Genji: Days of the Blade FAQ/ Walkthrough

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Genji - Days of the Blade

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Version 1.1



16 October 2007



For PS3



by Lee Beng Hai



My lastest email address can be found at



http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/recognition/684.html



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Disclaimer

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This FAQ is meant for personal use only. You may host this document on

your web site if you like. There is no need to seek my permission.



You can find the latest copy of this FAQ at



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(c) Copyright 2007 by Lee Beng Hai.



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Contents

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01. Introduction

02. Character Guide

03. Weapon Guide

04. Kamui Guide

05. Amahagane Guide

06. Hints & Tips

07. Walkthrough

08. Revision History



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01. Introduction

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Genji is the story of the Minamoto Clan, with focus on the story of

Minamoto no Yoshitsune. He is a popular figure in the Japanese myth and

lore. Yoshitsune, was a general of the Minamoto clan of Japan in the late

Heian and early Kamakura period.



In the game, Yoshitsune came to aid his brother Minamoto no Yoritomo

against the Heishi Clan (also known as Taira Clan).



There are several famous historical battle that are depicted in the game

including the battle of IchinoTani, the battle of Yashima and the major

sea battle of Dannoura. The game does have subtle humour that may not make

sense to non Japanese. For example, in the battle of Dannoura, many Taira

warriors threw themselves overboard when they were losing the battle. To

this day, the Heike Crabs found in the Straits of Shimonoseki are

considered by the Japanese to hold the spirits of the Taira warriors. Thus

it is not surprising to see that Giant Crab appearing as enemies in the

game.



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02. Character Guide

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Minamoto no Yoshitsune

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Yoshitsune was the ninth son of Minamoto no Yoshitomo. He is one of the

best samurai in Japanese history, winning many battles. He was betrayed

in the battle with his brother Yoritomo and force to commit seppuku. The

game rewrote history by giving the tragic hero a better ending.



Yoshitsune is relatively fast and generally the best character to use

in this game. He also process the ability to jump further up if you time

his jump correctly. Later on, he is able to perform super jump that is

crucial in the sea battle of Dannoura.



Minamoto no Yoritomo

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Yoritomo was the third son of Minamoto no Yoshitomo. He is the first

Kamakura Shogan and ultimately causes the death of Yoshitsune.



Saito Musashibo Benkei

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Benkei was a warrior monk that serves Yoshitsune. He is depicted as a man

of great strength and loyalty. During the betrayal of Yoshitsune, Benkei

stood on a bridge and fend off the enemies. Long after the battle was

over, the soldiers found that the arrow riddled, wound covered Benkei had

died in a standing position. This is known as the "Standing Death of

Benkei".



Benkei is tough and strong. Using his attack, you can break enemies armor,

and generally kill them in a few hits. He also process a charge attack

that can be used to sweep enemies off the floor. However, he is so slow

that it is almost impossible not to get hit. His superhuman strength

allow him to break obstacle and crack wall.



Shizuka Gozen

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Lady Shizuka, a court dancer, was one of the famous women in Japanese

folklore. She is the mistress of Yoshitsune. There are various version of

her death, some said Yoritomo ordered her death, other claimed that she

committed suicide shortly after hearing the death of Yoshitsune.



Lady Shizuka have a very weak attack but her weapon cover a wide range.

She is fast and if used properly can hold her ground against large

number of enemies. However, her HP is very low, so if you plan to use

her, it may be necessary to boost her HP. She can use her weapon to grab

an object and use it to cross gap. She can also grab enemies using her

triangle button attack.



Buson

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This character doesn't originate from Japanese folklore. In the game,

he possess the body of Kagekiyo, a scar covered boss character from the

first Genji game from PS2. He is a representative of the Overworld and

send to aid Yoshitsune against the Heishi.



His attack are very fancy looking but extremely short ranged. His second

weapon, Fearsome Shichi, have a better chance to hit enemies if you choose

to use him often. He had a special attack that is based on his currently

equipped item. During Kamui mode, certain weapon allow him to attack the

enemies multiple time. His weapon #5 allow him to attack indefinitely and

works wonder on 1-on-1 match since attacking this allow keep the enemies

blocking forever and refill his Kamui gauge. Overall, a very difficult

character to master. Recommended for expect players only.



