Nioh Update 1.14 with Defiant Honor DLC, Full Patch Note

Check out what's new in this big Nioh update 1.14 for PS4.

Nioh update 1.14 for PS4 is coming tomorrow. Team Ninja will also roll out Nioh Defiant Honor DLC. Previously, the developers released the Dragon of the North DLC. The new DLC will include new weapon Tonfa, new armor, new magic items, guardian spirits, new Yokai and much more.

In addition, the new update also includes bug fixes and other improvements to the game. The new patch has added new ninja skills, yin yang skills, new consumer items, new gestures, a superior “spirit stone and much more. Check out a full changelog below.

Update: Just added Nioh Defiant Honor DLC 2 complete details including images, videos, storyline and much more. Read full details here.

NIOH UPDATE 1.14 PATCH NOTE (English Version)

ADD-ON CONTENT “DEFIANT HONOR”

  • REQUIRES PURCHASE OF THE “DEFIANT HONOR” ADD-ON TO UNLOCK
  • ADDED A NEW STORY CHAPTER, “SIEGE OF OSAKA (WINTER).”
    • YOU MUST FIRST COMPLETE THE MAIN STORY TO ACCESS THE NEW CONTENT.
  • ADDED A NEW WEAPON TYPE, “TONFA,” CAN BE SELECTED FROM THE START OF THE GAME (REQUIRES PURCHASE OF THE “DEFIANT HONOR” ADD-ON TO UNLOCK).
  • NEW DIFFICULTY MODES HAVE BEEN ADDED:
    • WAY OF THE DEMON – UNLOCKED AFTER COMPLETING WAY OF THE STRONG (REQUIRES PURCHASE OF “DEFIANT HONOR” OR “DRAGON OF THE NORTH”).
    • WAY OF THE WISE – UNLOCKED AFTER COMPLETING WAY OF THE DEMON (REQUIRES PURCHASE OF BOTH “DEFIANT HONOR” AND “DRAGON OF THE NORTH”).
  • ADDED A RARITY ABOVE DIVINE, “ETHEREAL.”
    • “ETHEREAL ITEMS WILL DROP IN WAY OF THE WISE AND ABOVE.
    • ADDED THE FOLLOWING GUARDIAN SPIRITS: NURARIHYON / ENKU
    • ADDED NEW WEAPONS, ARMOR, AND ACCESSORIES.
    • ADDED THE ABILITY TO “TRANSFORM” INTO THE FOLLOWING CHARACTERS: SANADA YUKIMURA / SARUTOBI SASUKE
    • ADDED NEW TROPHIES, TITLES, AND GAMEPLAY RECORD ENTRIES.

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  • NIOH UPDATE 1.14 ADDED NEW TYPES OF EQUIPMENT EFFECTS AND SET BONUSES.
  • ADDED NEW NINJUTSU AND ONMYO MAGIC SKILLS.
  • ADDED NEW CONSUMABLE ITEMS.
  • ADDED NEW GESTURES.
  • ADDED HIGHER-END SOULSTONES THAT GRANT A LARGE AMOUNT OF AMRITA.
  • ADDED THE FOLLOWING PVP STAGES: USUKI. THE FISHING VILLAGE (2 VS 2) / CHUSONJI TEMPLE (2 VS 2) / LAKESIDE (1 VS 1) / MOUNT SHIGISAN (1 VS 1).
  • ADDED THE SHO, SAITO, AND NANBU CLANS TO CLAN BATTLES.

