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Written by: Adam Mlodozeniec
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Contact: ternot2007@yahoo.com
System: PlayStation 3
Version 1.5 - 10/7/07

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Every hack and slash game needs a FAQ to beat every enemy. 


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PS: This is in normal mode/ninja dog only. No clones or lackeys in this mode.

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Version History
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0.5 V: Wrote how to defeat all bosses. Rejected
0.9 V: Wrote how to beat all enemies. Rejected
1.0 V: Wrote where you encounter enemies and tolf how to deafeat clones,ishtaros
and nicchae Accepted
1.1 V: A little grammer fixes, some strategies from MeGaXmAn27, and some crappy
title art (If you have a better one, please give it to me)
1.2 V: Added techniques, some grammar, added Bone Dragon trick, and allowed 
supercheats.com
1.3 V: Added enemy "One eyed fiends", new strategy for ishtaros, new art title
art (supposed to be Team Ninja Logo), added zoom in bow and wall attacks in 
techniques. 

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Index
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TECHNIQUES

ENEMIES
Brown Ninjas
White Ninjas
Black Ninjas
Red Ninjas
Purple Ninjas
Samurai
Warlocks
Army soldiers
Motorcycle guys
Red Dinos
Ogres
Brown and pink shadow fiends
Zombies
Catwoman
Zombified army guy
Mermaids
Ghost Fish
Crab Fiends
Flying fiends
Knightmares 

BOSSES
1. Murai (Buff Guy)
2. Masakado (Flaming Horseman
3. Doku (Guy with kickass sword)
4. Dynamo (Robotic Guy with laser)
5. Hydracubus (Easy tentacle guy)
6. Bone Dragon (Name says it all)
7. Gamov (Guy wih green jacket and glasses)
8. Hydracubus (Again)
9. Alma (Huge pink looking fiend)
10. Alternator (upgraded version of Dynamo)
11. Tanks (Name says it all)
12. Chopper (Helicopter)
13. Thunder worm (Name)
14. Paz Zuu (Boney looking bird)
15. Doku (Guy with black armor)
16. Yotunfrau (Fiend in Ice Cavern)
17. Flame Worms (Name)
18. Smaugan (Huge fire dragon)
19. Alma Awakened (Alma with spider legs
20. Ghost doku (Name)
21. Hydracubus (Again)
22. Yotunfrau (Again)
23. Marbus (Goat looking fiend)
24. Emperor Part 1 (Huge guy that summons giant beams)
25. Emperor Part 2 (Guy with a bunch of skulls on him)
26. Murai (Same buff guy except he a fiend)

EXTRA BOSSES
Clones (True Dragon sword, Dabilahro, vigoorian flails)
Ishtaros
Nicchae

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TECHNIQUES

Some techniques you should always do

-Block a lot
It either reduces damage or just you don't take damage at all. Just hold L1 when
you're getting in position for an attack. You must block if you even want to 
survive in this game.

-Roll
Always block and roll. Always block and roll. Some enemies, no scratch that, 
MOST enemies have a move that will break your block and leave you open. Roll 
when they miss and then kick their ass with your ninja skills. You can also get
through an area quicker if you roll and then jump and keep repeating. You'll go
much faster than just running.

-Wall Attacks
These can be your best friends with a very strong weapon (like the Dabilahro or
Unlaboured Flawlessness). Simply run up to a wall, jump off and /\. If anyone is
near you, it'll hurt a lot. This was the only way I beat the three boss battle
(don't wanna ruin it for you(only in mission mode)) You can also do this with 
the Dragon Sword but it's not as powerful as the heavy weapons. 

-Ultimate Techniques
When you kill someone, they leave essence behind. If it's yellow and you don't
care about money, suck it up with holding /\. If its blue but you have a lot of
life, hold /\ and suck it up. If its red and you dont care about ninpo, suck it
up. It will absolutly damage your enemies A LOT and it'll give you more karma. 
There's a trick where you can absorb the essence quicker where you jump and 
right before you land, you hold /\, you'll IMMEDIATELY suck it up and unleash
your fury. You can even do it from a roll jump, but make sure you're holding 
block WHILE you're roll jumping because you might accidentaly suck up the
essence normally.

