Rise of the Ronin Guide – All Bond Missions and How to Unlock Them

Bonding with allies can provide many benefits in the open-world action RPG. Here are all the Bond Missions and how to unlock them.

Posted By | On 29th, Mar. 2024

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Rise of the Ronin features several characters, each unlocking different missions to build Bonds if you complete them. Some Bond Missions open up after completing Ronin Missions, while others require increasing Bond Levels. They may even require different paths, which you can opt for in the Testament of the Soul.

Here are all the Bond Missions for each ally and how to unlock them. You can also check out how to unlock all allies here.

Ryoma Sakamoto’s Bond Missions

Complete “Curtain Falls, Curtain Rises.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
The Men from TosaDiscover Sakura Inn in “Follow Your Blade Twin.”
The Two ApprenticesComplete “Those Who Gather at Edo.”
A House DividedComplete “Reinventing the Shogunate.”
The Ties that BindComplete “Fate of the Vanquished.”
Crossroads of DawnComplete “Wildfire.” Ryoma must survive the “Omi Inn Incident.”

Akikatsu Manabe’s Bond Missions

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
The WatchmanIn “The Sakurada Gate Incident”, spare Naosuke Li and complete “Wildfire.”

Genzui Kusaka’s Bond Missions

Finish “The Way of the Warrior.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
The Way of the WarriorDiscover Sakura Inn in “Follow Your Blade Twin.”
Terms of the DealComplete “Take Back Hongakuji Temple.”
At the End of the ChargeComplete “The Physician’s Request.”
A Fresh StartComplete “At the End of the Charge” (Genzui Bond level must be 3).

Shinsaku Takasugi’s Bond Missions

Finish “Try Your Luck.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
Try Your LuckDiscover Sakura Inn in “Follow Your Blade Twin.”
Something to Believe InComplete “The China Town Kiheitai.”
Where There’s A WillChoose the Anti-Shogunate path in “Parting Ways.”
The Spice of LifeComplete “The Feud in Aburanokoji.”

Yukichi Fukuzawa’s Bond Missions

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
In Search of New KnowledgeComplete “Cultural Exchange.”
In Search of New DiscoveriesComplete “Fruit from Distant Shores” (“It Hurts to Be Good” must be completed first).

Igashichi Iizuka’s Bond Missions

Finish “Locating the Camera.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
A Lucky Find Put to UseGive Iizuka one Foreign Book in the studio.
Chopped LiverComplete “Cultural Exchange.”
A New Lease on LifeComplete “Chopped Liver.” Iizuka’s Bond level must be 3.

Toshimichi Okubo’s Bond Mission

Complete “Damsel in Distress.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
Old FriendsComplete “Those Who Gather at Edo.”

Taka Murayama’s Bond Missions

Complete “A Pleasure District Portrait.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
Encroaching ShadowsComplete “Hidden Motives.”
A Light in the DarknessIn “Those Who Gather at Edo,” tell Taka to rely on you.

Kaishu Katsu’s Bond Missions

Finish “Meeting Kaishu Katsu.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
The Pillar of EdoComplete “A Show for the Shogun.” Katsu’s Bond level must be 2.
Building a NationComplete “Wildfire.”

Kogoro Katsura’s Bond Missions

Anti-Shogunate path only.

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
The Seed of DoubtComplete “The Plot to Assassinate Harris.”
A Fragile AllianceComplete “Burgeoning Betrayal.”

Marcus Samuel’s Bond Mission

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
The Black JewelGo to the Photographic Studio in “Follow Your Blade Twin.”

Robert Fortune’s Bond Mission

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
A Prize Beyond ReachComplete “Fruit from Distant Shores.”

Felix Beato’s Bond Mission

In Nihonbashi, speak to him in the Studio.

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
Joined VisionsComplete “The Chivalry of the Damned.”

Gonzo’s Bond Mission

In “Curtain Falls, Curtain Rises”, spare his life.

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
The Bad BunchMeet with him in “Follow Your Blade Twin.”

Hirobumi Ito and Aritomo Yamagata’s Bond Missions

Complete “The Fire Attack.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
Strength in SoftnessComplete “A Show for the Shogun.”
A Vow of SteelComplete “Wildfire.”

Yoshinobu Tokugawa’s Bond Missions

Complete “A Show for the Shogun.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
Twilight RaidComplete “A Show for the Shogun”
Midnight RevengeComplete “Fate of the Vanquished.” Tokugawa’s Bond level must be 2.
Dawn RevoltComplete “Midnight Revenge.” Tokugawa’s Bond level must be 3.

Isami Kondo’s Bond Missions

Finish “The Shogun’s Journey to Kyoto.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
The Wolves of MibuComplete “Fate of the Vanquished.”
Mibu RivalryComplete “The Feud in Aburanokoji.” Kondo’s Bond level 2 must be 2.

Toshizo Hijikata’s Bond Mission

Finish “The Shogun’s Journey to Kyoto.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
For the Sake of a FriendComplete “Wildfire.”

Ernest Satow’s Bond Missions

Complete “A Priceless Treasure.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
A Priceless TreasureComplete “Wildfire.”
The Beauty of FriendshipComplete “A Priceless Treasure.”

Alexandria Moreau’s Bond Mission

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
An Intoxicating FlowerComplete “Fruit from Distant Shores” and acquire a Morning Glory flower.

Eiichi Shibusawa’s Bond Missions

Complete “Something to Show the World.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
Something to Show the WorldIn “Looking Ahead”, speak to Katsu.
Samurai Spirit, Merchant MindComplete “Something to Show the World.”

Sana Chiba’s Bond Missions

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
Turmoil of the HeartComplete “Deadly Blade, Demon Belle.”
A Tempest CalmedComplete “Patriots’ Reward.”

Soji Okita’s Bond Missions

Complete “The Shogun’s Journey to Kyoto.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
The Supreme SwordsmanComplete “The Ikeda Inn Incident”, go Pro-Shogunate and finish “Fate of the Vanquished.”
A Moment of BrillianceComplete “The Feud in Aburanokoji.”

Hajime Saito’s Bond Mission

Complete “Burgeoning Betrayal.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
Loyalty to a FriendComplete “For the Sake of a Friend.”

Nobutomo Odani’s Bond Missions

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
The Three Blades of the EraComplete “Deadly Blade, Demon Belle.”
The Sword SaintComplete “The Three Blades of the Era.”

Princess Atsuko’s Bond Missions

Finish “Damsel in Distress.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
Ideals and RealityComplete “Reinventing the Shogunate.”
The Road to ResolutionComplete the “Patriots’ Reward.”

Ine Kusumoto’s Bond Missions

Complete “The Physician’s Request.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
Fruit from Distant ShoresComplete “It Hurts to Be Good.”
Ine’s WorriesComplete “Fruit from Distant Shores.”
Cultivating the CureComplete “Ine’s Worries.” Ines’ Bond level must be 3.

Matthew Perry’s Bond Missions

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
Peace NegotiationsComplete “The Black Jewel.”
Test of FriendshipComplete “Peace Negotiations.”

Fumi Sugi’s Bond Mission

Rescue her in “Those Who Know Shoin.”

Bond MissionHow to Unlock
Last WishesComplete “Fate of the Vanquished” and reach Bond level 2 with Sugi.

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