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Ghostwire Tokyo Guide

Ghostwire Tokyo Guide

Ghostbuster from Tokyo Ghostwire Tokyo guide is a complete walkthrough and Begginer's Guide, tips for exploration, combat, character development, absorbing ghosts. We describe how to get Meika, all collectibles, Izo statues, KK notes, trophies, system requirements.

Last update: Thursday, June 2, 2022

This is a complete Ghostwire Tokyo game guide. It will help you understand the game's many unconventional gameplay mechanics, deal with supernatural opponents, complete all the main and side missions, and find all the secrets.

The first chapter of this guide focuses on the basics that will introduce you to the game world and explain the problem with ghosts that has affected the virtual Tokyo. We have focused on topics like combat and stealth, exploration and its limitations, character progression and unlocking new powers, absorbing spirits, or shops and traders.

The guide also has an FAQ section with answers to the most common problems. There you will learn, e.g. how to use fast travel, can you save the game, how to get XP and level up, how to heal yourself, how to change clothes, how to collect Meika currency and what you should get with it, how to get to the roofs of buildings, or how to get rid of fog that prevents free exploration of the map.

The following pages of the guide list all the collectibles available in the game. These include the Jizo statues, KK's Investigation Notes, Relics, Voice Logs and magatamas. This should make it easier for you to explore the world map and complete the game in 100%.

The next big chapter of the guide is the walkthrough. In separate sections of the walkthrough, we have included the descriptions of all the main and side missions. You will learn how to unlock individual quests, how to defeat enemies (including bosses), how to solve puzzles, how to reach the main storyline's ending and what unique rewards you get for completing quests.

The main chapters of the guide are supplemented by a series of single pages. We have prepared a trophy guide, thanks to which you will unlock 100% of the achievements and get the platinum trophy. In addition, we have included information, among others, on controls, system requirements and available graphics modes on PS5, the game's length and whether Ghostwire Tokyo is a horror game.

Ghostwire Tokyo: Quick beginner's tips

  1. Try to absorb all the ghosts you find using katashiro. Returning collected ghosts to the phone booths and sending them back gives you large amounts of XP and meika (currency). This way you can advance in the game much faster and get the currency to buy something in stores.
  2. Do not avoid fighting opponents at all costs -defeating them gives you XP and lets you explore guarded locations. You don't have to fight the Visitors directly - you can be stealthily by using the bow and stealth executions called Quick Purge.
  3. Clear the shrines by defeating nearby enemies and purifying 1 or more torii gates. By doing this, you can get rid of the deadly fog, earn unique rewards, unlock fast travel points and learn about new secrets and unique locations.
  4. Do the side quests appearing on the world map on a regular basis. They usually have very valuable rewards, e.g. spirits you can absorb, meika or magatama. Thanks to this, you can better prepare for the next main story missions.
  5. Remember to heal yourself - by default, the health bar doesn't regenerate automatically. You can have up to three different types of healing items and quickly use them by holding a single button. This lets you immediately resume combat.
  6. Try to attack opponents one by one. In most situations, your goal will be to weaken the Visitor enough to make them reveal their core and capture them. If you leave a wounded opponent alone or fail to tear the core out, they may heal, making the fight unnecessarily longer.
  7. Do not forget about exploring the rooftops. You can do this by finding "neutral" flying tengu creatures and pulling yourself to them with your grapple. You can find various rare or unique loot on the roofs. Rooftops and high shelves can also be good spots to start gliding.

More tips and hints can be found on a separate page: Beginner's guide.

Ghostwire Tokyo: All main missions

Our walkthrough for Ghostwire Tokyo is divided into main and side missions. Only the main ones are required to complete the game.

Chapter 1: Beginnings

  1. The Vanishing - this page contains a walkthrough of the prologue, describes the basics of combat and tells you how to reach the hospital.
  2. City of Shadows - this page will teach you how to grasp the Visitors' cores and how to find Mari in the hospital.

