The monkey with good eyesight tends to reside in the back-left room of this area. As soon as he hits the point where he stops to follow you, get behind him and bash him with sword strikes to push him down the stairs and towards the bridge. After running away from the explosion, you can avoid the slash attack and fireballs by running back towards the demon and even get a couple of swings in. If you do get caught a bit, make sure to use some pacifying agent to lower your terror in case he does it again. You might consider buying the Withered Red Gourd from the pot merchant in the water in front of the Hirata Estate before the fight, which will reduce burn damage. Head to our hub for everything you need to know. After taking his first life he will start doing a sweep attack red icon on screen.
These guys are partying around the Flame Barrel you need. Also, be careful of quick slashes from his right side as he rides past: just be ready to mash the block button. Appears in 3 different locations. Strategy: To defeat the first headless boss you must consume a Divine Confetti to damage it and a Pacifying Agent to protect yourself against its Terror Attacks which otherwise instant-kill you. In the second phase the main attack to watch for is the smoke bomb. If that fails, your other option is again to keep him in front of you, but to not to back off between charges.
His five-hit combo remains extremely exploitable if you can deflect every strike, and you can dodge out of the way of his jumping thrust, just watch out for the Perilous sweep that he sometimes follows it up with. His eyes glow red, placing him in an especially dangerous category of enemy. His weakness lies in his posture. Equip Pellets in the quick item slots so you can use those in addition to your healing gourd. They do, however, fear the flame above all else. This transforms a boss like Tokujiro into a bit of a pushover.
When he backs off, watch out for his arrow attack, which usually leads into a forward roll and a sword swipe. Isshin, the Sword Saint This fight is tough as diamond nails. His strength is his long reach but his weakness is his poor defense. The Sunken Valley Snake Eyes does have a lot of allies, but your fight is conveniently hidden behind a large boulder. So yeah, across multiple runs is fine 1st + 2nd playthrough. Always spam Shadowrush, Jump, Run 10 meters away, repeat.
The deadly guardian of the Fountainhead Palace, the Corrupted Monk is a force to be reckoned with. Once the fourth phase starts, Isshin gains the ability to launch projectiles and lighting. Now use the same tactic as for the Ogre: when the boss attacks press , dodge, dodge, strike. If she does summon them though, make sure you eliminate as many as possible. You can do them for any of the three non-Shura endings. Chained Ogre Combat Tips Now you're truly ready for this fight. Seven Ashina Spears — Shikibu Toshikatsu Yamauchi Can you perform a Miriki Counter? It does only have one health bar though.
Backstab this enemy and use the Puppeteer skill on him. Strategy: To beat the headless consume a Divine Confetti lets you damage the headless and a Pacifying Agent protects you from its terror damage. The use of Divine Confetti is required to take it down. But be on the lookout for the chance to land even more attacks. Boss 35 — Shichimen Warrior Abandoned Dungeon Location: Abandoned Dungeon — Bottomless Hole Where you fought the Lone Shadow Longswordman in Ashina Castle, you can swim through the well to reach Bottomless Hole. What bosses did you find the most difficult? Strategy: Talk to the Samurai that stands in the shallow water just before encountering Juzou straight in front of where Juzou stands.
The Chained Ogre is not a fight that's won with subtlety. Thankfully, the combat arena is very large. Sekiro boss guide Sekiro Jozuo the Drunkard guide He might technically only be a miniboss, but Jozuo the Drunkard can be a proper pain in the arse to take down. Also strike her continuously with standard sword strikes to land a few lucky hits. He also does a smaller jump followed by some strikes, you can tell by him doing a lower jump opposed to a high jump, in that case just stay away and wait for him to do a high jump. It's an all-out brawl… on a staircase… above a bottomless pit. The way you are actually meant to beat her is by being more aggressive than she is.
Not only can you land an insanely easy stealth blow on this enemy, but the subsequent battle is over in seconds. But not all bosses are created equal. If you are having trouble with her, be sure to check out our guide. Boss 26 — Emma, the Gentle Blade Shura Ending Location: Ashina Castle — Upper Tower — Ashina Dojo When reaching the tower rooftop you get to choose a game ending. The best way to avoid it is to take a couple of quick backstep dodges. Boasting three full health bars and Naruto-esque Shadow Clone Ninjutsu, this version of the Corrupted Monk is no joke, and one of the toughest boss encounters in the game.
After landing on the statue to his left, walk down and get behind him for a stealth takedown. Keep talking to him repeatedly until all dialogues are exhausted. Just be patient and deflect his strikes until you can land a death blow. The big boss ape is guarding a flower, but all is not as it seems. Watch out for your surroundings as these feature several environmental hazards such as poisonous areas The same guardian ape you beat at the Sunken Valley will reappear again, but this time it will call for its wife to fight alongside it.
When you deal the final lightning attack simply run up the sword and prepare for a heartbreaking shinobi deathblow. Corrupted Monk The Mibu Village fight, and the first two phases of the Fountainhead Palace fight are similar. The strategy is a bit different from before. Strategy: The Guardian Ape boss consists of two phases. Then follow the cliffs and dark tunnels on the left. Reflexes have to be on cue like crazy.