Nioh 2 Update 1.17 Patch Notes (Nioh 2 Version 1.17)


Nioh 2 update 1.17 is now available for download on PS4. According to Nioh 2 1.17 patch notes, the latest update brings support for Darkness in the Capital DLC and added some fixes, gameplay optimizations. Apart from this, Nioh 2 version 1.17 also includes general stability improvements.

Previously, a big update added “The Tengu’s Disciple” DLC and quality of life changes. Recently, a hotfix added some minor changes to the game.

Unfortunately, players are still facing multiple issues with the game. Nioh 2 version 1.17 will fix a few of these issues.


Nioh 2 1.17 Patch Notes

Added support for Darkness in the Capital DLC.

  • New story “Darkness in the Capital” is added.
    In order to play, you need to clear the main story.

  • New weapon type “Hand” is added. It will be available from the beginning.
  • High difficulty mode is now playable

Difficulty “Shura no Yumeji” It will be opened by purchasing one or more of the three paid additional content (DLC) or “Nio 2 Season Pass” and capture “Ayara no Yumeji”. In Shura no Yumeji, you will be able to acquire more powerful equipment, soul fees, and picture scrolls, and the upper limit of player level and skill level, and the limit value of + value by soul combination will also increase.

Difficulty “Dream Road of Enlightenment” You will be opened by purchasing at least two of the three paid additional content (DLC) or “Nio 2 Season Pass” and capture the “Dream Road ofShura”. In “Dream Road of Enlightenment”, you will be able to acquire more powerful equipment, soul fees, and picture scrolls, and the upper limit of player level, parameters, skill level, and the limit of + value by soul combination will also increase. In addition, “Jinho” which is the rarity higher than “Godware” will be dropped.

Paid additional content “Ushiwaka Warki” is being distributed / “Heiankyo Avenge Made” is being distributed / “Tai’s first secret history” will be delivered in the future
  • New Youkai, Souls, and Yokai Techniques
  • Add a new guardian spirit
  • New weapons, armor, and accessories
  • Add a new secret book skill
  • New appearances and figures have been added.
  • New trophies, titles and play records
  • Added special effects and alignment effects that are given to equipment and picture scrolls available in the Dream Road of Enlightenment
Free Updates
  • It is a function that is released when you clear the main part of the new element “Stone of difficulty” and becomes available in the company.
  • You can receive a “difficult stone” in exchange for a small item, and while you have a “difficult stone”, the enemy becomes more powerful and the drop rate of rare equipment increases a little. If you continue to defeat the enemy in that state, the achievement level of the “stone of difficulty” will accumulate, and once it accumulates to the maximum, it will be possible to hold a memorial service for the “stone of difficulty”. Small items are returned along with the reward by offering a memorial service, and the performance of the accessory is enhanced with probability at that time.
  • Note: The enemy’s strengthening and drop rate increase effects due to the “Stone of Difficulty” will be disabled during multiplayer, and the amount of achievement will also decrease.
  • Add a new yin and yang skill
  • New “hairstyle”, “face decoration” and “body decoration” are added to the appearance setting.
  • Adjustments on yin and yang surgery
    • Overall relaxation of rigidness after yin and yang surgery is activated
    • “Scheming and fire bullets”, “marks and water bullets”, “marks and detonations”, “marks and detonators”, “marks and detonations”, “marks and
      lightning霆 marks”, “ness gods and fire graduates”,
      “ness deity and lightning graduates”, “ness gods and water graduates” the growth of damage by the operative force “operative and fire bullet marks” is also increased basic damage relief of the operation cost, and adjustment of the number of
    • “Note art, ignition
      mark” Adjust the time you are wearing the fire ball up
    • “Note art and slashing point”Increase the increase of damage and effect time by the operative force To reduce the operation cost
    • Reducing the cost of “note art and extropy”
    • “Notes and Spirit Invitations”
      Reduces the cost of surgery and adjusts the number of
    • “Note art and inn liberation mark”
      Adjust damage up according to the performance of the weapon Reduces the cost of the operation, and adjusts the number of responses up
    • “Note art and inn heart sublimation point” reduction of the operation cost, and up adjustment of the number of the bid

