The Blood Sutra

Prerequisite The Birth of Suffering
Reward/s x2 Silk
Charm of Resistance II
Minor Legend Increase
Location Norio
Quest Giver Kushi Temple

The Blood Sutra 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 (5 of 9).

The abbot of the temple was preaching resistance to the Mongols. Norio and I must find him, or Kushi Temple will fall.


The Blood Sutra Information

  • Location: Kushi Temple
  • Quest Giver: Norio
  • Act 2: Retake Castle Shimura
  • Region: Toyotama
  • Prerequisite: Complete the side quest "The Birth of Suffering"


The Blood Sutra Rewards


The Blood Sutra Objectives

  • Speak with Norio
  • Reach Koshimizu Farm with Norio
  • Go investigate the fire
  • Search the house for signs of the abbot
  • Follow the tracks
  • Defeat the Mongols
  • Investigate the area
  • Investigate the waterfall below
  • Investigate the monk’s body


The Blood Sutra Walkthrough

Reach Koshimizu Farm with Norio

  • This side quest becomes available after completing The Birth of Suffering.
  • Open your map or journal to track the location of this side quest which is at the Kushi Temple.
  • After the cutscene, ride with Norio to the Koshimizu Farm where Jin will see smoke coming from the farm.
  • When you arrive, examine the area to search for clues. You'll find the dead bodies near the farm, two barrels, a straw bedding, and a window behind the barrels.

Defeat the Mongols

  • Jump outside the window and you'll find tracks that will lead you to path going up and eventually, you'll come across a group of Mongols.
  • Kill the Mongol guards then investigate the cliff where you'll see blood. Norio will mention that one of the monks jumped from the cliff into the water.
  • Jump down then check behind the waterfall, there's a gap that you can squeeze into to reach a cave. You'll find the monk who's dead, interact with the body, and a cutscene will trigger - this will complete the side quest.
  • You'll be rewarded with the Charm of Resistance II, a Minor Legend Increase, and x2 Silk.


The Blood Sutra 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  ♦  Ghosts in the Fog  ♦  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 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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