Word Buffs in NieR Replicant Remaster
Words are in-game modifiers in NieR Replicant Remaster Ver. 1.22474487139 that improve weapons, magic spells, or martial arts (such as evading or blocking). The improvements of Words are in the form of stat bonuses or secondary effects.
There is a new Word Buff, “Ashurfarra”, that can only be obtained by playing the Mermaid Extra Episode.
How to obtain Word Buffs
Words are obtained from enemy shades. They are earned randomly and automatically after defeating shades. A Word will fly out and NieR will be notified after a battle.
Each time you acquire a new Word, you will get a prompt on which ones NierR currently have and how many they are through the Gremoir Weiss.
How to equip Word Buffs
In order attach Word Buffs, open the Gremoir Weiss’s Word edit tab. You can stack up two Words to a weapon and it’s name will change in terms of having a prefix.
For example, attaching a “Pahu” and a “Mahira” Word Buffs to a Kusanagi two-handed sword would result into a ” Pahu Mahira Kusanagi” weapon.
Types of Word Buffs
Word Buffs are grouped in to these categories:
- Attack power
- Magic Power
- Physical Strength
- Guard Break
- Armour Break
- Knockback Resistance
- Physical Defense
- Magic Defense
- MP Recovery Rate
- Magic Cost
- EXP Rate
- Item Drop Rate