Spear Skills

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

 

 

 

How to Acquire Spear Skills

  • Spear Skills are unlocked by spending Skill Points into the tree
  • Spear Skill Points are unlocked whenever you use the Spear weapon to attack and kill enemies
  • Alternatively, players can consume the item ?? to gain a Spear Skill Point

 

 

Nioh 2 Spear Skills Tree

 

 

 

 

Nioh 2 Spear Skills Table

 

Name
Skilltype
Effects
Skillpointcost
Prerequisite
Body Swap Active Swaps places with the enemy in front of you to get behind them.
Command: L1 + Square button (square While guarding).
1
  • Base
Resounding Lunge Active Ready your spear and build up your energy before unleashing a powerful strike forward. Charging this attack to its maximum strength will cause your strike to release a devastating shockwave.
Command: L1 + Square button (Square while guarding)
1
  • Cleared Mission "The Way of the Warrior: Veteran"
  • Chidori
Tornado Active Strikes the ground with the butt of the wear. unleashing a shock wave. Press the attack button again to spin the spear and slash at foes.
Command: triangle button at end of combo.
1
Water Wheel Active Follows up a combo with a vertical spear strike that smashes down on the opponent. (Mid Stance Only).
Command: triangle button at end of combo
1
Relentless I Passive Maximum ki increases by +30 when you have a spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Relentless II Passive Maximum Ki increases by +20 when you have a spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Relentless III Passive Maximum Ki increases by +10 when you have spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Entangle Active Sweeps an enemy's legs to knock them down. (Mid Stance only).
Command: L1 + triangle button (triangle while guarding)
1
Fatal Thrust Active Ready your spear and charge at the enemy. If this attack causes the enemy to run out of Ki, you will automatically grapple them. 1
  • Entangle
  • Cleared Mission "The Way of the Warrior: Novice"
Full Moon Kata I Passive While in full health, your melee damage increases by 3% when you have a spear 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 spear 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 spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Pole Kick Active Follows up a combo with a kick that uses your spear for support. (Mid/ Low stance only).
Command: Triangle button at end of combo
1
Wild Spear Active Charges forward while swinging the spear around.
Command: Hold X button while guarding
1
  • Pole Kick
  • Cleared Mission "The Way of the Warrior: Adept"
Flying Monkey Active Leaps over an enemy to get behind them. (Low stance only).
Command: L3 Up + X at end of combo.
1
Flying Monkey II Active After Flying Monkey, lets you stab downward with an additional button press. 1
Cull the Herd Active Press triangle after flying Monkey to perform a spinning drop to the ground, moving down enemies around you. (Low stance only) 1
  • Flying Monkey
  • Flying Monkey II
Back Slash Active Slashes enemy while stepping back (low Stance only).
Command: L1 + square button (square While guarding.
1
Rainbow Ruse Active After a Ki Pulse, you can press the desired direction before using your spear to support you as you jump to evade the enemy. (Low stance only) 1
Cornered Boar I Passive When your health drops to 30% or lower, the damage you receive is reduced by 15% when you have a spear equipped as your main weapon 1
Cornered Boar II Passive When your health drops to 30% or lower, the damage you receive is reduced by 10% when you have a spear 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 a spear equipped as your main weapon 1
Spear Bash Active Use the butt of the spear to quickly throw the opponent off balance. (Low Stance only).
Command: Square button at end of combo. 
1
Spear Shove Active Shoves an opponent using the spear's shaft, staggering them.
Command: L1 + triangle button (triangle While guarding)
1
  • Base
Chidori Active Follows up a combo with a blow using the butt of the spear. If the attack reduces the enemy's Ki to zero, it will launch them into the air. (Press triangle button to perform additional attack).
Command: triangle button at end of combo.
1
Passage to the Afterlife I Passive Increases grapple damage by 4% when you have a spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Passage to the Afterlife II Passive Increases grapple damage by 3% when you have a spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Merciless Barrage Active  Launches an opponent who is out of Ki into the air, and follows up with a powerful thrust attack.
Command: triangle button on opponent out of Ki.
1
Passage to the Afterlife III Passive Increases grapple damage by 2% when you have a spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Rising Dragon Active After getting knocked down, press triangle button to attack while getting back up.
Command: triangle button while downed.
1
Armor Piercer I Passive Increases Final Blow damage by 4% when you have a spear equipped as your main weapon. Command: L1 + triangle button (triangle while guarding). 1
Armor Piercer II Passive Increases Final Blow damage by 3% when you have a spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Armor Piercer III Passive Increases Final Blow damage by 2% when you have a spear 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 a spear equipped as your main weapon.  
Cornered Tiger II Passive When your health is below 30%, your melee damage will be increased by 10% when you have a spear 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 a spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Twisting Spear Active Twirls the spear around to gain momentum, then perform a single powerful strike. 1
Piercing Rain Active Follows up a combo with a flurry of powerful blows, fiercely thrusting at the enemy five times. (High stance only).
Command: triangle button at end of combo.
1
  • Base
Spearfall Active Follows up a combo with a horizontal slash, then slams the spear down on the enemy. (High stance only).
Command: triangle button at end of combo.
1
First Rule of Thrusting Passive Damage of thrust attacks increases by 3% when you have a spear equipped as your main weapon. (High Stance Only).
Command: triangle button at end of combo.
1
Second Rule of Thrusting Passive Damage of thrust attacks increases by 2% when you have a spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Third Rule of Thrusting Passive Damage of thrust attacks increases by 1% when you have a spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Spear Flourish Active Knocks the enemy backwards when you perform a Ki Pulse. ( High stance only).
Command: Triangle button at end of combo.
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 a spear 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 a spear 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 a spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Windmill Active Swings the blade around you in a wide circle, at its furthest reach (High Stance Only).
Command: L1+ triangle button (triangle while guarding).
1
Windmill II Active Pressing and holding the button allows you to extend the duration of the spin. (High Stance Only) 1
Twirl Active Parries an enemy attack and knock them down. (Mid stance only).
Command: L1 +triangle button (triangle while guarding
1
Twirl II Active When Twirl is successful, increases your attack power. (Mid stance only) 1
Shadow Strike II Passive Damage dealt to enemies from behind increases by 2% when you have a spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Shadow Strike III Passive Damage dealt to enemies from behind increases by 1% when you have a spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Shadow Strike I Passive Damage dealt to enemies from behind increases by 3% when you have a spear equipped as your main weapon. 1
Triple Threat Active Press Triangle to perform up to three powerful stabs in succession. Each additional stab executes a Ki Pulse that will alter your technique if performed with the right timing (recovering the maximum amount of Ki). Boss Skill
Bracing Breeze Active Deflect an incoming attack. Press an additional Square to also stab the enemy. Successfully deflecting an enemy's attack will alter the technique executed by the additional button input. (Mid Stance only) Boss Skill
Stability Mystic Art Increases the force of your thrusts while also extending the range of your attacks. 1
Fluidity Mystic Art Allows you to use Spear Flourish from any stance. 1

 

 

Skill Trees
Axe Skills  ♦  Dual Swords Skills  ♦  Hatchet Skills  ♦  Hatchets Skills  ♦  Kusarigama Skills  ♦  Ninja Skills  ♦  Odachi Skills  ♦  Onmyo Magic Skills  ♦  Samurai Skills  ♦  Shiftling Skills  ♦  Splitstaff Skills  ♦  Switchglaive Skills  ♦  Sword Skills  ♦  Tonfa Skills

 

 




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