Ark can use a great variety of special attacks with his spear. This will provide a tutorial for how to use each one, and when they are effective.
This is your Standard Attack. Tapping A once will have Ark thrust his spear.
Tap A Repeatedly
The Rushing Attack is good against tougher enemies. It deals several strikes and can whittle down the most resilient foe.
Run + A
The Slicer is a good attack against quick enemies. When an enemy is on the run, chase after them and tap A to deliver a swift and devastating piercing attack!
B + A
For flying or floating monsters that you can’t hit without jumping, the Spinner Attack is your answer! Also good if you’re surrounded.
Run + B + A
This slightly tricky move is good for short or scattered enemies. Jump into the air and slide straight through them!
Press R to block attacks in front of you. This is a defensive and often overlooked move. Use it when you need to!