Square Enix released more details for Dragon Quest X Offline! The company shared information regarding an original episode, guest characters, Spell of Restoration and more. Check out the press release below, courtesy of Gematsu:
■ The Guest Characters Who Will Support You on Your Adventure
You will encounter all sorts of characters at the places you visit, and sometimes lend them a hand as you progress on your adventure. Some of those characters will accompany you as guest characters to solve their troubles or problems together.
Over 10 guest characters will appear in Dragon Quest X: Rise of the Five Tribes Offline. Each will support the protagonist’s adventure in various ways.
—Guest characters will join the party until they reach their destination.
—Many guest characters will even participate in battle. Each character attacks, assists, and so on in their own way.
■ An Original Episode Exclusive to Dragon Quest X Offline
Dragon Quest X Offline will feature an original episode not depicted in the story of Dragon Quest X Online, which includes a new character. The original episode is set in the Ogreed continent of the past. Joined by a younger Himea and new character Garmy as guests, the protagonist and Elge go on an adventure in the world of the past.
—Kid Himea and new character Garmy will participate in battle as guests.
—A conversation scene between Elge and Himea will provide a deeper understanding of their inmost thoughts.
The Characters You Will Meet in the Ogreed of the Past
—Elge, the Young Successor of the “Purification Shipwright”
The son of the “Purification Shipwright” that makes boats headed for the land of the Dark Lord. Although only 10 years old, he is determined to start his journey as successor to the “Art of the Purification Ship.”
—Himea, the Young Daughter of the Elven Leader
The only daughter of Yakul, the leader of the Elves 500 years ago. She is interested in a future where children take the lead and come together, and decides to join Elge on his journey.
—Garmy, the Ogre Girl Who Hates Humans
A new character that first appears in Dragon Quest X Offline. The daughter of Gamilgo, the leader of the Ogres 500 years ago. She fully believes in the strict teachings of her father and hates humans.
■ Further Original Content Awaits
In Dragon Quest X Offline, a new quest will tell the story of Fifi, a genius girl said to be a candidate for the future of the Purification Shipwright. It is an episode packed with highlights, including interactions between Fifi and her party.
—In the face of harsh reality, self-proclaimed genius Fifi begins to lose motivation as a candidate for the Purification Shipwright…
■ Start from Level 70 in Dragon Quest X Online with the “Spell of Restoration”
When you clear the story of Dragon Quest X Offline, you will unlock the ability to use the special “Spell of Restoration” at the church. By using this Spell of Restoration, you can start Dragon Quest X Online strong. As long as you choose a vocation that appears in Dragon Quest X Offline, you will start the story with all your levels at 70.
Dragon Quest X Offline
—After clearing the game, you will be be given the Spell of Restoration at the church, so take note of it with a picture, etc.
Dragon Quest X Online
—After completing the necessary procedures for each platform in advance, input the Spell of Restoration in-game in Dragon Quest X Online.
—Choose which version you want to start the game from. You can skip Version 1 and start the story from Version 2 or later if you like.
—You will start with all levels at 70 for applicable vocations. If you were already playing Dragon Quest X Online, you can start a new sub-character from level 70.
Dragon Quest X Offline releases in Summer 2022 for PS4, PS5, Switch and Steam in Japan. Stay tuned at Final Weapon for the latest Japanese gaming news and updates!