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.
Look for Kitsune shrine like image below
Dialogue will Paimon about this investigation will popped out.
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.
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.
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“
As for Memento Lens detail:
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.
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.
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:
- “In the name of Narukami’s Envoy.”
- “And of the Hakushin bloodline”
- “Bring forth the fried tofu!”
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.
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.
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.
- 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
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.
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
Quest done, continue to next cleansing quest: Cleansing Defilement.