Ghost of Tsushima: Controls Guide
We show you all the controls - including those that aren't so obvious - that you need to play Ghost of Tsushima.
There's a lot of things to do in Ghost of Tsushima, and a lot of controls to match them. And though it's not always immediately clear what Jin Sakai is capable of, we've laid out a full controls guide so you know your smoke bombs from your sword swings.
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All Controls for Ghost of Tsushima
We've put a full controls list below, as well as a list of all the special unlockable abilities you can get throughout the course of the game.
|R1||Quickfire Weapon/Ghost Weapon|
|R2||Crouch/Mount Horse/Contextual Interaction|
|L2+R2||Fire Bow/Ranged Weapon|
|R2+Face Buttons||Switch Stance or Quickfire/Ghost Weapon|
|L2||Aim Bow/Ranged Weapon|
|L2+D-Pad||Switch Ranged Weapons|
|L2+Face Buttons||Switch Arrows/Ammunition|
|Left Analog Stick||Walk|
|Right Analog Stick||Camera|
|D-Pad (Left)||Call Horse|
|D-Pad (Right)||Photo Mode|
|Trackpad (Press)||Focused Hearing|
|Trackpad (Swipe Down)||Bow (Gesture)|
|Trackpad (Swipe Left)||Play Song|
|Trackpad (Swipe Right)||Draw/Sheath Sword|
|Trackpad (Swipe Up)||Guiding Wind|
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Controls for Special Mythic Abilities
|L1+R1||Dance of Wrath|
|R2+Right on the D-Pad to equip, then R1 to trigger||Way of the Flame|
|L2+Triangle to equip while holding Longbow||Explosive Arrow|
Better control yourself - there's more Ghost of Tsushima content than you could ever hope for here at USG! We've got Mike's review of the game right here, or find out about the cutest secret critters hiding Tsushima here.