Lies of P Beginner Tips and Tricks To Help You Get Started

Make the most out of the game by following these beginner tips and tricks!

Umer Cheema
Umer Cheema
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Lies of P is an amazing game that can be quite grueling for most new players. Since it follows the footsteps of being a souls-like game, it is only natural that the game is quite difficult. So, this guide will show you the best Lies of P beginner tips so that you can have a good experience while playing the game.

I suggest that you play the game how you want. However, if you are having difficulties, following this guide will allow you to learn more about the game and have a different approach. With that said, let’s dive right in and get started.


Practice Parrying

Practice Parrying

Learning how to perfect block or parry is crucial in a game like Lies of P. It will help you in dealing with enemies without any issues. This often leaves the enemies wide open and you can hack and slash at them without a second thought.

However, watch out for attacks where the enemy glows red. This means that the attack is quite strong and cannot be blocked or parried. Since the game rewards an aggressive playstyle, learning how to parry will make you master the game in no time.

Plus, if you lost your health recently, you can get it back by hitting your enemy (just like in Bloodborne).


Take Care of Your Weapon

Take Care of Your Weapon

Taking care of your weapon is essential in Lies of P. Make sure that you sharpen it before fighting enemies to maximize its damage output. If you continuously use your weapon, it will have lower durability (as can be seen above your weapon.

If you do not take care of your weapon, it will not perform nearly as well and will have lower damage as well. Plus, you won’t be able to land all your combos either.


Summon Spectres

Summon Spectres
Courtesy: NEOWIZ (developer)

Since the game does not have any multiplayer or coop modes, you can instead summon Spectres. They will help you take on bosses by dealing damage or tanking hits.

To get them, you need to look out for basins outside of boss arenas and interact with them. You can summon them by using Star Fragments. While it doesn’t nearly do as much as a real player would, it is nice to have this option in the game.


Keep Your Weight Low

Keep Your Weight Low

If you have been playing Souls games for a while, you’ll know how important it is to keep your weight low. While it might be appealing to equip all the best gear without looking at its weight, you’ll have a tough time if you do that.

Having a high carry weight means that your character will roll slower. This often leaves you vulnerable to attacks as it makes your dodging unreliable.


Learn the Attack Patterns

Lies of P Screenshot from Steam Learn the Attack Patterns

Alright, this might be an obvious tip but it will come in handy if you are a new player. Each boss (or normal enemies) has a limited moveset that you can learn by fighting them again and again.

If you are having issues with a certain boss, make sure that you focus on learning their attack patterns in your next few runs. Don’t try to take them down, instead, continuously dodge and learn what they have to offer.

This will show you when you’ll get an opportunity to strike and how many attacks you can do before the boss hits you.


Explore Heartily

Since the game takes heavy inspiration from FromSoft games – especially Bloodborne – it is only natural that you’ll find tons of cool stuff spread across the map. Make sure that you explore every area so that you can find hidden passages or chests.

Since the game features various sidequests and optional content, it is better if you take your time and explore each area before moving on to the next one.


Use Your Belt Slots

Finally, you should use your belt slots as much as you can. There are many useful items that you can find while exploring the map. So, use them to take care of enemies or even bosses.

This will make some boss fights easier as you might exploit their weakness thanks to an item. Since the game is new, everyone is figuring out what works best against each boss. So, make sure that you use your items to see what works best.


And there you have it; those are the best Lies of P beginner tips and tricks you can follow. Doing so will allow you to have an easier time and a better experience overall. However, I still suggest that you play the game how you want so that you can learn from your mistakes and improve.

What are your thoughts about the game so far? Do you find it to be more difficult than FromSoft games? Let us know in the comments below!

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By day, Umer loves writing about games and talking about them; by night, he is an avid gamer that loves playing League of Legends and RTS games. Being a massive fan of Metal Gear Solid, you'll find Umer always praising the legendary Hideo Kojima.
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