Combat is a key focus within any battle royale and Naraka: Bladepoint players will be looking to gain every advantage over one another – which is why countering opponents’ attacks is going to be helpful.
Learning how to counter in Naraka: Bladepoint will be essential to surviving on its brutal battlefield. While a lot of Battle Royale’s stick to the shooter formula, 24 Entertainment’s latest game provides a fresh take on the genre, with a strong emphasis on melee combat and parkour traversal.
As a result, there are plenty of Wuxia and feudal Japan-inspired weapons that players can wield, giving them access to some truly amazing combinations in battle.
Before pulling off those exciting attacks though, you’ll want to prioritize learning how to counter and parry so you can create the perfect opening to get the upper hand on your opponent.
How to counter in Naraka: Bladepoint
When engaging in combat with another player, if you both swing your weapons at the same time, you will automatically trigger a counter between your opponent and you’ll have to reset your attacking animation.
However, there’s another way you’ll be able to counter within Naraka: Bladepoint, and this can be done by hitting Mouse 1 and Mouse 2 at the same time.
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These buttons are used for both horizontal and vertical attacks, and hitting them at the same time while your enemy is attacking will trigger a parry.
When you manage to pull off one of these parry’s it becomes the perfect opportunity to strike, as they’ll be forced onto the ground, due to the blowback from your counter.
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Perfecting the counter mechanic in Naraka: Bladepoint will take time and patience, but there’s a handy training mode in-game where players can take on AI opponents to practice their parrying.
This is just one of the many ways you gain an advantage over other players, so make sure you master this technique before jumping into your next match.
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