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Octopath Traveler details and screenshots – battle jobs, secret jobs, party chat

Posted on July 11, 2018 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Octopath Traveler

With just a couple of days until launch, Square Enix sent out another batch of Octopath Traveler details and screenshots. The latest update covers battle jobs, secret jobs, and party chat. Everything has been rounded up below, courtesy of Gematsu.

Battle Jobs

– In addition to their primary job, the main characters can equip a battle job for use in battle by meeting certain conditions
– By equipping a battle job, the character’s parameters will be revised based on the equipped job, the variety of weapons they can equip will increase, and they can learn the abilities of that job
– Which character you equip with which job is entirely up to the player. If you equip a battle job, the character’s appearance will change

Four Secret Jobs

– Eight battle jobs (Warrior, Dancer, Merchant, Apothecary, Thief, Hunter, Scholar, and Cleric)
– There are four additional jobs that were lost in time
– Each of these four jobs have powerful abilities, but you will need suitable strength to learn them
– Warlord: the Warlord is an expert in the military arts who mows down its enemies
– Augur: can annihilate enemies using strong magic
– Rune Lord: fights wielding the power of the runes it wears on its weapons
– Enchanter: fights using the divine protection of the stars in place of power

Party Chat

– As you progress through the story, “Party Chats” with your comrades will occur
– Depending on your party members, the conversations and times at which they occur will differ
– You will be able to get a look into what your comrades think about the events that occur on your journey
– When a Party Chat occurs, the “Start Party Chat with the + Button” text will appear in the upper-right of the screen
– Through Party Chat, you can get a look into what your comrades think about the events that occur on your journey
– Even for the same event, the Party Chat that occurs will differ based on the characters accompanying you

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Related Game Info

Octopath Traveler boxart

Platform: SWITCH
Genre: RPG
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Square Enix
Release date: July 13, 2018
OWN IT: 2 [I own this game]
BEAT IT: 1 [I beat this game]
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