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03. Weapon Guide

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Defeating enemies with the crystal embedded in them with give you

Mashogane. Killing enemies will increase the multipler and give you up

to 2.0x the amount of Mashogane received. In Kamui mode, you have the

best chance to get a large amount of Mashogane. Yoshitsune is the best

character to set up insane amount of combo count giving you over 5000

Mashogane in a single encounter.



Yoshitsune

#1 Hizamaru (default)

Level 1 - Attack 40

Level 2 - 2000M, Attack 60

Level 3 - 5000M, Attack 80

Level 4 - 15000M, Attack 100

Level 5 - 30000M, Attack 130



#2 Bishamon

Location: Suzaku Gate - Get it in the chest after defeating the 4 enemies.

Level 1 - Attack 50

Level 2 - 2000M, Attack 70

Level 3 - 5000M, Attack 90

Level 4 - 15000M, Attack 110

Level 5 - 40000M, Attack 150



#3 Hachiman

Location: Get it after defeating Giant Crab at Ichinotani Beach

Level 1 - Attack 35

Level 2 - 2000M, Attack 55

Level 3 - 7500M, Attack 85

Level 4 - 15000M, Attack 105

Level 5 - 40000M, Attack 145



#4 Dojigiri

Location: Get it at the end of Yashima

Level 1 - Attack 55

Level 2 - 2000M, Attack 75

Level 3 - 5000M, Attack 95

Level 4 - 15000M, Attack 115

Level 5 - 35000M, Attack 150



#5 Higekiri and Usumidori

Location: Get it after defeating Yoritomo at Valley of Ordeals

Level 1 - Attack 50

Level 2 - 2500M, Attack 75

Level 3 - 6250M, Attack 100

Level 4 - 15000M, Attack 120

Level 5 - 30000M, Attack 150



Benkei

#1 Benkei's Club (default)

Level 1 - Attack 110

Level 2 - 4400M, Attack 165

Level 3 - 8800M, Attack 220

Level 4 - 17600M, Attack 275

Level 5 - 41600M, Attack 340



#2 Deva Club

Location: Alleyway - Get it in the chest after defeating the enemies

Level 1 - Attack 100

Level 2 - 4000M, Attack 150

Level 3 - 8000M, Attack 200

Level 4 - 16000M, Attack 250

Level 5 - 44800M, Attack 320



#3 Dragon's Wrath

Location: Get it after defeating Giant Crab at Ichinotani Beach

Level 1 - Attack 110

Level 2 - 4400M, Attack 165

Level 3 - 8800M, Attack 220

Level 4 - 17600M, Attack 275

Level 5 - 41600M, Attack 340



#4 Tendertusk

Location: Get it at the end of Yashima

Level 1 - Attack 120

Level 2 - 4800M, Attack 180

Level 3 - 9600M, Attack 240

Level 4 - 19200M, Attack 300

Level 5 - 44800M, Attack 370



#5 Indomitable

Location: Get it at Giant Battleship: Portside Passage after getting

Barrier Diffuse Panel 1

Level 1 - Attack 130

Level 2 - 4800M, Attack 190

Level 3 - 9600M, Attack 250

Level 4 - 19200M, Attack 310

Level 5 - 44800M, Attack 380



Shizuka

#1 Fleck (default)

Level 1 - Attack 30

Level 2 - 2500M, Attack 55

Level 3 - 5000M, Attack 75

Level 4 - 18750M, Attack 100

Level 5 - 30000M, Attack 130



#2 Dancing Girl

Location: Royal Hall (Exterior) - Get it in chest after defeating enemies.

Level 1 - Attack 40

Level 2 - 2500M, Attack 65

Level 3 - 5000M, Attack 85

Level 4 - 15000M, Attack 105

Level 5 - 35000M, Attack 140



#3 Wagtail

Location: Get it after defeating Giant Crab at Ichinotani Beach

Level 1 - Attack 30

Level 2 - 3000M, Attack 60

Level 3 - 5000M, Attack 80

Level 4 - 18750M, Attack 105

Level 5 - 35000M, Attack 140



#4 Wind Wreath

Location: Get it at the end of Yashima

Level 1 - Attack 25

Level 2 - 2000M, Attack 45

Level 3 - 5000M, Attack 65

Level 4 - 18750M, Attack 90

Level 5 - 30000M, Attack 120



#5 Lion Kagura

Location: Get it at after defeating enemies next to Giant Tree at the

Heart of the Giant Battleship

Level 1 - Attack 50

Level 2 - 2000M, Attack 70

Level 3 - 5000M, Attack 90

Level 4 - 15000M, Attack 110

Level 5 - 40000M, Attack 150



Buson

#1 Little Crow, Reforged (default)

Level 1 - Attack 55

Level 2 - 3000M, Attack 85

Level 3 - 6000M, Attack 115

Level 4 - 15000M, Attack 145

Level 5 - 30000M, Attack 185



#2 Fearsome Shichi

Location: Get it in the chest after defeating the 4 winged enemies when

you first take control of Buson.

