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How To Defeat Azai Nagamasa In Nioh 2 – Part One

Azai is back with more power, its time to show him who's the boss

The Azai Nagamasa boss fight in Nioh 2 is a peculiar one as you have to not only defeat a human but a human who can conjure up wings and is possessed. The Azai Nagamasa boss fight is one of the most challenging boss fights in Nioh 2 and if you do not know how to counter all the things that Azai Nagamasa throws at you, it could very well be your end. This guide will show you how to beat Azai Nagamasa quickly in Nioh 2.


How To Defeat Azai Nagamasa In Nioh 2 Part One

Before you set out to challenge and ultimately defeat Azai Nagamasa in Nioh 2 there are certain things that you have to keep in mind, the first thing being that you need your stats to be of enough level to make sure that you are even capable of taking on Azai Nagamasa.

Stat wise you will need to invest highly, at the first battle invest at least more than 45 in Constitution, this will make sure that your vitality is up to par with the boss that you are about to challenge. The bosses in Nioh 2 are strong and the game is based on mechanics used in Dark Souls series and Bloodborne that means that even a single hit from a boss will be able to take you down.

To ensure that this doesn’t happen to you, you are going to need a lot of life in you and the best way to do that is to invest in Constitution. This will also give you much-needed resistance to Poison and Paralysis, making it that much harder to take you down. You will also get more use out of weapons like Spears, Switchglaives, and Tonfas.


Tips To Defeat Azai Nagamasa In Nioh 2 Part One

Although, Azai Nagamasa appears rather early on and in the end, in Nioh 2 his, movements and attacks can deter you. His biggest asset is to fly and take the aerial advantage over you. This means that you will constantly have to be on the move.

Use dodges whenever you see Azai Nagamasa charging up his attacks, he will start with a wing but will soon graduate to bring out another wing and this is when you will have to retreat as he will keep charging at you.


While Azai Nagamasa has only one wing, most of his attacks will be ground-based, but look out for the spells that he uses which cover a lot of ground and can hurt you badly. Keep an eye on your Ki meter and use Ki Pulse to quickly regenerate lost Ki in the battle.

Azai Nagamasa with two wings posses a different challenge, this time around he will charge at you, your objective has to be to keep a bit of distance and let him attack, dodge his attacks and then you can retaliate with your own. Same goes for projectiles, use block and or dodge to save yourself and you should be fine.


Your best bet is to use a spear, the best one that you can get your hands on.

Azai Nagamasa Drops In Nioh 2 Part One

  • Azai Ichimonji
  • Lumicite Crystal
  • Kohoku Master’s Greaves
  • Kohoku Master’s Waistguard
  • Shinobi Waistguard
  • Bullhead Cross Spear
  • Gozutenno’s Axe

This is all there is to know about how to defeat Azai Nagamasa In Nioh 2 Part One. Read the Part 2 guide where you will face a much stronger version of Azai Nagamasa.