Marvel’s Spider-Man PS4 Combat Guide

Our Marvel’s SpiderMan PS4 Combat Guide will help you with being more efficient in combat with best combat skills, combos, moves, and useful gadgets at Spidey’s disposal.

There are many skills in Marvel’s Spider-Man PS4 that can be used in combat; however, not all of them are as efficient as the other. That is where our Marvel’s Spider-Man PS4 Combat Guide comes to help you.

Marvel’s Spider-Man PS4 Combat

A SpiderMan game would not work without combat and for the same reason, Marvel’s SpiderMan PS4 features combat to give you that feeling of being a SpiderMan taking down enemies and bosses. However, there is a lot of stuff that will help you during combat like skills, combos, and gadgets.

Combat Tips

Marvel’s SpiderMan PS4 features Batman: Arkham series like combat but with a spin of its own. Basic combat is easy; however, pulling off combos require you to remember the button presses.

In combat, all you have to do is attack and dodge and dodging is important; otherwise, you will lose your health. Watch your opponents and look for an opportunity to dodge and get out of the way and continue your combo streak.

Here are a few things for you to consider for a fluid combat experience.

Scope out the Environment
Before you head into the combat area, make sure to scope it out for snipers, as they will give you a tough time during combat.

Make a Memorable Entrance
Once the snipers and other hurdles in the environment have been taken care of, make sure to make your entrance with a bang by doing a ground strike right in the middle of the enemy crowd to knock them back and follow it with Shockwave/Concussive Blast.

If you are on a rooftop and the Concussive Blast can help you knock them off the roof and they will not bother you again.

Make Use of Web-Strike As Much As You Can
Web-Strike is one of the most useful combat skills Marvel’s SpiderMan PS4. This will allow SpiderMan to throw a web at the enemy and goes flying towards him.

This also helps to zip through the combat area and can get you out of the crowded for a little while.

Spam Those Web Shooters
The reason why I am asking you to spam your Web-Shooters as they stop enemies in their tracks for a while and will give you an opportunity to take them out.

Also, do not be afraid to spam the Web-Shooters as they recharge easy. Moreover, if the enemy is right next to a wall or an object, Web-Shooting them will immediately tie them to surface.

Remember to Dodge
Your dodge ability works hand-in-hand with your Spider Sense. When Peter senses danger coming, a white halo will surround his head. The, when Peter senses immediate danger, a blue-ish halo will appear.

You have to practice dodging right as that halo turns blue.

Don’t Choose Targets by Yourself
Instead of moving your aim to another targeting and beating them, press triangle to switch your focus to another target. Doing this is much more efficient than manually choosing the target by yourself.

Make sure to switch targets after you’re finished with one. Try not to switch targets before you’re done beating someone up.

Use Finishers and Healing at the Right Time
If look under your health bar, you’ll see the meter for your Focus. This meter can be filled up by dishing out damage.

Focus does two things in the game: heal you or allow you to perform a finisher. You have to be very conscious with how you use your Focus.

In certain situations, it may be better to use the Finisher and kill the enemy instantly, while in other situations, you’ll be better off healing yourself. When you start off in the game, try to mainly use your Focus with heal as using the finisher will just kill off the enemy, which will give you less time to practice the combat.

Be Creative!
Instead of just brawling with the bad guys, make an effort to be more creative. Not only is this a better way to take out enemies, it’ll also result in a more enjoyable game experience.

There are a lot of ways to take out your opponents, rather than the old-fashioned brawling. You can take enemies out with stealth, throw objects from the environment at them, toss them up into the air and pummel them etc.

How to Fight Each Type of Enemy

There are seven types of enemies in this game. Each of these enemies have to be fought in a specific way; you can’t just punch your way through all of them.

Normal Enemies: The most basic enemy. Anything will work against them.

Melee Weapon Enemy: For this type of enemy, you have to first knock them into the air by holding square.

Shield Enemy: Attack them first by pressing square, and then press circle. Doing this will make you slide through their legs and strike them from the back.

Whip Enemy: You can’t attack Whip Enemies first. You have to wait for them to perform an attack on you, which you’ll then dodge and punish with an attack of your own. The best way to take these enemies down is by performing a perfect dodge, as it’ll blind them; allowing you to easily take them down.

Brute Enemies: For Brute Enemies, you have to first strike them 5 times using your web shooter or other gadgets. Only then will you be able to hit them.

Sable Agents: These agents just have a ton of armor. Meaning, you’ll have to dish out quite a few hits before they go down. Do note that you can remove their armor using your Concussion Blast Gadget.

Jetpack Agents: Get up close to these enemies by pressing triangle, and then strike them two times.

Basic Combat Moves

Before we get to the advanced combat combos let us take you through the basic combat combos in SpiderMan PS4. Other than dealing more damage, combos allow SpiderMan to pull off some creative moves.