-Ninpo
If you like ninpo and think its useful, use it. But it's NOT necessary. You can
go through the entire game without using it once. I never used it in the game 
and I'm 2300 place (in normal mode) and 620 in mission mode. Never used it. 
I don't see the point of using ninpo to kill enemies that have a certain way of
beating without using it. But again, if you like the invulnerabilty and 
animations, go nuts.

-Bow
I haven't figured this out till my second playthrough. When you're aiming in 
first person with the bow, you can zoom in with R1. It's much easier to snipe 
people this way than the other. Some of you knew that, others didn't. Still a 
useful feature. 

-Use different combos.
Don't use the same attack over and over. Use the wide variety of combos left to
you like []/\[][][][], []/\[][][]/\, [][]/\/\/\, jump toward enemy /\, [][][]/\
and a lot of others. Also, use different weapons for certain enemies. You don't
have to upgrade the weapon but still use it. Come on. Ryu holding those heavy
things for no reason.

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ENEMIES
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Brown Ninjas
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These guys suck. Just block their attacks and hit them with [][][]. They'll die.

Found in Normal mode in first level.

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White Ninjas
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A little bit tougher than the brown ninjas, these guys still aren't that good. 
They can throw shurikens at you and they have a bit better combos. Still, block
their attacks and hit them with [][][].

Found in Normal mode/Hard Mode in first level.
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Black Spider Ninjas
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First time I fought them, I thought "They look cool but probably suck." 3 secs 
later, got exploded. They have exploding shurikens. Didn't know you can dodge 
them till I read it on the boards, as soon as the shuriken is going to blow, 
roll. It won't hit. What I do is just Izuna Drop them when I have the chance. 
But, [][]/\ should work good too if you don't have it yet. Block their combos
and avoid their grabs. Also, if you hold block too long, they'll do their grab
move.

Found in Chaps 4,6,8,9,13 on Normal mode.

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Red Spider Ninjas
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They got exploding shurikens too but when they hit you with their sword, you get
burned to do more damage on you. Same combos and same grab. Do the same thing
with the black spider ninjas but avoid their combos even more. Don't get burned.
Also, if you hold block too long, they'll do their grab move.

Found in chapters 1,4,5,6,8,9,13 on Master Ninja mode.

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Purple Ninjas
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These guys don't have the exploding shurikens but the Windmill shuriken.
Windmill Shuriken?! Damn! They got a different grab which is just as painful as
the other ninjas. Do the same thing with the others but be even MORE evasive. If
you're being overwhelmed by them, kill one and Ultimate Technique the others.
Also, if you hold block too long, they'll do their grab move.

Found in Chaps 1,4,5,6,8,9,13 on Very Hard Mode

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Samurais
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For the longest, I thought these guys were the guys who shot fireballs at you 
but that was the Warlocks. They're very slow but can pack a punch. Just block 
until they're combo is finished. Then counter with []/\/\ and when you get the 
lvl 2 dragon sword use []/\[][][][] instead.

Found in Chapter 2 and 14 on any mode
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Warlocks
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These are the guys who shoot fireballs at you from a distance or teleport near
you and get you in a cheap combo. To stop that, flying swallow them, and kill 
them with [][]/\

Found in Chapter 2 and 14 on any mode
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Amry soldiers
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There's a number of these guys. One is the normal soldier in white. Block his 
kicks and Izuna Drop him. The commander, who is in black, has a shield so []/\/\
him and he should be on the floor. Finish him with /\. Then there are the 
robotic ones who look kickass. Do the same that you did for the normals. Later
on, there are soldiers who have bazookas and guns with swords on it. Izuna drop
them and for the bazookas, flying swallow and []/\[][][][]. If you play on a 
harder mode, you'll find guys who will counter your flying swallow painfully. 
Try to Izuna Drop or throw explosive arrows.

