Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice - Senpou Temple, Mt. Kongo Walkthrough

A walkthrough for Senpou Temple, Mt. Kongo in Sekiro: Shadow Die Twice including quests and boss strategy guides

Sekiro: Shadow Die Twice

Senpou Temple, Mt. Kongo Walkthrough

Area: Mt. Kongo Sculptor’s Idol

1 Exit the door and go right. Talk to Kotaro and listen to his story. You will need to find a White Pinwheel to complete his sidequest.
2 Go up the cliff and the steps to reach the temple. You can go past the monks by moving through the bushes and trees.
3 When you arrive at the temple, use the grappling hook to get in.
4 Go down the stairs and defeat the cudgel-wielding monk to get a Gourd Seed.
5 Go outside and head to the Senpou Temple, Mt. Kongo. Don’t forget to unlock the Abandoned Dungeon – Bottomless Hole Sculptor’s Idol before moving forward.

Area: Shugendo Sculptor’s Idol

6 Proceed along the path with the grappling hook and walk on the wooden platform. You’ll also need to hang and move along the ledges to climb up.
7 When you enter the next building, you will battle the Armored Warrior. You will obtain a Prayer Bead and the skill Breath of Nature: Shadow. Drop down to the valley’s bottom and perform a Shinobi Deathblow on a hidden wall.
8 Go forward and access the Sculptor’s Idol.

Area: Shugendo Detour Route

9 Get the Red and White Pinwheel from the side of the cliff with many Buddha statues. This part leads to obtaining the White Pinwheel that can be given to Kotaro on Mt. Kongo.
10 Drop down the cliff from where you obtained the Red and White Pinwheel. Look around for a wooden platform that you can jump onto.
11 Climb the cliff using a wall kick to get the White Windmill.
12 Remove the barrel and enter the building. You can head to the left of the building to reach the cave and battle Headless.
13 Exit the building and access the Sculptor’s Idol.
14 You can ring the bell to unlock Hard Mode. Enemies are harder in this mode, but item drop rates are higher. It is better to ring the bell when you want to farm and collect materials from enemies. You can turn off Hard Mode by using the Bell Demon Spirit.

Area: Temple Grounds Sculptor Idol

15 Go down the stairs and the road will split into two. From here, make a right.
16 Head to the bottom and get the Gourd Seed from the tree and back to the forked road.
17 Go up to the roof and follow the path to the roof of the temple indicated by the garden. Get ready to battle Long-Arm Centipede to get a prayer bead.
18 Jump over with the grappling hook and head outside. Use shuriken to take out the dogs that appear. You can take a shortcut by climbing the upper left cliff of the temple roof.
19 Climb up the stairs. There are two large enemies on the stairs, but you can hide in the bush as they pass.
20 Go inside the building and access the Sculptor’s Idol from the main hall. Head outside and proceed to the underground passage. Ignore the enemy that appears and quickly make for the Sculptor’s Idol first.
21 Head to the back of the cave and enter the small building to get the Senpou Esoteric Text
22 You can return to the main hall Sculptor’s Idol using the grappling hook. Examine the bell there.
23 After the event, you will obtain the Illusive Hall Bell and battle the Folding Screen Monkeys.
24 After defeating the Folding Screen Monkeys, you will obtain Memory: Screen Monkeys and Puppeteer Ninjutsu.

Strategy

1) Exit the door and go right. Talk to Kotaro and listen to his story. You will need to find a White Pinwheel to complete his sidequest.

Kotaro NPC Information

2) Go up the cliff and the steps to reach the temple. You can go past the monks by moving through the bushes and trees.

3) When you arrive at the temple, use the grappling hook to get in.

4) Go down the stairs and defeat the cudgel-wielding monk to get a Gourd Seed.

5) Go outside and head to the Senpou Temple, Mt. Kongo. Don’t forget to unlock the Abandoned Dungeon – Bottomless Hole Sculptor’s Idol before moving forward.

6) Proceed along the path using the grappling hook and walk on the wooden platform. You’ll also need to hang and move on the ledges to climb up.

7) When you enter the next building, you will battle the Armored Warrior. You will obtain a prayer bead and the skill Breath of Nature: Shadow.

Armored Warrior Boss Guide

8) You can drop down to the valley’s bottom and perform a Shinobi Deathblow on a hidden wall.

9) Get the Red and White Pinwheel from the side of the cliff with many Buddha statues. This part leads to obtaining the White Pinwheel that can be given to Kotaro on Mt. Kongo.

11) Climb the cliff using the wall kick to get the White Windmill.

13) Exit the building and access the Sculptor’s Idol.

14) You can ring the bell to unlock Hard Mode. Enemies are harder in this mode, but item drop rates will increase. It is better to ring the bell when you want to farm and collect materials from enemies. You can turn off Hard Mode by using the Bell Demon Spirit.

15) Go down the stairs and the road will split into two. From here, make a right.

17) Go up to the roof and follow the path to the roof of the temple indicated by the garden. Get ready to battle Long-Arm Centipede to get a Prayer Bead.

Long-Arm Centipede Boss Guide

18) Jump over with the grappling hook and head outside. Use shuriken to take out the dogs that appear. You can take a shortcut by climbing the upper left cliff of the temple roof.

19) Climb up the stairs. There are two large enemies on the stairs, but you can hide from in the bush to let them pass.

20) Go inside the building and access the Sculptor’s Idol from the main hall. Head outside and proceed to the underground passage. Ignore the enemy that appears and quickly make for the Sculptor’s Idol first.

21) Head to the back of the cave and enter the small building to get the Senpou Esoteric Text.

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