Nier using a Charge Attack.

A Charge Attack is an attack in NIER that has been charged in the middle of a combo to do more damage. They can be used with all types of weapons.


When a weapon is charged, it takes on an aura. There are different auras for different weapons, but weapons will sometimes share the same aura. List of auras:

  • Fire
  • Lightning
  • Holy
  • Darkness
  • Earth


  • An extra attack can be added to the end of a combo if an attack is charged after the final attack of the combo.
  • Every spear has a lightning aura.