Tonfa Skills

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

 

 

How to Acquire Tonfa Skills

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

 

 

Nioh 2 Tonfa Skills Tree

 

 

 

 

Nioh 2 Tonfa Skills Table

 

Name
Skilltype
Effects
Skillpointcost
Prerequisite
Demon Dance: Heaven Active Automatically repositions you while evading attacks after a successful Ki Pulse. (High Stance Only).
Command: During Ki Pulse
1
  •  Base
Demon Dance: Man Active

Automatically repositions you while evading attacks after a successful Ki Pulse. (Mid Stance Only)
Command: During Ki Pulse

1
  • Base
Demon Dance: Earth Active Automatically repositions you while evading attacks after a successful Ki Pulse. (Low Stance Only)
Command: During Ki Pulse
1
  •  Base
Pulverize: Heaven Active Press Square button after a Demon Dance: Heaven to perform a folbw-up attack. (High Stance Only). 1
Pulverize: Man Active Press Squqre button after a Demon Dance: Man to perform a follow-up attack. (Mid Stance Only) 1
Pulverize: Earth Active Press Squqre button after a Demon Dance: Earth to perform a follow-up attack. (Low Stance Only) 1
Mountain Breaker Active Unleashes a powerful strike. (High Stance Only).
Command: L1 + Triangle Button (Triangle while guarding).
 1
Tiger Bite Active Rapidy closes in on an enemy and sends them flying. (Mid Stance Only).
Command: Button (Triangle while guarding).
 1
Double Kick Active Performs a two-tier kick. (Low Stance Only).
Command: Button (Triangle while guarding).
1
Impenetrability Active Guard just before an incoming hit to deflect the attack and knock the attacker off balance. (Mid Stance Only)  1
Dragon Slayer Active Press L1 after a successful Impenetrability to unleash a powerful attack. (Mid Stance Only)  1
Dragon Slayer II Active Press L1 after a Dragon Slayer to perform an additional attack. (Mid Stance Only)  1
Wild Lions Active Swings the tonfa around, attacking nearby enemies. 
Command: L1 + Square Button (Square while guarding).
1
  • Base
Shove Active Pushes an enemy back, staggering them. (High/Mid Stance Only).
Command: Triangle Button at end of combo.
 1
Sweeping Kick Active Aims a kick at the enemy's feet. (Mid/low Stance Only).
Command: Triangle Button at end of combo.
 1
Crimson Lotus Active Follows up a Strong Attack with a thrust from a single tonfa.
Command: Square Button at end of combo. 
1
Devastation Active

Follows up a Quick Attack with tfrusts from both tonfa.
Command: Triangle Button at end of combo.

 1
Urgency Active Begins with a slow movement before instantly closing in on the enemy to deliver a powerful bow. (High Stance Only).
Command: L1 + Triangle button (triangle guarding).
 1
Prescience Active Evades all incoming attacks during the recovery period following a dodge. (Low Stance Only)

 1
Buoyancy I Active Increases your damage when using tonfa in proportion to how light your equipment is. (Scaling: D-).
Command: Triangle Button at end of combo.
 1
Buoyancy II Passive Increases your damage when using tonfa in proportion to how light your equipment is. (Scaling: D)  1
Buoyancy III Passive Increases your damage when using tonfa in proportion to how light your equipment is. (Scaling: D+)  1
Three Wars Kata I Passive Reduces Ki damage received by 6% when using tonfa. 1
Three Wars Kata II Passive Reduces Ki damage received by 3% when using tonfa.  1
Three Wars Kata III Passive Reduces Ki damage received by 3% when using tonfa. 1
Focused Strike Active Builds up power while moving slowly, then releases it in a single devastating blow. 
Command: Hold Triangle 
 1
Heavenly Chain Active Follows up a Strong Attack with a series of tonfa strikes.
Command: Square at end of combo.
 1
Thousand Tongues Active Parries an enemy's attack and counters with a flurry of tonfa strikes. (Mid Stance Only).
Command: L1 + Triangle button (triangle guarding).
 1
Relentless I Passive Maximum Ki increases by +30 when you have tonfa equipped as your main weapon.  1
Relentless II Passive Maximum Ki increases by +20 when you have tonfa equipped as your main weapon.  1
Relentless III Passive Maximum Ki increases by +10 when you have tonfa 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 tonfa 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 tonfa 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 tonfa 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 tonfa 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 tonfa 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 tonfa 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 tonfa equipped as your main wearen. 1
Cornered Boar II Passive When your health drops to 30% or lower, the damage you receive is reduced by 10% when you have tonfa 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 tonfa equipped as your main weapon. 1
Full Moon Kata I Passive While in full health, your melee damage increases by 3% when you have tonfa equipped as your main weapon. 1
Full Moon Kata II Passive While in full health, your melee damage increases by 2% when you have tonfa equipped as your main weapon. 1
Full Moon Kata III Passive While in full health, your melee damage increases by I% when you have tonfa equipped as your main weapon. 1
Shadow Strike I Passive Damage dealt to enemies from behind increases by 3% when you have a Tonfa equipped as your main weapon. 1
Shadow Strike II Passive Damage dealt to enemies from behind increases by 2% when you have a Tonfa equipped as your main weapon. 1
Shadow Strike III Passive Damage dealt to enemies from behind increases by 1% when you have a Tonfa equipped as your main weapon. 1
Passage to the Afterlife I Passive Increases grapple damage by 4% when you have a Tonfa equipped as your main weapon. 1

 

Passage to the Afterlife II Passive Increases grapple damage by 3% when you have a Tonfa equipped as your main weapon. 1
Passage to the Afterlife III Passive Increases grapple damage by 3% when you have a Tonfa equipped as your main weapon. 1
Fleetfoot Passive Swiftly close the distance between you and your enemy. (Mid/Low Stance Only) 1
Storm of Strikes Active Advance towards the enemy while subjecting them to a stream of powerful blows. Boss Skills
Kannagi Mystic Art Allows you to cancel any tonfa technique into Demon Dance 1
Apocalypse Mystic Art Increases tonfa melee damage by landing successive hits. 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  ♦  Spear Skills  ♦  Splitstaff Skills  ♦  Switchglaive Skills  ♦  Sword Skills

 

 




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    • Anonymous

      28 May 2020 09:46  

      Kannagi/Apocalypse skills become available to unlock after finishing the Ruin Draws Near mission in the 5th zone (Twilight), having 120,000 proficiency with the tonfa and then defeating Hattori Hanzo's mystic art dojo mission called Like Lightning.

      • Anonymous

        11 Mar 2020 20:13  

        There's no Kannagi... I kind of rely on that skill so much in the first Nioh that I find tona really awkward without it.

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