Samurai Techniques in Ghost of Tsushima (GoT) is a set of skills that focus on unlocking combat and exploration tactics that are related to the path of the "Samurai". The Samurai Combat techniques are divided into three types which are "Deflection", "Evasion", and "Mythic" that improves Jin's capability in combat. While Exploration techniques focus on upgrading the power of the guiding wind to increase Jin's awareness towards exploring Tsushima Island. There are 18 combat techniques that can be unlocked, while exploration has a total of 5 skills. Players will need to obtain Technique Points through exploration, story progression, and completing quests in order to unlock these skills. This page covers a list of all the Samurai Techniques of the game.

 

Ghost of Tsushima Samurai Techniques

 

Deflection

The techniques under Deflection focus on upgrading Jin's capability of defense against enemy attacks in battle.

 

 

Evasion

The skills under Evasion allow Jin to learn various movements when it comes to dodging. Discover new evasion skills such as a follow-up attack and more.

 

 

Mythic

Unlock legendary combat arts to strengthen Jin's capability in combat, making him an unstoppable force who can adapt to any given situation. Some legendary combat arts require Resolve in order to unleash the mythic technique.

 

Exploration

Exploration techniques increase Jin's capability of harnessing the power of the Guiding Wind. Invest in unlocking exploration techniques to further help Jin in discovering secrets, such as finding Inari Shrines. and many more.

 

 

 

All Skills Table

Skill Name
Type
Description
SP Cost
Prerequisite

Perfect Parry
Perfect Parry

Deflection Parry at the last possible second to perform a deadly counterattack. 1 n/a

Perfect Healing Parry
Perfect Healing Parry

Deflection Perfect Parries recover a small amount of health. ?? Perfect Parry

Unyielding Sword Parry
Unyielding Sword Parry

Deflection Parry an unblockable attack from Mongol swords. ?? Perfect Parry

Deflect Arrows
Deflect Arrows

Deflection Parry incoming projectiles while blocking. ?? Perfect Healing Parry
Unyielding Sword Parry

Resolved Parry
Resolved Parry

Deflection Gain Moderate Resolve by using a Parry or Perfect Parry. ?? Deflect Arrows

Unyielding Spear Parry
Unyielding Spear Parry

Deflection Parry an unblockable spear attack. ?? Deflect Arrows

Terrifying Parry
Terrifying Parry

Deflection Perfect Parry counterattacks have a 20% chance to Terrify nearby enemies. ?? Resolved Parry
Unyielding Spear Parry

Roll
Roll

Evasion Roll across the ground to avoid attacks. 1 n/a

Dodging Slash
Dodging Slash

Evasion An evasive strike useful against slow-moving enemies. ?? Roll

Sprint Strike
Sprint Strike

Evasion Sprint toward your enemy and slash them with a quick strike. ?? Roll

Shoulder Charge
Shoulder Charge

Evasion Charge into enemies while springing to knock them backward. ?? Sprint Strike
Dodging Slash

Delayed Strike
Delayed Strike

Evasion A delayed quick attack that inflicts extra Melee damage and Stagger damage. ?? Shoulder Charge

Mounted Strike
Mounted Strike

Evasion Perform a jumping strike from your horse to tackle your enemy and inflict Stagger damage. ?? Shoulder Charge

Perfect Dodge
Perfect Dodge

Evasion Dodge at the last possible moment to perform a deadly counterattack. ?? Delayed Strike
Mounted Strike

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Heavenly Strike

Mythic A quick unblockable attack that inflicts extra damage against Staggered enemies. n/a ??

Dance of Wrath
Dance of Wrath

Mythic Unleash three consecutive unblockable attacks that inflict high damage. n/a ??

Way of the Flame
Way of the Flame

Mythic Use Incendiary Oil to ignite your katana and burn your foes. n/a ??

Explosive Arrow
Explosive Arrow

Mythic Heavy arrow fitted with volatile powder that explodes on impact. n/a ??
Wind of Health
Wind of Health
Exploration Follow the Guiding Wind to Hot Springs. 1 n/a

Wind of Resolve
Wind of Resolve

Exploration Follow the Guiding Wind to Bamboo Strikes. 1 n/a

Wind of Charms
Wind of Charms

Exploration Follow the Guiding Wind to Shinto Shrines where you can find new Charms. 1 n/a

Wind of Inari
Wind of Inari

Exploration Follow the Guiding Wind to Fox Dens. 1 n/a

Wind of Vanity
Wind of Vanity

Exploration Follow the Guiding Wind to discover items that allow you to personalize your apperance. 1 n/a

 




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