Devil May Cry 5 Dante Skills Guide – Best Skills to Unlock for Dante

Devil May Cry 5 Dante Skills

In this Devil May Cry 5 Dante Skills Guide, we will detail all the character skills and cost of each skill that are special to the playable character Dante.  There are many skills and abilities for Dante that can be learnt and used in combat.

Skills can be bought from the Nico’s Van where you can upgrade all sorts of abilities and weapons that you need.

Devil May Cry 5 Dante Skills Guide

Below we have listed all the skills that are special to Dante, their cost and what effect they provide you in combat.

Abilities

All ability skills are listed below:

Speed

This skill costs 4,500 where you can keep holding forward in the same direction to build up speed into a full sprint.

Air Hike

This skill costs 20,000 where you can focus your demonic power into a temporary mid-air platform, allowing you to double-jump.

Trigger Heart

This skill costs 15,000 and while Devil Trigger is active, the DT Gauge will deplete at a reduced rate.

Enemy Step

This skill costs 45,000 and allows you use an enemy in mid-air as a stepping stone to execute a double jump.

Get More Orbs

This skill costs 50,000 which allows you to increase the range from which you can gather orbs.

Ex Provocation

This Skill costs 3,000,000 where a special taunt given only to those who paid a heavy price. Increases Stylish Rank more than a normal taunt.

Rebellion/Devil Sword Dante

All Rebellion and Devil Sword skills are listed below:

Stinger

This skill costs 1,500 where a high-speed lunge attack toward the enemy that skewers them through the middle. While Devil Trigger is active, the attack is more powerful, but expends the DT Gauge.

Drive

This skill costs 10,000 where this blistering sword swing creates a shockwave that damages distant enemies. Hold attack to make it hit harder.

Swords Formation

This skill costs 5,000 where this attack Conjures four swords that automatically attack, evade, and block on your behalf. Swords disappear after a set time. Consumes 2 units of the DT Gauge.

Balrog

All Balrog listed below:

Bantam Revenge

This skill costs 5,000 where you can execute a counter in the direction you dodged with Welter Move. Slip through enemy attacks and lay on the pain.

Fly Dragon

This attack costs 7,000 where after charging forward with Heavy Jolt, send out your left fist to pound enemies into the air.

Updraft

This skill costs 3,000 where a high-flying flip kick that launches enemies upward. Great for intercepting airborne foes.

Rolling Blaze

This skill costs 15,000 where jumping discharges a blast wave that damages nearby enemies.

Ignition 2

This skill costs 10,000 where an upgraded version of the Ignition attack buff technique. Effects remain active for longer.

Ignition 3

This skill costs 40,000 where an ultimate evolution of the Ignition attack buff technique. Dramatically lengthens effect duration.

Cavaliere

All Cavaliere skills are listed below:

Cross Line

This skill costs 3,500 where you can cross over your twin Cavaliere for a devastating slam attack. Activates Gear Wheel.

Slipstream

This skill costs 8,000 where you can ride your momentum forward and cross over your twin Cavaliere for a devastating slam attack. Activates Gear Wheel. Can chain into Cavaliere Combo A or Cavaliere Combo B’s second step.

Highside

This skill costs 9,000. This high-velocity attack ramps you skyward after the enemy you hit. Activates Gear Wheel.

Braking

This skill costs 10,000. Drag airborne enemies into the spinning wheels and dive into a backbreaking ground impact. Activates Gear Wheel.

Idling

This skill costs 35,000 where it allows you to send enemies flying with blows from your twin Cavaliere.

Ebony & Ivory

All Ebony and Ivory skills are listed below:

Charge Shot

This skill costs 2,000 where you can infuse a shot with demonic power to deal greater damage. Charges automatically in Gunslinger style.

Charge Shot 2

This skill costs 5,000 and is an upgrade to Charge Shot, offering you longer duration.

Charge Shot 3

This skill costs 18,000 where it is the ultimate evolution of Charge Shot, offering you even longer duration

Coyote-A

All Coyote-A skills are listed below:

Charge Shell

This skill costs 2,000 where you can channel your demonic power into a solid slug shot.

Charge Shell 2

This skill costs 5,000 where it is an upgrade to Charge Shell, offering faster infusion of power into the shot.

Charge Shell 3

This skill costs 18,000 where it is the ultimate evolution of the Charge Shell, offering Faster infusion of power into the shot.

Kalina Ann

One Kalina Ann skill is listed below:

High Explosive

This skill costs 3,000 where you can launch a powered-up missile packed with high explosive.

Dr. Faust

All Dr. Faust skills are listed below:

Man in the Red

This skill costs 8,000 where you can carpet the area around you with countless Red Orbs that will damage enemies on contact. Expends the Red Orbs you’ve collected.

Hat Trick

This skill cost 20,000 where it inflict damage on all enemies hit by Set Hat while absorbing Red Orbs.

