History VideoGame / DigitalDevilSaga

15th Jan '17 4:14:08 PM CybranGeneralSturm
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* NonStandardSkillLearning: If you answer certain dialogue choices throughout [[OneGameForThePriceOfTwo the two games]], [[TheChick Argilla]], [[TheSmartGuy Gale]] and [[EleventhHourRanger Seraph]] will automatically obtain the skills Seraph Lore (Great LightEmUp with 100% accuracy), Pyrriphlegethon (Mega powerful multi-target PlayingWithFire), and Reincarnate (Almighty group-damaging skill with extreme damage) respectively when you reach the final dungeon.

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* NonStandardSkillLearning: If you answer certain dialogue choices throughout [[OneGameForThePriceOfTwo the two games]], [[TheChick Argilla]], [[TheSmartGuy Gale]] and [[EleventhHourRanger Seraph]] will automatically obtain the skills Seraph Lore (Great LightEmUp with 100% accuracy), Pyrriphlegethon Pyriphlegethon (Mega powerful multi-target PlayingWithFire), and Reincarnate (Almighty group-damaging skill with extreme damage) respectively when you reach the final dungeon.dungeon. Even if you answer the dialogue choices incorrectly, Gale is guaranteed to learn Pyriphlegethon if you import a DDS 1 save into DDS 2.
15th Jan '17 1:54:12 PM MLAakaLion
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* BossWarningSiren: Before most of inescapeble fights or boss fights there is door. Trying opening this door will not open it instantly, but player will be warned about presence of powerful demon or dangerous force behind it.



** Some of them are OneHitKill if you get enemy frightened. If not, these skill are practically useless. Sadly (but expected), bosses cannot be devoured and, so, cannot be killed this way, making it specific example of PlotArmor.



** Kind of subverted in this case, because entering this door is needed for continuation of plot, here are no alternative ways to pass and this door is not far from previous terminal as usual.



*** Names of characters' Atmas are mentioned by them in some dialogues in both games. But it's really easy to miss if you don't pay attention.



** [[spoiler:Averted with his friend Timmy, however. Fred's sadness because of this is trigger for Gale's realization who is Fred's father.]]



* MergerOfSouls: In TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon of ''2'', [[spoiler: Serph and Sera]] fuse into the androgynous Seraph, gaining a new Atma form and pooling their learned skills in the process.

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* MergerOfSouls: In TheVeryDefinitelyFinalDungeon of ''2'', [[spoiler: Serph and Sera]] Sera fuse into the androgynous Seraph, Seraph]], gaining a new Atma form and pooling their learned skills in the process.



* MetalSlime: Omoikane. Interesting, mechanics of their fights are different in both games.



* NonStandardSkillLearning: If you answer certain dialogue choices throughout [[OneGameForThePriceOfTwo the two games]], [[TheChick Argilla]], [[TheSmartGuy Gale]] and [[EleventhHourRanger Seraph]] will automatically obtain the skills Seraph Lore, Pyrriphlegethon, and Reincarnate respectively when you reach the final dungeon.

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* NonStandardSkillLearning: If you answer certain dialogue choices throughout [[OneGameForThePriceOfTwo the two games]], [[TheChick Argilla]], [[TheSmartGuy Gale]] and [[EleventhHourRanger Seraph]] will automatically obtain the skills Seraph Lore, Pyrriphlegethon, Lore (Great LightEmUp with 100% accuracy), Pyrriphlegethon (Mega powerful multi-target PlayingWithFire), and Reincarnate (Almighty group-damaging skill with extreme damage) respectively when you reach the final dungeon.dungeon.
** These skills are used by [[spoiler:Jinana,Lupa and Angel]] respectively in their boss fights in the first game.



* OrderVersusChaos: Margot Cuvier versus Jenna Angel, respectively.

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* OrderVersusChaos: Margot Cuvier versus Jenna Angel, respectively. Even colors of uniforms of their soldiers are blue and red - like classic Shin Megami Tensei colors for Order and Chaos.



** He got it even in [[spoiler: his bossfight intro in DDS2]]



** [[spoiler:This business is so serious, you can use Mad-Mart even at the SUN, because Johnny is dead when you reach it.]]



