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Upper Tower Antechamber ~ vs. Genichiro Ashina

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Upper Tower Antechamber ~ vs. Genichiro Ashina

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Check out this Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice guide and walkthrough for the Upper Tower Antechamber ~ vs. Genichiro Ashina boss fight. This includes gameplay tips, hints, techniques, tricks & more!

Upper Tower Antechamber ~ Vs. Genichiro Ashina Walkthrough

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Upper Tower Antechamber ~ vs. Genichiro Ashina Walkthrough

Upper Tower Antechamber ~ vs. Genichiro Ashina Walkthrough Chart

No.Procedure
1 Kill Ashina Elite - Jinsuke Saze boss along the way
2 Read the hanging scroll and learn Lightning Reversal
3Go to the castle tower using grappling hook
4 Kill Genichiro Ashina
5Head to Castle Tower Lookout. Along the way is a Sculptor's Idol
6Receive the "Immortal Severance Text" from Kuro the Divine Heir

2. Learn Lightning Reversal

Lightning Reversal can be learned by examining the hanging scroll on the wall where you defeated Jinzuke Saze. It will be very useful in the boss battle with Genichiro.

6. Receive the "Immortal Severance Text" from Kuro

Receive the Immortal Severance Text from Kuro
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You can get the "Immortal Severance Text" by talking to Kuro twice.

Available Items

Items you can collect along the way will be provided as soon as we have more information

Vs. Ashina Elite - Jinsuke Saze Boss Fight Tips

Parry Jinsuke's Attacks to Break His Posture

Parry Jinsuke

Jinsuke is heavily reliant on his posture, requiring players to break his posture to actually beat him. Parry his attacks to continuously damage his posture. Break it and he'll be open to a Deathblow even with full health.

Check Out How to Beat Jinzuke Saze Here!

Vs. Genichiro Ashina Boss Fight Tips

Boss Fight Summary

  • Transforms to his second form, "Way of Tomoe - Genichiro Ashina" after 2 HP nodes are depleted
  • Avoid his bow attacks by dodging or guarding
  • Inflicts great damage with lightning strikes
Check Out How to Beat Genichiro Ashina!

Vs. Genichiro Ashina Boss Moves And Attacks

Bow Attack

Bow Attack
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Genichiro shoots an arrow. It is possible to deflect but since this will not deplete his posture, simply dodge to the sides.

Aerial Bow Attack

Aerial Bow Attack
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Jumps to the air and attacks with 3 consecutive arrows. The attack is quick so if you can't dodge, simply deflect.

Kick Attack

Kick Attack
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When unleashing this attack, the symbol appears. Dodging sideways will easily evade this attack.

Fall Attack

Fall Attack
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An attack that jumps over the head and falls while swinging the sword. It can be avoided in one step, but failing to avoid this attack will result to a combo.

Attack Pattern in Way of Tomoe - Genichiro Ashina

Jumping Attack

This attack is triggered from a long distance. A prompt will appear signifying the attack. Once Genichiro jumps, dodge to the side.

Thunder Cut

 Thunder Cut
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An attack that vertically cuts with a sword imbued with electricity. Getting hit can cause instant death. Avoid getting hit by jumping or dodging sideways.

Lightning Strike

Lightning Strike
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A lighting attack that cuts sideways with an electrified sword. Avoid by jumping or fight back with lightning.

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