- Location: Found after Entrance area, by progressing through the level.
- This boss is not optional.
Zangetsu will start the fight by dashing towards the player and follow up with a slash attack. His slash attacks can be either vertical or horizontal. Avoid the horizontal ones by ducking or jumping over him and the vertical one by backstepping. Zangetsu may at times grapple onto a chandelier and propel himself towards the player. Wait until you see his intended swing path as if you move too early he will adjust where he will land. Players can wait until he falls towards you and slide under him. Counter attack him twice and get some distance. This causes him to dash towards you or grapple to you. Either move will leave him open to a counterattack. He may throw kunai at players and use a vertical slashing jump attack. Watch out for his uppercut slash move if you are close to him. At times, he will provoke you to attack when he is in a defensive stance, do not attack him as this will stun you and allow him to counter you. Instead, use Flame Cannon as he cannot block this attack. In stage 2, Zangetsu's sword will be ablaze which will strengthen his attacks while adding an area of effect to them. In addition, his kunai will explode be careful dodging it.
Attacks & Counters
|Horizontal Slash||Jump or Crouch|
|Kunai||Jump or crouch depending on angle of Kunai|
|Downwards Sword Slam (After Grappling)||Slide under him or gain distance between him.|
|Upwards Slash||Avoid being above him/backstep|
|Defensive Stance||Avoid attacking him or you will be countered|
|All Above Attacks||All his attacks will deal more damage and have a larger radius so don't be greedy. Use backstep/crouch/jump/slide to avoid the proper attacks.|
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Zangetsu Notes & Trivia
David Hayter voices Zangetsu. He is known also for his famous voice acting of Snake from the Metal Gear Solid series (1 through 4).
Zangetsu Image Gallery
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