Deception IV: Another Princess details returning heroines, Armor Break, and nostalgia traps

Monster Rancher represented in upcoming upgrade.

Koei Tecmo has detailed the returning heroines, “Armor Break” feature, and traps returning from older Deception games in Deception IV: Another Princess.

Get the information below.

Returning Heroines

In “Quest Mode,” the heroines of previous Deception games will appear as enemies. If you manage to clear certain quests within the mode, you’ll be able to play as them afterwards.

The returning characters are:

Millenia (Kagero: Deception II)

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A girl raised by Timenoids who brainwash her to hunt down humans, her memories, as well as any potential remorse about murdering people or emotions in general have been taken from her, rendering her like a puppet. She winds up in Darkside Heaven, a nightmarish world where she encounters Valgyrie, a meeting the sees her memories and emotions undergoing drastic change….

Reina (Deception III: Dark Delusion)

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Reina’s life story is a tragic one, having been kidnapped on her 17th birthday and whisked off to the island of Alendar to be sold into slavery, her family winding up murdered. Though she’s taught how to use traps as a means of saving herself, it also results in her being cursed to the life a murderer herself. She acquires a Space-Time Stone, a device capable of controlling space and time that’s cloaked in conspiracy. Indeed, it’s believed to be because of the Space-Time Stone that she finds herself in Darkside Heaven. Though she had reluctantly used her trap powers to attain freedom and as such proactively avoided direct conflict as much as possible, things take a turn once she meets Valgyrie.

Allura (Trapt)

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Allura is a princess who’s wrongly accused of the murder of her father, King Olaf. Caught up in a conspiracy of her own, her power to use traps is bestowed to her by the Fiend Malphas for his own ends, resulting in her and her maid, Rachel, being pursued under the belief that they work for him. Upon arriving in Darkside Heaven, the bracelet given to her by Malphas that makes her traps possible disappears, surprising her. This turn of events makes her think she might be able to finally prove her innocence at last, should she be able to return to her world. That is, until she comes face to face with Valgyrie.

Armor Break

In the following screenshot, you’ll see a trap shows with the “Armor Break” ability being used on Millenia, which tears her clothes.

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Nostalgia Traps

A number of traps from previous games will make a return in Deception IV: Another Princess. They include:


Returning from Kagero: Deception II (and Monster Rancher), this trap is a round monster that rolls down stairs and bounces off walls several times until it hits an enemy and sends them flying.

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Genocide Eye

Returning from Deception III: Dark Delusion, this trap is a mask that falls onto the face from above and emits lasers from the eyes towards enemies.

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Fall Needle

Returning from Trapt, this trap is a ceiling with spikes that falls on and crushes the enemy.

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Deception IV: Another Princess is due out for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita in Japan on March 26.

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