Phantom Brave’s Heroes And Nippon Ichi’s Witch, Metallica, Are In Disgaea D2 As DLC

By Sunjun . July 25, 2013 . 4:20pm

The next round of DLC characters has been released for Disgaea D2, featuring Marona and Ash, the heroes of Phantom Brave, and the Swamp Witch Metallica from Nippon Ichi Software’s newest game, The Witch and the Hundred Knights, which was just released the same day as these DLC.



You can get each character in your party for 300 yen, and you can buy them all together and get a bonus wallpaper for your XMB.



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  • Andrew A

    I really like how Metallica laughs.

  • AkuLord3

    I was thinking of this happening, but not so soon. Ah man nice one indeed NIS

  • Raharu95

    They just decided to go nuts with Marona’s last skill, did they not? XP

    • Dominic Hunter

      These new special moves in Disgaea are all batsh** crazy. I love it!

  • Raze

    Dat last Marona’s skill
    No one can beat flower petal

    And Laharl
    The hell happened to him?
    He’s now Metallica’s bitch or something?Haha

  • DesmaX

    hahahaha, I’ll totally spam that Witch Domination skill

  • Who did not see Metallica making an appearance? Now, I definitely have to pick it up AND still play the original. Woe is me. (Both happy and sad)

    edit: NIS continue to show that you don’t need to have 3D animations to have an awesome game.

    • Shady Shariest

      Heh…It was pretty given to everyone who watched the silhouettes at the JAP. Page of the game :D

      • I haven’t been following DD2 news recently but I knew it was given that she would make an appearance, I was thinking D4 at the time.

        • Shady Shariest

          Hmhm…Not so much news, but Disgaea’s Japanese site has a teaser portrait of all the currently planned dlc… So it’s the case of curiosity :3

          But: I should link the site, in case anyone browsing the comments want’s to start the guessing game for the next 2 dlc patches :D

  • Hau To

    Oh my goodness, Metallica really is a witch. We have the cackle, the outfit, and the attitude it seems. She sure did have me fooled. Replace Etna with her for next Disgaea please. Yeah, that’s not going to happen.

  • riceisnice

    Ash and Marona were never that cool in their own games :<

    • Tiredman

      Disagree there. Marona is one of my favorite NIS characters. Though I will be honest, it is primarily due to her attitude and the English voice actor. The voice actor just sucked me in and didn’t let go for the entirety of Phantom Brave.

  • Ivan Junior

    Man… Disgaea is getting less and less appealing. Every game they want to charge us for the same DLC characters we had already bought in Disgaea 4, for example. But now what makes me really angry is that we risk ourselves purchasing DLC stuff to completely enjoy the game, when NIS, out of nowhere announces a portable version, with ALL dlc included from the previous version. Dude, that’s just… I don’t even have words to describe this.

    But no, I can tell you guys this is the first time I won’t let NIS have my money. I’ll prefer waiting for D2 Vita Ver.

    • JohnThackr

      “But now what makes me really angry is that we risk ourselves purchasing DLC stuff to completely enjoy the game, when NIS, out of nowhere announces a portable version, with ALL dlc included from the previous version. Dude, that’s just… I don’t even have words to describe this.”

      The words I’d use are “price cut” or “sale.” Do you hate those too, the idea that someone else could get something for less than you paid for it?

      Most every game has always gotten cheaper later on, compared to buying it straight away.

    • Bec66

      All right in defense to Disgaea let me say this, you don’t have to buy the DLC most of them are just characters, some of which you may not even want to begin with. really you aren’t missing much by not buying these characters.
      But really if you need those DLC characters so badly then fine wait for D2 Vita

      • Ivan Junior

        I know I don’t have to buy it. But dlc stuff is always good, to be bought one time, not dozen of times.

        • DesmaX

          Well, while they are the same character, the sprites in D2 were redrawned, so It was the same effort to put them than it was to make new characters for it.

        • Bec66

          To be honest I never really cared much for DLC and really I don’t think its NIS’s fault I mean in the post game they put in their most popular characters even though they could easily put DLC in for those characters. Really it just seems to me that the DLC characters are just an after thought.

    • Erikdayo

      If you want to wait, then wait. I understand. I prefer playing on portables. That said, it may be a few years before this hits the Vita. D4 was JUST ANNOUNCED for Vita. I don’t think we have a release date yet. I would expect Disgaea D2 to come out for the VIta no sooner than a year after that.

      I’ll play this on PS3 and buy it again for Vita if I like it enough. And I expect to because I love Disgaea.

      • Ivan Junior

        Unfortunately, It’s a price to be paid. But it’s the reality, what can I do?

    • By all means, vote with your wallet. I choose to not purchase DLC in general unless it is very well priced or offers something worth paying for (such as a full expansion/campaign), so I can see where you are coming from.