Chapter 2: Trouble

  1. KK - this page describes how to cleanse the first torii gate, how to use katashiro, absorb ghosts and draw seals.
  2. Clearing the Fog - this page describes the mission in KK's apartment, tells you of the source of the barrier and explains how to use spectral vision.
  3. A Maze of Death - this page describes how to reach the Shiroyama Shrine and the observation deck to search the area with the binoculars.
  4. The Buried Life - this page describes how to get through the subway tunnels and win the boss fight against Yaseotoko.
  5. Caves of Steel - this page describes how to recover your powers and how to use the Wire In power.

Chapter 3: Connection

  1. Pillar of Light - this page describes how to get through the Sengoku Center Building, how to find a different entrance and how to protect Rinko.
  2. Blindness - this page describes how to find and destroy the barrier stones and where to find a telephone card. It also leads you through the objectives and the search of the Kirigaoka apartment block.
  3. Agony - this page describes how to get rid of the fog and reach the pillar of light. It also contains a walkthrough of the boss fight against Ko-omote.

Chapter 4: Contortion

  1. Giants - this page explains how to reach the place pinpointed by KK and how to find the motorcycle garage.
  2. The Black Tower - this page describes what to find on the Mitake building roof with the binoculars, how to get gasoline, a turbine wheel and fragrant underground oil.

Chapter 5: Severance

  1. Family - this page describes how to get near the Tokyo Tower and win the boss fight against the giant spider Okina.
  2. Tokyo Tower - this page describes how to climb Tokyo Tower and win another boss fight against Yaseotoko.

Chapter 6: Bonds

  1. Mari - this page describes a short mission tasking you with reaching the final boss arena.
  2. Gate to the Underworld - this page describes how to win the final boss fight against Hannya, how to reach the ending and whether you can continute playing after completing the main storyline.

Ghostwire Tokyo: All side missions

The walkthroughs of the side quests have information on when you can unlock them, their objectives and the rewards for completing them - they are usually quite valuable.

Quests available starting from Chapter 2

  1. Deep Cleansing - this page describes how to find the corruption source in the bathhouse and how to defeat all the Visitors.
  2. Zashiki-warashi - this page describes how to obtain a magatama from a Yokai and where to find the safe key.
  3. A Doll's Last Rites - this page describes how to start the side quest and how to use a hand seal.
  4. The Hoarder's House - this page describes where to find the hole that swallows up everything and where the spirit hides.
  5. Karakasa-kozo - this page describes how to capture a Yokai and get a magatama from it.
  6. The Voice in the Wall - this page describes how to find the Nurikabe Yokai on the hotel's 4th floor.
  7. Tanuki Hunt - this page describes how to start the tanuki search quest.
  8. The Boss Tanuki - this page describes the end of the tanuki search and the reward obtained for finding all the collectibles.
  9. Kappa - this page describes a new Yokai type and how to sneak up on it to get a magatama.
  10. Ittan-momen - this page describes how to catch a flying Yokai and absorb a magatama.
  11. The Crimson Moon - this page describes how to climb the buildings and scan the moon with the observation device.

Quests available starting from Chapter 3

  1. Oni - this page describes the encounter with a new Yokai type, we explain how to lure the creature with a dog.
  2. Haunting Visions - this page describes how to complete the hospital quest, where to find a girl on the 4th floor and how to defeat the Kuchisake.
  3. Little Girl Lost - this page describes how to find the girl's mother and get rid of the corruption.
  4. And Then There Were None - this page describes the locations of three clues dedicated to corruption in the office building.
  5. Bloodthirsty Blossoms - this page describes the cherry tree quest and how to eliminate all the Visitors.
  6. Dire Straits - this page describes how to deliver two rolls of toilet paper and where to find the toilet spirit.
  7. Rokurokubi - this page describes the first encounter with a new Yokai type. We explain where to find it and how to catch up to it.
  8. Nesting Evil - this page describes the Nurikabe Yokai guarding the building entrance. We explain how to search the rooms and where to find the source of the curse.
  9. Kodama - this page describes another new Yokai type, the Kodama. We explain how to protect it and absorb the magatama.
  10. A Stop in the Void - this page describes how to find the phantom train on the subway station and get rid of the corruption in another dimension.
  11. A Passage Beyond - this page describes how to find the basement entrance, how to explore it and how to defeat the elite Visitor.
  12. Hide and Seek - this page describes the side quest revolving around the spirit of a young boy, where to find him and how to reach Yosuke's hideout.
  13. The Dreaming Jewel - this page describes where to find the jewel in the cemetery and how to cleanse it.
  14. Masks - this page describes where to start the quest and how to find the masks before time runs out.

