Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny third trailer; new characters, Special Skills and Evilities, Juice Bar, and D-Merit Points detailed

Meet Melodia, Piyori, and more.

Nippon Ichi Software has released the third official trailer, as well as new information and screenshots for Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny introducing new main characters Melodia and Piyori, new generic characters Evil Eye and Clawed Shell, more returning generic characters, and the new “Juice Bar” and “D-Merit Points” systems.

Here are the new details:

■ Main Characters

Melodia (voiced by Kokoro Nanami)

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

A princess who dreams of wonderful love. She is eagerly anticipating her happily ever after. She loves to sing and always tries to do so when the opportunity arises.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Piyori Nijino (voiced by Fuuka Izumi)

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Leader of the Rainbow Squadron Prism Rangers. Our hero who crossed dimensions. As the squadron’s first female leader, her goal is to restore their ratings.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

■ The Various Worlds Zed Will Visit

Musical World

A musical world with lovely flower fields. Its princess anticipating her happily ever after seems to be awaiting her prince.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Television World

The world of television programming. The second generation of the hero Prism Red seems to play an active role here.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

■ Skill Shop: Special Skills and Evilities

“Evilities” are character-specific abilities that remain in effect as long as certain conditions are met. There are two types of Evilities: “Unique Evilities” that are specific to a character, and “Common Evilities” that can be swapped in and out. You can equip as many Common Evilities as your maximum cost allows, so swap them in and out according to your play style.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

“Special Skills” consist of various skills such as attack and recovery that require you to spend SP in battle. Special Skills include character-specific skills that can only be used by a specific character, as well as magic that can be used by anyone.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

  • Special Skill Spell Example: “Fire” – The first stage of fire-type magic that can deal damage with the power of fire. Special Skills can be upgraded at the Skill Shop (higher power, less SP cost, etc.), as can the range of magic-only skills.
  • Common Evility Example: “Fire Body” – Increases fire resistance by 25 percent and strengthens fire-based attacks. This is a low-cost Common Evility that anyone can learn.
  • Common Evility Example: “Zombie Revival” – Resurrects character on the Base Panel after death. (Can only be used once per stage.) While this is a Common Evility that only Zed can learn naturally, other characters can learn it by creating a Book of Secrets at the Skill Shop.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

You can learn and strengthen Special Skills and Evilities at the Skill Shop at the base. While some Common Abilities can only be learned by specific characters naturally, other characters can learn those abilities by creating a Book of Secrets at the Skill Shop.

■ Character-Specific Special Skills and Evilities

Zed’s Special Skills and Evilities

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

  • Unique Evility: “Super Reincarnation Qualified” – Increases damage +1 percent for every Super Reincarnation. (Maximum 200 percent increase.)
  • Common Evility: “Zombie Revival” – Resurrects on the Base Panel after death. (Can only be used once per stage.)
  • Special Skill: “Thunder Rush” – A wind-type Special Skill that creates lightning and knocks back the enemy. The knockback effect pushes the attacked enemy back.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Magileine’s Special Skills and Evilities

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

  • Unique Evility: “Magical Girl” – Increases single target attack power by 50 percent when equipped with a staff.
  • Common Evility: “Lamp of Life” – If you do not have enough SP to use a Special Skill, you can spend HP instead.
  • Special Skill: “Pretty Spldner” – Magical Girl Magileine arrives to strengthen all stats for three turns.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Chusendol’s Special Skills and Evilities

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

  • Unique Evility: “New Money King” – Increases all stats by 5 percent for the total number of digits that make up the money in your possession.
  • Common Evility: “King’s Knowledge” – Increases all stats by 2 percent for each unit in the same squad.
  • Special Skill: “King Cannon” – A Special Skill that shoots and smashes gold bars at the enemy. It has a long range that can reach distant enemies.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Melodia’s Special Skills and Evilities

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

  • Unique Evility: “Heroine Spirit” – Increases damage dealt by ally male characters on the map by 20 percent.
  • Common Evility: “Magical Step” – Reduces SP cost for Special Skills by 10 percent for each adjacent ally unit.
  • Special Skill: “Frozen Step” – A water-type special skill in which she attacks the enemy while singing and dancing. It can attack multiple spaces in front of her.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Piyori’s Special Skills and Evilities

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

  • Unique Evility: “Hero Knowledge” – Every 1 percent HP reduction increases damage dealt by 2 percent.
  • Common Evility: “Critical Charge” – Increases critical rate by 5 percent for each space moved on that turn.
  • Special Skill: “Prism Dynamite” – A Special Skill in which she becomes the five Prism Rangers and bombs the enemy. Attacks all enemies in front of her at once.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Ivar’s Special Skills and Evilities

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

  • Unique Evility: “Overlord’s Dominance” – Increases damage by 10 percent for each enemy unit on the map below your level.
  • Common Evility: “Absolute Ruler” – Increases all stats by 20 percent for each ally demon unit on the map.
  • Special Skill: “Negative Burst” – The Overlord’s Special Skill that condenses and explodes despair. It can attack several targets a few spaces in front of him.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

■ New System: Juice Bar

The “Juice Bar,” which allows you to distribute experience points and such to allies that did not participate in combat, is a new system debuting in Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny. You can also distribute “Mana,” which is required to use various base facilities, and “Extract,” which increases stats.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

■ New System: D-Merit Points

“D-Merit Points” have been added to character stats. By completing pre-determined objectives, you can obtain Karma and the like to strengthen your character.

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■ New Generic Characters

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny introduces the new generic characters “Evil Eye” and “Clawed Shell.”

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Evil Eye

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

A cow-type demon that has a habit of looking down. While many are timid, they will beat you down if you approach them carelessly. They have extremely high jumping power and attack with their fists.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Clawed Shell

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

A gentleman with a lovely shell. They overwhelms enemies with their hard shell and power. Due to their large size, they have high performance and can easily obstruct enemy movements.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

■ Returning Generic Characters

Prinny

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The peon demons of the Netherworld. Destined to explode when thrown. Actually, they are sometimes even the protagonist of the game.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Zombie

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

A live corpse resurrected from the grave. They eat the lives of others to acquire vitality. Their attack and defense power are high, making them strong in an head-to-head fight.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Sea Angel

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

A shy demon that lurks underwater. They can improve the abilities of all allies. They have high stamina and specialize in supporting allies on the front line.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Dragon

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

The strongest class of demon in the Netherworld that rules the skies. It amplifies its power by withstanding attacks. Due to their large size, they have high performance and can easily obstruct enemy movements.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Succubus

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

A beautiful female demon who seduces men. They play with the hearts of men and weaken them. They can do pretty much anything, so use them to exploit the enemy’s weakness.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Horseman

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

A knight with demonic pride. Their study armor reduces physical damage. Due to their large size, they have high performance and can easily obstruct enemy movements.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Winged Warrior

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

A demon insect that deceives people. Their scales accelerate the worsening of symptoms. They have high mobility, so put them in the vanguard to weaken enemies.

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny

Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny is due out for PlayStation 4 and Switch on January 28, 2021 in Japan, and for Switch in summer 2021 in North America and Europe. Read more about the game here and here.

Watch the new trailer below. View the screenshots at the gallery.

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