Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Square Enix has released the so-called ‘final’ trailer for upcoming Final Fantasy prequel, Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin, lifting the lid on some of the new job classes, abilities, and combos featured in the game, as well as some of the new fiends you'll face.
These include the Kraken, the Fiend of Water who lashes with long tentacles, steals buffs, uses rush attacks, and unleashes water-element damage. The Lich is another new monster you'll encounter, the Fiend of Earth able to summon skeletons and inflict status ailments like Curse, which saps your Break Gauge's upper limit.
As for new job classes, these will allow you to change up your fighting style as protagonist Jack, whether it's hand-to-hand combat, spell-wielding, or swords. Levelling up jobs will unlock more advanced jobs with specific abilities, like dual-wielding. The red Mage, Berserker, and Samurai are among the job classes on offer.
Red Mages can use black and white magic for attack and support abilities, while the Berserker can wield axes and greatswords to inflict massive damage. The Samurai, meanwhile, is all about MP recovery, enabling you to fight back with magic and recover precious points.
New locations unveiled include a high-security, machine-controlled facility on the ocean floor' and a subterranean cavern, bristling with traps and brimming with earth energy. with dead bodies strewn through its underground expanse, the cavern resembles a huge tomb, hinting at something deadly slumbering deep within its confines.
Check out the new trailer below to find out more. Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin will be coming to Xbox, PlayStation, and PC on 18th March, with pre-orders of the Digital Deluxe Edition granting a Digital Artbook, Digital Mini-Soundtrack, Season Pass, and other DLC bonuses.
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