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Unwritten Tales

Ben Chard

This page focuses on where you can find and complete all six Unwritten Tales in the Iki Island Expansion for Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut. These are completely optional and hidden Tales that are not marked on the map.

Burying the ship Captain is one of the Unwritten Tales on Iki Island.

What are Unwritten Tales?

Despite their name, Unwritten Tales are not as long or complicated as any of the other Tales in Ghost of Tsushima. These are often similar to world events in other open world games and you won’t find these marked in your Journal at all. With that in mind, it’s usually a better idea to set out and complete these all at once, so you don’t lose track of what ones you have or haven’t done. Completing all of these will reward some Legend and unlock the Common Courtesy Trophy. Below, you’ll find a table with all of the unwritten tales and how to complete them:

Unwritten Tale Location Prerequisite How to Complete
Bury the Captain Northern beach, west of Yahata Lighthouse You’ll find the Ship captain who took you to Iki Island, simply honor him by giving him a proper burial.
The Beekeeper Old Gambler’s Wood - West of Iki Island You’ll find a house in these woods with a beekeeper there. Speak to him, then defend him from the Mongols before speaking a second time.
Kodama Burned house at Sanjo Gorge Interact with the banner then head to the purple-leafed trees and defeat the Mongols. Return to Kodama to find a scroll with steps to follow and complete.
Peasants at the Lake Lake at Buddha’s Footprints Head to the large lake at Buddha’s Footprints and defeat the Mongols drowning the Peasants.
Hidden Archery Challenge Raider Memorial - South coast of Buddha’s Footprints Complete 1 Archery Challenge, wear Tadayori’s Armor Speak to the man at the bow rack and then complete the challenge with at least a Bronze.
Legends Mode Tale Yahata Forest Complete the story in Legends Mode You must first complete the story in the online mode, Legends. Once done, head to the hut in the forest and speak to Uta twice to tell her the tale.
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Guide Information
  • Publisher
    Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Platforms,
    PS4, PS5
  • Genre
    Action Adventure, Stealth
  • Guide Release
    20 August 2021
  • Last Updated
    13 September 2021
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Jarrod Garripoli, Shane Williams

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