  Servant of the People  ♦  Silent Death  ♦  The Art of Seeing  ♦  The Birth of Suffering  ♦  The Black Wolf  ♦  The Blood Sutra  ♦  The Burden of Theft  ♦  The Cause of Suffering  ♦  The Conspirator  ♦  The Cost of Fear  ♦  The Cost of Iron  ♦  The Delicate Art of Negotiation  ♦  The End of Suffering  ♦  The Family Man  ♦  The Fool  ♦  The Generosity of Lady Sanjo  ♦  The Ghost and the Demon Sensei  ♦  The Ghost of Iki Island  ♦  The Guardian of Tsushima  ♦  The Headman  ♦  The Husband  ♦  The Impact of Loss  ♦  The Last Warrior Monk  ♦  The Laughing Bandits  ♦  The Other Side of Honor  ♦  The Past Never Passes  ♦  The Proud Do Not Endure  ♦  The River Children  ♦  The Sensei and the Student  ♦  The Sister Betrayed  ♦  The Tale of Yuna  ♦  The Terror of Otsuna  ♦  The Thief  ♦  The Traitor  ♦  The Value of Sake  ♦  The Way of the Bow  ♦  This Threefold World  ♦  Three Actions, Three Illusions  ♦  Troubled Waters  ♦  Unfinished Business  ♦  Whispers in the Woods

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