Bravely Default II details main characters, world, systems, and jobs

Latest information on the February 2021-due sequel.

Square Enix has released new information and screenshots for Bravely Default II introducing the game’s main characters, world, systems, and jobs.

Get the details below.

Bravely Default II

The saga begins when our hero Seth, a young sailor, washes up on the shore of one of Excillant’s five kingdoms. Here, he meets Gloria of Musa, a princess who fled her kingdom when it was destroyed by evil forces bent on stealing its Crystals. He also encounters Elvis and Adelle, two travelers determined to decipher a mysterious and magical book. Guided by fate, it’s up to you to stop the forces that threaten these heroes and all of Excillant.

■ Characters

Seth (voiced by Shunsuke Takeuchi)

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The protagonist. A young sailor who washes ashore in the continent of Excillant. After meeting Gloria, the princess of a ruined country robbed of its Crystals, they set off on a journey together to find the Crystals.

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Bravely Default II

Gloria of Musa (voiced by Yu Shimamura)

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The princess of Musa, a country that watched over the peace of the world by way of the Crystals. But when the Crystals were stolen, the country was doomed to ruin. After escaping and remaining in hiding, she sets off on a journey to recover the Crystals.

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Bravely Default II

Elvis Lazlow (voiced by Kazuhiko Inoue)

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A scholar who travels the world. He is on a journey in search of the Aserisk necessary to decipher the magical book left by his master.

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Bravely Default II

Adelle Ein (voiced by Yukana)

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A mercenary for hire. She sets off on a journey with Elvis as his guard in search of a magical book.

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Bravely Default II

■ World

An orthodox evolution of the Bravely series. The warm, miniature garden-esque world is depicted even more beautifully in Bravely Default II.

The Continent of Excillant

Various worlds fill out the continent of Excillant, which is where our story is set. What awaits our heroes before they set out to accomplish their goals…?

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Bravely Default II

Bravely Default II

Bravely Default II

Bravely Default II

Halcionia, the Country of Spring Breeze

A scenic country rich in nature and ruled by King Placido, who is known as a great soldier. It gained independence from the country of Musa in the north about 400 years ago. Many visit the nation for it assortment of delicacies.

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Sloane, “The Blue Forest” (voiced by Hideyuki Tanaka)

A man admired as the greatest swordsman in the continent of Excillant, and Princess Gloria’s loyal retainer. He served the country of Musa, but escaped with Gloria to Halcionia after its downfall.

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Bravely Default II

Placido Halcionia (voiced by Kento Fujinuma)

The King of Halcionia. While known as a master in the military arts, he is highly trusted by the people of Halcionia thanks to his fair and just leadership. He is a kind king shelters Gloria after her country fell to ruin and spares no effort in cooperating to rebuild Musa.

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Dag Rampage (voiced by Junichi Suwabe)

A mercenary who has teamed up with Selene Noetic. While he may be a rough and reckless man who does whatever it takes for a payday, once he is convinced of something, he is passionately single-minded about it. He has a thing for Selene, but she is out of his league.

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Bravely Default II

Selene Noetic (voiced by Tomoyo Kurosawa)

A sharp-minded and level-headed woman who works alongside Dag Rampage. She is a veteran mercenary who has survived many battlefields while keeping the rash Dag under control.

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Bravely Default II

■ System

In addition to a traditional, turn-based battle system that combines jobs and abilities, you can enjoy innovative and strategic battles unique to the Bravely series by taking control of your turns via the Brave and Default system.

(1) Brave and Default

The key to victory in battle is determining when and whether or not to use “Brave” or “Default” while managing the “BP” (Brave Points) that enable you to act.

—By using “Brave,” you can get an advance on BP to perform up to four consecutive attacks.

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—By using “Default,” you can guard while gaining BP.

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(2) Jobs and Abilities

Each character has a “main job” and “sub job.” By combining jobs, you can handle two abilities at once. You can create an all-rounder balanced in offense in defense, or perhaps a character that specializes in magic. Your tactics and how you develop each character are up to you.

—Combine jobs to create a character all your own.

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Bravely Default II

Bravely Default II

Bravely Default II

Bravely Default II

(3) Acquire New Jobs

“Asterisk Holders” will often block your path forward. By defeating them, you will obtain an Asterisk that enables you to change jobs.

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—By defeating the Thief Asterisk Holder, you can change to the Thief job.

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—Defeat Asterisk Holders to unlock job abilities.

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—There are a number of jobs, and you can learn new abilities as you level up in each job. The abilities you learn in one job can be freely combined with other jobs.

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The more you progress through the story, the more diverse your party formation will become.

■ Jobs

Equipping the various jobs you can obtain by defeating Asterisk Holders will significantly change your stats, abilities, weapon specialty, and special attacks.

Freelancer

An average job with no special traits. They possess abilities that can make the adventure itself easier, as well as provide cover for party members.

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Bravely Default II

Vanguard

Equipped with heavy armor and a shield, they can attract enemy attacks.

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Bravely Default II

White Mage

They use a lot of magic such as recovery and support to increase the survival rate of the other party members.

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Bravely Default II

Black Mage

A black magic expert that can do away with several enemies at once using powerful magic.

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Bravely Default II

Monk

An attacker that fights using nothing but their fists to deal powerful blows.

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Bravely Default II

Thief

A thief with high evasion and action speed who can steal various items from enemies.

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Bravely Default II

Bravely Default II is due out for Switch on February 26, 2021 worldwide.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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