This is the perfect guide for those who wonder how to backstab in Nioh 2 because we've covered it all.
If you want to be able to do this attack you must first know that it is not available from the beginning of the game, to be able to do it you will have to do a couple of things first.
How to get the ability to backstab in Nioh 2.
To be able to backstab you must first obtain the correct skill, which can be found in the ninja skill tree as "Surprise Attack" and costs one point of Ninja skill which you can win by using Ninjutsu items, locks of ninja hair and by leveling your skill stats.
In order to unlock it from the skill tree and purchase it, you must first complete the ninja training mission in the Dojo called "The Way of the Ninja: Rookie". Once completed, you can purchase the skill.
How to stab in the back in Nioh 2.
Once the skill is in your possession what you have to do to use it is to carefully approach the enemy by holding the R3 button or using the Catwalk scroll to run silently, and press the triangle button to attack.
This is all you need to know about back-stabbing in Nioh 2 and now that you know how to do it we hope that you will be able to weaken your enemy enough to finish him off quickly after making this attack.