The Tales of blog has gone up official English information on Tales of Berseria‘s latest characters, Artorius Collbrande and Seres, as well as additional features like Potentite items, Code Red Daemon Hunting, Wandering Enemies, and mini-games.
Get the details below.
“I will bring an end to this world’s suffering!”
- Gender: Male
- Age: 32 year old
- Height: 187 cm
- Weapon: Long sword
- Title: Head of Exorcists
- Race: Human
- Japanese voice actor: Kenyu Horiuchi
Artorius is the most powerful exorcist and the head of their organization. Three years ago, he appeared with a group of Malaks and defeated a group of Daemons that the army couldn’t deal with.
He became the savior, bringing world peace without causing a disaster. He was not only supported by the people, but also by the kings and churches.
For him, Reason and Will are more important than Emotions when fighting. He used to be close to Velvet, however they broke ties since the events 3 years ago.
“First, there will be a test. It will decide if you are worth teaching.”
- Gender: Female
- Age: Unknown
- Height: 170 cm
- Weapon: Charms
- Fighting style: Malak Mage
- Race: Malak
- Japanese voice actor: Satomi Arai
Seres is a Malak, and former partner of Artorius Collbrande. She used to follow Artorius’ orders at all times up until the events 3 years ago where she regained her own free will.
Since then, she has felt uncomfortable and became suspicious of Artorius’ actions thus move away from him. She later sneaks into the prison island to help Velvet escape.
■ New Features
Potentite: a new item!
Potentites are items which will grant you additional effects and abilities during battles!
—If you own a Priest’s Ventite, you can get “Soul Charge”!
—When you guard for more than 1.5 seconds, 1 soul will be recovered thanks to the Soul Charge effect!
New Feature: Code Red Daemon Hunting
You can fight powerful Daemons call Code Red scattered around the world to earn powerful items such as Potentites as rewards! You can meet Code Red Daemons even without talking to the quest giver and you will still get your reward after reporting your victory!
—If you talk to the quest giver in town, they will let you know where you can hunt the Daemon.
—In the menu, you’ll be able to see the place the quest giver mentioned and what reward you will get.
—When you get to the right area, you will be able to fight against the Class A Daemon!
New feature: Wandering Enemies
If you meet the conditions during a battle, a specific Daemon will appear! They are more dangerous than Code Red Daemons and are accompanied by multiple enemies!
—When this message appears after defeating all the enemies, be ready for another fight!
—The monsters coming along are invincible, so you’ll have to be strategic!
—As their health goes down, the Daemons can unleash a powerful attack! Be careful, or you’ll regret it.
■ New Mini-Games!
Place the dish correctly based on your customer’s orders! Who’s ever dreamt to own a tavern?
In this minigame, you can race against time to get a high score on the Geoboard. Two modes are available:
In “Coin Getter” you will need to gather as many coins as possible before the timer ends.
In “Flag Checker”, you will be need to collect all flags as fast as possible!
Tales of Berseria is due out for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 on August 18 in Japan, and for PlayStation 4 and PC in North America and Europe in early 2017.
View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.