Switchglaive Skills

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Number of Skills 40

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

 

 

How to Acquire Switchglaive Skills

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

 

 

Nioh 2 Switchglaive Skills Tree

 

 

 

Nioh 2 Switchglaive Skills Table

 

Name
Skilltype
Effects
Skillpointcost
Prerequisite
Merciful Retribution Active Perform a mighty thrust with the switchglaive in scythe form before puling it back towards you, slashing at the enemy. (High Stance Only).
Command: Hold Triangle button.
1
Divine Retribution Active Swing the switchglaive downwards in scythe form while moving forward. If your swing connects with the enemy, you will cut them down while propelling yourself into the air. (High Stance Only) 1
Mortal Retribution Active Follow up a Quick Attack with a sideways swing of the switchglaive in scythe form, attacking the enemy and drawing them (High Stance Only).
Command: Triangle Button at end of combo.
1
Focused Retribution Active Twist your body, building up enough energy to urieash two diagonal slashes at the enemy. (High Stance Only).
Command: Hold Triangle button.
1
  •  Base
Infinite Retribution Active Continuously spin your switchglaive in scythe form. (High Stance Orly).
Command: L1 + Square (Square While guarding).
1
Celestial Retribution Active Use the switchglaive in scythe form to fling a winded enemy high into the air. (High Stance Only).
Command: Square button on opponet out of ki. 
1
Mind's Edge Active Follow up a Quick Attack by thrusting the butt end of your switchglaive towards and toward the enemy. (Mid Stance Only).
Command: Triangle Button at end of combo.
1
Blinding Edge Active Drag your switchglaive across the ground before lifting it high, sending debris flying toward the enemy with a twisting, stab. (Mid Stance Only).
Command: L1 + Square (Square While guarding).
1
Just Reprisal Active Parry the enemy's attack, circling around them carefully before going in for a diagonal slash. (Mid Stance Only).
Command: L1 + Triangle (Triangle While guarding).
1
  •  Base
Calamitous Blade Active Swiftly step towards the enemy while giving the switchglaive a mighty upward swing in guillotine form. (Low Stance Only).
Command: L1 + Triangle (Triangle While guarding).
1
Transient Blade Active Perform a twisting stab after a Quick Attack. then spring back while twirling your weapon. (Low Stance Only).
Command: Triangle Button at end of combo.
1
  •  Base
Whirling Blade Active Spin the switchglaive in guilotine form, repeling any arrows or bullets fired in your direction. (Low Stance Only).
Command: L1 + Square (Square While guarding).
1
Skyward Blade Active Crouch down before springing upward with a swing of the switchglaive in guillotine form. Completely depleting a human opponents Ki with this skill will cause them to fall oven. (Low Stance Only).
Command: L1 + Square (Square While guarding). 
 1
Lightning Blade Active Use your enemy's strength to propel yourself upwards before dropping onto them with immense force. (Low Stance Only),
Command: L1 + Triangle (Triangle While guarding). 
 1
Switch Stance: Retribution Active Follow up another attack by switching the switchglaive into scythe form and slashing downwards, transitioning into High Stance. (Mid/low Stance Only).
Command: Following another attakc R1 + Triangle. 
 1
Switch Stance: Edge Active Follow up another attack by switching the switchglaive into glaive form and mowing down enemies in your surroundings, transitioning into Mid Stance. (High/Low Stance Only).
Command: Following another attakc R1 + Square button.  
 1
Switch Stance: Blade Active Follow up another attack by switching the switchglaive into guillotine form and pressing-- forward with an attack, transitioning Stance. (High/Mid Stance Only).
Command: Following another attakc R1 + X 
 1
The Path of Three Active Switch the switchglaive from guillotine to glaive and then to scythe form while continuously attacking the enemy.
Command: Hold Triangle
 1
  •  Base
Thin Air Active Only usable when your weapon is sheathed. Unleashes a sudden thrust at the enemy with
the switchglaive in glaive form.
Press R1 + Triangle Button to perform a follow-up attack in scythe form. and R1 + X to do so in guillotine form.
Command: Hold R1 + Circle Button
 1
  Active Increases the amount of Anima you gain when you attack an enemy. In exchange, you will receive more Ki damage. 
Command: R1 + Circle Button.
 1
