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Struggle is a gameplay mechanic in Bloodborne.

In-Game Description

Rapidly pressing buttons alternatively while being grabbed to free the character from the grab and allows for an immediate counterattack.

Description[]

Struggle is a countermove that allows players to break free of enemies that grab the player's character by rapidly pressing buttons (or mashing). The grab move allows enemies to deal a lot of damage while a character is incapacitated, but reacting in a timely manner can reduce the damage taken.

List of Enemies[]

Below is a list of enemies that can cause such an effect.

Enemies[]

Bosses[]

Note[]

  • There is no reason not to escape struggles, and it is not hard to do so.
  • Struggling from a Brainsucker's grab will make the player lose 1 less Insight.

Videos[]

Bloodborne_-_Escaping_a_grab

Bloodborne - Escaping a grab

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