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    Shining Soul

    Game » consists of 2 releases. Released Mar 28, 2002

    A spin-off of the Shining series and the first to be on a non-Sega platform. The game is a dungeon crawling action RPG exclusive to the Game Boy Advance game.

    Short summary describing this game.

    Shining Soul last edited by AlexB4tman on 01/17/21 10:11AM View full history

    Overview

    Release in 2002 in Japan and in 2003 in other regions, only for Game Boy Advance, Shining Soul is the seventh game in the series and it is an isometric dungeon-crawling action RPG.

    The game takes place in Rune

    makes the player take the role of a warrior torn between two directly opposing groups: The Dark Dragons and the Shining Fleet. The game lets the wizard choose to pertain to one of four classes: fighter, wizard, archer, or dragonute. The game allows high customization of the character, including weapons, clothing, color schemes, armor etc.

    The game allows link-up play with up to four players, to fight in cooperative combat. The gameplay presents itself as a typical dungeon crawler ARPG, with the objective of collecting gold, clothes, weapons etc. as well as constant hunting for experience points to level up. The game has a sequel called, simply Shining Soul II, in which the core gameplay remains practically the same but many extra features ($ new classes, collectible cards, arena, side quests etc.) are added.

    Gameplay

    Classes & skills

    Knight:

    Sword - sword power up, charge attack

    Axe - axe power up, charge attack

    Spear - spear power up, charge attack

    Def build-up - improves defense

    Efficacy - increases recovery power of items

    Mentalpower - raises immunity against attacks

    Cold res - improves defense against cold

    Lightning res - improves defense against thunder

    Wizard:

    Blaze - spell that casts balls of fire

    Freeze - spell that casts balls of ice

    Spark - spell that casts thunderbolts

    Hellblast - spell that casts tornado

    Inferno - spell that reduces area to ashes

    Res - improves resistance against magic

    Heal - spell that recovers HP

    Slow - Spell that slows down enemies

    Archer:

    Bow - bow power up, charge attack

    Spear - spear power up, charge attack

    Leap - raises weapons' throwing range

    Critical - increases chance of critical hit

    Healing - HO recovers gradually

    Anti-flying - more damage to flying enemies

    Fire res - improves defense against flame

    Cold res - improves defense against cold

    Dragonute:

    Axe - axe power up, charge attack

    Flail - flail power up, charge attack

    Brak armor - lowers enemies' defense

    Emit - counterattacks with brath

    Def build-up - improves defense

    Undead - more damage to undead enemies

    Fire res - improves defense against flame

    Lightning res - improves defense against thunder

    Stages & bosses

    Area 1

    Name: Beast Mountain

    Number of levels: 3

    Boss: Beast King

     Titan fighter.
    Titan fighter.

    Area 2

    Name: Labyrinth Death Shadow

    Number of levels: 7

    Boss: Titan Fighter - a mighty war machine that shoots energy beams out of his eye-like sockets. After the armor is destroyed you fight the ball-formed core that uses rolling attacks.

     Bulzam
    Bulzam

    Area 3

    Name: Equal Dungeon

    Number of levels: 10

    Boss: Bulzam - the first dragon general. Teleports himself around the room and shoots multiple fireballs.

     Michaela.
    Michaela.

    Area 4

    Name: Forest of Another World

    Number of levels: 10

    Boss: Michaela - the second dragon general. Uses her own replicas to attack the hero with ice missiles.

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