Monster Hunter series, a famous game franchise that has a cumulative sale of 36 million sets (as of 31 December 2020), is launching its latest entry – MONSTER HUNTER STORIES 2: WINGS OF RUIN on 9 July 2021. This time we will reveal the latest information of this game, as well as a new trailer!
The colorful characters you’ll meet along the way
Lilia and Reverto, who are not unfamiliar with the players who have played the previous game, will appear as hunters who chase down the protagonist and the Razewing Ratha in this game.
A group of Riders who conceal their identities. They order the forceful capture of Ratha and do all they can to hinder your progress. But what could their purpose be…?
A magnificent world inhabited by various monsters
The stage of “Monster Hunter Stories 2” is a world with rich and beautiful nature. Various monsters and environments, as well as towns and villages where people live are waiting for you.
Lamure: A vast and rugged desert prone to swirling dust. The remnants of an ancient civilization can be found scattered around here.
Lulucion: A sprawling city that serves as a hub for Hunters and Scriveners. In addition to shopping and industrial areas, Lulucion is also home to the Scriveners Lodge, where Lilia acts as commander.
Lamure Tower: This ruined tower stands abandoned in a corner of the Lamure Desert. Though humans left long ago, numerous monsters now lurk within its halls.
Monsties, the monsters that you can form bonds with
Turn-based battles with all the thrills of Monster Hunter!
Reveal the battle mechanics of Monster Hunter Stories 2! monster you encounter out in the field. The improved turn-based combat system allows you to experience the excitement of the main Monster Hunter titles while engaging in epic, strategic fights with monsters you encounter during your adventure.
Use your knowledge of your opponent’s characteristics to attack effectively and take down even the toughest of monsters. Stories 2 offers an ever-increasing sense of accomplishment and hunting thrill as the narrative unfolds.
The Three Attack Types
There are three attack types: Power, Speed, and Technical. The attack type you select during battle will help determine the outcome of a Head-to-Head, just like in the previous game. Monster attack patterns have been refined to be easier to understand this time around. Keep an eye on your opponent’s fighting style and tailor your moves accordingly to achieve victory.
For attack types—Speed beats Power, Technical beats Speed, and Power beats Technical.
By predicting your opponent’s attack type and winning a Head-to-Head, you can inflict massive damage as well as greatly fill your Kinship Gauge. Understanding which attack type to use is crucial to succeeding in battle.
Monster attacks are not limited to one set pattern only, but may change depending on the situation. If a monster changes form, becomes enraged, or performs certain actions, you will need to adjust which attack type you choose in order to adapt to their new pattern.
In Multiplayer, you can connect with players from around the world!
Team up in Co-Op Expedition Quests or face off against each other in Versus Battles. If one of you engages a monster while out in the field, the other player can enter the fray and lend a helping hand. Join forces with other Riders from around the world to search for rare eggs and take down fearsome monsters together.
In Versus Battles, up to four players can battle at once. Pit the Monsties that you have raised against those of other players to see who will come out on top. There are different types of rules you can set before a Versus Battle. Try a fair match with Balanced Rules, which will set you and your opponent to the same level. Or go all-out with No Limit Rules, in which there are no level restrictions. For a brief Versus Battle, try Quick Rules, during which each of the participating players has only one Heart apiece.
Newly Featured Weapon Type: Gunlance
This piercing-type weapon fires shells, and allows you to accumulate ammo each time you attack. Normal attacks are not effective in charging the Kinship Gauge, but using ammo to unleash a skill and winning a Head-to-Head will fill the Kinship Gauge greatly. When your Kinship Gauge is full you can activate Wyvern’s Fire, a powerful attack that will inflict great damage on all enemies.
Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin will be coming to Nintendo Switch and PC on July 9th, 2021.
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