- Pronounced "Noo-ray own-na." This man-eating yokai takes the shape of a snake with a woman's head. Its name literally means "wet woman", and it is seen near water or on rainy days, searching for unlucky humans to make its prey. It is said Nure-onna were once women who tragically drowned, leading them to attack the living out of vengeful malice.
- An obvious source of Nure-onna's name is the fact that its hair is always wet. It can freely manipulate said hair, slicing enemies apart with its razor-sharp strands. Its hair has another surprising use-increasing Nure-onna's fire resistance due to the sodden defensive layer it provides. Perhaps most frightening of all are its snakelike eyes, capable of paralyzing any unwittingly prey with a single glare.
Nure-Onna Locations & Drops
- Found in Main Mission:
- Found in Sub Mission:
- Drops Nure-Onna Soul Core: Petrifying Gaze (Yokai Skill)
- Drops Glowing Lock of Wet Hair
- Drops Smithing Text: Bloodspider Blade
- Drops Smithing Text: Woman's Face Mask
- Hair Swing - The yokai will swing its hair horizontally up to 2 times, switching direction from left to right or right to left, depending on starting direction.
- Needle Sweep - The yokai will fire needles/hair at the player in a horizontal sweep. Projectiles do cause paralysis status.
- Dashing Swing - The yokai will charge at the player and swing its tail when in range of the player.
- Petrifying Gaze - The yokai will charge and fire a beam from its eyes that will paralyze the player. Burst Attack!
- Tail Slam - The yokai will slam its tail vertically at the ground. Burst Attack!
Notes & Trivia
- Kanji: Yomikata - Lore description.
- Memories - “You saw me die in pain and misery… Next it will be your turn…”
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