Ys VIII details Uhra, Hidura, Minos, and Nestor

Four mysterious characters that appear before Dana.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

Falcom has released new Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana information and screenshots detailing Uhra, Hidura, Minos, and Nestor—four characters that appear before Dana, the game’s second protagonist that appears in Adol’s dreams.

Get the information below.

■ Characters


“Dana… I look forward to seeing to what extent you’ll be able to resist.”

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

An unidentified character wrapped in a black robe.

He takes action and gets in contact with Dana in order to complete a certain mission, but whether or not he is hostile is unclear. Since most of his face is covered by his robe, his expressions cannot be read.

He is an advanced life-form of inhuman existence, and works alongside Hidura, Minos, and Nestor, but their connection to one another and reason for working together is unknown.

Hidura (voiced by Hirohiko Kakegawa)

“I can’t help but sympathize but… there is nothing we can do for you.”

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

An inhuman existence with the appearance of an oceanic creature that works alongside Uhra.

It seems to possess fairly advanced knowledge, and its actions and behavior are always level and calm. It is skilled in making qualified judgments.

It seems to have some sort of advice for Dana, but…

Minos (voiced by Takahiro Fujimoto)

“When you look at them like this, humans are awfully sad creatures.”

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

An inhuman existence with a muscular physique and the appearance of a beast-man.

As his looks imply, he is rough and daring by nature, and he looks somewhat down on humans smaller than himself who lack physical strength.

Similar to Hidura, he appears before Dana with a certain purpose, and begins to talk of a certain story, but…

Nestor (voiced by Chieko Atarashi)

“Arrogant human—why did you wait so long to resist?”

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

An existence that works alongside Hidura and Minos.

Although its appearance is vaguely close to that of a human being, the shape and the form of its limbs are distinctly different, and it dons a unique atmosphere that is difficult to describe.

It approves of rational thinking, but has a dreadful side that will pass seemingly cold judgement without hesitation.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is due out for PS Vita in Japan on July 21 and for PlayStation 4 in 2017.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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