The Tale of Lord Shimura Quest Walkthrough | How to Beat Lord Shimura | Ghost of Tsushima

The Tale of Lord Shimura Banner.jpgThis is a quest walkthrough for the Tale The Tale of Lord Shimura in Ghost of Tsushima. Keep reading to find out how to complete this Tale, where to find it, and its rewards!

The Tale of Lord Shimura Quest Location

Map
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Location Region
Omi Lake Toyotama
Prerequisite Eternal Blue Sky

The Tale of Lord Shimura Quest Walkthrough

Objectives
1 Wait for Lord Shimura on the dock next tot he sparring ring.
2 Ride with Lord Shimura. A peasant needs help, talk to him then help push his cart out of the mud.
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3 Continue riding with Shimura until you reach the Sakai clan cemetary then continue following Shimura on foot.
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4 Compose a haiku reflecting on loss.
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5 Defeat Lord Shimura in a duel.
(Lord Shimura boss battle guide below!)
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6 Make the final choice.
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Boss Fight: Lord Shimura

Strategy Checklist
(Click to jump)

Uses Red Attacks Frequently as Health Drops

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The chances of Lord Shimura unleashing 3 consecutive red attacks increases as his health drops. Remember its attack animation and try to score a Perfect Dodge so you can counter it with a deadly strike.

Perfect Dodge is a Samurai Technique which needs to be unlocked first before you can perform it.

List of Samurai Techniques

Watch Out for Blue Attacks

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His blue attack has a long delay which would be easier to parry (or perfect parry) if you keep your distance before he strikes.

Perfect Parry is also a Samurai Technique that requires unlocking in order to perform.

How to Parry

The Tale of Lord Shimura Quest Rewards

Rewards
Major Legend Increase - -

Ghost of Tsushima Related Links

Prologue
Prologue Walkthrough
Act 1: Rescue Lord Shimura
The Warrior's Code The Tale of Sensei Ishikawa The Broken Blacksmith
Blood on the Grass The Tale of Lady Masako The Tale of Ryuzo
Hammer and Forge The Iron Hook Shadow of the Samurai
A New Horizon - -
Act 2
A Message in Fire The Walls of Yarikawa Ghosts from the Past
The Coward of Yarikawa The Ghost of Yarikawa A Reckoning in Blood
The Fate of Tsushima From the Darkness -
Act 3
Honor and Ash Wolves at the Gates A Gathering Storm
Heart of the Jito Eternal Blue Sky The Tale of Lord Shimura

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