      • Ivan Junior

        DLC stuff is really great. I’d wish to have all that characters, as a NIS and all its games’ fan. But when I buy them, I have to buy them again in another sequel of Disgaea. They could at least give us the opportunity to have the dlc characters.

    • Spirit Macardi

      I know the feeling… Any more they announce the portable version before I’m even done playing it on console >.>

      I love NIS and all, but I wish they’d at least wait a console generation before porting their games to handheld. That, or make the upgrades that come with the handheld game available on the console version too as DLC.

      • Ivan Junior

        Disgaea 4 is so good that I even didn’t finish it yet. Even didn’t buy the dlc stuff, which is great. This is depressing, I think I’ll sell my used copy to buy the Vita version.

    • haha, I’m waiting for vita version too since I dun have a ps3. I hope Nis will also localize disagea 4 vita XD

  • ivanchu77

    Expected, but still very happy to see Phantom Brave being represented again, love the skills Marona has this time!

    Metallica is so awesome XD , i hope we get her game soon

    • Bec66

      I know there in like every Disgaea game and yet we still haven’t gotten a phantom brave sequel. Why is that?

      • burnfist23

        Well, there was that browser game.

        • Bec66

          I suppose that those count but I’m thinking more along the lines of a strategy RPG.

          • burnfist23

            Oh I know what you’re talking about. Souhei Niikawa did say he would consider giving some of the games that made the top 10 in dengeki’s poll another installment and Phantom Brave was amongst those games (Soul Nomad was another if you liked that game).

          • Bec66

            Sadly I never got to play Soul Nomad since I had learned about Disgaea after my PS2 was dead and only got to play phantom brave because of its PSP port.

  • Spirit Macardi

    Ash and Marona~!

    Probably my two most favorite characters in the Nippon Ichi-verse. Not only do they make a cute couple in-game, but their VAs have been a happily married pair for years :3

  • DrakeClawfang

    Dark Magician Girl is DLC?

  • deadMastershiro

    What happens in witch domination cabin! WHAT

    • The first rule of Witch Domination is: You don’t talk about what happens in the Witch Domination cabin.

      • deadMastershiro

        I hope Metallica comes in my cabin. hehehe

  • ragingmerifes

    Oh. For a second I thought it was Metallica the band.

    Anyways, I’m looking forward to more cameos.

    • Nightmare637

      lol with “Master of Puppets” as the battle theme.

  • Nitraion

    I think metalica is gonna be first Disgaea DLC that catced my eye…

    her model so different compared others model… her hair especially so unique and complicated..

    Lol Laharl is Metalica’s new pet…. XD

  • Metallica’s mounting skill, Witch Domination! 

  • now i want this even more i love metallica’s design

  • EtherealEarth

    Metallic is an S O.o


  • SlickRoach

    Nippon Ichi is like a swiss army knife when it comes to awesome characters, more and more stuff keeps coming out and each more amazing than the last. Metallica was expected in the greatest way possible, can’t wait to get this day one.

  • Metallica Is Boss. Her laugh is the best thing ever lol =^_^=

  • Kaitsu

    I was hoping for Metallica, and I got Metallica. Soon….soon.

  • Namuro

    Man, Metallica’s awesome! She’s a really nice addition to the NIS world.

  • Sardorim

    Witch dominating Laharl… Hmmm..

  • Tiredman

    Really looking forward to this. If the English voice actors of the original Disgaea come back, this game will be one of the highlights of fall for me. Course, even if they don’t, probably will still be, but one of my favorite things of the original Disgaea was Laharl’s voice actor. I loved hearing his voice crack when he got overly excited on the succubus and cat girl stage, and the horse wiener stage, and the absolute best laugh when he is riding the meteor during his final special move.

  • If only Metallica is playable in HER OWN GAME

  • Finally, a truly sexier witch than Marjoly, who’s clad in a skimpy leather outfit and heavy make-up cannot hide the fact that’s she old as Prince Ferdinand’s mom.

    • komiko12

      I still think Marjoly is more powerful.

  • IshimaruKaito

    LOL i LOVE her laugh!!

  • natchu96

    If there is anything Disgaea is known for, it’s got to be either the wacky humor or the total overkill.

  • Ardus

    I was hoping watching this would help me NOT spend all my money on DLC since i know what they can do already but i was wrong!

    Metallica must be bought.

  • Anna Scruton

    Watching this makes me want another Phantom Brave game.

  • Kevin Schwarz

    Hopefully they will add all the DLC content to the US version when it comes out.

  • Hector Velar

    so glad I has this preordered. cant wait just keeps getting better. take all my money already!

  • Shady Shariest

    All the DLC!
    …I will have to wait for…
    …Till VITA-version…

  • SuBw00FeR


    <3 Metallica, Seriously can't wait for DD2.

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