* SideQuest: Field hunt, recurring sidequest, is great source of AP. It consist of time limited mini-game and fight with mitamas in special areas. One of these hunts can save a player hours of farming. Once finished, field hunt is available after several solar cycles.
* SidequestSidestory: Beelzebub fought twice in one of these. He is member of Embryon who decided to kill Serph to get position of tribe leader.



** Also, Stone attacks. If you get turned to stone, then hit by a melee attack, it kills you instantly. Some bosses like to use their multiple actions to inflict petrification and then bash someone. (Fortunately any spell that blocks Death effects also blocks Stone.)

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** Also, Stone attacks. If you get turned to stone, then hit by a melee attack, attack (or Earth, or Force), it kills you instantly. Some bosses like to use their multiple actions to inflict petrification and then bash someone. (Fortunately any spell that blocks Death effects also blocks Stone.)


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** Gameplay-wise for most of the time you need to have three alive members of Embryon in party to get more Press Turn icons. Useful combo attacks are present too, like in Persona series (which is stories about power of human bonds), not like in mainline SMT games.
4th Jan '17 4:46:06 PM krimzonflygon2
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** Inverted with [[spoiler: Serph: seeing [[MadScientist his original human self]] was [[HeroicBSOD horrifying.]] So in his case it was more "What Did I Used To Be?".]]
4th Jan '17 4:41:01 PM krimzonflygon2
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** In the second one, "Since when did people start expecting science to be humane?" [[spoiler: In which the original Serph Sheffield, the spitting image and basis of the SilentProtagonist and trusted leader of the Embryon you've been playing as since the beginning [[EstablishingCharacterMoment establishes himself]] as probably the most rotten, morally bankrupt character in the duology.]]
22nd Dec '16 3:18:04 AM LucaEarlgrey
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* LogicalWeakness: Earth-elemental attacks don't work on flying enemies, as they work by manipulating the ground i.e. the stuff that flyers are obviously not on.
21st Dec '16 9:27:45 PM KingClark
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[[Characters/DigitalDevilSaga The character sheet can be found here]]
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15th Dec '16 6:36:15 PM Materioptikon
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* WhatHaveIBecome: Argilla, at least at first, ''seriously'' dislikes Prithivi's HorrorHunger and the emotions she brings. To be fair, it was a terrible day and Prithivi wasn't helping.

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* WhatHaveIBecome: Argilla, at least at first, ''seriously'' dislikes Prithivi's HorrorHunger and the emotions she brings.brings out. To be fair, it was a terrible day and Prithivi wasn't helping.
15th Dec '16 6:35:51 PM Materioptikon
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* WhatHaveIBecome: Argilla, at least at first, ''seriously'' dislikes Prithivi's HorrorHunger and the emotions she brings out. To be fair, it was a terrible day and Prithivi wasn't helping.

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* WhatHaveIBecome: Argilla, at least at first, ''seriously'' dislikes Prithivi's HorrorHunger and the emotions she brings out.brings. To be fair, it was a terrible day and Prithivi wasn't helping.
27th Nov '16 8:01:48 AM Materioptikon
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* DoubleUnlock: Mantras. They're a sort of one-to-four move package you can purchase from Karma Terminals with Macca. However, to be able to use the moves each package unlocks, you have to keep it active so it will gain Atma Points after each battle. Even further, some Mantras require boss drops to even be available for purchase.

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* DoubleUnlock: Mantras. They're a sort of one-to-four move package you can purchase from Karma Terminals with Macca. However, to be able to use the moves each package unlocks, you have to keep it active so it will gain Atma Points after each battle. battle until you master the Mantra. Even further, some Mantras require boss drops certain unique items dropped by bosses to even be available for purchase.
27th Nov '16 7:59:21 AM Materioptikon
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* ArcWords: In the first game, "I am Colonel Beck." [[spoiler:Pretty much explains ''exactly'' [[{{Reincarnation}} what the hell]] [[AmnesiacDissonance is going on]].]]


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* DoubleUnlock: Mantras. They're a sort of one-to-four move package you can purchase from Karma Terminals with Macca. However, to be able to use the moves each package unlocks, you have to keep it active so it will gain Atma Points after each battle. Even further, some Mantras require boss drops to even be available for purchase.


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** In the same game, "I am Colonel Beck." [[spoiler:Pretty much explains ''exactly'' [[{{Reincarnation}} what the hell]] [[AmnesiacDissonance is going on]].]]
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