Enemies in Nioh are varied and challenging, ranging from human rogues, samurai and bandits to supernatural entities known as Yokai. Not all Yokai in the game are immediately hostile, and some are even friendly.
- See Guardian Spirits for allied yokai, and the Yokai page for details on the friendly Kodama, Scampuss and Sudama.
- See the Bosses page for the more powerful foes in the game.
Enemies of Nioh 2
Dwellers are humans turned into yokai by the foul miasma in the depths of a mine.
A yokai composed of smoke and darkness, born from the grudges of humans who met their untimely ends in the Dark Realm.
Gaki is a yokai that was once human, cast down to Gakido upon dying due to the sins it committed during its lifetime.
Ippon-Datara is a one-legged, one-eyed yokai. It is most commonly encountered in the vicinity of mines and it is believed to have gained its unsightly form after years of harsh labor as a blacksmith.
A yokai in the shape of an umbrella. It has a single large eye at its center and a single leg in place of a handle.
Kappa are diminutive Yokai with green skin, a dish-like depression on their heads, and a turtle-like shell on their back.
Magatsu Warriors are armored warriors and corpses that have transformed into yokai by the power of the spirit stones.
This man-eating yokai takes the shape of a snake with a woman's head.
The yokai known as Nurikabe (noo-REE-KAH-bay) take the form of a giant living wall.
Oni-bi resemble floating balls of fire. They are formed when the elemental power of fire, water, wind, lightning or earth coalesces around the will of a dead soul.
Toxic slime has a malleable body that is very resistant to attacks, so the key to repelling one is to aim for its glowing core.
Waira have giant bodies with a single sharp claw on each of their forelegs.
Yokai taking the form of armored skeletons.
Yatsu-no-kami is a serpent god with a horn made of countless blades protruding from its forehead.
A human turned fiend by the power of Amrita. Also known as a form of oni, a muscular, horned humanoid dwelling in the mountains.
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