Adjustments to Ninjutsu and Ninjutsu Items

  • Change the damage to the subject of damage increase due to “fire of the fifth place”, “phantom art, water of the fifth place”, “illusion/ lightning-like”, “illusion and burning hell”, “illusion/eight cold hell”, “illusion/lightning hell”, ninja skill back “the extreme of the shadow”
  • “Roasted Balls” and “Iga-style Roasted Balls” Damage Adjusted Up
  • Reduction of the cost of “Iga-ryu Large Roasted Balls”
  • “Fire Car Sword” Damage Up
  • “Makibishi” and “The Art of Makibisi Balls” Adjusting Energy Damage Up “The Art of Makibisi Balls” Reduces The Cost of Surgery
  • “Buried fire, clay” changed to do energy damage
  • “The Art of SmokeBalls” Reduces the cost of surgery and adjusts the number of fills up
    • “The Art of
      Tiger Vision” When you shoot an arrow, adjust down so that the power of the arrow that rises by continuing to aim decreases by a certain amount.

Adjustments on soul fees and youkai techniques

    • The growth by the training is adjusted up about the attribute damage of the youkai technique.
    • When youkai technique 吞 soul fee “sake” “Doko” is used, two advantageous effects of “deprived spirit” and “spirit” are granted, and the timing of the attack occurrence is adjusted up.
    • The wheel of the youkai technique of the soul fee “fire car” weakens the strength to push the character, and it is adjusted so as not to push excessively.
    • The damage of the youkai technique of soul fee “Okumamaru” is adjusted down.
    • Up-adjustment of the following unique special effects of soul fee
      • “Damage of 鼬 attack” and “Dash’s energy” of soul fee “Sickle”
      • “Damage from behind” and “Strength damage of martial arts” of soul fee “Tetsu-an”
      • “Strong attack energy damage” of soul fee “fishing bird”
      • “Dash’s Energy” of soul fee “Waido”
      • “Damage of attack” of soul fee “Princess Nagabe”

Adjustments to Player Actions

The following points are adjusted for the cause of the sword sickle.

      • Adjust up so that the time of the advantageous effect is longer
      • Up to the power of a powerful blow that can be activated when accumulated up to the fifth stage
  • Adjusted to make fast attacks of “youkai and illusions” more likely to hit enemies with large movements
  • Increased power damage if you do not bark during attack operation
  • Adjusted to make it easier to reach fast attacks while avoiding the upper back of the “twisted”, “twisted”, and “sword sickle”.
  • Adjusted to make it easier to reach attacks while avoiding “preparation”
  • The icon was changed to a dedicated one for the advantageous effect of increasing the attack power of the charged samurai technique “Shuryu Ranbu”.
  • Changed the swing “whistle blowing” so that it can be interrupted in the middle.

Coordination related to the mission

  • In the training ground mission after “Dream Road of Shura”, the performance of the wooden weapon that the player is equipped with is adjusted up
  • Adjust the number of equipment above the divine equipment dropped by the boss after the difficulty “Shura no Yumeji”
  • The rarity of the weapon reward of the training ground mission “Samurai’s Dream Road” of the difficulty level “Samurai’s Dream Road” is adjusted down.
  • In the main mission of the difficulty “Dream Road of Shura” and the time mission “The Wings of the Phantom Demon”, the enemy who received the strengthening by the cunning is excluded from the target of “Shura no Iko”, and added it to another enemy.

The following bosses will be destroyed for the first time in a specific mission and will be confirmed to drop soul fees.

      • I’m singing.
      • Zhao Zhao

Extended the grace period for the success of a special skill for some of the great tricks of “Youki (chain sickle)”

Adjustments related to various effects, state abnormalities, etc.

