Atelier Lydie & Soeur details Sophie, Liane, Mathias, synthesis system, more - Gematsu
Atelier Lydie & Soeur details Sophie, Liane, Mathias, synthesis system, more
posted on 08.27.17 at 05:13 PM EST by (@salromano)
Two returning characters and one new character.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

Gust has released new information and screenshots of Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting, introducing returning characters Sophie Nuenmuller and Liane Mistlud, new character Mathias Ferrié Adalett, the synthesis system, a bit of story, and the world of an ice cavern painting.

Get the details below.

■ Characters

Sophie Nuenmuller

  • Voiced by: Yuuka Aisaka
  • Designer: NOCO
  • Age: 24
  • Height: 156cm
  • Occupation: Alchemist

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

An alchemist who has long been traveling. As a senior alchemist, she gives Lydie and Soeur advice. However, she can also be a little absent-minded.

An alchemist with considerable ability, she has reached an unconventional level almost to the standard of the teacher who taught her alchemy.

—Sophie’s 3D model.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

—Sophie, who has been traveling a long time, possesses significant ability as an alchemist. While using alchemy to help people out, she continues her travels in order to carry out a certain objective.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

Liane Mistlud

  • Voiced by: Azusa Satou
  • Designer: NOCO
  • Age: 22
  • Height: 162cm
  • Occupation: Hunter

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

In order to make up for her younger sister’s atelier operating funds, she runs a shop called the “Lovely Firis,” where she sells what she hunts and captures.

She generally has a composed personality and is an excellent hunter, but as soon as the topic becomes about her younger sister, she can get rambunctious. The love she has for her sister is even greater than before.

—Liane runs a shop in Melveille. It seems that she will become a power for the girls in various ways. The love she has for her sister is anything but unchanged—it is in fact even greater than it was before.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

Mathias Ferrié Adalett

  • Voiced by: Yuuki Inoue
  • Designer: NOCO
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 186cm
  • Occupation: Knight

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

A man who is always wandering around the capital of Melveille. He has a frivolous and playful personality. However, he is serious at his core and volunteers himself as an escort for Lydie and company.

As a member of the knights, he is considerably skilled with a sword. He is no match for his older sister, who has him completely under her thumb.

—Mathias’ 3D model.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

—The soft-mannered Mathias invites Lydie and Soeur out for cake. However, to Lydie and Soeur, he is a suspicious person they do not know very well.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

—In battle, Mathias’ excellent sword skills act as support for his comrades.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

■ An Encounter with a Mysterious Painting

Lydie and Soeur want to run the best atelier in the country. But in contrast to those ambitions, they pass each day troubled about their daily lives. Then one day, as they were synthesizing, they heard a voice from the basement. While feeling strange about it, the girls went down to the basement, which their father told them to “never enter by any means.”

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

In the basement, they came across a mysterious painting. And before they knew it, the two were pulled into the world depicted in the painting. At first, Lydie and Soeur were perplexed, but then overcame with great excitement over the world of the painting before them. While searching for a way back home, the two immediately began exploring.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

■ Synthesis and Activatation Items

Atelier Lydie & Soeur uses the same synthesis system as previous Mysterious sub-series games, where ingredients are inserted into a panel. This section will provide a look at how players can create items using intuitive controls.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

1. Insert catalysts to get bonuses!

Decide which item you want to create and select the ingredients to put in. At this time, by first putting in an ingredient that will become the catalyst, special squares that have a bonus effect will appear on the panel.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

2. Put your ingredients in the panel!

Put your ingredients in the panel. Various effects will appear by putting the ingredients in the bonus squares that pop up as a result of using a catalyst.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

3. Use Activation Items!

At any time during synthesis, you can use an Activation Item. By using an Activation Item, you can significantly change the effects and characteristics of the item being synthesized.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

4. Choose a special characteristic!

Your item will be completed once everything has been chosen. If there is a special characteristic, the synthesis will be completed once you choose the special characteristic to be inherited by the item.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

■ Exploring the Worlds of Mysterious Paintings

A cavern world covered in ice shining with a crystal-like radiance. There are many ice-related materials and monsters here.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

By collecting materials in the worlds of paintings, you can gather ingredients for synthesis. You can come up with recipes for synthesis through various actions, including material gathering, battle, and exploration.

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

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Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting

Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Alchemists of the Mysterious Painting will launch for PlayStation 4, PS Vita, and Switch this winter in Japan.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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