Check out this guide on how to beat the Seven Ashina Spears - Shume Masaji Oniwa boss in Sekiro: Shadow's Die Twice. Recommended Prosthetic Tools and Items, his attacks, tips!
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Seven Ashina Spears - Shume Masaji Oniwa Location
|Location||Ashina Castle - Ashina Reservoir (After acquiring the Dragon Tears)|
|Rewards||- Prayer Bead|
Recommended Prosthetic Tools & Items
Perform a Mikiri Counter on his spear thrust attacks in order to deal significant posture damage.
Use The Ichimonji Double to deal posture & vitality damage on him. Perform this after using a Firecracker while he's stunned.Check Out All Style Skill List Here!
Use your firecrackers to disrupt his attacks. This also leaves him open for quick attacks.
You will need this to sneak up on Oniwa and his accomplice.Check Out All Items Here!
Seven Ashina Spears - Shume Masaji Oniwa Combat Tips
Use Gachiin's Sugar To Sneak
Oniwa is accompanied by another samurai and they are standing back to back. Use Gachiin's Sugar to help sneak up on them.
Use Puppeteer Ninjutsu On The Samurai Next To Him
Once close enough, perform a Deathblow on the Samurai next to him and use Puppeteer Ninjutsu so he can attack Oniwa as well.
Use Firecracker → Ichimonji Double Combo
The Firecracker stuns him enough for you to be able to damage him with an Ichimonji Double. Use this to deal significant posture damage!
Seven Ashina Spears - Shume Masaji Oniwa Attacks
|Perilous Thrust Attack||A perilous thrust attack after a step forward. Use Mikiri Counter to avoid damage.|
|Perilous Sweep Attack||A perilous sweep attack that begins with the spear on Oniwa's right side. Jump to avoid damage|
|Powerful Swing||He spins up his spear above him and swings his spear sideways. Parry this attack to deal posture damage|
|3 Slashes → Powerful Swing||He does 3 quick slashes and follows up with a powerful swing finish|
Perilous Thrust Attack
He raises his spear to his left and glints. To avoid this attack, you can use a very well-timed Mikiri Counter to deal massive posture damage.
Perilous Sweep Attack
When he puts his spear to his right, and the perilous prompt appears, prepare to jump. Jump on him to deal posture damage.
He spins up his spear above him and swings his sword towards you for a powerful blow. Prepare to parry this move to deal a ton of posture damage.
3 Slashes → Powerful Swing
He strikes you thrice with his spear and follows it up with a powerful swing. Parry all these attacks to deal posture damage but be careful as poorly timed parries can build posture damage on you instead.