For Honor: Nobushi attacks, skills and strategies

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Heroes Guide For Honor: Samurai Nobushi [how to use, strategies and tips]


In this guide we see how to best use one of the heroes present in For Honor, the Nobushi, with all its features, secrets, abilities and attacks.

Don't forget to also check out the complete For Honor help sheet for guides on all the other heroes and other helpful tips on this game.

The Nobushi defend the villages furthest away from the imperial city. They are elegant fighters, equipped with a very distinctive weapon and light armor that allows them to move like the wind while not absorbing much damage. Don't be fooled by appearances: they are among the most fearsome units available to the Samurai.

For Honor: Nobushi attacks, skills and strategies
  • Difficulty: High
  • Good area control
  • Unmatched range
  • Quick resuscitation
  • Many support techniques


For Honor: elenco combo del Samurai Nobushi

Here is the list of the combos of the Nobushi in For Honor with the relative keys to press to perform the moves of this Warrior:

Poke the Nest LMB, LMB, LMB RB, RB, RB R1, R1, R1
Hiss and Bite LRB, RMB RB, RT R1, R2
Death Rattle Form RMB, RMB RT, RT R2, R2
Slithering Thrust (Non in Parata) ↑ + RMB LS(press to sprint) + RB L3(press to sprint) + R1
Coiling Slash (Not on parade) ↑ + RMB LS(press to sprint) + RT L3(press to sprint) + R2
Hidden Stance C RS↓ (hold down in direction) R3↓ (hold down in direction)
Cobra Strike A or W or D + Space, LMB LS← or LS↑ or LS→ + A, RB L3← or L3↑ or L3→ + A, RB
Cobra Strike Mix Up MMB ♦, MMB, LMB X ♦, X, RB ♦, R1
Viper’s Retreat S + LMB LS↓ + RB L3 ↓ + R1
Kick-start LMB or RMB, MMB RB or RT or RS↓ (hidden stance), X R1 or R2, or R3↓ (hidden stance) ,
Sidewinder Form A or D + Space, RMB LS← or LS→ + A, RT L3← or L3→ + X, R2
Swift Recoil Parata, Space Parata, A Parade, X


The Nobushi compared to other warriors, PRO and CONS

  • Nobushi is weak against the Guardians, Executioners and Kensei
  • Nobushi is strong against Orochi and Peacekeepers

Pro: Thanks to his extreme ability in long-range attacks, this warrior is perfect against stronger opponents in close combat.

  • Long range attacks.
  • Extra massive damage thanks to the Way of the Shark skill.
  • It contrasts very well the opponents specialized in the short range

Against: it has few cons, its weakness lies in the difficult management of stamina

  • attacks and combos cost a lot of stamina
  • poor resistance to bleeding


For Honor: Nobushi's special abilities

Tier 1

  • Speed Revive – Passive; rapidly revive fallen teammates
  • Iron Lungs – Passive; you can still sprint when out of stamina
  • Body Count – Passive; killing soldiers grants health and Stamina

Tier 2

  • Revenge Attacks – Passive; attacks fill the revenge meter
  • Smoke Bomb – Throw a smoke bomb on the ground that breaks the lock
  • Arrow Strike – Call an arrow strike dealing moderate damage over an area

Tier 3

  • Blissful Rest – Rapidly bring yourself to full health
  • Long Bow – Fire a long bow for moderate damage
  • Sharpen Blade – Attacks inflict low damage over time

Tier 4

  • Stalwart Banner – Nearby allies continuously regain Health
  • Fire Trap – A trap that explodes and creates a fire area of effect
  • Arrow Storm – Aerial attack that deals medium damage in multiple areas

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