Here is a complete guide for how to play Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story. The guide answers all key Katana Kami FAQs and includes a bunch of step-by-step gameplay tips that crunch the games key decisions into a concise ordered walkthrough to help you get started and ultimately master the game. TIMESTAMPS 01:25 Closet location & how to equip key accessory items early 01:49 Where to buy accessories early (Vendor Machine) 02:01 How to exempt yourself from the first debt repayment 02:13 How to put swords from your inventory into Dojimas inventory 02:30 The worst kinds of swords (Blunt Swords and Fake Swords) 02:40 Storage location & how to equip the best early swords 03:25 How to keep Dojima stress free 03:50 How to increase Dojimas smithing skill level (sword enhancing) 04:21 How to get materials (used for sword crafting and enhancing swords) 04:28 How titles unlock (for applying extra perks to swords with Title Books) 04:49 How to sharpen swords to prevent them breaking & choosing repair fodder 05:24 Two key combat tips (Guard-dodging parries & Guard-Grapples) 06:06 How to charge Katana Time (orbs and Light Mushrooms) 06:33 Why you should aim for 3 fully charged Katana Times 06:53 Why leveling weapons is important (unlock skills & apply powerful titles) 07:43 How to fulfill Orders (to achieve the Booming Business goal) 08:48 How to create tension (faction tension and smithy tension aka satisfaction) 09:51 Talk to NPCs wherever you see them (integral to certain gameplay changes) 10:20 How to store items (in the closet) 10:36 Using Vendor Machines to level weapons and get minor rewards 10:49 How to quickly identify any status ailment & status effect icon 11:04 Senseis Lessons & Stance Trait status perks explained 11:35 Praying at Red Cloth statues for materials and item rewards 11:47 Item Bag is Full! (swapping out lower quality items for higher quality items) 12:23 How to increase your Max HP (mushrooms and sword sheathing vitality transfer) 12:51 Zero Vitality and How to Beat the Death God 13:15 Targeting the biggest Nekomata to prevent enemy summons 13:34 Praying to Pink Statues for random rewards or ailments 13:47 How to use the Mysterious Swordsmith (at the Hidden Foundry) 14:43 What to do if you hit max 999 coin early in the game (buy Title Books) 15:49 Why you should sell ALL books except Title Books rather than use them 16:10 The most expensive items to sell (Gold Figure, Secret Medicine) 16:26 How to get the Setsugekka Katana (kill the Mysterious Goldsmith) 16:44 How to get rid of status effects by traveling to the next floor 16:53 Chaining Kiwami (parry Kiwami chaining) for multiple enemy damage 17:12 How to prevent the Poverty God from stealing your money 17:33 How to repair your sword in the middle of a fight (sharpening block stop time) 17:55 Fortune God and why you MUST always try to kill him fast 18:19 How to Scare, Interrupt or make enemies fall over (Yelling) 18:45 How to cure any status ailment (Rejuvenating Water) 19:05 Using Katana Time on multiple weapons to dispatch a boss 19:55 How to Easily Beat the Mysterious Man (and get his weapons/best swords) 20:37 Good habits every time you return to Town 22:13 Why and how faction shops appear (smithy tension aka satisfaction) 22:34 How to get more accessory slots (refer to Note #5 in the pinned comment) 22:55 How to carry more items and earn more coin (Pipe, Cage From Akadama Shop) 22:32 Craft sword cannot be used currently & increasing Dojimas Skill level 24:03 Titles and why you should enhance sharpness above all else (Cutting Title) 24:58 How to buy a new costume (outfits) and how to equip costumes (via closet) 25:34 Where to buy Miracle Medicine and why you should buy a few 26:00 How to avoid accidentally skipping quests 26:39 Why you should always go to Mystery floors 27:04 How to increase coin carrying capacity (Snaplock Purse) 27:57 How to clear your inventory at the Hidden Village 28:48 How to get rare weapons from the Hidden Village (kill everyone there) 29:00 Achieving Booming Business (smithy satisfaction goal achieved) 29:47 Crafting swords, smelting, & managing sword inventory & materials 30:52 How to increase the items and services each faction shop offers 31:31 How to get more Snaplock Purses (carry more coin) 31:53 Summary of what you need to do to keep Booming Business going NOTE: Refer to the pinned comment for additional tips! (Cant fit them in the description due to word count limits). Enjoy!
KATANA KAMI - Complete Beginners Guide (How to Play Step-by-Step )