Age of Calamity: How to Parry in Hyrule Warriors

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The latest Legend of Zelda game is here, but this one isn’t your most traditional title in the series.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is a hack-and-slash game developed by Omega Force, the team behind Dynasty Warriors.

The Hyrule Warriors games feature memorable characters from the Zelda series, but in much bigger scale battles!


The game is awesome, but even with some familiarity, it can be tough working out how you achieve certain tasks in Age of Calamity.

In this guide, we’ll explain how you parry in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity.

Be sure to check out our other Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity guides if you have more questions!

How to Parry in Age of Calamity

Parrying was one of Breath of the Wild’s most fun combat features.

It meant that combat wasn’t just about who had the best weapons, but also a bout skill.

Even a scray Lionel could be killed with just a Rusty Sword.

Parrying returns in Age of Calamity too!


And it couldn’t be much simpler.

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First off, make sure you’re playing as a character that can parry, such as trusty hero Link.

Then, hold the block button which is LZ on the Switch.

Finally, just before a beam or other attack is about to land, press the Y button to do a light attack.

Though, rather than being a light attack, your character will parry!

And there you have it! That’s how you parry in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity!

As we said above, be sure to check out our other guide if you need a hand with anything else!