Nioh 2 Update 1.21 Patch Notes (Nioh 2 1.21)


Nioh 2 update 1.21 available for PS4 players. According to the official Nioh 2 1.21 patch notes, the latest update brings various gameplay changes and tweaks. Apart from this, Nioh 2 version 1.21 also includes stability and performance improvements.

Previously, a big update was released with various, adjustments, bug fixes, tweaks, and gameplay changes. Unfortunately, players are still experiencing several issues when trying to play the game.

Today’s Nioh 2 version 1.21 will fix these issues.


Nioh 2 1.21 Patch Notes


Adjusted the Splitstaff Active Skill, “Changing Ways”, by increasing Ki consumption, reducing damage, and increasing Ki damage.

Adjusted the Dual Swords Active Skill, “Spinning Dragon”, to make it easier to face the enemy

Increased the duration of effects granted by the Special Effects, “Empowered Ninjutsu” and “Empowered Onmyo Magic”

Bug Fixes

Fixed an issue where save data made prior to Ver. 1.10 failed to load

Fixed an issue where switching between spoken languages could cause application errors

Fixed an issue in the “Scroll of the Damned” where items with high +values dropped without enhancing the “Blessings of the Departed”

Fixed an issue where “Spectral Salve” would not drop in the Underworld

Fixed an issue in the Underworld where if the user went to retrieve an equipment set, sacred medicine would be withdrawn from the storehouse

Fixed an issue in the Underworld where ammo would not be auto-refilled when praying at a shrine

Fixed an issue with the “Become a Visitor” feature in the Underworld, where the matchmaking system did not work

Fixed an issue where players could die at the Treasure Hall in the Underworld

Fixed an issue in the “Crucible” of the Underworld where the boss would keep attacking a companion awaiting assistance

Fixed an issue in the “Crucible” of the Underworld where the “Sanctity Talisman” could remove the “Status enhancements in the crucible”

Fixed an issue with Underworld Expeditions where guests could play uncleared floors under certain conditions

Fixed an issue where using the Dual Swords Active Skill, “Spinning Dragon” on a slope could result in a drop attack being performed

Fixed an issue that prevented the use of Active Skills that require button input while guarding with an axe during a guard hit

Fixed an issue with the Kusarigama Active Skill, “Bird of Prey”, where Ki consumption occurred even when you failed to activate “Bird of Prey” and guarded the enemy’s attack instead

Fixed an issue where grapples performed by the Spear Active Skill, “Fatal Thrust”, would not trigger Special Effects which require grapple as a condition

Fixed an issue where activating the Odachi Active Skill, “Moonlit Snow Redux” while in mid-stance could activate “Bolting Boar”

Fixed an issue that caused some attacks to fail to hit when an enemy became paralyzed

Fixed an issue where the Ongyoki’s clones would sometimes occur more than expected

Fixed an issue in which the Kinki’s rock slamming attack would not hit players in areas with low ceilings

Fixed an issue in specific Underworld stages, where Kinki could roll non-existent rocks

Fixed an issue which prevented attacks from hitting a disengaged Kinki from behind

Fixed an issue where Suiki in Yokai Realm pools would always be staggered by attacks to the head, even after their horns had been destroyed

Fixed an issue that prevented the Suiki’s Burst Attack (tornado) from being countered by a Burst Counter in the middle of the action

Fixed an issue where the Obsidian Samurai would sometimes get stuck in a victory pose if another player was killed during multipler

Fixed an issue that prevented Mujina from appearing in treasure chests during the main mission “Dawn of the Spawn”

Fixed an issue where the compass would sometimes show the location of items that could not be acquired after defeating the boss in the main mission “A Distant Dream”

Fixed an issue that caused Bloody Graves to appear in the sub mission “Against All Comers”

Fixed an issue where Tate Eboshi would sometimes fly offstage in the sub mission “Battle at the Temple”

Fixed an issue that caused some walls to disappear after praying at a shrine in the “A Spirit’s Return” sub mission

Fixed an issue where Acolytes could be left outside the battle area in the sub mission “A Spirit’s Return”

Fixed an issue where the Smithing Texts listed below were not dropped by certain enemies:
Dojikiri Yasutsuna Smithing Text
Beardcutter and Hobbler Smithing Text
Little Crow & Quickdraw Smithing Text
Raishodo Smithing Text

Fixed an issue where the effect value for “Anima Bonus (Purified Enemy)” was higher than expected

  • Fixed crashing issues.
  • Fixed framerate drop issues.
  • Addressed stuttering and lag issues.
  • Performance and stability improvements.
  • Various under the hood fixes.

Nioh 2 update 1.21 is now available for download on for PlayStation 4.