Found in Chapters 3,4,5,6,8,10,11 on any mode
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Motorcycle Guys
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The only way these guys can hurt you a lot is if they run you over. Roll when
they're coming. Flying swallow them a couple times till they fall off or if you
have timing, guillotine throw them (it's hard though). Keep in mind that when 
they fall off, they act as normal soldiers, so you gotta kill them.

Found in Chapters 4,6 on any mode.
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Red Dinos
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These guys look really intimidating but they're not that tough. They have a 
chomp attack that can't be blocked and hurts, a tail swipe when you're behind 
them, a fire attack that can't be blocked, a 2 hit claw attack, and a tackle and
roll. You can block the roll and roll when he's running to you. Block the claw 
attack. Best thing is get in front of them and []/\[][][][] them and roll away. 
Repeat. When you get the Dabilahro, [][][][][]/\ them. 

Found in Chapters 6,15,18 on any mode.
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Ogres
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These guys are huge and hurt if they hit. You should have the Dabilahro when you
face them so when they swing their mace, roll forward and [][][][][]/\ them. If
they jump, roll away and do [][][][][]/\ again. Just keep repeating to take them
down.

Found in Chapter 14 in any mode
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Brown and pink fiends
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The pink ones are the ones that are annoying. The browns are easy. Block their 
normal attacks and roll when they dig underground and pop out. [][]/\/\ them. 
For the pinks do the same thing, but watch out for their aerial attacks. To kill
them, Izuna Drop them.

Found in CHapters 6,7,8,9,12,13,14,15,16,17,18 in any mode.
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One eyed fiends
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These are the guys with one eye and look kick ass. They also kick ass too. They
have the same moves as the brown and pink fiends, but a new move that involves
them doing a slide and knocking you on the ground and then stabbing you. You
might wanna avoid that by rolling. Again, you should Izuna Drop them or [][]/\/\
them.

Found in Chapters 6,7,8,9,12,13,14,15,16,17,18 on hard mode
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Zombies
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They're very slow except the archers. They are quick with the shot and got good
aim. Go for them first. Do your best combos like [][]/\/\/\ or with the flails,
[][][]--->[][][][][], the cremator. It looks kickass. For the other zombies, 
they either hit you with their axes or maces or molest you. If they're molesting
you, mash buttons. Also, you can flying swallow them to decapitate them to lower
their vision. Later on in the game, you'll face purple zombies who can take alot
of damage. Use the Dabilahro's [][][][][]/\ and keep repeating. You can also cut
off one of their arms, by jumping and pressing /\. This affects nothing though.

Found in Chapters 7,9,16 on any mode
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Catwoman
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I hate these damn cats. They flying swallow you all the time and do a 360 grab
that hurts. If you like the Lunar, use it. I don't like it so I don't use it or
upgrade it. Or you can Izuna Drop one of them, and then On Land Charge the cats
around where you landed. If you really can't kill them, shoot explosive arrows
in mid-air.

Found in Chapter 17 on Normal Mode. Some other places on harder mode
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Zombified Army guy
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I hate this guy too. They're very quick, have a guillotine throw, and has a 
fireball attack that's unblockable. Izuna drop one of them and don't stay too 
far or too close. I personally like []/\[][][]()/\ (The () is circle)

Found in Chapters 14 and 16 on any mode.
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Mermaids
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These guys are annoying but not too difficult. Run up to them and flying swallow
them. When they're underwater, throw your windmill shuriken at them underwater.
Then just keep repeating the flying swallow, windmill shuriken until they're 
dead. These guys can also be Izuna Dropped.

Found only in Chapter 13 (thankfully)
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Ghost Fish
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If you want to get a lot of essence, keep fighting them over and over. To kill
all of them without getting bitten once, mash [] with the flails until you're
ABOUT to finish, jump and then []. Repeat. If you do manage to get bitten, mash
[].

Found in Chapters 17 and 18 on any mode
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Crab Fiends
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Watch out for their lasers and claw attacks. Especially watch out for that grab.
Keep [][][]/\ing them and kill the others with the Ultimate Technique.

