Mary Skelter details battle basics
posted on 05.11.16 at 11:00 PM EDT by (@salromano)
Will you go mad? Or will you lick blood? You decide.

Compile Heart has updated the official website for Divine Prison Tower: Mary Skelter, its upcoming PS Vita dungeon RPG about escaping a living prison, with information on the game’s basics of battle.

Get the details below.

Blood Spray Battles

Divine Prison Tower: Mary Skelter

Battles are command-based and see the protagonist Jack fight alongside a maximum of five girls from the Chishiki Girls Squad for a total of six party members in battle. You can perform actions in turns according to your speed, and the turn order is displayed in the upper left part of the screen. Because Jack doesn’t have the power to fight, you’ll get a “Game Over” when every Chishiki Girls Squad member is defeated.

Within the prison (dungeons) are monsters known as “Marchen,” and by taking advantage of their weaknesses, performing overkills, and so on, you can spray out a large amount of blood from their bodies.

By continually showering the girls of the Chishiki Girls Squad with this blood, they’ll have to decide between “madness” or “licking it off.”

Genocide Mode (Madness)

Divine Prison Tower: Mary Skelter

If you continue to spray the girls of the Chishiki Girls Squad with blood, they’ll automatically enter a madness called “Genocide Mode.”

During Genocide Mode, the character’s appearance and behavior is completely changed. They’re granted power different than normal, and their overall status increases. Additionally, an exclusive special move known as a “Genocide Skill” can be used.

By surrendering yourself to this madness, you can perform a clean sweep of your enemies.

Spirit Blood Skills (Licking It Off)

Divine Prison Tower: Mary Skelter

By selecting “Lick” during battle, it is possible for the girls of the Chishiki Girls Squad to lick the blood off their drenched allies.

By licking off blood, you can activate a “Spirit Blood Skill.” With effects focused on recovery and strengthening, you can use these skills to rebound in battle.

Licked girls will have her bodies cleansed of blood, and moving them further away from triggering Genocide Mode…

If you missed them, previous updates detailed Nightmare Battles, characters Princess Kaguya and Rapunzel, Thumbelina, Snow White, and Sleeping Beauty, as well as the setting, and characters Jack, Alice, and Little Red Riding Hood.

Divine Prison Tower: Mary Skelter will launch for PS Vita in Japan on October 13.

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