Level 1 - Attack 45

Level 2 - 2500M, Attack 70

Level 3 - 6000M, Attack 100

Level 4 - 15000M, Attack 130

Level 5 - 33750M, Attack 175



#3 Billowing Clouds

Location: Get it after defeating Giant Crab at Ichinotani Beach

Level 1 - Attack 50

Level 2 - 3000M, Attack 80

Level 3 - 8000M, Attack 120

Level 4 - 17500M, Attack 155

Level 5 - 30000M, Attack 195



#4 Kurikara

Location: Get it at the end of Yashima

Level 1 - Attack 60

Level 2 - 3000M, Attack 90

Level 3 - 6000M, Attack 120

Level 4 - 15000M, Attack 150

Level 5 - 37500M, Attack 200



#5 Sword of Susano-o

Location: Get it after defeating enemies next to Giant Tree at Giant

Battleship: Bilge Passage

Level 1 - Attack 70

Level 2 - 3500M, Attack 105

Level 3 - 6000M, Attack 135

Level 4 - 17500M, Attack 170

Level 5 - 30000M, Attack 210



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04. Kamui Guide

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Your Kamui gauge will recharge gradually when you are attacking enemies.

It also recharges when your life gauge turn red. When your Kamui gauge is

full. Press L1 (default button) to enter Kamui mode. This put you into a

mini-game of button similar to God of War on PS2. However, it is easier

because the buttons are displayed in the same position as that of the

controller.

i.e. Left - Square, Top - Triangle, Right - Circle, Bottom - Cross.

Circle is always reserve for finisher but that is a tendency to fail

especially when used against bosses. In general, it is easier to press

the buttons based on their position rather than trying to interpret the

buttons. Give it a few try and you should be able to press them without

mistakes. You Kamui gauge determines the amount of time you have to play

the mini-game. Therefore it is better to press the button as quickly as

possible. If your weapon have a better attack power, you can cut down the

number of button press needed.



Successfully completing the mini-game and defeat every enemies will reward

you with some items. It appears that the strongest unit in that encounter

determine what reward you get. If any of them survive, you will not get

anything. So far the items I received so far are as follows:



Kurama Herb - Restores 300 HP to user

Tengu Herb - Restores 500 HP to user

Miracle Pill - Restores 1000 HP to user

Tathagata Pill - Restores full HP to user

Ghost Water - Restores 500 HP to all comrades

Vajra Crest - Halves damage for 30 seconds.

Prevents strong attacks from knocking the user back.



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05. Amahagane Guide

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When you are near an Essence of Amahagane, the Amahagane on the character

you are controlling at the moment will light up. It grow bigger and

brighter when you are near the hidden essence. Just use your weapon to

attack in that area to reveal the hidden essence.



The essence can be used to upgrade the HP and Kamui gauge of each

character.



You need to use 4 Essence of Amahagane to upgrade 1 slot of HP or Kamui.

Therefore it is best to use them 4 at a time. Upgrading 1 slot of HP will

replenished the HP of the user fully, similarly for upgrading of Kamui

slot. You might want to hold back your HP or Kamui upgrading since they

can be treated as HP and Kamui restoring items.



HP guage are arranged in set of 3 slots. To unlock the next set, you need

to use an Unsullied Amahagane. There are a total of 15 slots. 4 slots are

upgradable via Unsullied Amahagane, therefore, you should upgrade up to

11 slots at most, otherwise it will be a waste of essence.



HP upgrades for each character

+------------+------------+--------------+--------+

| Character | Default | Slot upgrade | Max |

+------------+------------+--------------+--------+

| Yoshitsune | 900 | +180 | 3600 |

+------------+------------+--------------+--------+

| Benkei | 1800 | +360 | 7200 |

+------------+------------+--------------+--------+

| Shizuka | 600 | +120 | 2400 |

+------------+------------+--------------+--------+

| Buson | 950 | +190 | 3800 |

+------------+------------+--------------+--------+



Kamui gauge are arranged in set of 2 slot. There are a total of 10 slots.