Quests available starting from Chapter 4

  1. Ushi no Kokumairi - this page describes where to find the spirit responsible for the curse, how to defeat the Visitors and cleanse the ghost.
  2. Kamaitachi - this page describes how to track the final Yokai type, how to catch it and absorb the magatama.
  3. After the End - this page describes a quest revolving around Erika, how to find her tracks and how to defeat the elite Shiromuku enemy.
  4. Nightmare Welling - this page describes the quest tasking you with cleansing two wells under a time limit.
  5. A Deadly Shadow - this page describes how to recognize the fake and cleanse the evil specter.
  6. Strung with a Curse - this page describes the music school, where to find three clues and the source of the curse.
  7. Art Imitates Life - this page describes how to follow the dragon's tracks at the cemetery and where to find the dragon's lair.
  8. Hide and Seek 2 - this page describes where to find Yosuke's hideout at the Onten Shrine. You'll learn how to obtain the key to a small shrine building.
  9. Bloodthirsty Blossoms: Mitake - this page describes how to cleanse yet another corrupted cherry tree.
  10. Old Wounds - this page describes the quest revolving around the construction site. We explain where to find the Memorial Stone and how to defeat the Shiromuku.
  11. The Invisible Wanderer - this page describes the shopping arcade and how to follow the Tapper's footsteps.
  12. Hide and Seek 3 - this page describes Yosuke's final quest. We explain where to find the apartment building and how to find the three hiding spots.
  13. A Full House - this page describes the clues revolving around four specters hiding inside the house.
  14. A Lost Dog - this page describes how to find the dog and how to cleanse the older brother's specter.
  15. Bloodthirsty Blossoms: Ginpei - this page describes yet another corrupted cherry tree.
  16. After the End 2 - this page describes the second Rinko quest. We explain how to reach building 429's rooftop, how to follow Erika's trail and where to find a new voice recorder.
  17. After the End 3 - this page describes the final Rinko quest. We explain where to find her ghost and the keychain.

Ghostwire Tokyo: Secrets and collectibles

We have divided the secrets and collectibles according to their categories. These secrets can be found in different types of locations. You will get different rewards for discovering them.

  1. KK's Investigation Notes - this page lists the location of all 20 notes. Collecting them will reward you with additional 400 skill points.
  2. Voice Logs - finding these collectibles rewards you with The Whole Truth trophy.
  3. Music Tracks - finding all 31 music tracks rewards you with the DJ Akito trophy.
  4. Outfits - this page lists all 50 outfit pieces necessary for the Trendsetter trophy.
  5. Landmarks - this page lists all 31 city landmarks. Discovering them all rewards you with the Shibuya Is My Back Yard trophy.
  6. Magatama/Yokai - thanks to this map, you will be able to collect all 40 magatamas, thanks to which you will unlock new skills.
  7. Northern Tokyo Jizo Statues - this map features the locations of all the statues in the northern part of the city. You'll find 52 statues in total in all of Tokyo.
  8. Central Tokyo Jizo Statues - here you'll find the locations of all the statues in the central part of the city.
  9. Southern Tokyo Jizo Statues - here you'll find the locations of all the statues in the southern part of the city.
  10. Northern Tokyo Tanuki - this map features the locations of all the tanuki in the northern part of the city.
  11. Central Tokyo Tanuki - here you'll find the locations of all the tanuki in the central part of the city.
  12. Southern Tokyo Tanuki - here you'll find the locations of all the tanuki in the southern part of the city.
  13. Northern Tokyo Relics - this map features the locations of all the relics in the northern part of the city. You'll find 123 relics in total in all of Tokyo.
  14. Central Tokyo Relics - This map features the locations of all the relics in the central part of the city.
  15. Southern Tokyo Relics - This map features the locations of all the relics in the southern part of the city.
  16. Shibuya Underground Relics - This map features the locations of all the relics in Shibuya Underground.

