Nogami Gensai


Location Hirata Estate

Nogami Gensai is an NPC in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. Nogami Gensai is a noble warrior who stood by the Ashina and is dedicated to protecting his young lord.


Nogami Gensai Information

Nogami Gensai information or lore description goes here.

  • Location: Nogami Gensai Can be found at Hirata Estate
  • Progression: Nothing happens if you win alone or with him, there's no special outcome.
  • Combat: Players may kill Nogami Gensai.
  • Rewards: No quests , killing him grants Sen.


Associated Quests

  • Speak to him before or while fighting Juzou the Drunkard, and he will aid you in battle.



  • First Encounter:
    • You've done well to come this far.
      For a rogue, you are a worthy shinobi.                                                                                                                                                        My duty is to protect the young lord, lord Kuro!                                                                                                                                              Let us fight together!
  • Charging into battle:
    • Hear me! My name is Nogami Gensai!                                                                                                                                                            I stood with the Ashina when they claimed this land!
  • After defeating Juzou the Drunkard:
    • (Panting)                                                                                                                                                                                                      That fight was hard...on this old body...                                                                                                                                                        Go on ahead.
  • After defeating Juzou the Drunkard (without his assistance):
    • Hmm...                                                                                                                                                                                                        Looks like this place is clear.
  • When attacked:
    • What are you doing!?                                                                                                                                                                                Stop!                                                                                                                                                                                                      Nothing but a rogue after all!                                                                                                                                                                            I am betrayed!
  • When killed:
    • You...bastard...                                                                                                                                                                                                  You honor...



Notes & Tips

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    • Anonymous

      04 May 2020 03:18  

      It would be better if you could meet him again later in the story if he survived the Juzo fight. Maybe team up again during the final Ashina invasion or something.

      • Anonymous

        26 Nov 2019 13:16  

        You forgot one other bit of dialogue: If he’s killed by everyone during the fight, he’ll say “I have failed you,... Lord... Kuro.......”

        • Anonymous

          23 Jul 2019 07:23  

          A small translation note: for some reason, the translators forgot to switch his name to Western order like they did for everyone else; he should actually be Gensai Nogami, like how they changed "Nogami Inosuke" to "Inosuke Nogami".

          • Anonymous

            28 May 2019 11:35  

            he makes fighting juzuo really fun. But he is super vulnerable to the shield holding guys so make sure you take them out first. He can hold his own against Juzo though but he still will die if you let him 1v1 Juzou. Best strat is to tag team Juzo and hit him right after this guy hits him to stunlock him.

            • Anonymous

              05 Apr 2019 02:31  

              I *****ing killed him accidentally and I'm in need of his aid. What should i do? Please help... Retarting the last memory did not help...

              • Anonymous

                02 Apr 2019 00:38  

                His corpse can be found in the 2nd Hirata Estate memory, near Juuzou and one of those purple cloak shinobi, with a fistful of ash in his hand.

                • Anonymous

                  01 Apr 2019 15:17  

                  If you fight him he calls you nothing but a rogue. If you kill him he calls you a bastard and that you have no honor. Lmao

                  • Anonymous

                    30 Mar 2019 16:17  

                    He died while i fought Juzou, and i only noticed once Juzou was dead that Nogami was dead, too and now i am sad :(

                    • Anonymous

                      29 Mar 2019 17:23  

                      Someone on another game site said that this NPC goes to the temple nearby to the left and starts selling stuff like a prayer bead for 2000 sen. And quote from that person " he joins you after the doctor leaves the area she's in. thats when i discovered him" Upvote if true.

                      • Anonymous

                        25 Mar 2019 01:55  

                        Such a unit. i LOVE how he introduces himself while posing before charging into battle. Got chills from it, and I felt the need to rush in with him only to be poisoned to death along side him. 10/10 game.

                        • Anonymous

                          25 Mar 2019 00:03  

                          I didn't talk to him and killed Juzou and every other enemy in the vicinity. After the miniboss died, Nogami stormed forward and shouted his name but couldn't find anyone to fight. He just stood there and when talked to says "Hmm... seems this place is clear."

                          • Anonymous

                            24 Mar 2019 11:53  

                            I killed the Drunkard and kept Gensai alive, nothing happens but a dialoge with him. So maybe something occur in the future? Who knows yet.

                            • Anonymous

                              24 Mar 2019 00:51  

                              I managed to beat the Drunkard while Gensai was still alive, but he died from poison before I could speak to him. He respawned every time he died in battle as long as I die as well, but now suddenly he doesnt respawn.

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