Kusarigama Skills

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Number of Skills 46

Kusarigama Skills is a skill tree in Nioh 2. This skill tree focuses more on progressing the potency, mastery, and capabilities of using the Kusarigama weapon.

 

 

How to Acquire Kusarigama Skills

  • Kusarigama Skills are unlocked by spending Skill Points into the tree.
  • Kusarigama Skill Points are unlocked whenever you use the Kusarigama weapon to attack and kill enemies
  • Alternatively, players can consume certain items to obtain a Kusarigama Skill Point

 

 

Nioh 2 Kusarigama Skills Tree

 

 

 

 

Nioh 2 Kusarigama Skills Table

 

Name
Skilltype
Effects
Skillpointcost
Prerequisite
Black Vines  Active Throws the kusarigama's metal weight at an enemy and draws them close, or propels you toward them if they are immovable. (Mid/Low Stance Ony).
Command: Hold Square button. 
1
Serpent Strike Active Throws the kusarigama's metal blade at an enemy and draws them close, or propels you toward them if they are immovable. (High Stance Ony) 1
  • Base
Chain Pull Active  Throws the kusarigama's metal weight. If the attack reduces the enemy's Ki to zero, it will draw them close and slash them with the sickle. (Low Stance Only).
Command: L1 + Square button (Square While guarding)
1
Reaper Active  Slashes the enemy with the kusarigama's sickle. (Hold down the button to alter the attack.)
Command: L1 + triangle button (triangle While guarding) 
1
  • Base
Whirlwind Active  Swing the kusarigama's metal weight in a wide circle. (Mid/Low Stance Only)
Command: L1 + Square button (Square While guarding) 
1
Tangle Strike Active  Follows up a Quick Attack with a strike that uses the kusarigama's metal weight to slam the 
opponent. (Mid/Low Stance Only)
1
Tangle Strike II Active  After performing Tangle Strike, press triangle to perform a slicing attack. (Mid/Low Stance Only)  1
Foot Sweep Active  Knocks an enemy down by sweeping their legs with the kusarigama's metal weight.(High Stance Only) 1
Waterfall Active 

Parries an enemy attack, throwing them backwards. (Mid Stance Only).
Command: L1 + triangle button (triangle While guarding)

1
  • Base
Masterful Guard Active  Guard just before an incoming hit to deflect the attack and knock the attacker off balance. (Mid Stance Only).
Command: L1 the moment before an enemy's attack conn
1
Serpent Bite Active  Parry the enemy's attack before performing a follow-up attack with the kusarigama's scythe and metal weight. (Mid Stance Only) 1
Retreating Strike Active  Follows up a Quick Attack with a backstep while also pelting the enemy with the kusarigama's metal weight. 
(Low Stance Only)
Command: Triangle button at en of combo.  
 1
  • Base
Shadow Strike I Passive Damage dealt to enemies from behind increases by 3% when you have a Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Shadow Strike II Passive Damage dealt to enemies from behind increases by 2% when you have a Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Shadow Strike III Passive Damage dealt to enemies from behind increases by 1% when you have a Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Autumn Dusk Active Decreases the amount of Ki consumed when dodging. but in turn, also decreases your defense. Can only be used when your swills sheathed. 
Command: Hold R1 + Circle Button
 1
Summer Twilight Active Increases your attack strength, but also the amount of Ki damage you receive. Can only be used when your weapon is holstered.
Command: Hold R1 + Circle button
 1
Winter Dawn Active Increases the amount of Ki damage you inflict, but also the the amount of Ki used when attacking. Can oily be used whensour is sheathed. 
Command: Hold R1 + Circle Button
 1
Crimson Flurry Active Swings the kusarigama around, striking the enemy repeatedly. (High Stance Only).
Command: L1 + triangle button (triangle While guarding) 
 1
Crimson Flurry II Active Press triangle button after Crimson Ray to slam down the kusarigama. (High Stance Only).  1
Whirlwind Kick Active Kicks the enemy.
Command: L1 + Square button (Square While guarding)
 1
Leaping Strike Active Slashes upward with the kusarigama while jumping.
Command: L1 + triangle button (triangle While guarding)
 1
Blade Spin Active Spins forward with the kusarigama and slices the enemy.
Command: L1 + Square button (square While guarding)
 1
Renegade Dragon Active Extends both the sickle blade and weight before swinging them around and unleashing a strike to finish. 
Command: L1 + triangle button (triangle While guarding)
 1
Bird of Prey Active Repel incoming attacks while leaping forward and slicing at the enemy. (High Stance Only).
Command: L1 + triangle button (triangle While guarding)
 1
Armor Piercer I Passive Increases damage of Final Blow by 8% (Either bugged or a typo; only increases damage for kusarigama)  1
Armor Piercer II Passive Increases damage of Final Blow by 4% (Either bugged or a typo; only increases damage for kusarigama)  1
Armor Piercer III Passive Increases damage of Final Blow by 4% (Either bugged or a typo; only increases damage for kusarigama)  1
Relentless I Passive Maximum Ki increases by +30 when you have Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Relentless II Passive Maximum Ki increases by +20 when you have Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Relentless III Passive Maximum Ki increases by +10 when you have Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Indomitable Spirit I Passive When your health drops to 30% or lower, your Ki recovery speed will be increased by 15% when you have Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Indomitable Spirit II Passive When your health drops to 30% or lower, your Ki recovery speed will be increased by 10% when you have Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Indomitable Spirit III Passive When your health drops to 30% or lower, your Ki recovery speed will be increased by 5% when you have Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Cornered Tiger I Passive When your health is below 30%, your melee damage will be increased by 15% when you have Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Cornered Tiger II Passive When your health is below 30%, your melee damage will be increased by 10% when you have Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Cornered Tiger III Passive When your health is below 30%, your melee damage will be increased by 5% when you have Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Cornered Boar I Passive When your health drops to 30% or lower, the damage you receive is reduced by 15% when, you have Kusarigama equipped as your main wearen.  1
Cornered Boar II Passive When your health drops to 30% or lower, the damage you receive is reduced by 10% when you have Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon  1

 

Cornered Boar III Passive When your health drops to 30% or lower, the damage you receive is reduced by 5% when you have Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Full Moon Kata I Passive While in full health, your melee damage increases by 3% when you have a Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Full Moon Kata II Passive While in full health, your melee damage increases by 2% when you have a Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Full Moon Kata III Passive While in full health, your melee damage increases by 1% when you have a Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Passage to the Afterlife I Passive  Increases grapple damage by 4% when you base a Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Passage to the Afterlife II Passive Increases grapple damage by 3% when you have a Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
Passage to the Afterlife III Passive Increases grapple damage by 2% when you have a Kusarigama equipped as your main weapon.  1
  • Passage to the Afterlife II
  • Cleared Mission "???"
Second Wind Active Press Square after using Whirlwind to throw your kusarigama at an enemy. If this attack completely depletes the enemy's Ki, they will be dragged off their feet and flung behind you. Boss Skill
Water Drop Active Press Triangle after preforming Leaping Strike to fling your kusarigama to the ground and perform a mid-air kick Boss Skill
Shooting Star Mystic Arts Increases both the attack damage and Ki damage caused by the kusarigama's metal weight, while also reducing the amount of Ki used. 1
  • Waterfall
  • Retreating Strike
  • Cleared Mission "The Chain That Splits teh Sky"
Waxing Crescent Mystic Arts Increases both the attack damage and Ki damage caused by the kusarigama's sickle, while also reducing the amount of Ki used. 1

 

 

 

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