Ghostwire Tokyo: FAQ

The FAQ section provides answers to frequently asked questions and explains individual problems.

  1. XP - how to collect? - this page describes how to obtain XP, how to absorb spirits and transfer them to a safe place.
  2. Saving - can you save the game manually? - this page describes whether you can save your progress manually and when does the game autosave.
  3. Meika (currency) - how to obtain? - this page describes where to get money from and what to spend it on.
  4. Hero's appearance - how to change? - this page features basic information regarding your character's appearance and equipment.
  5. Fog - how to dispose of? - this page describes how to defog the city and unlock new streets.
  6. Rooftops - how to get there? - this page explains how to climb up to higher floors and rooftops thanks to the Tengu Yokai.
  7. Dogs and cats - can you pet them? - this page describes how to pet the in-game animals and what rewards do you get for feeding dogs.
  8. Fast travel - how to unlock? - this page describes fast travel and the situations during which it may be unavailable.
  9. Healing - how to recover health points? - this page describes how to use medicine and increase your health bar.
  10. Inventory capacity - how to increase? - this page describes how to unlock more inventory slots.
  11. Magatama - how to get? - this page describes how to absorb magatamas and Yokai, as well as how to unlock new skills.
  12. Jizo statues - what are they? - this page describes the statues and their use.

Ghostwire Tokyo: Basics

You will learn about the most important and unusual gameplay mechanics - understanding them is necessary to advance in the game and increase your chances of survival.

  1. Katashiro and absorbing spirits - this page describes what the Katashiro are, how to use them and when do you unlock them.
  2. Difficulty levels - this page explains how many difficulty levels are in the game.
  3. Combat and stealth - this page describes combat in detail, how to use the bow and the talismans, how to sneak around and avoid combat. We also explain how to heal yourself and how to execute Quick Purges.
  4. Exploring the world - this page features information on the fog and the open world's limits. We explain how to reach the rooftops and get rid of corruption. The page also explains the meaning of the icons on the map and lists the most important collectibles.
  5. Upgrading the character - this page explains what your synergy level is. You'll learn how to unlock skills and how to increase the amount of your elemental energy.
  6. Hyakki Yako - here you'll learn about the Visitor parades and arena combat.
  7. Merchants (nekomatas) - this page describes the in-game shops and special stalls featuring unique goods and relic orders.

Ghostwire Tokyo: Trophies and platinum

Ghostwire Tokyo has the platinum trophy, but only on PS5 . Our trophy guide has information on how to unlock 100% of the trophies/achievements.

Ghostwire Tokyo: Game's length

Ghostwire Tokyo is longer than the previous works of the Tango Gameworks studio - you will spend at least several hours with it to complete just the main plot. Complete information on how long Ghostwire Tokyo is can be found on the Game's length page.

Ghostwire Tokyo: Minimum system requirements

  1. Operating system: Windows 10 64-bits
  2. Processor: Intel Core i7-4770K/AMD Ryzen 5 2600
  3. RAM: 12 GB
  4. Graphics card: AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT/NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with 6 GB VRAM
  5. Disk space: around 20 GB
  6. DirectX: Version 12

More information about the minimum and recommended requirements, as well as the game's performance on PS5 and the available graphics modes can be found on a separate page - System requirements.

Ghostwire Tokyo: Game editions

Ghostwire Tokyo is available in two versions - standard and Deluxe Edition. There is also Ghostwire Tokyo - Prelude - a free visual novel.

More information about the available editions can be found on a separate - Game editions.

Ghostwire Tokyo: Language versions

Ghostwire Tokyo features subtitles in 14 languages and voice-over in 10 languages. The voice-over language and the subtitles language can be chosen separately. More information about the language versions can be found on the Language versions page.

About Ghostwire Tokyo Guide

Author : Jacek "Stranger" Halas for gamepressure.com

Translator : Mateusz "Ictius" Sawka

Use the comments below to submit your updates and corrections to this guide.

Ghostwire: Tokyo Video Game

  • genre: Action

  • developer: Tango Gameworks
  • publisher: Bethesda Softworks
  • platform: PC, PS5, XSX

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