Unique Look At The Characters Of Shin Megami Tensei V

Unique Look At The Characters Of Shin Megami Tensei V

Final month, we provided some unique screenshots for the extremely anticipated RPG from Atlus, Shin Megami Tensei V. This month, we’ve got extra screenshots, in addition to some further details about the characters you’ll encounter within the early phases of the sport.

As we already know, the story of Shin Megami Tensei V places you within the footwear of a third-year highschool pupil in Tokyo, however when the tunnel he enters collapses, he is taken to a different dimension that is overrun by demons. Whereas the protagonist fuses with a mysterious man named Aogami to grow to be a condemned being often known as a Nahobino, it seems he is not the one one that was transported to this alternate model of Tokyo often known as Da’at. 


The protagonist quickly reunites with Yuzuru Atsuta and Ichiro Dazai, two of his classmates. They every had their very own shut encounters with Da’at’s demons, however collectively they’re capable of return to their model of Tokyo. Yuzuru is an efficient buddy of the protagonist. Described by Atlus as “principled and upright,” in addition to “accountable, succesful, and assertive.” In the meantime, Ichiro is a cheerful man who generally is a bit bumbling at instances. He isn’t the most effective pupil, and lots of of his classmates see him as a loser. Nonetheless, Ichiro loves livestreaming, which he was doing within the tunnel when it collapsed. 

As soon as they group is again to their model of Tokyo, they encounter the caring and kind-hearted Tao Isonokami, one other classmate of theirs. She explains that two parallel variations of Tokyo exist: their model, and Da’at. The demons are localized to Da’at for now, however she says they’ve their sights set on Tokyo. She then reveals to them that she is aware of all of this as a result of she is a member of of Bethel, a corporation that fights the demons they encountered in Da’at. Not solely that, however the Japanese prime minister, the strategic and picked up Hayao Koshimizu, serves as the principle consultant of the Japanese department of Bethel.


The trio of the protagonist, Yuzuru, and Ichiro resolve to hitch Bethel to guard Tokyo from the approaching demonic invasion. The protagonist makes use of his powers as a Nahobino, whereas Hayao grants Yuzuru and Ichiro the facility of the demon summoning program. Simply because the crew is getting again to their regular, on a regular basis lives, they obtain an emergency discover from Bethel that demons have appeared throughout Tokyo; the invasion has begun in full power.

Whereas the protagonist and his buddies head out to guard individuals within the areas the demons are swarming, they be taught {that a} group of demons are attacking their highschool. Not solely does this entice their classmate, Sahori Itsukishima, but additionally Yuzuru’s little sister and solely dwelling relative, Miyazu Atsuta. 


Along with his newfound powers, the protagonist can combat demons utilizing the usual command-based press-turn battle system, the place hanging enemy weaknesses can’t solely provide the higher hand, but additionally offer you extra turns with which to execute your plans. You do should watch out although, as enemies also can strike your weaknesses and achieve the momentum for themselves. All new abilities reminiscent of Humble Blessing, Maziobarion, and Sanguine Drain can help you make use of a wider vary of methods in fight, whereas the Magatsuhi Ability system lets your social gathering and your enemies activate particular strikes that may unleash highly effective assaults or present therapeutic and assist at essential instances.

It has been an extended street to the discharge of Shin Megami Tensei V, however followers are able to dive again into the sequence that has spawned different hit franchises like Persona and Satan Summoner. Fortunately, the discharge date is simply on the horizon, as Shin Megami Tensei V launches on Swap on November 12.