The following are the basic combat combos in SpiderMan PS4:

 

Moves Button Inputs
Basic Attack Square
Basic Combo Square, Square, Square, Square
Web Attack Triangle
Yank Enemy Hold Triangle
Disarm Enemy Hold Triangle
Web Throw Hold Triangle
Spin Cycle Hold Triangle and Press Triangle
Dodge Circle
Perfect Dodge Circle
Perfect Hit Square
Long Dodge Circle, Cross
Dodge Under Square. Circle
Off The Wall Attack Circle, Square
Web Shooter Quickly Press R1
Throw Square, Hold Triangle
Yank Down Attack Hold Square, Hold Triangle
Yank And Throw Environment Hold L1 + R1
Finisher Triangle + Circle
Heal D-pad Down

 

Air Combat Combos

Aerial combat is important in SpiderMan; as it gives you focus on one enemy while not worrying about the others. Moreover, a skill helps you generate bonus Focus while engaging in aerial combat.

Here are the combos that will help you to make most of the aerial combat.

 

Moves Button Input
Air Launcher Hold Square
Air Launcher Follow Up Hold Square, Square
Air Combo Square, Square, Square, Square
Leap Off Square, Cross
Swing Kick Hold Square
Air Yank Hold Triangle
Air Throw Hold Triangle
Ground Strike Square + Cross

 

Movement

Movement and traversal are important in Marvel’s SpiderMan PS4 as it is the main source of getting to point B from point A. Here are the basics of you can swing your way through New York:

 

Moves Button Input
Swing Hold R2
Jump Cross
Charge Jump Hold R2 + Cross, release Cross
Web Zip Cross
Zip to Point L2 + R2
Point Launch L2 + R2, Cross
Wall Run Hold R2
Vertical Wall Jump Cross
Wall Cornering Hold Circle
Quick Recovery Cross
Ceiling Hang L2
Air Tricks Triangle + Circle + R3

 

Skills

Skills are important in Marvel’s SpiderMan PS4 and there are 3 skill trees in the game namely Webslinger, Defender, and Innovator.

Webslinger is dedicated to SpiderMan’s swinging abilities, Defender is dedicated to combat while Innovator is dedicated being creative with your fighting style.

You can unlock 34 skills in the game. However, to purchase all of the skills in the game you need to level up to Level 50.

Must-Have Skills

With so many skill in the game, it can become difficult for the players to know which to use and which to ignore. Here is the list of the Marvel’s SpiderMan PS4 skills that we believe will help you the most and are must-have for the players.

Perfect Dodge
This skill belongs to the Defender skill tree. During combat, Perfect Dodge skill will help you a lot.

The reason why we recommend is that while SpiderMan is capable of handling enemies on his own but he is not indestructible.

Perfect Dodge will not only help you save your health but will also keep your combo going. However, you need to time it perfectly.

Web Throw
This skill belongs to Innovator skill tree and will allow you to grab your enemy, web him up, and then leave them electrified. This is the most basic form of CC.

Dodge Window
This skill belongs to the Defender skill tree. It is very useful to pull off the Perfect Dodge as this skill will give a bit of more time to pull off the Perfect Dodge.

Air Marshal
This skill can be found in the Webslinger skill tree. This skill will grant you bonus focus during aerial combat ad boosting this ability will help you in the long run.

Quick Zip
This skill can be found in the Webslinger skill tree. This skill allows SpiderMan to swing faster. While swinging this skill will allow you to press “X” the second time to keep your momentum going.

Point Launch
You will find this Skill in the Webslinger skill tree and will allow players to gain a significant burst of speed. This skill combined with Quick Zip will help you traverse faster through the game’s world.

Now that we are done with the must-have skills for your overall gameplay experience. The following are the skills that will be very handful in combat.

Web Throw
Web throw is the very first skill that you will unlock in the Innovator skill tree not only because to unlock the rest of the skills in the tree but it will also help you a lot in combat.

Perfect Dodge
This is the very first skill in the Defender skill tree. The reason why it is so useful is that while dodging it will web up your enemies a little bit.

Hazard Zone
This combined with Web Throw will allow you to create some space around SpiderMan to throw something at your enemies.

Pistol and Baton Yank
This skill is the first of the skill combo that will help you within combat, especially against armed enemies. Use Pistol and Baton Yank and follow it up with Rifle, Shield, and Launcher Yank.

This skill combo will help you take away guns and launchers from your enemies that will help you significantly while taking out enemies, as you will not have to worry about dodging snipers and rockets.

Make Sure to Use Gadgets in Combat

Gadgets play an important role in combat as they give you an advantage over your enemies which you will need if you are surrounded by them.

Gadgets can be used to stun your enemies, lift them in the air for aerial combat, or just knock them back. Gadgets unlock as you progress through the game, however; some of them are optional for you to create.

There are eight gadgets in the Marvel’s SpiderMan PS4 that you can use.

  • Web Shooters
  • Impact Webs
  • Spider-Drones
  • Electric Webs
  • Web Bombs
  • Trip Mines
  • Concussive Blasts
  • Suspension Matrix

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