koroka nioh2 wiki guide
Enemy Type Yokai
Weakness Water
Resistances Fire
Immune --
Special Drop Koroka Soul Core

Koroka is an Enemy in Nioh 2. Koroka is an elite type of Yokai that uses magic to conjure fire-based attacks.


Enemy Description

  • Koroka were once old stone lanterns, and are considered a type of "tsukumogami" (an item that has acquired a spirit.) When a stone lantern that has long remained in disuse is suddenly found lit of its own accord, this is said to be to work of Koroka, or possibly a sign that a Koroka is nearby. A Koroka's flame strikes fear into the hearts of all who see it, for it is believed that these unlucky few will die within days.
  • While a Koroka has no face, a soft flame flickers where its head would be. However, witnesses have seen Koroka lift the pipe they wield to their flame the way a man might smoke his tobacco. One theory is that a Koroka's pipe is somehow connected to the Yokai Realm, and they smoke it to inhale otherworldly fumes that fuel an incoming deadly attack.


Koroka Locations & Drops


Combat Information

  • Blocking effective?
  • Area Attacks?
  • Ninjutsu tips
  • Ki Tips


Notes & Trivia

  • Kanji: Yomikata - Lore description.
  • Memories - “To think you managed to defeat me! You are full of surprises…”




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    • Anonymous

      Another reason why so few players use axe. Really amazing when every single yokai can dodge your attacks all day.

      • Anonymous

        Water Onmyo Magic is devastating to them. Water Shot and Thunderstorm Shot give them quick ailments that cause Corruption, and they go down easily.

        • Anonymous

          Ruin Draws Near near the end before boss room the Koroka will spawn everytime time you shrine . Only if you didn't purify the area.

          • Anonymous

            Is it just me or is this enemy really a joke? You can spam attacks all day long and once in while they will do a super move which you can burst counter so easily cause they take an age to charge the attack.

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