When blocking attacks, you’ll notice a small “shine” effect. This can be used to indicate what type of guard you’ve just performed.
A yellow flash means that you’ve performed a Normal Guard, which grants you a 70% chance to block all damage and a 30% chance for reduced damage.
If you time your guard just right, you’ll perform a Perfect Guard, which will block all damage. You’ll see a green flash instead!
Try experimenting with your guard timing to achieve a Perfect Guard! Please note that a Perfect Guard can only activate if you tap the Guard key quickly without holding it down. Holding down the Guard key will always result in a Normal Guard.