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Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance allows players to recruit the Demi-fiend into their party

Atlus has unveiled more new information for Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance, the upcoming re-release of Shin Megami Tensei V that brings the title to more platforms along with a deluge of brand-new content.

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Three new demons from African mythology make their debut to the Shin Megami Tensei series – Onyankopon, Anansi, and Nyami Nyami.

As announced previously in Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance’s announcement, the four DLC packs that came to the base SMT V game previously will be bundled into the base game of Vengeance. One of these packs, Return of the True Demon, allowed players to challenge Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne’s protagonist, the Demi-fiend, to a brutal boss fight. With Vengeance, players can now recruit the Demi-fiend into their party as well!

The new Virtual Trainer feature allows players to fight certain encounters again and every time the game is cleared, the levels of these fights increaes by 100. With the new Miracle, Moral Transcendence, players can now level the Nahobino and his demons to 150. Furthermore, several New Game+ options have been detailed.

Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance releases on June 14 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam).

New Demons to the Shin Megami Tensei Series

In addition to the demons that appeared in Shin Megami Tensei V, this title features more than 270 demons, including new demons drawn by character designer Masayuki Doi!

Onyankopon (Enigma)

A sky god to the Ashanti people and other tribes in West Africa.


One of the aliases of the supreme god Nyame, said to mean “the all-knowing and all-seeing.”

Anansi (Genma)


A folkloric hero of the Ashanti and other tribes in West Africa.


He is known as a trickster who gets by on his wit and cunning.

Nyami Nyami (Dragon)


​The Zambezi River god of the Tonga and Lozi tribes of southern Africa. He has the body of a snake and the head of a fish or dragon.


He is said to protect people near the water and provide them with sustenance.

Bethel’s Sacred Space – Shakan


In this work, the story takes place in the real Tokyo and another devastated Tokyo, Da’at.​ ​Canon of Vengeance will feature a new dungeon, “Shakan.”


A sacred place and a forbidden land hidden in Shinjuku.​


Shakan possesses a solemn atmosphere.


The rotation devices and the angels that guard the sacred place stand in the way.

System

World of Shadows


In addition to combining demons in the world of paganism that one visits by accessing the leyline fount, the protagonist and his/her demons can be strengthened through the Apotheosis.

Miracles


Within the Netherworld, one can obtain Glory, which represents the majesty of God. In the World of Shadows you can learn Miracles by using Glory. ​ Miracles are considered miraculous deeds that alter the world’s providence, and the types of Miracles range from those that give an advantage in Netherworld exploration and battles against demons, to those that affect conversation, fusion, skill affinity, and growth.​ Collect Glory, learn Miracles, and strengthen the protagonist.​ Some Miracles can be turned on or off at will.

New Miracle – Support Skill: Estoma


Numerous new Miracles have been added. One of the skills, Estoma, can be activated by triggering a Magatsuhi gauge. While it is activated, you are undetectable by all but a few demons on the field, and when you encounter a demon, the demon disappears, and combat will be avoided.​

Subquest


Demons and characters in the field requests help in “Subquests”, which, if completed, will reward the user with various rewards.


There are a wide variety of subquests, such as those where you “take control of a demon,”…


… as well as “timed quests” which must be completed within a certain number of moon phases.


In addition to events that occur in Da’at, subquests may also occur in real Tokyo.

Subquest – Return of the True Demon


The DLC quests sold in Shin Megami Tensei V are included in this title as standard features.


One of them, “Return of the True Demon,” can be completed by fulfilling certain conditions.


Demi-fiend (Chaos) can be added as your party member.


A true challenge for the experienced adventurer…


… this quest will test your tactics and courage in a battle like no other!

Virtual Trainer


Located with the Diet Building is the Virtual Trainer, which allows you to challenge past foes in either a single fight or a series of continuous battles.​ In the battle format, players can choose between the “Original Mode” which faithfully reproduces the strength of the enemy, and the “Challenge Mode” in which the enemy has been greatly enhanced compared to the original mode.


​In the “Challenge Mode,” each time the game is cleared, the level of enemies to be rematched increases by 100.


The battle with the virtual trainer will still result in a game over if you lose, so be sure to prepare carefully before taking on the challenge.

Level Limit Breaking


By fulfilling certain conditions, a new Miracle [Moral Transcendence] can be acquired. Once learned, the maximum level of Nahobino and his demons can be increased to 150, so create the strongest party of your own to your heart’s content.

Post-clear Succession Features

In this game, after clearing the main story, you can start playing again with some of the data carried over by loading the clear data.​ Data transfer can be selected from the following patterns, and once conditions are met, “Godborn” can be selected. Data transfer can be selected from the following patterns, and once conditions are met, “Creation” can be selected.

Newborn

It retains the following elements. This is for those who want to replay the game while retaining the difficulty of the battles.​

  • Enemy Status Information​
  • Demon Compendium​
  • Removal of fusion restrictions​
  • Some Miracles

Reborn

In addition to the elements carried over from the “newborn” version, the following elements are also carried over. This is recommended for those who want to play the game again but want to make battles easier.​

  • Nahobino’s abilities, including Miracles​
  • Ally demons​
  • Items, including Macca and other valuables​
  • Glory

Godborn

The elements to be taken over are the same as in “reborn,” but the enemy demons that appear are greatly enhanced. Recommended for those seeking a new playing experience through extreme battles.

Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance Screenshots

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