Ghost of Tsushima Wax Wood Crafting Material Location

by Vlad
July 20, 2020

Wax Wood is a Ghost of Tsushima resource and crafting material. It can be harvested while exploring the world, but only at fixed locations.

The Ghost of Tsushima Wax Wood, just like other resources, plays an important role when it comes to upgrading Jin’s equipment. Especially his bow.

As such, you need to collect this material in order to upgrade Jin’s ranged weapons.

Throughout the following Ghost of Tsushima guide, we will discuss the best locations to find Wax Wood; and how to use it in the latest video game developed by Sucker Punch.


This material is used in crafting and for ranged weapons upgrades.

Item Type

Wax Wood is considered a Ghost of Tsushima resource.


“A rare wood used by Bowyers to upgrade ranged weapons. Wax trees commonly grow near Shinto Shrines.”

Similar Materials

Bamboo and Yew Wood are two materials similar to this type of wood.

Ghost of Tsushima Wax Wood Location Guide

What Is Wax Wood Used For In Ghost Of Tsushima

As a crafting material along with other types of wood, it is used to upgrade Jin’s bows.

This is done at any Bowyer in friendly or liberated villages.

When a new upgrade is available, you will see the icons of those villages glowing yellow on your map.

How Do You Get Wax Wood

Wax Wood is one of the rarest materials in Ghost of Tsushima.

It can be found only close to Shinto Shrines.

After you pray to one of the said shrines, you will get one unit; however, you will also be able to find another Wax Tree in the vicinity of each shrine.

Leaving the shrine without getting the associated Wax Tree is not recommended.

Above, you can see one of the trees you will need to collect.

Last but not least, you can buy this material from specific Trappers, such as the one in Jogaku Temple.

It is extremely expensive, with each unit costing 300 Supplies.

There is no known method to farm Wax Wood in Ghost of Tsushima, but if you complete all Shinto Shrines and also find the corresponding Wax Trees, you will have more than enough.

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