Following an initial news blast in September, Nippon Ichi Software has shared more information and screenshots of 2D action RPG Lapis x Labyrinth, introducing the special techniques of the Gunner, Wizard, Destroyer, and Bishop classes, enemies, and more.
Get the details below.
■ Player Character
The eight classes of playable characters each have different weapons that they use to attack. For today’s update, we will introduce the “Gunner,” “Wizard,” “Destroyer,” and “Bishop” classes.
—The hair style, voice, and color of playable characters can be easily customized.
Storm and stress shooting.
Specializes in gun-based, long range attacks.
- Weapon: Gun
—Assist Order: “Spike Bomb”
Launches several bombs that damage the enemies dragged into the blast.
—Extra Order: “Shotgun”
Shoots forward a large number of shots in fan form.
An adaptable magic attack specialist.
An attacker that specializes in all types of magic attacks and confuses the enemy with various tactics.
- Weapon: Staff
—Assist Order: “Fire Ball”
Fires forward a big ball of fire that damages the enemies it hits.
—Extra Order: “Megalo Flame”
Fires an even bigger ball of fire compared to “Fire Ball.” It can pierce through both walls and enemies to deal damage.
The great sword exterminator.
With a great sword larger than its own body, the Destroyer uses powerful attacks with wide range.
- Weapon: Great Sword
—Assist Order: “Destroy Sword”
Swings downward its great sword and fires a wide range attack.
—Extra Order: “Death Divide”
Swings downward an even larger sword than usual. The enemies it hits will be blown back and stunned.
A holy spear able to easily heal and exterminate.
Specializes in healing party members and spear-based, wide range attacks.
- Weapon: Spear
—Assist Order: “Shining Stab”
Unleashes a long-reaching blow with its spear. Deals additional thunderbolt damage when it hits.
—Extra Order: “Holy Prayer”
Heals all party members’ HP and status ailments.
■ Enemy Characters
Nearly 100 types of enemy characters will appear. Here we will introduce the special traits of just a few.
Attacks by swinging its hammer as it moves closer to the player.
Uses gas attacks and rams its body using short distance jumps.
Fires pollen bullets at the player.
Attacks with the boomerang it carries.
Approaches at quick speed with tricky movements and fires needles from its abdomen.
■ Boss Characters
Bosses await at the end of each stage. You may not be able to determine their attacks at first glance.
While it has the appearance of a Killer Bee, a Queen Bee is especially large. It chases the player while maintaining reasonable distance and using needle attacks.
Uses a nose dive attack from a jump, as well as a thrust attack with its spear.
You can obtain materials and equipment from the treasure chests you find in dungeons, or the cursed ones that are unsealed after clearing a stage. Depending on the type of treasure chest, there is a higher chance you will receive an item of high purity.
—A copper treasure chest.
—A gold treasure chest.
—Treasure chests are scattered all over each stage. Check every nook and cranny of the stage to find them.
Other than unsealed treasure chests, you can pick up various items that drop by defeating enemies or breaking objects in dungeons. From items that take effect immediately while to those that you can hold on to, this section will introduce just a few of the ones you can find.
Accumulates the experience points necessary for exploration. By accumulating experience points, your party level will increase, which will strengthen the stats like attack power and HP.
Obtaining this activates Fiber Mode.
You can use these to spin the slots during Fiber Mode.
While gold coins increase for every drop, if you fail a mission, the gold coins in your possession will be halved.
■ Base Facilities
In town, there are several essential facilities.
Trade materials and gold coins for items, or sell items.
Strengthen your party members’ overall HP, attack power, durability, and more.
Lapis x Labyrinth is due out for PlayStation 4 and Switch on November 29 in Japan