Found in Chapter 17,18 on any mode
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Flying Fiends
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These are the guys with a scythe that float around and make a blue ring around
you. They can teleport out of nowhere and break your guard with a downwards 
strike. Keep flying swallowing them and if possible try to do []/\[][][][] and 
you may catch them in it and cause some major damage. 

Found in Chapters 7 on any mode.
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Knightmares
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These are guys are nightmares if you don't know what you're doing and a cakewalk
if you do. Get out your Dabilahro, get close to them, hold block, wait for them
to attack, COUNTERATTACK the first strike. Keep repeating. When he transforms,
roll because the transformation hurts you if you're touching him. It still works
even if they transformed. That wasn't so hard. 

Only found in Chapter 17 on any mode.

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BOSSES


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1. Murai
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He's the buff guy in the very first level after you fight all those ninjas for 
no apparent reason. He got nunchakus but he's kickass with them. He got a couple
moves. He has a three hit combo, rush attack, roll, and grab. To dodge the 3 hit
combo, block or roll. he only grabs if you're close to him. His rush hurts, but
thats you best time to knock him. After he does a rush, dodge it and quickly 
press [], /\,/\. You'll hit him with the [],/\ but not with the last one. He'll 
block it. Just keep repeating that and you'll beat him easily.

Found in Chapter 1

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2. Masakodo
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He is the very intimidating flaming guy on a flaming horse who just somehow 
burned your only way out. WHATEVER MODE this is, he will always have warlocks 
with him. Cheap Bastard. there is a preset limit to them so you can kill them 
all if you want. He doesn't really have any moves except sometimes he gets you 
with his rope and slams you down real hard. That hurts so just hope he 
doesn't do that. Everytime he's about to hit a wall, his horse gets his 
hind legs. Flying swallow him at that moment. Repeat.

Found in Chapter 2
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3. Doku
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Just lose. But if you want to win, just keep dodging his sword combo, 
sword throw flamethrower, shockwave and his one hit kill stab. Hit after 
rush attack.If you do win, you'll unlock the next difficulty right away and 
mission mode.

COMPLETE PROPS to Setho_O for way.
Saw it on youtube. Beginning, charge up a UT but let go before it turns blue.
When he does the wave, roll toward him and []/\ and when you land, /\. He should
do his 5 strike combo. Roll away and at the 5th strike roll to him and []/\, 
when you land, /\. He should do the 5 hit combo again. Repeat. Worked amazingly.

Here's the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKWqESor5HY

Found in Chapter 2
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4. Dynamo
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He's the robotic bastard who shoots lasers at you. He got a couple of moves 
which are his laser shooting. Run in a circle to dodge it. His smack attack. 
He smacks you with his laser. Just block or roll. His very fast shooting. He 
only does it if he's close to dying. Roll jump in a circle. To hit him, 
get close to him. Block or roll from his smack and counter with [],[],/\,/\. 
Keep repeating

Found in Chapter 3
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5. Hydracubus
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He looks hard but he's real easy. All he does is jiggle his tentacles and swing
em around. Block and roll away when he swings him because it Can hurt. Just 
spam Flying Swallow on his tentacles till he has none. Then hold /\ to absorb 
the essence from the tentacles and Ultimate Technique his ass. It should take 
about roughly 1/3 of his life. When he's almost dead, he starts spouting green 
stuff from his mouth? Not sure about that but just don't stay too far from him 
and it won't hit.

Found in Chapter 6
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6. Bone Dragon
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He is the giant bone dragon that you made alive by accident which you actually
needed to progress through the game. Really? Wow. Anyway, his moves are 
throwing bones at you. Just roll to dodge. A chomp attack, I never got hit so 
I'm just gonna say roll away from the middle. A claw swipe, block or roll. 
And a tail swipe This HURTS so you should definietly avoid it. Time the jump 
(jump straight up).Or you can stand in the brown spot where his tail meets his 
backbone. Be careful because he does it several times in a row later on. Anyway
to hurt him just hit his hands and legs with [][][] or [][]/\/\. Keep hitting 
the claws till all of them are muscle.

