Initial Meeting

Once you reach Ashina Castle for the first time, head around the back to where you’ll come across the Old Grave Idol. Peer over the wall and you’ll see a house with a hole in it, drop into this to meet with Blackhat Badger for the first time. Purchase the Loaded Umbrella from him along with anything else you may need and then continue on your journey.

Senpou Temple

Once you’ve reached Ashina Castle a second time after Mibu Village and Sunken Valley, return to the Senpou Temple area. Start heading up the path and you’ll spot him on the right, looking out to the kite.

Once he offers no new information, head down the path and use the Puppeteer Ninjutsu on the Rat to extend the kite. Return to Blackhat again and continue talking to him until he has nothing new left to say.

Sunken Valley Cavern

Travel now to the Sunken Valley Cavern Idol and you’ll come across Blackhat again, speak to him once again until he offers nothing new to say.

Ashina Castle - Final Visit

When you return to Ashina Castle during the Central Forces attack in the closing stages of the game, return to the Old Grave Idol. Drop down to the bottom of the area where you’ll find a watchtower and you’ll find Blackhat nearby, speak to him until he offers nothing new to say. Rest at the Idol and return to this location one final time, you’ll find a Mibu Pilgrimage Balloon on his body and conclude the quest.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Activision
  • Platforms
    PC, PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    Action Adventure
  • Guide Release
    25 March 2019
  • Last Updated
    23 November 2020
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Ben Chard

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Take revenge, restore your honor, kill ingeniously. From Software return with another epic, take control of a Shinobi in a world teeming with larger than life foes utilizing an arsenal of deadly prosthetic tools and ninja abilities.

The guide for Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice features all there is to see and do including a walkthrough featuring every Gourd Seed, Prayer Bead, Shinobi Tool and more. Including indepth strategies on every boss and all endings.

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  • Coverage of all Collectibles
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  • Coverage of all endings
  • All NPC Questlines
  • Details on all skills and Shinobi Tools

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