Katana Upgrade Guide
Jin’s katana, the Sakai Katana, is his primary weapon for fighting various enemies in Ghost of Tsushima. As progress further into the main story and take on tougher foes, you will want to upgrade its performance in battle.
Katana Upgrade Materials
Upgrading the Sakai Katana requires various materials obtained during exploration or from clearing Tales and liberation missions. You will need large amounts of the material to refine your weapon to its strongest version so be sure to do as many side quests and missions as you can in between main story quests.
|Iron and Steel Farming||All Mongol Territory Locations|
How to Upgrade the Sakai Katana
You can upgrade the Sakai Katana (along with other weapons and armor) by talking to vendors found in towns, temples, and camps. Vendors specialize in different types of equipment. To upgrade your sword, look for a Swordsmiths in the locations mentioned
Katana Upgrade Levels
The materials required to upgrade the Sakai Katana increases the more you enhance the weapon. Below is a summary of the sword’s upgrade levels and the materials needed.
|Sakai Katana Level I||None|
|Sakai Katana Level II||
|Sakai Katana Level III||
|Sakai Katana Level IV||
|Sakai Katana Level V||
|Sakai Katana Level VI||
|Sakai Katana Level VII||
Obtain Sword Kits
You can use sword kits obtained at Pillars of Honor to change things such as the sword’s sheathe and hilt. Adornments and accessories can also be added to it.
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