Relentless I Passive Maximurn Ki increases by +30 when you have a switchglaive equipped as your main weapon.  1
Relentless II Passive Maximum Ki increases by +20 when you have a switchglaive equipped as your main weapon.  1
Relentless III Passive Maximum Ki increases by +10 when you have a switchglaive 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 a switchglaive equipped as your main weapon.
Command: Following another attakc R1 + X
 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 switchglaive  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 switchglaive 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 switchglaive 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 a switchglaive equipped as your main weapon. 1
Cornered Tiger III Passive When your health is below 30%, your melee damage will be increased by 10% when you  have a switchglaive 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 a switchglaive 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 switchglaive 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 switchglaive 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 switchglaive 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 switchglaive equipped as your main weapon. 1  
Full Moon Kata III Passive While in full health, your melee damage increases by I% when you have a switchglaive equipped as your main weapon. 1  
Shadow Strike I Passive Damage dealt to enemies from behind increases by 3% when you have a switchglaive equipped as your main weapon. 1
Shadow Strike II Passive Damage dealt to enemies from behind increases by 2% when you have a switchglaive equipped as your main weapon. 1  
Shadow Strike III Passive Damage dealt to enemies from behind increases by 1% when you have a switchglaive equipped as your main weapon. 1  
Armor Piercer I Passive Increases Final Blow damage by 4% when you have a switchglaive equipped as your main weapon 1
Armor Piercer II Passive Increases Final Blow damage by 3% when you have a switchglaive equipped as your main weapon. 1
Armor Piercer III Passive Increases Final Blow damage by 2% when you have a switchglaive equipped as your main weapon. 1
Passage to the Afterlife I Passive Increases grapple damage by 4% when you base a switchglaive equipped as your main weapon. 1
Passage to the Afterlife II Passive Increases grapple damage by 3% when you have a switchglaive equipped as your main weapon. 1
Passage to the Afterlife III Passive Increases grapple damage by 2% when you have a switchglaive equipped as your main weapon. 1
Infinite Retribution II Active Press Square button to attack after using Infinite Retribution. The damage dealt by this attack increases based on the number of times you spun your switchglaive. (High Stance Only).
Command: L1 + Square Button (Square While guarding).
1
Empty Retribution Active Perform a spin attack with the switchglaive in scythe form. (High Stance Only) 1
Tranquil Edge Active Parry the enemy's attack before shifting your weight and counterattacking. (Mid Stance Only).
Command: L1 + Square Button (Square While guarding).
1
Fleeting Edge Active Unleash a flurry of slashes at the enemy as you nimbly dance in a circle around them. Use left stick to adjust the direction of your movement.
Command: Hold Triangle Button
Boss Skill
Windswept Active Swiftly swing your weapon around you, mowing down enemies in your surroundings. Boss Skill
Wildfire Flux Mystic Art Increases your attack power by one level whenever you use Switch Stance: Retribution, Edge or Blade. When your attack power has been boosted five times, hold the Square button to unleash a devastating strike upon the enemy. 1
Tempest Flux Mystic Art Reduces your Ki consumption by one level whenever you use Switch Stance: Retribution, Edge or Blade. When your attack power has been boosted five times, hold the Square button to unleash a devastating strike upon the enemy. 1
  • Indomitable Spirit I
  • Cleared mission "Sharp Eyes"

 

 

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    • Anonymous

      25 May 2020 03:16  

      Is there a reason that some skills from the sphere grid aren't listed here? Was wondering how to unlock the Wildfire Flux and Tempest Flux skills.

      • Anonymous

        18 Mar 2020 17:50  

        There's a mid only charge attack called fleeting edge. It was a drop (after so many farm) from the "sharp eyes" dojo mission. Mumyo using this skill there.

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