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    Brush Technique Guide by orangehairkid

    Version: 1.25 | Updated: 04/08/07 | Printable Version | Search This Guide

                                OKAMI BRUSH TECHNIQUE FAQ
    
    
    Game: Okami
    
    Platform: Playstation 2
    
    In-depth FAQ: Brush Techniques
    
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    Table of Contents:
    
    I. Legal Disclaimer
    II. Version History
    III. Mechanics
    IV Brush Techniques
    V. Advanced/Secret Techniques
    VI. Credits
    
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    I. Legal Disclaimer:
    
    This document is copyrighted to me John Umberson. If you wish to publish it 
    yourself you can under the circumstances that you e-mail me asking for 
    permission, leave it exactly the way it is, and show credit to everyone I do. 
    This document can be printed and used for personal and private use, but cannot 
    be sold individually under any circumstances. For any questions or comments, 
    you can e-mail me at: jdumberson@charter.net. ©2007
    
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    II. Version History:
    
    2/18/07: Version 1.00
    FAQ created. I think Iíve
    covered just about all of
    the information that there
    is.
    
    4/8/07: Version 1.25
    Iíve fixed some minor grammar errors,
    and overall just made it look more tidy.
    
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    III. Mechanics:
    
    For each entry, I will just give the name of the technique, witch god it is 
    learned from, and a description of what it does. For example:
    
    1. Name: the name of the technique
    2. Learned from: the god it is learned from
    3. Description: my description for it
    
    For the advanced techniques, Iím going to give the name, how to get it, and my 
    description. For example:
    
    1. Name: the name of the technique
    2. How to get it: how to get it
    3. Description: my description for it
    
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    IV. Brush Techniques:
    
    A.
    1. Name: Sunrise
    2. Learned from: Amaterasu
    3. Description: With the sunrise technique, you can turn night into day, or, 
    restart the day over. To use it, draw a circle in the sky to create a sun.
    
    B.
    1. Name: Rejuvenation
    2. Learned from: Yomigami
    3. Description: With rejuvenation, you can re-create something that isnít there 
    any more that used to be. To use it, fill in the area thatís missing and it 
    will return to normal.
    
    C.
    1. Name: Power Slash
    2. Learned from: Tachigami
    3. Description: With power slash, you can cut almost everything except iron and 
    diamond rocks. To use it, draw a strait line to cut things.
    
    D.
    1. Name: Cherry Bomb
    2. Learned from: Bakugami
    3. Description: With cherry bomb, you can open new passages, and cause serious 
    damage during battle. To use it, draw a circle with a line going through it to 
    make a bomb.
    
    E.
    1. Name: Bloom
    2. Learned from: Sakigami
    3. Description: With bloom, you can restore dead plants, make flowers and other 
    things re-appear to certain areas, and create trees. To use it, draw circles 
    around withered trees to revive them; fill in the areas that need vegetation; 
    and make dots along the ground to plant trees.
    
    F.
    1. Name: Water Lily
    2. Learned from: Hasugami
    3. Description: With water lily, you can make lily pads on the waters surface 
    that can be used to walk on. To use it, draw a circle on water to make a lily 
    pad.
    
    G.
    1. Name: Vine
    2. Learned from: Tsutagami
    3. Description: With vine, you can create a vine that will take you to the 
    konohana blossom that it is connected to. To use it, find a konohana blossom, 
    and draw a line connecting it to you to be moved to that place.
    
    H.
    1. Name: Waterspout
    2. Learned from: Nuregami
    3. Description: With waterspout, you can move water to different places, and 
    make pillars of water that act as a platform. To use it, draw a line connecting 
    a source of water to whatever you need. To make a platform, find a spring in 
    the water, and draw a line straight upward.
    
    I.
    1. Name: Crescent
    2. Learned from: Yumigami
    3. Description: With crescent, you can turn day into night, or start the night 
    all over again. To use it, draw a semi-circle in the sky with the end pointing 
    left to create a crescent moon.
    
    J.
    1. Name: Galestorm
    2. Learned from: Kazegami
    3. Description: With galestorm, you can create gusts of wind to do whatever you 
    need them to. To use it, draw a line that loops out as if you were on a roller 
    coaster to create a lateral wind,
                /---\
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                 \ /
                --Ēó-
    or draw a dot that spirals outward to create a forward wind.
    
    K.
    1. Name: Inferno
    2. Learned from: Moegami
    3. Description: With inferno, you can transport fire to different places, and 
    melt ice. To use it, draw a line connecting a source of fire to what ever you 
    need.
    
