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Kena: Bridge of Spirits how to unlock Master Spirit Guide difficulty

Find out how to unlock the hardest difficulty in Kena: Bridge of Spirits.

Kena can be seen parrying an enemy in combat, holding her staff with her hand out in front of her.

Kena: Bridge of Spirits has four different difficulty options to choose from, but the hardest, Master Spirit Guide difficulty, isn’t available right from the moment you boot up the game. Combat is where most of the challenge lies in Kena, whether you are playing on the normal mode or the hardest difficulty.

The PS5 exclusive‘s difficulty settings might look confusing, but they are fairly standard. Story Mode allows you to make your way through the game on the easiest difficulty. Spirit Guide is the ‘normal difficulty for the game, while Expert Spirit Guide will offer a number of significant combat challenges. Master Spirit Guide is the equivalent of a ‘very hard’ difficulty in Kena, which is perfect if you’re looking for a challenge in one of the best PS5 games.

Read on to find out how you can unlock Kena Bridge of Spirits’ Master Spirit Guide difficulty and give yourself a proper challenge when playing through the game.

How to unlock Master Spirit Guide difficulty in Kena: Bridge of Spirits.

Master Spirit Guide difficulty can be unlocked in Kena: Bridge of Spirits by beating the game on any other difficulty: Story Mode, Spirit Guide, or Expert Spirit Guide.

Once you have rolled credits in your first playthrough, this tougher difficulty will unlock for you to take on. Unlocking this difficulty is required to earn the platinum trophy, which we go over in our Kena: Bridge of Spirits trophy guide.

On Master Spirit Guide difficulty, you can expect enemies to deal out more damage and provide much more of a challenge than they did on the lower difficulties.

That covers everything we know about Master Spirit Guide and how to unlock it. For more tips and tricks when it comes to Ember Lab’s new action-adventure game, be sure to take a look through our Kena: Bridge of Spirits walkthrough.