Samurai Skills

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Number of Samurai Skills 32

Samurai Skills is a Skill tree in Nioh 2, this Samurai Skills tree consists of  Skills that focus on the use of katanas, and will be the predominant Samurai Skills Tree for players who prefer to fight with the sword.

 

How to Acquire Samurai Skills

  • Samurai Skills are unlocked by spending Skill Points into the Samurai Skill tree.
  • In the Demo, most of the Samurai skills are unlocked through exploration
  • Alternatively, players can consume the item ?? to gain a Samurai Skill Point

 

 

Nioh 2 Samurai Skills Samurai Skills Tree

 

 

 

 

 

Nioh 2 Samurai Skills Samurai Skills List

Name Skill Type Effect Samurai Skills Points Needed Requirements
Ki Pulse: Heaven Active Activates when you recover full Ki from Ki Pulse. Applies a special effect that raises the damage caused by your next attack. (High Stance only) 1 Base
Running Water: Heaven Active Dodging at the perfect timing will now automatically trigger a Ki Pulse. (High Stance only) 1 Ki Pulse: Heaven
Damage Boost: Stamina Custom Active Skill Grants a certain Active Skills a damage bonus based on your Stamina. 1 Running Water: Heaven
Purify Yokai Realm: Heaven Passive While in High Stance: Increases your attack strength when you perform a purification with a perfectly timed Ki Pulse, recovering the max amount of Ki possible. 1 Ki Pulse: Heaven
Bowmaster I Passive Increases Bow damage by 5%. 1 Ki Pulse: Man
Ki Pulse: Heaven
Bowmaster II Passive Increases Bow damage by 3%. 1 Bowmaster I
Ki Pulse: Man Active Activates when you recover full Ki from a Ki Pulse. Applies a special effect that negates the Ki damage you receive from the next attack that hits your guard. (Mid Stance only) 1 Base
Running Water: Man Active Dodging at the perfect timing will now automatically trigger a Ki Pulse. (Mid Stance only) 1 Ki Pulse: Man
Masterful Slice Active Increases the Ki damage dealt by certain Active Skills by 20%. 1 Running Water: Man
Purify Yokai Realm: Man Passive While in Mid Stance: Increases your defense when you perform a purification with a perfectly timed Ki Pulse, recovering the max amount of Ki possible. 1 Ki Pulse: Man
Hands of Death I Passive Increases bare-handed attack damage by 20% 1 Ki Pulse: Man
Ki Pulse: Earth
Hands of Death II Passive Increases bare-handed attack damage by 20% 1 Hands of Death I
Hands of Death III Passive Increases bare-handed attack damage by 20% 1 Hands of Death II
Composure Active Press Triangle or Square when guarding against an armed human enemy to take their weapon and perform a counterattack. Can only be used when bare-handed. 1 Hands of Death I
Fortitude I Passive Life +50. 1 Hands of Death I
Fortitude II Passive Life +30. 1 Fortitude I
Running Water: Man
Fortitude III Passive Life +20. 1 Composure
Fortitude II
Ki Pulse: Earth Active Activates when you recover full Ki from a Ki Pulse. Applies a special effect that negates the Ki consumption resulting from your next dodge action. (Low Stance only) 1 Base
Damage Boost: Dexterity Custom Active Skill Grants certain Active Skills a damage bonus based on your Dexterity. 1 Ki Pulse: Earth
Running Water: Earth Active Dodging at the perfect timing will now automatically trigger a Ki Pulse. (Low Stance only) 1 Ki Pulse: Earth
Nimble Slice Custom Active Skill Reduces the damage dealt by certain Active Skills by 20%. In exchange, they will consume less Ki to perform. 1 Running Water: Earth
Purify Yokai Realm: Earth Passive While in Low Stance: Increases your Ki recovery speed when you perform a purification with a perfectly timed Ki Pulse, recovering the max amount of Ki possible. 1 Ki Pulse: Earth
Stance Active Switch between High, Mid, and Low stances. 1 Base
Grapple Active Grapples a human enemy who is out of Ki or a downed yokai, then follows up with a powerful attack. 0 Stance
Ki Pulse Active When surrounded by blue light after an attack, press R1 to recover your Ki. 0 Stance
Purify Yokai Realm Active Performing a Ki Pulse while inside a Yokai Realm pool will dispel the pool. 0 Ki Pulse
Damage Boost: Magic Custom Active Skill Grants ceratin Active Skills a damage bonus based on your Magic. 1 Purify Yokai Realm
Flux Active Changing to another stance on a successful Ki Pulse increases the amount of Ki recovered. 1 Ki Pulse
Flux II Active Increases Ki recovery when you switch stances during Flux. 1 Flux
Deliberate Slice Custom Active Skill Increases the max amount of Ki that can be recovered by Ki Pulse by 30% for certain Active Skills. 1 Flux II
Flash Attack Active Performs a quick attack when switching weapons after a successful Ki Pulse. 1 Flux II
Damage Boost: Heart Custom Active Skill Increases certain Active Skills a damage bonus based on your Heart. 1 Flash Attack

 

 

 




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