Trek to Yomi being a samurai story has great samurai-style combat elements. You will be facing different bosses throughout the game as the game compliments the one-on-one samurai battles. The combat is a bit tricky while you’re fighting any boss or a large number of bandits. The game has a stamina system and your stamina will deplete on your different actions during combat. So, you’ve to carefully use your stamina within your fights to win your battles.
Sanjuro Demon is one of the hard bosses in Trek to Yomi. You will be facing him as you progress down the storyline in the game. You will fight him in chapter 5 of Trek to Yomi. In chapter 5 you will be making your way through the mountains and you will find a teleport. You will use this teleport in the triggered cutscene which will take you to the mountain where Sanjuro Demon will invade you. You will be fighting Sanjuro Demon at this location.
How to defeat Sanjuro Demon
This will be a one-on-one battle between you and Sanjuro Demon. Sanjuro Demon is floating while he’s fighting Hiroki. This floating movement gives him more speed and agility. So, you have to be careful as he can move very fast.
The first attack from Sanjuro Demon is he will move a bit back and then in the next moment, he will do a jump slam attack. You have to get back or roll back to dodge this attack. You can counter-attack him with your Katana after he’s done the jump slam attack, you can deal him pretty decent damage if you counter-attack after his attack.
He will do basic sword swing attacks while you’re trying to deal him damage. You can easily dodge these basic sword swing attacks. One thing you have to be careful is you cannot parry with Sanjuro Demon. So, don’t try to parry if he’s attacking just dodge his attacks. Also, carefully dodge attacks as your stamina also depletes and you need your stamina in order to counter-attack. Next, he will be doing a roar attack, he will roar if you’re in the radius it will stun you and slow you also depleting your stamina. You have to block it in order to stay safe from the roar of Sanjuro Demon.
After you’ve depleted his health below half, Sanjuro Demon will do some new attacks randomly. He will be doing a dash attack and a few swing attacks. The best tactic after his health is low, you can use your bow to shoot arrows at him from a distance. This will do lesser damage but if he’s not letting you counter-attack, you can try using your bow. You can keep on using your bow until you have arrows. Using this tactic and mixing it with your Katana sword attacks you can easily deplete the remaining health of Sanjuro Demon.
When you’ve defeated Sanjuro Demon, you will receive the Afterlife Traveler trophy.
FORGIVE ME SENSEI, Trophy
If you’ve defeated Sanjuro Demon without getting any damage. You will also unlock the FORGIVE ME SENSEI trophy.