If you haven’t got your fill of Phantasy Star Online 2 yet, then you’re in luck. SEGA has recently announced a brand new update for the game, due to take place December 9. Episode 6 continues the game’s story while adding some new, exciting features to the mix. In this episode of PSO2, you’ll continue to lock horns with the villain who appeared at the end of Episode 5 – Shiva. At the end of said episode, you go head-to-head with the so-called “God of Annihilation” and ultimately lose. However, Harriet appears on the scene and Shiva escapes, leading to the conflicts of Episode 6.
Phantasy Star Online 2 introduces not only additional story content, but extra classes to boot – the Phantom and Etoile Class. The Phantom Class utilizes katanas, rods, and assault rifles in battle. They can even modify these weapons’ standard Photon Arts with Weapon Action, thereby executing a sift Photon Art and increasing the variety of attacks they perform. The Phantoms’ Assault Rifle also has a ‘Phantom Bits’ feature. Not only can it execute normal attacks and Photon Arts, but it can also deploy Bits that detonate on enemies.
Meanwhile, Phantasy Star Online 2‘s Etoile Class supports teammates through Melee Fighting, Equip Double Saber, Soaring Blades, and Wand. Through their special supportive skill, they can restore party members’ HP and PP. You’ll be needing this extra power for the game’s new enemies. The new PSO2 enemies come in the form of the Luminech. These foes boast high attack power, heavy armor, and special skills. However, you have a chance of earning powerful weapons and armor upon their defeat. They can be found via Risk Exploration missions with Ultra Hard difficulty.
PSO2‘s new episode even comes packed with new quests. known as Level Up Quests. These quests reward you with a Special Present in addition to giving 200% EXP. To help you complete these quests, you can call upon the help of new summoner pets Herbie and Vulcan. These are the evolved forms of Redran and Synchro.
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