Found in Chapter 7
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7. Gamov
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Too bad you have to play this guy with Rachel because in mission mode, you fight
him with Ryu and it was 20 times easier (literally). When you're far away from 
him he shoots at you with his guns. To avoid this, just spin jump to him. When 
you're close to him, he either does a knife knife knife uppercut, knife kick, 
or grab. You want him to do the knife knife knife uppercut. You can either 
counterattack (you need timing) or spin away before the 3rd knife. You 
should be ale to hit him with [][][][] which hurts him alot. If he's still on 
the ground go ahead and jump /\ him. That's cheapshotting, just like you. If you
are really having trouble, guillotine throw him. It hurts him (again you need
timing)

Found in Chapter 8
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8. Hydracubus (Again)
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It's the exact same beattle so I'll just copy and paste.


He looks hard but he's real easy. All he does is jiggle his tentacles and swing
em around. Block and roll away when he swings him because it Can hurt. Just 
spam Flying Swallow on his tentacles till he has none. Then hold /\ to absorb 
the essence from the tentacles and Ultimate Technique his ass. It should take 
about roughly 1/3 of his life. When he's almost dead, he starts spouting green 
stuff from his mouth? Not sure about that but just don't stay too far from him 
and it won't hit.

Found in Chapter 9
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9. Alma
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Ahhhh. Alma. The most hardest boss in the entire game (IMO). The sister of 
Rachel. Good looks run in the family (at least later on). She has huge arsenal 
so listen up. She throws pillars at you, you roll ump and roll again when you 
land. She throws  energy pink balls at you. Same as the pillars, roll jump, roll
She makes a wall of pink. RUN THE HELL AWAY!!! If she gets you in it, say 
goodbye to a 3rd of your life. She also dives at you just block. And she can 
stomp on you. Just roll. Just keep on trying to flying swallow her. She'll 
dodge a lot, but once you hit her she'll be stunned. Now's the time to put 
some real damage. []/\[][][][] her. It'll take out roughtly a third or her
life. Just keep dodging and bringing the pain till she gets her head exploded.

Found in Chapter 9
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10. Alternator
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He's the upgraded version of Dynamo. I've killed you alrady so why you gotta 
come back. His new move is his best move, his rush. It hurts like a bitch and 
it's hard to see coming if you're close. I can't really find out a great way 
to beat -him except do the same thing with Dynamo BUT WATCH OUT FOR HIS RUSH!
When he outs down his cannon, he's gonna do the rush. Get close to him, and keep
[]/\/\ing him. Block his smacks and grab and roll when he puts his cannon down. 
You'll probably need elixers if you get hit a lot by his rush. But thats the 
only thing you gotta worry about.

Found in Chapter 10
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11.Tanks
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They sent the military so why wouldn't they send out tanks? Only things the tank
does is shoot machine gun fire at you and mortars. Nothing less you should 
expect. To hurt it a lot, just pick up the APSDFS Cores (or whatever the letters
are) and keep jumping and shooting at it. You'll know it'll fire a mortar at you
if it's turret is aiming at you. Just jump or roll (or roll jump) out of the way
After you kill one, they send another at you. Just do the same thing.

Found in Chapter 11
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12. Chopper
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This thing can be some trouble if you don't have good timing with dodging the 
mortars or if you can't aim with the bow. He has a machine gun fire and fires
mortars. The machine gun doesn't really hurt and can be blocked. The mortar can
be dodged but needs great timing. As soon as it's close, roll jump away. When 
the chopper is far away, shoot APSFSD Cores at him with your strong bow. When 
it's very close to you. Keep roll jumping and firing the cores. It should 
go down soon.

