One unique element of Ghost of Tsushima is the ability to play the flute and influence the weather. There are a few different melodies to unlock throughout the game, and each of them changes the weather in a specific way. You can use the weather to your advantage, so knowing how to alter it will make your life easier. Here’s how to play the flute in Ghost of Tsushima.
How to play the flute in Ghost of Tsushima
To play the flute in Ghost of Tsushima, you can hit left on the touchpad. Doing this will make your character start playing the flute and change the weather in the game. Towards the start, the only melody you will know is “The Sun’s Warm Embrace.” Playing that one makes the weather bright and sunny, as the name implies.
As you progress through the game, you will begin unlocking additional songs. You can do this by collecting Singing Crickets, which are found around the map. The three other songs you can unlock in Ghost of Tsushima are A Chorus of Raindrops, Lament of the Storm, and Shadows in the Fog.
After unlocking the second melody, you can head into the menu to the gear screen. Tap the flute playing icon to select which melody you want to play. Play the flute to change the weather in a specific way. Here is how each song affects the weather:
- The Sun’s Warm Embrace – Sunny
- Chorus of Raindrops – Rain
- Lament of the Storm – Stormy
- Shadows in the Fog – Foggy
Each type of weather has its advantages and disadvantages, so use them wisely. Try out different techniques, and you may find some interesting ways to use the weather to your advantage.
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