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How To Beat Armored Warrior

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Check out this Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice guide on how to beat Armored Warrior. Info includes gameplay tips, recommended Prosthetic Tools & Items, boss moves & attacks.

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Armored Warrior Location

Armored Warrior  Location
Location Senpou Temple, Mt. Kongo
Rewards - Prayer Bead
- Breath of Nature: Shadow (Latent Skill)
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Breath of Nature: Shadow (Latent Skill)

This skill lets you recover Posture when you deal a Deathblow. This is a useful skill to have when dealing with many enemies in one area.

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Recommended Prosthetic Tools & Items

Loaded Axe

Loaded Axe

The Loaded Axe helps in dealing posture damage to the Armored Warrior. Use the Loaded Axe when he recovers from attacks as his recovery time is quite slow.

Armored Warrior Boss Combat Tips

How to Beat Armored Warrior Video Guide

Armored Warrior Cannot Be Killed Via Normal Combat

Armored Warrior Cannot Be Killed Via Normal Combat

This fight is unique in that the Armored Warrior cannot be killed, even with a standard deathblow. You need to perform the deathblow with his back against the ledge to kill him.

Lure Him To The Ledge

Lure Him To The Ledge

You must lure him to the ledge and have him destroy the rails first. This opens up the ledge for you to push over with a deathblow.

Deflect And Parry His Swing Attacks

Deflect And Parry His Attacks

His attacks are slow and can be parried easily. Use this to deal posture damage, but keep watch on your own posture as well as his attacks are heavy if parries are not timed correctly.

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Attack When He Recovers

Attack When He Recovers

After successful parries, or after a series of swings, Armored Warrior takes quite a while to recover. Use this opportunity to use your Loaded Axe.

Deal Deathblow With His Back Against The Ledge

Accumulate Posture Damage Then Deal Deathblow

Once you've dealt enough posture damage, perform a deathblow with his back against the ledge. The Deathblow will push him off and he will plunge to his death.

Armored Warrior Boss Attacks

Attacks List

AttacksDetail
Overhead Strike He will do a powerful overhead strike. If uncomfortable with parrying. simply dodge to the side and counter attack while he recovers
Swing Attack He will swing his sword horizontally from one side to the other. The attack is slow so try to parry
Barrage Attack He rages and attacks repeatedly with his sword. Parry all attacks for huge posture damage
Rush → Barrage Instead of raging, he will rush to you and perform a rush attack starting with a powerful overhead swing
Perilous Attack:Thrust He raises his sword and do a perilous thrust attack. Do a Mikiri Counter to counter this attack

Overhead Strike

Overhead Strike

Swing Attack

Swing Attack

You can parry this move as he swings his sword. Interrupt his succeeding attacks with a quick counter attack.

Barrage Attack

Barrage Attack

He will enrage and swing his sword violently four times, with the fourth strike being a powerful overhead swing. Successfully parrying the fourth attack will stagger him.

Rush → Barrage

Instead of raging, he will rush to you to close the distance and perform the barrage attack. Parry all of his attacks to deal posture damage and to stagger him.

Perilous Attack: Thrust

Perilous Attack Thrust

A strong piercing perilous attack which can be countered with a Mikiri counter. If uncomfortable to perform a Mikiri Counter, dodge to the side.

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