Monday, February 26, 2024

Kena: Bridge of Spirits Abilities Guide – Best Abilities to Unlock First, Rot Upgrades


There are plenty of Abilities to aid Kena as she strives to clear Corruption from the world. These range from simply increasing her Shield’s HP to landing more powerful blows. In this Kena: Bridge of Spirits guide, we have detailed all there is to know about all the different Abilities and Rot Upgrades that Kena can use in the game.

Kena: Bridge of Spirits Abilities and Rot Upgrades

In order to get abilities in Kena: Bridge of Spirits, Karma needs to be earned. Karma is essentially the game’s XP that can be earned in a variety of ways i.e., killing enemies, clearing Corruption, repositioning statues, etc. Also, do note that some of the abilities have pre-requisites that must be met. Below, we have provided a complete overview of all the abilities that Kena can use in the game:


Ability Effects Pre-requisite
Air Slam Perform a Heavy Attack while airborne to land a devastating aerial attack. N/A
Bind Multishot Shooting a bound add causes the arrow to split to deal nearby damage. Focus
Focus Time slows down while the bow is drawn. N/A
Increased Quiver Kena can shoot 5 arrows before it goes on cooldown. N/A
Increased Quiver + Kena can shoot 6 arrows before it goes on cooldown. Increased Quiver, Rot Level 3
Multi Bomb The ability to create 2 bombs at the same time. N/A
Parry Counter Land a Light Attack after a successful parry to perform a spinning attack. N/A
Parry Courage Landing a successful parry provides a Rot Action. Shield Health, Rot Level 3
Perfect Charge Heavy Attack can deal a lot of damage. N/A
Quickdraw Bomb Shooting the bomb before it explodes causes it to deal increased damage. N/A
Shield Health Increases the HP of shield. N/A
Shield Health + It further increases the HP of the shield. Parry Courage, Rot Level 4
Spirit Dash Kena is able to traverse the Spirit Realm. N/A
Sprint Attack (Light) Perform a sweeping attack. N/A
Sprint Attack (Heavy) Perform a devastating overhead attack. Sprint Attack (Light)

Rot Upgrades

In addition to Abilities, there are also some Rot Upgrades that can also help a lot during battles. Below are all the Rot Upgrades that can be acquired for Rot:

Upgrade Effect
Enter the Fray This lets Kena start a battle with one Rot Action.
Rot Hammer Rot creates a large Hammer that can deal a lot of damage.
Rot-Infused Arrow An arrow that pierces targets.
Rot-Infused Bomb This bomb detonates to slow down enemies.

These are all the abilities in Kena: Bridge of Spirits. For more help on the game, feel free to check out our detailed Kena: Bridge of Spirits wiki page.

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Ian Shaw
Ian Shaw
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