I keep hearing people say that you can combine heavy and light attacks to be more effective, but I can't find a good video/tutorial on how to do this. Does anyone have any thoughts or a link?
Tips on combining light and heavy attacks?
I don't use heavy attack unless I'm sure I can pull it off, ie. Geralt won't get hit in the meantime he swings his sword. That being said, if the enemy I am facing is vulnerable to heavy attacks, I try to set up traps or Yrden to make sure I don't get interrupted. Managing to get behind someone's back also helps.
I f you get the Whirl ability that does damage to multiple enemies, then you can sometimes use the heavy attacks as crowd control. Whenever I was fighting enemies that usually staggered a bit and weren't too tough I'd use two light attacks followed by three heavies. You can usually get 3 heavy attacks in before they block and stagger you, which is bad. On some enemies it's a lot wiser to just get in a bunch of light strikes and roll away. Always be rollin' (son)
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