Learn Ninja abilities and weaknesses to defeat them in battle!
You can find Basic Ninjas training at each of the dojos. Basic Ninjas haven't decided on a training path so they don't have any special talents or abilities -- but don't let that make you think they're harmless.
Basic Ninjas, like all Ninjas, will continue to get tougher and faster as the battle goes on, so make sure to take them down as quickly as possible!
Frost Ninjas have learned how to harness the power of ice to create protective shields that absorb incoming attacks. Fortunately, with enough hits, any ice shield can be shattered.
Frost Ninjas will react to being attacked and quickly create a new shield to defend themselves from an opponent.
Using the Speed Bonus skill can help you move faster than a Frost Ninja can create a barrier allowing you to get the first attack!
Fire Ninjas spend very little time training for hand to hand combat, leaving them generally weaker than other Ninjas. However, what they lack in physical power they make up in Ninja magic.
Fire Ninjas can quickly put a strength draining hex on their opponent causing them to do 1/10th the normal damage -- and when two Fire Ninjas work together, they can deliver a devastating fire attack!
Use a Stun Attack to keep Fire Ninjas disoriented and unable to cast spells!
Wind Ninjas are masters of misdirection. By vanishing behind a cloud of smoke, a Wind Ninja can quickly escape an opponent's attack and leave them punching the wrong target.
A Wind Ninja attempts to leave you guessing where they will be next but if you use a Multi-Attack then you can attack more than one spot at a time and limit their escape routes!
Storm Ninjas have learned to call upon the power of lightning in battle by by creating a protective shield that will shock any would be attacker. The stun leaves the opponent defenseless and an easy target for a quick attack!
Additionally, the Storm Ninja armor makes them considerably more difficult to take down!
Using the Extra Damage skill will help you put a dent in their armor faster and a quick Burst Attack will nullify any lightning shields in the area!
Few people have seen a Shadow Ninja since most challengers are unable to find their way to their secret clearning in the Stygian Forest. Even if a warrior manages make it, the Shadow Ninjas are able use their powers of stealth to confuse even the best fighters.
Don't spend too much time chasing Shadow Ninjas -- Instead, use the Poison Strike to deal a venemous blow and cause their health to slowly drain away while you focus on other enemies.
It requires immense amounts of power for Light Ninjas to use their destructive energy wave attack. To gain the needed energy, Light Ninjas drain power from their opponents to fill their own reserves.
Using the Energy Surge gem will allow you to gain chi quicker than a Light Ninja can drain it, giving you the chance to use your Turbo Attack more frequently!
A Ninja must teach their bodies to ignore all pain before they can call themselves an Iron Ninja. Because of this, an Iron Ninja can take a tremendous amount of punishment and still continue to attack without being interrupted!
Fortunately, due to their large size and heavy armor, Iron Ninjas tend to be much slower than other Ninjas which gives you a little bit more time to knock them out.