What Does the Resolve Meter Do? | How to Heal | Ghost of Tsushima

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This is a guide for the Resolve Meter in Ghost of Tsushima. Read on to learn more about the Resolve Meter and how to consume Resolve!

What is the Resolve Meter?

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The Resolve Meter acts like an MP bar which lets you perform different actions in and out of combat. It is found above your health bar and is represented by a set of yellow orbs.

You can replenish your Resolve by killing enemies, parrying, and by certain conditions activated by equipped charms.

How to Use Resolve

Use Resolve to Heal


The Resolve Meter will be your main source of healing in the game. You can heal by pressing DPad ⇓ regardless if you're in combat or not.

Healing requires a fixed amount (depends on difficulty level) of Resolve per use to restore a large amount of health.

Use Resolve to Revive


Unlocking the Iron Will Ghost Technique will allow you to revive by consuming 3 Resolve upon taking lethal damage. You can revive as much as you want as long as you have sufficient amount of Resolve.

List of Ghost Techniques

Perform Heavenly Strike

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After completing The Heavenly Strike Mythic Tale, you can perform the Heavenly Strike Mythic Technique using 2 Resolve.

How to Use and Effects of Heavenly Strike Mythic Technique

Perform Dance of Wrath

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After completing The Spirit of Yarikawa's Vengeance Mythic Tale, you can perform the Dance of Wrath Mythic Technique using 3 Resolve.

How to Use and Effects of Dance of Wrath Mythic Technique

How to Increase Maximum Resolve

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Having more Resolve means you can perform more deadly techniques or endure more enemy attacks.

You can increase the maximum capacity of your Resolve Meter by successfully completing Bamboo Strike challenges and growing your Legend of the Ghost.

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