For Honor guide: strategy, tips, guard breaks, reputation, character guides and more

By Alex Donaldson, Friday, 3 March 2017 00:10 GMT

Battle valiantly with the help of our guide.

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For Honor is pretty good, apparently. After what feels like a long development and an even longer string of betas, Ubisoft’s melee-based multiplayer fighter appears to have really struck a chord with critics and the public alike. Servers are packed, and if we’re honest there’s not that much honor going on out there.

For Honor’s brutal kills and no-holds-barred fighting is what makes the game special, though there are some aspects of the game that are a little more difficult to get to grips with. You don’t want to be a complete disgrace on the battlefield, and so to help avoid that terrible fate we’ve been putting together some pages to give you a helping hand.

You’ll need to understand fully how to build reputation points just as importantly as when to parry, and we’re also breaking down the multiple characters and how to get honorable (and dishonorable) kills, amongst many other nuances. It’s all here, and if you check it out you’re sure to be fighting longer and harder than your enemies.

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For Honor Strategy Guide & Tips: Major things you need to know

  • 9 tips for beginners that you absolutely need to know

    Here’s a secret about For Honor: It’s one of the most demanding and mechanically-complex games of this generation. Because of the game’s unique mix of fighting game mechanics and Soulsborne-style action combat, you’ll need to approach it right. Our tips will help beginners to get in the zone.

  • How to parry and guard break with the right timing

    There’s not much that’s more important in a game about melee combat than learning how to block properly. The parry is even more important, since doing so properly allows you to not only mitigate incoming damage but also use the enemy’s attack against them. It can be difficult to master – but we explain how.

  • Honorable and dishonorable kills explained

    Fitting to the name of the game, For Honor features two types of kills: Honorable and Dishonorable. Sometimes you’ll be tasked to get a certain number of one or the other, but to do that you need to know how the game classifies the pair. That’s where we come in…

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For Honor Character Guides

For Honor Patch Notes, Bug Fixes & other fun stuff

  • for Honor Emblem Ideas: players are already being super creative

    For Honor’s Emblem creation system is already proving popular with players, and some are having some wild ideas. People are already managing to twist the limited tools in brilliant ways to create impressive custom creations. Here are some of our favourites.

  • Here’s all known issues and bugs and how to fix them

    Ubisoft has posted a list of bugs and issues that are on their radar for fans to openly see, plus a list of suggested workarounds people can try out if they encounter them. Having a problem? A fix may already be on the way.

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