Nioh 2 Version 1.05 Update Now Available

Nioh 2 Version 1.05 Update Now Available

Publisher Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja have released the update version 1.05 for Nioh 2 which includes number of adjustments and bug fixes.

Nioh 2 Version 1.05 Update Now Available

The latest update for Nioh 2 version 1.05 has now gone live, this includes various bug fixes and adjustments for the Action-RPG. This includes gaining Proficiency faster when you use a weapon that is not as high in Proficiency as your highest proficiency leveled weapon. Another change is that some of the Dojo missions now will require less Proficiency to take part in them.

Gaki have been nerfed, their health has now been lowered along with the power of some of their attacks. Enemies Yoki and Enki have now received lowered strength for a few of their overpowered attacks. Another adjust is to Guardian Spirit Hiyokucho‘s blessing called Medicine Burst, it will now affect Acolytes. The range of the blessing has also been capped from an infinite ranged to a distance of seven meters.

You can check out the full list of adjustments and bug fixes below:


  • The player will now gain “Proficiency” faster when using a weapon that is not as high in Proficiency as their highest proficiency leveled weapon.
  • Some of the Dojo missions now require less Proficiency.
  • Lowered the health of Gaki and the power of some of their attacks.
  • Lowered the strength of a few overpowered attack used by the following enemies: “Yoki” / “Enki.”
  • Buffed the HP of “Acolytes.”
  • Adjusted the recommended levels of some missions to more adequately reflect their perceived difficulty.
  • When Gyuki charges into the floodgate the horn will stab into it, and Gyuki’s jumping attacks etc. will no longer break the floodgate.
  • Adjusted the defensive strength and the amount of health of Shimotsuma Rairen in “Pervading Waters.”
  • Improved the Homing for the hatchet skill “Arise.”
  • Reduced the wisdom requirement needed to release the Shiftling skill “Murderous Strike.”
  • Made upward adjustment to Guardian Spirit Hiyokucho’s blessing “Medicine Burst” so that it would also affect Acolytes.
  • However, the range of the blessing is now capped from infinite range to seven meters.
  • Extended the distance at which Mujina can recognize gestures.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the Divination Talisman does not enhance your compass correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where all enemies would stop attacking at times.
  • Fixed an issue where the switchglaive could perform a Ki pulse before successfully landing a grapple skill.
  • Fixed an issue with the switchglaive where if the player performs an attack that is repelled, the player’s following low stance strong attack would not hit properly under certain conditions.
  • Fixed an issue where the throwing skill of the hatchets did not hit enemies in the Yokai Realm.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the sword skill “Swift Step” to allow the player to fall off when used near cliffs.
  • Fixed an issue where the two sword skill “Random Slice” could be executed under certain circumstances even if it had not been acquired.
  • Fixed an issue where the spear skill “Chidori” would have problems homing when used against certain enemies.
  • Fixed an issue where the Kusarigama skill “Foot Sweep” was being reflected off of walls.
  • Fixed an issue where Gyuki’s Yokai ability would not hit properly on some terrain.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the guardian spirits Shin-roku and Saoirse from buffing the player.
  • Fixed an issue where switchglaive attacks from the Sohaya (human enemy) were not hitting properly under certain conditions.
  • Fixed an issue when the player used Genbu’s guardian spirit skill on Azai Nagamasa, Nagamasa would stop moving for a while.
  • Fixed an issue where the Shuten Doji would step in the same direction over and over again repeatedly.
  • Fixed an issue where Magara Naotaka and Ryomen-sukuna would take a long time to fall back to the ground when they rose up into the air.
  • Fixed an issue in all missions where a Nurikabe which attacked from long range would not attack the player until they were adjacent.
  • Fixed an issue in the mission “The Mysterious One Night Castle” where the Lesser Umi-bozu in the riverbed would respawn.
  • Fixed an issue in the mission “A Way Out” where enemies would be stuck in walls when performing a falling attack in particular areas.
  • Fixed an issue in the mission “A Way Out” where destroying a specific object would not cause the boss to flinch.
  • Fixed an issue in multiplayer during the mission “Corpses and Ice” where Mumyo would not follow the player.
  • Fixed an issue in “The Frenzied Blaze” where the number of hair locks displayed on the mission selection screen is different from the number that can be obtained in the mission.
  • Fixed an issue in the multiplayer of “Dream of the Strong” parts mission “The Golden Castle,” “Lady Osakabe” where even if her Ki meter was completely depleted she would still not fall.
  • Fixed an issue in sub-mission “Song of the Yokai” where the player could not enter the battle area under certain conditions.
  • Fixed an issue in multiplayer during the mission “The Bravest of the Brave” after the mission was cleared if the host chose to “end mission” it would automatically do so for the visitor as well.
  • Fixed an issue when using the save date of the online storage infinite “Glory”s could be produced through “Donation.”
  • Fixed an issue where the player could receive two “Possessed Kodama Bowl” smithing texts.
  • Fixed an issue where, at times, when the Soul Core effect “When the player health hits zero Yokai form will activate (Dark Realm)” applies the player would have odd behaviors like getting stuck in the ground.
  • Fixed an issue where the Visitor’s name display was not consistent with the chosen online option setting.
  • Fixed an issue when while online, if the visitor’s health bar is set to “Display if changed,” the multiplayer partner’s gauge could disappear.
  • Various other minor fixes.

For more info on Nioh 2 you can drop by our Nioh 2 wiki. If you’re currently on your Yokai filled adventure be sure to check our Nioh 2 builds for your perfect playstyle. To keep up to date with all patch changes bookmark our Patch Notes page.

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