ADJUSTMENTS AND IMPROVEMENTS

    • YOU CAN NOW PLAY MISSIONS YOU HAVE NOT YET COMPLETED WHILE PLAYING IN YOKA1 REALM WITH A COMPANION.
    • RELAXED THE REQUIREMENTS TO UNLOCK MISSIONS AND REGIONS IN THE WAY OF THE STRONG AND WAY OF THE DEMON.
    • NIOH UPDATE 1.14 ADDED THE OPTION “DISPLAY SHOULDER BELT (OFF/ON)” TO BASIC GAME SETTINGS.
    • ADDED THE OPTION “DISPLAY ‘TAKE’ OVER DROPPED EQUIPMENT” TO INDIVIDUAL GAME SETTINGS. YOU CAN NOW TURN OFF THE “TAKE” OPTION FOR EQUIPMENT BELOW A RARITY LEVEL OF YOUR CHOOSING.
    • ADDED THE ABILITY TO SWITCH BETWEEN SORTED VIEWS IN THE TITLE LIST WITH THE R3 BUTTON.
    • ADJUSTED THE SORT ORDER OF THE ONMYO MAGIC SKILL TREE.
    • NIOH UPDATE 1.14 ADJUSTED THE SORT ORDER OF THE WATER SHOT, WIND SHOT, AND LIGHTNING SHOT TALISMANS.
    • INCREASED THE VALUE OF THE “ATTACK (POWER)” SPECIAL EFFECT THAT CAN APPEAR ON ARM GUARDS (BUT NOT VIA REFORGING).
    • ADDED A SOUND THAT NOW PLAYS WHEN YOU SUCCESSFULLY PERFORM A TIMELY GUARD AS PART OF THE SPECIAL EFFECT “KI RECOVERY (TIMELY GUARD).”
    • ADDED A “WEAKENED” STATUS ICON THAT APPEARS ABOVE THE WEAPON ICON ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE SCREEN AFTER YOU GET HIT BY AN ATTACK WITH THE “WEAKEN MELEE WEAPONS” EFFECT.
    • INCREASED THE LIVING WEAPON POWER OF SWORDS, DUAL SWORDS, SPEARS, AXES, AND KUSARIGAMA.
    • NIOH UPDATE 1.14 BALANCED THE POWER OF EACH OF THE THREE “IZUNA”S THAT SPAWNS FROM THE GUARDIAN SPIRIT IZUNA’S SKILL.
  • CHANGED THE FOLLOWING CREST PROTECTIONS:
    • CHANGED SANADA’S “CLOSE COMBAT ATTACK (WHEN SURROUNDED)” TO “INCREASE ATTACK & DEFENSE WHEN SURROUNDED.”
    • CHANGED SHIBATA’S “DASH ATTACK BONUS” TO “CHARGE ATTACK BOOST.”
    • CHANGED YAMANAKA’S “REDUCED STATUS AILMENT DURATION” TO “DAMAGE (STATUS AILMENTS).”
    • CHANGED YAMANAKA’S “DASH RI USAGE (CRITICAL)” TO “DAMAGE REDUCTION (STATUS AILMENT SUFFERED).”
  • THE FOLLOWING ENEMIES WILL NOW ALSO FALL UNDER THE “CLOSE COMBAT ATTACK (STRONG ENEMIES)”:
    • YOKAI FROM THE YOKAI REALM.
    • ENEMIES THAT APPEAR WITH A RED AURA IN THE WAY OF THE DEMON AND LATER.
    • OPPONENTS WITH A HIGHER RATING THAN YOU IN PVP BATTLES.
  • THE VALUES FOR THE FOLLOWING SET BONUSES HAVE BEEN INCREASED:
  • SAIKA’S YATAGARASU / WARRIOR OF THE WEST’S HONOR / WARRIOR OF THE EAST’S HONOR / DAIICHI DAIMAN DAIKICHI / TRANQUIL FOUNDATIONS / HEAD OF THE IGA NINJA / LEGENDARY MIKAWA WARRIOR / THE RED ONI OF THE II / NATIONAL UNITY / JAPAN’S BRAVEST WARRIOR / RIGHTEOUS STRATEGIST / TACTICIAN’S INGENUITY / YAGYU’S SHINKAGE STYLE / THE CROSSED SICKLES / GENIUS STRATEGIST / KAIDOMARU / SAMURAI FROM DARK LANDS / THE HEROIC RAGING BULL / A MASTER SWORDSMAN’S POWER / NIOH INCARNATE / ONE-EYED DRAGON’S AMBITION / TRUE DATE FAMILY LOYALIST / EXEMPLARY EYE FOR ELEGANCE
  • FIXED THE FOLLOWING CHARACTERS IN NIOH UPDATE 1.14 TO NOT LOSE KI WHEN THEY RUN: SHIMA SAKON / OKATSU / MARIA
  • FIXED THE FOLLOWING CHARACTERS TO LOSE KI WHEN THEY RUN:
    • WARRIORS (SPEAR, DUAL SWORDS) / BANDITS, FOOTSOLDIERS (DUAL SWORDS, SWORDS, AXES) SAKA CLAN (DUAL SWORDS, KUSARIGANLA) / N I N JAS (KUSARIGAMA)
  • NIOH UPDATE 1.14 ADJUSTED THE GUARD RATE FOR THE FOLLOWING CHARACTERS ACCORDING TO THE DIFFICULTY:
    • YAGYU SEKISHUSAI / HOZOIN INEI / SHISENIN KOSEN / ASHIKAGA YOSHITERU / SAKATA K1NTOKI MARUME NAGAYOSHI (ODACHI) / DATE SHIGEZANE (HUMAN) / KATAKURA SHIGENAGA
    • CHANGED THE MOONLIT SNOW’S THIRD PART INTO A TWO-HIT COMBO FOR DATE SHIGEZANE (ODACHI) AND MARUME NAGAYOSHI (HUMAN).
    • ADJUSTED THE POWER OF ENEMIES’ GUARDIAN SPIRITS TO INCREASE ACCORDING TO THE MISSION LEVEL.
    • DECREASED THE TIME IT TAKES SHIKIGAMI TO MORPH AFTER THEY NOTICE THE PLAYER.
    • INCREASED THE ELEMENTAL DAMAGE DEALT BY AMRITA FIENDS BEFORE THEY EXPLODE IN WAY OF THE DEMON AND ABOVE.

