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Button Action
PS3 X Interacts with objects and NPCs.
PS3 Square Uses the selected item.
PS3 Triangle Two-hands/One-hands right weapon.
PS3Circle (Press standing still) Executes a backstep.
PS3Circle (Hold while moving) Sprints while the button is held down. Drains stamina while sprinting.
PS3Circle (Press while moving) Executes a roll in the direction the player is moving.
PS3 R1 Executes a weak attack using the right weapon.
PS3 R1 (After rolling) Executes a rolling attack.
PS3 R1 (While running/after a backstep) Executes a running attack.
PS3 R1 (While flicking the left analog) Executes a push, dealing heavy stamina damage to the enemy if it connects.
PS3 R2 Executes a strong attack using the right weapon.
PS3 L1 Blocks or executes a weak attack using the left weapon.
PS3 L2 Executes a weak attack or a parry using the left weapon.