Finishers refers to a special kill attack in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. Finishers are special actions that allow the player a flashy finale to their combat encounter, and vary depending on the action executed.


Finishers in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice


  • Plunging attacks have a special takedown animation
  • Stealth backstabs have a special animation
  • A finishing move on an enemy with depleted posture triggers a special animation
  • Bosses have small diamonds above their health bar to show how many Finishers must be performed on them to kill them. As a Finisher move is completed, a diamond disappears and the Boss's health bar replenishes, until there are no more diamonds and the boss is on his last health bar. (Note: This may change at launch and is a placeholder mechanic for the demos). 


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