Mary Skelter Finale Battle System and Character Details

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Today Idea Factory International released a ton of information about Mary Skelter Finale. This includes details on how the combat system works and some character profiles as well. You can find even more details about the game over on the official site.

Mary Skelter Finale launches physically and digitally for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 on September 30, 2021 in North America and October 1, 2021 in Europe.

The stacked Limited Edition Idea Factory International has put together will go up for pre-order on September 1st. This edition includes: Mary Skelter Finale Game (Switch or PS4),Collector’s Box, Steel Game Case, Official Hardcover Art Book, 3 Disc OST (Includes tracks from the entire Mary Skelter trilogy), Hardcover Novel Box Set (Includes 3 novels ),Poster and an Exclusive Trading Card.

Now let’s dig into these character and battle system details from the press release:

Screenshot Batch #2 – Battle, Kagome-Kagome, Critical Notice:
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System Update #2:Battle
Using a turn-based battle system, fans can now control up to 5 Blood Maidens in battle! Attacking an enemy’s weak point will result in Overkills which splatter the enemy’s pink blood.

The more blood that splatters, the stronger the Blood Maidens become. When a Blood Maiden’s blood meter gauge fills, it can unlock their Massacre Mode or Blood Skelter Mode in battle! Use Blood Skelter Mode at your own risk, for with strength comes repercussions.

Kagome-Kagome Effect
When enemies splatter enough blood, they will spin around and face the other direction, activating Kagome-Kagome! The enemies are defenseless when turned around, meaning players can deal massive damage with their party and increase the amount of blood splattered by foes.
Critical Notice
When a character cuts in at the start of your turn, that means there’s a chance for a critical attack! Critical Notice attacks comes in tiers. The higher the level, the more your attacks and effects compound.

Critical will only apply to “Attack” options, meaning fans will have to decide between “Attack” or “Recovery” when the time calls for it.

Character Profiles:

A girl with no presence who was raised in the Liberated District and lived there at the same time as Jack and Alice. She spends most of her time in solitude. She lights special matches to summon phantoms from her imagination. She has cultivated self-reliance and a reserved optimism, preferring her own mind over the company of others. The only exception to this is Charlotte, her friend who named and acknowledged her when no one else did in the Liberated District. They have a charming, but peculiar, friendship.

After surviving Massacre Pink’s ambush, she travels alongside Alice and Charlotte to find the rest of their party.


A mysterious girl who lived with Mary in the Liberated District. For some reason, she seems intimately familiar with Jack and the Blood Maidens, aware of secrets only they would know.

Although she is aware of her identity as a Blood Maiden, she chose not to join the Dawn, opting instead to live in hiding with Mary. After the vicious Massacre Pink attack, she joins Mary and Alice on their quest to find their lost friends.


A calm, analytical young woman whose concern for her friends overshadows her seriousness. Having been friends with Jack since childhood, she feels especially close to him, often blushing or stammering at the mention of his name.

Following the ambush by Massacre Pink soon after her arrival on the surface, she encounters Mary and Charlotte, who join her on her quest to find Jack.

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