Dragon Star Varnir ‘Dragon Core’ and ‘Giant Boss Battle’ screenshots

Dragon Cores are skill trees that grant characters new skills and bonuses.

Dragon Star Varnir

Idea Factory International has released new English screenshots of Dragon Star Varnir introducing the “Dragon Core” system and giant boss battles.

Here are the details, via Idea Factory International:

  • Dragon Core – During battle, players can eat a dragon using the Devour Skill. Once the dragon is eaten, you obtain its Dragon Core—a skill tree that grants characters new skills and bonuses. The Dragon Core is a unique system that allows players to explore 126 possible Dragon Core combinations! Whenever you select the dragon to devour, there is a success rate percentage of devouring. Weaken the enemy to increase your chances! Be sure to use different party members, because each Dragon Core devoured will only be available to the party member who successfully devoured the enemy.
  • Giant Boss Battle – Prepare yourself against a giant dragon battle where dragons take up all three tiers! Focus attacks on specific body parts to disable the body part’s attacks and even temporarily knock out bosses to change the tide of battle!

Additionally, Idea Factory International has updated the game’s official English website with character pages for Karikaro, Laponette, and Charlotta:

  • Karikaro (designed by Kei Nanameda) – A no-nonsense witch who has a ditzy side. It’s often difficult to tell if she’s acting out of logic or haste. She is afraid death is quickly approaching due to her passing the average age of the elder witches. She loves to cook, but her unique cooking style can produce… interesting results.
  • Laponette (designed by Katsuyuki Hirano) – She’s graceful but always looks melancholic. She holds the magical power of clairvoyance and can see the sad future of those she touches so she hates her power. She does not want to be involved with people that she does not trust. She is especially intimidated by men.
  • Charlotta (designed by Tsunako) – A mysterious witch who claims to be a terrible witch of legend. According to her, she is the one behind the massacre known as the Carnival of Death in which she took the lives of 100 witches a decade ago.

Dragon Star Varnir is due out for PlayStation 4 this summer in North America and Europe.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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