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Honda Tadakatsu (Boss)

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General Info
HP Amrita Location
?? ?? The Defiled Castle
Drops Warrior of the East: Kote
Brave General (H): Hizayoroi
Defenses
Weak Resistant Immune
Wind Earth ??

Honda Tadakatsu (Boss) is a Boss in Nioh. This is the first Boss that players will encounter in The Defiled Castle. After facing this Yokai, the player continues through the castle to a final Boss, Okatsu.

Optionally, the player will face Honda Tadakatsu in his human form during The Champion Of The East Sub Mission.

 

Honda Tadakatsu was a famous samurai in japanese history and a boss in Nioh. William will encounter him in Main Mission: The Defiled Castle and Side Mission: The Champion of the East. The primary weapon of Honda Tadakatsu is spear, so his attacks are quite swift and his movements are agile.
Location
Honda Tadakatsu (Boss) is found in The Defiled Castle Main Mission within the Tokai Region. To access the boss, the player must reach the halfway point in the mission, where opening a gate with 3 purple crystals behind it is the only option left to them.
He is also encountered in The Champion of the East Sub Mission.
 

Drops
Amrita: ??
Co-Op Amrita: ??
Other: Gold, Weapons, etc
Warrior of the East smithing text. 

Combat Information
Health: ??
Ki: ??
Can it be parried? Can it be Stunlocked?
Twilight: Y/N, different attacks?
He can be critically hit when out of ki
Spearfall (high-stance spear combo) can knock him on the ground for a critical hit. Recover your ki and, before he fully recovers, do the combo again for another critical hit -- rinse and repeat. 
 

Strategies

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Strategy 1 (Melee)

Destroy the 3 purple crystals in the the arena and he will instantly die. You can alternatively defeat him by using your Guardian Spirit in rather quick fashion.


 

Strategy 2 (Magic)

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Honda Tadakatsu (Boss) Twilight Strategy

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Attacks

Honda Tadakatsu (Boss) has two attack phases. In the first phase, ??. In the second Phase, ??

First Phase
Attack Name Description and Counter
Attack Name Description and Counter
Attack Name Description and Counter
Second Phase
Attack Name Description and Counter
Attack Name Description and Counter

 

Yokai Lore / History

Yokai Lore goes here

 

Notes & Trivia

  • Voice Actors, if any
  • Similarities to other titles
  • Bugs and glitches associated to this boss

 

Gallery

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    • Anonymous

      15 Nov 2017 15:59  

      I was able to beat him on a duel with kusarigama. You should stay on the lower half of the ladder and he should be beneath you. He will just spam rocks at you whlie you're headshotting him with high stance\heavy attack. He wasn't able to heal and his aoe wasn't reaching me(mostly).

      • Anonymous

        17 Feb 2017 04:52  

        This website feels lack luster question marks everywhere no content ...
        The most help I get is from that one comment sometimes lol
        Games been out a week at least chop chop

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