  • If more than one advantageous effect increases at the same time, each effect is calculated by addition instead of multiplication.
  • Upswing the attack power when a youkai attribute weapon is in a youkai activation state
  • Down adjustment so that the energy consumption at the time of the advantageous effect “frenzy” activation is increased
  • Samurai skill “Shiden” is changed so that special effects of “Martial Arts” are applied instead of “Strong Attack”
  • The name of the special effect “Reflecting arrows with the last guard” was changed to “Reflect the jump with the last guard” according to the actual behavior.
  • Added an explanation of the same martial art to the description of the special effect “multi-talented”
  • When a special effect “Defensive decline by combination” is activated, it is always changed so that the adverse effect of “Defensive decrease” occurs.

Other adjustments

Expanded to display the selected mission information in a room when displaying the room list in the “Custom Match” search of “Tokiyo Bank”

If the room becomes full at the time of matching in “Tokiyo companion” and it is not able to enter, it is changed to display that it is full instead of an error.

On the “Skill Acquisition” screen, change the level of the “100 Nerima” skill so that you can increase it all at once.

Changed to be able to dispose of picture scrolls from the “Picture Scroll List” screen.

Controller type Custom initialization can be selected from controller type A to F

Level sinks can be applied to missions within the same difficulty level at once

Expanded to be able to change the protection of all samurai at once in the “protection of the spirit of wood” of the company

The parameter name is now displayed for “Reflecting weapons to ATTACK”

In “Remodeling” of “Blacksmith”, the status can be confirmed by R2 button.

In “Forging” of “Blacksmith”, changed to remember the number of “pieces of the divine instrument” used just before

Added the “Confirmation at forging” item to the menu settings and changed it to hide the confirmation at the time of forging.

Adjusting fire resistance when the “heart” is raised and water resistance when “mu” is raised by “ability flowering”

For the special effects of equipment that appear in “Forging” in “Blacksmith”, the result is the same even if you exit the application and start over with the same procedure.

Auto-save at the time of “re-burning” and “forging” of “Blacksmith” is abolished.

Changed to display the change in status when each item is selected in the “Recommended Arrangement” of “Teaware” in “Change”.

If a large number of damage displays occur in a row, the display time per piece is shortened to reduce the display delay.

