The swordplay of Ghost of Tsushima is exemplary, but on some sneakier missions or when you see that you’re greatly outnumbered, using ranged and quickfire weapons is often the best way to go.
While there are ways for you to get more arrows and ammo while out in the wilds of Tsushima, particularly in mission areas, you’ll often find yourself with an empty quiver or ammo pocket.
Here, we’re going to go through the ways in which you can find more arrows and get more ammo in the wild as well as where to buy more arrows and buy more ammo.
Finding arrows and ammo in Ghost of Tsushima
There are two key ways to find arrows and ammo while out and about: from dead Mongols and arrow caches.
After you’ve taken down Mongols with your bow, you can sometimes recover your arrows from the corpses. To do this, stand over them, look at the arrows, and press R2 when prompted to claim them back.
Sometimes a Mongol body will glow yellow on the ground, which means that they’re carrying an item that you can pick-up. Most of the time, this means that you can scavenge some ammo from them by pressing R2.
Mongol arrow caches can be found in most enemy settlements and on their ships, taking the form of a stand made of branches holding two leather bags of arrows.
You can also find arrows and ammo just lying around places, so be sure to search around and pick-up anything that glows.
Where to get more arrows and ammo in Ghost of Tsushima
In Ghost of Tsushima, you should consider the Trappers of the island as your stores. Whenever you’re low on ammo, you can buy all of your bombs and arrows from Trappers.
To find a Trapper, scan the Tsushima map for settlements and towns which show that they host a Trapper, as seen with the Hiyoshi Springs Trapper location below.
By pressing R2 to interact with the Trapper, you’ll then be able to scroll down to the Ammo and Resources part of the Trapper’s store to buy arrows in exchange for Supplies.
The Trapper doesn’t charge much at all per arrow, so you should be able to refill your ammo and arrows stock relatively cheaply.
However, you don’t have to buy arrows and ammo directly to restock your projectile reserves.
How to get free arrows and ammo from the Trapper in Ghost of Tsushima
Along with being able to sell goods and buy ammo and resources, the Trapper also offers the service of upgrading your quickfire and ranged capacity.
To upgrade any of your capacities, you’ll need to pay ten Predator Hides to increase to level II and 20 Predator Hides to increase to level III.
When you do this, you don’t then have to buy more ammo from the Trapper to reach maximum capacity as upgrading automatically grants you with as many arrows or quickfire items as you can carry.
This goes for the standard arrows and the special arrows, such as those that you get for completing the Mythic Tale of The Curse of Uchitsune.
So, not only do you increase your ammo capacity, but you also get as many arrows and bombs as you can carry for free.
If you’re ever out of arrows in Ghost of Tsushima, look for ammo caches, loot Mongols, or head to the Trapper to buy arrows and ammo.
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