Tunic shares the adventurous spirit of The Legend of Zelda, but it also brings the bonfires and precision-based gameplay of the Soulsborne series. Beneath it all is an adorable journey featuring the tiniest and cutest fox, along with his trusty map, shield, and sword. Here are some Tunic tips that should make getting started a little easier.
Tunic Tips for Beginners
The tunic does not say much at startup. The cute fox wakes up on the beach and the journey begins. After exploring a few, you’ll learn some things naturally (sometimes the hard way), but these tips should help you find your footing sooner rather than later. While this game looks set to invite new types of players into what is, essentially, a soul, we’ve gone ahead and explained a few of the gameplay mechanics you might not be familiar with. still familiar, such as bonfires and targeted melee attacks. Don’t be fooled by its inviting art direction. tunic will be very difficult for most players.
Target often and change targets as needed
Dodging and launching attacks will only go so far without some proper guidance. Be sure to target enemies when moving for attacks or performing dodges. You will always attack and dodge when you press the corresponding button, but where is up to you. This is especially important when facing multiple enemies, especially as enemies change positions and present different challenges.
Look at those ears
The fox will move its head towards points of interest as you pass them. Sometimes it’s a cave entrance you’ll never miss, but other times it might be a treasure chest tucked away in the side or a path just behind a bush. Observe the fox’s head as you move through the colorful world of Tunic; you may discover a special item or a shortcut that will ease the burden of your adventure.
Feel free to chop everything up once you get the sword
Bushes and grass are fun to cut down. The green cover can also provide a hidden home for goodies or a passageway to another location. There’s no harm in cutting down all the grass and bushes you see, and it increases your chances of finding something cool.
Watch your stamina carefully and never be afraid to run
Holding A to run is always an option, and it never uses stamina. You take more damage when your stamina is in the lower percentile, so you really don’t want to risk taking damage at those times. Instead, run away, heal if needed, and plan your next move accordingly. Dodge, block and move around until you have a good plan in place.
Be patient and watch for enemy attacks before engaging
Enemies will often telegraph their attack patterns when they become aware of the cute little fox, especially since the gap between the two is narrowed. Prepare to dodge or block their first attempts to deal damage. Knowing their attack pattern will provide key times to engage, allowing you to save on health and stamina.
Beware of interactive switches
Ominous switches are dotted around the world of Tunic, and activating them will usually open up another path of travel, sometimes even the next area needed for progression. Other times they’ll open up valuable shortcuts, which means fewer enemies when exploring, which ultimately means more health and stamina. Tunic is a game about taking two steps forward and one step back, like many games of this genre. Learn its cadence, anticipate the obstacles, and in time you will overcome them – figuratively speaking – on your way to victory.
Bonfires refill your health but also respawn enemies
Like the Soulsborne series, Tunic’s Bonfires reset everything for everyone, including enemies. This means you have to survive between bonfires, dodging or defeating enemies along the way, and can’t rely on killing enemies and saving. It’s not as difficult as it may seem. It just means that getting by with almost no health and going back to heal isn’t a valid option…unless you want to use the last tip below.
There’s nothing wrong with being invincible
The tunic lets you be a god, if that’s what you want to do, and there’s nothing wrong with that. If you just want to go on a journey as the cutest and tiniest fox, without risking death, do so by activating the game’s invincibility mode in the options – it can even be turned on or off as needed. , which means you can tackle just parts of the game without danger, or even the entire game. The tunic can be quite difficult and there is nothing wrong with focusing on the sights on the swings of the sword.
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