Ragnarok Odyssey ACE’s New Class Jobs and Weapons Explained


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As reported by 4Gamer.net (http://www NULL.4gamer NULL.net/games/211/G021118/20130708025/), there are new details surrounding the Playstation Vita version of Ragnarok Odyssey ACE such as new character classes, weapon creation, and gameplay mechanics that will make hunting more convenient. Players can now equip additional bonus job classes, attack in the air, and use ACE Skills, which are various AP-based abilities that are acquired by accepting job classes.

The character classes introduced are the Sword Warrior and Cleric classes, which have been powered up by ACE Skills.

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Sword Warriors are proficient in offense and defense. By wielding gigantic swords, they exploit the laws of physics against enemies and protect themselves freely. Their standard actions allow them to perform air combos, step combos, and above-ground combos. Job-Specific actions involve guarding in mid-air, and ACE Skills involve powerful strikes and boosting skills.

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Job-Specific Actions

  • Guard: When performed during a monster’s attack, damage is reduced.
  • Guard Cancel: Cancels Guard in the midst of a combo attack.
  • Just Input: At the end of a combo when the timing is right and you use this skill, your character’s body glows and their hit rate and effectiveness both increase several-fold.
  • Just Guard: When meeting an enemy and used at the right moment, damage is drastically reduced.

ACE Skills

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  • Magnum Break: A very powerful one-hit strike. Keep hold of the skill icon on the field to increase the damage given by the attack.
  • Fury Stance: Stance where you and your weapons’ power increases. Cannot be used with Guard Stance.
  • Pro Block: Makes locked-on monsters focus their attention on you.
  • Guard Stance: Makes your guard more effective. Cannot be used with Fury Stance.
  • Hard Pro Block: Makes several monsters in front of you focus their attention on you at once.

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Clerics are known as “divine punishers” since they use magic to restore health, buff allies, and counter enemy attacks. While they fight using a mace and shield, their defense mechanics are similar to the Sword Warrior’s, as they also use Guard and Guard Cancels as Job-Specific Actions. Their ACE Skills are healing-based and can improve ally stats in the heat of battle.

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Job-Specific Actions

  • Guard: When performed during a monster’s attack, damage is reduced.
  • Guard Cancel: Cancels Guard in the midst of a combo attack.
  • Guard Counter: With good timing, creates a great reduction in damage as well as providing a counterattack.

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ACE Skills

  • Sanctuary: Creates areas on the field that allow for HP recovery. When allies enter these areas, they can each recover some amount of HP.
  • Heal: Recovers HP of designated targets. Simply touch the ally whose HP you want to recover on your members list, and you’re done.
  • Blessing: You and your allies’ attack and defense rise for a short time.
  • Gloria: You and your allies’ critical hits rise for a short time.
  • Coluceo Heal: You and your nearest allies recover tons of HP.
  • Kyrie Eleison: Creates a protective magical wall around a given ally that cuts damage.

Now, about the weapons: Ragnarok Odyssey ACE introduces a system known as “smelting,” a process that increases weapon power with the requirement of Zeny and raw materials. When smelting special “Rune” Weapons, you can receive a “Weapon Skill Change Ticket” which can greatly alter the skill of your weapon. When the weapon’s skill is at its peak, it can be converted into an “extraction smelting” card that can be used to pay for extraction smelting gold, silver, and bronze weapons.

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Other new weapons include Halomonas Weapons, which are powerful items that can be acquired at the Halomonas Tree after achieving and reporting orders from special quests.

First, a specific weapon needs to be selected via the “My Order” screen. Then a series of reports based on the weapon have to be completed, and orders cannot cross over; there can be up to ten orders, one per weapon, at one time. Orders can vary in requirement, and some include subjugation, collecting a number of items, or searching for a specific item. After achieving an order, players select the weapon that represents the order; and if they don’t fulfill the requirements, they will have to start the order again.

Here are the list of Halomonas Weapons you can get in the game:

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Mind Ripper – Assassin Class

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Deadly Needle – Cleric Class

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Napalm Death – Hammersmith Class

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Abyss Torture – Hunter Class

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Tomb Slayer – Sword Warriors

In Japan, Ragnarok Odyssey Ace is arriving to Playstation 3 and Vita on August 29, 2013 courtesy of Gung Ho Online Entertainment (http://www NULL.gunghoonline NULL.com/). In North America, XSEED Games (http://www NULL.xseedgames NULL.com/) is handling localization and will be bringing the game to us this winter. Europe will also be receiving the game at the winter season this year.

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Thank you Will Whitehurst, for your continued efforts in the translations.


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