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

Devil May Cry 5 V Skills

In this Devil May Cry 5 V Skills Guide, we will detail all the character skills and cost of each skill that are special to the playable character V.  There are many skills and abilities for V 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 V Skills Guide

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

Abilities

All ability skills are listed below:

Quickplay

This Skill costs 4,500, where you can utilize Shadow’s celerity for high-speed movement. Cannot be activated in battle, or while Shadow is stalemated.

Promotion

This Skill costs 20,000 where you can ride atop the demonic beast Nightmare.

Enemy Step

This skill costs 45,000 which allow you to use an enemy as a stepping stone to execute a double jump.

Trigger Heart

This skill costs 15,000 where when Nightmare is active, the DT Gauge will deplete at a reduced rate.

Green Gainer

This skill costs 18,0000. More likely to receive green orbs from enemies while Nightmare is active.

White Gainer

This skill costs 18,000. More likely to receive white orbs from enemies while Nightmare is active.

Get More Orbs

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

Ex Provocation

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

Cane

One cane skill is listed below:

Royal Fork

This skill costs 50,000. Rain down demonic canes from on high, finishing of all dying enemies in the area at once. Expends the DT Gauge.

Griffon

Al Griffon Skills are listed below:

Blockage 2

This skill costs 2,500 where you can power up Blockage to summon three pillars of lightning at once.

Round Robin 2

This skill costs 2,500 where Round Robin upgrade rains even more electric strikes on foes in the area.

Flank Attack

This skill costs 7,500 where Griffon charges at enemies, launching them into the air.

Double Check

This skill costs 5,000 where you can use Griffon’s power to fire an electric shock that slams into enemies.         5,000

Griffon Vim

This skill costs 8,500 where you can reduce the time needed for Griffon to recover after getting stalemated. 8,500

Griffon Vigor

This skill costs 20,000 where you can increase Griffon’s defense, allowing him to take more hits before getting stalemated.  20,000

Shadow

All Shadow Skills are listed below:

Shadow Combo B

This skill costs 12,000 where you can get an extra combo for Shadow, knocking away enemies with a swing of his tail and rending them with enormous fangs.

Shadow Combo C

This skill costs 3,500 where you can get a combo to follow up Shadow’s claw attack, changing his neck into a whip to flay nearby foes.

Breakthrough

This Skill costs 1,200 where Shadow dives into the ground and dashes ahead, attacking with tentacles as it moves.

Hedgehog

This skill costs 5,000 where Shadow transforms into spikes that jut out in all directions to attack.

Guillotine

This skill costs 7,500 where a spinning charge attack that transforms Shadow’s body. Press lock-on and forwards for a diving charge or lock-on and back for a drop attack.

Skewer

This skill costs 35,000 where Shadow transforms his head into a needle to stab at enemies. V can even stand on the needle during this attack.

Shadow Vim

This skill costs 8,500 where you can reduce the time needed for Shadow to recover after getting stalemated.

Shadow Vigor

This skill costs 20,000 where you can increase Shadow’s defense, allowing him to take more hits before getting stalemated.

Nightmare

All Nightmare Skills are listed below:

Nightmare Combo B

This skill costs 9,000 where a new combo for Nightmare, spreading his powerful blows across a wider area.

Domination

This skill costs 50,000 where Nightmare fires a thick laser straight ahead. Use left-stick to adjust the angle slightly.

Best Skills to Unlock

V is a very special character and unique in combat, where he prefers to let his demons fight while he stands back. He completely relies on his demons to do the fighting and this is where your focus of skill unlocks should be.

Here are what we think are the best skills to unlock for V:

Flank Attack: This skill allows Griffon to charge at enemies and launching them into the air. This is a great skill to have unlocked and is not that expensive as well.

Quickplay: This is a basic skill but can help you a lot as V can surf on a shadow that is casted by shadow itself. This is a great skill to allow V to move around rather than just sprinting.

Breakthrough: This skill allows Shadow to go towards the enemies quickly and deal quick damage.

Blockage 2: This is a great skill that can be used attacking or defense as Griffon will release three pillars of lightning towards the enemy.

Nightmare Combo B: This is also a good skill to have as it gives Nightmare a wider area to cover in its attacks. this comes in very hand in combats that can be overwhelming and when you rely on heavy and sweeping attacks.


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