Mercenaries Saga: Will of the White Lions

Release Dates
(au) Japan
Aug 2 2007
(docomo) Japan
Mar 1 2010
(iOS, Android) Japan
Mar 23 2017
(Switch) Japan
Jan 18 2018
(Switch) Worldwide
Feb 8 2018
(PC) Worldwide
Oct 12 2023
Japanese Title
マーセナリーズサーガ1 はじまりの白き獅子

Mercenaries Saga: Will of the White Lions is a strategy role-playing video game developed and published by RideonJapan. The Switch version is published by CIRCLE Entertainment in the west. The PC version is published by Flyhigh Works and co-developed by Esquadra.


Mercenaries Saga: Will of the White Lions is a turn-based tactical simulation RPG. It is the first of the series followed by many other solid simulation games: Mercenaries Blaze: Dawn of the Twin Dragons and Mercenaries Rebirth: Call of the Wild Lynx being the most recent addition to the series.


Fornea, the Green Continent is known for its vast expanses and warm climate. Stretching from the south to west is the Flare Kingdom, who has been conquering its neighboring countries in the recent years.

In the southern tip lies the Kingdom of Mondoa. Fearing the growing power of Flare, Mondoa invades Sekrak, a smaller country to its north in attempt to obtain more territory.

Mondoa is met with fierce resistance. As the war drags on, this situation brings great joy to mercenaries who fight for coin. Many large mercenary companies use the opportunity to line their pockets with gold.

However, things are different for those without an established name.

Our story differs in many ways, focusing on the young commander Leon and his troop of but six fresh-faced mercenaries: The White Lions…

Key Features

  • Quarter-View Battlefield in Pixel Art – Command your characters and lead them to victory!
  • Attacking From the Side, Back or Higher Ground Deals More Damage – Take advantage of the 3D terrain when building your strategy.
  • Class Change System Using SP – As your characters level up they are able to choose Advanced and Expert level classes which allow new skill sets to be learned. Some items unlock Special classes. Create a balanced team to your liking!
  • Learn New Skills Using SP – Take advantage of the various skills which can buff, debuff or cast status ailments upon enemies.
  • Multi-Ending Storyline – Your choices affect each character’s destiny.
  • EX Stages – Extra challenging stages for the highly skilled player.

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