Square Enix and B.B. Studio revealed new details about the upcoming Dragon Quest X Offline “The Sleeping Hero and the Guiding Ally” expansion. Several screenshots were also revealed by Square Enix, providing further insight about the land of Rendashia.
Launching on May 26 in Japan, the new Dragon Quest X Offline expansion “The Sleeping Hero and the Guiding Ally” is as large as the main game itself. Players will journey to the land of Rendashia and gain trusty companions to uncover mysteries about the world. Additionally, the new expansion will feature Battle Phantasm content and original episodes starring Anlucia, which were not included in Dragon Quest X Online. By clearing the main game and loading save data, players have access to a new quest that will begin the events of the expansion.
The latest details about Dragon Quest X Offline “The Sleeping Hero and the Guiding Ally” are available below via Gematsu:
Dragon Quest X Offline – The Sleeping Hero and the Guiding Ally
Your New Party Member: Hero Princess Anlucia
This large-scale expansion will introduce a new member to your party named the “Hero Princess Anlucia.” She awakens as a hero and meets you in the land of Rendashia. With her “Hero” vocation, she can use various offensive magic such as “Zap” and “Gigaslash,” as well as learn healing and reviving spells!
Anlucia (voiced by Saori Hayami)
The Brave and Beautiful Princess
The beautiful princess of Gran Zedora Kingdom in the Gran Zedora area. As a hero awakened, she shoulders the harsh mission of saving the world from the reaches of evil.
—She decides to fight alongside the main character’s party, who have come to help the awakened hero.
—Anlucia’s vocation is “Hero.” She shines on the battlefield using special skills and moves used only by the hero.
—In addition to healing spells, learn support magic such as the reviving spell “Kazing,” as well as “Insulatle” that is indispensable when fighting strong enemies.
An Original Episode Made Specifically for this Downloadable Content
In this large-scale expansion, an episode that was not shown in Dragon Quest X Online is included. Set in Anlucia’s home kingdom of Gran Zedora, a new story surrounding four individuals—Anlucia, her older brother Toma, her sage Luchenda, and Luchenda’s servant Milt—unfolds as new content.
—Luchenda’s servant Milt and Prince Toma were close friends.
—Milt treats Anlucia rather coldly. Whatever could have happened between them?
—Prince Toma (voiced by Tomoki Ono)
—Sage Luchenda (voiced by Akeno Watanabe)
—Milt (voiced by Michiko Kaiden)
The Human-Inhabited Land of Rendashia
The adventure in the large-scale expansion Dragon Quest X: The Sleeping Ally and the Guiding Hero Offline is set in the land of Rendashia, which is located in the middle of Astoltia. In this vast continent, which rivals the size of five continents, players can look forward to new fields, towns, and encounters across various regions.
—As you progress through the story, you will be able to fly around Rendashia while riding a flying dragon.
The Areas and Encounters of Rendashia
A tranquil and thriving agricultural area. Mersandi Village, which is surrounded by wheat fields, is located in the northwest, where villagers use the power of windmills and watermills to make bread.
Mayor Gush (voiced by Kenichiro Matsuda)
The mayor who governs Melsandy Village. He injured his legs when he battled a monster that attacked the village.
Raska (voiced by Makoto Koichi)
The Mayor’s Son Who Idolizes the Hero
A young boy who looks up to the village hero, Zankrone. He has dreams of becoming a hero himself.
Zankrone (voiced by Nobuyuki Hayama)
The Hero of Mersandi Village
A hero who has saved Mersandi Village countless times. He has an unwavering heart that never gives up no matter how difficult the situation gets.
A mountain region with steep cliffs, west of this area are the Town of Seled and the Temple of Dharma. Near the coast, facing the inland sea, are remnants of what used to be a coastal city.
Rezerotta (voiced by Rina Hidaka)
The Leader of the Children of Seled
A young girl who leads the Town of Seled, where only children live. The children who look up to her, as well as Muccino, call her their “Queen.”
Firo (voiced by Satomi Moritani)
The Religious and Quiet Boy
A shy boy who spends a lot of time at church. He is always concerned about Rezerotta.
Muccino (voiced by Sho Karino)
Rezerotta’s Loyal Butler
A creature that follows Rezerotta. He finds pleasure in obeying her orders.
A desolate wasteland and desert area. In the center of the area lies the Al-Agun Kingdom, which features a monster battle arena. Also in the northeastern Defel Wasteland are ancient tombs and pyramids.
King Bermud (voiced by Shinnosuke Ogami)
The King of Desert Country
The admired king of the Al-Agun Kingdom. He puts in a lot of resources into the monster battle arena that is popular among its citizens.
Seraphi (voiced by Tomori Kusunoki)
The Girl Who Communicates with Monsters
A strange girl that you meet at the monster battle arena. She is able to communicate with monsters.
Clawde (voiced by Taito Ban)
One-Eyed Silver Sabrecat
A silver sabrecat that escaped from the battle arena. He had been hiding deep within the jungle.
Gran Zedora Area
The area where the Rendashia’s largest country Gran Zedora Kingdom resides. In the area where Hero Princess Anlucia was born and raised, is a humongous castle, as well as a castle town and a port.
Sage Luchenda (voiced by Akeno Watanabe)
The Loyal Family’s Guardian of Knowledge
An ogre sage who serves in the Gran Zedora Kingdom. She leads the investigations into the mysteries of the world.
Milt (voiced by Michiko Kiden)
Sage Luchenda’s Servant
A young man who has known Anlucia and Toma from a very young age. Currently, he is the servant of Sage Luchenda.
Lastly, Dragon Quest X Offline is available now for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC via Steam in Japan.