Star Ocean: The Second Story R – How to Recruit Bowman

    Bowman joined the party! (fanfare)

    Star Ocean: The Second Story R is a vast and rich RPG experience. Witness an epic story as you explore an expansive uncharted world. Claude and Rena will meet many new faces along the way. Some of these unique and interesting characters can join you on your adventure. Don’t miss out on anybody that you find interesting! One of the unique characters you can recruit in Star Ocean: The Second Story R is the pharmacist Bowman.

    Character Recruitment Basics

    Star Ocean The Second Story R

    There are a few basics of character recruitment to keep in mind on your adventure.

    1. You can only have a maximum party size of 8 total characters
    2. Most characters are recruited from Sub Events and Private Actions. Be sure to refer to your map often in order to stay as up-to-date as possible.
    3. There are a couple of characters that are only available to one of the two protagonists. So choose wisely in order to get who you really want!
    4. Some characters require you to decline another character’s offer to join you in order to get.

    As long as you remember these basics, it’ll be a cinch to get what characters you want. However, sometimes there are extra requirements that you must complete in order to complete the recruitment process.

    How to Recruit Bowman in Star Ocean: The Second Story R

    Star Ocean: The Second Story R

    Recruiting Bowman is simple as long as you don’t recruit Precis first. After the Armory Contest in Laceur, you will next travel to Linga. Following the normal story events here will have you relying on Bowman for a favor. This requires the party to tackle a nearby dungeon to prove your worth. After you accomplish what you set out to do here, he will ask to join you.

    NOTE: Bowman can not be recruited if you choose Precis instead and vice versa.

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    Payne Grist
    Payne Grist
    Payne is a huge fan of JRPGs. SQUARE ENIX owns his heart, especially their 'FINAL FANTASY' series. He is currently studying various mediums of art and Japanese.

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