None of the slots are locked. 4 slots are upgradable via Unsullied

Amahagane, therefore, you should upgrade up to 6 slots at most, otherwise

it will be a waste of essence.



Kamui upgrades for each character

+------------+------------+--------------+--------+

| Character | Default | Slot upgrade | Max |

+------------+------------+--------------+--------+

| Yoshitsune | 500 | +50 | 1000 |

+------------+------------+--------------+--------+

| Benkei | 500 | +50 | 1000 |

+------------+------------+--------------+--------+

| Shizuka | 500 | +50 | 1000 |

+------------+------------+--------------+--------+

| Buson | 500 | +50 | 1000 |

+------------+------------+--------------+--------+



Essence of Amahagane are limited so do not waste them unnecessarily. Take

note that filling a slot of HP or Kamui will fill it up completely. As

such it can be use as a form of HP or Kamui restoration.



Unsullied Amahagane - Upgrade every character HP and Kamui gauge by 1 and

unlock a new HP grid, fully restoring HP and Kamui of the entire party.

These are very precious and should not be wasted. Use it only when you

had a party of four, otherwise the missing person will not get the benefit.

It may also serve as a full restore item.



Unsullied Amahagane location

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#1 - Get it at the end of Shinsin Temple

#2 - Get it after defeating Giant Crab at Ichinotani Beach

#3 - Get it after defeating boss at Yashima

#4 - Giant Battleship: Deck after defeating Tomomori



Essence of Amahagane location

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There is not enough essence to fully upgrade everyone in the party.

Assuming that you had used 4 Unsullied Amahagane, upgrading a character

completely requires another 68 essence of Amahagane. To upgrade the

entire party will require 272 Essence of Amahagane. Therefore, do think

twice before blindly upgrading your characters.



The list may not be complete. If you have found an essence not list here,

please email me.



Suzaku Gate

001. Inside one of lantern on the left row of lantern

002. Inside one of lantern on the right row of lantern

003. Climb up eastern roof top from lantern, SE corner

004. One of the bush at the NE corner



Alleyway

005. NW corner, torch

006. Cross junction, NE lantern

007. SE region, SW corner



Royal Hall (Exterior)

008. Mid-eastern region, torch

009. Middle region, under bridge



Royal Hall (Interior)

010. NW corner, lamp above

011. SE region



Royal Hall (Exterior) Roof

012. SE corner



Treasure Vault

013. Well south of save point

014. Eastern room

015. Western room

016. Southern room, NW corner



Treasure Vault - Inner Zone

017. Middle room

018. Middle room

019. SW corner, vase



Shishin Temple

020. SW corner from save point



Base Trail (Day)

021. Mid-region, cliff area

022. Mid-region, cliff area

023. SE region



Base Trail (Night)

024. Mid-region

025. Mid-region, bush on cliff

026. Cliff, double jump to reach

027. SE region



Mountain Trail

028. Southern region

029. NE from 028

030. NW from 029

031. Squarish cliff region



Road to Peak

032. Mid-region, dead end



Ichinotani Beach

033. Northern region

034. South from 033

035. SE region

036. SW region

Note: You can re-visit the area after defeated the Giant Crab but I am not

sure whether the essence will still be there.



Dilapidated Shrine

037. South of save point



Netherworld Cult Chamber (Primary)

038. Room NE of save point

039. NE of 038, candle

040. North of 039

041. West of 040

042. NW of 38

043. NW room



Netherworld Cult Chamber (Secondary)



In this area, the essence is somewhere in the gap area. You won't be able

to reach them with basic attack and Shizuka is not available. Use Buson

third weapon, Billowing Clouds, jump toward gap, then press triangle

multiple time to stay in mid-air. Keep doing this and you hit the

essence hiding place.



