When either the player has been detected or is left without any option, combat will be the players last option. Meeting the opponent in a fight is not usually the most easiest or fastest way to deal with a obstacle and each shinobi has their own unique fighting method.
The most common enemy encountered in the game have unique fighting move sets. The Kazama samurai has the unique drop kick. They will progressively gain more special moves as the Daimyo receives new skills.
The archers have their ranged attack and a shove move which can work on get up
Oxcart, they have no other methods of combat other than their cannon firing explosive spheres.
Yojimbo are the most versatile fighters in the entire game second only to the bears.
|Quick draw Lunge|
|Six hit combo|
Bears are an almost unstoppable force of combat destruction, they charge the player and pound with all their weight using the beastly rage to overwhelm the player. They have a long agro period and are more aware of their surroundings.
|Wild arm swing|
Once the player has awakened the Daimyos need for powerful ninja to assist in their task the player character will occasionally be forced to face them or their leader. Each ninja clan has three types of ninja, the normal ninja, the super ninja and the clan leader, the Taraba ninja are the only exception as their leader does not make a feature.
Normal Kenobi carry the clans main colour of olive green and more powerful of the Kenobi carry a blood crimson shozoku with a skull insignia on their mask. Their technique is very much similar to the fighting style of both the Asuka and the Fuka. They rely on mostly a speedy barrage of attacks and ninja tools to enhance their victory chances.
|Three hit combo|
|Judo hip throw|
The have the normal ninja in the light purple, their super ninja in a darker purple with a kitsune mask and their clan leader Usuba. Usuba has the ability to create a clone of herself.
|Three hit combo|
|The famous Mosu kick|
The Taraba ninja use their size and strength to their advantage, they have normal rust brown ninja and then the super red Taraba ninja.
|Indefinite wrist blade swipes|
|Explosive sphere blast|
Bandits and the House of Akame
The bandits are the most clumsy of the fighter in Ukataka, running mostly blindly at the player they attack with their weight forward and a wolf skin over their eyes.
|Anxious downward swipe|
|Gun butt strike|
Merchant and Princesses
The merchant is the most cowardice of all the fighters in the game, they have a single shot pistol and will sometimes have money to throw around like shuriken.
The princesses fight with the same move set as the Mosu ninja. A difference that have apart from them is the fact that they use Mushroom shuriken instead of shuriken.