Ys VIII for PS4 details Spirit Rescue, Underground Shrine

Two more features for Dana's part of the game.

Falcom has released new screenshots and details on two new features added to Dana’s part of the game in the PlayStation 4 version of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana.

Get the information below.

Spirit Rescue

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

In the world of Dana’s parts of the game, there are “spirits” born by the power of nature. Those spirits can sometimes get caught in disorderly places.

By finding and rescuing spirits in various places, you can receive various benefits, including new styles such as Gratica and Luminous, style ability upgrades, and stat increases for Dana.

Underground Shrine

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

As a new dungeon added to Dana’s part of the game in the PlayStation 4 version, you will aim to clear a huge underground shrine using Dana’s Style Change abilities.

—Virtue is the Key to Clearing the Dungeon

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

By reaching the depths of the dungeon, a door will open allowing you to proceed to the next level, but there are some doors that won’t open if Dana hasn’t built up enough “virtue.”

You’ll be able to build up “virtue” by clearing various quests in Dana’s part of the game, as well as by rescuing spirits, allowing you to open the doors.

If you missed it, read about the game’s Style Change system here.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is due out for PlayStation 4 in Japan on May 25, and for PlayStation 4, PS Vita, and PC in North America and Europe this fall. The PS Vita version is already available in Japan.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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