044. First gap east of save point.

045. 4 gap area, western gap

046. 4 gap area, middle region

047. 4 gap area, eastern gap

048. SE of 2nd save point, candle

049. 3 gap area, southern gap

050. 3 gap area, northern gap



Netherworld Cult Chamber (Tentiary)

051. West of save point, cabinet

052. North of save point, pillat

053. Room NE of 052, shelf

054. Room NE of 053

055. Pit north of 053, candle

056. NW region, break cracked wall with Benkei, vase



Netherworld Cult Chamber (Centre)

057. Highest platform, use Shizuka weapon #1

058. From 057, use Yoshitsune's wall run, cross sliding platform, pillar



Netherworld Cult Chamber (Sanguinary)

059. Most eastern room, shelf

060. Most northern room from 1st save point, shelf

061. SW of 2nd save point, candle

062. 3 gap area, middle gap

063. 2 gap area, lower gap

064. Pillar north of 2nd save point

065. NE room from 3rd save point, shelf



Yasima

066. Middle region, west of hole

067. NE region

068. NE region

069. NW region

070. NW region, north of hole



Heishi Fortress

071. NW of save point



Waters of Dannoura (First Wave)

072. NE of save point

073. NW of save point

074. NW of save point

075. NE region, edge of boat

076. One of the boat on the path to big ship

077. Ship SE of big ship



Waters of Dannoura (Second Wave)

078. Middle of first big ship

079. Ship NW of save point

080. Ship NE of 079

081. Ship east of save point

082. NE of 081



Waters of Dannoura (Third Wave)

083. Middle of first ship

084. Ship NE of 083

085. 2nd ship north of 084

086. Ship west of 085

087. Among the 3 ship NW of 083, rightmost one

088. Ship west of 087

089. Middle of big ship NW of save point



Giant Battleship: Ingress

090. South region



Giant Battleship: Bilge passage

091. Somewhere inside



Giant Battleship: Portside Passage

092. Pillar west of save point



Heart of the Giant Battleship

093. SW quadrant, SE corner



Giant Battleship: Portside Passage

094. End point, next to Giant Tree

095. Gear room, NE corner



Heart of the Giant Battleship

096. Southern region, East chamber from save point

097. Chamber north of Giant Tree



Giant Battleship: Bilge passage (Starboard)

098. Somewhere inside



Giant Battleship: Starboard Passage

099. Loose tile region, pillar

100. Gear room, SE corner



Giant Battleship: Bilge passage

101. Chamber south of Giant Tree



Giant Battleship: Starboard Passage

102. Chamber behind Giant Tree (Giant Crab Boss)

103. Chamber behind Giant Tree (Giant Crab Boss)



Hiraizumi Fortress (lower)

104. Vase east of starting point



Hiraizumi Fortress (upper)

105. Western region, most southern portion

106. SE room, NW corner



Hiraizumi Fortress (lower)

107. NE region

108. North region, barrier



Hiraizumi Fortress (upper)

109. Mid-southern region

110. Mid-northern region



Hiraizumi Fortress (lower)

111. Mid-section, Small platform on the eastern side



Road to Takadachi (Level 1)

112. Southern region, next to save point

113. Tree north of save point

114. NE region, left fork

115. NE region, right fork

116. NW region



Road to Takadachi (Level 2)

117. Along the path to NE chamber

118. NE chamber

119. NE chamber



Road to Takadachi (Level 3)

120. Southern region



Valley of Ordeals

121. Southern region

122. Southern region

123. Southern region

124. Southern region

125. Southern region

126. NW region

127. NW region

128. NE region

129. NE region



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06. Hints & Tips

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Press Select + Start to get back to title screen.



There are 2 ways to recharge your Kamui:

1. You can damage enemies to increase your gauge

2. Let the enemies damage you till your HP gauge is low, at which point

the Kamui gauge will recharge slowly. Switch to another character with

more health and run to somewhere safe. Switch back to recharge. This

method is great when you are in places where enemies doesn't respawn.



In order to have more healing items available for boss fight, unleash the

Kamui often. The tougher the enemies, the better the rewards.



In a boss fight, using Kamui will make your life easier. If your health is

low, try to dodge the attacks and recharge your Kamui gauge. Heal only if

you are about to die to conserve healing items.



If you want to have an easier game, do not use up all your Essence of

Amahagane and never upgrade all your Kamui slots until you reach the Final

Boss, Kuyo. To take out both form of Kuyo requires 1 Roaring Crest and 6

empty slots (i.e. 24 Essence) of Kamui from Buson. To play safe, always

keep some Essence in hand and leave some Kamui slots untouched. You may

want to do the same for Yoshitsune in the fight against his brother

Yoritomo.



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07. Walkthrough

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Let's put it this way. This game is very linear in nature. At each stage

of the game, you either need to reach a certain location to trigger a

boss fight or fulfill some objectives to clear the stage.



There are 3 types of regular enemies:

1. Those that doesn't respawn after you had defeated them.

2. Those that respawn indefinitely.

3. Those that respawn while

Their commanding officiers are still alive.