Found in Chapter 11
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13.Thunder worm
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He's that electric eel looking thing except much bigger and badder. When he 
throws an electric ball at you, roll (you can't block it). Don't go in the water
and he does a swipe with his body. It hurts if it hits. But that's what you want
him to do. As soon as he's gonna come down, roll toward him. Retaliate with [][]
/\/\/\.Soon you'll face two at a time. You just gotta be more evasive.

Found in Chapter 12
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14.Paz Zuu
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He's the boney bird who woke up from the brand of valor. He has a glitch that 
makes him really easy. But his moves still hurt like hell.  he has a horizontal
laser swipe, just roll forward to dodge it. He has a vertical laser swipe, just
roll left or right. And he can rush at you just roll. When he's behind the 
stairs to your destination, keep flying swallowing his knees.He may hit you with
wings or stomp on you.When he's on the other side. Quickly go behind him on the 
stairs. He should jump. When he lands do []/\[][][][]. If he jumps again, 
keep repeating till his head falls. Smack the head with [][]/\/\/\. Repeat till 
he's cooked and ready to serve.

Found in Chapter 12
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15.Doku
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Ahhh. The son of a bitch who burned your village down. He's back but with a cool
weapon. The kitetsu? WTF happened to the Dark Dragon Blade. Anyway, he's much 
easier this time around. He has a shockwave attack just jump to dodge it. A 
flamethrower, just roll away. A 5 hit combo, keep blocking and rolling, if he 
gets you, you're toast. And a sword throw, just block. Also a grab move which 
sucks your life, if you get caught by it mash []. And lastly, his rush. You want
him to do his rush so you can dodge and knock some sick damage to him. Retaliate
with [][]/\/\/\. He should lose a 1/5 or 1/6th of his life. Just keep repeating 
and you'll get his weapon. Hope we don't see him again.

Found in Chapter 13
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16.Yotunfrau
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He's the leg-less fiend with the weird mouth. He has a donkey kong smack like 
move where he summons ice under you and hit you. Just keep rolling. He can grab
you when he puts both his arms back. Roll cause it does hurt.His punches and 
walk are the same thing basically except the punches have a longer range. Just 
roll to dodge. To hit him, you can use the flying swallow on his back after he 
does a move or you can hit him with [][]/\/\/\. Either way works fine. Repeat 
till you get the eye of ice.

Found in Chapter 15
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17. Flame worms
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Oh no, two worms with one life bar. They're like the thunder worms except jokes.
They're only different move is they shoot a ring of fire. Just jump through it 
to dodge (like a dog) Do the same thing you did with the thunder worms. Roll
when they smack themselves down and then [][]/\/\/\ them.

Found in Chapter 15
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18.Smaugan
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He's the giant fire dragon who came out of the lava. When you start the battle, 
get your dabilahro out and smack him [][][][][]/\ or something like that. Then 
right away, jump and /\ the button to make you go to the top. Stand in the right
platform and stay in the left top corner. Smaugan has a chmp move that really 
hurts but you're untouchable by it here. He has a flame attack where he flaps 
his wings and a fire blasts through. You'll need timing to dodge it. And lastly,
he has a move where he breathes fire horizontally. Just jump. When you SEE him 
leaning his head in, hold /\ till you're red and let go. It should hurt him like
hell. Just keep waiting for the lean in and Ultimate Technique him. Also if you
DO get hit by the chomp, mash [] to minimize damage.

Found in Chapter 15
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19.Alma Awakened
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She's back and worse than before. I guess those new spider legs don't work out.
She's much easier than before Alma but she can still kill you. She has the same 
moves as Alma except the grab (thank GOD) but she has different grab that 
doesn't work as well. When she's on her legs, she can rush at you or throw pink 
balls at you. You want her to rush so you can flying swallow when she's done 
with it. If you hit, she'l be stunned like Alma. BUT, don't do []/\[][][][]. 
Instead, do [][][]/\ or you can Gleaming Blade her (360 degrees, hold /\). That
should knock off a chunk. Just keep dodging and wait till she does it. Then kill
her. 

