Rise of the Ronin Update 1.05

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The latest "Rise of the Ronin Update 1.05" has arrived, bringing new content and improvements to the game. This update introduces exciting features, enhanced gameplay mechanics, and a host of bug fixes that elevate the overall gaming experience.

Major Changes and New Content

The Rise of the Ronin Update 1.05 is now available, bringing significant changes. New missions, quality of life improvements, and a big cat collecting change are included.

New Missions

The  new Ronin update introduces five new ally missions on Midnight difficulty. Players can team up to improve local security in Unruly Areas. Missions like "Thugs: Honmachi," "Thugs: Honjo," and "Thugs: Honnoji" are now available. "Path of Chaos" offers different enemies in each playthrough.

Most Difficult Mission: Eternal Night

Hardcore fans will find "Eternal Night" particularly challenging. Team Ninja describes it as "the most difficult mission thus far."

Set Bonuses

New set bonuses have been added for Ferocious Tiger and Prodigious Dragon. Ferocious Tiger includes the Blade Flash attack and an upgraded forward dodge. Prodigious Dragon features Last Ditch Counterspark and Neutral Combat.

Formidable Foes and Training Opponents

Formidable Foes from the Foreigner faction can now drop new glider appearances. Players can also train against new opponents like their Blade Twin and previously bond mission-exclusive bosses.

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New Features and Improvements

Resetting Unruly Areas

Players can now manually reset Unruly Areas after completing a chapter on Midnight difficulty.

Syncing Missions

Missions completed on Midnight difficulty can now be level synced.

Weapon Customization

Players can equip the same weapon type with different styles individually. This feature adds more customization options.

Cat Collecting

Progressing cat collecting will now place pettable cats around Usugumo Dayu in Yokohama, Edo, and Kyoto.

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Weapon Adjustments

Katana Adjustments

Several katanas have received adjustments. For example, the follow-up attack after counterspark for Yagyu Shinkage-ryu is now easier to land. Nioh-ryu's Nioh-den Iai Quickdraw consumes less Ki and has increased damage.

Other Weapon Changes

The Saber and Bayonet also received changes. The Saber’s throwing knife now consumes less Ki and deals more damage. The Bayonet’s Bone Shatterer is easier to follow up with critical hits.

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Character and Enemy Adjustments

Player Adjustments

Player knockback distance on successful countersparks has been adjusted. Players can now switch styles while guarding, during some hit animations, and during Flash Attacks.

Enemy Adjustments

Certain bosses’ flaming areas have been shortened. Bayonet bullet damage from some enemies has been nerfed.

Additional Adjustments

Masterwork Equipment

Increased the chance of obtaining Masterwork equipment from formidable foes. A portion of main and sub weapons can now have set bonuses.

Equipment and Items

Specific equipment can now drop from enemies. Set bonuses can be overwritten when bond transferring on Masterwork equipment. Items that heal status ailments are now affected by Skill Bolster Duration ↑ and Technology Development Inventory ↑.

NPCs and Encounters

Yoshinobu Tokugawa, Taka Murayama, and Hachiro Kiyokawa now appear in their hubs on Midnight difficulty. Shintaro Nakaoka appears at Choshu Clain Estate in Kyoto with the Testaments of the Soul. Increased chance of encountering other player’s ronin avatars in towns or roads.

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Bug Fixes

The Rise of the Ronin Update 1.05 includes various bug fixes. Some notable fixes include:

  • Fixed a bug where Blade Twin’s Kimono and Modernizing Vassal’s Kimono - Belt were not selectable.
  • Fixed a bug where each piece of equipment sometimes showed different colors.
  • Fixed a bug where you could not purchase Coal from blacksmiths.


The Rise of the Ronin Update 1.05 brings substantial content and improvements to the game. With new missions, set bonuses, and numerous adjustments, players can enjoy a richer gaming experience.

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