Saito Toshimitsu is an NPC in Nioh 2. NPCs are characters that can be interacted with or are shown in the game. NPCs are characters that add contrast to the game's lore where they provide information, some are categorized as quest givers, while others are categorized as Merchants whom you can trade with or request for certain services.
Saito Toshimitsu Information
Saito Toshimitsu is a retainer of Akechi Mitsuhide. Like Mitsuhide, he was also born in Mino Province (modern-day Gifu prefecture), but there are several theories regarding his true place of birth. Before serving Mitsuhide, he was a retainer of the Saito clan of Mino.
Mitsuhide appointed Toshimitsu as the highest-ranking retainer of the Akechi clan. Since his younger sister was married to Chosokabe Motochika, daimyo of Shikoku, he also acted as an intermediary between the Oda and Chosokabe clans.
Toshimitsu decides to serve Mitsuhide when he learns that Mitsuhide wishes to preserve the world's harmony by preventing others from making use of the Spirit Stones. Like Mitsuhide, Toshimitsu also possesses knowledge of Onmyo Magic, And they plan to eliminate Tokichiro during the retreat from Kanegasaki.
Mitsuhide trusts Toshimitsu deeply, charging him with many important tasks. However, unbeknowst to mitsuhide . Toshimitsu comes to be possessed by the man with the staff, whose aim is to steal the Spirit Stones for himself.
Finally, the Honnoji incident takes place , and Mitsuhide's forces face Tokichiro's army on Mount Tenno. Amidst the battle, Toshimitsu, who has secretly been conspiring with Tokichiro, attempts to kill Mitsuhide within hiw own camp. Mitsuhide attempts to flee and is saved by the sudden appearnce of the protagonist. Toshimitsu transforms into the yokai Ryomen Sukuna, but this is not enough to defeat the protagonist. Toshimitsu has barely returned to his senses when Tokichiro kills him in order to ensure his silence. Toshimitsu's final thoughts are of his master, and he requests that the protagonist look after mitsuhide in his stead.
Toshimitsu is later reunited with the protagonist in the interim. He learns that Mitsuhide is safe, and is further of his daughter's safety after the protagonist assists him in purifying the darkness he left behind in the world of the living. With this, he is finally able to rest in peace.
Toshimitsu's daughter, Fuku, grows up to be an Onmyo Mage and makes great strides working with Mitsuhide, who now goes by the name of Tenkai.
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- A late game mission revels him to be the father of Fuku, a popular Female NPC from the first Nioh game. Like her father before her she becomes a powerful Onmyo Mage and even serves the same master. A skin of her can even be bought at the Hidden Tea House in both games so fans can play as her.