Found in Chapter 16
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20. Ghost Doku
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Great. Now we gotta battle him again. He's easier this time around. He has the 
same 5 hit combo and flamethrower. But he two grabs, he launches his hand at 
you, you can escape by mashing buttons. The other one is unavoidable when you 
get caught. All you gotta do is just keep on [][]/\/\/\ him. He can't block 
them all. Now prepared to become something. Another strategy you can use is to
back up, dodge his swords and grab, and wait for him to cross his arms. then you
can charge a gleaming blade (for just 2 secs) and it'll hurt a lot. Haven't
tried but people say its good.

Found in Chapter 17
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21.Hydracubus (Again Again)
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Copy and paste

He looks hard but he's real easy. All he does is jiggle his tentacles and swing
em around. Block and roll away when he swings him because it Can hurt. Just 
spam Flying Swallow on his tentacles till he has none. Then hold /\ to absorb 
the essence from the tentacles and Ultimate Technique his ass. It should take 
about roughly 1/3 of his life. When he's almost dead, he starts spouting green 
stuff from his mouth? Not sure about that but just don't stay too far from him 
and it won't hit.

Found in Chapter 18
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22. Yotunfrau
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Same exact battle. Copy and paste

He's the leg-less fiend with the weird mouth. He has a donkey kong smack like 
move where he summons ice under you and hit you. Just keep rolling. He can grab
you when he puts both his arms back. Roll cause it does hurt.His punches and 
walkare the same thing basically except the punches have a longer range. Just 
roll to dodge. To hit him, you can use the flying swallow on his back after he 
does a move or you can hit him with [][]/\/\/\. Either way works fine. Repeat 
till you get the eye of ice.

Found in Chapter 18
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23. Marbus
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Oh this is one tough cookie to crack. He's got a number of moves. 4 Energy 
balls, roll jump to avoid. A stomp, roll to avoid. Spinning top dive, you'll 
need timing for this but PLEASE DONT GET HIT, it's virtually your only chance 
to knock damage in it. Also, he can summon fiends but thats good. Use 
[]/\[][][]/\ on the fiends When he crashes from the spinning top dive. 
Quickly [][][]/\ and roll away because he has a very hurtful grab. You have 
to play a waiting game with him to win. Wait for dive, retaliate, roll away.
Also, when he stomps you can dodge and quickly do []/\/\. It'll hurt him very
little but at least it's some damage or if there's essence around, you can UT
him after he stomps you.

Found in Chapter 18
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24. Emperor Pt.1
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This huge guy is actually a very easy gy to beat. He has damaging attacks but 
they're all easy to dodge. When he makes beams appear, move all the way back 
with your rock. To hurt him, hit his shoulders and chest. When you hit one spot
enough, it'll break and just go to the next spot. It's pretty easy. When he 
makes the beams horizontally, stay in between the top and bottom and go up when
neccessary and down when neccessary.Just dodge and hit the beams. You should 
know some combos to hurt him by now.

Found in Chapter 18
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25. Emperor Pt.2
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This is a big guy with skulls around him. In the beginning of the battle but out
your APSDSF Cores and viggorian flails. He will be sening out all his skulls at 
you, just keep knocking them down like the ghost fish. After most of the skulls 
are dead he'll send his huge head at you. Dodge it and VERY QUICKLY shoot a
APSDFS Core at his face. It should kill him in ONE shot. I was either very lucky
or he really sucks that much. If he doesn't die, keep shooting all the arrows, 
explosive shurikens and windmill at him until he gets onland. Then murder him 
there.

Found in Chapter 18
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26. Murai
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The SOB who told you to go save your village. Turns out he was the damn Dark 
Diciple (according to Gamov, poor Gamov). He got the Dark Dragon Blade and he's 
a damn greater fiend. he has a pretty big arsenal of moves like shurikens all at
once or one by one. Roll for the all at once and roll jump for the one by one.
A torpedo type attack, roll and then hit him [][] and roll away. When he's going
like "huuuuuuuuuuuuuuuhh" he's doing his rush, roll away and hurt him bad with
[][][]/\. Later when he's close to dying, he'll summon a dragon that'll make a
shockwave. To dodge stay out of the middle and jump when you see him coming. To
hurt him after he's done a move, QUICKLY flying swallow him and it if hits, 
he'll stunned for a second. Combo him [][][]/\ or [][]/\/\/\. Just dodge his 
attacks and flying swallow him and combo.

