The Fool

Prerequisite The Traitor
Reward/s x2 Silk
Charm of Resolve II
Minor Legend Increase
Location Umugi Cove
Quest Giver Masako

The Fool 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 Masko Tale (5 of 9).

Lady Masako has gone to Umugi to look for other conspirators who killed her family. Umugi Cove is home to smugglers, ronin and thieves. The perfect hiding place for a traitor.


The Fool Information

  • Location: Umugi Cove
  • Quest Giver: Masako
  • Act 2: Retake Castle Shimura
  • Region: Toyotama
  • Prerequisite: Complete the side quest "The Traitor" and start the 2nd Act.


The Fool Rewards


The Fool Objectives

  • Travel to the entrance of Umugi Cove
  • Follow Masako
  • Trail the brother
  • Speak with Masako
  • Follow Masako
  • Trail the brothers
  • Defeat the bandits
  • Loot the bandits
  • Speak with Masako


The Fool Walkthrough

Travel to the entrance of Umugi Cove

  • This quest is available after completing the side quest "The Traitor" and completing the 1st Act of the story.
  • Open your map or journal to track the location of this side quest which is at the entrance of Umugi Cove.
  • You'll find Masako by the bed of red flowers near the entrance of Umugi Cove, speak to her to begin the side quest.
  • After speaking to Masako, follow her up the hill and wait for the two peasants who look like Omura.

Trail the brothers

  • The two men will then split up and Masako will follow the one on the left while you try to trail the one on the right.
  • Make sure to keep him in your sight and use the pampas grass to hide and maneuver the cliffs. If you've been seen, you'll have to start again.
  • You'll eventually reach the canyon of Umugi Cove and he'll have an argument with a merchant. Continue following him and eventually, you'll see Masako who's on a rock overlooking the house that the guy just entered.

Defeat the bandits

  • Next, get closer to the house to listen to their conversation.
  • Keep your distance and continue trailing the brothers. Stay under the bridge, use the barrels as cover and hide by the pampas grass.
  • You'll then reach a meeting point where they make a negotiation with the bandits. Eventually, they are killed by the bandits.
  • Masako then fights them head-on, you can either join her in fighting or from where you are standing, you can ready your bow and shoot them down.
  • Simply kill all the bandits and loot their bodies to find any clues. You and Masako will then find a letter that bears the same symbol that you've found previously at the Bandit's hideout.
  • A cutscene will then trigger after finding the letters and you'll also complete this side quest.


The Fool 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 End of Suffering  ♦  The Family Man  ♦  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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