    L.
    1. Name: Veil of Mist
    2. Learned from: Kasugami
    3. Description: With veil of mist, you can create a mist that can slow down 
    time momentarily. To use it, draw two horizontal lines to create a mist.
    
    M.
    1. Name: Catwalk
    2. Learned from: Kabegami
    3. Description: With catwalk, you can stick to walls if there is a trail of cat 
    prints. To use it, find a cat statue, and draw a line going straight upwards, 
    or in any direction that you need to create a trail of pawprints that you can 
    walk on.
    
    N.
    1. Name: Thunderstorm
    2. Learned from: Gekigami
    3. Description: With thunderstorm, you can move lightning to different things 
    like conductors or enemies in battle. To use it, draw a line connecting a 
    source of lightning to whatever you need.
    
    O.
    1. Name: Blizzard
    2. Learned from: Itegami
    3. Description: With blizzard you can freeze things or, make bridges of ice. To 
    use it, draw a line connecting a source of ice to whatever you need, or to make 
    an ice bridge, find a large gap with snowflakes floating out of it, and draw a 
    line from a source of ice across the gap to make a bridge
    
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    V. Advanced/Secret Techniques:
    
    A.
    1. Name: Power Slash 2
    2. How to get it: To get power slash 2, find the divine spring closest to the 
    fisherman in N. Royashima Coast, and donate 60,000 yen to it.
    3. Description: With power slash 2, you can now cut through iron rocks.
    
    B.
    1. Name: Cherry Bomb 2
    2. How to get it: To get cherry bomb 2, fin the divine spring in between two 
    other islands and donate 120,000 yen to it
    3. Description: With cherry bomb 2, you can now have two cherry bombs on the 
    screen at once for twice the explosion.
    
    C.
    1. Name: Power Slash 3
    2. How to get it: Once you have power slash 2, go to the divine spring in Kamui 
    (Ezofuji), and donate 360,000 yen.
    3. Description: With power slash 3 you can cut diamond rocks, and just about 
    everything else for that matter.
    
    D.
    1. Name: Cherry Bomb 3
    2. How to get it: Once you have cherry bomb 2, go to the divine spring in 
    Kamui, beside the guardian sapling, and donate 300,000 yen
    3. Description: With cherry bomb 3, you can now have three cherry bombs on the 
    screen at once for three times the explosion.
    
    E.
    1. Name: Fireburst
    2. How to get it: Once you have the golden mushroom, take it to Chef Yama in 
    Sei-an City.
    3. Description: To use it, draw an infinity symbol, or for those who donít know 
    what that is, draw a ďsideways eight.Ē With fireburst, you can create fire 
    anytime you want.
    
    F.
    1. Name: Whirlwind
    2. How to get it: Once you have the marlin rod, take it to the fisherman in N. 
    Royashima Coast, and catch the marlin. Then return to the restaurant to get 
    whirlwind.
    3. Description: With whirlwind, you can create a tornado that spins around you, 
    and blows everything away. To use it, draw three horizontal lines to make a 
    whirlwind.
    
    G.
    1. Name: Mist Warp
    2. How to get it: Trade the emperor of Sei-an 80 demon fangs.
    3. Description: With mist warp, you can transport yourself between different 
    ultimate origin mirrors, by drawing an x.
    
    H.
    1. Name: Fountain (Whirlpool)
    2. How to get it: Beat the reversed digging game with the dancer from the 
    dragon palace.
    3. Description: With fountain, you no longer need mermaid coins to transport 
    between mermaid springs. To use it, draw a line that spirals inward.
    
    I.
    1. Name: Deluge (Rain)
    2. How to get it: After you have beaten ninetails, go behind Himikoís palace to 
    find a pool of water. Connect water to each of the four stones in the 
    background to get deluge.
    3. Description: To use deluge, draw two vertical lines to create a rainstorm.
    
    J.
    1. Name: Thunderbolt
    2. How to get it: Once you have the gimmick gear, bring it to Gen in Sei-an.
    3. Description: To use thunderbolt, you have to draw a diagonal line that 
    becomes horizontal, and the diagonal again.
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    K.
    1. Name: Icestorm
    2. How to get it: Actually, there is no side-quest or anything like that to get 
    this technique; you can use icestorm once you have blizzard.
    3. Description: To use it, draw an x with either a vertical or horizontal line 
    going through the middle of it to create a large snowflake.
    
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    VI. Credits:
    
    -- Capcom --
    -- Clover Studios --
    -- Gamefaqs.com --
    -- GTRagnarok --
    
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