The Delicate Art of Negotiation

Prerequisite Nattou and the Sake Seller
Reward/s x6 Leather
Minor Legend Increase
Charm of Broken Barriers
Location Umugi Cove
Quest Giver Kenji

The Delicate Art of Negotiation 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 Kenji Tale (3 of 3).

Sounds like someone near the shrine is in distress.



The Delicate Art of Negotiation Information

  • Location: Umugi Cove
  • Quest Giver: Kenji
  • Act 2: Retake Castle Shimura
  • Region: Toyotama
  • Prerequisite: Complete the side quest "Nattou and the Sake Seller".


The Delicate Art of Negotiation Rewards


The Delicate Art of Negotiation Objectives

  • Speak with Kenji
  • Travel with Kenji to the meeting
  • Find a place to hide near the meeting area
  • Quietly kill Gon's men
  • Defend Kenji
  • Speak with Kenji


The Delicate Art of Negotiation Walkthrough

Travel to Umugi Cove

  • This quest is available after completing Nattou and the Sake Seller.
  • Open your map or journal to track the location of this side quest which is at Umugi Cove.
  • Speak to Kenji and you'll start the quest, you'll learn that he owes Gon the butcher some money. Kenji then asks for your help to accompany him to the meeting area.

Travel with Kenji to the meeting

  • Follow Kenji and travel with him to the meeting place by mount.
  • When you arrive at the meeting area, look for a hiding spot, and wait for Kenji to meet the bandit.
  • Once you're near the hiding spot, you'll see a group of bandits who are also hiding and is positioned for a set-up to take out Kenji.

Defend Kenji

  • You need to take out the Gon's men quietly. Sneak up behind each one and assassinate them.
  • You'll find two by the rocks ahead, one at the bottom and the other at the top.
  • Try to take them out as quietly as possible, if you are seen, they will alert the others and you'll have to defend Kenji.
  • Failing to protect him if one of the bandits assassinate him will cause the quest to fail.
  • Simply defeat all of the enemies then speak to Kenji to complete the quest and to end his tale.
  • You'll be rewarded with a Minor Legend Increase, the Charm of Broken Barriers, and x6 Leather.


The Delicate Art of Negotiation 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 Blood Sutra  ♦  The Burden of Theft  ♦  The Cause of Suffering  ♦  The Conspirator  ♦  The Cost of Fear  ♦  The Cost of Iron  ♦  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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