Sacrificial Offering

Investigating Abandoned Fox Shrine With Paimon
Investigating Abandoned Kitsune Shrine With Paimon

Sacrificial Offering is second part of Sacred Sakura Cleansing Ritual. Previous quest is of A Strange Story in Konda, Next quest is Cleansing Defilement.

This quest will started automatically after you’ve finished A Strange Story in Konda world quest.

Sacrificial Offering Quest Walkthrough

Go to the abandoned shrine northeast of Konda Village

Go to quest designated location, it’s quite large but all you have to do is go to spooky shrine part.

Sacrificial Offering Quest Location
Sacrificial Offering Quest Location

Look for Kitsune shrine like image below

Dialogue will Paimon about this investigation will popped out.

Investigating Abandoned Fox Shrine With Paimon
Investigating Abandoned Kitsune Shrine With Paimon

Abandoned Fox Shrine Location
Abandoned Kitsune Shrine Location

Talk to the 3 Mysterious Shadows that are not standing by Kitsune statues that were facing each other

Everytime you talk to them, they will appear in different place.

Talk To Mysterious Shadow
Talk to Mysterious Shadow

Mysterious Shadow In The Rooftop
Mysterious Shadow in the Rooftop

Obtain Sacred Sakura Cleansing Summary

Keep talking to them until they all of them appear standing next to 3 kitsune statues facing each other, sorrounding small platform.

When they’ve gathered, 3 chest will appear in their location and you can obtain Sacred Sakura Cleansing Summary from the middle platform.

Obtaining Sacred Sakura Cleansing Summary

Go to Grand Narukami Shrine and Talk to Inagi Hotomi

She then will give us Memento Lens which can be used to “see something that wasn’t there

Go To Grand Narukami Shrine And Talk To Inagi Hotomi
Go To Grand Narukami Shrine And Talk To Inagi Hotomi

As for Memento Lens detail:

Item Memento Lens
Use it on small kitsune statues and you will be able to see something that wasn’t there. But not just that, this item will help you a lot in your journey later.

Equip Memento Lens and Go back to Abandoned Shrine

Use Memento Lens to observe and investigate kitsune statues around the shrine. Look specifically for kitsune statue with blue glow in it’s eyes and body, and after using Memento Lens on them you will see fragment of stories about mysterious woman who turned out to be Kazari, the one who gives us this mission.

Use Memento Lens On Small Kitsune Statue With Glow In Their Eyes And Body
Use Memento Lens On Small Kitsune Statue With Glow In Their Eyes And Body

Fragment Of Story
Fragment of Story

The goal of this investigation is to obtain sacred words that will be recited later in front of big kitsune statue. There’s about 7 small kitsune statue around the shrine (marked by flower mark in the map below. red for big kitsune statue), correct me if I’m wrong.

By using Memento Lens on them, you will be able to grasp a bit story fragment.

Small Kitsune Statue Location Marked By Flower
Small Kitsune Statue Location Marked By Flower

Recite 3 sacred words in front of the Big Kitsune Statue (Red circle from image above)

Go to statue location and recite 3 sacred words, by order:

  1. “In the name of Narukami’s Envoy.”
  2. “And of the Hakushin bloodline”
  3. “Bring forth the fried tofu!”
Recite 3 Sacred Words In Front Of Kitsune Statue
Recite 3 Sacred Words in Front of Kitsune Statue

Obtain the Ward

If you’ve done it properly, the statue will glow and then you can obtain new item: The Ward which can be used for cleansing in the next abandoned shrine.

Obtain The Ward From Kitsune Statue

Find the barrier

Just head south from abandoned shrine and you will find canal with locked gate. Behin the gate you will find 1 Electroculus and our next stop, another underground abandoned shrine.

To open this gate, you will need worn out key which can be obtained from A Strange Story in Konda.

16 Electroculus Locked Behind The Gate Require Rust Worn Key Map
Location in The Map

16 Electroculus Locked Behind The Gate Require Rust Worn Key In Game
In Game Location

Also read: Electroculus Location Map

Destroy the barrier

Enter the shrine, put your ward in the designated location and new puzzle will appear. Don’t worry, this one is easier than previous quest.

Solving Puzzle In Sacrificial Offering Quest
Solving Puzzle in Sacrificial Offering Quest
  • Place where you put your Ward is number 1
  • Center spot of the shrine is number 2
  • The other 3 spot is number 3

Adjust the number of magatamas according to their number

Adjusting Number Of Magatama

Fight and Defeat The Enemy

Press Pray on spot with number 1 magatama. If you’ve adjust the puzzle properly, enemy will appear. Get ready for a fight and defeat him.

Defeat The Enemy
Defeat The Enemy!

Talk to Kazari

After the enemy defeated, Kazari the shrine maiden will appear. She will thanking you and explain everything about sacred sakura cleansing ritual, corruption from the root, and asking for our help to cleanse 3 other locations in Narukami Island : Chinjuu Forest, Araumi, and small island outside Kamisato Residence.

The dialogue is funny so try not to skip it

Kazari Explaining About Cleansing Ritual
Kazari Explaining About Cleansing Ritual

Quest done, continue to next cleansing quest: Cleansing Defilement.