Can you counter attack with hidden blade?

  1. While playing, I will some times kill some one with the hidden blade while pressing counter , but it only happens by accident. Can anyone confirm that there is a hidden blade counter attack?

    User Info: tconus

    tconus - 8 years ago

Top Voted Answer

  1. Yes, you can counter with the hidden blade. Some say the timing is slightly different, but I have not noticed a huge variation between weapons. In addition, a successful counter with the hidden blade ALWAYS results in a kill, not one of those annoying "brush-offs" like with the sword or short blade, which may result in a simple punch to the face or kick to the gut.

    Some cautions for using the hidden blade in battle: 1) you must switch to it, as the game will default to either the sword or the short blade when you lock on, 2) you will be unable to block or combo kill.

    User Info: Hrsemn4

    Hrsemn4 - 7 years ago 2 0


  1. The timing is very different, you have to wait JUST BEFORE THEY HIT YOU in order to counter an attack.

    User Info: Nate13872

    Nate13872 - 7 years ago 0 0
  2. HIdden blade it's my fav of mine and i know how to do all kills but the counter attack is a bit tricky...more like a pain in the ASS! but it's cool okay so when you try it you might get attacked or you get it right whatever so to do it timing is what you have to watch okay so as the soilder attacks you wait untill he get about as close as you do an punch or an inch if you time it right you will grab him and do a one two punch combo or grab his arm then you will grab the bottom right of his chest and stab him the rest i have no clue what else you do but remember as close as a punch alright.

    User Info: jamieson09

    jamieson09 - 7 years ago 0 0
  3. YES! You can counter WITH the Hidden Blade! Hold RT in combat and press X RIGHT before the city guard or soldier hits you. This will unleash one of about three deadly Wolverine-style counter attacks! NOTE that if the guard or soldier
    does a Defense Break attack, you MUST dodge it or suffer a loss in synch, as the next attack will NOT be counterable.

    User Info: BurlyBrawler777

    BurlyBrawler777 (FAQ Author) - 7 years ago 0 0
  4. You can, but timing is much more critical with the hidden blade then with the short/long swords. It takes more patience to get it right

    User Info: C810

    C810 - 7 years ago 0 0
  5. the best weapons for a counter attack are the short blade and your sword. You can use your hidden blade, though it isn't recommended and it's a bit tougher to counter with. Same buttons used to counter with other weapons.

    User Info: macaroni338

    macaroni338 - 7 years ago 0 0
  6. U need more timing but yes the hidden blade can be used to count3r attack

    User Info: jwr64

    jwr64 - 7 years ago 0 0
  7. Timing is more critical than the short blade and sword, but yes you can counter with the hidden blade.

    User Info: When_Angels_Die

    When_Angels_Die - 7 years ago 0 0

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