BUG FIXES

    • FIXED A BUG N THE MISSION “KURODA’S DETERMINATION” WHERE YOU COULDN’T PICK UP THE “EBOSHI KABUTO.” AFTER APPLYING THE UPDATE, YOU CAN GET THE “EBOSHI KABUTO” IN “KURODA’S DETERMINATION” IF YOU HAVEN’T GOTTEN IT YET.
    • NIOH UPDATE 1.14 FIXED A BUG IN WHICH YOU WERE UNINTENTIONALLY ABLE TO PARRY CERTAIN ATTACKS IN THE BATTLES WITH HONDA TADAKATSU, THE OBSIDIAN SAMURAI, KELLEY, DATE SHIGEZANE (HUMAN), AND MARUME NAGAYOSHI.
    • FIXED A BUG IN WHICH WHEELMONKS WOULD TAKE KI DAMAGE FROM FIRE.
    • FIXED A BUG IN WHICH KARAKASA UMBRELLAS’ KI WOULD NOT REPLENISH AFTER REACHING 0.
    • FIXED A BUG IN WHICH AXE-WIELDING SKELETON WARRIORS WHO WERE KNOCKED DOWN WHILE OUT OF KI COULD NOT GET UP IF THE PLAYER REPEATEDLY ATTACKED THEM.
    • FIXED A BUG IN WHICH THE OGRESS’S KI WOULD NOT REPLENISH AFTER REACHING 0 IF THE PLAYER CONTINUED TO ATTACK HERAT THE RIGHT TIMING.
    • NIOH UPDATE 1.14 FIXED A BUG IN WHICH PLAYERS HIT WITH A WATER ATTACK FROM DATE MASAMUNE’S NURARIHYON WOULD NOT DIE EVEN IF THEIR HEALTH DROPPED TO 0.
    • FIXED A BUG IN THE RETURN OF THE GOURD” IN WHICH YOU COULD ATTACK ODA NOBUNAGA ONE-SIDEDLY.
    • FIXED A BUG IN WHICH POWERED UP ONE-EYED IMPS (THOSE WHO GLOW RED) ON THE WAY OF THE DEMON AND LATER WOULD LOSE THEIR POWERED UP STATE AFTER THEY TRANSFORM.
    • FIXED A BUG IN PVP BATTLES IN WHICH OPPONENTS WHO USED A KODAMA TALISMAN COULD NOT BE LOCKED ONTO EVEN AFTER THE EFFECT WORE OFF.
    • FIXED A BUG IN WHICH USING A SMOKE BALL AND KODAMA TRANSFORMATION SCROLL TOGETHER WOULD CAUSE THE PLAYER’S AVATAR AND KODAMA TO BE DISPLAYED AT THE SAME TIME.
    • FIXED A BUG IN WHICH COMPLETING MISSIONS IN ANY DIFFICULT OTHER THAN WAY OF THE SAMURAI WOULD NOT COUNT TOWARD UNLOCKING ENTRIES IN THE CHARACTER DIRECTORY
    • FIXED AN ERROR IN THE DESCRIPTION OF THE NINJUTSU SKILL “FRUGALITY.”
    • NIOH UPDATE 1.14 FIXED A BUG IN WHICH DAMAGE VALUES WOULD NOT DISPLAY PROPERLY WHEN EXCEEDING 6 DIGITS.
    • FIXED A BUG IN WHICH YOUR ORIENTATION WOULD NOT RESET BACK TO THE DIRECTION OF FIRE AFTER YOU GOT HIT BY AN ENEMY’S HAND CANNON.
    • FIXED A BUG IN WHICH YOU COULD NOT CHANGE GUARDIAN SPIRITS IF YOU ACTIVATED YOUR LIVING WEAPON AND THEN SHEATH YOUR WEAPON.
    • NIOH UPDATE 1.14 FIXED A BUG IN WHICH YOUR WEAPON WOULD CONTINUE TO APPEAR TO BE IN YOUR HAND IF YOU STARTED A PVP BATTLE WHILE AIMING YOUR RANGED WEAPON.
    • FIXED A BUG IN WHICH STATUS ICONS WOULD NOT APPEAR NEAR A BOSS’S HEALTH GAUGE WHEN USING A PLAYSTATION®4 PRO AND 4K MONITOR.
    • FIXED OTHER MINOR BUGS

