Atelier Lulua adds Sterk, two new characters [Update]

New information from Weekly Famitsu.

The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu has new information on Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland, introducing returning character Sterk, new characters Mana and Stia, and more system tidbits.

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Get the details below.

■ Characters

Sterkenburg Cranach (voiced by Juurouta Kosugi)

“Heh, at this rate I don’t know which one is the daughter… I’m sorry, but I have to work.”

The current leader of the Arland Defense Corps. He will also participate in battle.

Mana (voiced by Yui Kondou)

“Hehe, make sure to have a lot of fun! Bring me back presents! Hehehe!”

A girl who often visits the orphanage, she has an enlightened way of talking that is relative to her age.

Stia (voiced by Rie Kugimiya)

A girl who lacks emotion. She is unacquainted with the subtleties of the human spirit.

■ Systems

Synthesis

  • The base system where the materials’ characteristics carry over to the resulting item remains in place, while new alchemical element and boost items elements have been added.
    • Alchemical Elements: There are different alchemical elements such as ice and earth, and if the value of a certain element surpasses a certain amount, the resulting item’s effect will change.
    • Boost Items: A boost item can only be thrown in once during a synthesis. It grants effects to the alchemy ingredients and materials.

Battle

  • Up to five party members can participate in battle
  • There is also a mysterious item icon on the face icons of character in battle. Though not confirmed, this may be to use an item even when it is not that character’s turn.

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland is due out for PlayStation 4 and Switch on March 20, 2019 in Japan, and for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC in North America and Europe in spring 2019.

Thanks, Ryokutya2089.

Update 9:35 a.m.: Added a first look at Sterk in Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland, captured via an Atelier series end-of-year live stream held earlier today.

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