Found in Chapter 19

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EXTRA BOSSES

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Clone 1
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This guy is only fought in main story on hard mode. I played him in mission mode
He has the True Dragon Sword. He has a lot of damaging attacks like flying 
swallow, [][][]/\, Izuna Drop, exploding shurikens and ninpo. Keep blocking at
akk times and when he's open, Izuna Drop him. When he's on the floor, you can't
hit him, but you can back up and charge a Ultimate Technique. Unlease it and hit
him with Izuna Drop. Best thing to do is just keep Izuna Dropping him. When he 
does ninpo, back off QUICK and time when the fireball will come with precision 
or you will pay. Just be careful of ninpo since when you're near him when he 
charges up, you'll get hurt.  

Found in Mission Mode, challenge #31
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Clone 2
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This time, he has the Dabilahro, which is helleva stronger attack. But the good
thing is he's really slow now. He's going to do the [][][][][]/\ with the 
Dabilahro and when you're not close, he'll shoot explosive arrows. Same thing 
you did with above to beat him. Izuna Drop him. When he is doing the 
[][][][][]/\ combo, block and roll, block and roll. After he's done, he's 
vulnerable so Izuna Drop him there. Just be careful of ninpo since when you're 
near him when he charges up, you'll get hurt.  

Found in Mission Mode, challenge #32
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Clone 3
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This is the easiest one since he's using the vigoorian flails. He uses the 
[][][][]/\ combo for the flails. Again, simply block and roll, after he's done 
with the combo, Izuna Drop him. Just be careful of ninpo since when you're near
him when he charges up, you'll get hurt.  

Found in Mission Mode, challenge #33
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Ishtaros
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She is the hardest and most annoying boss (IMO). She has a laser attack that 
can't be blocked, a grab that hurts, a charge attack (not a rush), and the most
oddest attack of all, she swings onto a pole outside of the arena, keeps 
swinging, and jumps off at a very difficult thing to dodge. When she's doing the
laser, roll away quickly. When she's swinging, roll backwards and wait for her 
to jump off and AS SOON as she's going to land, roll. It's very hard to do but
once you do, you'll finally dodge the nasty attack. If you manage to dodge it,
immediatly [][][]/\ her. When she charges at you, roll and [][][]/\. After she 
does any combo, [][][]/\ RIGHT AfTER she's done. Then you'll knock some damage 
to her.

Found in Mission Mode, challenge # 26
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Nicchae
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This greater fiend has the exact same moves as Alma BUT is 2 times stronger than
Alma. Still do the same thing with Alma but PLEASE watch out for the grab, dive,
stomp, and rocks and everything else.

Found in Mission Mode, challenge #36 (Defeat Nicchae AND Alma)

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If you have suggestions, for any enemies, please email them to my email up there
I left it up at the top.
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Thanks to:
VampireHorde- for giving me my skills and srategy for Alternator
8chameleonviii- For teaching me good strategy for Ishtaros
MeGaXmAn27- For telling me Izuna Drop mermaids, grab moves ninjas, and gamov 
strategy
Setho_O- For flawless Chapter 2 Doku strat
Nikar2-For Ghost Doku strat (he said it first on the thread)
Gojira346- For telling me Bone Dragon trick
TeamNinja- For making this game and putting it on Playstation 3
Me- For writing this in a couple hours
You- For reading it
Gamefaqs- For accepting it

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Good PS3 games coming out (IMO)
Kilzone II
MGS4
Ratchet and Clank
Unreal Tournament
Army of Two
Assasin's Creed
Call of Duty 4
NBA 2K8
NFS Prostreet
Stranglehold
Simpsons Game

Go PS3!