Nioh Update 1.14 for PS4 features(Japanese translated):

Please note that the changelog is translated from Japanese, so you may find it difficult to read some lines. We’ll update it as soon as official English changelog release.

        • Additional content “Successor of righteousness”] –
          • Additional content “successor of righteousness” will be released when you purchase.
        • Add a new story “Osaka’s role/winter version”
          • To play “Osaka’s role/winter story”, you need to clear this story.
        • Added new weapon type “gang”
          • By purchasing additional content “successor of righteousness” you will be able to use from the beginning.
        • High difficulty mode can play
          • Difficulty level “Shura no Way”.
          • Additional content “Successor of righteousness” or “Tohoku no Ryu” is purchased, and it will be released by exploiting “strong man’s way”.
          • Difficulty “Enlightenment Road”.
        • Nioh update 1.14 additional content You will be released by purchasing both “successor of righteousness” and “Tohoku no Ryu” and capture “the path of Shura”.
        • Add rarity “Shinto treasure” which becomes superior to the sacred treasure
          • It will appear with difficulty level beyond “Enlightenment way”.
        • Add the following new guardian spirit
          • Nurarihyon
          • Flame piece
        • Nioh update 1.14 add new weapons · armor · accessories
        • Add figure shot of the following characters · Yukimura Sanada · Sarutobi Sasuke
        • Add a New trophy · title · play record.
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◆ Nioh update 1.14 added special effects added to equipment and alignment effects

◆ Add new ninja skills, yin yang skills

◆ Add new consumer items

◆ Nioh update 1.14 for PS4 added new gestures

◆ Added a superior “spirit stone.

◆ Added a stage of the following games:

  • Usuki’s fishing village (2 vs 2), Chusonji temple (2 vs. 2), lake shore (1 vs 1), Shinyama (1 vs. 1)

◆ Warriors of the power war “,” Saito “,” Southern “added

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Function expansion / adjustment

◆ Specification change so that you can play missions that have not yet been cleared at the end of constant life.

◆ Relaxation of opening conditions of each district/mission in “Stronger’s way”, “Shura no Way” .

◆ Add items to game basic setting ” Display of shoulder belt display / Do not display “

◆ Nioh update 1.14 added item to game individual setting” Pick up “display of falling accessories
※ You can prevent” pick up “display on equipment of specified rarity or less I will.

◆ Expanded so that sorting can be switched by the R3 button on the title list screen.

◆ Adjust the order of the Yin Yang skill tree.

◆ “Scoring · Water spring bullets”, “Scoring · Pawnbreak”, “Encoding · Lightning Modify the order of the order of the type of “Kudasai”

◆ Nioh update 1.14 for PS4 adjust the power of the “Katana”, “Katana”, “Spear”, “Ax”, “Chikamaki” 90th weapon upwards

◆ Guardian spirit of the guardian spirit ” Adjust so that the power of the three “Washinami” will equalize.

