Difference between iaito and uchigatana?

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User Info: andres_idles

andres_idles
6 years ago#1
other than the fact that uchigatana has more dmg and a lower dex req
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User Info: Jeannie13

Jeannie13
6 years ago#2
Iaito has special Iaijutsu attacks when you hit R2. It's basically the same whether 1 handed or two handed, but the animation is a little bit different two handed and your character moves twice as far forward before attacking.

The uchigatana is also SLIGHTLY longer. But not by much.
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User Info: Cmac4

Cmac4
6 years ago#3
Different R2 attacks

User Info: SpizMackk

SpizMackk
6 years ago#4
you want to be Virgil or Dante?

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Cmac4
6 years ago#5
SpizMackk posted...
you want to be Virgil or Dante?
Dantes sword isn't a katana lol..

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SpizMackk
6 years ago#6
I guess the dark wraith sword is more his style..

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andres_idles
6 years ago#7
So neither really outdoes the other?
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User Info: SpizMackk

SpizMackk
6 years ago#8
iatio is 20% cooler.

User Info: LegoTechnic

LegoTechnic
6 years ago#9
So neither really outdoes the other?

Both scale the same off dex and both have the same bleed effect. Uchigatana is a slightly stronger sword with the added benefit of dealing both slashing and piercing damage, whereas the Iaido has a faster (and cooler looking) R2 attack but deals only slashing damage.

It's up to you. I more or less main the Iaido for fun and made my Uchigatana into a fire weapon. If I could get through the game without blocking so much I'd be dual-wielding them for fun, but Uchi in left hand blocks for crap. >_>
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