Star Ocean 5 details and screenshots: enemy Der Suul, Transporter, more

Use the spaceship's Transporter to warp to any location.

Square Enix has released new details and screenshots of Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness detailing a new enemy named Der Suul, a pair of new dungeons, the “Transporter” system, and more.

Get the information below.

■ Characters

Der Suul

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  • CV: Kazuya Nakai
  • Gender: Male
  • Age: 34
  • Weapon: Sword
  • Origin: Kingdom of Trei’kur, Planet Faykreed

The brave general who leads the Trei’kur Army. He is a signeturgy swordsman who is skilled in the use of a sword, but also specializes in fire-based attacks. He is brutal and a savage, and will not hesitate to take the most vile means necessary to carry out what he must do.

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He does not hesitate when it comes to his vile behavior, such as taking Relia hostage.

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When the King’s Chosen—the group Victor belongs to—invades East Trei’kur, they do battle with Der Suul…

■ Dungeons

Trei’kur Execution Tower

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The Trei’kur Execution Tower is an execution site northwest of East Trei’kur. In the days of old, the Trei’kur Army would execute criminals here, but today it is used as a campsite for soldiers.

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Before heading to the Execution Tower, the formidable foe Der Suul lies in wait.

Mysterious Research Facility

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A vast research facility where technology was developed, and where machinery and some sort of creatures inside glass-shaped tubes filled with liquid can be seen. What kind of research was going on using these creatures?

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Suspiciously-dressed soldiers and machine-type enemies block the way before you.

■ System

Transporter

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The Transporter is a system that lets you warp to any location from the Charles D. Goale warp room. Since you can return back to the Charles D. Goale by using a transmission device, you can move to faraway locations via the Charles D. Goale.

■ Battle System

Advance Attack and Surprise Attack

At the start of battle, if you launch a preemptive attack before you’re noticed by enemies, it’s called an “Advance Attack.” On the contrary, if you receive a preemptive attack from the enemy at the start of battle, it’s called a “Surprise Attack.” Each has its own advantages and disadvantages in status effects.

—Advance Attack

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For a fixed period, ATK and INT increase.

—Surprise Attack

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For a fixed period, DEF decreases.

■ Battle

Miki’s Signeturgy

—Explosion

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A fireball falls from above the enemy and causes a large explosion. The explosion wide range could result in a multiple-stage hit.

—Resurrection

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Revive allies who have fallen on the battlefield with all of their HP.

—Sunshine

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A multiple-stage hit attack that drops a number of light pillars from above the enemy. It also lowers the enemy’s INT.

Anne’s Reserve Rush and Guard Counter

—Canon Blaze (Reserve Rush)

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Anne flings up the enemy pulled down by the bottom of her palm and follows up with a wave of energy blasts.

—Might Discharge (Guard Counter)

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Springs forth a ball of energy that blows enemies upward. When surrounded by enemies, you can use this to escape or as a chance to land new combos.

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness is due out for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in Japan on March 31, and for PlayStation 4 in North America and Europe in 2016. In Japan, the game will also be available in an “Ultimate Box” edition.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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