Nights of Azure 2 details Arnice, Christophorus, more - Gematsu
Nights of Azure 2 details Arnice, Christophorus, more
posted on 11.27.16 at 01:48 PM EST by (@salromano)
The protagonist of the first Nights of Azure returns.

Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon

Gust has released new details and screenshots of Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon introducing Arnice and Christophorus, the protagonist and a demon character from the first Nights of Azure, as well as some other aspects of the game.

Get the information below.

■ New Characters

Arnice (voiced by MAO)

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A half-demon girl who once ruled over demons as the “Nightlord” and fought for a long time for the sake of the people. She appears before Alushe possessing the tremendous power of the Nightlord.

—Arnice wields a great sword and wears clothes that appear as if they were dyed in the blue blood of demons. As the Nightlord who ruled over the demons, she possesses great power, but sees nothing before her.

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Christophorus (voiced by Tomoyo Kurosawa)

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An advanced level demon known as a “pure-bred” among her fellow demons. She takes interest in Alushe and appears whenever there is reason to. While she appears before Alushe unexpectedly, she seems to be looking for something. Her objective, however, is completely unknown.

—Alushe is vigilant before Christophorus, who suddenly appears out of nowhere, but Christophorus doesn’t mind and talks to her as if they were standing around chatting.

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■ Lilys’ Special Skills

When Alushe is in a pinch, she can trigger her Lily’s special skill. (Lilys are the partner characters that fight alongside Alushe.)

—Liliana has a special skill called “Ceiling’s Petition” that can revive Alushe when she’s fallen in battle only once, as well as put a stop to the time of her surroundings.

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■ Lilys and Field Actions

For areas on the field where it’s particularly difficult to move around, Alushe take special actions such as carry her Lily.

—Here we see Alushe carrying Liliana across a water field. Of course, Alushe’s actions with Lilys will change depending on the Lily.

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■ Lily Burst

—Camilla’s “Lily Burst” sees her work with Alushe to shoot at the enemy. While her range of attack is narrow, it deals a powerful blow.

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—Liliana’s Lily Burst calls down a pillar of light that wipes out surrounding demons. Alushe confines it to the demons that surround them, while Liliana chants the words of the saints.

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■ Alushe’s Development

By defeating fiends, Alushe will gather “Blood,” which she can use to level up. “Ability Points,” which are gathered through battle, can be used to acquire various abilities of your choosing.

—Use Ability Points gathered in battle to unlock your favorite abilities. Each ability is tied to an ability tree, which you can unlock by meeting certain requirements.

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■ A New Subordinate Demon Introduced

Kaede

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Kaede is a puppet Tricker subordinate demon followed by familiars. She is a faithful Servan who uninterestingly orders her familiars to ruthlessly attack from a distance. She provides powerful support, able to stop the enemy’s movement with her black magic.

■ Premium Box Illustration

Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon

Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon will launch for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in Japan in February 2017. A western release is also planned, but has not yet been dated.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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