Defeating enemies using Kamui is very rewarding since you can kill them

faster and get a nice reward at the same time.



There is a rather detail walkthrough written by Misfit119 so I feel that

there is no need to repeat that. Instead I will put down some of the notes

that might be useful to those playing the game.



Conflagration at Suzaku Gate - Suzaku Gate



001. Inside one of lantern on the left row of lantern

002. Inside one of lantern on the right row of lantern

003. Climb up eastern roof top from lantern, SE corner

004. One of the bush at the NE corner



Yoshitsune's weapon #2 - Bishamon.



There is a barrier that can be destroyed, return when you have Benkei in

your party.



Benkei's Imposition - Alleyway



005. NW corner, torch



Benkei's weapon #2 - Deva Club.



Benkei's Imposition - Suzaku Gate

After meeting up with Yoshitsune, return to Suzaku Gate and destroy some

barrier to get some goodies.



Benkei's Imposition - Alleyway



006. Cross junction, NE lantern



Kick the cart till it is infront of the door, then use Yoshitsune to

jump up and over the door.

Note: You cannot return to Suzaku Gate once you jump over the door.



Benkei's Imposition - Treasure Vaults

Get the Cerulean Clefstone.



Benkei's Imposition - Alleyway

007. SE region, SW corner



Shizuka's Dance - Royal Hall (Exterior)



008. Mid-eastern region, torch

009. Middle region, under bridge



Shizuka's weapon #2 - Dancing Girl



There are 3 Masho flower to destroy. One is below while the other 2 are up

on the roof, one on each side.



Shizuka's Dance - Royal Hall (Interior)

010. NW corner, lamp above

011. SE region



Shizuka's Dance - Royal Hall (Exterior) Roof

012. SE corner



Shizuka's Dance - Treasure Vault

013. Well south of save point

014. Eastern room

015. Western room

016. Southern room, NW corner



Shizuka's Dance - Treasure Vault - Inner Zone

017. Middle room

018. Middle room

019. SW corner, vase



Shizuka's Dance - Shishin Temple

020. SW corner from save point



A Great Barrier Forms - Treasure Vaults



Tamayori Talisman



A Treasured Sword Stolen - Shishin Temple



Unsullied Amahagane #1

Don't use it now, wait till Buson join the party.



To The Peak - Base Trail (Day)

021. Mid-region, cliff area

022. Mid-region, cliff area

023. SE region



You need to save 8 soldiers before you can clear this stage.



Base Trail (Night)

024. Mid-region

025. Mid-region, bush on cliff

026. Cliff, double jump to reach

027. SE region



Mountain Trail

028. Southern region

029. NE from 028

030. NW from 029

031. Squarish cliff region



Road to Peak

032. Mid-region, dead end



Take note that near the end of the path you will fight a rather fat

general. After the fight, you will take control of Buson. He is quite

hard to use since his attack tend to miss. If you lose the fight, you

need to redo the entire stage again.



Buson's weapon #2 - Fearsome Shichi



Ichinotani Beach

033. Northern region

034. South from 033

035. SE region

036. SW region



This stage is rather chaotic since the enemies will keep coming while

their commanding officer is alive. So take them out as soon as possible.

You get to fight a Giant Crab boss at the end of the stage.



You will be rewarded with the following after defeating it.



Unsullied Amahagane #2

Yoshitsune's weapon #3 - Hachiman

Benkei's weapon #3 - Dragon's Wrath

Shizuka's weapon #3 - Wagtail

Buson's weapon #3 - Billowing Clouds



Chasing Rainbows - Dilapidated Shrine

037. South of save point



Here you get to fight the pretty girl, Taira no

Atsumori from Heishi. She will take a second

form after you defeat her the first time.



After defeating her, you will get a series of nice cutscene and our heroes

will be send to the Netherworld, separated.



Netherworld Cult Chamber (Primary)

038. Room NE of save point

039. NE of 038, candle

040. North of 039

041. West of 040

042. NW of 38

043. NW room



You take control of Yoshitsune here.



The idea is simple, find the crystals and attack them to activate the

portals or unlock the door.



Netherworld Cult Chamber (Centre)

You take control of Buson here. Fight off the enemies and Yoshitsune will

join the party.



Netherworld Cult Chamber (Secondary)



In this area, the essence is somewhere in the gap area. You won't be able

to reach them with basic attack and Shizuka is not available. Use Buson

third weapon, Billowing Clouds, jump toward gap, then press triangle

multiple time to stay in mid-air. Keep doing this and you hit the

essence hiding place.



