The End of Suffering

Prerequisite The Cause of Suffering
Reward/s Charm of Fortitude
Minor Legend Increase
Clear Summer Headband
Location Kushi Temple
Quest Giver Norio

The End of Suffering 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 (7 of 9).

Mongols are about to attack Kushi Temple. I need to protect the monks outside the temple grounds, while Norio insists he must defend the temple.


The End of Suffering Information

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


The End of Suffering Rewards


The End of Suffering Objectives

  • Speak with Norio
  • Reach the monks by the river
  • Speak with the monk
  • Defeat the Mongols
  • Speak with Norio
  • Lead the monks back to the main temple
  • Defeat the Mongols
  • Speak with Norio
  • Go with Norio


The End of Suffering Walkthrough

Reach the monks by the river

  • This side quest becomes available after completing The Cause of Suffering.
  • Open your map or journal to track the location of this side quest which is at the Kushi Temple.
  • Speak to Norio to begin this side quest. A Mongol messenger will then arrive at the temple to send a warning.
  • Immediately after the cutscene, the messenger will send out an alarm to call reinforcements and start to attack.
  • This Mongol guard is a brute type, use Moon Stance against him or throw a kunai at him to stagger him.
  • After defeating him, you'll need to reach the monks by the river who is about to be attacked by the Mongols. Norio decides to stay behind to protect the temple.
  • The location will be automatically marked on your map, ride your horse, and use the guiding wind to find the river.

Defeat the Mongols

  • When you reach the house where the Monks are, Jin will warn them about the Mongols and fire arrows will begin to rain from above.
  • Be ready to fight a group of Mongol guards that are about to arrive by the house. Eventually, Norio will arrive and help you fight the remaining Mongols.
  • Clear the area then lead the monks back to the Kushi Temple.
  • When you arrive, you'll see a couple of Mongol guards guarding the temple. Simply kill them all then speak to Norio to progress this quest.
  • Follow Norio inside the temple and a cutscene will trigger, as well as completing this side quest.
  • You'll be rewarded with the Charm of Fortitude, a Minor Legend Increase, and the Clear Summer Headband.


The End of Suffering 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 Delicate Art of Negotiation  ♦  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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