Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Alchemy and Cooking Trailer

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

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Odin Sphere Leifthrasir | Valkyrie Story 5

Atlus has recently uploaded a new trailer and screenshots for Odin Sphere Leifthrasir demonstrating the nuances of the improved Alchemy and Cooking mechanics. You can watch the trailer and see the screenshots below.

While honing skills/abilities to be the ultimate warrior is important in Odin Sphere Leifthrasir, learning how to craft potions and cook food is just as vital.
Vanillaware has updated the alchemy feature, so players can now indulge their inner mad scientists even more than before.  In the original game, brewing potions only came down to obtaining a recipe and mixing a singular item with a liquid source of magic called a “material.” However, Leifthrasir allows the merging of existing potions with an item to create different mixtures.
Basically, brewing can be done by either combining a material and item(s), or by combining a potion with an item. You couldn’t do the latter in the original, so it adds variety to the process! In addition, potions can now be merged with each other and/or food to increase potency (which is based on a grade system), and more potion/mixing combinations have been introduced. Oh, it’s also no longer necessary to have recipes in order to create these bottles of magic. Players can figure out combinations by randomly mixing, matching, and hoping for the best.
But enough about potions. We know the star of today’s blast is the food. The developers at Vanillaware are quite the foodies, and their passion for all things gastronomic is reflected by the numerous gourmet dishes in Odin Sphere Leifthrasir. The biggest update to Odin Sphere‘s cooking mechanics are the Rest Areas players will discover during levels, complete with the renowned Pooka chef, Maury. A quick ring of the bell is all it takes to summon Maury’s Touring Restaurant and he’ll cook delectable meals…provided you have the right ingredients, of course. The divine dishes will restore HP and raise players’ experience points, so if you’re not familiar with BYOI (bring your own ingredients), you will be shortly. If that wasn’t great enough, Maury is more than willing to cook food for takeout! For those wanting a more formal dining locale, the services of the Pooka Kitchen and Rabbit Café in the Pooka Village are still available to those who would rather spend Valentinian coins on Lamb Steak and Yogurt Mousse.

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir will launch in North America on June 7 of this year for the PlayStation 4, Vita and PlayStation 3.

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  • Mr0303

    Cooking seems to be an essential element of all Vanillaware games. I enjoyed it the most in Dragon’s Crown where you can turn the defeated bosses into stew. Red Dragon meat was the most badass steak I’ve ever made.