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How To Beat Blazing Bull

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Check out this guide on how to beat the Blazing Bull boss in Sekiro: Shadow's Die Twice. Recommended Prosthetic Tools and Items, Blazing Bull Attacks & Tips and more.

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Blazing Bull Location

Blazing Bull
LocationAshina Castle Gate
Rewards Prayer Beads
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How to get Firecracker

Using the Shinobi Firecracker will greatly stun the Blazing Bull to open chance for attack. In order to acquire the said Prosthetic Tool. Head to the Sculptor's Idol near the Castle Gate and purchase "Robert's Firecracker" from the merchant.

Blazing Bull Boss Combat Tips

Blazing Bull Video Guide

Be Sure to Kill The Fodder In Front of The Bull

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To make sure your combat isn't interrupted, deal with the fodder enemy prior to fighting with the Blazing Bull. You can sneak behind him for a stealth deathblow.

Dash Away From Blazing Bull's Charge Attack

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As it is quite difficult to evade Blazing Bull's attack by jumping or dodging when he is rushing on you, you should just dash to the side.

Chase the Bull After Avoiding an Attack

After you managed to avoid its charge, start chasing him right away. You will have a chance catch up with him and deliver few strikes to his hind.

Aim to Strike When Blazing Bull Turns Around

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After his charge, the bull will attempt to turn around to face you, use this chance to aim your attack for his face. You can cause the Blazing Bull to flinch by striking his head, opening window for a follow up attack.

Use The Firecracker To Disrupt And Stab The Head

Use your firecrackers to stun Blazing Bull. As he stands and falls back down, stab his head with a charged stab attack (press and hold R1).

Blazing Bull Boss Attacks

Charge Attack

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Bull charges repeatedly at the player up to 3 - 4 times. Dash to the side to evade his charge, and aim for a counter attack by chasing after his hind.

Vertical Swing Attack

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The bull will swing up his head to strike. This move is relatively easy to avoid by stepping to the side or back.

Horizontal Swipe

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When the bull swipes at you with his head, step back to move out of his reach. It often attempts this attack when you are able to catch up behind him.

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