044. First gap east of save point.

045. 4 gap area, western gap

046. 4 gap area, middle region

047. 4 gap area, eastern gap

048. SE of 2nd save point, candle

049. 3 gap area, southern gap

050. 3 gap area, northern gap



Netherworld Cult Chamber (Centre)



Make your way to Netherworld Gojo Bridge for a Boss fight.



Netherworld Cult Chamber (Tentiary)

051. West of save point, cabinet

052. North of save point, pillat

053. Room NE of 052, shelf

054. Room NE of 053

055. Pit north of 053, candle

056. NW region, break cracked wall with Benkei, vase



You control Benkei and Shizuka here. Destroy the cracked wall with Benkei

to get some goodies.



Netherworld Cult Chamber (Centre)

057. Highest platform, use Shizuka weapon #1



With the help of Shizuka, locate and enter the Netherworld Myogyoji Temple

for a boss fight.



Escape From The Netherworld - Netherworld Cult Chamber (Centre)

058. From 057, use Yoshitsune's wall run, cross sliding platform, pillar



All party members are available here.



Combining the abilities of Yoshitsune and Shizuka, you can now reach the

higher portion of this Chamber. There is an area where Yoshitsune need

to do a few triangle jump to reach the top. Here's the exact instructions

to do it correctly:

1. Yoshitsune should face to the right and be touching the right wall.

2. Press X to jump up.

3. At the peak of the jump, press Left + X. If you do it correctly, he

will rebound off the wall and jump to the left wall.

4. At the peak of the jump, press Right + X. If you do it correctly, he

will rebound off the wall and jump to the right wall.

5. Grab the edge of the top and climb up.



There is an area on the left that change the view point. There seemed to

be something hidden in this area. Yoshitsune may be able to reach the top

with consequence jump but I am not certain.



Head right to reach the Netherworld Cult Chamber (Sanguinary).



Netherworld Cult Chamber (Sanguinary)

059. Most eastern room, shelf

060. Most northern room from 1st save point, shelf

061. SW of 2nd save point, candle

062. 3 gap area, middle gap

063. 2 gap area, lower gap

064. Pillar north of 2nd save point

065. NE room from 3rd save point, shelf



At the end of the stage, defeat the boss and escape the Netherworld.



The Battle of Yashima - Yasima

066. Middle region, west of hole

067. NE region

068. NE region

069. NW region

070. NW region, north of hole



You need to defeat all the commanding officers and activate both Arbalest

to destroy the living weapons in order to trigger the boss fight at the

end of the stage.



Defeat the boss to clear the stage.



Note: you won't be able to save the game until the next area so do use

some of your healing items. You can always restock your healing items

after the stage is cleared.



Heishi Fortress

071. NW of save point



You should go back to the Battle of Yashima and uses your Kamui frequently

to restock your healing items.



If you proceed to the Heishi Fortress, you get to fight Taira no

Noritsune, the Heishi general that expressed a liking to Shizuku. He is

already transformed so defeating him once is sufficient. He is quite easy

really, just take turn to use your Kamui to attack him and he should be

almost dead. After that, throw in a few hits and he is done.



Waters of Dannoura (First Wave)

072. NE of save point

073. NW of save point

074. NW of save point

075. NE region, edge of boat

076. One of the boat on the path to big ship

077. Ship SE of big ship



The enemies here doesn't respawn. However, it should not be a problem to

charge back the Kamui of everyone in the party since there are sufficient

number of enemies here. Once everyone is recharged, stick to using

Yoshitsune exclusively, using Kamui to restock your health items.



Waters of Dannoura (Second Wave)

078. Middle of first big ship

079. Ship NW of save point

080. Ship NE of 079

081. Ship east of save point

082. NE of 081



Benkei need to kick 2 Genji boats in order to cross certain gap. Once

that is done, approach the big ship to clear this stage.



Waters of Dannoura (Third Wave)

083. Middle of first ship

084. Ship NE of 083

085. 2nd ship north of 084

086. Ship west of 085

087. Among the 3 ship NW of 083, rightmost one

088. Ship west of 087

089. Middle of big ship NW of save point



The save point in this stage is rather far away. So if you really need to

heal and save the game, you can run all the way back to the save point at

the Second Wave. It is a bit time consuming but its the safest way since

the enemies doesn't respawn.



