For Honor Kensei Guide

Hero Specific Abilities & Passives – For Honor Kensei

  • Faction: Samurai
  • Class Type: Vanguard
  • Revenge Mode: Boosts Damage and Health. All Attacks are Uninterruptible. Parry and Throws knock enemies down instead. Attacks are Auto-Parried on activation.
  • Chain Starters: Swift Strike, Helm Splitter, and your Guardbreak can start attack chains.
  • Throw followed by a Chain Finisher: Any Throw can be followed up by any Chain Finisher.
  • Top Heavy Finisher Unblockable: Finish any Chain Attack with a Top Heavy for an Unblockable Attack.
  • Top Heavy Finisher Cancel: Top Heavy Finisher Startup can be cancelled by A Side Light Attack or A Side Heavy Attack for an Uninterruptible Side Heavy Finisher.
  • Zone Attack: You can Cancel Zone Attack after the first Attack.
  • Capabilities: High Heavy Attacks are Unblockable | High Volume of Chain Attacks.
  • Renown: You will earn more Renown in outnumbered fights, by controlling objectives, and by killing enemy soldiers to unlock your feats in a match.

Kensei Counters

Weak Against:

  1. Raider
  2. Warden

Strong Against:

  1. Warlord
  2. Peacekeeper
  3. Orochi

Kensei Gear Stats Build

  • Attack
  • Stamina

For Honor Kensei Guide Weaknesses and Strengths


  • Long-Mid Range Attacks.
  • Effective at Dodging Left and Right Attacks.
  • Special Unblockable Power Attack.
  • High Skill Cap


  • Slow Attack Speed.
  • Attack Combo dependent For Damage.
  • Not as effective close range combat.

Kensei Feats 2019

We can Discuss Kensei Feats through Four Tier Which is mention in below.

Tier I

Fast Recovery: “Passive Feat” Stamina regenerates at a faster rate.
Body Count: “Passive Feat” Killing a soldier grants you some health and stamina.
Iron Lungs: “Passive Feat” You can still sprint when out of stamina.

Tier II

Inspire: Allies deal more Damage, soldiers fight faster.
Smoke Bomb: Throw a smoke bomb on the ground that breaks the lock.
Chilling Stare: Nearby enemies have lower attack and defense.

Tier III

Second Wind: Recover some of your health Points.
Long Bow: Fire/Shoot a long bow for heavy damage.
Steadfast: Gain immunity from throw attempts for a short duration.


Arrow Storm: Aerial attack that deals medium damage in multiple areas.
Stalwart Banner: Allies continuously regain health while near you.
Unblockable: Your attacks cannot be blocked for a short duration.

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For Honor Kensei Moves

1Dawn of the Steel SunLMB, LMB, LMBRB, RB, RB
2Grasping PounceW + Space , MMBLS↑ + A, X
3Spirit of the InevitabilityLMB, LMB ♦, RMBRB, RB ♦, RT
4Swift StrikeA or D + Space, LMBLS← or LS + A, RB
5Form of the DragonLMB, RMB, RMBRB, RT, RT
6Doom of the KenseiRMB, RMB, RMBRT, RT, RT
7Rushing Sweep (Not in Guard Mode)↑ + RMBLS↓ + RT
8Helm SplitterW + Space, LMBLS↑ + A, RB

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