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How To Beat General Naomori Kawarada
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How To Beat General Naomori Kawarada

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

How To Beat General Naomori Kawarada: Boss Fight Guide
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General Naomori Kawarada Location

General Naomori Kawarada
LocationAshina Outskirts
Rewards - Prayer Bead
- Gourd Seed
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Recommended Prosthetic Tools & Items

Healing Gourd

Healing Gourd

General Naomori Kawarada is one of the first mini bosses you'll encounter in this game so you might have not unlocked other Prosthetic Tools yet. Don't forget that you can heal in between his attacks by using your Healing Gourd.

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General Naomori Kawarada Boss Combat Tips

Deal Stealth Deathblow To Remove 1 HP Node

 Deal Stealth Deathblow To Remove 1 HP Node

General Naomori Kawarada has 2 HP nodes and you can instantly take one of them out by doing a stealth Deathblow. Stay on the roof and jump on top or behind him to deal this devastating attack.

Parry & Deflect His Attacks

Parry & Deflect His Attacks

In this fight, you can parry & deflect most of General Naomori Kawarada's attacks - save for his Perilous Attack. Deflecting will deal Posture Damage to him and will make it easier for you to deal the final Deathblow.

Dodge Away When He Does Perilous Attack

Dodge Away When He Does Perilous Attacks

When you see the red Kanji symbol flashing above you, immediately step-dodge backwards. You cannot deflect or parry perilous attacks and these can hurt your Posture Bar pretty badly, so it's best to avoid them!

General Naomori Kawarada Boss Attacks

Overhead Swing

Overhead Swing

Kawarada will make a single overhead swing with his sword. This attack is not that fast and can be avoided easily by dodging or deflecting. It is simple to counter as it takes a second for Kawarada to recover.

2-Swing Side Slashes

2-Swing Side Slashes

Kawarada will do two consecutive wide swings side by side. You can dodge away from this attack to be safe but you can also parry. However, be sure to hold your guard as there are two slashes in this move.

Jump Slash

Jump Slash

Kawarada will jump and make an overhead sword slash. Simply dodge backwards or to the side to avoid taking damage from this attack.

Perilous Attack - Wide Arch Swing

Perilous Wide Arch Swing

This Perilous Attack cannot be deflected or guarded against. To avoid taking damage from this powerful attack, be sure to dodge or jump away from Kawarada.

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