Giant Battleship: Ingress

090. South region



Giant Battleship: Bilge passage (Portside)

091. Somewhere inside



The map is unavailable here but it is a rather small area so finding the

goodies shouldn't be a problem.



Giant Battleship: Portside Passage

092. Pillar west of save point



Heart of the Giant Battleship

093. SW quadrant, SE corner



Giant Battleship: Portside Passage

094. End point, next to Giant Tree

095. Gear room, NE corner



Defeat enemies next to Giant Tree to get Barrier Diffuse Panel 1.



Heart of the Giant Battleship

096. Southern region, East chamber from save point

097. Chamber north of Giant Tree



Get Barrier Diffuse Panel 2 & Shizuka's weapon #5 Lion Kagura near Giant

Tree



Giant Battleship: Bilge passage (Starboard)

098. Somewhere inside



Giant Battleship: Starboard Passage

099. Loose tile region, pillar

100. Gear room, SE corner



Giant Battleship: Cargo Hold

Get Barrier Diffuse Panel 3 after defeating Giant Crab Boss



Giant Battleship: Bilge passage

101. Chamber south of Giant Tree



Get Barrier Diffuse Panel 4 & Buson's weapon #5 Sword of Susano-o after

defeating enemies next to Giant Tree.



Giant Battleship: Starboard Passage

102. Chamber behind Giant Tree (Giant Crab Boss)

103. Chamber behind Giant Tree (Giant Crab Boss)



Giant Battleship: Deck

Unsullied Amahagane #4



Tomomori human form - he is accompanied by soldiers

Tomomori transformed - Buson #5 weapon is most useful against him. Just

use Square attack continuously on him. This recharge his Kamui fully

which you then use on Tomomori.



Heart of the Giant Battleship

Ship crystal - hit the 3 statues to reveal the crystal. Benkei #5 weapon

is best here. Charge attack the crystal will recharge the Kamui fully,

then use to take the statues.



Tomomori spirit form - Benkei #5 weapon is best here.



There are lots of cutscreen here. The famous "Standing Death of Benkei"

is dispicted here as Benkei sacrifices himself to allow the others to

escape.



Hiraizumi Fortress (lower)

104. Vase east of starting point



Hiraizumi Fortress (upper)

105. Western region, most southern portion

106. SE room, NW corner



Hiraizumi Fortress (lower)

107. NE region

108. North region, barrier



Hiraizumi Fortress (upper)

109. Mid-southern region

110. Mid-northern region



Hiraizumi Fortress (lower)

111. Mid-section, Small platform on the eastern side



Giant Boss - Buson #5 weapon work wonder here. Just stand in front of its

face and keep doing the Square attack to recharge your Kamui. For some

reason when Buson is attacking, the Boss attack will not hurt him. When

the Boss fell on his head, unleash your Kamui attack to damage it even

more. Rinse and repeat.



Road to Takadachi (Level 1)

112. Southern region, next to save point

113. Tree north of save point

114. NE region, left fork

115. NE region, right fork

116. NW region



Road to Takadachi (Level 2)

117. Along the path to NE chamber

118. NE chamber

119. NE chamber



Road to Takadachi (Level 3)

120. Southern region



Valley of Ordeals

121. Southern region

122. Southern region

123. Southern region

124. Southern region

125. Southern region

126. NW region

127. NW region

128. NE region

129. NE region



Get Yoshitsune's weapon #5 after defeating Yoritomo.



If you haven't used up all the Essence and upgrade all of Yoshitsune's

Kamui slot, this fight should be easy. Just use Roaring Crest to double

Yoshitsune's attack and spam Yoritomo with Kamui. When the Kamui gauge

is empty, use 4 Essence to upgrade 1 slot of Kamui. Raise and repeat.

If you are out of Kamui slots, then you will need to use Kamui restoring

items.



Final Battle

Just use Roaring Crest to double the attack and spam Kuyo with Kamui to

defeat her. Use Essence to upgrade Kamui slots in order to refill the

Kamui gauge. If you are out of Kamui slots, then you will need to use

Kamui restoring items.



Once you have defeated Kuyo, it's time to sit back and watch the end

game cutscene.



Once the credits is over, you will be prompted to save your clear game

data. Doing so will unlock the Movie and BGM gallery. You can access them

under the Extras selection in the title screen.



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08. Revision History

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1.1 - 16 Oct 2007

Minor updates.



1.0 - 10 Aug 2007

First version.



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