Prosthetic Tool locations for the ten Shinobi Prosthetics in Sekiro are found scattered throughout the game, and range from findable items in the world to wares bought from NPCs or earned for specific tasks.

We'll detail the exact location for each of them below, including a brief explanation of what they do and how to get them, so whether you're looking for headliners like the Firecracker location, Umbrella location or Sabimaru location, we'll have you covered.

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Sekiro Prosthetic Tools explained - what are Shinobi Prosthetics and how do they work?

In the world of the unforgiving Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, you have only two things that will keep you alive: your sword, and your Shinobi Prosthetic, obtained after completing the game's introductory stage alongside a passive Prosthetic known as the Grappling Hook.

As you play through the game though, you'll beging to find plenty more modifications for it - known as Prosthetic Tools. After you obtain one, go back to the Sculptor in the Dilapidated Temple and there he will be able to fit it for you, making it usable out in the wild when equipped in your inventory. You'll have three slots for Prosthetics active at once - and able to be cycled through, much the same as quick items in your quick item menu - and managing which three you have equipped at once will be essential.

Worth noting as well is that, after getting three Shinobi Prosthetics, you will be able to unlock the Skill Tree, allowing you to further upgrade your abilities and be able to use skills like using your Shinobi Prosthetics in the air.

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These are an essential part of the game, and some bosses and minibosses can have a knack to them, where the right Shinobi Prosthetic can make a huge difference. At Ashina Castle Gate, for example, you're able to stagger the Blazing Bull miniboss by using the Shinobi Firecracker at the right time, allowing you to deal some well earned posture damage.

Each Shinobi Prosthetic costs one or several Spirit Emblems on every use, meaning that you will only ever have limited uses of your Shinobi Prosthetic in battle. Thankfully those Emblems are pretty abundent - you earn them from most enemy kills, can find them loose in the world, and your maximum current storage of them can be upgraded from the skill tree - so use them sparingly, but do use them when you feel the need.

Sekiro Loaded Shuriken Prosthetic Tool location

  • Description: The Loaded Shuriken can be used to slightly stun enemies from a distance.
  • Use cost: 1 Spirit Emblem
  • Location: Ashina Outskirts. Warp to the Ashina Outskirts Wall Gatepath Idol. From here, you'll see a grappling point and broken entrance into a building. Head in here and to the left will be the Loaded Shuriken.
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Sekiro Flame Vent Prosthetic Tool location

  • Description: Spray Fire at your foes from a short distance and coat your weapon in flame.
  • Use Cost: 3 Spirit Emblems.
  • Location: Hirata Estate. In Hirata Estate, to the far right and before a hill upwards with some bamboo thickets, you'll be able to group of ruined buildings, with several enemies around a large bonfire. Dispatch these enemies and head into the fire to pick up the smartly hidden Flame Vent.
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Sekiro Loaded Axe Prosthetic Tool location

  • Description: A heavy Axe that unlocks from your arm and can break enemy armour or shields and deals high posture damage.
  • Use Cost: 2 Spirit Emblems.
  • Location: Hirate Estate. Right before the Shinobi Hunter, and the two enemies that wield shields in the Hirata Estate, talk to an NPC in a narrow corridor on the floor. Here, they will tell you that you'll be able to find the Loaded Axe in a Shrine further back in the level. If you head back and on top of a set of buildings, you will be able to see two enemies and eavesdrop on their conversation outside an inconspicuous shrine. Take these two out, and open the door. Here, you'll be able to find the Loaded Axe.
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Sekiro Shinobi Firecracker Prosthetic Tool location

  • Description: Can be used to startle certain enemies, or distract others.
  • Use Cost: 2 Spirit Emblems.
  • Location: Ashina Outskirts. This prosthetic can actually be purchased at 2 different locations in the game. The first is actually at the first Crow Memorial Mob vendor that you'll be able to find just upwards of the Ashina Outskirts Gate Path, or is purchasable after you defeat Gyoubu Oniwa right before Ashina Castle Gate next to the building where you're able to find Tengu.
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Sekiro Mist Raven Prosthetic Tool location

  • Description: A charged up dodge that will allow you to teleport away in any direction you so wish. Uses 2 Spirit Emblems.
  • Use Cost:
  • Location: Hirata Estate. Head towards a hidden three story pagoda in Hirata Castle, it should be pretty easy to find, as it lies just past a cave hidden in a waterfall. Be careful, as you will have to encounter a tough enemy along the way.

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Sekiro Loaded Spear Prosthetic Tool location

  • Description: Used to attack from range and also rip enemy armour off or draw them closer to you.
  • Use Cost: 1 Spirit Emblem.
  • Location: Ashina Castle Reservoir. This is slightly trickier to gate. You'll find a locked house just past a bridge, however, if you take the soldiers along the way out, you'll be able to obtain a gatehouse key. Then, you will have to return to the house, use the key and claim your rewards. Just remember to make sure to pick up the key along the way.
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Sekiro Sabimaru Prosthetic Tool location

  • Description: A small blade that will allow you to attack quickly and deal a small amount of poison damage to enemies.
  • Use Cost: 1 Spirit Emblem
  • Location: Ashina Castle. Head to the Upper Tower- Antechamber Idol. Head up into a hall with two openings. Drop down and defeat the enemies awaiting you below. After you've cleaned them up, Sabiraru will be in a chest in a small room close by.
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Sekiro Loaded Umbrella Prosthetic Tool location

  • Description: Use to block incoming attacks or projectiles, can also be used to deflect attacks.
  • Use Cost: 1 Spirit Emblem.
  • Location: Ashina Castle. Head to the Old Grave Idol, and you will find a house with a broken rooftop. Drop in to find Blackhat Badger. Here, you will be able to purchase the Iron Fortress for 1600 sen, take it to the Sculptor and he'll fit it as the Loaded Umbrella.
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Sekiro Divine Abduction Prosthetic Tool location

  • Description: Can be used as a shockwave to spin opponents around to face away from you.
  • Use Cost: 3 Spirit Emblems.
  • Location: Sunken Valley. After beating the Long-Arm Centipede Giraffe boss, you'll be able to find this Prosthetic tool just past a large gun fort upon an altar of a Buddha.
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Sekiro Finger Whistle Prosthetic Tool location

  • Description: Use to make Monkeys, Wolves or Dogs attack anyone.
  • Use Cost: Free.
  • Location: Sunken Valley. You'll be able to obtain the Finger Whistle as a drop after you have defeated the Guardian Ape boss battle in the Sunken Valley.
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