Be forewarned that this will negate any amrita you had on your body. Wait a few seconds, and you'll regain what you lost. Combine all of these together and you can breeze through the game's hardest sub-missions, like the Level 141 A Meeting on the Other Shore, in no time. Stats and leveling up So you know that you level up at a shrine, but what exactly are you leveling up? I used it on the Vampire Lady boss and she took me to the ground and started eating me while activated which wasted it. It's a few moments of brief respite as you whale on an enemy or boss after many minutes of deliberate combat. Alternatively, if you have the spearfall skill unlocked high stance spam it on her.
You get soulstones regularly as mission rewards and sometimes they are even found as loot. It's not likely that these optional Guardian Spirits will greatly affect your ability to progress, but there's just something about mystical creatures that makes you want to catch 'em all, and Sub Missions are the means to do so. The effect each Kodama grants or bolsters is indicated by their literal bowl hat, so as you find more, check your Blessing to see which effect gives you the most mileage at the moment. He is powerful but slow. What to do when you die In Nioh, you are going to fall in battle.
If your post contains spoilers, please give it the appropriate flair. Try to get to his back again so he repeats the same jump move. If your current loadout isn't working too well just swap it out and try something new. Pay attention to armor weight - Like everything in the game, Nioh's armor system is balanced and fine-tuned. This combination attribute is determined by the dual spirits.
Try to get to his back again so he repeats the same jump move. You had to fight him a few missions earlier and the same strategy still applies. When she attacks dodge away from her. When his health is low he starts throwing explosives at you. Repeat until the bosses are dead. Living Weapon — What Are They? This will explain every facet of the game to you if you ever have any questions. You deal huge damage with a dropping attack, so use it whenever it makes sense.
It won't always work, of course. A perfectly timed ki pulse will completely restore your ki. Dodging and dashing are slower in this stance. The best you can hope for is to get far enough ahead of the mission levels that you can make a few mistakes without the situation becoming catastrophic. Put simply, Guardian Spirits give you passive protect, abilities and boosts while in battle. Just to be sure, you can safely attack into the environment as a failsafe without worrying about harming any cute l'il Kodama, because they'll just pop underneath their bowl-hats if they sense danger.
For those who don't know where to start with Nioh's stats and levelling up, this guide is for you! This is a bad idea. Spoiler Tags If you are submitting a post with a spoiler in the title or where the image, video, et cetera may contain a spoiler in the thumbnail , please use the appropriate flair when submitting. This can give you an edge in a tough fight. Run away or dodge away and wait for him to miss an attack. Over the course of the fight he summons laser eyes that shoot at you but they die in one hit.
Use a spear in mid stance against him. After dodging one of her combos use a spear in mid stance against her. Dodge his wind projectiles they cannot be blocked. Use the environment to your advantage The level design in Nioh is complex and confusing, but you can turn that to your advantage. In fact, specific attributes will actually boost the effectiveness of all weapons, so be sure to check this over before you invest too many points into a particular stat. With a secondary guardian, you not only inherit one of its halved attributes, but also get a combination attribute.
Still, thanks for the tip. The boss fights in Nioh can be exhausting endeavors. Use your Living Weapon superpower - In the beginning of the game you select a Guardian who imbues you with a specific Living Weapon power. William is not a pack mule. His guard is very weak.