◆ Change the content of protection of the following crests.

  • “Sanitary” “close siege damage of siege” of “Sanada” “attack power and defense power Change.
  • “Damaging Damage Damage” of “Shibata” to “Damaged Rush Attack Damage”· “Reduce Effect Time of All Disadvantage Effect” of “Yamanaka” “Damage increase according to the number of demerit effects change to “” dash of energy consumption reduction of, “Yamanaka” (predicament) “the damage reduction at the time of” abnormal state of the Changes in.

◆ For special effects “melee attack damage to the formidable enemy”, also changed so that the target following enemy monster emerging from-Tokoyo red light-emitting to have strengthened the enemy appearing on or after the road-Shura in-Shiai, Highest-ranked opponent than yourself

◆ Nioh update 1.14 for PS4 fix up the numerical value of the following alignment upwards Saika eight咫烏Saigoku Warriors of honor Dongguk Warriors of honor large big ten thousand Taihei Daikichi of foundation Iga Shinobi length Takeshi Mikawa cans red demon of Ii world Nunobu Japan first of bravery Atsuki Hakarigotosho righteousness Chibo of yesteryear name strategist Yagyu shinkage-ryū those indicated by the difference sickle art of war Tenkaichi Kai Doh Maru the Black exotic samurai large-hearted Naru of Takeshi cattle heroism of the great swordsman generals Wuyi Niou incarnation of Dokuganryu ambition paragon of Date house loyal clever people of wind flow. It is applied to the arm armor, special effects “attack force” that do not appear in the Uchinaoshi numerical value the upward revision 

◆ Special effects corresponding to sound the sound effect at the time of success “energy recovery at the time just before guard success” of  “melee weapon neutralize” Corresponding to display an icon representing neutralized state on the weapon icon on the right of the screen when receiving an attack.

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◆ Nioh update 1.14 for PS4 correct so that the power does not decrease with the running behavior about the following characters.

        • Isle Konoshi
        • wins
        • Maria

◆ The running behavior of the following characters modified so that energy is reduced
samurai (spear and secondary sword) bandits, footmen (two swords, sword, ax) Shu Saika (two sword-kusarigama) Ninja (kusarigama) .

◆ The following character, guard rate depending on the degree of difficulty Adjustment

  • Ishinobusa.
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Bug fixes

◆ Fixed a problem that may not be able to acquire armor “Wagon shaped helmet” that is arranged in the meaning of Mission “Kuroda”

        • After applying the update, if you do not have “wagon shaped helmet” acquired with “the meaning of Kuroda” It will be able to do. 

◆ Fixed a bug that could get off an unexpected attack in the battle with “Honda Tadakatsu”, “Rabbit Black Samurai”, “Kelly”, “Narumi Date (Human)” and “Marugame Nagoe”

◆ Fixed a bug that the wheel entrance “receives visibility damage in the flame.

◆ Nioh update 1.14 for PS4 fixed a problem that does not recover the spirit even after a certain period of time by setting the energy of” Ugo umbrella “to 0.

◆” Mukemusha (Ax ) ‘S power out of power When continuing to hit the attack, it fixes a problem that does not return from down.

◆ When you set the spirit of “KIJI” to 0 and keep applying the attack with good timing, it corrects the trouble not to recover the power.

◆ Nioh update 1.14 for PS4 fixed a problem that does not cause death even when the physical strength becomes 0 when receiving a water attack from “Nurarihyon” of Masamune.

◆ In “collection of kiwa”, you can unilaterally attack “Oda Nobunaga” Fixing defects

◆ On the way to the Shura, it glows red Fixed a problem that strengthened state will be canceled when “strengthened” first “little kid” changes.

◆ If you use “spiritual change manipulation” in battle, you may not be able to lock on after the art is canceled Fixed defects

◆ Nioh update 1.14 for PS4 fixed a problem that spirit and players may be displayed at the same time when using “smoke ball” and “spirit change art” at the same time

◆ Fixed a problem by “number of missions cleared” at “Person Directory” Fixed a problem that the item was not counted even if it cleared at difficulty other than “Samurai no Way”

◆ Fixed an error in the description text of Ninja skill “Law of picking up arrow bullets”

Previously, developers released update 1.13. Check your game update tomorrow and download Nioh update 1.14 for PS4.