Nioh 2 Controls

Nioh 2 Controls

Nioh 2 control manual and guide for PlayStation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC controlling gamepads.

Team Ninja and Kou Shibusawa collaborated on Nioh 2, an action role-playing game - PS5 version of the game was released on 5th of February 2021.

Nioh 2 Controls

Action PlayStation 4 Xbox One / PC
Move LL
Sprint L+ X L + A
Camera Rotation R R
Camera Lock-on R3 R3
Stance (change stance) R1 RB
Shoot (while aiming) R2 RT
Guard L1 LB
Aim Ranged Weapon L2 LT
Quick Attack X
Strong Attack Y
Dodge / Dash X A
Interact B
Item Shortcut 1 D-Pad Up D-Pad Up
Item Shortcut 2 D-Pad Left D-Pad Left
Item Shortcut 3 D-Pad Right D-Pad Right
Item Shortcut 4 D-Pad Down D-Pad Down
Status Menu Touchpad  
Gesture MenuOptionsStart

Controls Chart

Action PlayStation 4 Xbox One / PC
Change to High Stance R1 + △ RB + Y
Change to Mid Stance R1 + ▢ RB + X
Change to Low Stance R1 + X RB + A
Sheathe / Draw Your Sword R1 + ◯ RB + B
Swap Ranged Weapos R1+ D-Pad Up RB + D-Pad Up
Swap Melee Weapos R1 + D-Pad Down RB + D-Pad Down
Swap Item Shortcuts D-Pad Left/Right RB + D-Pad Left/Right
Use the Yokai Ability from the Soul Core in Slot 1 R2 + △ RT + Y
Use the Yokai Ability from the Soul Core in Slot 2 R2 + ▢ RT + X
Burst Counter R2 + ◯ RT + B
Yokai Shift ◯ + △ (when Amrita Gauge is full) B + Y (when Amrita Gauge is full)
Use Guardian Spirit Skill ◯ + △ (when in Yokai Shift) B + Y (when in Yokai Shift)
Absorb Amrita into Weapon Hold △ (when in Yokai Shift) Hold Y (when in Yokai Shift)


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