Assassin's Creed Odyssey
Assassin's Creed Odyssey: Walkthrough & Guide
Combat Tips & Tricks

Assassin's Creed Odyssey
Combat Tips & Tricks

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Combat Tips & Tricks

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Master The Parry

Parry When Enemy's Weapon Flashes White

You can block & parry the enemy's attack by pushing the parry buttons when their weapon flashes white. Try to do this often to create openings to hit them back.

Dodge Heavy Enemy Attacks

Enemy Glows Red To Indicate Attack

Enemies have heavy attacks that you can't parry. Avoid taking damage by watching if the enemy glows red then dodge to the side.

You Can Dodge To Avoid Arrows

Look For Arrow Prompts On-Screen

You can actually dodge arrows shot by enemy archers by looking for the red arrow prompt on your screen. Keep this in mind as you make your way to them to take them down.

Use Your Active Abilities In Combat

Don't Forget To Equip Them In Your Loadout

Abilities are a powerful asset to have in combat. Make sure that they're active and equipped in your shortcut loadout so you can use them easily in-game.

Use Sparta Kick To Eliminate Opponents Instantly

Sparta Kick Eliminate Opponents Instantly

Get the Sparta Kick ability when you first get Ability Points - this ability can insta-kill foes when you've lead them onto higher ground. Just kick them off the edge.

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Equip Second Wind To Recover Health In Combat

Second Wind

Second Wind is a Tier 2 Warrior Ability that allows you to heal while in combat. Unlock this as soon as you can to help in sustained, longer fights.

Swap Weapons According To Situation

Use Different Weapons For Combat Advantage

The game has a lot of weapons for players to choose from. Equip them according to your combat situation - use spears in long range battles or heavy blunt weapons to deal extremely heavy damage.

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Keep Distance From Powerful Enemies

Use Bow & Arrow To Whittle At Their HP

Powerful enemies are hard to beat in melee combat. Keep your distance & use your long range attacks to slowly but surely lessen their HP.

Recover Health When Out Of Enemies' Sight

Stick To Shadows & Stealthily Regain HP

Moving back into the shadows & keeping away from the enemies' view will trigger your health recover. Take note of this when you're low on HP.

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