Greetings, courageous warriors! With the launch of Asterigos: Curse of the Stars on PlayStation simply round the nook, we’d wish to inform you slightly extra about the gameplay, places, and monsters. These insights will put together you for the places and enemies that await you in Asterigos: Curse of the Stars, so that you will be prepared for battle when the time comes.
The world of Asterigos
The Metropolis of Aphes is beautiful in its grandeur and expanse. From the outskirts and marketplaces to navy academies and shimmering mines, every zone in the world will offer you a novel visible expertise, difficult battles, and boss encounters.
Beneath the metropolis you can find a novel hub that connects all areas of the world collectively and is the start line in your journey. Shelter presents Hilda a spot the place she will be able to return and be protected. Right here you’ll be able to take new quests from the Adherents, make use of the doc archives, the vaults, discuss to the blacksmiths, go to retailers, and even discover a sparring companion for those who want coaching!
There’s additionally loads to do in the Shelter, and as you progress by way of the recreation, you’ll uncover extra alternatives. We wish gamers to have a way of a ‘common connection’ as they discover it. So, it’s not only a place the place you teleport or load in and out, however the place the place the actual exploration of the metropolis begins.
Monsters of Asterigos: Ethrus, the Darkish Cult
The streets of the metropolis are stuffed with hazard round each nook. Every metropolis quarter, together with the surrounding areas, is occupied by a number of distinctive and lethal foes, every with their very own particular skills and look. Let’s speak about one of the enemy factions, The Darkish Cult Ethrus.
These cultists stray from the doctrine of the Gods of Stars, they imagine that solely an enchantment to the wild hearts of the beasts can save them from damnation. To take action, they carry out a magical “Ritual of Sublimation” which transforms them into werewolves and different legendary creatures. The ritual permits them to make use of the powers of the beasts: the energy of bulls, the sharp fangs and claws of wolves or the swift wings of birds.
Utilizing Starite – the magical mineral that was used to empower many issues in life of Aphesians – some cultists can create highly effective spells, corresponding to chain fireballs and even shockwaves. Bear in mind to be extraordinarily cautious when traversing the metropolis as cultists usually ambush or assault from the blind spots. In addition they are likely to run in teams, making them much more troublesome to struggle.
Adjusting the struggle type
Hilda is masterful and wields six weapons: The sword and protect, magic employees, daggers, enchanted bracelets, battle hammer, and spear. She will be able to use any two weapons concurrently in battle and change them on the go relying on the state of affairs. Every weapon has its respective benefits and disadvantages. For instance, when combating enemies armed with small weapons, utilizing a protect towards them gives you a bonus, as it will possibly simply block these assaults.
Nevertheless, a struggle hammer shall be far more practical than a sword towards these wielding a protect or robust armor, as its highly effective blows can simply penetrate your opponent’s defenses.
You should use any mixture of all the weapons accessible to Hilda to higher adapt to the state of affairs on the battlefield. However most significantly, it is possible for you to to create your individual fight type by using the distinctive options and enhancements of the totally different weapons!
Descending into the depths
Throughout her journey, Hilda is not going to solely discover the floor of the Metropolis of Aphes, but in addition descend into historical caves full of thriller and peril, the place the locals mined the magical mineral Starite. These crystallised minerals shine and emit an illuminating gentle, like the very stars themselves, thus the caves obtained its identify – The Glittering Deeps.
The historical past of Glittering Deeps is so historical that even the fashionable historic chronicles of Aphes have didn’t hint it. There are even historical ruins in the depths that trace that there was as soon as one other, even older metropolis at the web site of modern-day Aphes. With so many mysteries round them, the Glittering Deeps is a Hazardous place for adventurers.
Monsters of the Deeps
In the deepest hole there’s a magical anomaly that causes many cliffs to return to life and behave with hostility to anybody who dares to trespass right here. Along with the stone creatures, there are additionally ‘crystallised monsters’ residing right here. Their look blends effectively with their environment and they pose an actual hazard, lurking amongst the crystals, stalking their subsequent prey.
One of these terrifying creatures known as Breathless.
Breathless is a fearsome stone creature, possessing a really arduous and sturdy physique and in a position to harness the magical energy of the tranquilite, of which his physique can be partly shaped. This monster is harmful not solely in shut fight, but in addition in ranged fight. It may possibly strike with its big stone arms, in addition to unleashing a barrage of varied projectiles: homing missiles, cannon beams, or exploding rocks.
His solely weak point is the being’s gradual motion and how its each assault takes time to arrange. You’d be clever to take benefit of this!
Set out on an journey and forge your legacy
Asterigos: Curse of the Stars arrives on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on October 11, and you’ll be able to pre-order it immediately! Gamers who pre-order the recreation will be capable to begin enjoying three days earlier on October 8, in addition to obtain extra bonuses corresponding to unique armor and a set of trinkets to energy up your character in the early recreation.