Reduces load time when returning to the base screen

When a large tube is held while equipped with a caterpillar front bird’s hair armpil, the decoration of the bag is adjusted to make it easier to see the aim by translucent.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that caused the two swords to become slower during the activation of an advantageous effect that increases the speed of movement.
  • Fixed an issue where “Hidden Swords and Returns” could not be issued as it is when using the Daitachi Martial Arts “Yukaze/Ground”
  • Fixed an issue where the count of special effects “multi-talented” did not proceed when the attack of datachi martial arts “Asakaze” and “Yukaze” was hit.
  • Fixed an issue where the whirlwind technique “Walking” may be activated by different operations.
  • Fixed an issue where there was a difference in the time of long press depending on the set-up when using the hand-made martial art “Black Wind Departure”
  • Fixed an issue where the effect of Ninjutsu’s secret technique “The Extremes of Yin Nin” had been applied to the “Singing Slash” technique.
  • Fixed an issue that was sometimes passed away by the enemy when using the secret martial art “Singing Slash”
  • Fixed an issue where damage would be lowered when the activation motion ended after the use of the youkai technique of soul fee “Okumamaru”
  • Fixed an issue where the weapon’s emission expression may end in the middle when attributes were given to the weapon.
  • Fixed an issue where special effects activated at the time of destroying had been activated when attacking the weaknesses of some enemies such as “Three Eye Faces”
  • Fixed an issue where the display around the shoulder could be temporarily strange when performing a specific action in a state of being projected into “Nomei” or “Senko Toyo”
  • Fixed an issue where the sword mound could not be recovered on its own if it was ordered to fall at the place of the tombstone destroyed by “Ushitoki” in the main mission “Sakura-no-Mura”.
  • In the main mission “The Night Bell of Destruction”, fixed an issue where some enemies would not be placed if they did not worship in the company after the middle boss war.
  • Fixed an issue where companions may not be able to climb ladders in the main mission “Things reflected in the eyes”
  • Fixed an issue where Akuni, which accompanies the boss after the fall of the war, would not be followed by the submission “What to look for in Akuni”
  • Fixed an issue where the direction of a specific door would change when worshipping a company in the submission “Shadow Mission”
  • Fixed an issue where the NPC accompanying Leprosy may not work after Lebito’s life was killed in the submission “Bloody Pass”
  • Fixed an issue where monotone production would remain when worshipped with Sukebi in the first company of the main mission “Arashi Singing Whistle Voice”
  • Fixed an issue where the advantageous effect of “One Difficulty of Shura” was not granted to some enemies in the enemy in the darkness in the main mission “The Night Bell of Destruction” of the difficulty “Dream Road of Shura”
  • Fixed an issue that could appear in a position that can be moved outside the mission area if you join some of the “Emaki Missions” in the middle of the “Tokiyo”.
  • Fixed an issue where “Yamato” attacks could penetrate walls and hit them.
  • Fixed an issue where the counter by martial arts may be activated for some of the great tricks of “Youki (chain sickle)”
  • Fixed an issue where “Youki (large tube)” may turn around instantly when a large tube is set up by a player behind it.
  • Fixed an issue where the probability of “Sake-dondoko” using large tricks in the darkness was low.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed yoshibazuka to be placed separately on the same mission with different difficulty levels.
  • Fixed an issue where you may be able to enter an unfinished mission in “Tokiyo-accompanied”
  • Fixed an issue where the recommended level of the picture scroll of the material may not be properly carried over when “axis transfer” of “Hyakuki Nocle emaki” is performed.
  • Fixed an issue where the special effect “Proximity Damage to Enemies of Paralysis” does not occur in some attacks, such as youkai-based attacks.
  • Fixed an issue where the special effect “Damage Reflection (number of enemies defeated in a predicament)” was not reflected in the damage with a long-distance weapon.
  • Fixed an issue where the performance of the following equipment was not appropriate (rareness below the most famous)
  • The defense performance of the “armor torso of the borrower” is reduced.
  • The defense performance of “General’s armor knee armor” has been revised upward.
  • The weight of “Armor knee armor of purity righteousness” is revised upward.
  • Fixed an issue where the rarity of the youkai material “transparent blade” of “Kai-Irimichi” was different from the expected
  • Fixed an issue where the cursor shifted in page mail when selecting item names in the item filtering function.
  • Fixed an issue where picture scrolls would not be hit when using the filtering function in the Favorites tab.
  • Fixed an issue where the value displayed in “Fall damage mitigation rate” on the “Attached capacity value” screen of “Status” is incorrect.
  • Fixed an issue where special effects could not be displayed on the result screen of “Emaki Mission”
  • Fixed an issue where the damage of the combination attack was not displayed when “Damage display of ally other than me” of “Game Settings” was set to “Not displayed”
  • Fixed an issue where the level of the finished product may be displayed incorrectly in “Soul Match” in “Blacksmith”
  • Fixed an issue where it was possible to perform the same “modification” as the current in the “modification” of “Blacksmith”
  • Fixed an issue where characters on the hanging shaft of “axes” may not be displayed in certain languages.
  • Fixed an issue where subtitles were not displayed correctly when playing yokai’s thoughts when “Language Settings” was not in Japanese.
  • Fixed an issue where the display of the load screen of “Nio Monogatari Emaki” was not appropriate.
  • Fixed an issue where subtitles were not displayed correctly in some youkai in “Regeneration of Thoughts” in “Yokai Theory”
  • Fixed weakness information of “Yokai Theory” for the following youkai enemies
    • Kai-Iri-do
    • Nuppefuhofu
    • Kade-an
  • Fixed an issue where the acquisition dialog was not displayed when a certain enemy was destroyed and the “Magic Tin Wand” recipe was obtained.
  • Crashing issues addressed with today’s update.
  • Fixed framerate drop and lag issues.
  • Today’s patch also added performance improvements.
  • Addressed some audio related problems
  • Other minor fixes.

Download links for Nioh 2 update 1.17 will be available soon on PlayStation 4.