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All Kanji Sense Symbols

SEKIRO | All Kanji Sense Symbols

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Check out this guide for a list and translation of all the Kanji Sense symbols you can find in the game! Find out about what these Japanese characters mean, their effects, what Sekiro means, and more!

All Kanji Sense Symbols - List & Effects

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All Kanji Sense Symbol List

NOTE: We are currently confirming all Kanji Symbols found within the game. This article will be updated as more symbols are confirmed.

All Kanji Symbols And Meanings List

SymbolMeaningEffect / Description
Perilous AttackAn unguardable attack
HealRecovers Health
月隠HiddenCannot be seen by you or by the enemies
回生ResurrectRevive from death
PoisonInflicted with the poisoned status
SmokeCreates a puff of smoke that blocks line of sight
炎上BurnInflicted with the burned status
冥助ありUnseen AidNegates loss of gold and XP after death
FearInflicted with the feared status

What Are Kanji Sense Symbols?

Characters That Notify You Of The Situation

Characters That Notify You Of The Situation

Kanji signs are characters that will occasionally appear on your HUD to notify you of something that is happening, or is about to happen. These signs are useful for getting information on the fly while exploring the world.

Can Warn You Of Incoming Attacks

Kanji signs such as the character used for Perilous attacks warn you of incoming danger! You can use their appearances to ready yourself for the incoming blow, and react accordingly!

Denotes Status Changes

These signs also show you whether there was a change to your status. Some of these status changes can be beneficial such as the Resurrect character. However, there are other status changes such as "Burn" that are detrimental.

What Does Sekiro Mean?

Sekiro Literal Meaning Is One-Armed Wolf

Sekiro Literal Meaning Is One-Armed Wolf

The direct translation of the word "Sekiro" means "One-Armed Wolf". It is the title given to the main protagonist of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.

Name Given By Important NPC

Name Given By Important NPC

The title "Sekiro" is given to the main character by a specific NPC, after this NPC is reminded of another one-armed warrior he has encountered before.

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