Dr. Faust 2

This skill costs 10,000 where it increases the Orbs earned and Orbs expended while Dr. Faust is equipped. Uses more Orbs for more attack power.

Dr. Faust 3

This skill costs 45,000 where it further increases the Orbs earned and Orbs expended while Dr. Faust is equipped.

Dr. Faust 4

This skill costs 500,000 where it allows you to maximizes the Orbs earned and Orbs expended while Dr. Faust is equipped. A high-risk, high-reward gambit with Red Orbs on the line.

Trickster

All Trickster skills are listed below:

TS Style Level 2

This skill costs 3,500 and allows you to learn level 2 Trickster Skills. It gives you Flipper and Mustang.

TS Style Level 3

This skill costs 10,000 where you can learn level 3 Trickster skills. It gives you Mustang Air and Air Trick.

TS Style Level 4

This skill costs 40,000 where you can learn the level 4 Trickster Skill. It gives you Ground Attack.

Swordmaster

All Swordmaster skills are listed below:

SM Style Level 2

This skill costs 4,000 where you learn level 2 of Swordmaster skills. It gives you Rebellion: Shredder and Balrog: Rising Dragon, Flint Wheel.

SM Style Level 3

This skill costs 18,000 where you can learn Level 3 of Swordmaster Skills. It will give you Devil Sword Dante: Round Tips, Balrog: Divine Dragon, and Cavaliere: Wheelie Jump.

SM Style Level 4

This skill costs 50,000 where you learn Level 4 of Swordmaster skills. It gives you Devil Sword Dante: Dance Macabre, Balrog: Real Impact, Pyromania, and Cavaliere, Wheelie Jump 2.

Gunslinger

All Gunslinger skills are listed below:

GS Style Level 2

This skill costs 4,000 where you can learn level 2 of Gunslinger skills. It gives you Ebony & Ivory: Rainstorm, and Coyote-A: Backslide.

GS Style Level 3

This skill costs 18,000 where you can learn level 3 of Gunslinger skills. It gives you Ebon & Ivory: Twosome Time, Coyote-A: Gun Stinger, Kalina Ann: Hysteric, and Dr. Faust: Set Hat 2.

GS Style Level 4

This skill costs 50,000 where you can learn level 4 of Gunslinger Skills. It gives you Ebony & Ivory: Honeycomb Fire, Coyote-A: Cut-in Front, Cut-in Back, Cut-in Side, Kalina Ann: Paranoia, and Dr. Faust: Red Hot Night.

Royalguard

All the Royalguard skills are listed below:

RG Style Level 2

This skill costs 2,500 where you can learn Level 2 of Royalguard skill. It gives you Air Back.

RG Style Level 3

This skill costs 10,000 where you can learn Level 2 of Royalguard skill. It gives you Air Release and Increases Royal Gauge by +3.

RG Style Level 4

This skill costs 40,000 where you can learn level 4 of Royalguard Skill. It gives you Royal Revenge and Increases Royal Gauge by +3.

Sin Devil Trigger

All the Sin Devil Trigger skills are listed below:

Sin Stinger

This skill costs 9,000 where it allows you to charge into the enemy surrounded by the whirlwind of Swords Formation. Tears through an enemy, leaving tattered shreds in your wake. Hold attack to keep the attack going.

Sin Inferno

This skill costs 18,000 where you can slam a thunderous punch into the ground, making the fires of hell erupt around you and launch any nearby enemies into the air.

Demolition

This skill costs 35,000 where it allows you to grab an enemy and trigger a blast from within, shattering the enemy with raw explosive power.

The Luce

This skill costs 40,000 where you can focus energy into your outstretched wings and raze the earth with a laser barrage. Hold right-trigger to keep the attack going.

Quadruple S

This skill costs 50,000 where when transformed into Sin Devil Trigger with Stylish Rank SSS: Press left-bumper while the SDT Gauge is glowing to disengage your transformation. This allows you to unleash your Sin Devil Trigger power for a moment and attack.

Best Skills to Unlock

Dante comes with a lot of variety in his combat, thanks to his multiple combating weapons that he uses. He has several guns, swords and four different attack stances. Because of this, there are many skills that Dante comes with, and unlocking them can be a choice of your own preference.

Having said that, here are some of the best skills we think you should unlock for Dante:

Speed: This is a basic skill that you should unlock early in the game. It allows you to move faster and makes things easier.

Style Upgrade: Any style that you like can be upgraded for Dante, they are pretty inexpensive and can give you the abilities that you like best.

Million Stab: This is a great skill to have equipped as it unleashing many sword stabs towards the enemy, dealing massive damage.

Trigger Heart: This is a pretty neat skill to have, as it deals massive damage while also healing Dante.

Enemy Step: This is a must have skill, as it allows you to hit enemies in the air, while also going airborne. It is a great skill to avoid attacks below, while keeping the attack towards one enemy.


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