Club Soldier (太郎兵・金砕棒, Taro Trooper- Metal Crushing Club) is an enemy in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.
Club Soldier Location
Club Soldier Rewards
Club Soldier Notes & Tips
- From the unit's Japanese name '太郎(Taro)兵(Trooper/Soldier)', it indicates the solider is from the Taro Troop.
- If you Deflect the Club soldier, when it does that one leg charge hop torwards you and swings its club at the end if you deflect the club swing at the end it, takes a big chunk of it's Posture, plus that charge hop attack tires out the club soldier so you can finish off its posture and finish the fight quickly.
- A pain to fight head-on, best to deathblow from stealth; however they can be easily countered with Divine Abduction's ability.
Club Soldier Lore
- Taro is a Japanese name for boys, From Japanese 太(ta) meaning "thick, big" and 郎(rou) meaning "son". They have small, child-like heads, making them reminiscent of the man-eater, "Executioner Smough ". Their gigantism, and the various lesions across their bodies , are likely the result of imbibing Rejuvenating Waters. Lesions and atrophy due to imbibing the waters are found on various enemies, including bandits, zombies, and Senpou monks. The excess skin around their waist suggests that in spite of their size, they are in a constant state of hunger. Their body plan evokes that of the Headless enemies and mimics the DS3 Harald Knight . Many among them are charged with burying the dead. Ashina Taro Troopers are raised on a diet of Taro Persimmons, which come from the infected ebony trees of Mibu Village.
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